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Griffey: Ortiz 'absolutely' should be Hall of Famer

4:29 PM ET Jerry CrasnickESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com senior writer Author of “License to Deal” Former Denver Post national baseball writer COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — As Ken Griffey Jr. prepares to enter the Hall of Fame as a first-ballot inductee, … Continue reading

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Saints, Drew Brees should be more eager to get contract done

2:08 PM ET Mike TriplettESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate METAIRIE, La. — The timing was ripe for Drew … Continue reading

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LeBron James' son shows off serious skills in video

12:52 PM ET Watching highlights of LeBron James‘ son is almost as fun as watching LeBron himself. All those shots and assists were great, but King James’ reactions may have been the best part of all.

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Brees, Saints haven't talked deal in 3 months

1:19 PM ET Mike TriplettESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate METAIRIE, La. — Drew Brees won’t have a new … Continue reading

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WNBA prez supports 'off the court' social activism

3:35 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league’s players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court. Borders spent the past two weeks … Continue reading

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New Warriors trio impresses with Team USA

11:40 PM ET Brian WindhorstESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books LAS VEGAS — The watershed moment happened in the second quarter of Team USA’s 111-74 win over … Continue reading

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Durant, U.S. crush Argentina by 37 in exhibition

12:16 AM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — New team. Same old result. Full of new star power — and dominant on the inside — the U.S. men’s basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal … Continue reading

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Taimanglo submits Caldwell with a guillotine choke

12:13 AM ET Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Darrion Caldwell is still a good bet to hold the Bellator MMA bantamweight championship some day — but … Continue reading

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'Cyborg' calls out Rousey, wants fight at UFC 205

8:15 PM ET Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Cris “Cyborg” Justino clearly hasn’t abandoned the idea of fighting Ronda Rousey. Justino went on the offensive against … Continue reading

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Clemson, Florida State can't both make CFP, can they?

6:40 PM ET Matt FortunaESPN Staff Writer Close Notre Dame/ACC reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Penn State University CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In each of the past three years, bowl season has begun with just one undefeated Power 5 … Continue reading

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