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  1. Swimming's wardrobe malfunction puts the entire sport at risk -- ...

    Luke Cyphers

    Swimming's new suits are putting the entire sport at risk.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009
  2. Orlando Magic PG Jameer Nelson's demons are gone, and now he's ha...

    Chris Palmer

    Now that his demons are gone, Nelson is having a ball

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2009
  3. Who are the top freshmen so far?

    Graham Hays

    In a year when Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps headlined the world of sports by dominating races (give or take the occasional photo finish at the wall), Maya Moore was a fittingly clear-cut choice as the nation's top freshman last spring. But now Moo...

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2009
  4. Aug. 22: Mr. Phelps, meet your match

    From ESPN reporter Jeremy Schaap: Hard to believe that just five days after Michael Phelps won his eighth gold medal, he's already been eclipsed as the hero of these Games. Well, not eclipsed, not exactly, but perhaps equaled. On Friday night Beij...

    Blog | Conversation | August 22, 2008
  5. Aug. 20: The Wide World of Phelps

    From ESPN.com Olympics editor Joy Russo: Like Eli Manning, the Celtics' big three and David Cook before him, Michael Phelps has been swooped up and swept off on a whirlwind tour of interviews and sponsorship appearances that would make any mortal's ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  6. Aug. 18: Behind the scenes with Mr. Phelps

    From ESPN bureau producer Justine Gubar: One of our main goals during the Games up to this point was to secure an interview with Michael Phelps after he completed his historic run. Today was the day. Our crew was told to set up in a beautiful pago...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  7. Ruth, Phelps among greatest athletes ever

    After Michael Phelps won his third gold medal on Tuesday, the question of how he ranks among the greatest athletes ever grew organically on the radio -- and actually, it stemmed from a conversation about Babe Ruth. We were talking about how only Rut...

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  8. Aug. 17: Different reactions to Phelps' feat

    From ESPN.com senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: Ten years from now, maybe young people will ask, "Where were you when Michael Phelps broke the record?" Seven thousand miles from Beijing, it appears, was the place to be. One block from the Water Cub...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  9. Aug. 16: Just when you thought it couldn't get any better ...

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde: Just when the quest couldn't get any better, it did. By the smallest unit of measurement, Michael Phelps won his seventh gold medal over Milorad Cavic of Serbia in Saturday's 100-meter butterfly. It was an in...

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  10. Aug. 15: Another triple threat for U.S.

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde: U.S. swimmers had their second triple-gold morning of the Games, with Rebecca Soni pulling a huge upset, Ryan Lochte finally breaking through and Michael Phelps doing what he does. Soni, who had heart surgery ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  11. Azinger motivating potential Ryder Cup players

    Jason Sobel

    Whether or not you take Paul Azinger at his word about picking a non-PGA Tour player for the Ryder Cup team, the effect will certainly have an impact on players as the Sept. 2 deadline nears, writes ESPN.com's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  12. Aug. 14: No gold for Hoff (again)

    From ESPN.com senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: Michael Phelps said Katie Hoff "didn't look like herself." Hoff shook her head and walked away without saying anything. The teenager Phelps affectionately calls his little sister is going home without...

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  13. Aug. 13: Water in eyes? Puh-lease! Nothing can stop this guy

    From ESPN.com Olympics editor Joy Russo: Michael Phelps said words couldn't describe how he felt now that he is the most decorated gold medalist in Olympic history. One thing he did get out to NBC's Andrea Kremer after he helped the U.S. men's 4x...

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2008
  14. Aug. 12: Big night for U.S. swimmers

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde: American swimming flexed its muscle here Tuesday morning, showing the world that it's more than just Michael Phelps and his relay buddies. Within roughly 16 minutes, the United States won three gold medals, a ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2008
  15. Aug. 11: Lezak, relay saves Phelps' bid

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde: If Michael Phelps pulls off the great eight and gets that $1 million Speedo bonus, he'll have to cut a big share to Jason Lezak. Said Phelps of Lezak: "His last 50 meters were absolutely unbelievable." Long k...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  16. Aug. 10: They love me, they really love me

    From ESPN.com writer Elizabeth Merrill: Somewhere in between gold medal No. 1 and Sunday night's prelims, Michael Phelps got a text message that made him feel a little more important. It said that LeBron James was fired up after his Sunday morning...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2008