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May 29, 2024

'Let's run it back': Karaban returns to UConn
Alex Karaban is withdrawing from the NBA draft and will return to UConn for his junior season, boosting the Huskies' chances for a third straight national championship.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

49ers sign wide receiver Jennings through 2025
Restricted free agent receiver Jauan Jennings agreed to a two-year contract with the Niners that will keep him in San Francisco through the 2025 season.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Animal cruelty warrants issued for Chiefs' Buggs
Two misdemeanor warrants have been filed against Chiefs defensive lineman Isaiah Buggs in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, for cruelty to dogs in the second degree.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Players praise 'overdue' Negro Leagues inclusion
Baseball players and fans alike are learning more about the Negro Leagues after the statistics for more than 2,300 players were incorporated into the MLB record book.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Road to the MCWS: College baseball tourney brackets and regionals schedule
The road to Omaha will get underway this weekend with regionals starting on Friday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Inside Messi's travel miles for Inter Miami and Argentina
Messi will have to endure an intense travel schedule for Inter Miami and Argentina, but just how much mileage does he have to rack up?

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Douglas out of U.S. champs, ends Olympic bid
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has withdrawn from competition at the U.S. gymnastics championships in Fort Worth, citing an ankle injury.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Scheffler: 'No ill will' to cop as charges dropped
Charges have been dropped against Scottie Scheffler stemming from his arrest as he was driving to the PGA Championship earlier this month.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Semien gets day off, ending iron man streak
Marcus Semien got a day off for the first time in more than two years Wednesday when he wasn't in the Rangers' lineup against the Diamondbacks, ending his streak of 349 games started.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Sources: Lue among NBA's richest HC's with deal
Clippers coach Ty Lue has signed a new deal through the 2028-2029 season that will make him one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches at approximately $14 million per year, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Sources: Lue agrees to extension with Clippers
Clippers coach Ty Lue has agreed on a new long-term contract that will make him one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

UFC Abu Dhabi to feature return of Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz, one of the UFC's most popular fighters, will return to the Octagon Aug. 3 in a Fight Night card headlined by a bantamweight bout between Cory Sandhagen and Umar Nurmagomedov.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

USMNT vet Zimmerman in U.S. pre-Olympic squad
Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman was the only overage player selected Wednesday for the United States' 25-man training camp roster ahead of its final pre-Olympic friendly, against Japan on June 11 at Kansas City, Kansas.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Finding the next breakout ace
Tristan H. Cockcroft tries to figure out how to identify pitchers who weren't highly-touted prospects but might become the next big thing.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

De Jong, Depay in Netherlands' Euro '24 squad
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman will gamble on the fitness of key midfielder Frenkie de Jong and forward Memphis Depay after including the duo in his final 26-man selection for the European Championship in Germany on Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Chelsea women hire Bompastor to replace Hayes
Chelsea have appointed Sonia Bompastor from Lyon replace Emma Hayes as manager, the club announced on Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Bayern appoint Kompany boss in shock move
Bayern Munich have appointed Vincent Kompany as the club's new manager after negotiating his departure from Burnley.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Sources: Hierro set to join Ronaldo at Al-Nassr
Chivas announced on Wednesday that sporting director Fernando Hierro is leaving the Liga MX club, with sources telling ESPN that he is set to join Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 32 preview: Team Grasso vs. Team Shevchenko
'The Ultimate Fighter' returns for Season 32 as women's flyweight champ Alexa Grasso coaches featherweight and middleweight fighters opposite former champ Valentina Shevchenko.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Transfer Talk: Liverpool, Man City, Bayern eyeing Leipzig's Dani Olmo
Liverpool, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are among the clubs interested in getting RB Leipzig's Dani Olmo. Transfer Talk is with the latest.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

New traditions, a dance team and a big ballpark: Inside Texas A&M's grand (and expensive) baseball vision
In his third season as head coach, Jim Schlossnagle has big plans for his program, including a national title run.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Road to the MCWS: College baseball tournament bracket reveal and regionals schedule
The road to Omaha will get underway this weekend with regionals starting on Friday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

All around the world: Lionel Messi's 2024 odyssey for Inter Miami and Argentina
Messi will have to endure an intense travel schedule for Inter Miami and Argentina, but just how much mileage does he have to rack up?

