The 22nd book in Randy Wayne White’s Doc Ford Series includes a fictional character who attempts to smuggle a Cuban baseball player into the U.S. The author joins Bill Littlefield to discuss “Cuba Straits” and his own experience distributing baseball gear in the country.
Before he earned two World Series rings, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was told he was too small to play baseball. He didn’t listen and now he’s inspired one teenage girl to ignore the critics who say girls should stick to softball. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.
“When people think of strongman they don’t think of women,” says strongwoman Brittany Diamond. Diamond speaks with Only A Game’s Karen Given about what it means to be strong.
Players and coaches aren’t the only ones hoping to advance through the NCAA tournament. Referees also advance round by round and they have their eyes on the Final Four. Bill Littlefield has the story.
“The Top of His Game,” a collection of the writing from sports writer W.C. Heinz, came out this week. Bill Littlefield edited the collection and shares some of his favorite passages — and memories of Heinz.
Access to televised sporting events is at an all-time high. But so are cable and satellite prices. Reporter Scott Graf takes a closer look at the role sports plays in rising cable and satellite costs.
Former player and manager Gil Hodges is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mort Zachter, author of ‘Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life,’ pleads his case to Bill Littlefield.
A former limestone mine that’s been used as a bomb shelter and high-security storage facility is now the largest indoor park for BMX and mountain bikers. Reporter Anne Marshall takes a trip to the Mega Cavern in Louisville, Ky.
After former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling turned to Twitter to congratulate his daughter for choosing a college, she became the target of obscene tweets. Schilling speaks with Bill Littlefield about the controversy and the lines between privacy and public lives.
Back in the day, every NHL team employed at least one fighting specialist, known as an enforcer. But now the position is becoming extinct. Former Boston Bruins enforcer Terry O’Reilly tells Bill Littlefield why that’s for the best.