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5-on-5: Predicting the loaded East race after the Kawhi trade

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:34
Our Insiders answer the big questions about new Finals favorites and dark horse East contenders.

Olympic figure skating medalist Ten killed

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:33
Prosecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder.

Why it is as important as ever to build around RBs

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:11
The NFL's current crop of young, elite, pass-catching running backs make it vital for fantasy managers to prioritize the position in drafts.

Olney: How deadline dominoes will fall following Machado deal

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:27
Now that Manny's gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?

Why the other Kawhi Leonard trades never happened

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00
What else could the Spurs have gotten for Kawhi? It's complicated.

What would it take for the Cubs to pull off a deGrom blockbuster?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:45
If Jacob deGrom hits the trade market, Chicago would have to deal from its major league roster to get him. Would the big addition be worth the price?

NFL predictions through 2021: Bell's future, new champs, more

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:25
Will Le'Veon Bell find a new home? When will the Cowboys return to Super Bowl glory? We're forecasting the next three seasons.

NFL kickoff is bound to keep evolving -- here's one wild alternative

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:21
The league's most recent changes might not be enough to save the play. So what's next? One thing is clear: We likely won't recognize the kickoff by 2022.

Winning isn't the only thing: Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teams

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:15
Is your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.

Baker: U.S. can win World Cup on home soil

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 07:37
In his final column before the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, Perry Baker says he believes the U.S. can win the title on home soil.

Hamilton signs new contract with Mercedes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 07:00
Lewis Hamilton has signed a new two-year contract with Mercedes that will keep him at the team until the end of 2020.

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Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:41
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods begin their quests to take the Claret Jug from defending champion Jordan Spieth.

ESPYS honor Nassar survivors with Ashe award

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:05
The "sister survivors" of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar were honored at the 2018 ESPYS with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Jimmy V winner Kelly: 'Make a difference today'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 23:19
Pro Football HOFer and cancer survivor Jim Kelly accepted the Jimmy V Award, and he encouraged people to "make a difference today for someone who is fighting for their tomorrow."

Jimmy V's ESPYS speech, annotated by those who knew him or were moved by it

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 22:23
Coach Jim Valvano's words transcended sports and time.

T.O. on Hall of Fame plan: Not trying to offend

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:47
Terrell Owens said Wednesday that the criticism of his forgoing an acceptance speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame is based on his "reputation" and not his "character."

Watch (blackout restrictions): 2018 ESPYS

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:54
The 2018 ESPYS are live in the Eastern and Central time zones. The show can be seen at 9 p.m. ET in the Mountain time zone, 10 p.m. ET in Arizona, 11 p.m. ET on the West Coast and 1 a.m. ET Thursday in Hawaii.

Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beat

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:01
After heading to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October.

Source: Machado-to-L.A. expected to happen

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 19:38
After a hold-up on a reported medical issue of a prospect, the Orioles and Dodgers are expected to finalize their agreed-to trade of Manny Machado to Los Angeles in exchange for a package of minor leaguers, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.

Angels commend Trout after Manfred comments

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 19:30
The Angels commended Mike Trout for "prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" on Wednesday, a day after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the outfielder would be an even bigger star if he spent more time marketing himself.