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Nicklaus: Tiger faces 'very hard' return to golf

8:27 PM ET ESPN.com news services Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods has a steep climb to face if he is to return to professional golf, an arduous task compounded by “more life problems than they are golf problems right now.” … Continue reading

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Nats fan's obituary takes 1 last zing at bullpen

8:09 PM ET Associated Press “KILLEBREW, Patrick, ‘Pat,’ age 68, passed away peacefully at home, June 20, 2017, after watching the Washington Nationals relief pitchers blow yet another lead.” That’s the start to the obituary the family placed in The … Continue reading

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Serena fires back in response to McEnroe

7:37 PM ET ESPN.com news services Serena Williams fired back via Twitter on Monday after John McEnroe said that if she played on the men’s circuit, she’d be “like No. 700 in the world.” Dear John, I adore and respect … Continue reading

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Saints' Fairley out for 2017 due to heart issue

6:31 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley was placed on season-ending injured reserve Monday, and his career appears to be in jeopardy because of a heart issue. Fairley, 29, has consulted with at least … Continue reading

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Vikings' Floyd gets 1 day in jail for violation

6:07 PM ET SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Minnesota Vikings receiver Michael Floyd was sentenced Monday to one day in jail and will have to complete the final five days of his house arrest after a Scottsdale City Court judge found that … Continue reading

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Man arrested after driving into Mizzou Arena

6:52 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. — A 23-year-old man has been arrested after smashing through two gates and driving onto the basketball court at the University of Missouri over the weekend, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Police … Continue reading

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Supermen: Howard hopes to connect with Cam

4:28 PM ET ESPN.com news services Dwight Howard said Monday that he’s excited that his arrival in Charlotte means two big-name athletes nicknamed Superman will be in the city. He joins former NFL MVP quarterback Cam Newton of the Carolina … Continue reading

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Selanne, Recchi among Hall of Fame inductees

4:30 PM ET ESPN.com news services On his first shot at the Hockey Hall of Fame, Teemu Selanne has scored, not surprising for someone who tallied 684 NHL goals. The 46-year-old headlined the class announced Monday. Joining the 10-time All-Star … Continue reading

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Embiid on All-Rookie after missing 2 seasons

2:27 PM ET ESPN.com news services Joel Embiid was the worth the wait. The third overall pick in the 2014 draft, who missed the first two seasons of his career because of injuries, made the NBA All-Rookie First Team on … Continue reading

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Sheen selling '27 Ruth ring, Sox-Yanks sale doc

2:57 PM ET Charlie Sheen has revealed himself as the owner of two of the most coveted pieces of Babe Ruth memorabilia, which will be sold Friday. Sheen told ESPN on Monday that it is he who consigned Babe Ruth’s … Continue reading

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