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NBA preseason predictions: Our experts' picks for 2019-20

We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their predictions heading into the 2019-20 NBA season.

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TEAM USA

Popovich adds new chapter to coaching legacy

Andrew Gaze says Gregg Popovich's influence on international basketball -- as well as the NBA -- will be one of his lasting legacies as 'Pop' prepares Team USA for its series against the Boomers ahead of the FIBA World Cup.

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Gaze: Popovich earned right to do it his way

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USA and Australian Boomers welcome dinner

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Team USA praise relentless, tough Boomers

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Brettig: Australia yearn to take back control at Leeds

Australia will hope to attack down the Headingley hill and keep things tight going up it as they continue their attempts to 'win boring'

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'Senior players need to cover for Smith as best they can' - Paine

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Travis Head brings out the stem guard after blow to Steven Smith

Some Australia players added the stem guard - which will likely be made mandatory by CA in the next 12 months - to their helmets mid-way through the Lord's Test

FIBA WORLD CUP

Boomers

Barlow: Boomers call up a 'dream come true'

Boomers veteran David Barlow has labelled his shock call up to the Australian World Cup squad a "dream come true," saying he never expected to be playing for his country again.

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Barlow realises Boomers 'dream'

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Boomers support Bolden's decision: Baynes

Boomers teammates have thrown their support behind Jonah Bolden, who has withdrawn from Australia's basketball World Cup squad for personal reasons.

NFL

Preseason week 2

NFL Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

Whose job is on the line this season? Here's how we project the NFL's best and worst teams, from 1-32.

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NFL preseason Week 2 takeaways: Jimmy G a bit rusty in first game back from injury

Jimmy Garoppolo's first action since tearing his ACL last September wasn't what he hoped for. Here's a look at all the big takeaways from the second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.

Gruden is happy to have Brown back practicing

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Stephen A.: AB is an 'absolute embarrassment' right now

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Who is the greatest player in NFL history?

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Garrett on Zeke: 'We love him as a guy; we love him as a player'

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Garoppolo's 'gotta knock the rust off' in preseason

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Premier League

Premier League knee-jerk reactions: Arsenal will surpass Spurs, only VAR can stop City

The 2019-20 Premier League season has had two games to show us what we can expect, so we have some wild predictions based on what we have learned.

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Glass half full or half empty for Man United after 2 games?

The FC panel assess Manchester United's start to the season and debate if there's more to be optimistic or pessimistic about after two games.

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Adrian's first two weeks at Anfield: the Super Cup win, highs and lows of the Reds' newest cult hero

Most "back-up" goalkeepers get time to settle at a new club but not Adrian. Since joining Liverpool on Aug. 5, he's had a wild, wild ride.

AFL

ROUND 23

Round Table: Will Ross Lyon coach again?

Our experts dissect all of the main talking points ahead the weekend, including whether Ross Lyon gets another gig, if the AFL's studs-up backflip was the right call, and who wins Sunday's Richmond vs. Brisbane blockbuster.

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Lyon doesn't agree with sacking

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Behind closed doors at Champion Data; Is Ben Brown underrated?

We analyse Ross Lyon’s abrupt sacking from Fremantle, the Dogs' late-season charge and name the most disrespected key forward in the AFL, while Christian Joly gives us an inside look at what really goes on at Champion Data.

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