This week Deadspin editor Timothy Burke wrote that “the scripted world of pro wrestling cares more about its athletes’ brains than the NFL does.” Bill Littlefield investigates what led Burke to come to that conclusion.
The Super Bowl is all about numbers … or at least that’s the way Bill Littlefield has come to see it.
It’s not entirely true that Bill Littlefield thinks sports are going to the dogs. But it’s sort of true.
Bill remembers back to a time when our games were no more important, but at least we played them together.
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have faced each other 16 times over the course of their exceptionally successful careers. On Sunday, they will face each other again. Sort of.
Retired Blackhawks player Daniel Carcillo tells Only A Game that the transition to life after sports can be jarring. Many athletes don’t think about retirement and the resources they’ll need until it’s too late. Bill Littlefield thinks this is a story worthy of attention.
On Monday, Barcelona star Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or, given to soccer’s top player, for the fifth time in his career. Bill Littlefield is among those good with that.
This week, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder told Only A Game that he wanted to build an “empire” for his children to enjoy. Bill Littlefield wishes him well, but isn’t optimistic about the odds.
The NFL’s postseason gets underway this weekend. Over the next month’s worth of weekends, 12 teams will be whittled down to the two that will meet in the Super Bowl, which Bill Littlefield has already begun to consider.
One of the most popular basketball players of all time died on Sunday. Bill Littlefield is one of the many millions of people delighted by Meadowlark Lemon during his long and nearly undefeated career.