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What makes Trea Turner go? Gummy bears, Sour Patch Kids and Skittles

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner keeps his cravings in check, but he loves candy. And chocolate. And soda. Who can blame him?  8:20 AM ET We know Trea Turner can fly. We know Trea Turner can rake. And early indications … Continue reading

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Meet Obi Melifonwu, the NFL draft's biggest workout freak

Apr 16, 2017 Brendan Hall Just a few days after setting the football landscape aflame with his off-the-charts performance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, safety Obi Melifonwu was back in the gym. The former UConn star was in his … Continue reading

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Olney: Giants wise not to punish underpaid Madison Bumgarner

8:06 AM ET The topic was unnecessary physical risk, and Madison Bumgarner and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy gnawed on it in friendly conversation in Bochy’s office at AT&T Park last June. Bochy leaned back in the black chair … Continue reading

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Old dog, new tricks: Celtics' Gerald Green unexpected playoff starter

9:15 AM ET CHICAGO — The day before the Boston Celtics played their regular-season finale, the team went through a light, split-squad workout. But there was something about the intensity that veteran Gerald Green displayed in an otherwise unremarkable off-day … Continue reading

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Sources: Cause of Kerr illness still unknown

4:37 AM ET PORTLAND, Ore. — A timetable for the bench return of Steve Kerr remained unknown Saturday night after the Golden State Warriors recorded a come-from-behind playoff victory without their ailing coach. The Warriors announced Saturday afternoon that Kerr … Continue reading

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Fizdale: Need suggestions on guarding Kawhi

4:08 AM ET ESPN.com news services Grizzlies coach David Fizdale was quite candid about San Antonio Spurs guard Kawhi Leonard‘s electric performance in Memphis’ 110-108 overtime victory in Game 4 on Saturday. “Honestly, I’m taking suggestions on how to guard … Continue reading

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Kawhi Leonard performance is brilliant, yet empty in Game 4 loss

2:49 AM ET MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Having just played the game of his life, Kawhi Leonard swayed back and forth, fists jammed into the pockets of his joggers, with a green hoodie pulled low as he pondered just what went … Continue reading

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Swanson wins easy, wants Aldo-Holloway winner

2:50 AM ET Cub Swanson was confident his skill and experience would be too much for Artem Lobov in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Nashville on Saturday. Despite a slow start, he was proven correct. Swanson controlled … Continue reading

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Warriors overcome 17-point deficit to win Game 3 in Portland

2:32 AM ET PORTLAND, Ore. — The Golden State Warriors came back to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113 to go up 3-0 in a series that continues to bend to JaVale McGee‘s will. That wasn’t a typo, and more … Continue reading

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Valdez (22-0) decisions Marriaga, retains title

2:15 AM ET Associated Press CARSON, Calif. — Although Oscar Valdez won a world championship belt last year, he still wondered whether he could go 12 full rounds with an elite fighter. Not only did the WBO featherweight champion have … Continue reading

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