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Featured Documentary
April 27th, 2013

“Wild In The Streets” Documents A Historic (And Unusual) Competition

In his documentary “Wild In The Streets,” Peter Baxter explores Shrovetide Football, an unusual two-day competition that takes place in the streets of an English market town. Bill Littlefield speaks with Baxter about his new film.

In The News
April 27th, 2013

England Braces For German (Soccer) Invasion

Much to the chagrin of England soccer fans, it looks like a pair of German clubs will meet at London’s Wembley Stadium for Champions League final. ESPN’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to provide an update on happenings across the pond.

In Depth
April 20th, 2013

In Wake Of Boston Tragedy, London Marathon Set For Sunday

The London Marathon will be run on Sunday, less than a week after the tragedy at the Boston Marathon. The Guardian’s Owen Gibson joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the preparations leading up to the event.

In Depth
April 13th, 2013
By Scott Graf

Boise State Leaves Its (Blue) Mark On Hosei U

Since 2008, the Boise State football program has hosted Japanese coaches and players from Hosei University’s football team. Boise has even given Hosei University permission to install a blue football field. Only A Game’s Scott Graf has the story.

April 6th, 2013

World Synchro Championships Boast 16 Matching Marilyn Monroes

The 2013 World Synchronized Skating Championships are being held this weekend in Boston. Only A Game’s Karen Given couldn’t resist the urge to drop in on the rapidly growing sport for a short visit.

March 16th, 2013

The ‘Real’ Reason Behind Canada-Mexico Brawl

Bill Littlefield searches for a historical explanation for the brawl between Canada and Mexico at the World Baseball Classic.

March 6th, 2013

Echoes Of Disdain: From Mantle To Ronaldo

What do Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have in common? Bill Littlefield shares a connection that spans generations.

March 2nd, 2013

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Perseveres In KHL

After a 2011 plane crash killed nearly the entire Russian pro hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the team is back on the ice. Tal Pinchevsky of NHL.com joins BIll Littlefield to discuss the team’s season.

Featured Book
January 26th, 2013

‘The Limit': A Year On The Grand Prix Circuit

In his new book ‘The Limit,’ author Michael Cannell tells the story of Phil Hill, who in 1961 became the first American-born racer to win the Grand Prix Championship. Bill Littlefield speaks with Cannell about the history of auto racing.

January 26th, 2013
By Eilís O’Neill

Argentine Women Seek Equality On The Pitch

In Argentina, boys are given soccer balls on their first birthdays and men play the game with their friends after work. But women are generally excluded from the fun, and women’s soccer is never shown on television. In Buenos Aires, Eilís O’Neill met up with some women who’ve decided it’s time for things to change.

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