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Cole earns 20th straight regular-season victory

National Sports - ESPN - 12 hours 15 min ago
Gerrit Cole posted his 20th straight regular-season win on Friday, becoming the sixth pitcher to ever reach the mark. Only Carl Hubbell (24 straight wins) and Roy Face (22) have longer streaks in major league history.
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Will Cormier-Miocic 3 determine heavyweight GOAT? 10 former champs make the case

National Sports - ESPN - 12 hours 15 min ago
Will the winner of Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic 3 be the greatest heavyweight of all time?
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Raiders' Gruden calls Mariota 'dazzling playmaker'

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 11:36pm
Derek Carr is the Las Vegas Raiders' starting quarterback, but coach Jon Gruden was excited with what he saw out of backup Marcus Mariota during practice on Friday.
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NBA play-in: Potential surprises and our predictions for Blazers-Grizzlies

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 11:36pm
Our experts forecast how Memphis and Portland match up for Saturday's unique NBA play-in battle.
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Divac out as Kings' GM; Dumars to assume role

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 8:36pm
Joe Dumars became the Kings' interim executive vice president of basketball operations after Vlade Divac announced Friday he was stepping down.
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Sources: SEC coaches irked by added opponents

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 8:36pm
SEC football coaches expressed anger and frustration on a conference call Friday over the conference's lack of clarity surrounding the process to determine each team's two additional opponents.
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OSU, Iowa parents fault Big Ten's 'messy' decision

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 8:36pm
Frustrated parents of football players at Ohio State and Iowa are speaking out against the Big Ten's decision to postpone the football season to the spring.
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Survey: Fans unsure how long sports will continue

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 8:36pm
A little more than 60% of sports fans agree that they are "happy to have some sports to watch as an escape," but they're not sure how long it will last amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey of 837 adults conducted by TideWatch for ESPN.
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Bayern's brilliance, not Barca's collapse, the story in historic Champions League contest

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 6:35pm
Much will be made of Barcelona's collapse and the fall-out that will follow, but Friday's game was proof of how Bayern are the best team around.
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Golfer forgives 'heartbroken' caddie after gaffe

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 5:36pm
Segundo Oliva Pinto said caddie Brant Brewer "was in tears, heartbroken" after the caddie made a mistake on the 18th hole that would cost the golfer his U.S. Amateur match. Said Pinto: "I told him that if I can forgive him, everyone can forgive him."
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QB Ewers, No. 1 recruit for '22, commits to Horns

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 5:36pm
Southlake Carroll QB Quinn Ewers, who threw for 4,003 yards and 45 TDs as a sophomore and is the No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2022, has committed to Texas.
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Yankees put slugger Judge on IL with calf injury

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 5:36pm
The Yankees placed Aaron Judge on the 10-day injured list with what manager Aaron Boone called a "very mild strain of his calf."
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NCAA exec: Fill-in teams possible in hoops bubble

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 5:36pm
Dan Gavitt, the NCAA's senior vice president of basketball, said officials are mulling the specifics of a tournament bubble, including testing protocols, costs and the option of using fill-in teams if a squad has to be quarantined after a positive test.
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Best of Friday at NFL training camps: Teams practice in pads; Cowboys, Chiefs rookies stand out

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 5:36pm
The Cowboys, Jets and Broncos were among the teams that had padded practices on Friday. Here's what you need to know.
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No. 1 recruit to skip last HS season, train for OSU

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
Defensive end Jack Sawyer, the No. 1 prospect in the ESPN 100 who has committed to the Buckeyes, has opted out of his senior season in high school and is focusing on early enrollment at Ohio State.
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Cook 'full go' with Vikings despite no new deal

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
Dalvin Cook says he will be practicing on Monday despite not getting a new deal this offseason and is "locked up full go, a thousand percent."
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Mayfield: 'Lost myself' in Browns' chaos in 2019

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
Quarterback Baker Mayfield said Friday that he lost himself and started to doubt himself during the Browns' chaotic 2019 season.
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Cowboys using summer camp treat to beat heat

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
With the Cowboys battling 100-degree heat during training camp, the team has turned to popsicles as one way players can cool off.
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Vols land top-ranked guard Chandler for '21 class

National Sports - ESPN - August 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
Kennedy Chandler, the No. 1 point guard in the 2021 ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee. He averaged 15.1 points, 6.0 assists and 4.2 rebounds on the Nike EYBL circuit last spring and summer.
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