One game into the 2016 NBA Finals, is it fair to say LeBron and the Cavs are big underdogs? And why does forward Anderson Varejão have better odds than anyone else of getting a championship ring? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill talk NBA playoffs and more.
Baylor University has terminated head football coach Art Briles and demoted president Ken Starr. Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce consider the impact this could have on how universities and football programs handle sexual assault.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce tackle the NBA’s unanimous decision to name Steph Curry MVP, Max Scherzer’s 20-strikeout game and the San Jose Sharks’ postseason run. Plus, how did a fisherman’s tragic mistake cost him a world record?
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce breaks down the wild NBA playoff game between the Thunder and the Spurs. Bill and Charlie also marvel at Jaromir Jagr’s ability to turn back time and Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s Cinco De Mayo celebration. Plus, will the Cavaliers’ three-point record last until June?
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weigh in on the Raiders’ Vegas dreams, Ted Cruz’s latest gaffe and Andrew Luck’s book club. Plus, what’s to make of Team USA’s newly unveiled Olympic uniforms?
After dropping a game to the Rockets, is it time for Golden State to hit the panic button? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in. Bill and Charlie also review the NHL’s swift suspension of Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw and ESPN’s firing of Curt Schilling. Plus, Charlie shares memories of former Syracuse basketball star Pearl Washington.
The Golden State Warriors made history Wednesday night when they won their 73rd game. Did Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce stay up to watch? Bill and Charlie also talk NBA playoff odds and Jordan Spieth’s historic Masters collapse. Plus, is it too early to hop aboard the Cubs’ bandwagon?
Is Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce surprised to learn that members of FIFA are named in the Panama Papers? Not quite. Charlie joins Karen Given to discuss that and more from the week’s sports news.
It’s Final Four weekend! For the eighth year in a row, no men’s team from anywhere west of Oklahoma will be competing. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in. Bill and Charlie also break down the NCAA’s latest mishap and the Golden State Warriors’ April Fool’s Day prank.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the controversy that followed Oregon’s victory over Duke, the MLB’s decision to require translators for Spanish speaking players and the New York Times’ report on the NFL’s concussion research.