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    Armstrong settles $100M fraud suit with U.S.


    Cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to a $5 million settlement of a federal government whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the...

    Cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to a $5 million settlement of a federal government whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist.

    Source: Eagles to kick off 2018 vs. Falcons


    The Eagles will open their first Super Bowl defense when they host the Falcons to start the 2018 NFL regular season, a source confirmed to...

    The Eagles will open their first Super Bowl defense when they host the Falcons to start the 2018 NFL regular season, a source confirmed to ESPN.

    Gervonta Davis has world title expectations after joining new camp


    Davis, coming off a lackluster performance last August, hopes to get back on track with a dominant performance against Jesús Cuellar on...

    Davis, coming off a lackluster performance last August, hopes to get back on track with a dominant performance against Jesús Cuellar on Saturday.

    Frampton: Donaire 'the best fighter that I will have ever fought'


    Former featherweight titlist Carl Frampton has a lot of respect for Nonito Donaire. Frampton also knows a victory against the former fighter of the year on Saturday will earn him another title...

    Former featherweight titlist Carl Frampton has a lot of respect for Nonito Donaire. Frampton also knows a victory against the former fighter of the year on Saturday will earn him another title opportunity.

    Giants release WR Marshall, cite failed physical


    Veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall, whom the Giants signed last offseason to a two-year, $11 million deal, was cut by the team...

    Veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall, whom the Giants signed last offseason to a two-year, $11 million deal, was cut by the team Thursday.

    Rozier downplays any bad blood with Bledsoe


    Celtics guard Terry Rozier downplayed any bad blood with Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe and suggested that referring to him as "Drew" was an...

    Celtics guard Terry Rozier downplayed any bad blood with Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe and suggested that referring to him as "Drew" was an accident.

    ESPN Forecast: New playoff predictions for Round 1


    Who are the new favorites in the NBA playoffs? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts the outcome of all eight Round 1 series after two...

    Who are the new favorites in the NBA playoffs? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts the outcome of all eight Round 1 series after two games.

    Popovich to miss Game 3 after wife's death


    Gregg Popovich, whose wife, Erin, died Wednesday, will not coach the Spurs on Thursday night. Ettore Messina will fill in for...

    Gregg Popovich, whose wife, Erin, died Wednesday, will not coach the Spurs on Thursday night. Ettore Messina will fill in for Popovich.

    What you need to know about the Reds firing manager Bryan Price


    Cincinnati wasted little time changing skippers after a 3-15 start. Here's what the numbers say about the rare April managerial...

    Cincinnati wasted little time changing skippers after a 3-15 start. Here's what the numbers say about the rare April managerial move.

    Roundtable: Trouble signs for Predators, Lightning and Blue Jackets


    Even series leaders have issues. Nashville has been leaky defensively, Tampa Bay is taking too many penalties and three OT games have overtaxed Columbus' young...

    Even series leaders have issues. Nashville has been leaky defensively, Tampa Bay is taking too many penalties and three OT games have overtaxed Columbus' young guns.

    Lowe: The chessmaster play that NBA playoff teams love to run


    Little things matter in the postseason, and one sweet set has rippled across three playoff series -- with perhaps even more to...

    Little things matter in the postseason, and one sweet set has rippled across three playoff series -- with perhaps even more to come.

    Ranking the must-see NBA playoff series this round


    We're two games into every Round 1 matchup. Which series will be the most entertaining the rest of the way? Here's our 1-8...

    We're two games into every Round 1 matchup. Which series will be the most entertaining the rest of the way? Here's our 1-8 rankings.

    Tractors worth $50K stolen from Pippen's farm


    Scottie Pippen's family is offering a reward after two tractors worth $50,000 were stolen from the former NBA star's livestock farm in...

    Scottie Pippen's family is offering a reward after two tractors worth $50,000 were stolen from the former NBA star's livestock farm in Arkansas.

    Real or not: Is 15-2 just the beginning of what these Red Sox can do?


    Other teams have sizzled in the first month and fizzled later, but banged-up Boston's start already makes it an easy favorite in the AL...

    Other teams have sizzled in the first month and fizzled later, but banged-up Boston's start already makes it an easy favorite in the AL East.

    'Man, can I ever get you out?': Inside Albert Pujols' path to 3,000 hits


    As he closes in on one of baseball's most sacred career milestones, The Machine and those around him reflect on the journey Pujols has traveled to get...

    As he closes in on one of baseball's most sacred career milestones, The Machine and those around him reflect on the journey Pujols has traveled to get there.

    The Breakfast Club: The surprisingly snakey secret to the Sixers’ success


    Two years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers won 10 games. Now they're a 52-win 3-seed, with two possible future MVPs, each under the age of 24. This is the inside story of the talk therapy that helped make it all...

    Two years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers won 10 games. Now they're a 52-win 3-seed, with two possible future MVPs, each under the age of 24. This is the inside story of the talk therapy that helped make it all happen.

    Matthews, Marner living to answer Leafs' prayers


    This postseason, the Leafs' young stars have each other, and that's a lot. But is it enough to orchestrate a comeback against the...

