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  1. Hank Aaron among Atlanta Hawks bidders

    Marc Stein

    Former baseball home run king and Atlanta icon Hank Aaron has joined a group of current owners from the NBA, Major League Soccer and Italian soccer's storied Serie A that is seeking to purchase the Atlanta Hawks, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2015
  2. NBA - Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver makes bid to purchase Scot...

    Marc Stein

    Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver is making an aggressive bid to buy majority control of the iconic Scottish soccer club Rangers, according to NBA sources. ESPN.com sources confirmed on Sunday a BBC Sports report in Scotland that Sarver has lodged a ...

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  3. Steve Nash's drive made him a legend

    Marc Stein

    It's not those two bronze MVP statues he won after rejoining the Phoenix Suns and all the heated debates they spawned. It's not his 10,000-odd assists or those ridiculously accurate shooting percentages. It's not the bloody nose in the playoffs, not ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  4. NBA: Gustavo Ayon helps put Mexico hoops back on map

    Marc Stein

    The Hawks' Gustavo Ayon played a big role in getting Mexico hoops back on the map.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  5. Big changes coming in international game

    Marc Stein

    Soccer-loving NBA fans know exactly what it means when you hear soccer folks talking about an "international break." NBA fans who aren't familiar with the term will start to hear it more and more as we inch toward 2017. FIBA announced this we...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. FIBA chief says no age limit coming for 2016 Olympics

    Marc Stein

    NBA commissioner David Stern's push to see an age limit of 23 for the men's Olympic basketball tourament is losing steam.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  7. Philadelphia 76ers minority owners to purchase DC United of MLS, ...

    Marc Stein

    Philadelphia 76ers minority owners Erick Thohir and Jason Levien are expanding in another sport by reaching an agreement to become co-owners of DC United in Major League Soccer, according to NBA sources familiar with the move.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  8. Steve Nash examines options, says staying on Phoenix Suns no long...

    Marc Stein

    Steve Nash sat down with ESPN.com this week to talk about his forthcoming free agency and admitted that, more and more, he pictures himself in a different uniform next season after spending the past eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  9. Jurgen Klinsmann praises Dirk Nowitzki

    Marc Stein

    U.S. men's soccer national team coach and 1990 World Cup winner Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki as perhaps "the best ambassador" to the United States that German sport has ever produced. In an interview which aired ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  10. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki to find an overseas team 'soon'

    Marc Stein

    Dirk Nowitzki is going to start looking into his overseas options and may sign with a team "soon."

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2011
  11. LeBron James to attend first Liverpool match Saturday against Man...

    Marc Stein

    For the first time since he became a minority owner of Liverpool Football Club in England's Premiership in April, LeBron James will be in the crowd this weekend at iconic Anfield to see Liverpool play in person.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  12. Report -- Turkish team Besiktas' pursuit of Kobe Bryant on hold

    Marc Stein

    A Turkish team's pursuit of Kobe Bryant has reportedly been put on hold due to a soccer match-fixing scandal.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  13. Showdown In Chinatown

    Marc Stein

    It has become a fixture of NBA draft week in Manhattan: Steve Nash's "Showdown In Chinatown" soccer game. The charity match, co-staged by Nash and retired American soccer star Claudio Reyna, returns Wednesday night to the turf of Sara D. Roosevel...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  14. Marc Stein: Cleveland Cavaliers' deal with Chinese investors can ...

    Marc Stein

    Selling 15 percent of the franchise to China-based investors helps Cleveland's case, but winning is still the key to keeping LeBron in a Cavs uniform, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  15. Weekend Dime: Lockout FAQ

    Marc Stein

    David Stern answers some lockout questions with ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  16. Nash, soccer star Henry among players in charity soccer match

    Marc Stein

    Baron Davis, Jason Kidd and international soccer star Thierry Henry have committed to join Steve Nash and longtime U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna for a charity soccer match.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2008