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Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft

June 5, 2019 - 5:28pm
Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking.

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis

June 5, 2019 - 5:28pm
Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more.

How Draymond Green found his zen

June 5, 2019 - 5:28pm
The same competitive fire that makes Green great can get him into trouble with refs, opponents and teammates alike. But a quest to drop 25 pounds has helped him channel it for good.

Cousins overcame urge to quit after quad injury

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
DeMarcus Cousins didn't think he had what it took to return from yet another injury after tearing his quad in the first round of the playoffs. "I was just ready to quit," he said. "Like, throw the towel in."

Roldan, Mihailovic or Holmes? U.S. fringe must impress

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
The U.S. is preparing to face Jamaica without Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams. Who will take their chance to impress Gregg Berhalter?

NCAA moving 3-point line back for next season

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
The NCAA is moving the men's 3-point line back to the international distance of 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches beginning next season.

Colts took LB knowing about sex assault claim

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
Colts general manager Chris Ballard defended drafting Bobby Okereke even though the Stanford linebacker was accused of sexual assault in 2015.

The Bill Russell-sized hole in Steph Curry's résumé

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
Aside from winning a third consecutive NBA championship, the Warriors also want to get Curry a Finals MVP award.

Was Emery's first season at Arsenal better than Wenger's last?

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
Arsenal's first season under Unai Emery proved, once again, that the Gunners will always flake out when it matters, Nick Hornby writes.

Power Rankings: Champions League winners Liverpool end season on top

June 5, 2019 - 2:44pm
In a reversal of the Premier League standings, European champions Liverpool came out on top against Manchester City, with Barcelona third.

Sources: Lillard, Beal part of USA Hoops camp

June 5, 2019 - 12:39pm
NBA stars James Harden, Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis are among 18 players expected to be named to USA Basketball's training camp roster ahead of the FIBA World Cup, league sources told ESPN.

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea

June 5, 2019 - 12:39pm
Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy.

'M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!': A look inside Cody Bellinger's breakthrough

June 5, 2019 - 12:39pm
Watching the Dodgers slugger blossom into an MVP front-runner has been something special. Just ask those who see him every day.

MLS Power Rankings: Bruce Arena and New England are back with a bang

June 5, 2019 - 12:39pm
It only took one game on the sideline for Bruce Arena to right the Revolution ship, against Zlatan's Galaxy no less. It's MLS Power Rankings time!

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court

June 5, 2019 - 11:38am
A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer.

Who is the best player at the Women's World Cup? We rank the Top 25

June 5, 2019 - 11:33am
We rank the top 25 female football players who are set to take over at the Women's World Cup 2019 in France. Simply, they are the best of the best.

Pats cut TE Seferian-Jenkins on 1st day of camp

June 5, 2019 - 11:33am
Veteran TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who had signed a one-year deal with the Patriots in April, has been released.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the present, Joao Felix is the future for Portugal. Can they win the Nations League?

June 5, 2019 - 11:33am
At Euro 2004, Luis Figo took Cristiano Ronaldo under his wing. Now it's the latter's turn to mentor Portugal's next great prodigy: Joao Felix.

French Open schedule gets shuffled after rainout

June 5, 2019 - 10:31am
With rain wiping out two quarterfinal matches in both the men's and women's singles at the French Open, play will resume Thursday, with semifinals for both likely to be played Friday.

Reports: Chara's jaw broken; Bruins eye options

June 5, 2019 - 10:31am
The Bruins could be without captain Zdeno Chara for Thursday's Game 5 after the defenseman took a puck to the face that left him bloodied and in need of stitches Monday night.