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  1. Barca boy Gasol talks soccer

    Roger Bennett

    Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies is an NBA star who grew up a basketball player in a soccer world. Having come of age in the Barcelona suburb of Sant Boi de Llobregat, the center remembers his early years in which he lived for "lunch breaks wh...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  2. Barca boy Marc Gasol talks soccer

    Roger Bennett

    Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies is an NBA star who grew up a basketball player in a soccer world. Having come of age in the Barcelona suburb of Sant Boi de Llobregat, the center remembers his early years in which he lived for "lunch breaks wher...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  3. About Last Night: Poor Ratings for the Lake Show

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Despite Dwight Howard's 33 points and 14 boards, Steve Nash suffered a bruised leg and the Lakers fell to 0-2 with a 116-106 loss to the Blazers. "Look...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  4. Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week

    Playbook Visuals

    Gorgeous golf, dramatic dunks, a chicken on a soccer field and Zach Randolph's headband thievery all found their way into Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week -- a series of 19 shots you'll have to see to believe. The Gallery...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Coaches torture themselves over success, and Gregg Popovich has been lately. He's been wondering out loud among his staff that, well, wouldn't it be better to lose a game? "That's why," one of his assistan...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  6. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Football has a ton of trick plays. Fake punts, double reverses, running backs lobbing passes. I love all that stuff. There isn't too much of it in the NBA. Maybe the occasional oh-no-we're-not-really-calling-timeout-now basket attack. Or, pretty much...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  7. The Men in Blazers NBA-to-Global Football Support Translator: Par...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    To complete our community service (and get off probation), we proudly present the second half of our Men in Blazers' NBA-to-English Premier League Global Football Team Support Translator. It's our charitable attempt to ease the withdrawal pains of ou...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "Kevin Durant on the silver screen? Uh, let me think about that one. The Thunder superstar is finalizing a deal to star in a major Warner Brothers film, according to our man Darnell Mayberry. I've got to say, I didn't s...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  9. Games We're Watching -- A postseason banquet

    Amanda Rykoff

    Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  10. A very fuzzy Valentine's Day?

    Sarah Spain

    Candy and flowers are so cliche. espnW's Sarah Spain has found a more original way to surprise that sporty senorita in your life this Valentine's Day.

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: "The announcement was ominous: Dwyane Wade, strained right hamstring. Will not return. That is, the linchpin and soul of the new Miami Heat would not return for Tuesday's preseason opener against the Detroit Pisto...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Iverson's wife files for divorce. That's a family under some stress, for sure. A little bad blood between Paul Pierce and Stephen Jackson. These kinds of comparisons can make you go crazy, but how about Evan Turner being part Brandon Roy an...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Gordon Monson of The Salt Lake Tribune: "LeBron who? At the end, after the gap closed, it was all Sundiata. A troop of no-names, as it turned out, killed the king. All along, the Jazz knew if they could beat the team with the best record in the leagu...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Remembering Detroit's Bill Davidson, one of the best owners in sports. A PG-13 Canadian cartoon case that basketball has always been about the shoes. And a John McPhee New Yorker essay explaining that basketball's roots are really in lacros...

    Blog | March 16, 2009
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics vs. Cavaliers Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe: '"The Truth' may be a reach, but he sure lived up to his Captain's title yesterday. Paul Pierce brought his certified 'A' game to a deciding seventh game against the Cavaliers. He stood tall in the ...

    Blog | May 19, 2008
  16. Madrid officials still hopeful

    King Juan Carlos is said to be using all his influence. Former IOC chief Juan Antonio Samaranch is phoning friends for help.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2005