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  1. Morning Briefing: Mets head south

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets spend a day off in Atlanta before opening a three-game series Tuesday against the Braves at Turner Field. The three-city trip also takes the Mets to Anaheim and Phoenix. With the Mets departing New York, Matt H...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  2. The "Magic" coin flip (book excerpt)

    Jeff Pearlman

    The following is excerpted from "Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s" -- by Jeff Pearlman Earvin Johnson wanted a hamburger.( He was a nineteen-year-old kid, fond of burgers and pizza and French fries and...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  3. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show Preview March 5, 2014

    Colin will be joined by CBS News legal analyst Jack Ford (10:45 a.m. ET), ESPN CBB Insider Jeff Goodman (11:15), Ohio State coach Urban Meyer (11:45) and author Jeff Pearlman (12:15 p.m.) on Wednesday. As always, email the show (theherd@espnradio.c...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  4. Greenberg: Don't ignore Payton book

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Don't say you won't read it. That's all I ask. Declaring a personal boycott on a book you haven't read is dangerous territory in a country where SAT reading scores have dropped to record lows, and journalism is under attack. Read th...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  5. Jon Greenberg says it will be a mistake not to read Jeff Pearlman...

    Jon Greenberg

    Jeff Pearlman's important book on Walter Payton is more than salacious anecdotes.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  6. Sweet, Home: A Chicagoan Stands Up For Walter Payton

    Robert Mays

    I grew up in a house that is about three miles from football's most famous hill. I was maybe 5 or 6 years old the first time my dad took me there. The area was a landfill then — mostly trash, brush, dirt, and rocks, with a few small paths carve...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  7. Flaws and all, Walter Payton is still Sweetness

    Michael Wilbon

    Perhaps Walter Payton wasn't an angel but where is the shame in that?

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  8. Mike Ditka is skeptical of new book on Walter Payton

    Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka dismissed the author of a controversial new book on Walter Payton as "totally gutless."

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  9. Don't be afraid of the Walter Payton book

    Kevin Seifert

    From the sound of it, not all of you are thrilled with a new book that delves into some dark issues in the life of Hall of Fame tailback Walter Payton. Among other things, Jeff Pearlman's "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton," describes dr...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  10. New book paints dark picture of Sweetness

    ESPNChicago.com

    They called him Sweetness, but Chicago Bears great Walter Payton had a dark side, according to a biography to be released Oct. 4. An excerpt of "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton," by Jeff Pearlman will appear in the Oct. 3 issue of S...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  11. Chicago Bears' Walter Payton used drugs, talked suicide, accordin...

    They called him Sweetness, but Chicago Bears great Walter Payton had a dark side, according to a biography to be released Oct. 4.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  12. RTC: Bad reviews for Pierre Garcon

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Don Banks has an assessment of the current playoff picture. Jeff Pearlman picks his worst 100 NFL players of all time. Houston Texans The offense is having trouble producing a 60-minute effort, says John McClain. ...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  13. The problem with Steinbrenner's plaque

    Rob Neyer

    Jeff Pearlman on the latest thing you can see from outer space: A disclaimer: This is meaningless. In the grand scheme of the world, who cares? Really, who cares. That said, what the hell were the Yankees thinking when they polluted sacred Monume...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  14. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are hoping that Lou Piniella isn't the last base-throwing manager ... How great is Josh Hamilton, really? Well, that all depends upon who (or what) you ask. Jeff Pearlman believes that Roger Clemens is a massive bundle of vanity. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  15. Six years after Kazmir deal, time to move on

    Rob Neyer

    After running through the particulars of the deal that sent Victor Zambrano to the Mets from the (then) Devil Rays and Scott Kazmir from the Mets to the Rays -- the six-year anniversary is a week from today -- Jeff Pearlman bends over pretty far back...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  16. Bonds gone, soon to be forgotten?

    Rob Neyer

    Yes, we do have the occasional Barry Bonds sighting (which was really weird, by the way). But Jeff Pearlman's right: Bonds has essentially vanished from our consciousness. He's invisible. Karma -- it ain't no joke. For most of his 22-year major lea...

    Blog | April 13, 2010