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World Cup best XIs: Our writers pick their standout players so far

England's Jude Bellingham is one of the consensus picks, but who else makes our lists?

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Your guide to penalty shootouts: Best takers left at World Cup, keeper stats, more

The quarterfinals are here, and the chances of a match being decided from the spot increase exponentially.

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AL MVP LANDS 9-YEAR, $360M DEAL

$360 million in his 30s!? Grading the record deal bringing Aaron Judge back to the Yankees

New York outbid San Francisco to retain the services of the reigning AL MVP. But it cost the club -- a lot.

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Judge's deal joins biggest active contracts in MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL

Where does Judge rank among the other owners of the biggest contracts in sports?

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Why Stephen A. is not satisfied with Judge just remaining a Yankee

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Buster Olney: The Yankees 'completely surrendered' to Judge

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NBA Power Rankings: Are the Lakers and Nets finding their rhythm?

After brutal starts to the season, Los Angeles and Brooklyn are starting to stack wins. See how high each climbed this week.

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Trae Young goes to the film to break down his moves

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The Celtics and Suns don't look like teams reeling from offseason chaos

Coaching and ownership drama could have derailed them, but Boston and Phoenix are playing like contenders.

NFL DRAFT PRIMER

30 NFL draft questions with Kiper, McShay, Miller and Reid: Let the QB debate at No. 1 begin

Who are the top signal-callers in next year's draft? Which receivers and edge rushers could be early picks? What will teams with multiple first-rounders do?

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All 17 draft prospects with a Round 1 grade: What makes them a 2023 first-rounder

We'll see 31 first-round picks in April, but which prospects have true first-round grades?

HURTS-BROWN BROTHERHOOD

The Eagles' high-flying 'old married couple' of Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown: Best friends, unstoppable passing-game duo

A friendship dating back to high school and the undeniable chemistry between Brown and Hurts is the heartbeat of this Philadelphia Eagles offense.

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Week 14 buzz: Who's really the NFL's best team, wild-card sleepers, rookie of the year picks and league buzz

Dan Graziano and Jeremy Fowler talk true best team, wild-card sleepers and rookies of the year, and make fantasy and upset picks heading into NFL Week 14.

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Spears: Losing Von Miller could cost Bills a Super Bowl

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