Sports News

Return-to-play timeline, testing plans, bubble life details

July 10, 2020 - 9:02am
The NHL and NHLPA provided a major update this weekend.

The Premier League Golden Boot race is very much still alive

July 10, 2020 - 7:19am
The title may have been decided weeks/months ago, but the race for the Premier League golden boot is very much still alive.

Nashville out of MLS Is Back after positive tests

July 9, 2020 - 1:25pm
Nashville out of MLS Is Back after positive tests

Source: Big Ten will be conference-only this fall

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have chosen to move to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football, a source told ESPN.

Umps union distances from West's virus opinion

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Major League Baseball Umpires Association has distanced itself from comments made by veteran Joe West.

NFL bans jersey exchanges due to coronavirus

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
The NFL has banned jersey exchanges as part of the protocols to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

ACC delaying start of fall sports until Sept. 1

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Atlantic Coast Conference has decided to delay the start of competition in all fall sports until at least Sept. 1, the conference announced Thursday.

Goodbye, goal-line fade! Mina Kimes won’t miss you

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Only five goal-line fade routes were caught for touchdowns in 2019. Here's why one of the least effective routes inside the 5-yard line is on its way out.

Edelman invites Jackson to Holocaust museum

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, says he'd like to take DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust museum.

Video: UFC's Perry hits man, uses racial slurs

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
In a video that surfaced online Wednesday night, UFC welterweight Mike Perry is shown striking an older man at a bar and using racial slurs during a dispute that included at least one employee of the establishment asking Perry to leave.

The return of Genji: How the cyborg ninja dominated the Summer Showdown

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Dragonblades and deflects abounded in the Summer Showdown as Genji made a dramatic return to the Overwatch League's meta. Emily Rand breaks down why it happened and who had the biggest performances on the character.

Discipline in a pandemic might be the ultimate competitive advantage in MLB

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Avoiding COVID-19 -- on the field and in the clubhouse, at home and on the road -- might be the difference between winning and losing.

From the archives: How former ref Tim Donaghy conspired to fix NBA games

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
On the anniversary of Tim Donaghy's resignation from the NBA, ESPN revisits how the disgraced referee conspired to fix NBA games, whom he did it with and the untold millions that flowed from the conspiracy.

'We find our own ways to help, always': How three Puerto Rican athletes are facing coronavirus

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Fighting, surviving and rebuilding are built into Puerto Rico's national ethos. Three Puerto Ricans -- former Yankee Bernie Williams, Olympian Beverly Ramos and tennis pro Monica Puig tell stories of facing hurricanes, earthquakes and coronavirus.

Premier League hotlist: Pulisic, Greenwood, Salah among stars to shine since restart

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
ESPN has identified the hottest post-shutdown stars in the Premier League and why they have emerged from the break in such stunning form.

Agent: RB Mostert requests trade from 49ers

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Running back Raheem Mostert requested a trade from the 49ers, his agent said Wednesday, citing unproductive contract talks with the team.

Why LeBron's Heat won only two NBA titles

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Here's the question for LeBron's Miami Heat teams: Were they a success or not?

Quiet, please? Why a fan-less Ryder Cup never made any sense

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
A silent Ryder Cup just wouldn't work. The players wanted no part of it, either, and have been saying so for months. Waiting a year and hoping the gates will be open again in 2021 was the only choice.

Will Messi leave Barcelona? If so, would he leave for Argentina, MLS or a team with Ronaldo?

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Lionel Messi has broken off contract extension talks with Barcelona. If he leaves, where could the GOAT end up?

Magnussen: Racing Point, McLaren could fight Ferrari for third

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Kevin Magnussen thinks Racing Point and McLaren could challenge Ferrari for "best of the rest" behind Mercedes and Red Bull.