Lennie Merullo died on Saturday at 98. The former shortstop is often remembered for playing for the Cubs the last time they were in the World Series. But Bill Littlefield will remember Merullo for another reason.
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Seven high-ranking FIFA executives were arrested early Wednesday morning in Switzerland. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the allegations of bribery, kickbacks and illegal arrangements regarding the scheduling and marketing of major soccer tournaments.
NFL owners have voted to move extra points back 13 yards. The point after, which has become almost automatic, might get a tad harder — and some kickers don’t seem to like the change.
Why is America abuzz with the NFL’s Deflate-Gate news when three other major sports are in full swing? Bill Littlefield offers one theory…
How did NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decide on the Deflate-Gate punishments for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots? The Only A Game Players offer their entirely fictional (and allegedly funny) guess.
Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, president of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was recently appointed the National Football League’s chief medical adviser. Bill Littlefield looks at the implications of the move.
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season after injuring his Achilles during an at-bat. His injury has sparked more debate over the DH rule.
Sports is full of stories about games played. This week Bill Littlefield is thinking about a couple that weren’t.
French punk rock and a song about croquet. Yep, just another week of the Only A Game music blog.
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.