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Japan rallies past U.S. to reach baseball semis

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
Japan beat the United States 7-6 Monday night in 10 innings to reach the Olympic semifinals and send the Americans to the losers bracket.

Biles coming back to compete in beam final

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
Simone Biles will compete in beam after missing most of the team events and all of the other individual events with the "twisties."

Extension-eligible LaVine seeks 'respect' in deal

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
Bulls star Zach LaVine is eligible for an extension this offseason and is looking for "respect" out of any new contract that he signs.

USMNT's Gold Cup win will resonate far beyond lifting the trophy

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
The steps taken by Gregg Berhalter's young USMNT squad at the Gold Cup, and Sunday's final win over Mexico, bode excellently for what lies ahead.

U.S. women's basketball team advances to quarterfinals, but still isn't in sync at Tokyo Games

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
The U.S. women won their 52nd consecutive Olympic game Monday but had to overcome another slow start. Will it catch up to Team USA in the medal round?

Sources: Chris Paul declines $44M player option

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
Chris Paul and the Suns are motivated to negotiate a new deal once talks can begin at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

A UConn pitcher's survival, unexpected bravery and composure in a remarkable moment

August 2, 2021 - 11:12am
The Huskies reliever and his family helped rescue an 88-year-old woman after the tower collapsed. Helping save her life has forever changed theirs.

Rapinoe: USWNT upset 'bitter one to swallow'

August 2, 2021 - 10:41am
USWNT forward Megan Rapinoe has said the semifinal defeat to Canada in the Olympic Games is a "bitter one to swallow."

Carey claims floor exercise gold for United States

August 2, 2021 - 7:36am
Jade Carey won gold in the floor exercise to give the U.S. women's gymnastics team its fifth medal in Tokyo.

Sources: Kane not at training, pushing City move

August 2, 2021 - 7:36am
Harry Kane failed to report back to Tottenham for preseason training on Monday morning as he attempts to force through a move away from the club.

Olympic gymnastics live updates: Jade Carey wins gold, and Simone Biles will be back for beam

August 2, 2021 - 7:36am
Jade Carey won gold in floor exercise Monday -- and Simone Biles announced she will compete on beam. We have all of your live updates here.

USWNT devoid of chemistry as Olympic gold chance slips away

August 2, 2021 - 7:16am
The players weren't clicking and weren't aggressive. They weren't having fun. The USWNT looked like a shadow of itself as it failed to compete for gold.

Sources: Heat aim to be front-runners for Lowry

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
The Miami Heat are positioning themselves to become front-runners to land Kyle Lowry in a sign-and-trade agreement once discussions are permitted to begin on Monday, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Source: Kawhi declines $36M option with Clips

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
After declining his player option, the expectation is that Kawhi Leonard will negotiate a new deal to stay with the LA Clippers.

Mets don't sign top pick Rocker before deadline

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
The Mets did not sign first-round selection Kumar Rocker before Sunday's deadline and will now receive the 11th overall pick in the 2022 draft as compensation.

Farewell, Chicago: Ex-Cubs all homer in debuts

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez made history as the first trio of ex-teammates to homer in their respective debuts with a new team.

Kane denies wife's allegations he bet on games

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Sharks forward Evander Kane on Sunday vehemently denied allegations made by his wife that he bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit -- claims that are being investigated by the NHL.

Duke lands second top-20 commit in four days

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Five-star wing Dariq Whitehead committed to Duke on Sunday, giving Jon Scheyer and the Blue Devils their second top-20 recruit in the last four days.