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Interview
October 5th, 2013

The Math Behind The “MLB Hateability Index”

With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.

Only A Blog
August 23rd, 2013

The $1-Million Question: Should Brian Wilson Shave His Beard?

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.

Interview
July 6th, 2013

Tim Kurkjian: MLB Midseason Report

It’s almost time for the All Star break, and there are surprises all around the league. ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian joins Bill to survey the first half of the MLB season.

Feature
July 21st, 2012
By Susan Valot

Jarrin’s Heaven: Over 50 Years Of Dodgers’ Games

Most baseball fans know Vin Scully, who’s been with the Dodgers since before the team moved from Brooklyn to L.A.. But one other announcer has been there nearly as long. Reporter Susan Valot caught up with Jaime Jarrin, the Dodgers’ Spanish-language radio announcer, who’s in his 54th year calling Dodger games.

In Depth
June 30th, 2012

Perfect Games: A Trend Or Just Plain Luck?

At the end of June, baseball fans have already witnessed two perfect games and two no-hitters. Is it a trend or a coincidental string of randomness? Bill Littlefield investigates.

Sports History
May 26th, 2012

Short Seasons: Should The Championships Get An Asterisk?

After a lockout-shortened regular season the NBA Finals are just around the corner. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou takes a look at previous shortened seasons in professional sports and how history views the teams that succeeded in them.

March 31st, 2012

Sold! Dodgers Go To Group Led By Magic Johnson

On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers were sold for more than $2 billion, the highest price ever paid for a sports franchise. The ownership group includes Magic Johnson and former baseball executive Stan Kasten. Steve Dilbeck of the L.A. times joins Bill to discuss the sale and what it means for the Dodgers.

November 5th, 2011

Dodgers For Sale

The embattled owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Frank McCourt, has finally reached an agreement with Major League Baseball to sell the financially struggling team. Steve Dilbeck, anchor of the Dodger’s blog for the Los Angeles Times, speaks with Bill Littlefield about the reaction of the fans and the future of the Dodgers.

July 2nd, 2011

Contador’s Conflict And More With Charlie Pierce

The Tour de France begins on Saturday, and defending champion Alberto Contador is looking to repeat. However, his victory might be taken away from the courts, as he is defending himself against a positive doping test from last year’s tour. Charlie Pierce talks to Bill Littlefield about Contador’s predicament, along with another drug related issue involving golfer Robert Garrigus. In addition, Charlie gives his input on the two sport lockouts, and rails against the MLB’s plans to seize the Dodgers.

July 2nd, 2011

Dem Bankrupt Bums

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in trouble. After owner Frank McCourt filed for Chapter 11 protection earlier this week, the MLB has started to talk about seizing the franchise. Bill Littlefield talks to Bill Shaikin of the L.A. Times about the future of the Dodgers team and how the MLB should approach this predicament.

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