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OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft On Belichick, Politics And Football Safety

In a wide-ranging conversation, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft tells Bill Littlefield, “We’ve done a very poor job in educating mothers — young mothers — how really safe the game is.”

In The News
January 18th, 2014

Previewing The NFL Conference Championships With Gregg Doyel

Four teams are left. But who will advance to the Super Bowl? CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel makes his picks and tells us which coach might be the greatest of all time. Hint: it’s not Bill Belichick.

Featured Book
December 14th, 2013

In ‘Offensive Conduct,’ NFL Great Hannah Details His ‘Living Nightmare’

Football fans know John Hannah as one of the game’s finest offensive lineman. But his recent autobiography reveals the personal struggles he faced during and after his football career.

Interview
September 7th, 2013

A Psychoanalysis Of NFL Fans…Via Twitter

Which NFL fans are the most unstable? Emory University professors Michael Lewis and Manish Tripathi used Twitter data to find out. Professor Tripathi joins Bill Littlefield to share the findings.

Charlie Pierce
July 6th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: This Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss the value of an Aaron Hernandez jersey, the obliviousness of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, and the case for Dennis Rodman’s Nobel Peace Prize.

In Depth
June 29th, 2013

Benedict: Hernandez’s Troubles Point To Trend

Journalist Jeff Benedict has spent more than two decades studying the link between football and crime. He joins Bill to discuss how his research applies to former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez.

In The News
June 29th, 2013

Details Still Emerging In Hernandez Murder Case

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is facing a first degree murder charge. He’s being held without bail as the investigation into the death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd continues. Bill Littlefield spoke Tom E. Curran, who covers the Patriots and the NFL for Comcast Sports New England.

In The News
June 15th, 2013

Tebow Mania: Portrait Of A Media Circus

Tim Tebow might be the best-known back-up quarterback in NFL history. The New York Jets cut him in April, but this week Tebow signed with New England. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou was on hand for his first Patriots practice and presents this portrait of a media circus.

Commentary
February 27th, 2013

Patriots Strike A ‘Bargain’ With Brady

Tom Brady’s contract extension with the New England Patriots has raised eyebrows, but not for the reason you might expect. Some have suggested that Brady’s $27 million deal is “eye-poppingly conservative.” Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts.

In The News
January 19th, 2013

New England Vs. Baltimore: A Respectful AFC Rematch

After taking down the Houston Texans last weekend, New England will play Baltimore for a spot in the Super Bowl. This is the second consecutive AFC title game matchup between the two teams and earlier this season, the Ravens defeated the Patriots by a single point. Bill Littlefield has a preview.

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