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3 Stories You Should Know
August 8th, 2015

Bucs’ Blunder, An Atheist In The Backfield And OSU’s Generic Jerseys

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.”

February 21st, 2015

NCAA Football Programs Use Social Media Blitz To Recruit

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.

In Depth
February 7th, 2015

Guy Chamberlin: Pro Football’s Lesser Known Great

Guy Chamberlin won four pro football titles as a player/coach for the Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Bulldogs, and Frankford Yellow Jackets. Senior Writer Randy York shares Chamberlin’s life story.

In Depth
February 7th, 2015

Should College Athletes be Allowed To Major In Sports?

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.

In Depth
February 7th, 2015

National Signing Day’s World War II Connection

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.

In Depth
January 17th, 2015

The Ohio State Buckeyes: The $1 Billion Team?

College football teams are worth a lot of money. As Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal tells Bill Littlefield, many are valued higher than professional franchises.

In The News
January 3rd, 2015

College Football Playoff Championship: Oregon Vs. Ohio State

No. 4 Ohio State, down to its third-string quarterback, topped No. 1 Alabama on Thursday. Next up for the Buckeyes: the No. 2 Oregon Ducks, who stopped undefeated Florida State in the other semifinal. Who will come out on top? Yahoo! Sports’ Dan Wetzel previews the matchup.

In The News
December 13th, 2014

For College Football, It’s Finally Playoff Time

For the first time in college football history, we can finally say it’s playoff time. We now know the four teams in the semifinal games. Grantland’s Matt Hinton joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the pros and cons of the new format.

In Depth
November 29th, 2014

Historic (And Wacky) Trophies Intensify College Football Rivalries

College football has plenty of rivalries, and some of them have more flair than others. Mike Moen looks at the history of some unusual trophies that are up for grabs this weekend.

Sports History
November 15th, 2014

Lehigh Vs. Lafayette: ‘The Rivalry’ Reaches 150

No college football rivals have played each other more often than Lehigh and Lafayette. With the 150th edition of “The Rivalry” slated for next weekend at Yankee Stadium, we speak with the two captains from the 1964 season who shared some surprising stories from the 100th game.

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