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Jun 26, 2019

Why the U.S., France are largely responsible for each other's success
Beyond emerging as rivals at the Women's World Cup, the U.S. and France have found professional advancement from each other.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Sources: Durant declines $31.5M player option
The Warriors' Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option and is huddling with his business manager in New York, mulling his free-agency options, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Sources: NBA talks fewer games, in-season event
An NBA committee has started discussing bold initiatives like a shorter regular-season schedule to accommodate an in-season tournament.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

U.S. selection headaches for Berhalter
With the USMNT's spot in the quarterfinals assured, Wednesday's group finale against Panama will be trickier than usual for Gregg Berhalter.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Trump invites USWNT to WH after Rapinoe barb
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ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Goalie challenge: To be great and become even greater
There have been some spectacular moments by the goalies in this year's Women's World Cup, but if you think this is an easy gig, think again.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Bob Ley retires after 40 years as ESPN anchor
Bob Ley, ESPN's longest-tenured anchor, announced his retirement Wednesday after 40 years at the network.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Pace could be a key factor in Ngannou-Dos Santos battle
Junior Dos Santos' high-volume striking style could put him at risk against the powerful and methodical Francis Ngannou when they clash in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Serena, Djokovic, Nadal highlight storylines to watch at Wimbledon
Is this Serena Williams' last best chance to win a major? Will Novak Djokovic continue to dominate on grass? Here's what to watch for when play begins Monday at Wimbledon.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Inside Vanderbilt and Michigan's biggest Game 3 foe -- the mind
Both coaches are trying to keep their teams on the same routines they used to reach the College World Series. All that's at stake is a championship.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Vandy, Michigan and the mind games of Omaha's decisive Game 3
Both coaches are trying to keep their teams on the same routines they used to reach the College World Series. All that's at stake is a championship.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has summer school plans
Garoppolo will work with noted NFL quarterback guru Tom House as he continues his comeback from an ACL tear in his left knee.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Predicting the next teams for KD, Kawhi and other top free agents
We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their votes on the next teams for star players.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Where are the top NBA free agents going? Our experts predict
We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their votes on the next teams for star players.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Power Rankings: Mighty Lewis stays No.1, Gasly plummets to new low
A look at who's hot and who's not in Formula One ahead of the ninth race of the season, the Austrian Grand Prix, and there are no surprises about who retains the top spot.

ESPN Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Vandy's Rocker fans 11 to force CWS Game 3
Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings against Michigan to force a winner-take-all Game 3 in the College World Series.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Real or Not? Surprise star of Yankees' HR streak a stealth MVP candidate
New York's record run of homering in 28 straight games wasn't achieved by its stars, but DJ LeMahieu has been more than an unexpected power source.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Vanderbilt had plenty to celebrate during its win over Michigan, which forced a decisive Game 3 (7 p.m. ET Wednesday, ESPN)
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ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

On pace for 110 wins, is this finally the Dodgers' year?
The record is elite at the halfway mark, but the questions will remain until October. Just how good is this L.A. team after consecutive World Series appearances?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Yankees homer in MLB-record 28th straight game
DJ LeMahieu left no doubt that the record would be broken on Tuesday, homering in the Yankees first at bat of the game.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Machado shakes off nerves with homer vs. O's
Padres star Manny Machado admitted Tuesday to feeling "a little more nervous" as he returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded last July. It didn't show on the field, though, as he hit his 17th homer of the season in the third inning.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Machado shakes off nerves, homers in return
Padres star Manny Machado admitted Tuesday to feeling "a little more nervous" as he returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded last July. It didn't show on the field, though, as he hit his 17th homer of the season in the third inning.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Machado's Baltimore return brings cheers, big HR
Padres star Manny Machado admitted Tuesday to feeling "a little more nervous" as he returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded last July. It didn't show on the field, though, as he hit his 17th homer of the season in the third inning.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Sources: Rockets eyeing sign-and-trade for Butler
The Rockets hope to recruit Jimmy Butler to push the 76ers for a sign-and-trade deal that would allow the All-Star forward to join Houston.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

2019 NFL fantasy football rankings, cheat sheets, mock drafts, sleepers and analysis
Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy football drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Oklahoma State hires brother of No. 2 prospect
Oklahoma State's newest assistant coach is the older brother of No. 2-ranked rising senior Cade Cunningham.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

The ESPN Daily: She climbed a mountain at 10 ... and isn't all that impressed
A daily rundown of the top stories in sports.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Wickenheiser leads Hockey Hall of Fame class
Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Brees 'passes torch' to Zion with signed jersey
Zion Williamson was welcomed to New Orleans with a signed jersey from the quarterback on which he wrote, "Passing the torch to you!"

