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  1. 5 great quotes about Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

    Glenn Liebman

    In honor of baseball's greatest rivalry, here are five great Yankee-Red Sox rivalry quotes: 1. "Do the Yankees like the Red Sox?" -- chess champion Gary Kasparov asked whether he liked his rival Anatoly Karpov 2. "You can talk about the Dodgers an...

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2011
  2. Blazers rookie Elliot Williams likes to play chess

    Wendell Maxey

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Bobby Fischer has nothing on Elliot Williams. A rookie guard with the Portland Trail Blazers, Williams is known for his quick first step and leaping ability, but he also isn't afraid to leap with a knight or even call "checkmate"...

    Blog | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  3. Page 2 recalls Deep Blue defeating chess grandmaster Garry Kaspar...

    Kurt Snibbe


    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  4. Wednesday's Web video of the day

    Cam Martin

    These home gym practitioners probably felt chastened after their attempt to revolutionize the inverted sit-up. Perhaps they assuaged their egos with a friendly game of chess? We can see the board in the wreckage they create. (Note: There's no audio t...

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  5. Bill Simmons compares Tiger Woods' comeback to Ali's

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons breaks down Tiger's comeback and explains why it will be tougher than what Muhammad Ali faced in 1970 after his return from exile.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  6. Jim Caple: 10 Burning Questions with Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe M...

    Jim Caple

    Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon dishes on his favorite books, his favorite rock bands, his honeymoon and more!

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  7. A look back at the history of football movies

    Randy Williams

    Football movies have been produced for nearly a century, and they're as popular as ever.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2008
  8. The Kings of New York

    Michael Weinreb

    In an excerpt from his book "The Kings of New York," Michael Weinreb introduces us to the fascinating bunch of chess champions from Edward R. Murrow High School in New York City.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2007
  9. Finals karma's gonna get you

    Eric Neel

    What wins an NBA tiltle? Eric Neel says it's the cosmic things, like the power of Artis Gilmore's afro.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2003