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In The News
December 14th, 2013

Previewing College Football’s Bowl Season

A new era in college football is on the horizon with the coming of the College Football Playoff. But we’ve got one more go round before we can bid farewell to the Bowl Championship Series. Sports On Earth’s Michael Weinreb helps us make sense of bowl season.

Feature
December 7th, 2013
By Scott Graf

Small Idaho Town Tries To Keep Football Alive With Six-Man Format

Six-man football is played by small schools in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. This fall, schools in Idaho played it for the first time in decades, but the format isn’t catching on and that’s bad news for one remote town struggling to field a team. Scott Graf reports from Boise, Idaho.

Interview
December 7th, 2013

Vikings Break Ground On Billion-Dollar Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings broke ground on their new billion-dollar stadium this week. State and local governments pitched in about half the cost, saying the multi-functional facility will be used by many. Minnesota Public Radio’s Tim Nelson joins us.

Interview
December 7th, 2013

Seattle Seahawks’ Play Is Earth Shaking

The Seattle Seahawks win against the New Orleans Saints pushed them to 11-1 and registered as an earthquake! Bill speaks with seismologist John Vidale about the earthshaking event.

Book Excerpt
November 30th, 2013

An Excerpt From ‘Collision Low Crossers’

An excerpt from ‘Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football’ by Nicholas Dawidoff.

Featured Book
November 30th, 2013

‘Collision Low Crossers’ Shares Intimate Portrait of New York Jets

Nicholas Dawidoff spent a year with the New York Jets. He joined Bill to discuss his book, ‘Collision Low Crossers,’ which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the team’s 2011 season.

OAG's 20th Anniversary
November 30th, 2013
By Michelle Seaton

Former Football Prospects Look Back

In 1996, Michelle Seaton spent a season with the football program at Needham High School in Needham, Mass., reporting on the team’s top prospects and how they navigated the college recruiting process. As part of our celebration of OAG’s 20th anniversary, we asked Seaton to reconnect with former players Jim Bode and Sean Connor.

Feature
November 30th, 2013
By Kevin Meerschaert

As Losses Pile Up, Some Jags Fans Stay Loyal

The Jacksonville Jaguars have missed the postseason the past five seasons, and after a 2-9 start, that won’t change in 2013. Still, some Jaguars fans have hope for the future. Only A Game’s Kevin Meerschaert found them.

November 23rd, 2013

An Excerpt ‘Their Life’s Work’

An excerpt from ‘Their Life’s Work: The Brother hood of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, Then and Now’ by Gary Pomerantz

Featured Book
November 23rd, 2013

‘Their Life’s Work’ Celebrates Steelers’ Friendships

The Pittsburgh Steelers won four Super Bowls during the 1970s, and the players remained close long after they left the field. Gary Pomerantz, author of ‘Their Life’s Work,’ joins Bill along with NFL Hall of Famers “Mean Joe” Greene and Franco Harris.

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