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  1. The Giants’ Peavy-Hudson Muscle Car and the Mid-rotation Ed...

    Michael Baumann

    There's no perfect way to build a playoff rotation. Great rotations have been losing World Series since 1906, when the Cubs had five starting pitchers with an ERA+ of 140 or better, including Three Finger Brown, who went 26-6 with a 1.04 ER...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  2. Dolphins' defense must beware of Denard Robinson

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- His nickname is "Shoelace." But to the Miami Dolphins, Denard Robinson is the dynamic player their defense must be wary of when they travel to face the 1-6 Jacksonville Jaguars. The Deerfield Beach, Florida, native is finding his wa...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
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  4. Umm, about that nickname ...

    David Schoenfield

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- OK, here's the important thing to know: James Shields earned the nickname "Big Game James" in the minor leagues because he was a fan of the Lakers and James Worthy, who went by that moniker. Unfortunately, with a nickname like tha...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
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  6. Flem File -- Kickalicious Havard Rugland should be Detroit Lions'...

    David Fleming

    Flem File: The Lions' kicking woes are so bad that their best -- and certainly most entertaining -- option could be YouTube sensation Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  7. Champion Kings beat Jets 4-1 for 1st win of season

    Champion Kings beat Jets 4-1 for 1st win of season

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  8. The Queen City Bowl? Who knew?

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There's some trash talking going on for Sunday's game between the Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals -- and it's not among the players. It's among city officials. Both cities claim Queen City as their nickname. Charlott...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  9. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Birds of Prey

    • Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin dishes on his nickname "Angry Doug," his team's home-field advantage, preparing for the Cowboys, Russell Wilson's development and the rivalry with the 49ers. Baldwin • ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth weighs i...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  10. Matthew Berry on why he does not call the Washington NFL franchis...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry on reconciling his passion for the Washington Redskins and his decision to omit the nickname in his columns.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  11. Preparation, not 'clutch gene' boosts FSU's Rashad Greene in bigg...

    Jared Shanker

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- They say Michael Jordan had it. It's so dominant in Derek Jeter that it helped forge his "Captain Clutch" nickname, and it's why Tom Brady was able to lead two game-winning Super Bowl drives. They call it the "clutch gene," a...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  12. Good-bye, Mr. November: Taking Stock of Derek Jeter’s Divis...

    Jonah Keri

    The most famous hit of Derek Jeter's career sparked a legendary nickname. Entering the 2001 playoffs, the Yankees' shortstop had built a reputation as a high-stakes performer, but he'd yet to earn a postseason moniker. While Reggie J...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  13. Mavs, Pelicans, Hawks unveil new uniforms -- Uni Watch

    Paul Lukas

    The Pelicans should have had their new nickname on their road jerseys, while the Mav's new design -- by a fan -- looks good, Uni Watch notes.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  14. Meet Wes Horton, son of a TV 'gladiator'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Wes Horton doesn't have a catchy nickname like Greg Hardy's, aka the Kraken, the player he and a platoon of others are replacing at right defensive end for the Carolina Panthers. So let's give him one. How about Gemini Jr.? ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  15. Cam Newton: 'Sensei of Nicknames'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton has a new title. "I just call myself the 'Sensei of Nicknames,'" the Carolina Panthers quarterback said on Thursday. Newton found himself apologizing for the last nickname he made up. If you missed it, he jokingly ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  16. Premier League - Swansea City want to end struggles vs. Southampt...

    Max Hicks

    Swansea City

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  17. Clemson's Watson proves a quick study

    David M. Hale

    His teammates called him "Rook" -- short for "rookie" -- back when Deshaun Watson was starting as a 14-year-old freshman at Gainesville High. The nickname stuck, but it was never an apt moniker. His first start was against the defending stat...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  18. Passing patience keeps 'Good Andy' around

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- They might be the most overused nicknames in the NFL, but for the first three seasons of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's career, they were were apropos. "Good Andy" and "Bad Andy." If you were a Bengals fan, you rued ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014