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Serena Williams seeded No. 17 for US Open, 1 spot behind sister Venus

Serena Williams seeded No. 17 for US Open, 1 spot behind sister Venus

Serena Williams was seeded No. 17 for the US Open, nine spots higher than her current ranking of No. 26.The U.S. Tennis Association...
2018 Tour de France stage 6 -- Dan Martin sprints to win

2018 Tour de France stage 6 — Dan Martin sprints to win

Dan Martin of Team UAE won stage six of the 2018 Tour de France after a sprint finish in Mur de Bretagne.Irish rider...
Kansas Jayhawks fire athletic director Sheahon Zenger

Kansas Jayhawks fire athletic director Sheahon Zenger

Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, citing a lack of progress in key areas.Chancellor Douglas Girod announced the decision in a...
Brazil's win over Costa Rica features brilliant use of VAR (sorry, Neymar)

Brazil’s win over Costa Rica features brilliant use of VAR (sorry, Neymar)

ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA -- Three quick points following Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica, which featured a glorious use of VAR.1. Neymar, Coutinho...
Humboldt tragedy hits home for sister team in Saskatchewan

Humboldt tragedy hits home for sister team in Saskatchewan

8:00 AM ETEmily KaplanESPN HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan -- They were in the dressing room, getting ready for a playoff game. Down 2-1 in the...
Record-setting week showcases all that Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage brings to WNBA

Record-setting week showcases all that Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage brings to WNBA

11:40 AM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball...
Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder shoves fan who steps onto court after loss to Denver Nuggets

Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder shoves fan who steps onto court after loss...

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook shoved a fan who had stepped onto the court and come face to face with him in...
Washington Nationals DFA Shawn Kelley after throwing tantrum on mound

Washington Nationals DFA Shawn Kelley after throwing tantrum on mound

The Washington Nationals have designated reliever Shawn Kelley for assignment, one day after he threw a tantrum on the mound following a home...
Fans of Philadelphia Eagles take to city streets to celebrate Super Bowl LII victory

Fans of Philadelphia Eagles take to city streets to celebrate Super Bowl LII victory

PHILADELPHIA -- Thousands of fans flocked to the streets of Philadelphia on Sunday night to celebrate the Eagles' first Super Bowl in franchise...
Johnny Manziel's self-imposed deadline to sign with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats passed Wednesday without agreement

Johnny Manziel’s self-imposed deadline to sign with CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats passed Wednesday without agreement

8:11 PM ETKevin SeifertNFL Nation CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008Johnny Manziel's self-imposed deadline to...
Trades we'd like to see with change of scenery type of players this offseason

Trades we’d like to see with change of scenery type of players this offseason

The Max Domi-Alex Galchenyuk trade appears to be a "change of scenery" deal for both first-rounders. That got us thinking about some other...

Chelsea FC and Nike today unveil their new home and away kits for the...

It marks the first collaboration of this exciting partnership, in which Nike will produce strips for the first team, Academy and Ladies teams, as...
NBA players come to defense of LeBron James

NBA players come to defense of LeBron James

LeBron James hasn't responded to a shot about his intelligence from President Donald Trump, but his fellow NBA players took to Twitter to...
Doc Rivers of Los Angeles Clippers ejected -- 'Ref told me I couldn't talk'

Doc Rivers of Los Angeles Clippers ejected — ‘Ref told me I couldn’t talk’

LOS ANGELES -- Clippers coach Doc Rivers became the latest in a long line of players and coaches to voice his displeasure with the...
The Gabe Kapler outfield shift: Is Phillies' experiment revolutionary or ridiculous? - SweetSpot

The Gabe Kapler outfield shift: Is Phillies’ experiment revolutionary or ridiculous? – SweetSpot

In a spring training game on Feb. 27, Tommy Joseph started in left field for the Phillies. It was strange enough to see...
Tight end Antonio Gates, Chargers reach agreement

Tight end Antonio Gates, Chargers reach agreement

Antonio Gates and the Los Angeles Chargers have agreed to a one-year deal that brings back the tight end for a 16th season.The...
2018 NFL offseason stability guide

2018 NFL offseason stability guide

Things change quickly in the NFL. It can be only a matter of weeks between a player starring in the postseason and unexpectedly...
Jessie Magdaleno vs. Isaac Dogboe -- How to watch the fight on ESPN

Jessie Magdaleno vs. Isaac Dogboe — How to watch the fight on ESPN

Junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno will make his second defense when he faces Isaac Dogboe in the main event of a card...
What Australian Open champ Roger Federer does defies logic

What Australian Open champ Roger Federer does defies logic

MELBOURNE, Australia -- As he had been the entire tournament, Roger Federer was cool and composed until the very end of his match....
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Beyonce, Dikembe Mutombo and Hakeem Olajuwon Shown Interested in Houston Rockets Ownership Stake

First, it was Dikembe Mutombo. Then it was Beyonce. Now the greatest Rocket of all-time wants in on the action. According to ESPN, Rockets all-timer...
New Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin admitted he was surprised he was traded away from Los Angeles Clippers

New Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin admitted he was surprised he was traded away...

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan -- New Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin admitted Wednesday that, like the rest of the basketball world, he was surprised...