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Jan 19, 2020

White: Conor-Khabib rematch the fight to make
For Conor McGregor, a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is "a massive fight with global appeal" and "the fight you make" above all others, UFC president Dana White said.

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

Moments of UFC 246: Conor at the mic, Cowboy's grandma and Maycee's stumble
Conor McGregor's TKO made the loudest splash, but it wasn't the only noteworthy moment at UFC 246.

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

Just like that, Conor McGregor is back in control
In a matter of 40 seconds, McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. So where does he go from here?

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

Rosario upsets 'J Rock'; Eleider Alvarez KO's Michael Seals. What's next?
Our experts react to some surprising results and look ahead at what might be next for the winners and losers.

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

Who should be next for Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone?
Should McGregor wait for a title shot or stay active vs. a tough foe? How about an old nemesis for Cowboy?

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

LeBron James, social media react to Conor McGregor's win
McGregor's 40-second victory at UFC 246 wowed many of his peers and athletes from other major pro sports.

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

McGregor takes out Cerrone in 40-second TKO
Conor McGregor made a resounding return to the Octagon, finishing Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in just 40 seconds of the first round Saturday night at UFC 246.

ESPN Sports
Jan 19, 2020

UFC upstart Barber injures knee in upset loss
Women's MMA pioneer Roxanne Modafferi defeats hobbled Maycee Barber in the UFC 246 prelims.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Erling Haaland's debut hat trick sparks Borussia Dortmund comeback
Erling Haaland continued his incredible campaign with a hat trick on his Borussia Dortmund debut, which sparked a comeback from 3-1 down to win 5-3.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Haaland's hat trick sparks Borussia Dortmund comeback
Erling Haaland continued his incredible campaign with a hat trick on his Borussia Dortmund debut, which sparked a comeback from 3-1 down to win 5-3.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Rosario stuns Williams to claim unified title
In a major upset, Jeison Rosario stopped Julian Williams in the fifth round of Williams' homecoming fight to take his unified junior middleweight world title Saturday night in Philadelphia.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Louisville makes a statement at Duke
The Cardinals got back on track with a key ACC upset, while Kentucky and Florida both scored SEC wins.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Brick House: Vandy 0-for-25 on 3s, ending streak
Vanderbilt had one of the worst 3-point shooting performances in Division I basketball over the past 20 seasons, going 0-for-25 against Tennessee to snap a streak of 1,080 straight games of making at least one 3.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Astros' Altuve confident 'everything will be fine'
While second baseman Jose Altuve was open and eager to address the sign-stealing scandal at the Astros' winter fan festival, third baseman Alex Bregman was stoic and stingy with his words as the team sets its sights on spring training.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Fury: McGregor in ring would be great for boxing
Tyson Fury said on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show on ESPN Radio that it would be great for both boxing and combat sports if Conor McGregor returned to the ring. McGregor lost by TKO to Floyd Mayweather in 2017 and has spoken of fighting Manny Pacquiao.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Live results, recaps and analysis for every UFC 246 bout
McGregor returns to the Octagon to face Cerrone. Follow all the action from prelims to main card.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Results and recaps for every UFC 246 bout
Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon to face Cowboy Cerrone. Follow all the action from prelims to main card.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Sources: Blazers trade Bazemore, picks to Kings
The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two second-round picks to the Sacramento Kings for Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel, and Caleb Swanigan, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Leader Inbee Park breezes through third round
Two shots separate South Koreans Inbee Park and Sei Young Kim atop the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions leaderboard, with several other golfers within striking distance.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Viral star goes from thwarting thief to UFC 246
Summer Tapasa became a viral video star after she blocked and battled a would-be thief. Now she's got a job offer with the UFC and was in the middle of the weigh-in action Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Martinez confident Red Sox did nothing wrong
At the Red Sox Winter Weekend fan festival, Boston slugger J.D. Martinez reiterated his confidence that his club will be cleared in MLB's investigation into sign stealing.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

OBJ cop slap case won't be pursued by DA office
The case against Odell Beckham Jr. for slapping a cop's butt won't be pursued by the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

OBJ cop-slap case won't be pursued by DA office
The case against Odell Beckham Jr. for slapping a cop's butt won't be pursued by the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office and the New Orleans Police Department said the officer in question won't pursue charges.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Source: Slapped cop not seeking charges for OBJ
The officer whose butt was slapped by Odell Beckham Jr. no longer wants to pursue charges against the Browns receiver, and the New Orleans Police Department may withdraw the warrant for OBJ, a source told ESPN's Mike Triplett.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Haaland's debut hat trick sparks BVB comeback
Erling Haaland continued his incredible campaign with a hat trick on his Borussia Dortmund debut, which sparked a comeback from 3-1 down to win 5-3.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Survey: Fans want Astros players punished too
More than half of MLB fans believe Astros players should have been penalized along with team management in the aftermath of the sign-stealing scandal, according to an online survey conducted on behalf of ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

