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Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will make himself available in the 2016 NFL draft, UCLA coach Jim Mora told reporters Tuesday. The announcement shouldn't come as much of a surprise considering Jack's season came to an end fewer than two weeks ago as a result of a torn meniscus he suffered in practice. The injury was expected to sideline him for 4-to-6 months. Before the injury, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. had him at No. 12 on his Big Board of draft-eligible players.

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Myles Jack to enter 2016 NFL draft

The UCLA LB injured for the season is withdrawing from school, Bruins coach Jim Mora said Tuesday. "He's taking his chips and shoving them into the middle, and we hope he draws a good hand," Mora said, according to the Orange County Register.

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Buster Olney's choice for NL Cy Young

Olney offers five candidates for the award, including the obvious trio of Zack Greinke, Jake Arrieta and Clayton Kershaw. Who does he have taking home the hardware? Buster's blog (Insider)

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Buster Olney's choice for AL MVP

Olney offers 10 candidates for the award, including Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout. Who does he have taking home the hardware? Buster's blog (Insider)

Are the Dodgers favored to win it all?

Of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed, 10 have Los Angeles making it to the World Series. How many have the Dodgers hoisting the trophy? Playoff picks

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Crabtree: Ranking the top recruiters

As we approach midseason, some coaches have picked up major steam on the trail. USC's Tee Martin and Florida State's Tim Brewster top the recruiter rankings.

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Serena stands to lose big bucks from WTA exit

Serena Williams' world No. 1 ranking is not in jeopardy, but she could lose up to $3 million as a result of her early withdrawal from the rest of the WTA season.

Rivers to team: Put down your cellphones

The Clippers will head to the NBA's Global Games in China next week and coach Doc Rivers hopes it will force his team to bond. "You're on a plane for 13 hours together, you're in another country, hopefully their cellphones don't work, so they have to talk to each other. It's a forced week together… it can't be bad, let's put it that way."

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Which Clipper is the best?

Our NBA fantasy rankings are out, and you can find three Clippers quite high on the list. Which one of them occupies a top-10 spot? Top 200 fantasy rankings

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'The smell of high cheese is in the air'

Recent October baseball has proven that big heat from dominating pitchers rules all. But speed guns aren't the only factor why pitching has been dominant. One of many reasons

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Grantland: Clippers on the edge of glory

Zach Lowe writes the Clippers have had three cracks at an NBA title with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan in their primes. This fourth try could be their last. Time to make the leap

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Report: Rivers' rotation remains unsettled

Clippers brought in a bunch of new players in the summer and as a result Doc Rivers is still working out how he's going to run his rotation.

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Where do the Kings' forwards rank?

L.A.'s top line of Anze Kopitar, Milan Lucic and Marian Gaborik has the potential to be the best line in the Western Conference. How do the Kings' other lines stack up against the rest of the NHL? Top forward units (Insider)

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Jamal Crawford dropping in rankings

The Clippers' sixth man could see a decrease in minutes this season. Can Crawford, 35, prove he's not a defensive liability in order to stay the rotation? See where he landed in today’s rankings, which list Nos. 111-120. #NBArank: Day 9