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Opinion: Joe Burrow could have bucked NFL draft system, but LSU QB isn't taking issue with Bengals
Joe Burrow threw water on any notion that he would force a trade from the Bengals, making it clear he'd be happy to be the No. 1 pick.      
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Madison Bumgarner's secret rodeo identity spurs minor league promotion
San Jose Giants minor league team announces Mason Saunders Night, a hat tip to former Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner's alter ego.       
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LeBron James declines to say whether he attended Kobe Bryant memorial
LeBron James declines to confirm whether he attended Monday's ''A Celebration of Life'' for Kobe and Gianna Bryant. He was not shown on the broadcast.      
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Yankees starter Luis Severino needs Tommy John elbow surgery, GM Brian Cashman says
The New York Yankees received distressing news Tuesday about Luis Severino. The two-time All-Star starter will need Tommy John elbow surgery.       
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ESPN Cleveland suspends analyst Tony Grossi for using derogatory term in describing Browns QB Baker Mayfield
Tony Grossi and Baker Mayfield have a history of disagreements, but ESPN Cleveland moved quickly to denounce the slur Grossi used.      
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Agent Scott Boras to honor Kobe Bryant's wish with internship for Lexi, daughter of late John Altobelli
MLB agent Scott Boras said he will honor Kobe Bryant's wish and create an internship for Lexi, daughter of late John Altobelli.      
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Tom Brady shares emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'He was the real life superhero'
Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady shared an emotional tribute reflecting on NBA star Kobe Bryant's legacy.       
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How growing coronavirus fears could upend Louisville's Kentucky Derby 2020 plans
The coronavirus' rapacious spread around the globe is prompting worries about its potential impact on the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby.       
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'Miracle on Ice' captain Mike Eruzione regrets wearing a 'Keep America Great' hat at Trump rally
The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team celebrated the 40th anniversary of their dramatic upset over the Soviet Union with a Trump campaign appearance.       
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ESPN set to cancel 'High Noon' talk show with Pablo Torre, Bomani Jones
ESPN is canceling talk show "High Noon" with Pablo Torre and Bomani Jones, the network announced Monday. The last episode will air end of March.      
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Six NCAA tournament bubble teams with momentum for March Madness runs
A strong finish can boost teams into the NCAA tournament. Here are six teams on the bubble that need wins as the college basketball season winds down.      
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Joe Burrow shoots down notion he wouldn't play for Bengals: 'I'm not going to not play'
Joe Burrow says any speculation that he wouldn't play for the Bengals is overblown, as the LSU quarterback said he wants to be the No. 1 pick.      
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Get to know the nation's best college basketball player, Sabrina Ionescu
Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon Ducks guard and prohibitive future WNBA top pick, had a close relationship with Kobe and Gianna Bryant.      
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After years of spiraling, new regime has Pirates finally ready to catch up with the rest of baseball
The Pirates enacted a full regime change following an ugly 2019 and a string of seasons where things got stagnant in Pittsburgh.      
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Bradley Beal becomes first NBA player to score 50 points on back-to-back nights since Kobe Bryant
On the day Kobe Bryant was publicly memorialized, the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal did something no NBA player has done since the "Black Mamba."      
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Which NFL draft prospect will run fastest 40-yard dash time at 2020 combine?
The hype surrounding the 40-yard dash has often outpaced the drill's utility, but there are still several NFL draft prospects poised to create a stir.      
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XFL power rankings: Houston Roughnecks, QB P.J. Walker dominant in league's first three weeks
On the other end of the spectrum, things just keep getting worse for the Tampa Bay Vipers, who are now the only team in the XFL without a victory.      
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Opinion: Detroit Tigers didn't mock scandal-ridden Houston Astros; the crowd does it for them
It was the Houston Astros' first away game of spring training, and fans at Tiger Town made it clear how they felt about the cheating scandal.      
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Dallas Cowboys VP Stephen Jones gives latest updates on Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper negotiations
A new coaching staff, stalled CBA talks and two firm negotiating camps have complicated the Cowboys' pursuit of a long-term deal with Dak Prescott.      
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Michigan football will not be taking spring international trip due to coronavirus concerns
Michigan football will not be taking an international spring trip for the first time since 2016 due to "health concerns around the world."      
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From a Zamboni driver's NHL dreams to Tim Tebow keeping dreams alive, these are sports' best stories of the week
From the Miracle on Ice to Tim Tebow and beyond, this week in sports didn't disappoint with some amazing stories that have to be shared.      
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Tears, laughs and love: The best moments from Kobe and Gianna Bryant's memorial service
SportsPulse: Thousands upon thousands gathered in Los Angeles at the Staples Center to memorialize Kobe and Gianna Bryant. The service had everything from laughs to heartfelt moments.      
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Outside Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy, 'We're all celebrating Kobe today'
While mourners celebrated Kobe Bryant at the Staples Center, others around Southern California found their own ways to honor the former Lakers star.       
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Kobe Bryant memorial underscores female empowerment, being a GirlDad, promoting women's sports
Kobe Bryant's relationship with Gianna – and his fatherhood with his three other daughters – loomed large during the early part of the ceremony.      
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Deontay Wilder says heavy walkout costume led to weak legs in TKO loss to Tyson Fury
Deontay Wilder has a list of excuses for his TKO loss to Tyson Fury: weak legs from his 40-pound costume, referee Kenny Bayless and his own corner.      
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Michael Jordan remembers his 'little brother' Kobe Bryant. Read his entire speech.
Michael Jordan spoke at Kobe Bryant's memorial, sharing stories of how the two ribbed and drove each other during and after their NBA careers.      
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Fans show up to Kobe and Gianna Bryant memorial despite not having tickets
Despite not securing a coveted ticket to the "Celebration of Life" memorial for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, fans showed up in droves.      
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Intensely private Vanessa Bryant share emotional stories at Kobe memorial
Vanessa Bryant shared with a crowd of about 20,000 what she said made her husband special off the basketball court.      
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Michael Jordan prepared to become 'another crying meme' after speech at Kobe memorial
In tribute to Kobe Bryant, a tearful Michael Jordan says the former Los Angeles Lakers star was "like a little brother" to him.      
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