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Apr 02, 2020

NFL doc: Season start time contingent on testing
Dr. Allen Sills told NFL.com on Thursday that several conditions must be met for the NFL to start its season on time come September.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

The best of Texas, USC players and coaches live-tweeting 2006 Rose Bowl
Former Longhorns and Trojans took to social media as they watched the rebroadcast of their classic showdown.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Khabib wants Ferguson in August if UFC 249 off
While Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 249 showdown with Tony Ferguson hasn't officially been called off, he said he'll be ready to fight Ferguson as early as August if the April 18 bout doesn't happen.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Dez and Dak back together again and more NFL social media rumors
Is a prominent former Cowboys connection readying itself for an encore?

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

L.A.'s Turner: Once back, end extras in HR derby
Dodgers slugger Justin Turner proposes going to a home run derby to end games tied after 10 innings this season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

LA's Turner: Once back, end extras with HR derby
Dodgers slugger Justin Turner proposes going to a home run derby to end games tied after 10 innings this season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Sources: Raiders' deal with CB Apple falls through
Cornerback Eli Apple will remain a free agent after he and the Las Vegas Raiders were unable to finalize his contract, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

FCS All-American LB Cox transferring to LSU
Jabril Cox, a two-time FCS All-American at North Dakota State, announced he's transferring to LSU. As a graduate transfer, he's eligible to play for the Tigers this season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Ex-Jags LT Boselli details fight with COVID-19
Although better and no longer hospitalized, Tony Boselli said he's still weak and battling fatigue, and hasn't quite shaken his cough. "It's been quite a few weeks but I'm feeling better," he said.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Ex-Jaguars LT Boselli details fight with COVID-19
Although better and no longer hospitalized, Tony Boselli said he's still weak and battling fatigue, and hasn't quite shaken his cough. "It's been quite a few weeks but I'm feeling better," he said.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

European football plan mulls July, August restart
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ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Leach deletes, apologizes for quarantine tweet
Mike Leach said "he had no intention of offending anyone" when he posted a meme of a woman knitting her husband a noose during self-quarantine.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Tua has hip rechecked; results are encouraging
Tua Tagovailoa underwent a comprehensive medical exam by a doctor selected by NFL team physicians, with the quarterback's representatives saying his results were "overwhelmingly positive."

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Tua has medical recheck on hip; results 'positive'
Tua Tagovailoa underwent a comprehensive medical exam by a doctor selected by NFL team physicians, with the quarterback's representatives saying his results were "overwhelmingly positive."

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Tua undergoes medical recheck; results 'positive'
Tua Tagovailoa underwent a comprehensive medical exam by a doctor selected by NFL team physicians, with the quarterback's representatives saying his results were "overwhelmingly positive."

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Bills GM: Patriots still team to beat in AFC East
"The team to beat in the East is the Patriots," Bills general manager Brandon Beane said. "So until we beat them, we've done nothing, and we've got our work cut out for us."

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

For rent: 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, only title winners allowed
It's the house The Captain built and now the G.O.A.T. rents it. But will Derek Jeter charge Tom Brady the estimated $44,000 rent?

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Playbook Inning 2: How to pick the right format
Part 2 of Tristan H. Cockcroft's 9-part expanded "Playbook" goes over the benefits and drawbacks of the different league formats, from roto, H2H categories, points and "only" leagues.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

California cancels all combat sports through May
"To protect Californians against the possible spread of COVID-19," the state's athletic commission decided to call off all combat sports events through May.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Reid prepping Chiefs' SB defense from basement
Chiefs coach Andy Reid is working in his basement, making plans for his team to defend its Super Bowl title next season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Source: Brady rents Jeter's waterfront mansion
New Bucs QB Tom Brady has rented the 30,000-square-foot home belonging to Marlins CEO Derek Jeter on Davis Islands, located just a short drive from the NFL team's facility.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Before NBA leap, LaMelo buys his Aussie team
LaMelo Ball played only 12 games in Australia, but he is now linked to the NBL after buying the Illawarra Hawks with his manager, Jermaine Jackson.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Sources: Titans' Henry signs $10.2M tender
Titans RB Derrick Henry, who won the NFL rushing title with 1,540 yards last season and has posted consecutive seasons of more than 1,000 yards, has signed his franchise tender for $10.2 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

ADs brace for possible financial crisis in 2020-21
According to a survey released Thursday, 63% of responding athletic directors forecast a worst-case scenario in which their schools' revenues decrease by at least 20% during the 2020-21 academic year.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

The issues the Premier League's big clubs need to address when soccer returns
Football is on hold, but decisions behind the scenes are still being made, so what do Premier League clubs need to do before the game returns?

