King Richard III was reburied in March of 2015 in Leicester, England. Ever since then, Leicester’s soccer team has done remarkably well. Only A Game’s Karen Given explores the superstitious buzz surrounding Richard III and Leicester City.
Sarah Marquis is an explorer, but she doesn’t scale mountains or jump off cliffs. She walks. Karen Given has the story of Marquis’ 10,000 mile journey from Siberia to Australia.
Running a marathon is hard, right? Well, stand-up comedian, actor, activist and now-athlete Eddie Izzard just ran 27 marathons in 27 days. Izzard joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his feat.
Many English Premier League teams have their own fan-run YouTube channels. ArsenalFanTV is one of the most successful because of two fans named Claude and Ty. Put them together, and Claude and Ty represent every dedicated sports fan of every team in every sport around the world.
Nigel Maguire is a former chief executive for the British National Health Service. His son — a soccer goalie– was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma halfway through a trial period with the Leeds United club. Maguire is now pushing for more scientific study into a potential link between cancer and the rubber pellets found in most artificial turf fields.
When a photo of Murtaza Ahmadi wearing a Messi jersey made out of a garbage bag first appeared on the Internet, nobody was sure whether the 5-year-old lived in Iraq or Afghanistan. Now, thanks to UNICEF, Ahmadi has a real soccer jersey, signed by his favorite player.
Dave Anderson has spent most of his adult life as a wilderness guide and outdoor instructor. But sometimes even the best trained adventurers don’t make the safest choices. Anderson tells his story of near mis-adventure, In His Own Words.
While the U.S. Presidential hopefuls are getting ready for the first primary ballots to be cast, another heavily contested election is heating up across the globe — the race to replace Sepp Blatter as head of FIFA. Bill Littlefield examines the parallels between the two contests.
BuzzFeed and the BBC made waves this week with their joint report on alleged match-fixing in international tennis. Bill Littlefield explores the controversy and tries to figure out if “the fix” is in.
In 1989, the USC and Illinois football teams were supposed to play a game in Moscow. Bill Littlefield discovers why the ‘Glasnost Bowl,’ as it was to be called, was cancelled — and learns how a group of high school seniors from Oklahoma eventually brought American football to the USSR.