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Julius Peppers should be 'no-brainer' as first-ballot Hall of Famer

February 1, 2019 - 8:13pm
After 17 stellar seasons, the Panthers' "freak of nature" retires at No. 4 on the all-time sacks list and as an NFL Man of the Year Award candidate.

Why Harper (or Machado) to the Padres isn't as crazy as you think

February 1, 2019 - 8:13pm
San Diego has plenty of salary flexibility to land a big fish and a slew of hot prospects on the way. But do the Padres want to go for it?

Does your dream trade actually work? The NBA trade machine knows the deal

February 1, 2019 - 8:13pm
Does your dream trade actually work? The NBA trade machine knows the deal

Bracketology: Louisville takes another step

February 1, 2019 - 8:13pm
The Cardinals have won six in a row and moved into a No. 3 seed in Joe Lunardi's latest bracket.

Wade, Nowitzki added to ASG rosters by Silver

February 1, 2019 - 6:40pm
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has added Miami guard Dwyane Wade and Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki to the All-Star Game as special roster additions.

Davis: 'It's my time to move on' from Pelicans

February 1, 2019 - 4:57pm
Anthony Davis says he feels like it's his time, that he has given all he can to the Pelicans and that he is ready to move on.

Bulls waive Melo, clearing way for his free agency

February 1, 2019 - 4:57pm
The Bulls have waived forward Carmelo Anthony, the team announced Friday, clearing the way for the 10-time All-Star to become a free agent.

Goodell's silence isn't golden with Saints' Brees

February 1, 2019 - 4:57pm
Drew Brees says the only reason Roger Goodell commented on the missed call in the NFC Championship Game was because the commissioner had to at his yearly Super Bowl news conference.

Okamoto: My five favorite Jose Aldo moments

February 1, 2019 - 4:57pm
Jose Aldo is arguably the best featherweight in MMA history. Brett Okamoto relives his favorite moments of Aldo's storied career.

Barkley, Mayfield bet on AP NFL Rookie outcome

February 1, 2019 - 3:41pm
Browns QB Baker Mayfield and Giants RB Saquon Barkley, the top two picks in last year's NFL draft, have a bet riding on the outcome of the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award.

Newcastle are transfer winners; Spurs, PSG losers

February 1, 2019 - 3:41pm
The transfer window in Europe is closed, but which clubs came out on top and which suffered? We break down the winners and losers.

Celtics' Irving: 'Ask me July 1' about my future

February 1, 2019 - 1:10pm
Kyrie Irving insists his focus is on winning a championship with the Celtics this season, and not on his future. As for re-signing with Boston, he said: "Ask me July 1."

How to watch Eleider Alvarez versus Sergey Kovalev on ESPN+

February 1, 2019 - 1:10pm
Looking to watch the light heavyweight world title rematch between Eleider Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev on ESPN+ on Saturday? Here's how to do it.

Alvarez vs. Kovalev II breakdown: Who has the advantage?

February 1, 2019 - 1:10pm
Eleider Alvarez's upset KO victory over former light heavyweight world titlist Sergey Kovalev in August has raised a few questions. Is Kovalev still the same dangerous fighter he once was? Can Alvarez repeat? ESPN breaks down the rematch.

Kyrie Irving is the middle of trade deadline madness

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
Kyrie Irving's future in Boston is now in doubt, and it's having a huge impact on the trade deadline.

WR Brown wants to win: 'Doesn't matter where'

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
In a brief message from the Super Bowl in his first public appearance since the team's season ended, Steelers WR Antonio Brown says he just wants to win and that it doesn't matter where.

Panthers DE Peppers retires after 17 seasons

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
Julius Peppers played 17 seasons in the NFL with the Panthers, Bears and Packers.

Vonn sets world championships as final races

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
Lindsey Vonn, the all-time leader in women's World Cup wins, will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden.

Guide to Super Bowl LIII officiating: Why pass-rushers should worry

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
Everything you need to know about the officiating for Super Bowl LIII, including the potential for roughing the passer flags on these aggressive defensive fronts.

Sources: Pelicans slow to engage Lakers on Davis

February 1, 2019 - 10:55am
Pelicans GM Dell Demps might be sending a message to the Lakers by taking his time to return messages concerning superstar Anthony Davis, sources told ESPN.