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Coaches' questions: Relive your biggest single-game nightmare

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
A good NC State team made headlines by scoring 24 points last week. We asked the coaches to recall nightmarish games of their own.

Ruiz steps in to face Davis on short notice

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Just 21 days after defeating late replacement Alberto Guevara by unanimous decision, Hugo Ruiz will be facing junior lightweight titleholder Gervonta Davis on Saturday. And this time around, Ruiz will be the one stepping in on late notice.

Are you sure you know the 2018 season? Test yourself with our quiz

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Think really hard. You probably know who won MVP and should know who won the Super Bowl. Time to prove what else you know.

Welcome to a small-market team's worst nightmare

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Small-market teams aren't watching rich teams sign all the top free agents anymore. They're watching rich teams sign all the top free agents -- at discounts.

Power rankings: What has happened to Michigan State?

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Illinois handed the Spartans their third loss in a row. Can they find their way back to title contention?

How will Maya Moore's absence impact the Minnesota Lynx?

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Minnesota won't be the same without Maya Moore, but the cupboard isn't bare. Look for the Lynx to add top talent and quality depth in the WNBA draft.

Everything you need to know for the NFL offseason

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
When might Le'Veon Bell sign with a new team? Which rules are set for a makeover? What happens next with replay? Here's an in-depth look at the offseason.

Picks, proxies and a $900,000 barista: Inside the rise of the Vegas SuperContest

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Simple rules, huge payoff: This is the oral history of how a little-known NFL betting competition for Las Vegas sharps became a national phenomenon for everyone else.

Way-too-early 2019 All-Stars: Machado and Harper to start for ...?

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic.

At 100, the photos, people and moments that helped make Pebble Beach famous

February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
Words can tell the story of Pebble Beach as it enters its 100th year. But photos do a better job.

Mediate says he drank during competitive rounds

February 7, 2019 - 12:52am
Rocco Mediate told Golf Channel that he at times drank during competitive rounds and that he used to be a "habitual alcoholic" before he gave up drinking in October 2017.

Mavericks shipping Barnes to Kings, sources say

February 6, 2019 - 10:07pm
The Kings want to make a long-term play to keep Harrison Barnes, who has a player option on his $25 million deal for the 2019-20 season, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Source: Wizards' Porter to Bulls for Portis, Parker

February 6, 2019 - 10:07pm
The Wizards have agreed to send Otto Porter Jr. to the Bulls for Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Wizards also receive a 2023 second-rounder in the deal, according to the source.

How the Tobias Harris trade shakes up the NBA

February 6, 2019 - 10:07pm
The 76ers' move has huge ramifications inside and outside of Philadelphia.

Latest news, grades and rumblings

February 6, 2019 - 7:57pm
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Police report: Brown pushed woman to ground

February 6, 2019 - 7:57pm
According to a police incident report, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown allegedly used both hands to shove the mother of his daughter to the ground last month.

Southern Miss nixes Briles; Eagles' coach upset

February 6, 2019 - 7:57pm
While Southern Miss football coach Jay Hopson wants to hire Art Briles as an assistant on his staff, the university said in a statement that the former Baylor coach "is not a candidate" for the job.

Heat ship Johnson, Ellington to Suns for Anderson

February 6, 2019 - 6:53pm
Phoenix, which has been seeking a guard for a while, has acquired Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington from the Heat in exchange for Ryan Anderson.

Winners and losers of the Auston Matthews contract extension

February 6, 2019 - 6:53pm
Matthews and the Maple Leafs agreed to a five-year, $58.17 million deal. Here's a look at the teams and players affected.

Oft-criticized Malcom rewarded Ernesto Valverde's faith

February 6, 2019 - 3:29pm
Oft-criticised Malcom rewarded Ernesto Valverde's faith with a goal but it wasn't enough as Barca settled for a first-leg draw vs. Real Madrid.