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Feb 16, 2019

Silver: Still work to do on competitive balance
In his annual All-Star Weekend address, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said although he's pleased with the competitive balance currently in the NBA, there are still teams who choose to not be as competitive as others.

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Feb 16, 2019

Follow the best skills, shots and slams from All-Star Saturday night
Follow along as we give you the best highlight moments from the skills, 3-point and dunk contests during All-Star Saturday night.

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Feb 16, 2019

Tebow advised Murray to follow his heart, passion
Tim Tebow advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart when deciding whether to play in the NFL. Said Tebow: "Don't do it for your agents, or your friends and sometimes necessarily even your family. Do it for what's on your heart."

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Feb 16, 2019

Man City advance but Newport, FA Cup win big as well
Man City vs. Newport delivered on all accounts, as Pep Guardiola's team showed class, Newport showed fight and the FA Cup again showed its magic.

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Feb 16, 2019

Brown: Roethlisberger has an 'owner mentality'
Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown took questions from fans on Twitter on Saturday, addressing his recent trade request and his relationship with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

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Feb 16, 2019

LeBron: Ownership is an 'aspiration,' not a dream
LeBron James aspires to own an NBA team one day, but says "it's not like it's a dream of mine." Until then, however, James said he has "a ton" of games left to play.

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Feb 16, 2019

LeBron: Ownership is an aspiration, not a 'dream'
LeBron James believes he could own an NBA team one day, if he wanted to, but it's more of an "aspiration" than a "dream." Until then, however, James said he has "a ton" of games left to play.

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Feb 16, 2019

Velasquez tips scale at 248 for UFC return
Cain Velasquez, who last fought at UFC 200 in July 2016, weighed in at 248 pounds for his non-title heavyweight bout against Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night on Sunday.

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Feb 16, 2019

Pels' Davis opens up, says Celtics on trade list
A candid Anthony Davis touched on a number of topics at All-Star Game media day, including the possibility of playing for the Celtics, why he would be interested in joining the Knicks and why he asked for a trade out of New Orleans in the first place.

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Feb 16, 2019

Last ride: Yankees' Sabathia retiring after season
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, who is 14 strikeouts away from reaching 3,000 for his career and four wins from 250, formally announced that he'll retire after the 2019 season.

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Feb 16, 2019

Pels' Davis opens up trade list, including Celtics
A candid Anthony Davis touched on a number of topics at All-Star Game media day, including the possibility of playing for the Celtics, why he would be interested in playing for the Knicks and why he asked for a trade out of New Orleans in the first place.

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Feb 16, 2019

Kuchar: 'Stubborn, hard-headed' on caddie pay
Matt Kuchar again expressed regret for the way he handled payment of a fill-in caddie at the Mayakoba Classic in November, a controversy that has enveloped him for the past several days.

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Feb 16, 2019

Kuchar says he was 'stubborn, hard-headed'
Matt Kuchar again expressed regret for the way he handled payment of a fill-in caddie at the Mayakoba Classic in November, a controversy that has enveloped him for the past several days.

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Feb 16, 2019

Tiger in position to make cut at Genesis Open
Tiger Woods rolled in a 24-foot birdie putt on his final hole Saturday morning to turn a certain missed cut at the Genesis Open into what appears to be two more rounds at Riviera Country Club.

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Feb 16, 2019

Curry brothers place wager on 3-point contest
The Curry brothers have levied a wager for their head-to-head competition in Saturday night's NBA 3-point contest: Whoever loses must buy tickets for the entire Curry family anytime they play against each other for the remainder of their NBA careers.

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Feb 16, 2019

Sick Shiffrin wins 4th straight slalom at worlds
Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships after one of the most resilient performances of her career.

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

Tributes paid to Sala at Argentine memorial
Tributes were paid to footballer Emiliano Sala on Saturday at a special memorial in his home region of Santa Fe, Argentina.

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

FA Cup key for Man United, Chelsea; who will cause an upset?
Both Sarri and Solskjaer will be desperate for a FA Cup win after recent results, but which of the minnows in the competition will cause an upset?

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

Bubble Watch: Power at top of bracket shifting SEC's way
Here's your updated source for all the latest on the NCAA tournament bubble.

