Eli’s Hall of Fame resume is flimsy at best

The Giants have benched Eli Manning, signaling the potential end of his career. But the idea that he's a surefire candidate for Canton is way off.

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NFL veteran Vontae Davis quit the NFL midgame. Here’s what happened next

One year ago, Vontae Davis walked off a football field for the last time … in the middle of a game. Now he revisits the moment that shocked the NFL and where it’s taken him since.
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Timeline of Ramsey’s tumultuous tenure with Jaguars

In three-plus seasons, the cornerback has been a mainstay in the headlines because of his talent and brash personality.
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Are these undefeated college teams for real?

There are still plenty of undefeated teams remaining in college football, but not all of them will have staying power.

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NHL Future Power Rankings: Projections for all 31 teams for the next three years

Which teams are best (and worst) set up for the next three seasons? We rank them from 1 (Colorado) to 31 (Ottawa).
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Ranking the eight best NBA games of the 2010s

Our list features career-defining playoff moments and a couple of the most entertaining regular-season games of all time.
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In an age of superteams, Oakland built a winner without tanking

Without a full rebuild or a big budget, the A’s are in the postseason picture again. Almost two decades after Moneyball, how do they keep doing it?
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Baker Mayfield and the new world of expectations in Cleveland

The Browns have high hopes. Yes, the Browns. And it’s not because of OBJ. It’s because of the franchise QB. Is he ready to be a legend? Another Browns legend thinks so.
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OBJ’s dynamic response to Gregg Williams

In his return to New York, Odell Beckham Jr. had something to show the Jets defensive coordinator. And he did it in the most perfect way possible.

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‘We have to try to help each other’: Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health

Blackhawks goalie Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond hockey.
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The absolute best shooters of this NBA decade

In a decade obsessed with shooting efficiency, these 10 players reformed the ways we look at scoring in pro basketball.
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Jets doomed by bad football, bad QB luck — and it will get worse

With the Jets now 0-2, down to their third-string QB and facing a brutal upcoming stretch on the schedule, the playoffs already seem out of reach.
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Sources: Steelers get DB Fitzpatrick from ‘Fins

Minkah Fitzpatrick’s agent requested last week that the Dolphins trade the second-year player, who was the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft.
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The Pats are all-in with AB now, for better or worse

By declining to sit Antonio Brown against the hapless Dolphins, the Patriots showed what they take most seriously: winning. Is anyone surprised?

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FIBA All-Stars: Gasol, Giannis and the very best NBA players at the World Cup

Where do Marc Gasol, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Rudy Gobert check in among the best performers in China? Do any of Team USA’s stars make the list?
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Brees ‘concerned’ about injury, to see specialist

Saints quarterback Drew Brees left Sunday’s loss to the Rams in the first quarter after injuring his thumb.
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Week 2 NFL takeaways: Huge days for Patriots, 49ers, Cowboys

New England, San Francisco and Dallas each moved to 2-0, but other teams took steps back. Here’s what you need to know from Week 2.
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USC loss to BYU adds to Helton’s pressure

Losing at BYU in a mistake-riddled game heats up an already hot seat for the Trojans coach. And he wasn't the only coach who had a bad day.

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Wild sign Spurgeon to 7-year, $53M extension

Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon, who set career highs in goals (14) and assists (29) last season, has signed an extension through the 2026-27 season that averages $ 7.575 million per season.
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Will superstars save Team USA next summer?

The Americans leave China with a seventh-place finish and lot of questions heading into the 2020 Olympics in Japan.
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How a seemingly quiet Saturday got weird in a hurry

It wasn’t always pretty on a weekend in which there were zero matchups of ranked teams, but at least it was entertaining.
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Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate for Week 2 with a visit from Iron Man

Matthew is in many fantasy leagues, but he’s really excited about his newest one. He details this “super” league and offers his usual lineup advice for this week.
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What to watch, how to bet on Week 3

On paper, Week 3 doesn’t look promising. But every time it seems like we’re in for a dull weekend, upsets nobody expected come out of left field.

