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06-20 04:33 - Draft trades to watch: Why the fun could start as high as No. 4 - After the top three players are off the board, draft night becomes filled with trade possibilities for lottery teams and contenders alike. Here is what we're watching the closest. Read More
06-20 05:26 - Sooners land another top QB, Vandagriff, in '21 - Quarterback Brock Vandagriff, expected to be one of the top passers in the class of 2021, committed Thursday to the Oklahoma Sooners. Read More
06-20 06:04 - Sources -- Pelicans pick up Okafor's team option - The New Orleans Pelicans have picked up the 2019-20 team option on Jahlil Okafor, league sources told ESPN. Read More
06-20 03:55 - Cavaliers owner Gilbert released from hospital - Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from the hospital and will move to a rehab center as he recovers from a stroke. Read More
06-20 05:06 - Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger - Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh words for Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger. Read More
06-20 01:16 - Track coach charged with molesting ex-athlete - Onetime Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years. Read More
06-20 03:00 - Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes - Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships. Read More
06-20 12:07 - Why the U.S. will be its best possible self in showdown against Sweden - The loss against Sweden in the 2016 Olympics did not sit well with the Americans. They have a chance to prove this is a very different team. Read More
06-20 12:12 - What is at stake for USWNT heading into final group match vs. Sweden - Will winning Group F hurt the USWNT's chances of another world crown? We break down the knockout scenarios ahead of Thursday's group finale. Read More
06-20 12:48 - NBA shot chart trivia: Guess that draft prospect - Here we go: Six multiple-choice questions on the likely first-rounders. Shoot your shot. Read More
06-19 03:38 - MLB Awards Watch: An epic MVP race, Cy Young picks and more - Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich are in an NL MVP battle for the ages. Whom do we favor? Plus, the aces and rookies most likely to raise the hardware in 2019. Read More
06-20 01:42 - Lowe: Mike Conley trade puts Utah in Finals contention - The Jazz quietly won 50 games. Now they are loudly joining the conversation in the wide-open West. Read More
06-20 01:40 - The latest intel on this loaded free-agent market - Here's what league execs are now saying about Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler, Kemba Walker and the league's other top free agents. Read More
06-19 12:20 - Amazing Amy: Meet Gary Woodland's U.S. Open inspiration - Amy Bockerstette started taking golf lessons at 14 with the hope of playing with her family. She became the first person with Down syndrome to earn a college athletic scholarship. Read More
06-20 02:26 - PSG tried to break soccer by signing Neymar and Mbappe. The only thing they broke was themselves - The French giants made the two biggest signings in soccer history back in 2017 in a bid to dominate the sport and change it forever. It didn't work. Read More
06-19 12:39 - Best Performance: Upsets, records and more - Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! Read More
06-19 12:43 - Best Viral Moment: Ingram, Tucker, Ohashi or Sister Mary Jo - Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! Read More
06-19 12:45 - Best Athlete in a Sport: A crowded field - Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! Read More
06-19 12:44 - Best Athlete in a League: Is Giannis best in NBA? - Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! Read More
06-19 01:55 - Stats indicate a possible one-sided battle if Renato Moicano-Chan Sung Jung is a slugfest - Striking precision appears to be the key factor when Renato Moicano and Chan Sung Jung meet in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday. Read More
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06-18 04:38 - Fighting gave Ashley Yoder a purpose after brother's death - UFC strawweight Ashley Yoder, who fights Saturday in South Carolina, says the death of her brother has impacted her life in more ways than one. Read More
06-20 01:47 - What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights - As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly close eye on. Read More
06-20 12:54 - Can Hammerin' Cameron Maybin stick in the Bronx? - The Yankees' outfield is getting crowded, with Stanton and Judge returning, but Maybin's power surge might be enough to keep him in New York. Read More
06-20 12:54 - How 'Get it out of the ocean' stoked a rivalry -- and L.A.'s T-shirt business - Max Muncy's exchange with Madison Bumgarner added a spark to Dodgers-Giants and a slogan to the California lexicon. Read More
06-18 04:36 - '$60 to get yelled at': Why officiating is nearing a breaking point - "I really think technology has done more bad than good at all levels." The world has changed, and it has affected referees from pro to youth sports. Read More
06-16 03:37 - 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ultimate preview: Salah, Mane Co. ready to put on a show - The Africa Cup of Nations has traditionally been in the winter but with a new summer schedule, expanded field and many top names, it's must-see TV. Read More
06-20 10:19 - The Wysh List: Don't cook with the Blues' recipe - The NHL is notoriously a copycat league. Here's why other teams shouldn't try to emulate the Stanley Cup champs. Read More
06-20 12:46 - Draft primer: Answering the 25 biggest last-minute questions - Expectations for Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. The team that must ace the draft. Odds we see a first-round goalie. All that and more from our experts. Read More
06-20 12:56 - Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko help renew Devils-Rangers rivalry - The top two picks in the draft will invigorate the Hudson River Rivalry, which has been alternately one-sided for seven years. Read More
06-19 05:23 - Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician - Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side. Read More
06-19 08:26 - 'There are other kids coming': How Canada is becoming a tennis power - Led by Bianca Andreescu on the women's side and Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime on the men's side, Canada has a new crop of players ready to hit it big. Read More
06-20 04:32 - Las Vegas Aces right at home in the desert - Whether it's the team's next home game flashing on a marquee or team merchandise sold along The Strip, Las Vegas has quickly become home for the Aces. Read More