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2017-10-20
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1:15 AM ET Close CHICAGO -- In the end, it was most fitting. The Los Angeles Dodgers' quest for a pennant ended on the field where it began nearly a year ago, on the ancient ground..
2017-10-19
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The Cleveland Browns' current group of QBs rivals the worst quarterback rooms in the Total QBR era. Kevin Hogan hasn't played well. DeShone Kizer was even worse. Through six games ..
Oct 17, 2017 Close Below are notes covering each of the NFL's 32 teams from a fantasy perspective. Use these tidbits to make the best waiver-wire, trade and lineup decisions for We..
Supercars chief executive James Warburton has dismissed reports his decision to leave the role at the end of the year relates to a pay dispute. Earlier this week, ex-Channel Ten bo..
The glow puck was a special kind of terrible when it debuted more than 20 years ago. But that was a different time, and now we have different technology: high-def and 4K video that..
2017-10-17
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Harry Kane said Tottenham would take a point away to Real Madrid "every day of the week" after Spurs secured a 1-1 Champions League draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. An own goal fro..
Leicester have parted company with manager Craig Shakespeare following Monday's 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion, the club confirmed on Tuesday, with sources telling ESPN FC that..
The Chicago Blackhawks finished with 109 points last season, atop the Western Conference. That earned them a first-round series against the Nashville Predators, the last wild card,..
5:04 PM ET Close He said he'd reach the goal "if I was the most consistent and was at the top of the food chain more than anybody in NBA history." It was against those Celtics in t..
"For myself, I wanted him to stay [in New York], and to play with him and learn from him and so on," Porzingis said Tuesday. "But from the other side, I understand that he needed a..
Dwyane Wade's arrival in Cleveland has triggered some angst within the Cavaliers organization. JR Smith gave up his starting job to make room for Wade after Tristan Thompson moved ..
Greg Wyshynski: The All-Star Game has become one of those events derided by everyone who isn't onsite for it, because those in attendance usually have a blast. It's a massive multi..
Usain Bolt has been confirmed as the official starter for the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday. The eight-time Olympic Gold-medallist will be respo..
Are things about to get easier or harder? Here's a rundown of the Week 7 Power Rankings as voted on by ESPN's power panel -- a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV persona..
If you were to take just one lesson from Real Madrid's perpetual and passionate love affair with being champions of Europe, it's that across the 62 years of the European Cup and Ch..
NEW YORK -- The Houston Astros entered the postseason with the luxury of knowing they were a threat to win every game because of the quick-strike, potent, multifaceted nature of th..
2017-10-16
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6:29 PM ET Ole Miss officials and former Rebels coach Houston Nutt reached an undisclosed settlement Monday to dismiss Nutt's lawsuit against the school. Nutt, who coached the Rebe..
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson is taking a six-month sabbatical. Anderson made the announcement Monday in a statement on the school's website, sayin..
5:55 PM ET SAN ANTONIO -- LaMarcus Aldridge looked up, then down, before firing back a "yeah, right" stare when asked whether he planned to return to the San Antonio Spurs after th..
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 30 NBA Preview Issue. Subscribe today! When Auston Matthews made his debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs last fall, perched in the 300-..
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville's athletic board voted unanimously to fire Rick Pitino despite arguments earlier Monday from his lawyers that the Hall of Fame basketball coach had no..
Al Riveron, the NFL's senior vice president of officiating, said Monday it was "clear and obvious" to overturn New York Jets tight end's Austin Seferian-Jenkins' touchdown catch in..
There's a moment, as a manager is doing something that you can't fathom, when you doubt yourself. Sure, the stereotype is that fans think they're smarter than the manager and smart..
The NBA landscape looks far different from when we last saw the Golden State Warriors hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June. Perennial All-Stars and future Hall of Famers chang..
Greg Wyshynski: "Plan the parade" has, over the years, become a running joke between Toronto Maple Leafs fans and the rest of the hockey universe -- a shared laugh over the delusio..
Rain, hail or shine, Ford Supercars star Chaz Mostert is confident he can snap a sorry run on the Gold Coast this weekend and edge closer to the top of the drivers' standings. Most..
2017-10-15
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tom Brady showed up for work on Sunday at age 40, with his left arm dangling from his bum shoulder. During the game he would rip off his helmet and scream ..
Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance under the latest collective bargaining agreement against NFL owners for collusion, according to his attorney, Mark Ger..
10:59 AM ET In this postseason, Aaron Judge has had strike calls repeatedly on pitches that appear to be at the very lowest edge of the strike zone -- or to be less charitable to t..
Five-star prospect Nassir Little, whose recruitment by the University of Miami was called into question after the school and Little's AAU program director were linked to a widespre..
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The biggest crowds. The best roster. The most committed ownership. The most sublime soccer. Any of it made the Portland Thorns the envy of a league. All of it made..
2017-10-14
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HOUSTON -- Alex Cora will be in New York on Sunday, as the American League Championship Series switches cities. Cora, the Houston Astros' bench coach and a top managerial prospect,..
Jose Mourinho has said Jurgen Klopp played a part in ensuring a second straight goalless draw between Manchester United and Liverpool at Anfield. Klopp said afterwards Mourinho "ha..
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said it was "important" that Cristiano Ronaldo ended his La Liga scoring drought this season with a late winner in Saturday afternoon's 2-1 victor..
Jurgen Klopp says the defensive approach Manchester United adopted at Anfield in Saturday's goalless draw would perhaps not be tolerated at Liverpool. Liverpool possessed more of a..
Belgium international Meunier struck twice in the second half, either side of a superb Benjamin Jeannot strike, to secure all three points at Stade Gaston-Gerard. "The squad is far..