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Grading Mitch Marner’s six-year contract with the Maple Leafs

Although the high-scoring winger’s new deal doesn’t have any nice, round numbers involved, it makes sense on a number of levels.
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U.S. tops Poland to wrap up 7th place at FIBA

The United States closed out a disappointing FIBA tournament with an 87-74 win over Poland and a seventh-place finish.
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Ranking the College Football Playoff matchups we’d like to see

Tua vs. Jalen? Fromm vs. Fields? The QB carousel has opened the door to plenty of fascinating playoff matchups this year.
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Von Miller and Khalil Mack’s mutual admiration pass-rushing society

The Broncos’ Miller says the Bears’ Mack is his “guy” and the feeling is reciprocal. A look at their strengths, signature moves and more.
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Oh, mono: It’s no joke for Darnold and Jets

To those saying Sam Darnold should play through his illness, one former NFL QB who once had mono says there's no chance.

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Wyshynski: 10 NHL fantasy players to avoid in 2019-20 drafts

No thanks, Sergei Bobrovsky and Taylor Hall. Plus, Jersey Foul of the Week, the latest on Mitch Marner, the rawness of Blake Wheeler and more.
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Cam Newton, Panthers under duress with 0-2 start after loss to Bucs

The Panthers’ season is on the brink of disaster after a 20-14 prime-time loss to the Buccaneers.
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Behind stingy defense, Bucs snap seven-game road losing streak

The shift to Todd Bowles’ aggressive defense is paying off for the Bucs, who shut down Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey in Thursday’s comeback win.
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Familiar theme: AB crisis adds to recurring issues

Though much remains murky, this much is clear: all eyes will be on how Roger Goodell and the league handle another situation involving one of the league’s star players.

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Ranking all 31 NHL prospect pipelines: Why the Rangers are No. 1

The Rangers and Kings got high marks in our preseason NHL prospect pool rankings. See how each team’s pipeline stacks up.
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How Team USA’s roster issues ended a gold-medal run

While the World Cup quarterfinals loss to France was disappointing for the Americans, it wasn’t surprising.
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Looking back at a head-spinning array of home runs

After watching balls fly out of the park in all directions, we break down which of this season’s record 6,125 homers (so far) mean the most — and which mean the least.
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Biggest Week 2 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams: Intel on Mosley, Mixon, Mahomes and more

Will the Bengals have their star running back on the field against the 49ers? NFL Nation provides the latest updates direct from locker rooms.
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Here’s who’s most loaded for the 2020 draft

Here are the five teams — plus a wildcard sixth team we added at the end — that are loaded with 2020 NFL draft capital as things stand now.

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Inside Matt Duchene’s decision to sign with the Predators

The new Nashville center dishes on his free agency, how the NHL can grow the sport in the U.S. and his love of country music.
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The complicated evolution of Dennis Rodman

The mercurial Hall of Famer has been homeless, world famous and everything in between. Now, he struggles to be the one thing he never had: a good father.
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Judge Dodgers on seven straight titles, not the World Series crown they’re still chasing

L.A.’s dynasty has ruled the NL West by finding talent every way there is to find it, winning with top picks and waiver-wire discoveries.
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Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown was accused of sexually assaulting his former trainer in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday. The NFL will be investigating.
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Who needs AB? Raiders roll in emotional opener

Fresh off an ugly breakup with Antonio Brown, Oakland played inspired football on offense and defense in a Monday night win over the Broncos.

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‘We’re not going anywhere’: NWHL’s Dani Rylan bullish on league’s future

Despite a boycott by stars of the U.S. women’s national team, the NWHL remains in business, and the commish is fighting for the players who stayed.
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What can Brown do for Team USA? Just about everything

Since teammate Jayson Tatum’s injury, Jaylen Brown has been a key contributor for Team USA.
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In win, Saints steamed over another officiating error

Drew Brees called the officiating error that left the Saints 15 seconds short on a drive to close the first half Monday night “a game-changer.”
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Broncos’ summer of optimism sinks early in Black Hole

The Broncos looked out of sync on offense in the first half and showed a lack of depth in their loss to the Raiders.
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Jackson serves doubters a heaping pile of crow

Lamar Jackson had a five-touchdown day, answering some of his critics who felt like the quarterback didn't have the arm to play the position.

