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13hMark Schlabach

Schlabach: A farewell to offseason, hello to our final picks

A list-a-palooza of the best of college football's long layoff, along with predictions for each FBS conference and what to watch across the country.

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Berry: My bold fantasy football predictions

John Brown will catch at least 10 TDs this season. Yes, you heard me ... 10 TDs! With this and other predictions, Matthew Berry goes way out on a limb with a bold statement for each NFL team.

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Baylor's offense flying high again in win (1:26)
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Arkansas Tech honors late teammate (0:20)
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Serena wins point, sticks the landing (0:38)
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Highlights: United States 2-1 Peru (1:33)
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Highlights: Mexico 3-3 Trinidad & Tobago (2:22)
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Aldo and McGregor head-butt during news conference (0:49)
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Report: Kane investigation headed to grand jury

The case involving a sexual assault allegation against Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will be presented to a grand jury beginning next week, The Buffalo News reported.

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Ridiculous behind-the-back conversion (0:28)
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Pac-12 vs. SEC on display in Houston (1:51)
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Bob Ryan: Patriots will be scrutinized more than ever (0:54)
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How a bench reacts after a dunk (0:14)
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Brady's back and so are the Pats (0:52)
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Not Top Plays (1:39)
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Who prevails this weekend in college football? (1:56)
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Jen Welter: 'It was very natural with the guys' (1:43)
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Venus thankful to reach second week (2:06)
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11hMike Wise

Sports and racial identity

Mike Wise writes that Serena Williams has embraced her blackness and found a spiritual home while Tiger Woods has been proudly biracial and found a perhaps unintended kind of isolation.

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Fan with 'Rodgers' tumor to be Bears' guest
NFL 

A young Bears fan who named his brain tumor after Aaron Rodgers will get to attend the season opener against the Packers on Sept. 13 at Soldier Field, courtesy of his favorite team. 'He's ecstatic'

NFL 

Freestyle flipping in kayak championships

Canada's Nick Troutman shows off at the ICF world freestyle kayak championships in Beachburg, Ontario.

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From The Mag: Eric LeGrand still believes
College Football 

Five years after a hit left him paralyzed, the former Rutgers standout says his lifelong love of football still sustains him: "Football made me who I am. I don't miss practice, I'll tell you that. But playing the game of football -- oh, I'd do anything to go back to it." His daily grind

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M's win slugfest over A's
MLB 

Seattle overcomes a first-inning grand slam from Oakland's Danny Valencia to come back and win 11-8.

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Taylor powers Nats to walk-off win
MLB 

Michael Taylor slugged a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th to send Washington to a 5-2 win over Atlanta.

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Fognini rallies to knock off Nadal
Tennis 

Fabio Fognini came back from two sets down to oust Rafael Nadal in five sets and advance at the US Open.

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Dodgers double up Padres
MLB 

Adrian Gonzalez hits his 26th home run of the season in Los Angeles' 8-4 win over San Diego.

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Cron powers Angels' win
MLB 

C.J. Cron knocked in all five of the runs for Los Angeles and fell a homer shy of the cycle to fuel a 5-2 win over the Rangers.

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Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Tough loss for Chris Petersen, especially to have a chance there at the end. But he made the rounds seeking out Boise players and coaches afterward. All class.

Boise St. escapes with win over ex-coach
College Football 

Washington's game-tying field goal attempt in the closing seconds was inches wide as Chris Petersen falls 16-13 against No. 23 Boise State. Box score

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McGregor: 'I'm here to conduct business'

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor doesn't think featherweight champion Jose Aldo will show up on fight night and the intense stare-down the two had.

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Berry: Cam Newton to struggle in 2015

Matthew Berry expects career lows in multiple statistical categories for the Panthers' QB this season.

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Fognini upsets Nadal at US Open
Tennis 

It was shots like this drop-shot that allowed Fabio Fognini to break Rafael Nadal in the fifth set during their third-round match at the US Open. Nadal is now 151-1 when leading two sets to 0 at a major.

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Max Bretos @mbretosESPN

7 straight breaks of serve, Fognini continues to hit the triple 20 on dart board. Some of the most enjoyable tennis i've seen in a while.

SportsCenter @SportsCenter

WHAT. A. MATCH. After a 10-minute game, Rafa Nadal breaks back and it's 4-4 in the 5th set at the US Open.

Fordham gets first win over Army

Back in 1891, the Black Knights beat the Rams for the program's first win. Friday, Fordham finally got a win over West Point. Fordham, a FCS school, also defeated FBS opponent Temple two years ago.

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Rafael Nadal entered day 151-0 in Grand Slam matches where he wins the first two sets.. He's in 5th set right now on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Washington's special teams shines again
College Football 

The Huskies followed a 76-yard punt return TD with a punt block to tighten the game at Bronco Stadium. Boise State's lead is down to three in the fourth quarter on ESPN.

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Serena wins point, sticks the landing
Tennis 

Serena Williams' forehand was good, but her landing in a split made it even better.

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