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05-06 10:47 - Angels to cut Pujols, 'honored' he wore jersey - The Angels designated Albert Pujols for assignment Thursday, cutting ties with the slugger who signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the franchise in 2011. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, lifts Astros - Jose Altuve responded to jeering fans by marking his 31st birthday with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Chad Green in the eighth inning, and the Astros beat the Yankees 7-4 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Ex-teammate: Rodgers 'conflicted' about future - Former Packers fullback John Kuhn, who is friends with Aaron Rodgers, says after a recent conversation with the unhappy QB that the reigning MVP is "conflicted" about his future. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Harden 'confident' he'll return before playoffs - With six games left in the regular season, Nets guard James Harden, who has been out for over a month with a hamstring strain, says he is "very confident" he will return before the playoffs begin. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Presbyterian hiring anti-punting HS coach Kelley - Presbyterian College is set to hire successful and unconventional high school coach Kevin Kelley as the program's new head coach, a school official tells ESPN. Read More
05-06 10:47 - NHL fines Rangers $250K for ripping Wilson fine - The NHL has fined the Rangers $250,000 for writing a letter that called for firing the head of the Department of Player Safety after Tom Wilson was fined $5,000. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Pacers suspend assistant, fine Bitadze for spat - The Pacers have suspended assistant coach Greg Foster for one game and fined center Goga Bitadze for their emotionally charged on-court exchange Wednesday night. Read More
05-06 10:47 - Sources: Pack explore adding QBs for OTA, camp - The Packers have begun exploring quarterbacks they can add to their roster for upcoming OTAs and training camp, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Read More
05-06 10:37 - Willie Mays at 90: He was Steph Curry, Michael Jordan, Simone Biles and Mikhail Baryshnikov - Mays could do it all -- hit, run, throw. But how do you explain Mays, who turns 90 on Thursday, to this generation? Read More
05-06 10:40 - Mohammed Usman ready to break out and win $1 million PFL heavyweight title - Mohammed Usman is used to being in brother Kamaru's corner for big moments, but he's ready for Kamaru to return the favor as he kicks off his PFL career. Read More
05-06 12:30 - MLB Power Rankings: Where does your team fall on our first list of May? - Is your favorite club rising or dropping as a new month begins? Here's how our experts view all 30 teams. Read More
05-06 10:24 - Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff: What's behind it, what split would mean - The rift between the Packers and their franchise QB is complicated. Read More
05-06 06:21 - How to beat Canelo Alvarez? It's easier said than done - Canelo Alvarez is on a 14-fight unbeaten streak and seems to be invincible, but he's been defeated before. Can that be replicated? Read More
05-06 02:25 - UCL talking points: Will it be Man City or Chelsea to lift the trophy? - As Man City and Chelsea move on to the decider after notable semifinal wins, Gab Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens answer some big questions. Read More
05-06 02:27 - NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Maple Leafs, Hurricanes push for division crowns - Wednesday's games brought one more clinch and one more elimination. What will happen on Thursday? Get caught up here. Read More
05-06 12:02 - How the pandemic widened the gender gap in hockey - From infrastructure to resources to promotion, the stage is far from even. and COVID-19 has made it even worse. Read More
05-06 01:07 - Bellator 258: Juan Archuleta has been the headliner all along, but now he really gets his moment - Bellator 258 won't have the Rumble Johnson-Yoel Romero fight and that's just fine for bantamweight champ Juan Archuleta. Read More
05-06 04:24 - WNBA power rankings: Aces open as the favorite, but all 12 teams face big questions - For all that was unprecedented about last season, the team with the fewest questions to start 2020 won the title. Every team faces a major question now. Read More
05-06 12:15 - Sales Pitch discussion -- Which ACC coach would you want your kid to choose? - Our panel on which ACC men's basketball program does the most with the least, and other finer points of recruiting in the conference. Read More
05-06 04:22 - Hazard slammed by emotional TV host for laughing with Chelsea players - The sight of Eden Hazard laughing with Chelsea players after Real Madrid's Champions League elimination was just too much for one Spanish TV host. Read More
05-06 06:47 - Inter's title and why Juventus fell short: The story of the 2020-21 Serie A season - Inter Milan claimed their first Serie A title since 2009 this season, and in style. Here's how they did it, and how the Italian season played out. Read More
05-06 06:47 - Dortmund vs. Leipzig in Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal final makes for epic week ahead - Dortmund will face Leipzig in Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal final. The results will tell us a lot. Read More
05-06 04:17 - When and where can IPL 2021 be rescheduled to? - Late September and late November are the primary options that the BCCI can explore Read More
05-06 03:48 - Bottas shoots down speculation about losing seat - Valtteri Bottas shot down media speculation on Thursday that he could be replaced as Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes teammate midway through the season and said such talk was just part of being in Formula One. Read More