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100 things to watch 100 days until college football kicks off

May 23, 2018 - 8:48am
College football is coming! In 100 days, Texas A&M's new $75 million man, Jimbo Fisher, will take the field. That's just one thing we can't wait to see.

X factors, picks for Capitals-Lightning Game 7

May 23, 2018 - 8:30am
Which players' performances -- for better or worse -- will determine the winner of the Eastern Conference finals? Our panel weighs in.

Ovechkin prepares for 'biggest game in my life'

May 23, 2018 - 8:30am
With one game separating him from his first Stanley Cup Final appearance, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin said Wednesday's Game 7 is the biggest game of his life.

Don't expect the irrationally fearless Celtics to fold now

May 23, 2018 - 8:27am
From virtually the opening tip, this season has been a never-ending trial by fire for the young Celtics. Next up? Winning two out of three against LeBron James.

UFC, ESPN agree to 5-year, $1.5B rights deal

May 23, 2018 - 8:01am
ESPN has reached a five-year, $1.5 billion deal with UFC to carry 30 events per year across its platforms.

What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?

May 23, 2018 - 7:51am
Three decades after Pete Rose's betting got him banned for life, MLB is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating and messy new frontier.

Keeping up with Virat Kohli, India's best cricketer

May 23, 2018 - 7:26am
To be India's best cricketer is to live with the suffocating, infuriating, frightening trappings of fame. But for Virat Kohli, it's seductive all the same.

How 2017 NFL holdouts fared: Donald dominated; Bell took time

May 23, 2018 - 7:14am
There were some high-profile players absent from OTAs and training camp in 2017. How did each get along following his return to the field?

Answers to the five biggest questions left in the offseason

May 23, 2018 - 7:14am
Will OBJ get a new deal? Where will Dez Bryant sign? We take on the NFL's biggest questions left to be answered this offseason.

Vegas' success wasn't rigged: Here's how the Knights were built

May 23, 2018 - 6:55am
No one expected Vegas to make the Stanley Cup Final this season. Here's how each player taken in the expansion draft has helped (or not).

Barnwell: Ultimate surprise sports runs -- where Vegas ranks

May 23, 2018 - 6:55am
Does Vegas' Stanley Cup run make it the most unlikely finalist in modern American sports? Bill Barnwell looks at candidates across the big four.

Arsenal need Emery pragmatism more than Wenger idealism

May 23, 2018 - 6:37am
On the surface, Arsenal have gone for the opposite of Arsene Wenger in appointing Unai Emery. But a pragmatic approach is what they need.

Arsenal appoint Emery to replace Wenger

May 23, 2018 - 6:37am
Arsenal have hired former Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery, moving them into a new era following Arsene Wenger's departure.

Kraft: Brady will attend Pats' mandatory camp

May 23, 2018 - 6:08am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that Tom Brady will attend mandatory minicamp.

Jets admit to one of biggest draft mistakes ever -- finally

May 23, 2018 - 6:00am
A class studying the Jets' handling of Christian Hackenberg would be labeled How Not to Groom a Quarterback 101.

Offensive juggernaut? Mental toughness secures Game 4

May 23, 2018 - 12:55am
Houston faced a double-digit deficit not once, but twice, in the most feared arena this postseason. But defense and composure were the key ingredients to a pivotal Game 4.

CP3, battling sore foot, keys Rockets' rally in 4th

May 23, 2018 - 12:18am
Chris Paul acknowledged Tuesday night that he had undergone "a whole lot of treatment" on his sore foot in recent days. With his foot feeling better, he bounced back and played a major role in Houston's Game 4 win over the Warriors that evened the series.

Yanks' Judge rules out repeat run in HR Derby

May 22, 2018 - 11:56pm
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge said winning last year's Home Run Derby was "a cool experience" but that he doesn't see a need to defend his title at this year's event.

Durant laments Game 4 finish, but looks ahead

May 22, 2018 - 11:56pm
Kevin Durant said, "I wish I had that last play back," following the Warriors' Game 4 loss to the Rockets on Tuesday, but he already is looking ahead to Thursday's Game 5.

Ozzie Albies, Gleyber Torres are already legit stars

May 22, 2018 - 11:19pm
The two 21-year-old infielders are already future All-Stars and putting up big power numbers. If you had to pick one, choosing isn't easy.