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Finalists are in class by themselves

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He sees the Cavaliers and Warriors coming through their conference playoffs for the third consecutive season. Lowe's NBA tiers

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En octubre: Sin bullpen no hay paraíso

Tener relevistas eficaces ha pasado de ser un lujo a ser una necesidad para los equipos de Grandes Ligas, fundamentalmente para los que juegan en octubre en busca de un anillo de Serie Mundial. Leer

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs moved up the tip time for opening night because of the World Series.

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Kiper: Kessler one of Browns' few positives

Injuries at QB forced the Browns to throw rookie Cody Kessler into the fire. But while it hasn't translated to wins, he might finally bring some stability to a position that has been anything but for Cleveland. Kiper's rookie big board (Insider)

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The Browns make a move to add a cornerback, promoting Darius Hillary from the practice squad. To make room on the roster, DL Gabe Wright was released.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Browns and Bengals injury report shows that the Browns may have to add a cornerback before Sunday's game.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

A source close to Tristan Thompson tells ESPN the story re: his engagement to Khloe Kardashian/reality TV series development plans is false on both counts.

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Buckeyes favored in Happy Valley

Despite Penn State's electric atmosphere in its annual "White Out" game, ESPN's FPI gives No. 2 Ohio State an 84 percent chance to win on Saturday night. The Buckeyes have won 20 straight road games under coach Urban Meyer. Week 8 top games (Insider)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

It was a stormy day in Northeast Ohio and the Cavs lost power at their practice facility. Ty Lue said that it sapped his players' motivation at first but eventually he got what he wanted out of practice from his team.

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Odds stacked heavily in Cincy's favor

Both our Browns and Bengals reporters see Cincinnati coming through in a must-win game against their former offensive coordinator. FPI gives the Bengals the greatest chance this weekend of any team. Week 7 predictions (Insider)