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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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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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LeBron soars for massive slam (0:29)
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Curry calling for Panthers' blowout (0:15)
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Nerlens Noel, oh my! (0:26)
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Broncos fan gets popcorn shower from Hornets mascot (0:13)
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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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9hBrett 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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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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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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Olney: Preparing for Bib Papi's final season
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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
NFL 

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
NBA 

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

NFL 

Alley-oop from real long range
NCAAM 

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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The Warriors' secret to winning

If your team can hold the Warriors under 50 percent shooting, less than 10 3-pointers and under 25 assists, they just might pull out a win. However, that's easier said than done.

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Flying V? Try a flying knee

It took just one flying knee from Diego Rivas to take down Noah Lahat, making this the top play on SportsCenter.

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Why fight when you can dab?
NCAAM 

As Vanderbilt and Ole Miss scuffled, Commodores G Wade Baldwin IV didn't take part in the altercation and instead chose to dab.

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Sunday's bookmaker roundtable
NFL 

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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Terrible Steph Curry impersonations
NBA 

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

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Sanders: Losing Megatron 'Devastating'
NFL 

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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The 2016 pro football Hall of Fame Class
NFL 

QB Brett Favre, WR Marvin Harrison, OT Orlando Pace, LB Kevin Greene and coach Tony Dungy were elected among the modern-day candidates. QB Ken Stabler and OL Dick Stanfel were elected from the senior committee, and ex-49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo was elected as a contributor.

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Jeff Van Gundy recognizes Beyoncé
NBA 

And he can't contain his enthusiasm.

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That's a lot of Thin Mints
NFL 

On Mission and 4th in downtown San Francisco, a group of enterprising girl scouts won a special lottery to set up a booth, according to the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. The paper reports by noon yesterday, the girls were well on their way to selling $10K in cookies.

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Look at Curry's dab, everybody sayin' dab
NBA 

Klay Thompson's game-clinching 3 got Steph Curry dabbin'.

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Hornets mascot takes on Broncos fan
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Hugo the Hornet makes sure this fan pays for wearing a Broncos jersey in Panthers country with a popcorn shower.

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