Rubin “Hurricane” Carter is dying, and the former boxer has one final wish. Bill Littlefield interviewed Carter years ago and shares his thoughts about a man who avoided bitterness after being wrongfully imprisoned.
As Jason Collins and Michael Sam make news for their pioneering roles as gay athletes, Bill Littlefield wonders if a certain political controversy will collide with the world of sports.
When Giants pitcher Juan Marichal hit Dodgers catcher John Roseboro in the head with a baseball bat it tarnished Marichal’s reputation. In “The Fight of Their Lives,” John Rosengren explores the circumstances that preceded the 1965 fight and the way both men found peace in its aftermath.
With the Sochi games drawing to a close, Bill Littlefield says the best thing about the Olympics might be the variety of highlights.
Among the many things that could distract a football team from its on-field work, Bill Littlefield thinks a gay teammate should be at the bottom of the list.
With the Sochi Games finally underway, Bill muses about what the Olympics is like for the athletes.
Bill was able to attend the 2012 Olympics in London. Two years later, he is happy to be watching the winter games from home.
Science-loving football fans will enjoy delving into the physics of the game in ‘Newton’s Football.’ Authors Allen St. John and Ainissa Ramirez joined Bill Littlefield to discuss their book.
On Sunday the Broncos and Seahawks will meet in the Super Bowl. According to Bill, if you aren’t watching the game, you’ve missed out on February’s greatest event.
In just over two weeks, the Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia. Bill is among those hoping for the best, having been prepared for the worst.