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The exile of Bruce Maxwell and the birth of MLB's Black player movement

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
While Black baseball players fear speaking out would be a career death sentence, a Players Alliance is mobilizing.

Five things MLB can do right now to confront systemic racism

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
It's time for baseball to take action to improve itself.

What will the Ivy League's fall sports decision mean for college football?

July 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
As the Ivy League announces it will not have sports this fall, many college football power brokers dismiss its impact on their decision. But the Ivies were first -- and right -- when it came to basketball in March, so are they about to set another trend?

Tiger to return to action next week at Memorial

July 9, 2020 - 8:13am
Tiger Woods, who hasn't played an official event since finishing last among those who made the cut at the Genesis Invitational, will return to the PGA Tour next week at the Memorial Tournament.

So long, goal-line fade: Why one of the NFL's least efficient plays is disappearing

July 9, 2020 - 8:13am
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.

Emily Cave: My husband died at 25. Here's how I'll remember him

July 9, 2020 - 8:13am
The widow of Colby Cave shares her story from this year, and how she's working to complete the couple's vision for helping others.

Muncy cites Dodgers' CF backdrop for HBP injury

July 9, 2020 - 8:13am
Max Muncy didn't react quickly enough to a pitch running in on him during Sunday's scrimmage from Dodger Stadium and suffered an injury because of it.

'Equality' most dominant message for NBA jerseys

July 9, 2020 - 8:13am
"Equality" is the most popular social justice message players have chosen to use on the backs of their NBA jerseys so far during the league's upcoming restart, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts told ESPN on Wednesday. "Black Lives Matter" is second.

Stephen Jackson: Used 'wrong words' in defense of DeSean Jackson's posts

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Stephen Jackson told CNN he could have been clearer in his defense of the Eagles WR's anti-Semitic messages.

Ivy League rules out playing all sports this fall

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not hold sports this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Stanford to eliminate 11 of 36 varsity programs

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Stanford will eliminate 11 of its varsity athletic programs at the end of this upcoming academic year as it deals with financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon to pull Redskins merchandise from site

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Amazon will pull Redskins merchandise for sale while the team reviews its nickname, making Amazon the latest company to make such a move.

Delle Donne, Charles awaiting exemption rulings

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and her new Mystics teammate Tina Charles are waiting to have their cases heard by the league's independent panel of doctors to determine if they'll be medically excused for the season.

Will Dak Prescott be with Cowboys for the long haul?

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
By next week, the QB will sign a long-term deal or play the 2020 season on the franchise tag.

UFC 251: From the White House to the Raptors, this was the road to Max Holloway Inc.

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
A meeting with the Toronto Raptors helped reshape Max Holloway's professional outlook by narrowing his focus to a singular subject: fighting.

Counting reasons the Rays -- yes, the Rays -- will win the World Series

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Long season, short season or any length in between, here's why David Schoenfield is picking Tampa Bay.

The 60-game MLB schedule is out! Here's what you need to know and the big matchups we're circling

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
The dates for baseball's 60-game sprint of a season are officially set. Here's what we can't wait to see once the games begin.

KBO on ESPN schedule, how to watch, teams for the Korea baseball league and more

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
The Korea Baseball Organization's regular season is underway, and that means it's time for some live baseball -- and lots and lots of bat flips. Here's how you can check out the action and game highlights, and what you need to know to become a KBO expert.

Djokovic bemoans 'witch hunt' over Serbia event

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Novak Djokovic has accused critics of subjecting him to a "witch hunt" after his regional Adria Tour tennis event ended in a novel coronavirus fiasco.