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Source: Redskins to officially change nickname

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
The Washington Redskins will officially announce Monday they will change their nickname, though no new name will be revealed just yet, a source confirmed.

Sources: Rondo suffers 'significant' hand injury

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Lakers guard Rajon Rondo suffered a "significant" hand injury during practice Sunday night, sources told ESPN's Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin. The team expects to know the severity of the injury on Monday.

Rookie Custer grabs shocking Kentucky Cup win

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Rookie Cole Custer grabbed the lead from Martin Truex Jr. on the last lap at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday to snare his first victory in NASCAR's Cup Series.

Olney: Manfred, Clark should be front and center during challenging times

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
As concerns over MLB's coronavirus testing and safety protocol persist, the commissioner and union chief need to be more transparent.

Arsenal, Spurs both need defensive overhauls to get back to the top

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
With error-prone defenders like David Luiz, Shkodran Mustafi and Serge Aurier, it is no secret why Arsenal and Spurs will miss out on the UCL.

Usman ruled Fight Island and it's time for the world to appreciate his dominance

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Kamaru Usman imposed his will in defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 and once again proved why he's the welterweight champion.

LeBron to forgo social justice message on jersey

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
James says he will not have a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes July 30.

Seifert: DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts are a critical teaching moment -- for everyone

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
As athletes drive further into public advocacy, the Eagles wide receiver has shown that the path forward isn't as obvious as it might have seemed.

What do Pac-12 and Big Ten decisions in going conference-only mean for college football?

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Now that the Pac-12 has joined the Big Ten in going conference only for fall sports, will the rest of the Power 5 follow suit? Are we looking at a spring season? And which games are we going to miss the most?

Who's next for Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal and other UFC 251 standouts

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Who is next in line for the champions after UFC 251? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker.

Will the NFL season start on time? Here's what we know -- and what's up in the air

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
The clock is ticking for the NFL to pull off an on-time start to training camp, much less a season. There are big questions left to be answered.

Hamilton raises fist after Styrian GP win

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Lewis Hamilton raised his fist while stood on the podium celebrating his Styrian Grand Prix victory.

Biggest takeaways of the new CBA: Olympics, flat salary cap, changes to FA

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
The league has achieved extended labor peace! Here are the key points from the new pact.

Duke's Kara Lawson represents new generation of coaches

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Critics will get hung up on Kara Lawson's lack of head-coaching experience. But this next generation of leaders has been busy playing pro ball and exploring all the doors it opens.

LEC to continue phased studio reopening despite Week 4 online

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
Despite moving production online during Week 4 out of an abundance of caution, the LEC plans to continue its phased reopening of the studio when play resumes during Week 5 next weekend.

10 lingering questions about the NHL return-to-play bubbles

July 12, 2020 - 9:26pm
How will the food compare to the NBA's? Where are the field trips going to be? Whither intra-team Mario Kart?

Chelsea won't win league again until they fix their defense

July 12, 2020 - 11:30am
All the incoming stars at Chelsea are at the attacking end, but they'll never contend for titles until their backline is as good as their forwards.

Man City ratings: Sterling a 9/10 with hat trick

July 12, 2020 - 11:30am
Manchester City turned in a third 5-0 win since the restart with Sterling starring in runaway win over Brighton.

Korver to wear 'Black Lives Matter' on jersey

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
For Kyle Korver, choosing "Black Lives Matter" as a social justice message to use on the back of his Milwaukee Bucks jersey was easy because he has been outspoken on white privilege.