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Mar 03, 2021

LeBron to sit out first game Wed. against Kings
Lakers star LeBron James will remain in L.A. to receive treatment on his left ankle while the team heads to Sacramento for Wednesday's game against the Kings.

ESPN Sports
Mar 03, 2021

Jokic joins Wilt, 2nd center with 50 triple-doubles
Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic became just the second center in NBA history with 50 triple-doubles, joining Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain.

ESPN Sports
Mar 03, 2021

Comings, goings and ideal fits for all 32 NFL teams
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

ESPN Sports
Mar 03, 2021

Harden: Hope Rockets fans show 'love' in return
Brooklyn Nets star James Harden, who returns to Houston on Wednesday night for the first time since his trade, said his departure from the Rockets "doesn't change the fact of how I feel about the city."

ESPN Sports
Mar 03, 2021

Brady: Trophy toss at parade felt like right read
Tom Brady told James Corden that he doesn't remember much about his notable Lombardi Trophy toss at the Bucs' Super Bowl parade, but Brady did credit his daughter, Vivi, for being the voice of reason when she said, "Daddy no!" before the heave.

ESPN Sports
Mar 03, 2021

Men's Bracketology: Big Ten teams making moves in and out of the field
Michigan State rejoined the right side of the bubble after a win over Indiana, and Illinois justified its new No. 1 seed in a major way at Michigan.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Follow live: Lakers, Suns meet in matchup of West contenders
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ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Which teams outside the top four have the best shot at a No. 1 seed?
Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan and Illinois are in the driver's seats for No. 1 seeds. But a handful of other teams still have a chance to break through.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

TE Rudolph released by Vikings after 10 seasons
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, the team's second-round pick in 2011, was released Tuesday in a move that will save them $5.1 million against the salary cap in 2021.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Creighton's McDermott apologizes for language
Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has apologized for comments he made after a Feb. 27 loss to Xavier, calling his remarks inappropriate and insensitive and saying he is "committed to ensure that this will never happen again."

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

MLB delays Triple-A season at least one month
While Triple-A, the highest level of minor league baseball, was scheduled to begin April 6, games will be pushed back to around the same time that Double-A and Class A are expected to open -- the first week of May, an MLB official confirmed Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Watt's covert T-shirt plan to keep his free-agent destination secret
Watt announced he was heading to the Cardinals via social media, but needed help to keep it under wraps.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Watt: All signs kept pointing toward Cardinals
J.J. Watt said Tuesday that all signs kept pointing back to the Cardinals during his recruitment process and he believes in quarterback Kyler Murray.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Sources: AAA season delayed at least 1 month
While Triple-A, the highest level of minor league baseball, was scheduled to begin April 6, games will be pushed back to around the same time that Double-A, high-A and low-A are expected to start -- the first week of May, sources told ESPN on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

QB Lawrence: Rehab going better than expected
Trevor Lawrence told ESPN's Stephania Bell that he's doing great as he continues to recover from left shoulder surgery in California. His current rehab plan is to remain in a brace through mid-March and to begin throwing in about six to eight weeks.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

As song debate rages, Texas responds to critics
While a committee finalizes a report on the future of Texas' position on its much-debated school song, university president Jay Hartzell responded on Tuesday to critics "who target our students with hateful views."

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Women's Champions League: USWNT stars in action, Lyon again the team to beat
Lyon have won five consecutive Women's Champions Leagues and just added USWNT starlet Catarina Macario. Are they on course for their sixth straight?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Source: David Johnson reworks deal with Texans
David Johnson will remain with the Texans for the 2021 season after agreeing to restructure his contract, a source told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Van Noy 'surprised' as Dolphins plan to cut him
Kyle Van Noy said Tuesday he was "surprised and disappointed" after being informed by the Dolphins that they plan to cut him after just one season with the team.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Report: Indians knew about Callaway complaints
Despite public statements to the contrary, the Indians were made aware of complaints about Mickey Callaway's behavior while he was with the team as their pitching coach, according to The Athletic.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

UCLA to kick off 'more normal' Pac-12 schedule
UCLA will be the first Pac-12 team in action next fall in what the conference hopes is a more normal slate of games.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Jackets GM gives Tortorella vote of confidence
Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella was given a vote of confidence by general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Where has it gone wrong for Pulisic at Chelsea?
The U.S. star has struggled to get consistent minutes for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel, inviting questions about his future at the club. What does it mean?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Lawyer wants 'serious' charges against Britt Reid
A lawyer for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is seeking the "most serious charges and the most serious sentence that Britt could ever receive."