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Jay Bilas: Man, was Bill Walton fun
Jay Bilas grew up idolizing Bill Walton, who was larger than life on and off the court and he was about finding the joy in others.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Texas' awesome offense, OU's four-peat quest and what to know about every team
The Women's College World Series gets started on Thursday, and here's what you need to know about every team vying for a softball championship.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Braves pitching prospect Schwellenbach to debut
Braves pitching prospect Spencer Schwellenbach was promoted from Double-A and will make his MLB debut Wednesday against the Nationals.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Fields on buzz he may return kicks: 'Funny to me'
Steelers quarterback Justin Fields on Tuesday laughed off the idea he could be used as a kick returner this season.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Top South American players set for big transfers this summer
Fabrício Bruno, Wesley Gassova and Éderson are among the South American players who could be on the move.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Real Madrid are poised for a blockbuster summer of transfers
Real Madrid are saying goodbye to Toni Kroos -- and might lose Luka Modric too -- in order to fund the club's next big rebuild. And this one will be expensive.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Inside the unusual locker room dynamics of pro tennis
What is it like sharing a space -- sometimes before the biggest match of your career -- with an opponent? What goes on behind the scenes? We take a look at the tennis locker room.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Risers and fallers include Monique Billings, Courtney Williams
Liz Loza breaks down the risers and fallers for Week 3 of the fantasy women's basketball season.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

How Omaha won the (really big) 1975 WCWS trophy
A tornado left bleachers in the trees, but Connie Claussen led the Maverettes to the championship in 1975, the year Oklahoma softball was born.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Kris Knoblauch's journey from youth hockey coach to 'saving' Oilers' season
"We dug out of a big hole and Kris was a big reason for it," Edmonton GM Ken Holland said. It's been quite a year for the former West Hartford Wolves volunteer.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Two new pitches in two months? How MLB has changed Dodgers ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto
In just the second full month of Yamamoto's big league career, he is already evolving into a different pitcher.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Klopp aims digs at Prem rivals at farewell event
Former Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp aimed digs at several of the club's Premier League rivals during a "Danke, Jürgen" farewell event on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Mbappé: I'd love to play for AC Milan one day
Kylian Mbappé is widely expected to fulfill a lifelong dream and join Real Madrid this summer, but the forward has said he also plans to also play for AC Milan at somepoint in his career.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Courtois 'ready' to start UCL final after ACL tear
Thibaut Courtois has said he is "ready" to start in Saturday's Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund if called upon despite only recently returning from a long-term injury.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Bellingham voted LaLiga Player of the Season
Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham has won LaLiga's Player of the Season after playing a pivotal role in Los Blancos' 36th league title.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Usyk-Fury set Dec. 21 rematch in Saudi Arabia
The heavyweight championship rematch between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will take place Dec. 21 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, it was announced Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Barça hire ex-Germany boss Flick on 2-year deal
Barcelona have announced the appointment of former Bayern Munich and Germany coach Hansi Flick as the club's new manager on a two-year contract.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Agent: Bronny stays in draft, planning workouts
After a strong pre-draft process, Bronny James will remain in the 2024 NBA draft, according to his agent, Rich Paul, who spoke to ESPN hours before the 11:59 p.m. ET deadline.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Ranking the fights: Wilder-Zhang, Bivol-Zinad, Dubois-Hrgovic, more
Nick Parkinson ranks all the fights on the Deontay Wilder-Zhilei Zhang card, and explains why you should watch.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Can Fran Brown make Syracuse a powerhouse?
In his first head-coaching gig, Brown wants to make the Orange the pride of the northeast.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Greenland applies to join U.S. in Concacaf
Greenland has applied to become a member of Concacaf, the governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean, the Football Association of Greenland said on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Man City Keep or Dump: Big decisions around De Bruyne, Silva for next season
Our annual Keep or Dump series returns. First up: Mark Ogden and Gab Marcotti run the rule over Man City's squad. Who has a role to play in their future?

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

IBA to award boxers $50K for Paris Olympic golds
The International Boxing Association (IBA) will offer prize money to all Olympic champions and medallists at this year's Paris Games, the body announced on Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Fury-Usyk set Dec. 21 rematch in Saudi Arabia
The heavyweight championship rematch between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will take place on Dec. 21 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Turki Alalshikh announced on Wednesday.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

KAT busts out of slump; Ant extends Game 6 offer
Karl-Anthony Towns busted out of his shooting slump to score 25 points in the Timberwolves' win over the Mavericks on Tuesday, while Anthony Edwards promised to bring Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons "some nice shoes" when he returns to Dallas for Game 6.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Luka, Kyrie both say loss 'on me'; Mavs disagree
Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving both took accountability for the Mavericks failing to sweep the Timberwolves on Tuesday night, a game in which Minnesota changed the primary defensive assignments on Dallas' star duo.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

