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  1. MLB - How to spend your summer baseball vacation

    Jim Caple

    It's officially summer (finally!), and you've got time off coming. Here's how to spend some quality baseball time with the family on your summer vacation.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  2. Remembering Don James, who took Washington Huskies to six Rose Bo...

    Jim Caple

    Coach put Huskies in the national picture in a simpler time in college football.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2013
  3. MLB trading deadline deals and the human element

    Jim Caple

    Could you leave everything behind and start a new life in another city tomorrow? That's what the trade deadline asks of MLB players.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  4. Ex-minor leaguer Jasha Balcom adds Jackie Robinson realism to '42...

    Jim Caple

    There are plenty of reasons to see "42." One of them is the action-scene reality provided by former minor league player Jasha Balcom.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  5. Why Washington is the true national champ

    Jim Caple

    Sorry, Alabama fans, your team is not the national champion. My alma mater is. Yes, the Washington Huskies are No. 1! How so? Easy. Even someone from the SEC should be able to follow the logic. Alabama beat Notre Dame in the BCS title game. B...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  6. Will Heisman campaigns turn to attack ads?

    Jim Caple

    Athletic programs have run promotional campaigns for their Heisman Trophy candidates since at least 1970, when Notre Dame suggested Joe Theismann change the pronunciation of his name (it originally was pronounced Thees-man) so that it would rhyme wit...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  7. It's Playbook's holiday movie preview!

    Jim Caple

    Why does Hollywood insist on releasing most of its best movies all during the time of the year when people are too busy to watch them? I get that teens and college students have the holidays off, but are teens and college students the main demogr...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  8. Battle of the Ballparks -- Miller Park defeats AT&T Park

    Jim Caple

    No. 24-seeded Miller Park knocks off No. 3 AT&T Park to claim ESPN's Battle of the Ballparks championship.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  9. Todd MacCulloch: NBA alum, pinball wizard

    Jim Caple

    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. -- Todd MacCulloch played in the 2001 NBA Finals, in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and in the 1997 and 1998 NCAA tournaments. But his current championship involves a little more preparation on his part. For one thing, he had to b...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  10. Stanford pitcher Mark Appel and Houston Astros as match in MLB dr...

    Jim Caple

    A mtach made in Houston? Mark Appel has a chance to play for his favorite team if the Astros use the No. 1 pick on the Stanford pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  11. espnW -- Danielle and Brett Lawrie take sibling rivalry to new le...

    Jim Caple

    Danielle and Brett Lawrie may be close, they may love and support each other, but the siblings don't like losing at anything, and especially to each other. But the competitiveness is what has made both a smashing success in their respective sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  12. Christmas movies -- Page 2 unveils a 64-film bracket to determine...

    Jim Caple

    Page 2 unveils 64-film bracket to pick the best Christmas movie of all time.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  13. 2011 World Series: Texas Rangers left-hander C.J. Wilson gets ano...

    Jim Caple

    C.J. Wilson is the ace of the Rangers' rotation, but he hasn't pitched like one this postseason. The left-hander, winless this October, gets another shot at redemption in Game 5.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  14. Super Bowl XLV week begins with a brass serenade for Page 2's Jim...

    Jim Caple

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Just in case I didn't know it already, another reminder this is the land of football arrived when I was awoken by a college marching band playing outside the hotel at 4 a.m. And again at 4:30. And 5. And 5:30. And 6. I assum...

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  15. Super Bowl XLV week begins with a brass serenade for Page 2's Jim...

    Jim Caple

    Super Bowl week begins with a brass serenade for our man in Texas.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  16. Why a college football playoff -- and a new slate of activities s...

    Jim Caple

    Page 2 gives in and offers fresh ideas for a college football playoff system.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011