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  1. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  2. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  3. Bennett a big part of Seattle's success

    Terry Blount

    SEATTLE -- There are many reasons the Seattle Seahawks have reached the NFC Championship Game, but the play this season of defensive lineman Michael Bennett is one of the big ones. It tells you all you need to know about Bennett that moments after...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  4. Russell Wilson inspired by Spoelstra speech

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- It's not every day an NBA championship coach gives advice to an NFL team, but Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson considered it an inspiring moment Tuesday when Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra spoke to the players. "Having...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  5. Aldon Smith's quest to end sacks drought

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Aldon Smith was a disruptive force for the San Francisco 49ers during late, critical moments of the NFC Championship Game. The outside linebacker still hasn't collected a quarterback sack in five games and 52 days. That bothers him ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  6. Brian Banks offered minicamp spot after tryout with Seattle Seaha...

    Walking into the massive indoor practice facility, looking up at the championship banners hanging from the ceiling and feeling the turf under his feet, Brian Banks allowed himself a moment to reflect on whether the reality matched the dream that helped ge

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  7. What's your favorite SB XLVI moment?

    Mike Mazzeo

    Now that it's all over and you've had a chance to revel in the Giants' fourth Super Bowl championship in franchise history, what was your favorite moment in their 21-17 triumph over the Patriots? Was it Mario Manningham's 38-yard catch? Was it Ch...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  8. Michael Weinreb on Montreal Alouettes quarterback Anthony Calvill...

    Michael Weinreb

    It's just too bad Anthony Calvillo plays in the CFL.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  9. The Grantland Top Five: Octogenarian Managers, UNC, and the Rest ...

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Garrett Gilbert/Matt Saracen, quarterbacks, Austin/Dillon, Texas The most emotionally compelling moment in the recent history of college football came on January 7, 2010, in the first quarter of the national championship game, when an 18-year-o...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  10. Mavs can be teaching tool for Jason Garrett

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- If you paid attention to the Mavericks' run to the NBA Championship, you heard coach Rick Carlisle use the terms 'process,' and 'journey,' and 'staying in the moment,' a bunch. His players repeated those words, too, and took home a t...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  11. Flash Points: Jets' defining moment

    Tim Graham

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Jets -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 26. How many defining moments can a franchise have when it has won a single championship, and t...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  12. XLV: Charles Woodson emerges as leader

    Kevin Seifert

    Moments after the Green Bay Packers clinched the NFC Championship Game last Sunday, it was time for someone to step forward and provide some postgame words in the locker room. The identity of that person was revealing. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  13. Fair or not, a defining day for Jay Cutler

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- Cyberspace buzzed Sunday with talk of the single-worst thing you can say about a player in a team sport. Did Jay Cutler quit on his Chicago Bears teammates in Sunday's NFC Championship Game? Moments after the game, I suggested we tab...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  14. NFL Playoffs: New York Jets' Mark Sanchez admits he understands b...

    Jane McManus

    Mark Sanchez says he understands what's at stake this year more than last.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  15. Steve Smith of New York Giants: They can't have my USC title ring...

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Giants wideout Steve Smith says NCAA, BCS can't truly take away USC title.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  16. Battle in the Bayou: Bush vs. Kluwe

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Not long after Reggie Bush returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown last Saturday, and a day before Minnesota earned its berth in the NFC Championship Game, Chris Kluwe was already hearing it. The lowest moment in Kluwe's ca...

    Blog | January 21, 2010