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Ducks' Ionescu wins Wade Trophy for 2nd time
Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu has won the Wade Trophy for the second consecutive year and is one of three Ducks players to be selected as an All-American this season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Izzo contacted witness ahead of school, police
Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo approached a witness in a 2017 investigation of criminal sexual conduct involving one of his players before that witness spoke to police or school investigators.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Players who made the most successful jumps from high school to the NBA
In the history of the NBA draft, 45 players have been taken directly out of high school. It wasn't the best decision for each one, but for a select group of superstars, skipping college paid off.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

The lapsed fan's guide to WrestleMania 36
Haven't paid attention to the world of WWE lately? We're here to catch you up before WrestleMania 36.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Donovan, Leicester's shock glory, more: The best performances we have seen
Our writers' best moments witnessed in person include a USA World Cup late show, Leicester's shock glory and a Man United's UCL final miracle.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Trevon Diggs embarks on NFL path paved by brother, father figure Stefon
Trevon Diggs lost his father when he was 10, but his brother Stefon has supported him all the way to the NFL.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

'I've watched "Frozen" 35 times': When full-time player becomes full-time parent
Players and coaches are getting creative with their young kids while they're all stuck at home.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Lowe: How NBA players are parenting through the coronavirus shutdown
Players and coaches are getting creative with their young kids while they're all stuck at home.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

'Basketball can wait': How NBA coaches are navigating an unprecedented season
Frank Vogel, Nick Nurse and other NBA coaches are figuring out how to lead their teams through the uncertainty of a season stoppage.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Sources: Astros bans end in '20 even if no games
Because AJ Hinch's and Jeff Luhnow's suspensions are tied to the end of the 2020 postseason rather than a specific number of games, MLB will view them as having served their discipline this year no matter what, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Ichiro's love of hamburgers, math and his bats
Ichiro Suzuki enjoyed one of America's staple meals. He could figure out an equation in seconds. And he never, ever threw his bat -- ever.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

New Sutton movie explores rise and fall of legendary coach
The director of a documentary on Sutton discusses the coach and makes a case for his induction.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Eddie Sutton and other ridiculous Basketball Hall of Fame snubs
The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday. Here are players and coaches who have not been voted in, perhaps unjustly.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

College football's greatest games: Connelly & Schlabach debate their favorites
Ahead of the Texas-USC re-air, Bill Connelly and Mark Schlabach discuss their favorite games of all time.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

R&A: No decision yet on Open cancellation, delay
The Royal and Ancient, which organizes The Open Championship, is "continuing to work through our options" regarding the 2020 major, following a report that the July tournament had been canceled.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Patriots' plane delivering 1.2M masks from China
The transfer of 1.2 million N95 masks from China to the United States was the result of multiple global negotiations and the Massachusetts governor calling on Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft for his help, according to a report.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Wysh List: Is Connor McDavid an incomplete player?
The electrifying superstar was not among the finalists for "most complete player" in this year's NHLPA poll. Is that accurate?

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

The biggest one-hit wonders for every American League team
From "The Bird" to "The Hammer" and the original Baby Bomber, we tell the stories of stars who burned bright but flamed out, having a brief time in the spotlight.

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

How Sheffield United, among others, are upsetting the elite in European soccer
Money rules soccer in 2020 more than ever but minnows in the top leagues are still thriving. What defines those smaller clubs always punching up?

ESPN Sports
Apr 02, 2020

Report: The Open to be canceled due to virus
The Open Championship scheduled to begin July 16 at Royal St. George's will be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, Golf Digest reports.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Ferguson calls for Khabib to be stripped of title
With Khabib Nurmagomedov in quarantine and essentially out of UFC 249, his would-be opponent, Tony Ferguson, said he thinks the lightweight champion is "scared and running."

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Cowboys sign DE Smith, out of NFL since 2015
Former 49ers and Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2015, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cowboys that is worth up to $4 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Source: Dallas adds DE Smith, out of NFL 4 years
Former 49ers and Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2015, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cowboys that is worth up to $4 million, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano, confirming a Fox Sports report.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

NFLPA: Reid's CBA claim 'completely false'
In a letter to its membership, the NFL Players Association said a claim by attorneys for Eric Reid that last month's vote on the league's new CBA should be invalidated by a change in language was "completely false."

