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Rhymes With Bill
November 19th, 2014

Without Losers, There’d Be No Winners

A common expression uttered after an exciting, well-contested game is “somebody had to lose.” Bill Littlefield pays homage to some unfortunate squads for whom losing has become an all-too-familiar habit.

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November 15th, 2014

Making A Case For Shorter Seasons

In sports, perhaps less is more? Bill Littlefield argues for the virtues of shortening our sports seasons.

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November 12th, 2014

Nearing Retirement, Landon Donovan Puts Soccer In Perspective

Whenever a future Hall of Fame player is retiring, people pay attention. Bill Littlefield has been playing close attention to Landon Donovan’s comments recently, and he likes what he’s hearing.

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November 5th, 2014

London Calling, Will Tony Romo Answer?

Despite two fractured bones in his back, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has traveled to London with the hope of playing on Sunday. Bill Littlefield does not share Romo’s, or the NFL’s, optimistic outlook.

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November 1st, 2014

Favorite Teams Struggling? Maybe They’re Cursed

A slighted billy goat, a submerged Colonel Sanders statue and an alleged witch with a hurling prejudice highlight Bill Littlefield’s exploration of sports spookiness. Read on…if you dare.

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October 29th, 2014

An MLB General Manager’s Offseason To-Do List

With the baseball season coming to a close, Bill Littlefield offers his suggestions for general managers aiming to have their teams in the World Series next season.

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October 22nd, 2014

Remembering Bart Giamatti, A Baseball Fan

Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the legacy of former MLB Commissioner Bart Giamatti, who was a fan of the game above all else.

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October 15th, 2014

A Farewell To Landon Donovan

Soccer star Landon Donovan has played his last game for Team USA. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on Donovan’s career and his impact on U.S. soccer.

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October 8th, 2014

Once A Shooter, Always A Shooter

A former college basketball star played pick-up games for years against younger competition. And then one day he decided to stop. Bill Littlefield shares his story.

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September 27th, 2014

ESPN’s NFL Coverage: Compromised?

ESPN suspended Bill Simmons this week for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar. Bill Littlefield explores the network’s checkered past concerning NFL criticism.

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