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Tyronn Lue finds schedule to start his coaching tenure unforgiving

1:40 AM ET Dave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer Close Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate CLEVELAND — Tyronn Lue stood up from … Continue reading

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Notre Dame has its way with ACC hierarchy again

12:25 AM ET Matt FortunaESPN Staff Writer Close Notre Dame/ACC reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Penn State University SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Mike Brey was answering a question about 3-pointers — or in this case, the lack thereof … Continue reading

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Jones-Cormier II to headline UFC 197 on April 23

11:29 PM ET Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun A UFC light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Jon Jones will headline UFC 197 … Continue reading

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Thompson surprises Hendricks with TKO win

1:16 AM ET Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun LAS VEGAS — Johny Hendricks has shared the Octagon with the likes of Georges St-Pierre, Robbie Lawler and … Continue reading

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Will 3-pointers lead Oklahoma to Final Four or an early exit in March?

11:11 PM ET Myron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato In the final seconds of his No. 1 Oklahoma squad’s 80-69 loss at Kansas State on Saturday night, Buddy … Continue reading

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Comeback player award symbolizes all Eric Berry worked for in return from cancer

10:33 PM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 Through his offseason workouts, the ones that put him on the brink of exhaustion and almost always sent him … Continue reading

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Triple crown: Watt collects his 3rd DPOY award

9:41 PM ET ESPN.com news services SAN FRANCISCO — J.J. Watt has won The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the third time. J.J. Watt can become the first four-time AP Defensive Player of the Year … Continue reading

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Gall wins in 45 seconds, earns CM Punk fight

8:59 PM ET Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun LAS VEGAS — It took more than a year to announce, but CM Punk has an opponent for … Continue reading

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Ma: How I'm betting the Super Bowl

9:09 PM ET Jeff MaESPN Staff Writer Close CEO and Founder of tenXer Inspiration for the movie “21” and book “Bringing Down the House” Author of “The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big In Business” When ESPN approached … Continue reading

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Newton 1st Panther to win offensive player of year

9:44 PM ET ESPN.com news services SAN FRANCISCO — Cam Newton‘s spectacular season has earned him The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. His coach, Ron Rivera, also earned coach of the year honors. Texans defensive end … Continue reading

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