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Cardinals' Chase Edmonds leads Suns to 2K victory
In the 10th Phoenix Suns game simulation, the Arizona Cardinals' Chase Edmonds led the NBA 2K team to victory over Miami Dolphins DE Shaq Lawson and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

A year in the life of Bugha, the Fortnite World Cup champ
Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf went from a typical suburban kid to a millionaire at last year's Fortnite World Cup, and life has changed for him even more since then.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Why Sabrina Ionescu and Oregon would have won the 2020 NCAA title
This weekend New Orleans was scheduled to host the Final Four, and our panel thinks Baylor, Oregon and South Carolina were favorites to win it all.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

What a Ferguson vs. Gaethje main event might look like
If Tony Ferguson accepts Justin Gaethje as the replacement for Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has the edge? Our panel discusses.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje main event might look like
If Tony Ferguson accepts Justin Gaethje as the replacement for Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has the edge? Our panel discusses.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

The magic of Wimbledon lives on even without play this year
The cancellation of Wimbledon due to the coronavirus pandemic reminds us of what we will miss most about All England Club's ambiance.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Ducks' Ionescu, Hebard among Wooden finalists
Reigning winner Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon teammate Ruthy Hebard, South Carolina's Tyasha Harris, Baylor's Lauren Cox and Kentucky's Rhyne Howard are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the sport's most outstanding player.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

A timeline of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson -- is it off again?
Khabib-Ferguson may be canceled for a fifth time. Here's a look at the history of the UFC trying to make that fight.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Toppin, Azubuike among Wooden Award finalists
Kansas' Udoka Azubuike, Iowa's Luka Garza, Marquette's Markus Howard, Seton Hall's Myles Powell and Dayton's Obi Toppin are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, which goes to the most outstanding player in college basketball.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Tua: I'm '100 percent,' could play as rookie
Tua Tagovailoa, who is projected to be a top-10 pick in the NFL draft, says he feels 100 percent after suffering a hip injury last season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Ravens' Lamar Jackson working out with AB
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson worked out with free-agent receiver Antonio Brown.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Saints set up NFL draft headquarters in brewery
With NFL facilities closed during the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Saints have set up their makeshift draft headquarters in a brewery.

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Apr 01, 2020

Choo donating funds to Rangers minor leaguers
Veteran Shin-Soo Choo is giving $1,000 each to about 190 players in the Rangers' farm system.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Choo gifting funds to Rangers minor leaguers
Veteran Shin-Soo Choo is giving $1,000 each to 191 players in the Rangers' farm system.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

No record-setting deals, a weak corner market and more: Barnwell's NFL free-agency lessons
The top of the free-agent class didn't move the market. Teams got conservative at cornerback and wide receiver. Here's what you should take away.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Meet the Peloton instructor keeping NFL, NBA and PGA stars in shape
How are professional sports' top stars staying in shape -- and staying competitive -- while social distancing? In-home spin bike challenges with Alex Toussaint.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Sources: Clowney lowers price to $17M-$18M
Free agent Jadeveon Clowney is now seeking a number closer to $17 million to $18 million per season, and the Seahawks and Titans remain "interested" in signing the three-time Pro Bowl selection, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Sources: Clowney lowers price to $17M-18M
Free agent Jadeveon Clowney is now seeking a number closer to $17 million to $18 million per season, and the Seahawks and Titans remain "interested" in signing the three-time Pro Bowl selection, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

After a devastating accident, Olympic cyclist Kristina Vogel shares her strength
After a training crash left her paralyzed from the chest down, the two-time gold medalist fought to regain her competitive spirit, resolving to be a positive force in her sport and community.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Biles on competing in 2021: Nothing set in stone
With the Tokyo Games being postponed to the summer of 2021, Simone Biles told The Associated Press that "it's a letdown," and that "nothing is really set in stone yet" as far as her plans for the Olympics.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

PGA Tour approval for Tiger-Phil event on hold
A match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, with other players involved, has been in the works, but it has yet to receive PGA Tour approval amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

NBA-best Bucks working as if play will continue
Nobody knows if the NBA season will continue, but the league-best Bucks are preparing as if they will be on the court.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Mavs' Cuban: 'No idea' on when NBA returns
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he has "no idea" on when the NBA will resume playing games.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Position U: Which programs produce the best players at each position?
Which schools produce the best point guards, sharpshooters, wings, interior scorers, and post defenders? We crunched the historical numbers. Duke and Kentucky fared well.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

'He was simply amazing': Bilas on facing superhuman, college-era MJ
Jay Bilas played five games against MJ at UNC and thinks he's worthy of college hoops' tag as greatest of all time.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Evaluating Mac Jones, a loaded WR draft class and more idle college football thoughts
Bill Connelly weighs in on the Crimson Tide quarterback, the loaded wide receiver class for the NFL draft, what makes Northwestern intriguing and stats you need to know.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Nets now symptom-free after testing positive
The four members of the Nets who tested positive for the coronavirus are now symptom-free.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Wimbledon cancels '20 event due to pandemic
The All England Club said the 134th edition of Wimbledon will be held from June 28-July 11, 2021, instead of this summer. It is the first time that the Grand Slam event will not be played during peacetime.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

