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Ludvig Aberg holds a one-shot lead through 36 holes at Pinehurst.

U.S. Open Round 2 Winners and Losers: Ludvig Aberg Grabs 36-Hole Lead at Pinehurst

Aberg is playing in his first U.S. Open, but that stat hardly seems to matter. Plus, Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods head home early.

Jeff Ritter, John Schwarb, John Pluym
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Ludvig Aberg holds a one-shot lead through 36 holes at Pinehurst.

U.S. Open Round 2 Winners and Losers: Ludvig Aberg Grabs 36-Hole Lead at Pinehurst

Aberg is playing in his first U.S. Open, but that stat hardly seems to matter. Plus, Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods head home early.

Jeff Ritter, John Schwarb, John Pluym
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Hawkins will be one of the highest-paid players in men’s college basketball next season.

Kansas State Landing Coleman Hawkins in Major NIL Deal Could Shape Future Transfer Portal Market

The Wildcats also welcomed transfers Ugonna Onyenso and Achor Achor this offseason with the three players totaling in the $4 million-plus range.

Kevin Sweeney
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Bryson DeChambeau enters the weekend one shot back at Pinehurst.

U.S. Open Fact or Fiction: Bryson DeChambeau Would Be the Most Popular Winner

Move over, Rory: Our panel debates if DeChambeau is the new fan favorite, Tiger Woods's preparation and more.

Jeff Ritter, Bob Harig, John Schwarb, John Pluym
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Ledecky is a near lock to qualify for multiple Olympic events, but she’s not the only American set to star in Paris.

Five Things to Watch at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

American stars Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will face tough competition to qualify at the Trials, which will host an even deeper talent pool than the Olympics.

Pat Forde
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Eugene Hilton Jr. announced his commitment to Wisconsin on Friday afternoon.

Eugene Hilton Jr., Son of NFL Veteran T.Y. Hilton, Commits to Wisconsin

The 2025 prospect out of Indiana announced his decision on Friday afternoon.

Mike McDaniel
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Jan 15, 2024; Tampa, Florida, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) looks to throw against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of a 2024 NFC wild card game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

Eagles 2024 Win Total Projection (Oddsmakers Expect Another Strong Season from Philadelphia)

Reed Wallach
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Jan 7, 2024; Nashville, Tennessee, USA;  Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) stands in the pocket against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports

The Highest Paid NFL Quarterbacks After Trevor Lawrence's Jaguars Extension

Ryan Phillips
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass at Bengals spring practice at the IEL Indoor Facility in Cincinnati on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

Bengals 2024 Win Total Projection (Healthy Joe Burrow Means Big Expectations for Cincinnati)

Reed Wallach
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Jun 14, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II (2) reacts after a play against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter during game four of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Dereck Lively II Gave Emotional Quote About Late Mother After Blowout Win Over Celtics

The rookie had a special quote following his big night as the Mavericks extended the NBA Finals.

Mike McDaniel
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Jun 14, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks center Daniel Gafford (21) blocks the shot of Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during the third quarter during game four of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Celtics Blew a Sweep in the NBA Finals, Just Like Two of the Best Teams Ever

Stephen Douglas
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76ers star Joel Embiid joins "NBA Countdown" ahead of Game 4 of the 2024 NBA Finals.

Joel Embiid Doesn't Believe Celtics Will Be a Dynasty: 'I Hate Boston'

Tom Dierberger
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Jun 9, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (8) blocks Dallas Mavericks center Daniel Gafford (21) in the third quarter during game two of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Celtics Center Kristaps Porziņģis Available for Game 4 in 'Specific Instances'

Mike McDaniel
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Jun 3, 2024; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher MacKenzie Gore (1) pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning at Nationals Park.

MacKenzie Gore, Nick Senzel Scuffle in Nationals Dugout During Game vs. Marlins

Washington's other players quickly de-escalated the tiff.

