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In Depth
October 18th, 2014

This Just In … The Cowboys Are Good

2008 — that’s the last year the Dallas Cowboys finished the regular season with a winning record. But the Cowboys are off to a 5-1 start in 2014 and seem well on their way to NFL relevancy. Mac Engel of the Dallas Fort-Worth Star Telegram joins Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
October 11th, 2014

Jets’ Rex Ryan Era Could Be Coming To An End

After the New York Jets got off to a 1-4 start, head coach Rex Ryan has acknowledged his job is on the line. But is Ryan really the problem? Jason Keidel joins Bill Littlefield to take a closer look.

In Depth
October 4th, 2014

Amid Nickname Controversy, Washington’s NFL Franchise Struggles

With its starting quarterback on the shelf and controversy swirling over its nickname, the Washington NFL franchise has limped into last place in the NFC East. Washington Post columnist Liz Clarke joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the state of the team.

Rhymes With Bill
October 1st, 2014

A Patriots Fan’s Lament

Bill Belichick’s Patriots have been at or near the top of the NFL since 2001. A slow start to this season, however, has Bill Littlefield wondering if New England fans may be losing confidence in their once-invincible coach.

In The News
September 30th, 2014

FCC Blackout Rule Ends, Blackouts Still Possible

The FCC has voted unanimously to end its sports blackout rule, but does that mean fans no longer have to worry about whether their local stadium is sold out? Only A Game’s Karen Given has our update.

Commentary
September 27th, 2014

ESPN’s NFL Coverage: Compromised?

ESPN suspended Bill Simmons this week for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar. Bill Littlefield explores the network’s checkered past concerning NFL criticism.

In The News
September 22nd, 2014

‘South Park’ Latest To Challenge Redskins

There is no shortage of groups who have criticized the NFL franchise in Washington, D.C. for its nickname, but now the team is going to be the target of an episode of “South Park.”

In Depth
September 20th, 2014

Australian Rules Football: ‘Organized Mayhem’

With the Australian Football League’s Grand Final scheduled for Sept. 27, Margaret Evans returns from Sydney with a primer on “Australian rules.”

In Depth
September 20th, 2014

A Crisis Management Expert Reviews The NFL

The NFL’s recent domestic violence scandals have created a public relations nightmare for the league. Gene Grabowski of the communications firm Levick says Roger Goodell’s press conference on Friday made things worse. Grabowski joins Bill Littlefield to discuss what the NFL needs to do to address the ongoing controversy.

In The News
September 20th, 2014

A Critical Look At The NFL And Domestic Violence

Sports Illustrated special features writer Jeff Benedict says the NFL has an ‘antiquated playbook’ when dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Benedict speaks with Bill Littlefield.

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