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Chelsea won't win league again until they fix their defending

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
All the incoming stars at Chelsea are at the attacking end, but they'll never contend for titles until their backline is as good as their forwards.
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Bryant: 'Where were they?' The exile of Bruce Maxwell and the birth of MLB's Black player movement

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
While Black baseball players fear that speaking out would be a career death sentence, a new Players Alliance is mobilizing. And players are coming to terms with the lack of support for Bruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to take a knee.
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Fantasy baseball cheat sheets

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
Don't draft without a cheat sheet! Our experts have provided their rankings in a convenient, printable format for you to take to your drafts.
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2020 head-to-head categories rankings

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
Tristan H. Cockcroft lists the top 300 fantasy players for 2020 and also breaks down the positional rankings.
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Duke's Kara Lawson represents new generation of coaches

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
Critics will get hung up on Kara Lawson's lack of head-coaching experience. But this next generation of leaders has been busy playing pro ball and exploring all the doors it opens.
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Hamilton delivers dominant qualifying effort as Ferrari fails again

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
Lewis Hamilton returned to form in style at the Styrian GP with a dominant qualifying performance in heavy rain -- by contrast, Ferrari was unable to capitalise on that weather to force its way up the grid for Sunday's race.
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LEC to continue phased studio reopening despite Week 4 online

July 11, 2020 - 4:23pm
Despite moving production online during Week 4 out of an abundance of caution, the LEC plans to continue its phased reopening of the studio when play resumes during Week 5 next weekend.
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Serie A's Parma isolating for positive COVID test

July 11, 2020 - 1:37pm
Players at Serie A side Parma have gone into isolation after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, the club announced on Saturday.
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Sources: Patriots settle with AB, Hernandez

July 11, 2020 - 1:23pm
The Patriots have settled compensation grievances with Antonio Brown and Aaron Hernandez over the past week, which creates notable salary-cap space for the team, league sources told ESPN.
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Duke hires Lawson as women's hoops coach

July 11, 2020 - 1:23pm
Former WNBA star Kara Lawson is replacing Joanne P. McCallie as the new women's basketball coach at Duke, it was announced Saturday.
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Dream players stand against Loeffler's criticism

July 11, 2020 - 10:23am
Atlanta Dream players issued a message on Twitter that stands firm against the criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement made by owner Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who had earlier reiterated her remarks.
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Serie A's Parma in isolation, but will play Sunday

July 11, 2020 - 10:23am
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16-0? Analytics and oddsmakers say Ravens on path to perfection

July 11, 2020 - 7:23am
Baltimore has the best path to perfection because of the combination of the NFL's easiest schedule, the fewest travel miles ... and Lamar Jackson.
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Flames D Hamonic first to opt out of restart

July 11, 2020 - 1:22am
Calgary Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic informed the team Friday night that he was opting out of the NHL's summer restart. Hamonic, an unrestricted free agent after the season, has played in 50 of the team's 70 games this season.
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TBT 2020 bracket, schedule and TV info

July 11, 2020 - 1:22am
The $1 million TBT tipped off July 4. Here's a look at the results, TV schedule and tip times for the 11-day hoops extravaganza.
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What do Pac-12 and Big Ten decisions in going conference-only mean for college football?

July 10, 2020 - 10:21pm
Now that the Pac-12 has joined the Big Ten in going conference only for fall sports, will the rest of the Power 5 follow suit? Are we looking at a spring season? And which games are we going to miss the most?
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Cardinals owner Bidwill in hospital with COVID-19

July 10, 2020 - 10:21pm
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill went to the hospital at the recommendation of his doctor after testing positive for COVID-19. His condition has improved, and he is expected to be released this weekend.
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Zion: Used quarantine to go 'back to square one'

July 10, 2020 - 10:21pm
Pelicans forward Zion Williamson said Friday he felt like he "was 5 years old again" working out with his stepfather during quarantine. According to coach Alvin Gentry, the rookie "did a lot to improve his game," including making strides in his shooting.
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Eagles penalize Jackson for detrimental conduct

July 10, 2020 - 7:21pm
The Eagles penalized DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team in what a source said included a fine.
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Pac-12 follows Big Ten in going conference-only

July 10, 2020 - 7:21pm
A day after the Big Ten announced it would play a conference-only schedule in all sports this fall, the Pac-12 voted to do the same Friday during a meeting of athletics directors, university presidents and conference officials.
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