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Jul 21, 2018

Why it's worth rooting for Tiger to win The Open
Tiger Woods' name shot to the top of the leaderboard at a major again. Ian O'Connor says it's OK to imagine what it would feel like if he's there when Sunday closes.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Mets trade closer Familia to A's for prospects
The Mets have traded closer Jeurys Familia to the Athletics for two prospects and international slot money.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Jordan Spieth and the quest to take back what is his
Spieth didn't want to give back the Claret Jug this week. After three strong rounds (and one bad haircut), he has a chance to take it back.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Birdie barrage not enough as Lincicome cut
Despite a second round that included five birdies and an eagle, Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Spieth goes low, leads with Schauffele, Kisner
Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner are in a three-way tie for the lead entering the final round at The Open.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Social media shows Mike Trout is what's great about baseball
When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Trout is not "actively engaged," social media responded by showing him otherwise.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

WNBA stars make 12-year-old fan's birthday unforgettable
Caroline Hartley's reaction to getting WNBA tickets for her 12th birthday went viral. The Sun and the Storm made it even more special.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Mets skipper unaware of Cespedes surgery talk
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he was unaware of comments made Friday by injury-plagued slugger Yoenis Cespedes, who revealed that he may need surgery on both heels that would sideline him for eight to 10 months.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Fraile powers to win Stage 14
Spain's Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Inside Tiger Woods' big third-round push
Woods started the day six shots behind the leaders. He needed a low round. He got it, shooting 5-under 66. Here's how he did it.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Inside Tiger Woods' big third-round push at The Open
Woods started the day six shots behind the leaders. He needed a low round. He got it, shooting 5-under 66. Here's how he did it.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Inside Tiger's big third-round push
Woods started the day six shots behind the leaders. He needed a low round. He got it, shooting 5-under 66. Here's how he did it.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Woods shoots 5-under 66 in Open third round
It was vintage Tiger Woods during the third round of The Open at Carnoustie as he fired a 5-under 66. This is the first major he's started with three straight rounds of par or better since the 2012 Open at Royal Lytham.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Woods shoots 66, 5 under par in Open 3rd Rd.
It was vintage Tiger Woods during the third round of The Open at Carnoustie firing a 5-under 66, the first major he's started with three straight rounds at par or better since the 2012 Open at Royal Lytham.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Hamilton: Car failure not due to my mistake
Hamilton is convinced the car issue that eliminated him from qualifying started moments before he ran wide at Turn 1.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teams
Is your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Hamilton suffers huge setback in qualifying
Lewis Hamilton is set to start 14th after a loss of hydraulic pressure saw him retire from the first session of qualifying.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Rose ties Carnoustie lowest score in The Open
Justin Rose headed into Saturday's third round in 59th place at The Open, but after shooting a record-tying 64 at Carnoustie he's near the top of the leaderboard.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Ty Dillon remains committed to Germain Racing despite struggles
Changes to Germain Racing haven't yielded the desired results, but Dillon isn't second-guessing his decision to join the RCR affiliate.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Sean Doolittle's All-Star diary: Go behind the ropes in D.C.
From the Home Run Derby to the red carpet, the Nats closer gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the All-Star atmosphere of his home park.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Roundtable: All-Stars on the best stories in baseball and more
At the Midsummer Classic, we asked MLB's brightest stars what has them jazzed about the sport and its future -- and what they'd change.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

The story behind Jermaine Gresham's random acts of kindness
Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham's airport act of kindness was just the tip of his compassionate iceberg. Some stories from those he has affected.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

LIVE: The Open - Kisner and Johnson lead as Round 3 gets underway
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ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Mahrez's debut hints at even more potent City attack
Manchester City fell in its preseason opener to Borussia Dortmund, but among a cast of kids, Riyad Mahrez provided a glimpse of what's to come.

ESPN Sports
Jul 21, 2018

Strasburg, Scherzer get testy in Nats' dugout
After exiting in the fifth inning following a less than stellar return to the mound, Stephen Strasburg argued with fellow pitcher Max Scherzer in the Nationals' dugout, with the pair ending up having a talk with manager Davey Martinez.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

'Relieved' Machado wants to win ring with L.A.
Now a member of the Dodgers, shortstop Manny Machado said he's only concerned about one thing: "I want to win a ring."

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Title-focused Machado shines in Dodgers debut
Now a member of the Dodgers, shortstop Manny Machado said he's only concerned about one thing: "I want to win a ring."

