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Schlabach: Alabama tops Way-Too-Early Top 25 after signing day

The Crimson Tide are joined in the top four by Michigan, Baylor and Florida State -- which bumped out No. 5 Clemson.

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Newton: Emotions took over (0:39)
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All-Time #NBArank: Larry Legend shoots to sixth

Larry Bird won three straight MVP awards. Even better: Bird loved to tell foes exactly what he planned to do before following through with game-winners. We rate him No. 6 all-time.

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Magic's top five Lakers (1:00)
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High schooler with Down syndrome swishes 3-pointer (0:49)
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Duke's Allen gets flagrant for intentional trip (0:39)
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For the love of Hendu

The infectious spirit of the late, great Dave Henderson lives on through those who attend the A's and Mariners fantasy experiences he created.

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30 for 30 Shorts: Friedman's Shoes (11:56)
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Herm Edwards crashes Magic's interview (0:51)
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Pitino: I would do anything to have players in tournament (1:48)
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6hKevin Seifert

Stacking the NFL's offseason agenda

The NFL has a stacked offseason to-do list. With Super Bowl 50 now behind us, let's run through the top priorities.

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Finebaum's show gets an unusual interruption (0:30)
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Should the NFL legalize marijuana use? (1:05)
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Leicester keep passing title tests

Marcotti's Musings: When will we finally take Leicester seriously in the title race? Plus: Barca win ugly; Gary Neville's Valencia situation worsens.

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Post-signing-day's Way-Too-Early Top 25
NCAAF 

We know, we know. It's way too early for these rankings, but that didn't stop Mark Schlabach from compiling them. And in this post-signing day world, Alabama reigns supreme -- bumping Clemson down to No. 5. Rankings

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Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

After signing RB Montee Ball to a reserve future deal on Feb. 1, the New England Patriots have officially waived Ball today. On Feb. 5, Ball was arrested on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend.

Late goal lifts West Ham past Liverpool
English FA Cup 

Angelo Ogbonna's 121st-minute goal sent West Ham into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Upton Park. Match stats

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English FA Cup 

30 for 30 Shorts: Friedmans Shoes
NBA 

Before the Internet, what did you do if you were a six-foot-something athlete in need of some really big (think size 22), really expensive shoes? You did whatever you could to get to Atlanta and see the guys at Friedman's.

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College hoops Power Rankings: Nova's No. 1
NCAAM 

The question has come up again, as it seemingly has all season: Who is No. 1? Our voters had a hard time -- again -- but eventually settled on Villanova. Power Rankings

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Highlights: Borussia Dortmund wins 3-1
Soccer 

Marco Reus scored early and Henrikh Mkhitaryan put the game away in the 89th minute as Borussia Dortmund topped Stuttgart to move on to the DFB Pokal semifinals.

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Magic chooses Kobe over Duncan
NBA 

Sorry, Kareem, but Magic Johnson disagrees with your opinion.

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Take that, Cam

A Broncos fan, complete with Von Miller jersey, dabs atop a light pole during the team's Super Bowl victory parade this afternoon.

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Seifert: The NFL's offseason agenda
NFL 

End the Deflategate era. Figure out what makes a catch a catch. Find more QBs. Based on Kevin Seifert's list, the NFL may be wishing it had a longer offseason. Busy offseason

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NFL 

OTL: Young Flint athletes living with lead

"I'll probably never play basketball again," says 11-year-old Terrence Miller, who recently tested positive for high levels of lead poisoning. Outside the Lines examines how other young athletes are avoiding lead-laden drinking water in Flint, Michigan.

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New 'charters' guarantee spot to 36 cars
NASCAR 

NASCAR has granted 36 licenses to 19 owners to compete in Sprint Cup races starting this season as part of a nine-year agreement that will also cut fields from 43 to 40 cars. Story

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NASCAR 

SEC challenging Michigan's Florida practices
NCAAF 

Jim Harbaugh is looking to hold some Michigan spring practices at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. However, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey told CBS Sports that the conference has asked the NCAA to prohibit schools from holding practice during spring break. Story

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Heat to retire Shaq's No. 32 next season

"Shaquille O'Neal is one of the truly elite players in the history of the game and one of the greatest players to ever wear a Heat uniform," team president Pat Riley said. O'Neal, who already had his No. 34 jersey retired by the Lakers, spent three and a half seasons in Miami, helping the Heat to their first NBA title in 2005-06.

Cam Newton: 'Who likes to lose?'
NFL 

"You show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."

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Best sports photos of the week
NFL 

Von Miller strips the ball from Cam, President Obama cracks jokes and the Fighting Irish take down the Tar Heels. Photos

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NFL 

Magic Johnson's top five greatest Lakers
NBA 

The Lakers legend joins SportsCenter and names the greatest players to don the purple and gold. Cari Champion puts Johnson at No. 1 -- but did he name himself?

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Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games

The team suspended its star forward for four games and will withhold his wages for one additional contest as punishment for punching an assistant equipment manager last month. Griffin suffered a fractured right hand as a result of the altercation and was expected to miss four to six weeks. Story

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Police have completed their investigation in the LeSean McCoy case and have turned it over to the Philadelphia District Attorney's office, whose charging unit is in the process of reviewing the case for potential charges.

Will we miss Daniel Bryan? 'YES! YES! YES!'

WWE superstar Daniel Bryan retired from professional wrestling Monday night, but his legacy and the 'Yes!' chant are here to stay throughout the world of sports.

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C.J. Anderson: 'I'm a fat kid at heart'
NFL 

The Broncos RB confesses to Dan LeBatard that he shamelessly indulges in offseason treats, but says he makes sure to get himself in shape for the season.

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Fans protest prices with tennis balls
German DFB Pokal 

Borussia Dortmund fans threw tennis balls onto the pitch to protest ticket prices during the DFB Pokal match at Stuttgart.

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On this date 24 years ago, three months after testing positive for HIV, Magic Johnson returned for the NBA All-Star Game -- and won MVP. [Credit: Jon Soohoo/NBAE]