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  1. Chat about the Ryder Cup

    Welcome to The Show! ESPN.com golf editor Jason Sobel is at the 36th Ryder Cup at the K Club in Ireland this week. And he will join us for a chat Thursday to take your questions in advance of the first-round matches on Friday. There are plenty of...

    Chat | September 19, 2006
  2. Big opportunity for Lin in L.A.?

    Joe Kaiser

    Linsanity is coming to Los Angeles, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Goodman reported on Twitter that Houston will send Jeremy Lin along with a first round pick to the Lakers in order to clear the cap space needed to sign Chris Bosh and match the o...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Examining odds of conference semifinal favorites winning their se...

    Kevin Pelton

    Using past NBA best-of-seven results from WhoWins.com to estimate the favorite's chance of winning, Kevin Pelton examines all four conference semifinal series and the favorite's odds of moving on to the next round.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  4. 2013 NBA playoffs - Scouting four playoff first-timers

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan looks in-depth at the top first-time playoff performers. Golden State's Stephen Curry tops the list after averaging 24.5 points and 11 assists this postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  5. Oklahoma City Thunder-Memphis Grizzlies Preview

    By John Carroll The second round of the Western Conference playoffs will provide a match up between two of the youngest and most exciting teams in the league. The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies both got their franchises first play...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  6. Peter Keating: Why women's tennis players are choking at Wimbledo...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating looks at how women's tennis players transform under pressure -- and why it makes for such compelling competition, especially on the grass at Wimbledon.

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  7. NHL playoffs 2010 - Tom Awad: Jaroslav Halak was the most valuabl...

    Tom Awad

    Tom Awad of Puck Prospectus follows up with something he's been doing all year -- Player Power Rankings, or PPR -- for the first round of the playoffs. Somewhat unsurprisingly, Jaroslav Halak was No. 1 among all players in the eight matchups.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  8. Morning Skate: An "oops" Carey-over?

    On Thursday night, in Game 5 of the Montreal-Boston first-round match-up at the Bell Centre, Canadiens super rookie goalie Carey Price had an "oops" moment. It led directly to the game-winning goal and opened the door for B's biggest offensive explos...

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2008
  9. Chat with Michael Russell

    Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, ATP Tour veteran Michael Russell will stop by to chat. Russell lost his first round doubles match on Monday at the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C. He's also playing in the singles tournament. He received a f...

    Chat | July 31, 2007
  10. Crossroads of a career

    Nothing causes deep thoughts more quickly than a losing streak. Since losing my first-round match at Wimbledon last week, my fifth loss in my last six efforts, I have had ample opportunity to reflect. When things are going well, every action has ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2006
  11. No two tennis shots are alike

    Following my first-round loss at this year's French Open, I was in the locker room icing down my elbow. The scene was fairly typical. Several players were in the training room getting massages or icing after their matches or practice. Others were get...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2006
  12. Not so dandy Andy

    To put it bluntly, Andy Roddick is hardly a clay-court specialist and Roland Garros hasn't been particularly kind to him. With the 23-year-old retiring on Tuesday from his first-round match with Alberto Martin because of an ankle injury, Roddick cont...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2006
  13. Chat with Tommy Haas

    Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, Tommy Haas, who opened his first Grand Slam of 2006 with an upset win over No. 14 seed Richard Gasquet, will join us live from the Australian Open as he prepares for his second-round match against American Paul Goldst...

    Chat | January 17, 2006
  14. Chat with Ivan Ljubicic

    Welcome to The Show! On Monday, Ivan Ljubicic will join us live from the Australian Open as he prepares for his second-round match against German Philipp Kohlschreiber. A hero in his native Croatia after going 11-1 to lead his country to its first...

    Chat | January 16, 2006
  15. Duncan a deserving MVP

    Greg Anthony

    As the first round concludes, we reflect on award winners, the Paul Silas firing and second-round match-ups.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2003