Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss the NFL’s pricey Wells Report; Cristiano Ronaldo’s unusual gift for his agent; a slump-busting baseball superstition; a minor league home run hero; and a sparkling new FIFA exhibit at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.
Listen closely … is that the sound of more air escaping from the NFL’s Deflategate scandal? Charlie Pierce joins Only A Game guest host Doug Tribou to discuss Brady v. NFL and more.
Is their latest trade a sign that the suddenly splendid Houston Astros are going all-in for a shot at a title? Should U.S. men’s soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann be fired? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce looks at those issues and FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s unexpected [fake] cash windfall.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce review the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, Serena Williams’ claim to “best ever” status, and Sports Illustrated’s decision to give all 25 Team USA women’s soccer players their own cover.
This week Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to review the otherworldly World Cup performance of Carli Lloyd; DeAndre Jordan’s not-so-firm commitment to the Dallas Mavericks, and grunting at Wimbledon (and even offers his own grunt).
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss NBA free agency, cheating at Wimbledon, and one very sad own goal at the Women’s World Cup.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss loud boos at the NBA Draft, Sepp Blatter’s possible un-retirement from FIFA, and the latest in the long saga of Pete Rose’s attempt to return to baseball.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the St. Louis Cardinals hacking scandal, the Golden State Warriors’ well deserved victory over LeBron James and the millions hidden in Spurs’ star Tim Duncan’s couch cushions.
If American Pharoah hadn’t won the Triple Crown, would the horse’s jockey, Victor Espinoza, be the Minnesota Vikings of horse racing? Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce answer the most intriguing questions in this week’s sports news.
Does Sepp Blatter even know the Women’s World Cup is coming up? Why are fans paying more than the price of a new car to watch the NBA Finals? And why are NHL players biting each other? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the week’s sports news.