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Minnesota's Opara eager to show former club SKC what it's missing in MLS Rivalry Week

8 hours 1 min ago
Ike Opara became the odd man out in Sporting KC's defense, but he has galvanized a reborn Minnesota United -- and is turning heads while doing it.
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The Sterling Affairs: Listen to the 30 for 30 five-part podcast series

11 hours 1 min ago
When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever.
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The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever

11 hours 1 min ago
For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history.
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Arkansas State coach: Wife has died of cancer

11 hours 1 min ago
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson announced that his wife, Wendy, has died after dealing with cancer. The news comes a day after the school announced Anderson would take a leave of absence.
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Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

11 hours 1 min ago
Whose job is on the line this season? Here's how we project the NFL's best and worst teams, from 1-32.
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The 25 most important players in the College Football Playoff chase

11 hours 1 min ago
Is Kellen Mond the best player in the country? No. But he is the one who will have the most to say when it comes to the playoff race.
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Oregon's Kayvon Thibodeaux is ready to wreck the Pac-12

11 hours 1 min ago
The nation's No. 1 recruit is more than just a potential superstar for the Ducks -- he's the prototype for Mario Cristobal's SEC-in-the-Pac-12 philosophy.
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'I looked around, and the tournament was over. I won.' Reliving Tiger's comeback moment

11 hours 1 min ago
Tiger won't be at the Tour Championship this week after failing to qualify. But the memories of what he did last year live on this week at East Lake.
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The top home run achievement ever for all 30 MLB teams

11 hours 1 min ago
With balls flying out of stadiums at a record pace, we look at each franchise's all-time greatest long ball moments, from David Ortiz and Ken Griffey Jr. to B.J. Upton and Mike Hampton.
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The plucky underdog story of the year? The Yankees, of course!

11 hours 1 min ago
Here's how a bunch of second-stringers, some pretty good, some just OK, defied the odds.
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Inside the NFL's offensive landscape: Will last season's trends continue in 2019?

11 hours 1 min ago
Offense soared in 2018 until a slight slowdown in the season's closing weeks. But what does it mean for 2019?
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In her mind, Mallory Martin sees herself becoming a UFC fighter

11 hours 1 min ago
Mallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She'll try and bring her visions to a reality on DWCS.
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The NHL's All-Decade Awards: MVP, best and worst trades, and more

11 hours 1 min ago
What if the Hart Trophy were doled out for the entire 10-season stretch? We pick winners for all the major awards and some fun made-up ones, too.
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Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally

11 hours 1 min ago
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport.
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Man Utd condemn racist abuse aimed at Pogba

11 hours 3 min ago
Manchester United have "utterly condemned" the racist abuse aimed at Paul Pogba after the midfielder missed a penalty against Wolves, branding it "disgusting."
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49ers' Garoppolo posts 0.0 QB rating in return

17 hours 1 min ago
Jimmy Garoppolo went just 1-for-6 for zero yards and an interception in his first game since tearing his ACL last September.
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Ark. St. coach takes leave as wife battles cancer

August 19, 2019 - 11:48pm
Blake Anderson, head coach at Arkansas State, is taking leave as his wife battles cancer for the second time in three years.
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Week 2 takeaways: Jimmy G a bit rusty in first game back from injury

August 19, 2019 - 11:48pm
Jimmy Garoppolo's first action since tearing his ACL last September wasn't what he hoped for. Here's a look at all the big takeaways from the second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.
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Man City was unlucky vs. Spurs, but don't blame VAR. Plus: Is Bayern getting a good deal with Coutinho?

August 19, 2019 - 11:48pm
Man City should have hammered Tottenham but was undone by VAR... except that the new laws are to blame, not the review.
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