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Cooperstown's annual baseball dreams in jeopardy

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
From the Hall of Fame to Main Street to youth camps, baseball lifts the Cooperstown economy. What would it mean to the village if there is a summer without baseball?

Bryant: AJ Hinch, Dusty Baker now on different sides of the same coin

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
The Astros fired one manager after a sign-stealing scandal and hired the other to help the club rebound.

A Pirate with pitch: Inside the singing career of an MLB pitcher

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Steven Brault can make a baseball dance, but he can also make his voice sing. That's why he is not only a full-time pitcher but a part-time singer -- for now. One day, his voice, not his arm, will be his career.

From feared enemy to 'sweetheart,' Brock Lesnar stories from those who know him

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Brock Lesnar lives a very private life. We asked some who know the real Brock tell their favorite stories about the combat star.

Workouts, trick shots and Justin Thomas' hairline highlighted the golf week that wasn't

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Making the kids do pushups, helping with science projects and chipping balls into pools and plastic cups and whatever else players can find as golfers try to keep busy.

Vegas coach Peter DeBoer on the NHL's coronavirus pause, and coaching a team that hated him

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
As Sharks coach, DeBoer was public enemy No. 2 for Vegas fans. How about now? Plus, his thoughts on what comes next for the NHL.

Boxing reset: Pacquiao still a star at welterweight; Ramirez and Taylor the best at 140

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Errol Spence Jr. is the best welterweight, but Manny Pacquiao still has that star power. And in a stacked junior welterweight division, Jose Ramirez vs. Josh Taylor is the fight we want to see.

If only Twitter had existed: The most meme-worthy moments ever for all 30 MLB teams

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Beer flights. Knife fights. Planes, trains ... and parachutes? These stories would have broken the internet.

No record-setting deals, a weak corner market and more: Barnwell's NFL free-agency lessons

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
The top of the free-agent class didn't move the market. Here's what you should take away.

Position U: Which programs produce the best players at each position?

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
We crunched the historical numbers to find out who produces the best players.

Athlete. Olympian. Chinese American. Michelle Kwan is the center of sports' Venn diagram

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Michelle Kwan is in a unique position. She's Chinese American, a two-time Olympic medalist and a diplomat. Here are her thoughts on the postponement of the Olympics.

Playbook Inning 2: How to pick the right format

April 3, 2020 - 1:39pm
Part 2 of Tristan H. Cockcroft's 9-part expanded "Playbook" goes over the benefits and drawbacks of the different league formats, from roto, H2H categories, points and "only" leagues.

Ronaldo, Lloyd, more: The most spectacular goals we've seen

April 3, 2020 - 9:03am
Our writers reveal the best goals they have seen in person, including a spectacular Cristiano Ronaldo effort and Carli Lloyd's World Cup final epic.

U.S. Women's Open rescheduled for December

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
The U.S. Women's Open, which had been scheduled for June, will now be played Dec. 10-13 in Houston.

Source: WR Watkins reworks deal to stay in K.C.

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
Sammy Watkins' new deal with the Chiefs has a maximum value of $16 million, including $7 million in incentives, and contains a no-trade clause, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Ex-Jaguars LT Boselli details fight with COVID-19

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
Although better and no longer hospitalized, Tony Boselli said he is still weak and battling fatigue and hasn't quite shaken his cough. "It's been quite a few weeks, but I'm feeling better," he said.

Leach deletes, apologizes for quarantine tweet

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
Mike Leach said "he had no intention of offending anyone" when he posted a meme of a woman knitting her husband a noose during self-quarantine.

Sources: Raiders' deal with CB Apple falls through

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
Cornerback Eli Apple will remain a free agent after he and the Las Vegas Raiders were unable to finalize a contract, sources told ESPN.

L.A.'s Turner: Once back, end extras in HR derby

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
Dodgers slugger Justin Turner proposes going to a home run derby to end games tied after 10 innings this season.

Players who made the most successful jumps from high school to the NBA

April 3, 2020 - 6:58am
In the history of the NBA draft, 45 players have been taken directly out of high school.