Some say baseball and boxing produce the best writing about sports, but a new collection of football essays challenges that notion. Bill Littlefield speaks with John Schulian, editor of ‘Football: Great Writing About The National Sport.”
In preparation for the 2014 regular season, 13 NFL teams are participating in joint practices with other teams. ESPN senior NFL writer and commentator John Clayton joins Bill Littlefield to explain why.
On Saturday, Ray Guy will become the first punter to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Doug Tribou talks to the former Raider about his colorful career.
How do our games respond to domestic violence? This week, the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens Ray Rice for two games while the Minnesota Twins canceled the ceremony to honor former second baseman Chuck Knoblauch. Bill Littlefield weighs in.
The NFL has agreed to pay former players for the long-term effects of concussions, but some are concerned the deal will exclude many of those who need help. Bill Littlefield speaks with Sports on Earth’s Patrick Hruby.
San Francisco’s long, long goodbye to Candlestick Park continues. This past week saw what was billed as the final football game, ever, at the 54-year-old wind tunnel by the Bay. As KQED’s Dan Brekke reports, 49ers legends and their fans visited the park one last time.
A new agreement would remove a cap on the total damages the NFL could pay retired players suffering from concussion-related health issues. Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann joins Bill Littlefield to explain the latest news.
This week, Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino signed on to the concussion lawsuit against the NFL and quickly backed out again. Bill Littlefield explores the implications of such a move.
In the 1962 NFL season, Washington became the last franchise to add a black player to its roster. His name is Bobby Mitchell. The Hall of Famer recently broke his silence about the controversy over the team name Redskins. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
Eight former NFL players have filed a lawsuit claiming the league encouraged a haywire drug culture. Bill Littlefield explores how the NFL might face a backlash it can’t settle peacefully.