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Five worst games on 2021 NFL schedule: Avert your eyes from these duds
Everyone knows the marquee matchups that await the NFL in 2021. But there are several games that even diehards will have a difficult time watching.      
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NFL schedule overreactions: Tom Brady's return to New England will be tense
SportsPulse: We now know the 'when'. Mackenzie Salmon overreacts to the biggest storylines from the NFL's schedule release.      
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2021 NFL schedule
The complete schedule for the 2021 NFL season has been revealed. Check out the week-by-week slate for all 18 weeks of the season.      
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NFL schedule release winners, losers: Who got toughest breaks on 2021 slate?
The 2021 NFL schedule is out, and some teams might be more thankful than others for how their regular-season slate was sequenced.      
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Dallas Cowboys 2021 schedule: 3 takeaways, record prediction
Dak Prescott's return undoubtedly will boost the Cowboys as they look to bounce back from a 6-10 campaign. But can Dallas capture the NFC East?      
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule for the 2021 NFL season
Here is the 2021 NFL schedule for the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.      
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'Shall' Medina Spirit be disqualified? The Kentucky Derby case could hinge on one word
The lawyer for Medina Spirit's owner contends that a positive split sample should not mean automatic disqualification for the Kentucky Derby winner.      
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Columbus Crew brass was told beforehand that rebranding would not go over well with hardcore fans
Members of the Columbus Crew's supporters groups predicted a harshly negative response to the team's recently revealed "Columbus SC" rebrand.      
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Packers look to add depth at QB, bring in Blake Bortles
Blake Bortles, 29, has started 73 games, all during his five-year stint with the Jaguars starting in 2014 when he was the No. 3 pick in the draft.     
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With LeBron James returning, are Lakers a lock for a spot in the NBA Finals?
LeBron James and the Lakers have been insisting that if he and the Lakers are healthy in the postseason, they remain the team to beat.      
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What will it take to stop Joel Embiid?
SportsPulse: Joel Embiid has been dominant during a career year. The NBA Roundtable discusses how Eastern Conference teams can try to contain the Philadelphia 76ers star.      
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Warriors on Steph Curry's potential MVP season: 'This year is proof that he can help carry a team'
Steph Curry's performances this season have reminded teams of his ability to deliver MVP-caliber performances.      
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Pop Warner investigating video of 'dangerous' collision between youth football players
Details behind the video seen on social media are immediately unclear, including where the hit occurred, and the children and coaches involved.     
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Conor McGregor tops Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes
UFC star Conor McGregor banked the majority of his $180 million in earnings this past year from outside the octagon. See who else made Forbes' top 10.      
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Former Oklahoma State men's basketball player Ford Stuen dies from illness at 29
Ford Stuen, a former Oklahoma State guard who was assistant basketball coach at Saint Louis, died Tuesday at 29 after being hospitalized for a month.      
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Breaking down why Bob Baffert's Medina Spirit is still allowed to run in the Preakness Stakes
Victory in Kentucky Derby is in peril after horse tested positive for 21 picograms of betamethasone.      
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Sen. Jerry Moran says federal college-athlete name, image, likeness law by July 1 unlikely
Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday that it will be difficult for a federal law pertaining to college athletes' ability to make money to be enacted before July.      
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College pitcher's stolen prosthetic arm found at recycling plant
Parker Hanson had his prosthetic arm stolen from his vehicle more than a week ago and finally got it back Tuesday.      
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NHL award picks: Connor McDavid runs away with MVP, but others are up for grabs
The 56-game season brought players an unusual set of circumstances. Connor McDavid is frontrunner for Hart Trophy, but other awards aren't as easy.      
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Anti-Olympics protestor crashes International Olympic Committee news conference
An anti-Olympics protestor posed as a reporter and disrupted an IOC news conference, holding a banner or scarf that read "No Olympics in Tokyo 2020."      
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The 10 NFL matchups you have to watch this season
SportsPulse: Mackenzie Salmon reveals the top 10 matchups that will define the 2021 NFL season. Mackenzie also points out Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes could be the game (or games) of the year.      
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New York Mets rookie Patrick Mazeika makes MLB history with another walk-off – and no hits
New York Mets rookie catcher Patrick Mazeika is the first player with multiple walk-off RBI before recording a hit in at least 100 years.      
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NFL to resume International Series in 2021 with Jaguars-Dolphins and Falcons-Jets games to be played in London
The Jaguars, Dolphins, Jets and Falcons will all head to the UK in the 2021 season as the NFL resumes its International Series.      
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Vanessa Bryant wants more time to pursue expanded case over grisly crash photos
Widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant wants to punish those involved in sharing photos from site of fatal crash scene in January 2020.      
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Defending champion Buccaneers to host Cowboys in 2021 NFL season opener
The defending champion Buccaneers will host the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL season opener, NBC announced Wednesday morning.      
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Opinion: Bob Baffert needs new strategy after betamethasone claims backfire
After early denials, trainer Bob Baffert acknowledges Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with betamethasone. Time for new strategy.      
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Giants minor leaguer Drew Robinson hits first homer since losing an eye in suicide attempt
San Francisco Giants minor league OF Drew Robinson, who lost an eye in 2020 suicide attempt, homers in comeback.      
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Could A's leaving Oakland open door for MLB franchise in Nashville?
Th Oakland A's won't likely come to Nashville, but their relocation could start the wheels in motion for another franchise ending up there.      
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Picture perfect career: Hall of Fame only part of Tamika Catchings' journey
Tamika Catchings will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for her contributions to women's basketball on and off the court.      
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Three strikes: No second no-hitter for Orioles' John Means, but scoreless streak stays intact
Baltimore Orioles pitcher John Means tossed six shutout innings, but wasn't able to repeat his no-hit magic vs. the New York Mets.      
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