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.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers, the NFL team in Washington’s ill-advised social media campaign to rally support for its name, and a new (sports!) world record that will give you the jitters.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the NHL conference championships, Cleveland Cavaliers’ extraordinary NBA Draft lottery luck, and the best reason to skip a trip to the White House.
As Only A Game celebrates its 20th anniversary, analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on Michael Sam, the future of golf, and changes in the sports landscape in the past two decades.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the Donald Sterling saga, Richard Sherman’s new contract and Michael Jackson’s potential role in one soccer club’s decline.
This week Bill and Charlie imagine what the Clippers would look like with Oprah as an owner. They also discuss the reliability of Kevin Durant a.k.a. ‘Mr. Unreliable’ Kevin Durant, the ongoing Donald Sterling scandal and two other famous Donalds.
Bill Littlefield and OAG analyst Charlie Pierce discuss a new method of supporting the Montreal Canadiens that is causing a minor holy war; Yankees star Michael Pineda’s use of pine tar; the NBA’s apparent home-court curse; and the return to golf of an “older and wiser” Michelle Wie.
Bill and OAG analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the off-field troubles of L.A. Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, the Ogwumike sisters’ WNBA dominance, and the “very, very scary” fifth hole at the Malaysian Open.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the high price of feeding a college basketball star, the suddenly gracious and potentially prescient LeBron James, and the best way for a soccer manager to land a job on the faculty of Harvard University.
Bill Littlefield and OAG analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the NCAA tournament; David Ortiz’s selfie at the White House; the behavior of the Penn women’s lacrosse team; and the Astros’ retirement gift for Derek Jeter.