When Andy Reid coached his first conference title game, where was his competition?
Reid is coaching his sixth conference championship game, while the other three coaches are in their first.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes learned a few lessons in last year's AFC title game
Since falling short of the Super Bowl last season with an OT loss to the Patriots, Mahomes has figured out "how to win when things aren't perfect."

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Why Paul George came to L.A.: 'It was a lot deeper than basketball'
The Clippers star went to L.A. to team up with Kawhi Leonard and play in his hometown. But there was one more motivation much closer to his heart.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Atlanta won in San Antonio for the first time since Feb. 15, 1997, which predates the birth of all five Hawks starters.
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ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

Cavs' Thompson T'd up for Crowder 'butt slap'
Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson received a technical foul Friday night after he gave Memphis' Jae Crowder a "slap to the backside," as crew chief Kenny Mauer said after the game. Thompson and Crowder were hit with double technicals earlier in the game.

ESPN Sports
Jan 18, 2020

The Heat and Thunder are benefiting from CP3 staying put
Dots were connected this summer that suggested Chris Paul could be a fit in Miami. But the Heat are just fine without that trade, and so are the Thunder.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Darvish now asks: Were Astros stealing off me?
In the aftermath of the Astros' cheating scandal, a big question lingers for former Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, who was rocked by Houston during the 2017 World Series: "Was I tipping [pitches], or were they stealing [signs]?"

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Osaka ignoring critics after 'toughest year' of life
Naomi Osaka said she struggled with the scrutiny that came with being the No. 1-ranked player in the world but has made a conscious decision not to worry about "outside noise."

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

AO FAQ: How fires could impact first major of 2020
As smoke from nearby fires affects the air quality in Melbourne, what protocols do officials have in place to protect players, fans and staff?

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Australian Open draw envisions epic women's matches, more Big Three
Serena Williams' path to a 24th major title is filled with former Grand Slam winners. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer top a more balanced men's side.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Garrett stays in NFC East, named OC of Giants
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Source: Garrett lands in N.Y. as Giants' new OC
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Maryville University No. 1 in preseason ESPN College League of Legends coaches poll
Over 40 coaches voted and more than half of them voted for Maryville University as the No. 1 team in the country in ESPN's preseason College League of Legends coaches poll.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Timberwolves' Towns returns after 15 games out
Minnesota gets Karl-Anthony back on Friday at Indiana after he missed 15 games with a sprained left knee.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Towns back after 15 games out, drops 27 in loss
Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns was back Friday at Indiana after he missed 15 games because of a sprained left knee and scored a team-high 27 points in a 116-114 loss.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

30 trades that shaped the NFL season: Barnwell ranks them from worst to first
Ryan Tannehill turned around a franchise, and a few other former Dolphins have shaken up the league. These are the trades that shaped the season.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Bryant: As Australia burns, it's time for athletes to speak out on climate
As the Australian Open is set to begin, there is something tone-deaf about the idea of playing tennis while a country burns. Athletes are raising money for relief efforts, but it's not enough. It's time for them to raise their voices about climate change.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Sources: NBA shelves vote on schedule overhaul
The NBA won't hold a vote at April's owners meeting about plans to alter the league's in-season schedule, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, but still hopes to make changes.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Kyrie talked to teammates after listing Nets core
Kyrie Irving says he's spoken to teammates to clear up any confusion about remarks he made Wednesday about the players he sees as being part of the Nets' future.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Hold that, Tiger: RB Etienne staying at Clemson
Clemson junior Travis Etienne, rated as the No. 4 draft-eligible running back by ESPN, will return for his senior season. He has rushed for 4,038 yards in his three seasons with the Tigers.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

LSU Tigers celebration among must-see sports photos of the week
The most interesting sports shots from around the globe this week include a motorbike race along a desert canyon and an epic photobomb by an ice luger.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

LSU Tigers' celebration among must-see sports photos of the week
The most interesting sports shots from around the globe this week include a motorbike race along a desert canyon and an epic photobomb by an ice luger.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

