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    Hurricanes activate Jordan Martinook from injured reserve

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Martinook is back with the Carolina Hurricanes a little over a month after having core muscle surgery. The team on Friday activated the forward from injured reserve. He missed 15 games after having surgery to repair a core muscle injury Oct. 11. The 27-year-old alternate captain had one assist in four […]

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    Sources — MLB contacts Astros, Red Sox as sign-stealing investigation expands

    10:41 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball’s investigation into illegal sign stealing is expected to expand beyond the 2017 Houston Astros and look into whether other teams, including the 2019 Astros, used technology to aid hitters, […]

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    Kristaps Porzingis expects fun but weird return to MSG

    NEW YORK — Kristaps Porzingis is intimately familiar with the winding hallways of Madison Square Garden. For the nearly four years he played for the New York Knicks, Porzingis would saunter up the ramp from the loading dock, walk down one dimly lit hallway and turn right into the Knicks locker room. Thursday will be […]

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    Giants RB Saquon Barkley says he won’t get shut down

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Running back Saquon Barkley isn’t 100 percent. He’s still not going to accept being shut down with the New York Giants at 2-8 and the need to eventually focus on the future. Barkley had an X-ray on his shoulder after Sunday’s 34-27 loss to the New York Jets, a source told […]

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    College Basketball Just Started. Here’s What There Is to Know So Far.

    The opening week of college basketball featured some incredible individual performances, several tremendous team wins and also a number of off-the-court issues. Unlike last November, when a select group looked like it was destined to separate from the rest of the sport, this season could be more balanced from now until Selection Sunday, when teams […]

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    James Wiseman Scores 17 for Memphis After Fighting Ineligibility

    James Wiseman, a top basketball prospect expected to star for the University of Memphis this season, filed a lawsuit against the N.C.A.A. and the university on Friday after the sport’s governing body declared him ineligible to play. A judge quickly issued a temporary restraining order that cleared Wiseman to play for Memphis on Friday night. […]

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    Tua Tagovailoa’s Return From Injury for Alabama-L.S.U. Comes With Risk

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Three weeks ago, the star Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa hobbled off the field late in the first half against Tennessee. He ducked into an injury tent along the sideline, then emerged and walked with a slight limp up a tunnel to the locker room. The next day, the school announced that he’d […]

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    N.F.L. Week 10 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

    The N.F.L. is down to one unbeaten team (the San Francisco 49ers), and you will have to wait until Monday night to see it play. This week’s games do not offer a lot of must-see matchups, but viewers should be buoyed considerably by the return of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Here is a look at […]

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    The good, the bad … and the Tigers — Ranking all 30 MLB teams based on their 2019 goals

    10:00 AM ET Sam MillerESPN.com Close ESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of “The Only Rule Is It Has To Work” Before the 2019 MLB season began, we tried to define what “success” could look like for each of the 30 teams. Obviously, winning a World Series would count as successful no matter […]