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  1. Nowitzki's revolutionary road to top 10

    Marc Stein

    In his quest to pin down as many longtime Dirk Nowitzki watchers as he could find for this outstanding oral history, ESPN Dallas colleague Tim MacMahon naturally had me on his list. And I, in response, wound up sending him a more voluminous colle...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. Introducing a Revolutionary New NBA Stat: Want It More (WIM)

    Jason Gallagher

    Since the dawn of Moreyball, we've seen a raging battle between stat geeks and narrative poets. Though the tides are dramatically rising on the side of statistical analysis, there are still plenty of old-school basketball minds who prefer to judge a ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  3. Lakers hold on despite late surge from Hornets

    Dwight Howard scored 24 points, Kobe Bryant had 14 points and 11 assists in another pass-first performance, and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on to beat the New Orleans Hornets 111-106 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  4. The book on Mike D'Antoni

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images Mike D'Antoni: The revolutionary idealist. Name: Mike D'Antoni Birthdate: May 8, 1951 Is he an emotional leader or a tactician? D'Antoni doesn't involve himself in the granular X's and O's of the game so much a...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  5. West preview: Louisville vs. Florida

    Eamonn Brennan

    PHOENIX -- There is nowhere to hide. There are no secrets to keep and no shocking, revolutionary game plans to unveil. With Louisville and Florida, this would also be the case in November: Is there a high-profile coaching duo as familiar with one ...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  6. Kim Jong-un: North Korea's 'Great Successor,' Sports Fan

    Jon Dolan

    You wouldn't want to party with him, but at least the Grim Reaper has a sense of irony. Not 24 hours after the death of Czech dissident-turned-president Vaclav Havel, possibly the greatest anti-Communist revolutionary of the 20th century, we learned ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  7. Drew League finale provides high-flying ending

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- When they talk about fitting endings, this is what they mean. Only a championship game like Saturday's could have capped off a revolutionary summer at the Drew League in South L.A., complete with appearances by some of the biggest a...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  8. Revolutionary heroes in sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    In honor of the Fourth of July and its celebration of freedom, espnW takes a look at notable declarations of independence in the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  9. The Golden State Warriors are playing defense this season and bor...

    Bomani Jones

    The Warriors are playing defense this season and boring Page 2 to tears.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2010
  10. LeBron James breaks final barrier for athlete freedom, Howard Bry...

    Howard Bryant

    LeBron James is the king and revolutionary of a movement that has finally and completely broken from the Age of Jordan. He is the declarer of victory of a war for player freedom that began 45 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  11. Blazers solve road woes on own time

    Ric Bucher

    The Blazers have solved their road woes on their own time.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2009
  12. Yankees, Team USA in same boat

    Marc Stein

    I typically leave the baseball commentary to the likes of Stark, Olney and Gammons, but I feel the need to point out a potentially overlooked factor in the New York Yankees' sixth successive playoff failing. The Yankees announced a revolutionary ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2006
  13. Little big men taking the lead so far in playoffs

    Marc Stein

    Point guards can't be typecasted for supporting roles, not with these performances so far.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2003
  14. A revolutionary force

    Larry Schwartz

    Signature game March 2, 1962 -- In a season in which Chamberlain averaged a mind-boggling 50.4 points, the third-year center of the Philadelphia Warriors added to his growing legend by becoming the only player to score three digits in an NBA game....

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000