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How the Dodgers powered their way back into contention

July 3, 2018 - 6:22am
Not long ago, a depleted Los Angeles club was free falling down the standings. But thanks to an unexpected long ball surge, the Dodgers are in the thick of the race once again.

How NFL players, teams put action behind their protests

July 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Many NFL players and teams made efforts behind the scenes to go beyond taking a knee during the anthem, working together to make a positive impact.

The picks, the hits, the moments that defined Kam Chancellor's career

July 3, 2018 - 6:00am
The hit on Vernon Davis. The 90-yard interception return. The tone-setting, bone-rattling hit in Super Bowl XLVIII. Five moments from Kam Chancellor.

Nigeria's Mikel played while father kidnapped

July 3, 2018 - 4:50am
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel told KweséESPN that he played in last week's World Cup match vs. Argentina after being told by kidnappers that his father was being held for ransom.

Lowe: Is DeMarcus Cousins a good fit in Golden State?

July 2, 2018 - 11:31pm
Cousins gives Golden State another All-Star. Zach Lowe examines what that really means for Boogie and the Warriors.

Down town: Cleveland rues LeBron's move to L.A.

July 2, 2018 - 10:59pm
The day after LeBron James announced he is leaving the Cavaliers as a free agent for the second time since 2010, anger across Cleveland gave way to acceptance.

Arm & hammer: Porcello's 3-run 2B lifts Red Sox

July 2, 2018 - 10:55pm
Red Sox righty Rick Porcello drove in three runs Monday with a second-inning double off Nats ace Max Scherzer to help lift Boston to victory.

Follow live: Sweden and Switzerland battle in Round of 16

July 2, 2018 - 9:34pm
Emil Forsberg's deflected strike from outside the box gave Sweden a lead it would not relinquish.

Belgium complete remarkable rally to beat Japan 3-2

July 2, 2018 - 9:33pm
Belgium looked beaten, 2-0 down with 30 minutes left. Then a surge sparked by two unlikely heroes and a last-minute goal gave them a famous win.

Cousins calls joining Warriors 'my ace of spades'

July 2, 2018 - 9:24pm
DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to join the defending champion Warriors on a one-year, $5.3 million deal, league sources told ESPN. The four-time All-Star called the move "my ace of spades" in a conversation with The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears.

What to watch for during NASCAR's condensed schedule weekends

July 2, 2018 - 8:24pm
The Cup series is entering a part of its race schedule where all events fall in a tight window, which presents quite a few challenges for tracks and race teams going forward.

With money resolved, Pacquiao-Matthysse a go

July 2, 2018 - 8:18pm
The Manny Pacquiao-Lucas Matthysse fight, which had been in jeopardy for the past several weeks over financing issues, is a go.

Does Cousins make the Warriors unstoppable?

July 2, 2018 - 8:09pm
How much better will the Warriors be with another All-Star? Kevin Pelton projects the superteam and its new title chances.

Sources: Randle goes to Pels for 2 years, $18M

July 2, 2018 - 5:21pm
Free-agent center Julius Randle, fresh off a career season with the Lakers, agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal to join the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN.

Sources: Lakers add Rondo, renounce Randle

July 2, 2018 - 5:02pm
The Lakers have agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal with point guard Rajon Rondo and renounced the rights to Julius Randle, who now has a two-year agreement with the Pelicans, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Can LeBron win a title with these Lakers?

July 2, 2018 - 4:51pm
L.A. has landed LeBron James. What moves must the Lakers make to win it all?

Power Rankings: Who is on top at the halfway point?

July 2, 2018 - 4:28pm
Our first list of July marks the season's midway mark. Where does your team land?

Bagel Boss' offer to angry Islanders fans

July 2, 2018 - 4:22pm
Many a John Tavares jersey has been lit on fire since he signed with Toronto. Local businesses are encouraging fans to donate to charity instead.

Serena and Venus advance, Andy Murray turns to coaching

July 2, 2018 - 4:10pm
Despite some shaky moments, both Williams sisters emerged victorious on Monday, but they seemed to have different reactions after their matches.

Mexico can't match quality, depth of Brazil

July 2, 2018 - 3:53pm
Mexico's dream of the "Quinto Partido" died in its round-of-16 loss to Brazil, who couldn't be matched by an El Tri side short on quality and depth.