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59mZach Lowe

Lowe: The fifth annual Luke Walton All-Stars

It's a who's who of non-serious NBA players that somehow are getting some serious minutes.

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Westbrook decides to crash Durant's interview (0:35)
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King James takes the low-hanging fruit from Kings (0:16)
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High schooler with Down syndrome swishes 3-pointer (0:49)
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Duke's Allen gets flagrant for intentional trip (0:39)
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Pitino: I would do anything to have players in tournament (1:48)
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Wrestler Daniel Bryan announces intention to retire (0:56)
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Herm Edwards crashes Magic's interview (0:51)
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Medcalf: Who else? Hield plays hero for OU

Buddy Hield did it again Monday night. Hield scored Oklahoma's final 12 points and his 3-pointer in the final seconds helped the No. 3 Sooners rally past upset-minded Texas.

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Hield's 3 caps Sooners' comeback over Longhorns (1:18)
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Drummond drills it from 3/4 court (0:38)
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Joe Johnson is an ankle breaker (0:21)
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Finebaum's show gets an unusual interruption (0:30)
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Should the NFL legalize marijuana use? (1:05)
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NBA Power Rankings: Will the Warriors ever stop?

After their 41st straight win at home, Golden State is showing no signs of slowing down atop Marc Stein's latest rankings. Meanwhile, back East, Boston is gaining a sneaky bit of momentum.

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These ballers get it done when it matters most (1:13)
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2hNBA Insiders

Phil, Thibs or Walton for next Knicks coach?

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

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17hGabriele 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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All-time #NBArank: Shaq at No. 9
NBA 

The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. Superman. A man of many names, Shaquille O'Neal checks in on our all-time countdown. No. 9

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NBA 

College hoops Power Rankings: Nova's No. 1
NCAAM 

The question has come up again, as it seemingly has all season: Who is No. 1? Our voters had a hard time -- again -- but eventually settled on Villanova. Power Rankings

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NCAAM 

Magic: Durant could be Lakers' solution
NBA 

NBA legend Magic Johnson tells First Take that he would recruit Kevin Durant "hard," because he could be the one guy that could turn things around for the Lakers.

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NBA 

Lowe: Fifth-Annual Luke Walton All-Stars
NBA 

Aka, a who's who of non-serious NBA players that somehow are getting some serious minutes. Lineup

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NBA 

Seifert: The NFL's offseason agenda
NFL 

End the Deflategate era. Figure out what makes a catch a catch. Find more QBs. Based on Kevin Seifert's list, the NFL may be wishing it had a longer offseason. Busy offseason

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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

On Von Miller, John Elway said he's always believed "that I've not seen a guy more talented physically than Von." But said Miller has "grown up a lot" and "matured" and that's why his play elevated over last two seasons.

Cam Newton: 'Who likes to lose?'
NFL 

"You show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."

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NFL 

Deadline PG swaps yield mixed results
NBA 

At last year's trade deadline, four frontline point guards, including Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas, were moved in a flurry of deals. Brian Windhorst chronicles how the trades happened and the effects on teams and players. Deadline Decisions

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NBA 

Post-signing-day's Way-Too-Early Top 25
NCAAF 

We know, we know. It's way too early for these rankings, but that didn't stop Mark Schlabach from compiling them. And in this post-signing day world, Alabama reigns supreme -- bumping Clemson down to No. 5. Rankings

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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

John Elway said there "is no timeline right now" for a decision from quarterback Peyton Manning.

Pitino: 'The system is broken'
NCAAM 

Louisville coach Rick Pitino told Mike and Mike that he would do "anything" if his players could participate in the NCAA tournament, such as imposing a "heavy financial fine."

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NCAAM 

Szymborski's MLB risers and fallers
MLB 

With a myriad of free agents finding new homes in 2016, who should you trust in their new uniforms? Price vs. Frazier (Insider)

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MLB 

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis said members of Bowlen family used Skype to show Pat Bowlen the victory celebration following Sunday's win in Super Bowl 50. Ellis said Bowlen would have said, if he were at the facility today, that he "loved this team."

NFL 

Was Terrell Owens HOF-worthy or not?
NFL 

Skip Bayless believes T.O. does not deserve to be in the Hall of Fame because of how he tore apart three different teams. Stephen A. Smith disagrees, saying his numbers alone should put him in.

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Isola: Players put a premium on winning
NBA 

Frank Isola believes that upcoming free agents -- like Kevin Durant -- nowadays care more about winning, which means no one's going to want to join the Knicks.

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KAT pounces for big slam
NBA 

Karl-Anthony Towns faked the handoff and instead took it in himself for a massive dunk.

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NBA 

Dion Phaneuf to Sens in 9-player trade
NHL 

Ottawa acquired the hard-hitting defenseman from Toronto in a deal that saw eight other players change teams. Phaneuf, 30, has 3 goals and 21 assists this season. The 3-time All-Star was the ninth overall pick in the 2003 draft.

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NHL 

Magic Johnson's last All-Star Game
NBA 

On this date 24 years ago, Johnson won the NBA All-Star Game MVP. SportsCenter remembers his final All-Star Game.

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NBA 

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said criticism of Cam Newton was not fair. "You don't know the young man. Losing is not an easy thing." He praised Newton for talking to the media today. Said that was Cam's decision."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton "No more tears to cry ... I really didn't want to talk to the media at the time." No regrets.

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NFL 

Power Rankings: Which teams are rising?
NCAAM 

Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg discuss which hoops teams have the best shot in March. Greenberg sees Dayton making a Final Four run, while Williams likes Oregon.

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NCAAM 

All-Time #NBArank: Hakeem at No. 10
NBA 

It's time to kick off the top 10 with one of the most imposing forces the game has ever seen: Hakeem Olajuwon. No. 10

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NBA 

Blackhawks' Darling helps needy man
NHL 

Scott Darling picked up a man he saw in Arizona, paid for a month's stay in a hotel and bought the man groceries. Story

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NHL 

Rick Pitino: 'I'll be totally vindicated'
NCAAM 

The Louisville coach joined Mike & Mike and thinks the future is bright for both his team, and himself.

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NCAAM 

Olney: Rule not meant to eliminate slides
MLB 

Following news that MLB is looking at rewriting the rules on slides into second base, Buster Olney explains why the rule change isn't meant to cut out slides completely. The proposed rule (Insider)

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