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Vote on Raiders' Vegas move may be next week

12:19 PM ET ESPN.com news services A vote on whether to allow the Oakland Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas could occur at next week’s NFL meetings, two team owners told ESPN. The NFL meetings begin Sunday in Phoenix and … Continue reading

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For boxer Marlen Esparza, it has always been fight or … fight

10:22 AM ET Andrea Canales, ESPN.com LOS ANGELES — It’s OK to cry. It is the first thing boxer Marlen Esparza would, if she somehow could go back in time, tell the 11-year-old version of herself who walked into Rudy … Continue reading

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Federer is back; getting rowdy in W.Va.

8:32 AM ET Mike Vorkunov for REDEF sports + biz + culture + lifeGet REDEF delivered to your inbox rantnrave:// Who is a professional sports league’s first priority? The fans who buy tickets? The TV networks that bankroll it? Or … Continue reading

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Madden mirror: Unis sold Jefferson on Ravens

11:18 AM ET Many NFL players check out Madden just to see their ratings. Others spend hours on the game because it takes them back to their childhood. For safety Tony Jefferson, Madden was a factor in his ultimately signing … Continue reading

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Hot shooting, strong defense, rest allow Warriors to rout Mavericks

12:35 AM ET DALLAS — The Golden State Warriors blew out the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 in another dominant defensive performance. Despite coming off a back-to-back, and resting Andre Iguodala with the ever unusual “hip tightness,” the Warriors were in full … Continue reading

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Should Crosby be suspended?

10:04 AM ET Should Sidney Crosby be suspended for his spear? Scott Burnside: First of all is there anyone who doesn’t cringe watching Sidney Crosby glide up to Ryan O’Reilly from behind and swat him between the legs with his … Continue reading

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Kerr open to less pay if it meant fewer games

10:30 AM ET DALLAS — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he would be willing to cut his own salary if the NBA shortened the schedule as a potential solution to the issue of stars resting during regular-season games … Continue reading

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Krause didn't always win people over, but he won

8:20 PM ET Jerry Krause won, he just didn’t win people over. That’s the only explanation for the chasm between his accomplishments and his accolades. Krause, who died Tuesday at age 77, was the general manager who surrounded Michael Jordan … Continue reading

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Quick 9: Tiger tells tale of that first Masters win

9:42 AM ET 1. Twenty years on from Tiger’s first Masters We remember the massive drives, the destruction of a storied course, rebounding from an opening-nine 40 and waxing the field by 12 strokes. Tiger Woods made it look easy … Continue reading

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WGC-Match Play: Where clichés come to life

4:43 PM ET AUSTIN, Texas — Welcome to the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship, where “anything can happen” — until it does, of course, at which point we’ll be reminded that “there really are no upsets.” Such are the “vagaries … Continue reading

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