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Oct 18, 2021

Agent: Jackson, Griz agree to 4-year, $105M deal
Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. has agreed to a four-year, $105 million rookie contract extension, his agent, Austin Brown of CAA Sports, told ESPN on Monday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Breeders' Cup: Baffert horses OK with conditions
The Breeders' Cup has cleared Bob Baffert to enter horses next month at Del Mar, but he has to meet certain conditions, including stricter out-of-competition testing of his horses and greater security at his barn.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Browns lose RB Hunt (calf) for 'several weeks'
Browns running back Kareem Hunt is expected to miss "several weeks" with a calf injury, coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Source: Bucs CB Sherman to miss a few weeks
A source tells ESPN that Bucs CB Richard Sherman will miss a few weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles while trying to run down Quez Watkins.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Zags runaway No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25 poll
Gonzaga was the runaway top choice in the Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball preseason poll released Monday, earning 55 of 63 first-place votes to easily outdistance No. 2 UCLA.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

MLS Power Rankings: Red Bulls on the ascent
Unbeaten in seven, the New York Red Bulls are closing in on a playoff place, and climbing the ladder of our MLS Power Rankings.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Marcotti's musings: Ansu Fati boosts Barcelona; Man United woe
Fati made a heroic return for Barcelona, though they don't seem far from calamity. PLUS: More questions for Solskjaer, and can anyone stop Bayern?

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Pogba's, Fernandes' comments piling pressure on under-fire Solskjaer
There can be no positive spin for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes publicly called for things to change at Old Trafford.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Who will make the College Football Playoff?
With help from the Allstate Playoff Predictor, you can pick a title contender and play out its season.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Seahawks pass-rusher Taylor stretchered off field
Seahawks defensive end Darrell Taylor was immobilized, taken off the field on a stretcher and taken via ambulance to a hospital Sunday night. Coach Pete Carroll said preliminary CT scans were clear and that Taylor was moving his extremities.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Tomlin rips 4th-quarter review in Steelers' OT win
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was incensed about a call in the final seconds of regulation, even after beating the Seahawks in overtime Sunday night.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Johnson rejoins Eagles after mental health break
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson is returning to the team after a two-week absence to address his mental health.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Frightfest or spooktacular? Napoli unveil Halloween kit covered in cobwebs
Napoli claim that the jersey debuted vs. Torino on Sunday marks "the first time a football team has worn an official alternative kit for Halloween."

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Oklahoma's QB situation, Cincinnati's playoff position and more college football takeaways
Our reporters put Week 7 of the college football season into perspective, from Oklahoma's quarterback situation to the crowded Big Ten race.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

How the Bills pulled off the greatest comeback in NFL history
It sounds like a movie script: The home team, down 32 points, comes storming back behind the backup QB. Here's how it unfolded.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

What Titans RB Derrick Henry has to do to break the career rushing record
Can he break Emmitt Smith's record of 18,355 yards?

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

How a late-season COVID-19 outbreak reignited Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox
Within a two-week span that saw a dozen Red Sox players test positive, pulling Bogaerts in the middle of a game was the low point. But the weeks that followed turned around not just Bogaerts' season -- but the entire team's.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Takeaways and big questions: Ravens and Rams roll, Wentz impresses
The Ravens showed their strength against the Chargers, Carson Wentz had a big day against the Texans.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

MMA debate: Is it perfect timing for Edwards-Masvidal? What to make of Jon Jones' suspension?
Jeff Wagenheim, Marc Raimondi and Brett Okamoto debate the long-delayed fight between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards, and other trending topics in MMA.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

'Welcome to my world': Behind the scenes of Lane Kiffin's raucous Tennessee homecoming
You didn't expect Lane Kiffin's return to Knoxville to be normal, did you? Here's the inside story of Kiffin's wild two days back on Rocky Top.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

For a wrestling coach and a daughter of an NHL icon, 'ALS stands for A Love Story'
Randel McCoy and Brianna LaFontaine had been dating for about six months when a devastating diagnosis changed the future they had hoped to build.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Notable bets: Aaron Rodgers owns the Bears, and Chicago bettors know it
Back-to-back rough Sundays for the sportsbooks. David Purdum recaps the weekend in betting.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Roberts: Urias was 'best option' in 8th in G2 loss
Max Scherzer lasted only into the fifth inning of Sunday's Game 2 of the NLCS after closing out the Dodgers' NLDS victory, and now Julio Urias, L.A.'s Game 4 starter, will face a similar challenge.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Thrilling, dramatic and a little weird: How Atlanta has taken an NLCS lead on L.A.
The Braves have a surprising series lead over the Dodgers -- and we've learned to expect the unexpected.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Making sense of a weird, wild start to the NLCS
The Braves have a surprising series lead over the Dodgers -- and we've learned to expect the unexpected.

