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  1. Tempo debate in SEC not going anywhere

    Travis Haney

    BRISTOL, Conn. -- Nick Saban likened the debate over uptempo offense and defense in the SEC to "Democrats and Republicans ... who controls the House and Senate." After hearing from 12 of the league's 14 coaches on ESPN's campus on Monday and Tuesd...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Why trading for Kevin Love is a no-brainer - NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton outlines why Kevin Love is one of the best players to ever hit the NBA trade market, highlighting the big man's key strengths and debunking the claim that he is a defensive liability.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  3. Scout's take: Brown brings potential to UT

    Tom Luginbill

    The Texas Longhorns' latest commitment, Louis Brown, has the frame and athleticism to develop into a menace off of the edge in Charlie Strong's defense. What he brings: Brown is a tall, rangy athlete who is just scratching the surface of his poten...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Florida State Seminoles headline top 10 defenses for 2014 season ...

    Sharon Katz

    Sharon Katz from ESPN Stats & Information projects the top 10 defenses for the 2014 college football season. The Florida State Seminoles are No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  5. FSU's defense will thrive again in 2014

    Travis Haney

    As we count down 50 days until the start of the 2014 college football season, ESPN Insider Travis Haney is answering at least one big question per day until the kickoff of South Carolina-Texas A&M on Aug. 28. Heisman contenders, breakout fresh...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  6. NBA - Nerlens Noel prides himself in his defense and blocks

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton sits down with Nerlens Noel for data dialogue and discusses the numbers behind the mobile big man's ability to block shots and make steals.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  7. NFL- New Orleans Saints defense could make them Super Bowl conten...

    Sam Monson

    The Saints could be poised to supplement their elite offense with a top-notch D. If that's the case, writes Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus, the rest of the league could be in trouble.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  8. Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker offers insight into his own ...

    Bradford Doolittle

    In the first installment of Insider Summer School's Data Dialogue, Jabari Parker sits down with Bradford Doolittle to give an inside look behind his own statistics.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  9. How losing Washington impacts Arizona

    Joe Kaiser

    The year-long suspension to Arizona's Pro Bowl linebacker Daryl Washington for a repeat violation of the league's substance abuse policy is a big blow to the Cardinals defense. Throw in the free agent departure of fellow inside linebacker Carlos ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  10. Why Argentina will win the World Cup - 2014 World Cup

    Adrian Melville

    Adrian Melville writes why Argentina is set to win its first World Cup since 1986, with stifling defense the biggest factor.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  11. My picks for the best of 2014-15

    Fran Fraschilla

    My ESPN colleagues have done a nice job of putting together teams that should be superlative in areas such as offense, defense, rebounding and passing heading into the upcoming college basketball season. All had strong selections for each of the cha...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  12. Increased role for Pitta?

    Joe Kaiser

    When Dennis Pitta agreed to a new five-year deal with Baltimore back in late February, Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome touched on the ways the 6-foot-4 tight end helps the offense. "Dennis creates a number of mismatch problems for defenses," general mana...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  13. Where McLemore aims to improve

    Joe Kaiser

    As a rookie last season, Ben McLemore didn't live up to the lofty expectations that came with being a lottery pick. His offensive game was one-dimensional, his defense was erratic at best and his 7.77 PER wasn't what the Kings were hoping for out of ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  14. Better fit for LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers or Miami Heat? -...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh builds the potential rosters, runs the projections and declares where LeBron would be a better fit next season and beyond: Cleveland or Miami.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  15. What's next for John Buck?

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners chose defense over offense by designating backup catcher John Buck for assignment in a surprising roster move late Monday night. Buck's departure clears the way for the promotion of Jesus Sucre, who has thrown out 50 percent ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  16. NFL - Baltimore Ravens' offense could keep them out of the playof...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner explains why the Baltimore Ravens' offense will likely keep them out of the playoffs in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014