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Sources: Big 12 cuts expansion list to at least 12

10:40 PM ET Brett McMurphy Close College football reporter College football reporter for ESPN Nominated for Pulitzer Prize in 2010 Graduate of Oklahoma State University Jake Trotter Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big 12 Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate … Continue reading

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Howe's ashes to be interred in Saskatoon statue

5:46 PM ET Associated Press SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Gordie Howe’s ashes will be interred in a statue at a Saskatoon arena. A Saskatoon official said Wednesday that the city has received permission from the province to inter the cremated remains … Continue reading

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Steelers claim QB Mettenberger off of waivers

5:21 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed quarterback Zach Mettenberger off waivers. Mettenberger was placed on waivers by the San Diego Chargers this week. The Chargers had originally claimed him off waivers after the Tennessee Titans … Continue reading

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Konta collapses on court, returns to win

8:03 PM ET NEW YORK — Johanna Konta suffered a health scare when she collapsed on court in 80 percent humidity at the US Open, but returned to record an improbable second-round victory. Having taken the first set against Tsvetana … Continue reading

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Ben Simmons joins LeBron James, Dwyane Wade for workout

5:24 PM ET LeBron James and Dwyane Wade might not be Miami Heat teammates anymore — in fact, both players have moved on to other teams — but they’re still good friends and workout buddies, based on the picture Wade … Continue reading

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Late appeal sends concussion suit to high court

4:21 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and will delay payouts for at least several months. The family of the late Buffalo … Continue reading

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Struggling Djokovic gets extra time to restore mojo

3:58 PM ET Greg GarberSenior Writer Close Greg Garber joined ESPN in 1991 and provides reports for NFL Countdown and SportsCenter. He is also a regular contributor to Outside the Lines and a senior writer for ESPN.com. NEW YORK — … Continue reading

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Army vet, ex-NFLer Boyer defends Kaepernick

3:15 PM ET Nate Boyer, a former Green Beret and Seattle Seahawks long snapper, penned an open letter to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday evening, defending his right to protest racial inequality in the United States by … Continue reading

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NFL clears three in Al-Jazeera PED investigation

2:45 PM ET ESPN.com news services The NFL has found “no credible evidence” that the Steelers’ James Harrison and the Packers’ Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used or were provided with prohibited substances, following an investigation into allegations made in … Continue reading

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Source: Puig won't be traded to claiming team

1:47 PM ET ESPN.com news services The unknown team that claimed Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig on revocable waivers was more interested in blocking him from going to another team than in trading for him, a league source has … Continue reading

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