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Hughes scores in debut, but Devils’ prospects fall

Jack Hughes, the No. 1 overall pick by New Jersey in the NHL draft, scored a goal in his professional debut Friday, but a team of Devils prospects fell 6-4 to Buffalo’s prospects.
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Team USA struggling to put up points in China

Gregg Popovich’s squad ranks just eighth among the 32 teams at the World Cup in points per game and a woeful 20th in field goal percentage. Why can’t this edition of Team USA score?
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Week 1 NFL takeaways: Early concern for the Browns and Falcons?

The Ravens, Cowboys and Patriots shined, while the Browns and Falcons stumbled out of the gate. Here are NFL Nation’s biggest takeaways from Week 1.
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O’Connor: Brady, Patriots will be unstoppable if Antonio Brown doesn’t stop them

If the explosive WR adopts the Patriot Way, New England will have enough firepower to evoke memories of its 2007 juggernaut that started 18-0, Ian O’Connor writes.
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AB scenario is a nightmare for Steelers

When Pittsburgh got rid of star receiver Antonio Brown, the last thing it wanted to see him do was end up with an AFC rival like the Patriots.

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Jake Gardiner deal a September steal for the Hurricanes

Carolina waited patiently for the veteran blueliner, then inked him for a team-friendly number.
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Popovich’s plan stops Giannis and Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo struggled against Team USA’s defense in the second round at the FIBA World Cup.
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LSU is ‘alright, alright, alright,’ Texas is not, and more Week 2 lessons

Longhorns superfan Matthew McConaughey couldn’t prevent Texas from losing a close one to LSU, which is now firmly in the playoff picture.
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Rehabbing Antonio Brown will be Bill Belichick’s biggest challenge yet

Brown brings a ton of baggage to the Patriots. Will he be the next Randy Moss or Albert Haynesworth?
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Coming soon to a theater (or stadium) near you

There are so many good storylines entering this NFL season, Yahoo Sports decided to create movie posters to preview all the coming attractions.

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Where top NHL players come from: Top-producing teams, leagues, more

Here’s which teams and leagues — junior, college and international — produce the best NHL prospects, using 15 years of data.
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Team USA game plans for Giannis and Greece

Team USA faces a familiar foe in NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in the second round at the FIBA World Cup.
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Everything you need to know for Saturday, led by Texas-LSU

Can Sam Ehlinger create big plays for the Longhorns? We break down the weekend’s biggest game, plus all the other games you need to watch.
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Score picks, bold predictions and fantasy tips for every Week 1 NFL game

What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It’s all here for Week 1.
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Nick Saban says his wife made him pay the price for dropping F-bombs on officials

Nick Saban unleashed a torrent of expletives on officials Saturday, which did not go unnoticed by his wife. On Saturday, Nick Saban lost his mind in the midst of a blowout win over Duke. Saban got fired up in the third quarter with the Crimson Tide leading 35-3 when officials hit Alabama with a sideline warning after players celebrated an interception.

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‘Would I take less to stay in Boston? It’s something I’m interested in’: Torey Krug ponders his future

The Bruins defenseman will hit free agency next summer, and could follow in the footsteps of other Boston athletes in recent years.
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Trump presents Medal of Freedom to Jerry West

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West, cited for his years as a player, general manager and supporter of the nation’s war veterans, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump.
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Trubisky: Struggles not tied to preseason inaction

Mitchell Trubisky said a lack of preseason action wasn’t why he struggled in the Bears’ season-opening loss to Green Bay on Thursday night, with coach Matt Nagy saying he didn’t do enough in terms of playcalling to help out his quarterback.
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Sources: Raiders to suspend AB after tiff with GM

Antonio Brown and Raiders GM Mike Mayock got into it Wednesday, and the team is now planning to suspend its star wide receiver, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Trubisky’s dud deflates Bears on opening night

Chicago's fans entered the 2019 season with the highest of hopes, but Mitchell Trubisky's performance in Thursday's loss to Green Bay was far from super. 