McDowell: La Russa put in sign-stealing system
Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, who never played for Tony La Russa, said a camera-aided sign-stealing system was set up by the Hall of Fame manager prior to his being fired, and that was used after McDowell made his debut in 1987.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Harbaugh defends Jackson's playoff failure
Ravens coach John Harbaugh defended quarterback Lamar Jackson following the team's 28-12 divisional playoff loss to the Titans, noting he's younger than Heisman winner Joe Burrow.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Trump honors CFP champion LSU at White House
President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion LSU football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

McGregor and Cerrone make weight for UFC 246
Conor McGregor and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone both weighed in at 170 pounds for their UFC 246 fight Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Source: Ineligible list ends at death for MLB bans
Major League Baseball has no hold on banned players after they die, a source told ESPN, which could be significant when it comes to Hall of Fame consideration for "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and others who were banned for life and have since died.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

What really happened during Deflategate? Five years later, the NFL's 'scandal' aged poorly
Five years ago, the Deflategate allegations against the Patriots spun out of control. Did the NFL actually learn anything from it?

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

How the internet helped crack the Astros' sign-stealing case
Social media shaped MLB's first uniquely 21st century scandal.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Buzzers, burner accounts and conspiracies: Inside baseball's day of epic chaos
Three days of sign-stealing scandal buildup erupted on social media Thursday, leading to a day of conspiracies and confusion -- and MLB without control of its sport.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Hedman, others have taken over the NHL
Sweden has become a dominant defensive pipeline. How did Victor Hedman help lead the way for a talented next wave of blueliners?

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Is South Carolina ready to be No. 1?
What should we expect in the Gamecocks' Big Monday test? ESPN.com's experts preview the game and weigh in on UConn-Tennessee and the Pac-12 race.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

How Frank Vogel won over the Lakers and their superstars
How has a retread coach made it work inside the league's most treacherous minefield?

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Sources: Georgia brings in Monken to be new OC
Georgia has hired Todd Monken to be its new offensive coordinator and playcaller, sources confirmed to ESPN's Mark Schlabach. Monken spent this past season as the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

A bold plan to save soccer: redistribute players, not the wealth
Soccer's gaps between the one-percent and the rest are widening to the point of breaking the sport. Here's our way of restoring some balance.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Bracketology: Kansas rises, Butler falls
Butler's home loss to Seton Hall knocked the Bulldogs back to the No. 2 line -- and steady Kansas took advantage.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

NHL experts buy/sell Panarin as a Hart finalist, Ovechkin winning the shots title, more
Our panel checks in on a handful of hot topics around the league, including scoring races, goaltender trades and more.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Murray: Could play in NFL, MLB at same time
Cardinals QB Kyler Murray says he's still focused on football, but he says he thinks "it would be fun" to play professional baseball at the same time. "Athletically, I think, yeah, I could do it," he said.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Lowe: Ten NBA things I like and don't like, including the Luka Doncic-Dwight Powell dance
This week the spotlight falls on the tricks of Ja Morant, OKC's sensational soph and two Mavs bigs earning a little respect.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Liverpool won't break Man City's points record or match Arsenal's Invincibles
Liverpool will win their first league title in three decades, but bank on 98 points and no Invincibles.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Guide to Titans-Chiefs, Packers-49ers: Picks, bold predictions, key matchups, more
What to watch for in both games. Matchup breakdowns. Stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for the NFL conference championships.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

UFC 246 viewers guide: McGregor returns with big plans; can Cerrone cancel them all?
What can we expect as Conor McGregor returns from an absence of over a year to take on Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246?

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Is Conor properly focused on Cowboy? Will fans remain loyal?
If Conor McGregor wins, should he be in line for a lightweight title shot? Our experts weigh in.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

Pels revel in Ingram's career night after wild win
Brandon Ingram had a career-high 49 points, and the Pelicans came away with a 138-132 overtime victory over the Jazz that was more dramatic than expected after a foul call went against New Orleans at the end of regulation.

ESPN Sports
Jan 17, 2020

College basketball picks: Can Duke or Louisville take charge in the ACC?
The questions in a crowded ACC start at the top, and ESPN.com's experts weighed on Duke-Louisville and a range of other topics.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Ionescu's career night leads Oregon past Stanford
Sabrina Ionescu had a career-high 37 points by playing one of the best games on a résumé full of contenders.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Dad: Joe Burrow would be happy with Bengals
Joe Burrow's father, who lives in Ohio, says his son would be happy to be drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Burrow would be happy with Bengals, says dad
Joe Burrow's father, who lives in Ohio, says his son would be happy to be drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

One-armed amateur aces hole on PGA Tour stop
Laurent Hurtubise, who was born with one arm, recorded a hole-in-one on the par-3 fourth hole at the PGA West Stadium Course in La Quinta, California, on Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

