Only A Game

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An award-winning weekly sports magazine for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider

David Beckham, the star of Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy, will be staying stateside, not jumping back across the pond to Europe. Bill Littlefield wonders if Beckham's new line of underwear is a factor.
The NBA season will be short, but the list of big-name players who have changed uniforms is long. This week on Only A Game, Henry Abbott of ESPN.com's "True Hoop" blog joins us to discuss which revamped lineups look best heading into Sunday's season openers. Also, WLRN's Phil Latzman reports …
While much of the country was preparing to ring in 2012, we were preparing a collection of our favorite stories from 2011. This week on Only A Game, Bill Littlefield visits with the Harlem Globetrotters, sits across the virtual table from a champion poker player, and supports an old friend …