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Ron Francis' vision for Seattle's NHL team

July 19, 2019 - 6:35am
The Hall of Famer shares his plan for hiring a staff, lessons from the Vegas expansion draft, Seattle's edge in targeting free agents and more.

Rory McIlroy waited for this day; now he'd like to forget it

July 19, 2019 - 6:35am
The Open was back in his home country for the first time in 68 years. There was so much anticipation -- for the event, for him, for Royal Portrush. But things got ugly quick.

Coastal preview: Get ready for more chaos and unpredictability

July 19, 2019 - 6:35am
Can Miami find a competent quarterback? Will Virginia Tech's defense bounce back? Could Pitt repeat as division champ? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Coastal team previews.

Strasburg gets 2 hits in one inning, including HR

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday's game against the Braves in Atlanta.

Tiger gives grim view of physical woes after 78

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Tiger Woods said Thursday that he was "sore'' during his round of 78 at The Open and wasn't moving as well as he did when winning the Masters in April.

Even Tiger knows it: He's not young anymore

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
With pain evident on his face and in his voice, Tiger Woods admitted the truth: The days of old are gone. Now, he's old.

Mariano Rivera had not one but two Hall of Fame careers

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Would Mo have been a Cooperstown lock if he'd ONLY pitched in the postseason? What if he'd never sniffed October? Turns out, he's even better than you might have realized.

How a decision at 15 forever changed Keith Thurman's life

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
As a teenager, Keith Thurman left school to chase his boxing dreams. Now a world titlist and millionaire, Thurman always knew it was a risk worth taking.

Passan’s MLB trade deadline preview: 10 big storylines to watch

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
From the aces who might move to the contenders that could go big, here's where the major players and teams stand as the countdown to the new single deadline heats up.

Baker Mayfield won't back down

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
The uncompromising, unapologetic quarterback is a big reason the Browns are the NFL's hottest team (yeah, you read that right).

Midyear MMA awards: A stunning KO and a big surprise top 2019 so far

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
With International Fight Week in the books, it's now the official midpoint of the MMA year. Which fighters and fights stood out? ESPN's panel gives its winners.

How dos Anjos' volume could be the difference against Edwards

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards on Saturday will come down to who is able to impose their style of fight, and several key metrics could offer the key to how it'll play out.

Prove them wrong, Ron Francis

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Seattle has hired the Hall of Famer as its first GM, and the move came with no shortage of second-guessing from outsiders.

Nelson Mandela Day: Madiba and his connection to sport

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
South African icon Nelson Mandela, who was born 101 years ago today, was well known for his love of boxing, but he was a fan of anything that brought sports fans together.

John Elway, at a crossroads, needs answers for Broncos' future

July 19, 2019 - 2:22am
Since winning Super Bowl 50, Elway's Broncos have slid and fallen apart. Now Denver's beloved star faces real questions about his future with the team.

Everything you need to know for Round 2 of The Open

July 19, 2019 - 12:46am
Brooks Koepka is in the hunt again. That should worry the field. Here are all the important things to keep in mind for Friday at Royal Portrush.

Strasburg gets two hits in one inning, including HR

July 18, 2019 - 8:05pm
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday's game.

Duval shoots 91 in 'very unique, awful situation'

July 18, 2019 - 8:05pm
David Duval posted a 14 on the par-5 seventh hole at The Open en route to a first-round 91.

Mariano Rivera had not one, but two Hall of Fame careers

July 18, 2019 - 8:05pm
Would Mo have been a Cooperstown lock if he'd ONLY pitched in the postseason? What if he'd never sniffed October? Turns out, he's even better than you might have realized.

Boone tossed, directs profane rant at rookie ump

July 18, 2019 - 6:20pm
Yankees manager Aaron Boone went on a profane rant Thursday after rookie umpire Brennan Miller called Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay.