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Bills O-lineman Dion Dawkins is Buffalo’s big, fun adopted son

8:00 AM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN ORCHARD PARK, NY -- Dion Dawkins can't wait to get back to Buffalo. Even as he enjoys his offseason in Florida, the Buffalo Bills' left tackle has his mind on the city that gave him his first NFL home in 2017.He knows how that sounds, but doesn't mind; people from Buffalo are built a little differently in terms of pride in their city, and after three
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Join the fun here and on ESPN2

On Thursday, March 26, ESPN2 will be airing a Home Run Derby Classics marathon starting at 6 p.m. ET with 2019's epic battle between Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Pete Alonso in Cleveland. After that, it will be 2018 (Washington, D.C.), 2017 (Miami) and 2015 (Cincinnati).To help you celebrate the Home Run Derby fun on an Opening Day without Opening Day baseball, we asked some of our MLB reporters to join
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Marshawn Lynch has ‘fun, pretty substantial role’ in HBO’s ‘Westworld’

Marshawn Lynch is all about those androids, boss.Yes, that was Lynch flashing in HBO's trailer for Season 3 of the sci-fi series "Westworld," which premiered Thursday. In the trailer, the Seahawks running back walks behind actor Aaron Paul in a particularly dramatic scene about 54 seconds into the clip, sporting a T-shirt with the word "BORED" illuminated on it, along with the words "AMUSED," "ANGRY," "SAD" and "EXCITED."But is Beast
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Neymar finally looks like he’s having fun at PSG and is no longer burdened with chasing Messi, Ronaldo

Today is Neymar's birthday, and he's injured.You're tempted to say "plus ca change" -- after all, he was sidelined this time last year too. And the year before that, although the injury came later this month. But it still robbed Paris Saint-Germain of their most influential player (and the most expensive player in the history of the sport) at the business end of the season, in the Champions League. It
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Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane calls Shooting Stars contest fun but ‘gimmicky’

ST. LOUIS -- Patrick Kane said the newest NHL All-Star skills competition, which featured players shooting pucks over the heads of fans at targets placed on the ice below, was "a little gimmicky," even as he enjoyed winning the inaugural Shooting Stars challenge."I'm kind of a fan of the original drills that used to be done in the skills competition," Kane said after Friday night's skills competition at Enterprise Center.
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Hannah Cifers expecting a fun matchup against Angela Hill

RALEIGH, N.C. – Hannah Cifers is expecting to entertain her home crowd this Saturday. North Carolina native Cifers (10-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) takes on Angela Hill (10-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC) at UFC on ESPN+ 24, in a matchup against a game striker who’s willing to throw down. “She brings a lot of experience, you can never count that out,” Cifers told MMA Junkie on Wednesday. “She’s a really skilled striker.
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How to make the NHL All-Star skills competition even more fun

The NHL appears to have gotten the message that its star players want the All-Star Game's skills competitions to be challenging but not debilitating.It was outright painful to watch seasoned professionals struggle with carrying the puck through some convoluted, light-up gate or fruitlessly send 100 passes toward a tiny net on the other end of the ice. Those competitions were turfed for this year's All-Star Weekend in St. Louis. Instead,
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Gareth Bale pokes fun at critics

After helping Wales secure qualification to Euro 2020 on Tuesday -- Bale assisted the first of Aaron Ramsey's two goals in the 2-0 win over Hungary -- the Real star and his Welsh teammates then celebrated on the pitch, with the flag in question joining them. That hasn't gone down well with some Real fans and pundits. Madrid Sports, a Real Madrid fan page with 108,000 followers, called Bale's actions
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No Bama, no Clemson, no fun? SMU saves drama-free day with epic win

Take a step back, soak in all that Week 6 had to offer, commit it to memory. It's important to truly absorb every detail, every flubbed SMU kick return and every grooving Kansas cymbal player and every horrifying ECU mascot trick during a blackout.Remember all of this, all the indignities of Week 6, because three months from now, when the collective groans about yet another Clemson-Alabama playoff matchup becomes the
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Khabib vs. Georges St-Pierre a fun fight to make

UFC president Dana White is getting more and more fond of a potential matchup between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre. Originally noncommittal, White changed his tune at the UFC 242 post-fight press conference in Abu Dhabi in early September. In his parting words, White answered a question about the possibility of the matchup with a long, drawn out pause, a smile, and then,