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April 25th, 2015

Music On ‘Only A Game’

French punk rock and a song about croquet. Yep, just another week of the Only A Game music blog.

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April 23rd, 2015

Reds’ Manager Bryan Price Bleeps His Way Through Rant Against Media

Baseball season has only just started, but one MLB manager is already frustrated. Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price had some choice words for the media on Monday.

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April 22nd, 2015
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Basketball’s Shot Clock: A Brief History

In the early 1950s, the NBA had a serious scoring drought, so on this date in 1954 NBA owners voted to implement a 24-second shot clock.

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April 15th, 2015

Remembering Eduardo Galeano, Writer And Soccer Lover

Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, known partly for his books about soccer, passed away Monday at the age of 74. Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield remembers Galeano’s writing.

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April 15th, 2015

Jackie Robinson Day And The Breaking Of Baseball’s Color Barrier

On April 15, 1968, Jackie Robinson desegregated Major League Baseball.

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April 15th, 2015

New MLB Pace-Of-Game Rules Are Working

Baseball games are speeding up thanks to new pace-of-game rules implemented prior to the 2015 season.

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April 15th, 2015

Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

The former New England Patriots tight end will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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April 11th, 2015

Commentary: Lauren Hill Made The Most Of Every Day She Had

College basketball player Lauren Hill passed away Friday at age 19, but her message will carry on. Bill Littlefield shares her story.

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April 11th, 2015

Commentary: Raindrops Keep Falling On Baseball’s Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins built a brand new, $500-million stadium with a retractable roof, but they still managed to have a rain delay. Bill Littlefield explains.

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April 8th, 2015

Remembering Baseball’s George ‘Boomer’ Scott

When spring arrives and baseball begins, it’s a time of hope and optimism for many fans. But for Bill Littlefield, it’s also a time to look back on players who have come and gone, including former big league slugger George Scott.