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  1. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany discusses possible football, bask...

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said Wednesday that Division I football and basketball might be better served by following Major League Baseball's model, in that players are allowed to sign professionally right out of high school.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  2. Spencer Hawes scores season-high 24 as 76ers snap skid

    Spencer Hawes had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 15 points and 11 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-97 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  3. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ...

    Val Ackerman

    Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: Jaws - from Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke behind the Denver bench, to the fans under the NBA title banners - dropped. Did that just happen? Andre Miller drove to the basket, but Dwight Howard volleyball-blocked the s...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  5. W roundtable: Giving thanks for sports


    'Tis the season for thankfulness and our writers are serving up a hearty helping of praise for their favorite milestones, moments, stars and characters in this week's W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  6. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and James Harden take the beach volleyball court against the best women's pair ever and lose. It all happened moments before Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings took the court for a late-night Olympic match (which...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. 2012 Body Issue -- Vote for the most awesome athletes

    Sarah Spain

    The latest Bracket of Awesome -- the body edition -- ogles the athletes with the best bods. Whose is most awesome? You get to decide.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  8. Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year nominees

    Chad Konecky

    A dozen exceptional student-athletes -- already honored as National Player of the Year in their respective sports -- are contenders for the 10th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award. On Tuesday in Los Angeles, one boy and one girl wi...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  9. Buechlers bond over volleyball

    By Walter Villa Jud Buechler won three NBA titles as a member of the Chicago Bulls, but that's not what makes him a great dad. Buechler, 43, retired in 2002, and his main activity for the past decade has been raising his daughters, Reily, 16, a...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  10. Arizona prepares to move to the sand

    By Walter Villa Abby Hornacek is the daughter of a former NBA star who is making her own name in volleyball, and next month she will help stamp Arizona as a pioneer in her sport. On Feb. 6, Arizona schools will begin practicing for sand voll...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  11. Love Life: Kevin Love's Awesome Summer

    Kevin Love

    I'm looking forward to being a regular contributor for Grantland, where I will share my experiences as I navigate through life, the world of sports, L.A., pop culture, travel and whatever else should surface. To get you up to speed on what I have bee...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  12. It's time to blow up the NCAA and start over with college sports

    Jeff MacGregor

    We've finally reached critical mass. It's time to blow up the NCAA and find a new approach to college sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  13. Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love loses pro beach volleyball deb...

    Kevin Love won't be giving up his day job anytime soon.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  14. Sean Scott, John Hyden cap Wide Open sweep with Hermosa win

    Sean Scott and John Hyden have completed a sweep of the four 2011 Corona Light Wide Open beach volleyball tournaments by beating the Brazilian duo of Fred Souza and Rodrigo Monteiro, 21-12, 21-12 at the Hermosa Beach Pier.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  15. Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger enters beach volleyball tourney

    Chase Budinger of the Houston Rockets has entered the men's open division of the Corona Light Wide Open beach volleyball tournament to be played Saturday and Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  16. Chase Budinger returns to volleyball

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images The 2006 volleyball player of the year can, thanks to the lockout, pursue his second love for a time. Five years ago, as a high-schooler, Chase Budinger was voted the best volleyball player in the nation. YouTube stil...

    Blog | August 18, 2011