ESPN Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Parker's legacy comes full circle with second WNBA championship
Candace Parker drew on her past experiences with heartbreak to lead Chicago to its first championship.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

QB Newton says he got vaccinated, wants to play
Free-agent QB Cam Newton said he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and wants to keep playing football.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

No Kingsbury, no prob, as 'seamless' Cards go 6-0
With head coach Kliff Kingsbury back home in Arizona after a positive COVID-19 test, the Cardinals kept their offense on track in a dominating 37-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on the road on Sunday to improve to 6-0.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Orgeron content to leave LSU after 'a great run'
Only 21 months after guiding LSU to a perfect record and national championship, Ed Orgeron and the Tigers have reached an agreement for him to step aside after this season.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

'Resilient' Raiders cap week with emotional win
The Raiders beat the Broncos in their first game since Jon Gruden's resignation and their first with Rich Bisaccia at the helm.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Dak will undergo MRI on calf, expects to 'be fine'
Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott, who will undergo an MRI Monday on a right calf injury he suffered on his game-winning touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb Sunday in overtime against New England, believes the Cowboys' bye week has come at a good time.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Follow live: Steelers host Russell Wilson-less Seahawks
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Oct 17, 2021

MLB clubs to give minor league players housing
Amid mounting pressure from players and advocacy groups, Major League Baseball will require teams to provide housing for minor league players starting in 2022, it was announced.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Raiders cap week with emotional win in Denver
The Raiders beat the Broncos in their first game since Jon Gruden's resignation and their first with Rich Bisaccia at the helm.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

LSU's Orgeron to finish season, won't return in '22
Only 21 months after guiding LSU to a perfect record and national championship, Ed Orgeron and the Tigers have reached an agreement for him to step aside after this season.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Follow live: Braves seek 2-0 series lead in NLCS
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ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Weekend review: Bayern brilliant; Salah sensational
Another action-packed weekend saw big clubs endure mixed fortunes and many a fine goal scored, though not against Chelsea's unbeatable goalkeeper.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Transfer Talk: Juventus cast wide net to rebuild midfield
Juventus are out to reimagine their midfield, and the Bianconeri have identified four players who could do just that. Transfer Talk has the latest.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Rodgers taunts Bears fans after TD: 'I own you'
Vintage Aaron Rodgers turned into unfiltered Aaron Rodgers on Sunday, screaming, "I still own you," to jeering Bears fans after his 6-yard touchdown scramble in the fourth quarter sealed the Packers' 24-14 victory.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Sky capture 1st WNBA title; Copper named MVP
Hometown heros Candace Parker and Allie Quigley came through big time to help Chicago win its first WNBA championship with a 80-74 victory over the Phoenix Mercury. Kahleah Copper was named WNBA Finals MVP.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Sources: MLB clubs to give MiLB players housing
Amid mounting pressure from players and advocacy groups, Major League Baseball will require teams to provide housing for minor league players starting in 2022, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Giants' Williams bothered by boos in loss to Rams
New York defensive lineman Leonard Williams made his presence felt Sunday vs. the Los Angeles Rams, but it wasn't near enough to satisfy disgruntled Giants fans, who booed the home team en route to another loss.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Hayes family: Fentanyl was in ex-NHLer's system
Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes had cocaine and fentanyl in his system when he died, his family told The Boston Globe on Sunday. They hope sharing his story "can save someone's life."