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

Stephen Curry and Under Armour are giving back on All-Star Weekend
Instead of gaudy parties and exclusive special releases, Under Armour poured its All-Star Weekend budget into renovating Curry's childhood rec center.

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

Rob Mendez has never held a football. Who says he can't be a head coach?
How could someone born without arms or legs, who's never held a football, teach high school players how to throw, tackle or block? Rob Mendez is doing it as head coach of a California JV team.

ESPN Sports
Feb 16, 2019

Rob Mendez learned football by playing video games. He's now a head coach
How could someone born without arms or legs, who's never held a football, teach high school players how to throw, tackle or block?

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Feb 16, 2019

Oregon looks like a Final Four team in win over Oregon State
The third-ranked Ducks won their 17th consecutive game and improved to 13-0 in the Pac-12 with a 77-68 victory over No. 9 Oregon State on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2019

Grading Kuzma, Simmons, Doncic and every player in the Rising Stars
Kyle Kuzma dropped 35. Jayson Tatum added 30. Defense was a DNP. We're handing out grades for every player in the Rising Stars Challenge.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Kuzma wins Rising Stars MVP, credits bonus
Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma took home the Rising Stars MVP on Friday. Kuzma's 35 points broke Kobe Bryant's record for the most points ever by a Lakers player in the Rising Stars Challenge.

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Feb 15, 2019

Curry celebrates Davidson win in student section
Stephen Curry, in town for the NBA's All-Star Weekend in nearby Charlotte, jumped into the student section at his alma mater to join the celebration following Davidson's comeback victory Friday over Saint Joseph's.

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Feb 15, 2019

Mixed results for Tiger after 30 holes at Riviera
Tiger Woods finished 30 holes on a rainy day at Riviera Country Club with mixed results Friday. Woods is in a tie for 55th place at 1 under, and will likely see himself battling to make the 36-hole cut at the Genesis Open.

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Feb 15, 2019

Lakers no longer favored to make playoffs
The Lakers opened the season as overwhelming -600 favorites to make the postseason at The SuperBook. Now, LeBron's team has equal odds to make and miss the playoffs.

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Feb 15, 2019

Follow the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend
Every highlight from Friday night's festivities from Charlotte, including the celebrity game and the Rising Stars Challenge.

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Feb 15, 2019

Steph's mom drains underhand half-court shot
Sonya Curry is used to seeing her son, Stephen, pull off trick shots that make fans go crazy. But Friday night she stole the spotlight after draining an underhand shot from half court.

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Feb 15, 2019

The Kaepernick-Reid NFL settlement: How we got here, and what's next
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled their joint collusion-grievance filing with the NFL. Here's what we know, and what we don't.

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Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Nuggets to extend Connelly's contract
The Nuggets and president of basketball operations Tim Connelly have agreed to a contract extension, sources say. Connelly's contract was set to expire at season's end.

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Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Nuggets to extend president's contract
The Nuggets and president of basketball operations Tim Connelly have agreed to a contract extension, sources say. Connelly's contract was set to expire at season's end.

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Feb 15, 2019

Nuggets reward operations staff with new deals
The Nuggets have given president of basketball operations Tim Connelly and his entire staff contract extensions, the team said. Connelly's contract was set to expire at season's end.

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Feb 15, 2019

Kuchar to apologize to caddie, pay him full $50K
Matt Kuchar said he plans to call caddie David Giral Ortiz later Friday to apologize. In the meantime, he has paid Ortiz the $50,000 he requested, and pledged a donation to the Mayakoba Classic charities.

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Feb 15, 2019

Kuchar apologizes to caddie, pays him full $50K
Matt Kuchar planned to call caddie David Giral Ortiz later Friday to apologize. He also has paid Ortiz the $50,000 he requested, and pledged a donation to the Mayakoba Classic charities.

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Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Steelers prez, Brown to meet next week
Steelers president Art Rooney II is scheduled to meet with Antonio Brown next week, sources told ESPN, after the disgruntled receiver requested a trade and declared himself "open for business."

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Will Kaepernick play again? What we know, and what we don't
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled their joint collusion grievance with the NFL. How did we get here, and what happens now?

