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  1. Flashback: Chasing O.J. Simpson

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    Do you remember where you were on June 17, 1994? On this day 20 years ago, O.J. Simpson led police officers on a low-speed chase on Los Angeles freeways after failing to turn himself in on charges that he murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Gold...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. 10 Fast F-A-C-T-S About The Bee

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    The preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee start Wednesday (ESPN3) in Washington, D.C., with the semifinals and finals scheduled for Thursday (10 a.m. ET on ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN). Here are 10 fast facts about the annual event. ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Famous Farewells

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    On this day in 1998, the final episode of the iconic TV sitcom "Seinfeld" aired on NBC after nine side-splitting seasons. In honor of the classic show's departure, here are five memorable exits in sports. 1. Lou Gehrig: After 17 legendary seasons ...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  4. Flashing back to first Final Four

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    One of the teams is the same, but the numbers are vastly different from 33 years ago. With Maryland, Stanford, Connecticut and Notre Dame set to open the women's Final Four on Sunday, we flash back to the women's first Final Four in 1982 to see how t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. 10 fast facts for Algarve Cup

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    On Wednesday, the top-ranked U.S. women's soccer team opens play at the 2014 Algarve Cup in Portugal against familiar foe Japan (7:45 a.m. ET). The rivals famously met in the gold-medal game at the 2012 Olympics and the final of the 2011 Women's Worl...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. Big day in Broncos' history

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    On this day in 1999, the Denver Broncos won their last championship with a 34-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami. It was the team's second consecutive Super Bowl win and quarterback John Elway's final game before retiri...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  7. The Final Push

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    The U.S. Olympic bobsled roster will be announced on Sunday, but first the contenders get one last chance to impress the selection committee with a World Cup race in Igls, Austria this weekend. Olympic hurdler and media sensation Lolo Jones will look...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  8. If at first you don't succeed ...

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    With three Olympic bids on the line, all eyes will be the women's free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston on Saturday night. Gracie Gold will take the lead into the final skate after her dazzling performance in Thursday's short ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  9. Happy New Year, Gabby Douglas!

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    While you're finalizing your New Year's resolutions and counting down the final seconds of 2013, gymnast Gabby Douglas is celebrating her 18th birthday. The 2012 all-around Olympic gold medalist and "Fierce Five" member can now legally vote and buy l...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  10. Flashback: A first for Fever

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    One year ago today, the Indiana Fever beat the defending champion Minnesota Lynx 87-78 in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals to win their first and only championship. Tamika Catchings, who scored 25 points in Game 4 and averaged 22.3 during the series, was na...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  11. Nightmarish numbers for Dream

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    The numbers don't look very promising for the Atlanta Dream, who trail the Minnesota Lynx 2-0 and face elimination Thursday night in the WNBA Finals on the road. For starters, the Dream are 0-8 all time in WNBA Finals games. Making matters worse, eve...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  12. Dream hope for lucky seven

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    The Atlanta Dream, who swept the Indiana Fever on Sunday to advance to their third WNBA finals, will be looking for a dramatic change in fortune with the finals begin on Sunday against the Minnesota Lynx. The Dream are 0-6 in finals games. In 2010, t...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  13. Rebekkah Brunson back for more

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    On this day in 2005, the Sacramento Monarchs won their first and only WNBA title by defeating the Connecticut Sun 62-59 in Game 4. Yolanda Griffith, who averaged 18.5 points in the finals, was named the MVP. But the Monarchs, one of the league's ori...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  14. Last hurrah for Chris Evert

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    On this day in 1989, Chris Evert won her 101st and final singles match at the US Open, beating Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in the fourth round. Evert would fall to Zina Garrison, 7-6 (1), 6-2, in the quarterfinal, ending one of the best US Open careers in ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  15. Waving the Open flag

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    Since the U.S. Championships began in 1881, there have been only seven occasions when an American failed to reach either the men's or women's singles final: 1959, 1973, 1988, 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2010. Overall, there have been 28 all-international me...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  16. A Golden girl in Spain

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    On this day in 1992, the Summer Olympics opened in Barcelona, and a 16-year-old American would become golden. Jennifer Capriati defeated Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in the semifinal and upset Steffi Graf in the final. Capriati, who had been in the world ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013