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Westbrook posts 5th straight triple-double in win

12:45 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook notched his fifth consecutive triple-double — the longest streak of his career and the NBA’s longest since Michael Jordan‘s seven straight in 1989 — in the Oklahoma City Thunder‘s 101-92 win over … Continue reading

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Gruden chews out Redskins after loss to Cardinals

1:00 AM ET GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Washington Redskins got kicked in the gut by the Arizona Cardinals during the game and then chewed out by their own coach afterward. Redskins coach Jay Gruden scolded his players after Sunday’s 31-23 … Continue reading

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Seahawks' Thomas (broken leg) mulls retirement

11:44 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. SEATTLE — Seahawks safety Earl Thomas left … Continue reading

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Playoff mixes clarity with confusion

10:09 PM ET GRAPEVINE, Texas — Penn State fans want answers. We beat Ohio State and won the Big Ten, why aren’t we in? The Big 12 commissioner wants clarity. We just added a conference championship game for the sake … Continue reading

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Cam's non-start was coach's decision, not injury

9:20 PM ET SEATTLE — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was held out of the opening series of Sunday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. The decision was made by coach Ron Rivera, team spokesperson Steven Drummond said. Derek Anderson … Continue reading

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Newton 'stands by' Rivera's decision to bench him

1:36 AM ET SEATTLE — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was held out of the opening series of Sunday night’s 40-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks due to a dress code violation. Did Ron Rivera make the right call or … Continue reading

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NFL playoff picture: Cowboys are first team to clinch spot

8:52 PM ET Oh, it’s getting close now. Almost every NFL team has played three-quarters of its season, and the league is making the final turn for the finish line. Seeds are shuffling on a weekly basis, and except at … Continue reading

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No surprise John Schuerholz, Bud Selig put in Hall of Fame

8:31 PM ET As expected, John Schuerholz and Bud Selig are the newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, as the 16-person Today’s Game Era committee, focusing on players and contributors from 1988 on, elected the longtime executive of … Continue reading

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Raiders clear hurdle against Bills, but biggest challenge up next at Chiefs

7:45 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. – Challenges? The Oakland Raiders have faced plenty this season and conquered nearly all of them in coming away with so many improbable victories. So trailing the Buffalo Bills by 15 points early in the … Continue reading

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Source: Ex-Cards slugger Holliday heads to Yanks

7:20 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal worth $13 million, a source told ESPN’s Jim Bowden, confirming multiple reports. The Cardinals informed Holliday … Continue reading

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