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Apr 17, 2021

Bayern coach Flick plans exit at end of season
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick said he has informed the club and players that he won't be returning after the Bundesliga season. The German steered Bayern to six titles in the last 10 months, including the club's sixth Champions League title.

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Apr 17, 2021

Braves' Kazmar may play 1st MLB game since '08
The Braves placed Sean Kazmar Jr. on the active roster Saturday, a move that could allow the 36-year-old infielder to play in his first major league game since September 2008.

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Apr 17, 2021

Lawrence tweets response to motivation critiques
Trevor Lawrence took to Twitter to address criticism he has received about quotes made by him that have led some to question the likely No. 1 pick's motivation to play football.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

Study: Athletes low risk for COVID heart issues
A study examining more than 3,000 college athletes who had COVID-19 found few instances of heart-related issues.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

How Hamilton and Mercedes turned the tables on Red Bull
Lewis Hamilton's 99th career pole position happened because he beat quicker cars when the heat was on.

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Apr 17, 2021

NFLPA chief: Players better off skipping workouts
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith says it is in the best interest of players to not participate in voluntary offseason workouts. Players from 15 teams have announced they will be skipping the workouts.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

Butler calls sluggish Heat 'soft,' urges 'bully ball'
The Miami Heat have lost 10 of their past 16, and their highest-paid player isn't happy.

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Apr 17, 2021

Sources: MRI clean, but Mitchell to miss games
Jazz All-Star Donovan Mitchell is expected to miss several games after an MRI on his right ankle sprain revealed no structural damage, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Battle of Florida takes center stage
The Lightning and Panthers square off in a pivotal Central Division showdown. Here's where all the races stand heading into Saturday's action.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

Five hours, 12 innings and 17 runs: Dodgers-Padres Game 1 lives up to the hype
The first of 19 highly anticipated regular-season matchups between the two NL West rivals ended with an L.A. win.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

Streaking Knicks cite early faith for winning ways
The Knicks' belief they could win from the beginning of the season has helped carry them to a fifth straight victory.

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Apr 17, 2021

Attorney: Client mistook Rams' Donald for attacker
De'Vincent Spriggs has apologized to Rams star Aaron Donald through his attorney, who said Friday Spriggs mistook his attacker outside a Pittsburgh-area nightclub for Donald.

ESPN Sports
Apr 17, 2021

Nemkov decisions Davis to defend Bellator title
Vadim Nemkov (14-3) earned a five-round decision win over Phil Davis on Friday to defend his Bellator light heavyweight title for the first time and advance to the tournament semifinals.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Padres activate Tatis Jr. (shoulder) off 10-day IL
As expected, the Padres activated shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (shoulder) off the 10-day injured list on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Celtics sign former No. 2 overall pick Parker
Jabari Parker will complete with Semi Ojeleye and Grant Williams for minutes behind Jayson Tatum as the team's backup power forward.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Dodgers' Bellinger has hairline fracture in left leg
Dave Roberts didn't want to speculate on a return date for Cody Bellinger, but did call the injury "not a day-to-day thing."

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Donald lawyer says Rams lineman aided accuser
Aaron Donald's lawyer disputes an assault claim levied against the Rams defensive lineman, saying Donald actually helped get people off of his accuser.

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Apr 16, 2021

Bears sign wide receiver Goodwin to 1-year deal
The Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Padres activate star SS Tatis Jr. off 10-day IL
As expected, the Padres activated shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (shoulder) off the 10-day injured list on Friday.

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Apr 16, 2021

PSU's O'Keefe sets NCAA goals mark in lacrosse
Penn State senior attacker Mac O'Keefe set the NCAA men's lacrosse record for most career goals on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Jimmie Johnson set for latest challenge, as the NASCAR legend takes on IndyCar
Jimmie Johnson doesn't lack for confidence. He did, after all, dominate the NASCAR Cup series. But Sunday, a new chapter begins, as the NASCAR legend-turned-IndyCar rookie returns to the track for his first open-wheel start.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

No motive found for shooting involving ex-NFLer
Police report reveals no clear motive for former NFL player Phillip Adams to fatally shot five people before later killing himself.

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Apr 16, 2021

Sources: X-rays negative on Jazz star Mitchell
X-rays on Mitchell's ankle were negative, and there is early optimism the injury isn't a serious one, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Seven reasons you won't want to miss the 2021 NCAA gymnastics championships
A sprained ankle that might determine it all. An underdog story. The most impressive display of mask-wearing you've seen. It's been two years since we've crowned an NCAA gymnastics champion, but these eight teams make it worth the wait.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Boeheim bunch: Jimmy joins bro to play for dad
It'll be a family affair for Syracuse this season as Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to join an Orange team that features his brother, Buddy, and is coached by their dad, Jim.

