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5hMark Schlabach

Schlabach: A farewell to offseason, hello to our final picks

A list-a-palooza of the best of college football's long layoff, along with predictions for each FBS conference and what to watch across the country.

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Berry: My bold fantasy football predictions

John Brown will catch at least 10 TDs this season. Yes, you heard me ... 10 TDs! With this and other predictions, Matthew Berry goes way out on a limb with a bold statement for each NFL team.

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Baylor's offense flying high again in win (1:26)
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Arkansas Tech honors late teammate (0:20)
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Serena wins point, sticks the landing (0:38)
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Highlights: United States 2-1 Peru (1:33)
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Highlights: Mexico 3-3 Trinidad & Tobago (2:22)
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Aldo and McGregor head-butt during news conference (0:49)
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Report: Kane investigation headed to grand jury

The case involving a sexual assault allegation against Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will be presented to a grand jury beginning next week, The Buffalo News reported.

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Ridiculous behind-the-back conversion (0:28)
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Pac-12 vs. SEC on display in Houston (1:51)
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Bob Ryan: Patriots will be scrutinized more than ever (0:54)
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How a bench reacts after a dunk (0:14)
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Brady's back and so are the Pats (0:52)
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Who prevails this weekend in college football? (1:56)
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Jen Welter: 'It was very natural with the guys' (1:43)
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5hMike Wise

Sports and racial identity

Mike Wise writes that Serena Williams has embraced her blackness and found a spiritual home while Tiger Woods has been proudly biracial and found a perhaps unintended kind of isolation.

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A Tiger Woods-approved US Open dance
Tennis 

Cameron Hughes, who danced with Novak Djokovic after his second-round win at the US Open, has dance moves that pump up the crowd, including Woods, and gets a chuckle from Rafael Nadal in between sets.

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Tennis 

Fan with 'Rodgers' tumor to be Bears' guest
NFL 

A young Bears fan who named his brain tumor after Aaron Rodgers will get to attend the season opener against the Packers on Sept. 13 at Soldier Field, courtesy of his favorite team. 'He's ecstatic'

NFL 

Get ready for GameDay
College Football 

Just in case you weren't excited enough about the return of college football, let country artist Big and Rich pump you up.

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College Football 

Tulowitzki leaps over O's catcher at 1st
MLB 

Troy Tulowitzki reached first on an error but when he rounded the base on the overthrow, he had to jump over the Orioles' Matt Wieters, the catcher that was backing up first, to make it back to the base safely.

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MLB 

Serena wins point, sticks the landing
Tennis 

Serena Williams' forehand was good, but her landing in a split made it even better. She came back from losing the first set to beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands and advance at the US Open.

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Tennis 

Usain Bolt's dizzying goal
Soccer 

The track superstar put his feet to use in a different way, taking to the soccer field for an attempt at dizzy goals. Spoiler: The post plays a key role. Watch

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Soccer 

LSU Football @lsufootball

It's GameDay! LSU vs. McNeese State at 6:30 pm CT on SEC Network Alternate channel and WatchESPN.com. #GeauxTigers

Eurobasket tips off today
FIBA 

The 24-team European Olympic qualifier begins today with the Czech Republic against Estonia. You can see every Eurobasket game from now through the finals on Sept. 20 on WatchESPN. Watch live

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FIBA 

Brandon Armstrong at it again
NBA 

His latest imitation? A team's bench after a sick play. Maybe no one busts out the worm, but Armstrong isn't far off.

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Face off? Sure, also gotta have a selfie

After making weight, UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski stands with Frank Mir for a face off and captures the moment with a quick selfie.

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Berry: Cam Newton to struggle in 2015

Matthew Berry expects career lows in multiple statistical categories for the Panthers QB this season.

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Gators to use Hargreaves on offense, too

Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III will apparently get the chance to use his star power on the offensive side of the ball as well. Coach Jim McElwain told SI: "This guy loves to practice. He's not a prima donna, which really to me is what sets him apart. I'll go ahead and tell you, but we've got packages for him on offense, too."

Fognini rallies to knock off Nadal
Tennis 

Fabio Fognini came back from two sets down to oust Rafael Nadal in five sets and advance at the US Open.

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Boise St. escapes with win over ex-coach

Washington's game-tying field goal attempt in the closing seconds was inches wide as Chris Petersen falls 16-13 against No. 23 Boise State.

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Angels looking at Yankees exec for GM job

Bill Eppler, the Yankees assistant GM, was also on the Angels' shortlist four years ago. The Angels haven't yet asked New York for permission to speak with Eppler, but they plan to do so. Former Angels GM Jerry Dipoto resigned July 1 and interim GM Bill Stoneman won't be retained in that role. (via ESPN and multiple reports)

Mike Moustakas could return Sunday
MLB 

The Royals 3B has been out for over a week with a sore right hamstring, but felt he was 90 percent on Friday. Said manager Ned Yost of starting inserting Moustakas on Sunday: "He'll be ready to go by then. He should be close to 100 [percent Saturday], then we'll give him that day [off], and he'll be ready to roll."

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MLB 

Player delivers Jadeveon Clowney-like hit
College Football 

Montana State LB Mac Bignell decleats a Fort Lewis running back with a vicious hit in the second quarter.

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College Football 

Things get feisty between Aldo, McGregor
MMA 

The war of words between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim champion Conor McGregor became even more intense as the two went nose-to-nose during a news conference.

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MMA