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1hChris Low

Low: Despite loss, Harbaugh has Michigan fans feeling optimistic

Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's first game as the Wolverines' coach, but supporters who made the trip see bright days ahead for the Michigan program.

Tebow stages another late comeback (1:02)
Boykin, TCU outlast Minnesota (1:48)
Solomon sharp in Arizona win (2:05)
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Berry: My bold fantasy football predictions

John Brown will catch at least 10 TDs this season. Yes, you heard me ... 10 TDs! With this and other predictions, Matthew Berry goes way out on a limb with a bold statement for each NFL team.

Jeremy Lin goes undercover (0:51)
Drone crash-lands at US Open (0:21)
Seager shines in major league debut (1:03)
Cold Hard Facts: What we learned about Michigan (1:03)
Goal-line stand preserves win for Gamecocks (1:18)
Ruling a major rebuke of Goodell's power (1:17)
Kiper: Adoree' Jackson 'could be spectacular this season' (0:40)
The NYCFC Pirlo conundrum (2:30)
12hDavid Purdum

Brady ruling shifts Patriots' Super Bowl odds

Las Vegas sportsbooks reacted to news of Tom Brady's appeal win by reinstalling the Patriots as the co-favorites in the AFC and bumping up the point spread in next week's season opener.

Pats fans welcome Brady back with open arms (2:17)
Judge deems NFL's process unfair to Brady (1:19)
9hDan Graziano

Source: JPP plans to return to Giants next week

Jason Pierre Paul plans to return to the New York Giants next week and the team will examine his hand and make a determination about when he might be available to play, according to a source.

Who can actually win the College Football Playoff? (1:45)
NBA impersonator back at it, this time with Ginobili (0:30)
Disguised Ole Miss coach does 'Whip/Nae Nae' (0:33)


Harbaugh's less-than-stellar debuts

Jim Harbaugh has lost in each of his first games with a new college team. Interestingly, his teams have each scored 17 points in those debuts.

Relive the Deflategate timeline

From PSI to "My Cousin Vinny" to Tom Brady being "freed," we revisit just how the NFL got to this point with the overturned Brady suspension. A look back

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Tim Tebow throws nice TD pass

Eagles QB Tim Tebow connected with Rasheed Bailey for an 18-yard touchdown against the Jets as Tebow tries to make the final roster.


US Open short on favorites

When Caroline Wozniacki fell to Petra Cetkovská early Friday morning, the US Open was without seven of the top 10 players in the women's draw. Here's a look at all the upsets in the first two rounds. Check it out


Get out of the way, Murray!

Adrian Mannarino hit a blazing backhand that pegged Andy Murray right in the back during their second-round match at the US Open.


Wanda Sykes won't jinx Serena

The biggest Serena Williams fan arrived for Day 4 at the US Open but was too superstitious about jinxing the world No. 1 to say anything about her.


Berry takes a leap of faith in fantasy

In his annual "bold predictions" column, ESPN's fantasy analyst Matthew Berry makes some gutsy guesses for the 2015 season. Can Joseph Randle truly climb like Berry thinks he will? Bold predictions

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Still time to sign up for fantasy football

The preseason games are now over, and the real games kick off in less than a week. But that means you still have plenty of time to sign up for a fantasy team. Play for free


Legal FAQ: Inside the judge's decision

You've got questions? ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson has answers. He still feels like the league's legal position remains strong despite the ruling today, and this reminds him of a 2004 ruling involving Maurice Clarett. Looking at precedent

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Rick Carlisle takes flight

The Mavs coach spent the past couple summers learning to become a pilot. "I remember thinking, 'These guys have gotta be crazy to think I'm ever gonna buy an airplane. And then a month later I had an airplane." A new challege

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4-foot-5 RB makes varsity team

This high school senior is absolutely fearless on the field -- and he can juke out players much larger than he is. Moves that will move you


Lincecum out for remainder of season

Giants GM Bobby Evans announced Thursday that pitcher Tim Lincecum would undergo hip surgery. "He won't be able to come back this season. That's evident," Evans told KNBR radio in San Francisco. Free agent next year

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All-access pass with Dikembe Mutombo

Before he's inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame next week, former Hawks star Dikembe Mutombo was honored by Fulton County, Ga.


Suns' Morris clear in trade desire

Markieff Morris does not want to be in Phoenix next year, a stance he reiterated in a tweet late Thursday night: "My future will not be in Phoenix #thatisall #backtothegrind #FOE"

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Lawler-Condit to headline UFC 195

Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit will fight for the UFC welterweight title on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas. It was initially scheduled to headline UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 14, but Lawler had to pull out because of a thumb injury.

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Final: (2) TCU 23, Minnesota 17

The Horned Frogs will have things to work on for next week, as the offense struggled at times. But the defense bent without breaking, and TCU escaped with a season-opening win. Box score


Redskins do away with will-call fee

Season ticket holders won't have to pay a $50 "envelope fee" for will-call privileges that was erroneously posted on the team's website. However, the team did discontinue will-call privileges for those who don't hold season tickets. Ticket confusion

Final: (22) Arizona 42, UTSA 32

Preseason All-American LB Scooby Wright left the game with an apparent knee injury for the Wildcats, who held off a game Roadrunners squad for a season-opening win. Arizona QB Anu Solomon threw 4 TDs with 0 INTs.


Padres rally to outslug Dodgers

Jedd Gyorko's 2-run homer in the eighth inning put San Diego ahead for good in a wild 10-7 win over Los Angeles to open a four-game series. Dodgers prospect Corey Seager went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in his big league debut. Box score


Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"You never want to coach with a dull blade...everything (regarding the roster and starters) will be clear cut after the weekend." - 49ers coach Jim Tomsula

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU QB Trevone Boykin: "No game is going to be easy. We're the No. 2 team in the country and we're going to get everybody's best swing. We have to counterpunch."