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Draft's 'different flavors' of QBs intrigue Lions GM
Lions general manager Brad Holmes said Tuesday he likes what he sees from the quarterbacks in the 2021 draft class.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Predictions for all 31 women's college basketball conference tournaments
Thirty-one automatic berths are up for grabs during Championship Week. Which teams will win their conference tournaments and NCAA auto bid?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Women's Bracketology: South Carolina clings to final No. 1 seed
Texas A&M and South Carolina both remain on the top line with UConn and Stanford.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Free-agency breakdown: Comings, goings and ideal fits for all 32 NFL teams
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Pulisic under pressure at Chelsea: What's gone wrong?
The U.S. star has struggled to get consistent minutes for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel, inviting questions about his future at the club. What does it mean?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Yankees or Rays? How good are the Red Sox and Blue Jays?
After an eventful offseason changed the landscape of the division, we debate how the teams vying to take Tampa Bay's crown measure up.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Men's Bracketology: Illinois supplants Ohio State on No. 1 seed line
The Fighting Illini became the fifth Big Ten team this season to hold down a No. 1 seed.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Ibra on LeBron spat: Politics divide, sports unite
Ibra on LeBron spat: Politics divide, sports unite

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Ex-Barca prez provisionally free after night in jail
Ex-Barca prez provisionally free after night in jail

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

'He was a basketball genius': How a 17-year-old Kobe wowed Jerry West and the Lakers
In 1996, Jerry West and the Lakers hosted a slapdash workout for a 17-year-old from Philly. Twenty-five years later, it's become one of the best decisions, and stories, in NBA history.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Real or not: Will this be Amanda Nunes' last featherweight title fight?
The fallout from UFC 259's three title fights will shape the course of four divisions.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Bracketology: Illinois supplants Ohio State on No. 1 seed line
The Fighting Illini became the fifth Big Ten team this season to hold down a No. 1 seed.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

'We went into panic mode': What it was like trying to run a PGA Tour event in the year of the pandemic
No pro-ams. No tickets. No concessions. For the past year, tournaments on the PGA Tour asked the same question: How do we make this work?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Who is your club's top U19 prospect to break out in 2021?
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting finances, Europe's top clubs are looking to youth rather than to transfers. Here's some hot prospects for 2021.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Trivia, internships and anime: What college basketball teams that aren't playing are doing
Harvard, Bethune-Cookman and Yale are among the teams that did not play this college basketball season. What have their years been like?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Free-agency game plans for all 32 NFL teams: Who's coming back, available and could be added
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

State of the AL East: Yankees or Rays? How good are the Red Sox and Blue Jays?
After an eventful offseason changed the landscape of the division, we debate how the teams vying to take Tampa Bay's crown measure up.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

What's wrong with the Celtics?
Boston has two under-25 All-Stars. So why does the team seem so far away from hanging an 18th championship banner?

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Mercedes reveals first images of new W12 car
Mercedes has launched the car Lewis Hamilton will attempt to defend his Formula One world title with this year.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Boxing, MMA and her own PPV: Claressa Shields bets big on herself in 2021
Claressa Shields wasn't fighting, wasn't getting the exposure and wanted more for women's boxing. She took matters into her own hands.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Predictions for all 31 conference tournaments
ESPN.com's college basketball experts pick a winner for all 31 men's conference tournaments.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Milan keeps Serie A title race alive, chaos in Barcelona and more
Milan delivered vs. Roma to keep the Serie A title race open. PLUS: Ibra's tone-deaf quotes, Chelsea and Man United's draw and Barca's latest mess.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Irving on latest Harden display: 'Get used to it'
James Harden's seventh triple-double since joining the Nets prompted a succinct reaction from teammate Kyrie Irving on Monday night: "We have to implement the phrase 'get used to it.'"

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

Zion won't back down from anyone, including Rudy Gobert and the red-hot Jazz
Riding a huge third quarter by Zion Williamson, the Pelicans knocked off the NBA's top team.

