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Sources: France to name Benzema in Euro squad

2 hours 9 min ago
France boss Didier Deschamps will call up Karim Benzema in his 26-man squad for the upcoming European Championship, sources have told ESPN.

Columbus restores 'Crew' to name after backlash

2 hours 9 min ago
In response to fan backlash, Columbus has agreed to walk back some aspects of its recent rebrand, including adding back "Crew" to the team name.

Suarez puts Atletico on brink of thrilling La Liga title as Barcelona regrets letting him go

2 hours 17 min ago
Luis Suarez is at the centre of an enthralling weekend finale in La Liga. Unfortunately for Barcelona, he's doing so for Atletico Madrid.

Howard Webb on how MLS is getting VAR right and what other leagues can learn

2 hours 17 min ago
ESPN talks to the head of referees in MLS about why it's viewed as successful.

NBA experts' predictions for the play-in tournament and Round 1

2 hours 24 min ago
Who will escape the play-in tourney? Our experts make their picks for every playoff series.

NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft

2 hours 24 min ago
Kirk Cousins and Patrick Mahomes both received offensive line help, while Myles Garrett will get some more support from the rest of the Browns' defense.

NHL Playoffs Daily: The Battle of Florida resumes

2 hours 24 min ago
Tuesday brings the sequel to perhaps the best game of the playoffs so far, between the Panthers and Lightning. Get caught up on everything here.

A new voice has helped find the old Rory McIlroy

2 hours 24 min ago
Rory McIlroy was struggling. Enter Pete Cowen, whose guidance helped McIlroy get a win two weeks ago. But can he help him end his 7-year majors drought?

'No one wants to be the poodle': Why defensive positions have the coolest names

2 hours 24 min ago
Across the sport, depth charts feature bandits, bucks, bulls, cash, cincos, dogs, foxes, flashes, leos, macs, raiders, rovers, stars, strikers, spurs, vipers and a Joker. Even a Bubo.

Matchups, intel and predictions for 2021 postseason

2 hours 24 min ago
The NBA playoffs are here! But first, let's figure out which teams will make it out of the play-in tournament. Are the defending champs vulnerable?

Baffert banned from entering horses at Belmont

2 hours 24 min ago
Trainer Bob Baffert has been temporarily suspended from entering horses at Belmont Park, the New York Racing Association announced. The decision means controversial Derby champ Medina Spirit will not run in the Belmont Stakes.

Cole sets record for strikeouts without a walk

2 hours 24 min ago
The Yankees' Gerrit Cole racked up a major league-record 61 strikeouts from the time he issued his last walk April 12 to his next one in the third inning Monday night.

Mets' Pillar bloodied after taking fastball to face

2 hours 24 min ago
Mets outfielder Kevin Pillar was drilled in the nose with a 94 mph fastball during Monday night's game.

Sources: Kane tells Spurs he wants to leave

2 hours 24 min ago
Harry Kane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club this summer, sources told ESPN.

Angels await test results on Trout's strained calf

2 hours 24 min ago
Angels star Mike Trout exited Monday night's game after the first inning because of a strained right calf. He was undergoing further evaluation, including an MRI, manager Joe Maddon said.

Unseeded Marshall tops IU for first soccer title

2 hours 24 min ago
Jamil Roberts 98th-minute goal pushed Marshall past Indiana 1-0 in the College Cup final, as the Thundering Herd became the first unseeded team to win a men's soccer national title since Santa Clara in 2006.

Najee Harris eager to show value as Steelers receiving threat

2 hours 24 min ago
Harris -- and his hands -- figures to be used in a variety of ways as the Steelers attempt to overhaul the NFL's worst rushing unit from a season ago.

Jrue Holiday and Lauren Holiday to provide $1 million in grants for Black-led organizations

2 hours 24 min ago
The Holidays have announced the second round of their Jrue and Lauren Holiday Social Impact Fund after starting it in 2020 with $5.3 million.

Charles Oliveira proved he is the best lightweight in the world

2 hours 24 min ago
After UFC 262, who is the best fighter in the lightweight division -- Charles Oliveira or Dustin Poirier?

Arbitrator: Fury must fight Wilder by Sept. 15

2 hours 24 min ago
An arbitrator has ruled that Tyson Fury must face Deontay Wilder in a rematch by Sept. 15. Fury's promoter, Bob Arum, said he'll now target a Fury-Anthony Joshua fight for late this year.