It’s Thanksgiving week, so Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce are talking football: NFL concussion policy, which NFL teams will play in London next season and an amazing performance by Calvin Johnson. Also, Charlie offers a tip of the cap to a 22-year-old Amish man who completed the Harrisburg marathon.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce take on safety, security and resilience at large-scale sporting events, the UConn women’s basketball team’s unprecedented success and the beer mile world record.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the NFL’s concussion protocol, activism in college sports and NHL goal scoring. Charlie also shares some candidates — including Ronda Rousey, Lionel Messi and American Pharoah — for Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year.
This week, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses paid patriotism in professional sports, a baseball stadium that’s been converted into a nine-hole golf course and a sports broadcaster who fell asleep — on air — during a Champions League soccer match.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss: Kobe Bryant breaking yet another NBA record, the arrival of the Sacramento King’s real-life robocop and the UCLA freshman quarterback who put a hot tub in his dorm room.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss an MLB player who made history, an NCAA program that’s been rocked by scandal and an NFL quarterback who says he listens to NPR!
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Thabo Sefolosha’s legal victory and the WNBA dynasty that is the Minnesota Lynx. The two also explain why the most impressive thing done to a 100-mph fastball in the past week did not involve hitting it out of the park.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss another bad week for FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a lawsuit filed against fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel and Vladimir Putin’s seven-goal ice hockey performance.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce parse through NFL, MLB and NHL headlines aplenty. But the bigger question concerns compensation for golfer Jordan Spieth’s caddie.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the criminal investigation into FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s “misappropriation,” Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s aches and pains, and the legacy of baseball great Yogi Berra.