Tom Schad, USA TODAY

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Michael Irvin: Hall of Fame making 'the right move' by not individually honoring absent Terrell Owens

Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin believes the Pro Football Hall of Fame is making the right decision by not individually recognizing Terrell Owens at next month's induction ceremony.

      
 
 

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Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas for allegedly cheating at casino

The former NBA All-Star made an elleged attempt to 'commit or attempt to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment,' according to the NGCB.

      
 
 

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Report: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson planning one-on-one, $10 million match

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are planning to participate in an 18-hole, one-on-one exhibition match with $10 million at stake, according to a report from Golf.com on Friday.

      
 
 

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Graeme McDowell withdraws from Open qualifier after Air France loses his golf clubs

Graeme McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open winner, said on Twitter that he was forced to withdraw from an Open qualifier after Air France misplaced his golf clubs.

      
 
 

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Golfer Joel Dahmen accuses Sung Kang of cheating in final round of Quicken Loans National

After the final round of Sunday's Quicken Loans National, golfer Joel Dahmen wrote on Twitter that Sung Kang took an unfair drop at No. 10. The pair had argued before an official sided with Kang.

      
 
 

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Report: Man who died in walk-in cooler at Braves' ballpark was installing beer invention

Todd Keeling, who died at SunTrust Park in Atlanta this week, was at the Braves' ballpark to install his beer-tap invention, a family member told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

      
 
 

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Ex-NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson says 'something wrong' with Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston

Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson said on his radio show that there is "something wrong" with Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston and suggested the Bucs consult doctors about it.

      
 
 

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Patriots' Tom Brady remains No. 1 in NFL Network's Top 100 rankings; Aaron Rodgers drops

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was voted the No. 1 player in NFL Network's annual "Top 100" rankings for the second consecutive year, while Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers finished a surprising 10th.

      
 
 

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Parents of former Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski say he had CTE when he committed suicide

The parents of former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski said an autopsy revealed that their son had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of his suicide.

      
 
 

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Even at 55, Jerry Rice is convinced he could still play in the NFL

Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice tells ESPN that, even at age 55, he believes he could still play football, catch 80-plus passes and "really be productive on the field."

      
 
 

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German staffers face discipline after post-match scuffle with Sweden

After Toni Kroos scored on a free kick in stoppage time to beat Sweden, German officials allegedly taunted the opposing bench.

      
 
 

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Hank Aaron on whether he would visit White House: 'There's nobody there I want to see'

Hall of Fame outfielder Hank Aaron said Friday that he supports athletes who use their platform to speak about social and political issues, adding that he would not visit the White House today if he were part of a championship team.

      
 
 

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Donald Trump says he doesn't believe NFL players who protest during anthem have a 'real issue'

In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump said he doesn't see "real issue" behind NFL players' protests during national anthem, and says no players have contacted him with recommendations for pardons.

      
 
 

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LeBron James says playing in NBA with son Bronny would be 'greatest achievement in my life'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James says playing in an NBA game with his oldest son Bronny James would be "the greatest achievement in my life."

      
 
 

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Prosecutors drop drug charges against NFL safety T.J. Ward

Florida prosecutors have dropped drug charges against NFL free-agent safety T.J. Ward, according to online court records. Ward was arrested in January on charges of cannabis possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

      
 
 

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Humboldt Broncos junior hockey player, once believed to be dead, released from hospital

Xavier LaBelle, an 18-year-old defenseman, was initially misidentified as another Humboldt Broncos hockey player and reported as dead after an April bus crash. He was released from the hospital this week.

      
 
 

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NCAA tournament: How mathematicians use models to beat (or at least improve) the odds

The odds of randomly filling out a perfect NCAA tournament bracket are about one in nine quintillion. But mathematicians are trying to lower them.

      
 
 

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Tom Brady: Gisele, kids will play 'big part' in retirement decision

The Patriots QB says he knows the difficulties of finding family time while he's still playing.

      
 
 

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Michael Smith leaving ESPN's 6 p.m. 'SportsCenter'

A little more than a month after co-host Jemele Hill's departure, Michael Smith is also leaving the ESPN show.

      
 
 

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Peyton Manning sells his Papa John's franchises before split with NFL

Peyton Manning sold his stake in 31 stores just days before Papa John's ended its role as the official pizza of the NFL.

      
 
 

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