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Sando: The not-so-unconventional Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly has made waves with moves many consider unconventional, but when you look at each move on its own, the pattern looks more like a series of logical decisions, writes Mike Sando.

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Jags GM: Banned Blackmon unlikely to return

David Caldwell said Tuesday the Jaguars have had no contact with Justin Blackmon and believe it is unlikely the former first-round pick will play in the NFL again.

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Hernandez's lawyer can't question tipster

A Massachusetts judge says a lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can't question under oath an anonymous tipster who raised concerns about a juror in the murder case.

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Fantasy Football: The 'No Respect' Team

What proven performers are not getting the respect they deserve in fantasy football ahead of the 2015 season? KC Joyner identifies five, including New York Giants QB Eli Manning.

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Most overrated, underrated college football teams (1:26)
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AL wild-card predictions (1:07)
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Highlights: Real Madrid 2-0 Tottenham (1:18)
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Pete Rose: 'I'm the best ambassador for baseball' (3:26)
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Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime (1:42)
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Greatest rain delay moments (1:28)
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Graham committed to blocking in Seattle's offense (0:49)
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WATCH: CR7 wows crowd disguised as vagabond (4:04)
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Romo, Witten Conversation (5:07)
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Sports Matter: Episode 1 presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods (4:00)
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How MLB deflated potential equipment scandal

Remember The Great Glove Grapple of 1990? Probably not, because unlike the NFL with Deflategate, MLB took the air out of rampant mitt growth without creating controversy, Steve Wulf writes.

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The camera couldn't keep up with her
Swimming 

American Katie Ledecky won the gold in the women's 1500m free at the FINA World Championships in style: She set a world record (15.25:48) along the way.

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Swimming 

hey MJ, What are thoooose?
NBA 

Coming at Michael Jordan -- he of 29 shoes bearing his name -- about his kicks is never a good idea. This kid learned that after trying to shoe-check MJ at his own camp. MJ vs. camper

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NBA 

Concern over Arian Foster's injury
NFL 

ESPN's Tania Ganguli says the Texans expected certain soft-tissue injuries with the RB coming off injuries last year, but that the injury he suffered Monday is more serious than anticipated.

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When a walk-in closet just won't work
NBA 

LaMarcus Aldridge just built a house in Dallas with a "massive" closet -- but it wasn't big enough for his shoes. So what's a guy with more than 150 pairs to do? "I'm in the process of building a separate house behind my house just for shoes, like a showroom," Aldridge told Slam Magazine.

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NBA 

Spieth gearing up for 3rd major title
Golf 

Jordan Spieth posted these Instagram images of his practice round at Whistling Straits, the site of next week's PGA Championship.

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Golf 

Cristiano Ronaldo buys friend an island
Soccer 

If you're Jorge Mendes, being Ronaldo's friend and agent has a lot of perks. Mendes got married Sunday and Ronaldo was the best man in the truest sense of the word: He bought Mendes a Greek island. How much?

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Soccer 

Remembering the Ryan-Ventura fight
MLB 

Nolan Ryan's famous fight with Robin Ventura happened 22 years ago today. Did you know that the 46-year-old wasn't ejected for throwing these punches? Other fight facts

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MLB 

CFL player forgets how to football
CFL 

Toronto's A.J. Jefferson forgot to receive the onside kick, so Hamilton's Brandon Stewart recovered the ball untouched and took it all the way in for a TD.

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Cardale Jones tied for 77th in #CFBRank
College Football 

The Ohio State QB "enters this preseason as a forceful presence," but his small sample size from last season leaves him in a 4-player tie for No. 77 in the annual rankings. Nos. 71-80

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College Football 

OTD: Watch Ryan pummel Ventura
MLB 

On Aug. 4, 1993, Nolan Ryan showed why, even at 46 years old, it was never smart to test the flamethrower. Just ask then 26-year-old Robin Ventura.

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Final: Real Madrid 2, Tottenham 0
Soccer 

James Rodriguez put Madrid on the scoreboard with a header and Gareth Bale doubled the lead against his former club to put the Spanish side into Wednesday's final of the Audi Cup.

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Impact of Foster's injury in fantasy
NFL 

Arian Foster is one of five non-QBs to score at least 1,000 fantasy points over the last five seasons. His 1,103 points are more than any other non-QB in that span and rank 12th overall. With him reportedly out for the start of the regular season though, you may have to re-think your lineup. Play for free

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Big man in a tiny car
NFL 

John Urschel is 6-foot-3 and 305 pounds, but that doesn't the Ravens guard from driving a teeny compact car. 'My dream car'

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NFL 

The resurgent Mets
MLB 

Pedro Gomez describes the domino effect that has overtaken the Mets with the acquisitions of Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.

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Darren Woodson: Witten is best ever
NFL 

His former Cowboys teammate told ESPN's Todd Archer, “You cannot tell me there’s a better tight end to ever play the game. I look at Tony Gonzalez. He wouldn’t block a soul. ... Antonio Gates, turn the film on of him. He won’t touch a soul. You already know Jimmy Graham won’t block anybody. This guy, not only is he a great pass catcher, but he’ll do everything.”

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NFL 

Kobe: This could be my last season
NBA 

"I try to strip it down to the simplest form. Either I like playing some more or I don't. But I think that decision needs to be made after the season. It's hard to make a decision like that before the season." (via Yahoo! Sports)

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NBA 

Texans' Foster may miss start of season
NFL 

Houston is concerned that Arian Foster will need surgery after the star RB suffered a groin injury Monday night, according to ESPN's Tania Ganguli and media reports.

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NFL 

Baseball's rain delay shenanigans
MLB 

Human bowling. Giant slip and slides. Bill Murray running across the tarp. If you can dream it, it can be done during a rain delay.

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Bale scores against former club
Soccer 

Gareth Bale doubled Real Madrid's lead over Tottenham in the Audi Cup with a dipping shot from outside the box. Bale spent 6 seasons with Spurs before moving to Madrid in 2013. Real Madrid leads 2-0 in the 80th minute. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Soccer 

Protecting QB key for Penn State
College Football 

Nittany Lions second-year head coach James Franklin joins SportsCenter to talk about Penn State's more experienced offensive line in front of QB Christian Hackenberg.

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'Kobe' goes 1-on-4
NBA 

NBA player impersonator Brandon Armstrong debuted Kobe Bryant yesterday on SportsNation. What does Kobe think? Mamba tweeted today: "This is hilarious!"

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Raptors debut northern-themed look

Uni Watch's Paul Lukas says that the Raptors' new uniforms are a small upgrade over the team's previous set, and look better and better if you compare them to what the Clippers and Hawks recently unveiled. See their grade

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Inciarte fires rocket to second for out
MLB 

Diamondbacks RF Ender Inciarte caught Yunel Escobar like a deer in headlights between first and second base and got him out with a barehanded grab and throw. Escobar didn't stand a chance.

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