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Jo Jo White, Celtics great and NBA Hall of Famer, dies at 71

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BOSTON -- Celtics legend Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion and Finals MVP, passed away Tuesday at the age of 71. "My dad died from complications (pneumonia) from dementia that was brought on by the removal of a benign brain tumor in May…

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Celtics great Jo Jo White dies after cancer battle at 71

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BOSTON -- Celtics legend Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion and Finals MVP, passed away Tuesday at the age of 71. White, a seven-time All-Star, averaged 17.2 points, 4.9 assists and 4.0 rebounds over 12 NBA seasons. He was inducted into…

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Agent: Christian Yelich 'needs to get on with his career'

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Christian Yelich's relationship with the Miami Marlins is "irretrievably broken," and it would be in the best interests of both the outfielder and the organization if the Marlins trade him before the start of spring training, his agent…

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Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field

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Andrew McCutchen figures San Francisco's AT&T Park outfield is so big, playing right field will still make him feel like a center fielder all over again

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

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Victims of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor recount sexual abuse, emotional trauma

Tuesday, Jan 16

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IndyCar unveils 2018 race car at auto show in Detroit

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Series champion Josef Newgarden praises IndyCar's 2018 race car

Resilient Vikings have taken their cue from Zimmer

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The resilient Minnesota Vikings have taken their cue from head coach Mike Zimmer

Aly Raisman: USA Gymnastics 'ignoring us, not creating change'

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Three-time gold-medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman lashed out against USA Gymnastics on ESPN's Outside the Lines on Tuesday, saying the organization ignored allegations of sexual abuse against Dr. Larry Nassar and even "threatened" her to…

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NBA draft scouting reports: McDonald's All-Americans and more

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The Hoophall Classic is an annual three-day event pitting some the top high school teams in the nation against each other. The field was loaded as usual, featuring most of the top prospects in the country. While we've seen most of these…

Tomlin not ready to endorse Haley's return in 2018

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Todd Haley's contract as the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers is up and his status is uncertain

Top players named to McDonald's All-American teams

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The rosters for the 41st annual McDonald's All-American game were unveiled Tuesday afternoon. The East team is led by the top two players in the country in R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson, while the West team has six of the top 10 players…

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Bengals fans give to Blake Bortles charity for beating Steelers

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Beating the Pittsburgh Steelers has paid off for Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles in more ways than one. Cincinnati Bengals fans have been donating money to the Blake Bortles Foundation as a way to say thank you for…

Jaguars running back Fournette not hurt in car accident

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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette escaped injury after what authorities say was a minor, three-car crash

Nassar surrounded by adults who enabled his predatory behavior

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story contains strong language and mature subject matter. This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 5 State of the Black Athlete Issue . Subscribe today! JANE REMEMBERS THE?linoleum floor in the bathroom of Larry…

Leonard Fournette in car accident but is not injured

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JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was involved in a minor car accident on Tuesday but was not injured, the team announced. The Jaguars say Fournette's car was rear-ended, and the rear bumper of…

Roethlisberger says he'll be back in 2018, endorses keeping staff intact

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PITTSBURGH - Ben Roethlisberger will lead the Steelers offense in 2018. That's about the only certainty when it comes to the team's power structure on that side of the ball after coach Mike Tomlin cited a "gathering information" stage when…

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Adam Silver listening to complaints from NBA players and refs

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LONDON -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver admits that fines doled out to players for criticizing referees are more symbolic than actual deterrents.? "We recognize that the fines -- while nobody likes to lose the money -- in many ways are more…

Hornets coach Clifford returns to work after 21-game absence

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Hornets coach Steve Clifford returned to practice following a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.

Column: Bones still a caddie, but with a microphone in hand

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Column: Bones reminded of the rewards as a caddie, just not enough to turn into his TV microphone

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Saints QB Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing free agency

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METAIRIE, La. --? Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing the free-agent market this year or waiting until the start of the new league year on March 14 to sign a new contract with the New Orleans Saints, even if that means losing the…

Alabama's Brian Daboll joining Sean McDermott's staff as Bills' OC

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills hired Brian Daboll to be their offensive coordinator, the team announced Sunday. Daboll spent last season at Alabama, where he led the Crimson Tide's offense to a national championship. "Brian did a…

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Jags 'threw a tantrum' when Marrone started making changes

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The Jacksonville Jaguars "threw a tantrum" when coach Doug Marrone started making changes

Saints QB Brees: No plans to field offers from other teams

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Drew Brees says he still expects to remain with the New Orleans Saints as long as they'll have him

Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player's road-rage killing

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Trial in a road-rage shooting that left a former NFL football player dead began with jury selection Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb

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Coming out changes the game for Olympian Gus Kenworthy

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Stakes higher, thrill greater now that Olympian Gus Kenworthy has come out

Winners and losers from NFL draft early entries

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The personnel picture for the 2018 college football season is finally coming into focus. Although recruiting continues and transfers still will be added, the most impactful date for roster revisions has come and gone. Monday marked the…

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Durant scores 16 in the third quarter as Warriors defeat Cavaliers

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CLEVELAND -- The calendar read January, but the intensity matched June ... at least for the first three quarters. In the fourth, the Golden State Warriors used one of their trademark scoring bursts, a key 20-6 run, to take their first…

Column: A World Cup fix & flaws in referee integrity checks

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FIFA ordered a World Cup qualifier to be replayed after establishing goals were scored as a result of crooked refereeing

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

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Only On AP: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is branching out past NASCAR with NBC Sports. The network plans to use NASCAR's most popular driver at next month's Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics.

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How Cavs, Spurs handled trade demands by stars is worlds apart

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During the offseason, the second-best player on a championship contender went to management and requested a trade. Despite being on one of the league's best teams and playing alongside one of the league's best players, he said he wasn't…