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  1. Howard Bryant -- The allure of danger, damage and death in sports...

    Howard Bryant

    In spite of the science, we are still drawn to danger, damage, death in sports

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. NHL fans have the power to stop lockouts - ESPN The Magazine

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes about how lockouts have become as routine as the changing of the season. If only fans realized they have the power to put a stop to it.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  8. NBA, David Stern could learn from MLB, NHL labor negotiations

    Howard Bryant

    Are there lessons in baseball's last round of labor strife for NBA commissioner David Stern? He is racing, like Philly-era Barkley on a fast break, toward a showdown.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  9. Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and New England Pat...

    Howard Bryant

    Boston sports fans have been treated to championships from all four of their major pro sports teams in the last seven years. A writer reflects on the way it is and the way it was in his hometown.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  10. Sidney Crosby's absence from the NHL playoffs brings a new focus ...

    Howard Bryant

    Sidney Crosby's concussion should be the tipping point for the NHL on the game's violence. Why? Because these spectacular playoffs would be even better with him on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  11. It's time to take back meaning of regular seasons in professional...

    Howard Bryant

    It's time to take back the meaning of the regular seasons in professional baseball, basketball, hockey and football by cutting down on the number of games.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  12. NFLPA decertification, NFL lockout put power in fans' hands

    Howard Bryant

    The business of the National Football League is currently at an impasse, but the game of football is very much alive. Will fans wake up to the power they hold?

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  13. NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB 2010s foreshadow labor power plays of 2011

    Howard Bryant

    The undercurrent leading into 2011 is clear: If you care about sports, you might want to learn about economic and labor issues as much as you study the mysteries of the Cover 2 shell.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  14. The World Cup, an exciting Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics, March...

    Howard Bryant

    Could we ask for more than the wild sports ride 2010 has already given us? From a smashing Super Bowl to the maddest of Marches and fabulous finals, it's been a thrill a minute.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  15. Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings are making quiet sense toge...

    Howard Bryant

    Let's get some perspective, people. We've heard this story so often before in sports that Brett Favre's comeback is more the norm than the aberration.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2009