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OAG 20th Anniversary

May 17th, 2014

Bill Littlefield To Fans: “Thanks For Listening, Week After Week”

Bill Littlefield closed out Only A Game’s first live show by sharing some final thoughts and offering his thanks to listeners.

Charlie Pierce
May 17th, 2014

Charlie Pierce And Bill Littlefield: 20 Years On The Air

As Only A Game celebrates its 20th anniversary, analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on Michael Sam, the future of golf, and changes in the sports landscape in the past two decades.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

The Poetry Of Sports With Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky

For our 20th anniversary show, former U.S. Poet Laureate and long-time friend of Only A Game Robert Pinsky joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the connections between sports and poetry.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

For Women’s Hockey, Progress With Room To Grow

One of the women’s sports that has changed dramatically in OAG’s 20 years on the air is ice hockey. For our 20th Anniversary Live Show, we invited two prominent women in the game today.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft On Belichick, Politics And Football Safety

In a wide-ranging conversation, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft tells Bill Littlefield, “We’ve done a very poor job in educating mothers — young mothers — how really safe the game is.”

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

Bob Ryan, Andrea Kremer And Will Leitch On Sports Reporting

How has sports writing evolved over the past decades? To tackle that question, the Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan, NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer and Sports On Earth’s Will Leitch joined Bill Littlefield.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

The ‘Only A Game’ All-Time Wacky Sports Tournament

What’s the wackiest “sport” of all? Over the past 20 years, Only A Game has featured plenty of candidates worthy of the honor.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee: 67 And Still Pitching

Twenty years after being featured on Only A Game’s first show, Bill Lee returns to the program to update Bill Littlefield on his current hobbies: making bats and pitching.

OAG's 20th Anniversary
November 30th, 2013
By Michelle Seaton

Former Football Prospects Look Back

In 1996, Michelle Seaton spent a season with the football program at Needham High School in Needham, Mass., reporting on the team’s top prospects and how they navigated the college recruiting process. As part of our celebration of OAG’s 20th anniversary, we asked Seaton to reconnect with former players Jim Bode and Sean Connor.

OAG 20th Anniversary
August 24th, 2013

Catching Up With A Lovable Loser: Zippy Chippy

After 100 races — and zero victories — Zippy Chippy called it quits. But his futility has made him a celebrity in horse racing circles. We first profiled Zippy in 1999. Now Bill Littlefield catches up with the lovable loser, who’s enjoying a pleasant retirement.

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