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Sep 19, 2020

Saints' Thomas (ankle) ruled out vs. Raiders
New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas has officially been ruled out for Monday night's game against the Las Vegas Raiders, it was announced Saturday.

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Sep 19, 2020

Remember me? Bale rejoins Tottenham on loan
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Sep 19, 2020

Astros' Verlander: I need Tommy John surgery
Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander is set to undergo Tommy John surgery, he said in an Instagram post Saturday.

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Sep 19, 2020

FSU coach Norvell tests positive for coronavirus
Florida State coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for the coronavirus.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Sources: Celts optimistic Hayward to be active
Barring a setback in pregame warm-ups, there's significant optimism within the Celtics that forward Gordon Hayward will make a return to the lineup for Game 3 against the Heat on Saturday night, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Big Ten football schedule release: Analysis, predictions and team-by-team breakdowns
The full Big Ten football schedule is out, and this is everything you need to know, breaking down the biggest games for each team in the conference.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Djokovic loses his cool again, advances in Italy
Novak Djokovic had another angry outburst en route to a three-set win in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Ohio St. faces Nebraska as part of Big Ten start
National title contender Ohio State opens their season against Nebraska on Oct. 24, the Big Ten announced Saturday.

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Sep 19, 2020

How Breonna Taylor's killing spurs Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Mascots, uniform reveals and the best from Week 3
With SEC play a week away and Big Ten football on the horizon in a month or so, here is what's going on in college football's Week 3. Louisville throws deep, uniform and mascot reveals and more as the schedule starts to heat up this fall.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Will an inspired Tyron Woodley show up vs. Colby Covington?
Can Colby Covington's antagonism and relentlessness draw former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley into an action fight on Saturday?

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

How the Celtics survive, in two not-so-easy steps
Miami has taken two games with great schemes and big plays. Here's how Boston can adjust to get back into the East finals.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Stanley Cup Final preview: Lightning vs. Stars matchup, series pick
Who will win the Stanley Cup? We break the series down in six categories, and make a prediction.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

The lapsed fan's guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final
Get caught up quickly here before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

How Breonna Taylor's killing inspires Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case. He is effecting change too -- speaking at protests, talking to the mayor, and now he is meeting with the FBI.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

LeBron on MVP voting totals: 'It pissed me off'
Lakers star LeBron James took issue with receiving only 16 of 101 first-place votes in the NBA MVP voting, saying that it "pissed me off."

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Dwight Howard makes good on his promise to the Lakers
In Friday's series-opening win, the Lakers got a whole lot more from Howard than they could have expected.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

MLB playoff push: A's clinch playoff spot, plus current postseason bracket
With Oakland becoming the latest to wrap up a postseason spot, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Berry: QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs I love -- and hate -- for Week 2
Matthew Berry lists his favorites for each position, but he begins with The Fantasy Show and its 250th episode.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Sources: Brad Stevens held late-night meeting with Celtics leaders
After emotions spilled into the locker room following a Game 2 loss to the Heat, Celtics coach Brad Stevens held a late-night meeting with team leaders, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Pujols homers twice, passes Mays for fifth all time
Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Ultimate Bundesliga preview: Who will challenge Bayern for the title?
Before you tune in to all the Bundesliga action on ESPN , we break down what to watch for throughout the 2020-21 season.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Why we're headed for a wild weekend at the U.S. Open
Two of golf's biggest personalities, Patrick Reed and Bryson DeChambeau, are at the top of the leaderboard. Winged Foot is playing impossible, meaning anyone has a chance. Things are going to get even more interesting at the U.S. Open.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Tiger misses cut at U.S. Open: 'Doesn't feel good'
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the U.S. Open for just the fourth time in his career following a second-round 7-over 77 in which he hit just five fairways.

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Sep 18, 2020

Pac-12 CEOs to decide on season start Thursday
While it was not expected but not ruled out, the Pac-12 CEO Group did not vote on a plan for how to start its football season during a Friday meeting and instead says it will make a decision Thursday.

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Sep 18, 2020

Follow live: LeBron, Lakers take on surprising Nuggets in Game 1
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Sep 18, 2020

CU official ticketed for 100-player mountain hike
The Colorado football team's 100-player mountain hike has earned director of football operations Bryan McGinnis a ticket for violating a public health order by local officials.

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Sep 18, 2020

Source: No Pac-12 CEOs vote on season start
While it was not expected but not ruled out, the Pac-12 CEO Group did not vote on a plan for how to start its football season during a Friday meeting, a source said.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Source: Rams, Woods agree to $65M extension
The Los Angeles Rams and receiver Robert Woods have agreed to terms on a four-year, $65 million extension, including $32 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. The contract has a $68 million maximum value.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Reed leads DeChambeau by 1 shot at U.S. Open
Patrick Reed shot an even-par 70 at Winged Foot on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Bryson DeChambeau after the second round of the U.S. Open.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

How Tiger Woods' disastrous second round knocked him out of the U.S. Open
Tiger Woods had an ugly second round at Winged Foot and missed the cut at the U.S. Open. Here is how it went down.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Bracketologists speak: What NCAA tournament forecasters expect from odd 2020-21 season
ESPN bracketologists Joe Lunardi and Charlie Creme look ahead to March.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

49ers TE Kittle ruled out with sprained knee
49ers tight end George Kittle has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets with a sprained left knee.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Source: Rams' Woods, 4-year, $65M extension
The Los Angeles Rams and receiver Robert Woods have agreed to terms on a four-year, $65 million extension, including $32 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. The contract has a $68 million maximum value.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

DeChambeau muscles way among Open leaders
Bryson DeChambeau shot a 2-under-par 68 -- the lowest round of the Friday morning wave -- that gave him the clubhouse lead at the 120th U.S. Open at 137, 3 under par.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Only six teams have done the impossible: Stop LeBron in the playoffs
How do you stop one of the greatest players of all time in the postseason? It's not easy -- and it doesn't last long.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Week 3 betting trends to know
We've got trends and stats for 13 of the top matchups, including No. 18 Louisville vs. No. 17 Miami.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Season preview: Can Milan clubs keep Ronaldo, Juventus from another title?
Before you tune in to all the Serie A action on ESPN , we break down what to watch for throughout the 2020-21 season.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Juventus gambling that club legend can get the best out of Ronaldo & Co.
Andrea Pirlo taking the reins at Juventus was surprising, but there's little reason to doubt him.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Giannis wins 2nd straight MVP award in landslide
Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive NBA MVP award, the league announced Friday.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Houston-Baylor game postponed due to virus
The Houston-Baylor game, set for Saturday in Waco, Texas, has been postponed after Baylor did not meet the Big 12 Conference COVID-19 game cancellation thresholds.

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Sep 18, 2020

'20 Maui Invitational moving to N. Carolina
The 2020 Maui Invitational is moving to North Carolina because of the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament announced.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Lions' Stafford recounts seeing racism firsthand
In an essay on The Players Tribune on Friday, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford detailed racism he saw firsthand with teammates in the spring while working out in Georgia.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Sources: Stevens met with Celtics leaders late
After emotions spilled into the locker room following a Game 2 loss to the Heat, Celtics coach Brad Stevens held a late-night meeting with team leaders, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Titans WR Brown out vs. Jags with bruised knee
Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel ruled out wide receiver A.J. Brown for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a bone bruise on his knee.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Picks for the Stanley Cup champion, Conn Smythe Trophy winner
Who will prevail when the Lightning and Stars clash? Our experts make their picks on the champ, plus playoff MVP.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Lightning vs. Stars: The lapsed fan's guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final
Missed a game or two this postseason? Missed all of them? Get caught up quickly here before Game 1.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

The NFL got through Week 1 ... now what?
Can the league play a full season? And what happens as more fans are allowed into games?

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

IPL 2020 in the UAE: It's a big deal, and here's why
The biggest and richest cricket tournament outside the World Cups begins on Saturday. Here's all you need to know about it

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Lowe: LeBron vs. Giannis, Ja vs. Zion and the big awards debates
Zach Lowe makes his picks for MVP, ROY and the other major NBA awards.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Jets' Crowder (hamstring) ruled out vs. 49ers
Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the 49ers with a hamstring injury.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Sources: '20 Maui Invitational to N. Carolina
The 2020 Maui Invitational is moving to North Carolina because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Sources: Giannis wins 2nd straight MVP award
Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive NBA MVP award, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Bengals' Uzomah tears Achilles, out for season
Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah tore his Achilles tendon during Thursday's loss and is out for the season.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Liverpool completes Thiago signing from Bayern
The midfielder becomes Jurgen Klopp's second signing of the summer.

