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The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers — and leading man LeBron James — kept their winning streak alive by picking up several awards at the 2016 ESPYS.
Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James took the stage together at the ESPYS in Los Angeles and urged their fellow athletes to be active socially.
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Will The Open champ be a first-time major winner? Michael Collins ranks his top 25 golfers, including who he thinks will have his name engraved on the Claret Jug come Sunday.
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Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager was presented Wednesday with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYS.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said the possibility of the Golden State Warriors becoming villains to fans due to their confluence of talent will actually be good for the business of the NBA.
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Which coach, player or general manager is on the hottest seat entering 2016? NFL Nation reporters’ picks include a second-year coach in the AFC East and a veteran QB in the NFC East.
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Boston’s top pick in the 2015 draft, Terry Rozier, has the best chance among the players in summer league to crack the Celtics’ rotation next year.
Jermaine Edmondson was granted his release to transfer by Michigan State. The cornerback was in the news earlier Wednesday after he alleged that Draymond Green punched him last weekend.
San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan says he decided to retire after 19 seasons because playing basketball was “not fun anymore.”
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Art Briles said he’ll return to coaching in 2017 but did not respond when asked whether he’ll be coaching in college or the NFL.
Cristiano Ronaldo was No. 4, Lionel Messi No. 8 among the highest-earning celebrities in the world over the past year, putting them alongside Taylor Swift and the members of One Direction.
From 100 to No. 1, we’re counting down the greatest players in baseball history. Today, we reveal the top 10 outfielders at each position of all time.
Should Mike Trout already be considered one of the best players of all time? And which players did voters overlook? Dan Szymborski evaluates our top 10 outfielders lists.
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We already knew that Michigan State signee Miles Bridges, the No. 8 player in the ESPN 100, could jump. But now we know rims everywhere are in danger.
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Now that his appeal in the Deflategate case has been denied, Tom Brady should accept his fate to serve the best interests of his team, writes Kevin Seifert.
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It’s supposed to be the Year of the Cubs, but the first half was dominated by Dodgers — particularly ace Clayton Kershaw and rookie Corey Seager. Jayson Stark hands out his midseason awards.
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They’re playing for millions in the WSOP main event, but several players are managing to find time to take part in the PokÃ©mon Go phenomenon.
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The Dwyane Wade era didn’t end the way Miami envisioned it, but Tom Haberstroh says the timing was right if the Heat follow the proper rebuilding plan.
Pat Riley has never lacked the will to forge ahead in Miami. Only this time, he no longer has Dwyane Wade by his side to assist in the rebuilding effort.
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From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.
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The College Football Playoff is evaluating whether to move the semifinals to a date other than New Year’s Eve, executive director Bill Hancock said Wednesday.
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Baylor has lured athletic director Mack Rhoades from Missouri to accept the job left vacant after the resignation of Ian McCaw.
This interactive graphic is part of our project exploring the more than 33,000 annual gun deaths in America and what it would take to bring that number down.
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As part of his summer vacation, Bret Bielema attended the Russell Wilson-Ciara wedding in England.
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Where does Tim Duncan’s departure leave the Spurs? And what should they do to continue their historic run of success? Bradford Doolittle projects the future for San Antonio.
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Valve has broken its silence with an announcement that addresses the issue of unregulated gambling in Counter-Strike and Dota 2 through its Steam marketplace.
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Not all blowouts and big wins are created equally. Phil Steele’s game grades takes into account a variety of factors and names the truly dominating performances over the past three years.
Mont Ventoux has been called “a higher hell.” ESPN.com’s Jim Caple learned the hard way — on a bike — why the climb that ends Stage 12 at this year’s Tour de France has such a nasty reputation.
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Most coaches are basketball lifers, but they have other interests, too. If the heads of each top 25 college basketball program weren’t coaching, which lines of work would they pursue?
El coinjunto azulgrana espera que Umtiti y Dinge solidifiquen a su línea de fondo esta temporada.
Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James opened the 2016 ESPYS with a plea to fellow athletes to take a stand in helping stop the violence that has taken place across the nation.
Despite an ongoing fight against cancer, Craig Sager is determined to live his life to the fullest.
It apparently takes more than a four-game suspension levied against Tom Brady to knock New England from atop the NFL food chain for the coming season.
What are Tom Brady’s options? Will the Supreme Court take his case? What’s the timeline? Lester Munson examines. Q&A
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Bob Woodruff narrates the incredible journey of Elizabeth Marks, who overcame a devastating injury in Iraq and lung disease to become a world-class Paraswimmer.
Michael B. Jordan gives voice to the story of Zaevion Dobson, who received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award posthumously for shielding friends from bullets at the cost of his own life.
The same character traits — and flaws — that bonded Pat Riley and Dwyane Wade together through five trips to the NBA Finals are the ones that eventually ripped them apart. Strained relationship
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Speaking for the first time since his retirement, Tim Duncan reflects on his career and his future.
UFC bantamweight John “Hands of Stone” Lineker extends his winning streak to five after knocking out Michael McDonald with a left hook in the first round.
Shaquille O’Neal gets put on a poster after a big slam by his son Shareef.
Here’s the actual Mets rotation: Bartolo Colon will open things on Friday in Philadelphia, followed by Logan Verrett on Saturday and Jacob deGrom on Sunday. Steven Matz followed by Noah Syndergaard then will open the next series, against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Mets placed Syndergaard at the back end of the rotation to maximize his rest after arm fatigue.
Things got testy during a conversation between Nick Saban and Paul Finebaum when the Alabama coach shared his thoughts on the situation surrounding Cam Robinson.
What does Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema have in common with Beyonce and Carmelo Anthony? They were all in England for the wedding of the summer between Russell Wilson and pop star Ciara. ‘That’s crazy’
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The Rockets have signed veteran point guard Pablo Prigioni to a one-year contract with a team option for a second season multiple sources confirmed. The Rockets with no cap space, signed Prigioni to the veteran minimum. Prigioni played with the Rockets during the 2014-15 season participating in 24 games. He was acquired in a trade with the Knicks back in 2015.
Joe Harris signed a two-year, $ 2 million deal with Brooklyn, agent Mark Bartelstein tells ESPN.
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Mark Cuban jokes about the Thon Maker age controversy when asked what he thinks about the Milwaukee draftee’s game.
UFC bantamweight John Lineker with another KO. The 13th of his career. Michael McDonald fights back as best as he can but Lineker is a KO machine. Drops McDonald multiple times in the first round, eventually puts him away with the left hook at UFC Fight Night in Sioux Falls, S.D. Scary human being, that Lineker.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar remembers the life of Muhammad Ali and what made him truly special.
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Breanna Stewart, who won the ESPY for Best Female Athlete, wants a bigger platform for her fellow female athletes.
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LeBron James put the spotlight on J.R. Smith, Tristan Thompson and the rest of his teammates after the Cavaliers won the Best Team ESPY.
The King has taken retaken his throne. LeBron James is honored for the third time as Best Male Athlete. #ESPYS pic.twitter.com/CexU1DX06Z
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