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June 2nd, 2012

Boston Celtics’ Big Three Era Could Be Ending

The NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals feature the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics. While Miami’s Big Three are trying to secure their place in NBA history with a title, Boston’s Big Three are attempting to add to their legacy in what could be their final season together. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

January 19th, 2012

Boston: A Hockey Baseball Football Sports Town

Nobody would deny that Boston is a sports town. But which sport? Bill Littlefield tackles the age-old question in his latest commentary.

July 14th, 2011

Finally: Bill Russell Statue Finds A Home In Boston

The City of Boston announced this week that a statue honoring Celtics great Bill Russell will be located at City Hall Plaza starting in the spring of 2012. One of three local artists will be named this fall to create the latest in a series of sculptures depicting local heroes. Only A Game Senior Producer Gary Waleik welcomes Russell’s official recognition, but wonders why it didn’t happen sooner.

May 7th, 2011

The NBA Playoffs: Where Aging Happens

Sports are often a celebration and showcase of youth and vigor. But this year’s NBA Playoffs, in particular the series between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, have Bill Littlefield thinking about the passage of time.

October 30th, 2010

Celtics / Heat: Big 3 Battle

Before the Miami Heat bring a title to South Beach, they’ll have to get past the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics. The Heat’s loss to Boston on opening night showed that the new “Big Three” may be further from that goal than some originally thought. Bill Littlefield has the story.

October 30th, 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Baseball players are notoriously superstitious, but do they have good reason for staying away from Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel? This week on Only A Game, we’ll hear some stories from the supposedly haunted hostel. Plus, we break down the World Series with Tim Kurkjian and Bill reports from the world-beating, future NBA Champion Miami Heat’s opening loss the Boston Celtics.

October 2nd, 2010

Saturday, October 2, 2010

This week on Only A Game, Bill talks hoops and fine art with Tommy Heinsohn, NBA Hall of Famer and the Boston Celtics’ colorful color man. Plus, a Ryder Cup update from Wales, and Scott Graf explains why the NFL is shutting out some fans by sticking to its blackout policy.

September 30th, 2010

Photo Gallery, Tommy Heinsohn: Beyond Basketball

Tommy Heinsohn is a NBA Hall-of-famer, longtime TV commentator for the Boston Celtics, and, surprsingly to some, an artist. See Bill’s photos from an exhibit displaying Heinsohn’s work and listen to Bill’s conversation with the basketball legend Saturday on Only A Game.

August 11th, 2010

What's in a Nickname?

There was a time when nicknames were given, not chosen. But NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has taken matters into his own hands on several occasions. That tradition has continued with his arrival in Boston, but Bill Littlefield wouldn’t mind seeing Shaq get a name the old-fashioned way.

June 19th, 2010

Saturday, June 19, 2010

This week only Only A Game, Tiger Woods tries once again to get back on track at the U.S. Open. Plus, international diplomats look to settle their differences on the soccer field, the latest on the real World Cup, and some classic cars on display.

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