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Former Mets GM acknowledges sending explicit images

ESPN Top Headlines - 38 min 47 sec ago
Jared Porter sent explicit, unsolicited texts and images to a female reporter in 2016, according to copy of the text history obtained by ESPN.
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Why is Canelo Alvarez facing Avni Yildirim, and how will the fight play out?

ESPN Top Headlines - 38 min 47 sec ago
Unified super middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez will face Avni Yildirim in February. Why is Alvarez risking unification fights against an unheralded mandatory opponent?
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Rodgers says his 'future is a beautiful mystery'

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:55
Even at age 37 and with his replacement potentially now in the fold, Aaron Rodgers said Wednesday he's not feeling any extra pressure to get to a second Super Bowl and called his future "a beautiful mystery."
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How the concussion protocol works: What Mahomes has to do to get back on the field

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:55
The Chiefs QB's status for the AFC Championship Game is up in the air. What's in store for Mahomes this week?
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Answering the biggest injury questions for NFL conference championship playoff teams

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:23
The NFL playoffs are down to the final four, and several key players have injury questions.
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Sources: Twins adding veteran Happ to rotation

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:35
J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year deal, pending a physical, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan.
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Why is Canelo Alvarez facing Avni Yildirim and how will the fight play out?

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:35
Unified super middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez will face Avni Yildirim in February. Why is Alvarez risking unification fights against an unheralded mandatory opponent?
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Sources: Brantley, Astros have 2-year, $32M deal

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:48
Michael Brantley, who hit .300 with five home runs and 22 RBIs with Houston in 2020, is returning to the Astros on a 2-year, $32 million deal, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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Sources: Canelo set to return to ring on Feb. 27

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:32
Canelo Alvarez, who holds the WBA, WBC and the Ring magazine super middleweight titles, will return to the ring Feb. 27 against Avni Yildirim, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.
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Fight Night results: Chiesa officially a welterweight contender

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:16
Michael Chiesa put on a dominant performance against Neil Magny.
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Mahomes practices fully, but remains in protocol

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:00
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but practiced in a limited capacity Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.
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NBA enforcing no-hug rule with midcourt security

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:00
Because there were still instances of traditional contact between players in postgame scenarios, the NBA issued a memo reaffirming rules requiring teams to remain on their half of the court in pregame and halftime warm-ups, and limit contact after games.
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Ducks athletic trainer and wife celebrating special 'Becca Blizzard Day' in 2021

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:00
For Becca and Chad Walker, a traumatic life experience provided a profound appreciation for collaborations that occur every day in acute medical treatment.
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Sources: Alvarez-Yildirim booked for Feb. 27

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:44
Canelo Alvarez, who holds the WBA, WBC and the Ring magazine super middleweight titles, will return to the ring Feb. 27 against Avni Yildirim, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.
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Michael Chiesa defeats Neil Magny by unanimous decision

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:44
Jeff Wagenheim and Marc Raimondi recapped the action as it happened on Fight Island.
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Chiefs' Mahomes practices, remains in protocol

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:28
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but practiced in a limited capacity Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.
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Harbaugh defends Ravens' run-heavy offense

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 19:41
John Harbaugh is defending the Ravens' run-heavy offense, saying that the team wants to keep QB Lamar Jackson long-term.
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Jays don't have deal with Brantley, source says

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 18:53
While the Blue Jays remain among the teams interested in free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley, they have not reached an agreement on a contract, a source familiar with the situation told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
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Djokovic: Aussie Open demands 'misconstrued'

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 18:37
After reportedly asking for a shortened isolation period and private housing options with tennis courts, Novak Djokovic posted a statement to Instagram saying his requests were "misconstrued."
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Live updates and analysis: Chiesa vs. Magny

ESPN Top Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 17:49
Jeff Wagenheim and Marc Raimondi recap the action as it happens on Fight Island.
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