After the Steelers beat the Chiefs on Sunday, Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown live-streamed the action from his team’s locker room. Embarrassment ensued. Bill Littlefield digs for a positive spin on Brown’s bad decision.
By 1991, former MLB umpire Steve Palermo had worked the All-Star Game, the American League Championship Series and the World Series. But in July of that year, he helped two women who were being mugged outside a Dallas restaurant -- and it ended up costing him his career. Also this week on Only A Game: the story of a Brazilian soccer player who has dedicated herself to the game -- and to the fight for gender equality. And, a charter boat captain's lifelong dream realized in the Caribbean. Join us!
As the debate over paying college athletes continues, one group of NCAA athletic directors is ramping up efforts to sway elected officials in Washington. Meanwhile, a new pro football league on the other side of the country gets ready for its 2018 debut — and plans to offer young players something the NCAA won't: salaries. And, a year-long FBI investigation — into a boxing match.
After Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill signed a three-year, $48 million contract in the offseason, he thanked his family, including his son, Brooks, who died in 2014. "We made the decision to live for Brooks," Hill recalls this week on Only A Game. Plus, an attorney explains how watching LeBron James helped him treat his severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. And, the story of a man from Niagara Falls, Ontario, who received more lifesaving awards from the Canadian government than any other person in history. Join us!
A rookie quarterback takes on a mediocre one in the first week of the NFL playoffs. Duke's Grayson Allen has returned to the court after his "indefinite" suspension. And one of America's most successful athletes announced his retirement. But you might not have heard about him.
Born in the tribal region of Waziristan, Toorpakai was expected to stay home and prepare to be a wife and mother. Instead, she became Pakistan's best-ever female squash player. Toorpakai shares her story, In Her Own Words.
Parenting is about choices, and not all of those choices are easy. For the parents of a promising athlete, those decisions can become even more difficult. Kate Buhler and her 14-year-old son, Christoph, bring us the story of one such choice.