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Sources: Smith Jr. to rejoin Mavs on Tuesday

January 20, 2019 - 3:56pm
Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. is expected to rejoin the team for Tuesday's game against the LA Clippers, sources tell ESPN.

Sources: Mahomes could land first $200M deal

January 20, 2019 - 3:56pm
The Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes are expected to extend his contract after next season, and the star QB potentially could land the NFL's first $200 million contract, league sources told ESPN.

Hardy's UFC debut ends with DQ for illegal knee

January 20, 2019 - 3:56pm
Greg Hardy heard boos early and late in a UFC debut that ended when his illegal knee to the head of heavyweight challenger Allen Crowder resulted in disqualification Saturday night in New York.

How Andy Reid grew the NFL's most prolific coaching tree

January 20, 2019 - 3:56pm
No one develops NFL head coaches like Andy Reid does. The secret? His former assistants offer testimonials, but the man himself says it's quite simple.

Barnwell's dynasty fact-checker: Patriots' truth vs. reality

January 20, 2019 - 3:56pm
Tom Brady can't be touched. Gronk has lost a step. Let's fact-check all the theories about New England and figure out what's nonsense.

Follow live: Offensive powerhouses play for NFC title

January 20, 2019 - 1:39pm
Todd Gurley's 6-yard touchdown run with under a minute remaining in the first half has gotten the Rams within three points of the Saints.

Changing of the guard? What Tsitsipas' win over Federer really means

January 20, 2019 - 1:39pm
It was a shocker, to say the least. Stefanos Tsitsipas took down Roger Federer at the Australian Open, perhaps signaling the official start of the next generation.

Defending champ Federer loses to Tsitsipas

January 20, 2019 - 1:39pm
Two-time defending champion Roger Federer was upset by Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Sunday night.

Pacquiao routs Broner, welcomes Floyd rematch

January 20, 2019 - 1:39pm
After dominating Adrien Broner in a vintage performance Saturday, Manny Pacquiao had a message for Floyd Mayweather: "Tell him to come back to the ring, and we will fight."

The Sean McVay era is here, but good luck replicating what the Rams coach has done

January 20, 2019 - 11:22am
The Rams might not win the NFC title, but McVay has left his mark this season. Just look at recent coaching searches.

Conference championship predictions and what you need to know

January 20, 2019 - 11:22am
Winners and projections for every playoff game, plus key matchups, betting nuggets and more. Catch up on the conference championship matchups here.

What's behind the fire that fuels Michael Thomas?

January 20, 2019 - 11:22am
What's the origin of Michael Thomas' competitive streak, the likes of which Drew Brees says he has never seen? A never-ending need to make himself feel undervalued -- and prove his haters, real or self-made, wrong.

Cerrone wins, calls for McGregor -- who responds

January 20, 2019 - 9:05am
Before UFC Fight Night Brooklyn's main event between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Here's how it all went down.

Westbrook not cool with Embiid after latest tussle

January 20, 2019 - 9:05am
Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid found another way for their personal rivalry to continue, thanks to Westbrook taking exception to a foul by Embiid with 1:46 remaining in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 117-115 victory by the Thunder.

Williamson and Barrett deliver for short-handed Duke

January 20, 2019 - 9:05am
The freshman stars made up for the absence of the Blue Devils' injured point guard with a dominating performance to beat Virginia.

Mick Schumacher joins Ferrari academy

January 20, 2019 - 9:05am
Mick Schumacher has joined the young driver programme of the Ferrari team his father, Michael, won five championships with at the start of the 2000s.

Ranking the best possible Stanley Cup Final matchups

January 20, 2019 - 9:05am
Which pairings would be most entertaining? Plus, fallout from the 2020 World Cup cancellation, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.

IMG Academy's Josh Green is an Aussie first, basketball player second

January 20, 2019 - 8:40am
Top Arizona recruit and Aussie Josh Green leads IMG Academy into the HoopHall Classic.

Cejudo stops Dillashaw in 32 seconds, keeps title

January 20, 2019 - 7:59am
Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo needed only 32 seconds to beat TJ Dillashaw on Saturday night, tied for the fifth-fastest KO or TKO in UFC title-fight history.

Celts' Smart ejected, restrained after altercation

January 20, 2019 - 7:59am
Celtics coach Brad Stevens expects Marcus Smart to be disciplined by the league. "Can't react that way," Stevens said.