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Bengals' top pick Williams likely out for season
Jonah Williams, the Bengals' top pick in the draft, likely will miss the 2019 season after having shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum. The team said he's expected to make a full recovery.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Women's World Cup shows VAR still has room for improvement
VAR was implemented into the Women's World Cup with the best of intentions, but it has instead taken the focus away from the players' performances.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Does Usyk deserve a title opportunity against Ruiz?
Former cruiserweight undisputed champion Oleksandr Usyk is now the mandatory challenger for unified heavyweight world titlist Andy Ruiz Jr. Is that a good move? What are his chances against the best the division has to offer?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Goin' high: Hughes chooses No. 86 with Devils
Top draft pick Jack Hughes has chosen to wear No. 86 with the Devils.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Berube signs 3-year deal to stay with Blues
The Blues have given Stanley Cup-winning coach Craig Berube a three-year deal.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Breakdancing moves closer to 2024 Paris debut
IOC members have endorsed requests to provisionally add breakdancing to the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, pending a final decision in December 2020, and organizers can now look for a street venue.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Survey: NCAA coaches' clout concerns trainers
New survey results from the National Athletic Trainers' Association disclose multiple issues with coaches' influencing medical decision-making.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Chelsea face a tough transfer ban: Can their Loan Army come to their rescue?
Chelsea has relied heavily upon loans to develop young talent for sale. Now they'll need to hope that the kids can keep them competitive.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Raptors president Ujiri plans to stay in Toronto
Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he plans to stay in Toronto despite rumors that others teams could try to pry him away.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Raptors prez Ujiri plans to stay in Toronto
Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he plans to stay in Toronto despite rumors that others teams could try to pry him away.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Ujiri to stay in Toronto, 'confident' about Kawhi
Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he plans to stay in Toronto despite rumors that others teams could try to pry him away.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

How Alton Cunningham became 'The Bo-Man' -- long before the Contender Series
Alton Cunningham's love of pro wrestling led him to MMA, a sport where he's now a rising prospect one impressive win away from a UFC contract.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Veteran Caps D Orpik retires after 15 seasons
Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has announced his retirement after 15 seasons in the NHL.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Ramsey now avoids dissing QBs: 'I'm growing'
Jalen Ramsey isn't interested in critiquing other teams' quarterbacks in 2019, telling ESPN's Adam Schefter he'd rather just talk about the Jags' Nick Foles.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

'This is crazy.' Inside Alex Ross' head on the day he shot 57
In his own words, Davidson's Alex Ross describes the swings and thoughts on a day when he did the unthinkable -- shot 57 at an amateur event in Atlanta.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Goodbye, Wimbledon marathon matches. Hello ... something better?
Wimbledon's decision to go to a tiebreaker at 12-all in the final set is a step in the right direction, but does it go far enough? And which Grand Slam does it best?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Lowe: Kyrie or D'Angelo? How Brooklyn might handle a difficult decision
If Kyrie Irving wants to play for the Nets, what should they do?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Former Aussie rugby league star hopes to 'put on a show' for Jets, NFL
If they had a Madden video game for rugby, Valentine Holmes would be on the cover. Instead, he's trying to make the Jets' roster at running back.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

How the Nationals have battled back into the playoff picture
A month ago, it seemed the Nats were toast. But they've gotten off the mat and are within striking distance of a wild-card spot. Here are the five biggest reasons why.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

From record home run paces to the poor O's: Storylines at MLB season's midway mark
As MLB teams play their 81st game of 2019, here's what we've seen so far and where things are headed from here.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Everything you need to know halfway through the MLB season
As MLB teams play their 81st game of 2019, here's what we've seen so far and where things are headed from here.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

