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Ellis knocking down triples for Kansas

When Perry Ellis is drilling 3-pointers, No. 5 Kansas can roll. And when Kansas is rolling, they are hard to stop, as UCLA is finding out right now on ESPN.


Mason III finishes with the foul vs. UCLA

Frank Mason III and No. 5 Kansas are a force to be reckoned with, blowing by UCLA in the 1st half. (Live on ESPN)


Jayhawks crushing UCLA early

No. 5 Kansas is supremely talented this year. Wayne Selden Jr. is a big reason why. (Live on ESPNU)


Mason III with strong finish after steal

Frank Mason III stole the handoff and finished at the other end with the foul. No. 5 Kansas leads UCLA early on ESPNU.

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Watch: (5) Kansas-UCLA at Maui Invitational

The fifth-ranked Jayhawks routed Chaminade to open the Maui Invitational, but now should face a tougher challenge from the Bruins in the semifinals. The winner faces Vanderbilt in the finals. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Curry follows path of a younger Bryant

At 27 years old, Steph Curry is on his way to becoming one of the greatest players in NBA history. ESPN Stats & Info compares his numbers to Kobe Bryant's when he was 27 years old.

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Julius Randle playing over his value

Coming off of back-to-back double-double performances, Randle has a good chance to have another well-rounded night against the Warriors. DFS best buys (Insider)

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Will tonight be a big one for Chris Paul?

Due to a slow start this season, Paul's price is down. But he had a strong performance against Golden State last week that might have been a turning point. DFS best buys (Insider)

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CFP Rankings: Nos. 21 - 25

In the latest playoff rankings, Mississippi State, UCLA, Utah, Toledo and Temple round out the top 25.

CFP rankings: 21-25

  • 21. Mississippi State
  • 22. UCLA
  • 23. Utah
  • 24. Toledo
  • 25. Temple

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Ranking Power 5 vacancies, plus latest buzz

A look at the chatter around all nine Power 5 head-coaching vacancies, including the possibility that Jimbo Fisher leaves Florida State for USC.

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Finalists for Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award: Auburn's Daniel Carlson, Memphis' Jake Elliott and UCLA's Ka'imi Fairbairn.

Dodgers could be on the way down

The Dodgers have a strong plan of getting younger and less expensive, writes Jim Bowden, and are committed to a strong young core. But to remain contenders, they'll need to re-sign Zack Grienke or find a comparable replacement. MLB status check (Insider)

Angels maintaining status quo

Los Angeles once again looks like a contender but still has plenty of holes to fill this offseason. Until the Halos do so, they're holding steady instead of trending upward in Jim Bowden's eyes. MLB status check (Insider)

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Angels interested in Jason Heyward?

The Halos reportedly aren't ruling out a run at the free-agent outfielder. How would Heyward fit in Los Angeles? MLB rumors roundup

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Los Angeles' other great pitcher

Clayton Kershaw gets all the attention on the Dodgers, but Kenley Jansen is a top arm as well. The closer has followed in the footsteps of Mariano Rivera by dominating with one pitch -- his cut fastball. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)