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In Depth
January 18th, 2014

ITF’s Anti-Doping Program Faces Criticism

The 2014 pro-tennis season is in full swing, but the International Tennis Federation is facing criticism of its anti-doping program. Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins Bill to discuss the program and the recent reduction in penalties for two players.

In The News
September 14th, 2013

Detroit Tigers Face Pressure To Win…Now

Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.

Interview
March 9th, 2013

SI’s Law Expert Michael McCann Cross-Examines Lance Armstrong

Not too long ago, SI legal expert Michael McCann discovered disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong among his Twitter followers. The online connection led to Armstrong’s first interview since his January mea culpa to Oprah Winfrey. McCann speaks with Bill Littlefield about his unexpected sit-down with Lance.

Interview
February 9th, 2013

The Next Stage In Lance Armstrong’s Career

Lance Armstrong may have been stripped of his Tour de France titles, but on one website, he remains King of the Mountain. Bill Littlefield speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Helliker about Armstrong’s latest endeavor.

In The News
February 2nd, 2013

Deer Antler Spray: The Latest PED To Hit Sports

In their latest article for Sports Illustrated, David Epstein and George Dohrmann linked Ray Lewis and other prominent athletes to S.W.A.T.S – a company selling unconventional products to boost performance. Bill Littlefield spoke with Epstein to find out more.

In Depth
January 19th, 2013

Armstrong’s Confession And The Future Of American Cycling

Lance Armstrong has confessed to Oprah, and those who promote American cycling are left to clean up the mess. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our story.

Interview
December 1st, 2012

Bonds, Clemens, Sosa Get First Chance At Hall Of Fame

The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot includes first-timers Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens. Rob Neyer of SB Nation joins Bill to discuss the likelihood that any of the three, all accused of using steroids, will receive enough votes to reach the Hall of Fame.

Commentary
October 27th, 2012

Armstrong Joins Paterno In Altered Sports History Books

The International Cycling Union stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France wins, making the winner of those races…nobody. Bill Littlefield looks at the recent history of rewriting the sports history books.

Interview
October 13th, 2012

Lance Armstrong Vs. 1000 Pages Of Evidence

This week, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released a report detailing testimony and scientific evidence of Lance Armstrong’s involvement in a doping scheme during his years as a professional cyclist. ESPN’s Bonnie D. Ford talks with Bill about the contents of the USADA report.

Commentary
July 7th, 2012

Lance Armstrong Denies More Allegations

As the Tour De France winds its way through that country, anti-doping officials in the U.S. are focusing their spotlight on seven-time champion Lance Armstrong. Bill Littlefield comments.

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