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  1. 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
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Just need to make it through this one last night without NBA or NHL playoffs on TV ... AthlonSports' Steven Lassan projects the 2014 ACC standings. BC Interruption's A.J. Black gives Eagles fans a primer on running back David Dudeck. FSU has ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. President Barack Obama calls for more research into youth concuss...

    President Barack Obama called Thursday for more robust research into youth concussions, saying there remains deep uncertainty over both the scope of the troubling issue and the long-term impacts on young people.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  4. May Madness: CFB Playoff review

    Greg Ostendorf

    The NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB all have a playoff. The 68-team bracket in college basketball is as good as it gets when it comes to the postseason. Now, for the first time ever, college football will introduce a playoff system of its own. How will it w...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  5. Harris Poll -- NFL still most popular; MLB 2nd

    Darren Rovell

    Pro football is the most popular sport in America for at least the 30th straight year.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  6. espnW -- Surreal shift for Winnipeg Jets' Adam Pardy

    D'Arcy Maine

    Winnipeg's Adam Pardy had what must have been the most surreal shift in NHL history when he was checked through the glass, then had his helmet stolen by one fan and got doused with beer by another in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  7. Sports and patriotism

    Howard Bryant

    Sports, which once avoided the complex world, now embraces it, serving as the chief staging ground for expressions of patriotism, and has codified it into its game-day identity.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  8. Verbal gaffes in sports, big, fat mouths and progress

    Johnette Howard

    Once you get past the excuses and carefully crafted apologies -- a place everyone from Sergio Garcia to Roy Hibbert, Julie Hermann to Gordon Gee to John Tortorella has been lately -- we're left with prickly questions.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  9. Out athletes and dissent

    Johnette Howard

    Did you notice what happened to those who dared to criticize or voice their discomfort with Jason Collins' announcement? They're the ones who found themselves isolated, under attack and pressured to remain silent.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  10. Jason Collins opens door, more work to come

    Howard Bryant

    What happens over the next months and years will say more about American society and its boundaries of acceptance than it ever could about Jason Collins or Kirk Walker or Kevin McClatchy or Martina Navratilova.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  11. Sports and pain, lessons and limits

    Jeff MacGregor

    Is pain a means to grace? To clarity? Is it an "instrument for perfecting" ourselves? Where's the line between the instructive and the destructive? What are sports meant to teach?

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  12. Red Sox, Bruins postpone games as manhunt in Boston continues

    The Red Sox and Bruins postponed their Friday night games, hours before police in Boston took the second suspect in Monday's marathon bombings into custody following a long manhunt in the city.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  13. TV money inflates sports bubble

    Howard Bryant

    In a time of high unemployment and low job creation, oddly, there still seemed to be money for sports. A closer look reveals a largely stagnant industry -- except for skyrocketing media rights to broadcast sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  14. Is sports bubble about to burst?

    Howard Bryant

    The games today are different. The feel is different. Because of scandals, concussions, PEDs and other strains, if sport has not reached its tipping point, it is in the throes of serious transition.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  15. Today's pro players overscheduled, overstretched

    Howard Bryant

    Professional sports has reached its tipping point. The players, already too big, already too fast, already too strong, are now engaged in a game of attrition not against the other team, but against the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  16. I'm Just Askin' -- A wide world of sports questions

    Adena Andrews

    From cheating equipment managers to LeBron's politics to annoying songs, Adena Andrews has questions on all fronts in her latest I'm Just Askin.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012