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Lucas Oil Stadium is home to the first Olympic-size pool to be built inside an NFL arena.

How an NFL Stadium Transformed into a Swimming Pool for U.S. Olympic Trials

Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, will welcome about 1,000 Olympic hopefuls over the next week, setting a new bar of spectacle for the sport.

Pat Forde
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Lucas Oil Stadium is home to the first Olympic-size pool to be built inside an NFL arena.

How an NFL Stadium Transformed into a Swimming Pool for U.S. Olympic Trials

Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, will welcome about 1,000 Olympic hopefuls over the next week, setting a new bar of spectacle for the sport.

Pat Forde
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Caleb Williams was named starter well before Bears OTAs.

Considering the Annual Debate About When to Start Rookie Quarterbacks

A recent conversation may have shifted Albert Breer’s thinking about the value of naming your player the starter early. Plus, answering your questions on Brandon Aiyuk, Maxx Crosby, the NFC South and more.

Albert Breer
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Brown (7) finished with 30 points, 8 boards and 8 assists in Game 3.

SI:AM | Maybe Jason Kidd Was Right About Jaylen Brown

He played a crucial role in closing out the Celtics’ Game 3 victory.

Dan Gartland
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Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and guard Jaylen Brown keyed Boston’s win and a 3–0 lead in the NBA Finals.

NBA Finals: Celtics Stave Off Mavericks’ Fourth-Quarter Comeback to Take 3–0 Lead

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored at least 30 points, just the second time in Finals history for a Boston duo.

Chris Mannix
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Jan 20, 2024; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) huddles with the Ravens offense before running a play against the Houston Texans during the second quarter of a 2024 AFC divisional round game at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens 2024 Win Total Projection (Regression Expected for Baltimore)

Taking a look at the Baltimore Ravens' projected win total for the 2024 NFL season.

Iain MacMillan
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Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff (16) raises his arms as the Lions beat the L.A. Rams, 24-23 in the wild-card round of the NFC playoffs at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, January 14, 2023.

Lions 2024 Win Total Projection (Detroit Has Chance to Lead NFC in Wins)

Iain MacMillan
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Oct 8, 2023; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) breaks a tackle from New England Patriots linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley (8) during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Alvin Kamara's Contract Holdout Is Puzzling

Ryan Phillips
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Dec 31, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) warms up before the game against the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Netflix Drops Trailer for 'Receiver' Featuring Justin Jefferson, George Kittle

Madison Williams
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UConn’s Dan Hurley Received Text From LeBron James That Blew His Mind

The Huskies coach talked to James about the Lakers' head coaching gig last weekend.

Kristen Wong
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Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrates after their win against the Dallas Mavericks in game three of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Best NBA Prop Bets Today for Mavericks vs. Celtics in NBA Finals Game 4

Reed Wallach
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Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) reacts after a play against the Dallas Mavericks during the third quarter during game three of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center.

Jayson Tatum Had Classy Answer on Not Worrying About NBA Finals MVP

Madison Williams
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Jun 9, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (8) blocks Dallas Mavericks center Daniel Gafford (21)

Celtics' Kristaps Porziņģis 'Has a Chance' to Play in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

Liam McKeone
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Patrick Mahomes Jokes About Learning Knuckleball After Warm-Up Video Goes Viral

The Chiefs star is trying to add a new skill to his quarterbacking arsenal this offseason.

Kristen Wong
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May 29, 2024; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) at bat during the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Dinger: Best MLB Home Run Picks Today (Paul Goldschmidt Set to Go Deep?)

Reed Wallach
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Jun 6, 2024; San Diego, California, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (12) celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Denis Poroy-USA TODAY Sports at Petco Park.

Painting Corners: Best MLB Prop Bets Today (Bet on Loudes Gurriel Jr. to Have Big Day vs. Angels)

Iain MacMillan
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Steve Gelb listens to Gary Cohen roasting Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets.

Aaron Rodgers Got Roasted on the SNY Mets Broadcast

Stephen Douglas
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College Football

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Big 12, Conference USA Considering Selling Conferences’ Naming Rights, per Report

The school would reportedly keep the “12” but drop “Big” in favor of a sponsor’s name.

Dan Gartland
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Sep 10, 2016; Hattiesburg, MS, USA; A Southern Miss Golden Eagles helmet sits on the bench in the second half of their game against the Savannah State Tigers at M.M. Roberts Stadium. Southern Miss won, 56-0.

Southern Miss DB MJ Daniels Shot and Killed Tuesday Night

Patrick Andres
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Dec 27, 2023; Houston, TX, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys running back Ollie Gordon II (0) celebrates his rushing touchdown with teammates against the Texas A&M Aggies in the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

2024 Big 12 Win Totals: How Many Games is Each Team Projected to Win in Revamped Big 12?

Reed Wallach
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Jan 2, 2023; Pasadena, California, USA; Utah Utes quarterback Cameron Rising (7) warms up before the game between the Utah Utes and the Penn State Nittany Lions at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Big 12 Conference Championship Odds: Utah Favored in First Season in Conference with Cam Rising Returning

Reed Wallach
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Fantasy Football

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Feb 11, 2024; Paradise, Nevada, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey (23)

2024 Fantasy Football Top 200 Rankings

Fantasy football expert Michael Fabiano reveals his Top 200 rankings for the 2024 NFL season.

Michael Fabiano
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts.

2024 Fantasy Football Player Rankings by Position

Michael Fabiano
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Apr 25, 2024; Detroit, MI, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. poses after

2024 Fantasy Football Rookie Rankings

Michael Fabiano
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Chicago Bears wide receiver DJ Moore (2) signals for a first down after making a reception against

3 Fantasy Football Busts to Avoid After the NFL Draft

Jason Schandl
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Scottie Scheffler is chasing his second major of the year at the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open 2024 Predictions: Our Staff Picks a Winner at Pinehurst No. 2

John Schwarb, Bob Harig, Jeff Ritter, John Pluym
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Tiger Woods drops balls out onto the first green during a practice round for the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

U.S. Open Round 1 3-Ball Bets: Bet Tiger Woods vs. Matt Fitzpatrick and Will Zalatoris

Iain MacMillan
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Xander Schauffele's last missed cut was the 2022 Masters.

In the Midst of a Notable Streak, Xander Schauffele Is a Cut Above

Bob Harig
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USGA CEO Mike Whan said U.S. Open exemptions for LIV Golf will be discussed in the offseason.

USGA Officials Suggest LIV Golfers Could Get Direct Access to Future U.S. Opens

Bob Harig
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Soccer

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United States winger Christian Pulisic celebrates after scoring a goal against Brazil in the first half during the Continental Clasico at Camping World Stadium.

USMNT Record First Draw Against Brazil in Allstate Continental Clásico

Karl Rasmussen
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USMNT winger Christian Pulisic scores a free kick goal against Brazil in the Allstate Continental Clásico at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

Christian Pulisic's Incredible Free Kick Goal vs. Brazil Left Fans in Awe

Karl Rasmussen
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Jun 8, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Red Stars forward Penelope Hocking (55) looks on after scoring a goal against Bay FC in the second half at Wrigley Field.

Chicago Red Stars Issue Statement After Music Festival Abruptly Forces 'Unfair' Move

Patrick Andres
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Lionel Messi Says Inter Miami Will Be the Last Club of His Career

Kristen Wong
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Jul 29, 2021; Tokyo, Japan; A general overall view of the Olympic rings outside of New National Stadium, the venue for track and field and opening and closing ceremonies during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games.

France Retroactively Given Cycling Silver Medal From 1900 Olympics

Patrick Andres
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating champion Joey Chestnut eats an olive burger before the Lugnuts game against the TinCaps in August 2023.

Joey Chestnut, Takeru Kobayashi to Meet in Netflix-Exclusive Hot Dog Eating Contest

Tom Dierberger
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Chicago Sky Coach Chastises Reporter For Question About Angel Reese’s Olympics Future

Kristen Wong
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Jun 9, 2024; Paris, France; Carlos Alcaraz of Spain poses with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final against Alexander Zverev of Germany on day 15 of Roland Garros at Stade Roland Garros.

Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal to Play Doubles for Spain in Paris Olympics

Patrick Andres
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