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Why the other Kawhi Leonard trades never happened

What else could the Spurs have gotten for Kawhi? It's complicated.

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Lowe: What the Kawhi trade means for Raptors, Spurs and NBA

How will Toronto and San Antonio move on? Zach Lowe breaks down the trade and its major implications on all sides.

NBA players echo DeRozan’s thoughts after stunning trade

DeMar DeRozan expected to be a Raptor for life, so when he was traded on Wednesday, his reaction on Instagram was strong, as was that of his NBA colleagues.

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The Open

Follow live: Spieth falters down the stretch on the first day of The Open

Defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled on his last four holes to finish at 1-over 72.

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The ESPYS

'Sister survivors,' who received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, show powerful moment of solidarity

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Aly Raisman takes on the institutions she led to glory

In her fight to end sexual abuse, the Olympic hero and champion takes the floor.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly emotional during Jimmy V acceptance speech

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Families of late Stoneman Douglas coaches call for change

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Team Rubicon CEO Jake Wood accepts Pat Tillman Award for Service

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Foles awarded Best Championship Performance

Nick Foles' credits the Eagles locker room for putting him in position to win the award and tells others to ignore the doubters.

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Danica Patrick brings out the jokes during 2018 ESPYS monologue

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Trade talk

Olney: How deadline dominoes will fall following Machado deal

Now that Manny's gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?

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Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beat

With a move to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October.

From the All-Star Game to the trade rumor mill

Manny Machado wasn't the only player who spent All-Star week wondering what jersey he would be wearing by the end of July.

NFL

NFL predictions through 2021: Bell's future, new champs, more

Will Le'Veon Bell find a new home? When will the Cowboys return to Super Bowl glory? We're forecasting the next three seasons.

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Kickoffs are bound to keep evolving -- here's one wild alternative

The league's most recent changes might not be enough to save the play. So what's next? One thing is clear: We likely won't recognize the kickoff by 2022.

College football

The weird, wild world of college football message boards

Fans like Stormy Daniels, federal judicial nominees and undercover school presidents (who are former CIA directors) keep college football weird on message boards.

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Who will win Alabama QB battle?

The Get Up! crew debate who they think will win the starting QB job at Alabama between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa.

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Second-half preview

Winning isn't the only thing: Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teams

Is your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.

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A light in the darkness

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  • A light in the darkness

    The rescue of a soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand was so daring it defies comprehension. This is what heroism looks like.

Heroic coaches

  • Andrew Kaufman
  • 'He saved so many lives'

    Cross-country coach Scott Beigel, assistant football coach Aaron Feis and athletic director Chris Hixon are the 2018 ESPYS recipients of the Best Coach Award for the difference they made in the lives of students on and off the field of play.