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  1. Luck was 'never an individual sport guy'

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck's talent and athleticism on the football field make you think he could probably excel in a number of other sports. He'd probably have such perfect form -- elbows in and follow through -- on his jump shot that they could u...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  2. A short list of sports influencers

    Scoop Jackson

    Influence is difficult to quantify. It's not strictly about power, and it's not necessarily all about impact. Yet both are needed for one to have influence over others. It's not only about fame, fortune, notoriety, reverence, respect, how many follow...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  3. Something for Arsenal fans to believe in

    Roger Bennett

    Shellshocked Arsenal fans looking for something to believe in now that RvP is set to jump ship and head North could do worse that read this: Bill Simmons' classic "Ewing Theory" 1. "A star athlete receives an inordinate amount of media attention a...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  4. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Sam Bradford, Thrives on Pressure (He'd Better!) Bill Simmons gives the Rams quarterback a really heartwarming pep talk: "Hey, Sam? Your Rams are about to trade the electric, 4.41-running, Heisman-winning, acronym-nickname-ready franchise-saving ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  5. Winners and Losers

    Kevin Wildes

    Life is filled with nuance and compromise. Luckily, Kevin Wildes has sorted through it all for our weekly feature, Winners and Losers. The Winners Entering HOOPMIXTAPE.COM is like being presented with an extensive wine list by a discerning somm...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  6. A few questions, a few links

    Wanted to clarify something from yesterday's blog: Some readers wondered why I'd praise this year's NCAA Tournament (which has featured few upsets and a Final Four with two No. 1 seeds and two No. 2 seeds) and dismiss last year's tournament (which fe...

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2007
  7. Bad Ass Yellow Knee

    Henry Abbott

    A couple of days ago, Bill Simmons wrote: FIVE GUYS WHO LOOK LIKE THEY'RE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE 1. Kenyon Martin Looks like the old K-Mart again. Finally. So if you're scoring at home, it takes at least two years to recover fully from microfract...

    Blog | November 09, 2006
  8. MC: Confessions of a Pats fan

    I'm sick. So we might as well start there. The Pats-Colts game on Monday literally gave me bronchitis. I didn't know this was possible. Anyway, I wanted to follow up on Tuesday's Pats-Colts column, which people either loved or despised. There were ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2005