Sometimes we go to the sports stories and sometimes they come to us. This week Boston had more sports news than any one city needs. Bill Littlefield reflects on a wide range of “big news.”
LeBron James has once again been voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. But not unanimously. Against his better judgment, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about that.
Susan Sabin loves the sport of cycling, but for her it is forever associated with tragedy. The amateur cyclist shares her thoughts on sharing the road.
NBA free agent Jason Collins is the first athlete in one of the four major male pro sports to acknowledge that he is gay. Bill Littlefield comments on what Collins’ announcement says about the world he came out to.
Early retirement isn’t always as good as it sounds. Just ask former college swimmer Dana Hatic.
Baseball is no longer the National Pastime, at least as measured by number of TV viewers per game. But according to Bill Littlefield, it still offers spectators an opportunity to participate that football and basketball can’t match.
After a trying week in Greater Boston, Bill Littlefield reflects on coping in difficult times.
Only A Game is based in Boston. Like many people in the city and across the country, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about Monday’s events, and what they mean.
NPR contributor Elissa Ely shares a story from a hike into the Grand Canyon.
On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team overwhelmed Louisville, 93-60, to win their eighth NCAA Championship. But according to Bill Littlefield, an NBA owner’s headline-grabbing draft plan provided an unnecessary distraction from the Huskies’ ongoing dynasty.