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  1. Stern mulls a huge innovation

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The NBA's leaders are considering game-changing video innovations. David Stern's NBA has been aggressively progressive, moving early on everything from globalization, a number of race issues, women in sports, drug testing ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  2. Wilt on being tall, women

    Henry Abbott

    Love this "Blank on Blank" series from PBS....

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. 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
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: The men's basketball team is considered royalty, swooned over by star-struck global media. The women's team has a 34-game winning streak, an unprecedented amount of star power, and is treated like they're playing ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  5. Not many powerful women in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Many people have worried about that. And I think the knee-jerk concern is that women might be harmed by missing out on these jobs. And that's surely real. But maybe the real reason to figure this out is not out of some kind of pity, but out of sel...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    There's a man on the George Washington University women's basketball team. I salute Kye Allums, George Washington and the NCAA for all handling this gender transition in what appears to be a very cool way. As a society, and as sports fans, we are rab...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  7. Prokhorov's models: Part of the act?

    Henry Abbott

    In a massive profile of the Nets' Mikhail Prokhorov, The New York Times' Chip Brown suggests the stunning young women who feature so prominently in the narrative of Prokhorov's life may be there, in no small part, for appearances: I asked about the ...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  8. One woman's opinion: LeBron going to Knicks

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan CLEVELAND - Her name was Melody, her taxi was actually a nice black SUV, and she provided a fine ride from the Hyatt to the airport today, the morning after what could go down as one of the worst nights in this snake-bitten city'...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  9. About those dancers

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images In most of regular life these days, outside of Las Vegas, half-naked gyrating women are considered inappropriate. Paying young women to act out that brand of 14-year-old heterosexual male fantasy, and generall...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  10. On walking on to the court to hug an NBA player

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of the Oregonian, on an incident that occured during Andre Miller's 52-point game in Dallas over the weekend: During a timeout with 41 seconds left in regulation, two women walked onto the court and into the Trail Blazers huddle. One wom...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  11. "No Water. Just My Woman."

    Henry Abbott

    If you were stranded on an island, and could have just one thing, what would it be? Andre Miller scores big romance points for his answer....

    Blog | October 06, 2009
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Ian O'Connor of The Record: "A tall, dashing Russian billionaire said to appreciate fast jets and faster women, Mikhail Prokhorov has come rushing to the Nets' rescue, pledging to throw hundreds of millions of dollars at Ratner for the r...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  13. Donte Greene, World's Highest Paid Lifeguard

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to the young King who is humble about the fact that he used his lifeguard training, and heroic instincts, to save a woman who fell off a boat over Memorial Day weekend....

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  14. You Didn't Watch the WNBA Finals Either?

    Henry Abbott

    On Monday, I linked to a post about how little respect the WNBA Finals were getting. In one paper, the tiny mention of their Finals was shoehorned next to ads for massages and nude women. (That blog lost the moral high ground, perhaps, when it later ...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  15. Darrell Arthur Says He Has Never Used Marijuana

    Henry Abbott

    And says he is very sorry that he brought women to the Rookie Transition Program....

    Blog | September 05, 2008
  16. Getting Kicked Out of the Rookie Transition Program, an FAQ

    Henry Abbott

    Darrell Arthur and Mario Chalmers were sent home for breaking the rules. There is talk of women and marijuana. Everyone is shaking their heads in amazement at how this has unfolded. But what actually happened? They were sent home from what? For break...

    Blog | September 04, 2008