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  1. Fast 5: Coolest cheat codes in sports games

    Jon Robinson

    From big heads to evil clowns, sports games back in the day offered some crazy cheats. Here are our favorites. Play as the president: "NBA Jam" broke new ground with codes to play as politicians such as President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  2. How the NBA can optimize players' output

    Jeff Beckham

    The company that churns out a million points of data for each NBA game is now looking to go even deeper, mining those numbers for insight into players' fitness and training with an eye toward someday preventing injuries before they happen. STATS i...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  3. OverDog seeks funding for gamers, athletes

    Jon Robinson

    It's one thing to hit a David Price tailing four-seamer in "MLB 2K13," but what about trying to smack it out of the park with the real Price yapping in your ear and talking junk over the Xbox Live headset? That's the idea behind OverDog, a company...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  4. How the PlayStation 4 affects sports games

    Zach McCann

    NEW YORK CITY -- While there were 10 games shown at the PlayStation 4 announcement on Wednesday -- including the super-fun "Knack," delightfully violent "Killzone: Shadow Fall" and undeniably cool "Watch Dogs" -- the two-hour presentation didn't incl...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. WWE, Take-Two agree to deal on 'WWE 2K'

    Jon Robinson

    After months of speculation, rumors and fierce negotiations, Take-Two Interactive has officially acquired the exclusive rights to the WWE video game license for the next five years and will publish the popular wrestling franchise as part of its 2K Sp...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. Michael Jordan's erratic video game history

    Jon Robinson

    Michael Jordan might be the greatest basketball player to ever lace up a pair of kicks (with his name on them, of course), but his virtual hoops history ranges from sketchy to sublime. Sure, 2K Sports features His Airness running, jumping and kiss...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  7. 'Skylanders' game is sweeping the NBA

    Jared Zwerling

    More and more NBA players who have children are ending their nights a bit differently these days. Cartoons and board games have been put on hold for the video game, "Skylanders: Giants," the sequel in the popular "Skylanders" franchise. Since "Gia...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. Kenjon Barner on 'NCAA' vote, video games

    Jon Robinson

    Kenjon Barner is one of eight candidates fans can vote for in the EA Sports "NCAA Football 14" cover vote. And to Barner, every vote his direction is another step toward making one of his biggest dreams come true. "As a kid, you always dream of be...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  9. The best of sports video games in 2012

    Jon Robinson

    To sports gamers, 2012 will be remembered as the year "Madden" introduced a new physics engine, EA bought the exclusive rights to the UFC license, and 2K teamed with Jay-Z to deliver a virtual hoops classic. It will also be remembered as the year ...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  10. Tech the halls with holiday gift ideas

    Katie Linendoll

    Unless you are Robert Griffin III, nobody wants another pair of socks for Christmas. From wireless recording ski goggles to a monthly mystery gift box from some big-name athletes, here are eight great (and last-minute!) ideas for the sports fans ...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  11. Google releases top sports searches of 2012

    Katie Linendoll

    Ready to find out what names fans were typing into their search bars the most? Google has released the top-searched sports results of the past year. Here's a hint, not that you need one: The most searched player in the NFL spent most of his 2...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. NBA surpasses 1 billion views on YouTube

    Zach McCann

    From Supermen dancing at All-Star Weekend to Blake Griffin annihilating Kendrick Perkins and the rim, the NBA's YouTube page surpassed a billion all-time page views on Sunday night, making it the first professional sports league to reach the milesto...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  13. Brook Lopez talks video games, comics

    Jon Robinson

    Back when Brook Lopez was simply the tallest toddler on the block, he thought he was the master at "Sonic The Hedgehog 2." If only he was actually playing the game. "When I was really little, we used to play Sega Genesis, and my older brother woul...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  14. NBA D-League to air games on YouTube

    Zach McCann

    The NBA D-League will broadcast almost all of its games this season live on YouTube, making it the first professional sports league to use the popular video-sharing website as its primary broadcaster, ESPN Playbook has learned. The league will air...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  15. WatchESPN app now available on Xbox 360

    Zach McCann

    Microsoft and ESPN launched the new version of the WatchESPN app on the Xbox 360 Monday night, bringing ESPN's full family of networks to the country's top-selling gaming console, which is increasingly attempting to become a one-stop destination for ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  16. Wii U aims to please gamers, sports fans

    Katie Linendoll

    Since the announcement of Wii U at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in 2011, there has been plenty of speculation and excitement on how it will change the way we game. The system hits retail shelves at midnight, but I've been lucky enough to have my...

    Blog | November 17, 2012