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  1. What to do about PEDs?

    Performance-enhancing drugs were a hot topic at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Here, Warriors assistant GM Kirk Lacob (who studied "science, technology and society") at Stanford suggests to Ethan Sherwood Strauss that the NBA should be op...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  2. Tanking talk a hot topic at annual Sloan Conference

    Dan Feldman

    Tanking dominated much of the NBA talk during the Sloan Conference on Friday at MIT.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  3. Kobe Bryant takes control of his final act

    Justin Verrier

    The final act of Kobe Bryant began with a Facebook link. As the anticipation over his return to the court simmered, the means by which the news of his arrival would be announced became something of a hot topic among media types. With so many repor...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  4. C's pass early chemistry test

    Greg Payne

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Celtics like the chemistry they've formed during the preseason.BOSTON -- Team chemistry was a hot topic for the Celtics prior to their trip to Europe at the beginning of training camp. With more than half of the ro...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  5. Offday access: Let's get physical

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Physicality was the hot topic of the day as the Boston Celtics met with reporters at their team hotel Tuesday afternoon following a film session to break down the woes from a Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat to open the Eastern Conference final...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  6. Kings don't believe they're part of an act

    Dan Arritt

    EL SEGUNDO -- Apparently, flopping isn't limited to the NBA. According to Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett, the NHL is falling into the same trap that has been a hot topic in the NBA playoffs. Players are exaggerating contact in an effort ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  7. W roundtable: From Bountygate to the Black Sox, scandals mars eve...

    espnW

    Bountygate is the latest scandal in sports, but has it marred the NFL as much as past scandals have hurt their sports? In this week's roundtable, our contributors weigh in with their picks for the biggest pocks in sports' history.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  8. KG on 3s: 'Stop acting like y'all shocked'

    Chris Forsberg

    Elsa/Getty ImagesKevin Garnett: 3-point specialist.BOSTON -- Celtics forward Kevin Garnett made his third 3-pointer is as many games during Sunday's win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Once again it was a hot topic in his postgame chat with reporters and...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  9. Christmas Countdown: Prediction

    Jared Zwerling

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves "your New ... York ... Knicks!" as PA announcer Mike Walczewski says with slight pauses and strong punctuation. ...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  10. Christmas Countdown: Prediction

    Mike Mazzeo

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves the New Jersey Nets. Today's Hot Topic: Prediction Somewhere between 25-30 wins. A borderline playoff tea...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  11. Christmas Countdown: Player in the spotlight

    Ian Begley

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves "your New ... York ... Knicks!" as PA announcer Mike Walczewski says with slight pauses and strong punctuation. ...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  12. Christmas Countdown: Player Spotlight

    Mike Mazzeo

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves the New Jersey Nets. Today's Hot Topic: Player Spotlight The Nets didn't trade for Deron Williams to watc...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. Christmas Countdown: Centers of attention

    Mike Mazzeo

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves the New Jersey Nets. Today's Hot Topic: Centers of attention Nets center Brook Lopez has handled the "Dwi...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  14. Christmas Countdown: Centers of attention

    Jared Zwerling

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com is running a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves "your New ... York ... Knicks!" as PA announcer Mike Walczewski says with slight pauses and strong punctuation. ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  15. Fouls aplenty puts focus squarely on defense

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Defense is going to be a constant hot topic with the new-look Dallas Mavericks. In Sunday night's preseason pummeling by the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Mavs, a top 10 defense last season in scoring and field goal percentage, offered up 106 ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  16. Christmas Countdown: Forwards, march (!)

    Mike Mazzeo

    Continuing through Dec. 23, ESPNNewYork.com will run a series called "Christmas Countdown" examining a hot topic each day that involves the New Jersey Nets. Today's Hot Topic: Forwards, march (!) The Nets may have rid themselves of Travis Outl...

    Blog | December 19, 2011