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Sources: Kane set for Spurs return this week

August 3, 2021 - 10:28am
Harry Kane missed a second day of preseason on Tuesday but is expected to report back before the end of the week, sources have told ESPN.

Panthers waive Ibe after hit injures WR Kirkwood

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Panthers wide receiver Keith Kirkwood was hit in the neck area during practice Tuesday, carted off the field and taken away in an ambulance.

Jazz agree to 2-year deal with free agent Gay

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The Jazz and free-agent forward Rudy Gay have agreed to a two-year deal that includes a player option.

Colts lose OG Nelson to same injury as Wentz

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Colts All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson will miss the next five to 12 weeks after suffering the same foot injury as quarterback Carson Wentz.

Biles wins bronze in return: 'Doing this for me'

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Simone Biles won bronze during the Tokyo Olympics balance beam final Tuesday, a week after she took herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health.

Springsteen fails to qualify for equestrian finals

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Jessica Springsteen, the daughter of rock legend Bruce Springsteen, failed to qualify for the Olympic individual jumping finals. She will ride again Friday night as part of America's four-rider entry in the jumping team event.

Olympic gymnastics updates: Simone Biles wins bronze on beam in last day of event finals

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The final day of gymnastics competition in Tokyo was one to remember. Simone Biles made her return to the competition floor, earning a bronze on balance beam. All-around champ Suni Lee, Sam Mikulak and Brody Malone also competed for the Americans.

Olympics updates: A blazing world record, a 17-year-old in 200m finals, USA in semis

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Allyson Felix and Noah Lyles posted fast track times in their heats, while USA Basketball topped Spain.

Simone Biles has changed what it means to be an elite gymnast

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
While inventing new skills and winning an astonishing number of medals, Simone Biles has also demonstrated a different way to win. She is paving the way for other gymnasts to use their own voices to create change in a sport that desperately needs it.

From Hall of Fame talent to Hall of Fame production to NFL legend: The evolution of Charles Woodson

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Woodson's Hall of Fame journey in three parts, from his early, wild days in Oakland, his maturation and Hall turn in Green Bay to his triumphant return to Raider Nation.

College football's best traditions, mascots, rivalries and more

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
From heated rivalries to live mascots to the electric entrances, college football is unlike any other sport. Our writers provide their favorite quirks that make the game so remarkable.

'There is no reason to go halfway': What's next for Cubs after trade deadline teardown

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Dealing away their 2016 championship core marked the end of an era in Chicago. How long will it be until Wrigley Field is home to a winner again?

Irish influence: Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins-Smith, Jewell Loyd help fuel Team USA's backcourt

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Former Irish stars Skylar Diggins- Smith and Jewell Loyd are making their Olympic debut for Team USA, while Jackie Young won gold with the 3x3 team.

At 44, Bucs QB Tom Brady says 'I've found my voice more.' Why now?

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
As Brady has gotten older, he has peeled back the curtain on his life, unafraid of what people might think.

Evander Kane betting allegations: What we know and what we don't

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The allegations against Evender Kane have brought plenty of questions about gambling in sports. We try to provide some clarity on the situation.

Real or Not: Canelo will still fight on Sept. 18, Ryan Garcia will knock out JoJo Diaz

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The biggest names in boxing are ready to get back in the ring, but securing the right opponents has been a challenge -- especially for the sport's biggest star, Canelo Alvarez.

Six big questions ahead of PFL's $1 million playoff push

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The PFL playoffs are rapidly approaching. Here's what you need to know about the semifinals.

Inside the negotiations for Alex Ovechkin's five-year, $47.5 million deal

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The career Capital is staying in D.C. until he turns 40. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the new deal came together from both sides.

Bulls bring on Lonzo for $85M, Caruso for $37M

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
The Bulls are acquiring Lonzo Ball in a sign-and-trade agreement with the Pelicans, his agent, Rich Paul, told ESPN. They also agreed to a four-year, $37 million deal with Alex Caruso.

KD powers U.S. past Rubio, Spain and into semis

August 3, 2021 - 9:33am
Kevin Durant's shooting rescued Team USA again Tuesday, as the Americans overcame a 10-point deficit and withstood 38 points from Ricky Rubio to beat Spain 95-81 and advance to the semifinals of the Olympic men's basketball tournament.