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  1. About Last Night: The Playoff Picture

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy scaring little children by reciting Mariners hitting stats from the past decade, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Utah Jazz were eliminated from the NBA playoff picture after an 86-70 loss to the Memphis G...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  2. Homer Series: Syracuse Orange

    Ben Detrick

    It's a depressing time for people who love interesting basketball. Last week, Ricky Rubio, the blossoming Spaniard who treated us to pinpoint passes and a haircut befitting every SXSW musician plinking a vintage Moog, was lost for the season with...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  3. Cuba's Jose Abreu migh be the best offensive weapon on the planet...

    Jonah Keri

    Jose Abreu is putting up godlike numbers in the closed-off world of Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  4. PodKast: 'The Simpsons' producer Bonnie Pietila

    the Kamenetzky Brothers

    The list of shows more influential than 'The Simpsons,' if there is a list at all, is short. Now in its 23rd season Matt Groening's creation has completely altered the face of televised comedies, animated or otherwise. It has helped turn former write...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  5. LeBron wrong to flirt with Cavaliers reunion

    Michael Wallace

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images We thought Cleveland had seen the back of LeBron James for the last time. If you're a LeBron James homer - some fans, select media members, flunkies, etc. - here's where you owe Kendrick Perkins a bit of an apology for sum...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  6. Rafe Bartholomew suffers a fate worse than death: watching Wizard...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Grantland's series on unwatchable NBA games begins with a very special night in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  7. Why UConn Will Not Repeat as National Champion

    JackO

    All week long, you've read articles written by homers to explain why their beloved college hoops team is going to win the 2011 NCAA championship. I'm going to go in a different direction. As an anti-homer (I believe I just coined that term), I'm goin...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  8. About Last Night -- Another nasty trial ahead

    Stacy Title

    The National League won the All Star Game, and the Roger Clemens trial began. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  9. President Obama puts his prediction record on the line

    ESPN Stats and Information

    Before being elected president, President Barack Obama spent his days in Chicago as an Illinois senator, so it's no shock that he picked the Chicago Bears to defeat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Is he a homer, or does he know a ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2011
  10. President Obama puts his prediction record on the line

    ESPN Stats and Information

    Before being elected president, President Barack Obama spent his days in Chicago as an Illinois senator, so it's no shock that he picked the Chicago Bears to defeat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Is he a homer, or does he know a ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  11. Bulls open preseason Oct. 5 vs. Bucks

    ESPNChicago.com

    Chicago Bulls fans will see their new-look team up close for the first time in their preseason homer opener on Oct. 8 against the Washington Wizards and former Bull Kirk Hinrich. The Bulls announced their eight-game preseason schedule which begins...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  12. Wednesday: A-Rod, Beltran, Backman and the NBA draft

    Jon Scher

    World Cup soccer, the NBA Draft, Lady Gaga - it's about time A-Rod did something to bring the attention back where it belongs. His 592nd career homer last night in Arizona leads Wally Matthews to believe he may be on the verge of a power surge. Wally...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  13. Beautiful Pass

    Henry Abbott

    I know, it's a homer Blazer thing. But if you haven't seen this Rudy Fernandez steal and pass, you simply have to watch it now. I insist. Really. Even if you're a Bobcat fan, or a Nugget fan, or whatever kind of fan. You'll enjoy this...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  14. Trade Deadline Fun

    Henry Abbott

    There is a ton of trade information out there. The best of it I have seen -- comparing what is published to what I have heard from sources -- is right here on ESPN.com. I'm not saying that because I am some homer. I really mean it. And it's getting u...

    Blog | February 21, 2008
  15. Fran-tastic Four and more

    Fran Fraschilla

    I am going to start to see the Kansas Jayhawks a lot in the coming weeks in my Big 12 travels, so making the claim that they are the best team in the country right now will brand me a "homer." I am aware of that. So, let me explain how I feel about t...

    Blog | January 16, 2008
  16. Fran-tastic Four and more

    Fran Fraschilla

    I am going to start to see the Kansas Jayhawks a lot in the coming weeks in my Big 12 travels, so making the claim that they are the best team in the country right now will brand me a "homer." I am aware of that. So, let me explain how I feel about ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2008