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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. A look back at great sports trilogies

    Andrew Davis, ESPN Stats & Info

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Larry Bird and Magic Johnson met in the NBA Finals three times in the 1980s. This Saturday night, UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez will fight Junior dos Santos in Houston for the third time. It could g...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  3. UFC honcho Dana White sees gold in Jon Jones-Rashad Evans rivalry...

    Ryan McGee

    Rashad Evans and Jon Jones were like brothers, even swearing they couldn't face each other in a fight. But UFC president Dana White changed that, writes Ryan McGee in ESPN The Magazine, and the two will now meet in a highly anticipated fights on April 21.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  4. Kentucky's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

    Check out which four sports figures made it onto Kentucky's Mount Rushmore.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  5. Briggs to battle WBO heavyweight champ Liakhovich

    Shannon Briggs has seen Sergei Liakhovich fight, so he knows what to expect from the WBO heavyweight champion. Briggs will challenge the Belarus native in a title fight on Nov. 4 at Chase Field in Phoenix. It will be Liakhovich's first defense sin

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2006
  6. Not all change is for the better

    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Spencer Haywood challenged the NBA, but fears Maurice Clarett would change the NFL for the worse.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2003
  7. Q&A with Lennox Lewis

    With his biggest fight less than a week away, ESPN's Mark Schwarz sat down with WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis to discuss his public perception, the lack of respect he's attained from boxing world and his thoughts on facing Evander Holyfield on Mar

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 1999
  8. Rockets-Bulls Preview

    Rockets-Bulls Preview

    Preview | March 12, 2014
  9. Jason Terry: 'The robe is back, baby!'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry strolled down the stairs like a heavyweight boxing champion, proudly sporting a robe. As always seems to be the case with Terry, there's a story behind it. "I used to have a robe," Terry said. "I used to come to meetings, ...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  10. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    Ric Fogel for Lesnar Forces Carwin to Tap The battle of big heavyweights was everything it was billed to be. Interim champion Shane Carwin landed a huge left hook in the 1st round that dropped Brock Lesnar to the ground but couldn't fini...

    Blog | July 04, 2010
  11. Scouting Report: Sixers-Pistons

    Brian James

    Unless the Sixers can duplicate and sustain the intensity they had in the first quarter of Game 1, the Pistons could run roughshod.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2005
  12. Led by Wallace's 24, regulars swamp Rockets

    The Pistons shut down Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming to win the first game of the NBA season.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 02, 2004