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Sources: Strasburg opts out of Nationals contract

November 3, 2019 - 11:53am
World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg has opted out of the remaining four years, $100 million remaining on his deal with the Nationals and will test the free-agent market, according to sources.

Georgia, Oregon look for second chance at first CFP impression

November 3, 2019 - 11:53am
While the top three were idle, those waiting in the wings for the College Football Playoff tried to make their cases.

College Football Playoff picks after Week 10

November 3, 2019 - 11:53am
Ahead of the first official College Football Playoff rankings release, ESPN reporters make their picks for the top four.

Worlds by the numbers: G2 one series away from League of Legends Grand Slam

November 3, 2019 - 11:53am
G2 gave Europe its second straight League of Legends World Championship final appearance and could become the first Western team to win it all since 2011.

Sources: Steelers eyed Bell after Conner injury

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
The Steelers reached out to the Jets about a trade for Le'Veon Bell before talks cooled once Pittsburgh gained clarity on James Conner's injury, sources told ESPN.

Deshaun Watson makes escape, finds Carlos Hyde to keep drive alive

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
The Texans QB was hemmed in, but spotted Hyde behind him and made a heads-up play that gained a first down.

Fantasy football Week 9 rankings

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell, Stephania Bell and Tristan H. Cockcroft for Week 9.

Masvidal dominates; fight called due to Diaz cut

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
Jorge Masvidal soundly defeated Nate Diaz in their highly anticipated bout Saturday night at UFC 244, but the fight ended unexpectedly when a ringside doctor called it off after Round 3 due to cut near Diaz's eye.

Hamilton looks set to win sixth title in style at the U.S. GP

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
Lewis Hamilton could probably win his sixth F1 title at a canter at the U.S. Grand Prix. The first on-track activity of the week suggests he'll do it much more emphatically than that.

Week 9 NFL game picks, schedule guide, fantasy football tips and more

November 3, 2019 - 9:32am
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats. And, of course, score predictions.

Team USA finally claims gold at Overwatch World Cup

November 3, 2019 - 9:31am
Team USA knocked off three-time champion South Korea and lost just one map en route to a title at BlizzCon on Saturday.

Why Juan Soto is on track to be baseball's next superstar

November 3, 2019 - 9:31am
With power, poise and plate discipline beyond his years, the Nats slugger showed this postseason he could be an all-time great.

Sources: No surgery for Newton after doc visit

November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
Cam Newton saw a foot specialist for his injury, and the plan now is to not have surgery, sources told ESPN.

Sources: Chapman, Yankees agree on extension

November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
Rather than become a free agent, reliever Aroldis Chapman has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the New York Yankees, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Breeders' Cup ends with 37th Santa Anita death

November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
Mongolian Groom was euthanized after running in the $6 million Classic at the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, the 37th horse to die at the California track since December.

Pulisic, Abraham both get 8/10 again in Chelsea win at Watford

November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
Chelsea won a fourth straight league game as goals from Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham were enough to survive a visit to Vicarage Road.

Coffee runs about more than caffeine for Bengals coach Zac Taylor

November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
The NFL is all-consuming on a coach's life, but Zac Taylor's stops for coffee have given him a chance to briefly connect with the "outside world" -- and make some friends.

Inside the mind of a four-time New York City Marathon champ

November 3, 2019 - 5:55am
Make no mistake, Kenyan Mary Keitany aims to win her fifth title in New York on Sunday. But now she's running for different reasons.

Roma-Napoli briefly halted by abusive chants

November 3, 2019 - 5:55am
Discriminatory chants prompted a Serie A game between Roma and Napoli to be briefly suspended on Saturday.