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Ben Blackmore is deputy editor of ESPN.co.uk

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  • UFC: Chael Sonnen's top ten quotes
  • Apr 26, 2013: Reigning champion Jon Jones is a huge favourite in the UFC 159 main event, but if one man can convince an entire nation that an upset is on the cards, it's the rhyming, mocking, taunting voice of Mr Chael P Sonnen

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  • Football: Trading faces: Management SOS calls
  • Mar 28, 2013: Nigel Adkins has about two months to galvanise a squad of players he barely knows into a miracle escape. Can it be done? We take a look at past stories of success and failure

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  • Boxing: Ten quotes that made Audley A-Farce
  • Feb 22, 2013: Few men in the history of the noble art have managed to talk a bigger game than Harrison without any substance to back it up. Yes he is an Olympic champion, but nothing he has done as a professional has justified the following statements...

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  • ESPN's Christmas Wishlist
  • Dec 21, 2012: As the year of 2013 looms, we at ESPN decided it was time to offer up our New Year's wishlist, highlighting ten things we would like to see happen over the next 12 months

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  • Football: April Fools! Ten of the best pranks in sport
  • Mar 30, 2012: Sunday brings the potential for mischief-making in the world of sports, with individual stars, clubs and the media all attempting to convince somebody that Lionel Messi is about to sign for Wigan

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  • Football: Horsing around with footballers
  • Mar 9, 2012: With the magnificence of the Cheltenham Festival set to commence on Tuesday, we at ESPN towers have put our thinking caps on to pick out ten footballer-based horses worth backing

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  • Athletics: A golden Olympic moment from Michael Johnson
  • Feb 16, 2012: When the London 2012 Olympic Games come to England in the summer, a certain Usain Bolt will be expected to break two sprint world records in front of a global audience. Back in 1996 Michael Johnson had to deal with similar expectation

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