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Apr 16, 2021

Avalanche put on COVID hiatus; 3 games ppd.
The Avalanche will not play until at least Thursday after a third player was placed into the NHL's COVID protocols Friday, postponing two games against the Kings and one against the Blues.

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Apr 16, 2021

Coyotes adding cancer victim, 9, to ring of honor
A 9-year-old girl who died of cancer -- described as having the tenacity of a hockey player -- will become the first person in NHL history who's not a former player, coach, general manager or broadcaster to be inducted into a team's ring of honor.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Has Mercedes regained the advantage already? And could Ferrari spring a surprise?
Mercedes finished practice looking strongest for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, while Ferrari looked surprisingly quick. Laurence Edmonson analyses what we did and didn't see ahead of the race.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

GM: Texans respecting legal process on Watson
Texans general manager Nick Caserio said the team is being "respectful of the legal process" when it comes to quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is facing 22 lawsuits alleging sexual assault and inappropriate behavior.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Can Athletic get Copa del Rey redemption vs. Barca?
The emotion of April 3's all-Basque Copa del Rey final overwhelmed Athletic Bilbao. Now they must dust themselves off to contest the 2021 edition.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Ex-NFL star Lynch joins soccer ownership ranks
Former NFL star Marshawn Lynch has joined the ownership group for USL's Oakland Roots.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

D-Wade leaps into ownership with stake in Jazz
By purchasing a stake in the Jazz, Dwyane Wade is joining Grant Hill (Hawks), Shaquille O'Neal (Kings) and Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan as Hall of Fame-level players with NBA ownership stakes.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Donald's attorney says Rams star aided accuser
Aaron Donald's lawyer disputes an assault claim levied against the Rams defensive lineman, saying Donald actually helped get people off of his accuser.

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Apr 16, 2021

Duke adds Marquette transfer John to frontcourt
Theo John spent the past four seasons playing under former Duke star and assistant Steve Wojciechowski at Marquette.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

USC 7-footer Mobley declares for NBA draft
Evan Mobley is the No. 2 overall prospect in ESPN's top 100 for the 2021 NBA draft class.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

LAFC over Columbus Crew for MLS Cup? Our 2021 predictions, MVP favorites, team-by-team talking points
ESPN looks at each team and predicts who'll win MVP, which sides will take the East and West, and ultimately, who will win the MLS Cup.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Report: Complaints against Mets staffers ignored
Multiple employees within the Mets organization say their complaints about inappropriate workplace behavior were not acted on, according to a report from The Athletic, which also details inappropriate actions by at least two more team employees.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Ban cut, but still no Games for sprinter Coleman
American sprinter Christian Coleman will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests.

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Apr 16, 2021

MLB players, baseball world pays tribute to a legend
MLB players celebrated the life, career, and legacy of Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of his MLB debit.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

NFL win total predictions: Our reporters make over/under picks for all 32 teams
The initial Caesars William Hill over/under projections for the 2021 NFL season are out, so where does your team fall in the over/under debate?

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

The most important storylines to watch in this weekend's spring games
Can Bryce Young command Alabama's offense? Can Bo Nix get pointed in the right direction? Which other quarterbacks have something to prove on Saturday?

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Chiefs, Buccaneers open with highest win totals
The Chiefs open with the highest win total of all NFL teams with 12, followed by the Bucs with 11.5 wins ahead of the league's first 17-game regular season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Coleman still out of Games despite reduced ban
American sprinter Christian Coleman will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Pogba: Mourinho acted like players 'didn't exist'
Jose Mourinho treated players like they "didn't exist" during his time in charge of Manchester United, according to Paul Pogba.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Man City to edge Chelsea? Leicester to outgun Southampton?
Four teams head to Wembley this weekend with a place in the FA Cup final at stake. Who will emerge victorious?

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Viewers guide: Robert Whittaker should be one win away from a title shot
Robert Whittaker already has proved he deserves another title chance, but he'll need to beat Kelvin Gastelum to convince the UFC.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Bruins, Islanders run it back on Friday night
Friday's games will have ramifications in the playoff races -- and the 'race' for draft lottery positioning.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Ringside Seat: As Jake Paul fights Ben Askren, what does his boxing future look like?
Digging into this weekend's major boxing cards, headlined by Jake Paul-Ben Askren and Demetrius Andrade-Liam Williams.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Nittany Lions high-scoring lacrosse star Mac O'Keefe 'as dynamic as it gets'
Mac O'Keefe came back to Penn State after last season was cut short by the pandemic. It's inevitable he'll set the NCAA all-time scoring record before he's done, even as early as this weekend.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

