Football, as soccer is called in England, is a multi-million dollar industry in the U.K. But in one of the world’s most famous footballing towns, a group of fans are having success running their own club. George Lavender shares the story from Manchester.
As the NBA opens a new season, we’re looking back at the best-selling basketball sneakers of all-time and their Hall-of-Famer namesake. No, not Michael Jordan. We’re talking about Chuck Taylor. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.
Steve Biondolillo was an accomplished wrestler. He is being inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, but not for his contributions to the sport. Biondolillo spoke with Bill Littlefield about his work to revolutionize the charity walk-a-thon.
ESPN has come under fire for backing out of its partnership with Frontline to produce a documentary about concussions in the NFL. But ESPN is hardly the only media outlet to face criticism for its relationship with pro sports leagues and teams. Only A Game’s Karen Given has more.
ESPN has pulled out of a partnership with the PBS series “Frontline,” ending a collaboration on a documentary about concussions in the NFL. Given ESPN’s ties to the league, the move raised concerns about conflicts of interest in sports reporting, but Bill Littlefield says we should stay focused on the issues on the field.
Pro football is coming back to Los Angeles, and you can thank Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS … seriously. The duo’s new team, the LA KISS, will play in the Arena Football League. Paul Stanley shares the details with Karen Given.
Not long ago, most NFL teams held preseason workouts at remote locations that allowed fans to see their favorite players up close. But today more and more teams are holding training camp at their year-round practice facilities, keeping fans at a distance. One former player is speaking out against the trend.
Once a thing of the Space-Age future, hovercrafts now exist. An Ohio golf course is about to become the first club to put them into regular use as golf carts. Bill Littlefield speaks to the course’s managing director about the plan.
Soccer players in Massachusetts got a chance to learn some of the secrets behind FC Barcelona’s success during a youth camp run by the club this week. Bill Littlefield reports.
Why would an NHL star walk away from a lucrative contract to play for a lesser league? Former New Jersey Devil Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Kontinental Hockey League next year, and the Wall Street Journal’s Mike Sielski says he’ll benefit from Russia’s lower tax rate.