Since his conversation with Charlie Pierce last week, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about which athletes he’d most like to have met.
Stories from this broadcast: Littlefield: Remembering Muhammad Ali; #KilltheWin: An Attack On A Flawed — But Historic — Statistic; 3 Stories: LeBron Fatigue, Barry Bonds, Pro Boxers In Rio; 50+ Years After Undefeated Season, ‘Bestwick Boys’ Rally Around Coach; Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports; Sweater Versus Jersey: The Hottest Debate On Ice; Jim Palmer Remembers Staring Down His Childhood Hero
Like millions of other people, Bill Littlefield has been watching the NBA postseason. He doesn’t know whether the Warriors or the Cavaliers will emerge victorious…but he’s pretty sure what he’ll remember about the Finals, and why.
After golfer Phil Mickelson was named in an insider trading lawsuit, Bill Littlefield was reminded that it can be good to be a famous athlete.
Even before the San Antonio Spurs were bounced out of the playoffs by the Oklahoma City Thunder, there was speculation about whether Spurs veteran Tim Duncan would retire. Bill Littlefield offers the potential retiree some advice.
We don’t know yet which teams will reach the NBA Finals in June. But Bill Littlefield knows which teams he hopes will find their way there.
Leicester City is assured of finishing first in England’s top soccer league. Bill Littlefield is among the surprised and delighted.
Is it too early to begin thinking about the first Saturday in May and the horse race traditionally run on that day? Bill Littlefield doesn’t think so.
On Monday, a settlement to which the NFL and retired players agreed was deemed acceptable by a U.S. court of appeals. The NFL hopes that’s the end of the story that began with thousands of former players suing the league. Bill Littlefield hopes it’s not.
The Major League Baseball season is underway again. It’ll remain underway for more than six months. Bill Littlefield likes the idea that once April arrives, baseball seems to go on every day and forever.