The NFL's 20 biggest outlier contracts, and why a fullback reigns again
These are the deals -- adjusted for position -- that most exceed market value. And a 49er is back on top for the third straight year.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

The NFL's most outsized contracts: 20 players with bloated deals
These are the deals -- adjusted for position -- that most exceed market value. And a 49er is back on top for the third straight year.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Is F1 in serious trouble right now?
The French Grand Prix was one of the worst races in recent F1 history. Our team of writers discuss whether or not the sport can do the right thing and remedy the situation in time for 2021.

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Mets, Phillies collide on their roads to nowhere
Both clubs entered the year with high expectations, but have been making the wrong kind of news. Will either get out of their own way?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Every winner, best moments from 2019 NBA awards show
Giannis Antetokounmpo captured his first MVP, Luka Doncic was named top rookie and Lou Williams won his third Sixth Man award. Who else took home the hardware?

ESPN Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Giannis third-youngest to win MVP in 40 years
The "Greek Freak" averaged 27.7 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game this season.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Sources: Mets front office making in-game moves
At least some of the Mets' pitching moves during games have been dictated by the front office, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Sources: Mets' front office making in-game moves
At least some of the Mets' pitching moves during games have been dictated by the front office, sources say.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Jeanie calls Magic exit 'a surprise,' backs Pelinka
Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss on Monday said she was caught "off guard" by Magic Johnson's resignation but reiterated her confidence in general manager Rob Pelinka overseeing the team's basketball operations.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

State of the Devils: After adding Subban and Hughes, can NJ win now?
The Stanley Cup contention timeline has accelerated. Here's what the Devils look like after a big draft weekend, and what they plan to do next.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Aldo postpones retirement, signs new UFC deal
Despite Jose Aldo's saying he planned to retire from MMA in January, he recently signed a long-term deal with UFC.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Tiger Woods dropped from wrongful death suit
Tiger Woods' attorneys announced Monday that the estate of a bartender who crashed his car and died after leaving the restaurant in December had voluntarily dismissed Woods as a defendant.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

How Vanderbilt rose from the depths of grief to the College World Series
Three years ago, Vanderbilt freshman Donny Everett drowned just before his first NCAA tournament. Now Vandy is playing for a CWS title in what would've been Everett's senior year, with his family still part of the team.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Chiefs' Hill to meet with NFL investigators Wed.
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will meet with NFL investigators Wednesday. Hill has been banned by the team amid a child abuse investigation.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

WWC ticket prices for U.S.-France skyrocket
Ticket prices for the U.S.-France match on Friday at the Women's World Cup are on sale for more than $11,000 on the secondary market.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Source: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin
UConn has a Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Wednesday, when it is expected to accept the invitation, and an announcement is expected from the Big East as early as Thursday morning.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Reports: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin
UConn has a Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Wednesday, when it is expected to accept the invitation, and an announcement is expected from the Big East as early as Thursday morning.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Dodgers to extend netting after another fan hit
The netting at Dodger Stadium will likely be extended at some point during this season after another fan was hit Sunday by a foul ball.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

In search of the beer snake
Once brought to life by empty pints, the beer snake has become endangered. Sam Borden journeyed to the Cricket World Cup to try to catch a glimpse of these fan-created reptiles.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Hard-throwing Cards closer Hicks has torn UCL
The Cardinals did not disclose whether Jordan Hicks will undergo surgery.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Any questions how the U.S. will bounce back from mistakes? Not anymore
An errant pass. A costly hesitation. Not a problem for this U.S. squad, which now heads to Paris for a blockbuster match against France.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after incident
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas have been fined an undisclosed amount following a confrontation with a reporter in the clubhouse Sunday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Mets' Callaway calls media back in to apologize
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas have been fined an undisclosed amount following a confrontation with a reporter in the clubhouse Sunday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Source: Blazers, Hawks flip Turner for Bazemore
Evan Turner is heading to Atlanta, as the Blazers have traded the forward to the Hawks in exchange for Kent Bazemore, a league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Trail Blazers trade Turner to Hawks for Bazemore
Evan Turner is heading to Atlanta. The Blazers have traded the forward to the Hawks in exchange for Kent Bazemore.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

