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There's a new Figueroa in town: Brandon gets his chance in title fight

May 15, 2021 - 11:55am
For years, Brandon Figueroa watched his older brother, Omar Figueroa, reach some of boxing's biggest heights. Now the younger Figueroa has an opportunity to do the same.

Liverpool's late charge could make utterly forgettable season memorable

May 15, 2021 - 11:55am
A winter swoon saw Liverpool fall away in the Premier League, but after beating Man United, they are poised to salvage an otherwise rotten campaign.

Kelenic brings M's fans to feet with 1st MLB HR

May 15, 2021 - 10:44am
Hitless in his big league debut, Jarred Kelenic went 3-for-4 in his second game Friday night, including a two-run shot that keyed the Mariners' 7-3 win over the Indians.

LeBron set for return against Pacers, Vogel says

May 15, 2021 - 9:17am
LeBron James, who has missed the past six games to continue to recover from a high ankle sprain, will play Saturday against the Pacers, according to coach Frank Vogel.

A'ja on Stewie and Stewie on A'ja: WNBA stars break down each other's game

May 15, 2021 - 9:17am
Breanna Stewart and A'ja Wilson project as favorites again for the 2021 WNBA MVP award. But how do they assess each other's game? We asked them.

Part of the process: Sixers clinch East's top seed

May 15, 2021 - 7:53am
The 76ers clinched their first No. 1 seed since Allen Iverson led the team to a Finals appearance in 2001.

Ionescu, 'ready for moment,' nails winner for NY

May 15, 2021 - 7:53am
Sabrina Ionescu made a 3-pointer from the wing with less than a second left to give the Liberty a 90-87 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in the WNBA's season opener.

'Tell Kobe that I kept my word': BAL's Ater Majok on lessons from Lakers legend

May 15, 2021 - 7:53am
US Monastir's Ater Majok has paid tribute to former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant ahead of the Basketball Africa League, telling ESPN that Bryant inspired his career after meeting Majok in high school for the first time.

Will rapper J. Cole bring real value to the Patriots and the BAL?

May 15, 2021 - 7:53am
Is he legit when it comes to trading a mic for a ball?

U.S. star Pulisic, Chelsea 'excited to get redemption' in FA Cup final

May 15, 2021 - 7:13am
Pulisic dominated last season's FA Cup final, putting Chelsea up before injury and Arsenal's comeback ruined it. He's excited to win it this time.

FA Cup final preview: Will Chelsea or Leicester lift the trophy at Wembley?

May 15, 2021 - 7:13am
Chelsea and Leicester will battle it out for the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday.

Wilbon, Breen among honorees for Gowdy Award

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
ESPN's Michael Wilbon and Mike Breen were honored with the print and broadcast versions of the Curt Gowdy Award Friday night as part of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame's 2020 class of inductees.

NBA world shows support for WNBA opening day

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
Tweets from the NBA world poured in as players showed support for the WNBA's opening night.

Sources: Broncos lose Hamilton to off-site injury

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
DaeSean Hamilton, whom the Broncos were trying to trade in recent days, has suffered a torn knee ligament in a workout away from the team's complex.

LaFleur wants Rodgers back 'in the worst way'

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
Nothing has changed in Aaron Rodgers' standoff with the Packers, but Matt LaFleur is doubling down on his desire to continue coaching the reigning NFL MVP.

Bowling, moose hunting and curling: Clemson and Davidson's viral rain delay, 10 years later

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
Before TikTok and Vine, Clemson and Davidson's baseball teams put together one of the most memorable viral videos online.

Chris Long poses as airline on Twitter to troll Texans RB Mark Ingram II

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
Chris Long makes light of Mark Ingram's travel troubles by changing his account name and profile picture to mimic the airline's social media account

Medina Spirit to run in Preakness from No. 3 post

May 15, 2021 - 3:04am
Preakness officials said Tuesday that they are allowing Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit to enter Saturday's race subject to additional testing and monitoring.

Medina Spirit clears last pre-Preakness drug tests

May 14, 2021 - 7:56pm
Medina Spirit has passed three rounds of prerace drug testing and been cleared to run in the Preakness on Saturday.

Big collision sends Dozier to IL; Abreu day-to-day

May 14, 2021 - 7:56pm
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier both left Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader after they collided in the second inning.