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A way-too-early look at the NHL’s 2020 RFA panic

If this summer is any clue, these 11 players are headed for contract showdowns. Plus, Jersey Foul of the week, a ring for Laura Branigan and more.
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Team USA wins by 53, next faces Giannis, Greece

Jaylen Brown had 20 points and seven rebounds as Team USA routed Japan 98-45 to set up a second-round game against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Greece in the FIBA World Cup.
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Serena to face Andreescu, 19, in US Open final

Serena Williams beat Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to give herself another shot at winning a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Standing in her way is 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, who reached the final in her US Open debut.
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Packers’ defense carries load as LaFleur-Rodgers offense starts slow

For the first time since perhaps the Super Bowl season of 2010, the Packers can match teams defense for defense.
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4 fantasy predictions based on Next-Gen stats

James Koh uses advanced stats to predict the fantasy fates of Saquon Barkley, Tyler Lockett, and more. Bold takes ahead!

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NHL reaches deal to stream all games in Russia

The NHL is expanding its reach into Russia through a new streaming agreement that’s set to make every regular-season and playoff game available in the country.
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Barnwell: How all 32 NFL teams can win Super Bowl LIV

Every team can win a title — just look at a few past teams for inspiration. Here’s how all 32 can get to the playoffs and win it all.
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32 bold NFL predictions: Records for Lamar Jackson, Aaron Donald and more

If these wild hunches are right, you might see a QB rushing record, monster seasons for OBJ and Zeke, and the Lions and Raiders in the playoffs.
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Inspired rookie has Bears enthusiastic for potential

Matt Nagy believes Chicago landed a first-round talent, and David Montgomery exudes a special type of focus that has the Bears 'pinching' themselves in excitement.

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Olczyk hired as Seattle NHL team’s assistant GM

Ricky Olczyk has been announced as the assistant general manager of the expansion NHL franchise in Seattle. He is GM Ron Francis’ third front-office hire.
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Team USA beats Turkey in OT, Tatum injured

Free throws were the deciding factor in the United States’ overtime win, as Turkey missed its final four to keep the Americans in the game.
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78th-ranked Dimitrov shocks Federer at US Open

Grigor Dimitrov, ranked 78th in the world, took down third-seeded Roger Federer 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday night.
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Source: Elliott, Cowboys have 6-year extension

The Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott have come to terms on a six-year contract extension.
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Peter King makes his playoff, Super Bowl predictions for 2019 NFL season

Only twice in 53 Super Bowls have the two championship-game losers (or AFL and NFL title games a half-century ago) met the following year in the Super Bowl. But I saw both teams in August, and there's not a lot to dislike about either team. Both are better than they were last January, and neither seems to carry the weight of painful losses into this season.

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Defenseman Lovejoy retires after 11-year career

In 2017, Ben Lovejoy became the first active player to announce he would be donating his brain for concussion research.
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Sources: 3 teams to work out BIG3 MVP Johnson

Joe Johnson, MVP of the BIG3, has workouts scheduled with the Pistons, Bucks and Nets, sources told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin.
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Rafa into quarters as Tiger fist-pumps in approval

With Tiger Woods looking on, Rafael Nadal passed his first test of this year’s US Open, powering past 2014 champion Marin Cilic 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 to reach a ninth consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal.
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Source: Colts, QB Brissett agree to $30M deal

The Colts are extending quarterback Jacoby Brissett on a two-year, $ 30 million deal that includes $ 20 million guaranteed.
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Draft stock update: Who’s on the rise, falling?

One game never determines any player’s draft stock in its entirety, but a few 2020 NFL draft prospects had more success than others in Week 1.

