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Follow live: Perfect SEC matchup in Rupp

Only two teams remain undefeated in the SEC and they clash in Rupp Arena, as Kentucky hosts South Carolina.

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6hDave McMenamin

LeBron: Pop 'factors a lot' into 2020 decision

LeBron James said Saturday that the chance to play for new USA Basketball head coach Gregg Popovich will be a big consideration in his decision to participate in the 2020 Olympics.

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2hMarc Stein

Van Gundy: Jackson-Rubio trade not happening

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy acknowledged the Pistons and Timberwolves had discussed a trade involving Reggie Jackson and Ricky Rubio but said he assured Jackson the deal would not happen.

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5hAdam Teicher

Source: Kelce fined for comments about ref

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been fined a total of $21,615 for his actions during and after the team's loss to the Steelers, including his comments about referee Carl Cheffers.

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Canada's Hadwin latest with 59 on PGA Tour

Adam Hadwin is the eighth different player to shoot 59 or better on the PGA Tour. His 13 birdies during the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge tied the all-time tour record.

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Jay Williams fires up the Duke crowd with his pick (1:03)
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Ball, Allen trade spectacular spin moves (0:29)
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Rooney's record-breaking goal is clutch (0:45)
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Behind-the-back pass leads to massive Notre Dame dunk (0:39)
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UNC ball boy drains three half-court shots (1:11)
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The NBA season is over ... (no, really!)

Now that we're at the midpoint of the season, are you hoping your struggling team can play its way into the playoffs? Well, we have some bad news: Set your alarm for mid-April, because the standings rarely change after Jan. 20. Sorry, Knicks fans!

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Stephen A. cautions against a Manziel comeback (1:54)
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Henrik Sedin scores 1,000th point in win, congratulated by Luongo (0:29)

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Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Memphis coach David Fizdale on James Harden: "He's so good I lose sleep. He's really that good."

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Indiana with a significant win today over Michigan State. Lose OG to injury. Beat Penn State on a buzzer earlier in the week. Knock off Spartans. Great spirit from this crew.

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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

What a win for Arizona. Trier back. Final Four now a legitimate goal again. Race with UCLA, Arizona, Oregon should be something to track in Pac-12.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James getting up shots before the Spurs game. He stepped on the court around 5:45 for the 8:30 tipoff.

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay on if he talked to Jon Gruden: "Not about the head coaching position." He said he talked to a ton people to see what they thought about our franchise.

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay on Peyton Manning possibly being the GM: "I wouldn't say he's in the picture. Peyton and I have talked through the last year. There was never any serious negotiations for him to come in and be general manager."

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts owner Jim Irsay on firing GM Ryan Grigson: "It was a tough decision, well thought out. In the end it was the right decision for the Colts. We'll go forward. I've met with coach (Chuck) Pagano, we're going to be preparing to go to the Senior Bowl. Jimmy Raye will work with coach Pagano. Jimmy will interview for the job. Will have an extensive search."

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Welcome back, Allonzo Trier
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Playing his first game of the season, Arizona's Allonzo Trier showed off his vertical leap on this huge one-handed jam against UCLA.

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Jae Crowder comes out scorching hot
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The early tip-off time hasn't hurt Jae Crowder, who knocked down a trio of 3-pointers to give the Celtics a first-quarter lead over the visiting Blazers.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Adam Hadwin becomes the first Canadian to shoot a 59 on the PGA Tour! 13 birdies and zero bogeys catapulted the 196th ranked player in the world to the top of the leaderboard at -17 when he finished his round.

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Alley-oops are always a good idea
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Michigan State runs the alley-oop to perfection when Alvin Ellis III throws up the lob to Miles Bridges for the massive two-handed jam. But the Spartans still trail Indiana in the second half on ESPN.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Here we go!! Adam Hadwin makes a birdie on the 17th hole, that's #13 for the round. A par on the 18th for 59 or a birdie to tie Jim Furyk's 58, the lowest score ever shot on the PGA Tour.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Adam Hadwin needs one birdie in two holes to shoot the second 59 of 2017! Playing at the LaQuinta Country Club, Hadwin has 12 birdies thru 16 holes so far. Last week at the Sony Open Justin Thomas shot the 7th 59 in PGA Tour history.

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John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Arizona leads UCLA 48-37 at the half at Pauley Pavilion. Lauri Markkanen and Kobi Simmons have 10 points apiece for the Wildcats, who held the Bruins to 3-of-14 shooting from beyond the arc. Then again Steve Alford's team has connected on 60 percent of its 2s. More touches for T.J. Leaf in the second half?

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

TSA agents at the Milwaukee airport are setting up for the Packers, who had to bus nearly two hours from Green Bay after fog prevented them from taking off. That means a much later arrival in Atlanta than originally thought.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

From the "Here We Go Again" category... Canadian PGA Tour player Adam Hadwin is on 59 watch. He's -11 thru 14 holes and needs 2 birdies in his final four to shoot 59! He's playing in the CareerBuilder Challenge on the LaQuinta Country Club golf course. The tournament is played on three course for four days.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In his first public appearance with Red Sox, Chris Sale on the challenge of adjusting to Boston, where the first season wasn't easy for co-aces Rick Porcello in 2015 or David Price last year.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Dombrowski said LHP Eduardo Rodriguez "most likely will not" pitch in the WBC. Rodriguez, whose banged-up right knee checked out well with Red Sox docs, said, "If I can, I'll go." Stay tuned.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Strong win for Florida State, hanging on against Louisville. Cards missing Quentin Snider but also missing free throws - 16 of 24 - and Donovan Mitchell, forced to do too much couldn't produce. Seminoles flying under radar all year could be dangerous in March

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ESPN Stats and Information  

Wake Forest gets first ACC road win under Danny Manning with a win over NC State. Now 1-20 under Manning and snapped 25 game overall road ACC losing streak.

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Iowa State Dunks its way into Overtime
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Trailing by two with under a minute to play, Iowa State's Deonte Burton flies through the lane and throws it down to tie the game against Oklahoma. The game is now headed to double overtime on ESPN2.

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Bob Holtzman ESPN 

The Packers have signed WR Max McCaffrey to the active roster from the practice squad. Certainly would indicate at least one of their injured wide receivers won't play.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA continues offensive staff overhaul by hiring Hank Fraley as offensive line coach and former Bruins All-American DeShaun Foster as running backs coach. Foster comes to UCLA from Texas Tech, while Fraley spent the past 11 seasons in the NFL.

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ESPN Stats and Information  

Marcus Keene finished with 50 points for Central Michigan, the most by any player this season (previous high: 47 points by Malik Monk against North Carolina).

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

In addition to Avery Bradley (Achilles), the Celtics will be without Jonas Jerebko, Tyler Zeller, and Demetrius Jackson due to illness on Saturday vs Blazers.

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