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  1. Player X Blog

    Player X Blog



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    Insider's Player X Blog is home to a star-turned-blogger from the NFL, NBA, MLB and NASCAR. Check back here a few times a week for a series of unfiltered looks into the lives of professional athletes.

  2. Lamouchi injects vibrancy into experienced squad

    Sam Crocker

    While some squad lists have brought out people's argumentative side, with 140-character-length debates breaking out on social media based on the inclusion of Player X/omission of Player Y, the Ivory Coast squad list has very much towed the party line...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Lamouchi injects youth into Ivory Coast

    Sam Crocker

    While some squad lists have brought out people's argumentative side, with 140-character-length debates breaking out on social media based on the inclusion of Player X/omission of Player Y, the Ivory Coast squad list has very much toed the party line....

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  4. Jaguars chat recap: Need partner to trade

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Here are highlights from the weekly Jacksonville Jaguars chat. You can find the full transcript here. James (KY): Why are people so enamored with "if player X" isn't there then Caldwell should trade back"? I'm not trying to b...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  5. The New York Yankees and Player X

    Buster Olney

    Detach the name from the performance and just call him Player X. In 2011, he was limited to 99 games, but when he played, he was an above-average performer relative to others at his position, hitting .276, with an .823 OPS. In 2012, those numb...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  6. You Make the Call: Re-drafting class of 2003

    Sarah Goldstein

    Some scouts think that the 2013 draft class could be as good as the star-studded class of 2003. Ten years from now, we could be debating why Jonathan Drouin or Seth Jones wasn't selected before Nathan MacKinnon. Or examining how Player X possibly cou...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  7. Worst MLB Contracts Mailbag

    Jonah Keri

    Monday's breakdown of baseball's 15 least tradable contracts triggered lots of responses on Twitter, especially of the "What? Player X didn't make it?!" variety. We'll tackle those questions, along with queries about replacement level, the Flying Hel...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
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  9. NBA - Trade scenarios for untradable contracts

    Tom Haberstroh

    Here are some untradable contracts that can be moved at the trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  10. Domonic Brown, Casper Wells among players being overlooked by the...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan of FanGraphs analyzes five players, including Casper Wells and Domonic Brown, who are being overlooked by their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    People talk about a franchise being "Player X's team," but does any one player dominate a franchise the way Carmelo Anthony has directed the Knicks? Tim Keown has a fascinating look at how Anthony has shaped the Knicks in a story for ESPN the Magazin...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Werth, Ortiz, Longoria, Votto back soon?

    Stephania Bell

    Will they or won't they? Whenever the due date approaches for a player to potentially return from the DL, the natural ensuing question is "Will Player X return on time?" The follow-up, if the answer is yes, is, "What can be expected in terms of ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  13. When will Jayson Werth, David Ortiz, Evan Longoria and Joey Votto...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses when Jayson Werth, David Ortiz, Evan Longoria and Joey Votto will return from the DL.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  14. Ten prospects who received midseason promotions and are closer to...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein lists 10 prospects who earned midseason promotions after strong first halves and are now a step closer to reaching the big leagues.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  15. Fantasy Fiesta: When Can We Trust the Numbers?

    Jonah Keri

    Every week, without fail, the Grantland Fantasy mailbag (grantlandfantasy@gmail.com) fills up with the same question: "Player X has been worse than 10,000 loose stools — should I dump him?" These questions often have easy answers. No, you sh...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  16. NASCAR - Driver X on Jimmie Johnson not winning Sprint Cup

    NASCAR Driver X

    In ESPN The Magazine, NASCAR Driver X says he likes Jimmie Johnson as person and harbors no ill will to him, but it is good for the sport that someone else wins the Sprint Cup.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  17. Disclaimer of interest reaction: 'Player X' Q&A

    Dave McMenamin

    Editor's note: In the words of NBA commissioner David Stern, the precarious state of accord between the owners' and players' sides in the NBA labor negotiations "blew up" on Monday, as the players' union stated their intent to file a disclaimer of i...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  18. NFL - Player X on the truth about tanking and 'suck for Luck' - E...

    NFL Player X

    In ESPN The Magazine, NFL Player X says that while "suck for Luck" is no myth, you won't find any NFL players tanking.

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2011