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O'Neil: Is Grayson Allen the next hated white Duke player?

There was Christian Laettner and Bobby Hurley, Steve Wojciechowski and Chris Collins. And then there was J.J. Redick. All played at Duke. All are white. All were hated. It's Grayson Allen's turn.

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King James takes the low-hanging fruit from Kings (0:16)
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High schooler with Down syndrome swishes 3-pointer (0:49)
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Duke's Allen gets flagrant for intentional trip (0:39)
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Pitino: I would do anything to have players in tournament (1:48)
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Wrestler Daniel Bryan announces intention to retire (0:56)
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Herm Edwards crashes Magic's interview (0:51)
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Medcalf: Who else? Hield plays hero for OU

Buddy Hield did it again Monday night. Hield scored Oklahoma's final 12 points and his 3-pointer in the final seconds helped the No. 3 Sooners rally past upset-minded Texas.

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Hield's 3 caps Sooners' comeback over Longhorns (1:18)
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Drummond drills it from 3/4 court (0:38)
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Joe Johnson is an ankle breaker (0:21)
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Finebaum's show gets an unusual interruption (0:30)
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Should the NFL legalize marijuana use? (1:05)
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NBA Power Rankings: Will the Warriors ever stop?

After their 41st straight win at home, Golden State is showing no signs of slowing down atop Marc Stein's latest rankings. Meanwhile, back East, Boston is gaining a sneaky bit of momentum.

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These ballers get it done when it matters most (1:13)
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Manning has no timeline for retirement decision (7:03)
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Phil, Thibs or Walton for next Knicks coach?

What happens now in Gotham with Derek Fisher fired? Is Luke Walton a coaching candidate? Should Tom Thibodeau be hired? Or will Phil Jackson return to the sidelines?

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Leicester keep passing title tests

Marcotti's Musings: When will we finally take Leicester seriously in the title race? Plus: Barca win ugly and Gary Neville's situation at Valencia get

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KAT pounces for big slam
NBA 

Karl-Anthony Towns faked the handoff and instead took it in himself for a massive dunk.

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Dion Phaneuf to Sens in 9-player trade
NHL 

Ottawa acquired the hard-hitting defenseman from Toronto in a deal that saw eight other players change teams. Phaneuf, 30, has 3 goals and 21 assists this season. The 3-time All-Star was the ninth overall pick in the 2003 draft.

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Magic Johnson's last All-Star Game
NBA 

On this date 24 years ago, Johnson won the NBA All-Star Game MVP. SportsCenter remembers his final All-Star Game.

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NBA 

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said criticism of Cam Newton was not fair. "You don't know the young man. Losing is not an easy thing." He praised Newton for talking to the media today. Said that was Cam's decision."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton "No more tears to cry ... I really didn't want to talk to the media at the time." No regrets.

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Power Rankings: Which teams are rising?
NCAAM 

Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg discuss which hoops teams have the best shot in March. Greenberg sees Dayton making a Final Four run, while Williams likes Oregon.

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All-Time #NBArank: Hakeem at No. 10
NBA 

It's time to kick off the top 10 with one of the most imposing forces the game has ever seen: Hakeem Olajuwon. No. 10

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NBA 

Blackhawks' Darling helps needy man
NHL 

Scott Darling picked up a man he saw in Arizona, paid for a month's stay in a hotel and bought the man groceries. Story

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Rick Pitino: 'I'll be totally vindicated'
NCAAM 

The Louisville coach joined Mike & Mike and thinks the future is bright for both his team, and himself.

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Olney: Rule not meant to eliminate slides
MLB 

Following news that MLB is looking at rewriting the rules on slides into second base, Buster Olney explains why the rule change isn't meant to cut out slides completely. The proposed rule (Insider)

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David Newton @DNewtonespn

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton defends decision not to jump on fumble. Teammate screaming "we love you cam" while he talks.

Louisville ban: good news for bubble teams
NCAAM 

"The Cardinals were nowhere near the bubble ... however ... their sudden departure from eligibility shifts everyone below them up one place and offers up yet another at-large spot to a hungry bubble field." Bubble watch

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Sando: Marshawn Lynch has a HOF case
NFL 

Lynch was a dominant force who carried Seattle to a championship. If that's not reason enough to enshrine him, Mike Sando has a few more arguments. 5 reasons

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Ranking Air Jordans
NBA 

As all the sneakerheads know, the Air Jordan XXX drops Friday. What better time to look back at all 29 looks of past Jordan kicks? Full ranking

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Watch: Magic Johnson on SportsCenter
NBA 

On this date 24 years ago, Magic won the NBA All-Star Game MVP. Today, he's joining Hannah Storm on SC. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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NBA 

Kobe can still elevate ... sort of
NBA 

This wasn't exactly the form that won Kobe Bryant a dunk contest title, but it counts for two points just the same.

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NBA 

Vegas comes out on top in Super Bowl 50
NFL 

A record $132.54 million was bet on Super Bowl 50 at Nevada sportsbooks, with the house winning $13.31 million, according to numbers released Monday by Nevada Gaming Control. Story

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Westbrook crashes Durant's interview
NBA 

Kevin Durant was talking about his experience taking pictures at Super Bowl 50. Russell Westbrook was unimpressed.

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NBA 

ICYMI: Drummond drills one from 3/4 court
NBA 

Free throws might befuddle the Pistons' Andre Drummond, but three-quarter-court shots are his thing.

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Greeny: Peyton 'needs to want to retire'
NFL 

Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic can't agree on whether Broncos QB Peyton Manning should retire.

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NFL 

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Suitcases from Panthers return home Monday night still in the stadium. Meanwhile players are having their final word with Ron Rivera before cleaning out their lockers. The harsh reality of the NFL.

She walked to Australia from Siberia

Sarah Marquis walked alone for 1,000 days to satisfy her "curiosity": "This is what we're made for. We're supposed to walk, not go faster. The cars, cycling, it's too fast." 'That's Sarah!'

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Herm Edwards crashes Magic's interview
NBA 

Because what's a Magic Johnson interview if Herm Edwards doesn't appear?

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NBA 

Team celebrates manager's 3-pointer
High School 

Robert Lewis, a student with down syndrome, nailed a late-game 3-pointer on senior night. The crowd erupted and his brother went nuts -- despite playing for the other team.

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Jusuf Nurkic @nurkic23

Don't worry guys, my ankles are okay. Just need a little ice 😜😜. Good play by Jonson.