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9hSeth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.

Inside the NFL's wild return to LA

9hSeth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.

Inside the NFL's wild return to LA

Few could have guessed that the league's return would become so bloody, bitter and, most of all, emblematic of how power in the NFL truly works.

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Young: Game provides escape on emotional day in OKC

Both the Thunder and Pelicans were reeling after the death of Thunder assistant Monty Williams' wife, Ingrid, but basketball offered a reprieve for the heavy-hearted teams.

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Emotional night for Thunder (1:05)
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A weird night in Berkeley with Bill Walton (1:15)
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Barkley's keys to beating Warriors (1:28)
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Indiana surges late to top No. 4 Iowa (1:06)
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16hKeith Law

Law's Top 100 prospects

Keith Law lays out his highly anticipated annual list of the top 100 prospects in baseball, with talented Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager topping it.

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Law: 2016 ranking of all 30 farm systems

Keith Law ranks the MLB farm systems heading into the 2016 season, with the rebuilding Braves (including offseason acquisition Dansby Swanson) leaping to No. 1 and the Angels falling to last.

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Bryce Harper shows off new Topps card (2:57)
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Durant, Westbrook put on a dunking clinic (0:25)
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TBT: Young Beast Mode taking OL to Sizzler (0:30)
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Is Harden, not Howard the real problem in Houston? (2:21)
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SVP Vault: Vinsanity takes over the dunk contest (2:09)
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The Globetrotters posterize ESPN employees... and legends (1:18)
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Berman rocks it at Pebble Beach (1:22)
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Long prayer beats buzzer to win it for Mount Olive (0:19)
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Crean does his pregame stretches (0:21)
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Top 300 fantasy MLB rankings

Mike Trout, Carlos Correa and Josh Donaldson will be at the top of every fantasy most-wanted list, but who else should be sought after? The Fantasy Staff ranks the top 300 players for all your roto needs.

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Lamar Odom greeted with cheers at Kanye event (0:34)
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MVP of the season so far (1:27)
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Jay Bilas' pick to win it all: Maryland (1:50)
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6hMatt Bowen

Bowen: Five rookies ready to pop in Year 2

Which rookies are ready to take their games to the next level? Matt Bowen highlights five players, including Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who displayed a rare athletic skill set in Year 1.

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Looking back at Sudeikis' SportsCenter spoofs (1:46)
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What is the Warriors' Achilles' heel? (2:52)

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KD, Russ put on their own dunk contest
NBA 

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook got the All-Star festivities started early.

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NBA 

Bill Walton plays the glockenspiel
NCAAM 

And can't tell the difference between a bear and a beaver.

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NCAAM 

Globetrotters dunk on everyone at ESPN
NBA 

Bob Ley has the nickname of "The General" and the Harlem Globetrotters treated him like a Washington General.

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NBA 

Heat make spot-on 'Martin' intro spoof
NBA 

The Heat might not be having a noteworthy season on the court (they currently sit at 29-24), but that doesn't mean this video spoof of the iconic intro for the '90s sitcom "Martin" is any less awesome. Chris Bosh for the win

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NBA 

Pelton: Rockets should trade Harden
NBA 

Houston is reportedly shopping Dwight Howard. But Kevin Pelton writes that the Rockets should focus on the real problem -- James Harden. Four trades that work (Insider)

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NBA 

Southpaw slam fires up Walton
NCAAM 

Cal's Jaylen Brown threw down a vicious left-handed dunk that had Bill Walton screaming "Keep Berkeley weird."

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NCAAM 

NBA Hall of Famer vs. Super Bowl Champ
NFL 

Magic Johnson and Peyton Manning faced off in a game of Egg Russian Roulette, and what's better than two legends smashing raw eggs on their heads? So weird, so awesome

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NFL 

Best fantasy hoops seasons of all-time
NBA 

Not surprisingly, Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and LeBron James rank among the top single-season fantasy performances of all-time. But some of the other names on the list may surprise you. Shawn Marion at 2? (Insider)

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NBA 

Inside the NFL's return to Los Angeles
NFL 

One NFL owner called the meeting a "s--- show." On Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas, the owners-only meeting had a single agenda item: Which team or teams should be allowed to relocate to Los Angeles? The deciding factors

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NFL 

Animated look at the MVP race
NBA 

While the NBA is filled with stars, Marc Stein wonders if there really is more than one candidate for MVP at the All-Star break.

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NBA 

Westbrook makes this dunk look easy
NBA 

Russell Westbrook blew by Pelicans defenders for the thunderous slam.

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NBA 

Broncos D stopped the Dab
NFL 

T.J. Ward and Bradley Roby explain how they were able to keep Cam Newton in check and shake his confidence.

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Tom Crean gets his pregame stretching in
NCAAM 

Even coaches have to stay limber at Indiana.

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NCAAM 

2016 Fantasy Baseball rankings
MLB 

Pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week, so it's a great time to think about fantasy baseball, and where to take players such as Carlos Correa, Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson. Top 300 overall

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MLB 

Where RG III could land next
NFL 

With Robert Griffin III's release from Washington all but inevitable, there could be some teams interested in the QB's services -- including the Cowboys, who would be adding a young insurance policy for Tony Romo without undermining him. Sando: Landing spots (Insider)

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NFL 

Minuteman's stylish finish in transition
NCAAM 

Donte Clark went with the double-clutch dunk for UMass.

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NCAAM 

SVP Vault: Vince takes over dunk contest
NBA 

SVP looks back at the 2000 slam dunk contest when Vince Carter stole the show with three perfect 50-point dunks.

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NBA 

Bill Walton helps keep Berkeley weird
NCAAM 

He played the glockenspiel, saluted Thomas Edison, and wore that shirt.

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NCAAM 

Berman takes on Pebble Beach
Golf 

Scott Van Pelt takes a look at some of Chris Berman's best (and worst) moments from the 2016 Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

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Golf 

Top 100 prospects in baseball
MLB 

Keith Law lays out his highly anticipated annual list of the top talent in baseball, with Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager topping it. No.'s 1-50 (Insider)

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MLB 

Emotional night for Thunder
NBA 

Oklahoma City's Billy Donovan and Kevin Durant comment after their game against the Pelicans, which came in the wake of the passing of assistant coach Monty Williams' wife, Ingrid.

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NBA 

Half-court shot at buzzer wins game
High School 

Mount Olive's Matthew Montello connected on a deep heave to beat Sparta.

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