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  1. Don't know why you say goodbye

    espnW

    On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney stunned the world when he announced he would be leaving the Beatles. In honor of his monumental announcement, we look back at five shocking departures in the sports world. 1. Michael Jordan: The three-time reig...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. Buzz That Was -- Dayton celebrates trip to Elite Eight, Wisconsin...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sometimes the response is more noteworthy than the contest itself. There was chaos in Dayton, awkwardness in the Wisconsin locker room and, well, Maria Sharapova doesn't want to know about the Internet's response to her latest loss to Serena Williams.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  3. espnW -- Mom drives Michael Carter-Williams' success with Philade...

    Sarah Spain

    Philly's Michael Carter-Williams is becoming a star in the NBA, but it hasn't been a solo effort. His mom, Mandy Carter-Zegarowski, sacrificed her own dreams to take on the role of manager, and her advice is paying off for one of the league's top rookies.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  4. espnW -- Kate Fagan explains why covering openly gay athletes is ...

    Kate Fagan

    Steve Elkington's tweets surrounding the coverage of openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam highlighted what a lot of people are asking: "Why is this news?" It is news because civil rights have always been news, especially when barriers are finally smashed.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  5. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. Buzz That Was -- Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson has epic po...

    D'Arcy Maine

    On the night Portland's Damian Lillard continued his recent Michael Jordan impersonation with another game-winning shot, Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson wrapped up rant-of the-year honors with an epic postgame meltdown.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  7. espnW -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes makes noise, of...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Once we get past Matt Barnes' antics, it was a diamonds are a girl's best friend (kind of) day. Ex-NHL enforcer Sean Avery pops the question and one Chiefs fan finds that diamonds are the gift that keeps on giving.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  8. 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
  9. espnW -- St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher Michael Wacha is no j...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Make fun of his name all you want, but Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha continued his serious pitching as the Cardinals defeated the Red Sox to tie the World Series at a game apiece.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  10. espnW -- Sarah Spain says Miley Cyrus needs to respect No. 23

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's That's What She Said, Sarah Spain says Miley Cyrus needs to clean up her act in one important way: Leave Michael Jordan out of it.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  11. espnW -- Chicago Sky owner Michael Alter determined to make team ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    It's never fun to be in the red, but that hasn't discouraged Sky owner Michael Alter, who is passionate about his team and determined to make it profitable with a little help from Chicago's corporate citizens.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  12. espnW -- LeBron James great, not greatest

    Sarah Spain

    In her latest "That's What She Said" column, Sarah Spain writes that despite his brilliant Game 7 Thursday, LeBron James still falls short of Michael Jordan's standard.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  13. espnW -- Adam Scott, Matt Hasselbeck, Chandler Harnish, Gabby Dou...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Before we get to the funny stuff from Adam Scott, Chandler Harnish and Gabby Douglas during this somber week, The Buzz That Was leads off with an emotional national anthem by the fans in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. espnW -- Phil Jackson, Johnny Manziel and Ryan Lochte drag us int...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Johnny Manziel off Twitter? With Phil Jackson tweeting and a Ryan Lochte reality show, there's no shortage of clowns in this edition of "The Buzz That Was."

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  15. espnW -- Michael Jordan steals NBA Alll-Star show, Danica Patrick...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Michael Jordan is fawned over for the awesome accomplishment of turning 50, but Danica Patrick gets ripped after actually winning the pole at Daytona? In The Buzz That Was, we look back at a very upside-down week.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  16. It's the big 5-0 for Michael Jordan

    Lizzie Haldane

    The world's most famous No. 23 turns 50 today. Michael Jordan, commonly regarded as basketball's greatest of all time, has a long list of accolades from his time on the court. He earned Finals MVP honors for each of his six NBA championships, was nam...

    Blog | February 17, 2013