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Future HOFer Owens becomes CFL free agent
Wide receiver Terrell Owens, 44, has become a free agent in the CFL after the Edmonton Eskimos released the future Hall of Famer from their negotiation list on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Hader apologizes to teammates before game
Before the Brewers' first game since the All-Star break, reliever Josh Hader apologized to teammates for offensive tweets that were unearthed during the All-Star Game on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Hader apologizes to teammates for old tweets
Before the Brewers' first game since the All-Star break, reliever Josh Hader apologized to teammates for offensive tweets that were unearthed during the All-Star Game on Tuesday. He will undergo sensitivity training.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Breaking down the New Hampshire starting lineup
Kurt Busch won the pole at New Hampshire, his third of the season. Martin Truex Jr. will start second. Take a look through the field for Sunday's Cup race.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Trump criticizes NFL anthem policy on Twitter
One day after the NFL said it is halting its enforcement of anthem rules, President Donald Trump tweeted out criticism of the NFL and called for action from commissioner Roger Goodell.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Sagan wins Stage 13 as Thomas keeps lead
Peter Sagan won Stage 13 of the Tour de France while Geraint Thomas of Team Sky retained the yellow jersey for the third consecutive day.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Carpenter crushes 3 HR, 2 doubles in 6 innings
Cardinals star Matt Carpenter had an historic game on Friday, crushing three home runs and two doubles against the Cubs. He's just the second player in the modern era with three home runs and two doubles in the same game.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Carpenter ties MLB record with 3 HR, 2 doubles
Cardinals star Matt Carpenter had a historic game on Friday, crushing three home runs and two doubles against the Cubs. He's just the second player in the modern era with three home runs and two doubles in the same game.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Sources: Beasley, Lakers agree on 1-year deal
Michael Beasley has agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Lakers, according to sources, joining a new-look squad in L.A. that features LeBron James, Lance Stephenson, JaVale McGee and Rajon Rondo.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Report: Ferrell to join Kings after spurning Mavs
Yogi Ferrell and the Kings have agreed to a two-year, $6.2 million deal, according to a Yahoo Sports report, after backing out of an agreement with the Mavs.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Why big clubs covet Pulisic's potential
It's not the player Christian Pulisic is that appeals, it's the player he is likely to become. Even after a difficult season, he has a spectacular future.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

NFL suspends Jags' Fowler 1 game over conduct
The NFL has suspended Jags DE Dante Fowler Jr. one game for a violation of the league's conduct policy.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

How one bad swing gave Tiger, Phil, Jordan and Rickie new hope
Kevin Kisner hurt his chances at the 18th hole Friday, but he helped the sport by setting up a potentially wild weekend at The Open.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

How Rory McIlroy found his comfort zone at The Open
McIlroy has found a peaceful balance at The Open, comfortably oscillating between patience and risk-taking to get in position for another major title.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Colts say QB Luck (shoulder) cleared for camp
Andrew Luck, who is coming back from surgery on his right shoulder, will have no limitations at training camp but the Colts said he will not throw seven days a week.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Eight starters? For Dodgers, too much pitching is a good problem
The Dodgers could have eight starting pitchers available for the second half. How will manager Dave Roberts fit all of the puzzle pieces together?

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

WWE Power Rankings - AJ Styles carries SmackDown despite uncertain future
AJ Styles has been near the top of the ESPN WWE Power Rankings since its inception, and Styles reclaimed top honors in the latest edition via near-unanimous vote after strong showings against Rusev and Andrade "Cien" Almas extended his WWE title reign.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Munguia has belt, now fighting for stardom
Denied the opportunity to fight Gennady Golovkin, Jaime Munguia instead fought for the junior middleweight belt and won. Now he wants to make a starry statement in his first title defense.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to DeRozan
Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized for "miscommunication" with DeMar DeRozan leading up to the four-time All-Star's trade to the Spurs on Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Suspect confesses to killing figure skater Ten
A man in Kazakhstan has confessed to killing Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten, authorities said Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Tiger likely to make Open cut after another 71
Tiger Woods appeared relatively content on Friday after a second straight 71 at The Open, giving him consecutive scores of par or better to open a major championship for the first time in five years.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Tiger set for first Open weekend since 2014
Tiger Woods appeared relatively content on Friday after a second straight 71 at The Open, giving him consecutive scores of par or better to open a major championship for the first time in five years.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Record-setting week showcases all Liz Cambage brings to WNBA
In a historic week, the Wings center demonstrated she can excel no matter the workload. No wonder Dallas is the hottest team in the league.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

The weird, wild world of college football message boards
Fans like Stormy Daniels, federal judicial nominees and undercover school presidents (who are former CIA directors) keep college football weird on message boards.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Z. Johnson cards 4-under in 2nd round at Open
The way Zach Johnson handled the rain Friday in his round of 4-under 67, he might have a chance to see his name on the Claret Jug again.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Z. Johnson leads in search for 2nd Claret Jug
The way Zach Johnson handled the rain Friday in his round of 4-under 67, he might have a chance to see his name on the Claret Jug again.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

The 10 least-deserving NHL award winners of the last 20 years
Hindsight is 20-20, but here's a look at the 10 least-deserving award winners of the last two decades, and who actually earned the hardware.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

ICC questions: Life after Ronaldo? Liverpool's title hopes?
The world's leading clubs have big questions hanging over them.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Sources: Nets get Dudley in trade with Suns
The Nets have acquired Jared Dudley and a protected second-round draft pick in 2021 from the Suns for Darrell Arthur, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Coaches and their everlasting quest to coach turnovers
Football coaches constantly stress the importance of takeaways and ball security. But does it really all just come down to luck?

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Ferrell backs out of Mavericks deal, agent says
Guard Yogi Ferrell and the Mavericks came to terms on a two-year, $5.3 million deal Thursday, but the 25-year-old guard reconsidered overnight, according to his agent.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Olney: As deadline nears, a few starting pitchers might find new homes
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a couple of good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Olney: Keep an eye on these starting pitchers as deadline nears
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Power Rankings: Busch and Harvick still a clear 1-2
Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick remain 1-2 in Ryan McGee's latest rankings. Who's the biggest mover on the list?

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Can Kawhi Leonard still join LeBron and the Lakers?
Will L.A. add a second star next to LeBron James after the Kawhi Leonard trade? Kevin Pelton looks at the Lakers' options.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

How a boxing trainer faked his death to avoid murder-for-hire
Boxing trainer Ramon Sosa was marked for death by his wife. This is the story of how he survived, thanks to a surprising savior.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

How a boxing trainer survived a murder plot hatched by his wife
Boxing trainer Ramon Sosa was marked for death by his wife. This is the story of how he survived, thanks to a surprising savior.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

How a Houston boxing trainer faked his death to avoid murder-for-hire
Ramon Sosa was marked for death by his wife. This is the story of how he survived, thanks to a surprising savior.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Ranking all six division races entering the second half
The least compelling is an easy call -- sorry, AL Central fans -- but other divisions will have you rushing to check the standings well into the fall.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

265 or bust! Yankees eye home run history in second half
It's been 21 years since Seattle set the all-time team HR mark of 264. This year's Yanks? They're on pace for 274. Let the countdown begin.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

The most common trade deadline mistake and MLB's next big thing
Why regression is the one word every baseball fan -- and front-office member -- should know this time of year. Plus, weighing in on hot-button issues and the dangerous Dodgers lineup.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Fear and floating in the Caribbean
We went shark diving (shark diving!) with Gronkowski (Gronk!) in the Bahamas (the Bahamas!). What could possibly go wrong?!?

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

NFL Insiders predict: The No. 1 fantasy draft pick in 2021
Who will rule the fantasy landscape in three years? Our insiders pick a few candidates -- including a wide receiver -- who could go No. 1.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Your guide to the offseason: 20 things you might have missed
Tune out after confetti fell on the Eagles? Here's everything you need to know about what's happened since, from the anthem rule retraction and more.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Ain't no mountain high enough for Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome
The Team Sky teammates are 1-2 after the famed Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France, and the list of riders who could catch them is becoming shorter.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Addition of Jesse Chavez may just be the start for Cubs
With a history of making moves, Chavez could be the smallest deal the Cubs make this season as the July 31 trade deadline approaches.

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Jul 20, 2018

Addition of Jesse Chavez might just be the start for Cubs
With the Cubs' history of making moves, the acquisition of Chavez could be the smallest deal they seal this season as the July 31 trade deadline approaches.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Follow live: Rory, Dustin look to climb the leaderboard
Rory McIlroy will try to get his driver back on track and Dustin Johnson looks to overcome a shaky opening round in Round 2 of The Open.

