The family of former NFL star Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell. The suit claims Seau’s suicide was a result of the head injuries he suffered during his career. University of New Hampshire sports law expert and Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann speaks with Bill Littlefield.
The 2013 Super Bowl matchup is set. The San Francisco 49ers will face the Baltimore Ravens, but Bill Littlefield says that Super Bowl Sunday is about much more than the two teams taking the field.
On Sunday, second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a chance to take San Francisco to the Super Bowl when the 49ers meet Atlanta in the NFC Championship. It would be San Francisco’s first Super Bowl appearance since 1995. Bill Littlefield discusses Kaepernick’s recent success with Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle.
After taking down the Houston Texans last weekend, New England will play Baltimore for a spot in the Super Bowl. This is the second consecutive AFC title game matchup between the two teams and earlier this season, the Ravens defeated the Patriots by a single point. Bill Littlefield has a preview.
It’s been 20 years since the Houston Oilers suffered the biggest collapse in NFL history, giving up 35 unanswered points to lose an AFC Wild Card game to the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo News Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan was there and joins Bill Littlefield.
The Seattle Seahawks last made the playoffs in 2010. This year, many wonder whether they’re built for a longer playoff run. Seattle Times columnist Jerry Brewer tells Only A Game trying to compare this season’s team with their 2010 counterparts is like “night and day.”
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced on Wednesday that he will retire following the playoffs. To discuss Lewis’s career to date and the Ravens’ chances of extending it by a few more games, Bill Littlefield spoke with Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun.
With its elaborate halftime show, over-the-top commercials and the surrounding media frenzy, the Super Bowl provides an unusual viewing experience. It’s even more unusual watching the game early in the morning in an an Irish pub in Kunming, China. Commentator Randy Hoover did and shared his experience.
Vikings running back has a chance to carry his team into the payoffs and break the NFL’s single-season rushing record in the process. CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel spoke with Bill Littlefield about Peterson’s stellar season.
The New York Jets will take to the field under their third-string quarterback this weekend, despite the fact that their first and second options are healthy enough to play. But, a new quarterback is just the beginning of the Jets’ troubles. Bill Littlefield talks with Judy Battista, who covers the team for the New York Times.