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Portland, Seattle epitomize unpredictable conference semis

November 12, 2018 - 10:44am
Portland's penalty-shootout win over Seattle will go down in MLS lore, and it perfectly encapsulated the wildly entertaining conference semifinals.

Former Pats assistants, players pose new challenge for Bill Belichick

November 12, 2018 - 10:31am
New England's worst performances of the season were road losses against familiar faces -- and this might not be the last the Patriots see of them.

Mayfield, Chubb show why Browns view them as cornerstones

November 12, 2018 - 10:29am
The Browns took Baker Mayfield and Nick Chubb in the first two rounds for exactly what they showed on Sunday: leadership and big-play ability.

With season saved for a week, Cowboys need to go on a run

November 12, 2018 - 10:26am
Despite its big win over the Eagles, Dallas is 4-5 and returning to Atlanta, where its 2017 season took a nosedive.

Payton admits smashing locker room fire alarm

November 12, 2018 - 10:24am
Sean Payton confirmed he smashed a fire alarm inside the New Orleans Saints' locker room before Sunday's victory at Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium, saying, "I just needed the noise to stop."

Duke jumps Kansas for No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll

November 12, 2018 - 9:52am
Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1.

Stepfather of Mahomes' girlfriend dies at game

November 12, 2018 - 8:51am
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes' historic day in Kansas City ended in tragedy, as his girlfriend's stepfather died Sunday while at the game.

Saints sign six-time Pro Bowl receiver Marshall

November 12, 2018 - 8:39am
After the season-ending injury to Dez Bryant, the Saints signed receiver Brandon Marshall, making New Orleans the seventh team he'll play for.

Source: Jets unlikely to fire Bowles during season

November 12, 2018 - 8:39am
Jets coach Todd Bowles, under heavy scrutiny after an embarrassing 41-10 loss to the Bills, won't be a bye-week casualty. Ownership is expected to stick with Bowles through the end of the season.

Why Oleksandr Usyk is the best cruiserweight of all time

November 12, 2018 - 8:25am
Oleksandr Usyk, coming off an eighth-round knockout of Tony Bellew on Saturday, solidified himself as the greatest cruiserweight boxer ever.

Overreacting to Week 10: Mitchell Trubisky is this year's Jared Goff?

November 12, 2018 - 7:59am
Is the Chicago QB's sophomore leap just as impressive as Goff's stellar second season? We take on Week 10's biggest questions.

Gulf between Man City, Man United confirmed by derby

November 12, 2018 - 7:55am
It wasn't a shock that Manchester City won the derby vs. United. What was surprising was how Jose Mourinho's side seemed to simply give up.

Mourinho gets a D in Prem manager grades

November 12, 2018 - 7:54am
Some of the "Big Six" managers are performing to expectations, others are surprisingly ahead of schedule. Here's how they're doing after six games.

Juventus wins battle of the exes as Higuain loses the plot

November 12, 2018 - 7:53am
Gonzalo Higuain's frustration got the better of him as Milan lost to Juventus but Massimiliano Allegri kept Leonardo Bonucci out of the spotlight.

Inside the NHL's Finnish invasion, and what comes next

November 12, 2018 - 7:53am
There are a record 43 Finns who have made NHL rosters this season, and many of them are stars for their teams. What led to this talent explosion?

The biggest Hall of Fame snubs, and whom they should replace

November 12, 2018 - 7:53am
It's unjust that these players remain on the outside looking in. Plus, which players would we remove to make room for our snubs?

Source: Rams WR Kupp (torn ACL) out for season

November 12, 2018 - 7:46am
Rams receiver Cooper Kupp is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday's win over the Rams, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Barnwell: Nine teams, four spots, one jumbled NFC playoff mess

November 12, 2018 - 7:18am
The defending champs are in trouble. Two South teams might be locks. The NFC playoff race is shaping up to be pandemonium.

Source: Bengals fire DC Austin after 51-14 loss

November 12, 2018 - 7:01am
The Bengals have fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson, hours after they allowed 51 points in a loss to the Saints.

Drivers to beat in Xfinity, Truck series championships

November 12, 2018 - 6:40am
With seven and six wins this season, respectively, Christopher Bell and Johnny Sauter appear to be the drivers to beat for the Xfinity and Truck series crowns.