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  1. Buzz That Was -- Yoenis Cespedes defends Home Run Derby title

    D'Arcy Maine

    Giancarlo Stanton got things going -- not to mention grown men screaming -- at the Home Run Derby with an epic first-round shot, but it was Yoenis Cespedes who won his second straight title.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  2. Tracy at the bat

    Shea Serrano

    On Saturday night, Tracy McGrady, former two-time NBA scoring champion and seven-time NBA All-Star, played professional baseball for a team called the Sugar Land Skeeters in Sugar Land, Texas. Eight notes from the game: McGrady's history, to me an...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Griffin valuable but improved, too

    Arash Markazi

    DALLAS -- Doc Rivers is no stranger to going to bat for his players. The Los Angeles Clippers coach called up his fellow coaches before they submitted their All-Star ballots earlier this season and made the case for DeAndre Jordan to be on the tea...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  4. And on the mound ... T-Mac?

    Tom Carpenter

    It appears that Tracy McGrady may not be done with his athletic career. No, we shouldn't expect to see T-Mac back on the hardwood. Instead, he may be throwing balls at wooden bats. "Seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, who is a special ...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  5. Carmelo Anthony scores 36 points as Knicks extend winning streak

    Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 12 rebounds, J.R. Smith hit a pair of shot-clock beaters in the final 2 minutes and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 125-120 on Sunday for their 12th straight win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  6. Doc dishes on Lakers dissing Phil

    ESPNBoston.com

    Doc Rivers went to bat for Phil Jackson on Tuesday, saying he deserved better from the Lakers. "I didn't like the way it was done," Rivers said to Chris Russo on SirusXM's Mad Dog Radio. "I don't think you embarrass anybody." After relieving M...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  7. World Series ratings and the playoff format

    David Schoenfield

    Headlines this week: "World Series finishes up with record-low rating" -- ESPN.com "World Series ratings as anemic as Detroit Tigers' bats" -- Wall Street Journal "World Series ratings for the 2012 Fall Classic: Abysmal" -- The Big Lead Headlines...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  8. The Designated Player: The Curious Case of Peter Wilt

    Graham Parker

    I like to think that somewhere in deepest Wisconsin there's an equivalent of the Bat Signal, but bearing the logo of the defunct Miami Fusion. It's linked by Bluetooth to the Big Soccer message boards, and now and again, in cases of dire emergency, e...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA Playoffs - New York Knicks can't win a title with their ...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle writes that even though Carmelo Anthony was the Knicks' best player down the stretch, their best chance to improve is to trade him, because they simply won't be able to win a title with their current roster.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  10. Delonte West will give '120 percent'

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Delonte West said he thought only briefly about not playing in tonight's Game 1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder while being knocked down by a stomach bug Friday night and Saturday morning. "Of course, when I was lying on the bat...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  11. Cuba's Jose Abreu migh be the best offensive weapon on the planet...

    Jonah Keri

    Jose Abreu is putting up godlike numbers in the closed-off world of Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  12. Think Jeremy Lin is surprising? Take a ride on the NBA's wheel of...

    Patrick Dorsey

    It's the NBA 2011-12: Where (Almost) Anything Happens.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  13. Amare on Lin: 'What the ... ?'

    Ian Begley

    Funny moment in the Knicks' postgame locker room on Saturday: Usually, when Jeremy Lin walks into the locker room, no one bats an eyelash. But after his breakout performance Saturday night, every media member wanted to talk to him. As soon as...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  14. Amare Stoudemire's stunning decline should have the Knicks very w...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh writes that the Knicks should be seriously concerned about the decline in Amare Stoudemire's performance.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  15. Richard Childress should do it on the track next time

    Terry Blount

    Richard Childress should learn one thing from his Saturday altercation with Kyle Busch: Next time, do it on the track and NASCAR will hardly bat an eye.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  16. Loose bat delays Spurs win over visiting Kings

    Tony Parker scored 27 points, Manu Ginobili had 24 and the San Antonio Spurs won their 11th in a row over Sacramento, beating the Kings 108-103 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 11, 2011