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The Red Sox have a new logo on the Green Monster this week...for Foxwoods Casino. Bill Littlefield imagines that some fans may be uncomfortable with this development.
Stories from this broadcast: Northwestern Football Moves Closer To Union; Larry Brown On NCAA Disappointment, Amateurism And Analytics; South Carolina's Dawn Staley Chasing First National Title; Back From Down Under, MLB Set For 2014 Season; 'A Nice Little Place On The North Side' Chronicles Wrigley's Role In Cubs' Struggles; The …
Brackets have busted everywhere, but Bill Littlefield suggests the true madness of March isn't related to wins and losses on the court.
Stories from this broadcast: Attorney Jeffrey Kessler Takes On The NCAA; Fire Hazards On The Golf Course; Navajos Leave Footprint On The Diamond; Spokane Indians Pitch In To Support Local Tribe; 'Up, Up, & Away' Chronicles Expos' History; Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports; OAG Listeners' Comments; Twenty- Five Years …
As the opening of the baseball season approaches, Bill Littlefield has found a housing opportunity for fans who don't want their baseball experience to end when the last batter has been retired.
Stories from this broadcast: Mercer Returns To The Big Dance; Giant Killers: The Anatomy Of A Hoops Upset; Chivas USA Hopes To Turn The Page In 2014; Vivek Ranadive: Sacramento's Savior, NBA's First Indian-Born Owner; NASCAR's Brian Vickers Returns To Racing; 'Pete Rose: An American Dilemma' Highlights Baseball Controversy; Charlie …
On Saturday, two Ohio high school hockey teams played a state championship to remember. The game lasted seven overtimes before the teams were declared co- champions. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the decision to stop the game and and what we can learn from it.
Stories from this broadcast: Paralympics: Keeping Politics Out Of Sports; New Zealand Boy Losing His Sight Adds NBA Game To Visual Memory Bank; Spring Training Mishaps With Tim Kurkjian; Sporting KC Hopes For MLS Repeat; UNC Hoops Legend Dean Smith Struggles With Dementia; 'Showtime' Showcases Lakers' Golden Years; Charlie Pierce: …
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is dying, and the former boxer has one final wish. Bill Littlefield interviewed Carter years ago and shares his thoughts about a man who avoided bitterness after being wrongfully imprisoned.
Stories from this broadcast: The State Of Boxing 50 Years After Clay vs. Liston; Baseball Card Industry: 25 Years Of Upper Deck
As Jason Collins and Michael Sam make news for their pioneering roles as gay athletes, Bill Littlefield wonders if a certain political controversy will collide with the world of sports.
Stories from this broadcast: John Powers: Ice Hockey And More; Sochi's Stray Dog Controversy; Spectator Etiquette: To Cheer Or Not To Cheer; New Developments In Dolphins' Bullying Scandal; 'Where They Raced' Details History of Los Angeles Auto Racing; 'The Fight Of Their Lives' Chronicles 1965 Roseboro-Marichal Fight; Charlie Pierce: The …
With the Sochi games drawing to a close, Bill Littlefield says the best thing about the Olympics might be the variety of highlights.
With the Sochi games drawing to a close, Bill Littlefield says the best thing about the Olympics might be the variety of highlights.
Stories from this broadcast: NFL Prospect Michael Sam Out In The Open; From Sochi: Olympic Update With John Powers; Sochi's Empty Venues: Good Seats Still Available; Olympic Tie: Two Golds In One Event?; Emery Lehman Skates From High School To Sochi; 'Sexual Diversity And The 2014 Olympics' Shares History Of …
Among the many things that could distract a football team from its on-field work, Bill Littlefield thinks a gay teammate should be at the bottom of the list.
Stories from this broadcast: 'Brooklyn Bounce' Explores Nets' Relocation
Bill was able to attend the 2012 Olympics in London. Two years later, he is happy to be watching the winter games from home.
Stories from this broadcast: Super Bowl Preview With Gregg Doyel; Seahawks, Broncos Renew AFC West Rivalry In Super Bowl; Seahawks Fans In NYC Flock To Carlow East; Northwestern Football Tries To Unionize; U.S. Nordic Skiing Is On A Golden Path; 'Newton's Football' Explores The Science Of The Sport; News Of …
On Sunday the Broncos and Seahawks will meet in the Super Bowl. According to Bill, if you aren't watching the game, you've missed out on February's greatest event.