Baseball is no longer the National Pastime, at least as measured by number of TV viewers per game. But according to Bill Littlefield, it still offers spectators an opportunity to participate that football and basketball can’t match.
Only A Game is based in Boston. Like many people in the city and across the country, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about Monday’s events, and what they mean.
On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team overwhelmed Louisville, 93-60, to win their eighth NCAA Championship. But according to Bill Littlefield, an NBA owner’s headline-grabbing draft plan provided an unnecessary distraction from the Huskies’ ongoing dynasty.
Andy Enfield, who coached the Florida Gulf Coast University men’s basketball team to a couple of exciting upset wins at the NCAA tournament, has changed jobs. This apparently surprised his former employer at Florida Gulf Coast, but not Bill Littlefield.
Last weekend, Tiger Woods won his third tournament of 2013, thereby reasserting his position as the number one golfer in the land. Commentator Bill Littlefield is among the impressed, but perhaps not as impressed as Nike is.
As the NCAA tournament gets under way, Bill Littlefield wonders when athletes will see their share of the millions of dollars changing hands.
What do Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have in common? Bill Littlefield shares a connection that spans generations.
Tom Brady’s contract extension with the New England Patriots has raised eyebrows, but not for the reason you might expect. Some have suggested that Brady’s $27 million deal is “eye-poppingly conservative.” Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts.
Since the International Olympic Committee announced that it’s planning to eliminate wrestling from the 2020 Games, there’s been a lot of public outcry. Many OAG listeners have shared their thoughts. Bill Littlefield has been collecting responses to that decision.
On Sunday, members of the late Joe Paterno’s family released the results of their own investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal at Penn State. The family’s report calls into question the integrity of the Freeh report, which supported the firing of Paterno as head football coach. Bill Littlefield considers the consequences of dueling reports.