MLB cancels Cubs-Cards London series in June
MLB has canceled the London series between the Cubs and Cardinals due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

UEFA suspends Champions League indefinitely
UEFA has suspended the Champions League, Europa League and Euro 2020 qualifying playoffs indefinitely as the coronavirus crisis continues.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Moments we can't forget from Game 7 of the 2016 Finals
Memories of the unforgettable closing minutes of LeBron James and the Cavs' history-making win.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Most impactful moves and offseason goals for all 32 NFL teams
Teddy Bridgewater is a Panther, Tom Brady is a Buc, and Jadeveon Clowney can still be had for the right price.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

NHL's first service-puppy trainee has found a new home -- and new purpose
After working with the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, where he bonded with players including Chris Kreider, Ranger the yellow Lab is helping a teen with autism.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Ranger, the NHL's first service-puppy trainee, has found a new home -- and new purpose
After working with the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, where he bonded with players including Chris Kreider, Ranger the yellow Lab is helping a teen with autism.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

How Phil Niekro tossed his brother aside in his 300th win
Once Phil had a chance to make history, he scrapped the plan.

ESPN Sports
Apr 01, 2020

Five creative ideas F1 should consider for 2020 (if the season ever happens)
If F1 manages to have a championship in 2020, it will be unlike any other season in its history. Here's some creative ideas the sport should trial to take full advantage of whatever racing it gets this year.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Celts' Smart donating blood for COVID-19 study
Celtics guard Marcus Smart confirmed through his agent Tuesday that he is planning to donate his blood to be studied for an experimental treatment for COVID-19.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Sources: NBA, NBPA talk withholding player pay
The league and NBPA are discussing scenarios for withholding up to 25% of players' remaining salaries should regular-season games be canceled, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Bulldogs' Leach lands touted QB recruit Robertson
Quarterback Sawyer Robertson, ranked No. 51 overall in the ESPN Junior 300, chose Mississippi State on Tuesday, giving new coach Mike Leach one of his first big commitments. Robertson is also set to join the Bulldogs baseball team.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Shaq and sons throw in-home concerts during isolation
The Lakers great and his sons shared the videos on social media.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Helwani on why Tony Ferguson should consider his bottom line before a UFC belt
Tony Ferguson has fought just once since October, 2018, so it would make no sense for him to turn down a big payday, Ariel Helwani writes.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

The 20 biggest matches in WrestleMania history
Over 35 years of events, these 20 WrestleMania matches stand out above the rest.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

UFC's Jones agrees to plea deal on DWI charge
Jon Jones has agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) after he was arrested on four charges last week in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Jones agrees to plea deal on DWI charge
Jon Jones has agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) after being arrested on four charges last week in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Bernalillo County district attorney's office confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

QBs benefit from joint workouts in California
Washington's Kyle Allen, Buffalo's Josh Allen and the Jets' Sam Darnold have been training and studying film together in California since February.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Clay: 50 things I learned while doing 2020 fantasy football projections
Mike Clay puts a ton of work into his projections throughout the year. As he kicks off his 2020, he shares interesting nuggets he uncovered as he went through his process, as well as deep sleepers that emerged.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

KD leads field of 16 in NBA 2K tourney on ESPN
The Nets' Kevin Durant will lead a field of 16 NBA players competing in the 2K20 Player Tournament that will take place on ESPN beginning Friday. The winner will receive $100,000 to give to a select charity in support of the coronavirus relief efforts.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

Rob Mendez ready to make his next move
After winning the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2019 ESPYS, Rob Mendez enjoyed a life of travel and fame. Now he's (almost) ready to explore new opportunities, possibly with the NFL.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

No symptoms for Lakers after 2-week quarantine
All members of the Lakers who were tested for COVID-19 in the days after their game against the Nets on March 10 and were isolated for 14 days are currently symptom free, the team announced.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

The Great Movie Athlete Fantasy Draft
With the real sports world partaking in social distancing, we turn to the silver screen to find the best athletes to fill out a fantasy-fantasy roster. Scoring system still pending.

ESPN Sports
Mar 31, 2020

NFL execs planning for season to start on time
Multiple NFL executives said Tuesday that the league is planning to start its 2020 season on time in September with fans in the stands despite the coronavirus pandemic that has temporarily shut down sports around the world.

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