Sports News

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month

May 17, 2019 - 7:13am
It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about.

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight.

Julie Ertz is the ass kicker of the U.S. women's national team

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
Off the field, Julie Ertz is a ball of sunshine. On the field, she's a ruthless midfielder and a key component for the U.S.'s World Cup success.

Heavyweights are thriving, but they are making fans wait for the big fights

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are undefeated atop the heavyweight division. It could make for years of big events -- only if they fight each other.

How two WWE superstars created their own path to success using action figures

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
A childhood obsession with wrestling figures helped bond Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder as a tag team. It also served as the driving force behind a podcast, a growing YouTube presence and a resurgence in their WWE careers.

At 24, Aspen Ladd brings something rare to the UFC

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
Ladd, who faces Sijara Eubanks on Saturday, is tenacious, cerebral and mature beyond her years. And oh yeah, she's also undefeated.

Will move to welterweight affect Lee in grappling battle vs. Dos Anjos?

May 17, 2019 - 5:46am
Kevin Lee is following in the footsteps of Rafael Dos Anjos from lightweight to welterweight, and with significant crossover in their style, small differences in several key statistical categories could determine the winner.

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole.

NFL experts debate: The most underrated moves of the offseason

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Tampa Bay hired a proven offensive genius. The Patriots added veteran help at edge rusher. Our insiders pick their favorite under-the-radar moves.

Is the .300 hitter a thing of the past?

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Pitchers are better than ever. Here's what hitters are doing to cope as a once-sacred number seems to be losing its place in the game.

Paying players? Video games? What's next in NCAA image and likeness debate

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Are college sports video games back on the table? It's among the key questions the NCAA faces in its image and likeness debate.

Blues anthem singer battling MS hopes ride continues as long as possible

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
It's the final season for Charles Glenn, whose backstory includes being body-slammed by Meat Loaf and having his mic cut out during the audition.

How Dodgers great Jackie Robinson and disgraced exec Al Campanis changed the game

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Robinson pressured baseball to change, Campanis shamed the game into it. Which made more of a difference?

Photos: Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these athletes

May 17, 2019 - 3:15am
Their hairs are gray, their skin is wrinkled and they're unlikely to defy the laws of gravity for more than a moment at a time. Yet age is but a number for these senior athletes going one-on-one with Father Time.

Stepdad: Zion's excited to play for Pelicans

May 16, 2019 - 11:16pm
Zion Williamson's stepfather says the Duke star is excited about New Orleans, shooting down speculation that the 18-year-old could spurn the draft and return to school.

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4

May 16, 2019 - 10:10pm
Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2.

Broncos QB Lock: Flacco has 'been great to me'

May 16, 2019 - 10:10pm
Broncos quarterback Drew Lock told TMZ on Wednesday that Joe Flacco has "been great to me." Flacco said earlier in the week that it wasn't his job to mentor the rookie.

Cardinals CB Peterson gets 6-game PED ban

May 16, 2019 - 6:21pm
Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, a source told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20.

What's next for Jets, Giants after offseason of huge changes?

May 16, 2019 - 6:21pm
From firing GM Mike Maccagnan to trading Odell Beckham Jr., the New York teams have made some major moves. Rich Cimini and Jordan Raanan break it down.