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March Madness: Will the upsets continue at the Miami Open?

March 20, 2019 - 5:23am
After several top men's and women's seeds failed to advance far at Indian Wells, the next two weeks in Miami could test whether we're in for more volatility or a return to the status quo.

Power Rankings: Barca top, Liverpool climb

March 20, 2019 - 5:23am
Thanks to Lionel Messi's hat trick, Barcelona went 10 points clear in Spain at the weekend and stay at No. 1 in my Top 10!

The rise of the two-way player: Is next Ohtani already out there?

March 20, 2019 - 5:23am
A growing number of players are trying to make an impact in roles both on the mound and at the plate -- and it could become a trend.

Isaiah Thomas gets his moment, but will it be his last?

March 20, 2019 - 5:23am
While the former Celtics point guard was honored for his past, his future remains very much in doubt.

Inside NFL free-agent contract numbers: Who really got the best deals?

March 20, 2019 - 5:23am
C.J. Mosley's deal with the Jets makes him free agency's biggest winner. Here's who fared best when we looked at the details.

NFL experts predict: The most improved team in free agency

March 20, 2019 - 3:57am
Which team -- other than the Browns -- has won the offseason so far? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent frenzy.

Source: Astros extend Bregman on 6-year deal

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
Budding superstar Alex Bregman has agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract extension with the Houston Astros.

Harden sets single-season mark for 3 attempts

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
Rockets guard James Harden surpassed Golden State's Stephen Curry (886) for the most 3-point field goals attempted in a season Tuesday night in Atlanta.

Cowboys agree to 1-year deal with WR Cobb

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with veteran wide receiver Randall Cobb, filling a need after the team lost slot receiver Cole Beasley in free agency.

Five reasons Trout can win a World Series with Angels

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
The best player of his generation just got the biggest contract in sports history, but is he sacrificing his shot at October glory by staying in Anaheim?

March Madness bracket facts

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
Need some help filling out your ESPN Tournament Challenge bracket? We've got a ton of facts and trends to get you excited for the NCAA tournament.

'Mr. Ichiro is like a god': Japanese players on Mariners icon, Japan series

March 19, 2019 - 8:25pm
We checked in with Ichiro Suzuki's countrymen about the importance of MLB's regular-season return to Tokyo and his role.

Plea deal offers to drop charges against Kraft

March 19, 2019 - 7:15pm
Florida prosecutors have proposed dropping charges of soliciting prostitution against Robert Kraft and others in exchange for the men admitting they would have been proved guilty at trial, according to a report.

Sources: Angels, Trout near new $430M deal

March 19, 2019 - 7:15pm
Two-time AL MVP Mike Trout is close to smashing the record for the largest contract in professional sports history, as he's finalizing a new 12-year deal with the Angels worth more than $430 million, sources told ESPN.

From Duke to Prairie View, breaking down all 68 NCAA tournament teams

March 19, 2019 - 7:15pm
The 68 teams have been revealed for the 2019 NCAA tournament. Here's your brief look at every one.

Sources: Iaquinta, Cerrone agree to May 4 fight

March 19, 2019 - 5:51pm
Top UFC lightweights Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone have verbally agreed to fight as the main event of UFC Fight Night: Ottawa on May 4, multiple sources told ESPN. Cerrone had been vocal about fighting Conor McGregor.

Source: Cards, with No. 1 pick, meet with Murray

March 19, 2019 - 5:51pm
Former Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray, who is expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, is meeting with Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury and GM Steve Keim, a source told ESPN.

Canes' Martell eligible after NCAA grants waiver

March 19, 2019 - 5:51pm
QB Tate Martell, who transferred to Miami from Ohio State in January, is eligible to play the 2019 season and is in the mix to win the Hurricanes' starting job.