ESPN Sports
Mar 02, 2021

How Watt can get better by pairing with Chandler Jones
Watt was double-teamed 30% of the time last season, the highest rate in the NFL.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Pearl, ex-ABC Sports/ESPN producer, dies at 77
Mike Pearl, a 17-time Sports Emmy Award winner who spent years at ABC Sports, ESPN and other networks producing high-profile events across multiple sports, has died. He was 77.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Alvin Kamara is living his best life in Montana
Kamara says he bought a house in Montana, and he's been spending much of his time learning to snowboard.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Andy Hoffman, father of Huskers fan Jack, dies
Andy Hoffman, the father of Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and brain cancer patient Jack Hoffman, died Monday at his home in Atkinson, Nebraska. He was 42.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

A way too early look at how to catch Man City next season
With this season's title all but won by Man City, plans must be made now by the Premier League's top clubs to catch Pep Guardiola's side next term.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Alabama planning for full football stadium in fall
Alabama plans to host full-capacity college football games at Bryant-Denny stadium this coming season.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Red Sox pull plug on inning with new mercy rule
With the bases loaded, and pitcher Garrett Richards struggling in his spring training debut, the Boston Red Sox cashed in on a new mercy rule, allowing them to end the inning against the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Hawks fire Pierce after 2-plus years amid swoon
The Hawks announced they have relieved head coach Lloyd Pierce of his duties 34 games into his third season with the team.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

NIT down to 16 teams, will be played in Texas
The NIT is downsizing from 32 to 16 teams this season, and the entire tournament will be played in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

How J.J. Watt can get better by pairing with Cardinals' Chandler Jones
Watt was double-teamed 30% of the time last season, the highest rate in the NFL.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

How Watt can get better by pairing with Cardinals' Chandler Jones
Watt was double-teamed 30% of the time last season, the highest rate in the NFL.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Milan keep Serie A title race alive, chaos in Barcelona and more
Milan delivered vs. Roma to keep the Serie A title race open. PLUS: Ibra's tone-deaf quotes, Chelsea and Man United's draw and Barca's latest mess.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Hamilton, Florida St. agree on 5-year extension
Florida State has announced a five-year contract extension for Leonard Hamilton that will keep the coach with the Seminoles through the 2024-25 season.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Federer out of Miami Open but still on for Doha
Roger Federer is withdrawing from this month's Miami Open so he can spend extra time preparing to get back out on tour after undergoing two surgeries on his right knee.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Aggies No. 2 in women's poll; UConn still No. 1
Texas A&M moved up to No. 2 in the AP women's basketball poll -- its highest ranking ever -- one day after winning the SEC regular-season title, while UConn remains No. 1.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Brown out as Albany hoops coach after 20 years
Will Brown is out as Albany's men's basketball coach after 20 years, saying the mutual agreement to part was was "extraordinarily difficult."

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

J.J. Watt agrees to 2-year deal with Cardinals
Star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Cardinals after being released by the Texans last month.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Mazepin 'not proud' of conduct in controversial video
Formula One rookie Nikita Mazepin believes he has done enough to move on from the controversy surrounding his name and, in his first interview since the incident in December, insisted he has learned from what happened.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Michigan bumps Baylor for No. 2 behind Gonzaga
Michigan moves up to No. 2 behind Gonzaga in the Top 25 poll after Baylor dropped to third following its first loss of the season.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Alderson: Mets' vetting of Callaway 'shortsighted'
Mets president Sandy Alderson says his organization was "shortsighted" in the processes it used to vet and ultimately hire former manager Mickey Callaway in 2017.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Allen, Nebraska's leading scorer, leaves program
Teddy Allan, Nebraska's leading scorer, abruptly left the program on Monday..

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Chiefs hope Mahomes (toe) ready for minicamp
The Chiefs are hopeful quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have recovered from recent toe surgery to participate in the team's June minicamp. The expectation is that he will be ready to go by the start of training camp later in the summer.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Rodgers helps small businesses with $1M gift
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has made a $1 million donation to help 80 struggling small businesses in and around his hometown of Chico, California.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Austin FC hopes South American talent will spur MLS debut season
MLS expansion side Austin FC is continuing the league's trend of combing South America for young talent and skilled veterans.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Get ready for one of the most unpredictable women's NCAA tournaments
An ever-changing Bracketology seems to indicate the tourney will be the most wide open in recent memory.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Bracketology: South Carolina clings to final No. 1 seed
Texas A&M beat South Carolina on Sunday to leapfrog the Gamecocks on the S-curve, but both remain on the top line with UConn and Stanford.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

UFC 259: Why some believe Islam Makhachev is ready for greatness
Khabib believes his longtime training partner is ready to follow in his footsteps as a UFC champion.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Djokovic matches Federer's No. 1 ranking record
Novak Djokovic has tied Roger Federer's record for most weeks as ATP world No. 1, holding the top spot for the 310th week.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Predictions for all 31 college basketball conference tournaments
ESPN.com's college basketball experts pick a winner for all 31 conference tournaments.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Real or Not: Canelo Alvarez can achieve his goal; Teofimo Lopez to fight again for Top Rank?
Is Canelo Alvarez's path to unifying at 168 pounds realistic? And does Teofimo Lopez have eyes on another division?

