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College World Series: Mississippi State vs. #3 Oregon State

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Mississippi State using camaraderie, banana power in unlikely CWS run

After some early-season turmoil, Mississippi State wasn't guaranteed to make the SEC tournament, much less the College World Series. But here the Bulldogs are.

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2018 NBA draft

These six picks won the NBA draft’s first round

Which teams made the best moves in the first round of the draft?

How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.

For Neymar, relief replaces frustration

It looked like VAR's penalty reversal would cap a difficult day for Neymar. But Brazil eventually found a way to see off Costa Rica and he found a goal, all of which explained his full-time reaction.

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Brazil -- and VAR -- triumph at World Cup

Brazil will get the headlines for leaving it late, but the biggest triumph was having Neymar's penalty overturned by VAR review.

Brazil 2-0 Costa Rica: Coutinho's late winner

Philippe Coutinho finally put Brazil ahead in stoppage time and Neymar added a second as Brazil survived against Costa Rica.

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A quick portrait of Neymar's emotions

ESPN's Dalton Cara perfectly captures Neymar's emotions following Brazil's emphatic late win over Costa Rica.

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Mariner: Douglas Costa made Brazil brighter

Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes share their thoughts on Douglas Costa's performance which helped Brazil get a late win against Costa Rica.

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More from the draft

Trade tracker: Grades and details for every deal

Which players and picks are on the move? We've got a rundown of the latest trades on draft night.

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Photos of the faces and emotions of draft night in Brooklyn

The fresh faces of basketball's future ride the emotional roller coaster at the Barclays Center.

Williams: 'Bamba has more upside' than Ayton

Jay Williams recognizes DeAndre Ayton is a better offensively than Mo Bamba, but Bamba's athletic ability gives him a higher ceiling.

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Jalen: Knicks fans should be happy with Knox

Jalen Rose explains why the fans who booed the Knicks' No. 9 overall draft pick Kevin Knox for not being Michael Porter Jr. are mistaken.

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Doncic's whirlwind draft experience

In a span of two days, Luka Doncic not only changed continents but teams as the highly touted guard got his first taste of NBA life.

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Walker's hat comically does not fit

Lonnie Walker IV attempts to put his Spurs hat on, but has trouble because of his unique hairstyle.

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LiAngelo was 'never promised' Lakers summer league spot

Ramona Shelburne says LaVar Ball had a "detrimental effect" on LiAngelo Ball's chances to make Los Angeles' summer league roster.

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Around the league

Pump the brakes on a universal DH, and MLB's next big thing

Sick of seeing pitchers hit? Love NL strategy? Either way, the argument is good for baseball. Plus, a Jeff Luhnow Q&A and Verlander's next milestone.

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Ichiro does best Bobby V. impersonation

Ichiro Suzuki hangs out in the dugout sporting a bushy mustache, shades and a hoodie as the Mariners face the Yankees.

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Nationals' offense isn't living up to the hype

A couple of wins over the hapless Orioles can't mask a season-long problem for Washington: The bats simply haven't been good enough.

FIFA World Cup

With Messi helpless, Argentina's World Cup dream fades

So much was expected, but when the game came, Lionel Messi had nothing. As Argentina crumbled around him, its star man could do little.

The friends behind the wheel of Mexico's party bus

What better way to see the World Cup than with your friends in a painted bus supporting your country? Meet the crew behind "La Bendicion."

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Inside Max Scherzer's process

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  • The true madness of Max Scherzer

    The Nats' ace swears he's normal. The evidence -- three Cy Youngs, 152 strikeouts in 2018 and a near obsession with minor tweaks -- proves otherwise.

The Body Issue turns 10

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  • The Body Issue Archive

    Explore nine years of iconic images, all dedicated to the power of the athletic form.