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Pistons owner backs Van Gundy after meeting

9:38 AM ET ESPN.com news services Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores expressed “absolute confidence” in coach/president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy on Sunday despite his team’s slow start to the season. The Pistons, with a 19-24 record a season … Continue reading

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Alabama shouldn't be fazed by the departure of several elite talents

9:00 AM ET A trio of underclassmen said goodbye to the University of Alabama on Friday. But even before that, a number of seniors played their final game for the Crimson Tide against Clemson in Tampa, Florida. With so much … Continue reading

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Why are the Wild so much better this season?

9:20 AM ET Why are the Minnesota Wild so much better this season? Craig Custance: There’s no doubt goalie Devan Dubnyk is a big part of the Wild’s success. That’s where you have to start. But when I posed this … Continue reading

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Reports: Bautista close to deal with Blue Jays

9:26 AM ET ESPN.com news services The Blue Jays and Jose Bautista are close to a deal for the free-agent slugger to stay with Toronto, according to multiple reports. MLB.com was first to report that the Blue Jays are the … Continue reading

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Texans QB Brock Osweiler vows he will be better next season

8:21 AM ET HOUSTON — Though quarterback Brock Osweiler struggled this season, because of his contract he likely will have at least one more season with the Houston Texans. And he knows that if there’s going to be more success … Continue reading

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Brown posts video as upset Tomlin talks to team

3:47 AM ET Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown took viewers inside the locker room following Sunday night’s 18-16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, posting 17 minutes of video on Facebook Live that included the voice of head coach … Continue reading

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Chiefs TE Kelce rips ref over failed 2-point try

1:42 AM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tight end Travis Kelce wasn’t shy in his criticism of referee Carl Cheffers for the holding penalty on tackle Eric Fisher that cost the Chiefs what would have been the tying two-point conversion … Continue reading

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J. Thomas' tally sets 72-hole PGA Tour record

12:36 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — One last putt. One more record. And two unforgettable weeks in Hawaii for Justin Thomas. Thomas began the Sony Open with a 15-foot eagle putt on his final hole to shoot 59. He … Continue reading

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Playoff loss ends Chiefs' season on a sour note

11:19 PM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs ended the season with an 18-16 loss to Pittsburgh in the divisional round of the playoffs. Here is a look at the season and what’s next: Grade: B+ Season … Continue reading

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Rodriguez stops Penn at UFC Phoenix

1:24 AM ET A promising, young prospect picked up the biggest win of his career against a “name” opponent fighting past his prime. It’s a common story in combat sports. On Sunday, it was Mexican featherweight Yair Rodriguez battering a … Continue reading

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