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  1. Alabama among nation's top line-of-scrimmage teams - College Foot...

    Kevin Carter

    In his ESPN Insider debut, Kevin Carter ranks the top five lines of scrimmage in college football, outlining teams with the best offensive and defensive fronts. Alabama comes in at No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  2. Fantasy baseball: Examining the stolen base category

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola breaks down the stolen base category and determines the best approach to addressing it in rotisserie leagues, discussing such players as Michael Bourn and B.J. Upton.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  3. NFL - Divisional playoffs line moves

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman takes a look at NFL's divisional playoffs line moves.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  4. Nation's top sophomore prospects

    Chad Ford

    Any given sophomore class is usually pay dirt for NBA scouts. Just a handful of players leave after their freshman year, meaning the class is mostly intact. With two years of college ball under their belts, the really talented sophomores are usually ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  5. NBA - Cody Zeller, Otto Porter lead nation's top sophomores

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford breaks down the top 10 sophomores in college basketball, a demographic that usually constitutes a gold mine of talent for NBA teams.

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  6. States of recruiting: Northeast

    Dave Hooker

    Recruiters are finding plenty of prospects in the Northeast.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  7. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Boston Bruins are far from done versus Vancouv...

    Doug McIntyre

    Doug McIntyre says it's far too early to start piling dirt on the Bruins, but admits they'll need to give more to fly home with an even series. Here are three keys where the B's can improve ... beyond the obvious problem of their power play.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  8. MLB: Russell Martin, Grady Sizemore and other 2011 revivals

    Jonah Keri

    Russell Martin, Lance Berkman and Grady Sizemore are among a number of prominent veterans off to surprisingly hot starts. Jonah Keri of FanGraphs examines just how sustainable these resurgences are.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  9. College Football: For Notre Dame Fighting Irish, patience with Br...

    Bill Connelly

    Bill Connelly of Football Outsiders looks at the current state of the 1-3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Are they getting better? Is there hope down the road? When looking at both advanced metrics and Brian Kelly's career, the answers are yes and yes.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  10. One of many

    Buster Olney

    A boy waits for the rumbling sound of an old blue car to climb through the maple trees, and right after he hears it he can see through the barn windows the dust rising along the dirt road to the north. It doesn't matter what the boy is doing -- ...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  11. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Peter Gammons has influenced Buster Olney ...

    Buster Olney

    It's one thing to admire someone. It's another to dream of a profession. But when the one you admire most becomes a conduit to that goal, it's truly a gift. And Buster has, over time, realized he wasn't the only one to receive it from Peter Gammons.

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  12. MLB: Buster Olney blog -- Cliff Lee and CC Sabathia have shared m...

    Buster Olney

    Cliff Lee and CC Sabathia both have known struggles, and it was a boon to each that the other was there to help guide the way. Now, the two will share the same rubber -- the same divot in the dirt -- in Game 1 of the World Series, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  13. Wilson's goodbye a bit strange

    If you weren't in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon, you probably missed it: Jack Wilson said goodbye ... PITTSBURGH -- Jack Wilson bent down and grabbed a handful of dirt from PNC Park's infield in the fifth inning of the Pirates' 6-2 loss to the Ast...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  14. Chat with NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne

    Welcome to The Show! On Friday, NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne will stop by to chat about this weekend's racing Pay-Per-View event - the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. HBO Pay-Per-View will broadcast the Chili Bowl dirt track race live from Tulsa, Okl...

    Chat | January 10, 2008
  15. Not yet sold on Thome in Hall

    If you don't know anything about Jim Thome, you would learn a lot from reading the details of Toni Ginnetti's story this morning: Before batting in the first inning on Sunday, Thome wrote the name of his mother into the dirt. He awarded the fan who ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2007
  16. Cockcroft: Detroit Tigers preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the 2007 Detroit Tigers from a fantasy angle.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2007