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GameDay Kickoff: Big Ten, SEC show off schedule strength

Jostling for playoff position will start right away as Ohio State and Alabama are among the teams with difficult opening tests.

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Sources: Redskins to keep RG III as backup

The Washington Redskins plan to keep Robert Griffin III as their backup quarterback and will not release him ahead of Saturday's roster deadline, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN.

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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.

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Baylor's offense flying high again in win (1:26)
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Arkansas Tech honors late teammate (0:20)
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Serena wins point, sticks the landing (0:38)
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Highlights: United States 2-1 Peru (1:33)
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Highlights: Mexico 3-3 Trinidad & Tobago (2:22)
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Report: Kane investigation headed to grand jury

The case involving a sexual assault allegation against Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will be presented to a grand jury beginning next week, The Buffalo News reported.

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Pac-12 vs. SEC on display in Houston (1:51)
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Bob Ryan: Patriots will be scrutinized more than ever (0:54)
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How a bench reacts after a dunk (0:14)
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Brady's back and so are the Pats (0:52)
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Who prevails this weekend in college football? (1:56)
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Jen Welter: 'It was very natural with the guys' (1:43)
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Sports and racial identity

Mike Wise writes that Serena Williams has embraced her blackness and found a spiritual home while Tiger Woods has been proudly biracial and found a perhaps unintended kind of isolation.

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Watch: College GameDay on ESPN
College Football 

It's the first Saturday of the new college football season. For storylines, predictions and whatever Lee Corso puts on his head next, GameDay has you covered. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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College Football 

David Pollack's 54-inch box jump
College Football 

Box jump videos were all the rage this offseason, as players showed off their vertical leap. On College GameDay, ESPN's David Pollack showed the kids how it's done.

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College Football 

Wired with Nebraska coach Mike Riley
College Football 

The new Nebraska coach tells College GameDay: "To be nationally dominant is a hard thing to do. You're talking about a team that's been winning 9 games for a long time. Everybody wants that next step."

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College football cram session
College Football 

There are two hours until kickoff, but until then, class is in session. CFB 101 reviews everything you need to know for this season.

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Serena wins point, sticks the landing
Tennis 

Serena Williams' forehand was good, but her landing in a split made it even better. She came back from losing the first set to beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands and advance at the US Open.

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Tennis 

Field Yates @FieldYates

Some players/positions of note to watch on NFL cut-down day: * Bills back-up QB's * Terrelle Pryor * Tim Tebow * Montee Ball * Willie Young

Harbaugh can only do so much
College Football 

Kirk Herbstreit says of Michigan's opening loss in Jim Harbaugh's first game: "He inherited what he has. Jim Harbaugh needs 2-3 years to recruit his personnel to run his scheme."

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Dirk has Germany up big
FIBA 

Dirk Nowitzki has 12 points and 5 rebounds, and Hawks guard Dennis Schröder chipped in 11 points to give Germany a 41-26 lead over Iceland at the half at Eurobasket 2015. Live on ESPN3

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Extreme offseason workouts
College Football 

How to make leg day more bearable? Make it super-hero themed.

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College Football 

Player delivers Jadeveon Clowney-like hit
College Football 

Montana State LB Mac Bignell decleated a Fort Lewis running back with a vicious hit in the second quarter Friday night.

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ICYMI: Boise St. escapes with win

Washington's game-tying field goal attempt in the closing seconds was inches wide as Chris Petersen falls 16-13 against No. 23 Boise State.

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Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

Illinois' home opener against Kent State was postponed from Friday night after more than a 2-hour lightning delay. Illinois will play 2 p.m. today - and the Illini are still honoring last night's tickets and selling new ones for $5 and $10. That's cheaper than StubHub, where the cheapest is going for $6.

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GameDay reminisces about former host
College Football 

College GameDay welcomed Rece Davis today but took a moment to remember his predecessor, Chris Fowler, who is focusing on play-by-play this season but "poured his heart and soul" into the show.

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College Football 

Kelly: 'You have to get to the playoffs'
College Football 

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says of his expectations for 2015: "We don't have a conference championship to play for. ... You have to get to playoffs. That's what we're committed to."

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Olney: Harvey's voice is one that matters
MLB 

Matt Harvey's innings limit is approaching, and while the Mets have ideas on how to handle it, Buster Olney writes that Harvey's opinion is the one that matters most: "March's blueprint for his workload may not apply in September and October, because circumstances may have changed." The debate (Insider)

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Big money for Week 1
College Football 

Schools will pay out nearly $13M to opponents this weekend in guarantee games, reports Darren Rovell. The biggest check? That'd be the $1.3M USC is paying Arkansas State, a 28-point underdog against the Trojans.

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