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  1. Smashing Success: 6 Steps to Pie-ing An Oriole In The Face

    Dan Friedell

    By now, you've seen Adam Jones crush an Orioles teammate's face with a pie. Where do the pies come from, and what are they made of? A six-step look at what the next Baltimore game winner may eat -- whether he likes it or not.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  2. Why Nicole McFadyen Is The Most Important Oriole On The Field

    Dan Friedell

    With the Orioles' field all but ready to go, groundskeeper Nicole McFadyen had only one task left to go: painting the intricate MLB postseason logos along both baselines.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  3. Meet Nicole McFadyen, Ruler Of The Orioles Roost

    Dan Friedell

    When the Orioles and Tigers take the field Thursday, they'll jump over baselines, logos and dirt carefully maintained by Orioles groundskeeper Nicole McFadyen, one of only two female head groundskeepers in MLB and one of the few in all of pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  4. CrossFit, Firefighting, Baseball: The Wild Ride of Team USA Star ...

    Dan Friedell

    She's done a little bit of everything, from firefighting to owning her own gym to now being the powerful star of Team USA. Yep, the women's baseball slugger has quite the story to tell.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  5. David Lough's Body Shot

    Dan Friedell

    The Orioles' David Lough talks his diet, training and what it takes to be one of the best outfielders in the AL east.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  6. RIP: Temple University softball officially died today

    Dan Friedell

    On July 1, the Owls softball program is officially dead. Now two dozen players and coaches must find new life somewhere else.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  7. NFL - Player Confidential: Two takes on the Dolphins locker room

    Dan Friedell

    Opinions vary wildly on the mess in Miami. This weekend, we caught up with two veteran NFL players from the same team and asked them the same set of questions. One plays offense, one plays defense. One is black. One is white. Both had strong opinions...

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  8. NHL players speak anonymously on realignment, PEDs and goalie pad...

    Dan Friedell

    In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, the Mag's Confidential team crosschecked 30 NHL pros to get their plus-minus on everything from realignment and PEDs to goalie pads and goons.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  9. Fernando Rodriguez's road to recovery

    Dan Friedell

    Editor's Note: Fernando Rodriguez, 28, is a right-handed relief pitcher with the Oakland A's. He made his big-league debut in 2009 with the Angels and appeared in 118 games the past two seasons with the Houston Astros. On Feb. 4 of this year, Rodrigu...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  10. Meet the custom tailor for athletes

    Dan Friedell

    "Measure three times," advises Tam Copenhaver, 58, a Willy Loman-style traveling salesman who makes about of 20 percent of his annual income peddling custom clothing at spring training. "I haven't had anything sent back in over 15 years. If you measu...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  11. Meet Denzel Washington the hoops stud

    Dan Friedell

    Editor's note: Welcome to another installment of "How Good Was He?" It's an occasional Playbook series in which we delve deep into the athletic pasts of celebrities. If all you know about Denzel Washington's basketball skills comes from the exten...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  12. How good was Russell Wilson at baseball?

    Dan Friedell

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was going to get better as a baseball player. His minor league manager in the South Atlantic League, Joe Mikulik, swears by it. In fact, Wilson put together the best two-week stretch of his career j...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  13. How good was The Rock at football?

    Dan Friedell

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson rose to fame thanks to his exploits in the pro wrestling ring and got his first break in the movie business as the Scorpion King in 2001's "The Mummy Returns." While the film role may have been seen as a way for producer...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  14. LeBron teaches kids via the Khan Academy

    Dan Friedell

    "If I'm down three with 30 seconds left, is it better to take the three or easier to take the two and attempt to foul a bad free-throw shooter and get another possession?" This is just one of eight questions LeBron James asks of Sal Khan, the foun...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  15. Mag Minute: DC United goalie Bill Hamid

    Dan Friedell

    Last March, Bill Hamid was the starting goalie for the under-23 U.S. national team that lost to El Salvador and saw its hope for an appearance at the London Olympics disappear. The agonizing defeat could have foretold a disastrous MLS season for ...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  16. Sportiqe apparel is instant vintage

    Dan Friedell

    The 1993 NBA Finals, won by Michael Jordan and the Bulls in six games over the Phoenix Suns, is still one of the most talked about championship series in the past 20 years. Jordan and Charles Barkley squared off in some epic contests, and one player,...

    Blog | October 25, 2012