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  1. Can former Alabama top recruit Devonta Pollard start over in Hous...


    Devonta Pollard's mother was his best friend and coach. Now she's in prison for kidnapping, and he's one of the witnesses who testified against her. As the former top recruit starts over in Houston, can he learn to play for himself?

    Eticket | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  2. Mookie Blaylock receives prison sentence in fatal crash

    Mookie Blaylock pleaded guilty Monday and received reduced prison time for his role in a suburban Atlanta car crash that killed a mother of five.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  3. Former NBPA adviser setenced to 18 months in prison for $3 millio...

    An investment adviser was sentenced to 18 months in prison for creating a fake contract with the NBA players' union that included a dead man's forged signature.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  4. Dante Cunningham back with Minnesota Timberwolves after second ar...

    Dante Cunningham returned to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Tuesday night's game against San Antonio, just over 24 hours after being released from jail for his second arrest in three days.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  5. Ex-NBA player Javaris Crittenton's gang ties questioned by suspec...

    John Barr and Greg Amante

    Jailhouse interviews with a suspected and an admitted member of two separate Los Angeles street gangs have revealed new information in the criminal case involving former NBA player Javaris Crittenton.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  6. Plaxico: I believe fans will support Felton

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Plaxico Burress doesn't know all the facts surrounding Raymond Felton's arrest on gun charges. But if there is one person who knows how seriously New York takes its gun laws, it's Burress, who served 20 months in prison after possessing, and accid...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  7. Ex-NBA player Keon Clark gets 8 years in prison

    Former NBA player Keon Clark has received an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to two charges.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  8. Three Ways to Fix the Ugliness of College Basketball

    Shane Ryan

    I love college basketball. I love it the way a mother loves her evil little spawn, the one that everyone else in the neighborhood is pretty sure will end up in prison by age 20. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool supporter, and I'll probably never change. I don'...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  9. Nick Van Exel's son, Nickey Maxwell Van Exel, gets 60-year term f...

    A Texas jury sentenced the son of former NBA player Nick Van Exel to 60 years in prison Friday in the shooting death of a longtime friend.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2013
  10. Jo Jo Hunter returns to D.C. basketball

    Dave McKenna

    Jo Jo Hunter never made it to the NBA. But after years in prison, he's finally back in D.C., where he was once the District's brightest star.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  11. NBA -- Jayson Williams interview

    Matt Wong

    In an interview with, Jayson Williams opens up about prison, the accident and a potential NBA comeback.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  12. W roundtable: From Bountygate to the Black Sox, scandals mars eve...


    Bountygate is the latest scandal in sports, but has it marred the NFL as much as past scandals have hurt their sports? In this week's roundtable, our contributors weigh in with their picks for the biggest pocks in sports' history.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  13. Amare gets teardrop tattoo to honor big bro

    Jared Zwerling

    Amare Stoudemire's older brother, Hazell, lived a more troubled life than the Knicks power forward. He had spent time in prison and was arrested 22 times since 1993, according to the Polk County Sheriff's website. But to Stoudemire, Hazell, who pa...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  14. Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions fourth on Forbes' most-disliked li...

    Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh has seen his reputation with the public turn faster than he can cast aside opposing blockers, according to a poll published in Forbes magazine.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  15. Byron Mullens' prison ball

    Kevin Arnovitz

    When I read this story by Anna Katherine Clemmons about Byron Mullens' working on his game during the lockout at a medium security prison, I was reminded of my all-time favorite segment on "This American Life" from 2002. Prisoners at a high security ...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  16. Oklahoma City Thunder's Byron Mullens plays pickup with Ohio inma...

    Anna Katherine Clemmons

    Like most out-of-work NBA players, Oklahoma City Thunder center Byron Mullens has spent part of his prolonged offseason playing pickup. Only Mullens' games are in an Ohio prison.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2011