Who’s going to win Euro 2012? Should the NFL have a franchise in London? Where in the world is the Los Angeles Kings’ championship puck? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce has the answers to those questions and more.
Defending champion Spain faces perennial powerhouse Italy in the Euro 2012 final this weekend. But there is more to Spain’s soccer history than its recent run of success. Jimmy Burns, author of “La Roja”, a new book about Spanish soccer, talks to Bill Littlefield.
When Title IX was enacted in 1972, only 28 high schools in the U.S had girls’ soccer teams. Today, there are more than 8,000 American high schools with girls’ teams. Bill Littlefield speaks with Timothy Grainey, author of “Beyond Bend It Like Beckham.”
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce offers his unique take on the week’s news in sports, including the Stanley Cup’s new home in L.A., Matt Cain’s perfect game in San Francisco, and Floyd Mayweather’s confinement complaints.
With EURO 2012 well underway in Poland and Ukraine, ESPN.com’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the favorites, the underachievers, and the surprises so far in the tournament.
The pursuit of a career in pro soccer can take you a lot of places. Bill Littlefield talks to New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen about the journey that has taken him to teams on three continents.
In one of the most surprising finishes to the English Premier League season ever, Manchester City mounted a furious comeback to win the title over cross-town rival Manchester United. ESPN’s Roger Bennett joined us to help draw an American sports parallel.
Bill Littlefield spoke with Roger Bennett of ESPN.com to discuss the bizarre end to the English Premier League season for Saturday’s show, but we couldn’t let Mr. Bennett go without also asking him about Saturday’s upcoming Champions League final.
FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has broken a soccer scoring record that stood for nearly 40 years. Bill Littlefield says Messi’s mark carries a touch of irony.
In his latest commentary, Bill Littlefield offers two of his favorite sports memories: one at a tiny ballpark in Pennsylvania, and the other at one of the largest soccer stadiums in the world.