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MMA Rank 30-21 - Which fighters will have the best 2021?

January 14, 2021 - 5:01am
After a 2020 unlike any year before it in the world of MMA, which fighters will step forward in 2021?

Why is Saban smiling? The answer goes beyond him leading Bama to another title

January 14, 2021 - 5:01am
Amid this most unpredictable and unnerving season, Nick Saban seemed to enjoy this one the most.

How Davante Adams became an Aaron Rodgers whisperer

January 14, 2021 - 5:01am
Whether it's cosmic chemistry or photographic memory, Davante Adams is in spellbinding sync with Aaron Rodgers as the Packers open the playoffs.

Does Max Holloway or Calvin Kattar have more at stake on Fight Island?

January 14, 2021 - 5:01am
Jeff Wagenheim says Max Holloway can't afford a third straight loss while Marc Raimondi argues Calvin Kattar's one big chance is now.

Canadiens up, Blackhawks down, and six more takeaways from the NHL's opening night

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Expect plenty of offense, a new crew of young players worth watching and more in a season that will look different than any in history.

Answering the biggest injury questions for NFL divisional playoff teams

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
With the playoffs reaching the second round, several playmakers are hoping to be in the lineup this weekend. Here's a roundup of key injuries heading into the divisional round.

Tom Brady-Drew Brees 'History' meme evolves, gets Frank Caliendo treatment

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Now the Brady-Brees "History" meme will get the narration it deserves.

Predicting next year's breakout player for each Top 25 team

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Which players will emerge as stars for the nation's top teams next season? Let's start speculating.

NFL rookie rankings: Herbert or Jefferson? Young or Chinn? Ranking the best first-years

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Justin Herbert or Justin Jefferson for the top offensive rookie? Is the top defensive player Chase Young or Jeremy Chinn? We ranked the top 10 first-years of the season.

Brian Daboll went beyond X's and O's to revive the Buffalo Bills' offense and his career

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
The coordinator's ability to forge relationships helped turn Josh Allen into an MVP contender and himself into a trendy head-coaching candidate.

One year after the scandal, how do we view the Astros -- and what's next for MLB?

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Remember the day sign-stealing punishments and Houston firing its manager and GM rocked baseball? On the anniversary, we examine what has changed and how their players will be treated when fans do return.

Bold predictions for 2021: A new four kings era; Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury will happen

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
ESPN's boxing experts predict great things in 2021, including the young guns fighting each other and a heavyweight fight for the undisputed championship.

How Ronaldinho's free kicks helped spark soccer's latest trend

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Have you noticed how many players are laying down behind the wall, risking life and limb to block a low free kick these days? Here's how it started.

Hot stove updates: Free agency and offseason trade news

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
We've got everything you need to know about the hot stove season.

Duke, North Carolina on the bubble in 68-team projection

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
The Blue Devils and Tar Heels are both struggling for consistency.

The 2021 Way-Too-Early college football top 25

January 13, 2021 - 11:17pm
Will we see heavyweights such as Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State fall back in 2021? Can programs such as Georgia, North Carolina and Texas A&M close the gap in their conferences? We break it down in our Way Too Early Top 25.

The league that never sleeps lights up after James Harden gets dealt

January 13, 2021 - 6:37pm
Harden got his wish and was traded to the Nets, and social media reacted accordingly to the deal.

Source: No Pack close contacts after OT positive

January 13, 2021 - 6:37pm
The Packers placed newly signed offensive tackle Jared Veldheer on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

Michigan brings in top rusher Hart as RB coach

January 13, 2021 - 6:37pm
Michigan has hired its all-time leading rusher, Mike Hart, as the school's new running backs coach.

OKC's Hill: Why play if stiffer coronavirus protocols needed?

January 13, 2021 - 6:37pm
George Hill expressed frustration, saying, "If it's that serious, then maybe we shouldn't be playing."