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Pac-12 North season preview: Oregon is the Pac-12's best hope at the College Football Playoff

July 10, 2020 - 10:21am
Oregon is the conference's best chance at the CFP, but will the Ducks have enough to make a push? Will Stanford and/or Washington bounce back? How will Washington State fare without Mike Leach?
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Sofia Kenin ready to compete again in World TeamTennis

July 10, 2020 - 10:21am
Sofia Kenin was on a winning run before the coronavirus put tennis on hold. She's more than ready to return, starting with this weekend's World TeamTennis kickoff.
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The Premier League Golden Boot race is very much still alive

July 10, 2020 - 7:58am
The title may have been decided weeks/months ago, but the race for the Premier League golden boot is very much still alive.
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Champions League draw: City/Real to face Juve/Lyon

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
The Champions League quarterfinals will see Real Madrid/Man City take on Lyon or Juventus. Napoli or Barcelona will face Bayern or Chelsea, with Atalanta vs. PSG.
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Renaming the Redskins: Inside the process, hurdles and possible fallout

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
Rebranding an iconic sports franchise with permanent changes to signage, trademarks and logos is an endeavor that can take years.
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UFC 251 viewers guide: Jorge Masvidal addition brings bizarre twist to Fight Island

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
Jorge Masvidal's late addition as challenger to Kamaru Usman fills out one of three title fights.
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Don't forget, next season is going to be tricky for the NBA too

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
The NBA has a number of issues looming on the horizon for next season, even as the current season restart approaches.
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'Spitting is like blinking': Ballplayers talk about their first week in 2020 summer camp

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
Baseball doesn't seem right without high-fives, hugs from teammates and spitting, players said, but it sure beats the alternative.
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'I'll miss the National League game': NL managers weigh in on the Universal DH

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
Here's what NL skippers had to say about MLB's biggest 2020 rule change.
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Mugello to host first F1 race; Sochi added to 2020 calendar

July 10, 2020 - 7:21am
Ferrari will celebrate its 1,000th F1 race at its own circuit, which will host the Grand Prix of Tuscany on Sept. 13.
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Umps' union distances from West's virus opinion

July 10, 2020 - 1:19am
The MLB Umpires Association has distanced itself from comments made by veteran Joe West.
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UFC: Perry to seek counseling after altercation

July 9, 2020 - 10:19pm
The UFC says it is "troubled" by the actions of fighter Mike Perry, who was involved in a physical altercation at a bar this week that was caught on video in which he also yelled racial slurs.
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Court filing: Zion's stepfather took $400K benefit

July 9, 2020 - 7:19pm
A court motion and sworn affidavit filed by Zion Williamson's former marketing representative's attorney accuses his stepfather of soliciting and accepting a $400,000 payment from another marketing agent before his stepson's freshman season at Duke.
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New Jersey halts bets on Ukrainian table tennis

July 9, 2020 - 7:19pm
Betting on all table tennis events in Ukraine has been halted in New Jersey after the Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association alerted state regulators on July 7 of match-fixing concerns, according to a notice obtained by ESPN.
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Big Ten goes conference only: What it means, what's next and what about Notre Dame?

July 9, 2020 - 7:19pm
The Big Ten will be going to a conference-only model for all fall sports, which means no Ohio State-Oregon or Michigan-Washington. But what does it mean for the rest of the conferences and Notre Dame?
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Sources: Riot considering bubble system for League of Legends worlds

July 9, 2020 - 7:19pm
League of Legends developer Riot Games might make use of the coronavirus protection measures used by multiple pro sports leagues that have resumed play.
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Man United is good again, but will the Glazers invest to expedite its return to glory?

July 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
Led by Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba, Man United are a formidable side again. But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs more to return them to 'elite' status.
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Will Messi leave Barcelona? If so, would he look to team up with Ronaldo?

July 9, 2020 - 6:11pm
Lionel Messi has broken off contract extension talks with Barcelona. If he leaves, where could the GOAT end up?
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Big Ten going to conference-only slate this fall

July 9, 2020 - 4:19pm
Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have decided on moving to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football.
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Lurie's film company finishes Hitler documentary

July 9, 2020 - 4:19pm
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's documentary film company announced Thursday the completion of its inaugural project, "The Meaning of Hitler." Lurie is an executive producer on the film.
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