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In Depth
March 8th, 2014

What Happened To Wheaties?

Star athletes still make it onto Wheaties boxes. But it seems that the cereal’s reign of popularity may be waning. The Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Helliker joins Bill Littlefield to discuss what’s happening to The Breakfast of Champions.

Featured Book
March 8th, 2014

‘Showtime’ Showcases Lakers’ Golden Years

The Lakers may be struggling today, but in the 1980s they won five NBA titles. Jeff Pearlman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book ‘Showtime’ which looks at L.A.’s glitz-and-glamour dynasty.

Feature
March 1st, 2014
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Baseball Card Industry: 25 Years Of Upper Deck

25 years ago, a California company named Upper Deck exploded onto collectible sports card scene. What followed was a surge in the popularity of baseball cards that hasn’t been matched since. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Graf shares the birth of Upper Deck and how it changed the sports card industry.

Charlie Pierce
March 1st, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the week’s top selling NBA jersey, LeBron James’s fashionable face mask, free season tickets for sure-hitting San Diego Padres fans, and more.

Interview
March 1st, 2014

PGA Tour’s First Par-3 Tournament

For the first time, the PGA Tour has sanctioned a tournament on a par-3 golf course. A portion of the Legends of Golf tournament will be played on Jack Nicklaus’ Top of the Rock golf course in Missouri. PGA Tour Executive Vice President Ty Votaw joined Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
March 1st, 2014

The State Of Boxing 50 Years After Clay vs. Liston

It’s been 50 years since the heavyweight boxing match between Muhammad Ali — then Cassius Clay — and Sonny Liston. Bill reflects on that occasion and the state of boxing today.

In Depth
March 1st, 2014

ESPN's Wilbon On NFL Slur Rule Proposal: ‘Context Is Everything’

Much of what’s said between athletes during an NFL game is not appropriate for family viewing. But now the NFL is considering banning derogatory slurs on the field. ESPN’s Michael Wilbon joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the potential rule.

Interview
February 22nd, 2014

Legendary Golfer Gary Player On The Death Of The Eisenhower Tree

Golf legend Gary Player joins us to discuss the death of the tree that plagued U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower’s golf game.

Featured Book
February 22nd, 2014

‘The Fight Of Their Lives’ Chronicles 1965 Roseboro-Marichal Fight

When Giants pitcher Juan Marichal hit Dodgers catcher John Roseboro in the head with a baseball bat it tarnished Marichal’s reputation. In “The Fight of Their Lives,” John Rosengren explores the circumstances that preceded the 1965 fight and the way both men found peace in its aftermath.

Charlie Pierce
September 21st, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss selling tickets for sewage at the home of the Oakland A’s; sneaky skywriting at Michigan State; and a previously portly and frequently inebriated pro golfer taking a swing behind the microphone.

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