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Sonnen breaks down Bellator's World Grand Prix opening round

November 22, 2017 - 4:33pm
With Bellator MMA's World Grand Prix officially set, one of its competitors, Chael Sonnen, helps assess the field.
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Love, Hate and pardon the turkeys

November 22, 2017 - 4:22pm
Matthew Berry is feeling magnanimous and invites readers to forgive themselves for their poor fantasy decisions this season, and helps set the table for Week 12 with his weekly loves and hates.
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Panthers' Newton explains mug shot posting

November 22, 2017 - 4:20pm
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he made the decision to post his police mug shot on Instagram because that was the day in his life and football career "that made it real."
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AAC commish: UCF, USF owed more CFP love

November 22, 2017 - 4:19pm
AAC commissioner Mike Aresco is unhappy that unbeaten UCF finds itself ranked behind three-loss Mississippi State in this week's College Football Playoff rankings.
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Free-agent CB Revis signs contract with Chiefs

November 22, 2017 - 3:53pm
Veteran defensive back Darrelle Revis has signed a deal with the Chiefs.
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Lions claim veteran DE Freeney off waivers

November 22, 2017 - 3:24pm
The Lions claimed defensive end Dwight Freeney off waivers Wednesday, one day after he was waived by the Seahawks.
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Bucks' Antetokounmpo out with knee soreness

November 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the Bucks' game against the Suns Wednesday with a sore right knee.
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The special connection between Isaiah Thomas and 'the bravest boy in the world'

November 22, 2017 - 1:28pm
At the Cavs' annual "Big Shots and Little Stars" fundraiser, the shortest player in the NBA found inspiration in 5-year-old Gavin Heileman, who has been fighting cancer for two years and takes pride in being the shortest person in his class.
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Ohtani's role as a pitcher and hitter will be revolutionary

November 22, 2017 - 12:29pm
What he wants to do hasn't been seen in MLB since Babe Ruth. How could teams structure his playing time as a rotation and lineup regular?
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Sources: Clippers' Beverley has knee surgery

November 22, 2017 - 11:06am
Patrick Beverley had surgery on his right knee Wednesday, and the timetable for the Clippers guard's return isn't immediately clear, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Kyrie in the Fourth, The Smart Effect and more musings from Boston's streak

November 22, 2017 - 10:47am
The league's most unlikely streak lives on. As the cardiac Celtics embark on a quest for 17 straight wins, we look back on what has made the past 16 the talk of the NBA world.
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Louisville says Bowen won't play for Cardinals

November 22, 2017 - 10:09am
Brian Bowen, whose scandal-tied recruitment led to the firing of Rick Pitino at Louisville, will not play for the Cardinals, the school announced Wednesday.
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Woman charged with stalking Tony Stewart

November 22, 2017 - 10:07am
A woman was arrested and charged for stalking NASCAR driver Tony Stewart over the past two years.
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Nassar pleads guilty, says he is 'horribly sorry'

November 22, 2017 - 10:04am
Dr. Larry Nassar, who was accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault. He will face at least 25 years in prison.
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The untold history of Minnesota's uniforms

November 22, 2017 - 9:54am
Today, most uniforms are designed by a shoe company or in a league office. Not the Minnesota Vikings' Norseman logo and team colors.
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Source: Kelly talks to UCLA; Florida in play

November 22, 2017 - 8:51am
Chip Kelly met with UCLA on Tuesday regarding its head-coaching position and will decide between the Bruins and Florida in the next few days, a source told ESPN.
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Playoff stakes for the 10 biggest rivalry week games

November 22, 2017 - 8:48am
If there was minimal change in the CFP top 25 this week, anticipate seismic shifts during rivalry week.
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Bills return to Taylor as starting quarterback

November 22, 2017 - 8:45am
The Bills will start quarterback Tyrod Taylor against the Chiefs, coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday. Taylor gets the starting job back after he replaced Nathan Peterman during Sunday's game against the Chargers.
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Will Westbrook find KD-like chemistry with Paul George?

November 22, 2017 - 8:35am
As Durant returns, the Thunder are still looking for their two biggest stars to make the kind of connections that once electrified OKC.
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The Warriors' playcalling efficiency is unmatched

November 22, 2017 - 7:46am
The Warriors are great not just because they have the best players but also because they run the best plays. You listening, Doc Rivers?
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