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.
The Seattle Seahawks win against the New Orleans Saints pushed them to 11-1 and registered as an earthquake! Bill speaks with seismologist John Vidale about the earthshaking event.
An excerpt from ‘Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football’ by Nicholas Dawidoff.
Nicholas Dawidoff spent a year with the New York Jets. He joined Bill to discuss his book, ‘Collision Low Crossers,’ which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the team’s 2011 season.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have missed the postseason the past five seasons, and after a 2-9 start, that won’t change in 2013. Still, some Jaguars fans have hope for the future. Only A Game’s Kevin Meerschaert found them.
An excerpt from ‘Their Life’s Work: The Brother hood of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, Then and Now’ by Gary Pomerantz
The Pittsburgh Steelers won four Super Bowls during the 1970s, and the players remained close long after they left the field. Gary Pomerantz, author of ‘Their Life’s Work,’ joins Bill along with NFL Hall of Famers “Mean Joe” Greene and Franco Harris.
This weekend’s top NFL matchup pits the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs against Peyton Manning’s 8-1 Denver Broncos. Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth explains what it will take for the Chiefs to stop Manning and preserve their pristine record.
The Jonathan Martin – Richie Incognito story has morphed into something much larger than a locker room spat. With the Miami Dolphins in the midst of a public relations nightmare, Bill Littlefield is imagining how the organization might be trying to control the situation.