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Only A Blog
February 5th, 2015
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Tattoos Are Forever — Just Ask Rex Ryan

New Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan had a problem: a tattoo that still showed his allegiance to the New York Jets. Some sports fans can empathize.

Only A Blog
February 4th, 2015

Patriots’ Slater Fulfills Father’s Super Bowl Dreams

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater waited seven years to win a Super Bowl. His father, Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, waited 20 and never did. Matthew Slater told Only A Game about his father’s influence on his career.

Super Bowl Haiku
January 31st, 2015

Super Bowl Haiku XXI

Sure, the Seahawks and Patriots are a good Super Bowl matchup, but we’re just here for the haiku. Bill Littlefield presents the most recent iteration of Only A Game’s annual tradition.

In Depth
January 31st, 2015

After Recovering From Health Scare, Vinovich Will Ref First Super Bowl

In April 2007, NFL referee Bill Vinovich suffered an aortic dissection, a tear inside the wall of the major artery that carries blood out of the heart. He was told he would never officiate another game. Now Vinovich is preparing to work the Super Bowl.

In Depth
January 31st, 2015

Seattle Seahwaks Secondary: More Than ‘Fine’

The Seahawks’ secondary, known as the “Legion of Boom,” uses a unique motivational technique. The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Clegg wrote about the unit’s self-imposed fine system and he joined Bill Littlefield to explain.

Feature
January 31st, 2015

Belichick Vs. Carroll: Two Coaching Styles Clash At Super Bowl

Back in 2000, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as the Patriots’ head coach. Carroll now leads the Seattle Seahawks. The two coaches have used very different philosophies to get their teams to Sunday’s Super Bowl.

Only A Blog
January 29th, 2015

The Patriots Don’t Want To Talk About … Arizona

The New England Patriots are tired of thinking about it, tired of talking about it and ready to move on. No, not deflate-gate … Arizona.

In The News
January 24th, 2015

‘Deflate-Gate’ And The Psychology Of Cheating In Sports

In light of allegations that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs in the AFC Championship, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks a Wharton professor who studies deception why teams, coaches and athletes cheat.

Super Bowl Haiku
February 1st, 2014

Super Bowl Haiku XX

Super Bowl Weekend would be incomplete without OAG’s Super Bowl Haiku!

In The News
February 1st, 2014

Seattle, Denver Museums Wager Works Of Art On Super Bowl

The Lombardi Trophy isn’t all that’s on the line at Super Bowl XLVIII. The Seattle and Denver art museums are both hoping to add a new piece to their collections. The directors join us to describe their Super Bowl bet.

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