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  2. Grigor Dimitrov could be tennis' next big superstar - ESPN The Ma...

    LZ Granderson

    In ESPN The Magazine, LZ Granderson writes that Grigor Dimitrov's "it" factor has people banking on the handsome Bulgarian as the sport's next megastar.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
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  4. 2014 French Open: The rise of Grigor Dimitrov

    LZ Granderson

    The giggles on the other end of the line were totally unexpected. Maria Sharapova -- known for fiery fist pumps, icy glares and relentless cries of "Come on!" that often sound more like a calculated irritant for her opponent than a positive affirmati...

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  5. Brittney Griner takes on bullying in new autobiography

    LZ Granderson

    Brittney Griner's life will forever be impacted by her own experiences with bullying. But with the release of her autobiography, "In My Skin," and the development of an anti-bullying smartphone app, Griner hopes to help others cope.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
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  7. Granderson: Michael Sam a novelty? Not really

    LZ Granderson

    There have been gay men in the NFL since Vince Lombardi coached.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  8. Granderson: Time for John Isner to play big

    LZ Granderson

    CHATHAM, N.J. -- Weird. The first time Madison McKinley met her boyfriend, she says she thought he was weird. And a bit awkward. And a little goofy. "It was like he hadn't hit on a girl in a really long time," she says, smiling, head slightly tilted,...

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  9. Orlando Cruz still waiting for his dream to come true

    LZ Granderson

    Dreams of an openly gay champion boxer will have to wait after Orlando Cruz lost to bigger and stronger Orlando Salido, LZ Granderson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  10. Alex Smith's steady methods worth admiring

    LZ Granderson

    Alex Smith might not have stats to rhapsodize over, but his methodical methods have given the Kansas City Chiefs new life, LZ Granderson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  11. 50 years after March on Washington, economic inequality

    LZ Granderson

    The nation is celebrating the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and in a lot of ways the economic state of the black community -- which was the impetus for the march -- is not better. King's dream is memorable but it was not the point of the march.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  12. espnW and Nine for IX -- Sheryl Swoopes being herself

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  13. Understanding Emile Griffith

    LZ Granderson

    When I first heard the story about Emile Griffith beating Benny "The Kid" Paret so bad that he died 10 days later, I thought of the anger many closeted athletes hold inside.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  14. Reporters need to address athlete sexuality to avoid homophobia i...

    LZ Granderson

    In ESPN The Magazine's Taboo Issue, LZ Granderson writes that by purporting to respect athlete privacy by avoiding talk of sexuality, writers are actually perpetuating the stigma and failing to move the issue forward.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  15. Time to stop celebrating women's dunks

    LZ Granderson

    Brittney Griner's impact on the WNBA will be drastically minimized if coverage of her games is reduced to the number of breakaway dunks she has. It's an expected play for her, not an automatic highlight.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  16. Robin Soderling, Rafael Nadal's only French Open loss

    LZ Granderson

    Robin Soderling is the only player to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open. He reflects on being sidelined from tennis for two years.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  17. Sloane Stephens learning from Serena Williams

    LZ Granderson

    For anyone who truly understands what it takes to be the best, this dustup between Sloane Stephens and Serena Williams is just business as usual.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  18. 2013 NBA playoffs - Even Warriors guard Jarrett Jack is surprised...

    LZ Granderson

    Lost in the lovefest for Steph Curry -- and it is deserved -- has been the play of Jarrett Jack, who was inserted into the starting lineup after David Lee went down with a hip injury in Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  19. No perfect time for gay NFL player to come out

    LZ Granderson

    This fuss about whether the time is right for a gay man in the NFL to come out while playing is a silly one. The time for change is never right. It's the people who are right.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013