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Lowe: Five NBA things I like and don't like, including Michael Jordan's 63-point masterpiece

May 9, 2020 - 6:28pm
Let's spotlight a new appreciation for Jordan's greatness, the art of rebounding and the Trae Young-John Collins duo.

Man United post-Ferguson signings: The good, the bad and the ugly

May 9, 2020 - 6:28pm
It has been seven years since Sir Alex Ferguson retired, and Man United have been busy (if not always successful) in the transfer market ever since.

The great bat flip mystery

May 9, 2020 - 6:28pm
In MLB, bat flips have long symbolized disrespect. In South Korea, they are art.

Instead of mining copper, Justin Gaethje is chasing UFC gold

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Gaethje's family heritage was forged in Arizona copper mines, but a fighting spirit charted his path to a UFC title shot.

Think you can play cornhole with the pros?

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
It's more than tossing bags at a cookout. KC Joyner looks at the deeper levels of strategy and skill.

From the Archives: Can't touch the Warriors now

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Playing with no overt agenda and no chip on their collective shoulders, the Warriors changed the game en route to the 2015 NBA title.

How to watch: Reliving Don Shula's memorable moments

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
The Hall of Fame coach presided over the golden era of Dolphins football, and highlights from his biggest victories will be featured on ESPN2.

Souza tests positive for virus, out of UFC 249

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, who was scheduled to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 249 on Saturday, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Sources: MLB shortens draft from 40 rounds to 5

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Team owners have long discussed shortening the draft from its usual 40 rounds, and it was expected to be a point of discussion heading into the winter 2021 expiration of the labor agreement between the league and players' union.

Saints cut RG Warford after 3 Pro Bowl seasons

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Despite being named a Pro Bowler each of the past three seasons, right guard Larry Warford was cut by the Saints on Friday.

Shoeless Joe card from 1910 auctions for $492K

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
A Shoeless Joe Jackson baseball card from 1910 sold for $492,000, Heritage Auctions says.

Sources: Some NBA teams OK'd to test players

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Some NBA teams opening facilities for voluntary workouts will be allowed to administer coronavirus tests to asymptomatic players and staff, provided there is enough testing available for at-risk health care workers, sources told ESPN.

JJ on NASCAR's return: 'Nutty, to say the least'

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Jimmie Johnson has been logging virtual practice laps for what should be an unpredictable first race back.

Rivers lines up high school job after NFL career

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Philip Rivers already has his next job set up, though he won't start coaching the St. Michael Catholic High School football team in Alabama until he retires as an NFL quarterback.

Big East commissioner: 'If our campuses aren't open, we will not have athletes coming back'

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Big East commissioner Val Ackerman discussed the hurdles for sports to return to her league in 2020-21.

50K bags of Masters chips donated to food bank

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Augusta National helped supply around 2,000 pounds of food that would have been sold at the postponed Masters Tournament.

The incredible comeback you probably didn't hear about: Phil Galfond talks overcoming €900,000 deficit

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Professional poker player Phil Galfond overcame a €900,000 deficit in a 25,000-hand head-to-head challenge against a pot-limit Omaha regular known as "VeniVidi1993" online.

Five questions for Week 14 of the Overwatch League

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
Have the Seoul Dynasty been exposed? Is Echo a must-pick hero? We dive into some hot topics before Week 14 kicks off.

How technology is getting golfers -- Tour pros and regular hackers -- through a pandemic

May 9, 2020 - 10:06am
In times that have kept golfers away from courses and ranges, players had to get creative.