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Molina brings his hard-hitting style to face Figueroa
Saturday's co-feature between welterweights John Molina Jr. and Omar Figueroa Jr. could steal the show.

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Feb 15, 2019

Leo Santa Cruz looks to handle business against Rafael Rivera, secure big-money fight
Leo Santa Cruz will defend his featherweight world title against late replacement Rafael Rivera on Saturday, and as long as he takes care of business, Santa Cruz has high hopes for big fights to come.

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Feb 15, 2019

Pelicans part with GM, turn to Ferry in interim
Dell Demps is out as Pelicans GM and will be replaced in the interim by Danny Ferry.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Pelicans fire GM Demps after AD fallout
Dell Demps is out as Pelicans GM, sources have told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Kaepernick, Reid settle grievances against NFL
The NFL and Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid issued a joint statement Friday saying they have resolved the collusion grievances filed by the players against the league.

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Feb 15, 2019

JuJu Smith-Schuster in historic company, with or without Brown
With his stats through two seasons conjuring names such as Randy Moss and Larry Fitzgerald, Smith-Schuster should continue to shine.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Silver touts 'smart jersey of the future' at ASG
NBA commissioner Adam Silver touts the "smart jersey of the future" in opening the All-Star tech summit.

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Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Severino extension maxes at $52.25M
The Yankees and starting pitcher Luis Severino have agreed on a four-year deal with a fifth-year option that could max out at $52.25 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Pelicans part ways with GM Demps
Dell Demps is out as Pelicans GM, sources have told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Feb 15, 2019

Sources: Pelicans fire GM after Anthony Davis fallout
Dell Demps is out as Pelicans GM, sources have told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Feb 15, 2019

Pedroia 'wouldn't have' had 2017 knee surgery
Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia says if he had to do it all over again, he wouldn't have had the knee surgery after the 2017 season that sidelined him for all but three games in 2018.

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Feb 15, 2019

At Daytona, NASCAR's true fans are tired of all the negativity
"I've got cold beer, racing, good music and good friends. I don't have a single damn problem right now."

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Feb 15, 2019

WWE Elimination Chamber preview: New women's tag team titles and a rare opportunity for Kofi Kingston
Elimination Chamber will clarify a few key matchups as WrestleMania season continues, but the focus will be on the new women's tag team titles which will be awarded to the winner of the six-team Elimination Chamber match.

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Feb 15, 2019

Spring training is here, but Bryce and Manny are still unsigned. Here's why
Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here's where things stand with Harper, Machado and their suitors. Plus, updates on Craig Kimbrel, Nolan Arenado and other stars seeking paydays.

ESPN Sports
Feb 15, 2019

Passan: The Bryce, Manny stalemate and the latest on free agency
Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here's where things stand with Harper, Machado and their suitors. Plus, updates on Craig Kimbrel, Nolan Arenado and other stars seeking paydays.

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Feb 15, 2019

UFC Fight Night: Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez cheat sheet
Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will look to return to title contention with a tough fight against Francis Ngannou on Sunday. Who has the edge?

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Feb 15, 2019

Source: Broncos likely to opt out on LB Marshall
LB Brandon Marshall, who has two years remaining on his contract, is expected to become a free agent after the Broncos decided they're unlikely to pick up his option, a source told ESPN.

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Feb 15, 2019

Whom should the Bruins trade for before the deadline?
Chris Kreider as a Bruin? Mark Stone joining Boston for the stretch run? Our team designs trades the Bruins should be before the deadline.

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Feb 15, 2019

Can you draft a winning NBA All-Star team?
Step into the shoes of LeBron or Giannis and assemble your best squad to become king of All-Star Weekend.

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Feb 15, 2019

USC 2019 spring preview: Plenty of questions after losing season
The Trojans' fan base is unhappy, the upcoming schedule is brutal and there's uncertainty if JT Daniels is the answer at QB.

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Feb 15, 2019

Will Eli Manning return for his 16th season with Giants?
Decisions should be forthcoming on the Giants' 2019 plans for Manning, who is entering the final season of his contract.

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Feb 15, 2019

How Dodgers' clubhouse embodies baseball's free-agency concerns
An up-and-coming star, an aging veteran and a recent signee all agree that this offseason has been unsettling.

