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Yanks lose four minor leaguers in Rule 5 draft

The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-Backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.

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Benn wrists one pass Islanders defense for goal (0:25)
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No. 24 Texas Tech wins convincingly against Kennesaw State (0:58)
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Smith's windmill dunk in transition (0:27)
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Tommy Nobis: A Texas legend (3:21)

Shawn Fitzgerald ESPN Producer 

Commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media at the NFL Owners' Meetings in Irving, TX. Jerry Jones on the right looking on.

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Jones, Goodell: Differences make NFL better

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't have a role in increasing the percentage of Roger Goodell's contract that isn't guaranteed, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Wednesday. Jones did have input on possible changes to how the compensation committee is formed.

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First-ever Falcons player Nobis dies at 74

Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spend his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, died Wednesday after an extended illness. He was 74.

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The most exciting players in college basketball

The argument about the best player in college basketball will go on all season. But it's already clear which players are the most exciting. We go through the list, starting, of course, with Deandre Ayton and Collin Sexton.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs reserve PG J.J. Barea is having a career year at age 33, averaging 12.2 points and 5.4 assists. "I feel great, man," Barea said after a 16-point, six-rebound, six-assist performance in Tuesday's win over the Spurs. "My body feels really good, and I'm way smarter than I used to be. I know the game better now."

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Kawhi 'glad' to be back (0:39)
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Spurs lose in Kawhi's return (1:31)