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A's, Red Sox make Lester-Cespedes blockbuster deal

The day of the MLB trade deadline opened with a blockbuster, as the Red Sox sent ace lefty to Oakland in exchange for All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.

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A's, Red Sox make Lester-Cespedes blockbuster deal

The day of the MLB trade deadline opened with a blockbuster, as the Red Sox sent ace lefty to Oakland in exchange for All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.

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Blame the 76ers for the lottery changing

Incremental lottery reform -- and not anything more drastic -- is the right move for the league. The 76ers have little room to complain since they are the reason change is happening.

Blame the 76ers for the lottery changing

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Incremental lottery reform -- and not anything more drastic -- is the right move for the league. The 76ers have little room to complain since they are the reason change is happening.

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They were sure NFL stars, until it all fell apart

All four of them were destined for football fame and fortune. But today, in 2014, football has forgotten the most talented defensive line in amateur history.

'Sharknado 2' is the new midsummer classic

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"Sharknado" movies should decide home field advantage in the World Series.

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Lions star gets tough with kids at training camp

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Spurs are NBA's best since 1986

San Antonio is the best NBA team since 2010. And 2005. And 2000. And 1995. And 1990. And so on.

4 teams that should go nuts at the trade deadline

Half the teams holding a division lead or stand close to the second wild card have a recent history of total failure. Maybe they should get crazy at the non-waiver trading deadline.

Boom Days: The rise and fall of Affliction

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Five years ago, Affliction MMA came to an abrupt end. Yet, the year it was running was crazy...there was Fedor, Megadeth, Josh Barnett, Oscar de la Hoya, Donald Trump, Katella Street, loud T-shirts...

Which CFB coaches like to talk the most?

Now at USC, Steve Sarkisian sure talks a lot about Washington.

Tennessee and the Ole Miss model

Extreme turnover in the trenches should prevent Tennessee from doing much better than about 6-6, but great recruiting and increasing experience could make for high 2015 expectations.

Good morning, the Love Affair has gone monogamous

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All that plus lots more in our NBA newsletter.

Just let Plaxico watch TV

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Look at him. He's a man at peace. Why can't you leave him alone, TV producers?

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Eric Chavez retires, elegy for the fragile great

For a short while he was one of the best, but his powers ebbed as his body became ever more fragile. Up at 20, retired at 36, but not the same player after 26 -- you can't take anything for granted.

Sharknado destroyed a Mets game

Sharknado featured Citi Field getting evacuated and a man hitting with a shark over the left field fence. What more do you need to know?

Trade Deadline Tracker

The moves will be coming fast and furious until 4 PM on July 31, so here's a place where you can find the details on every move.

Could Kevin Durant go home in 2016?

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Kevin Durant won't be a free agent for two years, but there's still speculation about his future. Here's why that speculation, however annoying it may be, makes sense.

Behind The Scenes At SEC Nation.

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Earlier this week a production team from the SEC Network slipped quietly onto the campus of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia to film the opening shots for SEC Nation, the SEC Network's new...

The quiet giant goes to Canton

Walter Jones didn't need to go to training camp or be outspoken. He just showed up and dominated for more than a decade. Now he's headed to the Hall of Fame.

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Cards and Justin Masterson are a fascinating pair

Justin Masterson and his big sinker are going to a team that's traditionally in love with big sinkers.

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Scully back in 2015 for more goosebumps

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully said one of the reasons he decided to return to call Dodgers games in 2015 was that he still gets the same goosebumps he did in his first day on the job.

AC Milan doesn't care about racism

After Carlo Tavecchio's comments comparing Africans to monkeys eating bananas, AC Milan had a chance to make a statement by withdrawing their support. Instead, they decided to stand behind him.

Nick Diaz: 'I don't enjoy fighting'

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Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva may already be the most anticipated pay-per-view of the last several years. But as Diaz said on a Wednesday conference call, any excitement on his part would be dishonest.

IT'S COME TO THIS: A CORGI'S PRESEASON TOP 25

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PLEASE COME BACK, FOOTBALL. WE'RE LOSING OUR GRIP ON REALITY.

Tour de France is the best sporting event

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Go to the Tour de France. Just go.

Nelly delivers knockout blow to Floyd Mayweather

"It's kind of hard to talk to a guy who hasn't graduated from high school." Jeez Nelly, tell us how you really feel!

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