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Campbell: Goff needs to 'step up' for 0-6 Lions
A frustrated Dan Campbell said Jared Goff needs to "step up more than he has" after the winless Lions were blown out Sunday in Cincinnati.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Week 6 takeaways and big questions: Ravens and Rams roll, Wentz impresses, Chiefs bounce back
The Ravens showed their strength against the Chargers, Carson Wentz had a big day against the Texans and the Chiefs got back on track. What to know for every Week 6 game.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Patriots' Ja'Whaun Bentley swipes ball from Dak Prescott to deny Cowboys TD
The Cowboys ran four plays from the 1-yard line, but Bentley's heads-up play on fourth down capped the goal-line stand for the Patriots' defense.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Ten biggest questions for the WNBA offseason
As Chicago celebrates its WNBA title, many questions already linger for the offseason, including possible retirements and player movement in free agency.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Kane, Tottenham replace Newcastle optimism with reality check
A day that began with much optimism ended with a reminder that Newcastle is a club in need of huge change to compete at the top level.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Jaguars throw 'slider' to help end 20-game skid
Matthew Wright made a 53-yard field goal on the final play of the game to give the Jaguars a 23-20 victory that snapped Jacksonville's 20-game skid, the NFL's second-longest losing streak ever.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Lamar tops Marino record for wins under age 25
With Baltimore's 34-6 rout of the Chargers on Sunday, quarterback Lamar Jackson set the NFL record for the most wins under the age of 25 since the 1970 merger. His 35th victory moved him past Dan Marino.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Agents: Suns' Bridges nets 4-yr, $90M extension
Phoenix guard-forward Mikal Bridges on Sunday agreed to a four-year, $90 million rookie contract extension with the Western Conference champion Suns, his agents told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Cincinnati No. 2 in AP poll; Purdue ends drought
Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since 2010.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Jaguars end 20-game skid with last-second FG
Matthew Wright made a 53-yard field goal on the final play of the game to give the Jaguars a 23-20 victory that snapped Jacksonville's 20-game skid, the NFL's second-longest losing streak ever.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Simmons practices but playing status unclear
Ben Simmons practiced with the 76ers for the first time this season on Sunday, though no decision was made on his status for the season opener.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Sources: LSU coach Orgeron out at season's end
Ed Orgeron and LSU have reached an agreement that he will not return as coach of the Tigers next season, sources confirmed to ESPN. He is expected to finish out the remainder of the 2021 season.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

What's next for each team in the AP Top 25?
The new poll is out. Here's a breakdown.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Follow live: Lamar, Ravens take on Chargers in battle of first-place squads
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Oct 17, 2021

Chargers WR Williams active for Ravens matchup
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, who had been listed as questionable with a knee injury, is set to play Sunday at Baltimore.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence delivers sweet throw for a 28-yard TD
The strike in the final minute of the first half to receiver Marvin Jones provided a jolt for Jacksonville.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Follow live: Jaguars face Dolphins looking to snap 20-game losing skid
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Oct 17, 2021

Inactives watch: Who's in and who's out?
AJ Mass provides updated inactives and analysis based on the latest reports and official announcements.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Week 6 fantasy football rankings
Weekly individual and composite rankings for each position in PPR and non-PPR formats.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Vandersloot orchestrates Sky to brink of first WNBA title
Courtney Vandersloot was full of self-doubt early in her WNBA career. Now she's the face of Chicago's franchise as it closes in on its first WNBA title.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Vols fans pelt field, hit Kiffin after Ole Miss win
Tennessee fans pelted the field with objects in the chaotic final minutes of the Volunteers' 31-26 loss to No. 13 Ole Miss.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Facing vax deadline, WSU coach's status unclear
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich said he has not been updated on the status of his religious exemption request needed to be compliant with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Braves' new 'big boss' Riley walks off Dodgers
Austin Riley downed the Dodgers with a game-tying home run in the fourth inning followed by a game-winning single in the ninth.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

In a week that rained golf balls and upsets, only Georgia appears immune to 2021 chaos
In the aftermath of yet another wild week in college football, there's an obvious question: Who could possibly stop Georgia now?

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Chris Taylor's baserunning blunder added to Dodgers' downfall in NLCS opener
Chris Taylor's miscue thwarted one of few chances the Dodgers had to tack on runs in Game 1.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Inside Kiké Hernandez's historically hot October stretch
Boston's breakout slugger is rewriting postseason record books with every swing of the bat.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Braves new 'big boss' Riley walks off Dodgers
Austin Riley downed the Dodgers with a game-tying home run in the fourth inning, followed by a game-winning single in the ninth.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

WSU coach's status unclear facing vax deadline
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich said he has not been updated on the status of his religious exemption request needed to be compliant with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

M. Garcia offers 'no excuses' after stunning loss
In one of the biggest boxing upsets in recent memory, former four-division champion Mikey Garcia dropped a majority decision to underdog Sandor Martin on Saturday in Fresno, California.

