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ESPN 3 days

New uni provider Nike unveils lighter jersey

New NBA uniform provider Nike unveiled a jersey that is lighter and dries faster than past versions.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Euro 2017: England boss Mark Sampson says team have three weeks to become 'legends' - BBC Sport

England boss Mark Sampson says his team have three weeks to turn themselves into "legends" before Wednesday's Euro 2017 match against Scotland.
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ESPN 3 days

The Truth comes full circle

Paul Pierce went away from the Celtics to end the last four years of his NBA career. But The Truth was always going to come back to Boston in the end.
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ESPN 3 days

Sources: Ginobili closing in on Spurs return

Manu Ginobili, who'd been contemplating retirement, is finalizing details of his return to the San Antonio Spurs, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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ESPN 3 days

Tigers trade OF Martinez for DBacks prospects

Outfielder J.D. Martinez is heading to the Diamondbacks in a trade with the Tigers, in exchange for prospects.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill to get 2011 world gold in London after Chernova decision - BBC Sport

Jessica Ennis-Hill will receive her third world heptathlon gold medal in a ceremony at next month's World Championships in London.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Antonio Conte: Chelsea manager signs new two-year deal - BBC Sport

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte signs a new two-year deal with the Premier League champions.
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ESPN 3 days

M's minor leaguers take $683 Uber to game

Four Mariners minor leaguers took a seven-hour Uber trip from Phoenix to Albuquerque at a cost of $683 to make it to a game.
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ESPN 4 days

Vick says Kap should cut his hair to help image

Appearing on FS1's "Speak For Yourself" on Monday, Michael Vick had some advice for Colin Kaepernick, namely that the former 49ers quarterback should cut his hair because "perception and image is everything."
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ESPN 3 days

How top MMA trainers would prepare Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

How should MMA star Conor McGregor -- with no professional boxing fights on his resume -- approach his bout with Floyd Mayweather? Brett Okamoto asked many top trainers for their strategy.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Africa Cup of Nations: Caf considers summer move - BBC Sport

The Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to the summer as part of changes being discussed by the continent's ruling body.
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NFL Network 3 days

Giants TE legend Bavaro calls Engram 'unbelievable' | NFL.com

New York Giants great Mark Bavaro knows a thing or two about young tight ends making an immediate impression on an offense. He is currently helping drive the hype train for new rookie Evan Engram.
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NFL Network 3 days

Jadeveon Clowney: Pairing with J.J. Watt will be special | NFL.com

The Houston Texans finally have their superstar bookends, Jadevon Clowney and J.J. Watt, healthy and ready for the season. For Clowney, that potential duo has him seeing "a special defense" in 2017.
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Yahoo Sports 3 days

Colin Kaepernick doesn't need your advice

The former NFL quarterback says Colin Kaepernick needs to cut his hair. The NFL general manager says Colin Kaepernick needs to express his desire to play pro football again. Here’s what the “experts” may not fully realize: Colin Kaepernick hewed to his own beliefs last year and he ended up with his
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ESPN 4 days

Pierce signs contract, set to retire as Celtic

The Boston Celtics signed Paul Pierce Monday so that he could retire as a member of the organization.
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ESPN 3 days

RB Elliott appeals citation for driving 100 mph

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, after entering a plea of no contest for a 100 mph speeding citation, has instead opted to appeal the misdemeanor conviction.
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ESPN 3 days

Lonzo Vision: Reflecting on Ball's outstanding July

Lonzo Ball started summer league with an alley-oop -- then a rough shooting night. But he ended it with an MVP award. Here's what observers had to say about the prized Lakers rookie.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Romelu Lukaku scores first Man Utd goal in friendly against Real Salt Lake - BBC Sport

Romelu Lukaku scores his first Manchester United goal as Jose Mourinho's side beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 in a fiery friendly in Los Angeles.
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Fox Sports 3 days

Dale Earnhardt Jr. unveils Darlington Throwback paint scheme | FOX Sports

Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. unveil the paint scheme that he will race during throwback weekend in Darlington.
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ESPN 4 days

RIP: Astros hold 'funeral' for Beltran's glove

Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran hasn't used his glove in a game in more than two months, and that prompted his teammates to hold a mock funeral for it in center field, with Brian McCann officiating the service.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Wojciech Szczesny: Arsenal goalkeeper close to £10m Juventus move - BBC Sport

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny arrives in Italy with a view to completing a £10m move to Juventus.
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ESPN 3 days

Top rookies, surprises, disappointments in summer league

Which players stood out, and what are the big takeaways? Our crew breaks down the NBA summer league.
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ESPN 3 days

The NBA's muddled switch to Nike

A lot of questions (and some answers) about the NBA's upcoming switch from Adidas to Nike uniforms.
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Yahoo Sports 3 days

Add it to the list: Ezekiel Elliott was pulled over for driving 100 mph

Another day, another story about Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott getting in trouble off the field.
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ESPN 3 days

Oher 'hated to hear' of GM Gettleman's firing

Panthers tackle Michael Oher's reaction to the firing of GM Dave Gettleman was supportive, saying that he "hated to hear" the news and knows "he'll be fine."
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Fox Sports 3 days

