When Kobe Bryant said the 2012 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team would beat the Dream Team of 1992, he had to know people would chime in on the subject. Bill Littlefield examines the controversy.
Jeremy Lin is now a Houston Rocket. What does this mean for the Knicks? How will Lin fare with the Rockets? The New York Times’ Howard Beck joins Bill Littlefield to discuss all things Linsanity.
Who’s going to win Euro 2012? Should the NFL have a franchise in London? Where in the world is the Los Angeles Kings’ championship puck? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce has the answers to those questions and more.
Larry Bird is reportedly stepping down as the president of the Indiana Pacers. After reaching the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals, one improvement Indiana could use is a superstar, someone like, well … Larry Bird. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou imagines a possible Bird resignation announcement.
Is LeBron James the best basketball player ever? Does soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo deserve the same exaltation? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses those stories and more.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce offers his unique take on the week’s news in sports, including the Stanley Cup’s new home in L.A., Matt Cain’s perfect game in San Francisco, and Floyd Mayweather’s confinement complaints.
The NBA Finals are tied at one game apiece after the Heat’s Game 2 victory in Oklahoma City. As the series shifts to Miami, CBSSports.com blogger Royce Young joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Thunder’s chances.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce goes over the week’s sports news, including the Oklahoma City Thunder’s run to the NBA Finals, the return of Casey Martin to the U.S. Open, and the NFL’s plan to hire replacement officials.
Since LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh arrived in sunny Florida, the Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra has coached what is arguably the most talented team in the NBA. The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan joins Bill Littlefield to talk about the pressure Spoelstra is under to bring home the championship.
When they were down 0-2, the Celtics were left for dead. After winning three straight in the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston can pull off the improbable Thursday night at home at the TD Garden. Bill Littlefield examines the possibilities.