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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. If there's no NBA season, there will still be basketball

    LZ Granderson

    I feel a bit ambivalent when I hear the NBA season may not start on time. I love the league but I won't be devastated if the entire season is lost. It's a business. A business that only represents part of the story of basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  5. Former Detroit Piston, Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman is a Hall of Fa...

    LZ Granderson

    Dennis Rodman is the only player in the past 25 years who was able to consistently take over a game without taking a shot. He deserves to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  6. Caster Semenya, Lana Lawless, Kye Allums, Johnny Weir: Sports, ge...

    LZ Granderson

    From Caster Semenya to Lana Lawless, sports is figuring out the future faster than society.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  7. The NCAA is assigning academic scores to its coaches based on gra...

    LZ Granderson

    The NCAA's latest push to emphasize the 'student' over the 'athlete' is an all-bark, no-bite gesture that won't pressure coaches to improve their players' academic performance.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2010
  8. Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons faces the toughest summer of hi...

    LZ Granderson

    He's an institution in Detroit, and it's unthinkable to imagine the Pistons without him. But Joe Dumars faces his toughest challenge with franchise right now, and his future may depend on meeting it.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  9. Maya Moore should go pro, not return to UConn Huskies for senior ...

    LZ Granderson

    There's only one thing left for Maya Moore to do: Forgo her senior year, turn pro and start getting checks.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  10. Johnny Weir's a man, and that's all that matters, LZ Granderson w...

    LZ Granderson

    The real question in the figure skating homophobia discussion is why so many dudes ignore, and are even threatened by, the possibility that Johnny Weir could be straight.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  11. Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker, who gave birth in May,...

    LZ Granderson

    Candace Parker, who gave birth in May, deserves to be a WNBA All-Star in spite of her statistics.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  12. LZ Granderson: Even in retirement, Mia Hamm still inspires

    LZ Granderson

    Mia Hamm's image is the logo for the new women's pro soccer league, but she's happy to stay retired, raising her twins.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  13. Hate is hate, no matter the target

    LZ Granderson

    Everyone should be offended by comments like Don Imus' about the Rutgers women's hoops team -- not just black people, writes Page 2's LZ Granderson.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2007
  14. Big girls need love, too

    LZ Granderson

    Page 2's LZ Granderson writes that when you're a 6-foot woman, sometimes basketball is the only thing to help you feel comfortable in your own skin.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2007
  15. Swept by the Storm

    LZ Granderson

    LZ Granderson got to spend a day practicing with the Seattle Storm, and got more than he bargained for.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2006
  16. Three-time MVP 'tired of having to hide my feelings'

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes told ESPN The Magazine that she's gay. "I'm a firm believer that when you fall in love with somebody, you can't control that," she said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2005