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ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

Takeaways: Figueiredo and Moreno aren't done with each other yet
UFC 270 didn't end the feud between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

'Gritty' 49ers rally past Pack, into NFC title game
A blocked punt returned for a touchdown, a clock-churning drive and a buzzer-beating field goal, all in the fourth quarter, helped the San Francisco 49ers to another road playoff victory Saturday night, this time over the No. 1 seed Green Bay Packers.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

Figueiredo edges past rival Moreno to reclaim title
Deiveson Figueiredo reclaimed the flyweight title from Brandon Moreno after all three judges scored the fight in favor of Figueiredo, 48-47.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

Magsayo halts Russell's long featherweight reign
Mark Magsayo upset Gary Russell Jr. by decision on Saturday night to claim the WBC featherweight title in Atlantic City, New Jersey, taking away Russell's title after almost seven years with the WBC belt.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

Ngannou outwrestles Gane to unify UFC crown
Francis Ngannou turned to his wrestling Saturday night and outpointed Ciryl Gane to unify the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night at UFC 270.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

QB Rodgers to mull 'tough decision' about future
Aaron Rodgers said he will have to make a difficult decision about his future with the Packers but noted he would not want to be part of a rebuild.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

Keys, Krejcikova set up clash in Aussie quarters
American Madison Keys and fourth-seeded Barbara Krejcikova cruised to straight-sets wins at the Australian Open on Sunday to set up a quarterfinals showdown.

ESPN Sports
Jan 23, 2022

49ers rally past Packers, snag NFC title-game bid
A blocked punt returned for a touchdown, a clock-churning drive and a buzzer-beating field goal, all in the fourth quarter, helped the San Francisco 49ers to another road playoff victory Saturday night, this time over the No. 1 seed Green Bay Packers.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Follow live: Rodgers, Packers looking to fend off 49ers at Lambeau
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ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Chang takes Hawai'i job day after Jones drama
Hawai'i announced Saturday that it has hired Timmy Chang as its next head coach, one day after former Rainbow Warriors coach June Jones turned down the job.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

'It is us:' Bengals decry underdog label after win
Joe Burrow said he is "tired of the underdog narrative" after the Bengals' 19-16 victory over the top-seeded Titans on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Aussie fans asked to remove Peng Shuai T-shirts
Fans at the Australian Open were asked by security to remove T-shirts featuring the slogan "Where is Peng Shuai?" which references the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Chinese former tennis player's well-being and whereabouts.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Keys dominates Badosa to make Aussie quarters
American Madison Keys continued her unbeaten start to the year, dominating eighth-seeded Paula Badosa in straight sets to roll into the Australian Open quarterfinals.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Lakers' Davis upgraded to questionable vs. Heat
Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis could return from a 16-game absence vs. the Miami Heat on Sunday after being upgraded to questionable.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Bengals into AFC title game after FG sinks Titans
Bengals rookie kicker Evan McPherson hit a 52-yard field goal to send Cincinnati to their first AFC championship game since 1988.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Bruins star Marchand returns, 'felt OK' after injury
Boston star forward Brad Marchand, the team's leading scorer, who was injured in the game Thursday vs. Washington, returned to the lineup Saturday in a 3-2 win over Winnipeg, much to the delight of the Bruins' faithful at TD Garden.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Rodgers, Packers dissect 49ers on opening drive for early lead
The Packers didn't do much on opening drives during the regular season, but that changed Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

NFL divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and matchups to know for Sunday's games
What to watch for in every divisional-round game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks for all four games.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

UFC 270 live results and analysis: Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane
Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane square off in a heavyweight title fight in the main event. Follow live.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

NFL shakes Chiefs' Hill with fine for pompom fun
Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill was fined nearly $13,000 for his touchdown celebration vs. the Steelers in which he took pompoms from a Kansas City cheerleader and danced along the sideline.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Blazers star Lillard 'not in a rush' following surgery
Portland star Damian Lillard, who spoke to reporters on Saturday, said he's "not in a rush" to return to the Trail Blazers' lineup as he rehabilitates and that his "No. 1 goal is to win a championship."

