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12-08 06:41 - Source: Bogaerts, Padres agree to $280M deal - Shortstop Xander Bogaerts is headed to San Diego on an 11-year, $280 million contract, a source told ESPN, adding another big name to a team already laden with star-level talent. Read More
12-08 06:41 - Araiza, ex-SDSU players not charged in rape case - Former Bills punter Matt Araiza and former SDSU teammates will not face charges in connection with an alleged gang rape of a minor that occurred at an off-campus party in October 2021, the San Diego County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Read More
12-08 06:41 - Sources: Red Sox shell out $105M in Yoshida deal - Outfielder Masataka Yoshida and the Red Sox have reached a five-year deal that's worth a total of $105.4 million, including posting fee, sources told ESPN. Read More
12-08 06:41 - Sources: Tide's Kelly joins Deion, Buffaloes as DC - Alabama associate defensive coordinator and safeties coach Charles Kelly is joining Deion Sanders and new-look Colorado as the Buffaloes' defensive coordinator, sources confirmed to ESPN's Chris Low on Wednesday night. Read More
12-08 06:41 - Warriors left stunned after late collapse in Utah - Warriors coach Steve Kerr said mistakes down the stretch caused the team to blow a four-point lead with 13.3 seconds left, leaving him to wonder, "How did we just let that happen?" Read More
12-08 06:41 - Thompson's 5 goals tie Sabres' single-game high - Buffalo Sabres forward Tage Thompson tied a franchise record with five goals against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. Read More
12-08 06:41 - MSU's Johnson jabs Leach, says he'll enter portal - Mississippi State running back Dillon Johnson had some parting words for coach Mike Leach while announcing he will enter the transfer portal, saying he hopes to find "a more fit playing environment for me." Read More
12-08 06:41 - Phils 'take a chance,' select Song in Rule 5 draft - The Phillies used the 11th pick of the Rule 5 draft on Noah Song, a once-promising starting pitcher who has spent the past three years in active military service. Read More
12-07 01:56 - The 'Heistman,' a split national title and 1997's dueling, enduring conspiracies - Why Tennessee fans think Charles Woodson stole the Heisman from Peyton Manning and why Michigan fans blame Tennessee for a shared title with Nebraska. Read More
12-08 06:39 - Deals for Bogaerts and more: What we're hearing at the winter meetings - We've got you covered on the latest buzz from San Diego as baseball's hot stove season heats up. Read More
12-08 06:43 - Judge's deal joins biggest active contracts in MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL - Where does Judge rank among the other owners of the biggest contracts in sports? Read More
12-07 02:55 - The power, passion and POTUS ambition of Logan Eggleston - Know this while you're watching Texas star Logan Eggleston chase her first NCAA volleyball title: She hasn't even come close to reaching the peak of her power. Read More
12-08 03:14 - 795 goals and counting: The Alex Ovechkin chase to 800 tracker - The Caps star is projected to reach the historic mark this season. Follow along as he chases this accomplishment. Read More
12-08 12:38 - The Eagles' high-flying 'old married couple' of Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown: Best friends, unstoppable passing-game duo - A friendship dating back to high school and the undeniable chemistry between Brown and Hurts is the heartbeat of this Philadelphia Eagles offense. Read More
12-08 05:20 - World Cup quarterfinals preview: What to know about each team, predictions, schedule and more - With the 2022 World Cup quarterfinals set, we bring you one key factor and one player to know ahead of the matchups, plus predictions. Read More
12-08 05:20 - World Cup best XIs: Our writers pick their standout players so far - England's Jude Bellingham is one of the consensus picks, but who else makes our lists? Read More
12-08 05:17 - Kobe Bryant's advice to Kevin Durant: 'Really just don't be a crybaby' - The Brooklyn Nets star shared the one memorable piece of advice that he learned from the late Hall of Famer. Read More
12-08 05:17 - NBA Power Rankings: Are the Lakers and Nets finding their rhythm? - After brutal starts to the season, Los Angeles and Brooklyn are starting to stack wins. See how high each climbed this week. Read More