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Hurricanes’ Williams stepping away from NHL

Carolina Hurricanes captain Justin Williams says he is taking a break from the NHL to start this season.
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Kemba Walker is enjoying his time in the spotlight

As one of two All-Stars on Team USA, and the only member of the roster to change teams this offseason, Kemba Walker is taking time to enjoy the moment.
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We simulated the entire 2019 season: Scores and storylines for all 267 games

We played out one of FPI’s 20,000 sims of the NFL season with score predictions, from Week 1 through Super Bowl LIV.
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NFL preview: 1-32 projections, breakout picks and a guide to every team

Big questions. Bold predictions. Breakout fantasy football candidates. This is what you need to know for the 2019 season.
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Oklahoma’s incredible run of QBs continues

Transfer Jalen Hurts was nearly perfect in his Oklahoma debut on Sunday. Could he make it 3 Heisman-winning QBs in a row for the program?

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Barbashev re-signs with Blues on 2-year deal

Restricted free agent Ivan Barbashev agreed to terms with the St. Louis Blues on a two-year contract worth an annual average value of $ 1.475 million, the team announced Sunday.
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Top seed Djokovic (shoulder) out at US Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic retired three games into the third set against Stan Wawrinka on Sunday at the US Open.
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Source: Steelers extend CB Haden on 2-year deal

Joe Haden and the Steelers agreed to a two-year, $ 22 million extension that includes a $ 16.8 million signing bonus.
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Oregon’s costly loss self-inflicted by bad habits

Different scenarios, similar results. Saturday's loss to Auburn drew flashbacks to last year's vs. Stanford. It's clear Mario Cristobal needs some help with clock management.

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Lovejoy retiring after an 11-year career

In 2017, Ben Lovejoy became the first active player to announce he would be donating his brain for concussion research.
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‘Natural-born leader’ Donovan Mitchell seizes role on Team USA

Gregg Popovich has entrusted Donovan Mitchell with a leadership role on Team USA, and the 22-year-old Utah Jazz star has embraced the challenge.
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Bo Nix’s heroics, Mack Brown’s return, Justin Fields’ 5-TD debut top wild Week 1

Auburn’s quarterback gave the Tigers — and the SEC — the biggest win of the night on a day when freshman quarterbacks reigned supreme.
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Barnwell: Bill O’Brien wants the Patriot Way. His trades go against it

In sending away years of valuable draft picks, Bill O’Brien and the GM-by-committee group running the Texans mortgaged the future for a quick fix.
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Expect a slow start for these fantasy stars

Yahoo Fantasy expert Liz Loza reveals six players who might take a while to get going for various reasons this season.

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NHL informs union it won’t terminate labor deal

The union now has until Sept. 15 to decide whether to terminate the agreement as of September 2020.
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‘What did we just watch?’: The bronze that broke USA Basketball

A third-place finish at the 2004 Athens Olympics wasn’t just viewed as a failure — it forced USA Basketball to rethink everything.
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GameDay Kickoff: Auburn, Oregon give Week 1 an added boost

The Tigers-Ducks matchup has big implications for both programs (and we’re not even talking about the playoff). It’s one of several intriguing games during Week 1.
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10 lists of 10: Matthew Berry’s breakouts, sleepers and favorite team names

Key fantasy football stats, facts and draft advice in 10 mostly short lists of 10, including the best team names submitted by fans.
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What happened to Chip Kelly the innovator?

UCLA made a big investment in the once-revered college coach. But so far it's been a huge disappointment, including Thursday's flop against Cincinnati.

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Six ways the NHL can improve the in-arena experience

From better ticket plans to in-seat gambling to sensory-sensitive nights, here are our suggestions. Plus, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.
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The NBA superstars we’d pick to start a franchise

Which characteristics are important for a franchise’s No. 1 star? Who would be the most coveted players? The Hoop Collective crew debates.
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No distractions: An NFL veteran opens up on his sexuality

There is not a single openly LGBTQ player in the NFL. Defensive end Ryan Russell wants to change that. “Whatever I was to you before this letter, I’m still that now. We just know each other a little better.”
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What it’s REALLY like to be cut in the NFL

By Saturday afternoon, more than 1,000 players will lose their jobs. From players and their families to the coaches and agents, when the Turk says, “Bring your playbook — Coach wants to see you,” it affects everybody.
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Bills confide in poised Allen as face of franchise

Josh Allen is working on improving as a QB, but he's also showcasing traits off the field as the centerpiece of the organization that have fans linking him to Jim Kelly.

