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All-Time #NBArank: Should Larry Legend outrank Russ, Diesel, Duncan and The Dream?

As our countdown enters the top 10, we are left with the best of the best. What jumps out in Nos. 10-6? Big men and championship rings abound.

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Power Rankings: Can WVU stop Kansas' Big 12 streak?

West Virginia, the current Big 12 leader, can take a step toward ending Kansas' run of 11 straight conference titles with a win at Allen Fieldhouse (live on ESPN2 and WatchESPN).

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Watch live: Michigan State-Purdue on ESPN

Trying to keep up in the Big Ten race, the Spartans go up against a Boilermakers team looking to rebound from a loss to Maryland. Watch the game live on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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Purdue building commanding lead over Michigan State (0:27)
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Magic's top five Lakers (1:00)
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Newton: Emotions took over (0:39)
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Twitter battle: @Yankees vs. @Cubs (1:13)
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Hurricanes heave it up at the buzzer (0:42)
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SVP Best Available Video: Daniel Bryan (0:42)
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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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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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Short-handed Spurs take on Heat
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San Antonio is without Tim Duncan (knee) and Manu Ginobili (groin) in Miami tonight. The good news: the Spurs were missing these two in their past two games and they won both. Follow live

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Rick Pitino: 'I'll be totally vindicated'
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The Louisville coach joined Mike & Mike and thinks the future is bright for both his team, and himself.

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Rambis set for Knicks coaching debut
NBA 

Kurt Rambis's first game as Knicks head coach comes vs. the Wizards, just one day after he replaced former coach Derek Fisher. Follow live

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Devils go all out to honor Brodeur

Not only did the Devils retire the No. 30 of longtime goalie Martin Brodeur before tonight's game, they also honored him with a statue that will stand outside the Prudential Center.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Kansas shoots 57 percent, coughs it up just six times and wins rebound battle by 4. That adds up to a 7-point lead at break but WVU is still well within striking distance. Stay tuned ....

Purdue runs past MSU in first half

MSU's Eron Harris missed a dunk and Purdue's Rapheal Davis (19 points) capitalized on the mistake, draining a 3-pointer to help extend the lead. The Boilermakers are up 46-30 at the half. (Live on ESPN)

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Kansas leading battle for 1st in Big 12

A win tonight for the Jayhawks would tie them with West Virginia and Oklahoma for first in the conference. They've built a 7-point halftime lead over WVU to get 20 minutes away from that goal. Game is on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Martin Brodeur called getting his No. 30 retired "closure." Then again, the Hall of Fame will come calling soon too.

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Miami beats buzzer, but still trails Pitt
NCAAM 

Sheldon McClellan's first field goal was an impressive one; it also cut the Panthers' lead to 5 points at half.

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Twitter battle: @Yankees vs. @Cubs
MLB 

The Yankees have 27 World Series rings and 1.56 million Twitter followers. The Cubs have 2 World Series rings and 759,000 Twitter followers. Watch what happens when the two battle each other on Twitter.

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Team celebrates manager's 3-pointer

Robert Lewis, a student with Down syndrome, nailed a late-game 3-pointer on senior night. The crowd erupted and his brother went nuts -- despite playing for the other team.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Certainly this is more West Virginia's brand of basketball but Kansas is not rattled. Working the boards and limiting turnovers for the 8-point lead.

Yu Darvish aiming for May or June return

The Rangers' All-Star SP missed all of 2015 following Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He said his rehabilitation is going well and felt he could throw 95 mph if the team would let him. Darvish is 39-25 with a 3.27 ERA and 680 strikeouts in 545 1/3 career innings.

Davis gets steal, throws down alley
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Deyonta Davis forces a turnover then punishes the rim with an alley-oop on the other end of the court. No. 18 Purdue leads No. 8 Michigan State live on ESPN.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Cuban says he's running for president with a "shot and a beer" campaign: "You write my name in and I'll buy you a shot or a beer."

Selden gets layup... and a technical
NCAAM 

Wayne Selden Jr. was T'd up for having words with a West Virginia player after making a layup. Kansas leads early, live on ESPN2.

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Magic chooses Kobe over Duncan
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Sorry, Kareem, but Magic Johnson disagrees with your opinion.

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League of Legends global power rankings

Just over the horizon, you can see Cloud9  they rose nine spots in this weeks power rankings. Meanwhile, the Tigers continue to top the chart. Top 50 rankings

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This alley-oop is Rock Chalk approved
NCAAM 

Kansas gave its faithful an early boost with an alley-oop slammed home by Landen Lucas. (Live on ESPN2)

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Mile High celebration
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John Elway, Peyton Manning, Von Miller and others address the crowd in downtown Denver as the Broncos celebrate their third Super Bowl title.

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Watch: (8) Michigan State at (18) Purdue

One compelling storyline for this matchup of middle-of-the-pack Big 10 teams: Purdue freshman and conference rebounds leader Caleb Swanigan makes his debut against MSU, the school he decommitted from this fall. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Watch: (10) West Virginia at (6) Kansas

These teams met on Jan. 13 and the Mountaineers took down the then-No. 1 Jayhawks. But they've switched roles for this matchup as WVU sits alone atop the Big 12. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Watch: Pittsburgh at (12) Miami

Miami rides a two-game win streak in which star guard Sheldon McClellan averaged 17 points per game and shot 80% from the field. Four of Pitt's five losses this season have come in ACC play. Live on ESPNU, WatchESPN