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Quessenberry has makings of a coach

Using Mark Schlabach's top 25, our college football writers chose a player from each team who they think could fill the role as head coach. Scott Quessenberry makes all of the calls from the line's anchor and his coaches have praised his high football IQ. Coach 'em up

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What if Magic had played 19 seasons?

That's what Kevin Pelton projects had Magic Johnson not contracted HIV at age 32. Add about 56 percent more games to his career total. Best made better

Hawkins has mindset for coaching

Using Mark Schlabach's top 25, our college football writers chose a player from each team who they think could fill the role as head coach. Kevin Gemmell notes that USC coaches and teammates often talk about safety Chris Hawkins' "cerebral" approach to the game. Coach 'em up

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Is Max Browne the new hope?

USC may need him to be. The Trojans don't have to send their distress signal in a droid; we've seen how much they've sputtered on offense over the last few seasons. May the No. 4s be with you

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First-round clipboard holders

Over the last 15 NFL drafts, seven quarterbacks taken in the first round rode the pine their entire rookie season. Fellow first-rounders Carson Wentz and Paxton Lynch both seem to have a better chance of joining this clipboard club than the No. 1 pick, Jared Goff.

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ESPN 300: Where the Pac-12 stands

Stanford and Washington are in the best shape of any conference teams, but most of the others are off to slow starts.

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Correa over Harper, Trout, and Machado (1:37)
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Pederson finding his power stroke

Joc Pederson's 438-foot home run off Rays starter Matt Moore on Tuesday looked similar to the homers he slugged last year, when he led the league in average distance among hitters with 10 or more home runs.

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Tuesday's longest home runs

Joc Pederson's power was on display Tuesday, as the Dodgers outfielder led the way with a 438-foot shot off Rays starter Matt Moore. Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich fell a foot short of equaling Pederson's blast.

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Brewers hit three long balls to rally past Angels (0:49)
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Trout drives in two for Angels (0:23)
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First stop on Kobe's retirement... Disneyland (0:22)
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Dodgers prank Raymond the mascot (0:21)
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Thompson with a two-run blast (0:25)
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Pederson goes yard (0:31)