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In The News
March 8th, 2014

Spring Training Mishaps With Tim Kurkjian

From intentionally dropped fly balls to a player running out to Wal-Mart to buy a glove, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian shares his favorite stories from spring training.

Commentary
February 8th, 2014

Rodriguez Drops Lawsuits, Will Serve Suspension

Major League Baseball characterized Rodriguez’s decision as “in everyone’s best interest.”

In Depth
January 18th, 2014

ITF’s Anti-Doping Program Faces Criticism

The 2014 pro-tennis season is in full swing, but the International Tennis Federation is facing criticism of its anti-doping program. Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins Bill to discuss the program and the recent reduction in penalties for two players.

In The News
January 11th, 2014

Glavine, Maddux, Thomas Bound For Hall of Fame

After voters spurned the entire field a year ago, three former players were elected to the Hall of Fame this time around. Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas each received the necessary 75 percent of the vote. But ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian says it’s time for a new system.

In The News
November 23rd, 2013

Alex Rodriguez’s Contentious Arbitration

Alex Rodriguez is fighting the 211-game suspension issued by Major League Baseball for alleged doping. But on Wednesday, he walked out of his own arbitration hearing. Bill speaks with Wendy Thurm, who’s been following the story for FanGraphs.com.

In The News
September 14th, 2013

Detroit Tigers Face Pressure To Win…Now

Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.

In The News
August 10th, 2013
By LaToya Dennis

Struggling Brewers Offer Food Vouchers To Fans

The Brewers occupy last place in the NL Central and recently lost star Ryan Braun to the Biogenesis scandal. As such, the team felt it owed something to the fans, so they’re giving out vouchers. LaToya Dennis reports from Milwaukee.

In The News
August 10th, 2013

Alex Rodriguez’s Past, Present and Future

The MLB Players Association has appealed the 211-game suspension of Alex Rodriguez. What’s next for the former MVP? Bill Littlefield shares insights from A-Rod’s high school coach, Sports Illustrated Legal Analyst Michael McCann, and CBSSports.com National Baseball Writer Danny Knobler.

Commentary
August 7th, 2013

Despite Scandal, Magic Of Baseball Still Exists

Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees star Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, leading some fans to lament the state of the game. Bill Littlefield offers some encouraging words.

In The News
July 27th, 2013

Albergotti On Armstrong: Doping Defense Has ‘Chutzpah’

Facing a federal lawsuit, Lance Armstrong now claims that the Postal Service should have known he was doping, despite all of his denials to the contrary. Got that? Reed Albergotti of the Wall Street Journal helps Bill make sense of the latest court filings.

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