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  1. 30 for 30

    30 for 30

    30 for 30 | 30 for 30 Shorts | ESPN Films | Purchase

    Inspired by ESPN's 30th anniversary, ESPN Films presents "30 for 30," an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers who will chronicle remarkable stories from ESPN's era.

  2. Video: Remembering Len Bias staff

    Len Bias would have been 50 years old on Nov. 18. Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg look back on a career and a life that ended too soon....

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  3. Sports Guy Vault: Remembering Len Bias on What Would Have Been Hi...

    Grantland Staff

    Len Bias would have turned 50 years old today. His death, brought on from cardiac arrhythmia due to cocaine use, just two days after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the no. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, has become one of sports' great caution...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  4. Bill & Bird: Bird Would Have Retired Had Len Bias Lived

    Grantland Channel

    Larry Bird explains to Bill Simmons how injuries hobbled the Celtics of the late '80s, and says that his injuries were so bad that he would have retired and handed the Celtics over to Len Bias had Bias lived to play in Boston....

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  5. Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and New England Pat...

    Howard Bryant

    Boston sports fans have been treated to championships from all four of their major pro sports teams in the last seven years. A writer reflects on the way it is and the way it was in his hometown.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  6. Video: Remembering Len Bias

    Chris Forsberg

    During his Parting Shot on Sunday's episode of The Sports Reporters, John Saunders said he's still shaken by the death of Len Bias....

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  7. 25th anniversary of Bias' death

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Isaac BrekkenThe Celtics drafted Len Bias at No. 2 during the 1986 draft.Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Len Bias. As we remember the tragic end of his life, here's a pair of articles that reflect on Bias: * E-Ticket: Th...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  8. The Grantland Top Five: Len Bias, College Football, and the Rest ...

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Leonard Bias, NBA Draft Choice, College Park, Md., June 1986 Twenty-five years ago, at the spiritual zenith of the 1980s, a group of college students gathered in a Maryland dormitory for an impromptu celebration, replete with cognac, malt liqu...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  9. Len Bias and the war on drugs

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Len Bias as the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA draft. His death changed Colombian history. Jeff and Michael Zimbalist's "The Two Escobars" -- an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary that first aired June 21, 2010 -...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  10. Len Bias was a fascinating documentary subject, says director Kir...

    Neil Janowitz

    The director of ESPN's Len Bias documentary, Kirk Fraser, takes us behind the scenes.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  11. 30 for 30: Brian Tribble

    Tribble was a friend of Len Bias. Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we'll have Brian Tribble, friend and classmate of Len Bias stopping by to talk about "Without Bias" that is part of ESPN's 30 for 30 project, commemorating ESPN's 30th annivers...

    Chat | October 20, 2009
  12. The Day Innocence Died

    Michael Weinreb

    Len Bias has now been dead for as long as he was alive. So, how did that shocking day in 1986 affect the world he left behind?

    Eticket | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  13. Fairport cheerleaders are gone too soon

    Jeff Pearlman

    Cheerleaders are athletes too, and the death of five of them in Fairport, N.Y., is another bitter tragedy to hit our sports world.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2007
  14. Boston has a tough decision to make at No. 5

    Andy Katz

    Boston allowed access to workouts throughout June to get an idea of just how tough the Celtics' decision will be for the No. 5 pick.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2007
  15. Boston has a tough decision to make at No. 5

    Andy Katz

    Boston allowed access to workouts throughout June to get an idea of just how tough the Celtics' decision will be for the No. 5 pick.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2007
  16. Can we talk? The Imus story is helping

    Richard Lapchick

    If the Don Imus story leads to a productive debate about hip-hop lyrics, it will be as useful as the Pete Rose, Len Bias and O.J. Simpson sagas were, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2007
  17. Daily Quickie: Stop whining

    Dan Shanoff on the NBA Finals, Dwyane Wade, Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy, David Segui, World Cup, Stanley Cup, Kenny Rogers, Len Bias and more.