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‘Her career is as important as my career’: How Jacob Trouba and Kelly Tyson balance their ambitions

After the challenges of a (very) long-distance relationship while he was in Winnipeg, the defenseman and his partner are happy he’s in New York.
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Kobe: ‘Nothin but love’ for Shaq after drama

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, who won three titles together with the Lakers, were trending after a quote from Bryant on July 29 surfaced, saying he could have had “12 rings” if O’Neal spent more time in the gym.
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Gone in 3.9 seconds: Where basketball took JamesOn Curry

JamesOn Curry played 3.9 seconds in 2010, never to step foot on an NBA court again. He would rise, he would fall, he would be broke, he would be broken. And then the game would save his life.
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The toughest running backs to tackle and how they do it

Whether it’s a spin move, a shoulder wiggle or just plain running over someone, these three running backs are the toughest to stop in the NFL.
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Wimbledon phenom Gauff makes mark at US Open

The history of women’s tennis is littered with tales of teenaged girls who were eaten up by the demands of the game. So far, Coco Gauff seems immune to such pitfalls.

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McKenna, 36, retires after 15-team run in NHL

Mike McKenna, 36, had been open to playing another season but wanted to be rooted in one place because his oldest daughter is now in school.
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How did the Cardinals take over the NL Central race?

A week into August, the Redbirds looked cooked, but they’ve bounced back to become one of baseball’s hottest teams.
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Which preseason storylines matter? Barnwell’s verdict on 11 big ones

Jimmy Garoppolo’s mechanics look off. Antonio Brown’s weird summer. Let’s assess notable preseason storylines.
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Robert Griffin III says there will be no Andrew Luck comeback: ‘He’s done’

Robert Griffin III has a lot of love for his "fellow Texas brother" and his "courage" to retire from football to end his cycle of injury and decreasing love of the game. On Monday morning, the Ravens backup quarterback joined ESPN's First Take roundtable with Stephen A. Smith, Roslyn Gold-Onwude and Will Cain. Griffin was quick to share his support and thoughts on Luck's current mindset and decision to retire.

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‘Let’s have all the people write us off’: Blue Jackets’ GM confident in his team

Despite losing three critical free agents this offseason, Jarmo Kekalainen thinks his team remains a top contender.
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Serena beats Sharapova for 19th time in row

Serena Williams rolled into the second round of the US Open by beating Maria Sharapova for the 19th consecutive time.
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Sources: Patriots C Andrews’ season in jeopardy

Patriots starting center David Andrews’ season is in doubt because of blood clots in his lungs, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Mike Reiss.
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Colts ticket holders deserve better from Irsay

What responsibility does the franchise shoulder, given that it was selling a product showcasing Andrew Luck while simultaneously preparing for his departure?

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Oilers’ McDavid (knee) getting ready for camp

Oilers captain Connor McDavid, who injured his knee in April, says he’s “working towards” being ready for the start of training camp.
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Why Team USA has no margin for error at the FIBA World Cup

An uneven tuneup schedule has shined a spotlight on Team USA’s flaws. Here’s what should worry this unproven group the most.
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Ex-WR Baldwin: No second thoughts over retiring

Former Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin says he doesn’t think he’ll ever get the urge to come back after walking away from football after last season.
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2019 NFLRank: Predicting the NFL’s best 100 players for this season

We ranked the top 100 players in the NFL for the 2019 season. Here’s the complete list, starting with a dominant defensive lineman.
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Colts’ parting gift to Luck has a hidden message

Indianapolis is letting Andrew Luck keep an unheard-of amount of bonus money, which could prove to be money well-spent if the QB has a change of heart.

