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2017-01-24
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Forty years ago, Al McGuire's Marquette Warriors upset a heavily favored North Carolina squad led by All-American Phil Ford, who was backed by a crew that connected on 53.7 percent..
We can put Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones' game in an elite class of postseason performances by a wide receiver. Jones finished with nine receptions, 180 yards and two touchd..
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Like a flea-flicker or a double-pass that is notable because of its rarity, so too is New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's public praise of his team fro..
The man who replaced Bernie Ecclestone at the top of Formula One says he hopes his predecessor can still contribute to the sport as an advisor. Chase Carey was named as F1's new CE..
It wasn't all that long ago that accredited reporters could attend entire training sessions at FC Barcelona or Real Madrid, able to study a coach's tactics, man-management and gaug..
When Sanjoy Sen was given charge of Mohun Bagan, a few days ahead of the 2014-15 Federation Cup in Goa, it was what seemed like an out-of-character appointment for one of India's m..
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Massimo Luongo has revealed that he regularly snubs mega-money offers from China to continue his pursuit of a Premier League career. With several nat..
METAIRIE, La. -- How do you recover from allowing 143 points to the NBA’s worst team on your home floor? It starts with the push of a button, according to New Orleans Pelicans coac..
2017-01-23
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Jurgen Klopp should have seen this coming. Liverpool's winter woe has followed almost the same pattern as last year, with December and January bringing disappointment after the opt..
SAN DIEGO -- With the NFL's Chargers leaving for Los Angeles, a group of private investors unveiled plans Monday to bring an MLS team to San Diego and build a stadium that can be s..
1:02 PM ET At the end of a locker room interview last weekend, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was asked when he last won a football championship. "Probably been since high s..
Phil Mickelson tied for 21st over the weekend at the CareerBuilder Challenge, his first event after missing three months because of two sports-hernia surgeries. Was that respectabl..
In the offseason, there was so little betting interest in the Atlanta Falcons that some Las Vegas sportsbooks lengthened their Super Bowl odds from 40-1 to 100-1 in an attempt to d..
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has said that Benfica's versatile attacker Goncalo Guedes is of interest to the French champions as a potential signing this month. With direct..
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed the Patriots as 3-point favorites in the Super Bowl, and the total was set at 58, the highest over/under in Super Bowl history. Tom Brady..
India will begin their 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign away to Myanmar in Group A on March 28. India, who achieved a decade-high FIFA ranking of 129th in January this year, ..
2017-01-22
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The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas installed the Patriots as 3-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons. The favorite has won the 32 of 50 Super Bowls outright. The total was set ..
Who was the top rookie in the NFC East: Ezekiel Elliott or Dak Prescott? Which head coach had the more impressive season in the AFC East? And who is the most dominant defensive pla..
Adam Hadwin has joined the exclusive "59 Club" on the PGA Tour. In cool, clear conditions in the desert after rain the previous two days, the Canadian parred his final hole for a 1..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
Thibaut Courtois has told Sky Sports that Chelsea have not been destabilised by rumours about Diego Costa and insisted the players never doubted the striker's commitment. Cost..
2017-01-21
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Jan 19, 2017 PGA Tour star Jordan Spieth recently attended a Brown win over Maine men's basketball game to watch his younger brother, Steven, a senior wing and the Bears' leading s..
When University of South Florida women's basketball coach Jose Fernandez notched his 300th career victory on Tuesday night, his was a triumph shared with the university he's called..
LOS ANGELES -- After serving as the North American Soccer League's Director of Business Development and Legal Affairs, Rishi Sehgal has taken on the role of interim commissioner fo..
2017-01-20
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam are part of a search committee helping Tennessee in its search for an athletic di..
Let's hop around the league for some of the NBA's best, brightest and worst: Well, that was fun. Before leaving Thursday's game with an injury, Ricky Rubio had hit double digits in..
Johnny Manziel says he has achieved sobriety without professional assistance and is determined to resume his career in the NFL. In a message sent Friday to ESPN's Ed Werder, Manzie..
12:21 PM ET Close Topics this week include the future of a certain Redskins quarterback, why the Seahawks might get hammered, some angry owners and why Antonio Brown could really u..
College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said he has heard from "hundreds" of people who would like to serve on the most powerful committee in all of college sports..
12:50 PM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The autonomy group of Power 5 conferences voted Friday at the NCAA convention to ban offseason practices away from campus during a vacation period, ..
Gerard Pique says it's up to Barcelona to decide if they want to make a move for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. Brazil international Coutinho has been linked with Barca on and o..
With the mood around the Bernabeu having nosedived following two defeats in four days across two competitions, a debate has opened up among Real Madrid fans and pundits over whethe..
Patrick Bamford has told Sky Sports he may have been "a bit naive" to think he would ever be able to break into the Chelsea first team after ending five years on loan with a perman..
Diego Simeone was full of praise for his Atletico Madrid players after their 3-0 home win over Eibar in the Copa Del Rey quarterfinal first leg on Thursday. The Vicente Calderon cr..
2017-01-19
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has made it clear he's opposed to state funding for stadiums, yet a revised proposal for a $200 million soccer stadium in St. Louis calls for the state ..
