The NCAA Tournament is great in its ways and awful in its ways. There are reasons to watch, and reasons not to. But, for people in need of the escape and brightness that sports can offer, March Madness delivers.
Chris Borland is the latest in what's been a mass exodus of players seemingly in their prime leaving the NFL for greener pastures. And the reaction to his exit says almost as much about the problems in the industry as the reasons he's leaving in the first place.
A conversation with Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's "Only A Game," about his new anthology of W.C. Heinz, the masterful writer—forgotten and then rediscovered—who helped define what sportswriting could be.