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The best female MMA fighters of the decade

[ad_1] The evolution of women's mixed martial arts started right at the end of the previous decade, with Cris Cyborg vs. Gina Carano headlining a Strikeforce show on Showtime in front of almost 14,000 fans in San Jose, California. And it exploded in 2013 when Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche faced off in the very first UFC women's fight.Over the past 10 years, women's MMA has grown exponentially, from smaller
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Edward Aschoff’s fiancee grateful for ‘memories of all the lives he touched’

[ad_1] The fiancee of Edward Aschoff tweeted her thanks for the "outpouring of love" shown since the ESPN college football reporter's death Tuesday after a brief illness."I want to say thank you to everyone who has expressed their sympathies, condolences, and prayers for me and his family and friends," Katy Berteau wrote on his Twitter feed on Thursday."The outpouring of love, admiration, and gratitude for his life have been so
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The All-Time All-America team for college football’s 150th anniversary

[ad_1] 7:18 AM ETESPN staffThe unifying theme of the 25 players on the All-Time All-America team is that their presence on the field changed the game: how it is played, the expectation of a position, even how we watch.This was true in the late 1920s, when Bronko Nagurski played at Minnesota, and this was true nearly 70 years later, when Orlando Pace and Jonathan Ogden made the 1995 All-America team
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Man United exert will on Newcastle but can they replicate this blueprint consistently?

[ad_1] 5:11 PM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER -- Forget Tottenham and Manchester City -- this is the type of performance Manchester United need to keep churning out if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to prove a success at Old Trafford.Possession, goals and points. It sounds so simple -- it was under Sir Alex Ferguson -- but as Solskjaer has found out this season, it is harder than it looks. For the
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Where NBA players go when they can’t afford a billion-dollar team

[ad_1] IN SEPTEMBER, the team owners of the National Basketball League gathered on a three-story, 37-meter yacht named "Vegas" for their annual excursion off the coast of Australia. Vegas belongs to Larry Kestelman, the Melbourne entrepreneur widely regarded as the individual most responsible for resuscitating professional basketball in Australia and New Zealand.Three years after purchasing the Melbourne Tigers in 2012, Kestelman bought a majority stake in the NBL and began
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Liverpool’s rout of Leicester makes it just a matter of time until they clinch first-ever Premier League title

[ad_1] Liverpool are 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League and still, their supporters still refuse to sing that their team are "gonna win the league" this season. There have been too many near misses at Anfield, since the club were last crowned champions of England in 1990, for the fans to tempt fate by going too early with that particular chant, but Jurgen Klopp's players made
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Raiders’ Josh Jacobs’ shoulder, not skin infection, concerns Jon Gruden

[ad_1] ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs announced on social media he had undergone a "surgery" on Wednesday, coach Jon Gruden said the procedure has nothing to do with rookie's availability for a potential playoff-deciding game Sunday at the Denver Broncos."I don't study social media so I wasn't aware of any of his social posts," a miffed Gruden said Thursday. "But what I do know is
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Leicester City vs. Liverpool – Football Match Report – December 26, 2019

[ad_1] Trent Alexander-Arnold had one goal and two assists as Liverpool secured a 4-0 win over Leicester City on Thursday and increased their lead in the Premier League standings to 13 points.Roberto Firmino's brace and James Milner's second-half penalty conversion also helped ensure the visitors walked away with the three points.2 RelatedThe win at King Power Stadium on Boxing Day gives Liverpool even more breathing room in their quest for
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Rams DC Wade Phillips not listening to reports of ouster

[ad_1] 5:26 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Wade Phillips on Thursday acknowledged various reports that he might not be welcome to return next season as defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Rams."I've heard a lot of rumors out there, but I don't pay attention to rumors,"
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Packers’ Aaron Rodgers prioritizing wins over personal statistics

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't get Aaron Rodgers wrong, the Green Bay Packers' quarterback still wants his 4,000-yard and 30-plus touchdown seasons."I definitely care," Rodgers said Thursday.And those around him say he's still capable."I would never say it has anything to do with his skill level diminishing, or he's getting older or any of that, because I see the same guy every day," receiver Davante Adams said.But Rodgers' numbers