ESPN Sports
Jul 20, 2018

Cousins shrugs off critics of move to Warriors
DeMarcus Cousins says he hasn't worried about fans and players who may have been bothered by his joining a so-called NBA superteam.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Harrison: Belichick far better coach than Tomlin
James Harrison, the Steelers' all-time sack leader who played much of his career for Mike Tomlin, said on Fox Sports 1 Thursday that Bill Belichick is by far the better coach.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

NFL, NFLPA agree to freeze anthem rules for now
The league and the NFL Players Association issued a joint statement Thursday that said "no new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks" while both sides hold discussions to figure out how to move forward.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Moore skipping captaincy among top WNBA All-Star Game questions
If Maya Moore had been an All-Star Game captain and selected her Lynx teammates, would it have made for a better WNBA All-Star Game?

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Parker snags Moore, Ogwumikes for ASG squad
Team captains Candace Parker and Elena Delle Donne have chosen their All-Star teams, with Parker going with Minnesota's Maya Moore and the Ogwumike sisters among her selections.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Atlanta-D.C. a clash of styles on field and in front office
Atlanta United was built with young lesser-known players. D.C. United just bought Wayne Rooney. That clash of philosophies will be tested Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Super payoff: Foles NFL's top merchandise seller
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles overtook Patriots counterpart Tom Brady to finish as the top-ranking player in NFL player merchandise sales from March to May, according to a a list released Thursday by the NFLPA.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Tar Heels AD defends Fedora over CTE remarks
UNC coach Larry Fedora was "really concerned about the health and safety of students, and I don't think it came across all that well," says AD Bubba Cunningham, on comments from a day earlier regarding connections between football and CTE.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Tiger shows he still has 'it' at The Open
Tiger Woods' opening round at The Open was nothing special. But that didn't stop him from intimidating those around him.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Tiger Woods shows he still has 'it' at The Open
Tiger Woods' opening round at The Open was nothing special. But that didn't stop him from intimidating those around him.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

NCAA looking at effect of legalized betting
With some colleges looking into possible revenue from legalized sports betting, the NCAA says it remains opposed and has begun examining the long-term effect betting could have on college sports.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Source: Musburger new Raiders' radio voice
The soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders say Greg Papa will not return this season as their radio play-by-play voice and have hired Brent Musburger to replace him.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Source: Musburger Raiders' new radio voice
The soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders say Greg Papa will not return this season as their radio play-by-play voice and have hired Brent Musburger to replace him.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Report: Fins players face anthem suspensions
Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Sources: Melo headed to Hawks, will be waived
OKC will deal Carmelo Anthony and a protected pick to the Hawks for Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. Anthony will be waived, and the Rockets are front-runners for him.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Lincicome opens with 6-over 78 on PGA Tour
Brittany Lincicome was 5 over on a pair of par-3s at the Barbasol, where she'll likely need a second round in the mid-60s to make the cut.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Everything you need to know for the second round of The Open
If Rory McIlroy misses more fairways, he won't mind much. Kevin Kisner will be trying to do something he's never done and the U.S. is hoping to keep doing what it's been doing.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Tiger cards opening-round 71 at Carnoustie
Tiger Woods' even-par 71 has him five shots behind leader Kevin Kisner at The Open.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Insiders predict: How many games will the Browns win in next three years?
The Browns are 4-44 over the past three seasons, but have more talent now than they've had in years.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

What it means to be in first coming out of the All-Star break
As the second half begins, we examine what history tells us about division leaders' chances of holding on down the stretch.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Nuggets' Porter Jr. has second back surgery
Michael Porter Jr., the 14th overall selection in the NBA draft, has undergone another back surgery, the Denver Nuggets announced Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Marc Gasol saves migrant from drowning
Grizzlies center Marc Gasol couldn't sit on the sideline and watch the suffering of migrants and refugees as they try to cross the Mediterranean Sea seeking a better life, so he joined a group that saves their lives when they are in peril.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

New Bull Parker: Players not paid for defense
New Bull Jabari Parker thinks that better offenses win titles and that teams don't pay players to play defense.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Hamilton: I turned down an offer from a rival team
Lewis Hamilton has revealed that a team other than Mercedes approached him about a 2019 contract, but he insists he did not take the offer seriously.

ESPN Sports
Jul 19, 2018

Vettel happy to continue Hamilton rivalry
Sebastian Vettel has welcomed the prospect of battling Lewis Hamilton for another two seasons after confirmation of the Mercedes driver's new deal.

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