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All Eyes On Roger Goodell This NFL Offseason

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spent the 2015 offseason attempting to punish Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his role in what's become known as "Deflategate." Bill Littlefield speculates what Goodell has up his sleeves to make sure the spotlight stays on the NFL during the 2016 offseason.

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WWE Wrestler Daniel Bryan Pinned By Concussions

This week Deadspin editor Timothy Burke wrote that "the scripted world of pro wrestling cares more about its athletes' brains than the NFL does." Bill Littlefield investigates what led Burke to come to that conclusion.

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Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Stories from this broadcast: Going On 50: Don Crisman And The 'Never Miss A Super Bowl Club'; 'The Game's Not Over' Seeks Middle Ground In Football Debate; 3 Stories You Should Know: USWNT, Harbaugh Hoopla, Mechanical Doping; Super Bowl Veteran Dave Pear: 'It Just Wasn't Worth It To Me'; Charlie Pierce: The Week in Sports; What's It Like Watching 49 Straight Super Bowls?; Super Bowl Haiku XXII

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Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Stories from this broadcast: After Motorcycle Crash, NBA's Jay Williams Chases A New Dream; College Basketball's Greatest Comeback? The Patrick Steeves Story

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Sports-Related Dog News And Dog-Related Sports News

It's not entirely true that Bill Littlefield thinks sports are going to the dogs. But it's sort of true.

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Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Stories from this broadcast: Match-Fixing In Tennis: From 2007 To Today; 'Brady Vs. Manning' Delves Into QB Rivalry — And Practical Jokes

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Tom Brady, Peyton Manning Prove It's A Quarterback's World

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have faced each other 16 times over the course of their exceptionally successful careers. On Sunday, they will face each other again. Sort of.

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Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Stories from this broadcast: Quarterback Carousel: Graduate Transfers Shake Up College Football; 3 Stories You Should Know: L.A. Rams, Lawrence Phillips, IAAF Scandal; Daniel Carcillo: Adjusting To Life After The NHL; Commentary: Let's All Keep The Retirement Of Athletes In Mind; Cholitas Luchadoras: The Indigenous Women Wrestlers Of Bolivia; Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports; President Obama And 'The Audacity of Hoop'; No Air Ball? The Great Wisconsin Chant Saga

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The Sublime And The Shameful: Lionel Messi And FIFA

On Monday, Barcelona star Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or, given to soccer's top player, for the fifth time in his career. Bill Littlefield is among those good with that.

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Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Stories from this broadcast: The Glasnost Bowl And The Strange History Of American Football In Russia; 50 Years Of 'Super Bowl Gold' With Peter King; 3 Stories You Should Know: Concussion Test, Rooney Rule, Sit-Ups; Deontay Wilder: The Boxer Who Didn't Want To Fight; Is An 'Empire' Worth The Risk?; Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports; Kurt Searvogel Cycles 75,065 Miles In A Year...And Keeps Going

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