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LaVine repeats in epic NBA slam dunk contest

Saturday night's contest featured six straight perfect dunks before Minnesota's Zach LaVine outlasted Aaron Gordon to establish his place as one of the greatest dunk contestants in NBA history.

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Gordon goes over the mascot, under the legs (0:46)
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SC Special Rise Up: Misty Copeland (2:45)
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Coach Yeo fired by Wild amid eight-game skid

Coach Mike Yeo has been fired by the Wild as the team slumped to its eighth straight defeat in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins. John Torchetti was named the interim replacement.

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Thompson outduels Curry, wins 3-point shootout (0:48)
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8hKevin Pelton

All-Star Grades: 3-point contest

Klay Thompson edged fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday Night.

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LaVine goes around-the-back for the reverse jam (0:44)
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LaVine goes between-the-legs for the win (0:45)
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When mascot rides a hoverboard, timing is everything on a dunk (0:33)
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9th grader channels Zach LaVine for the slam (0:16)
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Calipari ejected less than three minutes into game (2:29)
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10hKevin Pelton

All-Star Grades: Skills contest

Score one for the big men! Karl-Anthony Towns outdid players great and small in the 2016 Skills Challenge during All-Star Saturday Night.

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Stephen A. Smith: Dunk contest best in 30 years (1:24)
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Diamond Stone gets technical for 'shot to the head' (1:08)
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O'Neil: Graham beats Hield at own game

Devonte' Graham stole the show from player of the year favorite Buddy Hield in Kansas' big win at Oklahoma. Not bad for a guy who almost went to Appalachian State.

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College basketball's Saturday dunkfest (0:56)
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Anderson's extraordinary catch (0:46)
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Jim Brown on significance of Hampton lacrosse (3:43)
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2dScoop 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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Hampton president: 'We are pioneering things here' (1:55)
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19hDavid 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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Kobe Bryant All-Star Mixtape (2:42)
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2dJohnette 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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Around-the-back reverse jam
NBA 

Zach LaVine 's first dunk: around-the-back, reverse, one-handed. Perfect score.

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NBA 

Arsenal takes down league leaders
Soccer 

Danny Welbeck scored in the dying embers of the match as Arsenal came back from a goal down against 10-men Leicester City.

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Olney: Orioles have much to consider
MLB 

Buster Olney lays out the fundamental questions the O's must answer before signing another big-name free agent such as RHP Yovani Gallardo and OF Dexter Fowler. In limbo (Insider)

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MLB 

Gordon's reverse windmill alley-oop
NBA 

Aaron Gordon kicked off the dunk-off with a stunner.

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OTD: Allison is oldest to win Daytona 500
NASCAR 

On Feb. 14, 1988, 50-year-old Bobby Allison became the oldest driver to win the Daytona 500 -- and he even beat his son Davey in the win.

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NASCAR 

3-point trophy stays in Splash Bros. family
NBA 

Klay Thompson scored a 27 in the final round to topple Steph Curry's 23 and win the 3-point shootout. Curry won the trophy in 2015.

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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

This is what a 30-year retired college basketball official said this morning on the last-second Grayson Allen shot that gave Duke a win over Virginia Saturday: "Just saw Allen play. Travel. When you stop dribble in air, the foot you land on is pivot foot. When you lift that foot, you must pass or shoot before it hits the ground again." The debate will continue.

Duke beats No. 7 Virginia at the buzzer
NCAAM 

Grayson Allen banked in a wild, contested shot from close as time expired to get the unranked Blue Devils a 63-62 win, their fourth straight W.

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Misty Copeland: The Firebird

Said Copeland, the first African American female principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre: "I was told, 'You don't have the right skin color to be in Swan Lake. You stand out.' And that's just -- it's a crazy thing to hear."

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Towns upsets in Skills Challenge win
NBA 

Karl-Anthony Towns defeated Isaiah Thomas to win the 2016 All-Star Skills Challenge. It was the first year big men were invited to participate.

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Welbeck scores in stoppage time for win
Soccer 

Danny Welbeck scored the winner for Arsenal over Leicester City, and he took a celebratory dive into the stands.

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Texas Tech's bench enjoyed its victory
NCAAM 

The Red Raiders pulled out some of their best celebrations for their upset of Baylor.

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Muggsy picks potential 'Space Jam 2' lineup
NBA 

Who better to pick the new lineup of players who have their talents taken than one of the originals, Muggsy Bogues? The future Monstars

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NBA 

Walcott scores equalizer for Arsenal
Soccer 

Theo Walcott's stunning goal put Arsenal even with Leicester City at 1-1 in the second half.

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Free throw line alley-oop slam
NBA 

How intense was the competition this year? Zach LaVine only got 49 points for this dunk.

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GOAL, Arsenal! Theo Walcott scores the equaliser for the Gunners! Arsenal 1-1 Leicester

NBA players couldn't believe the dunk duel
NBA 

Tweets from the NBA proved just how important Saturday night was for the future of the dunk contest. 'Zach stop it'

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NBA 

LaVine defeats Gordon in dunk-off
NBA 

How good was the 2016 dunk contest? Zach LaVine vs. Aaron Gordon had shades of the Michael Jordan vs. Dominique Wilkins '88 affair.

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NBA 

MadBum confirmed as Opening Day starter
MLB 

Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed LHP Madison Bumgarner will be the team's Opening Day starter April 4 in Milwaukee, his third Opening day start.

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MLB 

Vardy scores from the spot
Soccer 

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scored with ease on a penalty kick to give his team the 1-0 lead over Arsenal going into half-time.

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Over a mascot, under the legs, into history
NBA 

Aaron Gordon jumped over Stuff the Magic Dragon, then put the ball under BOTH legs for the slam.

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Between the legs, just inside the line
NBA 

That's what Zach LaVine needed to do to win a dunk-off.

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