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Sources: NBA fears up to $1B loss with Jan. start

ESPN Top Headlines - 3 hours 7 min ago
The NBA and NBPA are running short on time to agree on starting the season before Christmas, and the league fears a January start could cost it up to $1 billion in revenue losses next season and beyond, sources told ESPN.
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How Oklahoma State's defense made it the Big 12's best CFP hope

ESPN Top Headlines - 3 hours 54 min ago
As Oklahoma and Texas struggle, the Cowboys have surged and are the Big 12's lone unbeaten team. Even more surprising, they're winning with defense.
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Giants' Barkley finally has surgery on torn ACL

ESPN Top Headlines - 4 hours 26 min ago
Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who suffered a season-ending torn ACL on Sept. 20, finally had surgery on his knee Friday in Los Angeles.
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Does Bielefeld exist? The city and its Bundesliga team are real and ready to shock Dortmund

ESPN Top Headlines - 4 hours 32 min ago
A long-running joke is that the city simply doesn't exist -- Germany's own Area 51. But Arminia is no hoax.
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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Goodbye (or not?) to the incomparable Anderson Silva

ESPN Top Headlines - 5 hours 45 min ago
Anderson Silva, one of the greatest ever in MMA, might be fighting for the final time in the Octagon when he takes on Uriah Hall on Saturday.
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Passan: Hiring Tony La Russa? Debatable. The way the White Sox did it? Outrageous

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 23:42
Whether or not La Russa can do the job in Chicago at age 76 has nothing to do with what makes his hiring so troublesome.
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Ross to Bengals: Trade me if this is how you feel

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 21:35
John Ross, the Bengals' former first-round pick whose role has diminished this season, publicized his trade demands Friday, saying he'd prefer a deal if he's not going to play.
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Ontario Hockey League: No checking due to virus

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 21:35
The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this season in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The league plans to start a shortened season Feb. 4.
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Hinch joins Tigers, who called 'minutes' after WS

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 21:20
The Tigers' new manager is AJ Hinch, whose yearlong suspension for his role in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal ended Tuesday night.
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Saints roll into Chicago minus Thomas, Callaway

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 21:05
The Saints will be without Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for Sunday's game against the Bears.
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Schelotto's LA Galaxy tenure was a failure, but his dismissal won't fix a broken franchise

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 21:05
The Galaxy fired Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday, and while the coach didn't deliver in Los Angeles, the club's problems run far deeper.
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Source: Vikings' Davis tests positive for COVID-19

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 20:34
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Todd Davis was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus, a league source told ESPN's Courtney Cronin.
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MLB owners OK Mets sale to billionaire Cohen

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 19:15
Billionaire Steve Cohen got the votes he needed from MLB owners to become the new majority owner of the New York Mets with a 95% stake. The sale values the franchise at more than $2.4 billion.
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What Tiger must do to find his game in time for the Masters

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 18:43
He has not played well in 2020. But the rescheduled trip to Augusta National is coming. Is there enough time to flip the switch for his title defense?
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Source: MLB owners approve Mets sale to Cohen

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 18:28
Billionaire Steve Cohen got the votes he needed from MLB owners to become the new owner of the New York Mets, a source told ESPN. The sale values the franchise at more than $2.4 billion.
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Rays decline 2021 options on Morton, Zunino

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 18:28
Starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who went 3-1 for the Rays in the postseason, and catcher Mike Zunino, who hit four home runs in the playoffs, will become free agents after Tampa Bay declined its options for the 2021 season.
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Ranking every World Series in MLB history

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 18:28
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
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Ronaldo negative for virus, can end isolation

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 18:12
Juventus announced Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for the coronavirus, 19 days after he was diagnosed as positive.
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Ex-Man Utd, England WC winner Stiles dies at 78

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 17:59
Former Manchester United and England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles has died his family announced Friday.
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D'Antoni joins Nash's Brooklyn staff as assistant

ESPN Top Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 17:56
Mike D'Antoni will be an assistant coach with the Nets, reuniting him with his former MVP point guard, Brooklyn coach Steve Nash.
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