Why did Aaron Rodgers feel the need to respond to a rumor about his sexuality? Sports on Earth’s Will Leitch weighs in, calling the sports world the “last closet in American culture.”
After last season’s replacement-officials fiasco, the AP’s Barry Wilner hoped that 2013 would be “one of the best” for NFL officiating. Instead, it’s been another disappointment. Wilner speaks with Bill Littlefield about the officials he believes might be the worst in pro sports.
We’ve come to expect NFL teams who missed the playoffs to jettison their head coaches this time of year. But five in one day? Bill Littlefield offers a verse to those who are now looking for work.
Snow at the Super Bowl? It’s no problem … at least not according to officials in New Jersey. Steve Politi of the Newark Star-Ledger joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the NFL’s elaborate Super Bowl snow removal contingencies.
Since it opened in 1960, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park has been known for its howling winds and frigid temperatures. Even so, San Francisco 49ers fans have been having a hard time saying goodbye.
At 12-2, the Seattle Seahawks boast the NFL’s best record. But can they deliver Seattle its first championship since 1979? Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times makes his predictions.
Last week Major League Baseball unveiled a new rule aimed at reducing head injuries. Bill Littlefield hopes more changes in other sports are on the way in 2014.
An excerpt from ‘Offensive Conduct: My Life on the Line” by John Hannah.
Football fans know John Hannah as one of the game’s finest offensive lineman. But his recent autobiography reveals the personal struggles he faced during and after his football career.
The Minnesota Vikings broke ground on their new billion-dollar stadium this week. State and local governments pitched in about half the cost, saying the multi-functional facility will be used by many. Minnesota Public Radio’s Tim Nelson joins us.