Rafael Nadal needs one more victory at the French Open to have more men’s French singles championships than any other player. The man he would pass? Max Decugis. Chris Clarey of the New York Times join Bill Littlefield to share the story of France’s long-forgotten champion.
Most basketball players and fans believe in the hot hand, but scientists and statisticians have dismissed the idea for decades. Now, a new study claims to have uncovered proof that the hot hand is real. OAG’s Doug Tribou reports.
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.
Last weekend, NFL legends traveled to Cleveland for the first Pro Football Hall of Fame “Fan Fest.” Organizers say the event is the largest gathering of Hall of Famers aside from enshrinement ceremonies in Canton, Ohio. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes back in the 1973 but in the decades since she’s continued to champion women’s rights. She spoke with OAG’s Karen Given about her advice for college grads, her experience at the Sochi Olympics and the fight for gender equality.
Last Sunday, females competed alongside males as equals at Augusta National, home of the Masters. USA Today’s Christine Brennan joined Bill Littlefield to explain the story behind the unprecedented moment.
Before Babe Ruth or Michael Jordan, America’s favorite athlete was hockey player Hobey Baker. John Weber looks into Baker’s life and the award which is named for him.
In the late 19th century competitive walking in America was the sport to watch. In ‘Pedestrianism,’ author Matthew Algeo details the history that led to America’s fascination with watching other people walk. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the book.
Ralph Wilson, one of the founding owners of the American Football League, died at the age of 95. Ed Rutkowski, who played for the Buffalo Bills for six seasons in the 1960s, joins Bill Littlefield to help us remember Wilson.
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.