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  1. College basketball -- How Fred Hoiberg has turned Iowa State into...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg explains how former NBA player and hometown hero Fred Hoiberg has found success as the head coach of Iowa State.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  2. Keys to success for Hoiberg, Iowa State

    Seth Greenberg

    Fred Hoiberg's transition from the NBA back to his alma mater has been seamless. The former Iowa State Cyclones legend and hometown hero (he is to Ames what Larry Bird is to Indiana) has the team once again positioned to be a tough out in the NCAA to...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  3. Fantasy Football - Best, worst Week 14 matchups

    Scott Kacsmar

    Scott Kacsmar examines the best and worst Week 14 fantasy matchups.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  4. Michael Carter-Williams among replacement heroes - NBA

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan breaks down how NBA teams have filled voids left by departing players this season. He leads with Jordan Hill, who has stepped up for the Lakers in place of Dwight Howard.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  5. Russell Martin among unsung heroes of 2013 season - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Russell Martin leads a list of 2013's unsung heroes.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  6. Hamilton hopeless in marathon loss

    Buster Olney

    It was almost 2 a.m. this morning in Oakland when Brandon Moss wearily pulled on the headphones to do the hero postgame interview with Athletics announcers Glen Kuiper and Ray Fosse. Moss had just ended one of the longest, craziest games you will see...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  7. NBA - Jason Collins a no-stats All-Star

    Tom Haberstroh

    Who is Jason Collins the basketball player? He's an analytics legend.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  8. Los Angeles Angels' problems were highlighted in marathon loss to...

    Buster Olney

    The Angels took another brutal loss last night in 19 innings against the A's, writes Buster Olney. Most alarming were the continued struggles of Josh Hamilton, who was 0-for-8 and is now hitting .202.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  9. NBA - Why NCAA tournament heroes don't often succeed in the NBA

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine shows how being a hero in the NCAA tournament often doesn't equate to success at the NBA level.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  10. 2013 NFL Playoffs - Unsung heroes for Baltimore Ravens, San Franc...

    Vince Verhei

    With the spotlight shining on retiring legends, and battling brothers, Vince Verhei of Football Outsiders offers up a group of underappreciated players for the Niners and Ravens that helped carry these teams to the Big Easy.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  11. SoCal standouts honored off the field

    Erik McKinney

    On Sunday evening, the inaugural Unsung Heroes Awards recognized several outstanding Southern California student-athletes. Honorees were chosen for their combination of success in the classroom, in the community and on the football field. Grade po...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. Robinson enjoyed hometown hero role

    Damon Sayles

    SAN ANTONIO -- Before he heads off to college, Notre Dame commit Corey Robinson (San Antonio/San Antonio Christian) chose to continue being the respectable hometown kid. After Saturday's U.S. Army All-American Bowl, he took pride in signing autograph...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  13. Jerrid Marhefka sets all-division mark

    Brad Bournival

    While heroes are easy to find on the winning team, sometimes it's the unsung players who really stick out on a squad not taking home the title. Jerrid Marhefka was definitely one of those characters in St. Clairsville's 46-36 Division IV state run...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  14. If USC Trojans want rematch Oregon Ducks they'll have to earn it

    Greg Katz

    USC can still force a rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 title game, but the Trojans will have to go a long way to earn it.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2012
  15. Nation's top 5 unsung impact players

    Ryan McGee

    Be a hero. Those three words are among the most repeated in the coaching lexicon. And while they are directed at everyone on the team, sometimes the person who steps up to become that hero is the person you least expect. "The MVP trophies are alwa...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  16. Ranking the nation's top five unsung impact players - NCF

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee surveys coaches from around the country to help him identify his top five unsung impact players, including Texas' special teams ace and a key component to Georgia's offensive success.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2012