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Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca joins hosts Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to talk about two teams enjoying terrific seasons in Major League Baseball.
With a horse racing bill making news at the State House, reporter Steve Brown decided to check out the races for the first time.
The Red Sox are on a roll after defeating the Yankees in a four-game sweep over the weekend, but is their streak too good to last? Plus, professional athletes continue...
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...
The NBA announced a new partnership with MGM Resorts International, the first of its kind between a major sports league and a major gaming business.
Legislation re-authorizing live and simulcast horse racing fell by the wayside on Wednesday, leaving an uncertain future for proprietors and fans of the business.
We look at how their deadline deals could help the Red Sox this postseason.
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.
The Ringer's Claire McNear and Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports join Bill Littlefield.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss "Big" Ben's weight loss plan, Poncedeleon's miraculous Major League debut and Shaq's Shark Week snafu.
Bill Littlefield shares some of his fondest memories from 25 years of hosting Only A Game.
Bill Littlefield spent an afternoon at the Suffolk Downs racetrack in August 2010 enjoying the delightful company of members of the North Hill retirement community.
After 25 years, Bill Littlefield is retiring as host of Only A Game. On this week's episode, Bill shares some of his favorite memories and stories from hosting the show....
For Bill Littlefield, Cooperstown is more than just a place for baseball greats. Bill remembers two Hall of Fame visits with his father ... 27 years apart.