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Theo Fleury's plan to better support mental health
The 52-year-old has taken up the cause to help others that are struggling, working to erase the stigma that he feels still exists.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Dortmund vs. Gladbach has extra bite as Marco Rose swaps clubs
When came news that Rose will join Borussia Dortmund in the summer, it all changed for Borussia Monchengladbach.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

A way-too-early look at how to catch Man City next season
With this season's title all but won by Man City, plans must be made now by the Premier League's top clubs to catch Pep Guardiola's side next term.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Inside pre-NFL draft prospect interviews: What teams ask and why
Combine interviews will look a little different this year, but the value of those prospect-team meetings remains the same. What actually happens during them?

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

NBA Power Rankings: Luka snaps Brooklyn's streak; Miami stays hot
Who are the league's best as we approach the All-Star break? See where all 30 teams stand now.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Heard of the Steelers? No, not them, the gay rugby team from London
Kings Cross Steelers, named after the NFL side from Pittsburgh, is the first gay rugby club in the world, and a new documentary film, Steelers, follows their journey from trauma to triumph.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Sports betting's best of the week: Golden tickets, props, trends and more
From NBA to college hoops, NHL and more, there is plenty going on in the sports world post-football. Doug Kezirian and David Purdum take a weekly look at the sports betting landscape.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

UFC 259: The next Khabib? Why some believe Islam Makhachev is ready for greatness
Khabib believes his close friend and longtime training partner is ready to follow in his footsteps as a UFC champion. Here's why.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Sources: Ex Barca prez Bartomeu arrested
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau have been arrested following a raid at the club's offices, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Bahrain offers F1 personnel COVID vaccination
Formula One has declined an offer from the Kingdom of Bahrain to vaccinate its personnel against COVID-19 during pre-season testing and the opening race of the season later this month.

ESPN Sports
Mar 01, 2021

Jodie Foster thanked Aaron Rodgers in her Golden Globes acceptance speech
The MVP quarterback got a shoutout from the legendary actress and director during the Golden Globes.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Cross, pioneering Black sports analyst, dies at 81
Irv Cross, the former Pro Bowl cornerback for the Eagles and pioneering sports analyst for CBS, died Sunday.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Sources: Simons, Stanley, Toppin in dunk contest
Anfernee Simons and Cassius Stanley are expected to join Obi Toppin in the slam dunk contest on March 7, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Giannis' huge fourth quarter drops Kawhi, PG and Clippers
The Bucks' star power was stronger than LA's, as Giannis Antetokounmpo & Co. showed the Clippers how it's done.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Sources: Rockets' Oladipo turns down 2-year deal
Victor Oladipo recently turned down a two-year, $45.2 million extension from the Rockets as he continues to pursue a longer-term deal, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Tiger touched as golfers wear red to honor him
Several players at the WGC-Workday Championship wore a red shirt and black pants Sunday in honor of Tiger Woods, who remains hospitalized after a serious car accident on Tuesday.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Byron prevails at Homestead for second Cup victory
William Byron controlled most of the final two stages at Homestead-Miami Speedway and won Sunday's race, his second victory in 111 Cup starts.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Mancini gets ovation, hit in return from cancer
Trey Mancini received a standing ovation and then singled to center in his first at-bat since missing the 2020 season while recovering from colon cancer.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Padres' Pham lucky to be playing after stabbing
Padres outfielder Tommy Pham says he's "lucky to even be able to play," after being stabbed at the start of the offseason.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

UConn, Stanford top 2 in early peek at seeding
UConn is the overall top seed, followed by Stanford, Texas A&M and South Carolina in the second reveal of the projected top 16 seeds in the NCAA women's basketball tournament.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Chelsea, Man United lack cutting edge that Haaland offers
This top-four battle turned into a 0-0 draw that served as a 90-minute advert for why both clubs are expected to pursue Erling Haaland's signature.

ESPN Sports
Feb 28, 2021

Gilbert back in portal after brief time with Gators
Tight end Arik Gilbert is back in the transfer portal after decommitting from the Gators. Gilbert had announced he was transferring from LSU to Florida in January.

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