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Phil, Thibs or Walton for next Knicks coach?

What happens now in Gotham with Derek Fisher fired? Is Luke Walton a coaching candidate? Or will Phil Jackson return to the sidelines?

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Wilbon: Newton acted like a loser (2:53)
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Curry on Newton: 'I can't really say how I would have responded in that moment' (0:59)
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Stephen A.: Phil Jackson is not playing games (1:22)
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Thomas: Dream come true to have mother at Super Bowl (2:25)
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Bracketology: Texas is rising to the occasion

Texas jumps to a 5-seed in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. Shaka Smart's Longhorns can state their case even louder with a win at No. 1 Oklahoma on Monday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN and WatchESPN).

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Warriors at the White House (1:37)
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Stephen A.: Newton still has growing up to do (1:44)
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Sunday Blitz: Broncos' D seventh-best ever (1:16)
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19hGreg Garber

Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

When it was all said and done, the Broncos simply shut down the Panthers in a defensive affair. The best and worst of it? Greg Garber shares.

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17hJohn Clayton

Clayton: Wade Phillips finally kicks down that door

Von Miller got the MVP award, but the architect of Denver's defensive domination in Super Bowl 50 is a coach who was out of work not long ago. Wade Phillips finally broke through on a big stage.

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Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)
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Mexico wins Caribbean Series on walk-off HR (0:51)
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Must See Moments: Leicester living the dream (1:58)
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4hGabriele Marcotti

Leicester keep passing title tests

Marcotti's Musings: When will we finally take Leicester seriously in the title race? Plus: Barca win ugly and Gary Neville's situation at Valencia get

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Tiffany Mitchell videobombs Finebaum
Women's College Basketball 

The South Carolina star brought out all the dance moves while Paul Finebaum was previewing the Gamecocks' big game tonight against UConn (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2).

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Derrick Rose out vs. Hornets
NBA 

The Bulls guard will miss tonight's game due to general body soreness. "Just soreness all over," Rose said before the game. "That's pretty much it. Body soreness."

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Power Rankings: Warriors at home at No. 1
NBA 

After their 41st straight win at home, Golden State is showing no signs of slowing down atop Marc Stein's latest rankings. Rankings

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Jackson: It was time to make a change
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Knicks president Phil Jackson said of Derek Fisher, who was fired Monday: "I think he was a dedicated worker. Some of that onus is on the players."

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Warriors-Rockets headline NBA's Chinese New Year push

James Harden, Steph Curry and Jeremy Lin are the NBA's faces for its initiative celebrating the Lunar New Year, which begins Monday. Jerseys, ads and galleries

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford is one of Tom Thibodeau's closest friends and confidants. Clifford was asked before the game how much interest he thought Thibodeau would have in the New York Knicks job now that Derek Fisher has been fired. "I don't have any idea," Clifford said before Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls. "Obviously, he wants to coach again and that's a great job, he worked there and everything, but you'd have to ask him about that."

Wilbon: Newton acted like a loser
NFL 

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon agree that Cam Newton can remain a star, but Newton must act like a gracious, grown professional.

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Kevin Love to return for Cavs tonight

The forward missed the last game with a bruised left thigh. He suffered the injury in the third quarter of a loss to the Celtics, and did not return in that game.

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Did antics keep Owens out of the Hall?
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The SportsNation crew believes WR Terrell Owens is a Hall of Famer and voters got distracted by his antics instead of looking at his production.

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Fantasy: Best, worst parks for hitters
MLB 

Tristan H. Cockcroft ranked all 30 MLB stadiums in terms of their hitter-friendliness, based on data from the past 5 seasons. Ballparks are shrinking

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Stephen A.: Phil not playing games
NBA 

As a Knick fan, Stephen A. Smith believes Derek Fishers firing is a sign that Knicks president Phil Jackson is committed to winning.

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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tim Duncan (right knee) is questionable for tomorrow's Spurs-Heat matchup. Matt Bonner (left calf) and Manu Ginobili (surgical recovery) are out.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Some nights Kobe Bryant plays well, other nights nights not so much: "It's either been st or shinola." But he said he can't tell before a game what kind of night it will be.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Warriors clearly know Luke Walton is up for some coaching jobs

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This week's AP Top 25

  • 1. Villanova (32 first-place votes)
  • 2. Maryland (13 first-place votes)
  • 3. Oklahoma (7 first-place votes)
  • 4. Iowa (11 first-place votes)
  • 5. Xavier
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Ranking the reasons for the SB upset
NFL 

No team in the NFL scored more points during the regular season than the Panthers. But on Sunday, their offense was reduced to shambles. How? Bill Barnwell has many reasons. A ranking

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Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers center Roy Hibbert (ankle) will sit out tonight in his first game back in Indiana.

Did Chris Harris cause Cam's walkout?
NFL 

Following the Panthers' Super Bowl 50 loss, Cam Newton appeared to be listening to the Broncos cornerback's comments before saying, "I'm done" and walking out on reporters.

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Fisher firing big move by Phil Jackson
NBA 

Ramona Shelburne explains why the Knicks decided to part ways with Derek Fisher and how safe Phil Jackson is in his position as team president.

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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP defense
NFL 

How did Von Miller win Super Bowl MVP? As ESPN Sport Science explains, the Broncos LB used a rare combination of speed and power.

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Ranking Air Jordans

As all the sneakerheads know, the Air Jordan XXX drops Friday. What better time to look back at all 29 looks of past Jordan kicks? Full ranking

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Harris: I would've been mad if I was Cam
NFL 

Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. on his postgame press conference, which may have caused Cam Newton to abruptly walk away from his: "I don't know why they had us in the same room or anywhere close to where they could hear us."

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

End of business day update in Philadelphia nightclub fight in which LeSean McCoy is reportedly a suspect: Philadelphia District Attorney's office says Philadelphia police are still investigating incident and case has not yet been turned over to DA's office.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James is 29 points from passing Paul Pierce (26,166) for 15th place in all-time NBA history.

Our 2016 NFL crystal ball
NFL 

The NFL season ended yesterday, but you miss it already. Never fear -- Dan Graziano has looked into his crystal ball and has some really bold predictions for next fall. Mario Williams to NE?

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