The ESPN Daily: Your NBA MVP is ...
A daily rundown of the top stories in sports.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Knicks fined $50K for banning Daily News
The Knicks have been fined $50K for banning reporters from the New York Daily News from a post-draft presser on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Marbury named coach of Beijing team in CBA
The Beijing Royal Fighters of the Chinese Basketball Association hired Stephon Marbury as their new head coach Monday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

'Jeopardy' champ Holzhauer debuts at WSOP
James Holzhauer, who became a celebrity during his "Jeopardy!" win streak, made his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

'Jeopardy' champ Holzhauer to debut in WSOP
James Holzahuer, who became a celebrity during his "Jeopardy!" win streak, will make his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Los Angeles Sparks, Phoenix Mercury looking for winning touch
A month into the WNBA season, some of the biggest questions in the league surround two teams that each have won three titles: Phoenix and L.A.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Italy wins vote to host 2026 Winter Games
For the second time in 20 years, Italy will host the Olympics Winter Games, in 2026. IOC members voted for Milan-Cortina over Stockholm-Are from Sweden on Monday.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Fantasy baseball daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Tuesday
Prepare your fantasy baseball lineups confidently with our daily preview, including pitcher projections, hitter matchup ratings and more.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to deliver Ebola message
Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to spread Ebola message
Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Follow live: U.S. faces Spain with spot in the quarterfinals on the line
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ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

U.S. must not underestimate a Spanish team on the rise
Let's all settle down on the potential U.S.-France showdown, because Spain has big plans to spoil the party.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

22 MMA thoughts, including how 'The Korean Zombie' delivered again
Chan Sung Jung knows how to wow UFC fans. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the latest "Korean Zombie" thriller, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday's show.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Predicting the 13 matches for SummerSlam
SummerSlam is right around the corner. What's our ideal lineup for one of the biggest events of the year? Tim Fiorvanti and Marc Raimondi offer 13 matches they'd like to see happen in Toronto.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

African soccer wants action against Cameroon
The head of women's soccer in Africa wants Cameroon to face punishment for the conduct of players in the Women's World Cup loss to England.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Illustrated voting guide to MLB All-Star Starters Election
Baseball has a new process for deciding who will start next month in Cleveland. While the finalists sweat it out, we examine the candidates at each position.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

How Michigan became the biggest surprise of the College World Series
The Wolverines are this year's Cinderella team in Omaha, and in the CWS finals, they'll face a Vanderbilt squad that wasn't a power itself until recently.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Steiner baffled by Haas' 'worst weekend' in F1
Guenther Steiner said he had no answer for why Haas was so off the pace at the French Grand Prix, which he labelled the team's worst weekend since joining the F1 grid four years ago.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

What happens when a pitcher loses his best pitch
Everyone who takes the mound, no matter their age or experience, has at some point lost their feel for the ball. And everyone has their own way of dealing with it.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Power Rankings: Yankees, Braves rise to challenge Dodgers for No. 1
Some of the game's most famous franchises are back in the mix to take over as MLB's top team.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Who makes the 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class?
There's one mortal lock, and then a wide-open field after Wickenheiser. We break down the chances of enshrinement for all the top candidates.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Every winner, best moments from the 2019 NBA Awards Show
Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden for MVP? Luka Doncic or Trae Young for Rookie of the Year? Follow along as the NBA hands out the hardware for 2019.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Everything you need to know for the 2019 NBA awards
Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden for MVP? Luka Doncic or Trae Young for Rookie of the Year? The wait is almost over for the 2019 NBA Awards Show -- here's what you need to know.

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Why Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has earned a big payday
Dallas has made it clear it believes in its franchise quarterback. But what's next for the 2016 fourth-rounder who will soon get paid like an elite QB?

ESPN Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Why Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has earned a big payday
Dallas has made it clear it believes in its franchise quarterback. But what's next for the 2016 fourth-rounder who will soon get paid like an elite QB?

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