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Chris Mannix

All Chris Mannix Stories

March 09, 2009

Relaunched

Because of a barrage of injuries the Rockets have had to learn a new way to win—and suddenly, they're taking off

July 06, 2015

Don King

The octogenarian who promoted and personified a glorious era in boxing—the heyday of the heavyweights—is as recognizable and bombastic ...

Feb. 20, 2012

MIDTERM GRADES

How four of the more enigmatic picks from the 2011 draft are faring.

July 18, 2011

Traveling Call

The Nets' Deron Williams signs to play in Turkey. Will other NBAers follow?

July 07, 2014

RODNEY ROGERS

HE HIT the ditch and careened toward the ground, but for Rodney Rogers, falls were a part of dirt biking. Growing up in Durham, N.C., Rogers ...

Dec. 20, 2010

Money Ball

A numbers dispute between labor and the league bodes ill for the NBA in 2011

Sept. 11, 2006

Team First

Amy Caldwell had to make a tough decision before leading Braintree (Mass.) High to a state soccer title

Dec. 17, 2012

Punched Out

Manny Pacquiao may well fight again, but after being knocked cold by Juan Manuel Màrquez in a ferocious fourth fight, the Filipino superstar has lost his aura

Oct. 26, 2015

ADAPT OR DIE

HIGH-USAGE, HEAVY-SHOOTING STARS USUALLY DON'T CONSIDER THE SPURS, WHO HATE SPENDING BIG FOR FREE AGENTS.

March 17, 2008

Rashard Lewis

As told to Chris Mannix

MAGIC FORWARD On leaving Seattle, where he played his first nine years It was time to move. They were starting over, and I want to be in the ...

Jan. 29, 2007

Joe Johnson

As told to Chris Mannix

HAWKS GUARD On sleeping The way I see it, if I have a chance to sleep, I'm going to take it. There aren't many places I can't sleep—I could ...

Dec. 08, 2008

Devin Sent

He's no Jason Kidd—and that's a good thing for the Nets, who have turned Devin Harris into an offensive force

July 12, 2004

Gerard Phelan

No matter where Gerard Phelan goes, somebody mentions the catch. "It's remarkable how many times I get recognized," says Phelan, who ...

Dec. 13, 2010

Spurred On

Long known for its deliberate offensive play, San Antonio has picked up the pace—and the wins

July 14, 2008

Bob Pettit

THESE DAYS the toughest decision for most NBA players contemplating life after basketball is which Caribbean island to pick for that vacation ...

Feb. 28, 2011

Secret Weapons

Here's a five-spot of unheralded players who could be big difference-makers down the stretch

Dec. 06, 2010

Giant Steps

It can take a while for a young center to learn the pro game. Indiana's Roy Hibbert is finally hitting his stride

July 07, 2014

PAUL WILLIAMS

FOUR YEARS ago, welterweight Paul Williams owned the rarest title in boxing: Most Avoided Fighter. At 6'2" and 147 pounds, the Punisher, ...