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  1. Alabama QB AJ McCarron is the most underappreciated in college fo...

    Brock Huard

    Call him a game manager or BCS champ -- AJ McCarron answers to either. In ESPN The Magazine's College Football Preview, Brock Huard writes about the most underappreciated QB in college football.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  2. NBA - Can the new-look Houston Rockets make the playoffs?

    Justin Kubatko

    Justin Kubatko examines the Houston Rockets, outlining how the team's new offensive philosophy -- which focuses on pace and efficiency -- is driving its playoff push. Given its fairly easy remaining schedule, Houston is poised to make the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  3. Embiid, Greene sign with Kansas


    Kansas head coach Bill Self announce two signings on Thursday. Joining the Jayhawks will be center Joel Embiid (Cameroon/The Rock School) and ESPN 100 SG Brannen Greene (Monroe, Ga./Tift County). "Joel's potential is untapped," Self said of Em...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  4. Joel Embiid commits to Jayhawks


    Class of 2013 center Joel Embiid (Gainesville, Fla./The Rock School) announced his commitment to Kansas on Tuesday, has confirmed. The rising senior big man from Cameroon had narrowed his choices to the Jayhawks, Texas and Florida. Embiid...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  5. Darrin Laufasa looks to land RB offers

    Mason Kelley

    Darrin Laufasa likes it when "the rock" is in his hands. As the 6-foot-1, 220-pound athlete from Bothell (Wash.) explores his college options he is looking for a program that will let him remain a running back. "Right now, I'm kind of leaning t...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  6. Scouts: Chryst to pound the rock

    Billy Tucker

    Pitt strikes with its first four-star and potential early contributor in its 2013 class. New Panther head coach Paul Chryst is known for pounding the rock between the tackles with a downhill, smash-mouth style and he's found his future workhorse in ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. NBA playoffs -- Oklahoma City Thunder protecting the rock

    John Hollinger

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have cut down on their turnovers in the postseason, writes John Hollinger.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  8. Premier juco receiver makes decision

    Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson will sign with Tennessee on Wednesday. The Rock Hill, S.C. native, who is arguably 2012's top junior college skill player, took official visits to Auburn (Sep. 23), Tennessee ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  9. Three-star goes with Flames

    Athlete D.J. Abnar (Tallahassee, Fla.) was determined to play running back at the next level and he committed to Liberty because they will give him a chance to tote the rock, the Tallahassee Democrat reports. "I just like having the ball in my han...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  10. Chippewas land local ball carrier

    Running back John Waller will tote the rock for Central Michigan after committing to the Chippewas over the weekend, multiple sources report. Central Michigan now has 22 commitments for the Class of 2012....

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  11. Wolf Pack gets Xavier Stephens

    Two-star fullback Xavier Stephens (Tulare, Calif./Tulare Union) has committed to Nevada, multiple sources report. Stephens, who also had an offer from UNLV, chose the Wolf Pack because they will give him a chance to tote the rock as a tailback in ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  12. Coyotes score juco All-American

    Running back Jasper Sanders (El Dorado, Kan./Butler C.C) has verbally committed to the University of South Dakota, the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports. Sanders, who also had an offer from Tennessee-Martin, can't wait to tote the rock for...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  13. Plenty of talent at Guthrie, Carl Albert

    Damon Sayles

    GUTHRIE, Okla. - In its 75th anniversary, Jelsma Stadium -- known around Guthrie, Okla., and the Oklahoma football district as "The Rock" -- has experienced some great football games. Friday's clash between Guthrie and Midwest City (Okla.) Carl Al...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  14. MLB: Mike Pelfrey is most consistent pitcher in majors

    Howard Megdal

    Howard Megdal makes his ESPN Insider debut by proclaiming that Mike Pelfrey has, indeed, become the rock of the New York Mets' pitching staff.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  15. Football Outsiders: A comprehensive guide to all terms related to...

    Mike Tanier, Football Outsiders

    Football Outsiders provides a cheat sheet for running the rock.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  16. East Coast recruiting tour pays off for Taylor McNamara, Shane Di...

    Bruce Feldman

    After embarking on the "Rock Tour," which took recruits on a 10-day summer camp swing through a host of elite programs, young players like TE Taylor McNamara finally got the exposure they needed to nab crucial scholarship offers.

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2010