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Fan tackled after running at Ogwumike sisters

[ad_1] 10:39 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.A fan ran on the Staples Center court after the Los Angeles Sparks-Seattle Storm WNBA playoff game on Sunday before being tackled by security guards.The fan, who, according to reports, had earlier been reprimanded for doing pushups on
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Week 2 NFL takeaways – Huge days for Patriots, 49ers, Cowboys

[ad_1] 6:30 PM ETNFL NationESPN New England and San Francisco each put up 40-plus points on their way to 2-0 starts. Lamar Jackson had another huge game to keep Baltimore undefeated. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Jacksonville were among the teams that stumbled again and dropped to 0-2.NFL Nation reporters give you what you need to know for every Week 2 game:Jump to a matchup:KC-OAK | NO-LAR | CHI-DENMIN-GB | IND-TEN
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Is Pac-12 already out of the playoff race? We rank each conference’s chances

[ad_1] The Pac-12 has already seen some of its top College Football Playoff contenders -- outside of Utah -- lose a game: Oregon in Week 1, Washington last week and USC this weekend.Is the conference in danger of missing the College Football Playoff for a third straight season?It's fair to say the league is playing from behind because the top contenders in the other Power 5 conferences have also been
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Clutch Suzann Pettersen leads Europe to redeeming Solheim Cup win

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Redemption. Validation. Closure.The 2019 Solheim Cup was all of these things and more for Suzann Pettersen, who holed the decisive putt for Europe, securing the narrowest of wins (14 1/2-13 1/2) amid scenes of delirium on the 18th green.Pettersen was a left-field captain's pick when Catriona Matthew plucked her from 18 months of inactivity, putting the wild in wild card.And upon her clinching putt, she was
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Vinatieri’s struggles give Irsay cause for ‘concern’

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Indianapolis Colts have a kicking problem the team said must be addressed immediately.Veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri, the NFL's all-time leading scorer, missed two more extra-point kicks and almost became the reason the Colts lost for the second straight week in their 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday."Breaks my heart to see it because I know how hard (Vinatieri) works," Colts owner Jim Irsay
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Rodgers, LaFleur downplay ‘animated’ exchange

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The calmness in Matt LaFleur's voice and the smile on Aaron Rodgers' face was all that was left of the first animated sideline interaction between the Green Bay Packers' new head coach and the veteran quarterback in Sunday's 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings.The exchange occurred when Rodgers came off the field after the final possession of the first half, a three-and-out that ended with
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Bears’ Pineiro boots 53-yard FG to beat Broncos

[ad_1] DENVER -- Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro kicked a 53-yard field goal as time expired to propel Chicago to a 16-14 victory over the Denver Broncos.Pineiro finished the game 3-for-3 on field goal attempts, including a 52-yard conversion in the second quarter.The Bears (1-1) went 1-of-2 on 50-yard field goals last season.The last time the Bears made two 50-yard field goals in the same game was 2011 at the
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Cowboys’ Dak Prescott nearly flawless after early interception – Dallas Cowboys Blog

[ad_1] LANDOVER, Md. -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott entered Sunday’s game without an interception in 164 passes in six games against the Washington Redskins.On Sunday, Prescott was intercepted on his sixth pass in the first quarter, but after that he was virtually flawless in the Cowboys’ 31-21 win against the Redskins.After the turnover, Prescott completed all but three of his passes and threw touchdown passes to Devin Smith, Jason
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Giants inching closer to start of Daniel Jones era with loss to Bills – New York Giants Blog

[ad_1] EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The boos began early in the second quarter of their home opener. They were fairly regular throughout the second half. This is what fans think of the product the New York Giants are putting on the field early this season, including in Sunday's 28-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills.It's troubling. The Giants are 0-2 for the sixth time in seven seasons. This time it will