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  1. Buzz That Was -- Ozzie Smith leads push to make Major League Base...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Make baseball's Opening Day a national holiday? Best idea ever. And maybe UFC champ Ronda Rousey can use the day to practice her bowling.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  2. Projecting 2013-14 win totals for last season's outlier teams - N...

    Justin Kubatko

    Using his team strength formula to calculate expected win totals among NBA clubs, Justin Kubatko examines five teams that missed their expected win total by four or more games in 2012-13 and outlines their prospects for 2013-14. Will the Heat regress?

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2013
  3. TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown 2013

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Welcome to Year 7 of the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Miami Continues to Forget to Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting your NIT bracket in before tipoff, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Miami Heat secured their 23rd consecutive victory, overcoming Jeff Green's 43 points to grab sole possession of the second longest w...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  5. Baseball stadiums dominate 'check-ins'

    Bill Speros

    Just checking in. Many users of Facebook are eager to let you know where they are. In 2012, a lot of Facebook users were checking in at baseball stadiums across the country. The social media site released its Top 10 "check-in" sites and Top 1...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Social media: Celtics-Heat all the buzz

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics will come down to a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals. Who could have predicted this showdown? Turns out a quick look at social media might have. Analyzing everything from total number of Facebook likes to ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Bienvenido A Miami!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. In the first major league baseball game of the regular season on American soil, Kyle Lohse pitched six no-hit innings and lasted into the eighth as the...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  9. An alma mater: Kansas vs. Kentucky

    Chris Forsberg

    Stephen Dunn/Allsport Paul Pierce will have his Kansas gear on Monday night for the national title game.BOSTON -- Celtics captain Paul Pierce had three University of Kansas baseball caps and a Jayhawks T-shirt on display at his locker before Sunday's...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  10. Heat suffer first loss on Hawks' changeup

    Brian Windhorst

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire The book's out: LeBron James and the Heat have to figure out how to counter the zone defense. MIAMI - Perhaps the best way to explain the Miami Heat's first loss, oddly as it may seem, is with some baseball analogies. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  11. NBA could solve financial problems by contracting teams

    Howard Bryant

    If the NBA wants to save its season and its own dignity instead of trying to push the players to the wall, it needs to consider a serious downsize.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle: "First of all, Bud Selig would never have issued an ultimatum. Are you listening, David Stern? Baseball's 16-year labor peace has come about, in part, because Selig insisted the lines of communication remain ...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. 2011 World Series -- MLB will invite Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowit...

    Marc Stein and Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball is going to invite Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki to throw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching -- The Finals frontier

    Amanda Rykoff

    We've got another weekend chock-full of varied sports goodies. The Canucks look to bounce back and the Mavericks look to bounce the Heat as the Stanley Cup finals and NBA Finals highlight the Games We're Watching

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  15. Mavs return to NBA Finals after Dirk Nowitzki's late 3 finishes T...

    Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA Finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  16. Games We're Watching -- Is Chicago unbeata-Bull?

    Sarah Spain

    While Derrick Rose & Co. try to take a two-game lead over Miami, the Sharks and Canucks take the ice in Vancouver and 30 baseball teams hit the diamond. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011