Despite the many recent issues that the NFL has faced both on and off the field, football remains as popular as ever. Bill Littlefield examines why.
What does a Wallace Stevens poem have to do with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to preserve Shoeless Joe Jackson’s ban from baseball? Bill Littlefield explains.
The best athletes make everything they do look effortless. Bill Littlefield asks: which athletic feat is most impressive?
To cap off this week’s “Time Show,” Bill Littlefield recalls a night listening to a New York Giants’ comeback on a transistor radio.
On a hike in New Hampshire, commentator Elissa Ely ran into an atypical peak bagger. Hunter’s 6 — and dead set on climbing all of his state’s 4,000 footers.
Bill Littlefield recently stumbled upon some World Series photos from the early-1900s and noticed that teams used to pack fans into stadiums by selling seats on the field. Today’s owners no longer park fans in center field, but they’ve found other ways to maximize profit…
Steeler James Harrison ordered his children, ages 8 and 6, to return trophies they’d received for participating in a program designed to teach them teamwork. His rationale was that they hadn’t won anything, so they shouldn’t get trophies. Bill Littlefield doesn’t agree.
With the two undefeated fighters exchanging words, there’s been talk of a showdown between UFC champ Ronda Rousey and boxer Floyd Mayweather. Bill Littlefield reasons that such a fight would never, ever occur — but, then again, maybe it could…
On a recent vacation, Bill Littlefield found himself surrounded by people laughing and playing in a Paris park. That got him to thinking about some notable sports figures back home who probably weren’t sharing the good cheer.
On Saturday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio will induct the class of 2015. Bill Littlefield is focusing on one particular inductee: Junior Seau, who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy and took his own life in 2012.