The Super Bowl is many things to many people. To Bill Littlefield, it is the enemy of fiction … and the person he blames is Ray Lewis.
Before he was a full-time sports writer, Mike Tanier taught high school calculus. Bill Littlefield speaks with Tanier about one of his former students, quarterback Joe Flacco of the Super Bowl bound Baltimore Ravens.
The family of former NFL star Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell. The suit claims Seau’s suicide was a result of the head injuries he suffered during his career. University of New Hampshire sports law expert and Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann speaks with Bill Littlefield.
The 2013 Super Bowl matchup is set. The San Francisco 49ers will face the Baltimore Ravens, but Bill Littlefield says that Super Bowl Sunday is about much more than the two teams taking the field.
On Sunday, second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a chance to take San Francisco to the Super Bowl when the 49ers meet Atlanta in the NFC Championship. It would be San Francisco’s first Super Bowl appearance since 1995. Bill Littlefield discusses Kaepernick’s recent success with Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle.
After taking down the Houston Texans last weekend, New England will play Baltimore for a spot in the Super Bowl. This is the second consecutive AFC title game matchup between the two teams and earlier this season, the Ravens defeated the Patriots by a single point. Bill Littlefield has a preview.
It’s been 20 years since the Houston Oilers suffered the biggest collapse in NFL history, giving up 35 unanswered points to lose an AFC Wild Card game to the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo News Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan was there and joins Bill Littlefield.
The Seattle Seahawks last made the playoffs in 2010. This year, many wonder whether they’re built for a longer playoff run. Seattle Times columnist Jerry Brewer tells Only A Game trying to compare this season’s team with their 2010 counterparts is like “night and day.”
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced on Wednesday that he will retire following the playoffs. To discuss Lewis’s career to date and the Ravens’ chances of extending it by a few more games, Bill Littlefield spoke with Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun.
As Notre Dame and Alabama prepare to meet in the BCS National Championship Game, Only A Game’s Anne Marshall introduces us to a group of Indiana nuns who say the Irish have a heavenly supporter.