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  1. Tom Friend

    Tom Friend is a senior writer for and a features reporter for ESPN TV. He has formerly worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, National Sports Daily, Kansas City Star and San Jose Mercury News.

  2. Chicago Bulls Pau Gasol and Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol are firs...

    Tom Friend

    For the first time in league history, brother will be jumping center against brother when Pau and Marc Gasol take the court at the NBA All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2015
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  4. MLB - Tony Gwynn used fear as motivation

    Tom Friend

    Tony Gwynn was addicted to baseball, so much so that his relentless pursuit to get better led to an addiction to chewing tobacco, writes Tom Friend.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  5. Super Bowl XLVIII -- Deafness doesn't deter Seattle's Derrick Col...

    Tom Friend

    Seahawks fullback, who is deaf, follows QB Russell Wilson's lead

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
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  7. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle inspiring others daily

    Tom Friend

    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has been making a difference daily with words of inspiration.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  8. E:60 -- The Kid in the Green Cleats

    Tom Friend

    When he plays soccer, Chris Hegardt always wears a pair of green cleats. Spectators noticed his tremendous skills. They also noticed when something went wrong.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  9. Tommy Morrison's wild ride ended by tragic denial

    Tom Friend

    Former heavyweight titlist Tommy Morrison lived his life like a Wild West cowboy, but on Sunday he died having never confronted the disease that likely ended it.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  10. High school pitcher keeps baseball in sights after fireworks acci...

    Tom Friend

    A fireworks accident cost Jameson Lamb vision in his right eye, but he's still throwing strong

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  11. Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried makes his mothers proud

    Tom Friend

    When Jason Collins revealed he was gay, he had an ally waiting for him in Denver. Because Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried gets it. He doesn't rebound only for himself. He rebounds for his moms.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  12. Shane Larkin passes on baseball to become a hit with Miami Hurric...

    Tom Friend

    Shane Larkin grew up going to spring training with his father, Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin. But thanks to has an inflexible youth baseball coach, Shane Larkin passed on baseball to become a star guard for the Miami Hurricanes.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  13. Sam Bowie talks on ESPN film 'Going Big'

    Playbook Trending

    "Going Big," the next installment of ESPN Films' SEC Storied series, will premiere tonight at 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU. The film chronicles former basketball star Sam Bowie's career -- one labeled a bust by some because he never fulfilled his enormous p...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  14. ESPN Films documentary examines Sam Bowie's legacy

    Tom Friend

    Former basketball player Sam Bowie had a difficult career, marked by injuries in college and the NBA and overshadowed by his draft placement.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  15. Yearbook, Nov. 13: Dawkins shatters glass

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 13, 1979: We defer to Tom Friend's "Outside the Lines" piece to recap the event of this day 33 years ago -- when Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins broke his first backboard: The closest witness, Bill Robinzine (God rest his soul), had to hav...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  16. Kobe Bryant considers leaving NBA during court trials - ESPN The ...

    Tom Friend

    His life under fire in two different courts, Kobe Bryant has never felt so alone.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  17. Cliff Couser believes he is Mike Tyson's half-brother - ESPN The ...

    Tom Friend

    He's fooled 'em all-and maybe himself, too. But all Cliff Couser wants is respect from the man he believes is his brother, writes Tom Friend in ESPN The Magazine

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  18. NFL - Robert Griffin III is more than just a name to Baylor's Hei...

    Tom Friend

    Robert Griffin III is no ordinary QB -- he's a legacy who embodies the traits of his predecessors, both one and two. In ESPN The Magazine, Tom Friend explores the life of RG3 in this definitive profile on the draft's most important player.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  19. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn says he's 'ahead of schedule' after 14-h...

    Tom Friend

    Tony Gwynn's cancer surgery was deemed a success Wednesday, after five doctors spent 14 hours removing a malignant tumor from the Hall of Famer's right cheek Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012