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  1. The Best Of The Buzz 2014: 5 WTF Moments

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sure, Ted Bishop's choice of words was head-scratching, and those Colombian cycling uniforms were bizarre, but nothing was more puzzling than the World Boxing Council's reasoning for keeping women's fights to 10, 2-minute rounds.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  2. Everyone playing for second by chasing Jordan Spieth at Hero Worl...

    Michael Collins

    With Jordan Spieth starting the final round with a 7-shot lead, the rest of the golfers in the elite Hero World Challenge field were relegated to simply playing for second, writes's Michael Collins.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  3. What do they do away from the gym?

    Dan Rafael

    The six fighters who will box on HBO's Dec. 6 (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) tripleheader at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York -- middleweight David Lemieux versus Gabriel Rosado, middleweight Hugo Centeno Jr. against James De La Rosa and junior welter...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  4. Victor Ortiz Q&A: 'I'm pretty eager to get back'

    Brian Campbell

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz will jump into the ring on Thursday for the first time since suffering a broken jaw against Josesito Lopez in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  5. The World Will Never Stop Paying Tribute to Arturo Gatti and Mick...

    Eric Raskin

    Provided clinch-happy heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko isn't involved, it's rare that the lasting image from a boxing match is that of a hug. But a hug is precisely what I picture when the subject of the third and final fight between Arturo Gatti...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  6. Pat Summerall obituary -- Voice of football won't fade

    Steve Wulf

    Longtime broadcaster Pat Summerall's voice will never fade, even in death, writes Steve Wulf.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  7. Suggested sports (and more) reading

    Jeff MacGregor

    Some seasonal reading recommendations for that slow ride in the club car from spring training up to Augusta.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Only a rout will do for Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines in Farmers In...

    Farrell Evans

    Tiger carries a 6-shot lead into Monday's conclusion of the Farmers Insurance Open. A dominating Woods win would put the golf world on notice that he plans to reclaim his title as best in the world, writes's Farrell Evans.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2013
  10. Playbook's Daily Gallery: Ride the wave

    Playbook Visuals

    These photos might not make you feel like Adam Melling, the Australian who won the Vans World Cup of Surfing on Tuesday, but they will catch your eye, especially if you're a fan of water sports, NBA, boxing, college hoops and/or golf. Check them o...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. Ex-heavyweight champ Corrie Sanders, 46, shot dead; upset Wladimi...

    Former heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders has died after being shot by robbers at a restaurant during a family celebration. He was 46.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2012
  12. Kimberley Locke on boxing, golf, new song

    Lynn Hoppes

    American Idol alum Kimberley Locke released her new single "Finally Free" on Tuesday and talked with Playbook about music and sports. Locke, who starred in the second season of the singing competition, has lost more than 40 pounds by boxing, golfing ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  13. Sports-packed Saturday featured everything but football

    Jeff MacGregor

    If it wasn't the best sports day in history it was certainly one of the busiest. From tennis to soccer to baseball to tracks to hockey to basketball to boxing, June 9 had everything but football.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2012
  14. Winky Wright to retire after comeback ends in defeat

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed junior middleweight champion Winky Wright isn't spending a lot of time looking back on what turned out to be his final fight on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  15. 'New sheriff' Quillin gunning for Wright

    Michael Woods

    I daresay there are few folks who will be rooting harder for Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin to win his most notable step-up fight, against Winky Wright on Saturday night in California, than his nieces and nephew. That's because the 28-year-old Michiga...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  16. Racing, boxing among highest-paying sports - ESPN The Magazine

    John Mastroberardino

    Bank on the best-paid athletes in 31 different sports to rake in the dough this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012