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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.

Feature
April 12th, 2014

Sewing A Championship Banner

Ever wonder about those giant championship banners that teams hang from the rafters? OAG’s Karen Given visits a New England company that commands nearly 90 percent of the championship banner market and finds out exactly how they are made.

Remembrance
March 29th, 2014

Remembering Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson

Ralph Wilson, one of the founding owners of the American Football League, died at the age of 95. Ed Rutkowski, who played for the Buffalo Bills for six seasons in the 1960s, joins Bill Littlefield to help us remember Wilson.

Featured Book
March 29th, 2014

‘A Nice Little Place On The North Side’ Chronicles Wrigley’s Role In Cubs’ Struggles

George Will joins Bill Littlefield to discuss “A Nice Little Place on the North Side,” his new book about the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, which turns 100 this season.

In The News
March 29th, 2014

Northwestern Football Moves Closer To Union

According to a National Labor Relations Board ruling, Northwestern football players are now legal employees of the university. Ramogi Huma is the president of the union vying to represent those players, and he updates Bill Littlefield on the latest developments.

Commentary
March 26th, 2014

March Madness, Money Madness

Brackets have busted everywhere, but Bill Littlefield suggests the true madness of March isn’t related to wins and losses on the court.

Commentary
March 19th, 2014

At Home With The Michigan Lugnuts

As the opening of the baseball season approaches, Bill Littlefield has found a housing opportunity for fans who don’t want their baseball experience to end when the last batter has been retired.

Feature
March 15th, 2014
By Saul Gonzalez

Inspiration For ‘Jerry Maguire’ Makes A Comeback After A Big Fall

Leigh Steinberg was once the king of all sports agents. Tom Cruise’s character in ‘Jerry Maguire’ was based on him. Then serious family issues and a battle with addiction drove Steinberg out of business. Reporter Saul Gonzalez has the story of his comeback.

Feature
March 15th, 2014

Vivek Ranadive: Sacramento’s Savior, NBA’s First Indian-Born Owner

By purchasing the Kings, Vivek Ranadive saved Sacramento from losing its lone pro sports franchise. Now the NBA’s first Indian-born owner is focused on building the “world’s first 21st-century arena” and increasing basketball’s popularity abroad. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou speaks with Ranadive.

In Depth
March 15th, 2014

Chivas USA Hopes To Turn The Page In 2014

Last year was one Chivas USA finished at the bottom of its MLS conference and was sued by two former employees. With the 2014 season just under way, Bill Littlefield spoke with Chivas USA President Nelson Rodriguez about the team’s future.

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