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  1. NBA - Phil Jackson, Knicks need a plan, not a star

    Bradford Doolittle

    Forever in search of big names, the Knicks need to implement a more complex roster-building strategy if they hope to win their first championship since 1973.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  2. NFL - Why Matt Forte is Adrian Peterson's equal

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner explains via his metrics why Matt Forte is actually as good as Adrian Peterson.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  3. An old approach for desperate Florida

    Buster Olney

    Richard Nixon was president when Jack McKeon managed his first game in Major League Baseball during Watergate in 1973, and now, at 80 years old, sources indicate McKeon will become the second-oldest manager in history. The oldest manager ever, Connie...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  4. MLB: With a desperate situation (and ownership) in Florida, they'...

    Buster Olney

    Maybe Jack McKeon will provide the seemingly impossible spark that he did back in 2003. But for Florida, the approach looks absolutely desperate, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  5. NBA Franchise Rankings: New Jersey Nets No. 22

    John Hollinger

    Where do the New Jersey Nets rank among NBA franchises? John Hollinger explores.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  6. Jameson Taillon may buck trends

    Jason A. Churchill

    In the 45 years of the baseball draft, clubs have selected a prep pitcher No. 1 overall just twice -- LHP David Clyde in 1973 by the Texas Rangers and LHP Brien Taylor to the New York Yankees in 1991. Neither worked out too well, with Clyde pitching ...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  7. MLB Draft 2010 - Jason Churchill: The chances of Jameson Taillon ...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason Churchill talks about Jameson Taillon, who could buck trends as a prep pitcher to go No. 1 or No. 2 in the 2010 MLB Draft (depending, likely, on what happens with Bryce Harper).

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  8. The Nickel Package college football notes

    ESPN Stats & Information

    If Nevada running back Luke Lippincott rushes for 134 yards this weekend, the Wolf Pack will set an NCAA record.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  9. NBA Franchise Rankings: New Jersey Nets No. 21

    John Hollinger

    Where do the New Jersey Nets rank among NBA franchises? John Hollinger explores.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2009
  10. World Series needs warmth, neutral site

    My first memories of the World Series, from 1973 and 1974, are vivid. I remember watching Willie Mays stare into the sun as he tried unsuccessfully to track a fly ball, then seeing him plead without success after a Mets teammate -- Bud Harrelson, I t...

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2008
  11. Royals fans suffer some more

    I've been a Royals fan for 32 years. In those 32 years, I've never seen the Royals get no-hit. I've never heard the Royals get no-hit. I've never heard of the Royals getting no-hit. The Royals hadn't been no-hit since 1973, when Nolan Ryan got them i...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2008
  12. Why are steals on the rise?

    As David Pinto notes, stealing is popular again: In the period from 2003 to 2005, basestealing reached its lowest level since 1973. Not only that, but the direction and steepness of the falloff threatened revert to the levels of the 1950s, when...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2008
  13. Chatting with Chase Daniel

    Missouri is 6-0 for the first time since 1973, and a huge reason is the play of sophomore quarterback Chase Daniel, who turned 20 last Saturday. The Tigers knocked off Texas Tech that day and can improve to 7-0 for the first time since 1960 with a wi...

    Blog | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  14. Pronk's Power Stroke

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    The designated hitter position, which came into existence in 1973, might have been created at the time to extend the careers of some of the game's all-time best veteran sluggers. Interestingly, this season, we could be witnessing two of the greatest ...

  15. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2006
  16. Another famous name roams the Tide sideline

    Beano Cook

    While no one is comparing him to the legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant, Mike Shula has Alabama rolling again, writes Beano Cook.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2005