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Bama LB: Tide's best still better than Clemson's

July 18, 2019 - 7:18am
Alabama's Dylan Moses refuses to believe Clemson was the better team in last year's title game, and Nick Saban thinks distractions might have cost the Crimson Tide in the 44-16 loss to the Tigers.

2019 fantasy football handcuffs: Austin Ekeler among top options

July 18, 2019 - 7:18am
Which players are worth drafting to handcuff your best starters? Mike Clay breaks down each team's backfield and pegs the top options at WR, TE and QB.

Should F1 bring back refuelling?

July 18, 2019 - 7:18am
Our F1 team talks about the biggest issues in the sport right now -- Vettel's uncertain future, Helmut Marko's buyers' remorse and whether Valtteri Bottas has any chance of making 2019 a genuine fight.

Q&A: Virginia's Tony Bennett on recruiting, transfer rules and a title's impact

July 18, 2019 - 6:02am
Tony Bennett sat down with ESPN to discuss the road ahead for Virginia after winning the national title.

The legend of Manny Pacquiao continues against a dangerous, younger Keith Thurman

July 18, 2019 - 6:02am
Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman is a legitimately appealing fight, a fading superstar still writing history against a hungry technical fighter who needs the win to get to the elite level. And there is reasonable expectation they will do justice to the hype.

Why things don't look good for Tiger and other big Open questions

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
All signs point toward a rough week for Tiger Woods. But what about Rory McIlroy on home soil, Brooks Koepka making another major run and the other pressing major questions at Royal Portrush?

Rory or the field? Our experts make their picks for The Open

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood's breakthrough moment.

Angels' Ramirez suspended for drilling Marisnick

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
Angels reliever Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing at Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick.

Falcons, LB Jones reach $57M deal through '23

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
Pro Bowl linebacker Deion Jones, who led the Falcons in tackles in 2016 and '17, has reached a four-year extension worth $57 million, including $34 million guaranteed.

Breaking down Pacquiao vs. Thurman: Who has the edge?

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
Saturday's welterweight title fight is one of the most anticipated bouts this year, but who has the edge? We break down what could swing the fight.

Djokovic rules, Serena falls short: What we learned at Wimbledon

July 17, 2019 - 10:31pm
The Big Three remains, well, big (especially Novak Djokovic), but is Serena Williams running out of Grand Slam title chances? We look back at an eventful Wimbledon.

Boycotts, bruised egos: How players reacted to Madden NFL 20 ratings

July 17, 2019 - 9:17pm
DeMarcus Lawrence called for a boycott. Others were just as upset, some reactions tongue-in-cheek. It happens every July when Madden player ratings are revealed.

Graziano's crystal ball: Bold NFL predictions for the next three years

July 17, 2019 - 9:17pm
Patrick Mahomes is going to break (money) records. Could Le'Veon Bell change teams again? Let's project the next three seasons.

Green, first black player on Red Sox, dies at 85

July 17, 2019 - 8:05pm
Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.

Swinney showcases lineman as QB 'stunt double'

July 17, 2019 - 5:04pm
Clemson guard John Simpson -- all 325 pounds of him -- arrived to Wednesday's annual ACC Kickoff event in a suit, tie and blonde wig, mimicking Trevor Lawrence's trademark locks.

Athletes join in on the FaceApp #AgeChallenge

July 17, 2019 - 5:04pm
The #AgeChallenge went viral today, and it's no surprise your favorite athletes joined in. Take a glimpse into the future with a few of our favorites.

Source: NFL, NFLPA meetings end after one day

July 17, 2019 - 3:02pm
Meetings between the NFL and the NFLPA, originally scheduled to run through Friday, have ended after one day because information was presented that needed to be discussed with other owners, a source told ESPN.

Cards release Harrison after arrest warrant issued

July 17, 2019 - 3:02pm
North Carolina police issued a felony arrest warrant for lineman Desmond Harrison, who was released by the Cardinals, on charges of assault on a person by strangulation and assault on a female by a male.

Tua: Learned many lessons from loss to Clemson

July 17, 2019 - 12:16pm
Six months after a blowout loss to Clemson in the CFP National Championship, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is appreciating the lessons offered by the Crimson Tide's rare defeat.

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing

July 17, 2019 - 12:16pm
Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal.