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From bloodying Tyson Fury to fighting COVID-19, Otto Wallin reflects on 11 turbulent months

August 12, 2020 - 4:20am
Nearly a year after opening a massive cut over Tyson Fury's eye, Otto Wallin resumes his in-ring career with big aspirations.

UConn's Paige Bueckers: Expectations, pandemic don't dampen start of college career

August 12, 2020 - 4:20am
Paige Bueckers might be a generational talent, but first she has to get through a year that will shape a generation -- and hopefully include a college hoops season.

Tiger Woods has work to do and not a lot of time to do it

August 12, 2020 - 4:20am
He hasn't played much the past five months. The playoffs are coming. There are two more majors in 2020. So how does Tiger Woods prepare for what's next?

Jealousy and pettiness drive the NBA's most fascinating award race

August 12, 2020 - 1:14am
When it comes to the league's top front-office award, what do front offices value in today's NBA? Has asset accumulation overtaken immediate upside?

Sources: Some Cowboys creating camp bubble

August 11, 2020 - 8:07pm
A large number of Dallas Cowboys are forming their own training camp bubble at the hotel adjacent to the team's practice facility, sources said.

Fact-checking the Astros' slow start

August 11, 2020 - 8:07pm
How much should we read into Houston's problems at the plate and in the pen after an offseason in the headlines?

Bengals' CB Waynes suffers pectoral injury

August 11, 2020 - 8:07pm
Trae Waynes could be on the mend for a while after suffering a pectoral injury this week, coach Zac Taylor said

The week in WWE: Randy Orton takes out the final legend on his path to SummerSlam, Ric Flair

August 11, 2020 - 8:07pm
Randy Orton silenced the crowd at the Performance Center as he punted Ric Flair. Now all that stands in his way is Drew McIntyre at SummerSlam.

Popovich, Spurs buoyed by bubble play: 'Win-win'

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
San Antonio has won five of seven games in the bubble and could make the play-in game in the Western Conference with help from other teams. "The development has been off the charts," coach Gregg Popovich said. "... It's a win-win, no matter what."

Nebraska still hoping for chance to play this fall

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
Nebraska football coach Scott Frost, president Ted Carter and chancellor Ronnie Green released a joint statement Tuesday afternoon saying they hope to still possibly compete this fall.

A's Laureano banned 6 games, Astros coach 20

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
Ramon Laureano was suspended six games and Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron 20 games for their roles in Sunday's benches-clearing incident.

Big Ten nixes fall football season, eyes spring

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
The Big Ten Conference has decided to postpone all fall sports, including football.

Lions' Stafford 'glad' false positive led to change

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
Matthew Stafford is "glad" he was diagnosed with a false positive COVID-19 test, as it helped lead to a change in testing protocols.

Trump: 'Tragic mistake' if no fall college football

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
President Donald Trump, saying it'd be a "tragic mistake" to cancel the college football season, cited the youth and overall health of players as factors that will help them avoid the most serious symptoms of the coronavirus.

NBA campus intel: Which two teams will make the West's play-in tournament?

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
The four teams playing for the final two playoff spots in the West take the court Tuesday.

Champions League quarterfinal preview, predictions and the sleeper team to watch (hint: Atalanta)

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
The Champions League is down to just eight teams. Will PSG survive Atalanta? Bayern vs. Barca: which super club goes home early?

Contender Series to feature a submission ace, 30-fight veteran and a returning performer

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
Prospect Dustin Stoltzfus, veteran Daniel Swain and Impa Kasanganay, a returning contender, each will try to earn a UFC contract Tuesday.

Will there be college football this fall? A conference-by-conference breakdown

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
The Big Ten has decided to postpone its season. Here's where things stand with the rest of the Power 5.

How Alexis Lafreniere fits with the Rangers

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
After winning the 2020 NHL draft lottery, the Rangers are poised to select the dynamic scoring winger at No. 1 overall in October.

MLS is Back final preview: Will Orlando complete fairy tale by beating Portland?

August 11, 2020 - 3:36pm
MLS is Back has been totally unpredictable. Can Orlando continue that trend to win its first trophy or will Portland's big-game experience win out?