The University of Missouri’s football team joined the protests that forced the university president and chancellor to resign. Bill Littlefield investigates the likelihood that this activism will inspire others college athletes around the nation to use their position for good.
Becoming a Division I college football player is already difficult enough. What, then, does it take to reach that level as a blind athlete? Bill Littlefield speaks with long snappers Jake Olson and Aaron Golub about how they’ve navigated the world of football.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter recently announced his retirement at the age of 40, bringing an end to his 19-year career. Hunter’s decision prompted Only A Game to take a look back at athletes who had successful careers well into their 40s.
Will the Chicago Cubs ever win the World Series? Did the New York Mets recruit a fictional baseball-great or is second baseman Daniel Murphy really just suddenly that good? And how might not requiring bike helmets actually make cycling safer? Rob Neyer and Rachel Bachman join Bill Littlefield.
For young girls of East African descent living and playing basketball in Minneapolis, balancing cultural and religious standards of modesty with a love of sports can pose challenges. Producer Sam Radwany has the story of how the Lady Warriors basketball team designed uniforms that keep them both observant and competitive.
Have the Kansas City Royals lost their charm? Why is the NFL so intent on policing its players’ uniforms and websites that post silly cat videos? And will sports fans still be gambling on FanDuel and DraftKings come 2016? Will Leitch and Nancy Armour join Bill Littlefield.
During the month of October, the NFL sells millions of dollars in “Pink” merchandise to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But recent attempts by NFL players to spread awareness in their own ways have been halted by the league.
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.
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 Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss another bad week for FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a lawsuit filed against fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel and Vladimir Putin’s seven-goal ice hockey performance.