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Sachin Shenolikar

10 Questions With...Candace Parker

There's no doubt that Candace Parker is one of the greatest women's hoops players ever. The Los Angeles Sparks forward is the only player to win the WNBA MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same season (2008), and averaged 20.6 points and 10.1 rebounds in 2010 before injuring her left shoulder. This spring, Parker is partnering with Playtex Sports to promote the Be Unstoppable campaign, which seeks to inspire girls to be self-confident and physically active. Parker has her act together on and off the court, but can she handle our 10 questions? She Skype'd in to speak with from Russia, where she is playing pro basketball during the WNBA's off-season.

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Sonia Kinkhabwala

The End of the Steroid Era?

This week, Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice. That got me thinking… what has happened to baseball? Will there ever be a true “home run king” again? The lies are endless. Alex Rodriguez, Roger Clemens, Jason Giambi. And what does all this mean for the Hall of Fame? More »

Olivia Hops

My Grandfather: The Sox' First "Bonus Baby"

Many young boys only have one dream: to play in the pros. As they suit up in their football gear or pull on a baseball cap, they all play their hearts out as if they were playing alongside their favorite athletes.

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Allen's Last-Second Three Beats Knicks in Game 1

  • April 17, 2011, 9:13 PM

BOSTON (AP) -- The New York Knicks must figure out how to finish off games.

Just watch the Boston Celtics .

The Celtics led for just 60 seconds in the second half until Ray Allen sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds left and beat the Knicks 87-85 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

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Paul Leads Hornets Past Lakers in Game 1 Upset

  • April 17, 2011, 8:15 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul and a few teammates sneaked across the street from their hotel to Staples Center the night before the New Orleans Hornets began the postseason, eagerly hoisting up a few shots in the shadows of the Lakers' imposing championship banners.

With their tumultuous regular season finally a memory, Paul said the Hornets were almost unbearably eager for the playoffs to start.

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Grizzlies Upset Spurs in Game 1 for First-Ever Playoff Win

  • April 17, 2011, 2:17 PM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Zach Randolph raised his fists above his head. The Memphis Grizzlies carried the motto "Let's Make History" into the playoffs, and in a stunning Game 1 upset, they had already done it.

Sixteen years after entering the NBA, the Grizzlies finally have a postseason win.

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Sachin Shenolikar

NBA Playoff Preview: Western Conference

  • Hoophead
  • Sachin Shenolikar
  • April 15, 2011, 2:26 PM

The NBA Playoffs start Saturday, and Hoophead and The Wiz are here to preview every series! We've broken down the Beasts of the East, and now it's time to look at Kobe, Durant, those sneaky Spurs and the best of the Western Conference... More »

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