Will Heininger was playing defensive tackle for the University of Michigan when he began suffering from depression. Now he’s working to improve the lives of athletes with mental health issues. He shares his story with Bill Littlefield.
At 37 years old, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning may be having the best season of his career. Benjamin Hochman of the Denver Post joins Bill Littlefield.
College football season is in full swing. Bill Littlefield has been wondering if some teams wish it was otherwise.
An excerpt from “The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football” by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian.
In elite college football programs, the financial stakes are often higher than the stakes on the field. In their new book ‘The System,’ Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian go behind the scenes to find out how money influences the sport. The authors join Bill Littlefield.
Local TV stations apologizing for broadcasting the games? Retired NBA players offering to play quarterback? Just what is happening to the sad luck Jacksonville Jaguars and the rest of Florida’s NFL teams? George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel joins Bill to explain.
Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid returned to Philadelphia to play his old team: the Eagles. The Chiefs emerged with the win while the Eagles are struggling to get aloft with new coach Chip Kelly. Bill speaks with Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The NFL started the 2013-2014 season on the right foot. There were record setting television audiences opening weekend. Bill muses about the upcoming season with some poetry.
You thought the 34-minute Super Bowl blackout lasted a long time? How about the 121-year blackout for Mansfield University’s football team? Mansfield Director of Athletic Operations Steve McCloskey joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
College sports have become a stepping stone to a professional career. Author John U. Bacon joins Bill Littlefield to explain what there is to lose with the increased commercialization and professionalization of NCAA football.