Friday , 18 January 2019
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Seahawks, flying solo with Wilson, sign QB Lynch

5:28 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks have signed quarterback Paxton Lynch to a futures deal, giving the former first-round pick an opportunity to compete to be Russell Wilson‘s backup. The 24-year-old Lynch was drafted 26th overall by the Denver Broncos in 2016, but he started only four games over two disappointing seasons with the team and was waived …

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Sources: Angels reach deal for Allen to be closer

8:37 AM ET Jeff Passan Close ESPN ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Alden Gonzalez Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Free-agent reliever Cody Allen agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels, …

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Beasley tries to enter game wearing wrong shorts

10:54 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — With his team trailing by double-digits in the first quarter and looking for a spark off the bench, Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton signaled for scoring savant Michael Beasley to come in off the bench. Only one problem: Beasley was wearing the wrong shorts. As Beasley tore off his warm-up jacket and began …

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Barnwell: Myths vs. realities from Patriots' 18-year dynasty

8:45 AM ET We are 18 years into the New England Patriots dynasty. A run that started during the 2001 regular season is likely going to stretch into its third decade, which would be unprecedented in most sports and seems downright unfathomable in the modern NFL, where attrition and the salary cap conspire to strike down promising teams before they …

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More star QBs means more fun, more drama ahead in 2019 season

1:00 AM ET Justin Herbert‘s surprising decision on Dec. 26 to spurn first-round projections and return to Oregon for his senior season was the first step toward what could be the Year of the Quarterback in 2019. A few weeks later, on the game’s biggest stage at the College Football Playoff National Championship in California, we were truly off and …

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Latest Harper, Machado predictions: Will duo sign by Super Bowl Sunday?

Jan 17, 2019 When the offseason began two-and-a-half months ago, the baseball world waited breathlessly to see where marquee free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado would sign. We’re still waiting. As the saga drags on, we ask three of our baseball writers the burning (smoldering?) questions about where — and when — Harper and Machado will finally sign, and …

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Ex-NFLer Martin to go to trial over social post

9:58 PM ET ESPN News Services Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin must go to trial on felony charges related to a threatening post on his Instagram account in February 2018. The image on the post showed a shotgun and ammunition and tagged four accounts, including those belonging to former Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey. It also …

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