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January 1st, 2014

An Ode To The NFL Coaches Fired On Monday

We’ve come to expect NFL teams who missed the playoffs to jettison their head coaches this time of year. But five in one day? Bill Littlefield offers a verse to those who are now looking for work.

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December 18th, 2013

Hoping For New Rules In The New Year

Last week Major League Baseball unveiled a new rule aimed at reducing head injuries. Bill Littlefield hopes more changes in other sports are on the way in 2014.

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December 11th, 2013

Cristiano Ronaldo And The Celebration Of Self

Yet another wax sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo has been unveiled. This event provoked Bill Littlefield to think about how we praise famous men and the extent to which some of them find it necessary to praise themselves.

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December 4th, 2013

Ellsbury Is Latest Star To Swap Red Socks For Pinstripes

Fresh off a World Series victory with the Red Sox, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has signed with Boston’s archrival, the New York Yankees. Bill Littlefield looks at some of the more memorable departures from Fenway to the Bronx.

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November 27th, 2013

Being Thankful That Past Games Are Past

In this season of giving thanks, Bill Littlefield recalls a sports experience he’s thankful he’ll never have to live through again.

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November 20th, 2013

She Waked The Babe

Bill Littlefield is occasionally asked to share his stories. This week, he shares someone else’s.

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November 13th, 2013

Fishy Business: The Dolphins’ Harassment Scandal

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.

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November 6th, 2013

Poems By Runners

For some, running is about sweating, pain, triumph and failure, but others find poetry in the sport. ‘Bearers of Distance’ is a new anthology of works by poets who also run. Bill Littlefield shares some of the highlights of this creative approach to capturing the spirit of running.

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October 30th, 2013

Baseball’s Season End

With the end of the baseball season nearing, commentator Bill Littlefield is thinking about what the end of the baseball season means to some especially devoted fans of the game.

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October 23rd, 2013

Three Ways To Appreciate The World Series

With the World Series kicking off, Bill Littlefield is thinking about the different ways fans appreciate the game of baseball.

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