OAG’s Charlie Pierce looks at the plethora of penalty flags flying in the NFL preseason; the settlement over a punch that ended an NHL career; the latest turn in O’Bannon v. NCAA; and paying for the honor of performing in the Super Bowl halftime show.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr.; MLB’s new commissioner; and the distinction Buffalo Bills fans might not be proud to have earned.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade, new powers for the NCAA’s “Big Five,” and the Internet petition that would bring Weird Al to the Super Bowl.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the winners and losers of MLB’s trade deadline, Houston running back Arian Foster’s strategy to deal with the media and scratch and sniff tickets for fans of the Oregon Ducks.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Donald Sterling’s latest lawsuit, the Baseball Hall of Fame’s most recent honorees and news from NFL training camps.
OAG analyst Charlie Pierce and guest host Karen Given discuss the opposing views of Jurgen Klinsmann and Landon Donovan; tight end Jimmy Graham’s failed attempt to become a wide receiver; and an unusual honor for the NCAA’s president.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the top picks in the NBA draft, Tim Lincecum’s surprising second no-hitter against the Padres, and a new world record with a holiday twist.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce was in the courtroom this week as the NCAA defended its amateurism rules. Bill and Charlie discuss the Ed O’Bannon trial and the rest of the week’s sports news.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Knicks’ plan to keep Carmelo Anthony in New York, FIFA’s strategy to distract soccer fans from controversy, and the Jacksonville Jaguars’ latest bid to keep fans entertained.
This week with Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce: the NHL’s L.A. Kings are cashing in, the NBA’s Miami Heat are feeling the heat, and a bunch of tree huggers are hugging trees in Kathmandu.