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  1. Recruiting Roundtable: Most surprising basketball prospects

    RecruitingNation

    RecruitingNation basketball experts roundtable: Midway through the high school season, what prospect has been the most surprising so far?

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  2. Content of Character: Mike Krzyzewski

    ESPN.com staff

    Mike Krzyzewski discusses what Martin Luther King Jr. has meant to him....

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  3. Gonzaga-Butler, Syracuse-Louisville and more from a wild weekend ...

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz offers his Monday musings on Gonzaga-Butler, Syracuse-Louisville and many other topics from a wild weekend in college hoops.

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  4. Prairie View 81, Grambling St. 64

    Prairie View 81, Grambling St. 64

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  5. Surprises and disappointments of 2011-12

    Joe Lunardi

    The Martin Luther King holiday is always special for me. In addition to its historic significance, I get a Monday off to focus solely on basketball. It's also the first weekly bracket that really, really looks like what we could see in eight wee...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  6. NCB - Georgetown, Arizona and other surprises and disappointments...

    Joe Lunardi

    Joe Lunardi looks at some of the most surprising (Georgetown) and disappointing (Arizona) teams of the season thus far.

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  7. Ben McLemore highlights remaining talent

    Mike LaPlante, ESPN Recruiting

    With the long grind of the holiday tournaments coming to a close over the Martin Luther King weekend we have had a great opportunity to see some of the nation's best talent compete against each other. It gave us one more chance to evaluate the majori...

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  8. Orange, Panthers battle for No. 1 seed

    Joe Lunardi

    With so many national games scheduled for today's Martin Luther King holiday, the Bristol brain trust has wisely postponed the normal Monday bracket until tomorrow. This way we won't have obsolete seedings when a day game like Villanova-UCo...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  9. Bracketology: Pittsburgh Panthers-Syracuse Orange battle with No....

    Joe Lunardi

    While Joe Lunardi's Bracketology will wait until Tuesday, Insiders get a sneak peak at the S-Curve Monday and all season long with Bracket Math. This edition's highlight? Pitt and Syracuse clash with a No. 1 seed on the line.

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching: Holiday hoops extravaganza on MLK Day

    Amanda Rykoff

    It may be the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but sports do not take a vacation day. Today is the perfect day to reflect on Dr. King's legacy while enjoying a veritable smorgasbord of hoops.

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  11. There are still heroes in the world of sports who would make Dr. ...

    Michael Wilbon

    Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  12. Man who led Bledsoe probe speaks out

    Dana O'Neil

    In the 1960s, U.W. Clemon marched with Martin Luther King Jr., took part in boycotts and risked plenty in confronting Bull Connor and others in an effort to desegregate the Birmingham Public Library and the city's school system. Now, four decades ...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  13. The history of black athletes in America transcends their exploit...

    Scoop Jackson

    A writer reflects on the greats of the games -- Dr. J, Jim Brown, Bill Russell and others -- and the roles they played during the journey into the American mainstream for blacks.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  14. MLK's 'I Have a Dream' speech and hoops

    Diamond Leung

    Former college basketball coach George Raveling has the original typewritten "I Have a Dream" speech read off by Martin Luther King in 1963. Raveling was a volunteer security guard on that day, and to get the speech, all he did was walk up to Dr. Kin...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  15. Oak Hill rolls in MLK Classic

    Bob Gibbons

    Talent-laden Oak Hill Academy improved to 22-0 in the Martin Luther King Scholastic Classic, writes Bob Gibbons.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  16. How long will perfection last?

    Joe Lunardi

    Nobody goes undefeated in the regular season, right? Well, two of the four remaining teams could.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2004