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Predictions: Virginia's grown men too much for Duke's youngsters

The young Blue Devils are soaring right now, but this afternoon they're facing Malcolm Brogdon and a Virginia team of men pushing for an ACC title.

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Calipari ejected, Kentucky routs South Carolina (1:42)
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Buddy sparks up back-to-back 3-pointers (0:29)
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Bosh to have more tests on 'lingering' calf issue

All-Star forward Chris Bosh will have more exams on his strained right calf when he gets back to Miami, possibly as early as Monday to determine the status and severity of the problem.

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16hKevin Pelton

All-Star Grades: Rising Stars

Here's Kevin Pelton's grades for the Rising Stars game, which pits the top young NBA players against one another in a Team USA-versus-World format. Team USA won 157-154.

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Jim Brown on significance of Hampton lacrosse (3:43)
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8hAdam Rubin

MLB permanently bans Mejia for PED violations

Jenrry Mejia, 26, became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under MLB's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

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NBA All-Stars try to name five famous Canadians (2:15)
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4hJeremy Fowler

Mike Vick looking fly in Dubai

Mike Vick, who started three games for the Steelers while Ben Roethlisberger was hurt, is taking a break in Dubai as he prepares for free agency.

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22hScoop Jackson

Scoop Jackson: Thirty years of Jordans

If you think Air Jordans are just sneakers, you're missing the point. Scoop Jackson details the 30-year reign of the world's most recognizable basketball shoe.

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Prem: Sunderland 2-1 Man United (2:05)
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Sage Steele and Stephen A. Smith talk potential NBA trades (2:04)
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Drummond busts a move behind Kevin Hart (0:32)
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Hampton president: 'We are pioneering things here' (1:55)
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2hDavid Schoenfield

Ranking the teams: 24 through 19

Twins still a year away? David Schoenfield continues his pre-spring training rankings with a look at teams that fall closer to the middle of the pack.

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Joseph Blandisi's ridiculous between-the-legs goal (0:28)
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Watch out league, Jabari Parker's healthy (0:19)
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16hD'Arcy Maine

The Buzz: NBA Celeb Game grades

The NBA and WNBA's best and brightest are in Toronto this weekend for the All-Star festivities. Friday night's Celebrity Game might not have had the same talent caliber, but it was entertaining.

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Canada wins Celebrity Game (1:54)
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OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funder

Behind the NFL's donations for brain research is a funding apparatus that some researchers believe steers research away from potentially uncomfortable truths about football and brain disease.

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Kobe Bryant All-Star Mixtape (2:42)
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1dJohnette Howard

Why Manning's decision might not be so easy

Justin Tuck, Jerome Bettis, Damien Woody and Bill Polian provide insight into the things an NFL player like Peyton Manning takes into consideration when deciding whether to retire.

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Best Dunks of the Season (So Far) (1:59)
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1dKevin Pelton

Pelton: Rockets should trade James Harden

Would the Lakers or Celtics trade for The Beard? Here are four trades that work, Kevin Pelton says, if the Rockets focus on the real problem in Houston: James Harden.

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1dSonia Thompson

The Buzz: Kristen Wiig is hilarious as Super Bowl champ

Jimmy Fallon interviews Super Bowl champion quarterback Peyton Manning, aka Kristen Wiig dressed in a full Broncos uniform, and you'll be cracking up for the full six minutes.

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3dRobert Sanchez

TrueHoop Presents: Jahlil Okafor opens up

For the first time ever, the 76ers rookie discusses his run-ins with the law and growing up in the NBA spotlight. Can he put this season's troubles behind him and focus on the game?

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1dPaul 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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Full-time at the J Stadium, where Juventus top Napoli 1-0 to win their 15th straight Serie A match and climb to the top of the table!

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

The worry of this Kansas team is also the beauty of it. No one star, but ton of guys who can really hurt you. Devonte Graham was the standout today in the win at Oklahoma with 27 points. Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden, Frank Mason.

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No. 6 Kansas beats No. 3 Oklahoma
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The sequel was just as good for the Jayhawks. Kansas tops Oklahoma 76-72 in Norman and move to 21-4 on the season. Box score

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C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke recognizing coach Mike Krzyzewski's birthday with party hats for the students

Sometimes threes come in pairs
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Oklahoma's Buddy Hield hit back-to-back 3-pointers in the second half against Kansas. Game is on ESPN.

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No. 3 Oklahoma, No. 6 Kansas in a close game
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It's a tie game with less than three minutes to go. Buddy Hield has 23 points and Devonte' Graham has 19. Watch on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Irish connecting from beyond the arc
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Notre Dame is 3-of-4 from 3-point range against No. 13 Louisville after Steve Vasturia's triple. (Live on ESPN2)

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Westchester Knicks guard Jimmer Fredette wins MVP of the D League all star game after scoring a league-record 35 points.

Murray gets major air for dunk
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Kentucky's Jamal Murray has major leaping ability, and he threw it down here.

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Simmons, LSU knock off No. 5 Texas A&M
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Ben Simmons tallied 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in the Tigers' 76-71 win over the Aggies, who have lost five of their last six games.

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Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan overcame an early 10-point deficit, Derrick Walton Jr.'s off night and a 25 percent clip from the 3-point line to beat Purdue, one of the best defensive teams in the country. Important win for the Wolverines.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Smart move by Lon Kruger taking Cousins out of the game after officials ask him and Mason to cool it. Cousins has been sensational but his temper can get to him.

Hield heating up in second half
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Buddy Hield found his shooting stroke by hitting a 3 that got the Norman crowd pumped up. Game is live on ESPN.

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Rebels' Moody throws down alley-oop
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Stefan Moody is 0-of-7 from beyond the arc, so he tried something closer to the rim.

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Ridiculous between-the-legs goal
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Joseph Blandisi showed some splendid stick-handling and scored a nifty goal.

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Michigan knocks off No. 18 Purdue
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The Wolverines scored the final 11 points of the game to topple the Boilermakers 61-56. Michigan's Zak Irvin scored a game-high 22 points. Box score

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Olney: Davis trade shows flawed system
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The Brewers trading Khris Davis is just another example of MLB's flawed system, Buster Olney writes: "Under the current rules, there is much more incentive for a subpar team to be really bad than there is for a bad team to be a little bit better." Flaws (Insider)

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Buddy Hield gets on the board
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Hield made his first field goal of the game early in the second half, a 3-pointer to give Oklahoma a 1-point lead over Kansas -- and now it's tied on ESPN.

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Michigan grabs late lead vs. No. 18 Purdue
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Zak Irvin made it seven straight points for the Wolverines, who have a one-point lead with just over a minute remaining on ESPN2.

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SC Throwback: MJ drops 32 to top Bullets
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Twenty years ago today, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen combined for 58 points as the Bulls earned a 111-98 win to improve to 43-5.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Buddy's first bucket naturally puts Sooners on top.

Wolverines within striking distance
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Zak Irvin has 11 of Michigan's 21 points in the second half to keep pace with No. 18 Purdue on ESPN2.

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