George’s Double-Double Leads Pacers To 102-91 Win

November 12, 2015
Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) drives past Indiana Pacers' Ian Mahinmi (28) during the game in Boston, yesterday. The Pacers won 102-91. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Evan Turner led Boston with 20 points, while Isaiah Thomas had 14.

Thomas Leads Celtics To 99-83 Win Over Bucks

November 11, 2015

Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 20 points. Six Boston players scored in double digits.

Spooner, Bergeron Lift Bruins Over Islanders 2-1

November 9, 2015
Boston Bruins' Ryan Spooner shoots the puck past New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) to score during the first period of the game last night. (Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

The Bruins beat the Islanders to snap their three-game losing streak. Goalie Tuukka Rask had 36 saves.

Early Turnovers Help Patriots To 27-10 Win Over Washington

November 8, 2015
New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden celebrates with guard Cameron Fleming (71) after scoring a touchdown in against the Washington Redskins during the second half. (Steven Senne/AP)

Tom Brady completed 26 of 39 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns, including an 8-yard TD to Julian Edelman on the Patriots’ opening drive.

Chris Borland’s New Life As Football’s ‘Most Dangerous Man’

November 7, 2015
Chris Borland was an all-star rookie on the San Francisco 49ers. After just one season in 2014, he decided to end his career because of the risk of concussions. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland was only 24 years old when he announced he was leaving the game. Only A Game’s Karen Given sat down with Borland to talk about how much his life has changed since he became a voice for those who feel that playing football isn’t worth the long-term risks of multiple concussions.

The Death Of Grantland — And What’s Next For Longform Sportswriting

November 7, 2015
ESPN's decision to shut down Grantland comes after it suspended and then did not renew the contract of the site's founder Bill Simmons. (Mike Windle/Getty Images)

Grantland was a home for longform sports journalism at ESPN for four years. But five months after founder Bill Simmons left the company, ESPN shut down the site. James Andrew Miller, author of “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World Of ESPN” joins Bill Littlefield.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

November 7, 2015

This week, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses paid patriotism in professional sports, a baseball stadium that’s been converted into a nine-hole golf course and a sports broadcaster who fell asleep — on air — during a Champions League soccer match.

‘Speed Kings’ Profiles Larger-Than-Life 1932 Olympic Bobsledder

November 7, 2015

Eddie Eagan had never been in a bobsled when he was named to the U.S. Olympic bobsledding team for the 1932 Winter Games. Andy Bull, author of the new book “Speed Kings,” joins Only A Game to share Eagan’s story.

Two Blind Long Snappers Take On Division I Football

November 7, 2015
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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.

Unlimited Snacks: Recruiting Tool, NCAA Gimmick, Or The Right Move?

November 7, 2015
Ohio State softball player Maddy McIntyre (right) with sports nutrition intern Sebastian Zorn at one of the new fuel zones on campus. (Martin Kessler/Only A Game)

What does a turkey sandwich have to do with NCAA recruiting and the future of college sports? Only A Game’s Martin Kessler visits a new “fuel zone” at Ohio State to find out.

Commentary: It Isn’t Too Early To Celebrate Torii Hunter’s Career

November 7, 2015
Minnesota Twins Torii Hunter played for three teams during his 19 years in the MLB. In all that time, he hit .277 with 353 homers and 1391 RBIs.(Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Torii Hunter is retiring after 19 seasons in MLB. Hunter earned nine Gold Gloves and played in five All-Star Games during his career. But Bill Littlefield will remember Hunter for something other than his impressive stats.

3 Stories You Should Know: Ohio State OUI, Daniel Murphy, Paid Patriotism

November 7, 2015
Ohio State sophomore quarterback J.T. Barrett is being suspended for one game due to an OUI charge. That's not the part of his punishment that people are criticizing though. (Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Is taking a scholarship away from a student-athlete an appropriate form of punishment? Is it possible to appreciate a player who might not be able to appreciate you? And is it acceptable that professional teams are getting taxpayer dollars from the Pentagon? Bill Littlefield is joined by Patrick Hruby and Kate Fagan.

Holtby’s 28 Saves Carry Capitals To 4-1 Victory Over Bruins

November 6, 2015
Boston Bruins left wing Loui Eriksson (21), from Sweden, has the puck knocked away by Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) with goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the game yesterday. The Capitals won 4-1. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Holtby stopped 28 shots and the Capitals handed the Bruins their first road loss of the season.

George Scores 26 To Lead The Pacers Past Celtics, 100-98

November 5, 2015

The Celtics narrowly lost. Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 27 points.

Daily Fantasy: State-Run Edition?

November 4, 2015
Online Fantasy Sports Sites, FanDuel And DraftKings, Under Scrutiny Of Government

The world of daily fantasy sports may face significant changes as state and federal entities further investigate FanDuel and DraftKings. Even bigger changes to the landscape, however, may result if state lotteries start producing their own versions of the games. Bill Littlefield isn’t convinced that’s a great idea.

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