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Darren McFadden's injury puts onus on Ezekiel Elliott

IRVING, Texas — The pretense of Darren McFadden still holding the starting running back job and fourth overall pick Ezekiel Elliott having to earn his way is officially over. That happened when McFadden fell during Memorial Day weekend and fractured an elbow. Advertisement The Cowboys found it was broken during a physical before the mandatory minicamp on Monday. McFadden will ...

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Kyrie Irving, LeBron James pour in 41 each as Cleveland Cavaliers stay alive

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kyrie Irving stalled a Golden State Warriors comeback with seven consecutive points midway through the fourth quarter Monday night, propelling the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 112-97 victory in Game 5 of the NBA Finals that kept the Eastern Conference champs alive in the best-of-seven series. The series returns to Cleveland for Game 6 on Thursday night, with ...

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Sidney Crosby wins Conn Smythe

Despite finishing without a goal in the Stanley Cup finals, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy that goes to the most valuable player in the postseason. The Penguins captured the title with a six-game win over the Sharks, sealing the championship with a 3-1 victory Sunday in San Jose. Advertisement Crosby recorded two assists in the ...

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Arizona advances to College World Series

Cesar Salazar delivered the game-winning single with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to finish off a stirring comeback on Saturday and give Arizona a 6-5 victory over Mississippi State at Starkville, Miss. to earn a spot in the College World Series. Salazar’s two-out hit through the right side of the infield capped a rally from a ...

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Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler signs four-year deal

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler has signed a four-year contract, the club announced Thursday. Kessler, a third-round pick, reportedly received a $3.4 million deal with $1.1 million guaranteed. Advertisement Kessler played at USC and finished his college career ranked third in school history in touchdown passes (88) and fourth in passing yardage (10,339). Kessler is one of five quarterbacks ...

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John Calipari: Jamal Murray should be No. 1 pick

John Calipari endorsed forward Jamal Murray as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The Kentucky coach backed up Murray’s bold declaration last week, when he said “I’m the best player in the draft.” Advertisement Calipari said the Philadelphia 76ers should look at Murray with the top pick in the draft. LSU freshman Ben Simmons and Duke ...

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