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  1. Indianapolis Colts sign Miami Hurricanes basketball player Erik S...

    Mike Wells

    The Colts signed Erik Swoope, a former four-year basketball player at the University of Miami, to play tight end.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  2. Uni Watch Power Rankings rates NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL uniforms fro...

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch Power Rankings Day 5: Rating the uniform sets of the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL from 1-122.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  3. Sarah Thomas, NFL official-in-training, at New Orleans Saints cam...

    A woman who could become the NFL's first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  4. Mag 15: The top moments of 2010

    Was LeBron James' decision to play for the Heat the top moment of 2010, or was it the UConn women's basketball team going undefeated for the second straight season? Vote now!

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  5. Draft rewind: Saints' five-year recap

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the NFC South's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Best choice: Jimmy Graham. The Saints took what appeared to be a huge leap when they took the former University of Miami basketball p...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. Tebow, A-Rod headline the year that wasnt

    Jim Caple

    The past 12 months were so surprising that Nate Silver accurately predicted only 47 percent of what actually happened. Peyton Manning is quarterbacking the Denver Broncos while Northern Illinois is heading to a BCS bowl. A man without legs ran in...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  7. Fall Tour: Charis Prep

    Dave Telep

    WILSON, N.C. -- Without Carlos Peralta, there might not have been a Jimmy Graham. Miami might not have signed Graham as a basketball player. He may never have made it to the football field for the Hurricanes. And who knows, maybe the New Orleans Sain...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  8. Graham, Gronkowski are rare breeds

    James Walker

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Jimmy Graham or Rob Gronkowski? Take your pick. One is a 6-foot-7 former basketball player who can go up and catch the highest of passes. The other is a 6-foot-6, 265-pound beast with very strong hands and a knack for running ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  9. HOF Game: Replacement officials debut

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- The Hanover Township website representing Bartlett, Ill., describes highway commissioner Craig Ochoa as, among other things, "a 26-year veteran professional football and basketball referee working mostly in the Big 10 Football Confere...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  10. Gronkowski and the ESPYS

    Mike Reiss

    Voting for the ESPYS started today, and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a candidate in two of the categories. Best Breakthrough Athlete (vote here) Anthony Davis (Kentucky basketball) Robert Griffin III (Baylor football) Rob Gronkowski (Ne...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  11. NFL has no issue with Mickey Loomis' overlap with New Orleans Hor...

    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis will be able to meet regularly during his eight-game suspension with club owner Tom Benson and team president Dennis Lauscha, thanks to Benson's recent acquisition of the NBA's Hornets.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  12. New LSU coach to face recruiting challenge

    Gary Laney

    By now, it's clear what challenges the new LSU men's basketball coach will face when he gets the job. On the plus side, he will likely be paid well, with the potential for more if he's successful thanks to LSU's ample athletic budget. He will have...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  13. David Robinson, Tim Brown, Doris Burke among NCAA Silver Annivers...

    Kevin Johnson thought he'd seen every trick in the book as a college and NBA point guard.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  14. Jimmy Graham, Antonio Gates & Co. pave way to NFL for ... LeBron ...

    Doug Williams

    This past Sunday, the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham tied the NFL record with his fourth straight 100-yard receiving game as a tight end. Like some of the league's other outstanding tight ends, Graham played college basketball. A quick comparison o...

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. NFC South loaded with tight-end talent

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back when Randy Shannon was attempting to talk basketball player Jimmy Graham into trying football, the former University of Miami football coach used a very powerful recruiting pitch. "He said, 'We are Tight End U,'" Graham said. "He said, 'Look ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  16. Mizzou football heading to Joplin

    David Ubben

    The basketball team is hoping to play an exhibition game to benefit Joplin, Mo., after traveling to help the city last month, and now, the football team will try to help as well. The city, about three hours away from Missouri's campus in Columbia,...

    Blog | June 01, 2011