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June 25th, 2014

We Get It, Sports Writers: You Don’t Like Soccer

As the World Cup presses on, one type of sports column has dependably reappeared again this summer, a column which Bill Littlefield finds unnecessary.

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June 18th, 2014

World Cup Delivers Surprises On And Off The Field

Each day’s action in Brazil changes speculation about what will happen next at the World Cup. And with every development Bill Littlefield finds surprises on and off the pitch.

Rhymes With Bill
June 11th, 2014

An Ode To The World Cup

Bill Littlefield offers his lyrical musings on the upcoming World Cup.

Commentary
June 4th, 2014

Dan Marino Removes His Name From Concussion Lawsuit

This week, Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino signed on to the concussion lawsuit against the NFL and quickly backed out again. Bill Littlefield explores the implications of such a move.

Commentary
May 28th, 2014

Is Baseball’s Pace Too Slow? Or Just Right?

Baseball games have become nearly 30 minutes longer over the past decade. But, is that necessarily a bad thing? Bill Littlefield joins the debate.

Commentary
May 21st, 2014

Latest NFL Lawsuit Alleges Reckless Drug Misuse

Eight former NFL players have filed a lawsuit claiming the league encouraged a haywire drug culture. Bill Littlefield explores how the NFL might face a backlash it can’t settle peacefully.

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May 14th, 2014

Sterling Continues To Detract From NBA Playoffs

Getting banned from the NBA has not silenced L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Bill Littlefield speculates on how all this is going down in the mind of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.

Commentary
May 8th, 2014

World Cup Runneth Over With Unfulfilled Promises

As Brazil prepares for the World Cup, the enthusiasm has been palpable, but so has the dismay at promises broken and needs unmet. Bill Littlefield looks at the complexities of coordinating major sporting events.

Commentary
April 30th, 2014

Lifetime Ban For Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

On Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that he was banning L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fining him $2.5 million for his racist comments that became public over the weekend. Silver is also pushing a vote that could force Sterling to sell the team. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the situation.

Commentary
April 23rd, 2014

Quest For Seguin’s Cup

Sports fans are notorious for collecting obscure souvenirs of their favorite players. After one momento from last season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs was listed on eBay, Bill Littlefield wonders if fans have finally gone too far.

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