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The most feared lineups in baseball

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
From top to bottom, which are the offenses that no pitcher should want to face? Plus, the clubs that aren't scaring anyone.
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Windhorst's handbook for coaching LeBron James

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
The things the Lakers' next coach needs to know and do to have a chance with LeBron James.
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How Brook Lopez turned 'Splash Mountain' into a Bucks game-changer

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
Brook Lopez is a key to the Bucks' title chances as his outside shooting creates space for Giannis Antetokounmpo and adds firepower to an explosive offense.
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For DeMarcus Cousins, it wasn't supposed to end like this

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
An arduous rehab process got the Warriors' big man back on the court after nearly a year away. Then, just as he was getting his first taste of playoff action, his body failed him again.
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Has the NHL's ultimate troll turned over a new leaf?

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
The high-scoring pest has focused more on scoring and less on pesting this season. Teammates and opponents describe the transformation.
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Dustin Poirier earns entry to ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

April 17, 2019 - 8:40am
After becoming UFC interim lightweight champion with his April 13 victory over featherweight champ Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier joins the ESPN pound-for-pound men's MMA top 10. Holloway falls a few spots, and suspended TJ Dillashaw drops out.
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Westbrook vows to play better after loss

April 17, 2019 - 5:39am
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook finished a rebound shy of a triple-double on Tuesday, but he called his play in the Game 2 loss to the Trail Blazers "unacceptable."
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Cooper: Ousted Lightning victims of own success

April 17, 2019 - 2:35am
The Presidents' Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning will be defined by their failure, swept out of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Nuggets coach used Clippers' rally as inspiration

April 17, 2019 - 2:35am
With his team trailing 73-57 in the third quarter on Tuesday, Nuggets coach Mike Malone reminded the players of the Clippers' comeback on Monday against the Warriors. "The guys took it to heart," he said after Denver's win over the Spurs.
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Raptors find the best version of themselves for a critical Game 2 rout

April 17, 2019 - 2:35am
Toronto was one game late to the NBA playoffs. But Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry & Co. showed up in grand fashion.
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'Everybody needs to start doing everything' as Red Sox frustrations boil over

April 17, 2019 - 2:35am
Another rough outing from Chris Sale? A lineup letting big opportunities slip by? Boston's early-season struggles are a team effort.
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Follow live: Thunder seek to bounce back in Game 2

April 16, 2019 - 11:35pm
Trail Blazers guards CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard have both eclipsed 25 points as they aim for a 2-0 series lead.
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Lightning swept by Jackets in historic first round

April 16, 2019 - 11:35pm
The Presidents' Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning will be defined by their failure, swept out of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Red Sox ace Sale now 0-4: 'I just flat-out stink'

April 16, 2019 - 11:35pm
Chris Sale dropped to 0-4 this season after losing to the Yankees on Tuesday. His four losses match his total for the 2018 season.
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Bears TE Miller retires 1½ years after leg injury

April 16, 2019 - 11:35pm
Bears tight end Zach Miller, who suffered a devastating leg injury close to 19 months ago, announced his retirement from the NFL on social media.
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Follow live: Raptors look for better results in Game 2

April 16, 2019 - 8:35pm
Kawhi Leonard and Toronto aims to bounce back after losing Game 1 and even their series against Orlando.
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Mets' Matz allows 8 runs without recording out

April 16, 2019 - 8:35pm
Mets starter Steven Matz faced eight Phillies batters in the first inning, and they all scored. Matz allowed eight runs, including two homers, without recording an out.
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Sources: Miller, set to face Joshua, fails drug test

April 16, 2019 - 8:35pm
Heavyweight contender Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller has tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 ahead his scheduled challenge of unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua, three sources with knowledge of the results told ESPN on Tuesday night.
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Badgers won't let Watt wing it at commencement

April 16, 2019 - 8:35pm
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was surprised to learn he actually had to write a speech for a commencement address at Wisconsin.
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Powder blues to serve as Chargers' home uniform

April 16, 2019 - 8:35pm
In a nod to their history, the Los Angeles Chargers are switching to the team's iconic powder blue jerseys as their primary home uniform for the 2019-20 season.
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