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Liverpool has potential to be Barca's kryptonite

April 29, 2019 - 12:03pm
Barcelona have sleepwalked to the La Liga title, and if they don't wake up, their Treble dreams will end at the hands of Liverpool.

Texas Tech's Beard agrees to 6-year extension

April 29, 2019 - 10:57am
Texas Tech coach Chris Beard agreed Monday to a new contract that will make him one of the highest-paid coaches in college basketball.

NFL draft in Nashville draws record numbers

April 29, 2019 - 10:57am
The NFL said Monday that more than 600,000 people attended the draft over the three days in Nashville, easily eclipsing the 250,000 who came to watch two years ago in Philadelphia.

Source: NFL may put Hill on exempt list this week

April 29, 2019 - 10:57am
The NFL and the players' union have reviewed the audiotape that a TV station aired last week on which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancée discuss injuries to their child, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano.

Washburn DB killed, Giants pick hurt in shooting

April 29, 2019 - 10:57am
Washburn University defensive back Dwane Simmons was killed in a shooting Sunday morning that also injured college teammate Corey Ballentine, who was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round.

Sources: Barcelona to copy Manchester City against Liverpool

April 29, 2019 - 10:57am
Barcelona is taking inspiration from how Pep Guardiola set up Manchester City against Liverpool in the Premier League, sources have told ESPN FC.

Real or not? Cody Bellinger is having the best April ever

April 29, 2019 - 9:57am
With yet another home run Sunday, the Dodgers' emerging superstar is putting up numbers -- 1.413 OPS! -- like we've rarely seen before.

Kofi Kingston remains No. 1 in post-WrestleMania ESPN WWE Power Rankings

April 29, 2019 - 9:57am
Raw and SmackDown look very different after WrestleMania and the Superstar Shakeup, but as WWE rumbles back into action, Kofi Kingston remains No. 1 in the latest ESPN WWE Power Rankings despite dramatic shifts elsewhere in the top 10.

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend

April 29, 2019 - 8:56am
Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona.

Rockets' Harden wants 'a fair chance' from refs

April 29, 2019 - 8:56am
After what he believed were several incorrect non-calls on his 3-point attempts in Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, Rockets guard James Harden implored officials to "call the game how it's supposed to be called ... and I'll live with the results."

Who's shining, who's struggling with a month 'til the French Open?

April 29, 2019 - 8:56am
What we learned from last week's WTA and ATP events, including Petra Kvitova's rise, Dominic Thiem peaking at the right time, and Naomi Osaka handling the pressure of No. 1.

The ESPN Daily: All eyes on the third team on the floor ...

April 29, 2019 - 7:36am
A daily rundown of the top stories in sports.

Draft takeaways: Why the QB class was overhyped

April 29, 2019 - 7:36am
Although the 2019 QB class was met with ambivalence, a trade for a slightly older signal-caller might have been the best move in the draft.

Roman defeats Doheny, unifies two junior featherweight world titles

April 29, 2019 - 7:36am
Daniel Roman survived the attack of TJ Doheny in the middle rounds to score a majority-decision victory in a junior featherweight unification fight Friday night in Inglewood, California.

Sharks' Vlasic wants 'apology' for no icing call

April 29, 2019 - 6:32am
San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic said he is waiting for an apology from the NHL in his comments on an icing call that wasn't whistled by the officials and led to a critical Avalanche goal in their 4-3 win in Game 2.

MLS Power Rankings: LAFC top, Rapids still winless

April 29, 2019 - 6:32am
The MLS schedule is getting hot and heavy. LAFC don't appear perturbed, but Tim Howard's Colorado Rapids look lost at sea.

As Rays rise, Glasnow's new look should scare AL East rivals

April 29, 2019 - 6:32am
With Tyler Glasnow joining Blake Snell atop Tampa Bay's rotation, the Rays' one-two punch could KO the rest of the division.

Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles

April 29, 2019 - 6:32am
Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei produced dominant performances to win men's and women's elite races at the London Marathon.

Ex-Raiders K Janikowski retiring after 19 seasons

April 29, 2019 - 4:17am
Sebastian Janikowski, one of the most successful kickers in NFL history, is retiring after 19 seasons.