March 6th, 2013

Echoes Of Disdain: From Mantle To Ronaldo

What do Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have in common? Bill Littlefield shares a connection that spans generations.

March 2nd, 2013

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Perseveres In KHL

After a 2011 plane crash killed nearly the entire Russian pro hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the team is back on the ice. Tal Pinchevsky of joins BIll Littlefield to discuss the team’s season.

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January 26th, 2013

‘The Limit’: A Year On The Grand Prix Circuit

In his new book ‘The Limit,’ author Michael Cannell tells the story of Phil Hill, who in 1961 became the first American-born racer to win the Grand Prix Championship. Bill Littlefield speaks with Cannell about the history of auto racing.

January 26th, 2013

Argentine Women Seek Equality On The Pitch

In Argentina, boys are given soccer balls on their first birthdays and men play the game with their friends after work. But women are generally excluded from the fun, and women’s soccer is never shown on television. In Buenos Aires, Eilís O’Neill met up with some women who’ve decided it’s time for things to change.

January 19th, 2013

India Vs. Pakistan: A Cricket Rivalry That Transcends Sports

Imagine two nations that have more in common than most families. Then imagine four wars and a stockpile of nuclear weapons on both sides. This is the backstory each time India and Pakistan meet to play cricket. India and Pakistan recently played a three-game series in Delhi and Calcutta. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman was there.

September 1st, 2012

Softball Opens Door For Cubans’ Visit to U.S.

A Massachusetts slow-pitch, senior softball league has been sending teams to Cuba for exhibition games since 2009. But this year, for the first time, a Cuban team received permission to come to the U.S. They just finished a week of games and festivities. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou covered the visit.

In Depth
July 28th, 2012

Americans Invade European Soccer Ownership

The Liverpool Football Club’s game against A.S. Roma at Fenway Park in Boston brought soccer to a hallowed hall of the national pastime. The game comes as a growing number of U.S. investors are buying European soccer teams. Bill Littlefield reports.

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May 12th, 2012

Baseball Camp Offers Nicaraguan Children Hope

For one week, a youth baseball camp in Nicaragua gives kids a glimpse of a better future, while teaching them confidence and teamwork. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman reports.

February 11th, 2012

‘Elevate’: From Africa To Prep School Hoops

“Elevate” follows the story of four high school students from West Africa who come to the U.S. with dreams of the NBA. Bill spoke with director Anne Buford about the film.

December 24th, 2011

Kim Jong-il: Dictator And Athlete

Bill is joined by New York Times sportswriter Jere Longman, whose recent Times column explores the various sports interests and unconfirmed athletic exploits of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.

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