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Kansas vs. Boston College – Game Recap – September 13, 2019

[ad_1] BOSTON -- Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries and Kansas stunned Boston College 48-24 Friday night for its first road win over a Power Five school in nearly 11 years.The Jayhawks (2-1), who entered as a three-touchdown underdog, won their first road game against a power conference opponent since a victory at Iowa State on Oct. 4, 2008, a
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Free Solo climber Alex Honnold’s next summit? The rest of his life — Body Issue 2019

[ad_1] Alex Honnold, Liz Cambage, Brooks Koepka and NFL stars such as Myles Garrett and the Eagles offensive line are featured in ESPN's 2019 Body Issue. To see interviews, pictures, videos and more, visit our full 2019 gallery."DUDE," ALEX HONNOLD tells me, "you should go in the loft."We are standing at the bottom of a ladder leading to a loft above his bedroom in his Lake Tahoe house. This is
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Study shows hockey great Stan Mikita suffered from CTE

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — A posthumous study of Stan Mikita’s brain shows the hockey Hall of Famer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death a year ago. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the BU CTE Center, announced the findings during the Concussion Legacy Foundation’s Chicago Honors Dinner on Friday night at the request of Mikita’s family. CTE is a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated
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Will Kovalev be able to solve a smaller Canelo?

[ad_1] 1:17 PM ETDan RafaelCloseESPN Senior Writer2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodaySteve KimMiddleweight champion Canelo Alvarez finally has an opponent to fight this fall, but it won't be a title defense.Instead, Alvarez, who decided he was not interested in a third fight with Gennady Golovkin just yet, will move up two weight divisions to challenge
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NCAA women’s soccer — From backyard to Bruins, the Rodriguez sisters share strong bond at UCLA

[ad_1] 8:32 AM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.When she needed a place to live for her final quarter at UCLA, Anika Rodriguez turned for help to the person she had most often driven to the verge of tears. The person from whom she elicited more exasperated sighs and recriminating looks than anyone else over the years.That
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Marner agrees to 6-year contract to remain with Toronto

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Restricted free-agent forward Mitch Marner has agreed to a six-year contract to remain with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs confirmed the deal Friday night. The contract has an average annual value of $10,893,000. The 22-year-old Marner missed the team’s golf event Wednesday and didn’t accompany the group to Newfoundland on Thursday for the start of training camp as his representatives continued to negotiate with
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Why grandmasters like Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana lose weight playing chess

[ad_1] ONE WEEK IN early March, on a blustery, windswept day, Fabiano Caruana decides to get away. He drives three hours west from his St. Louis apartment over winding gravel roads to reach his destination, a 2,000-acre compound in rural Missouri owned by a wealthy friend.2 RelatedAt 7:30 the next morning, he pulls on gray Mizzou sweats and matching running shorts, rubs the sleep from his eyes and heads out
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WWE Clash of Champions – Four Horsewomen a focus on night when all titles are on the line

[ad_1] WWE is approaching a major crossroads in its existence. Between Sunday's Clash of Champions pay-per-view and October's Hell in a Cell, SmackDown will move to the larger broadcast airwaves of Fox on Friday nights, and NXT will shift over from the WWE network to the USA Network for a weekly two-hour live broadcast on Wednesdays.There's chaos and energy in the air, and that has been the result of a
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Cain Velasquez on the UFC, Lucha Libre and going off the top rope

[ad_1] Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez surprised many with his decision to start down the path of professional wrestling. He quickly quieted critics after hitting a hurricanrana just moments into his first match and ultimately signed on for two additional appearances for Lucha Libre AAA this fall, including one on Sept. 15 at Madison Square Garden.Velasquez recently stopped by ESPN to discuss his future in wrestling, his thoughts on