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  1. Old-school arguments always in style

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Count Hall of Famer Deacon Jones among those who think current NFL players would have a hard time functioning under rules as they existed -- or often did not exist -- back in his day. As Jones told Alan Grant in this O...

    Blog | October 31, 2008
  2. Glasper learns the hard lessons of football

    Alan Grant

    Boston College safety Ryan Glasper says he was forced to play through an injury. Did it cost him his NFL dream?

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2007
  3. Coach like you're gonna be fired

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant says black coaches need to take chances like Lovie Smith, rather than playing it conservative like Denny Green, Karl Dorrell and others.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2006
  4. What I learned from Ty Willy

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant played for Tyrone Willingham at Stanford. And Ty taught him some lessons that'll stay with him for the rest of his life.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2006
  5. A legacy, from Moon to Brooks

    Alan Grant

    Warren Moon is one of those rare pioneers who get to witness the fruits of their labor -- Aaron Brooks. Why him? Alan Grant has the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2006
  6. The beauty of training camp

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant went through NFL training camps -- and while he thinks they're excessive physically, he now sees their value mentally.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006
  7. Bobby Jenks, All-Star? Doc?

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant heads to the doctor's couch to talk about Bobby Jenks -- American League All-Star, with a background of rumors.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2006
  8. What fuels the climb?

    Alan Grant

    Ivan Basso was barred from the Tour de France under the suspicion of blood doping, but does Basso really need that to climb those mountains?

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2006
  9. Manhood in the world of sports

    Alan Grant

    Whether we're talking steroids or sexual orientation, "manhood" is under attack in the sports world -- and Alan Grant thinks it's silly.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2006
  10. Nolan Richardson deserved better

    Alan Grant

    Nolan Richardson lost his court case against Arkansas, but Alan Grant believes he was fired for being black and outspoken.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  11. Make Reggie Bush pay for No. 5

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant once gave up his jersey number to another player with the 49ers -- so he has some advice for the Saints' No. 5, Adrian McPherson.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2006
  12. Faith in this new Saint

    Alan Grant

    Football needs a savior and Reggie Bush will be the Saint who brings faith back into the league, writes Alan Grant.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2006
  13. Baseball needs Barry Bonds

    Alan Grant

    Baseball needs a villain. And that's why Barry Bonds is the best thing baseball's got going, says Alan Grant.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2006
  14. Can T.O. change like Keyshawn?

    Alan Grant

    Keyshawn Johnson was able to redeem himself in Dallas. Alan Grant hopes Terrell Owens can do the same.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2006
  15. Twelve months of black history

    Alan Grant

    February's not enough for Alan Grant -- he looks forward and sees a full year of black history, from Shani Davis to Tony Dungy.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2006
  16. Do your own thing, Al

    Alan Grant

    Alan Grant hopes Al Davis just goes ahead and does it: Hire a black coach (how about Mike Singletary?), even if it means firing him after a couple years.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2006