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  1. Ermon Lane among best available red zone targets

    Tom Luginbill

    Receivers who can go up and get the jump ball or be a prime target around the end zone have become a key factor in every team's red zone offense and here are the best available red zone targets.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  2. Scouts: Bruins grab deep threat

    Tom Luginbill

    The Bruins have added a tall and straight-line fast player in Eldridge Massington (Mesquite, Texas/West Mesquite), who can stretch the field and provide a serious jump-ball target in the red zone. This move is key as it continues UCLA's presence in t...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  3. Scouts: USC improves strong WR corps

    Tom Luginbill

    Eldridge Massington (Mesquite, Texas/West) fits the mold of what USC has been accustomed to having on the outside. He is tall, lanky and can run with huge redzone potential to make plays on the jump ball. He is not in the same mold of a Robert Woo...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. NBA playoffs -- MVP Rankings

    David Thorpe

    Who have been the best performers in the playoffs so far? We're keeping track.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  5. ESPN The Magazine's Rules Issue: Six rule tweaks that transformed...

    Charles Curtis and Eddie Matz

    For examples of change we can believe in, look no further than these forward-looking tenets of sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  6. Ryan Tannehill ranks among Top 50 breakout players for 2014 - NFL...

    Mike Sando

    Ryan Tannehill, Ezekiel Ansah and Montee Ball are all poised to make a jump in performance this season, writes Mike Sando. He ranks his Top 50 breakout players for the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  7. Biancardis Breakdown: Top '14 shooters

    Paul Biancardi

    Making jump shots is one of the most important skills in basketball. It might look easy, but it's hard to become a consistent shooter with range. Taking open shots is a big part of becoming a great shooter, as well as moving without the ball. High...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  8. Projecting Kyle Anderson in the NBA

    Joe Kaiser

    There probably isn't a tougher player to project in the 2014 draft pool than UCLA's 6-foot-9 point-forward Kyle Anderson. His ability to handle the ball is rare for someone his size, yet his lack of explosion and quickness, or a consistent jump sh...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  9. Lessons Learned: SPARQ championships


    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Opening got underway on Monday with SPARQ testing, as the nation's top football players competed in the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, 20-yard short shuttle and kneeling power ball throw. The 10 best returned for the finals, with...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  10. Western Michigan adds another OT


    Curtis Doyle (Alma, Mich./Alma) is the latest Class of 2014 offensive tackle to jump on board with Western Michigan, according to multiple sources. Central Michigan is Doyle's other offer. Ball State, Iowa, Michigan State and Nebraska also recrui...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  11. Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts relies on advanced metr...

    Jordan Brenner

    Most NBA teams don't exactly pore over stats. But in ESPN The Magazine's Analytics issue, Jordan Brenner writes that the Portland Trail Blazers have gone all-in with advanced metrics to rebuild their franchise.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  12. NBA: Toronto Raptors' issues start with Andrea Bargnani

    John Hollinger

    Toronto failing to build off of last season's progress.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  13. UCLA hosts sleeper lineman

    Greg Biggins

    Sleeper two-way lineman Greg Milhouse (Garner, N.C.) took an official visit to UCLA over the weekend and said if the Bruins offer a scholarship, he'd jump on it. Milhouse is an under-sized lineman who plays on both sides of the ball. He was a stan...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  14. Michigan Wolverines midseason wide receiver analysis

    Michael Rothstein

    The receivers, whether because of poor passes or dropped passes, haven't been especially productive this season, save for some jump balls.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  15. 2012 QB Zach Kline commits to Cal

    Greg Biggins

    As a ball boy at a Elite 11 QB camp last July, Class of 2012 quarterback Zach Kline (Danville, Calif./San Ramon Valley) made little secret for his affinity for the Cal Bears. In fact, Kline said if Cal ever offered, he would waste little time in jump...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  16. New sports rules: No. 5 - Scrap the alternate possession rule - E...

    ESPN The Magazine presents 31 rules that need to be implemented in the world of sports. Rule No. 5: Scrap the alternate possession rule.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2009