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ESPYs 360 Photo Gallery Part 4

MONTREAL, CANADA - CIRCA 1970's:  Rogatien Vachon #30 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates a win against the Montreal Canadiens with his teammates after a game at the Montreal Forum circa 1970's in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

A King's Life

Looking back to where we started, and where we're at now, it's amazing how far we've come. Once a King always a King.

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Dude, Can You Even Do the Eight-Clap?

Everybody else has been scouting our team, so I was thinking, Why don’t we just do our own scouting report?

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For Lil' Brod

It was like all the air got sucked out of the room and the lights went out. The only thing I could hear was my mom crying into her phone, praying under her breath, and the only thing I could…

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How We Play Basketball in Poland

I didn’t even touch a basketball until I was 17, almost 18. I thought soccer was my future, just like every athletic Polish kid.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22:  Marquette King #7 of the Oakland Raiders runs onto the field prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Raiders 18-13.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images)

Can I Kick It?

I’m standing back there getting ready for the snap, and I’m so nervous. Then the Cowboys are getting set to rush the punt, and all of a sudden I see one of their linebackers looking at me funny. He yells…

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Let's Talk About Bullying

Not a lot of people know this about me, but I was bullied growing up. And I’d like to share some of my experiences so that kids out there who are dealing with bullying will know that there is hope.

Radio Row at Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, on February 5, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

What the (Blank)?

Next up in our What the (Blank)? series is New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler. Yes, this is his real handwriting.

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The Strength of a Continent

If someone ever says to you, “That is not possible,” do not listen to them. Because a couple of hockey players from eight small little countries made the final of the World Cup. For goodness sakes, our head coach is…

John Urschel of the Baltimore Ravens is also a published mathematician.  Photographed at his home on 12/1/14 in Baltimore, MD.CREDIT:  Simon Bruty/The Players' Tribune (run no photog credit)

The Wednesday Morning Math Challenge: Week 9

Welcome to Week 9 of the Wednesday Morning Math Challenge.

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Letter to My Younger Self

I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is retiring from the game. I write to you as a man who is completely at peace with himself.

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The 5 Toughest Receivers I've Ever Covered

You always want to challenge yourself and compete against the best. With that in mind, these are the guys I always look forward to lining up against on Sundays.