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  1. HoopGurlz -- Laura Stockton, daughter of NBA legend John Stockton...

    Walter Villa

    Like her NBA Hall of Fame dad, Gonzaga Prep point guard Laura Stockton has learned to take her coach's criticism, and then take over on the court.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  2. Rudi Garcia the right call at Roma

    James Horncastle

    Behind the New York offices of Roma president James Pallotta's Raptor hedge fund is a space to play basketball. Printed inside the 'D' is the Boston Celtics logo, the team in which he holds a stake. After introducing Roma's new coach Rudi Garcia to t...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  3. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  4. Rehab going well after knee surgery for Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade

    Dwyane Wade's recovery from knee surgery is right on schedule, and the All-Star guard expects to be ready to go when the Miami Heat open the defense of their NBA championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  5. Projection hits side of Boston Celtics' arena

    Playbook Visuals

    Celtics fans, other Bostonians and ESPN TV viewers might have seen something unusual this past Friday night on one side of TD Garden during the Celtics' game against the Miami Heat: this projection from adidas -- a 20,000-square-foot moving billboard...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  6. Player tracking transforming NBA analytics

    Zach McCann

    You ever wonder what NBA assistant coaches are scribbling on their clipboards during games? They're taking down stats. But not the stats you'll read in any box score. They're logging numbers like touches in the paint, passes per possession, thre...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  7. Games We're Watching -- A postseason banquet

    Amanda Rykoff

    Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Dwight Howard faces a one-game suspension -- his second of the season -- after picking up his 18th technical foul in the Magic's 111-102 overtime victory Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, a game un...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times: "Thanks, Big Laker in the Sky. The Lakers didn't win Game 5 Thursday night, they put it in the hands of the gods and let them sort it out. Tantalizing the Suns, the gods let Phoenix come from 18 points down in t...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  10. Boston Celtics great Bill Russell visits U.S. World Cup team prac...

    A special guest stood out at U.S. World Cup practice -- former NBA great Bill Russell.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2010
  11. Page 2 delivers the best of everything from sports to pop culture...

    Cam Martin

    Welcome to the Weekly Best, giving you the cream of the crop in sports, pop culture and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  12. Sunday, Apr. 26

    Today's Preview Sunday starts a bit later than usual as Streakers recover from yesterday's frenzy. No European soccer, but plenty of baseball, basketball, and hockey. We've also got a final-round golf matchup, plus a driver vs. driver listing for ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2009
  13. Friday, Mar. 6

    Today's Preview We have mixed it up a bit with the golf -- instead of a single 18-hole matchup, the Streak has put up two different nine-hole matchups. There is also soccer, hockey, and basketball on the slate. The first nine-hole matchup is an...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2009
  14. Friday, Jan. 30

    Today's Preview Friday morning and afternoon has tennis, golf, and soccer; the evening is basketball plus one hockey game. In what's getting to be a habit, the Streak has put up a 3:30 a.m. tennis proposition for the Australian Open semifinal be...

    Blog | Conversation | January 29, 2009
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics vs. Cavaliers Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe: '"The Truth' may be a reach, but he sure lived up to his Captain's title yesterday. Paul Pierce brought his certified 'A' game to a deciding seventh game against the Cavaliers. He stood tall in the ...

    Blog | May 19, 2008
  16. Bird brings word to Sweden

    Marc J. Spears

    Larry Bird came to a country were basketball isn't on the front burner -- and was treated as royalty.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2003