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City of Los Angeles celebrates 'Kobe Bryant Day'

4:41 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Even as the Los Angeles City Council paused to honor Kobe Bryant and reflect on everything he has done since he arrived in the city 20 years ago it was evident that Bryant’s mind … Continue reading

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McIlroy: 'Proven wrong' by Olympic golf

3:47 PM ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Prior to golf’s inclusion in this summer’s Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years, Rory McIlroy not only withdrew his name from the competition, but insisted he would only watch “the stuff … Continue reading

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Chargers pull offer to unsigned draft pick Bosa

2:24 PM ET ESPN.com news services The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday they had pulled their offer to unsigned first-round draft choice Joey Bosa after he rejected their “best offer.” The Chargers said in a statement they presented Bosa with … Continue reading

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Giants owner defends decision to re-sign Brown

2:24 PM ET ESPN.com news services New York Giants owner John Mara on Wednesday defended the team’s decision to re-sign Josh Brown, saying his club was “comfortable” with the facts in the 2015 domestic violence allegations against the kicker. “All … Continue reading

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Five Rounds: Who should McGregor fight next?

3:19 PM ET Each week, ESPN.com writer Brett Okamoto provides his take on the hottest topics in the world of mixed martial arts. This week, Okamoto squares off with former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis to debate all things MMA … Continue reading

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Fired Illini coach Beckman volunteering at UNC

11:55 AM ET Tim Beckman, who was fired as the Illinois Fighting Illini‘s football coach last year following a school investigation that found he mistreated players, is now a volunteer coach on defense for North Carolina, a school official confirmed … Continue reading

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If the Big 12 welcomes Houston, do better TV ratings follow?

1:00 PM ET Not six years ago, the Big 12 completely dominated the Houston television market, the second-largest within the conference footprint and 10th-biggest in the country. In fact, in 2010, according to ratings that Nielsen provided to ESPN.com, Big … Continue reading

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Devin Hester to teams: Call my agent now

2:48 PM ET The most accomplished return man in NFL history is getting closer to making a comeback. Devin Hester, who was released by the Atlanta Falcons in July, sent out an Instagram message with a video Wednesday, informing those … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels and the future standards for Hall of Fame pitchers

11:44 AM ET Is Cole Hamels the best pitcher of his generation? The easy answer is no, considering Hamels reached the majors in 2006 and Clayton Kershaw reached the majors in 2008, making them contemporaries and close enough in age … Continue reading

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Source: Patriots cutting ties with center Stork

10:09 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are releasing former starting center Bryan Stork, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. The move that comes as a mild surprise even as Stork was losing his hold on … Continue reading

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