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5hEthan Sherwood Strauss

Warriors' bid thwarted by Dion Waiters' heroics

Golden State saw its seven-game win streak end at the hands of Dion Waiters in Miami, as the Warriors fell to the second-worst team in the East.

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14hPat McManamon

LB Collins stays with Browns, gets 4-year deal

The Browns have agreed to a four-year contract with linebacker Jamie Collins, who the team acquired in a trade with the Patriots earlier this season.

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6hChris Forsberg

Wiz to wear all black ahead of Celtics rematch

Wizards players plan to wear all black to Tuesday's game against the Celtics, after recent contests between the two teams have featured chippy play and plenty of trash talk.

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Westbrook up to his triple-double tricks again in win (0:40)
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Trouble just seems to find Grayson Allen (1:03)
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39mBill Barnwell

Is this the most high-octane Super Bowl ever?

Vegas suspects New England-Atlanta could be the highest-scoring Super Bowl ever. Here's what history tells us about what could happen.

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Which team should Cavs fear most in the East? (2:26)
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Chris Berman, the face of ESPN (1:31)
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Marleau scores four goals in Sharks' win (0:51)
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Have faith in Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines (1:39)
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19hGabriele Marcotti

Man City can build on Spurs draw

Marcotti's Musings: Man City let a 2-0 lead slip vs. Spurs, but the result actually offers plenty of encouragement. Plus: Can Real survive injuries?

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    21hJosé del Valle y Natalia Álvarez | ESPN Digital

    Juan Carlos Osorio es más realista que Matías Almeyda

    El técnico del Tricolor consideró que hay un grupo de 15 jugadores mexicanos muy buenos, por lo que se sigue todavía un proceso para aspirar a ser protagonista de un Mundial como lo sugirió el timonel de la Chivas.

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Jenni Rutherford ESPN 

Behind the scenes an Aussie has come to Johanna Konta's rescue supplying her with spare black gut to string her racquets for tomorrow's quarterfinal against Serena Williams. If he goes much further with Sam Stosur in the mixed doubles he might need it himself.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

Stan Wawrinka on his coming Australian Open semifinal matchup against Roger Federer: "for sure now I'm more confident with myself. When I step on the court, doesn't matter who I play, I know what I have to do if I want to win. Against Roger, it's always special because he's so good. He's the best player of all time. He has answer for everything. But I managed to beat him in a Grand Slam, so we'll see." #ausopen

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

The comeback continues for Roger Federer, who moved into his 13th Australian Open semi in the last 14 years with a masterful 6-1, 7-5, 6-2 win over unseeded Mischa Zverev. Federer's resounding comeback from a six-month layoff to mend from a knee injury has been terrific. He's 35 but moving around and making shots like he did in his heyday. He faces good friend and Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka next. It will be his toughest match so far.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

Roger Federer has seen Mischa Zverev gain confidence as their quarterfinal at the Australian Open has gone along, but Federer still eked out the second set too, 7-5. Zverev, as expected, has served and volleyed throughout -- a rarity in the game today but a tactic possible on these fast courts. Federer has had to try more passing shots in this match that he normally might attempt in five other matches. At times he's also beat Zverev to the net first.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

A ray of hope: Mischa Zverev, with help from a net-cord winner, breaks Roger Federer to inch ahead 2-1 in the second set of their Australian Open QF. Federer blitzed to a first-set win in just 19 minutes.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

As if Roger Federer doesn't have enough going for him, he wins challenges on errant line calls too. Maybe you really can have it all. #ausopen

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Twenty tennis Hall-of-Famers in the house to welcome the 2017 class, including Andy Roddick.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

A Roger Federer practice. Yes, it's the place to be.

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Westbrook nails game-winner over Jazz
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Tied at 95 with under 10 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Russell Westbrook pulls up and hits a jumper to give the Thunder the lead with 1.4 seconds left.

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Russell Westbrook is averaging more rebounds per game (10.6) this season than Karl Malone (10.1) did in his career, and nearly as many assists per game this season (10.4) as John Stockton (10.5) did in his career.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook picks up his 22nd triple-double of the season, and 59th of his career tying Larry Bird for fifth all-time -- 38 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as the Thunder beat the Jazz, 97-95. Oh, and he also hit the game-winner with 1.4 seconds left.

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek after winning a close game: "You lose another one like that guys probably want to quit, call it a year probably."

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

Coco Vandeweghe just knocked off her second consecutive major-title winner to advance to her first career Slam semifinal with a dominating 6-4, 6-0 win over defending French Open champ Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Just 48 hours earlier, the 35-th seeded Vandeweghe bounced top-ranked Angie Kerber from the tournament. Next up for her: Venus Williams, who she chased for an autograph when she was a kid. They'll meet Thursday back on Laver Arena.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Confidence-boosting win for Knicks to finally come through in a tight game. After their previous 3 losses came by a total of 6 points, Knicks hold on in Indiana with a 109-103 win. Carmelo Anthony helped the Knicks close the game out, scoring 5 of his 26 points in the last 1:07. Knicks improve to 12-14 in games that are within 5 points in the last 5 minutes.

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Waiters sinks game-winner over Warriors
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Dion Waiters drains a 3-pointer in the final seconds of the fourth quarter to give the Heat a 105-102 win over Golden State.

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Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has clinched the nod for coaching the Western Conference All-Stars in New Orleans.

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Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol and Tony Parker did not play tonight, yet the Spurs still won their NBA-best 19th road game of the season

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Dion Waiters is the 1st player in franchise history with 30 points and 5 3-pointers made in back-to-back games.

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Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

South Beach does in another visitor, but this time Golden State Warriors. Miami Heat victorious, 105-102. Warriors' 7th loss. Waiters 33.

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Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

A few numbers from the N.C State win at Duke. Dennis Smith with a spectacular performance 32 points in 33 minutes. (shoots 4-6 from 3) with 6 dimes. State had 30 FTA's on the road. (Only made 20) Wolfpack closed the gap on the glass & points in the paint which was key. Can N.C State get on a roll? Duke had a poor second half performance vs State but a great second half vs Miami. Consistency still lacking with Duke.

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Terrence Jones is the 1st Pelicans player NOT named Anthony Davis to score 30 points in a game since Jrue Holiday & Ryan Anderson both did it on March 18, 2016. Davis has 20 games with at least 30 points since then.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

There's a fan exhibit on the grounds outside Rod Laver Arena where all the top-ranked women and men's players have swung by to add their autograph to a big board. But when you have as many letters in your name as Spain's Garbine Muguruza, who is on court right now in her semi vs Coco Vandeweghe, it's tempting to simplify.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

Unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe is ranked 28 places lower than seventh-seeded Garbine Muguruza, the defending French Open champ, but she takes a 2-1, head-to-head record into their match today. The winner advances to the semifinals opposite Venus Williams. Vandeweghe took out top-ranked Angie Kerber on Sunday. Right now they're at 1-1 in the first set.

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NC State holds on to upset duke
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Duke has a chance to tie or beat NC State in the closing seconds, but Jayson Tatum turns it over and the Wolfpack defeat the Blue Devils, 84-82.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

To put Venus Williams' Aussie Open semifinal drought in perspective, the last time she made the final four Down Under, Roger Federer, the all-time Grand Slam king, had not yet won a single major.

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