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  1. USA Boxing takes absurd punch at Mike Tyson

    Scoop Jackson

    Mike Tyson might not be wearing a halo, but he did nothing wrong by trying to sign amateur boxers despite USA Boxing's suggestion otherwise, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  2. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  3. Is Roger Federer the greatest athlete ever?

    Scoop Jackson

    Is Roger Federer greater at tennis than any other athlete has ever been at his or her sport?

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  4. Luol Deng's Olympic decision should be celebrated, not debated

    Scoop Jackson

    Why should Luol Deng catch any grief for representing Team Great Britain in the Olympics? Isn't his desire to repay the country that took in his refugee family exactly what we want from athletes?

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  5. Author Dave Zirin discusses his new film "Not Just A Game: Power,...

    Scoop Jackson

    Page 2 talks politics and sports in a Q&A with Dave Zirin.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  6. Team USA might win at the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, bu...

    Scoop Jackson

    Used to be that a U.S. victory was a slam-dunk in international competition, but those days are gone. Here's hoping Team USA can return to dominance in Istanbul.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  7. Rafael Nadal, can we talk about your tight clothing?

    Scoop Jackson

    Yo Rafa, I'm beginning to worry. Your gear so far during Wimbledon is so tight I wonder if you can breathe. It's reached a level of uncomfortableness just watching you play. Raf, you gotta stop outfitting lik you are about to do a photo shoot f...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  8. The history of black athletes in America transcends their exploit...

    Scoop Jackson

    A writer reflects on the greats of the games -- Dr. J, Jim Brown, Bill Russell and others -- and the roles they played during the journey into the American mainstream for blacks.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  9. Like it or not, in 2009, Usain Bolt lives in a cloud of suspicion...

    Scoop Jackson

    The latest record by Usain Bolt left Scoop Jackson with joy in his heart and suspicions in his mind.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  10. The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam might not be...

    Scoop Jackson

    The Brave New Voices poetry slam isn't a sport, but it is passionate competition.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009
  11. Scoop Jackson: Why Chicago deserves its own ESPN site

    Scoop Jackson

    Why is ESPN dedicating a new site to Chicago? The answers, my friend, are blowing in the Windy City.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2009
  12. Did the Redeem Team really come through?

    Scoop Jackson

    Yes, the U.S. men's basketball team recaptured the Olympic gold in Beijing. But did it really accomplish its mission?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2008
  13. The beautiful arrogance of Usain Bolt

    Scoop Jackson

    You don't like Usain Bolt? Too cocky? Celebrated too much? Maybe you better start to like him, because he's not going away.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  14. Best thing about the Olympics? D-Wade is back

    Scoop Jackson

    The basketball world must deal with this fact: Dwyane Wade is back and imposing his will on opponents.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2008
  15. Game on! Dominoes should be an Olympic sport

    Scoop Jackson

    Should dominoes be an Olympic sport? Scoop Jackson says yes. What's your vote?

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2008
  16. Memo to James Blake: Gonzalez did the right thing

    Scoop Jackson

    James Blake was upset at Fernando Gonzalez for not admitting the umpire missed a crucial call. But what was Gonzalez supposed to do?

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2008