    This postseason, the Leafs' young stars have each other, and that's a lot. But is it enough to orchestrate a comeback against the Bruins?

    Nearly 20K high schools eligible to join new esports league


    The National Federation of State High School Associations and PlayVS will start to sponsor esports leagues in...

    The National Federation of State High School Associations and PlayVS will start to sponsor esports leagues in October.

    How did Donovan Mitchell turn into Utah's go-to scorer? Check the tape


    Take an exclusive look inside the film room with Donovan Mitchell and Jazz coach Quin Snyder as the duo breaks down the Rookie of the Year contender's rapid...

    Take an exclusive look inside the film room with Donovan Mitchell and Jazz coach Quin Snyder as the duo breaks down the Rookie of the Year contender's rapid rise.

    Football a refuge as Bama OC grieves his son's unsolved killing


    When Mike Locksley spoke to his son Meiko after Alabama's season-opening win, he never thought that would be their final...

    When Mike Locksley spoke to his son Meiko after Alabama's season-opening win, he never thought that would be their final conversation.

    The defining legacy of Bruno Sammartino


    Beyond his 4,000-plus days as world champion in the WWE, Bruno Sammartino's history and convictions made him a believable hero who fans connected to in a deep and meaningful way. His legacy is one of the cornerstones upon which the modern WWE is...

    Beyond his 4,000-plus days as world champion in the WWE, Bruno Sammartino's history and convictions made him a believable hero who fans connected to in a deep and meaningful way. His legacy is one of the cornerstones upon which the modern WWE is built.

    Power Rankings: Kyle Busch still out front


    Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have won five of eight Cup races, and that's why they're tops in Ryan McGee's latest rankings. Who else made the...

    Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have won five of eight Cup races, and that's why they're tops in Ryan McGee's latest rankings. Who else made the list?

    Rafael Nadal shows he's a star molded from clay


    Novak Djokovic was also in action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters. Nadal eased to a victory and Djokovic toughed one out against Croatia's Borna...

    Novak Djokovic was also in action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters. Nadal eased to a victory and Djokovic toughed one out against Croatia's Borna Coric.

    What quick turnarounds mean for MMA fighters


    Frankie Edgar will fight on Saturday night just 49 days after being brutally knocked out by Brian Ortega at UFC 222. Does the quick turnaround make sense? We looked at the historical trends to find...

    Frankie Edgar will fight on Saturday night just 49 days after being brutally knocked out by Brian Ortega at UFC 222. Does the quick turnaround make sense? We looked at the historical trends to find out.

    Bristol breakdown: Johnson's top-5 finish


    While Kyle Busch continues to rack up the victories, the weekend at Bristol boasted many other interesting...

    While Kyle Busch continues to rack up the victories, the weekend at Bristol boasted many other interesting insights.

    Perseverance (and a little luck) carry Hemric to Cup debut


    Daniel Hemric first caught the eye of Brad Keselowski in a late-model race in Michigan. Six years later, that big break has turned into a start in NASCAR's top...

    Daniel Hemric first caught the eye of Brad Keselowski in a late-model race in Michigan. Six years later, that big break has turned into a start in NASCAR's top series.

    Talking points: What advice would you give Verstappen?


    Does Mercedes still have the fastest car in F1 and where should Daniel Ricciardo go next year? Our panel of F1 experts answer the main talking points to come out of the Chinese Grand...

    Does Mercedes still have the fastest car in F1 and where should Daniel Ricciardo go next year? Our panel of F1 experts answer the main talking points to come out of the Chinese Grand Prix.

    Three wild ways baseball in 2018 is unlike ever before


    Duck! Pitches are flying all over, strikeouts are surging and lineups are bottoming out ... it's early, but MLB's latest evolution is taking...

    Duck! Pitches are flying all over, strikeouts are surging and lineups are bottoming out ... it's early, but MLB's latest evolution is taking shape.

    Kevin Lee discusses first camp without head coach, lightweight title picture


    UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee, who fights Edson Barboza on Saturday night, is motivated by carrying on the legacy of his former coach who died in...

    UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee, who fights Edson Barboza on Saturday night, is motivated by carrying on the legacy of his former coach who died in December.

    RecruitingNation 2018 basketball recruiting class rankings


    It seemed Duke would run away with the top class after landing the top three players. But, like the last several years, Kentucky has made it a close...

    It seemed Duke would run away with the top class after landing the top three players. But, like the last several years, Kentucky has made it a close race.

    ESPN 100 Rankings


    Five-star small forward R.J. Barrett remains on top in the final ESPN 100 rankings. Duke commitments take the top three...

    Five-star small forward R.J. Barrett remains on top in the final ESPN 100 rankings. Duke commitments take the top three spots.

    Power, control and legacy: Bob Knight's last days at IU


    Almost 20 years after Indiana fired Bob Knight, the lessons of power and influence -- and their consequences -- still...

    Almost 20 years after Indiana fired Bob Knight, the lessons of power and influence -- and their consequences -- still resonate.