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  1. Ward about to speed things up

    Dan Rafael

    When you're a U.S. Olympic boxing gold medalist, you're supposed to become a top professional fighter. You're supposed to win a world title. And you're supposed to do it quickly. But for Andre Ward, the lone U.S. Olympic gold medalist in 2004, it's ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2008
  2. Calzaghe: Hopkins must wait

    Dan Rafael

    After Bernard Hopkins retained the light heavyweight world title against Winky Wright last Saturday night, he called out super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe. Hopkins suggested that Calzaghe leave Wales and come to the United States to challeng...

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2007
  3. Johnson wants shot at Dawson

    Former light heavyweight champ Glen Johnson was ringside Feb. 3 to watch Chad Dawson take a world title from Tomasz Adamek via unanimous decision. Now, Johnson wants a chance to face the new titleholder. "I congratulate Chad Dawson on his victory ov...

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2007
  4. How does the Diamondbacks' Duo match up against the NLs top hitt...

    Steven R. Vanderpool, STATS. Inc.

    Since the beginning of 1999, Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling have dominated the game and some of its top hitters.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2002
  5. Why Brazil won't win the World Cup - 2014 World Cup

    Adrian Melville

    Once the favorite to win the 2014 World Cup, Brazil won't win the title. Adrian Melville explains why.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  6. 2014 World Cup - World Cup betting guide, including best title an...

    James Eastham

    James Eastham provides a comprehensive betting guide for the 2014 World Cup, including best title value bets, group bets and Golden Boot wagers.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  7. The future is now for Tigers

    Buster Olney

    The presumption within baseball is that the Detroit Tigers have been absorbing financial losses for years, owing to Mike Ilitch's deep desire for a World Series title. Consider the payrolls of clubs similar in market size and geography. The Cleve...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  8. How Masterson stays in Cleveland

    Doug Mittler

    What will it take for Justin Masterson to remain with the Cleveland Indians? Maybe the franchise's first World Series title since Harry Truman was president. Cleveland had engaged in extension talks with the righthander throughout the offseason an...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  9. Keys to Juventus' Serie A success

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Carlos Tevez, who ranks third in Serie A with 11 goals, has thrived this season with Juventus.END# In today's football world, winning consecutive domestic titles has become an increasingly difficult task. The influe...

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  10. How the Cardinals get even better

    Jim Bowden

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has quickly developed into one of the game's best managers. A year after falling just five wins short of a World Series title, this season he came within two. In order for Matheny to get the Cardinals over the hump ...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  11. Player breakdowns from U-19 tourney

    Fran Fraschilla

    It was not as easy as the record looked. The United States finished 9-0 and won the FIBA Under-19 World Championships for only the third time in its past eight tries, defeating Serbia in the gold-medal game on Sunday, 82-68. The U-19 title has been...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  12. How Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon, others performed for U.S. U-19 te...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla provides his player breakdowns of the Gold Medal-winning U.S. U-19 team members, in addition to offering up his notes on some of the top international players, many of whom could be playing in the college or NBA ranks in future seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  13. Do the Boston Red Sox have the best strikeout staff ever? - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    New additions, better coaching contributing to the Red Sox having the top strikeout rate in baseball, writes Mike Petriello.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  14. 2013 NBA playoffs - How effective will Reggie Jackson be replacin...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan offers a scouting breakdown of point guard Reggie Jackson, the player who must replace Russell Westbrook.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  15. Why Erick Aybar is baseball's most underrated player - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs makes the case for why Erick Aybar is the most underrated player in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  16. NHL - Sidney Crosby regains title of world's best player

    Craig Custance

    Putting concussion concerns behind him, Sidney Crosby has exploded in the 2013 season to reclaim his status as the world's greatest player. Craig Custance explores what's fueling the resurgence.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2013