1:33 PM ET More live boxing is coming to the ESPN family of networks. ESPN and Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday the launch of the new television series "Golden Boy Boxing o..
Jan 17, 2017 Close It wasn't too long ago that outsiders considered the Chinese Basketball Association one of the great unknowns in professional sports. But in recent years, especi..
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of a golden era that seemingly could last well into the next decade with a young core of superstars. But there's alway..
Embiid finished with 26 points, tied for the third-highest scoring game of his career. It was his 10th straight 20-point game, the second-longest streak by a rookie in franchise hi..
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, we pose a question to a rotating panel of ESPN fantasy basketball experts to gauge their thoughts on a hot topic. Today's contributors are ES..
Brazil legend Rivaldo has told Sky Sports that Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho could follow in his footsteps by moving to Barcelona at some point in the future. Rivaldo, who was crow..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
2017-01-18
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12:17 PM ET Close ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Karl Joseph was a first-round draft pick of the Oakland Raiders last spring, going No. 14 overall out of West Virginia. The rookie strong safet..
There is a curious tendency in sport to see an outward show of emotion as some kind of transgression which is not to be tolerated; any expression of character an unwelcome diversio..
MELBOURNE, Australia -- The decision-making by Nick Kyrgios in a five-set loss Wednesday at the Australian Open led John McEnroe to lash out against the polarizing hometown player...
Manchester United believe they have become the first sports club in the country to have a full-time counter-terrorism manager. The appointment was revealed at a recent fans' forum,..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- To learn a bit about Tom Brady the human being, Foxborough, Massachusetts, might be one of the last places on earth to go. Over the past 16 years, the New Engla..
ORLANDO, Fla. -- At 7-foot-6, it used to be hard to focus on Tacko Fall the basketball player. There was a viral Vine of a much shorter player trying to guard him in high school. T..
9:37 AM ET Close Under Armour will announce Wednesday that it has signed former LSU running back Leonard Fournette to a multi-year deal that a source tells ESPN is one of the most ..
Oregon has suspended strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde without pay for a month, the result of incidents over the last week that left three Ducks football players hospi..
2017-01-17
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As much as Sevilla's last-gasp victory over Real Madrid late on Sunday night was an ideal catalyst to the La Liga title race, it also served as a wake-up call to those of the one t..
Outfielder Jose Bautista is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays after agreeing to a one-year contract Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney, confirming multiple reports. The co..
Alex Rodriguez will host a CNBC reality television show featuring retired athletes who face financial troubles. CNBC announced Tuesday that the show's working title is "Back in the..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
9:26 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The ties between Bo Jackson and Cam Newton have gone beyond being Heisman Trophy-winning Auburn stars to concerns over concussions. Jackson told USA T..
Brazil forward Coutinho has called for his Liverpool teammates to keep their focus in order to achieve the club's "big objectives" this season. The 24-year-old recently returned fr..
2017-01-16
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NEW YORK -- A day after saying he hasn't thought about waiving his no-trade clause, Carmelo Anthony said he remains loyal to the New York Knicks and doesn't feel the need to prove ..
5:35 PM ET PITTSBURGH -- Steelers players said they don't have a problem with coach Mike Tomlin's message to the team Sunday night, which was revealed through Antonio Brown's Faceb..
6:10 PM ET Close Kelly had previously met with Jaguars owner Shad Khan for an open-ended interview, with one possibility being the team's offensive coordinator, a league source tol..
Forget Aaron Rodgers -- the most impressive performance of the NFL playoffs belongs to the betting public, which jumped from favorites to underdogs at precisely the right time this..
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State has lured Pittsburgh athletic director Scott Barnes west to take over the same job with the Beavers. The school named Barnes vice president and dire..
JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Belinda "Boe" Pearman is out as Saint Peter's University athletic director after only 15 months. Saint Peter's President Eugene J. Cornacchia sent a text to th..
BEVERLY, Mass. -- The Massachusetts man who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge -- which raised millions of dollars nationwide for ALS research -- has been honored by the NCAA. A gro..
President Obama jokes he wasn't crazy enough to predict Cubs' win (1:59) President Obama welcomes the World Series champion Cubs to the White House and reveals that First Lady Mich..
Remember when Manchester was billed as the capital of football? When United and City shared four Premier League titles in successive seasons between 2011 and 2014, it seemed as tho..
Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore wants to stay with the French champions after recent rumours that the capital club are trying to offload him. The Argentina internation..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
12:20 PM ET FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott wants the NFL's investigation into domestic violence claims that were not pursued by legal authorities to e..
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba may have built himself up too much and got overexcited about facing Liverpool, according to former Red Devils defender Gary Neville. The Fra..
The Blue Jays and Jose Bautista are close to a deal for the free-agent slugger to stay with Toronto, according to multiple reports. MLB.com was first to report that the Blue Jays a..
The I-League's second weekend saw all teams in action, with some results as expected while the newcomers continued to struggle. Debayan Sen assesses all the action. Mumbai FC - 9/1..
Red Bull will not be taking over a Premier League side, the company's founder, Dietrich Mateschitz, has told Salzburger Nachrichten. The Austrian energy drink and marketing company..
10:42 PM ET Close Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters..