Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss the 6-8 New Orleans Saints place atop the NFC South, the FCC ruling regarding Washington’s football team, and Chicago Cubs GM Theo Epstein’s backup plan to lure pitcher Jon Lester. Hint: it involved deer urine.
Bill Littlefield and OAG analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the NFL’s new personal conduct policy; criticism of the new college football playoff system; “I Can’t Breathe” shirts worn by high-profile athletes; and a September pizza party at NFL headquarters gone awry.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston’s “confidential” disciplinary hearing statement, the Philadelphia 76ers close call with an NBA record, and reasons to tune in for the MLS Cup.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on the Red Sox big free agent acquisitions, Robert Griffin III’s future in the NFL, a proposal to restructure NBA conferences and Fightball.
Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss the week’s developments concerning Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s suspension; Kentucky coach John Calipari’s “shopping” methods; and a duct-tape debacle at USC.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s New York Times op-ed calling for the legalization of sports betting. Charlie and Bill Littlefield also discuss the possibility of an NHL team landing in Las Vegas and a domestic violence allegation against a NASCAR driver.
This week, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the latest news from the NFL domestic abuse scandals; Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s shrugging off $144 million in losses; Alex Rodriguez coming clean to the DEA; and a hashtag mishap from the Dallas Cowboys.
This week Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the World Series; LeBron’s return to the Cleveland; the explosion of offense in the NFL; and Burt Reynolds’ new favorite hall of fame.
Bill Littlefield and Charlie Pierce discuss the disappointing TV ratings for the World Series (so far), the departure of Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon and the new commissioner of the Feline Football League.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Royals-Giants World Series matchup, the latest on Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the sports-based appeal of a $26,000 watch.