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NBA playoffs 2021: Matchups, intel and predictions

May 17, 2021 - 12:47pm
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?

Full-blown boycott pushed for Beijing Olympics

May 17, 2021 - 12:47pm
Groups alleging human rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the IOC, athletes, sponsors and sports federations.

NHL Playoffs Daily: Avalanche, Hurricanes begin their quests

May 17, 2021 - 12:47pm
Two No. 1 seeds will take to their ice for the first games of their 2021 playoff journey. Here's what to watch for on Monday night.

WWE WrestleMania Backlash results: Reigns denies Cesaro; Mysterios make history

May 17, 2021 - 12:47pm
Roman Reigns continued his run as the Universal champion with a victory over Cesaro at WrestleMania Backlash.

McLaren to run one-off Gulf livery at Monaco

May 17, 2021 - 12:47pm
McLaren will race with a one-off livery in the colours of the Gulf Oil company at next weekend's Monaco Grand Prix.

Chelsea falling apart at the wrong time

May 17, 2021 - 12:15pm
Chelsea's renaissance under Tuchel has been ruined in just a week, with two defeats.

Wizards' Beal: Hamstring is not 100 percent

May 17, 2021 - 11:44am
Washington guard Bradley Beal said his strained left hamstring won't be 100 percent before the Wizards take on the Boston Celtics in the play-in tournament on Tuesday.

Marv Albert to retire following NBA playoffs run

May 17, 2021 - 11:44am
Marv Albert is retiring after the NBA's Eastern Conference finals. Known for his signature "Yes!" call, Albert's broadcasting career has spanned nearly 60 years, with the past 22 spent with Turner Sports.

At FCS championship game, football feels mostly normal again

May 17, 2021 - 11:44am
The title game had an atmosphere that felt like college football was indeed back.

K.H. Lee wins rainy Byron Nelson, earns PGA spot

May 17, 2021 - 11:44am
K.H. Lee earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the AT&T Byron Nelson, finishing at 25 under for a 3-stroke win over third-round leader Sam Burns. With the win comes a spot in next week's PGA Championship.

Sources: Man with Bibles invades Neymar's home

May 17, 2021 - 10:09am
A man with a backpack full of Bibles broke into Neymar's property in the early hours of Sunday morning, sources confirmed to ESPN FC.

Texas Tech's McClung remaining in NBA draft

May 17, 2021 - 9:16am
Mac McClung, who was the Big 12's newcomer of the year last season at Texas Tech, has elected to forgo his remaining college eligibility and keep his name in the 2021 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Monday.

Marlins uniforms to honor revered Cuban team

May 17, 2021 - 9:16am
The Miami Marlins unveiled new uniforms Monday morning that will honor the Havana Sugar Kings, a Triple-A team that played out of Havana, Cuba, from 1954 to 1960.

Pro Football Hall of Fame NFTs to start with Heisman winners

May 17, 2021 - 9:16am
The first offering will feature Raiders Hall of Fame receiver Tim Brown with two options -- a 1-of-1 up for auction and 100 others set at $1,500 each.

Kenya men's coach Liz Mills tips Monastir v Petro for BAL final

May 17, 2021 - 9:16am
Liz Mills tells ESPN which players fans should keep an eye on at the Basketball Africa League.

LeBron touts Steph for MVP ahead of play-in tilt

May 17, 2021 - 9:16am
The Lakers' repeat title bid will commence with LeBron James facing a familiar foe in the Warriors during the play-in tournament, led by James' pick for MVP, Stephen Curry.

Serena rolls to 1st victory since Aussie Open

May 17, 2021 - 7:37am
Serena Williams earned her first victory in more than three months by beating 17-year-old qualifier Lisa Pigato 6-3, 6-2 Monday in the first round of the Emilia-Romagna Open.

Nets secure No. 2 as Kyrie joins 50/40/90 club

May 17, 2021 - 7:37am
The Nets completed one of the most impressive plays of their season during a victory over Cleveland that secured the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.

'Fighting' Phils: Girardi, Segura in dugout spat

May 17, 2021 - 7:37am
Television cameras showed a confrontation in the dugout between Phillies manager Joe Girardi and second baseman Jean Segura during Sunday's 10-8 loss to the Blue Jays.

Ex-Austin Peay DB victim of Falcons tryout hoax

May 17, 2021 - 7:37am
Juantarius Bryant believed he had received an invitation to try out at the Falcons' rookie minicamp, but he was turned away as the text message he received turned out to be a fake.