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Butler retiring after 7 seasons as Steelers' DC
Keith Butler has decided to retire after seven seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

NFL divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and matchups to know for each game
What to watch for in every divisional-round game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks for all four games.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

No. 6 Duke 'getting better,' cruises past Syracuse
Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils took another step by handling Syracuse 79-59 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Bucs activate 'Playoff Lenny' in time to face Rams
Running back Leonard Fournette, who has been on injured reserve with a hamstring strain since Week 16, has been activated off IR and can play in Sunday's divisional playoff game vs. the Rams.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Bulls' Caruso out 6-8 weeks with fractured wrist
Bulls guard Alex Caruso will have surgery to repair a fractured right wrist suffered in Friday night's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. He's expected to miss six to eight weeks, the team announced.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Follow live: Bengals looking to keep playoff run going against top-seeded Titans
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ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Two players are looking to continue Chile's dominance
No country has had more than one player with the Latin America Amateur Championship -- except Chile. Now, two players are in position to give the country its fourth winner.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Taylor Fritz gets past a nemesis to finally reach a Grand Slam fourth round
The 24-year-old American has struggled, he couldn't beat Roberto Bautista Agut and had never made it this far in a Grand Slam. He did both Saturday as his game comes into shape.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Man United's progress has been slow and painful, but it's clear after win over West Ham
A stoppage-time winner against West Ham is the latest proof that Ralf Rangnick is stabilizing Man United.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Sources: Teixeira-Prochazka UFC title bout set
Glover Teixeira will defend his light heavyweight title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 274 on May 7, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Playoff pressure? Tension? Whatever it is, Aaron Rodgers, Packers say they don't feel it
Despite Rodgers' future in Green Bay being in doubt, the Packers look to stay even-keeled.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Donovan: Allen's flagrant on Caruso 'dangerous'
Billy Donovan wants the NBA to consider disciplining Grayson Allen for his 'dangerous' Flagrant 2 foul on Alex Caruso.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Get ready for the NFL divisional round: We previewed all four games and picked winners
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Get ready for the divisional round: We previewed all four games and picked winners
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Jimmy G's inexperience in the cold might not mean bad things against the Packers
The 49ers' QB has never thrown an NFL pass in frigid weather, but the cold hasn't helped the Packers recently.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

How the Bengals' rebuilt defense is preparing to stop Titans RB Derrick Henry
Cincinnati revamped its run defense after a disastrous 2019. Two years later, that overhaul's biggest test will come Saturday against Tennessee.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Why Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen could be AFC's next great QB rivalry
The Bills and Chiefs appear positioned to be contenders for years to come.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Playoff pressure? Tension? The Packers say they don't feel it
Despite Rodgers' future in Green Bay being in doubt, the Packers look to stay even-keeled.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Curry hits winner, but irked by his poor shooting
Warriors star Stephen Curry hit the first game-winning buzzer beater of his career Friday night against the Rockets, but afterward he admitted his shooting this season has not been up to his standard.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Harden, Irving take over in 'breakthrough' 4th
Brooklyn Nets stars Kyrie Irving and James Harden combined for 26 points in the fourth quarter in what Harden called "a breakthrough" performance for the duo in Friday's win over the Spurs.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

June Jones rejects offer to be Hawai'i head coach
June Jones turned down an offer to become Hawai'i's head coach Friday, saying that "no coach in their right mind" would accept the conditions offered to him.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Iconic Isles star, Hall of Famer Gillies dies at 67
Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders' dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67.

ESPN Sports
Jan 22, 2022

Westbrook 'turned page' with strong game in win
Russell Westbrook responded to getting benched against the Pacers on Wednesday with 18 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a win Friday over the Magic.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

'She will not be outworked': Vanessa Nygaard brings player's mentality to Phoenix Mercury
The recent trend of former WNBA players getting the chance to be WNBA head coaches continues with Phoenix's hiring of Vanessa Nygaard, whose personality could be key to the Mercury's success.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

NFL halts COVID testing for unvaccinated players
The NFL is halting daily COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated players. Only those who report symptoms will be tested.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Earnhardt Jr. joins father in NASCAR Hall of Fame
Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined his father in the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday. Red Farmer and the late Mike Stefanik were also inducted.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Stefanik inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
The late Mike Stefanik, considered one of the best modified race car drivers ever, was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

USWNT's 'newbies' gather for first camp of '22
The U.S. women's squad opened their January camp in Austin, Texas, with 14 players who have fewer than 12 appearances for the United States.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Transfer Talk: PSG look to sign Canada's David from rivals Lille
Paris Saint-Germain are interested in Lille forward Jonathan David. Transfer Talk has the latest.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Source: Ravens fire Martindale in surprise move
Don "Wink" Martindale, who has been with the Ravens since 2012 and the defensive coordinator for the past four seasons, has been fired, a source told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

49ers' Bosa cleared, will play Sat. vs. Packers
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa has cleared the NFL's concussion protocol and will play Saturday against the Green Bay Packers.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

This Latin America Amateur Championship contender learned golf from a father who shoots 120 and a Tiger Woods book
Santiago De la Fuente del Valle has a chance to win the LAAC and a spot in the Masters. How he got here is quite the story.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Divisional round: How to know what to avoid
Joe Fortenbaugh breaks down this weekend's NFL divisional-round games with his thoughts on what to take and what to avoid with help from a friend who tends to jinx bets.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

NFL divisional round: How to know what to avoid
Joe Fortenbaugh breaks down this weekend's NFL divisional-round games with his thoughts on what to take and what to avoid with help from a friend who tends to jinx bets.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Pepi, Pulisic on USMNT squad; Morris back
Ricardo Pepi, Christian Pulisic, and Weston McKennie highlight the United States roster ahead of the three-game World Cup qualifying window.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Despite arrest, Chiefs' Gay to play Sun. vs. Bills
Despite being arrested earlier this week, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay will play in Sunday's playoff game against the Buffalo Bills, coach Andy Reid said Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

AHL player gets 30-game ban for racist gesture
The AHL has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for 30 games for making a racist gesture at Tucson Roadrunners player Boko Imama, who is Black.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Source: Mercury to hire Aces' Nygaard as coach
The Mercury have hired Vanessa Nygaard to replace Sandy Brondello as the team's head coach, a source told ESPN's Josh Weinfuss. Nygaard is an assistant coach for the Aces.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Lusia Harris laid the foundation for women's USA Basketball dynasty
Lusia Harris was a dominant force on the court who helped set the tone for the Olympic powerhouse that USA women's basketball would become.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Jerry: Must fix problems during season, not after
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who wouldn't address the future of coach Mike McCarthy on Friday, instead voiced his displeasure with how the season ended and his "pet peeve" of trying to fix problems in the offseason rather than during it.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Ngannou, Gane make weight for unification bout
The heavyweight unification fight that will serve as the main event for UFC 270 is official after Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane both made weight ahead of Saturday night's bout.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Cousins signs with Nuggets on 10-day contract
The Nuggets have signed DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract. Cousins has played for the Clippers and Bucks this season.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Source: Panthers to hire McAdoo to run offense
The Panthers plan to hire former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo to be their new offensive coordinator, a source told ESPN's David Newton.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

A 28-minute phone call with Aaron Rodgers
This season, Rodgers has been brilliant on the field and unapologetically vocal off it. In an exclusive interview with ESPN, he explains why.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

This key metric goes overlooked but can provide an edge
An important metric can help you determine which players to add to your roster.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Why Rams star Cooper Kupp owes his NFL career to wife Anna
Kupp's triple-crown receiving season was the result of years of hard work with his wife, who has become the best teammate he could have asked for.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Source: Titans' Henry expected to start vs. Cincy
The Titans will activate running back Derrick Henry for their divisional playoff game against the Bengals on Saturday, and he is expected to start when the offense takes the field, a source told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Giants hire Bills executive Schoen to be new GM
The Giants have hired Joe Schoen as the team's new general manager. Schoen served as the Bills' assistant general manager.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

The unfiltered year of Aaron Rodgers
This season, Aaron Rodgers has been brilliant on the field and unapologetically vocal off it. In an exclusive interview with ESPN, he explains why.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Sources: Cousins to join Nuggets on 10-day deal
The Nuggets will sign DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Cousins has played for the Clippers and Bucks this season.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Sources: Cowboys' Gregory to have knee surgery
Cowboys DE Randy Gregory, who was second on the team with six sacks this season, will have surgery on his left knee Friday, sources said. He is set to become an unrestricted free agent in March.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Women's Bracketology: Tennessee replaces Louisville on No. 1 line
Thursday's big ACC battle between Louisville and NC State knocked the Cardinals off the top line, making way for Tennessee to ascend to a No. 1 seed.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Men's Bracketology: Big 12 leads way with eight of its 10 teams in favorable positions
The Big 12 continues to lead all conferences with 8 of its 10 teams represented.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Manning-Brady 2.0? Why Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen could be AFC's next great QB rivalry
With the Bills and Chiefs positioned to be contenders for years to come, the Super Bowl in the AFC will go through Allen and Mahomes.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

How Tom Brady finds ways to connect come playoff time
Brady on his focus shift after Thanksgiving: 'This isn't the time for trips to the movie theaters, this is the time to lock in.'

