We often hear stories of how much a good coach can change an athlete’s life. Hilary Niles reminds us that, sometimes, athletes leave a mark on their coaches, too.
MLB Network’s Brian Kenny thinks the method used to measure a pitcher’s record no longer holds any meaning. He’s campaigning to #KillTheWin. But others believe the stat is too deeply rooted in the sport’s history to ever disappear.
Once the game has begun, sports fans don’t often find themselves thinking about the performers who sang the national anthem. But two incidents last Saturday night — one good, one bad — kept fans talking all through the week.
On the 100th running of the Indy 500, a tradition lost to the Great Depression returns. Bill Littlefield traces the history of poetry — yes, poetry — at the race.
Baseball’s bunt is dead…maybe. Bill Littlefield delves into the past, present and possible future of baseball’s much-maligned maneuver.
Quarterback Matt Flynn has made $19 million over the course of his NFL career. Now he’s earned an extra ~$7,000…after selling his 1996 Ford Bronco on Twitter. Flynn tells Bill Littlefield the story of his former car.
How much is too much to spend on a high school football stadium? The answer to that question is different in each community that asks it. And the answer is bigger in Texas, where everything’s bigger…and football is king. Karen Given tracks the history of $60 million stadiums in the Lone Star state.
A “Space Jam” sequel starring LeBron James is in the works. Kristen Ledlow, one of “Space Jam’s” biggest fans, and former film critic Desson Thomson join Only A Game to answer the tough questions, like how LeBron will compare to MJ as an actor.
The San Rafael Pacifics are pledging to not wash their uniforms if they draw 500 fans at home games. Assistant GM Vinnie Longo joins Bill Littlefield to talk about the unique promotion.
In his new book “Players,” Matthew Futterman details how Nike changed the sports landscape by turning athletes — starting with Michael Jordan — into larger-than-life figures. Futterman joined Bill Littlefield to discuss this phenomenon and its dangers.