October 31st, 2015

3 Stories You Should Know: Golden State, Sepp Blatter and MLB Replay

Golden State Warriors fans are happy now, but how will they feel when the team moves to San Francisco in three years? Also, what will it take to get suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter to stop making things worse? And how does technology help and hurt the game of baseball? Erik Malinowski and Shira Springer join Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
October 24th, 2015

The NBA Dress Code: 10 Years Later

It’s been a decade since the NBA implemented a controversial dress code. Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports joins Bill Littlefield to explain the initial opposition to the rule — and to discuss why many players have changed their minds.

Only A Blog
October 13th, 2015

Memorable Press Conference Moments

Inspired by Bill Belichick’s recent “SnapFace” reference, we decided to take a look back at some of the most memorable press conference moments in sports history.

Only A Blog
October 6th, 2015

J.R. Smith Hits $30K Shot For Military Family

Half-court shots are generally ill-advised, but one military family is happy Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith took one Monday night.

In Depth
October 3rd, 2015

New Study Revives ‘Hot Hand’ Debate

Can a three-point shooter really “get hot”? Or is it just an illusion? A new paper has revived an old debate. Cornell psychology professor Tom Gilovich, one of the first to debunk the hot hand, joins Bill Littlefield.

Only A Blog
September 30th, 2015

Why Was James Harden Wearing Nikes?

James Harden was spotted wearing Nikes — which wouldn’t be particularly newsworthy except for the fact that the Houston Rockets star recently signed a $200 million shoe deal with Adidas. What’s going on?

In Their Own Words
September 26th, 2015

Caron Butler: From Drug Dealer To NBA Veteran

As a child, Caron Butler looked forward to little more than a life of struggle and crime. Now entering his 14th season in the NBA, Butler tells the story of his journey from drug dealer to pro basketball player.

September 12th, 2015

From Sidelines To Picket Lines: Cheerleaders Fight For Higher Pay

Lisa Murray, a former cheerleader for the Golden State Warriors, joins Bill Littlefield to explain why NFL and NBA cheerleaders are trying to start a union.

Featured Book
August 29th, 2015

‘Year Of The Dunk’ Extends Above The Rim

Having beaten cancer and entering into his mid-30s, Asher Price set out on a quest to dunk a basketball for the first time in his life. Price chronicles that year-long journey in his book, “The Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity.” The author joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his attempt and to share what he learned.

August 22nd, 2015

Preparing For Life After Sports

Many pro athletes don’t think about life after sports until it’s too late. Others plan ahead. Bill Littlefield talks to retired athletes who fell on both ends of the spectrum — and finds out what one league is doing to better prepare its players for the future.

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