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The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire

When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever.

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The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever

For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history.

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Fantasy football rankings: The 192 players who should be drafted this season

Mike Clay breaks down his top-192 fantasy football rankings to tell you who is rising or falling and when each player should be taken.

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Cheat sheet for the 2019 fantasy football season

Get all of our best ESPN+ intel in one printable cheat sheet to bring with you to your fantasy football drafts.

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Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

Whose job is on the line this season? Here's how we project the NFL's best and worst teams, from 1-32.

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Ranking NFL coaches who could get fired with disastrous seasons

Which coaches could lose their jobs with a 4-12 season? Here's what our analytical model tells us about 2019.

Preseason Week 2

Week 2 takeaways: Jimmy G a bit rusty in first game back from injury

Jimmy Garoppolo's first action since tearing his ACL last September wasn't what he hoped for. Here's a look at all the big takeaways from the second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.

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Garoppolo throws pick on opening drive

Jimmy Garoppolo looks to connect with Marquise Goodwin and is picked off by Isaac Yiadom.

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49ers' kicker lays out Broncos' kick returner

49ers kicker Mitch Wishnowsky flies down the field and lays a hit on Devontae Jackson.

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The Red Sox are (basically) toast: What losing Chris Sale means for 2019 and beyond

Miracles do happen. But with ace Chris Sale shut down for the season, it's more or less RIP 2019 Red Sox. And 2020's team has issues, too.

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Olney: Red Sox's future still hinges on Chris Sale's elbow

Although it seems ace Chris Sale will dodge surgery, uncertainty remains in Boston's rotation.

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