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Sep 18, 2020

Shaun Wade: 'Gonna come back and be a Buckeye'
Ohio State cornerback Shaun Wade, who originally opted out of the 2020 season amid Big Ten uncertainty, has said he'll return to the Buckeyes now that the season will begin in October.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Sun, Lynx embrace underdog role in WNBA semifinals
A'ja Wilson and the Aces and Breanna Stewart and the Storm are considered the clear favorites when the best-of-five WNBA semifinals open Sunday.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Inter Miami signs striker Higuain from Juventus
MLS club Inter Miami has signed former Argentina international striker Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus. Higuain, 32, will be a Designated Player, joining Rodolfo Pizarro and Matias Pellegrini as the team's highest-paid squad members.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Powerhouse ACC plays on as many NCAA women's soccer teams sit on sidelines
The conference with more women's soccer championships than any other opted for an abbreviated fall schedule now and a restart in the spring, when the NCAA plans to hold the College Cup.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Six years later, wild Super Bowl XLIX finish still felt by Patriots, Seahawks
Two of the NFL's most successful franchises over the past decade meet Sunday, and the echoes from an epic game still reverberate for both teams.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Could Allen Robinson really be traded? What we know, and why his contract is tricky
The 27-year-old Bears WR is frustrated and wants a new contract. Could he get that new deal from another team?

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

How to stop LeBron in the playoffs
How do you stop one of the greatest players of all time in the postseason? It's not easy -- and it doesn't last long.

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Sep 18, 2020

Why a bunch of ex-Bruins are backing Rick Bowness in the Stanley Cup Final
We check in with players from the 1992 Bruins on why they want to see Bowness win.

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Sep 18, 2020

Ringside Seat: How can Jose Pedraza and Erickson Lubin get another title shot? Win on Saturday
Junior welterweight Jose Pedraza and junior middleweight Erickson Lubin have one more chance to get into title contention.

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Sep 18, 2020

Mac Jones vs. Bryce Young: Two emerging QB legends, another major Alabama decision
Is this Tua vs. Hurts 2.0? Maybe not yet, but the latest Crimson Tide QB competition is shaping up as another Bama-style war of attrition.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Guide to every Week 2 NFL game: Picks, matchup nuggets, more
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for Week 2.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

The NFL got through Week 1 ... now what? Looming concerns for the rest of the season
Can the league play a full season? And what happens as more fans are allowed into games?

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Sep 18, 2020

Big Ten's PR approach deserves scrutiny, but on-field storylines are rich
In case you haven't heard, the Big Ten is returning. Here are the early storylines worth watching.

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Sep 18, 2020

'I've always hated the guy': Inside the feud between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley
Find out how a 2014 fight camp ignited a Tyron Woodley-Colby Covington feud that will finally reach the Octagon on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

KJ Sails on social injustice: I want to do something that will bring people together
South Florida DB KJ Sails shares how the past two years have put everything into perspective for him, from the deaths of his great-grandmother and a childhood friend to finding his way to speak out against social injustice and police brutality.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Man United frustrated by transfer-hungry Twitter users
Man United fans have been vocal about their club's lack of signings this summer and the club are getting frustrated. It's ESPN's Insider Notebook!

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Sep 18, 2020

More Bam and a third-quarter blitz: How Miami got within two wins of the NBA Finals
The Heat rallied from 17 points down to take a 2-0 series lead. Our experts break down Miami's latest statement.

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Sep 18, 2020

Same as it ever was? 2020-21 college basketball season has plenty of precedent
Afraid of the altered look of the upcoming season? Relax. Much of what's to come is not new.

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Sep 18, 2020

Biggest injury questions this week for all 32 teams
NFL Nation reports on which players are dealing with early injuries.

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Sep 18, 2020

Yankees tee off again as White Sox, Rays clinch, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their playoff tickets, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

How the Lakers and Nuggets stack up in this surprising West finals matchup
Our NBA experts break down the West finals before Game 1 on Friday at 9 p.m. ET.