12-07 05:44 - The future is ... this Saturday: Six (possible) stars in the making at UFC 282 - Paddy Pimblett and Bryce Mitchell are among the several potential breakout fighters on this weekend's card. Read More
12-07 08:33 - Cotton Bowl preview: Key players, X factors for USC, Tulane - While the Trojans may be feeling a letdown, the Green Wave get a turn on the big stage in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. Read More
12-07 08:33 - First look at Sugar Bowl: How Alabama, Kansas State can win - The Crimson Tide defense will face a challenge against Deuce Vaughn and the Big 12 champion Wildcats. Read More
12-07 08:39 - Bowl-bound athletes achieve academic success, but racial gap persists - The academic success of FBS football student-athletes has improved this year, but the graduation rate gap between white and Black players at a school competing for a national championship is disturbing. Read More
12-07 08:36 - XFL reveals uniforms for 2023 season - The XFL is set to return in February. The league unveiled the uniforms for its eight teams on Wednesday. Read More
12-08 05:18 - Roundtable: What the US got right, and where they went wrong, in Qatar - Having taken a few days to decompress and reevaluate the USA's performances, ESPN's writers in Qatar sat down to talk over the Americans' World Cup. Read More
12-08 05:18 - A way-too-early look at the USMNT depth chart for 2026 World Cup - How will the US player pool take shape for 2026? Here is a position-by-position breakdown. Read More
12-08 02:28 - World Cup Daily: One big thing for the last 8 teams; the latest on USA and Berhalter - With two days of no games ahead of the quarterfinals, there's plenty to look ahead before the action picks up again. Here's the latest from Qatar. Read More
12-07 11:44 - Transfer Talk: USA's Yunus Musah on Inter Milan's radar after stellar World Cup - USA star Yunus Musah is attracting interest from Inter Milan following his string of World Cup performances. Transfer Talk has the latest. Read More
12-08 05:19 - NBA prospect Victor Wembanyama shows versatility in Metro 92's loss - The French prospect with an 8-foot wingspan did a little bit of everything on Tuesday. Read More
12-08 05:18 - Women: Should UConn or Ohio State be the final No. 1 seed? - Tennessee and Texas are out, Louisville is clinging to a spot and the SEC and Big East each have six teams in the field. Read More
12-08 05:18 - Men: A chunk of change! 14 new teams in the field - This much movement is unusual but not unprecedented in the nonconference portion of the season. Read More
12-07 02:49 - 'A Philly Special Christmas': Eagles stars to release album - They might not be Elvis or Bing Crosby, but Eagles linemen Jason Kelce, Lane Johnson and Jordan Mailata have made an album of Christmas tunes. They also recruited A.J. Brown and Jalen Hurts to lend their vocal talents. Read More
12-07 02:49 - They said it! Justin Jefferson, Andrew Luck top NFL quotes of the week - Jefferson and D.J. Reed have some beef, Luck opens up, Jerry Jones is trying to make it work and more. Read More
12-07 08:27 - What's behind Anthony Davis' incredible return to form? - Durability concerns remain, but changes in Anthony Davis' game -- and how the Lakers are using him -- have allowed the big man to thrive this season. John Cregan explains. Read More
12-07 08:28 - Roundtable: Who has been the top waiver wire pickup this season? - Our experts go over their top waiver wire pickups of the season. Read More
12-07 02:28 - Warrington calls out featherweight title rivals - Josh Warrington wants to become a global champ, with eyes on a fight in the United States against a rival world featherweight champion. Read More
12-07 11:58 - Austin to be one of six F1 sprint races in 2023 - Austin's U.S. Grand Prix will be one of six Formula One races held under the sprint weekend format in 2023. Read More
12-05 08:33 - Dick Vitale: Remembering Jim Valvano today, this week and every day after - Vitale says it is hard to believe that Jimmy V has been gone for almost 30 years from cancer His legacy lives on as we fight -- and we have made progress. Read More
12-05 08:33 - Donate now to support the V Foundation and fight cancer - The V Foundation continues the fight against cancer. If you're able to, donate at v.org/donate. Read More