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  1. Winter storm, icy conditions force schedule changes in sports

    Two more college basketball games have been postponed after a storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic region and is marching Northeast, threatening more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. Women's college basketball - NCAA summit makes recommendation for...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The top coaches and NCAA officials in women's hoops met Monday to discuss how to grow the game, including a majority vote that the Women's Final Four should return to a Friday-Sunday format and that the top 16 seeds should once again host the early rounds of the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: SEC aims for tourney roots

    Andy Katz

    1. The SEC is constantly looking for consistency as a league in college basketball; football has never been the issue. Kentucky and Florida are regular national players, but the rest of the league has struggled. One thing it needs is a destination fo...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  4. You Smell Like Desperation: Losers of the College Basketball Coac...

    Ian Cohen

    To paraphrase Chris Rock, desperation is the worst cologne. And when it comes to the post–NCAA tournament coaching carousel, the landscape of college basketball feels cloaked by a cloud of metaphysical Drakkar Noir. The absurd time crunch and c...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  5. Florida Gulf Coast popular on social media

    Bill Speros

    America loves an underdog, and so do college basketball fans who use Facebook and Twitter. Not surprisingly, Florida Gulf Coast University was the most mentioned team on both social media sites during the early rounds of the NCAA tournament, accordin...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  6. 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
  7. ESPN's Photos of the Weekend: Feb. 8-10

    Playbook Visuals

    This weekend saw an epic game. Now brace for an epic gallery, one that contains the best images from the past few days -- including college basketball, NBA, NHL and ... pond hockey? Oh yeah, it's in there. Photos of the Week: Feb. 8-10...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. W roundtable: All I want for Christmas is &

    espnW

    From more competitive games in women's college basketball, to healthier players and more cooperative stars, our writers weigh in on their holiday wishes for the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: Coaches group talks transfers

    Andy Katz

    1. The National Association of Basketball Coaches' board of directors is meeting in Indianapolis on Thursday, with the issue of transfers and how to handle the requests as a primary agenda item. The board has some notable names, including Wisconsin c...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  10. April in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Average number of viewers for NBA games on TNT this...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: MSG out for East Regional

    Andy Katz

    1. One of the top agenda items for new NCAA vice president Mark Lewis is the site of the 2013 NCAA tournament East Regional. The original plan was to hold the 75th anniversary of the event at Madison Square Garden in New York. But according to multip...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  12. Six other trophies dropped and/or broken

    Patrick Dorsey

    By now you might have heard: In Alabama, "BCS" stands for "Broken Championship Souvenir," after Saturday's unfortunate incident involving The Coaches' Trophy, a player's father's foot and a rug that apparently did not tie the room together. Natura...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  13. Bowling's U.S. Women's Open to be contested outdoors in Reno

    If NHL hockey games can be staged outdoors in a baseball stadium and college basketball games on the deck of an aircraft carrier, why not throw bowling balls down the middle of the street in Reno?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  14. It's Time: Lower the NCAA Shot Clock to 24 Seconds

    Shane Ryan

    On Tuesday night, Michigan State and Illinois played a basketball game, and the score was 42-41. That was not the score at halftime. That was not the score after a meteor hit Assembly Hall in Champaign, stopping play and killing hundreds. That was...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  15. ESPN The Magazine - Next Level - A new stat for goaltenders

    Peter Keating

    Michael Schuckers' new stat helps show how valuable goalies are apart from the defenses in front of them.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  16. Jock culture shifting toward acceptance

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's Note: To read Dana O'Neil's story on former Villanova basketball player Will Sheridan, click here. In the past two weeks, Sean Avery voiced his support of same-sex marriage and an NHL agent quickly denounced him. Two-time Olympic gold ...

    Blog | May 16, 2011