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Feb 15, 2019

College basketball predictions: Can Kentucky end Tennessee's streak?
ESPN.com's college hoops experts make their picks for Tennessee-Kentucky and other top games.

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Feb 15, 2019

Predictions: Can Kentucky end Tennessee's streak?
ESPN.com's college hoops experts make their picks for Tennessee-Kentucky and other top games.

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Feb 15, 2019

Duke player power rankings: What's next for the comeback kids?
Which of Duke's stars emerged at the top after a week when the Blue Devils again downed Virginia and pulled off a huge rally against Louisville?

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Feb 15, 2019

'T-bone' Giordano, oldest MLB scout, dies at 93
Tommy Giordano, a longtime scout who played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles, died Thursday. He was 93.

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Feb 15, 2019

LeBron lauds Williamson's athleticism, intangibles
After a trip to watch Duke this past weekend, LeBron James came away impressed with the abilities of Duke's Zion Williamson. James said he was struck by the agility and quickness of the 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson.

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Feb 15, 2019

Mississippi State upset by Sophie Cunningham, Missouri
Mississippi State didn't play like the team it is capable of being in a 75-67 loss to Missouri. And Sophie Cunningham was a big reason why.

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Feb 15, 2019

Source: MRI on AD's shoulder shows contusion
Pelicans star Anthony Davis suffered a muscle contusion in his left shoulder Thursday against the Thunder but "nothing too bad," a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

ESPN Sports
Feb 14, 2019

Westbrook extends record, sees ways to improve
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook recorded his 11th consecutive triple-double Thursday to extend the longest such streak in NBA history in a 131-122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Feb 14, 2019

Russ extends triple-double record to 11 games
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook recorded his 11th consecutive triple-double Thursday to extend the longest such streak in NBA history in a 131-122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Muggsy Bogues saved his brother's life, and found the meaning of his own
In 1995, Charlotte icon Muggsy Bogues had a busted knee, a broken marriage and a brother addicted to drugs. He couldn't fix the knee or save his marriage, but he could help his brother. So he did -- and changed both their lives forever.

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Feb 14, 2019

Farquhar wears padded cap after brain surgery
Danny Farquhar, who collapsed in the dugout last April and underwent surgery for a brain aneurysm, is wearing a padded cap in the field.

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Feb 14, 2019

'Free agency' of college football under full review
The guidelines used when the NCAA reviews the eligibility of athletes to immediately play after transferring are under review by a committee, the organization said.

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Feb 14, 2019

Swinney on Zion: 'Might even put him at' QB
At 6-foot-7 and 292 pounds, Duke freshman Zion Williamson is a force on the basketball court. But Clemson's Dabo Swinney told Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski that he'd put Williams "wherever" he wanted to play on the football field.

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Feb 14, 2019

Follow live: Thunder seek fifth straight win
Russell Westbrook and the Thunder travel to take on Anthony Davis and the reeling Pelicans to close out the first half of the NBA season.

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Feb 14, 2019

Nola, with new $45M deal, 'here to win' in Philly
Aaron Nola hopes to win titles with the Phillies, and a four-year, $45 million contract will give him a chance.

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Feb 14, 2019

Golfer splashes six times for 17 on single hole
Ben DeArmond had a debut to remember on the Web.com Tour because of one hole he will never forget -- a score of 17 on the par-4 second hole Thursday in the Lecom Suncoast Classic.

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Feb 14, 2019

Rob Brant happy and focused for title defense at home
Rob Brant will fight at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, for the 12th time Friday night. But something is a little different this week as he prepares to make the first defense of his middleweight title in front of family and friends.

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Feb 14, 2019

Scherzer: Win-loss cycle makes bandwagon fans
Max Scherzer took a shot at MLB's free agency, saying that teams getting on the win-loss cycle creates bandwagon fans and poisons the game.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Flacco trade influences Eagles' options with Nick Foles
Denver's deal for Flacco takes one potential landing spot for Foles off the board. Here's a look at the Eagles' potential trade partners.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Joe Flacco trade influences Eagles' options with Nick Foles
Denver's deal for Flacco takes one potential landing spot for Foles off the board. Here's a look at the Eagles' potential trade partners.

