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Jamaica bobsled coach quits days before event

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 12:46pm
Jamaican women's bobsled coach Sandra Kiriasis announced on Wednesday she has quit the team, throwing the team into disarray just days before what would be its historic Olympic debut.
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Dale Jr. picks his Daytona 500 winner, Cup champion and more

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 12:27pm
We asked one of NASCAR's most familiar faces his picks for rookie of the year, the Daytona 500 and who will replace him as the sport's most popular driver. Here's who Dale Jr. likes.
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Gophers' Lynch expelled after dropping appeals

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 11:58am
Reggie Lynch maintains his innocence against sexual misconduct allegations but has dropped appeals of his Minnesota expulsion because he does not feel he could receive a fair hearing.
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Day 8 preview: Shiffrin eyes second slalom gold, Jacobellis hopes for snowboard cross magic

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 11:30am
Thursday's highlights in Pyeongchang include USA's Mikaela Shiffrin, who will go for her second straight slalom gold, while the U.S. men's hockey team will look to shake off their rocky start.
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Matt Ryan only QB among 32 players who took every snap last season

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 11:12am
Matt Ryan wasn't able to duplicate his MVP performance from 2016, but he was the only quarterback on the field for every snap last season.
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Betts, Bogaerts acknowledge clubhouse issues

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 10:45am
Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts acknowledge tension in the Red Sox clubhouse last yer
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Judge not dropping charges in FBI hoops probe

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 10:23am
A U.S. District Court judge denied a motion Thursday to dismiss federal criminal charges against former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption.
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Yancy Medeiros aims to prove he belongs at top after ESPN's Fight of the Year

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 9:37am
Yancy Medeiros defeated Alex Oliveira in a back-and-forth battle at UFC 218 -- ESPN's Fight of the Year. Will he be able to replicate that acclaimed performance against veteran Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Sunday night?
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Fitzgerald will be back with Cardinals for 2018

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 9:22am
New Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said Thursday that wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald would be back with Arizona for 2018, his 15th season.
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Leaderboard: Track Tiger's opening round at Riviera

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 9:11am
Tiger Woods is on the course at the Genesis Open, paired with Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas.
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Power Rankings: Red-hot Bruins keep climbing

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 9:00am
Vegas remains No. 1 -- while Tampa Bay and Nashville round out the top three -- but Boston's recent run has shaved the Lightning's lead in the Atlantic Division to just one point.
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Is this John Calipari's most disappointing Kentucky team ever?

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 9:00am
With Kentucky missing an edge, along with a couple of pieces, could the reeling Wildcats miss the NCAA tourney for the second time under John Calipari?
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Twenty years later, Dale Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win remains one of a kind

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:45am
After 19 failed attempts, Dale Earnhardt won the 1998 Daytona 500 as crew members from several teams took part in the celebration. It was a storybook scene, one the sport will likely never be able to replicate.
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One month could decide Wichita State's -- and Gregg Marshall's -- future

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:45am
Gregg Marshall yells and screams. That's how he gets his point across. But he also listens. Amid an up-and-down year at Wichita State, the man whom bigger programs are always chasing will listen again.
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The Cavaliers face a record-smashing, $300 million future

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:43am
If LeBron James stays in Cleveland and the Cavs keep the players they acquired at the deadline, owner Dan Gilbert's team could be looking at an enormous payroll and tax bill next season.
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Bracketology: Losses don't impact No. 1

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:41am
Purdue has lost two in a row and been bumped out of first place in the Big Ten. Villanova has lost two of three. That's still not enough to move either out of a No. 1 seed.
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Wooden Watch: Maybe the race for the award isn't over

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:39am
Have Oklahoma's recent struggles hurt Trae Young's Wooden Award campaign? Arizona's Deandre Ayton is among the players who might get another look.
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Salary cap situation won't prohibit Giants from making significant moves

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:24am
New York doesn't have an exorbitant amount to spend given its current situation, but it is enough to "make things work."
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Super ink: Demand for Eagles tattoos soars after Super Bowl

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:24am
Running back Corey Clement joins the throng of Eagles fans getting ink following Philadelphia's first Super Bowl title.
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Tom Brady becomes last player from 2000 draft with his team

National Sports - ESPN - February 15, 2018 - 8:24am
And then there was one. With Sebastian Janikowski and the Raiders parting ways, Tom Brady is the last of the 2000 class to stick with his team.
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