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Ichiro gets a hero's welcome in Tokyo opener

March 20, 2019 - 11:44pm
Ichiro Suzuki started for the Seattle Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in MLB's opening game of the season, and about 45,000 voices in a sellout crowd cheered him on.

Source: Kraft files motion to suppress evidence

March 20, 2019 - 9:40pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is scheduled to have a court hearing on March 28 on two misdemeanor counts of first-degree solicitation.

Buccaneers hire 2 female assistant coaches

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
The Buccaneers have hired Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar, making Tampa Bay the first NFL team with two female coaches on staff.

Betts content to wait for free agency, longer deal

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
Mookie Betts, who has a $20 million, one-year contract and is eligible for arbitration again next winter, isn't worried about the lack of a long-term deal with the Red Sox. "You just got to go out and play," he said.

Sources: ChiSox, Jimenez agree to record deal

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
Top outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez hasn't played a day in the major leagues, but he has agreed to a six-year, $43 million contract with the Chicago White Sox, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Split decision: Coach to face UK with torn pants

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
Abilene Christian coach Joe Golding, who ripped the seat of his pants while celebrating the Southland Conference tournament title, will wear those same pants when he faces Kentucky on Thursday.

Not just Duke: ESPN experts make Final Four and title picks

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
ESPN's college basketball contributors have made their Final Four and national title predictions. The ACC is well-represented.

Bell on Roethlisberger: 'Wants to win his way'

March 20, 2019 - 6:17pm
Le'Veon Bell, now a Jet, reflected on his time as a Steeler and told Sports Illustrated that his former quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, "wants to win his way, and that's tough to play with."

Follow live: NC Central, NDSU vie for spot in tournament

March 20, 2019 - 4:56pm
The winner gets to face No. 1 seed Duke.

Gophers' Pitino: Facing L'ville not a distraction

March 20, 2019 - 4:56pm
On eve of playing his father's former team in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Minnesota coach Richard Pitino said it wouldn't be a distraction despite all the questions.

Where does Odell Beckham Jr. trade rank in Cleveland sports history?

March 20, 2019 - 4:56pm
Cy Young for $300? Kevin Love to form a title trio? The Odell trade could become the best. A look at some of the biggest deals in the city's history.

Rams' defense remains under construction

March 20, 2019 - 4:56pm
With the departure of Ndamukong Suh seemingly inevitable, the Rams must find help along the defensive line -- and also at linebacker.

Blind LS Olson participates at USC pro day

March 20, 2019 - 3:30pm
Jake Olson's participation at USC's pro day was to raise money and awareness for retinoblastoma, the rare cancer that took his eyesight when he was 12.

Seattle moves to top of Power Rankings, SKC tumbles

March 20, 2019 - 3:30pm
The Seattle Sounders are the last remaining perfect team in MLS after three weeks of action, and they top this week's edition of Power Rankings.

Bucks' Mirotic will miss 2-4 weeks, sources say

March 20, 2019 - 12:58pm
Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic will miss time with a fracture in his left thumb.

Is Dave Gettleman the right man to fix the Giants?

March 20, 2019 - 12:58pm
New York's GM has had a bumpy 15 months, and nervous fans can only hope he gets his biggest decision right -- finding QB Eli Manning's successor.

Dillashaw gives up belt, suspended by NYSAC

March 20, 2019 - 11:53am
TJ Dillashaw says he has relinquished his UFC bantamweight title after the results of a drug test. He has been suspended for a year by the NYSAC.

Biggest point-spread upsets of the 64-team era

March 20, 2019 - 11:53am
Last year, 16-seed UMBC made history, winning as a 20.5-point underdog. Where does it rank among the biggest point-spread upsets according to Vegas? Here are the largest upsets since 1985.

Dunphy's coaching career ends in First Four loss

March 20, 2019 - 9:35am
Fran Dunphy's three decades of coaching Big Five basketball came to a close Tuesday night with Temple's First Four loss to Belmont.

Doc brushes off Lakers link: 'I am going nowhere'

March 20, 2019 - 9:35am
Doc Rivers shut down any talk of his potential candidacy for the Lakers job, saying he and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have verbally agreed to a long-term contract extension.