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Simpson Hearing


Simpson's emotional reaction to the decision.

A visibly relieved OJ. Simpson hears the Nevada Parole Board's decision to grant him parole after nearly nine years in prison.

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Smith not surprised about Simpson's release.

Ryan Smith tells OTL that he sensed some doubt by the parole board but understands the final decision.

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The Open

Round 1

MLB Trade Deadline





Pelinka setting stage for LeBron in L.A.

Adrian Wojnarowski shares how Lakers GM Rob Pelinka is recruiting LeBron James' camp to the Lakers, and reveals a failed trade between the Bulls and L.A. for Dwyane Wade.

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Training camp previews

WSOP Final Table

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World Series of Poker final table is set.

Get to know each of the players left standing in the tournament.

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My Wish

Jalan produces his own story.

Sidelined by chronic pulmonary embolism, 16-year-old former athlete Jalan Sowell wants to inspire others like him by producing his own story on ESPN.

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College Football



Herman uses chicken and waffles as encouragement.

Texas head coach Tom Herman shares how he's going to return the Longhorns to prominence, starting with a winning breakfast as motivation.

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Phelps calls swimming with shark 'a true treat.'

Decorated Olympian Michael Phelps reflects on his experience racing a great white shark and shares his interest in free diving and unexplored areas of the ocean.

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Trail Blazers


McCollum: Portland would contend in West with Carmelo.

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum talk about the potential of Carmelo Anthony joining the Blazers, and McCollum predicts Melo's addition would make them a force in the Western Conference.

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Tour de France

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On This Date: July 20, 1976

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  • Hank Aaron's final home run

    Only 10,134 spectators -- 21 percent capacity -- were in County Stadium that day to witness the designated hitter's 755th and final home run, a record that stood for 31 years.

Top QBs since 1978

  • From left: David Richards/AP Images; Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire; Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports
  • The GOAT Index: NFL coaches, execs rank best QBs since 1978

    An All-Star panel of 10 NFL coaches and executives -- with 330 seasons of NFL experience and 20 Super Bowl rings between them -- set out to answer a simple question: Who are the 10 best quarterbacks since 1978?

Building the perfect CBB team

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  • Assembling the absolutely perfect college basketball team

    We're not talking All-America teams or the 10 best players. We are talking the best "team" from the first five on the floor to the subs off the bench. Plus, they need to be coached. So just imagine this: John Calipari and Rick Pitino on the same staff.

The Body Issue

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  • ESPN The Body Issue 2017

    Your exclusive look at the stunning photos, revealing videos and unique stories of 23 athletes.