On Sunday, Tiger Woods won a golf tournament. Among those who were delighted, if not especially surprised, was commentator Bill Littlefield’s mother.
Barry Bonds’ prejury trial was scheduled to begin next week, but a late appeal delayed it. This week on Only A Game, which legal team will hit the most home runs? Also, a World Baseball Classic Preview, and remembering Game 7 of the 1960 World Series between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates.
This week on “Only A Game,” we’ll visit the Wimbledon of stair-racing competitions, and we’ll discuss “A Course Called Ireland” with a golfer who walked between the island’s links layouts as well as along them. We’ll wade into women’s college hoops and the NBA, too.
Tom Coyne, author of “A Course Called Ireland,” loves golf. That’s evident in his book in which he tells his story of how he walked all around Ireland playing as many courses as he could. He also experienced the culture, weather, beer, food and everything else the country has to offer. This week Bill reviews Coyne’s journey and his book, “A Course Called Ireland.”
This week on Only A Game, we’ll preview the pre-Super Bowl games involving, among others, the Arizona Cardinals. Strange days, eh? We’ll explore the grim fates of some former NFL greats, and we’ll visit a college where women wrestle. Officially.
In his new book, Follow The Roar, author Bob Smiley follows the incredible 2008 tournament season of Tiger Woods. With Smiley’s well written and comedic account of Tiger’s struggles (yes, the bum knee.) and triumphs, Follow The Roar, is sure to be a sports fan favorite. Bill Littlefield comments.
It’s that time of year when we all make lists of things for which we are thankful. For some, the list might be a bit shorter this year. But, Bill Littlefied suggests, at least you’re not one of these guys…
This week on Only A Game, Tampa fans bask in the fall classic’s beneficent Rays. Also, Batman and Robin go batty for crazy golf, and a conversation with Chuck Culpepper, author of “Bloody Confused: A Clueless American Seeks Solace in English Soccer.”
Only A Game’s Karen Given recently traveled to Hastings on the southern coast of England for the World Crazy Golf Championships to explore the sport of crazy golf, the U.K.’s version of mini-golf. Click here to see more pictures from the wacky tournament.
This week on Only A Game we’ll examine the new athlete-driven initiative to study the long-term effects of concussions. Also, meet the teenage pro soccer player whose path to Chivas U.S.A. began with a stop on a reality T.V. show, and all the latest Major League Baseball Playoff developments.