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November 17, 2018
His place in Dodgers history already secure, Clayton Kershaw eclipses Sandy Koufax

His place in Dodgers history already secure, Clayton Kershaw eclipses Sandy Koufax

With his 166th career win, Kershaw moved into the top five in Dodgers history by passing another all-time great left-hander.

Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee

Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has drawn criticism for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee, of which he was a founding member.

Popovich: Aussies are 'huge threat' to Team USA

Popovich: Aussies are 'huge threat' to Team USA

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich sees Australia as a "huge, huge threat" to the Americans' chances of winning a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup.

Cowboys extend Smith; Jerry responds to Zeke

Cowboys extend Smith; Jerry responds to Zeke

Jaylon Smith was set to become a restricted free agent after this season, but he opted to take the security of a long-term deal now.

Dotel arrested, Castillo cited for link to drug ring

Dotel arrested, Castillo cited for link to drug ring

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Octavio Dotel and have cited Luis Castillo for alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring.

Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard FG at Eagles practice

Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard FG at Eagles practice

Die-hard Eagles fan Carli Lloyd visited Philadelphia's practice on Tuesday and showed off a strong leg, drilling 35- and 40-yard field goals.

Tat's life: Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural

Tat's life: Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural

A lawyer for former NBA star Larry Bird has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence.

The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire

The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire

When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever.

The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever

The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever

For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history.

Tom Brady over Joe Montana? Choosing the NFL's greatest ever at each position

Tom Brady over Joe Montana? Choosing the NFL's greatest ever at each position

It's an all-star team 100 years in the making. The history of the NFL is full of stars, but how do you build a starting lineup of the best of the best?

Fantasy football rankings: The 192 players who should be drafted this season

Fantasy football rankings: The 192 players who should be drafted this season

Mike Clay breaks down his top 192 fantasy football rankings to tell you who is rising or falling and when each player should be taken.

'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made

'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made

Thirty years ago, Keith Comstock turned a routine minor league baseball card shoot into an unforgettable baseball-to-the-groin image. This is how the legendary card came to be, in the former pitcher's own words.

His bat handle says what?! 10 of the most hilarious and unforgettable baseball cards

His bat handle says what?! 10 of the most hilarious and unforgettable baseball cards

The infamous Billy Ripken error. A very serious cellphone call. A giant sombrero ... and more.

NBA preseason predictions: Our experts' picks for 2019-20

NBA preseason predictions: Our experts' picks for 2019-20

We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their predictions heading into the 2019-20 NBA season.

Debating the most overrated and underrated teams

Debating the most overrated and underrated teams

What are the most surprising win totals and standings in the NBA summer forecast?

Advice for rookie NFL head coaches, and what all six have to prove

Advice for rookie NFL head coaches, and what all six have to prove

Here's what the new coaches of the Packers, Bengals, Browns, Broncos, Dolphins and Cardinals have to do to make successful transitions.

NFL Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

NFL Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

Whose job is on the line this season? Here's how we project the NFL's best and worst teams, from 1-32.

Next on the tee: The top 25 players under 25

Next on the tee: The top 25 players under 25

The big names -- Tiger, Phil, Brooks and Jordan -- move the golf needle. But there is a new wave coming, and the sport seems to be in capable hands.

Is the new FedEx Cup scoring format good, bad or just different?

Is the new FedEx Cup scoring format good, bad or just different?

The FedEx Cup ends with the Tour Championship, a staggered scoring start and one winner. The change has received a lot of attention. Now we'll find out if it was all worth it.

'Hard Knocks' teaser? Gruden (hearts) AB

'Hard Knocks' teaser? Gruden (hearts) AB

The budding bromance between Raiders coach Jon Gruden and Antonio Brown was strong this week on "Hard Knocks," which featured prime male bonding.

The 25 most important players in the College Football Playoff chase

The 25 most important players in the College Football Playoff chase

Is Kellen Mond the best player in the country? No. But he is the one who will have the most to say when it comes to the playoff race.

Among the Chugs: How Phoenix Rising's Dollar Beer Night became a 13-0-0 phenomenon

Among the Chugs: How Phoenix Rising's Dollar Beer Night became a 13-0-0 phenomenon

"We all kind of laughed that, on Dollar Beer Night, we're immortal. We can't lose." How a simple promotion turned the Phoenix Rising into giants.

The best (and worst) NHL teams of the past decade

The best (and worst) NHL teams of the past decade

How do we rank the best of the best from the past 10 seasons? What about the top runners-up? And who takes the crown as the decade's worst?

The NHL's All-Decade Awards: MVP, best and worst trades, and more

The NHL's All-Decade Awards: MVP, best and worst trades, and more

What if the Hart Trophy were doled out for the entire 10-season stretch? We pick winners for all the major awards and some fun made-up ones, too.

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC

Rowe survived a rough start to his fight on Dana White's Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show's only contract on Tuesday.

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold

Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show.

Ngannou calls UFC heavyweight title picture 'very frustrating'

Ngannou calls UFC heavyweight title picture 'very frustrating'

Francis Ngannou said he is deserving of the next UFC heavyweight title shot. Will he get it?

Rumour Rater: Sanchez to leave for Inter, Llorente to replace him at Man United?

Rumour Rater: Sanchez to leave for Inter, Llorente to replace him at Man United?

Alexis Sanchez looks set to leave Man United, but will they sign a free-agent replacement? Rumour Rater has the latest.

Minnesota's Opara eager to show former club SKC what it's missing in MLS Rivalry Week

Minnesota's Opara eager to show former club SKC what it's missing in MLS Rivalry Week

Ike Opara became the odd man out in Sporting KC's defense, but he has galvanized a reborn Minnesota United -- and is turning heads while doing it.

MLS expands to St. Louis; team to start in 2022

MLS expands to St. Louis; team to start in 2022

MLS announced on Tuesday that it has awarded an expansion team to the city of St. Louis, swelling the league's ranks to 28 clubs.

U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next?

U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next?

The USWNT's World Cup victory brought the issue of equal pay to the forefront in women's sports. What has happened so far? Where is it headed? We have all of your questions, answered.

Canelo raises the stakes of GGG vs. Derevyanchenko even higher

Canelo raises the stakes of GGG vs. Derevyanchenko even higher

Golovkin-Derevyanchenko is a solid matchup. What does this fight mean for both fighters and more importantly, will the winner get Canelo?

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde: How to watch

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde: How to watch

Looking to watch the light heavyweight title fight between Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde on ESPN+ on Saturday? Here's how to do it.

NASCAR StatWatch: This season has belonged to Joe Gibbs Racing

NASCAR StatWatch: This season has belonged to Joe Gibbs Racing

With Denny Hamlin's win at Bristol, Joe Gibbs Racing became just the third organization in Cup series history to win at least 12 of the first 24 races of a season.

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar Rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport.

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