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1hIan O'Connor

Enjoy Manning vs. Newton, a great rivalry reduced to a one-and-done

Sunday's showdown between an aging Peyton Manning and a rising Cam Newton is likely to be a one-and-done battle, but we should be thankful we'll get the chance to see it.

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Thompson hits the three, Curry hits the dab (0:24)
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7hEthan Sherwood Strauss

Unstoppable Warriors vs. unstoppable KD

When two immense hoop forces collided, excellence ensued. Still, Kevin Durant (40 points) couldn't lift the Thunder past a Warriors team lacking its usual Splash Bros. 3-point success.

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Owens: My numbers speak for themselves (2:59)
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Curry calling for Panthers' blowout (0:15)
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Kapadia: Super Bowl cheat sheet

Here are the 10 things you need to know if you plan on placing a wager, making a prediction or just want to sound smart when talking about the big game.

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Nerlens Noel, oh my! (0:26)
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11hBrett Okamoto

Jones-Cormier II to headline UFC 197 on April 23

Jon Jones, who was stripped of his light heavyweight title in April and suspended due to disciplinary reasons, will make his return against Daniel Cormier on April 23 at UFC 197 in Las Vegas.

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LeBron soars for massive slam (0:29)
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Rivas flattens Lahat with flying knee KO (0:15)
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LaVine warming up for dunk contest (0:15)
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Look out Cameron Payne, basketball coming your way (0:25)
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Leave Gobert all alone and he will throw up an air ball (0:16)
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Sport Science: Durant re-enacts iconic moments (3:08)
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Kenny's magical Super Bowl journey (3:16)
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From The Mag: The night Whitney won SBXXV

Ten days after the U.S. entered into war, Whitney Houston didn't just sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV -- she owned it. This is the story of her moment in time.

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2hBrett Okamoto

Thompson surprises Hendricks with TKO win

Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson demolished former champion Johny Hendricks in one round at UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas, and made a case to get a crack at the title.

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Sunday's bookmaker roundtable
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Jay Kornegay from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook says there's a 14-to-1 ticket imbalance on if there will be a safety. Line moves, sharp bets (Insider)

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Sanders: Losing Megatron 'Devastating'
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On the possibility of Calvin Johnson retiring, Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders told the Detroit News: "Hey, it would be devastating, no question about it." Plans to talk in June

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ICYMI: Jeff Van Gundy recognizes Beyoncé
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And he can't contain his enthusiasm.

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Panthers looking to make history
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With a win in Super Bowl 50, the Panthers will become the fourth team in NFL history to win 18 games in a single season.

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Owens: My numbers speak for themselves
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Terrell Owens joined SportsCenter to discuss not being selected to the 2016 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, feeling disrespected not surprised.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Those who showed up in SF hoping to get a cheap ticket to Super Bowl 50 are out of luck. $3K get-in price holding as it has been all week.

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Source: Broncos to tag Von Miller
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Unless the two sides can reach a long-term deal in the next month, the Broncos will use their franchise tag on Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller, league sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Terrible Steph Curry impersonations
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SportsCenter anchors John Buccigross and Steve Levy are not Steph Curry. No one will ever make that mistake.

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Andre Iguodala finds cracks in Thunder
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And he knows that a good slam will fill it.

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Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carolina is a 5-point favorite over Denver at a majority (9 of 14) of Las Vegas sports books this morning. The line had been on a downward trend this weekend, but the two books who were at Carolina -4.5 late last night (Treasure Island and the CG Technology network) went back to 5 this morning.

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Dave Duerson's son calls out Goodell
NFL 

Tregg Duerson is not happy the league is downplaying the danger of head trauma in football during media sessions at the Super Bowl. Story

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Olney: Preparing for Big Papi's finale
MLB 

Derek Jeter will be remembered as a player who won more than anyone in his era, but he played a major role in the Yankees' losing in his last season -- and the Red Sox need to avoid that with David Ortiz. Learning from NYY (Insider)

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JJ Watt @justinjames99

So glad I finally got to meet the one and only Leah Still last night along with her father @man_of_still75. A true inspiration and such a sweetheart of a girl. Very glad to welcome them to the Texans family! #LeahStrong

Non-Beyonce celebrity Super Bowl picks
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Much to his dismay, Kenny Mayne didnt get Beyonces pick. But he did settle for Steph Curry, Kendrick Lamar and Jim Harbaugh.

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Curry predicts a Panthers blowout
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Steph Curry & Co. took care of business. Then, he predicted the Panthers would take care of business.

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Monta Ellis plays peek-a-boo with pass
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Where's Jordan Hill? There he is!

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Outside the gimmicks -- Panthers are good

They dab and dance. They give footballs to kids after TDs and rip down banners to defend their home turf. They shoot music videos in the locker room, and their QB wears sequined shoes and designer pants. Reality TV show?

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ICYMI: LeBron with a devastating dunk
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The coast was clear and LeBron made the Pelicans pay the price.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

On this Super Bowl morning, we bring you food artist Kaiko Shimura's Cam Newton made out of cereal

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Alley-oop from real long range
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Dean Wade was way outside the arc, but still found a way to get this alley-oop to Wesley Iwundu for the slam.

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