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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    John Mitchell of The Philadelphia Inquirer: During the team's search for a new general manager, there was much talk of adding a guy experienced steeped in applying analytics (think baseball's Billy Beane and "Moneyball") to the front office. However,...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  2. T.O. named Heroes MVP in White Sox's win

    David Collier

    FRISCO, Texas -- The 2012 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game, hosted by the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, was a success as the White Sox came through with a 13-6 win over Nowitzki's Blue Sox. The MVP of the game was Terrell Owens. The former Dallas...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  3. Heroes game raises money for charity

    David Collier

    FRISCO, Texas -- The Dirk Nowitzki Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game had a couple of purposes. It brought a full list of celebrities together to have fun playing some baseball, but most importantly, it raised money for a good cause. The proceeds gath...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  4. Charles Barkley: Mavs need to get bigger

    Jeff Caplan

    FRISCO, Texas -- Charles Barkley of course wasn't without his opinions on the Dallas Mavericks and their pursuit of Deron Williams. Here's what he had to say Saturday from Dirk Nowitzki's Heroes Charity baseball game. Q: How will Mavs fare if t...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  5. Kevin Mench wins Heroes home run derby

    David Collier

    FRISCO, Texas -- Former Texas Rangers player Kevin Mench walked away with the Baylor Medical Center at Frisco Celebrity Home Run Derby title Saturday with an impressive final-round showing. The celebrities got a chance to show off their talents in...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  6. Chuck Klosterman on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction

    Chuck Klosterman

    Cris Carter, Shannon Sharpe, and the true meaning of a "snub."

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  7. NBA, David Stern could learn from MLB, NHL labor negotiations

    Howard Bryant

    Are there lessons in baseball's last round of labor strife for NBA commissioner David Stern? He is racing, like Philly-era Barkley on a fast break, toward a showdown.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  8. The real reasons blacks are passing on baseball

    Todd Boyd

    Why are so few African-Americans playing baseball these days? It's a lot more complicated than Gary Sheffield makes it sound.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2007
  9. Top 10 basketball nicknames

    I'm at spring training in St. Petersburg, Fla., working on a baseball story for The Magazine. (Surprised you with my versatility, huh?). Anyway, I picked up Wednesday's St. Petersburg Times and saw a column by John C. Cotey on his Top 10 boxing nic...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2007
  10. The real happenings of 2006

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple wraps up 2006 with a behind-the-scenes look at what really happened during the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2006
  11. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

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

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2006
  12. Curious Guy: Malcolm Gladwell

    Bill Simmons

    In the latest installment of his Curious Guy series, Bill Simmons continues his e-mail exchange with author Malcolm Gladwell.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2006
  13. Daily Quickie

    Dan Shanoff on Wilma, the World Series, NFL Week 7, Manny Ramirez trade rumors, the Saints' relocation, the NBA Dress Code, Texas and more.

  14. Johnson scores another victory for progress

    Marc J. Spears

    By winning Charlotte's new franchise, Robert Johnson scored another victory for progress.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2003
  15. It's time to bring back U.S. amateurs

    Mitch Lawrence

    It'd be a dream if amateurs represented the U.S. again, even high school phenom LeBron James.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2002
  16. Baseball might meet with Rose's agent

    CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- With a standing ovation and a wisecrack for baseball, Pete Rose accepted the "living legend" award Monday night from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. Rose, a member of the Phillies team that won the 1980 World Se...

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2000