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  1. Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins refuses to put on an act - ESPN...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game Issue, Tim Keown writes that DeMarcus Cousins refuses to put on an act -- for the media, the refs or the NBA -- to get the respect he deserves.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  2. Keown - NCAA basketball is actually fool's gold

    Tim Keown

    It's short-sighted to celebrate the purity of college basketball and ignore the tarnish of an unfair system, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  3. Keown on fan behavior

    Tim Keown

    The behavior of many sports fans still leaves a lot to be desired, Tim Keown says.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  4. Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua creates best recruiting ...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's College Hoops Tip-Off, Tim Keown wrote about the near-death and All-American life of John Calipari's right-hand man, Orlando Antigua.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  5. LeBron James, meanness and hunger

    Tim Keown

    Athletes can be fiercely competitive but still not possess the type of single-minded, one-note focus that creates hatred among opponents and mere dislike among teammates. Recent comments about Blake Griffin and Dwight Howard have a resonance with LeBron James' play in the NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  6. NBA playoffs - The game Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls can't win

    Tim Keown

    Derrick Rose's story is the antithesis of American sports mythology. The star player is supposed to return early from injury. Rose isn't playing through the pain, and that's beyond our realm of understanding.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  7. Jason Collins' story sounds normal - NBA

    Tim Keown

    Maybe the most telling aspect of Jason Collins' revelation is just how pedestrian it all seems. It was the same scene that has played out millions of times in homes across the world.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  8. Why African-Americans don't play pro baseball

    Tim Keown

    MLB has assembled a committee to address why African-American participation in the majors has fallen. What they'll find won't surprise anyone who has observed youth baseball.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  9. Rethink giving to athlete charities

    Tim Keown

    If you have given or are planning to give to a charity run by an athlete, the OTL report on the fraud and inefficiency inherent in the vast majority of charitable foundations linked to athletes should change your mind.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  10. UCLA, Ben Howland, Shabazz Muhammad and choices

    Tim Keown

    It's a tenuous time to be in charge of a program that is expected to be good but can't quite get a handle on how far it should go to be championship-level good. Ben Howland found out the hard way at UCLA.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  11. Opinion of Sacramento Kings fans doesn't matter

    Tim Keown

    There's nothing wrong with the effort by Kings fans to keep the team in Sacramento. It gives them an outlet for their frustration, but that doesn't make it any less delusional. They don't matter, and they never have.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  12. New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is a master at getting his w...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview, Tim Keown writes that Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is a master at getting exactly what he wants. But entering his 10th season, does he understand what he needs?

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  13. Dwight Howard needs to stop talking

    Tim Keown

    Dwight Howard demanded a trade, undemanded a trade, demanded a trade, signed the extension, demanded a trade and demanded the trade be made to the Nets and only the Nets.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  14. Physical play lessens NBA playoffs excitement

    Tim Keown

    It's probably not too crazy to assume that wearing a guy around like a backpack, the way Blake Griffin wore Zach Randolph, wasn't what the forefathers had in mind when they hung the first peach basket.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  15. Should NBA contract Sacramento Kings?

    Tim Keown

    What if David Stern looked at the Kings' situation and saw an opportunity to improve the league from a basketball standpoint? What if he spoke that always-unspoken word? That's right: contraction.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  16. NBA - The Heats Shane Battier's life as an NBA veteran - ESPN The...

    Tim Keown

    For an NBA veteran like Shane Battier, 30 and 10 has a different meaning, writes Tim Keown in ESPN The Magazine. That's 30 minutes on the massage table and 10 in the whirlpool.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012