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North Carolina seeking ACC title, No. 1 seed as first steps to help erase bad memory

2:41 AM ET CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Four seconds still loom large in the North Carolina locker room — 4.7 seconds to be exact. That’s how much time remained with the score tied against Villanova in the national championship game … Continue reading

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49ers' John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan meet with Colin Kaepernick

7:28 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the day he was officially announced as the San Francisco 49ers new general manager, John Lynch said he planned to meet with quarterback Colin Kaepernick to discuss his future with the team. … Continue reading

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Ferguson: Money made McGregor soft

7:40 PM ET Tony Ferguson will seek his 10th consecutive UFC victory — not to mention, an interim lightweight title — when he meets Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 209 next weekend in Las Vegas. And although he has received a … Continue reading

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Ole Miss football self-imposes 1-year bowl ban

5:36 PM ET Ole Miss officials announced Wednesday that they are self-imposing a one-year bowl ban for the 2017 season after receiving a new NCAA notice of allegations that detailed eight additional allegations of rules violations. [embedded content] The NCAA … Continue reading

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Pats' Belichick could testify in Hernandez trial

3:31 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has been added to a list of people who could be called to testify at the double murder trial of former player Aaron Hernandez. Belichick’s name … Continue reading

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22 new charges for ex-USA Gymnastics doctor

5:49 PM ET LANSING, Mich. — Former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar, who specialized in treating elite USA Gymnastics athletes, was charged Wednesday with 22 new counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Seven different alleged victims were mentioned among … Continue reading

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Why USC coaches think RB Ronald Jones II could break out in 2017

11:59 AM ET USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin can vividly recall his reaction to first watching highlights of Ronald Jones II running the ball in high school. At the time, Jones was considered an under-the-radar prospect. And for Martin, that … Continue reading

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A-Rod, life coach: Do as I say, not (entirely) as I did

No longer a Yankees pariah, A-Rod wants the team’s youth to avoid his pitfalls and learn from his mistakes.  8:34 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. — There he sat, Alex Rodriguez, life coach. The Tony Robbins of the New York Yankees … Continue reading

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NBA's explosion, politicizing sport and the power of the fans

9:38 AM ET Mike Vorkunov for REDEF sports + biz + culture + lifeGet REDEF delivered to your inbox rantnrave:// The NFL’s ratings problem — down 9 percent this past season — has drawn endless scrutiny. NASCAR is in trouble. … Continue reading

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No need for the Celtics to lose their patience at deadline

1:11 AM ET It may not be from a lack of trying but there is the very real chance that the Boston Celtics‘ roster will look largely unchanged when Thursday’s trade deadline passes. This will not sit well with a … Continue reading

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