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What makes Buster Posey baseball's best defensive catcher

10:46 AM ET For the first time in nearly a decade, the reigning National League Gold Glove Award winner at catcher is someone other than Yadier Molina and with that honor comes the transfer of the title of best defensive … Continue reading

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USA Hockey takes another wrong turn in talks with women's team

Captain Meghan Duggan and the women’s national team are boycotting the upcoming world championships unless they can reach a new agreement with USA Hockey.  10:07 PM ET As the history of other sports leagues has constantly shown, the idea of … Continue reading

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McCowan's huge fourth quarter leads Bulldogs to Elite Eight

10:47 PM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close ESPN.com women’s basketball/college sports writer 33 seasons covering women’s college basketball Covered 24 Final Fours OKLAHOMA CITY — The college career of the top scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history, Washington’s Kelsey Plum, ended … Continue reading

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Source: CBS joining chase for Cowboys' Romo

6:58 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — The Tony Romo Watch used to be about the Denver Broncos or Houston Texans. It is also about Fox and CBS. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that CBS is making a strong push … Continue reading

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Sherman thinks Kaepernick being blackballed

5:15 PM ET Sheil KapadiaESPN Writer Close Covered the Philadelphia Eagles for Philadelphia Magazine and Philly.com from 2008 to 2015. Covered the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL for BaltimoreSun.com from 2006 to 2008. Richard Sherman once counted Colin Kaepernick among … Continue reading

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What you need to know about Saturday's Elite Eight games

10:00 PM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Gonzaga has reached eight Sweet 16s and three Elite Eights, but … Continue reading

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Mickelson reaches final 16, 1st time since '04

3:39 PM ET ESPN.com news services Phil Mickelson has made it past the third round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play for the first time since 2004. J.B. Holmes didn’t make a birdie until the 12th hole, and … Continue reading

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No one more deserving of success than Juan Martin del Potro

1:12 PM ET He finds himself in line at the Miami Open to play Roger Federer, the hottest man in tennis. Unfair, perhaps, but Juan Martin del Potro might be the most grateful man in tennis. He just passed the … Continue reading

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Malcolm Butler shows where NFL players are still powerless

9:53 AM ET This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s April 10 MLB Preview Issue. Subscribe today! Thirty years ago this September, NFL players went on strike to fight for true unrestricted free agency. It’s something baseball, hockey and basketball … Continue reading

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Will Hanley Ramirez keep crushing it without David Ortiz?

Big Papi was a big influence on Hanley Ramirez. That could help the new Red Sox DH as he faces his second act — sans Ortiz.  8:38 AM ET FORT MYERS, Fla. — To liven the mood before a late-night … Continue reading

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