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June 8th, 2016

Littlefield: If I Had Met Satchel Paige

Since his conversation with Charlie Pierce last week, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about which athletes he’d most like to have met.

Editor's Note
June 6th, 2016

New Launches June 9th! is getting a new uniform! Coming June 9, 2016, WBUR — our home station — will release some exciting changes to our website, Here’s what you can expect.

June 4th, 2016

An Unexpected Perk Of Joining The 10,000 Step Club

Elissa Ely was recently reminded that maintaining an active lifestyle will help you when it matters most…in line for the bathroom.

June 1st, 2016

Littlefield: The Stephen Curry Illusion

Like millions of other people, Bill Littlefield has been watching the NBA postseason. He doesn’t know whether the Warriors or the Cavaliers will emerge victorious…but he’s pretty sure what he’ll remember about the Finals, and why.

Rhymes With Bill
May 25th, 2016

Mickelson News: A Reminder That ‘It's Great To Be In Sports’

After golfer Phil Mickelson was named in an insider trading lawsuit, Bill Littlefield was reminded that it can be good to be a famous athlete.

May 18th, 2016

Littlefield: Retirement Advice For Tim Duncan

Even before the San Antonio Spurs were bounced out of the playoffs by the Oklahoma City Thunder, there was speculation about whether Spurs veteran Tim Duncan would retire. Bill Littlefield offers the potential retiree some advice.

Only A Blog
May 18th, 2016

$60M Vs. $1.8M: Sports Facilities There And Here

Last week’s program featured the story of not one but two $60 million high school football facilities in Texas. Meanwhile, voters in Hull, Massachusetts, recently defeated a $1.8 million plan to install a new turf field.

May 11th, 2016

Littlefield: Why I’m Impatient For The NBA Finals

We don’t know yet which teams will reach the NBA Finals in June. But Bill Littlefield knows which teams he hopes will find their way there.

May 5th, 2016

How Did This Year’s Kentucky Derby Horses Get Their Names?

Ever wondered how Kentucky Derby horses landed their ridiculous names? Here are the stories behind some of the horses that will take to Churchill Downs this weekend.

May 4th, 2016

Leicester City’s Big Win Is Fun For Everyone — Except Bookmakers

Leicester City is assured of finishing first in England’s top soccer league. Bill Littlefield is among the surprised and delighted.

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