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Wife pointed loaded gun at Earl Thomas' head

May 8, 2020 - 7:57am
The wife of Earl Thomas III was arrested last month on a charge of burglary with intent to commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to the arrest warrant, Nina Thomas held a loaded gun to the head of the Ravens safety.

Which players benefit most from 2020 NFL schedule in fantasy?

May 8, 2020 - 7:57am
Mike Clay offers his take on the players with the best and worst matchups in fantasy.

Epic announces "Fortnite Party Royale" concert with deadmau5

May 8, 2020 - 7:57am
Deadmau5, Steve Aoki and Dillon Francis are taking the virtual main stage in Fortnite.

Franklin: Conferences can play without all teams

May 7, 2020 - 12:49pm
Penn State football coach James Franklin said conferences should hold their seasons even if a few of the members aren't able to do so.

$10M for virus relief part of Tiger-Phil match

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
A $10 million donation to charities benefiting coronavirus relief will be part of the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson challenge.

Sources: D'Antoni eager to coach if season starts

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni would have no reservations about being on the sideline if the NBA season resumes, despite his age increasing the risk of severe illness or death from the coronavirus, sources told ESPN.

Sources: MLB finalizing return-to-play proposal

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
MLB expects to offer a return-to-play proposal to the players' union within a week, as teams have begun to encourage players to prepare for a "spring" training that could begin in mid-June and a season that could start in early July, sources told ESPN.

How 18 fighters prepared to fight during a pandemic

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Here's how fighters on the UFC 249 card trained for their upcoming bouts in these unprecedented times.

Which 1990s individual season was best? We ranked 90 to find out

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
The numbers and star power are staggering. McGwire and Sosa. Bonds, Griffey and A-Rod. Pedro, Maddux and the Big Unit. And that's just scratching the surface.

The best lines of the past 30 years for all 31 NHL teams

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
We identify the top trios for each club, including best overall, cult classic and top current group. Let the debates begin!

Can the NHL finally become pro-tanking?

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Having a plan to rebuild is not a cardinal sin. Here's why teams (and fans) shouldn't shy away from the practice.

The day Bartolo Colon went deep

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Don't let Big Sexy's body fool you. He was athletic. He could also hit. And in 2016, he proved what his teammates already knew from watching batting practice: He had power.

The best college plays we ever saw: Kordell's prayer, Villanova at the buzzer

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
ESPN's team of college writers and reporters reflects on the amazing plays they've seen during their decades of collective coverage.

Tune in for the re-airing of college football classics

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
ESPNU will rebroadcast classic SEC football games all day Thursday, and baseball will take over prime time with the 2005 College World Series.

'There's always a twist': What a first league title in 30 years would mean to Liverpool fans

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Liverpool fans from Jordan Henderson's barber to lifelong season-ticket holders are ready to party. But has coronavirus affected their glory?

Bryant: Watching classic sports proves artistry outperforms analytics

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
The old games have not only provided shelter, the comfort food for an ill nation, they also have reminded us that we watch for the pure enjoyment and artistry of the games themselves.

Women's hoops succession plan: Who's got next at UConn, Baylor, more?

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
From Baylor's Kim Mulkey and UConn's Geno Auriemma to South Carolina's Dawn Staley and Stanford's Tara VanDerveer, who will follow in their footsteps?

Brett Favre repaying $1.1M given for unmade speeches

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
Brett Favre has repaid $500,000 of the $1.1 million he was paid by the Mississippi Community Education Center to make speeches. He never showed up for those speeches, and the former leader of the nonprofit has been indicted in an embezzlement scheme.

Tennis is back in strictly controlled, socially distanced conditions

May 7, 2020 - 11:56am
If recent tennis events are giving a glimpse at the future of the sport, it will include face masks, one chair umpire and no ball kids or fans.