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Commentary
January 19th, 2013

Remembering Olympian John Thomas

Two-time Olympian John Thomas died on Tuesday at the age of 71. Bill Littlefield remembers the man who — though he never won gold — accomplished a great deal.

Commentary
August 15th, 2012

The Olympics, Revisited

Bill Littlefield says the good old city of London handled the challenge of the Games with ease and grace.

Interview
August 11th, 2012

U.S. Olympic Men’s Boxing Punched Out

For the first time in history, the U.S. men’s Olympic boxing team failed to medal at the Games. How did that happen? How can the program turn thingsaround? Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix explains the missteps and offers solutions.

In Depth
August 11th, 2012

Bringing The Mile Back To Track

The mile used to be a hallowed distance in track and field, but changes in the sport have all but negated its value, even in the U.S., a metric system holdout. Todd Bookman reports on a group trying to bring the mile back to track.

Interview
August 11th, 2012

Bill Littlefield’s London Adventure

Only A Game host Bill Littlefield has been on vacation in London this week enjoying the Olympics as a spectator. He called guest host Karen Given to rub it in … errr, talk about the trip.

Feature
August 11th, 2012

Sounds Of The U.S. – Japan Gold Medal Soccer Match

The American women took the gold in Olympic soccer this week, beating Japan in a rematch of last summer’s World Cup final. Only A Game captured the sounds of the lively atmosphere around London’s Wembley Stadium.

In The News
August 11th, 2012

2012 Olympics: Many Memorable Moments

The Olympics always generate iconic moments. Guest host Karen Given reviews some of the most memorable scenes from the London Games.

Book Review
August 4th, 2012

Author Argues Athletes Give Us ‘Something Like The Gods’

Athletes have always held a special place in society, both for what they accomplish and how they affect culture. Author Stephen Amidon’s new book, ‘Something Like The Gods,’ explores the scope of athletes’ impact throughout history, and he joins Bill Littlefield to discuss it.

Feature
August 4th, 2012

Czech Artist Thinks Outside The Bus

The Olympics serve as a place of artistry, both on and off the athletic field. A Czech artist’s work that involves one of London’s most iconic images is drawing both cheers and jeers.

Commentary
August 4th, 2012

A Look At Female Olympians

Female athletes get a lot of attention during the Olympics, whether it’s swimming, gymnastics, track, or beach volleyball. Despite that popularity, Bill Littlefield says women’s sports still have a long way to go.

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