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Interview
December 27th, 2014

Julius Erving Offers Candid Self-Portrait In 'Dr. J'

In his autobiography ‘Dr. J,’ Julius Erving offers a candid view of his Hall-of-Fame basketball career and his complicated life off the court. Erving joins Bill Littlefield for a fascinating conversation.

Feature
December 27th, 2014

A Raymond Chandler Mystery Provides A Baseball History Lesson

Only A Game’s Doug Tribou shares a bit of hardball history courtesy of legendary mystery writer, Raymond Chandler.

Interview
December 27th, 2014

Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee: Still Pitching

Twenty years after being featured on Only A Game’s first show, Bill Lee returns to the program to update Bill Littlefield on his current hobbies: making bats and pitching.

Sports History
December 20th, 2014

The Mostly True Story Of The Last Basket At The Old Boston Garden

During the NBA playoffs in 1995, Horace Grant scored the last official basket in the old Boston Garden. But that was not the final basket made from the Garden’s parquet floor. That moment happened a couple of weeks later, and Bill Littlefield and OAG Senior Producer Gary Waleik were there.

In Depth
December 20th, 2014

Panther Girl: The Wrestler Who Escaped Murder

“It was like the Wild West,” Jeff Maysh says of women’s wrestling in the ’60s and ’70s. Ann Casey, the wrestler known as “Panther Girl,” won the U.S. women’s title after being nearly shot to death in the midst of her star career. Maysh joins Bill Littlefield to share Casey’s story.

Interview
December 20th, 2014

Four-Time NBA Champ Horace Grant On Jordan, Kobe And Winning

Bill Littlefield speaks with four-time NBA champion Horace Grant about his lengthy NBA career, playing with some of the top scorers of all time, and his place in NBA goggle history.

Commentary
December 17th, 2014

Remembering A World War I Truce On Christmas Eve — 100 Years Later

Bill Littlefield reflects on a remarkable World War I ceasefire that featured a soccer game between German and British troops.

In Depth
December 6th, 2014

Something’s Fishy: Bass Fishing’s History Of Cheating

Winners of bass fishing tournaments are often subjected to polygraph tests. Why? Because cheating has been a part of the sport since its inception. Grantland’s David Hill looked at the history of cheating and bass fishing, and he joined Bill Littlefield to share what he found.

Featured Book
December 6th, 2014

Perry Wallace’s Success And Struggles As SEC’s First Black Basketball Player

Andrew Maraniss’ new book “Strong Inside” explores the The Struggles And Success Of of Vanderbilt’s Perry Wallace, the fist black player in the SEC. Wallace made his varsity debut in 1967. Maraniss and Wallace join Bill Littlefield.

In The News
December 4th, 2014

Philadelphia 76ers Get Their First Win, Avoid NBA Record

The Philadelphia 76ers are off to a really, really bad start, but after Wednesday night’s victory over Minnesota, it’s not the worst start in NBA history. But the worst record ever? That’s still within reach.

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