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  1. Sessions - Isiah Thomas talks PEACE tournament, Chicago violence

    Scoop Jackson

    NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas is using the PEACE basketball tournament to help curb violence in his hometown Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  2. LeBron James will never be beloved

    Scoop Jackson

    LeBron James will never be beloved. He should accept it and not let the hate put a cramp in his style, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  3. Reasons to be a grateful NBA fan

    Scoop Jackson

    A tandem of Wizards, trails being blazed in Portland, a home for Monta Ellis, hope for Michael Jordan's team and Anthony Davis' development all warrant a moment this Thanksgiving, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  4. This pickup team could match up against Michael Jordan's

    Scoop Jackson

    Sure, the pickup team Michael Jordan selected would win -- a lot. But every game? Here's a team that might say something about that, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  5. Miami Heat will be tough to usurp

    Scoop Jackson

    Everyone wants to grab the Heat's crown, but which teams made the right moves to put themselves in position to grab it? Scoop Jackson takes a look.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  6. Julius Erving's transcendence

    Scoop Jackson

    Before Michael Jordan came along, everybody had a life with Dr. J. It was just one of those things that everyone seemed to claim. Young, old, black, white, male, female, Democrat, Republican, Catholic, Baptist, Laker, Celtic.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  7. Reflections on covering Michael Jordan

    Scoop Jackson

    Scoop Jackson reflects on Michael Jordan's amazing career as MJ turns 50.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  8. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  9. Fear and self-loathing in Kansas City

    Scoop Jackson

    October 1999. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin lies motionless on the Veterans Stadium turf. Almost 20 minutes go by before he is lifted onto a stretcher with his head in a makeshift brace and is wheeled off the field with a career-ending i...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  10. Fear and self-loathing in Kansas City

    Scoop Jackson

    Kansas City Chiefs officials shouldn't be surprised Matt Cassel's injury was cheered. And other teams might watch out for more jeers, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  11. A feel for the PEACE Basketball Tournament

    Scoop Jackson

    It was a day when no one passed judgement on a 19-year-old with an ankle monitor, a day when the Nation of Islam operated security inside a Catholic church, a day when people in the crowd yelled about basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  12. Michael Jordan needs to sell Hornets on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

    Scoop Jackson

    If I'm Michael Jordan, I'm on the phone right now trying to make a deal. I'm in Rick Warren mode, I'm preaching. The Hornets need to pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, not Anthony Davis.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  13. Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin Love is the NBA MVP at the halfway p...

    Scoop Jackson

    Start with his numbers. Then look at what he's done for the Wolves. Any questions? Didn't think so. Kevin Love is in the MVP conversation.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  14. Talking to school kids about NBA lockout is slippery slope

    Scoop Jackson

    A fourth-grade class just might be the toughest crowd our writer has ever faced. He tried to explain the NBA lockout to them. Guess how successful he was.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  15. Atlanta Hawks' Alex Meruelo, as first Hispanic owner in the NBA, ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Thanks to the lockout, Alex Meruelo is still awaiting confirmation as the first Hispanic majority owner in the NBA. But so far, he's making all the right moves in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  16. Meaning in Michael Vick's new $100 million contract

    Scoop Jackson

    Michael Vick's new contract puts the finishing touches on his return from exile. And it has meaning far beyond his value to the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011