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  1. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
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  3. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  4. Ryan Day hired as Eagles' QB coach

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Day is uniquely qualified to coach the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterbacks. For three years as a student-athlete at the University of New Hampshire, Day played quarterback in Chip Kelly's offense. As first reported by ESPN's Ada...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  5. Nick Marshall 'one of the better QBs' to ever come through Auburn...

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Nick Marshall is not Bo Jackson. He's not a three-sport star who was named the greatest athlete of all time by ESPN last year. He's not Cam Newton. He didn't win a Heisman Trophy or a national championship, let alone both in the same ...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  6. The Night Before Christmas 2014: Sarah Spain's Ode To The Year In...

    Sarah Spain

    Sarah Spain looks back at a year that offered a lot more cheer than you might think.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2014
  7. After Ferguson, sports stars are finally waking up

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Howard Bryant writes that after years of lying dormant, athletes aren't just opening their eyes to injustice, they're speaking out about it. But an even greater awakening awaits.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  8. Panthers camp MVPs had extra motivation

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- You hear it all the time, how an athlete plays harder and produces more in the final year of his contract because he's playing for his future. When you add to off-the-field issues that said athlete has to overcome to help his im...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  9. Morning Roar: Two Lions on money list

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year... Last week, Forbes named Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford one of the richest athletes in all of sports over the past year. Lists like this can often be subjective. Unless, of course, there's...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  10. Suggs cracks world's highest-paid list

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs cracked the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world for this year, coming in at No. 96. According to Forbes, Suggs' total earnings is $17.6 million in 2014. A large chunk of that comes from an $11 m...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  11. New England Patriots CB Darrelle Revis should have a huge year

    Jeffri Chadiha

    As key cog in the Patriots' defense under Bill Belichick, Darrelle Revis is positioned to reassert himself in the NFL's cornerback hierarchy, Jeffri Chadiha.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  12. Ed O'Bannon lawsuit against NCAA over paying players set to begin...

    Lester Munson

    A trial beginning Monday will decide whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for its use of their likenesses in television broadcasts, video games and other consumer products.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  13. Pac-12's lunch links

    Kyle Bonagura

    Now dig where I'm coming from. I'm coming from two gold medals. I'm coming from nine world records in both the two- and four-man events. I'm coming from ten years of intense competition with the best athletes in the world. Arizona running back Ka...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  14. Jadeveon Clowney says college athletes should be paid

    Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, expected to be a top-five pick in the NFL draft, said he might have stayed in school for another year if he were paid for being a college athlete.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  15. Kobe Bryant says healthy competition key in youth sports

    Ramona Shelburne

    Speaking at a panel on youth sports, Kobe Bryant encouraged friendly competition among kids

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  16. Victor Cruz still the tallest New York Giant one year after Newto...

    Ian O'Connor

    One year after the Newtown tragedy, Victor Cruz stands as the tallest Giant.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  17. Brad Smith seeks better fit in Philadelphia

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Brad Smith has always been a great athlete in search of the right situation. Maybe, by signing with the Philadelphia Eagles, he has found it. The 6-foot-2, 213-pound Smith spent five years with the New York Jets. He did everything ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013