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Cancer survivor finishes marathon at 12 am

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:27
Cancer survivor Mary Shertenlieb wasn't about to let rain, wind or cold stop her, so she persevered to finish the Boston Marathon at 12 a.m.

Rizzo wants fewer games: 'We play too much'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:23
Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is advocating for a shorter season, even if that means a smaller paycheck for players.

76ers, Embiid 'very unified' in injury approach

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:22
"What I can say is there is a very unified effort with his representation and the people around him," coach Brett Brown said about the handling of Joel Embiid's broken orbital bone and concussion.

We've got the proof: You cannot stop Joel Embiid. You can't even hope to contain him

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:17
Here's what we know: Joel Embiid, at 30 minutes per game, is an MVP candidate. Here's what we also know: Embiid is nearly healthy again and rotations get shorter in the playoffs. So, Joel Embiid ... with no restrictions? Look out, NBA.

Wall, Beal: Refs missed calls in Game 1 loss

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:34
John Wall and Bradley Beal say that a few officiating calls were missed during Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Raptors, and they are ready to adjust to that for Game 2.

Needing win, Caps go with Holtby in goal

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:34
The Capitals, who are down 2-0 in their first-round series against the Blue Jackets, are going to Braden Holtby in goal for Game 3.

Follow live: Blazers look to bounce back against Pelicans

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:25
Damian Lillard and Portland look to better contain Anthony Davis and New Orleans in Game 2 of their first-round series.

Follow live: Bucks, Celtics battle in Game 2

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:20
After going down to the wire and winning in overtime in Game 1, the injured Celtics look to go up 2-0 on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks.

Jim McElwain might help Michigan most by focusing on receivers

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:00
The former Florida head coach, part of Jim Harbaugh's staff shakeup, is charged with improving one of the program's weakest spots last season.

Jeff Hardy becomes a grand slam champion while Miz, Owens and more change brands

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:52
The first night of the Superstar Shakeup offered a glimpse of potential rivalries which could be in store for each brand. But upon initial review, SmackDown seems to be the big winner from this year's effort.

Which rookie will go on to have the best career?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:48
Stellar young stars like New Jersey's Nico Hischier and Boston's Charlie McAvoy are lighting up the league -- and the playoffs. Here's who our writers predict will finish first in class.

RecruitingNation 2018 basketball recruiting class rankings

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:44
It seemed Duke would run away with the top class after landing the top three players. But, like the last several years, Kentucky has made it a close race.

ESPN 100 Rankings

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:44
Five-star small forward R.J. Barrett remains on top in the final ESPN 100 rankings. Duke commitments take the top three spots.

What's next for the UFC's lightweight division?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:01
Dustin Poirier's thrilling TKO win against Justin Gaethje on Saturday night created even more madness in the UFC's lightweight division. Is he ready for a title shot? What's next for Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor and other top contenders? We debate.

Roach on the road again, faces Cruz in Puerto Rico

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:46
It's always risky business fighting in hostile territory, especially if you're not a big puncher. That's exactly what Lamont Roach Jr. will do when he travels to Puerto Rico to face Orlando Cruz in the main event of a Golden Boy on ESPN card on Thursday.

Six of the biggest games

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:31
The International Champions Cup is back for 2018 and will see the game's top teams face off in preseason. Here are six must-see games.

ICC features Madrid, Barca, Manchester clubs, Liverpool, more

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:31
The International Champions Cup announced its full 2018 schedule, featuring games like Real Madrid vs. Man United and Man United vs. Liverpool.

Sixers finish 3rd in NBA merchandise sales

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:15
The 76ers were the third best-selling team in merchandise this season, behind only the Warriors and Cavs. It's the highest ranking for the Sixers since 2002-03.

The unheralded moves that kept Boston's season alive and thriving

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:24
Danny Ainge's summer of deals resulted in a blockbuster overhaul of Boston's roster. Little did he know -- through some of his lesser-known moves -- he'd also be setting up a safety net for the injury-riddled Celtics.