Posted: 2020-08-07 03:43:58
The lumbering Mets first baseman has been doubted -- if not outright tormented -- ever since he was a kid. He's never let it stop him....
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:31:40
As the Power 5 conferences scramble to find a way to make the 2020 college football season work, the scheduling decisions were at times chaotic and contentious. But now comes the hard part: ...
Kevin Fiala is still figuring out his sudden ...

Kevin Fiala is still figuring out his sudden stardom


The Wild winger is becoming a foundational player, but some areas for growth remain....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:59:23
Kevin Fiala is still figuring out his sudden stardom
The Wild winger is becoming a foundational player, but some areas for growth remain....
NHL Playoffs Daily: Reckoning Day...

NHL Playoffs Daily: Reckoning Day


Six teams face elimination from the postseason on Friday. Get caught up on all the action here....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:59:23
NHL Playoffs Daily: Reckoning Day
Six teams face elimination from the postseason on Friday. Get caught up on all the action here....
Hulkenberg returns as Perez tests positive ag...

Hulkenberg returns as Perez tests positive again


Nico Hulkenberg will replace Sergio Perez at Racing Point for the second race in a row after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19 again....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:58:00
Hulkenberg returns as Perez tests positive again
Nico Hulkenberg will replace Sergio Perez at Racing Point for the second race in a row after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19 again....

Posted: 2020-08-07 02:50:00
From impact starters to long shots, dozens of players will skip the NFL season. Here's who won't be playing and how it affects their teams....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:22:13
Ken Daniels, voice of the Detroit Red Wings, had an emotional reaction after hearing news that Michael Ligotti, a Delray Beach, Florida, doctor, had been arrested for his alleged role in an ...
Pulisic up for PL Young Player of the Year...

Pulisic up for PL Young Player of the Year


United duo Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood were also nominated alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jack Grealish, Dean Henderson and Mason Mount....
Posted: 2020-08-07 11:12:01
Pulisic up for PL Young Player of the Year
United duo Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood were also nominated alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jack Grealish, Dean Henderson and Mason Mount....
Michael Porter Jr. and eight more breakout NB...

Michael Porter Jr. and eight more breakout NBA players in Orlando


Who are the emerging players in the NBA bubble? Our analysts pick their favorites....
Posted: 2020-08-07 10:52:13
Michael Porter Jr. and eight more breakout NBA players in Orlando
Who are the emerging players in the NBA bubble? Our analysts pick their favorites....
Braves' Markakis opts back in, hits walk...

Braves' Markakis opts back in, hits walk-off HR


Nick Markakis, in his first game back since deciding to opt back into the season, hit a walk-off home run to beat the Blue Jays on Thursday....
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:48:56
Braves' Markakis opts back in, hits walk-off HR
Nick Markakis, in his first game back since deciding to opt back into the season, hit a walk-off home run to beat the Blue Jays on Thursday....

Posted: 2020-08-07 06:48:56
Fans aren't allowed inside Citizens Bank Park, but that didn't stop them from loudly supporting the Phillies against the Yankees the past two nights, with Yankees manager Aaron Boone questio...
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:48:56
Portland has narrowed the gap on Memphis for the 8-seed in the Western Conference, pulling within a half-game with Thursday's win, and Damian Lillard said that's why he was adamant about hav...
A's coach sorry for making apparent Nazi...

A's coach sorry for making apparent Nazi salute


A's bench coach Ryan Christenson said he "unintentionally" made a gesture resembling a Nazi salute when trying to adapt the team's elbow bump celebration....
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:48:55
A's coach sorry for making apparent Nazi salute
A's bench coach Ryan Christenson said he "unintentionally" made a gesture resembling a Nazi salute when trying to adapt the team's elbow bump celebration....
Does the Dodgers' defense stack up among...

Does the Dodgers' defense stack up among the best in recent memory?


Adding Mookie Betts to a team that already played great defense puts L.A. on par with some of the best teams of the past 25 years. But are they the best?...
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:48:24
Does the Dodgers' defense stack up among the best in recent memory?
Adding Mookie Betts to a team that already played great defense puts L.A. on par with some of the best teams of the past 25 years. But are they the best?...
Everything you need to know for Round 2...

Everything you need to know for Round 2


Brooks Koepka put himself in position for a third title. Can he do it again? Stream Round 2 at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN+....
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:17:42
Everything you need to know for Round 2
Brooks Koepka put himself in position for a third title. Can he do it again? Stream Round 2 at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN+....

Posted: 2020-08-07 06:11:29
Opt-out deadline, Big Ben's arm and Gronk's flex. Check out the latest from the NFL on Thursday....
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:44:46
Tiger's embrace of the galleries helped his comeback. Now with silent sidelines, he attempts the improbable again....
Giannis: 1-seed Bucks' road to Finals &#...

