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  1. Taylor Gold wins inaugural Red Bull Double Pipe contest in Aspen,...

    U.S. Open champion Taylor Gold took home the win at Red Bull's Double Pipe competition in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday. Here's what the weekend looked like.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  2. Start of European season puts Americans all over the map

    Jason Davis

    The start of the European season brings with it an annual rite for American soccer fans. For lack of a better word, let's call it "accounting," otherwise explained as the cataloging of the numerous Americans playing soccer outside of the United State...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  3. Minors 5.17.13: Satin HR, Brown 1B for 51s

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 7, OMAHA 3: Designated hitter Josh Satin had a three-run homer against Will Smith in the third inning to give the 51s (19-20) an early lead. Right-hander Matt Fox, Satin making his organization debut after being signed out of Somerset...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. Trey Burke turns to inner circle to prepare for NBA draft

    Michael Rothstein

    Trey Burke has turned to his inner circle in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, to prepare for the NBA draft and transition to the life of a professional.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  5. Burke signs father, cousin as agents

    Michael Rothstein

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As former Michigan guard Trey Burke moves on to the NBA, he'll be keeping part of his life close to home. He has decided to be represented by his family. Burke told ESPN.com he would be represented by his father, Benji Burke, and...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  6. Warmack won Titans in private workout

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE -- The last two guards drafted by the Tennessee Titans franchise, Hall of Famers Mike Munchak and Bruce Matthews, just oversaw the selection of another. Alabama's Chance Warmack is so football-focused, he got his license only last year. ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. U.S. soccer's Top 10 Under-21

    Jeff Carlisle

    When Mexico claimed the men's soccer gold medal at last summer's Olympics, it proved to be just the latest instance of youth program envy for the United States. Not only has El Tri claimed two U-17 titles in its history, but it enjoyed a run to the s...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  8. Rivers reflects on 'Benji'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The story of Ben Wilson still resonates with Boston Celtics coach and Chicago native Doc Rivers. In 1984, 17-year-old Wilson, a hoops prodigy from the city's South Side, was murdered just days before his senior season at Simeon H...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  9. Big Shoulders: Derrick Rose, Benji Wilson, and the Love of a City...

    Robert Mays

    The first time I saw Derrick Rose try to tear down the United Center was in February 2006. I was a senior at a high school in suburban Chicago, and Simeon was playing Washington for the city's public league championship. By then, anyone who cared abo...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. Benji Wilson's ongoing journey

    Scoop Jackson

    Journeys. If we are honest with ourselves, we know that they never really begin where we think they begin and they hardly ever end when we think it's the end. The journey to get the story of Ben Wilson's life told on (and through) film started ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  11. '30 for 30' film on Benji Wilson to debut

    Playbook Trending

    ESPN Films' "30 for 30," will premiere "Benji" at 8 p.m. Tuesday on ESPN. "Benji," directed by Coodie and Chike, examines the tragic death of Simeon High School star Ben Wilson. In 1984, 17-year-old Benjamin "Benji" Wilson Jr. was a symbol of everyt...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  12. Scoop Jackson on Benji Wilson tragedy

    Scoop Jackson

    The tragic tale of Benji Wilson has a chance to heal the city whose violence claimed his life.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  13. 2014 F Tate enjoys Michigan visit

    Michael Rothstein

    Jae'Sean Tate (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington Central) returned to Michigan last weekend, a chance to see some old friends, catch a football game at Michigan Stadium for the first time and pick up even more information for the 2014 ESPN 60 forward's...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  14. Benji

    In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was America's most talented basketball prospect until the sweet-natured boy was senselessly murdered....

    Page | Conversation
  15. ESPN film 'Benji' tries to inspire change

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Beyond the expectations of fame that any artist carries with him, Chicago-born director Coodie Simmons has one prevailing goal for his documentary on the late Ben Wilson. "Our whole thing was we wanted to make thugs cry," said Simmons,...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  16. ESPN film "Benji" on Ben Wilson tragedy tries to inspire change

    Jon Greenberg

    A new film looks back at the Ben Wilson tragedy and tries to inspire change -- and tears.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012