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Predictions: How this unique NBA play-in round will play out

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Our experts forecast how Memphis and Portland match up for Saturday's unique NBA play-in battle.

Sources: Reds player positive; Sat. game in air

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A Cincinnati Reds player tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, jeopardizing the team's game Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, sources told ESPN.

Cole earns 20th straight regular-season victory

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Gerrit Cole posted his 20th straight regular-season win on Friday, becoming the sixth pitcher to ever reach the mark. Only Carl Hubbell (24 straight wins) and Roy Face (22) have longer streaks in major league history.

Raiders' Gruden calls Mariota 'dazzling playmaker'

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Derek Carr is the Las Vegas Raiders' starting quarterback, but coach Jon Gruden was excited with what he saw out of backup Marcus Mariota during practice on Friday.

OSU, Iowa parents fault Big Ten's 'messy' decision

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Frustrated parents of football players at Ohio State and Iowa are speaking out against the Big Ten's decision to postpone the football season to the spring.

Divac out as Kings' GM; Dumars to assume role

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Joe Dumars became the Kings' interim executive vice president of basketball operations after Vlade Divac announced Friday he was stepping down.

Sources: SEC coaches irked by added opponents

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SEC football coaches expressed anger and frustration on a conference call Friday over the conference's lack of clarity surrounding the process to determine each team's two additional opponents.

Survey: Fans unsure how long sports will continue

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A little more than 60% of sports fans agree that they are "happy to have some sports to watch as an escape," but they're not sure how long it will last amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey of 837 adults conducted by TideWatch for ESPN.

Best of Friday at NFL training camps: Teams practice in pads; Cowboys, Chiefs rookies stand out

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The Cowboys, Jets and Broncos were among the teams that had padded practices on Friday. Here's what you need to know.

What's next for fall college sports beyond football?

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The NCAA won't hold Division I fall sports championships. What does that mean for soccer, women's volleyball, field hockey and cross country?

Drake's latest video: Starring Kevin Durant, OBJ and Marshawn Lynch

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Drake released the video for his song "Laugh Now Cry Later" on Friday. Not only does he take over the Nike headquarters, he brought friends, including Odell Beckham Jr., Kevin Durant and Marshawn Lynch.

Playoff preview: Bubble MVP, plus NBA title odds for all 17 teams still playing

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Here are stats and predictions for 17 teams still standing inside the bubble. The play-in round starts at 2:30 p.m. ET Saturday on ABC and the ESPN App.

Black collegiate gymnasts describe culture of racism, isolation

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After one Black gymnast called out her former college team to own its racial insensitivity, others shared similar experiences. It is a pattern at the collegiate level in a sport now reckoning with a culture built around white athletes.

Mock fantasy football draft: 10-team, PPR

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Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson are special, but where did they go in our latest mock fantasy football draft?

Lowe's 10 NBA bubble things: Michael Porter Jr., Zion Williamson and a power rising in the East

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Our expanded edition focuses on rookies, playoff teams, near-playoff teams and a newly dominant contender.

UFC 252 viewers guide: It's time for the biggest heavyweight title fight in UFC history

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Daniel Cormier knocked out Stipe Miocic in 2018. Miocic KO'd Cormier in 2019. Saturday's UFC 252 main event will determine who's No. 1 at heavyweight.

The inside story of college football's wildest week ever

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As two Power 5 conferences postponed their fall seasons, chaos reigned. Players and coaches pleaded their cases. Health experts delivered dissenting advice. Politicians weighed in. In the end, we got a week we'll never forget.

'Caught in the middle': Coaches are at higher risk in pandemic but not opting out

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Without a union to protect them, football coaches -- to date, at least nine in the NFL have tested positive for COVID-19 -- are among those taking health gambles by participating in the 2020 season.

Average age of primary NFL coaches entering the 2020 NFL season

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A breakdown of the average age of NFL head coaches and coordinators for all 32 teams.

Bills, Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula: Impact of diversity felt throughout organizations

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As an NFL and NHL executive, Kim Pegula shares her unique perspective on diversity and the steps needed to help women thrive in male-dominated industries.