ESPN Sports
Oct 17, 2021

College Football Playoff picks after Week 7
Find out who makes the College Football Playoff picks this week.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Dumont holds on to beat Ladd via decision
Norma Dumont may have done enough in her victory Saturday to make herself the next title challenger in the UFC women's featherweight division.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Fowler leads CJ Cup by 2, but he's 'not done' yet
Rickie Fowler returned to the spotlight Saturday in the foothills above Las Vegas with his best round in three years, a 9-under 63 that gave him a 2-shot lead over Rory McIlroy going into the final round of the CJ Cup at Summit.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Red Sox hit 2 slams in first 2 innings, even series
J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers hit grand slams in the first two innings of Saturday's ALCS Game 2, as the Red Sox became the first team in MLB history to record multiple grand slams in a postseason game.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Source: Chargers WR Williams expected to play
Mike Williams, listed as questionable with a knee injury, is expected to play Sunday at Baltimore, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

UFC Fight Night: Dumont wins third straight, states title case by beating Ladd
Norma Dumont took a step towards a future UFC featherweight title shot with her win over Aspen Ladd.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Mercury's Taurasi hopeful to keep playing in WNBA at least through 2022 season
Diana Taurasi hopes to at least finish her current contract, which runs through 2022. But she will take the offseason to decide whether to retire.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Mercury's Taurasi hopes to keep playing in WNBA at least through 2022 season
Diana Taurasi hopes to at least finish her current contract, which runs through 2022. But she will take the offseason to decide whether to retire.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Purdue, WR Bell dominate No. 2 Iowa in stunner
Aidan O'Connell threw for 375 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, David Bell had a career-best 240 yards receiving, and Purdue continued its recent mastery over No. 2 Iowa with a 24-7 upset Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Transfer Talk: PSG seek Haaland, Lewandowski if Mbappe leaves
PSG are prepping for Kylian Mbappe's exit and are following Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski, and Dusan Vlahovic. Transfer Talk has the latest.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Follow live: Martinez's first-inning grand slam has Red Sox out front
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Oct 16, 2021

Ex-PGA Tour pro Martin has right leg amputated
Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be "my destiny."

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Red Sox smash 2 grand slams in first 2 innings
J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers hit grand slams in the first two innings of Saturday's ALCS Game 2, as the Red Sox became the first team in MLB history to record multiple grand slams in a postseason game.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

LSU stuns No. 20 Florida: 'Came to fight today'
Running back Tyrion Davis-Price set an LSU school record with 287 rushing yards as the Tigers beat the No. 20 Gators to snap a two-game losing streak. Said coach Ed Orgeron of his team: "They came to fight today."

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Bijan Robinson creates Heisman buzz with sensational performance against Oklahoma State
Bijan Robinson has been among college football's best players this season, and now he is getting some Heisman consideration after his game against Oklahoma State.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Follow live: Betts, Dodgers visit Braves to kick off NLCS
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Oct 16, 2021

UFC Fight Night Ladd vs. Dumont: Live recaps and results
Aspen Ladd or Norma Dumont might be able to secure a featherweight title shot with a win. Follow live.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Draft kit: Rankings, mock drafts, sleepers, projections and analysis
We've got everything you need to dominate fantasy basketball from every angle this season.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Time will tell if Chelsea's win was title-worthy or not
Mendy came to Chelsea's rescue as the Blues resisted a fierce Brentford effort and took all three points.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Dodgers to start reliever Knebel in NLCS Game 1
The Dodgers will start right-handed reliever Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Braves on Saturday night.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Baker retires as president of Pro Football HOF
David Baker, president and executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, announced his retirement on Saturday.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

McCullers still hoping to help Astros despite injury
Sidelined for the ALCS, Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. is heartbroken but trying to stay upbeat by helping the rest of his team in its matchup with the Red Sox.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

McCaffrey put on IR, can't return until Week 9
Panthers running back Christan McCaffrey can't return until Week 9 at the earliest after he was placed on injured reserve. McCaffrey had already missed two games with a hamstring injury.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Astros tab Urquidy for Game 3; Red Sox mum
Jose Urquidy will make his first start of this postseason when he takes the mound for the Astros in Game 3 of the ALCS. The Red Sox have yet to name a starter for Monday's game at Fenway Park.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Colts WR Hilton to make season debut vs. Texans
Indianapolis Colts wideout T.Y. Hilton has been activated from the injured reserve list and will make his season debut Sunday against the Houston Texans.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Dodgers to start reliever Knebel in NCLS Game 1
The Los Angeles Dodgers will start right-handed reliever Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Solskjaer under pressure again as Man United suffer ugly loss at Leicester
In a way, Man United were lucky to only lose 4-2 at Leicester given their woeful team performance. And that comes back to Solskjaer.

ESPN Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Reintroducing Geno Smith: QB starting again after patience-testing journey
The Seahawks' No. 2 QB has seen a lot since he was last a regular NFL starter in 2014.

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