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The biggest NHL playoff goalie dilemmas -- and who should get the start

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
Several teams face a major question as to who starts Game 1. We examine each club's choices and make our picks.

A true-crime drama 50 years in the making

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
A car careened onto a baseball field in Sanford, Maine, during a Babe Ruth game in 2018, revealing a deadly secret that had been hidden for five decades. Watch "The Hero of Goodall Park" at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 7, on ESPN.

How quickly can NBA players get into 'game shape'?

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
The biggest hurdle for players to overcome is lack of court time with each other.

Top quarterback-coach combos in college football: Clemson, Ohio State and more

July 9, 2020 - 4:16am
You can argue they're the two most important people on the field. So who are the top QB-coach duos in college football?

MLS is Back Tournament viewer's guide: The matches, players and stories you won't want to miss

July 8, 2020 - 9:46am
Four months after shutting down, MLS is back, and ESPN details the five games you can't afford to miss.

Stephen Jackson: DeSean 'speaking the truth'

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Stephen Jackson came to DeSean Jackson's defense on Tuesday night, saying in an Instagram video that the Eagles wide receiver was "speaking the truth" with controversial social media posts that included anti-Semitic messages.

Green flag: Johnson gets OK after negative tests

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Jimmie Johnson, who missed Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after testing positive for the coronavirus, has had two negative tests and will return to the No. 48 car for Sunday's race at Kentucky Speedway.

Toledo DL Jahneil Douglas dies after being shot

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Jahneil Douglas, a 22-year-old defensive lineman with the Toledo Rockets, was shot and killed late Tuesday night.

Ryder Cup delayed to '21; Presidents Cup in '22

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
The Ryder Cup will be delayed until 2021, with the Presidents Cup moving to 2022, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced Wednesday.

Were LeBron's Heat a disappointment?

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Here's the question for LeBron's Miami Heat teams: Were two titles good enough?

Converse continues rebrand, adds Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
The Thunder combo guard could be the lone Converse representative playing in the NBA's bubble format.

How two former Dayton players plan to use TBT to make up for a lost NCAA tournament

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
The Flyers didn't get a shot at a national title because of the coronavirus pandemic, but two of their 2019-20 men's basketball players have a chance at glory in The Basketball Tournament.

Inside the rift between Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, and what comes next

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Becoming the poster boys for the NBA's coronavirus shutdown wasn't the beginning of tensions between Utah's All-Star duo.

Bracket, schedule and more: Defending champs Carmen's Crew in action Wednesday

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
All you need to know for The $1 million TBT hoops extravaganza.

Dream co-owner critical of WNBA's BLM initiative

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Sen. Kelly Loeffler, co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, has written WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert to express her opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement and ask the league to put an American flag on every jersey.

Barnwell: Making sense of the Mahomes megadeal, and why it's not quite as it seems

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
The chances are low that Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes plays out this contract through 2031. Here's why, plus what it means for other QBs.

Renault confirms Alonso will return to F1 next year

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Renault has confirmed Fernando Alonso will partner with Esteban Ocon at its Formula One team next year.

The true story of Nintendo's most coveted game

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
How did Stadium Events, a boring Nintendo game from 1987, become the most coveted cartridge ever? It's a bit of a mystery.

Jose Zepeda needs to show more if he wants a world title; preschool teacher Gabriel Muratalla makes the grade

July 8, 2020 - 9:02am
Jose Zepeda has shown he has what it takes against the best fighters at 140 pounds, but his performance on Tuesday left something to be desired.