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  1. Football's black swan event is here

    Henry Abbott

    Allison Joyce/Getty Images A poll shows head injuries are changing how many Americans see Roger Goodell's league. There's a scene in the incredible football head injury documentary "League of Denial" where we hear a tale of what would happen to the...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. Back to the future for the 76ers

    Henry Abbott

    The Philadelphia 76ers have hired former Houston Rockets second-in-command Sam Hinkie as their new president of basketball operations and general manager. Hinkie is a highly regarded behind-the-scenes NBA mind who has put in the work on every fron...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  3. Optimistic notes as deadline approaches

    Henry Abbott

    Even if Billy Hunter says he doesn't take David Stern's 5 p.m. deadline seriously, it has undeniably added excitement to today's talks. Today, everything happens to a steady stream of chatter behind the scenes ... players, team personnel, anyone and ...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  4. From Africa to "Elevate"

    Henry Abbott

    Courtesy: Variance Films/Sharp 7 Assane Sene's journey from Senegal to Connecticut's South Kent School is a major storyline. In an opening scene of the documentary "Elevate," in the simple SEEDS Academy schoolhouse in Senegal, 25 of West Africa's ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Compare it to anything ever on the local pro sports scene, and the answer is never. Go ahead, dig deep into your memory bank. Go way back five decades ago to the arrival of the Cowboys, followed by the...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    If the Sixers end up with Carmelo Anthony, what would happen? Tom Sunnergren of Philadunkia sketches out the scene: "Expectations would be high. Through the roof. They would literally explode through the roof. After enough roofs were destroyed, pe...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  7. A Celtic's shrine to his current employer

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics rookie forward Tony Gaffney is a local basketball legend. After starring on the Massachusetts high school basketball scene he stayed local for college, attending Boston University and then the University of Massachusetts. After going undrafte...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  8. When instant replay shows too much

    Henry Abbott

    With just under 40 seconds left in Game 3 and the Celtics down five, Lakers big man Lamar Odom had apparently rebounded a missed Paul Pierce free throw. But as Odom came down with the ball, Boston guard Rajon Rondo dashed onto the scene and inserted ...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  9. Mikhail Prokhorov, just in time

    Henry Abbott

    On the day that Mark Cuban is battling the notion that his Mavericks are barely solvent, Mikhail Prokhorov arrives on the scene to compete for the title of owner NBA fans most dream of becoming. Prokhorov is not just one of the richest owners in s...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  10. The Timberwolves are going crazy!

    Henry Abbott

    Minnesota is doing something out of control during this Sunday's broadcast of the Thunder game. It's like an internet-savvy fans' dream. First, the broadcast is commercial free. Instead of advertisements, they promise behind-the-scenes footage, an...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  11. David Thorpe Tweeting From Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Vegas Summer League is in its fifth day of action, and David Thorpe is on the scene, livetweeting away his best basketball insights. You can pay to watch online here. You can follow Thorpe's Twitter feed here, and read his commentar...

    Blog | July 14, 2009
  12. David Thorpe Tweeting From Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Vegas Summer League is in its fourth day of action, and David Thorpe is on the scene, livetweeting away his best basketball insights. You can pay to watch online here. You can follow Thorpe's Twitter feed here, and read his commenta...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  13. David Thorpe Livetweeting From Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Vegas Summer League is underway, and David Thorpe is on the scene, livetweeting away his best basketball insights. You can pay to watch online here. You can follow Thorpe's Twitter feed here, and read his commentary from the Orlando...

    Blog | July 12, 2009
  14. David Thorpe Livetweeting From Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Vegas Summer League is underway, and David Thorpe is on the scene, livetweeting away his best basketball insights. You can pay to watch online here. You can follow Thorpe's Twitter feed here, and read his commentary from the Orlando...

    Blog | July 11, 2009
  15. David Thorpe Livetweeting from Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Vegas Summer League is underway, and David Thorpe is on the scene, livetweeting away his best basketball insights. You can pay to watch online here. You can follow Thorpe's Twitter feed here, and read his commentary from the Orlando...

    Blog | July 10, 2009
  16. It's a Basketball Battle, Not a Culture War

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Thomas, Orlando Sentinel columnist, does what any game columnist would do when facing a cultural challenge from the global center of glitz: He puts his game face on, and he pipes up for the local scene. It's on the cover of today's paper...

    Blog | June 09, 2009