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08-23 04:53 - Week 3 preseason takeaways: O Canada, land of the shortened field - The Packers and Raiders ad-libbed, Daniel Jones impressed and Tom Brady showed his wheels. Here's a look at the big takeaways from the third full week of the preseason. Read More
08-23 07:45 - Flores: Jay-Z songs intended to 'challenge' Stills - Dolphins coach Brian Flores explained that his motive behind playing eight Jay-Z songs during Tuesday's practice wasn't to troll receiver Kenny Stills, but to challenge him to "perform regardless of whatever is going on outside." Read More
08-23 01:25 - MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order - Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country. Read More
08-23 01:57 - Raiders, Pack play on 80-yard field due to issues - The Raiders-Packers preseason game Thursday night was played on an 80-yard field due to issues in the original end zones of IG Field in Winnipeg. Read More
08-22 10:51 - McGregor: 'I was in the wrong' for punching man - Conor McGregor expressed regret for his actions in April, when he struck an older man inside a Dublin bar in an ugly incident captured on video. Read More
08-23 01:47 - Source: Left ankle sprain for Panthers' Newton - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's preseason game against New England in the first quarter with what a league source told ESPN is a sprained left ankle. Read More
08-23 12:37 - Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia - Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday. Read More
08-23 07:38 - Inside the Dodgers' wild run of walk-off comebacks - There's some kind of magic happening at Dodger Stadium this summer, with dramatic wins becoming the norm. Read More
08-22 11:47 - How Dabo built Clemson into a monster - The Tigers have become college football's improbable superpower. Here's how a former Alabama walk-on made it happen. Read More
08-22 11:54 - What to watch on newly launched ACC Network - ACC Network launched Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest events. Read More
08-23 04:27 - UFC's Conor McGregor on his struggles and future - Ariel Helwani spoke to Conor McGregor about his struggles away from the Octagon and his plans to return to the UFC. Read More
08-22 07:29 - Matthew Berry's top 200 PPR rankings - If you're searching for detailed 2019 fantasy football rankings, we've got you covered. Check back throughout the summer for updates. Read More
08-22 02:00 - Barnwell: Realistic 2019 goals for the NFL's 10 worst teams - What qualifies as a successful season for the 10 teams with the worst playoff chances? Here's what each needs to see. Read More
08-22 02:10 - Brooks Koepka's Body Issue shoot makes his priorities clear - Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, Koepka's priorities are clear. Read More
08-23 01:09 - Xander Schauffele made the staggered scoring meaningless in a hurry - If people were worried the FedEx Cup finale was over before it started, they can stop now. Xander Schauffele and the field are all bunched together. Read More
08-22 11:41 - NYCFC seeks revenge in Hudson River Derby; Seattle-Portland play for Cascadia Cup - MLS Rivalry Week is here and are there ever some spicy matchups on the docket. Here's Arch Bell's W2W4 starting with NYCFC vs. New York Red Bulls. Read More
08-20 04:31 - Carson Wentz was burdened and in pain. Here's how he left that behind - The Eagles QB, who signed an extension this spring, begins Year 4 rejuvenated. Yet the shadows of multiple injuries, critical comments and Nick Foles linger. Read More
08-22 01:36 - What Little Leaguers REALLY think about today's MLB - From the home run explosion to extended safety netting to ... the New York Yankees, we hit Williamsport to get the next generation's take on baseball's hot-button issues. Read More
08-21 01:28 - 'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made - Thirty years ago, Keith Comstock turned a routine minor league baseball card shoot into an unforgettable baseball-to-the-groin image. This is how the legendary card came to be, in the former pitcher's own words. Read More
08-21 01:29 - His bat handle says what?! 10 of the most hilarious and unforgettable baseball cards - The infamous Billy Ripken error. A very serious cellphone call. A giant sombrero ... and more. Read More
08-21 02:02 - 100 years of greatness: The best players in NFL history - It's an all-star team 100 years in the making. The history of the NFL is full of stars, but how do you build a starting lineup of the best of the best? Read More
08-22 01:31 - Australia left exposed by Team USA's brilliance - After so many withdrawals and seating and ticketing dramas at Marvel Stadium, in the end the Boomers' first game against Team USA pretty much went to script. Read More
08-22 02:49 - Big questions, greatest edge for seven NBA title contenders - Our NBA experts dive into the title chances for the top seven contenders. Read More
08-21 01:43 - NBA preseason predictions: Our experts' picks for 2019-20 - We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their predictions heading into the 2019-20 NBA season. Read More
08-21 04:59 - Sheffield United are back in the Premier League to prove heart beats talent - Sheffield United know they'll probably get relegated -- hell, some think they'll finish dead last -- but they aren't going down without a fight. Read More
08-20 12:16 - The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire - When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever. Read More
08-20 12:16 - The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever - For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history. Read More
08-22 12:24 - How the NHL has changed in the past 10 years ... and what's next - Scoring is up, fighting is (way) down. Two new expansion teams. 3-on-3 OT. Here's how far the league has come, and where it's headed. Read More
08-21 01:58 - The best (and worst) NHL teams of the past decade - How do we rank the best of the best from the past 10 seasons? What about the top runners-up? And who takes the crown as the decade's worst? Read More
08-23 02:28 - What we can expect in the rematch - Will the Andy Ruiz Jr.-Anthony Joshua rematch be any different than their first fight back in June? Dan Rafael and Steve Kim share their thoughts. Read More
08-22 04:53 - Move over Omar, it's Brandon Figueroa's time - His own father didn't think he was cut out to be a boxer, but Brandon Figueroa is breaking out of his older brother's shadow and is on the verge of big things in boxing. Read More
08-22 04:53 - Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? - A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it. Read More
08-21 07:58 - Bianca Andreescu ready to do big things at the US Open - As the 19-year-old heads into the US Open, she reflects on a breakout season that has seen her beat seven top-10 players. Read More
08-21 08:15 - Why most tennis coaches remain on the sideline - A year after Serena Williams' controversial code violation at the US Open, the debate continues over whether to allow some form of coaching at the sport's top levels. Read More
08-22 08:38 - Liquid, Cloud9 ready to clash in LCS final - Cloud9 have a shot at their first North American title since 2014. Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng has a chance to extend his 14-series postseason win streak in the LCS. Who will win out? Read More
08-22 04:05 - A'ja Wilson's return boosts Aces toward WNBA playoff double-bye - The Aces stayed afloat when A'ja Wilson was injured, thanks to key contributors. With the 2018 Rookie of the Year back, their hopes are high. Read More