7 reasons you won't want to miss the 2021 NCAA gymnastics championships
A sprained ankle that might determine it all. An underdog story. The most impressive display of mask-wearing you've seen. It's been two years since we've crowned an NCAA gymnastics champion, but these eight teams make it worth the wait.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Two brothers, two different paths, one shared goal: The Surratts' journey to the NFL draft
Chazz and Sage Surratt have often had overlapping journeys. Now both are on course to be selected in the 2021 NFL draft.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

How Nick Saban and Tuscaloosa formed an 'unbreakable bond' after a tornado 10 years ago
A coaching nomad of three decades who was widely expected to leave Alabama one day, Nick Saban instead put down roots after the deadly tornado a decade ago.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Get ready for Dodgers-Padres Round 1! What you need to know about MLB's hottest new rivalry
Two Southern California teams separated by two hours are baseball's new Yankees-Red Sox. We get you up to speed for their first 2021 showdown.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

Wide receiver Worthy decommits from Michigan
Wide receiver Xavier Worthy, the No. 61-ranked prospect in the 2021 class, announced Thursday he has asked for a release from the national letter of intent he signed with Michigan in December.

ESPN Sports
Apr 16, 2021

WNBA draft 2021 grades: Dallas aces second consecutive draft
The Wings got exactly what they wanted in the draft and got an A-plus grade to show for it. The Sparks and Lynx also scored high marks.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Kevin Durant, Chris Paul and a dancing grandma show support for WNBA draft
From designer outfits to dancing grandmas, the 2021 WNBA draft was full of memorable moments.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Lakers' Davis cleared for practice, nearing return
Anthony Davis is out Thursday against the Celtics and "unlikely" to play in the Lakers' two-game set against the Jazz on Saturday and Monday. But coach Frank Vogel said it wasn't out of the question for Davis to return against Utah.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Ngannou will be in Usman's corner vs. Masvidal
Heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou will be a cornerman for Kamaru Usman during his welterweight title defense against Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261 on April 24, Usman told ESPN on Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Breaking down Ronald Acuna Jr.'s amazing start
Atlanta's young superstar is showing early signs of taking his game to another level.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Wings take Collier, Kuier top two in WNBA draft
Charli Collier, who is from the greater Houston area, averaged 19 points and 11.3 rebounds for Texas last season. Awak Kuier became the first Finnish player drafted in WNBA history.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

GSW: Wiseman surgery a success, back in '21-22
Warriors center James Wiseman had surgery Thursday to fix the meniscus injury in his right knee, with the team calling the operation successful and saying he is expected back next season.

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Apr 15, 2021

NHL delays Canucks' return after COVID outbreak
The NHL announced Thursday that the Vancouver Canucks' game against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday will be postponed.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Cavani will be key if Solskjaer's Man United is to finally win a trophy
Man United made light work of Granada to reach a fifth semifinal since Solskjaer took charge, but the next step of winning is the hard part.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Collier, projected No. 1 pick in draft, is 'not even where I'm supposed to be yet'
The star's path to the top of Thursday's WNBA draft was anything but preordained.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Lacazette stars as Arsenal cruises into the Europa League semis
Arsenal produced a dominant performance when they needed it most, Alexandre Lacazette bagging a brace to guide them into the Europa League semis.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Padres 'optimistic' Tatis can return on Friday
Friday marks the first day Tatis is eligible to be activated off the injured list since suffering a subluxation of his left shoulder during a violent swing on April 5.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

On Jackie Robinson Day, the baseball world paid tribute to a legend
MLB players celebrated the life, career, and legacy of Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of his MLB debit.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Source: Friday's Oilers-Canucks game postponed
The Vancouver Canucks' game against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday will be postponed, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Seahawks add to pass-rush, sign Aldon Smith
Defensive end Aldon Smith has signed with the Seahawks on what a source tells ESPN is a one-year deal. After an indefinite suspension from 2016 to 2019 for multiple off-field incidents, he joined the Cowboys last season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Lapchick: MLB hits milestones in racial and gender hiring
Despite the league's efforts to diversify the game, some of the most recognizable and noteworthy positions still need improvement.

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Apr 15, 2021

Martin's mea culpa: 'Poor job' with Gamecocks
South Carolina's Frank Martin admits he did a bad job as men's basketball coach last season. He also believes his track record shows that he knows how to turn things around.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

