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January 18th, 2014

Cubs’ Offseason Surprise: Clark The Mascot

The Chicago Cubs’ last playoff appearance was in 2008. Their last World Series title happened in 1908. Desperate times call for desperate measures. And on Monday, the Cubs unveiled an unexpected offseason acquisition. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

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December 28th, 2013

Flexible Flyer: A Sledding Tradition Continues

Flexible Flyer went downhill – in the business sense – for a time, but today the legendary sled brand is thriving in the hands of a family that spent generations competing against it. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

Interview
December 14th, 2013

College Bowl Gifts: Hair Dryers, Recliners, PlayStation 4s

The debate over paying college football players is far from settled, but NCAA rules allow hosts of college bowl games to provide players with gifts. This year some athletes will receive PlayStation 4s, high-tech recliners, and hair dryers. David Broughton of Sports Business Journal joins us.

In The News
December 7th, 2013
By Phil Latzman

Beckham, LeBron Consider Teaming Up For MLS Franchise

What happens when you combine David Beckham’s soccer expertise and LeBron James’s knowledge of the Miami market? Only A Game’s Phil Latzman reports on the superstars’ possible collaboration to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Miami.

In the news
November 16th, 2013

Clippers Gain On Lakers As L.A.’s Hot Ticket

Although the Clippers and the Lakers share the same home court, fans will play more this season to see the Clippers host the Lakers than the Lakers host the Clippers. Jesse Lawrence, founder and CEO of Tiqiq, joins Bill to discuss the changing NBA ticket market.

Feature
November 16th, 2013
By George Lavender

Fan-Owned Football In Manchester

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.

Feature
November 2nd, 2013

Meet Chuck Taylor: The Man Behind The All Star

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.

interview
October 26th, 2013

Meet The Man Who Revolutionized Charity Walk-A-Thons

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.

In The News
August 31st, 2013

Sports And The Media: A Conflicted Relationship

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.

Commentary
August 28th, 2013

ESPN And Frontline Part Ways Over ‘League Of Denial’

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.

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