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Watch live: Irish rallying at home against No. 2 Tar Heels

Tune in to watch No. 2 North Carolina vs. Notre Dame on ESPN and WatchESPN.

When court-storming is banned after upsetting No. 1, the team goes into the crowd (0:44)
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Young/Strauss: Durant leads Thunder into Western showdown

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry share the court tonight. Could they one day be teammates? It's just one of many subplots that surround OKC's trip to Golden State (9 p.m. ET, ESPN & WatchESPN).

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WR Harrison, Dungy into HOF, but T.O. falls short

Colts receiver Marvin Harrison and Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy were selected to the 2016 NFL Hall of Fame class on Saturday, owner Jim Irsay said. Terrell Owens said he was not selected.

Auguste completely destroys UNC's layup with vicious block (0:14)
Not the prettiest buzzer-beater, but 3 points is 3 points (0:39)
No easy baskets when Ben Simmons is lurking (0:28)
Ellis' big day fuels Kansas (1:03)
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Kapadia: Super Bowl cheat sheet

Here are the 10 things you need to know if you plan on placing a wager, making a prediction or just want to sound smart when talking about the big game.

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What makes Cam Newton and Greg Olsen click?

Cam Newton and Greg Olsen have worked hard on routes, studied film and forged a bond that gives Carolina a formidable threat in Super Bowl 50.

Big Weekend in the Bay Area (3:01)
Sport Science: Durant re-enacts iconic moments (3:08)
Final Four party crashers (1:37)
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Experts: Best bets for Super Bowl 50

Looking to place a wager on Super Bowl 50? Chalk's Vegas experts help sort through nearly 400 prop bets, and give analysis on the side and total.

Junior college gave Newton 'sense of humility' (1:30)
Kenny's magical Super Bowl journey (3:16)
How Broncos and Panthers got here (2:03)
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Gall wins in 45 seconds, earns CM Punk fight

Welterweight Mickey Gall punched his ticket to a matchup against former WWE pro wrestler CM Punk by submitting Michael Jackson via rear-naked choke on Saturday.

Prem: Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland (1:28)
Attwood: England strangled Scotland (2:46)
Stepan nets shootout winner for Rangers (1:26)
7-foot-6 Tacko Fall tips in with ease (0:23)
Omogbo finding peace on the court (5:55)
Should George Karl be fired? (0:40)
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All-Time #NBArank: Where does Kobe belong?

As Kobe Bryant closes his storied career, where does he stack up among the likes of the Big O and Dr. J? See where he stands as our countdown approaches the top 10.


Wildcats storm the crowd after upset

Fans weren't allowed to storm the court after knocking off No. 1 Oklahoma, so Kansas State brought the celebration to them.


Todd Gurley wins offensive rookie of the year

The Rams RB rushed for 1,106 yards and 10 TDs this season in just 13 games. He earned 27 out of a possible 50 votes for the honor. Bucs QB Jameis Winston finished second with 17 votes.

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Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been named the Associated Press' Offensive Rookie of the Year. Gurley led all rookies in rushing yards and finished third in the NFL in rushing amongst all players. His award comes on the heels of Rams DT Aaron Donald winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2015. Gurley is the first Ram to win the Offensive Rookie of the Year since Sam Bradford after the 2010 season.


Sword's dunking not sharp

Mississippi State's Craig Sword made the steal and raced downcourt all alone, only to get denied by the rim.


Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Curry logo warmup


Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

Can Pop imagine Kobe playing in San Antonio? "I think Kobe did fine just where he is. Hes LA. We dont have a whole lot of LA around here."

Kansas State knocks off No. 1 Oklahoma

Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points as the Wildcats handed the top-ranked Sooners their third loss of the season 80-69. It's Kansas State's fifth win over an AP No. 1 team. Box score

Pacers ride Paul George to lead

Paul George is leading all scorers with 17 points at intermission as Indiana holds a 62-48 lead over Detroit. The Pistons aren't helping themselves in the first half, giving up 16 points off of turnovers. Halftime stats

Report: DeBartolo elected to Hall of Fame

Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, according to media reports. The Hall of Fame would neither confirm nor deny the reports, and the entire class will be revealed tonight during the NFL Honors show.

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Cavs lead 28-20 after 1Q. J.R. 9p on 3-of-4 from 3 2r; LeBron 8p 2a; Kyrie 5p. NOP: A.Davis 8p 3r.

Wizards lead Hornets at the break

Otto Porter Jr. is the surprise game-high scorer with 18 points as Washington holds a 58-48 lead over Charlotte. Nicolas Batum has 17 points for the Hornets but Buzz City's bench is being outscored 15-7. Halftime stats

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant pregame before the Thunder take on the Warriors: "Every game I try and make a statement."


Irsay: Dungy, Harrison elected to HOF

Colts owner Jim Irsay told reporters on the red carpet of the NFL Honors show that coach Tony Dungy and WR Marvin Harrison were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Hall would neither confirm nor deny the report. The full class will be unveiled during the NFL Honors show.

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Bulls (27-22) at Timberwolves (15-36)

Chicago is without Jimmy Butler, who strained his left knee in the loss to Denver on Friday. The Bulls will miss Butler's defensive presence as Andrew Wiggins is coming off back-to-back 30-point games. Follow live


Lee leads by three at Phoenix Open

Danny Lee shoots a third-round 67 to take a three-shot lead over Hideki Matsuyama and Rickie Fowler at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.


Kansas St looking to upset No. 1 Oklahoma

With under five minutes to go, the Wildcats have an 8-point lead over the Sooners. Watch on ESPNU, WatchESPN

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Reporter starts a question to Kevin Durant, "I'm sure you get asked every arena you go to about free agency..." He cuts them off: "Actually I don't."

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Mickey Gall (2-0) chokes out Michael Jackson (0-1) in 45 seconds at UFC debut in Las Vegas. Win sets up 24-year-old Gall with a matchup against former WWE star CM Punk (0-0) this summer. Official date and venue TBD.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue on the NBA's last two minute report that determined J.R. Smith shouldn't have been called for a foul on Evan Turner late against Boston on Friday: "It's over now. I don't think that play had anything to do with it. I just think it was a bunch of things that led to that situation, so it happened. They say it wasn't a foul, but there's nothing we can do about it now."

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

May sound crazy but no coincidence North Carolina's Marcus Paige is breaking out of his shooting slump at Notre Dame. The Irish use a Wilson basketball, which Paige has always said was his favorite. Past two years at NC State, which also uses a Wilson, he's 12 of 17 from the 3-point line.

Huge, vicious block for Notre Dame

Even from trailing the play, Zach Auguste got the big swat.


The ball stops here

Back iron and out? Back iron and in? In this case it just stayed there.