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  1. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show Preview June 27, 2014

    Colin will be joined by ESPN CBB analyst Jay Bilas (11:00 a.m. ET), ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst (11:30), Mavericks GM Donnie Nelson (12:00 p.m.) and ESPN soccer analyst Taylor Twellman (12:30) on Friday. As always, email the show (theherd@espn...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. Isaac Kolstad 'fighting for life' after alleged assault by Rutger...

    Former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker Isaac Kolstad is "fighting for his life" after sustaining permanent brain damage from injuries received in an alleged assault that resulted in Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson being arrested early Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  3. Three talking points during the international break

    Michael Cox

    Usually, international friendly breaks are greeted with a sigh of disappointment from across the globe as intense club seasons are disrupted by half-hearted matches, ones that increasingly appear of little interest to footballers. This week, howev...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. MLS names exec Nelson Rodriguez to head up Chivas USA

    ESPN staff

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  5. Lapchick: Nelson Mandela laid to rest at home

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick observes the funeral of Nelson Mandela with the "Born Free Generation," and reflects on how sports continue to effect change in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  6. Didier Drogba, Emmanuel Eboue face discipline for Nelson Mandela ...

    ESPN staff

    Nelson Mandela tribute

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  7. In the presence of greatness: Remembering Nelson Mandela

    Colin Udoh

    Being in the presence of greatness is not a feeling. It is an experience -- a life-changing state of mind. Anyone who was at Soccer City on the day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final could not have helped but feel its resonance. A raucous crowd...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  8. Mandela's sporting legacy will live on

    Firdose Moonda

    JOHANNESBURG -- "I feel like a young man of 15." Those were Nelson Mandela's words on May 15, 2004. He was 85. Mandela was part of a high-profile South African delegation that went to Zurich to make final bids for the right to host the 2010 Wo...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. In the presence of greatness: Remembering Nelson Mandela

    Colin Udoh

    Being in the presence of greatness is not a feeling. It is an experience -- a life-changing state of mind. Anyone who was at Soccer City on the day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final could not have helped but feel its resonance. A raucous crowd of ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  10. How Nelson Mandela inspired South African sporting success

    Firdose Moonda

    JOHANNESBURG -- "I feel like a young man of 15." Those were Nelson Mandela's words on May 15, 2004. He was 85. Mandela was part of a high-profile South African delegation that went to Zurich to make final bids for the right to host the 2...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  11. How Nelson Mandela inspired South African sporting success

    Firdose Moonda

    JOHANNESBURG -- "I feel like a young man of 15." Those were Nelson Mandela's words on May 15, 2004. He was 85. Mandela was part of a high-profile South African delegation that went to Zurich to make final bids for the right to host the 2...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  12. Nelson Mandela mourned by sports world

    Sports figures from Muhammad Ali to Tiger Woods to the president of soccer's governing body were among the many mourning the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  13. Nelson Mandela impact on the world through sports

    We owe Nelson Mandela an inexpressible debt. In partial payment, some thoughts from writers and activists about his impact on the world, including the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  14. Remembering and missing Nelson Mandela

    Richard Lapchick

    This is a day Richard Lapchick hoped would never come. The loss of Nelson Mandela is impossible to measure.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  15. Pato's struggles put him into Selecao's shadows

    Fernando Duarte

    Even for a player so normally introverted like Nelson Dida, a decisive penalty shootout save merits some kind of special acknowledgement. Yet the Gremio goalkeeper looked too embarrassed to celebrate. Not only did his heroics in Wednesday's Brazilian...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  16. Nelson Vivas out as Quilmes coach after punching fan

    Chris Wright

    Having both started and ended his playing days at the club, Nelson Vivas secured his dream first managerial role when he became head coach of Argentinian side Quilmes ahead of the 2013 Torneo Inicial. Sadly for Vivas, 44, the dream lasted a matter...

    Blog | October 22, 2013