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  1. Lance Armstrong's confession too little, too late

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Lance Armstrong's public admission of doping was too little and way too late. It just reminds us that the steroid era will not go away no matter what is done to put those days behind us.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  2. Nets boost Brooklyn, New York rivalries

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The Nets' arrival in Brooklyn could ignite a fresh rivalry in New York, a city with a long history of great sports duels.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  3. David Stern will leave NBA stronger

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    David Stern will leave NBA stronger than when he took over. Revenues and ratings have grown, as have international interest and participation.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  4. Basketball Hall of Fame observations

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's trip to the Basketball Hall of Fame was a chance to catch up with old friends, to hear in detail how his NBA rights were determined and to reflect on his peers and the game.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  5. Young athletes, a degree matters

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Given the millions being paid to pros, who needs a bachelor's degree? I must point out that a college diploma is even more important than ever for those athletes who expect to sign a contract for big dollars.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  6. New NCAA academic eligibility standards great, but too late

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The focus on improving academics for incoming freshmen by the NCAA is a good thing; however, this scrutiny is very much too little, too late.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  7. Olympic emphasis has shifted since 1968

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Today's Olympics are much less of a contest of ideologies than they were in 1968. East or West, capitalist or socialist, the nations of the world are about making a buck and politics has taken a back seat.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  8. Dwight Howard hasn't moved, but Nets turning heads anyway

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The anticipation for a Dwight Howard trade was very high given his status as the league's premier center. But even if he ends up playing out a lame-duck season, the 2012-13 NBA season will feature an intriguing shift.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  9. LeBron James tosses aside negativity with NBA title

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The Miami Heat's victory in the NBA Finals gave LeBron James a chance to finally discard a lot of baggage.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  10. 2012 NBA Finals great matchup of Heat, Thunder, LeBron James, Kev...

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The 2012 NBA Finals match up two great teams and great individual players. Game 1, not surprisingly, went to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The rest should be fun to watch.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  11. NBA playoff scoring in 2012 vs. scoring in 1985

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is often asked why playoff scoring has dropped. The biggest reason, in his mind, occurs before the players even enter the NBA. Less time in college has hurt team play.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  12. Is it 'next year' for Los Angeles Dodgers fans?

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Long-suffering Dodgers fans have a team in first, new owners and young talent. Is this "next year?"

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  13. Metta World Peace's confusing regression

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Metta World Peace had made an effort to put images of his violent behavior to rest. His latest suspension came as a surprise to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who got to know him during two years with the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  14. Freshman life has changed

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The amateur athlete has gone the way of 50 cents-a-gallon gasoline and been replaced with one-and-done stars who are on their way to making many millions in the professional ranks. College "money" sports, i.e., basketball and football, are no more...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  15. Freshman life has changed for elite basketball players

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The amateur athlete has gone the way of 50 cents-a-gallon gasoline and been replaced with one-and-done stars who are on their way to make many millions in the professional ranks.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  16. The Magic Johnson template for pro athletes and their money manag...

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    A call to action for those professional athletes who aren't managing their money: Use the Magic Johnson model. It worked in the basketball world, and it works in the business world.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012