Some college football teams play to sold-out crowds in colossal stadiums. Then there's the Columbia University Lions, a squad that lost every game for two years straight. This fall, a new coach has been trying to help the Lions start winning again.
Is daily fantasy sports a game of skill or one of chance? Just ask one of the industry's top winners, a Bostonian who treats daily fantasy sports as his day job.
A split-second decision can cost a team the game. On Thanksgiving Day in 1993, when the Miami Dolphins played the Dallas Cowboys, defensive tackle Leon Lett made a big mistake that still haunts him.
Thanksgiving means lots of turkey — and of course, football. Linda Wertheimer talks to ESPN sportswriter Jane McManus for a preview of the long holiday weekend's NFL and collegiate games.
The former New York Giants star running back, who died in August, was diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his family said Wednesday.
At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.
MVP Stephen Curry led his team to a milestone victory with a 111-17 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. The Warriors have now won 16 games in a row.
Daily fantasy sports companies are in a battle with New York's attorney general over the legality of their games. A judge there will weigh in on whether fantasy sports is based on skill or chance.
Somebody has to lose, right? So, let's learn from defeat.
The 15-0 Golden State Warriors could set a record for most consecutive wins to start a season, if they beat the LA Lakers Tuesday. Linda Wertheimer talks to Diamond Leung of the San Jose Mercury News.
Traditionally, Atlantic Union College, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, wasn’t interested in sports. But in the ’90s, the school started looking at athletic competitions differently. Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield took in a post-game reception at the college in 1995 and came back with this report about the school’s unique sportsmanship.
It’s Thanksgiving week, so Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce are talking football: NFL concussion policy, which NFL teams will play in London next season and an amazing performance by Calvin Johnson. Also, Charlie offers a tip of the cap to a 22-year-old Amish man who completed the Harrisburg marathon.
The family of the late pro football Hall of Famer, Frank Gifford, has disclosed that after his death this summer, doctors found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in his brain. Chris Nowinski, co-founder and executive director of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to talk about what this announcement from the Gifford family might mean.
A recent United States Soccer Federation resolution is aiming to cut the number of headers in youth soccer. Will the move keep young athletes safe? Is there a chance the U.S. will become less competitive in international competitions? Here’s a look at how analysts and former players are reacting to the resolution.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn’t surprised at how poorly his team performed. “We had this coming,” he said.