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‘Mature’ Dahlin driven to get Sabres into playoffs

Entering his second season, 19-year-old defenseman Rasmus Dahlin said he’s far more driven — arriving three weeks before camp — to help transform the Sabres into contenders.
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Debating the NBA’s most overrated and underrated teams

What are the most surprising win totals and standings in the NBA summer forecast?
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Sources: Nets extend LeVert for 3 years, $52.5M

Nets guard Caris LeVert has agreed to a three-year, $ 52.5 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN.
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NFL preseason Week 3 takeaways: Titans not exactly in midseason form

The Steelers’ dress rehearsal Sunday went pretty well — the Titans’, not so much. Here’s a look at all the big takeaways from the third full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.
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Colts whirlwind from shock, to boos, to Brissett

There are reasons to believe Indianapolis will still be in solid hands this season with a Tom Brady understudy taking over the reins after Andrew Luck's abrupt retirement.

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IIHF suspends Kuznetsov 4 years for cocaine

Evgeny Kuznetsov will not face a suspension by the NHL after the International Ice Hockey Federation suspended the Capitals player four years after he tested positive for cocaine.
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Harden working to unleash one-legged 3 in NBA

Rockets star James Harden said he’s working on incorporating a one-legged, step-back 3-pointer into his repertoire.
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Luck retires, calls decision ‘hardest of my life’

Saying constant injuries have taken the joy out of the game, Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night.
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What just happened? Barnwell makes sense of Andrew Luck’s shocking decision

The Colts quarterback’s surprising retirement changes the entire complexion of the NFL, in 2019 and beyond.
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Jerseys are ruining an iconic baseball matchup

The Dodgers-Yankees series is a meeting of two of the sport's legendary brands. Yet it feels diminished because of the Players’ Weekend uniforms.

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From breakups to makeups: NBA reunions that defied expectations

These stars said, “We are never ever, ever getting back together,” but it turns out time heals all wounds, as it did for Dwight Howard and the Lakers.
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Australia stuns Team USA, snaps 78-game streak

The U.S. men’s basketball team lost for the first time in nearly 13 years, falling to Australia 98-94 in a pre-World Cup exhibition game Saturday.
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NFL preseason Week 3 takeaways: Browns might have the defensive muscle to match their offense

The Cleveland D recorded five first-half sacks, the Packers and Raiders ad-libbed and Daniel Jones impressed. Here’s a look at the big takeaways from the third full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.
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Top fantasy rookies: RBs, Murray bring upside

Which rookies are set to make an immediate fantasy impact? Our analysts pick their favorite first-year players to target in 2019 drafts.

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Wysh List: Matchmaking the best homes for remaining free agents

There are still some big names out there looking for a team for 2019-20. Plus, thoughts on Bill Guerin’s hire, Jersey Fouls and more.
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Big questions, greatest edge for seven NBA title contenders

Our NBA experts dive into the title chances for the top seven contenders.
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Flores: Jay-Z songs intended to ‘challenge’ Stills

Dolphins coach Brian Flores explained that his motive behind playing eight Jay-Z songs during Tuesday’s practice wasn’t to troll receiver Kenny Stills, but to challenge him to “perform regardless of whatever is going on outside.”
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NFL preseason Week 3 takeaways: O Canada, land of the shortened field

The Packers and Raiders ad-libbed, Daniel Jones impressed and Tom Brady showed his wheels. Here’s a look at the big takeaways from the third full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.
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The Bandwagon: Phillies, Hot Summer Girl and more

Hannah Keyser explains why you should change your fandom and embrace it in Episode 14 of The Bandwagon.

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How the NHL has changed in the past 10 years … and what’s next

Scoring is up, fighting is (way) down. Two new expansion teams. 3-on-3 OT. Here’s how far the league has come, and where it’s headed.
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NBA preseason predictions: Our experts’ picks for 2019-20

We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their predictions heading into the 2019-20 NBA season.
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Matthew Berry’s top 200 fantasy football PPR rankings

If you’re searching for detailed 2019 fantasy football rankings, we’ve got you covered. Check back throughout the summer for updates.
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Advice for rookie NFL head coaches, and what all six have to prove

Here’s what the new coaches of the Packers, Bengals, Browns, Broncos, Dolphins and Cardinals have to do to make successful transitions.
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