Fifty years ago, Davey Moore died after a boxing match with Sugar Ramos. Last weekend, Ramos joined Moore’s widow, Geraldine, in Springfield, Ohio to honor the fallen boxer.
Wladimir Balentien has hit it out of the park! Balentien just broke the Japanese single-season home run record in a season with unusually unlively balls.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.
What’s better than a Jackie Robinson autograph? Bill Littlefield recounts a 77-year-old’s story of Robinson and Preacher Roe of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
An excerpt from ” The Great Tamasha: Cricket, Corruption, and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India” by James Astill.
Cricket holds a special place in India’s social and popular culture. James Astill, author of ‘The Great Tamasha,’ joins Bill Littlefield to detail the evolution of the sport in India.
Surfers are thought of as athletic, tousled-hair, bronzed beach bums. In New York, an increasing number of black surfers is changing that image. Stephen Nessen has our story.
You thought the 34-minute Super Bowl blackout lasted a long time? How about the 121-year blackout for Mansfield University’s football team? Mansfield Director of Athletic Operations Steve McCloskey joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
This weekend, Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. will be home to the 69th annual North America Chinese Invitation Volleyball Tournament. It’s the Super Bowl of a variation on volleyball called “nine-man”. One of those teams is the New York Strangers. Only A Game reporter Christine Laskowski checked out the team’s training for the big event.
Race tracks across the country may be shutting down, but Saratoga Race Course in New York is still flourishing. On the track’s 150th anniversary, Bill takes in the scene at America’s oldest sporting facility.