MLB: No evidence Astros used wearable devices
Major League Baseball said Thursday that its investigation into stealing signs found no evidence that any Astros players wore electronic devices that would have notified them of certain pitches, including during the 2019 season.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Giants make Nakken 1st female coach in MLB
The Giants made Alyssa Nakken the first female coach on an MLB staff Thursday. She will be in uniform, will travel, throw batting practice and hit fungoes, manager Gabe Kapler said.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Draw envisions epic women's matches, more Big Three
Serena Williams' path is filled with Grand Slam winners. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer top a more balanced men's side.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

McCarthy lets Moore keep calling Cowboys' plays
New Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said he'd continue to have Kellen Moore call plays on offense because "I wanted to make sure we were able to capitalize on what has been established here."

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

How Barcelona replaced Valverde with Setien
ESPN takes readers behind the scenes to reveal why Barcelona finally dismissed Ernesto Valverde, and why they put their belief in Quique Setien.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Baylor hires LSU DC Aranda as new head coach
Dave Aranda, who spent the past four years as defensive coordinator at LSU and helped the Tigers win the national title, is getting his first head-coaching job.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Sources: Baylor expected to hire LSU's Aranda
Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, who spent the past four years at LSU and helped the Tigers win the national title, is expected to get his first head-coaching job at Baylor, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Why Beltran is out before his first game as Mets manager
Here's what you need to know as Beltran became the third skipper to lose his job this week.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Mets agree to part ways with manager Beltran
Carlos Beltran, before beginning his first season on the job with the New York Mets, became the third MLB manager to lose his job as a result of the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, joining AJ Hinch and Alex Cora.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Source: AB's agent terminating relationship
Agent Drew Rosenhaus conditionally terminated his relationship with Antonio Brown until the free-agent receiver seeks counseling, according to an NFLPA source.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Follow live: High-flying Bucks, Celtics meet
Milwaukee went 6-for-7 from beyond the arc in the first quarter and stormed out to a double-digit lead over Boston.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Hawks acquire PG Teague in trade with Wolves
The Hawks have sent swingman Allen Crabbe to the Timberwolves for point guard Jeff Teague and forward Treveon Graham.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Sources: Hawks acquiring Teague from Wolves
The Hawks are sending swingman Allen Crabbe to the Timberwolves for point guard Jeff Teague and forward Treveon Graham, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Koepka jabs back at DeChambeau abs barbs
Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau have had their tense moments over the past year, mostly relating to slow play.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

New Orleans police issue arrest warrant for OBJ
The New Orleans Police Department has issued an arrest warrant accusing Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. of simple battery of a Superdome security officer.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns to compete in 2v2 CoD Hype Battle
Karl-Anthony Towns will be the first celebrity to join in the festivities during the launch weekend of the Call of Duty League.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

The Wysh List: Five essential traits of an NHL pest
Matthew Tkachuk is reminding us of legendary pests. Plus, Jersey Fouls, winners and losers of the week and more.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Irish eyes: Controversies complicate Conor McGregor's return
Questions abound as McGregor returns. A trip to his native Ireland reveals that they extend well beyond the Octagon.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Matt LaFleur vs. Robert Saleh: Best man stands in way of Super Bowl berth
LaFleur was best man in his wedding. Saleh helped him get his start in the NFL. Now LaFleur, the Packers' offensive playcaller, will have to beat Saleh, the 49ers' defensive coordinator, to get to the Super Bowl.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Potential candidates to replace AJ Hinch as Astros manager
Who could fill the unexpected managerial opening in Houston? Here are some names to watch.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Why No. 3 Duke -- fresh off a loss to Clemson -- is still underrated
Your might think Zion's Blue Devils were better, but this year's Duke group is improved in several key metrics.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Virginia Tech's Fuente out of running at Baylor
Justin Fuente has decided to remain at Virginia Tech after interviewing with Baylor.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Australian Open FAQ: How fires could impact first major of 2020
As smoke from nearby fires affects the air quality in Melbourne, what protocols do officials have in place to protect players, fans and staff?

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Source: Astros interview Showalter for manager
The Houston Astros have interviewed Buck Showalter for their managerial vacancy, ESPN has confirmed.

ESPN Sports
Jan 16, 2020

Stone Cold Stunners, King Cobras and the People's Elbow: Inside the Bucks' pregame routine
Robin Lopez and Wesley Matthews have reunited in Milwaukee and introduced their new team to an unorthodox tradition.

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