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  1. British Columbia surgeons have been reminded to nix operating roo...

    Patrick Hruby

    Attention: The surgeon general has determined that talking about sports can be hazardous to your health. OK, so the surgeon general in question is actually a Canadian health licensing body. The sport is the NHL. And the heath hazard involves doctors...

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  2. Donald Sterling may be a tad out of touch, so we gladly offer our...

    Patrick Hruby

    Dear Donald Sterling, We hear you testified in court that when you hired Elgin Baylor to serve as the Los Angeles Clippers' general manager in 1986, you had no idea about his basketball background. Even though Baylor, is, you know, in the Hall of Fa...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  3. David Eckstein's wife creates Star Wars clothes for women

    Patrick Hruby

    Know Admiral Ackbar from General Grevious? You're probably a Star Wars fan. Able to debate Albert Pujols versus Derek Jeter? You're likely a baseball geek. Fluent in both topics? Then you have something in common with Ashley Eckstein. Th...

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2010
  4. David Eckstein's wife creates a Star Wars clothing business

    Patrick Hruby

    Ashley Eckstein created a Star Wars clothing line for women.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2010
  5. Pat Riley knew how to land LeBron James

    Patrick Hruby

    Pat Riley is an accomplished coach. A successful general manager. A natty dresser. A charismatic speaker. Yet in sealing the deal on the biggest free agent coup of the nascent decade -- what, you were thinking Steve Blake to the Los Angeles Lakers? -...

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  6. Lady Gaga caused a stir at a recent New York Yankees game, and Pa...

    Patrick Hruby

    Page 2 reports the Yankees are taking special steps to accommodate Lady Gaga.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  7. Do you have what it takes to be an NFL GM? Take Page 2's sublime ...

    Patrick Hruby

    It's official: When it comes to dumb questions, Super Bowl media day has company -- namely, NFL combine interviews, where Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland's infamous query to Dez Bryant (asking if his mother was a prostitute) is simply the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  8. Do you have what it takes to be an NFL GM? Take Page 2's sublime ...

    Patrick Hruby

    Do you have what it takes to be an NFL GM? Take Page 2's NFL scouting quiz.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  9. Which colleges and schools produce most Harlem Globetrotters?

    Patrick Hruby

    When the Harlem Globetrotters' longtime opponent, the Washington Generals, recently announced plans to sign three former Butler players to one-game contracts, Page 2 had to wonder: Which college basketball programs are the Kansas and North Carolina o...

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  10. USA-England will be anything but friendly

    Patrick Hruby

    By any reasonable measure, the World Cup opener between the United States and England on June 12 should be a hard-fought, but cordial, affair between squads representing two nations that share a common language, a similar culture and a general affini...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  11. Kobe, A-Rod, Bonds ... yep, the week in sports

    Patrick Hruby

    Have you been paying close attention to the sports world this week? Then try your hand at the Page 2 weekly quiz.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2007
  12. Larry Legend has lost touch

    Patrick Hruby

    Larry Legend doesn't realize times have changed -- we just want to watch the best, regardless of race.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2004
  13. Goodbye, Mr. Crumbs

    Patrick Hruby

    Forget MJ, Jerry Krause thinks he led the Bulls to six NBA titles. Now that he's out as GM, Page 2 digs into his email.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2003