MJ to serve as Kobe's presenter at Naismith HOF
Michael Jordan will also introduce Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey, making him the only Hall of Famer presenting multiple candidates during this year's induction ceremony.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Sources: LaVine in protocol, likely to miss games
Bulls All-Star guard Zach LaVine is expected to miss several games after entering into the NBA's health and safety protocol, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Verstappen calls for clarity on 'messy' track limits rules
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has called on Formula One's governing body to come up with a single rule regarding the abuse of track limits after the issue caused controversy at the opening round of the season in Bahrain.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Bottas: Mercedes has gone from hunted to hunters
Valtteri Bottas says F1 champ Mercedes is chasing now that Red Bull has a faster car.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Heel turn: Davis fills staff with ex-UNC players
New North Carolina men's basketball coach Hubert Davis has turned to former UNC players Sean May, Brad Frederick and Jeff Lebo to fill out his coaching staff. Steve Robinson, a longtime assistant under Roy Williams, was not retained.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Ex-Nebraska player not guilty of sexual assault
A Lancaster County jury found former Nebraska football player Katerian LeGrone not guilty of sexual assault on Thursday.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Nets' Aldridge abruptly retires due to health scare
Brooklyn Nets center LaMarcus Aldridge abruptly retired on Thursday, citing a recent health scare.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Source: Seahawks reach deal with Aldon Smith
Defensive end Aldon Smith has agreed to a one-year deal with the Seahawks, a source told ESPN. After an indefinite suspension from 2016 to 2019 for multiple off-field incidents, he joined the Cowboys last season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

USC avoids tourney ban for assistant's violations
USC has been given two years' probation and a fine as a result of former assistant coach Tony Bland accepting bribes to steer players to certain business managers and financial advisers once they turned pro.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement, and NBA twitter reacted
NBA players reacted with shock and sympathy at LaMarcus Aldridge announcing his retirement for health reasons.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Evans ends Djokovic streak at 10 in Monte Carlo
Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic had won all 10 matches that he had played this year until falling 6-4, 7-5 to Dan Evans in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

David Beckham's Inter Miami could be a great team. But it has to win first
After a disastrous first season, David Beckham can leave nothing to chance or risk the one thing he's spent a career avoiding: public embarrassment.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

The sports card industry is in the middle of its own Suez Canal situation
PSA, the No. 1 sports card grading service in the hobby, recently sent shockwaves through the card collecting community when it ceased accepting new submissions. So what now?

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

PFL 2021 heavyweight preview: Does Fabricio Werdum still have what it takes to win a championship?
Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum looks to top a PFL heavyweight division that includes defending champ Ali Isaev.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

NBA playoff predictions: Who will win the big seeding races?
We polled the ESPN NBA Forecast panel of experts for their predictions on the NBA season.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

The MVP race has turned into a Nikola Jokic runaway
With a month left in the season, the Nuggets center looks like an overwhelming favorite.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Showdown Thursday in the Central
The top four teams play against one another tonight, as the jockeying for postseason positioning continues.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

A fourth Champions League title would be Zidane's finest
If Zinedine Zidane guides Real Madrid side to UCL glory, he will get the full recognition he deserves.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Champions League roundtable: Man City, Real Madrid the teams to beat?
Who'll emerge between Real Madrid, Chelsea, Man City and PSG? Were Bayern and Dortmund unlucky? ESPN's writers break it all down.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

A family's sacrifice and incredible loss: Lynnzee Brown's path to NCAA gymnastics championships
She endured grief and a difficult injury. This weekend, Lynnzee Brown could become the the University of Denver's first all-around champion.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

MLB Power Rankings Week 2: Which hot starts led to a big move up our list?
The Dodgers remain a clear No. 1 at the top -- but there is plenty of movement after that.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Semenya pinning Games hopes on 5,000 meters
Caster Semenya won the 5,000-meter race at the South African national championships Thursday in a personal-best time and then said she is likely to focus on long-distance events for the rest of her career.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

NFL draft board building 101: Inside the secretive yearlong grind
A detailed look at an NFL draft board -- from scouts to stacking to symbols -- and all that goes into the year it takes to build it.

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Apr 15, 2021

The 1-in-1,300 draft pick the Jets would like to forget -- Christian Hackenberg
Selected No. 51 overall in 2016, he never played a down in the NFL and sits atop a long, dismal list of quarterback whiffs by the Jets.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Luka Legend: Mavs win on Doncic's 'lucky' shot
Luka Doncic made yet another improbable shot on Wednesday, this time a 3-pointer as time expired.

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Apr 15, 2021

Scorching Curry eyes Klay's 'gettable' 3-pt mark
The Warriors' Stephen Curry scored 42 points in Wednesday's win, making 11 3-point field goals. In seven games this month, Curry is averaging 39.5 points.

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Apr 15, 2021

Scorching Curry eyes Klay's 'gettable' 3-pt. mark
The Warriors' Stephen Curry scored 42 points in Wednesday's win, making 11 3-point field goals. In seven games this month, Curry is averaging 39.5 points.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

Malone on Murray's torn ACL: 'Your heart breaks'
Michael Malone says Jamal Murray is "devastated" after the Denver Nuggets' star guard was diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

ESPN Sports
Apr 15, 2021

76ers take significant step toward East's top seed with win
Philly put itself in the driver's seat for home-court advantage in the playoffs.

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