1. Off Camera with 10 ESPN Personalities Who Shape Our Sports Culture

    How we receive our sports coverage is often as influential as the outcomes of a sporting event itself. From locker rooms to sidelines, radio to print, in today's society sports reporters are constantly present...

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  2. KU Basketball: Jayhawks Playing Professional Basketball Overseas

    With the NBA regular season in doubt, NBA players are hedging their bets by signing opt-out contracts with overseas clubs. From Turkey to Russia, Italy to Israel, overseas leagues are filling up with NBA talent...

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  3. Duke Basketball: Blue Devil Alumni Playing Professional Basketball Overseas

    With the NBA regular season in doubt, NBA players are hedging their bets by signing opt-out contracts with overseas clubs. From Turkey to Russia, Italy to Israel, overseas leagues are filling up with NBA talent...

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  4. UNC Basketball: Tar Heel Alumni Playing Basketball Overseas

    With the NBA regular season in doubt, NBA players are hedging their bets by signing opt-out contracts with overseas clubs. From Turkey to Russia, Italy to Israel, overseas leagues are filling up with NBA talent...

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  5. London Olympics: The Roster for U.S. Dream Team 2012 (3.0)

    In 2009, still giddy from the "Redeem Team's" successes in the Beijing Olympics, I tallied up two versions of potential rosters for the 2012 U.S. Dream Team...

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  6. Team USA: Two Boston Celtics Decline Minicamp Invitations

    Although secrecy revolves around those who received invitations to the Team USA Minicamps this June in Las Vegas, it has been confirmed that Kendrick Perkins, Glen "Big Baby" Davisand Rajon Rondo have all received invitations to participate...

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  7. NBA Free Agency: How The Utah Jazz Should Spend Their Summer Cash

    The Jazz fans in Utah are singing the Blues this off-season. After a short playoff series ended an enigmatic season in Utah, nine Jazz players (Yes, nine) hit free agency in the next weeks – Seven of which are unrestricted...

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  8. NBA Free Agency: Best Value Free Agents Available in 2009

    With all the hype surrounding The Summer of LeBron in 2010, this summer's free agency has been overlooked. Stars like Ben Gordon, Rasheed Wallace, Allen Iverson, Carlos Boozer, and Ron Artest all hit the market...

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  9. The Best and Worst Of The NBA Draft Combine Measurements

    While the NBA Chicago Draft Combine does not hold the importance of the NFL Draft Combine, the results are still extremely valuable in evaluating potential Lottery and First Round selections...

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  10. The Roster For Dream Team 2012 (2.0)

    Back in September, giddy from 2008 Redeem Team's Gold Metal performance, I tallied up a list of players I thought deserved to be a part of the 2012 Team USA. Here: http://bleacherreport...

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  11. The NBA's Top 10 Players Drafted in the Second Round

    With so much attention paid to the "upside" of future Lottery and first round selections, second round selections are often taken for granted. Lets face it, after David Stern introduces the last pick in the first round, our attention disappears...

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  12. The Cardinal Sin: Thou Shall Not Overlook Earl Clark

    It's no secret. This year's 2009 NBA Draft Class is one of the weakest, most puzzling (and unpredictable) draft classes of the decade...

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  13. NCAA Alumni Playing Professional Basketball Overseas (Part Two)

    With another solid College Basketball season approaching March Madness, it's a perfect time to update the ex-NCAA Division-I alumni playing basketball overseas...

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  14. NCAA Alumni Playing Professional Basketball Overseas (Part One)

    Long before Josh Childress left for a bigger contract... Prior to Brandon Jennings skipping college to get around the Draft Age Limit.....

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  15. The Infamous NBA Look-Alike Quiz

    In a world where athletes and celebrities commonly interact , its often easy to overlook the similarities that are right under our noses. From TV stars, to actors to day time talk show hosts - our favorite NBA players resemble them all...

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  16. ACC Sophomores Will Dictate Conference Play

    While the number of impact freshman who bolted to the NBA is plentiful, the ACC boasts key returning sophomores that will determine their teams successes...

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  17. LeBron James Rumors: Three New Possible Destinations for the King

    Disclaimer: This is all just a thinking outside the box article, so no need to tell me that the ideas are dumb or that im an idiot for not thinking exactly like the ESPN crew wants me to...

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  18. Michigan Basketball's Fresh Presence Could Spell a Return to Dominance

    Okay, so it's definitely not the Fab Five...or anything close. However, the freshman class at Michigan Basketball has been a big reason why the Wolverines are 8-2 (with huge top five victories ...

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  19. The Impact Of ACC Point Guards in the NBA

    The ACC is arguably one of the top college basketball conferences in the country and consistently puts first rounders into the NBA (Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Chris Paul, Chris Bosh, Carlos Boozer, etc...

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  20. First Semester Grades: How The Diaper Dandies Stack Up

    I know college basketball is only a few weeks underway, but with most Colleges ending their semesters this week for Winter break it seemed like a pretty good time to evaluate the freshman class's performance so far...

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  21. Rockets-Suns: Ron Artest's Best Play Comes from the Bench

    An altercation late in the third quarter of the Rockets-Suns game resulted in the ejection of Matt Barnes and Rafer Alston...

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  22. A Fresh Impact: 5 Diaper Dandies To Watch

    The impact of freshman in the college basketball season last year was unprecedented. Sure, we've seen players like Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant carve up the NCAA their freshman years, but ...

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  23. A True Man Of Steele Makes The Biggest Come Back of His Life

    NCAA Basketball. In April of 2004, Ronald Steele had everything going for him: a recent high school graduate enrolling in Alabama in the fall with a full athletic scholarship, two Alabama Mr...

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  24. James Posey's Contribution Off the Bench?

    Remember game four of the NBA Finals, when the Celtics trailed the Lakers heavily in LA? They had just lost the first game in LA and it appeared they were headed to a second defeat...

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  25. NBA: 10 Young Players to Break Out in 2009

    I know, I know the typical list of Break Out Youngsters goes Al Jefferson, Devin Harris, Chris Paul, Andrew Bynum, Rudy Gay, Deron Williams, etc.....

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