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Sources: UCLA trio won't fly home with team

2:07 AM ET SHANGHAI — The three UCLA men’s basketball players arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday will remain in Hangzhou and will not be on the team’s flight back to Los Angeles after the Bruins’ season-opening 63-60 win over Georgia Tech in Shanghai on Saturday, multiple sources told ESPN. The three players — freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill — were questioned about allegedly stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store next to the team’s hotel in Hangzhou, where the Bruins had been staying before leaving for Shanghai ...

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If Lions want to be playoff team, win at Lambeau is close to a must

7:12 PM ET ALLEN PARK, Mich. — They’ve sat in their locker room the past three Sundays now, mostly silent, highly annoyed. The results were all the same: loss, loss, loss for the Detroit Lions — an increasingly familiar theme throughout October. They haven’t been bad losses — at least not in the way teams would categorize bad losses to inferior opponents. No, the four losses the Lions have this season — including the three straight they closed October with — have all come against teams that might be in ...

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Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

The White House has sought to downplay a major climate change report, which was compiled by 13 US federal agencies. The study is at odds with assertions from President Donald Trump and several members of his administration. It says it is “extremely likely” human activity is the “dominant cause” of global warming. A spokesman for the White House said it supported “rigorous scientific analysis and debate” but added that the climate was “always changing”. White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said it was not certain how sensitive the ...

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New Pokemon Ultra Sun And Moon Trailer Shows Team Rocket, Lots Of Legendaries

Ahead of their release this month, The Pokemon Company has shared another new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. This video shows off more of the new features players will find in the upcoming titles, as well as surprise appearances by some familiar antagonists. As in the original Sun and Moon versions, players will battle against Team Skull during the course of their journey around Alola, but they won’t be the only villainous team in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. This time around, players will also have to ...

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Why the Bucks built the longest team in the NBA

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s Oct. 30 NBA Preview issue. Subscribe today! In a cramped Uber ride on a frigid Saturday night this past March in Boston, a parlor game took shape. Sitting alongside an NBA wise man with a depth of front office experience, FiveThirtyEight editor Nate Silver asked, “If you had one chip to place on the NBA championship in 2025, who would you bet on?” The former executive paused, then began enumerating how to prognosticate eight years into the future. He considered market appeal, naming ...

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The NFL Panic Meter: Rating how every team feels

10:45 PM ET Aaron Rodgers could be out for the season. The Cowboys could be without Ezekiel Elliott. And the Patriots barely beat the Jets. Is it time to panic? NFL Nation reporters rated how every team feels on a scale of 1 to 5 — or in other words, where it falls on the panic meter. Here’s the scale: 5. Outright panic: Where is the hope? (There isn’t much)4. On the brink: A couple more losses and it’s time to think about the draft3. Don’t get comfortable: Season could ...

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Harvey Weinstein scandal: Another legal team shakeup, more fallout ahead

Harvey Weinstein loses another lawyer Hollywood is saying good riddance to Harvey Weinstein. So now what? Weinstein is laying low, not commenting on his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His former company is trying to stay afloat. And his attorneys are preparing for criminal investigations and lawsuits. On CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” former The Hollywood Reporter editor Janice Min reported that attorney Charles Harder, who she called the “Darth Vader of media,” is no longer working with Weinstein. She said this represented a shift in Weinstein’s ...

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NBA tiers: From Warriors to the worst and every team in between

Oct 9, 2017 After a whirlwind summer (and fall!), it’s useful to zoom out, breathe deep and take stock of where everyone stands heading into the new season. Here is our next big preseason tradition: plopping all 30 teams into tiers. These are not power rankings, and the listed order within each tier doesn’t matter. TIER OF THEIR OWN: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS Umm … Golden State Warriors HOPING FOR AN ANKLE SPRAIN AP Photo/Ron Schwane Cleveland Cavaliers Oklahoma City Thunder Houston Rockets San Antonio Spurs All of these teams, save ...

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Top soccer team slammed over Chinese sponsorship deal

Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool. The team is under fire for a deal with a Chinese company that bottles Tibetan spring water. Has English soccer team Liverpool scored an own goal with a Chinese sponsorship deal? The high-profile club, which is owned by the same company as the Boston Red Sox, has come under fire this week from human rights campaigners who want it to ax a deal with a company that bottles mineral water from a Tibetan glacial spring. Activist group Free Tibet slammed Liverpool’s agreement with Hong Kong-based Tibet ...

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QB Confidence Index: How each NFL team feels about its depth chart

7:34 AM ET Not gonna lie — these are challenging days for the QB Confidence Index. For one thing, confidence itself is a difficult commodity to come by right now in the NFL. The Rams win in Dallas? The Bills in Atlanta? The Jets are 2-2? The Giants are 0-4? We’re at Week 5 and still nobody really knows who’s good, who’s bad, or which Patriots defensive back was supposed to cover that guy. It was a tale of two rookies: Deshaun Watson had a record week, while DeShone Kizer ...

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