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January 15th, 2014

Too Little Compensation For NFL’s Concussions

Just before the current NFL season began, the league agreed to pay $765-million in compensation for post-concussion disorders. This week the judge examining the terms of that settlement said, “Not so fast.” Bill Littlefield is among those anticipating a better deal for the retired players.

Interview
January 11th, 2014

Phish, Russell Wilson Unite In Seattle

Phish is a rock band that formed 30 years ago. Russell Wilson is the 25-year-old quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. What’s the connection? Paul Camarata and Chris Weaver explain the story behind their new film, “Phish and Russell Wilson.”

In Depth
January 11th, 2014

Goodbye, BCS. Hello, College Football Playoff.

If you’ve been complaining about college football’s Bowl Championship Series for the past 16 years, you can stop now. It’s over. The new playoff format will debut next season. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at what’s new, what’s not, and what people might complain about next.

In The News
January 11th, 2014

San Diego Charges Into Divisional Round

Few pundits predicted the San Diego Chargers to be among the final eight teams competing for the Super Bowl. Now, few pundits expect them to compete against the Denver Broncos. But the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Nick Canepa explains why he thinks the Chargers can keep beating the odds.

In The News
January 4th, 2014

Aaron Rodgers: ‘I Really, Really Like Women’

Why did Aaron Rodgers feel the need to respond to a rumor about his sexuality? Sports on Earth’s Will Leitch weighs in, calling the sports world the “last closet in American culture.”

In The News
January 4th, 2014

NFL Officiating Blunders Draw Scrutiny

After last season’s replacement-officials fiasco, the AP’s Barry Wilner hoped that 2013 would be “one of the best” for NFL officiating. Instead, it’s been another disappointment. Wilner speaks with Bill Littlefield about the officials he believes might be the worst in pro sports.

Feature
January 4th, 2014

The Rose Bowl Turns 100

On New Year’s Day, Michigan State beat Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl. This season there are 35 bowl games, but in 1902 the Rose Bowl was the first. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou takes a look back.

Interview
January 4th, 2014

Dan Wetzel Previews The BCS National Championship

College football’s champion will be determined this Monday when No. 1 Florida State plays No. 2 Auburn. Can the underdogs from Auburn stop one of the most dominant teams in college football history? Yahoo! Sports national columnist Dan Wetzel says there’s a chance.

In Depth
December 21st, 2013

NFL Prepares For Snowy Super Bowl

Snow at the Super Bowl? It’s no problem … at least not according to officials in New Jersey. Steve Politi of the Newark Star-Ledger joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the NFL’s elaborate Super Bowl snow removal contingencies.

Feature
December 21st, 2013
By Dan Brekke

49ers Bid Farewell To Candlestick Park

Since it opened in 1960, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park has been known for its howling winds and frigid temperatures. Even so, San Francisco 49ers fans have been having a hard time saying goodbye.

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