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.
Baseball games have become nearly 30 minutes longer over the past decade. But, is that necessarily a bad thing? Bill Littlefield joins the debate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The cold, sometimes wet stretch of weather at the start of the baseball season has reminded Bill Littlefield of some of his most disappointing baseball days.
Perhaps staging the largest, loudest Boston Marathon ever will be a way to say that “the best” can exercise “passionate intensity” in asserting that madness and murderous violence won’t prevail.
The Boston Red Sox have added a new sign to the Green Monster. It’s an ad for a casino. Bill Littlefield imagines some fans may be uncomfortable with the change.