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Top seeds Palmer, Schulte joined by unlikely underdogs in PFL finals

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS -- What's better than winning $1 million? Winning $1 million, twice. Obviously.Two of PFL's 2018 champions set the stage for a repeat win on Thursday, as featherweight Lance Palmer and lightweight Natan Schulte each advanced to the finals for the second time in two years. The 145- and 155-pound playoffs took place Thursday night inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center.Not only have Palmer and Schulte advanced to
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Sarri has Juve on song as Sensi and Inter hit the ground running, but who in Serie A’s top six are for real?

[ad_1] As Serie A resumes, we thought it'd be an idea to take the temperature of Italy's top six and, in particular, highlight the work that still needs to be done at each of them.The Bianconeri are back at the top of the table and have already defeated Napoli and Inter. Perhaps it's a coincidence, but the team's improvement accelerated around the time of Maurizio Sarri's recovery from pneumonia and
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Teams deserve more blame when top picks don’t pan out

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green believes that poorly run organizations don't get nearly enough blame when top draft picks don't pan out.Green, who has developed into one of the league's most respected players after being selected in the second round of the 2012 draft by the Warriors, went on a passionate defense Wednesday night of Marquese Chriss when the topic of his NBA viability was
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Draymond Green says teams deserve more blame when top picks don’t pan out

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green believes that poorly run organizations don't get nearly enough blame when top draft picks don't pan out.Green, who has developed into one of the league's most respected players after being selected in the second round of the 2012 draft by the Warriors, went on a passionate defense Wednesday night of Marquese Chriss when the topic of his NBA viability was
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NFL MVP stock watch – Why Russell Wilson leads the top five candidates so far

[ad_1] Six full weeks of the 2019 NFL season are behind us. There's still a lot of football to be played, but we've seen enough to at least start gauging who deserves MVP consideration.A panel of seven analysts -- Matt Bowen, Mike Clay, Courtney Cronin, Jeremy Fowler, Dan Graziano, Kevin Seifert and Field Yates -- will vote every four weeks on the top players in the MVP race. We used
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Aaron Rodgers works magic, lifts Packers without two top receivers – Green Bay Packers Blog

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. -- How much longer can Aaron Rodgers keep doing this with smoke and mirrors -- if that’s what you can call the collection of receivers the Green Bay Packers had by the end of things on Monday night against the Detroit Lions?A week after the Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys with four completions -- four -- to receivers (the first time they’ve won a game with
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Hunter Henry among top fantasy football free-agent finds for Week 7

[ad_1] 1:40 PM ETField YatesESPN Insider CloseField Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston's Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider.We were reminded of a lesson this past week in fantasy football that is worth storing away: the waiver process does not ever stop. This column debuts weekly
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Why Week 7 gave us the answers we needed about the College Football Playoff’s top contenders

[ad_1] The problem with September football is that it skews our perspective. College football is still figuring itself out in September. The comparison points are all hypothetical. September lies. October, however, offers real insight.Was LSU's offense really ready for a title run? It's easy enough to think so when Joe Burrow is torching Georgia Southern and Vanderbilt and, yes, even a shaky Texas defense. But what happens when he's faced
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Nationals reliever Daniel Hudson said family is his top priority after missing Game 1 of the NLCS for the birth of his daughter

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS -- Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez suggested a name for Daniel Hudson's new daughter -- "Anibala Sean Hudson," a nod to how Anibal Sanchez and Sean Doolittle combined to shut out the St. Louis Cardinals while Hudson was away for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series.Hudson and his wife, Sara, ultimately went with Millie.Sara gave birth to the couple's third daughter in Scottsdale, Arizona, early