Patrick Andres
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Jun 5, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Jose Abreu (79) reacts after a play during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Astros Release Former AL MVP José Abreu, Eat $30 Million Contract

Ryan Phillips
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Jun 1, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Sean Manaea (59) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Painting Corners: Best MLB Prop Bets Today (Bet This Sean Manaea Prop)

Reed Wallach
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Rangers’ David Robertson Dominates Dodgers’ Trio of Stars in Back-to-Back Games

Dan Gartland
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College Football

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Texas Longhorns quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) throws a pass during the game against Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, Sep. 9, 2023 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

2024 SEC Win Totals: Lofty Goals Across Revamped Conference

SEC win totals for each team in the first year of a new-look SEC with Texas and Oklahoma entering the mix.

Reed Wallach
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Dec 30, 2023; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Carson Beck (15) drops back to pass against the Florida State Seminoles during the first half in the 2023 Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

2024 SEC Football Conference Championship Odds: Georgia Still Favored, New Entrant Texas to Contend

Reed Wallach
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The Big 12 reportedly is exploring selling naming rights to the conference.

Selling Conference Naming Rights May Be a Necessary Concession for the Greater Good

Pat Forde
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Oregon quarterback Dillon Gabriel throws the ball during the Oregon Ducks’ Spring Game Saturday, April 27. 2024 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.

2024 Big Ten Win Totals: Ohio State, Oregon Land Double Digit Win Totals

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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Bryson DeChambeau is one of four players with both rounds under par at the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open By the Numbers: Facts and Stats That Mattered Most on Day 2

John Schwarb
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Ludvig Aberg holds the midway lead at the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open Live Odds After Round 2 (Ludvig Aberg Favored to Win First Career Major)

Iain MacMillan
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Francesco Molinari celebrates his ace on the 9th hole of the second round at the U.S. Open.

Francesco Molinari Drains Improbable Ace on Final Hole to Make U.S. Open Cut

Tom Dierberger
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Scottie Scheffler shot a birdie-less 4-over 74 Friday at the U.S. Open.

Scottie Scheffler Shoots 4-Over 74 Friday, in Danger of Missing U.S. Open Cut 

John Schwarb
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Soccer

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Mar 25, 2013; Mexico City, MEXICO; General view of FIFA soccer ball at United States training session at Estadio Azteca in advance of World Cup qualifying match against Mexico.

Report: Brighton Names Fabian Hürzeler Youngest-Ever Premier League Manager

Patrick Andres
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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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Jun 14, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) dribbles the ball against Dallas Mavericks center Daniel Gafford (21) during the first quarter during game four of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Celtics Discuss Keeping Mavs from Building on Dominant Game 4: 'Play Like Our Life Depends on It'

Bobby Krivitsky
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Jun 5, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Jose Abreu (79) reacts after a play during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Has A Problem: Astros Release Struggling Veteran José Abreu, Eat Massive Contract

Cole Thompson
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Jun 13, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA;  Texas Rangers relief pitcher Kirby Yates (39) reacts after the final out of the ninth inning to earn a save against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Proof Of Life! Texas Rangers Show Championship Grit Against Mighty Los Angeles Dodgers

Stefan Stevenson
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Jun 13, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA;  Texas Rangers right fielder Adolis Garcia #53 is greeted in the dugout after scoring a run in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Déjà Vu! Texas Rangers Relievers Make Lorenzen's Start Hold, Take Series From Los Angeles Dodgers

Stefan Stevenson
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Jun 14, 2024; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Mariners left fielder Victor Robles (10) celebrates after hitting a bunt single during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Mariners Win Opener As Familiar Face Burns Texas Rangers, Bruce Bochy Ejected

Stefan Stevenson
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Mississippi State Baseball

Morning Bell: Saturday, June 15th, 2024: 2025 Expectations for the Diamond Dawgs

Jacob Bain
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Mark Hubbard Could Not Believe What Pinehurst No. 2 Did to Him on First Hole

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Los Angeles Sparks forward Dearica Hamby is introduced before a game against the Las Vegas Aces in May.

Dearica Hamby, Sparks Agree to Contract Extension Through 2025 WNBA Season

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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

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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

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