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Oct 19, 2018

Who is the NHL's greatest goal scorer ever?
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin wows us with highlights night after night, but is he the best of all time?

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Marty and McGee's Idiots' Guide to Alabama-Tennessee
Marty Smith and Ryan McGee know Alabama has owned Tennessee for the past decade, but they also know how much this game still means to fans.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Cardinals fire OC McCoy, name Leftwich to job
The morning after an embarrassing prime-time loss to the Broncos, the Cardinals fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and promoted QB coach Byron Leftwich to the job.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Real or fake? Breaking down NHL's early-season trends
Goals are being scored at an historic clip, the Golden Knights are struggling and Auston Matthews is on a tear. These can't all hold.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Norman relieved not to talk about Dez
Redskins cornerback Josh Norman doesn't miss facing Dez Bryant when Washington plays the Cowboys, saying, "It's a relief, if anything."

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

CB Norman relieved not to talk about Dez
Redskins cornerback Josh Norman doesn't miss facing Dez Bryant when Washington plays the Cowboys, saying, "It's a relief, if anything."

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Inside the weird, heated, one-sided Clemson-NC State rivalry
There have been tight games and drama, but NC State has been on the wrong end of the rivalry with Clemson. Will the Wolfpack change its fortunes Saturday?

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Rung up: Comerica pizza spitter pleads guilty
Former food vendor Jaylon Kerley, 21, pleaded guilty to a felony count and a misdemeanor count for spitting on a pizza apparently intended for a customer at Comerica Park during a Tigers game.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

College hoops power rankings: The debate for No. 1 is on
Kansas and Kentucky are loaded. No surprise there. Duke and UNC are in the mix - as usual. But a couple of other contenders just might surprise you.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Michigan-Michigan State rivalry lives up to every cliché
Disrespected underdogs playing with a chip on their shoulder, the Spartans have won eight of the last 10 despite being labeled the "little brother."

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Ranking the one-loss teams by playoff potential
One loss might not sink a team with CFP hopes, but it does mean that everything has to fall into place for a top-four spot in the committee's final rankings.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Manny Machado is October's newest villain
After being called a "dirty player" by Christian Yelich for his antics in L.A., the Dodgers shortstop can expect to hear it from fans at Miller Park.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Wimbledon to begin final-set tiebreaker in '19
Wimbledon will introduce final set tie-breaks from next year, the All England Lawn Tennis Club has announced.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Inside the dynamic plays and schemes built by Shanahan and McVay
The Rams' and 49ers' offenses have similar origins, and their concepts have taken over the league. Here's what they do and how they do it.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

NFL score predictions: A guide to best games, more
Winners and projections for every matchup. Fantasy nuggets to get you through the weekend. Catch up on Week 7 here.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Bradley's clutch hits big part of Red Sox's success
From MVP Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-out thunder to Alex Cora's best birthday gift, here are some numbers and notes from the ALCS.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

LeBron scores 26, but Blazers spoil Lakers debut
In his much-anticipated debut with the Lakers, LeBron James scored his first two baskets on thunderous jams and finished with 26 points, but the Blazers spoiled his night with a 128-119 win at the Moda Center.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

LeBron: Team chemistry not like 'instant oatmeal'
After losing in his much-anticipated Lakers debut, LeBron James stressed patience with the squad, saying that developing team chemistry doesn't happen as fast as making "instant oatmeal."

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

LeBron: Team chemistry not like instant oatmeal
After losing in his much anticipated Lakers debut, LeBron James stressed patience with the team, saying that developing team chemistry doesn't happen as fast as making "instant oatmeal."

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Sixers' Fultz says first NBA 3-pointer 'felt good'
Second-year guard Markelle Fultz gave 76ers fans something to cheer about Thursday night when he made his first career 3-pointer in a win against the Bulls.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Broncos walk the walk in rout of Cardinals
Von Miller can say I told you so after the Broncos kicked the Cardinals all over the field on Thursday night.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Cards QB Rosen says toe 'fine,' awaits evaluation
Cardinals coach Steve Wilks acknowledged that rookie quarterback Josh Rosen probably shouldn't have been in the game late in the fourth quarter of Thursday's blowout loss to the Broncos, when he suffered a left toe injury.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Rosen hurt in Cardinals' loss, awaits evaluation
Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said he is waiting for an evaluation of an injury to quarterback Josh Rosen, who went down holding his left foot in the fourth quarter of the team's blowout loss to Denver on Thursday.

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Oct 19, 2018

Allen, 'ultimate trail blazer' celebrated at opener
The Portland Trail Blazers paid tribute to owner Paul Allen, who died earlier this week, before playing their season opener on Thursday night.

