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Trey Lance is a potential NFL star -- and a giant unknown

Lance presents an impossible dilemma for NFL scouts: total domination in a small sample. But it's not likely to worry Lance, who's been underexposed -- or counted out -- for years.

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Kiper's new two-round NFL mock draft: A top-five trade, plus a record-setting QB haul

Mel Kiper Jr. projects the top 64 picks of the 2021 draft, finding the best team fits for prospects.

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'An inner-circle Hall of Famer'? Jacob deGrom wants to be this generation's Randy Johnson

At an age when many pitchers are starting to slow down, deGrom's velocity and production are on the upswing. Here's why he could be baseball's next king of longevity.

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24 players who will rule baseball in 2021

Here's who will crack the MLB superstar code and leap onto the elite list this year -- and who will drop off.

Are the 76ers Brooklyn's kryptonite?

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Mock draft: Three point guards projected in top eight picks

With Dallas holding five of the top 13 picks, will we see any trades? And will Aari McDonald, Dana Evans or Kiana Williams be the top point guard?

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Charli Collier, projected No. 1 pick in draft, is 'not even where I'm supposed to be yet'

Collier's path to the top of Thursday's WNBA draft was anything but preordained.

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Can Real Madrid rally for one more big test vs. Liverpool in Champions League?

Real Madrid aren't just trying to beat Liverpool this week. They're also trying to beat the fatigue. Do they have enough left for Anfield?

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NBA POSTSEASON PUSH

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Sorting out these messy and fascinating NBA playoff races

Here are the teams in each conference with the most reasons for optimism and pessimism.

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These Eastern Conference storylines need your attention

Which players and postseason races are most intriguing? Here's what our experts are watching.

'I BELIEVE THEY'RE A PIECE AWAY'

Stephen A. pumps the brakes on the Suns' title chances

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