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January 19th, 2013

Manti Te’o And The Girlfriend Who Never Was

This week it was revealed that Notre Dame star and Heisman runner up Manti T’eo had spent the season publicly mourning the death of his girlfriend…who never existed. Bill Littlefield and Sports Illustrated’s Michael Rosenberg try to make sense of the bizarre hoax.

In Depth
January 5th, 2013

Analysis: Pennsylvania v. The NCAA

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is suing the NCAA over the sanctions it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual assault case. Vermont Law School Professor and Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann joins Bill to discuss the lawsuit’s merit.

January 5th, 2013
By Anne Marshall

Indiana Nuns Pray For Notre Dame Championship

As Notre Dame and Alabama prepare to meet in the BCS National Championship Game, Only A Game’s Anne Marshall introduces us to a group of Indiana nuns who say the Irish have a heavenly supporter.

January 5th, 2013

The Confusing Math Of College Football Championships

Heading into Monday’s BCS National Championship game, determining how many titles Notre Dame and Alabama already have is more complicated than you might think. Jon Solomon of the Birmingham News helps explain the math.

December 22nd, 2012

Littlefield: College Bowl Names Worthy Of Verse

From time to time, especially during college football bowl season, Bill Littlefield is inspired to opine in verse. This is one of those times.

December 8th, 2012

Northern Illinois Says It Belongs In The Orange Bowl

Critics of the Bowl Championship Series say Northern Illinois doesn’t deserve to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl on New Year’s Day. But after a 12-1 season, the Huskies says they’ve earned it. Bill Littlefield explores the debate with Jeff Arnold of the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

In Depth
December 8th, 2012
By Dave Grunebaum

New Jersey Football Keeps Players Out Of Gangs

The North Jersey Spartans play the same game as any other collegiate football team, but they don’t all attend the same college. OAG’s Dave Grunebaum reports on coach Kevin Moss and his unlikely band of players, all of whom are trying to stay out of gangs and in school.

December 1st, 2012

Ziggy Ansah: From Ghana To The NFL Draft

Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah grew up playing soccer in Ghana, dreamed of playing NBA basketball, ran track at Brigham Young, and now plays football. He’s also a likely first-round NFL draft pick. Jeff Benedict profiled Ansah for Sports Illustrated. Both Ansah and Benedict join Bill to discuss a highly unusual path to sports success.

November 24th, 2012

Big Changes In Big Ten, Big East

Maryland and Rutgers are jumping to the Big Ten Conference. What does this mean for college football? Bill speaks with Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports.

November 17th, 2012

Notre Dame Football Back In Fighting Form

Notre Dame football started the season 10-0 and there’s excitement among the faithful fans in South Bend. Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune joins us to discuss Notre Dame’s return to form and their chances of winning the national championship.

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