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Joe Posnanski's authorized biography of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been widely criticized, closely scrutinized and meticulously dissected, and that was before anyo...(full article)

John Elway looked relaxed on the eve of his team's training camp. The Hall of Fame quarterback and Denver Broncos executive vice president was dressed in an orange polo, tan dress ...(full article)

SI.com: You did a Funny or Die video for Under Armour recently where you showed a different side of yourself and did a lot of screaming and yelling. How was that experience for y...(full article)

Greg: "So what is this article going to be about?" Me: "Well, my goal is to humanize you and give people an idea of what the last five years have been like for you. You might not...(full article)

GQ: Everyone knows that your crosstown rivals, the Dodgers, are struggling.... Arte Moreno: Is that an understatement? GQ: Are the Pujols and Wilson signings a strategic attempt ...(full article)

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Bill Simmons: Welcome to the White House. Very proud to have the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on the B.S. Report. This is your first podcast? Presiden...

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Bosh's View of the NBA Has Changed

Dropping into a plush chair, Chris Bosh unwinds his long, lean legs and smiles. It’s a bit surreal sitting with him in a New Jersey hotel room, 14 hours after watching him ...

Noah Says Big Contract Hurt His Game

Joakim Noah is an emotional player, often dubbed the heart and soul of the Bulls. He ruminates over losses and criticism with as much intensity as he displays on the court when h...

Schnellenberger Looks Back at His Career

Leaning forward from his chair in his spacious office at Florida Atlantic University, coaching legend Howard Schnellenberger extended his arms to show off two championship rings....

Long Couple of Weeks for Gerry Sandusky

For twenty-four years, Gerry Sandusky has been one of the most popular sportscasters in Baltimore. For thirteen days, he has been one of the least popular in America. What's in a...

Economist Murphy Helps NBPA's Cause

The emails come with increasing frequency, frustrated and sarcastic, quick to comment on the "geniuses" at work whenever the NBA owners and players meet for their latest round of...

Boeheim Not Thrilled with Moving

Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim doesn’t usually mince his words. On Tuesday, the Hall of Fame coach talked about Syracuse’s impending departure from the Big E...

Ron Artest on Dancing, Distractions and Lockout

Wednesday, I caught up with Ron Artest at a Hollywood dance studio before his practice with "Dancing with the Stars" partner Peta Murgatroyd. (For DWTS fans, here is a clip of them...

Henry Reveals Plans for Liverpool's Future

Corresponding over email, Henry defends the club’s investment in expensive British talent, makes clear that his expectation is for a return to the Champions League and ask...

NBA Players Far From Optimistic

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Interview With Coach Al Golden

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Sailing on the High Seas With Mike Leach

I had joked about it. Oh, I'll go fishing with Mike Leach. The pirate on the high seas ha ha ha. We could go to Cuba, establish a democracy based on freedom, rights, and the Air ...

James Harrison Spouts Off About Goodell

Up here in an end-of-time exurb called Troon, carved high into the bluffs above Scottsdale, Arizona, it’s all Charles Darwin and sun-split rocks, life forms baked to the core. ...

Peephole Video Still Haunting Erin Andrews

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Bismack Biyombo: The Most Interesting Man in NBA Draft

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Allen Iverson Ready for One Last Shot

The telltale gravelly timbre of his tone sounds the same as ever. The cadence of his speech, nouns and adjectives flowing forth in melodic bursts, is mesmerizing as ever. ...

Insider Breakdown of Poker's Black Friday

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Interview With the Sports Fan Coalition

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NFLPA Head Smith: We're Headed to Lockout

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Dantonio: I've Never Had a Season Like This

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Vince Young Opens Up About His Childhood

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McNabb Helps Us Make Sense of His NFL Career

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Top 10 Questions for 2010 College Football Season

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South Africa's Cup and U.S. Soccer's Future

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Wayne Gretzky Talks Coyotes, Ownership, Heads Bleeding

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Interview With Tim Donaghy, About His 'Personal Foul'

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Jennings: Year in Europe Helped My Development

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Bill Simmons, Author of The Book of Basketball

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Q&A with Kentcuky Coach John Calipari

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Iverson's Year in Detroit was Worst of His Career

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Steve Young Talks QBs and ESPN

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