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  1. Celtics still finding ways to help

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics' coaching staff was huddled after practice on Marathon Monday last year and an energy filled the room as they began preparations for their first-round playoff series against the New York Knicks. "We were kind of discussing who w...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Thousands of runners set to complete in toughest Boston Marathon ...

    Chris Jones

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Chris Jones writes that runners who've qualified down to the second for the toughest Boston Marathon ever have already learned a life lesson: There's no time like the present.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  3. Rondo's Marathon tribute sneakers

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will sit out Wednesday's season finale against the Washington Wizards, but he showed off his ANTA-brand sneakers that honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. A snapshot from the Instagram account o...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. SC Featured: Boston Strong

    ESPNBoston.com

    Sunday's "Outside The Lines" spotlighted the role Boston's athletes and teams played in helping the region heal in the aftermath of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. "We needed to be together. We needed a gigantic church. We needed a gath...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  5. Dalembert: 'Tough' sitting vs. Warriors

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The biggest bright spot in the first seven games of the Mavericks' marathon homestand mostly warmed the bench in the finale. This wasn't a case of Samuel Dalembert earning another stint in coach Rick Carlisle's doghouse. The small-ball W...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Warriors 122, Mavs 120 (OT)

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks finished their marathon homestand in heartbreaking fashion, suffering a 122-120 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors in a thrilling game with major playoff implications. How it happened: For the second time thi...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Opening Tip: 'Not the time to panic'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Halfway through this marathon homestand, this is hardly the way the Dallas Mavericks hoped it would go. They're 2-2 so far during their extended stay in Dallas. Both losses have come in overtime, adding extra minutes to the old legs of v...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  8. Mavs begin marathon homestand

    Tim MacMahon

    Coach Rick Carlisle can't recall ever seeing an eight-game homestand on a team's schedule during his three decades in the NBA. Until now. The Mavericks don't leave Dallas the rest of the month, beginning their marathon homestand Monday night ag...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  9. Noah puts his all into Bulls' marathon win

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO -- After paying a franchise-record 60 minutes, 20 seconds in Wednesday night's 128-125 triple overtime victory over the Orlando Magic, Jimmy Butler sat on the floor of the Chicago Bulls' locker room with ice packs on both knees and a look of ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  10. Boston Marathon bombings most tweeted sports event in 2013

    Darren Rovell

    The Boston Marathon bombings were the most tweeted about event related to sports in 2013, according to data released by Twitter on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  11. Buzz That Was -- Houston Rockets newbie Dwight Howard has rough n...

    D'Arcy Maine

    When it comes to who's the biggest NBA loser, it's hard to pick between Dwight Howard, who failed in his showdown against the Lakers with seven missed free throws, and the Timberwolves, with their clueless Ladies Night Out promotion.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  12. espnW -- Fantasy football day for Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Fol...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Nick Foles throwing seven TD passes was so surprising that even Michael Vick's brother was stunned into social media silence, though we can imagine what Peyton Manning thought of having his NFL record tied by a backup.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  13. Halftime Reax: Timberwolves 64, Knicks 49

    Ian Begley

    The Knicks played in the first half like a bunch of guys who just ran the New York City Marathon. They trailed by as many as 23 thanks to sloppy play, poor shooting and some porous interior defense. Here are a few observations: CARELESS W...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  14. 'Dr. Dribble' has a ball at NYC Marathon

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- It all started with a dare. Darren Weissman had already run the Miami Marathon in 2012 and crossed it off of his bucket list. But nine months ago, a friend of his dared him to do it again -- only this time, while dribbling two b...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  15. espnW -- Catching a glimpse of last night's sports scene in St. L...

    D'Arcy Maine

    After crazy endings to the previous two World Series games, the Red Sox and Cardinals took a timeout from the drama in Boston's win Monday night. Maybe the fun will return when the Red Sox try to clinch in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  16. Spain, France lead the way into second round of EuroBasket

    Mark Woods

    Russia's national team stumbles again in Slovenia

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013