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.
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.
Brackets have busted everywhere, but Bill Littlefield suggests the true madness of March isn’t related to wins and losses on the court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has reprised an old role for a new ad campaign in Wisconsin. Hilarity ensues.
MLS has locked out its referees, who have formed a new union, over a contract dispute. Bill Littlefield looks at the situation and compares it to recent labor issues in other sports leagues.
25 years ago, a California company named Upper Deck exploded onto collectible sports card scene. What followed was a surge in the popularity of baseball cards that hasn’t been matched since. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Graf shares the birth of Upper Deck and how it changed the sports card industry.