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Vikings apply for trademarks after miracle win

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 10:53pm
The Vikings have applied to trademark the phrases "Minneapolis Miracle" and "Minnesota Miracle" after the Vikings' improbable win over the Saints in last week's divisional-round game.
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Halep survives USA's Davis in 15-13 final set

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 10:24pm
Unseeded American Lauren Davis took No. 1 Simona Halep to 48 games before Halep claimed victory. Those 48 games are tied for the most total games in a women's Australian Open match in the Open Era.
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White won't say if McGregor will lose UFC belt

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 7:04pm
UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that the UFC 223 matchup between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be for the "undisputed" lightweight title, but White declined to say whether he would strip Conor McGregor of his title.
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Roy Halladay autopsy reveals traces of drugs

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off the Gulf of Mexico last November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the crash.
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Something has to give in Sharapova-Kerber clash

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 6:03pm
Be careful what you wish for, Maria Sharapova. Angelique Kerber is playing like the former Australian Open champion she is.
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Porzingis: 'Players know' I'm an All-Star starter

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis said he should be the starting forward in the NBA All-Star Game over 76ers forward Joel Embiid, based on player voting.
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Clubs that helped themselves in MLS SuperDraft

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 3:49pm
The first day of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft was chock full of trades. So who left Philadelphia with a stronger squad than when they arrived?
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NFL: Raiders' Gruden hiring met Rooney Rule

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 3:31pm
The NFL said Friday that a review showed the Oakland Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates and complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden as head coach.
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Trustees give vote of support to MSU president

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon was given a vote of support amid heavy criticism for the way she and the university handled sexual abuse committed by Larry Nassar.
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Mets again invite Tebow for spring training

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018.
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What's going on with Tom Brady's throwing hand?

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 1:35pm
The fact that the Patriots QB didn't practice Thursday highlights how his right hand injury, suffered Wednesday, isn't something to dismiss outright.
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Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping that the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled Thursday.
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Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see'

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 1:03pm
Patriots QB Tom Brady, wearing red gloves on both hands, said he isn't talking about his injured right hand, saying "we'll see" concerning his status for the AFC Championship Game.
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Brady-authorized Super Bowl ring on auction

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 11:46am
A Super Bowl LI championship ring that Tom Brady authorized to have made after last year's title is up for auction through Feb. 17.
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What Carson Wentz is doing to help the Eagles during their playoff run

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 9:32am
The Eagles' franchise quarterback hasn't been taking time off during rehab; instead, he has remained focused and involved in Philadelphia's game plans.
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Doug Marrone's revival: How an old coach got him one more shot

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 9:22am
Three years ago, Marrone was considered the most toxic coach in the NFL. Now he has the Jaguars one win away from the Super Bowl. Here's why he has Tom Coughlin to thank.
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Belichick barely addresses Brady injury

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 9:21am
Patriots coach Bill Belichick barely addressed quarterback Tom Brady's injured right hand during a news conference on Friday morning.
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Sources: Hornets open to trading PG Walker

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 9:03am
The Hornets have been encouraging teams to make offers for Kemba Walker and are willing to use the All-Star point guard to incentivize a trade that includes one of Charlotte's less desirable contracts, sources told ESPN.
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Wieber, Raisman testify about abuse by Nassar

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 9:03am
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber gave statements at the Larry Nassar sentencing hearing, with Wieber saying the former Team USA physician has "caused me to feel shame and confusion."
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These top recruits are out to replace NFL draft hopefuls

National Sports - ESPN - January 19, 2018 - 8:35am
Sam Darnold is among the top players leaving early for the NFL. Do the USC Trojans and other top teams have top recruits ready to take over for these stars?
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