Latest Show: Fritz Pollard, Tongan Olympian, Running And Mental Health
Fritz Pollard is credited with being the first African-American to play quarterback and coach in the pros. This week on Only A Game, the life of a football trailblazer.
After Gaining Fame For Going Shirtless In Rio, Tongan Tries For Winter Games
Pita Taufatofua captured hearts at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now he's vying for a 2018 Winter Olympic spot.
Fritz Pollard: The Small Running Back Who Broke Big Barriers
Fritz Pollard was a football trailblazer who faced racism and discrimination. But he always fought back.
Kate Landau Runs Toward Healthier Times
Distance runner Kate Landau was expected to go pro. But an eating disorder jeopardized that.
Littlefield On Cam Newton And The NFL's Alleged Concussion Protocol
Bill is still thinking about Sunday's wildcard matchup between the Panthers and the Saints.
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'No Freedom 'Til We're Equal': Heather Hardy Fights For Women's Boxing
Undefeated boxer Heather Hardy found her home after stepping into the ring for the first time. Now, she's fighting for gender equality in the sport.
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Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Alabama and Georgia's epic title game. Also, the surprisingly good Vegas Golden Knights. And "voodoo" on the soccer pitch.