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Hornets

NBA

How steep is Howard's decline?

Dwight Howard has continued to put up solid numbers on the offensive end, but the stats show his defense has been slipping since his time in Orlando.

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Fantasy Football

NFL

Berry expecting a bounce-back year for Peterson.

Matthew Berry explains why he's optimistic about Adrian Peterson's fantasy prospects with the Saints.

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Max: 8-ounce gloves mean trouble for McGregor.

Max Kellerman breaks down how dropping down from 10-ounce gloves puts McGregor at a disadvantage against Mayweather.

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Yankees

MLB

Strikeouts mounting as Judge struggles.

If Aaron Judge strikes out in his next game, he'll tie the record for consecutive games going down on strikes at 35.

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Bowling Green

College football

Bowling Green kicker lands scholarship.

Jake Suder rises to coach Mike Jinks' challenge and nails the 53-yard field goal through the upright to earn a scholarship.

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Raiders

NFL

Lynch changes topic on protest questions.

Marshawn Lynch deflects questions on national anthem protesting, discussing elephants and the Raiders' playbook instead.

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Cavaliers

NBA

LeBron ready to ball with or without Kyrie.

Stephen A. Smith says LeBron James is a true professional and is ready to play with whoever shows up to training camp in September.

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Clemson

College football

Clemson

NCAAF

Who will be Clemson's new starting quarterback?

A lot of this season's biggest title contenders have continuity at the QB spot, except Clemson. Dabo Swinney shares who he thinks could have the starting job.

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Little League World Series

Perfect relay gets Connecticut runner at home.

New Jersey stops Connecticut from scoring on a perfectly executed relay from the outfield.

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Warriors

NBA

Stephen A. applauds KD's White House stance.

Smith applauds the way Kevin Durant communicated the many reasons he won't be in attendance if the Warriors are invited to the White House.

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Eagles

NFL

Long deserves recognition for taking a stand.

Stephen A. Smith appreciates Eagles DE Chris Long for acknowledging his fellow teammates' plights and lending support to create change.

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  • The perfect NFL roster

    No NFL team is flawless -- until now. We narrowed down the 1,696-player pool to build the best possible 53-man roster, all while staying under the $167 million salary cap.

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  • Behind the numbers: Stories of how MLB players picked their uniforms

    A Red Sox shortstop who wanted to be like Derek Jeter. A juvenile Astros star. And a Nationals slugger who couldn't afford to make a change. The digits on your favorite player's back tell a story and major league stars shared their jersey tales with us.