The University of Missouri’s football team joined the protests that forced the university president and chancellor to resign. Bill Littlefield investigates the likelihood that this activism will inspire others college athletes around the nation to use their position for good.
Former San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland was only 24 years old when he announced he was leaving the game. Only A Game’s Karen Given sat down with Borland to talk about how much his life has changed since he became a voice for those who feel that playing football isn’t worth the long-term risks of multiple concussions.
Becoming a Division I college football player is already difficult enough. What, then, does it take to reach that level as a blind athlete? Bill Littlefield speaks with long snappers Jake Olson and Aaron Golub about how they’ve navigated the world of football.
What does a turkey sandwich have to do with NCAA recruiting and the future of college sports? Only A Game’s Martin Kessler visits a new “fuel zone” at Ohio State to find out.
Torii Hunter is retiring after 19 seasons in MLB. Hunter earned nine Gold Gloves and played in five All-Star Games during his career. But Bill Littlefield will remember Hunter for something other than his impressive stats.
Is taking a scholarship away from a student-athlete an appropriate form of punishment? Is it possible to appreciate a player who might not be able to appreciate you? And is it acceptable that professional teams are getting taxpayer dollars from the Pentagon? Bill Littlefield is joined by Patrick Hruby and Kate Fagan.
Kansas City Royals fans were unhappy with Fox announcer Joe Buck’s call of the 2014 World Series. With the Royals now back in the Fall Classic, a few friends in Kansas City are offering alternative commentary.
For Bill Littlefield, Cooperstown is more than just a place for baseball greats. Bill remembers two Hall of Fame visits with his father…27 years apart.
If you pay attention to the headlines, there have never been more opportunities for women in sports. But is the landscape as good as it seems? Bill Littlefield speaks to Professor Nefertiti Walker.
The most recent national survey of recreational runners in the U.S. suggests African Americans make up just 1.6 percent of the sport’s participants. In Philadelphia, reporter Todd Bookman hit the pavement with Black Men Run, a club dedicated to bringing that number up.