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Willie Mays at 90: He was Steph Curry, Michael Jordan, Simone Biles and Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mays could do it all -- hit, run, throw. But how do you explain Mays to this generation?
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Inside the mysterious world of missing sports memorabilia

Some of the most treasured pieces of sports memorabilia are missing, can't be authenticated or... currently reside on the moon. A look at those mysterious historic items -- and what they'd be worth in a red-hot sports memorabilia market.
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Angels add catching depth, get Butera from Texas

The Los Angeles Angels boosted their depth at catcher, acquiring Drew Butera from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations on Friday.
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Verlander making progress, throwing from 90 feet

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander is doing well in his recovery from Tommy John surgery and says he still has unbridled passion for the game at 38.
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Buxton's hot start interrupted by another IL stint

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said an MRI showed it to be a Grade 2 strain, and that while Byron Buxton won't need surgery, he'll likely be on the IL for more than just the 10 days.
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Mays arrives in style as Giants celebrate his 90th

Willie Mays rode into Oracle Park in a white and turquoise 1956 Oldsmobile convertible, waving his cap to a cheering crowd as the San Francisco Giants celebrated his 90th birthday.
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Rat? Raccoon? Mets' in-game debate causes stir

What was thought to be an incident in the Mets' tunnel between infielders Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil turned out to be simply a commotion caused by a rat in the dugout, according to Lindor and McNeil.
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Reds' Miley stifles Indians for MLB's 4th no-hitter

Wade Miley pitched baseball's second no-hitter in three days -- and fourth already this season -- leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win Friday night over the Cleveland Indians.
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La Russa: 'No fit' for Pujols on stacked White Sox

Tony La Russa all but dismissed the prospect of a reunion with just-released Angels slugger Albert Pujols Friday, saying "there is no fit here, unfortunately" for his former player to join the already-stacked White Sox roster.
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Biggest surprises, questions of the 2021 NFL draft

Teams loaded up on offense early during the three-day affair, including five QBs in the first half of Round 1.
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2021 NFL draft: Team-by-team analysis of all 259 selections

The 2021 NFL draft is over. Get insights on all 32 teams' draft picks and trades from our NFL Nation reporters.
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Answering post-NFL draft questions for all 32 teams: QB conundrums, rookie battles, more

The Bears made a big move to get a quarterback, while other teams still have issues to solve. Here's what's left on the offseason docket.
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The man, the myth, the mane: Trevor Lawrence's hair is ready for prime time

Yes, Jacksonville fans, QB Trevor Lawrence has finally arrived, with his arm, throwing ability ... and head of hair. And these football follicles of fortitude, which have sparked nicknames and tweets from The Hair itself, are now ready for prime time.
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49ers with Trey Lance but without Jimmy Garoppolo 'hard to picture'

For now, the 49ers plan to start Jimmy G while Lance, the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, gets acclimated.
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Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff: What's behind it, how they make amends, what split would mean

The rift between the Packers and their franchise QB is complicated. Let's break down what's at stake for Rodgers, the team and whether Jordan Love is even ready.
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Union calls NFL memo 'gutless' in reply to players

The Denver Broncos and tackle Ja'Wuan James have become the focal points in the growing acrimony between the NFL and the NFL Players Association over attendance of players at voluntary offseason workouts.
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Sources: Pack explore adding QBs for OTA, camp

The Packers have begun exploring quarterbacks they can add to their roster for upcoming OTAs and training camp, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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Source: Lions making Ragnow NFL's top-paid C

The Lions and Frank Ragnow have agreed to a four-year, $54 million contract extension that makes him the highest-paid center in the NFL, a source told ESPN.
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Ex-teammate: Rodgers 'conflicted' about future

Former Packers fullback John Kuhn, who is friends with Aaron Rodgers, says after a recent conversation with the unhappy QB that the reigning MVP is "conflicted" about his future.
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New Detroit Lions QB Jared Goff can lean on experience, both good and bad

The former No. 1 overall pick has had success, but he also started his career 0-7 -- experiences he aims to use.
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Where Julio Jones could land if the Falcons trade him

Sure, the Falcons would keep Julio Jones in an ideal world, but their cap situation and the receiver's contract for 2021 are not ideal.
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Panthers' Sam Darnold shows artistic side (sorta) with new team profile pic

Darnold may or may not become a great QB, but his drawing of the Panthers logo shows he shouldn’t quit his day job to become an artist anytime soon.
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Ready or not: Bears' next QB dilemma is when to play Justin Fields

The rookie from Ohio State is the quarterback of the future in Chicago, but the key to the Bears' future might rest in the hands of Andy Dalton.
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Zach Wilson's path to the Jets: Inside the NFL's worst-kept secret

A six-month vetting process included TV scouting, Zoom quizzes and a pro day that "cemented" the decision to bring BYU's QB to the Big Apple.
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Football from Brady's 1st TD toss going to auction

The football that Tom Brady threw to complete his first touchdown pass in the NFL is going up for auction with Lelands on Sunday.
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