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  1. In 1974, NC State stood atop hoops world

    Doug Williams

    The image is indelible and the words simple. Six-foot-four David Thompson is in full flight, his hand more than a foot above the rim as he tips the basketball over the long reach and leap of 6-foot-11 Bill Walton. The cover of the April 1, 1974...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  2. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  3. The scoring machine you've never heard of

    Doug Williams

    When Kevin Bradshaw became an assistant basketball coach at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego in 2008, he realized he was the answer to a trivia question: Whatever happened to Kevin Bradshaw? "When I started [at PLNU] and we would go ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  4. Athletes trademarking the phrase that pays

    Doug Williams

    If you're a "man on a mission" who "can't wait" for the next "Linsanity" or "Tebowing" craze to make another athlete "Invinceable" as a businessman, you're probably just an "unbelievably believable" fan. Or, if you read that first sentence and rec...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  5. How long should fans stew over lost teams?

    Doug Williams

    Adam Brown isn't willing to forgive or forget. He's guarding his grudges with the same intensity Gary Payton used to lock down opposing scorers. Brown, one of the producers of the "Sonicsgate" documentary, which examines the team's departure an...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  6. Team may change, but Laker Band endures

    Doug Williams

    A few things have changed since the Laker Band started tooting its own horns to accompany one of the NBA's best and longest-lasting acts. Those short shorts Magic Johnson used to wear are long gone, the Lakers have moved across town from the Forum...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  7. Dynamic pricing is new trend in ticket sales

    Doug Williams

    The seat in Section U of the Skyline Deck at Target Field is high above the left-field line and provides a panoramic view of the Minneapolis skyline. From Seat 1 in Row 5, a Twins fan can watch Joe Mauer rip line drives on the diamond below or gaz...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  8. Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts part ways, evoking list of loc...

    Doug Williams

    Peyton Manning's departure from Indy evokes list of local sports icons.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  9. Who is uncomfortable being described as sex symbol?

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. A...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  10. Who was the CBA to NBA star for Blazers in 1979?

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. A...

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  11. Who has tattoo of the map of Florida on his back?

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. A...

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  12. Get ready for the new year with knowledge of great 20-12 combos i...

    Doug Williams

    Bring on the year 2012. On the Chinese calendar, it's the Year of the Dragon. On the Mayan calendar, it's the year we all implode like the Red Sox in September. Supposedly the ancient Mayans predicted the end of the world for Dec. 21, 2012, just in ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  13. Which football player performed the Heimlich Maneuver?

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. A...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  14. Get ready for the new year with knowledge of great 20-12 combos i...

    Doug Williams

    Ring in the new year with knowledge of great 20-12 combos in sports history.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  15. Rising NBA prospect classes up Page 2 Jeopardy!

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. An...

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  16. Sylvester Stallone makes appearance in Jeopardy!

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1. A...

    Blog | Conversation | November 25, 2011