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  1. How Montreal Canadiens Josh Gorges blocks every shot - ESPN The M...

    Chris Gigley

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Chris Gigley writes that lunging in front of 100 mph slap shots is all in a day's work for Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges, one of the NHL's primo human pinatas.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  2. The tale of the Tater Trot Tracker

    Chris Gigley

    In a recent Wall Street Journal column, Brian Costa covered the surprisingly quick home-run trot of Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, who dashes around the bases in 18.5 seconds. But more surprising than that was the fact someone actually...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  3. Randy Couture debuts his new cologne

    Chris Gigley

    This month, former MMA beast Randy Couture showed again his amazing range in life. The same guy who made a pretty good career out of twisting opponents into pretzels in the Octagon now makes sharp business decisions to grow his own personal brand. Li...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. Money talks: Final Four no Super Bowl

    Chris Gigley

    The digital transaction company Square, maker of the plug-in credit card reader for smartphones and tablets, reinforced something most of us already know. The NFL is king in this country. After tracking sales volume among about 50,000 Square-equi...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  5. Big Dance, big money?

    Chris Gigley

    While most of us will be keeping a close eye on the Final Four scores this weekend -- and the national championship game Monday -- Square will be paying attention to a different kind of result: money spent in Atlanta while the tournament is in town. ...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  6. Catching some Rays in Tampa Bay

    Chris Gigley

    Buried at the bottom of a recent Tampa Bay Times story about the Rays' new marketing campaign was an unbelievable line. According to the article, the Rays are the most-watched pro sports team on television in Florida. That's right. The Rays. Not ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  7. Veteran P keeps fighting for Wright spot

    Chris Gigley

    Righthander Jamey Wright sure isn't where he expected to be at this point in his career. Then again, maybe he is. The 38-year-old Oklahoman is battling for a spot in the Tampa Bay Rays bullpen, making this the eighth straight year he has started the ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  8. Shawn Bandz makes Columbus Crew theme

    Chris Gigley

    An improbable collision between hip-hop and European football has occurred in the heart of Ohio, as Columbus-based rapper Shawn Bandz has created the track "Columbus Crew," hoping it will become the new anthem for his hometown's MLS team. And while t...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  9. D-League looks good from every angle

    Chris Gigley

    These are heady times for the NBA D-League. Attendance is up, tons of fans are watching live games on its new YouTube channel and both veterans and young players see it as the fastest path to the NBA short of being a lottery pick. Here are several ta...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  10. What's it like to coach a tiny soccer nation?

    Chris Gigley

    The Guam national team is just a speck on the map of world soccer. But in just more than a year on the job, England-born manager Gary White has his squad from the tiny South Pacific island beating opponents it used to lose to by two or more touchdown...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. Jerry Hairston Jr. reflects on MLB career

    Chris Gigley

    Time has sneaked up on Los Angeles Dodgers utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. After being drafted in the 11th round by Baltimore in 1997, Hairston broke into the bigs with the Orioles the following season and has stuck around ever since, logging 16 ML...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  12. San Jose Sharks forward Ryane Clowne leads NHL in fights - ESPN T...

    Chris Gigley

    In ESPN The Magazine, Chris Gigley writes that since the lockout ended, there's been an influx of fists this season in the NHL. Fights are happening early and often in games, and no one is crying uncle just yet.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  13. Sports Pages: Tom Coughlin's best advice

    Chris Gigley

    Author: Tom Coughlin, with David Fisher Title: "Earn the Right to Win: How Success in Any Field Starts with Superior Preparation" In a sentence: Coughlin teaches readers how to be a successful, hard-nosed son of a gun -- whether for a meeting, ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  14. Wall Street vet backs MLB betting in book

    Chris Gigley

    You'd think a guy who gets hit by an ambulance, spends the next few months in a wheelchair because of it and then gets fired from his seven-figure Wall Street job is having a pretty bad year. Not Joe Peta. Amid all that hardship in 2011, Peta...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  15. Team Player: Jared Jeffries' NBA memories

    Chris Gigley

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Jared Jeffries has never scored the buckets of points you might expect from a lottery pick, but the guy has serious value in the NBA nonetheless. When the Washington Wizards took him out of Indiana with the 11th ove...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  16. Team Player: Earl Watson, guard, Utah Jazz

    Chris Gigley

    Jazz point guard Earl Watson has been in the NBA so long he was drafted by a team that doesn't exist anymore. Sure, the Seattle SuperSonics relocated to Oklahoma City just five seasons ago. The point is that Watson has seen a lot since Seattle to...

    Blog | February 13, 2013