While training for the 2010 Olympics, snowboarder Kevin Pearce sustained a severe traumatic brain injury and nearly died. ‘The Crash Reel’ follows his recovery. Bill speaks with Pearce and director Lucy Walker about the film.
Fresh off a World Series victory with the Red Sox, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has signed with Boston’s archrival, the New York Yankees. Bill Littlefield looks at some of the more memorable departures from Fenway to the Bronx.
Sometimes a game is just a game. But, sometimes it’s a chance for two communities to meet and grow. Bill Littlefield reports on a lacrosse exchange between a suburban community in Massachusetts and the Bronx, New York.
Nicholas Dawidoff spent a year with the New York Jets. He joined Bill to discuss his book, ‘Collision Low Crossers,’ which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the team’s 2011 season.
In this season of giving thanks, Bill Littlefield recalls a sports experience he’s thankful he’ll never have to live through again.
The Pittsburgh Steelers won four Super Bowls during the 1970s, and the players remained close long after they left the field. Gary Pomerantz, author of ‘Their Life’s Work,’ joins Bill along with NFL Hall of Famers “Mean Joe” Greene and Franco Harris.
Is Boston a great sports town? That’s the question Bill Littlefield sets out to answer in his chapter of ‘Our Boston,’ a collection of essays about the city by Boston-area writers.
Bill Littlefield is occasionally asked to share his stories. This week, he shares someone else’s.
In his new autobiography ‘Dr. J,’ Julius Erving offers a candid view of his Hall-of-Fame basketball career and his complicated life off the court. Erving joins Bill Littlefield for a fascinating conversation.
The Jonathan Martin – Richie Incognito story has morphed into something much larger than a locker room spat. With the Miami Dolphins in the midst of a public relations nightmare, Bill Littlefield is imagining how the organization might be trying to control the situation.