Giannis: 1-seed Bucks' road to Finals 'about us'


Giannis Antetokounmpo said Thursday after his Bucks locked up the top seed in the Eastern Conference that their biggest obstacle to reaching the NBA Finals "is ourselves."...
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:37:13
Giannis: 1-seed Bucks' road to Finals 'about us'
Giannis Antetokounmpo said Thursday after his Bucks locked up the top seed in the Eastern Conference that their biggest obstacle to reaching the NBA Finals "is ourselves."...
TTU fires Stollings after report on 'tox...

TTU fires Stollings after report on 'toxic' program


Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing report alleging a culture of abuse in her program....
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:37:13
TTU fires Stollings after report on 'toxic' program
Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing report alleging a culture of abuse in her program....
DeChambeau allowed repair after driver snaps...

DeChambeau allowed repair after driver snaps


Bryson DeChambeau broke his driver on the seventh hole of the PGA Championship while leaning over to pick up the tee. PGA rules allowed him to then repair the club using a new shaft....
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:37:13
DeChambeau allowed repair after driver snaps
Bryson DeChambeau broke his driver on the seventh hole of the PGA Championship while leaning over to pick up the tee. PGA rules allowed him to then repair the club using a new shaft....

Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
After spending his entire career with the Patriots, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday that he forgot the challenges that come with learning a new playbook, as he's doing in Tamp...
L'ville dismisses 3 soccer players who h...

L'ville dismisses 3 soccer players who held party


The Louisville men's soccer team has dismissed three players and suspended three more for holding a party which resulted in 29 positive tests for the coronavirus....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
L'ville dismisses 3 soccer players who held party
The Louisville men's soccer team has dismissed three players and suspended three more for holding a party which resulted in 29 positive tests for the coronavirus....
FSU star Wilson critical of sitting out as pr...

FSU star Wilson critical of sitting out as protest


Seminoles defensive tackle Marvin Wilson insists he never considered sitting out this season, calling it "the easy way out," and says his focus is entirely local -- both on and off the field...
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
FSU star Wilson critical of sitting out as protest
Seminoles defensive tackle Marvin Wilson insists he never considered sitting out this season, calling it "the easy way out," and says his focus is entirely local -- both on and off the field...
Tiger cards 68 with new putter at PGA Champ....

Tiger cards 68 with new putter at PGA Champ.


Tiger Woods, using a new putter, posted a 2-under-68 in first round action at the PGA Championship in San Francisco....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
Tiger cards 68 with new putter at PGA Champ.
Tiger Woods, using a new putter, posted a 2-under-68 in first round action at the PGA Championship in San Francisco....

Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
Cardinals pass-rusher Chandler Jones says breaking Michael Strahan's single-season sack record of 22.5 this season, with Arizona's upgraded defense, won't be "hard to get."...
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:39:27
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh accused Ohio State of breaking practice rules during a Big Ten coaches call on Monday, according to a report by Bucknuts.com....
Can Pep Guardiola learn from Zinedine Zidane ...

Can Pep Guardiola learn from Zinedine Zidane and end his UCL wait?


Is Man City boss Pep Guardiola prepared to be like Zinedine Zidane in order to add a fourth Champions League title to his name?...
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:06:28
Can Pep Guardiola learn from Zinedine Zidane and end his UCL wait?
Is Man City boss Pep Guardiola prepared to be like Zinedine Zidane in order to add a fourth Champions League title to his name?...
Will Messi, Ronaldo meet in Champions League ...

Will Messi, Ronaldo meet in Champions League final again?


Let's hope we get one last head-to-head in the tournament....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:06:28
Will Messi, Ronaldo meet in Champions League final again?
Let's hope we get one last head-to-head in the tournament....
'A stud who knew he was a stud': St...

'A stud who knew he was a stud': Stidham's path to New England


In 13 weeks, Jarrett Stidham has gone from Brady's backup to the Patriots' starting quarterback to Cam Newton's (likely) No. 2. None of which is likely to faze him a bit....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:05:22
'A stud who knew he was a stud': Stidham's path to New England
In 13 weeks, Jarrett Stidham has gone from Brady's backup to the Patriots' starting quarterback to Cam Newton's (likely) No. 2. None of which is likely to faze him a bit....

Posted: 2020-08-06 11:04:21
Here are the five players -- some surprises, some superstars -- thriving in an unprecedented environment....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:41:10
Daniel Cormier will offer EA feedback after every pay per view, which means ratings could change after he faces Stipe Miocic on Aug. 15....
Magnussen explains why he did not take a knee...

Magnussen explains why he did not take a knee at British GP


Kevin Magnussen opted to distance himself from any political sentiments....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:38:17
Magnussen explains why he did not take a knee at British GP
Kevin Magnussen opted to distance himself from any political sentiments....
Hamilton: Not the right time to negotiate �...

Hamilton: Not the right time to negotiate 'big contract'


Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says he does not feel comfortable negotiating a new contract with Mercedes while people are losing their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemi...
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:38:16
Hamilton: Not the right time to negotiate 'big contract'
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says he does not feel comfortable negotiating a new contract with Mercedes while people are losing their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemi...
Terps' Locksley creates minority coaches...

