This week the family of deceased former NHL player Derek Boogaard filed a wrongful death lawsuit, accusing the league of over-medicating Boogaard and ignoring the consequences of the concussions that he had suffered. Nathan Fenno has written about the case for the Washington Times and spoke with Bill Littlefield about it.
The San Francisco 49ers are reinventing their approach to the NFL draft and the process that leads up to it, thanks to a partnership with an international business software company. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports on the shifting technology of scouting.
Gamblers in Atlantic City will soon be able to wager non-fantasy money on daily fantasy teams. John Brennan, who covers New Jersey sports business and gaming for The Record, joins Bill Littelfield to explain how it will work.
Washington’s NFL franchise is in danger of losing exclusive rights to the nickname “Redskins.” Sports on Earth’s Patrick Hruby joins Bill Littlefield to explore the issue.
Bill Littlefield laments baseball’s fall from glory and football’s growing popularity.
Lauren Silberman drew attention as the first female place kicker to participate in an NFL regional combine workout. She drew even more attention when her two kicks went about 15 yards each. Bill looks at Silberman’s effort and gets reaction from fellow kicker Katie Hnida.
This year, the story of which prospects had flourished or failed at the NFL scouting combine was overshadowed by allegations of inappropriate and potentially illegal questioning. Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth joined Bill to recap the combine and the controversy.
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.
Just a few years after learning the game of football, Ghana native and Brigham Young defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah was one of the most-watched players at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Bill Littlefield recently spoke to Ansah about his unusual road to the NFL Draft.
As Super Bowl XLVII kicks off in New Orleans, we finish off our 19th annual Only A Game Super Bowl haiku.