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Illinois players honor Nebraska's Sam Foltz with jersey

4:36 PM ET Sometimes it takes a tragedy to bring out the best in sports. The continued tributes to Sam Foltz, the Nebraska punter killed in a July car accident along with former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler, are restoring … Continue reading

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Win and in again: Mets clinch postseason berth

4:26 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — The reigning National League champions are returning to the postseason. This visit may be more of an accomplishment than a year ago. Decimated by injuries, the New York Mets nonetheless clinched a wild-card berth Saturday … Continue reading

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Europe pulls within one of U.S. at Ryder Cup

2:34 PM ET CHASKA, Minn. — The United States saw its lead cut to 1 point, 6½ to 5½, after Saturday morning’s foursomes session at the Ryder Cup. The Europeans claimed 2½ of the 4 points, capped by an unlikely … Continue reading

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MLB Roundup: The heat is on in the pennant races

Jay Bruce’s turnaround at the plate is part of what has kept the Mets in front in the National League wild-card race.  1:37 PM ET First, action from around the pennant races as we close in on the end of … Continue reading

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Junior should retire, the Chase works and Tony Stewart needs to win

Ricky Craven would like to see Tony Stewart win at Dover and extend his stay in the Chase.  1:00 PM ET Ricky Craven Close Ricky Craven is a driver with wins in all of NASCAR’s top three series, including rookie … Continue reading

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Colts' Irsay: Luck's shoulder 'not a serious issue'

10:35 AM ET LONDON — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was adamant Saturday that quarterback Andrew Luck does not have any major problems with his right shoulder. “I can tell you Andrew’s shoulder is not a serious issue,” Irsay said … Continue reading

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Miles: I'll 'scream and holler' for LSU on Sat.

10:44 AM ET Les Miles still plans on watching LSU play on Saturday night, just not from the Tiger Stadium sideline. Miles, 62, said he’ll be cheering for the Tigers from his Baton Rouge home when they play Missouri on … Continue reading

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The next evolution of Kawhi Leonard's game: leadership

Kawhi Leonard enters his sixth NBA season — and first without Tim Duncan alongside him with the Spurs — aiming to take on more of a leadership role.  9:33 PM ET SAN ANTONIO — Scrambling furiously after excellence, San Antonio … Continue reading

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Fantasy fallout: New RBs keep emerging, but do you want them?

12:47 AM ET It feels like a new running back class keeps popping up every week in the NFL, thanks to injuries and ineffectiveness. That’s certainly true this week, with new options emerging in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, Detroit … Continue reading

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Biggest Week 4 NFL questions, stats and predictions

10:21 AM 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. Taking a spin around the NFL to … Continue reading

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