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18hSeth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.

Inside the NFL's wild return to LA

18hSeth 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 somber 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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Greeny: 'No confidence' in the IOC (1:43)
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4hPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: History of NBA All-Star design

Friday Flashback: NBA All-Star Game design has bounced all over the place, like a Larry Bird shot in a game of H-O-R-S-E. Paul Lukas explores the history of the showcase game's uniforms.

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Daugherty: 'I don't know where Dwight fits in this league' (2:02)
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A weird night in Berkeley with Bill Walton (1:15)
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Montana State hits 25 3-point shots in one game (0:55)
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Bubble Watch: Time is running out for LSU

The most interesting team in Bubble Watch history got more interesting with a loss at South Carolina. Saturday's date with Texas A&M is one of few opportunities remaining for the Tigers.

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Barkley's keys to beating Warriors (1:28)
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Morning 3-on-3: Alex Ovechkin is back on top

A hat trick on Thursday has Alex Ovechkin back atop the goal-scoring race. In Friday's Morning 3-on-3, we discuss his recent surge and the changes to his game, and what they mean for the Caps.

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29mKeith 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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13mKeith Law

Law: Prospects who just missed Top 100

Keith Law provides his list of MLB prospects who just missed his Top 100, including Ke'Bryan Hayes, third base prospect in the Pirates' organization and son of former big leaguer Charlie Hayes.

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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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Lamar Odom greeted with cheers at Kanye event (0:34)
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SVP Vault: Vinsanity takes over the dunk contest (2:09)
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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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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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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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15hMatt 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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Brennan: Maryland's shot to step it up
NCAAM 

Eamonn Brennan: "Defense has really been Maryland's calling card so far. ... Unveiling some of [its] elite offense against Wisconsin on Saturday would be a good step towards the NCAA tournament."

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NCAAM 

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

There's no question who the biggest stars are at All-Star Weekend. Just check the merchandise booths.

Peyton's decision might not be so easy
NFL 

An NFL player takes a lot of factors into consideration when deciding whether to retire. As Former Patriots and Jets center Damien Woody put it: "I don't think the love of game ever leaves you. Ever. It's the wear of preparing Monday through Saturday. And the offseason. The minicamps. The meetings." A gift and a curse

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NFL 

What do 25 3-pointers in a game look like?
NCAAM 

Let Montana State show you.

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NCAAM 

T-Mac puts Kobe above MJ
NBA 

Tracy McGrady never faced Michael Jordan in his prime but squared off many times with Kobe Bryant, who he says was easily the best player he ever faced.

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NBA 

Uni Watch: History of NBA All-Star design
NBA 

The design of the NBA All-Star Game uniforms has bounced all over the place, like a Larry Bird shot in a game of H-O-R-S-E. Uni Watch

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NBA 

Henry Abbott @TrueHoop

Adam Silver just had a conversation, on stage at the Tech Summit, with a convincing, talking, full-sized hologram of James Naismith.

MLB prospects who just missed the Top 100
MLB 

Pittsburgh 3B prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes was just outside Keith Law's cutline, but with contact this hard, he should at least become a 30-40 doubles guy in time. Missed the cut (Insider)

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MLB 

No McCoy arrest before Wednesday

Larry Krasner, attorney for Bills RB LeSean McCoy, told OTL's John Barr that there would be "nothing before Wednesday." However, a source close to the case told Barr that it's still possible there could be an arrest warrant before Wednesday. McCoy was allegedly involved in a nightclub assault in Philadelphia.

Who will win Super Bowl LI?
NFL 

We're back to Roman numerals for the 2016 season, where the early title favorites include the Patriots, Panthers, Seahawks and Steelers. Who's going to win? Vote

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NFL 

Westbrook makes this dunk look easy
NBA 

Russell Westbrook blew by Pelicans defenders for a thunderous slam.

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NBA 

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 

Is Nick Saban worth $8 million per season?
NCAAF 

Mike & Mike say absolutely yes.

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NCAAF 

Best starts in 2017 recruiting
NCAAF 

These 10 programs -- many of which cleaned up in the 2016 class, as well -- are off to the hottest starts in recruiting top 2017 prospects. Top 10 (Insider)

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NCAAF 

Tom Crean gets his pregame stretching in
NCAAM 

Even coaches have to stay limber at Indiana.

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NCAAM 

Billups on jersey retirement: 'Unbelievable'
NBA 

Former NBA player Chauncey Billups had his number retired by the Pistons, calling it a "humbling" and "phenomenal" experience.

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NBA 

Bubble Watch: Time is running out for LSU
NCAAM 

The most interesting team in Bubble Watch history got more interesting with a loss at South Carolina. Saturday's date with Texas A&M is one of few opportunities remaining for the Tigers. Bubble Watch

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NCAAM 

Ovechkin, Capitals make it look easy
NHL 

On a night when the Capitals became the fastest team to 40 wins in NHL history, Alex Ovechkin also collected a hat trick, giving him 14 for his career. That's the 3rd-most by a Russian-born player in NHL history, trailing only Pavel Bure & Alexander Mogilny.

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NHL 

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

The Air Canada Centre is ready for All-Star Weekend, which starts tonight with the Celebrity Game at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

NBA 

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 might surprise you. Shawn Marion at 2? (Insider)

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NBA 

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 

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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