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Champion Pats host Chiefs to open '17 season

10:44 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will open the 2017 NFL season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, on Thursday, Sept. 7. The matchup was one of the highlights as the league officially released the entire schedule of games Thursday night. Other Week 1 matchups include: The NFL had previously said that the Patriots and Raiders would be playing in Mexico City this season but hadn’t announced a date. The game will be played on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4:25 p.m. ...

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Spurrier, P. Manning lead '17 College HOF class

10:35 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. — Steve Spurrier and Peyton Manning, who waged some memorable battles as part of the Florida–Tennessee rivalry in the 1990s, headline the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class, announced Monday. Spurrier is already a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as a player. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1966 as Florida’s quarterback and was inducted as a player in 1986. He becomes only the fourth person in history to be inducted as both a player and a coach, joining Bobby Dodd, ...

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NBA moving '17 All-Star Game from Charlotte

6:10 PM ET Brian WindhorstESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books LAS VEGAS — The NBA is moving the the 2017 All-Star Game in February from Charlotte because of its objection to North Carolina House Bill 2, which limited anti-discrimination protections in the state. In a statement, the league said it hopes to reschedule the game to appear in Charlotte in 2019. “Since March, when North Carolina enacted HB2 and the issue of legal protections for the LGBT ...

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