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The Trevor Ariza trade that never really happened

Brooks was here. Then he wasn't. How a three-team deal involving Trevor Ariza and two like-named players fell through in a very public way. Tune in for a Woj and Lowe trade special at 11:30 a.m. ET on ESPN2.

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Ten big NBA trades we'd like to see

What deals do our experts think should happen before the deadline?

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Top Moments from Friday

Russell Westbrook, Jamal Murray get into fourth-quarter scuffle


Kings troll Steph Curry, show moon landing during starting lineup intros


College Bowls

Everything you need to know for every bowl game

Before we get beyond Christmas to the playoff, there will be plenty of action worth watching.

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The last ride of the legendary Night Runner

The remarkable road of Utah State's silver-mulleted heart and soul, Steve Wiley, comes to an end at Saturday's New Mexico Bowl.

Joel Embiid goes off for 40 points and 21 boards against Pacers


Joel Embiid's wasted big night shines light on Sixers' roster issues

Philadelphia has become perilously thin since trading for Jimmy Butler, meaning even a 40-20 effort from its star center wasn't enough on a night when Butler was out.

Young's 26 points lead Pacers past 76ers

Thaddeus Young finishes with 26 points and 10 rebounds as the Pacers capture a 113-101 road win vs. the 76ers.


Embiid pushes through Turner and slams it down

Joel Embiid powers past Myles Turner on the baseline and throws down a one-handed dunk.


Brown on Embiid: 'I think he has got a lot on his shoulders'

76ers coach Brett Brown speaks to the media about what went wrong for Joel Embiid in the second half vs. the Pacers.


Oladipo crosses over and nails jumper off one foot

Victor Oladipo puts a move on Wilson Chandler and gets separation to drain a mid-range jumpshot.


Embiid racks up 28 in 1st half

Joel Embiid pours in 28 first-half points vs. the Pacers as the 76ers lead at halftime.


Collison shoves Simmons in 2nd quarter

After a Pacers bucket, Ben Simmons pushes away Darren Collison, who retaliates with a shove before halftime.


Embiid spins and scoops in layup for and-1

Joel Embiid gets a pass in the low post, spins around his defender and flips in a tough layup to complete the 3-point play at the line.


Oladipo makes fast-break layup

Victor Oladipo runs with Darren Collison off a steal and puts in a layup.


Simmons darts pass to Embiid for slam

Ben Simmons rebounds a missed 3-pointer and fires to a wide open Joel Embiid for a powerful one-handed dunk.


Redick off to hot start vs. Pacers

JJ Redick hits his first three shots, including a pullup jumper after dribbling around a Joel Embiid screen.


Friday Scores

Week 15 in THE NFL

Playoff picture: Chargers clinch berth, scramble AFC West

If the regular season ended right now, here's how the top six would look in each conference, plus clinching scenarios.

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What's at stake: Predictions, playoff scenarios, more

Winners and projections for every matchup, plus playoff scenarios, to get you through the weekend. Catch up on Week 15 here.

NFL + Gaming

'Best job in the world': The life of a Madden NFL ratings adjuster

While doing their jobs scouting NFL players for EA Sports, Madden ratings adjusters have surprisingly become rock stars of sorts themselves.

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Steelers star JuJu Smith-Schuster's double life as a streamer

JuJu Smith-Schuster wants to play football all day and video games all night. Who says the Steelers wide receiver can't have it all?

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    Our experts have voted on the best 100 players and managers in men's soccer for 2018. Here's the list.

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  • ‘I was just in a real bad place’

    Dallas Cowboys pass-rusher Randy Gregory bottomed out a year ago and sought help for depression, drugs and other issues. Today, he is playing football again, fighting to stay clean and help his team to the playoffs. It's December, and there's hope.