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6hOhm Youngmisuk

Silver: 'My hope' that players stand for anthem

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he hopes players will continue to stand during the playing of the national anthem, adding that the league is in a position to impact today's social climate.

4hDave McMenamin

City connection: Lue gets behind Francona's Tribe

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said he and Indians manager Terry Francona have exchanged congratulatory texts this year, with the Cavs winning the NBA Finals and the Indians making the World Series.

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'Wild Thing' won't toss 1st pitch in World Series

MLB said that Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn in the movie "Major League", will not throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year's World Series games.

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12hBill Barnwell

Blame Grigson, not Luck, for Colts' mess

"When you pay Andrew what we did, it's going to take some time to build on the other side of the ball," said Colts GM Ryan Grigson, who has had plenty of time and not much to show for it in Indy.

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10hPaul Lukas

The 2016 Uni Watch NBA preview

This season, the NBA will be full of zeros, patches, court designs, retro looks and more.

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Why is Brown being treated differently than Hardy, Rice? (1:31)
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14hJayson Stark

One win away: Cubs embrace their date with history

Let this sink in: The Cubs are heading home a single victory away from their first World Series trip since 1945. They've planned for this moment all along, so what could go wrong? Plenty.

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8hJake Trotter

The Baker Mayfield Bowl has arrived

Lubbock could get extra rowdy Saturday. A nasty breakup and a long game of "he said, they said" comes full circle when Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield returns to play Texas Tech, his former team.

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23hBrett McMurphy

The upset-makers who will shake up Week 8

Wisconsin gave everything it had in last week's loss to Ohio State. Expect the Badgers' beleaguered defense to succumb to an Iowa team with a point to prove -- and a hot RB in Akrum Wadley.

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10hSteve Wulf

Who Was Myles Thomas?

The Diary of Myles Thomas has been a season-long experiment in real-time historical fiction. Nearly 119 years to the day of his birth, we profile the real Myles Thomas.

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    13hMarly Rivera | ESPN Digital

    En octubre: Sin bullpen no hay paraíso

    Contar con un cuerpo de relevistas eficaz ha pasado de ser un lujo a ser una necesidad para todos los equipos de Grandes Ligas, fundamentalmente para esos que juegan béisbol en octubre en busca de un anillo de Serie Mundial.


David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

After one quarter, Cal is doing its part for the record 89.5-point over/under, but Oregon's offense is failing. The Bears are running into massive open spaces against the Ducks (9 yards per carry). Cal leads 14-0.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

With Pac-12 receiving leader Chad Hansen out, Cal true freshmen should have a chance to shine tonight. Demetris Robertson just grabbed a perfectly-thrown lob from Davis Webb to open the scoring, and the Bears hope that's not the last time they hear from their youth movement tonight.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

League source confirms @olgunuluc report from Down Under that veteran NBA guard Steve Blake is signing with the Sydney Kings in Australia.


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he expects guard Pat Beverley to miss at least 20 games with a left knee injury. His absence "complicates" some roster spots.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Bryn Forbes looks like the leader in the clubhouse among the 5 players vying for the final roster spot. He scored a team-high 19 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter. He knocked down 4 of 5 from deep. I'm told the Spurs will go with the full 15 on the roster.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets conclude the preseason with a 5-2 mark following a 114-99 loss to the Spurs. Bobby Brown, a man James Harden asked GM Daryl Morey to give a chance to make the roster, led Houston with 23 points on 8 of 20 shooting from the floor. Nene played well and might have solidify the starting center spot with 15 points while making seven of eight shots. James Harden, Trevor Ariza, Clint Capela and Eric Gordon didn't make the trip to San Antonio.

Rough entrance for USF backup QB

Brett Kean, who threw an interception on his first play while replacing injured starter Quinton Flowers, is sacked in the end zone by Romond Deloatch on his second snap for a safety. Temple leads 46-30 with under three minutes left.


ESPN Stats and Information  

USF has multiple streaks that look to be in jeopardy: They've scored 35 points in 11 straight games (longest active streak in FBS); they've rushed for at least 200 yards in a game for 12 straight games (longest active streak in FBS); they have recorded at least 425 yards in 12 straight games (longest active streak in FBS)....USF is below all of those right now

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Both QB Davis Webb and WR Chad Hansen announced in the Cal starting lineup versus Oregon.

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Decision by WBA on sanctioning Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko for vacant heavyweight title has been put off again. Hopefully we'll hear on Saturday.


Mack and USF on the comeback trail

Marlon Mack finishes off a four-play, 75-yard drive that took only 87 seconds with a 30-yard touchdown run to cut Temple's lead to 37-30 in the fourth quarter.


Temple capitalizes on blocked punt

Jahad Thomas runs in for a 9-yard touchdown set up by a punt block by Avery Ellis as Temple takes its largest lead of the game over USF at 34-23 late in the third quarter.


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According to Elias, the Predators' 2 power play goals in an 18-second span in the 2nd period was the smallest window of time between power play goals in franchise history. The previous record was 21 seconds, also against the Red Wings (2006).

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Kawhi Leonard's pretty much primed for the regular season. In 10 minutes, he scored 7 points on 3-of-4 shooting to go with 3 rebounds, a steal and an assist. Looks fresh and ready to roll.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chandler Parsons fully participated in the Grizzlies' last two practices but has yet to be cleared for game action. "No problems at all with the knee," he told ESPN in a text message. Parsons hopes to play in Memphis' opener, but he understands that the Grizzlies will take a cautious approach in his return from the second surgery on his right knee in two years.

Mike Couzens ESPN College Football 

With 215 yards tonight, SDSU running back Donnel Pumphrey can move into 5th all-time on the FBS rushing list. 10:30 ET on ESPN2

Jacob Wolf Reporter 

America's Cloud9 takes down Europe's FaZe Clan 16-7 on Train in the second match of the ELeague Season 2 opener here in Atlanta. Cloud9 moves on to face mousesports in the decider match at 10pm ET.

Armstead finds hole in USF defense

Ryquell Armstead breaks through the line and takes it 76 yards for a TD to give Temple the lead.


ESPN Stats and Information  

Temple's Ryquell Armstead set a career-long with a 76 yard rush TD. His previous career long rush was 37 yards.

Tyler Erzberger ESPN Esports 

What is going on at MSG!? ROX Tigers armed with Miss Fortune support pull off one of the biggest trick play compositions in League of Legends history to tie up the Worlds semifinal 1-1 with SKT. What else do the Tigers possibly have up their sleeves?

Flowers throws second TD pass

Quinton Flowers throws a 31-yard touchdown to a streaking Tyre McCants for his second touchdown of the game to give USF a 13-10 lead over Temple.


Flowers makes it happen with his feet

USF's Quinton Flowers fakes a screen pass and looks left before rolling right to find Marquez Valdes-Scantling open in the end zone for a touchdown.


ESPN Stats and Information  

USF's Quinton Flowers with a 27-yard TD pass; it's his 10th 25+ yard TD pass this season, t-4th most in FBS

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon is the Pac-12's worst defense (41.8 ppg), while Cal is the second-worst (40 ppg). They meet tonight.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Tonight's Cal-Oregon number of 89.5 is the highest over-under in at least 15 years. Seven other games in that span have had over-unders of 83 points or above, and five of those contests have gone over. This last happened in 2015, when Baylor and Texas Tech combined to score 98 points to obliterate the over-under of 89. (ESPN Stats and Info)