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Sep 18, 2020

WNBA playoffs 2020: Lynx, Sun move on; Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker ponder what's next
Diana Taurasi and Candace Parker said they both plan to return next season after their teams were eliminated in the second round.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Celtics downplay frustrations after loss to Heat
Celtics guard Marcus Smart could be heard yelling at his teammates in the locker room following Thursday night's loss to the Heat, according to ESPN's Malika Andrews. After the game, players and coach Brad Stevens tried to downplay the situation.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Celtics downplay locker room angst after loss
Celtics guard Marcus Smart could be heard yelling at his teammates in the locker room following Thursday night's loss to the Heat, according to ESPN's Malika Andrews. After the game, players and coach Brad Stevens tried to downplay the situation.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Osaka a no-go for French Open, cites hamstring
A sore hamstring and lack of preparation time will keep Naomi Osaka out of the French Open, she announced Thursday night.

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Sep 18, 2020

MLB playoff push: Yankees tee off again as White Sox, Rays clinch, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their playoff tickets, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Browns' Baker Mayfield again uses Thursday night game to break through
Mayfield's NFL career began on a Thursday night. It might have just been revitalized on a Thursday night, as well.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

More Bam and a third-quarter blitz: How Miami got within two wins of the Finals
The Heat rallied from 17 points down to take a 2-0 series lead. Our experts break down Miami's latest statement.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Sony announces price, release date for PlayStation 5
Sony announced Wednesday that the PlayStation 5 will be released Nov. 12 and cost $499.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

PlayStation 5 showcase featuring Spider-Man, FFXVI a big win for Sony
Sony's latest showcase not only revealed the price and release date for the highly anticipated PS5, it also featured new trailers and gameplay footage of some big upcoming games.

ESPN Sports
Sep 18, 2020

Predictions, stats and schedule for the Stanley Cup Final
The matchup for the Stanley Cup Final is set. Here are our early predictions, along with stats for the matchup and the schedule.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Playoff push: White Sox, Rays join playoff field, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their tickets, we look at who hopes to join them in the playoffs.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

LeBron: Respect for Nuggets 'out of this world'
After watching the Denver Nuggets rally to win a pair of playoff series in which they trailed 3-1, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said Thursday that his team's respect level for the Nuggets "is out of this world."

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Yanks set franchise first with 5 HRs in one inning
The Yankees became the seventh team in MLB history to hit five homers in an inning, achieving the feat in the fourth inning of Thursday's game against the Jays.

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Sep 17, 2020

Twins' Donaldson ejected at plate after HR trot
Twins slugger Josh Donaldson was ejected from Thursday's game against the White Sox for kicking dirt on home plate after crossing it following a sixth-inning home run.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Browns' Baker Mayfield rolls out for 43-yard TD pass to Odell Beckham Jr.
Following the rough season opener, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield came out hot Thursday against the Bengals.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Which Bundesliga team should you support?
Want to get into German soccer but don't know your Bayern from your Borussias? We've got you covered.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Thomas atop Open as 21 players go under par
Justin Thomas (65) was one of 21 players to shoot under par Thursday at Winged Foot. The result: a 1-shot U.S. Open lead over Patrick Reed, Thomas Pieters and Matthew Wolff.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Osaka a no go for French Open, cites hamstring
A sore hamstring will keep Naomi Osaka out of the French Open, she announced Thursday night.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Follow live: Lightning one win away from Stanley Cup Final
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Sep 17, 2020

Real or not: Tyson KO's Jones, Canelo-GGG III in 2021
Will Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin complete their trilogy? Our expert panel weighs in.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Ten years of great fights: Ranking the best bouts on Mexican Independence Day weekend
From a pair of clashes between Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin to showcases for Floyd Mayweather and Sergio Martinez, we rank the best main events of the past 10 years from Mexican Independence Day weekend.

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

For a day, the U.S. Open and Winged Foot gave everybody a break. Will it last?
The U.S. Open, especially at Winged Foot, is not supposed to be easy. It's not supposed to be hard. It's supposed to be impossible. On Thursday, it wasn't. Will that change, or is the USGA softening?

ESPN Sports
Sep 17, 2020

Follow live: Baker Mayfield welcomes fellow No. 1 pick Joe Borrow to the Battle of Ohio
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Sep 17, 2020

Wade: 'Gonna come back and be a Buckeye'
Ohio State cornerback Shaun Wade, who originally opted out of the 2020 season amid Big Ten uncertainty, has said he'll return to the Buckeyes now that the season will begin in October.

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