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World champ Fury tests positive for cocaine

12:34 PM ET Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury, who pulled out of an Oct. 29 rematch with former champion Wladimir Klitschko last week for unspecified reasons, has been notified that he tested positive for cocaine. Klitschko and Fury agreed to … Continue reading

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Source: Texans' O'Brien to call plays on offense

10:42 AM ET HOUSTON — Texans head coach Bill O’Brien will now call plays on offense after taking those duties away from offensive coordinator George Godsey, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, confirming multiple reports. O’Brien called plays during his … Continue reading

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When do you know a QB is good? Solving the Wentz and Prescott question

9:35 AM ET Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott look awesome this season, you might have heard. Neither Prescott nor Wentz would have expected to start the year under center for his team when the preseason started, but the injury to … Continue reading

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How the Russell Westbrook solo act will play in OKC

9:00 AM ET It is strange that the one thing standing between Russell Westbrook and near-universal adoration was Kevin Durant. Westbrook has been the most nitpicked superstar of the past decade, save perhaps for the post-Decision LeBron James. Every flailing … Continue reading

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The good, bad and benched: How QBs in six-picks club fared the game after

7:35 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 There was a time, believe it or not, when throwing six interceptions in an NFL or AFL … Continue reading

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Bobby Lashley talks TNA's future and juggling an MMA career

Bobby Lashley’s life and career have changed a great deal in the decade since his prominent role at Wrestlemania 23.  1:56 AM ET Whether it’s competing as a mixed martial artist in Bellator’s heavyweight division or defending the TNA world … Continue reading

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Oops, there it isn't — will this be the last hurrah for Lob City?

Will Chris Paul and Blake Griffin point the Clippers to playoff success at last?  7:27 AM ET The photo went viral before practice even ended Thursday. There, in gray shorts and an aqua blue top, was Kevin Garnett playing basketball … Continue reading

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Can Christian McCaffrey survive nation's heaviest workload?

12:00 AM ET STANFORD, Calif. — David Shaw swears he understands. Shaw, the Cardinal head coach, knows there’s a limit to how many times junior Christian McCaffrey can take the ball and be effective. The latest test comes Friday night, … Continue reading

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Ward shows up big for Houston after a scare from hard hit

12:25 AM ET HOUSTON — For a brief moment, most of the 40,873 fans in attendance at TDECU Stadium on Thursday night held their collective breath while the star quarterback lay on the ground trying to catch his. Houston quarterback … Continue reading

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Sparks' Lavender a game-changer off bench

The 2016 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, Jantel Lavender averaged 9.6 points in 19.4 minutes per game in the regular season.  12:44 AM ET LOS ANGELES — After winning a championship in Turkey last spring, Jantel Lavender couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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