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Sources: Pelicans, Jazz talk united anthem protest

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
The Pelicans and Jazz are discussing a plan to surround the on-court Black Lives Matter signage and kneel together during the playing of the national anthem for Thursday's NBA restart opener, sources told ESPN.

Experts debate: What to expect from Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia? Who wins?

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Errol Spence Jr. and Danny Garcia will face off later this year. Will Garcia be too much in Spence's first fight back?

Like Patrick Mahomes, these active athletes also became owners

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Patrick Mahomes is now a part owner of the Kansas City Royals -- and he's in good company with LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Serena and Venus Williams.

Davis could miss Lakers' opener with eye injury

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Anthony Davis might not be able to play in the Lakers' opener on Thursday.

Sources: Goldman, anchor of Bears' line, opts out

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Bears starting defensive lineman Eddie Goldman will opt out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns.

How Chelsea can catch Liverpool and contend again for Premier League title

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
With a plethora of young stars and some flashy new recruits, can Chelsea now catch Liverpool?

Winners and losers of women's college basketball's transfer season

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Which programs benefited most as players moved destinations this offseason? North Carolina, Arkansas, Baylor and Kentucky were among the big winners.

Elkann: Ferrari will struggle to rule F1 until 2022

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Ferrari have complete confidence in team boss Mattia Binotto but cannot expect to return to winning ways in Formula One before 2022, according to company chairman John Elkann.

Answering the latest questions as college football preps for a return to play

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
As college football gears up to try to start its 2020 season, here's the latest on the sport's most pressing questions, from testing to scheduling to a possible spring season.

Backyard boxing: How Eddie Hearn is bringing fights home ... literally

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Fireworks, light shows and a view over London will form the backdrop to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn's return to boxing -- all from a garden in Essex, England.

How two college sports programs, cut due to coronavirus impact, are trying to save each other

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Two NCAA programs at Winthrop and East Carolina that were cut because of the financial impact of COVID-19 are working to help each other survive.

New predictions for the East finals, West finals and NBA champions

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Which L.A. team should be favored? Our experts predict the conference finals and NBA Finals matchups.

Playoffs at a glance: Game schedule, previews, picks and more

July 29, 2020 - 4:18am
Here's what you need to know about the 2020 postseason.

Yankees agree to schedule change to face Orioles

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
Instead of hosting their home opener, the New York Yankees voted to travel to Baltimore to face the Orioles on Wednesday and Thursday after Major League Baseball worked to reset its schedule after the Marlins dealt with a coronavirus outbreak.

Zion's return to court a welcome sight for Pelicans

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson had a light workload in his return to practice Tuesday following a four-day quarantine. Coach Alvin Gentry said the team will practice again Wednesday and evaluate Williamson's status for Thursday's NBA restart opener.

Pippen downplays Jordan rift after 'Last Dance'

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
Scottie Pippen says he has talked with Michael Jordan since "The Last Dance" documentary aired in the spring, and he downplayed any rift between the retired Chicago Bulls stars.

UFC debate: Is rising star Edmen Shahbazyan ready for toughest challenge?

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
Will Derek Brunson derail Edmen Shahbazyan's hype train? Should Cody Garbrandt get a shot at flyweight gold? Our panel weighs in.

FaZe Clan announce VALORANT Ignition Series tournament

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
The FaZe Clan VALORANT Invitational will take place from August 6-9 with 16 teams competing and a $50,000 prize pool.

Barnwell ranks the NFL's biggest outlier contracts: What's with these massive fullback deals?

July 28, 2020 - 8:39pm
Kyle Juszczyk is back atop our annual list of the contracts that most exceed market value. Here's who else made it.

Sources: Bolts extend Bosa on 5 years, $135M

July 28, 2020 - 7:20pm
Joey Bosa has agreed to a five-year, $135 million extension with the Chargers that includes $102 million guaranteed, an NFL record for a defensive player, sources told ESPN.