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  1. Clippers are in the contender conversation

    Jovan Buha

    LOS ANGELES -- There is a fine line between being a legitimate title contender and merely a good playoff team. Thirty-four games into their season, it's still unclear which distinction best fits the Los Angeles Clippers. "We've played at a pretty ...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  2. Five keys for Brian Vera against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Brian Vera against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  3. Smith-Molina delay ends well

    Dan Rafael

    Sometimes what looks like a big disappointment ultimately works out for the best. Case in point: Ishe Smith's first junior middleweight title defense against mandatory challenger Carlos Molina. In February, Smith outpointed Cornelius "K9" Bundrage...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
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  5. The Contender, Canelo Alvarez

    ESPN The Magazine follows Canelo Alvarez from New York to Mexico to California as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life versus Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  6. Sergio Mora signs with DiBella

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight Sergio Mora, a former junior middleweight titlist and first-season winner of "The Contender" reality series, signed Tuesday with promoter Lou DiBella. "I have always respected Lou for his bold ways and honesty," Mora, known as "The La...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
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  8. 2013: Year of the contender/belt swapping?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    One question I get just about every week on the Friday chat was some variation of this: Which UFC champion will fall first? For the past year, it's been easy to imagine that none of the current champions would ever lose again, given the state of t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  9. Pretender or contender: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    We've been taking a look at which Big Ten teams will be contenders and which will be pretenders in the 2013 season. Our series does not include Ohio State, Michigan or Nebraska -- three teams that, in our view, have earned the "contender" label enter...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  10. Contender or pretender: Iowa Hawkeyes

    Brian Bennett

    We've been taking a look at which Big Ten teams will be contenders and which will be pretenders in the 2013 season. Our series does not include Ohio State, Michigan or Nebraska -- three teams that, in our view, have earned the "contender" label enter...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  11. Contender or pretender: Indiana

    Brian Bennett

    We've been taking a look at which Big Ten teams will be contenders and which will be pretenders in the 2013 season. Our series does not include Ohio State, Michigan or Nebraska -- three teams that, in our view, have earned the "contender" label enter...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  12. Contender or pretender: Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    It's time to dive back into our series examining whether Big Ten teams will be contenders or pretenders in the 2013 season. The series does not include Ohio State, Michigan or Nebraska -- three teams that, in our view, have earned the "contender" lab...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  13. Pitt's top running back to transfer

    Heather Dinich

    Some of you might remember the contender-pretender series we did recently. We thought Pitt was a contender. Until now. Running back Rushel Shell, who was expected to be the Panthers' starting running back this fall, has decided to transfer, the...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  14. Manfredo's return no surprise

    Dan Rafael

    This should not come as any surprise to anyone: Peter Manfredo Jr. is coming out of retirement. Shocking, right? The scrappy brawler from Providence, R.I., parlayed his time on the first season of "The Contender" into multiple big opportunities bu...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  15. Cornelius Bundrage, Gary Russell Jr. not so different

    Dan Rafael

    One is a veteran in the late stages of his career, while the other is a hot prospect just launching his own. But Cornelius Bundrage and Gary Russell Jr., both on the shelf far too long, are ready to make the most of Saturday's opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  16. YouTube HOF: Presidential Performances

    Grantland staff

    Editor's note: This week, some guy named Benjamin Walker joins a long, distinguished line of cinematic presidents in Timur Bekmambetov's new historical drama Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Here are some of our other favorite fictional POTUSes from ...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  17. Mora out to get even with Vera

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titlist Sergio Mora (23-2-2, 7 KOs), who won the first season of "The Contender" reality series, lost a 10-round upset split decision in February 2011 against Brian Vera (20-6, 12 KOs), who participated in a later season of...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  18. Bika has new trainer, June 2 bout

    Dan Rafael

    Ask super middleweight champ and undefeated pound-for-pound star Andre Ward who gave him his toughest fight. He'll tell you it was Sakio Bika. Australia's Bika, who won "The Contender" reality series tournament in 2007, is as rugged as they come. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012