The latest from Only A Game
70 years ago, Shirley Burkovich hoped to play pro baseball for life. But opportunities for women in baseball dried up. Now, she's helping to bring them back.
Howard Bryant and Charlie Pierce discuss the death of Jordan McNair, the firing of successful coaches and managers, and the Browns' dubious beer promotion.
Alison McGhee has been visiting her local YWCA for three decades.
Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle and Michael Lee of Yahoo Sports join Howard Bryant.
If you live in the U.S., you might think that boys play baseball and girls play softball. But that wasn't always the case. This week on Only A Game, a...
Linda Dahl struggled for acceptance in the medical community — and as a fight doctor. With inspiration from boxers and a patient, she earned it.
Wanda Fischer dreamed of being a sports writer. Until a friendly conversation with a Major Leaguer made her reconsider.
Nora and Charlie discuss the NCAA's new reforms, the pro-Urban Meyer demonstrations in Columbus, Ohio, and the Arena Football League team that became the worst sports champion ever.
SB Nation's Tyler Tynes and ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. join Nora Princiotti.
Ken Harrelson thinks baseball isn't what it used to be. He should know. He's worked in the game for parts of seven decades.
Jesse and Emily Cole were determined to bring baseball and excitement to Savannah, Georgia. Even if it meant selling their own house.
Baseball wasn't big in Savannah, Georgia. Until the Bananas came to town. This week on Only A Game, the Savannah Bananas owners share the tumultuous origin story of baseball's wackiest...
Sports Illustrated's Charlotte Wilder and MLB National Correspondent Will Leitch join Mike Pesca.
In 1950, the basketball team from a 1,500-student liberal arts college defeated the NBA's Syracuse Nationals.
University of Washington cross country and track head coach Greg Metcalf stepped down in May. His former runners say his intensity as a coach often crossed the line between motivation...
After a 6th place showing at the British Open, the golf world once again believes in Tiger Woods. But Mike Pesca wonders about the broader implications of a comeback.
Mike and Charlie discuss Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer being put on administrative leave, Tiger and Phil's epic November shootout and the Cleveland Browns' new 2018 slogan.
Tiger Woods is back among golf's elite. This week on Only A Game, Mike Pesca wonders about the broader implications of a possible Woods' comeback. Also, when it comes to...
1994 marked the release of Ken Burns' epic documentary series on baseball. Only A Game decided to put forth its own sports magnum opus ... on candlepin bowling.
Bill Littlefield has received many kind words on his retirement and his 25 years with Only A Game. But one letter stood out.