Terps' Locksley creates minority coaches coalition


A nonprofit organization created by Maryland's Mike Locksley will generate a list of candidates vetted by a board of directors that includes former Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome, Steelers coach Mi...
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
Terps' Locksley creates minority coaches coalition
A nonprofit organization created by Maryland's Mike Locksley will generate a list of candidates vetted by a board of directors that includes former Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome, Steelers coach Mi...

Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
Receivers Rayshad Lewis and Rahsaan Lewis, sons of Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, will transfer to play at Kentucky as walk-ons....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
Ronaldinho's legal team has presented a plea deal to the Paraguay public prosecutor's office that would lead to the release of the former Barcelona star and his brother, sources have told ES...
Clemson again No. 1 in preseason Coaches Poll...

Clemson again No. 1 in preseason Coaches Poll


Clemson was ranked No. 1 in the preseason coaches top 25 football poll and is followed by Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and defending national champion LSU....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
Clemson again No. 1 in preseason Coaches Poll
Clemson was ranked No. 1 in the preseason coaches top 25 football poll and is followed by Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and defending national champion LSU....
LeBron out vs. Rockets; Lakers cite sore groi...

LeBron out vs. Rockets; Lakers cite sore groin


LeBron James will sit out the Lakers' game Thursday against the Rockets for what Los Angeles lists in the injury report as a sore right groin....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
LeBron out vs. Rockets; Lakers cite sore groin
LeBron James will sit out the Lakers' game Thursday against the Rockets for what Los Angeles lists in the injury report as a sore right groin....
76ers' Simmons partially dislocated knee...

76ers' Simmons partially dislocated kneecap


Sixers forward Ben Simmons suffered a partially dislocated kneecap Wednesday....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:25:22
76ers' Simmons partially dislocated kneecap
Sixers forward Ben Simmons suffered a partially dislocated kneecap Wednesday....

Posted: 2020-08-06 07:13:28
No game film means coaches must adjust practices to better evaluate players low on the depth chart, who will have fewer chances to shine....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:33:42
The 20-year-old's gamble shook baseball last year. Now, he's faced with an unexpected twist -- he gets to pitch, but doesn't know when he'll get to see his family again....
Inside the NBA bubble's unofficial wine ...

Inside the NBA bubble's unofficial wine club


JJ Redick, CJ McCollum and other NBA players have turned to wine to bring the comforts of home to the NBA bubble....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:23:57
Inside the NBA bubble's unofficial wine club
JJ Redick, CJ McCollum and other NBA players have turned to wine to bring the comforts of home to the NBA bubble....
Ariel Helwani on a great 2020 for the UFC, ex...

Ariel Helwani on a great 2020 for the UFC, except for one big miss: Conor McGregor


All the momentum the UFC created with Conor McGregor's return in January has faded away. Why did it happen, and what's next?...
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:23:43
Ariel Helwani on a great 2020 for the UFC, except for one big miss: Conor McGregor
All the momentum the UFC created with Conor McGregor's return in January has faded away. Why did it happen, and what's next?...
NHL Playoffs Daily: Jets face elimination, 12...

NHL Playoffs Daily: Jets face elimination, 12-seeds on verge of shockers


Get caught up prior to Thursday's five-game slate, with game previews, pick of the day, our favorite quote, social post and more....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:20:30
NHL Playoffs Daily: Jets face elimination, 12-seeds on verge of shockers
Get caught up prior to Thursday's five-game slate, with game previews, pick of the day, our favorite quote, social post and more....

Posted: 2020-08-06 03:20:29
The NHL should do this every year! Or should it? We debate which aspects should stay and which should go....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:09:23
From the blockbuster signing of Overwatch MVP Jay "sinatraa" Won to the addition of former Counter-Strike pro Michael "dapr" Gulino, Tyler Erzberger takes us through the creation of Sentinel...
Lapchick: More college conferences should fol...

Lapchick: More college conferences should follow WCC's lead on race, gender efforts


The West Coast Conference's move to adopt a new "Russell Rule" and conduct racial and gender report cards is a positive move that should inspire more leagues to follow suit....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:01:40
Lapchick: More college conferences should follow WCC's lead on race, gender efforts
The West Coast Conference's move to adopt a new "Russell Rule" and conduct racial and gender report cards is a positive move that should inspire more leagues to follow suit....
Irish to kick off ACC slate vs. Duke on Sept....

Irish to kick off ACC slate vs. Duke on Sept. 12


The ACC will play a 10-game conference schedule with one nonconference game, with Notre Dame playing a full league schedule as a result of the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: 2020-08-06 02:28:11
Irish to kick off ACC slate vs. Duke on Sept. 12
The ACC will play a 10-game conference schedule with one nonconference game, with Notre Dame playing a full league schedule as a result of the coronavirus pandemic....
Dortmund chief expects Utd target Sancho to s...

Dortmund chief expects Utd target Sancho to stay


Borussia Dortmund expect to keep Manchester United target Jadon Sancho this summer, according to the German club's sporting director Michael Zorc....
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:59:38
Dortmund chief expects Utd target Sancho to stay
Borussia Dortmund expect to keep Manchester United target Jadon Sancho this summer, according to the German club's sporting director Michael Zorc....