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Feb 14, 2019

Joe Flacco's legacy with Ravens ultimately defined by playoff success
Elite or not, the lasting memory of Flacco in Baltimore should be how he raised his game when the stakes were at their highest.

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Feb 14, 2019

Israel Adesanya says Robert Whittaker should be stripped of UFC title
Should UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker be stripped for missing another Octagon appearance? Top contender Israel Adesanya says yes.

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Feb 14, 2019

PGA to reset Genesis scores after weather delay
PGA Tour officials have decided to restart the first round of play at the Genesis Open after heavy rains suspended play with just 23 players on the course.

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Feb 14, 2019

PGA Tour resets Genesis scores after rain delay
PGA Tour officials have decided to restart the first round at the Genesis Open after heavy rains suspended play with just 23 players on the course.

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Feb 14, 2019

Bauer accuses Indians of 'character assassination'
After beating the Indians in arbitration for the second year in a row, pitcher Trevor Bauer said the team ended the hearing by using "character assassination" tactics against him.

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Feb 14, 2019

McLaren finally accepts it is a work in progress
At the launch of its 2019 car, it was clear McLaren's lofty expectations of 12 months ago have given way to humility and the sense of embarking on a long journey back to the front of the grid.

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Feb 14, 2019

Silver hasn't 'given any thought' to NFL inquiries
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that he hasn't "given any thought" to inquiries by NFL owners about his willingness to switch leagues and become commissioner of the NFL.

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Feb 14, 2019

Sources: Twins extending Polanco, Kepler deals
The Twins are finalizing a seven-year extension with shortstop Jorge Polanco and have agreed to a five-year, $35 million deal with outfielder Max Kepler, sources told ESPN.

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Feb 14, 2019

Source: Twins, Polanco near 7-year extension
The Twins are finalizing an extension with shortstop Jorge Polanco that will buy out his last pre-arbitration season, all three arbitration seasons and up to three free-agent years, a source told ESPN.

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Feb 14, 2019

College Football Playoff path for top 10 FPI teams
Take a look forward at what the CFP selection committee will be paying extra close attention to on each FPI top-10 team's schedule.

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Feb 14, 2019

Clemson tops Alabama again -- in FPI rankings
With an edge on offense, Clemson gets the nod over Alabama in FPI's first ranking of 2019. Where did the rest of the FBS teams land? Check it out.

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Feb 14, 2019

MLS Hot Stove: Will Nagbe end up in Columbus?
Darlington Nagbe's reported desire to get back to Ohio could be a problem for MLS Cup winners Atlanta. Plus: the Timbers' striker search continues.

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Feb 14, 2019

Conor McGregor's next opponent should be ...
Conor McGregor has been rumored to fight next against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, Anderson Silva, Max Holloway, Nate Diaz and more. Who should get the shot?

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Feb 14, 2019

Experts' picks for every All-Star Weekend event
Will a Curry brother reign from 3? Which high-flyer will be crowned dunk champ? Team LeBron or Team Giannis? Our experts make their picks.

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Feb 14, 2019

Lowe: Ten things I like and don't like, including this MVP race
This week we highlight the impossible Anthony Davis situation, chill mode LeBron and the thrills of Paul George and James Harden.

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Feb 14, 2019

The return of Cain Velasquez
Cain Velasquez is arguably the best heavyweight fighter in UFC history. After more than two years away from the cage, he explains why he decided to come back and continue competing.

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Feb 14, 2019

Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR's elder statesman, still chasing eighth Cup title
Gone is Chad Knaus. Gone is his No. 48's familiar sponsor. But what isn't gone for the 2019 Cup series season is the 43-year-old's energy for racing and winning.

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Feb 14, 2019

Jay Bilas' 1-68 college basketball rankings and tiers
Don't worry about your team's quad-whatever wins. Just absorb these 1-68 rankings.

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Feb 14, 2019

GOATs on GOATs: LeBron and MJ in their own words
As LeBron James prepares for an All-Star Game in Michael Jordan's city, we look back at what the two have said about each other since they first met back in 2001

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Feb 14, 2019

What LeBron and MJ think of each other, in 32 quotes
As LeBron James prepares for an All-Star Game in Michael Jordan's city, we look back at what the two have said about each other since they first met back in 2001

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