May 20th, 2010

Boston's Fickle Fans

The Bruins may have found future stars this year in left wing Milan Lucic and goaltender Tuukka Rask, but that won’t console fans still steaming over the team’s failure to put away the Phildelphia Flyers after building a 3-0 series lead. Meanwhile, the advancing age and creaky limbs of the Celtics stars are a distant memory with the C’s halfway to the NBA Finals. Bill provides his commentary on the all or nothing attitude in Boston.

January 2nd, 2010

Saturday, January 2, 2010

We’re ringing in 2010 with a fully loaded show! Bill and Gregg Doyel of will discuss the college football bowls. Plus, the touching story of basketball prodigy Elena Delle Donne choosing Delaware over the mighty UConn; an NFL playoff preview with Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports; and the phenomenon of outdoor hockey!

January 2nd, 2010

Winter Classic at Fenway Park

Only A Game’s Doug Tribou was at Fenway Park for the NHL’s Third Annual Winter Classic. See Doug’s photos and listen to his story about the growing popularity of big-time outdoor hockey.

May 30th, 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009

This week on Only A Game, will the Cavs ever go where no NBA team representing Cleveland has gone before? Also, a conversation with George Steinbrenner biographer Peter Golenbock, and sawing wood…lots of wood…at Lumberjack College.

March 15th, 2008

Saturday, March 15, 2008

This week on Only A Game, college basketball craziness in advance of the thoroughly insane Selection Sunday. Also, St. Lawrence University shoots for their fourth Frozen Four, and Dodgertown prepares to pull up stakes in Florida after a 60 year residency.

February 21st, 2008

Just Like the Good Old Days?

The NBA and NHL are both experimenting with outdoor regular season games. As Bill Littlefield comments, they may not exactly be returning to the roots of their sports, but the open air contests can still be fun to watch.

February 15th, 2008

More Congressional Hearings, Daytona 500, and Baseball Sounds (2/16/2008)

This week on “Only A Game,” we review the myriad sounds of baseball…from the congressional hearing room to audibly distinct ballparks across the country. We’ll talk NASCAR at Daytona, too, which will probably be much louder.

July 15th, 2005

The NHL is Back (Yawn)

The NHL is back. Heck of a July story, eh? Now fans must to unlearn what the NHL has so patiently taught them: namely, that they can live without hockey.

February 17th, 2005

Arguing their Way out of a Season

Maybe someday an insider will write a book about how the NHL became the first pro aggregation in which the players and the owners argued their way out of a season.

October 15th, 2004

Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

Attila Ambrus was never a great hockey player, or he wouldn’t have been playing for a team in Hungary so threadbare that on some paydays, nobody got paid

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