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Sources: UCF's Heupel to be Tennessee coach

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
Tennessee is hiring UCF's Josh Heupel as its next head coach, sources told ESPN.

Tom Brady's Tampa Bay timeline: Events that defined his first season with the Buccaneers

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
It has been a season of change for Brady, but he's back to a familiar spot: the Super Bowl stage. Here's how it all unfolded.

Roll Fins? Smith, Tua have talked possible reunion

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
DeVonta Smith has talked with former Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa about the idea of getting to "run it back again" as teammates with the Miami Dolphins, Smith said at Senior Bowl practice.

Boxer or spectacle? Inside the attraction of YouTuber-turned-fighter Jake Paul

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
Is Jake Paul ready to become a boxing star? Or better yet, is boxing ready for Jake Paul?

MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Dustin Poirier moves up and Max Holloway moves in

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
Dustin Poirier uses a big win on a big stage to surge in ESPN men's rankings, and a familiar face reemerges in the top 10.

Rory McIlroy is still searching for a few more answers

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
Rory McIlroy nearly got a win in Abu Dhabi. That he didn't shows there is still something missing. Plus, the Ryder Cup captaincy plan and Tony Finau's own search for that next win.

What does trading Matthew Stafford mean for the Lions in value and their future QB?

January 27, 2021 - 6:43am
The Lions have options when it comes to a potential Stafford trade. Here are the directions they could go.

Barca releases new Clasico kit to be worn for clash vs. Real Madrid

January 27, 2021 - 5:23am
Barcelona will mark the next Clasico by wearing a special edition, one-off jersey.

Source: Seahawks plan to hire Waldron as OC

January 27, 2021 - 5:19am
The Seahawks are planning to hire Rams passing game coordinator Shane Waldron as their new offensive coordinator, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ranking Tom Brady's top 10 playoff games: Will Super Bowl LV be added next?

January 27, 2021 - 5:19am
Brady, with 44 playoff games under his belt, hasn't had gaudy postseason numbers for the Bucs, but sometimes the best performances go beyond stats.

How Joe Sakic built the Avalanche into a perennial Stanley Cup contender

January 27, 2021 - 5:19am
From landing Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar, to moving Matt Duchene, to savvy deals for key players, GM Joe Sakic brought the Avs from the cellar to among the elite.

Chelsea's turn from Lampard to Tuchel: Why Blues changed managers, where Lampard failed, new coach's to-do list

January 27, 2021 - 5:12am
Chelsea's decision to change managers is a big deal. Here's what the switch means, what we can expect from Tuchel and the things on his to-do list.

Winners and losers on a Hall of Fame election day in which nobody got elected

January 27, 2021 - 2:04am
For the first time since 2013, no player received enough votes to make it into Cooperstown. What were the surprises and disappointments -- and what does it say about the ballot?

NFL 2020 all-short-guys team: Drew Brees, Aaron Donald and more

January 27, 2021 - 2:04am
A player's ridiculously good résumé will often be tarnished with the line "well, he's short." But here's a list of guys who bucked that theory in 2020.

Q&A: John Madden on the early days of his video game, how he watches the NFL now and more

January 27, 2021 - 2:04am
The Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster is proud of the stamp the video game that bears his name has left on pro football.

Gundogan steps up in De Bruyne's absence, but tougher tests await City

January 26, 2021 - 7:36pm
No Kevin De Bruyne, no problem. Man City thrashed West Brom 5-0 behind Ilkay Gundogan's brace but will it be the same story vs. tougher opposition?

Reversing loss at Saints suggests Arsenal's goals are bigger than FA Cup

January 26, 2021 - 7:36pm
Arsenal returned to St. Mary's to beat Southampton and close in on a most unlikely top-four place.

Sources: Phils keep Realmuto with 5-year deal

January 26, 2021 - 6:40pm
Catcher J.T. Realmuto and the Philadelphia Phillies are in agreement on a five-year, $115.5 million contract, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Rodgers: Think I'll be back, but no NFL absolutes

January 26, 2021 - 6:40pm
Clarifying remarks he made Sunday, Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday on The Pat McAfee Show that "I don't think there's any reason why I wouldn't be back" with the Packers next season, but he added that his future isn't necessarily in his control.

Source: Semien, Jays agree to 1-year, $18M deal

January 26, 2021 - 6:40pm
Infielder Marcus Semien is in agreement with the Toronto Blue Jays on a one-year, $18 million contract, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan.