The greatest moments in baseball often produce sought-after memorabilia. A jersey worn by Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista recently sold at auction for $27,606.01. This transaction has inspired Bill Littlefield to share some rhymes.
Athletes are often asked to comment on matters outside their area of expertise. Sports broadcasters sometimes do that without even being asked. Bill Littlefield takes issue with one of them.
Despite accusations of insider trading surrounding DraftKings and FanDuel, neither company seems to be losing momentum. Bill Littlefield wonders what the future of daily fantasy sports might look like.
On Sunday, hours before the New York Yankees played their final game of the regular season, pitcher CC Sabathia told his manager, “I need help.” Bill Littlefield is among those wishing the former Cy Young winner a healthy future.
Teammates can sometimes push things a little too far. On Sunday, two members of the Washington Nationals traded blows in the dugout. For Bill Littlefield, images of the fight brought back memories of fisticuffs past.
It’s been almost 40 years since the Minnesota Vikings reached the Super Bowl. Bill Littlefield worries that with the recent firing of the team’s beloved mascot, Ragnar, it might be another 40 more.
When is it too early to predict the next Super Bowl champ, Heisman Trophy winner or Cinderella story? Bill Littlefield considers the trend of far-reaching predictions.
Despite the many recent issues that the NFL has faced both on and off the field, football remains as popular as ever. Bill Littlefield examines why.
What does a Wallace Stevens poem have to do with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to preserve Shoeless Joe Jackson’s ban from baseball? Bill Littlefield explains.
The best athletes make everything they do look effortless. Bill Littlefield asks: which athletic feat is most impressive?