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Baffert-trained Improbable 5-2 Preakness favorite

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
Bob Baffert will seek a record-setting eighth Preakness victory Saturday with 5-2 morning line favorite Improbable, who will start from the No. 4 post in a field of 13 horses.

Cubs' Zobrist remains on leave amid divorce

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist remains on a personal leave of absence from the team, and court documents filed in Chicago indicate he is getting divorced.

How the NHL trade deadline shaped the final four playoff teams

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
Boston, Carolina, St. Louis and San Jose all made moves (and non-moves) that have had a big impact on their postseason runs.

Forget last year's collapse and their slow start -- the real Cubs are back

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
"This is the baseball we were expecting to play." A month of dominating proves that this team's window to win another title is still wide open.

Alonso crashes on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
Fernando Alonso crashed on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500.

NASCAR StatWatch: Alex Bowman's three straight second-place finishes

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
In each of the past three weeks, Alex Bowman has finished as runner-up -- behind Chase Elliott at Talladega, Martin Truex Jr. at Dover and Brad Keselowski at Kansas.

Jessica Andrade moves up in ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
On the strength of her slam KO to become UFC strawweight champion, Andrade advances from No. 6 to No. 4 in the ESPN pound-for-pound women's MMA top 10.

Canelo ordered to defend new title by Aug. 4

May 15, 2019 - 2:31pm
Less than two weeks after Canelo Alvarez defeated Daniel Jacobs in a world title unification fight, the IBF has ordered Alvarez to make a mandatory defense against No. 1 challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko.

Maximum Security owners sue over Derby DQ

May 15, 2019 - 1:27pm
The owners of Maximum Security have sued the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, its members, staff and stewards in an attempt to have the Kentucky Derby's original order of finish reinstated.

Kane sets U.S. scoring record at world champs

May 15, 2019 - 12:22pm
Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday.

Alonso crashes in 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

May 15, 2019 - 12:22pm
Fernando Alonso crashed on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500.

WNBA tabs CEO Engelbert as 1st commissioner

May 15, 2019 - 11:06am
Cathy Engelbert, who played under coach Muffet McGraw at Lehigh and is currently the CEO of global professional services firm Deloitte, will take over as commissioner of the WNBA.

Leeds seeks spot in promotion playoff final

May 15, 2019 - 11:06am
Ninety minutes separate four Championship clubs from a playoff final at Wembley. We detail the matchups and make our predictions.

WNBA tabs CEO Engelbert as new commissioner

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
Cathy Engelbert, who played under coach Muffet McGraw at Lehigh and is currently the CEO of global professional services firm Deloitte, will take over as commissioner of the WNBA.

Twins' Sano set for debut as Garver heads to IL

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is set to make his 2019 debut, while the team put breakout catcher Mitch Garver on the injured list following Tuesday's collision with Shohei Ohtani.

Gentry ecstatic for top pick, says AD 'will be fine'

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry didn't hold back in celebrating the team winning the right to draft Zion Williamson, which he hopes can persuade Anthony Davis to rescind a trade demand and stay in New Orleans.

Lakers eye impact player or trade with 4th pick

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
After a chaotic start to the offseason, the Lakers were one of the big winners in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, jumping from 11th to fourth overall -- a pick GM Rob Pelinka called "a powerful asset for us."

For the Warriors, what's old is new again

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
There was a familiar flow to the Warriors as they took down the Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned?

May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year of legalized U.S. sports betting.

Is your team really married to its quarterback? We ranked them from 1-32

May 15, 2019 - 8:52am
Some NFL teams are married to their quarterbacks. Some are just starting to get serious. Let's evaluate every relationship.