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From The Mag: Inside Bart Starr's drive to honor Brett Favre

The once mighty, seemingly invincible Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr is now 81 years old, and he doesn't quite know how to piece together his life. But he has a helpful team to guide him.

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Report: Clippers' Jordan parts ways with agents

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has split with his representatives at Relativity Media, Dan Fegan and Jarinn Akana, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.

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McManus: NFL fine system harsh on defenders

In a game geared toward offense, NFL defenders often feel helpless as they bear the brunt of the league's fine system, writes Jane McManus.

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Seifert: Rules changes and points of emphasis for 2015

Offsetting penalties for in-game fighting? Not anymore. Expect to see scuffles -- mild or otherwise -- result in ejections this season. That's not the only rules/procedural change in store.

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22hJim Caple

How MLB walk-up music became a designated hit

The batter's box has become a jukebox, as each player strides to the plate accompanied by his own anthem. How did walk-up tunes become baseball's soundtrack? And does the music make a difference?

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Burnside: League at crucial crossroads

What the NHL ultimately decides to do about the Patrick Kane and Slava Voynov situations will have a wide-ranging effect on its recently revived image.

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'I tried to give him the abracadabra'

That's the way Rockies OF Charlie Blackmon described his nifty slide after Monday's walk-off win. "I knew I was going to be dead out," Blackmon said, so he simply pulled his leg back. "And it worked. I was very surprised.”

The good and ugly slides of the Rockies

The Rockies experienced the highs and lows of stealing second base in their walk-off win vs. the D-backs. Charlie Blackmon gets style points for his tricky steal, while Brandon Barnes got a a face full of dirt.

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Like a good neighbor, someone fix wall?
MLB 

Angels OF Shane Victorino backed in to the State Farm sign on the outfield wall and knocked it loose, causing a slight delay at O.co Coliseum.

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Hard for Starr to remember the time
NFL 

Bart Starr's memory is waning after surviving two strokes and a heart attack last September, making it difficult for him to recognize and retain moments from both the past and present. "You know, Bart may grasp it at times, but he’s just not fully conscious of his career or anything,” his wife Cherry said. Lombardi a distant memory

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NFL 

SalPal: Shocked if no Brady decision today
NFL 

Sal Paolantonio says Tom Brady and the league are still deadlooked and can't find any common ground.

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NFL 

Is Golson good fit at Florida State?
College Football 

ESPN's Danny Kanell and Joe Schad break down how FSU's starting QB could fit with his new club. Says Kanell: "Which Everett Golson are we going to get? The dynamic playmaker who can lead a team down the field or the one who was plagued by turnovers last year?"

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College Football 

UCLA CB Ishmael Adams released from jail
College Football 

Adams, who was released this morning, was arrested for allegedly using force to take a cell phone from an Uber driver. He is set to appear in LA Superior Court on Sept. 22. UCLA released a statement: "We are aware of the situation and continuing to gather information. As this is a pending legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time." Story

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College Football 

ICYMI: Kid is in total awe of Wayne Rooney
Soccer 

If you ever get the chance to stand within feet of the Manchester United star, please react like this youngster did.

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Soccer 

Why the De Gea-Real Madrid deal failed
Soccer 

The Spanish club released a statement, explaining why their pursuit of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea was unsuccessful when they believed it was a done deal. 'Did everything necessary'

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Soccer 

'Triple revolution' no problem for Cowie
Soccer 

Professional soccer freestyler Indi Cowie juggled and became the first female in history to land a three-revolution soccer trick. Those are some fast feet.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Jordan Spieth will throw out another first pitch tonight, this time at Fenway. It's the playoffs. Even young arms don't have a pitch count.

ICYMI: Luck was 'salty' watching SB
NFL 

Colts QB Andrew Luck describes what it was like to see the Patriots win the Super Bowl: "What a thrilling finish as a fan of football...but there's a big part of you that's still salty."

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Golic: Ohio State knows who its QB will be
College Football 

The Buckeyes may have said publicly they won't decide who is starting under center until they run onto the field against Virginia Tech, but ESPN's Mike Golic thinks the players already know.

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College Football 

Heat are most intriguing team in 2015-16
NBA 

Some exciting pieces exist, however, Grantland's Zach Lowe cautions: "There is a real chance Miami has mortgaged its future to build a 45-win team that will fade with [President] Pat Riley, leaving his successor to cobble together a new team from the rubble." Heat check

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NBA 

ICYMI: We all dance for ice cream
College Football 

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood planned an offense vs. defense dance-off, complete with an ice cream prize. Players went all out: The worm -- and a belly -- made an appearance.

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College Football 

What's next for Trent Richardson
NFL 

Could this be the end of the running back's career? ESPN's Bill Williamson weighs in: “Trent Richardson’s NFL career is in major jeopardy.”

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NFL 

Herbie analyzes ACC's best QB situations

ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit says despite Clemson having the best quarterback in the conference, you can never look past the near-perfect consistency Jimbo Fisher has established at Florida State. Whose got it best? (Insider)

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With or without Irving, Cavs top East

There's some concern that Kyrie Irving could miss a good portion of next season due to his injured knee -- but that's not stopping ESPN's Kevin Pelton from declaring Cleveland the East's best team again. Elite without Irving (Insider)

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TY Hilton expected to be cleared

Colts WR TY Hilton will finish his concussion testing protocol on Thursday with the expectation that he will be cleared, a source tells ESPN's Britt McHenry. Hilton entered the protocol after complaining of a headache after Saturday's preseason game at St. Louis.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports that Saints are trading WR/return specialist Jalen Saunders to the Patriots for a conditional draft pick, via a league source. Patriots got an extended look at Saunders in August's joint practices.

ICYMI: Golson wins Florida State job
College Football 

Despite transferring from Notre Dame just four months ago, Everett Golson will start at QB for FSU, coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday night. Golson took Notre Dame to the 2012 BCS Championship Game, and now must replace former Seminoles QB Jameis Winston.

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College Football