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  1. Stevenson's audience shrinks

    Dan Rafael

    Certainly the deal that adviser Al Haymon secured for light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson to leave HBO and go to rival Showtime for his title defense against Andrzej Fonfara last Saturday night paid him more money than had he stayed at HBO fo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Melo: Phil's critiques not taken personal

    Ian Begley

    Carmelo Anthony has heard Phil Jackson's critique of his game, but he says he doesn't take it personally. In a 2012 interview with HBO, Jackson, the new president of the Knicks, said Anthony "has to be a better passer" and said "the ball can't st...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. The Midseason TV All-Star Team

    Andy Greenwald

    At the midpoint of their seasons, Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NHL all stick to a similar script. The majority of players - and, by extension, those who write about the players - get a brief, much-needed breather while...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. espnW -- Sarah Spain on which sports 'entourages' deserve a bette...

    Sarah Spain

    Sarah Spain is giddy at the idea that "Entourage" the movie could rewrite the wrongs to the series' TV finale. But it got her thinking: Which sports entourages need a new ending? The 2008 Cubs, anyone?

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  5. Delvin Rodriguez to fight Miguel Cotto in Oct. 5 junior middlewei...

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Cotto and Delvin Rodriguez will meet in a scheduled 12-round junior middleweight bout on Oct. 5 (HBO).

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  6. Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style -- neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all -- on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world's drabbest dress code: North Korea.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  7. Jackson wanted Kobe to play like LeBron

    Tom Haberstroh

    David Santiago/Getty Images Phil Jackson preferred LeBron James' pass-first mentality to Kobe Bryant's shoot-first mentality. This will surely raise some eyebrows: Former coach Phil Jackson told HBO Sports' Andrea Kremer that he wished Kobe Bryant ...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  8. Phil says Knicks are 'clumsy'

    Phil Jackson says he wouldn't have wanted to coach the Knicks -- even if the team asked. "I wasn't gonna take that job; that's for sure," he told HBO's "Real Sports" in an interview scheduled to air Tuesday night. Jackson -- who won 11 champion...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  9. Phil Jackson says he wouldn't coach 'clumsy' New York Knicks team...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Phil Jackson says he wouldn't have wanted to be the coach of the New York Knicks -- even if the team asked.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  10. Why You Couldn't Find the Bute-Froch Fight

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Let's imagine, for a moment, that we're back in the middle of the lockout-shortened, hyper-accelerated NBA regular season. It's a Wednesday night and there are 13 games on the schedule. As a fan, it's hard not to feel excited — Memphis is playi...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  11. Recap Wale's day of 'First Take' debate

    ESPN Playbook

    Watch rapper Wale on "First Take" debating Skip Bayless and Rob Parker on who will win the Western Conference in the NBA: Wale and the "First Take" crew also debated: How many games Tim Tebow will start this season. Which NFL team HBO should p...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  12. In Defense of Studio 60

    Sean Grande

    I am a mark for Aaron Sorkin, an unabashed fan. Let me start there. I have memorized West Wing speeches, worn out my Sports Night DVDs, Googled all the dirt on his upcoming HBO show, unapologetically cribbed from him on and off the air, and I know al...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  13. Adam Silver calls Bryant Gumbel's David Stern comments 'outrageou...

    NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver calls Bryant Gumbel's comments on HBO about Commissioner David Stern "outrageous."

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  14. McKagan: Feeling Minnesota over Vikings rumors

    Duff McKagan

    Football fan Duff McKagan lives part of the year in Los Angeles, but he's not happy to hear the Vikings could be moving there.

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. David Stern and the plantation

    Henry Abbott

    Bryant Gumbel likened David Stern to a "modern plantation overseer" in talking labor at the close of his HBO "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" show: [Stern] has alternately knocked union leader Billy Hunter, said the players were getting inaccurate i...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  16. PodKast: Shawn Ryan, writer and executive producer of "The Shield...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Last week was a big one over in the Land O'Lakers in regards to Hollywood. Hopefully you had a chance to listen to our conversations with Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, and veteran character actor J.K. Simmons (The Closer, Oz, Juno). If not, I'd enco...

    Blog | October 11, 2011