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  1. Recent labor stoppages in other sports

    Associated Press

    For the third time in less than two years, a professional sports league is on the verge of a work stoppage. The National Football League had one, but ended it in time for a full season. The National Basketball Association had one, and it cut short...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  2. LeBron James wants the National Basketball Association to retire ...

    Howard Bryant

    LeBron overlooks a thing or two when he says the NBA should retire Michael Jordan's No. 23. Like Jackie Robinson. And American history. King James should know better.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  3. Senate calls sports leaders to testify on steroids

    The commissioners of the baseball, basketball, hockey and football have been called to testify before a Senate committee hearing on proposed drug-testing standards.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2005
  4. Fleury's deals a matter of timing

    Darren Rovell

    Though he got off to a late start, Marc-Andre Fleury is reaping the rewards of being a No. 1 pick.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2003
  5. Governor Chris Christie signs New Jersey sports betting bill into...

    David Purdum

    Governor Chris Christie signed New Jersey's sports betting bill into law, clearing the way for bets to be taken as soon as next weekend.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  6. New Jersey passes bill that partially repeals state's prohibition...

    David Purdum

    New Jersey passes legislation that partially repeals state's prohibitions on sports betting, putting the ball back in Gov. Chris Christie's court

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A month ago, Ferry was regarded as the best thing the Hawks had going for them. He'd remade the team in the Spurs' image and hired Budenholzer, who could be the NBA's next great coach. He'd built a co...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  8. Los Angeles Clippers' Steve Ballmer is richest sports owner at $2...

    Darren Rovell

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, who at a net worth of $22.5 billion, is the richest American owner of a sports team.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  9. San Antonio Spurs top Ultimate Standings 2014

    Peter Keating

    Championships? Cheap tickets? Lawn gnomes? In ESPN The Magazine's annual Ultimate Standings, you tell us what matters most, and we'll tell you which franchises are best -- and worst -- at delivering what you want.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  10. NBA commissioner Adam Silver says sports betting 'inevitable'

    David Purdum

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes expanded legalized sports betting in the U.S. is "inevitable," and the league is open to participating in it.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  11. Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke to step down in...

    Tim Leiweke, the CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, will step down next year.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  12. Sports world helps drive ALS ice bucket challenge

    Darren Rovell

    The ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS has spread quickly across the nation over the past three weeks, and it's not just people dumping ice water on their heads and challenging three people they know to do the same within 24 hours.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  13. Uni Watch - History of league logos in NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL

    Paul Lukas

    Here's a look at the various logo changes the four major sports have all undergone through the years, writes Paul Lukas.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  14. Uni Watch approves Alex Torres putting safety first

    Paul Lukas

    Alex Torres wears the first pitcher safety cap despite its lack of fashion, while other sports update their looks, Uni Watch notes.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  15. Supreme Court upholds ban on sports betting in N.J.

    The Supreme Court has left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, but a state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it legal under state law anyway.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  16. President Barack Obama congratulates San Antonio Spurs, Los Angel...

    President Barack Obama is offering his congratulations to the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Kings for their championship victories this year.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014