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Prosecutors find no crimes in Santa Anita deaths

December 19, 2019 - 2:56pm
California prosecutors found no evidence of animal cruelty or other crimes during an investigation into a spike in horse deaths at Santa Anita Park racetrack over the past year, according to a report issued Thursday.

Aussie prep star Josh Green continues his rise at Arizona

December 19, 2019 - 2:56pm
Australian Josh Green returns "home" to team up with his best mate Nico Mannion at the University of Arizona. The pair have a backcourt rapport not typically seen from freshmen -- one that's built on years of friendship.

What to watch at Bellator 235 and 236: Macfarlane's return home, Barnett's debut, McKee's next step

December 19, 2019 - 2:56pm
Bellator's two events this weekend offer another opportunity for AJ McKee and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to stand out, while Josh Barnett returns to the cage at age 42.

Why serving is so much more than meets the eye

December 19, 2019 - 2:56pm
Volleyball serves are so much more intricate than you think. And in the NCAA final four, you'll see the differences between a topspin and a floater.

Source: Dak won't practice much before Sunday

December 19, 2019 - 1:48pm
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is likely to play Sunday against the Eagles without any meaningful practice snaps because of his sprained right shoulder, a source tells ESPN's Todd Archer.

Top 10 impact freshmen in women's college basketball

December 19, 2019 - 1:48pm
Some of the top freshmen in the country have started to show out and it's only a month into the women's college basketball season.

76ers victim of Heat's zone in first loss at home

December 19, 2019 - 12:19pm
The Heat employed the zone to great effect Wednesday night, using it on 39 possessions to hand the 76ers their first loss at home this season.

Sources: Vikes' Cook unlikely to play vs. Pack

December 19, 2019 - 12:19pm
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is unlikely to play against the Packers on Monday night because of a shoulder injury.

Fantasy football Week 16 rankings

December 19, 2019 - 12:19pm
Fantasy football rankings from all our experts.

El Trafico headlines MLS' top matches in 2020

December 19, 2019 - 11:20am
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Coughlin out as Jags' executive VP of football ops

December 19, 2019 - 9:44am
Jaguars owner Shad Khan said his decision to fire Tom Coughlin immediately instead of after the season came "in recent days."

Paul outfits OKC teammates with custom suits

December 19, 2019 - 9:44am
Every player on the Thunder roster arrived to Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies wearing a custom tailored suit, set up and paid for by Chris Paul.

Sources: Three Sooners suspended for LSU game

December 19, 2019 - 9:44am
Oklahoma starting DE Ronnie Perkins, RB Rhamondre Stevenson and WR Trejan Bridges have been suspended for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. LSU, sources told ESPN. It is unclear if they are also banned for the national title game if the Sooners advance.

5-on-5: Is Bucks-Lakers an NBA Finals preview?

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
Our NBA experts answer the big questions about Bucks-Lakers and the NBA title race.

Barnwell: 15 NFL surprises nobody saw coming in 2019

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
Lamar Jackson leaping Tom Brady as a passer. Michael Thomas' historic campaign. A decent Bucs defense. These facts would have shocked us in the preseason.

Boone, 'Remember the Titans' coach, dies at 84

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
Herman Boone, the high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the 2000 film "Remember the Titans," died Wednesday at the age of 84.

NBA predictions: MVP, Finals matchups and future stars

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
We polled the ESPN NBA Forecast panel of experts for their votes about a third of the way through the season.

Liverpool's approach to two games in 24 hours pays off

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
Liverpool played two matches on two continents in 24 hours. It cost them the Carabao Cup, but they're on the verge of being crowned world champions.

Pressley headlines espnW All-America volleyball team

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
The nation's No. 2 attacker for the No. 1 team in the country, Baylor's Yossiana Pressley leads the espnW All-America NCAA volleyball team.

College sports lack diverse hires

December 19, 2019 - 5:43am
In the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, colleges and universities continue to fail when it comes to gender and racial hiring practices.