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  1. Buzz That Was -- Derek Jeter, not Michael Jeter, delivers classic...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Derek Jeter delivered a classic performance in his final All-Star Game, but a classic case of mistaken identity was all the talk on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  2. Mussina should be slam-dunk Hall of Famer

    David Schoenfield

    Here's my plea to Hall of Fame voters: Don't forget about Mike Mussina. This year's ballot entrusts the 500-something voters with the monumental task of examining at least 21 legitimate Hall of Fame candidates, from Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens t...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  3. Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time.

    Jon Robinson

    Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time. (Part 2)

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  4. Why Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout should be the No. 1 overall fa...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass breaks down Mike Trout from a statistical perspective and concludes that the Angels youngster should be the top-ranked player in fantasy.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  5. What we'd pay $1 million to see in sports

    Lynn Hoppes

    Even if LeBron James doesn't take Magic Johnson's $1 million offer to finally participate in the NBA's dunk contest, it brought up an interesting idea: What would you pay $1 million in play money to see in sports? Playbook asked some ESPN staff...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  6. Choose your catcher: Russell or Mike?

    Wallace Matthews

    With a half dozen teams interested in Russell Martin, it's no slam dunk that Martin, who the Yankees like very much despite his subpar 2012, will be returning to the Bronx next year. And since this is a particularly weak year for free-agent catche...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  7. Prince Fielder, Delmon Young dunk Angels with consecutive shots

    Prince Fielder and Delmon Young homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning to support Max Scherzer and help the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 26, 2012
  8. A leap to judgement on Campana's hops

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON - And not only can Tony Campana leap over tags like he did in Tuesday's game against the Astros, he can also dunk a basketball. That's what he says anyway, although he's never been able to prove it. Campana told his teammates as much, but ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  9. NFL hits, MLB postseason and the dunk contest

    Jemele Hill

    Jemele Hill digs into the mailbag to respond to criticism about her columns on NFL bounties and hits, the expanded MLB postseason and the NBA slam dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  10. Soriano gets a look at leadoff

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- With no slam-dunk option for the leadoff spot, manager Dale Sveum said he is willing to give Alfonso Soriano another chance to produce in the role. That news comes not long after Sveum said that Soriano will also get consideration f...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  11. W roundtable: Debating the appeal of all-star games


    From the NBA's slam dunk contest to the MLB's Home Run Derby, which league puts on the best all-star showcase? Our writers weigh in with their picks in the latest W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  12. Sveum tries to make bunting fun for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- March Madness is coming to the Cubs' spring-training facility in the desert, complete with a field of 64. Instead of dunks, three-pointers and buzzer beaters, though, Cubs pitchers and position players will square off to see who is ...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  13. Miami Marlins' Ozzie Guillen: It's 'gambling' to sign Yoenis Cesp...

    New Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen calls Yoenis Cespedes "pretty impressive," but he said it's no slam dunk that the Cuban defector ends up in Miami.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  14. Russell Martin Update

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have until Dec. 12 to offer Russell Martin arbitration. This seems like a slam dunk since Brian Cashman compares Martin to Thurman Munson. At any point, the Yankees could talk about a Martin a multi-year contract or agree on a one-year...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  15. New player in Yanks RF derby: Beltran

    Wallace Matthews

    Not long ago, it was considered a slam-dunk that the Yankees would pick up Nick Swisher's $10.25 million option for 2012, despite another miserable postseason performance. Now, it's not so clear. The reason? Carlos Beltran, a free agent after s...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  16. Thome should be slam dunk for HOF

    David Schoenfield

    Years ago when he was still with Cleveland, Jim Thome said one of the smartest things a baseball player ever said to me. We were talking about his approach against Jamie Moyer, and he said he could basically tell from the first pitch whether Moyer wa...

    Blog | August 15, 2011