Jeff Gordon: The Race that Changed My Life | NASCAR RACE HUB | FOX Sports

Jeff Gordon explains why the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994 is the race that changed his life.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Women's World Cup: England reach final after beating South Africa - BBC Sport

Hosts England reach the Women's World Cup final following a nerve-racking two-wicket win over South Africa in Bristol.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Jacob Murphy: Norwich City winger closing in on Newcastle United move - BBC Sport

Norwich winger Jacob Murphy is set to discuss personal terms prior to his proposed £12m move to Newcastle United.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund rule out sale of striker - BBC Sport

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is "staying at the club" says sporting director Michael Zorc.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Antonio Cassano: Hellas Verona striker changes mind hours after retirement decision - BBC Sport

Antonio Cassano comes out of retirement, just hours after telling Verona - who he only joined last week - he was quitting.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Marko Arnautovic: West Ham agree £24m deal for Stoke City and Austria forward - BBC Sport

West Ham agree a £24m fee with Stoke City for the signing of Austria forward Marko Arnautovic.
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NFL Network 3 days

Ron Rivera 'surprised' Panthers fired Dave Gettleman | NFL.com

Carolina Panthers fans weren't the only ones blindsided by the team's decision to fire general manager Dave Gettleman on Friday. Coach Ron Rivera also was "surprised" by the development.
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Yahoo Sports 3 days

Mayweather-McGregor betting 'potentially bigger than the Super Bowl'

The Super Bowl is annually the biggest betting event of the year in the U.S. This year, though, it may be eclipsed by a boxing match.
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Yahoo Sports 3 days

Nike reveals first NBA jerseys of new partnership, scraps 'home' and 'road' designations (Photos)

Nike, the new maker of NBA jerseys, will do away with "home" and "road" jerseys, and will instead make a set of four uniforms for each team.
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ESPN 3 days

Lions' Bryant suspended for third time in year

Armonty Bryant of the Lions was suspended Tuesday for the third time since the start of the 2016 season.
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NFL Network 3 days

Detroit Lions' Armonty Bryant suspended four games | NFL.com

Detroit Lions pass rusher Armonty Bryant was suspended four games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the team announced Tuesday.
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ESPN 3 days

Jones, Elliott have spoken about bar incident

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he has spoken with Ezekiel Elliott since the running back's involvement in an incident at a bar Sunday, but he declined to go into the specifics of their conversation.
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ESPN 3 days

Could Mike Trout and Bryce Harper become baseball's all-time greatest superstar duo?

DiMaggio and Williams. Ruth and Gehrig. Bonds and Pujols. Trout and Harper? When it comes to dominating the game at the same time, this present-day pair could be historic.
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ESPN 3 days

Gundy: Mullet worth 'millions' in OSU marketing

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy says his famous hair is responsible for earning the Cowboys "millions" of dollars in marketing value this offseason, thanks to a SportsCenter interview he did with fellow mullet-wearer Barry Melrose in February.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Daniel Sturridge: Liverpool striker in 'best condition' - Jurgen Klopp - BBC Sport

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says striker Daniel Sturridge is in the "best condition" he has been in during Klopp's time at the club.
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ESPN 3 days

Inside dirt: Aaron Judge has a secret plan to break his slump

After a historic first half and a Home Run Derby title, the 6-foot-7, 282-pound Baby Bomber has gone 1-for-21. But he has a ritual -- one he performs in plain view, but until now was unknown even to many of his teammates.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Lucas Leiva: Liverpool midfielder joins Lazio after completing medical - BBC Sport

Liverpool's longest-serving player, midfielder Lucas Leiva, completes his transfer to Serie A side Lazio.
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NFL Network 3 days

Cowboys' Jaylon Smith: 'I'm feeling like myself again' | NFL.com

The road to recovery has been long and grueling for Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith. Smith told the team's official site that he is finally feeling like himself again.
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ESPN 4 days

The next wave of coaches who will own college basketball

College basketball is defined by its coaches. There is Coach K and John Calipari, Roy Williams and Jim Boeheim, Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino and Bill Self. Over the next decade, they will slowly step away. Who takes their place atop the mountain?
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ESPN 3 days

Aaron Rodgers should be back atop the quarterback pay scale sometime soon

After an offseason of signings, Aaron Rodgers of the Packers has fallen sixth on the highest-paid quarterback list. That's not likely to last.
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ESPN 3 days

Cowboys WR posts stolen dog 'home safely'

The Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead posted on Snapchat that his dog, Blitz, is "home safely" after saying the stolen dog was being held for ransom money.
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NFL Network 3 days

Kirk Cousins 'at peace' over not making counteroffer | NFL.com

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is comfortable playing on a year-to-year basis. Cousins provided his side of the negotiations on Tuesday, one day following the deadline passing.
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BBC Sport 5 days

Joe Hart: Goalkeeper to have medical at West Ham before loan deal - BBC Sport

England goalkeeper Joe Hart is to have a medical on Monday before completing a season-long loan move to West Ham.
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ESPN 4 days

Who is Floyd Mayweather?

There is an elite group of fighters who are reflections of the ethos in which they boxed. Floyd Mayweather is undoubtedly the best fighter of his generation and he got there based on pure talent and a larger-than-life personality.
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