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  1. NBA - Team USA tours West Point's duties

    Ian Begley

    Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski brought his team to his alma mater, West Point, for important lessons.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
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  3. Kerryon Johnson commits to Auburn Tigers over Alabama Crimson Tid...

    Greg Ostendorf

    ESPN 300 athlete Kerryon Johnson (Madison, Ala./Madison Academy) committed to Auburn on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Speedskating offers chaos and control

    Jim Caple

    From the graceful control of the long track to the chaotic scrambling of the short, speedskating offers excitement for all tastes.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  5. Brandt Snedeker: The Easiest Guy to Root for in Golf

    Caleb Hannan

    Every fan has his or her own rules for why they do or don't root for certain athletes. Sometimes those rules are as simple as "he plays for the team in the town where I grew up." Sometimes they're less simple — as a kid, Joe Montana was my favo...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  6. SVP & Russillo on ESPN Radio: Video Mailbag Episode 49

    Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo answer listeners' questions about Boston sports fans, which athlete would be the best Scrabble opponent, comedy roasts, having poor credit and much more. As always, submit your questions for future editions here. Plus...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  7. Robbie Rogers cheered on Galaxy debut

    ESPN staff

    Robbie Rogers was given an ovation by LA Galaxy fans when he came on as a substitute against Seattle Sounders and became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a professional American League.

    Story | May 27, 2013
  8. J.R. Smith teams up to aid hungry kids

    Jared Zwerling

    New York Knicks sixth man J.R. Smith has joined NFL players Wes Welker and Miles Austin as the latest pro athlete to endorse SK Energy Shots, announced Monday exclusively on ESPN Playbook. Not only is Smith a big fan of the brand, co-founded by ra...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. MMA - Top 10 all-around athletes in MMA

    Adam Hill

    Adam Hill offers his ranking of Top 10 athletes competing today in MMA. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo leads the list.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  10. CU's MacIntyre gets Coach of Year honors

    Ted Miller

    If Colorado fans want some validation for the hiring of Mike MacIntyre, here's some: He has been honored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the winner of the Grant Teaff National Coach of the Year Award. MacIntyre led San Jose State to its...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. Study shows Federer is Aussie fans' No.1

    Darren Walton

    Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has upstaged our football and cricket stars to win a survey as Australian sports' fans most popular athlete.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  12. Thanks, fans, for the starring role you play

    Sue Bird

    Greetings from Seattle! One of the most unique relationships you have as a professional athlete is with the fans. I wanted to talk today about that relationship, and hopefully share some fun stories. As a WNBA player, the fans are so important...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  13. Fan experience: LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis

    Scott Neumyer

    Editor's note: Playbook's "Fan Experience" series taps athletes to discuss their experiences with fans and their own memories of growing up as fans. Natalie Gulbis looks as if she'd be more comfortable on a runway than she would on the fairway. Bu...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  14. Fan experience: Bills RB Fred Jackson

    Scott Neumyer

    [Editor's note: Playbook's "Fan Experience" series taps athletes to discuss their experiences with fans and their own memories of growing up as fans.] Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson took an unusual route to the NFL. After playing college ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  15. Fan experience: Jaguars RB Greg Jones

    Scott Neumyer

    [Editor's note: This is the first installment in Playbook's "Fan Experience" series, where we tap athletes to discuss their experiences with fans and their own memories of growing up as fans.] Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Greg Jones is a hulking ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  16. OSU Time And Change: Ex-receiver Mike Lanese is home from Iraq an...

    Brad Bournival

    Series: Time and Change -- BuckeyeNation caught up with former wide receiver Mike Lanese, who served in Iraq and starting a new company.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  17. Athletes trademarking the phrase that pays

    Doug Williams

    If you're a "man on a mission" who "can't wait" for the next "Linsanity" or "Tebowing" craze to make another athlete "Invinceable" as a businessman, you're probably just an "unbelievably believable" fan. Or, if you read that first sentence and rec...

    Blog | July 13, 2012