MLB adds Negro Leagues stats, stirs record books
Major League Baseball has incorporated Negro Leagues statistics of more than 2,300 players, shaking up its record books in the process.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Zibanejad rues OT turnover in Rangers' G4 loss
Mika Zibanejad, who remains scoreless through four games of the Eastern Conference Finals, committed a turnover in overtime that led to a penalty and the eventual winning goal for the Florida Panthers Tuesday, in their 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Smith says 'legend' Hayes has 'trust' of USWNT
The directions called out by U.S. women's soccer coach Emma Hayes carried throughout the field as her team went through drills Tuesday in their first practice together.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Biggest takeaways of Game 4 between Dallas and Minnesota
NBA insiders break down how the Timberwolves avoided a sweep in Dallas.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Reinhart's 'awesome' one-timer rescues Panthers
Taking advantage of a power play early in overtime, Sam Reinhart scored on a feed from Aleksander Barkov, and the Florida Panthers outlasted the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night in Sunrise, Florida, evening the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Clark (30) has most complete game in Fever loss
Indiana's Caitlin Clark on Tuesday night strung together her most complete game yet by scoring a season-best 30 points, dishing out 6 assists and grabbing 5 rebounds despite losing 88-82 to the Sparks.

ESPN Sports
May 29, 2024

Towns, Wolves grind out Game 4 to avoid sweep
Behind Karl-Anthony Towns' 20-point second half, the Wolves held off the Mavericks to take Game 4 and send the Western Conference finals back to Minnesota.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Sankey aims to be 'statesman' but also 'forceful'
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey is trying to find a balance between being a "statesman" and "forceful" in his opinions, knowing his conference and the Big Ten occupy leadership roles capable of influencing the future college athletics landscape.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Follow live: Luka, Mavs look to complete sweep of Wolves
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ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

MLB adds Negro League stats, stirs record books
Major League Baseball is officially incorporating Negro Leagues statistics of more than 2,300 players, shaking up its own record books in the process.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Rams' Bennett: Time away was for mental health
Rams backup quarterback Stetson Bennett confirmed Tuesday that his time away from the team last season was related to his mental health.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

LIVE Transfer Talk: Liverpool, Man City, Bayern eyeing Leipzig's Dani Olmo
Liverpool, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are among the clubs interested in getting RB Leipzig's Dani Olmo. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Transfer Talk: Liverpool, Man City, Bayern looking at Olmo
Liverpool, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are among the clubs interested in getting RB Leipzig's Dani Olmo. Transfer Talk has the latest.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Texans, WR Collins agree to $72.75M extension
The Texans and wide receiver Nico Collins have agreed to a three-year, $72.75 million extension that includes $52 million guaranteed, his agents told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Stearns: Mets simply 'haven't won enough games'
Speaking with disappointment that the Mets just "haven't played like a playoff team" this season, New York president of baseball operations David Stearns said Tuesday he will practice patience before making decisions headed into the MLB trade deadline.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

OKC's Presti on Hayward deal: 'I missed on that'
Thunder GM Sam Presti said he "missed" on the trade that brought in veteran Gordon Hayward midseason, calling it a learning experience.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Naomi Osaka vs. Iga Swiatek: A rivalry finally in the making?
When they first played each other, Osaka was a two-time major champion, and Swiatek was ranked No. 65. A lot has changed since. They'll meet again Wednesday -- and it could spark a new rivalry.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

WNBA at the two-week mark: Wide-open races, legit rookies, vets who still got it
It's early, but players and storylines that could shape the rest of the 2024 WNBA season are starting to emerge.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Stewart-Haas Racing shuttering NASCAR teams
Stewart-Haas Racing will close its NASCAR teams at the end of this season, with co-owners Tony Stewart and Gene Haas saying "it's time to pass the torch."

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Ravens TE Andrews happy hip-drop tackle banned
Ravens TE Mark Andrews said it's a "good" that the NFL banned the swivel hip-drop tackle, which sidelined him for two months last season.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Jessica Campbell mulled for spot on Kraken staff
New Kraken coach Dan Bylsma said current Coachella Valley assistant coach Jessica Campbell could be a candidate for a similar position with the NHL club.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Bengals begin OTAs without WRs Higgins, Chase
Bengals coach Zac Taylor downplayed star wide receivers Tee Higgins and Ja'Marr Chase not being present for drills at Tuesday's OTA practice.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

SEC coaches united in support to keep walk-ons
SEC coaches were united in their sentiment that they want walk-ons to remain a part of college football amid the possibility of a roster cap.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

When will Ronald Acuna Jr. return? Answering three questions on his recovery
Ronald Acuna's outlook for a full recovery is promising despite rarity of MLB players suffering two ACL tears.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Dortmund refuse to rule out Greenwood move
Borussia Dortmund have refused to rule out a move for Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood and will make a call after Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Samuel Eto'o, Cameroon coach in heated argument
Cameroon football was plunged deeper into crisis on Tuesday when a meeting between football federation president Samuel Eto'o and the country's new Belgian coach Marc Brys turned into an angry showdown.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Sources: Ten Hag future decision not imminent
Erik ten Hag is being made to wait before learning whether he will continue as Manchester United manager, sources have told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

USMNT's Weah joins Brooklyn FC ownership group
USWNT and Juventus winger Tim Weah has joined the ownership group of Brooklyn FC, which will operate women's and men's teams in the United Soccer League.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Dortmund refuse to rule out Mason Greenwood move
Borussia Dortmund have refused to rule out a move for Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood and will make a call after Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Martino: Messi, Suárez due to play vs. Atlanta
Inter Miami coach Gerardo Martino confirmed Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez will be available against Atlanta United on Wednesday night, after the duo was rested for the clash vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

New Barça boss Flick arrives to sign coaching deal
Hansi Flick has arrived in Barcelona ahead of his appointment as the Catalan club's new coach.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

LPGA's Thompson, 15-time winner, to retire at 29
LPGA golfer Lexi Thompson, the winner of 15 events who was just 12 when she qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open, is retiring from full-time competition at 29.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

A challenge from a former assists king turned Luka Doncic into a fast-break artist
Dallas' revamped offense is fueled by its QB1's playmaking, vision and pinpoint accuracy from record distances. And he's one win away from the NBA's Super Bowl.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Transfer Talk: Liverpool eye Atalanta's Éderson as Slot's first signing
Liverpool scouts have been hugely impressed by Atalanta midfielder Éderson, according to reports. Transfer Talk has the latest.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

How does the College Football Playoff work now? New format, dates and more
The College Football Playoff is getting a makeover in 2024! Check out the new format, bracket, selection committee, schedule and other details.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

What's next for Braves after Acuna's latest injury?
Once again, Ronald Acuna Jr will miss time for the Braves with an ACL tear. Who could help replace the MVP?

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

WNBA at the 2-week mark: Wide-open races, legit rookies, vets who still got it
It's early, but players and storylines are starting to emerge that could shape the rest of the 2024 WNBA season.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Ahead of Olympics, can new USWNT coach Emma Hayes avoid struggles in switch from club game?
The USWNT's previous coach struggled to transition from the club game to the international level. Can Emma Hayes avoid the same fate with the Olympics in two months?

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

'You just have to find who you are': Why some pitchers are prioritizing execution over velocity
As questions swirl about the future of pitching in the wake of injuries, we spoke to the hurlers doing it differently.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

OU-UGA, USC-Michigan, Clemson-Stanford (?!): Classic games from new conference rivals
Matchups once reserved for Rose, Orange or Insight Bowls are now conference games. Here are some of the best previous meetings.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

How the Panthers became the NHL's bad boys -- and why they'll need to be to win against the Rangers
Frustrating, free-flowing and full of finesse. Florida is incapable of being rattled and is often the team instigating the extracurriculars.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

'My passes are faster than feet': How Luka became the newest QB1 in Dallas
Dallas' revamped offense is fueled by its QB1's playmaking, vision and pinpoint accuracy from record distances. And he's one win away from the NBA's Super Bowl.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Courtois left out of Belgium's Euro 2024 squad
There was no place for Thibaut Courtois in the Belgium squad for Euro 2024 named by head coach Domenico Tedesco on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Marsch: First Canada games a 'massive challenge'
With upcoming matches against the Netherlands, France and World Cup champions Argentina for Jesse Marsch there will be no easing into his new post as has head coach of Canada's men's national team. On the job just two weeks, Marsch will receive a...

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Rashford to take social media break to 'reset'
Marcus Rashford has said that he is taking a break from social media to "rest and reset mentally" after a difficult season for the Man United forward.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Josef Newgarden building legacy with instant-classic Indy 500 win
Newgarden made history by winning his second straight Indianapolis 500.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

Going inside Larson's quest for the Indy 500-Coke 600 Double
It's only been done once: Finishing the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in the same day. ESPN joins Kyle Larson on his quest to become the second to do it.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

NWSL: Orlando Pride climb as Portland Thorns dip
The Orlando Pride are first in our NWSL Power Rankings this week after a statement win over Portland Thorns put the league on high alert.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

MLS: Messi-less Miami still on top, Atlanta fall
Despite not having the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets, Inter Miami continue to lead the way in the latest edition of the MLS Power Rankings.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

French Open player apologizes for ball hitting fan
Tennis player Terence Atmane asked to "please forgive me for my emotional outburst" after he angrily struck a ball that hit a French Open spectator in the leg.

ESPN Sports
May 28, 2024

UFC 302 storylines: Makhachev's next big test and new glove debut
MMA's pound-for-pound champ puts his lightweight title on the line, but what else should fans focus on at UFC 302?

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