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Letters
June 1st, 2013

Favorite Center Fielders, Yearning For Hockey Talk, And More

Only A Game listeners have been writing, Tweeting, Facebooking and even phoning in their thoughts on our recent shows. Bill Littlefield sifts through the various correspondences.

In Depth
May 25th, 2013
By Greg Echlin

Golfer Vijay Singh Gets Older…Sues The PGA

It’s time for veteran golfer Vijay Singh to decide whether he can still compete on the regular PGA Tour, or if it’s time for a move to the senior circuit. As Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports, that decision is made even more complicated by the lawsuit Singh has brought against the PGA.

Commentary
May 22nd, 2013

Golf Adds Another Rule To Its Repertoire

The USGA has decided to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016. Bill Littlefield thinks the ruling is just one in a long line of confusing and silly golf rules.

In The News
April 13th, 2013

Pimento Cheese Sandwich Controversy At Augusta National

Augusta National’s pimento cheese sandwiches are a time-honored tradition of the Masters. This year they’re causing something of an uproar. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson joined Bill Littlefield to explain the controversy.

In The News
March 30th, 2013

Tiger Woods Returns To The No. 1 Spot

Tiger Woods is back at No. 1. Is that good for golf? Bill Littlefield speaks with Shaun Powell from Sports on Earth.

Commentary
March 27th, 2013

Tiger Woods And Nike At No. 1 Again

Last weekend, Tiger Woods won his third tournament of 2013, thereby reasserting his position as the number one golfer in the land. Commentator Bill Littlefield is among the impressed, but perhaps not as impressed as Nike is.

Interview
December 1st, 2012

USGA Set To Ban Anchored Putters

The USGA is expected to ban long-handled putters. It’s a serious matter for the sport, but Bill turns to Bill Pennington of the New York Times to chat about the proposed ban’s more lighthearted implications.

Commentary
October 17th, 2012

Mickelson’s Miss And Manning’s Score(s)

During halftime of the Chargers-Broncos game on Monday, Phil Mickelson tried to hit a $1 million shot for charity…and missed. The crowd booed, but may have done so too soon: the Chargers allowed 35 unanswered points in the second half. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on what can happen when golf, charity, the NFL, and karma collide.

Interview
September 29th, 2012

Ryder Cup Draws Golf Fans To Illinois

The Ryder Cup golf tournament is underway, but is anyone watching? John Feinstein, who writes about golf for the ‘Washington Post’ and ‘Golf Digest,’ talks through the tournament’s history of ups and downs.

Interview
July 21st, 2012

British Open: A Different Champ Would Be More Of The Same

In the past 15 major golf championships, there have been 15 different winners. Will the British Open break the streak? Christopher Clarey of The New York Times joins the show to discuss the streak and his 15 years covering the Open Championship.

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