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Oct 19, 2018

Allen, 'ultimate trail blazer,' celebrated at opener
The Portland Trail Blazers paid tribute to owner Paul Allen, who died earlier this week, before playing their season opener on Thursday night.

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Oct 19, 2018

Price finally wins playoff start; Sox seal pennant
David Price ended his winless string of postseason starts in emphatic fashion Thursday, dealing six scoreless innings to help vault the Red Sox into the World Series.

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Oct 19, 2018

Red Sox on to World Series as Price flips script
David Price overcame his postseason struggles with six shutout innings as Boston won the ALCS by eliminating the defending champs.

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Oct 19, 2018

LeBron wastes no time slamming in Lakers debut
We've got you covered before, during and after the Lakers' opener in Portland.

ESPN Sports
Oct 19, 2018

LeBron's debut dunk show ends with defeat in Portland
King James brought the fireworks early, but it was Lillard Time late, as the Trail Blazers spoiled LeBron's first Lakers game.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

LeBron on debut hype: 'First step of long journey'
Before the madness of his much-hyped Lakers debut began, LeBron James was a picture of tranquility as he sat at his locker stall, calling Thursday night's opener "the first step of a long journey for us."

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Report: Wainwright's deal with Cardinals on hold
Because Adam Wainwright's deal with the Cardinals contains a guaranteed salary that is more than a 20 percent cut from last season, it has been put on hold until after free agency.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Broncos jumped out quickly with 2 picks, a trick play and a deep pass
Todd Davis and Chris Harris had pick-sixes, Emmanuel Sanders found Courtland Sutton for a TD, then caught his own 20 seconds into the second quarter.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Pacquiao to end U.S. exile in January vs. Broner
Manny Pacquiao says he'll defend his welterweight title against Adrien Broner in January. The Filipino legend has not boxed in the U.S. since 2016 because of an eight-figure debt to the IRS.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Lions' Lang: Hitting 'reset' despite 5 concussions
Lions guard T.J. Lang says he returned to practice from what was at least the fifth concussion of his career only after consulting with three or four specialists.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Cowboys WR Williams gets 3-game suspension
Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams has been suspended three games without pay for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. A source tells ESPN's Todd Archer the suspension stems from a summer intoxication arrest.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Attorney: Adidas OK'd payment at Self's request
An attorney for Adidas executive James Gatto said Gatto approved a $20K payment to the guardian of Kansas player Silvio De Sousa only after coach Bill Self requested it.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Man of few words: Ramsey quiet amid Jags' slide
Usually one to make his feelings known, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey kept it short amid the team's defensive woes following two consecutive losses.

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Oct 18, 2018

Cowboys' offense meets to address road issues
The Cowboys' offense met Thursday to discuss their issues away from home before Sunday's game at the Redskins.

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Oct 18, 2018

Goals for LeBron: More minutes, another ring
LeBron James says he's "fresh" as he begins his 16th season with a new team -- the Lakers -- and winning championships continues to be the goal that drives him.

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Oct 18, 2018

Brant has a goal: to win first title in Las Vegas
Back at middleweight, Rob Brant in now ready to show he belongs in the division. He'll take a big step forward with a win against Ryota Murata on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Serena's coach supports in-match coaching
Serena Williams' coach says in-match coaching should be allowed in tennis to help the sport's popularity.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for Week 7
Bad beats are part of fantasy football, but Matthew's latest one hit him hard. See for yourself, then enjoy the usual advice for setting your Week 7 lineups.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Why the Sharks have stumbled out of the gate
The Sharks were a popular Stanley Cup pick after the Erik Karlsson trade, but they are struggling early. What's gone wrong, and can they fix it?

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Steph Curry at 30: How long can the MVP guard keep this up?
History has shown that 30 is a dangerous age for point guards, a time at which most begin their inevitable decline. This is the inside story of how Steph Curry and the Warriors are fighting back -- and how they plan to win.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

G League to offer $125K option to 1-and-done
The G League will offer $125,000 Select Contracts to elite prospects who aren't yet eligible for the NBA but do not want to go the one-and-done route in college.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

G League to offer alternative to NCAA 1-and-done
The G League will offer $125,000 Select Contracts to elite prospects who aren't yet eligible for the NBA but do not want to go the one-and-done route in college.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Everything you need to know about Friday's NLCS game
With Hyun-Jin Ryu facing Milwaukee's Wade Miley, Game 6 could mean a second straight pennant for the Dodgers -- or a do-or-die finale on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

'If Boston wins, Joe West is the MVP': Fans at center of controversial call tell all
When umpire Joe West called Astros DH Jose Altuve out in Game 4 of the ALCS, the fans closest to the near-home run were aghast. Here's how they say it went down.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Quarter-season awards: Hazard, Lucas, Ramsey steal show
The 2018-19 Premier League season is shaping up to be among the division's best campaigns. Who has stood out especially?

