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September 11th, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

This week on Only A Game, a look at professional disc golf, complete with caddies, announcers, and – before you laugh – a $50,000 purse. Plus, the latest from the US Open, and Bill speaks with the author of Lost Dogs, a book that tells the story of the pit bulls that survived Michael Vick’s dog fighting operation.

September 10th, 2010

Paid in Full

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning aren’t just competing for the title of best quarterback in football, they’re also signing new deals to try to become the highest-paid player in the NFL. Bill Littlefield comments on the salary arms race between the future hall-of-famers.

May 16th, 2008

Who's to Blame?

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…

February 2nd, 2008

The Super Bowl, Competitive Cheerleading, and Haiku XIV (2/2/2008)

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.

February 8th, 2005

Project Patriots

The Patriots may be the single most successful reclamation project in the history of professional sports.

February 4th, 2005

The Best World Imaginable

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.

January 28th, 2005

Team for the Ages

They’re talking of a dynasty, a team built for the ages…

January 4th, 2003

Toasting Parity

Bill Littlefield looks at how evenly matched many NFL teams are this year, and wonders if the owners planned it that way.

December 7th, 2002

Ode to Our Teams

Bill Littlefield offers verse on New England teams.

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