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  1. The true measure of Creighton's Doug McDermott

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Creighton senior on the verge of becoming eighth to reach 3,000 points

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  2. Super Bowl XLVIII -- John Fox, Pete Carroll not so different afte...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Their stories reveal similar experiences on the road to Super Bowl

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  3. Super Bowl XLVII - Justin Smith just does his job

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Justin Smith is one of the most important players on the San Francisco 49ers' vaunted defense, but he prefers to remain in the background. When his teammates are getting sacks, it means Smith is doing his job.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  4. NFL Hot Read - Houston Texans' Matt Schaub plays it close to the ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Texans QB Matt Schaub is closing in on 20,000 career passing yards, is 10-1 in his past 11 starts and has a tendency to roll his eyes a bit when someone asks him if he's becoming one of the NFL's elite quarterbacks.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  5. Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams sa...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Gregg Williams, suspended indefinitely for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, said Friday that he hasn't communicated with commissioner Roger Goodell in months but that he does not plan on being in coaching exile forever.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  6. Zane Harvey and Anthony Blum fondly remembered for doing what the...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Zane Harvey and Anthony Blum fondly remembered for doing what they loved: coaching high school sports in Broken Bow, Neb.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  7. Tom Brady and the 12 things you might not have known about New En...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    There is so much more to New England's star quarterback than his supermodel wife and 22,000-square-foot mansion.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  8. For Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Zack Greinke, the future is now

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The former K.C. Royals standout, in his first season with the Milwaukee Brewers, gets his first taste of the MLB postseason spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  9. Hope Solo tackles her rise to fame following U.S. women's soccer ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Four years ago, Hope Solo was considered a malcontent and was temporarily banished from the U.S. women's soccer team after speaking her mind. Now look at her. America can't get enough.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  10. Legacy of Julie Geis, lost on Sept. 11, kept alive through Nebras...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Friends and family of former Nebraska softball player Julie Geis keep her memory alive through an endowed scholarship for native Nebraska players.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  11. Super Bowl: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers knows how to prepare, but he...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    No doubt Aaron Rodgers is all business this week as he and the Packers prepare to face Pittsburgh in the Super Bowl. But the Green Bay quarterback also knows the value of unwinding.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  12. Has Ben Roethlisberger really changed? In Pittsburgh, the jury is...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, his supporters say, has grown up. He had to. The face of the Steelers franchise stood at the precipice of losing everything this past spring.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  13. Profile: Merrill on Brad Childress

    Kevin Seifert

    If you want to know why Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress has seemed so calm while waiting out the expected arrival of quarterback Brett Favre, make sure you read this profile from ESPN.com's Elizabeth Merrill. An excerpt: Fans hang along the g...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  14. Brad Childress of the Minnesota Vikings calmly plays his role in ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    It would seem that Brett Favre is driving Minnesota's golf cart again. But Vikings coach Brad Childress doesn't care what the outside world thinks, he's in control, Elizabeth Merrill writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2010
  15. Blimp pilots get into the sporting events they cover, too

    Elizabeth Merrill

    They get paid to watch sporting events with one arm dangling out the window and their airship hovering at 1,000 feet.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2009
  16. Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson forever linked with Brett Favre...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    No matter what Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson does, his career will always be linked to Brett Favre and the decision to move on without possibly the biggest legend in Packers history.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009