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Nick Bosa, Kelly Bryant and a new age of player power
Star players are finally realizing just how much leverage they have, and for a change, few observers seem to mind when they start using it.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Follow live: Keenum, Broncos look to end skid vs. struggling Cardinals
Denver is in early control thanks to two interceptions from Josh Rosen.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

ESPN reporters pick Week 8's biggest games
Can Michigan State upset Michigan at home? Can NC State win at Clemson? Can Washington State hold off Oregon in Pullman?

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Follow live: LeBron-led Lakers visit Trail Blazers
LeBron James makes his much-anticipated debut with the Lakers as L.A. takes on Portland.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Astros turn to Justin Verlander with their season on the line
After a gut-wrenching loss full of miscues and missed opportunities, the defending champs hand the ball to their ace to try to extend their season.

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Oct 18, 2018

Everything you need to know about Thursday's ALCS game
After an amazing Game 4, what does the ALCS have for an encore? David Price trying to pitch Boston to the World Series and Justin Verlander hoping to save Houston.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Follow Live: Astros look to avoid elimination in Game 5
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Oct 18, 2018

LeBron and the Lakers' debut: Predictions and expert analysis
We've got you covered before, during and after the Lakers' opener in Portland.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Inside the rise and new challenges of LeBron's offensive powers
Kirk Goldsberry goes inside LeBron's journey to offensive greatness and what it means for this new test with the Lakers.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Every LeBron shot ever, and what it means now
Kirk Goldsberry goes inside LeBron's journey to offensive greatness and what it means for this new test with the Lakers.

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Oct 18, 2018

Larry Fitzgerald, Demaryius Thomas and the art of aging at wide receiver
At wide receiver, it can be survival of the fittest, the smartest and most willing to adapt, especially for the Cardinals' and Broncos' star receivers.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Eight jobs, eight years, 6,479 miles: Steve Wilks' path to the NFL
Think moving is hard? Cardinals coach Steve Wilks tackled the task annually, traveling across the country for the better part of a decade.

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Oct 18, 2018

How Paul Allen saved the Seahawks from leaving Seattle
To understand Paul Allen's legacy as the Seahawks' owner, it's imperative to understand how close Seattle came to losing the team before he stepped in.

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Oct 18, 2018

Six biggest moments in Red Sox's amazing Game 4 win
From Andrew Benintendi's game-saving catch to another big homer by Jackie Bradley Jr., there were plenty of heroes in Boston's Game 4 thriller.

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Oct 18, 2018

Rooney's 35-yard stunner wins it for D.C. United
Wayne Rooney's 10th goal -- a brilliant free kick -- moved D.C. United to within a victory of clinching a playoff spot by defeating Toronto 1-0.

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Oct 18, 2018

Paul George says L.A. 'is where I wanted to go'
Paul George told The Undefeated he "would have been in a Lakers uniform" if the Pacers didn't trade him in July 2017.

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Oct 18, 2018

George says L.A. 'is where I wanted to go'
Paul George told The Undefeated he "would have been in a Lakers uniform" if the Pacers didn't trade him in July 2017.

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Oct 18, 2018

Carmelo: Reserve role 'challenging mentally'
In his first regular season game with the Rockets, Carmelo scored nine points in 27 minutes off the bench.

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Oct 18, 2018

Ex-USAG head arrested for evidence tampering
Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Kershaw rides vintage curve to huge Game 5 win
With the Dodgers needing a big performance from their longtime ace, Clayton Kershaw delivered in a way he hadn't in quite some time.

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Oct 17, 2018

Kawhi nets 24, salutes fans after Raptors' victory
Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.

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Oct 17, 2018

Leonard scores 24 in debut as Raptors beat Cavs
Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 on Wednesday night in the season-opener for both teams.

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Oct 17, 2018

NHL Power Rankings: The driving force for all 31 teams
The season is taking shape, and every team is forming an identity. Here's the one thing (a player, a line or something else) carrying all 31.

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Oct 17, 2018

Fan interference denies Altuve of possible HR
A potential two-run homer by the Astros' Jose Altuve was ruled an out by umpires, who said a fan interfered with Mookie Betts' catch attempt in ALCS Game 4.

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Oct 17, 2018

Barnwell: Predicting the NFL's next record-breakers
Sorry, Drew Brees, we're interested in who will snag your passing yardage record. Let's evaluate chances for passing TDs, rushing yards and more.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Biggest injury questions for all 32 teams
Will the Giants get tight end Evan Engram back this week against Atlanta? NFL Nation reporters update all the key injuries for every team.

