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  1. Chris Moneymaker talks about "All In -- The Poker Movie."

    Lynn Hoppes

    Chris Moneymaker said it wasn't his goal to be the No. 1 poker player in the world. He just wanted to support his family and be a great father. But his whole world changed in 2003, when the Nashville, Tenn., accountant went to Las Vegas, after quali...

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  2. Poker players Albert Destrade and Jim Rice on 'Survivor'

    Gary Wise

    It's you against the field in a war of attrition, where endless perfect play can be spoiled by one mistimed mistake. You get to know the opposition, learning every nuance of their being, storing that information until you can use it against them, tak...

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  3. Rack 'em up: Chihuahua has love for playing pool

    Patrick Dorsey

    We've heard of dogs playing poker. But dogs playing pool? Well, here's one. Can clear the table in two minutes. Who's got next? Have you seen a cool sports-related video that deserves to go viral? Email links to bypatrickdorsey@gmail.com or let us...

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  4. Poker TV host Leeann Tweeden poses for Playboy

    Lynn Hoppes

    Leeann Tweeden isn't shy talking about her age. She's 38. "I think I look better now than when I was 21," said Tweeden, who hosts NBC's "Poker After Dark" and formerly was a correspondent on Fox Sports' "The Best Damn Sports Show Period." And t...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  5. Annie Duke talks Epic Poker League, being role model

    Lynn Hoppes

    Annie Duke, easily the most famous female poker player in history, has a strange designator for herself: "I put myself in the category of 'accidental role model.'" Duke, who has more than $4 million in career earnings, is now commissioner of Epic Po...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  6. Alex Rodriguez's high-stakes poker prowess hits big screen

    Jim Caple

    Alex Rodriguez's poker problem becomes box office gold.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  7. A-Rod report has me thinking of poker movies

    Jerry Greene

    All-in, A-Rod. Despite the return of professional football (no, not you, CFL), the week's headlines were stolen by the report that baseball player Alex Rodriguez may have played in a Hollywood poker game where a fight could have broken out and some...

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  8. 'Sunday Brunch' talks about great poker movies

    Jerry Greene

    A-Rod's investigation has me thinking of great poker movies.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  9. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest winner

    Kurt Snibbe

    Earlier today, we posted a blank cartoon and readers offered their captions. Our favorite was by user Vilbs. Thanks for participating. Check back tomorrow for another cartoon....

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  10. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest

    Kurt Snibbe

    Take a shot at writing a cartoon caption. Page 2 cartoonist Kurt Snibbe will offer up a blank cartoon each weekday morning, and he will fill in the blank with our favorite reader submission at the end of the business day. So please, by all means, sh...

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  11. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest

    Kurt Snibbe

    Take a shot at writing a cartoon caption. Page 2 cartoonist Kurt Snibbe will offer up a blank cartoon each weekday morning, and he will fill in the blank with our favorite reader submission at the end of the business day. So please, by all means, sh...

    Blog | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  12. Poker/boxing event in NYC to help benefit spina bifida

    Lynn Hoppes

    When you have a child with a birth defect, you either go into your shell and avoid the world, or you can do what actor/former tennis star Boris Kodjoe and his wife Nicole Ari Parker did. "We speak out for those who don't have a voice," said Kodjoe,...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  13. Poker champ Robert Varkonyi hosts school benefit

    Kalani Simpson

    Robert Varkonyi's mother and father came from Hungary. As we hear so often about immigrant parents, education for their offspring was a very big deal. They settled in a Queens neighborhood which had a reputation as an excellent school district. Rober...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  14. Randy Couture organizes celebrity poker run in Vegas to benefit i...

    Brandon Sneed

    He's made a career out of hurting people, but MMA legend and UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture also also likes helping people who've been hurt -- specifically, soldiers, via his XTreme Couture G.I. Foundation. One of its charity events, the Randy Cou...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  15. Actress Jennifer Tilly among poker stars playing in Vegas.

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actress Jennifer Tilly -- well, sort-of actress Jennifer Tilly -- is among the field of 64 poker players converging on Las Vegas this weekend for the seventh annual National Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesar's Palace. Tilly, who is back for her...

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  16. James Blake and other tennis stars are upping the ante

    Jeff Gold

    This story appears in the Feb. 21, 2011, issue of ESPN The Magazine. Avoid embarrassment. That was James Blake's goal when he appeared on Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown back in 2004. At the time, the American tennis pro knew only the basics of the...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011