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Mystics' balance, chemistry overwhelm Sparks in blowout win

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:44
With six players scoring in double figures, the Mystics are headed back to the semifinals after handing the Sparks their worst playoff loss in franchise history.

Preseason Week 3 takeaways: Tyrod Taylor recovers, Foles flounders

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 00:36
Here are the biggest things we learned about every team during Week 3 of the preseason.

Giants chide pitcher for using mock Asian accent

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:13
Giants pitcher Derek Holland issued an apology Thursday, a day after he appeared on the television show Intentional Talk and spoke in a mock Asian accent.

Real or not? Nola shines brightest on NL's day of aces

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:01
Don't look now, but the Phillies' Aaron Nola might have passed Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom as the top candidate for the Cy Young Award.

Browns QB Taylor hurts hand, is able to return

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 22:02
Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor was able to return to Thursday night's preseason game against the Eagles after suffering a scary-looking hand injury.

Kopech: Tweets 'immature and inappropriate'

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 21:23
White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech said offensive tweets he posted in high school and has since deleted do not represent who he is now.

Darke: Only Liverpool has a chance to catch Manchester City

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 20:36
The Premier League season is only two weeks old, but that hasn't stopped Ian Darke from predicting the future.

Harden says Melo's transition will be 'a breeze'

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 19:55
James Harden, discussing Carmelo Anthony's addition to the Rockets' lineup, says "it's going to be easy" thanks to "talented, high-IQ guys around who love to communicate and love to figure things out."

OBJ, Giants progressing in talks, sources say

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 19:51
There is reasonable optimism from both sides that a deal between the Giants and star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. will be reached before Week 1, sources told ESPN.

Old-timer's day: Bill Elliott returns to drive in Xfinity race

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:58
The 16-time most popular driver will be a rookie again, as the 62-year-old NASCAR Hall of Famer returns to the track at Road America in Wisconsin.

Super Bowl LII rematch? 8 bold predictions from ESPN's FPI

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:50
Are the Eagles and Patriots headed toward a Super Bowl rematch? ESPN's Football Power Index thinks so. Seth Walder runs through eight bold predictions for the 2018 season.

Gurley on sitting preseason: 'Everyone's dream'

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:47
The Rams will not play Todd Gurley in any preseason games this year, a decision that the running back called "everyone's dream."

Travis Frederick's diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome hits home

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:46
The news reminded the author of his own battle against the disease, and the challenges it presented a high school athlete facing a difficult recovery.

Always forward thinking, Venus Williams not worried about poor results this season

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:17
Venus Williams is not letting a disappointing season get in the way of her US Open aspirations.

MLB's next big thing: Handicapping Cy Young and MVP races

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:03
With the awards battles far too close to call, we created a new formula to separate the favorites from the pack. Plus, a chat with Terry Francona.

Diana Taurasi claps last, leads Mercury past Connecticut

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 17:40
There's a reason Diana Taurasi is 13-0 in winner-take-all games after the Mercury beat the Sun. She proved that in the state where her legacy began.

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