12:26 AM ET Close LOS ANGELES -- After the Los Angeles Dodgers finished off their business-like sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, the celebration in the visitors clubhou..
Alex Rodriguez said his admitted use of steroids during his 23-year MLB career cost him millions of dollars and a potential spot in Cooperstown. But the desire to put up big number..
TAMPA, Fla. -- From the time general manager Jason Licht boldly traded into the second round of the 2016 NFL draft for Roberto Aguayo to Aguayo's well-documented struggles to the s..
8:16 PM ET The details aren't all known yet. But if the WNBA's Stars move from San Antonio to Las Vegas as has been reported, it will be the culmination of what has seemed like a s..
2017-10-13
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The Washington Nationals' bizarre and heartbreaking loss to the Chicago Cubs in Game 5 of the National League Division Series on Thursday was just the latest in a string of heartbr..
2:14 PM ET Close ORLANDO, Fla. -- Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue’s deadpan expression said it all when he was asked about former Cavs guard Kyrie Irving's disparaging remarks..
CLEMSON, S.C. -- The first questions were all about Kelly Bryant's ankle, which was shielded by a protective boot -- the biggest one they had, he noted -- after the Clemson quarter..
NFL Nation reporters predict the outcomes and scores for Week 6 games Sunday and Monday. PickCenter Miami's defense hasn't allowed more than 20 points in a game all season, but thi..
10:33 AM ET Close Less than two weeks after a nine-year prison stay ended, O.J. Simpson has done an autograph signing. It is not known who conducted the signing, but TMZ reported F..
Editor's note: More than a year after penning an open letter to Colin Kaepernick, former Army Green Beret and NFL player Nate Boyer writes another one, this time calling for unity ..
SAN FRANCISCO -- Arizona coach Sean Miller and USC's Andy Enfield on Thursday remained mostly tight-lipped when it came to the federal corruption investigation that involves two of..
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the wake of the FBI indictments that rocked college basketball two weeks ago, the Pac-12 announced it has formed a task force to take look at systematic problem..
The Missouri-Kansas "Border War," albeit an unofficial version of it, could return to the hardwood soon. Officials from both universities are seeking NCAA clearance to compete in a..
LOS ANGELES -- There is no way to pin down Magic Johnson at any moment. He's up long before dawn and in the gym for a morning workout. After that, he's everywhere and anywhere. The..
This is the eighth version of this column -- our last big preseason tradition -- and I almost scrapped it. How can you predict anything in this league after the summer that just ha..
The NBA season tips off Oct. 17, and it's one of the most significant years ever for the league's uniforms. After 11 years of being outfitted by Adidas, the NBA is now having its u..
Kenny Dalglish insists there was never any bad blood between him and Sir Alex Ferguson as the former Manchester United manager will attend a ceremony honouring the Liverpool legend..
Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has told Sky Sports that there is a "fair chance" of Thomas Lemar leaving next summer amid interest from the Premier League. Vasilyev said Lema..
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has said he expects Barcelona's visit on Saturday to be "a football game, not a political demonstration." The game comes amid a turbulent p..
Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa may be finding it tough to make a headway with the Foxes, but the Nigeria striker appears to be making great strides elsewhere: in business. Strai..
The owner of the WNBA's San Antonio Stars has an agreement in place with a buyer who plans to move the team to Las Vegas, a source told ESPN's Michael C. Wright on Thursday night. ..
Greg Holland, an All-Star closer for the Rockies this season, will not exercise a $15 million player option in his contract and instead will become a free agent this offseason, Fan..
The NBA has named Michelle D. Johnson, a retired Air Force general, the head of the league's referee operations. Johnson, the first woman to hold the position of superintendent at ..
2017-10-12
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6:53 AM ET Close The numbers in the refugee crisis are continually astounding. Not only the number of refugees, which is always growing, but the number who are being turned away. I..
5:20 PM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews appears to be absolute in his decision to stay inside during the national anthem, saying he is willin..
Roger Goodell's wife has been using an anonymous Twitter account to defend him this season against unseemly or critical online stories about the NFL commissioner. Jane Skinner Good..
11:12 AM ET On a muggy evening in Honolulu, site of Clippers training camp, five-time All-Star Blake Griffin shows me his mettle in the Waikiki Beach surf. He rides a wave with his..
Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari chairman and CEO Nasser Al-..
It is rare when a Real Madrid victory in the European Cup does not make the front page of the sports dailies in the Spanish capital. On Sept. 17 1980, Vujadin Boskov's Madrid scrap..
The NCAA infractions committee panel handling North Carolina's multiyear academic case plans to release its ruling Friday, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The ruling com..
MIAMI -- A sports agent and a baseball trainer are seeking lenient prison sentences after their convictions in Miami of smuggling Cuban players to the U.S. Court records filed this..
8:00 AM ET We ended up with a pretty good round of Division Series. Two series go five games, thanks to Stephen Strasburg's gem on a drizzly Wednesday at Wrigley. We had a 13-innin..
Our committee of 20 hockey experts has voted. Granted, it's based on a small sample size, but the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins no longer rule the Pow..
Sergio Aguero has said he would "love" Lionel Messi to join him at Manchester City but acknowledged that it would be difficult for his compatriot to leave Barcelona. Messi has yet ..
9:33 PM ET Close Eifert made the decision after consulting with Dr. Robert Watkins on Wednesday in Los Angeles. He is scheduled to undergo micro disk surgery Thursday and is expect..
Former CONCACAF president Jack Warner has called Trinidad and Tobago's historic defeat of the United States in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday the happiest day of his life, while a..
Former U.S. national team striker Landon Donovan had a harsh assessment of the team that failed to reach the 2018 World Cup, saying the Americans didn't deserve a spot in Russia af..