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  1. Deron Williams of New Jersey Nets hates having his name mispronou...

    Patrick Hruby

    He's a two-time NBA All-Star. An Olympic gold-medal winner. A former college star. Yet still people can't pronounce his name correctly -- including pro basketball arena announcers, for whom getting names right is pretty much their entire job. As New ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  2. Cleveland Cavaliers offer job to a homeless Ohio man with a golde...

    ESPN.com news services

    CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have offered a job to a homeless Ohio man with a golden radio voice. Ted Williams, whose deep baritone and plight have made him an online video sensation, was contacted Wednesday by the Cavs. Team spokesman Tad ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  3. Tim Keown: The fall of the Sacramento Kings

    Tim Keown

    The Sacramento Kings once had the best fans in the NBA. Now they're last in the league in attendance.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  4. Time to put the Trade Machine to work

    "Hello everyone, I'm WWE announcer Jim Ross. We'd like to welcome you to another excit-..." (We hear the sound of glass breaking and the beginning of Joe Esposito's "You're the Best Around" blaring from the loudspeakers.) "Wait a second, what's tha...

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2008
  5. The Sports Gal's picks

    Before we get to the Sports Gal's picks, here are some relevant links and e-mails from the past week: • Remember when I joked that ESPN should have assigned me to the Holy Cross-Bucknell game so I could have been the first announcer ever eject...

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2007
  6. Welcome to the Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    From Halloween costume ideas to nickname theft, Bill Simmons gets more e-mails than anyone can handle.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2005
  7. Links of the day

    The Intern

    Links of the day

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2005
  8. The rest in the West

    Bill Simmons

    After dealing with the NBA's train wreck East, Bill Simmons moves on to the Western Conference.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2004