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Speakers to Watch at the Republican National Convention
An initial list of speakers for next week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland was released today, and it includes some big names. Speeches at national conventions have the potential to thrust politicians into the national spotlight -- and even to change the course of history. Many
Nick Saban: Clemson should be title favorite because of Deshaun Watson
BRISTOL, Conn. -- During his visit Tuesday to ESPN's campus, Alabama coach Nick Saban happened to see Las Vegas odds that again had his Crimson Tide the favorite to win the national title. But Saban said he disagreed with the sportsbooks. He said the favorite should be Clemson, which pushed the
Johnny Manziel apologizes to A&M fans on Twitter, vows he'll 'be back'
Johnny Manziel is pledging to salvage something positive from his turbulent NFL career, telling his fans and followers on social media to mark his words that he will "be back." The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star, whose rise and fall has long been dominated by headlines for his
LSU football coach Les Miles says 'my heart hurts for Baton Rouge'
LSU football coach Les Miles said "my heart hurts for Baton Rouge and what's happened in our community over the past couple of weeks," including Sunday's shootings in the city which left three police officers dead and three more injured. The shootings took place less than two weeks after the death
CFP Will Consider Moving Semifinal Games off New Year's Eve
The College Football Playoff is considering moving future semifinals off New Year's Day after television ratings for last season's games plunged
Williams Says He Was Drug Tested "At Least 500 Times" in NFL
Former running back Ricky Williams says he went through "at least 500" drug tests during his 11-year NFL career
Tim Tebow Leads Passengers in Prayer After In-Flight Emergency, Witness Says
A mid-air medical emergency took a plane full of passengers by surprise when one man collapsed of an apparent heart attack . But the surprises were just beginning. When passengers and crew rushed to help, a familiar face appeared in the crowd: NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow .
OTL: Lionel Messi, Here & Gone
HERE & GONE The strange relationship between LIONEL MESSI and his hometown in Argentina by WRIGHT THOMPSON Career action Rosario Reflecting on Lionel Messi OSARIO, Argentina — In the imagination of guidebook writers, who see places as they should be but rarely as they are, there is a passionate
From 2013: The trouble with Johnny
Editor's note: This piece from Wright Thompson was originally published by ESPN The Magazine in 2013. It includes mature subject matter and language. @JManziel2: Bullshit like tonight is a reason why I can't wait to leave college stationwhenever it may be FOUR DAYS AFTER the tweet, Johnny Manziel