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Nets' Tsai backs staff amid Durant trade demands
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Brooklyn Nets governor Joe Tsai voiced his support Monday night for the front office and coaching staff after Kevin Durant told Tsai to choose between him and the team's general manager and coach.
NFL: Rodgers' ayahuasca use not a drug violation
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' use of the hallucinogenic drink during an offseason retreat to Peru in 2020 isn't considered a violation of the NFL's drug policy, a league spokesman said Monday.
Yanks' Carpenter breaks foot amid resurgent year
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Yankees DH Matt Carpenter, a front-runner for AL Comeback Player of the Year, fractured his left foot when he fouled off a pitch Monday night against the Mariners.
Venables: Gundy read 'racially charged' word
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Oklahoma assistant coach Cale Gundy's sudden resignation Sunday came after Gundy read "a racially charged word" aloud multiple times, coach Brent Venables said in a statement Monday.
Source: Jets fear Becton to miss significant time
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
An MRI exam of Mekhi Becton's right knee revealed a more serious injury than initially anticipated, a source told ESPN on Monday night, raising fear that the Jets' starting right tackle could be sidelined indefinitely.
Cubs to part with Heyward, who rallied '16 team
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Despite having one more year left on his contract, Jason Heyward -- described as the "emotional leader" of the 2016 Cubs -- won't be back with Chicago next season, president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer said Monday.
Ogwumike: WNBA travel woes 'must be remedied'
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Los Angeles standout Nneka Ogwumike said via social media Monday -- a day after the Sparks were delayed overnight at an airport -- that "transformational growth" in the WNBA is being impeded by continued travel issues.
Alabama voted No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 02:04:42 EST
Alabama was voted No. 1 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll released Monday, with Ohio State second and defending national champion Georgia third.
Position U 2022: Which schools produce the most talent at each position?
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 17:12:01 EST
Did Caleb Williams' transfer to USC from Oklahoma impact QBU? And which schools produce the best at the other positions? ESPN Stats & Information crunches the numbers to let us know.
Serena Williams survives opening-round challenge in first singles win in over a year
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 18:24:03 EST
In her first singles win this season, Serena Williams showed the match toughness that was missing at Wimbledon a month ago. She fought for every point in her first-round match at the Canadian Open, and refused to back down.
Erik ten Hag must fix Man United's confidence quickly, Barcelona's self-made crisis, Erling Haaland scores
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 15:27:40 EST
New manager, same result for Man United: can Ten Hag fix it? Plus: Barcelona's mess is their own making, and Man City's star gets off the mark.
WNBA Power Rankings: Sky back at No. 1, but playoff picture still coming into focus
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 09:29:07 EST
The final week of the regular season is here, and every team is battling to the very end as home-court advantage and playoff spots remain up for grabs.
Fantasy women's basketball: Aari McDonald among top waiver wire pickups during final week of regular season
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 13:10:22 EST
André Snellings goes around the WNBA one last time and recommends five waiver wire pickups for the final week of the regular season.
Best of Monday at NFL training camps: Patrick Mahomes and other QBs work on receiver connections; Ravens' J.K. Dobbins activated
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 16:12:46 EST
There is a quarterback battle in Carolina and a right guard battle in Tennessee. Here's what happened around NFL training camps on Monday.
Fantasy football sleepers, busts and breakouts
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 12:40:16 EST
Everyone wants to know who will surprise, disappoint or make a jump. Our analysts offer their favorites.
Mets closer Edwin Diaz's entrance gets the people going
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 01:27:14 EST
Not your average bullpen entrance. Diaz and the sound of the trumpets have become synonymous with winning for the Mets.
With DeGrom back and Diaz rolling, these Mets are for real -- really!
Tue, 9 Aug 2022 01:27:14 EST
After a commanding series win over the defending champions, they're firing on all cylinders.
Fantasy baseball pickups: Post-deadline darlings to grab off the waiver wire
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 14:48:37 EST
Tristan H. Cockcroft highlights which players need to be added to fantasy baseball rosters in the wake of the league's very busy trade deadline.
Schedule, results, how to watch and more
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 14:09:03 EST
We have your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know for this year's Little League World Series.
MLS Power Rankings: Bale, LAFC stay top ahead of All-Star break as Orlando, Galaxy tumble
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 16:58:16 EST
With MLS going into the All-Star break, one Los Angeles team remains at the apex of the heap while another continues to flounder around.
Transfer Talk: Man Utd eye Milinkovic-Savic as Ten Hag scrambles for midfield depth
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 20:25:20 EST
Manchester United are keen on Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as Erik ten Hag looks to acquire a centre midfielder. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Man United's mediocre stars are nowhere near Premier League's best players
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 10:29:03 EST
If you selected a Premier League best XI, would it have any Man United players? How about a 2nd XI? Or a 3rd? This is the issue facing Erik ten Hag.
Haaland brilliant, Gundogan dazzles as Man City open with big win at West Ham
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 10:29:03 EST
Erling Haaland marked his first Premier League game with both goals in Man City's dominant win.
Welbeck penalty, McTominay's non-red card explained in The VAR Review
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 08:52:49 EST
We take a look at the weekend's big VAR talking points in the Premier League, with a host of penalty decisions taking centre stage.
Why Melvin Gordon will still impact the Broncos' offense
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 07:38:17 EST
The Broncos and Gordon waited until late in free agency to reunite, but he could still factor into the offense, especially as a pass-catcher.
'Coach' Jalen Ramsey shined on Rams' sideline while recovering from surgery
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 07:38:17 EST
Ramsey used his rehab from shoulder surgery to become an extra assistant, but does he have a coaching future?
Brazil to walk on the wild side at World Cup with jaguar print kits
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 08:31:16 EST
With a little more than 100 days until the World Cup, Brazil have revealed they will be wearing kits in Qatar inspired by the fur of the jaguar.
Liga MX recap: Club America's Henry Martin keeps World Cup hopes alive; Chivas in need of a new coach?
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 16:59:52 EST
Henry Martin is doing his part to show he can contribute to Mexico's cause in Qatar. Meanwhile, Monterrey stay in form while Chivas remain winless.
Angel City's celebrity-backed ownership is taking a new approach to running a soccer club
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 18:51:13 EST
"If you invest in women and you do it with purpose... great things will happen," Natalie Portman tells ESPN.
UFC weight class power rankings: Big fights ready to shake up almost every division
Mon, 8 Aug 2022 09:44:27 EST
Aljamain Sterling and TJ Dillashaw have the bantamweights surging up the rankings, but which division is No. 1?