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2hElizabeth Merrill

The Ryans are back together, and it will be entertaining

Buffalo's Rex and Rob Ryan don't talk about it, or act like it, but this is the most important football season in the history of the Ryan family.

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2mMatthew Berry

Berry: Breakouts, sleepers and best team names

Matthew Berry offers key fantasy football stats, facts and draft advice in 10 mostly short lists of 10, including top fantasy football team names submitted by fans.

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John Mara stands by Josh Brown decision (1:32)
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Bryant, Rizzo making their cases for MVP (1:22)
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3hESPN.com

Non-QB MVPs for all 32 teams

NFL Nation reporters go beyond the QB position to pick out each team's MVP heading into the season, including Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith and Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

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2hDan Arritt

Going back for thirds: Great sports trilogies

When it comes to great rivalries, good things can happen in threes. While talk about a third Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor fight gets louder, here are 10 classic sports trilogies worth revisiting.

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20hVaughn McClure

Devin Hester to teams: Call my agent now

Devin Hester, released by the Falcons in July, posted a video on social media to show potential suitors that he's ready for one more season.

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Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

And the UEFA Player of the Year (as voted on by 55 journalists, from Albania to Wales) goes to.... Cristiano Ronaldo

Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

Ada Hegerberg wins UEFA Women's Player of the Year award, beating out Dzenifer Maroszan + the Portland Thorns' Amandine Henry

Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

Men's UEFA Player of the Year award coming up. Your nominees are: Gareth Bale Antoine Griezmann Cristiano Ronaldo

How the Ryan brothers fell in love with football
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In an E:60 excerpt from 2014, Rex and Rob Ryan reflect on their childhood, the pranks they played as twins and how their father got them to fall in love with football.

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts coach Chuck Pagano said new cornerback Antonio Cromartie will NOT play against the Eagles.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts TE Dwayne Allen was given a rest day from practice. He's expected to play against the Eagles.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts coach Chuck Pagano said right tackle Joe Reitz is questionable for Saturday's game against Philadelphia with a back issue

A closer look at Bosa's standoff with the Chargers
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Joey Bosa cannot be traded this year, so check out why there should still be a lot of motivation for both the Chargers and Bosa to get a deal done before Week 1. Decisions, decisions

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison left the Steelers complex at 12:36 p.m. NFLPA reps, including attorney Heather McPhee, left at 12:41.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Josh Norman was a popular player after the walk-through at Andrews Air Force Base. All the players signed autographs after and Norman spent time signing for the kids.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Stakeout. Harrison watch

Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

It's a rematch of last year's semifinal in Group D-- Atletico drawn with Bayern Munich

Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

Defending Champions League champs Real Madrid get Borussia Dortmund in Group F

Stephen A. rejects Watt’s No. 1 NFL ranking
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J.J. Watt's No. 1 ranking by ESPN.com is not sitting well with Stephen A. Smith.

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John Mara stands by Josh Brown decision
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Josina Anderson breaks down Giants owner John Mara's comments about supporting Josh Brown while he deals with domestic violence allegations.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

More on Carlos Ruiz: Source on a team that asked about him says he was told the Phillies asked him a few days ago if he's willing to waive his no-trade in the "right" deal & he said yes. Reported Wednesday he has cleared waivers and can be dealt to any team.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The James Harrison meeting with NFL investigators is complete. He will not be made available.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The Harrison meeting lasted about 40 minutes. He is now on the practice field.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Teddy Bridgewater and Captain Munnerlyn are sporting new shirts at practice today, in honor of safety Harrison Smith.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Tom Lewis eagles his 13th hole. Now 12-under with five to play. Even if he just plays 'em in even-par, it'll be the first 59 on Euro Tour.

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Ortiz's final season 'stunning'
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Tim Kurkjian describes the historical greatness being displayed by David Ortiz in his final season for the Red Sox.

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Eric Ebron and Josh Bynes among the Lions not practicing Thursday. Ebron practiced Tuesday and then sat out the past two days.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

There's never been a sub-60 score on the European Tour, but Tom Lewis -- ranked 647th in the world! -- is currently 10-under with six holes to play on a par-71 course. And yes, his scorecard looks like something from a video game:

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Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

The red carpet at the Champions League Draw/UEFA Player of the Year award is actually blue

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Are Yankees getting too excited over Sanchez?
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Tim Kurkjian says you cannot help but be impressed by how well Yankees C Gary Sanchez has performed.

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