Lennie Merullo died on Saturday at 98. The former shortstop is often remembered for playing for the Cubs the last time they were in the World Series. But Bill Littlefield will remember Merullo for another reason.
Star athletes are paid millions of dollars a year. The average fan earns far less. So why are fans in Seattle willing to pony up their own money to keep Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in town? Bill Littlefield says the answer can’t be found in an Economics 101 textbook.
Seven high-ranking FIFA executives were arrested early Wednesday morning in Switzerland. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the allegations of bribery, kickbacks and illegal arrangements regarding the scheduling and marketing of major soccer tournaments.
Why is America abuzz with the NFL’s Deflate-Gate news when three other major sports are in full swing? Bill Littlefield offers one theory…
Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, president of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was recently appointed the National Football League’s chief medical adviser. Bill Littlefield looks at the implications of the move.
The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was supposed to have been the Fight of the Century. Bill Littlefield is among those who don’t think it was.
Bill Littlefield explains why we care about the numbers of runs, innings, points, and goals in sports.
Sports is full of stories about games played. This week Bill Littlefield is thinking about a couple that weren’t.
Former French swimmer Amaury Leveaux wrote an autobiography, but it isn’t exactly a hit among members of the French Swimming Federation.
Baseball season has only just started, but one MLB manager is already frustrated. Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price had some choice words for the media on Monday.