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Oct 17, 2018

Biggest injury questions for all 32 teams in Week 7
Will the Giants get tight end Evan Engram back this week against Atlanta? NFL Nation reporters update all the key injuries for every team.

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Oct 17, 2018

Animation film fest drops Kobe after outcry
Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation.

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Oct 17, 2018

Animation film festival drops Kobe after outcry
Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation.

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Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after 5 pitches, fall to Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers. The strategy didn't pan out, as Los Angeles cruised to a 5-2 win.

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Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after 5 pitches; fall to Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers. The strategy didn't pan out as Los Angeles cruised to a 5-2 win.

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Oct 17, 2018

LSU coach Wade denies working with defendant
LSU coach Will Wade says he didn't work with Christian Dawkins, who is accused in a basketball corruption trial of offering inducements to steer players to certain schools.

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Oct 17, 2018

Still weak, Sale won't start Game 5 for Red Sox
Chris Sale will not pitch for the Red Sox in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, but the team expects him to go Game 6, if necessary.

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Oct 17, 2018

Walton taking long view on LeBron's playing time
Luke Walton says he isn't about to burn out LeBron James, who turns 34 in December, this season when the Lakers hope to enter a championship window further into James' tenure with the team.

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Oct 17, 2018

Shad Khan backing out of Wembley sale could impact Jaguars' viability
The Jaguars say London revenue is crucial to their stability in Jacksonville, and buying Wembley would have allowed them to play there indefinitely.

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Oct 17, 2018

Shad Khan's backing out of Wembley sale could impact Jaguars' viability
The Jaguars say London revenue is crucial to their stability in Jacksonville, and Khan buying Wembley would've allowed them to play there indefinitely.

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Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: Houston trying to even series against Boston in game 5 of the ALCS
Charlie Morton is on the mound for his first appearance this postseason. He hasn't pitched since Sept. 30, when he only lasted three innings.

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Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after five pitches vs. Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: USWNT goes for it's eighth CONCACAF Gold Cup
USA has yet to allow a goal to be scored by any oppenent in the CONCACAF, outscoring their first four opponent 24-0.

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Oct 17, 2018

Source: Machado fined for running into Aguilar
Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado was fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball for the way he ran into Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar in Game 4 of the NLCS on Tuesday night, ESPN has confirmed. The Athletic first reported the fine.

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Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: Rockets launch season of big expectations against Pelicans
The Rockets added some new faces after a franchise-record 65-win season. However, the expectations stay the same: championship or bust.

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Oct 17, 2018

MLB: No violations by Astros; 'matter closed'
The Astros, after being investigated for alleged sign-stealing during the ALCS, were cleared of any violations by MLB, which considered "the matter closed" on Wednesday.

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Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: Kershaw on the mound as Dodgers look to take NLCS lead
Clayton Kershaw, coming off the shortest start of his postseason career in Game 1 of the NLCS, looks to give the Dodgers the advantage before the series shifts back to Milwaukee.

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Oct 17, 2018

Tannehill out; NFL questions Dolphins' reporting
The NFL will investigate how the Dolphins reported Ryan Tannehill's shoulder injury according to a source as the quarterback has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Lions.

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Oct 17, 2018

FSU's Robinson: Panama City 'ripped to shreds'
FSU's Janarius Robinson said it looked like "someone dropped a nuclear bomb on us" when asked to describe what he saw upon returning home after Hurricane Michael.

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Oct 17, 2018

Big Baller Brand comes out with cheaper shoe
LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand company has come out with a basketball shoe at a much cheaper price point than last year.

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Oct 17, 2018

Jags' Marrone: 'A lot of bad football' needs fixing
Jaguars coach Doug Marrone knows there is no "magic pill" that will fix the team's problems over the last two games other than getting back to basics and working hard.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Welcome to Nick Saban's home for wayward coaches
If you're a high-profile coach who has fallen on hard times, come to Tuscaloosa. Nick Saban will get the most out of you and help you land another job.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Mayweather on Khabib: 'We can make it happen'
Floyd Mayweather sounds ready to accept Khabib Nurmagomedov's challenge and fight the MMA champ.

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Oct 17, 2018

Somebody tell the Raptors that they're pretty good
The Raptors don't believe it yet, but they will be trouble for opponents in the East this season.

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Oct 17, 2018

Belichick: Mack not in same class as LT
Bill Belichick won his first two Super Bowls as defensive coordinator of the Giants, led by Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor who the now Patriots' head coach says has no equals at his position.

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