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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski passes away in suspected suicide, police say

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, police in Pullman, Wash., announced Tuesday night. Detectives and the county coroner’s office are investigating and suspect the cause of death was suicide, police said. Hilinski, 21, had just finished his redshirt sophomore season in Pullman, where he was the Cougars’ backup […]

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Vikings Pulled Off A Last-Second Win Over Saints, And Fans Went Ballistic

Sunday night’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints ended in remarkable fashion after Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs ran a last-second touchdown into the end zone, sending his team to the NFC Championship. Vikings fans around the country erupted in chaos and exaltation after the catch, which gave Minnesota the 29-24 victory as […]

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5 potential teams Alex Smith could play for in 2018

The best season of Alex Smith’s career ended Saturday with arguably the toughest game of his career. Statistically, he played fine against the Tennessee Titans, completing 24 of his 33 passes for 264 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. But Smith had just 33 yards in the second half, allowing the Titans to come […]

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West Virginia’s Sagaba Konate is blocking everything vs. Kansas in the most disrespectful way possible

ESPN West Virginia big man Sagaba Konate absolutely dominated Kansas in the first half in Morgantown on Monday night. As the Mountaineers took a 41-28 lead into the half, it was Konate’s defense that stood out. Konate had five blocks in the half, none more disrespectful than this one on Svi Mykhailiuk. But Konate wasn’t […]

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Simone Biles, 5-Time Olympic Medalist, Says Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her, Too

Gymnast Simone Biles has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University who has been accused of abusing more than 140 women. Biles, a 5-time Olympic medalist who helped vault the U.S. team to supremacy in Rio de Janeiro two years ago, […]

The Vikings and Saints played a classic, plus 5 other things we loved from the NFL’s Divisional Round

The Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints played one of the best football games any of us have ever seen on Sunday. There’s really nothing that I, or anybody else, can put into words to adequately just how amazing what we saw was. And yeah, that’s our job: to be able to take these moments […]

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140 Women Have Accused Larry Nassar Of Abuse. His Victims Think We Don't Care.

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics team doctor, has been accused of sexual abuse by 140 women. That’s nearly as many victims as the Jerry Sandusky, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein scandals combined. Yet Nassar’s name is not dominating national news. It doesn’t have people protesting outside his home. It hasn’t become a punchline for […]

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J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]