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LeBron, Curry win ASG voting, to be captains

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 5:21pm
LeBron James won the Eastern Conference voting, while Stephen Curry was tops in the West. They will serve as All-Star captains and pick their teams, which will be announced Jan. 25.
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Celtics' Irving has sore shoulder, out vs. Sixers

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 4:52pm
Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, who has had lingering discomfort in his left shoulder, was particularly sore after Tuesday's loss and he will sit out against the 76ers on Thursday.
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'This is the place I want to be.' Why Enes Kanter wants to retire as a Knick

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 3:53pm
Outspoken criticism of the Turkish government has isolated Enes Kanter from his family, friends and country, but after an offseason trade sent him to New York, the Big Apple feels like a home away from home for the Knicks center.
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Afflalo suspended 2 games for throwing punch

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 3:51pm
Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo has been suspended two games for throwing a punch at Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica, the league announced Thursday.
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USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 3:22pm
New USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry said the organization will no longer be affiliated with the Karolyi Ranch, a training center where Larry Nassar assaulted young gymnasts.
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Fournette says Steelers fan rear-ended his car

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 2:44pm
When Leonard Fournette was rear-ended in Jacksonville on Tuesday, he was surprised to find out the driver was a Steelers fan.
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Source: MLB pitch clock looms as talks stall

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 2:21pm
Barring a change in negotiations, it appears MLB will add a 20-second pitch clock and a restriction on catcher mound visits in 2018 without the union signing off, a source told ESPN.
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A gray day for Russian Olympians

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 1:49pm
For the Russian athletes who are allowed to compete in the Olympics, their uniforms will be memorable for being so forgettable.
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On the run: Watt's rehab hits treadmill stage

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 1:27pm
J.J. Watt, who suffered a broken leg on Oct. 8, continues to progress in his rehab as he gave two thumbs up in a video of him running on a zero-gravity treadmill.
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Follow live: Harden set to return for Rockets

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 11:58am
The league's top scorer is primed to return from injury to lead the Rockets against Jimmy Butler and the surprising Wolves.
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First-graders send Jags game plan to beat Pats

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 11:37am
Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone revealed on Thursday that a first-grade class from a local school sent a game plan on how to defeat the Patriots. "We're just taking as much advice as we can because we need it," Marrone said.
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Morstead 'blown away' by Vikes' fans donations

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 11:24am
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead promised to return to Minnesota to deliver donations from Vikings fans.
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Judge chides Nassar for complaints in his letter

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 11:15am
In a letter to Michigan judge Rosemarie Aquilina, Larry Nassar expressed doubts he could face a week of comments from women he's admitted to abusing. "I have to say, this isn't worth the paper it's written on," Aquilina said about Nassar's letter.
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Zion Williamson: What you need to know before he commits

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 10:46am
Can Clemson or South Carolina keep the state's best player at home? Will a blue blood like Kansas or Kentucky poach the five-star? One of the few remaining five-star 2018 recruits commits Saturday.
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ESPN's evolution: Snapchat, esports and attribution guidelines

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 10:30am
The Public Editor follows up on SportsCenter on Snapchat, content for emerging fans and guidelines for breaking news attribution.
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UFC 220 Cheat Sheet: Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 10:12am
Cormier and Oezdemir will square off for the UFC's light heavyweight belt Saturday. Who has the advantage? Brett Okamoto breaks it down.
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BPI ranks the top leagues in college basketball

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 9:56am
Should the Big 12, ACC or another conference be considered the best in college basketball? We asked the Basketball Power Index, which said the Big 12 is best from top to bottom.
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Bracketology: Can WCC's best improve their seeds?

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 9:55am
Gonzaga and Saint Mary's are both in the tournament, but can either improve their seeding before conference tourney time?
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Women's Bracketology

National Sports - ESPN - January 18, 2018 - 9:47am
UConn, Baylor, Louisville and Mississippi State are No. 1 seeds, while Notre Dame, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas are 2 seeds in Charlie Creme's latest 64-team projection.
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