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Spencer lets Maryland hear it after faking the behind-the-back pass for a layup (0:21)
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1dJesse Rogers

Lester: Manfred should 'take his name off' trophy

Jon Lester said of Rob Manfred's comments over the weekend: "You play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have. If that's the way he feels, then he needs to take his name off his trophy."

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Preseason college football FPI breakdown

Clemson might have fallen short in the national championship game, but for the second straight year, the Tigers enter the season as the top team according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

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Not unlike the Dodgers, the Cubs may have a broadcast issue as they start their own TV Network later this week. The network hasn't come to an agreement with Comcast cable yet, the city's largest provider. It means those subscribers won't be able to watch spring games starting on Saturday. Opening day seemingly will be a deadline for negotiations.

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Sources: Bulls likely to make front office changes

Bulls president Michael Reinsdorf is looking to make changes to the front office, sources confirmed to ESPN. John Paxson and Gar Forman have led the operation since 2009. The Chicago Sun-Times first reported the expected shift in leadership.

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3dMalika Andrews

Magic leads tributes to Kobe at All-Star Game

Sunday's All-Star Game was all about remembering Kobe Bryant. Magic Johnson gave a pregame speech, Jennifer Hudson performed "For All We Know (We May Never Meet Again)," and Common rapped, "Even in the darkest times, you'll feel Kobe's light."