“He was always a role model to me,” former UNC quarterback Caleb Pressley says of NCAA president Mark Emmert. A class action lawsuit accused the NCAA of profiting off the likenesses of college athletes, and now Pressley is hoping to make money off a t-shirt featuring a caricature of Emmert himself. Pressley discusses his new clothing line with Bill Littlefield.
When elite college football or basketball teams open their seasons against weaker opponents, money — upwards of $500,000 — changes hands. Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the legacy of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone, the next NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and the best U.S. city for sports spectators.
When is it too early to predict the next Super Bowl champ, Heisman Trophy winner or Cinderella story? Bill Littlefield considers the trend of far-reaching predictions.
Some colleges are pouring more money than ever into their football programs in hopes of getting even larger returns. For some schools, the model has been working. But is it sustainable? Gilbert Gaul, author of “Billion-Dollar Ball,” joins Bill Littlefield.
Bill Littlefield is joined by the Washington Post’s Cindy Boren and John Doyle of Foster’s Daily Democrat for this week’s edition of “3 Stories You Should Know.”
Fake movie trailers and Twitter’s direct messages are just two of the social media tools some college football programs are using to attract recruits. Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples joins OAG guest host Karen Given and also explains why Facebook’s a no-no when trying to land top high school players.
Guy Chamberlin won four pro football titles as a player/coach for the Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Bulldogs, and Frankford Yellow Jackets. Huskers.com Senior Writer Randy York shares Chamberlin’s life story.
Colleges offer majors for actors and musicians, so why not athletes? Bill Littlefield spoke with Ben Strauss of the New York Times, who wrote about the idea.
On Wednesday, the nation’s top high school football players made their college choices official. This practice of signing athletes to athletic scholarship might not exist were it not for Notre Dame’s class of 1946. Grantland’s Michael Weinreb joins Bill Littlefield to make the argument.