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5-on-5: Rooks on awards, big purchases and odd advice from Kobe

We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

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Why Derrick Rose's sneaker is still so popular in China

The former MVP remains one of the league's highest-paid sneaker endorsers, in part because he's a fan favorite in the NBA's largest global market.

NBA rookies hammer dunks, prank each other at photo shoot

Trae Young, Marvin Bagley III, Collin Sexton, Jaren Jackson and others have a good time at the Panini NBA Rookie photo shoot.

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Stephen A. still taking other greats over LeBron for best ever

Stephen A. Smith joins SportsCenter to weigh in on Houston GM Daryl Morey praising LeBron James as the best player of all time.

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Is LeBron the greatest player of all time?

The SportsNation crew debates if LeBron James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the best player ever.

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Rockets GM considers LeBron best ever

LeBron James is the best player in NBA history, Rockets GM Daryl Morey says.

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Football

Premier League

Arsenal are still a laughing stock - but they are improving

Iain Macintosh: Arsenal's enduring commitment to slapstick comedy should be one of the key selling points of the Premier League.

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Transfer Talk: Mourinho dares Pogba to hand in transfer request

The fraught relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba is apparently approaching a breaking point. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.

Tennis

Kygrios slams umpire in angry outburst

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Kygrios admits to 'tanking' in Coric win

Nick Kygrios admitted to giving up the second set in his win over Borna Coric to serve first in the third and defending his angry outburst due to a 'wrong' call.

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NFL

Barnwell: Building the perfect 53-man NFL roster under the cap

We gave Bill Barnwell $177 million to spend -- sort of -- and asked him to build a flawless squad ... with a few rules. This is the result.

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Where top rookie QBs stand: Why Sam Darnold is trending up

How do the rookies look this preseason? Who's going to start in Week 1? We have updates on all the big names.

NFL

Preseason week 2

NRL

Round 23

Broncos' late run upsets Rabbitohs

Brisbane have rallied late to upset South Sydney 38-18 and consolidate a top-eight spot to end another week of distractions with a much-needed victory.

Barrett to remain at Manly

Trent Barrett has told reporters that he plans to see out his contract with the Manly Sea Eagles.

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Bellamy weighs in on coaching merry-go-round

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy gives his take on the NRL coach movement rumours.

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Graham: Dragons still confident of winning the Premiership

St George's James Graham says there is still a sense of optimism in the camp that the Dragons can win the Premiership.

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Seibold denies Broncos' link

South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Anthony Seibold has acknowledged interest from the Brisbane Broncos but states that there has been no talks with the Queensland club.

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Bennett: I have no intention of leaving Broncos

Brisbane Broncos' Wayne Bennett plans to see out his contract with the club dismissing reports he was going to leave.

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Frizell: Roosters are favourites

Tyson Frizell says you can't ignore the Roosters' recent form when talking about the most dangerous team in the NRL.

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Tyson Frizell responds to Ennis criticism

The Dragons forward concedes Michael Ennis' judgement of the team's recent performance is deserved.

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Rugby Championship

W2W4, R1: No Sydney Bledisloe smash-up this time

How do the Wallabies avoid another Sydney disaster? Just how much pressure is Beauden Barrett under? And can the Springboks continue their resurgence under Rassie Erasmus? Your Round 1 preview is here.

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Risk, desperation on Cheika's Bledisloe teamsheet

Winning Bledisloe Cup matches requires risk and desperation. There's a bit of both in the flawed line-up Australia has selected for the opening trans-Tasman Test, Greg Growden writes.

Cheika: Australia has players ready to step up

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admits they have plans to cover Michael Hooper and Dane Haylett-Petty.

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Hansen wary of 'improved' Wallabies

New Zealand's head coach, Steve Hansen believes Australia are a much better side than the one they faced in 2017 and that they demand more respect than they're being given.

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Hodge ready to be targeted by All Blacks

Australia's Reece Hodge know's the All Blacks will aim to target his position in order to beat them in the Bledisloe Cup.

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Matera: South Africa clash will be special

Argentina's Pablo Matera is looking forward to their match with South Africa insisting it would give them a chance to test themselves against the best.

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Foley: Barrett criticism just mind games

Australia's Bernard Foley still backs Beauden Barrett as one of the best Rugby players in the world despite recent criticism of his performances.

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Overseas experience invaluable for Toomua

Australian fly-half Matt Toomua believes the knowledge playing overseas has helped grow his game immensely.

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Perenara: All Blacks don't own Bledisloe Cup

New Zealand scrum half TJ Perenara says the All Blacks don't own the Bledisloe Cup, despite their recent dominance over Australia.

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Genia: Pocock a huge difference maker

Will Genia emphasizes the impact David Pocock makes not just for the Wallabies on the field, but in their work throughout the week.

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Cane denies dominance killing Bledisloe

All Black Sam Cane says the team's hunger for the Bledisloe Cup is as strong as ever and dominance over the Wallabies hasn't changed that.

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Pocock: Focus on the breakdown

David Pocock says that the Wallabies are preparing for a pivotal battle at the breakdown in the Bledisloe opener.

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Cane denies dominance killing Bledisloe

All Black Sam Cane says the team's hunger for the Bledisloe Cup is as strong as ever and dominance over the Wallabies hasn't changed that.

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Genia: Pocock a huge difference maker

Will Genia emphasizes the impact David Pocock makes not just for the Wallabies on the field, but in their work throughout the week.

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AFL

Round 22

AFL W2W4, R22: A crucial Sydney derby

At various stages this year both Sydney and GWS have looked capable of landing the premiership as well as missing finals altogether, so which team will continue to peak at the right time? That and more in What to Watch For, Round 22.

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