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  1. President Barack Obama calls for more research into youth concuss...

    President Barack Obama called Thursday for more robust research into youth concussions, saying there remains deep uncertainty over both the scope of the troubling issue and the long-term impacts on young people.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  2. Draft hopefuls give glimpse of C's interviews

    Chris Forsberg

    CHICAGO -- Two prevalent themes emerged when draft prospects were quizzed about their interviews with the Boston Celtics at this week's NBA draft combine: Most meetings were brief but cordial and Boston's brain trust often varied its approach while t...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  3. Pondering Pierce's future

    Chris Forsberg

    CHICAGO -- The Boston Celtics' brain trust spent Thursday observing potential future additions at the NBA's draft combine in Chicago, but chatter about the team often turned to its past given the recent playoff ouster of the Brooklyn Nets and old fri...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. Memo to stat geeks

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe has a few things he would like the big brains at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to work on....

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  5. The chemistry of aggression, part II

    Henry Abbott

    Clinical psychologist, professor, author, and former Suns advanced stats consultant Stephen Ilardi says naturally occurring testosterone has a massive effect on the brain. A few days ago, Ilardi told TrueHoop TV why it is that fans of the winning tea...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  6. Mavs light it up, Monta Ellis in attack mode

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Maybe the Dallas Mavericks did actually sign a co-star for Dirk Nowitzki this summer. No, they didn't hook the "big fish" as advertised, the hope the Mavs' brain trust sold when they made the CBA-influenced decision to strip down the 201...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  7. Memphis Grizzlies are No. 5 in Mag NBA previews - ESPN The Magazi...

    Bradford Doolittle

    In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview issue, Bradford Doolittle ranks the Memphis Grizzlies No. 5 in the Mag's NBA previews.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  8. Among the Boobirds at David Stern's Final NBA Draft

    netw3rk

    The last thing that really made sense, before my brain completely melted, was the mimes. Looking through my notes, I had scribbled "28 — Spurs, Livio Jean-Charles," and underneath those words was scrawled "I find mimes." I had staggered dow...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  9. How could Mavs deal for DeMarcus Cousins?

    Tim MacMahon

    Mum is the word for DeMarcus Cousins regarding the Sacramento Kings' new regime. The Sacramento Bee caught up with the talented, erratic young center at Cousins' basketball camp and attempted to pick his brain about the Kings' new owner, general m...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  10. Remembering MAC legend Charlie Coles

    Jon Greenberg, ESPNChicago.com

    Former Miami (Ohio) coach Charlie Coles had everything: The Xs and Os, the brains, the personality. In a perfect world, Coles would have been a millionaire with six-figure speaking fees, famous friends and a big shoe contract. Instead he had a clo...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  11. The origin of "no layups"

    Henry Abbott

    Dean Oliver (pioneer of NBA advanced stats, author of the seminal book "Basketball on Paper," former member of the Nuggets brain trust and current Director of Production Analytics for ESPN Stats & Information) once had a website where he wrote ab...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  12. This is your brain on basketball

    Tom Sunnergren

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesWhat should Kyrie Irving do next? The next generation of hoops technology could help him with that.Kyrie Irving grabs a deflection at the high post, spins like a top toward the opposing basket and takes off. As he ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  13. Sloan Sports Conference Podcast and Video Extravaganza: Daryl Mor...

    Grantland Network

    This past week Grantland visited the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and boy are our brains tired. After two days of presentations and panel discussions, we've got a lot to share. So, without further ado, here are a bunch of podcasts an...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  14. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ...

    Val Ackerman

    Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  15. When your brain is toast

    Beckley Mason

    Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty ImagesChris Kaman has been unable to practice since suffering a concussion in January.Chris Kaman isn't the first person in the NBA to sound off on the league's concussion policy this season; early in the season New Orlean...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  16. Chuck Klosterman on Royce White

    Chuck Klosterman

    Royce White has a lot of radical thoughts about his own mental illness. But that's just the beginning — he's worried about your brain, too.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013