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Do you believe in ... West Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke?

Some teams (West Virginia, Duke) have stumbled since the New Year. Others (Gonzaga, Maryland) continue to roll. As March approaches, which teams will prove to be worthy of the high expectations?

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Swinney: Passing on Watson like passing on MJ

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Tuesday at the Senior Bowl that teams that pass on drafting Deshaun Watson will be making a mistake equivalent to "passing on Michael Jordan."

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Pro Bowl gives Rivers closure after move to L.A.

Philip Rivers says he will consider Sunday's Pro Bowl the last game he plays as a San Diego Charger because he earned a berth playing for the team before it relocated to Los Angeles.

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Man City can build on Spurs draw

Marcotti's Musings: Man City let a 2-0 lead slip vs. Spurs, but the result actually offers plenty of encouragement. Plus: Can Real survive injuries?

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    Juan Carlos Osorio es más realista que Matías Almeyda

    El técnico del Tricolor consideró que hay un grupo de 15 jugadores mexicanos muy buenos, por lo que se sigue todavía un proceso para aspirar a ser protagonista de un Mundial como lo sugirió el timonel de la Chivas.

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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: Temple LB Haason Reddick made plays during team drills and impressed in one-on-one pass rush (LBs vs. RBs). Very physical player at the point of attack, gets downhill with speed/power to play the run.

NFL 

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The Mariners will retire the number 11 of Edgar Martínez. He will join Ken Griffey Jr as the only Mariners players with retired numbers. Martínez is the franchise's all-time leader in games played, runs scored and RBI.

MLB 

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons executives Thomas Dimitroff and Scott Pioli can't quit their day jobs just because their team is in the Super Bowl. They are among the throngs of NFL coaches and front office personnel attending Tuesday's Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Ala.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis (right thigh bruise) is listed as probable for tomorrow's home matchup with the Thunder. Tyreke Evans is questionable with a left ankle sprain. Evans recently missed 11 months after undergoing right knee surgery.

NBA 

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis has smooth footwork and the transition speed to break on the ball. Really sinks his hips to play the comeback and curl. Solid day playing press-man in one-on-one drills.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says it was his call to start Grant. When asked who would back up Grant he responded: "We'll see."

NBA 

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Jerian Grant will start tonight.

NBA 

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney with the ultimate endorsement for his QB Deshaun Watson heading into the NFL draft. "I'm just telling you, if they pass on Deshaun Watson, they're passing on Michael Jordan," said Swinney, who added that Watson is "one in a million" and "the easiest player (I've) ever coached" because he is so driven. Swinney (pictured here with Stanford coach David Shaw) spoke after the first Senior Bowl practice, which Watson decided not to participate in this year.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Sources: Celtics will announce tomorrow a comprehensive deal with GE that will include putting its logo on jerseys starting next season.

NBA 

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the list of names that has been reported that the Colts have requested permission to interview or plan to interview for their general manager position: Colts vice president of football operations Jimmy Raye III, Green Bay director of football operations Eliot Wolf, Kansas City director of player personnel Chris Ballard, Seattle co-directors of pro personnel Scott Fitterer and Trent Kirchner and Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton.

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Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch said he was shocked when teammate Carl Edwards retired a couple weeks ago. Busch hasn't talked much with Edwards about the decision:

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The man of the hour has arrived at Charlotte Christian School ...

NBA 

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Otto Porter and the Wizards following through on their all-black dress code for Tuesday's game vs the Celtics.

NBA 

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The 2016 Patriots have a lot in common with the last Patriots team to play in a Super Bowl in Houston, in addition to Tom Brady & Bill Belichick. Both were 16-2 entering the Super Bowl and are the only 2 teams in franchise history to allow the fewest points in the league that season.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin: 'I've only been successful one time in 10 years.'

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Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer 

Checking in with ESPN 300 WR Nico Collins, who has narrowed his choices down to Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Michigan with a decision likely to come next week on signing day. Collins will take his final official visit to Georgia this coming weekend.

NCAAF 

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: Alabama LB Ryan Anderson plays with natural instincts in team drills (7-on-7, 11-on-11). Always around the ball. Physical on contact too. Stack and shed versus blocks.

NFL 

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

This wouldn't be a bad nucleus for a draft class -- Alabama TE O.J. Howard, LB Ryan Anderson, defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson and long snapper Cole Mazza posing with coach Nick Saban after their first Senior Bowl practice in Mobile, Ala.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Charlotte Christian School Knights will retire Stephen Curry's No. 20 at halftime of their game today before Davidson renames its student section "Section 30" in Steph's honor tonight ...

NBA 

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

They seem rather excited at Charlotte Christian School that Stephen Curry is on his way back to campus ...

NBA 

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

New Browns DC Gregg Williams coaching the South team defense as Alabama TE O.J. Howard hauls in a catch. The imposing Howard is probably the biggest name among players here this week and a possible first-round draft pick.

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The Spurs are 19-4 on the road this season. With a win at the Raptors in Toronto tonight, they would become the 8th team in NBA history to win at least 20 of their first 24 road games in one season, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

NBA 

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis on potentially playing more center: "I am a 4. I've been playing 4 my whole NBA career. Moving to the 5, I'm comfortable with it. I feel like a lot of times I have an advantage over a 5 offensively. Sometimes, it's tough for me defensively against a big 5, but I think as I get stronger I'll be able to play the 5 more and have even more advantage playing from outside against a 5."

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Oklahoma is pulling out all of the stops to lure five-star defensive tackle Marvin Wilson to Norman. Not only did almost the entire OU coaching staff attend an in-home visit with Wilson last night decked out in different Sooner jerseys, two of the best defensive tackles in the school's history reached out to Wilson via social media Tuesday. First Tampa Bay defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, himself a former five-star recruit, tweeted several different emojis at Wilson. That was followed up by a tweet from Tommie Harris, former NFL defensive tackle and another five-star recruit. "Welcome home Oklahoma ESPN300 5-star & UA All America Game DT Marvin Wilson," Harris wrote in his tweet. It's not uncommon for former players to engage with prospects on social media, but the timing of the tweets certainly indicates how bad the Sooners want Wilson.

NCAAF 

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl 7-on-7: O.J. Howard down the seam. That's going to be a matchup issue for safeties in man-coverage. Win with leverage and size. Plus, with Howard's speed, he can split the top of the defense in Cover 2.