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

The making of Cooper Kupp: Rams receiver credits wife's inspiration for superstar turn
Kupp's triple-crown season was the result of years of hard work with his wife.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

'I find that it's fun to me': Even in defeat, Naomi Osaka has found her joy in tennis
After losses at the Olympics and U.S. Open, Osaka said, "I don't feel happy." After Osaka was upset by Amanda Anisimova at the Australian Open, she was in a different place. "I'm here because I want to be here and because I find that it's fun for me."

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Nine games, 8,000 miles and Kyrie Irving's return: Inside the Nets' frenzied two-plus weeks
What happens when a grueling schedule combines with a part-time player, an unfortunate injury and much more? Nets coach Steve Nash sums it up: "It's been a journey. Literally."

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

We previewed all four divisional-round games and picked winners
What to watch for in every divisional-round game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks for all four games.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Man United out of Haaland running; Real Madrid the favorite
Man United have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Erling Haaland. Plus, Dusan Vlahovic is a man in demand.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

After benching, Russ still focused on L.A. winning
Lakers star Russell Westbrook told ESPN that he was disappointed with his fourth-quarter benching in Wednesday's loss to the Pacers but that he remains undeterred about figuring out how to help the team win in the long run.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Why Gary Russell Jr., the longest-reigning boxing champion, fights only once a year
Gary Russell Jr. has fought only six times since winning the title 2015, and he explains why.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Progress report: How McKennie, Pulisic and European stars measure up
With less than a year until the World Cup, how are the USMNT's best and brightest getting on in Europe this season? We break it down.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Blackburn are a success story, after a decade of humiliation
After more than a decade, Blackburn Rovers are dreaming of a Premier League return.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Osaka falls to Anisimova in Aussie 3rd round
Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open after losing to Amanda Anisimova 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the third round.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Kerr takes blame as Warriors fall to ailing Pacers
Warriors coach Steve Kerr shouldered the blame for Thursday night's loss to a Pacers team that was missing its starting backcourt as well as center Domantas Sabonis.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Stat-sheet stuffer: Iowa's Caitlin Clark makes college hoops history
The Iowa star's second consecutive 30-point triple-double made Division I history for both men's and women's hoops.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Follow live: Warriors, Pacers going down to the wire
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ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Doncic's neck 'pretty sore', hopeful he'll play Sun.
Mavericks star Luka Doncic took a hard fall in Thursday night's loss to the Suns and said despite having a "sore" neck he was optimistic he wouldn't miss any time.

ESPN Sports
Jan 21, 2022

Penny's thoughts: Lay off me, struggling Tigers
Asked whether he was embarrassed by Memphis' performance vs. SMU in what was a third straight loss, coach Penny Hardaway responded by saying: "I'm coaching really hard, my boys are playing really hard, I'm not embarrassed about nothing."

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

USA Hockey's 'Star Wars' jerseys impress Luke Skywalker
The USA Hockey National Team's under-17 jerseys featuring "Star Wars" received a shoutout from actor Mark Hamill - aka Luke Skywalker himself.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Aspinall, Volkov headline UFC's return to London
A heavyweight matchup between English prospect Tom Aspinall and Alexander Volkov will headline the UFC's return to London on March 19, UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Bills you're next: Pegula advances in Aussie Open
Jessica Pegula, whose parents own the Buffalo Bills, shouted out the team after advancing to the fourth round of the Australian Open.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

So far, it's the American Dream for four women and four men at the Australian Open
There wasn't a single American player in the quarterfinals of last year's US Open, but so far, it's a different story in Australia.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Source: Dak's comments about officials yield fine
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has been fined $25,000 by the league for his postgame comments related to the game officials following Sunday's loss to the 49ers, a source told ESPN on Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Hammon among finalists for women's hoops HOF
New Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon and fellow former WNBA players DeLisha Milton-Jones and Penny Taylor are among 12 finalists for induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Sources: MLBPA to make counteroffer Monday
The MLB Players Association is expected to make a counteroffer to the league on Monday, 11 days after clubs gave the union a proposal, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

These former MLB players deserve more love from Hall of Fame voters
Our experts think these four stars aren't getting nearly enough respect.

ESPN Sports
Jan 20, 2022

Kyrgios shows his talent and lack of interest in loss against Medvedev
Nick Krygios tried trick shots at bad times, as usual, and lost to Daniil Medvedev.

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