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  1. Cedric Agnew Q&A: 'I'm a boxer and puncher'

    Brian Campbell

    One fight removed from his biggest victory to date last April, little-known Cedric Agnew will step in against light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev, one of boxing's biggest rising stars.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  2. Player Perspective: Xaverian's Sean Sperzel

    Scott Barboza

    With spring sports and lacrosse practices kicking off across the state this week, we're catching up with one of the sports' rising stars. Xaverian freshman Sean Sperzel has yet to suit up for the reigning Division 1 state champion Hawks, but he re...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Sully, Olynyk at Rising Stars

    Chris Forsberg

    Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE/Getty ImagesCeltics Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger at the Rising Stars Challenge.Rapid reaction after Boston Celtics young bigs Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk participated in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. Hardaway pours in 36 in Rising Stars game

    Ian Begley

    Clearly, Tim Hardaway Jr. brought his shot with him to New Olreans. The Knicks rookie shooting guard poured in a game-high 36 points in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. The 21-year-old also had an electrifying reverse dunk and layu...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  5. NBA - Andre Drummond ready for the big stage

    Michael Wallace

    With his monstrous performance in Friday's showcase, Andre Drummond showed it won't be long until he's playing in Sunday's big game, writes Michael Wallace.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  6. 214 All-Star Game -- Andre Drummond of Detroit Pistons takes Risi...

    Andre Drummond grabbed everything in sight, even that MVP trophy that came apart.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  7. NBA All-Star 2014: Rising Stars battle in New Orleans

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe takes a closer look at the rookies and sophomores who will be on display in the Rising Stars Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  8. Snapshot: Sully and the Stars

    Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger is in New Orleans in advance of his appearance in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge: #TeamWebber's @Jared_Sully0 gets his #NBAAllStar portrait taken. #BBVACompassRisingStars N...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  9. Olynyk's production on the rise

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Asked what he expects from his upcoming trip to the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend, Boston Celtics second-year center Jared Sullinger didn't hesitate with his answer. "Kelly for MVP," offered Sullinger, referencing teammate K...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  10. NBA - 5-on-5: All-Star Weekend predictions

    Who will take home the hardware in N'awlins? 5-on-5 picks the All-Star Weekend winners.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  11. Rising Stars Challenge Grades: Team Hill -- NBA All-Star Game 201...

    Michael Wallace

    Team Hill -- NBA All-Star Game 2014

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  12. Rising Stars grades: Team Webber -- NBA All-Star Game 2014

    Michael Wallace

    Team Webber -- NBA All-Star Game 2014

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  13. 2014 MLB spring training preview survey

    Jayson Stark

    With the help of almost two dozen all-knowing baseball executives who were kind enough to take part in our 2014 spring training preview survey, we take a look at the most and least improved clubs, the best and worst free-agent signings and much, much more.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  14. 2014 All-Star Game -- Blake Griffin says he'll only play in All-S...

    Arash Markazi

    Blake Griffin said Saturday he understood why Damian Lillard wanted to become the first player to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge, Skills Challenge, 3-point contest, slam dunk contest and the All-Star Game, but said he'll just stick to the game.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  15. 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Miles Plumlee of Phoenix Suns replac...

    Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee was selected Friday to replace injured Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  16. Sullinger, Olynyk on same Stars squad

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie forward Kelly Olynyk and second-year center Jared Sullinger will be on the same team at the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge as part of All-Star weekend in New Orleans later this month. Both Olynyk and Sullinger were chosen to be ...

    Blog | February 06, 2014