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49mKirk Herbstreit

Handing out the 2016 Herbie Awards

Kirk Herbstreit reveals the candidates and winners of his 2016 Herbie Awards and makes his College Football Playoff picks.

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32mJeremy Fowler

Harrison: NFL 'will come up empty' in PED probe

Steelers linebacker James Harrison will meet with NFL investigators on Thursday over the Al-Jazeera report in which he was one of five players linked to performance-enhancing drug use.

Finebaum critical of Harbaugh after Solomon decommits (1:38)
Desmond Howard still bitter over Michigan's loss to Michigan State (1:20)
Chris Archer vs. Chris Archer's hoodie (0:16)
Usher: You can play sports, you can't play boxing! (2:15)
Kobe receives warm City Hall welcome (0:30)
The best Kobe death stares (0:53)
Billy Hamilton has blazing game-changing speed (1:23)
High schooler jukes teammate out of his shorts (0:25)
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Hardy, Vincent bring women's boxing back to national stage

On Aug. 21, undefeated rivals Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy entered the ring for a 10-round title bout in Coney Island. But beyond a belt, both fighters wanted to show that women's boxing could be prime-time entertainment.

His & Hers rips Harden's new shoes (1:40)

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The secret to baseball's best bullpen? Bonding. Here's Nationals relievers Mark Melancon, Shawn Kelley, Yusmeiro Petit, and Oliver Perez (along with catcher Jose Lobaton) getting their soccer sweat on five hours before tonight's Nats/Orioles game in DC. Washington's pen has a 3.19 ERA this season, lowest in the majors.

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MLB 

Marysol Castro ESPN Reporter 

Mexico beats Australia 10-0. They advance to play the loser of S.Korea/Panama game tomorrow.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Could this be the order of the Jets' QB depth chart? From front to back: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. In case you're wondering, Geno Smith never stretches with the QB group. Odd.

NFL 

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

An injury update from practice: Braxton Miller sat out if practice with what Bill O'Brien called "a little rest day. J.J. Watt (back) was out rehabbing on a separate field today, as he has all week. O'Brien did not have an update on center Nick Martin (ankle).

NFL 

Kobe receives warm welcome at City Hall
NBA 

Kobe Bryant and his family arrive at Los Angeles' City Hall Council meeting to a crowd full of supporters on 'Kobe Bryant Day.'

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NBA 

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe posing with his family, City Council members and his Kobe Bryant Day plaque.

NBA 

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Clipper Darrell just popped up from the crowd and yelled, "I love you, Kobe!" Then he proceeded to start a "Kobe Bryant" chant.

NBA 

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he hasn't "definitely said yes" to being on the NFL's competition committee. He later added an announcement hasn't been made.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Council member says the lasting lesson from Kobe is "Keep shooting." #KobeDay

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Signs it's the end of Bucs training camp -- when the tents for fan seating come down and the banners and dining tables are put away. Thankfully practice ended well before the rain. Wonder what they do with all the ice pops they don't give away!

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe Bryant and his daughters listen to the accolades on #KobeDay

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said WR Larry Fitzgerald will not practice today to give his knee more rest. QB Carson Palmer has a scheduled day off today, as well.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe Bryant addressing Lakers fans in the crowd at LA City Hall: "We only play for one thing in this city, and that's championships."

NBA 

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison: "They are going to clear my name and give me the same sendoff they gave Peyton Manning."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints QB Drew Brees said there is nothing to report in terms of a new contract and the focus remains on football. Brees has said several times this offseason that if a new contact isn't completed before the start of the regular season, he won't talk contract again until after the season.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe Bryant watches highlights from his final game shown at LA city council.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

"M-V-P" chant broke out in council chambers. That has to be a first. #KobeDay

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe Bryant and his family arriving at LA City Hall's council meeting to "Kobe!" chants.

0:30
NBA 

Usher: You can play sports, you can’t play boxing!
Boxing 

Usher tells Mike & Mike what it was like to portray Sugar Ray Leonard and how seriously the R&B superstar took the role.

2:15
Boxing 

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Before the Kobe ceremony it's time for the always entertaining public comment portion of the show here in council chambers.

Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win
NBA 

Mike & Mike prompt Usher to relive the Cleveland Cavaliers' title celebration as they revisit his chaotic snaps and videos.

1:48
NBA 

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Politicians are ready to get their autograph on when Kobe gets here.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

The calm before the storm in Los Angeles City Hall on Kobe Bryant Day.

NBA