NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that he’s officially closed the books on "Spygate," but why won’t the scandal go away? Bill offers a few thoughts…
New England Patriots
It’s time to test the Pierce postulate: “The Super Bowl is good!” This week on Only A Game, analysis from Phoenix, a look at all the anti-Super Bowl activities for nonbelievers, and some good 17 syllable fun with Super Bowl Haiku XIV.
The Patriots may be the single most successful reclamation project in the history of professional sports.
In the best of all worlds, the game of games in this out-of-step, violence-addicted nation would find two soccer teams going at it on the big day, but that’s a dream for another decade, I suppose.
They’re talking of a dynasty, a team built for the ages…
Bill Littlefield looks at how evenly matched many NFL teams are this year, and wonders if the owners planned it that way.
Bill Littlefield offers verse on New England teams.