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Drexel overcomes 34-point deficit to beat Delaware, largest comeback in D1 history


Drexel set the men's Division I record for a comeback win Thursday, overcoming a 34-point first-half deficit to beat Delaware 85-83. Delaware led 53-19 with 2:36 remaining in the first half and was up 56-29 at halftime. "Our approach at…

Wooden Watch: Can someone catch Trae Young?


To this point, there is no question as to who has been the most impressive player during the college basketball season: Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young. The nation's leader in both scoring (29.1 points per game) and assists (9.3), Young…

Marshall DT Larry Aaron dies after being hit in back by gunfire on New Year's Eve


Marshall redshirt freshman defensive tackle Larry Aaron, 19, has died after being hit in the back by stray gunfire during a New Year's Eve party in Severn, Maryland. "Marshall University lost a very special young man today and it has…

Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. to switch from No. 24 to his dad's retired No. 22 starting next week


CLEVELAND -- Newly acquired forward Larry Nance Jr. will be abandoning his No. 24 Cleveland Cavaliers jersey next week to don No. 22, the retired number that his father, Larry Nance Sr., wore when he played for the Cavs. "I'll be wearing…

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Source: Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. cleared for full contact, uncertain to play this season


Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. has been cleared for full contact, but it's still uncertain whether he will play this season, a source confirmed to ESPN. The 6-foot-9 Porter, considered a candidate for the No. 1 pick in June's NBA…


Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting


The Florida Panthers have honored victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a somber video tribute before their game against the Washington Capitals


Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs


Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. will wear his father's retired No. 22 jersey with the Cavaliers


Dawn Staley defends South Carolina fans one day after allegations made by Missouri AD


South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley defended the team's fan base on Wednesday, one day after Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk said members of the Tigers women's basketball team were spit on and called a racial slur by…


Following crash, vehicle belonging to DeSean Jackson found to contain marijuana, hollow-point bullets


TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Police Department is currently investigating an incident with a vehicle registered to Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson that was involved in a crash on Christmas Eve. At approximately 8:28 p.m.,…


What's troubling Tiger Woods six weeks before the Masters? Plenty


The positives are easy to miss, or simply take for granted, given the early stages of his comeback and some of the struggles that have been apparent for all to see. Tiger Woods has the power to compete with the game's elite, and seemingly…

Adam Vinatieri re-signs with Colts, set for 23rd NFL season


The? Indianapolis Colts?on Thursday re-signed place-kicker Adam Vinatieri, who is returning for his 23rd NFL season. Terms were not disclosed, but Vinatieri's deal is for one year and worth $3.625 million -- $1 million to sign and a $2.625…


Rooting for laundry isn't a joke -- it's why baseball works


It's New Clothes Week. Andrew McCutchen and Evan Longoria and Giancarlo Stanton, all traded this winter, showed up to spring training for their new clothes. J.D. Martinez and Eric Hosmer and Yu Darvish, just days after signing long-term…

Russell Wilson to show up at Yankees camp Monday


Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will join the New York Yankees at their spring training camp in Tampa, Florida, on Monday, he said Thursday on his Instagram account. He will be there for six days, leaving March 3, the day the…


Source: Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery out at least six months after rotator cuff surgery


Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery?will miss at least six months of training after undergoing surgery to repair a "full tear" in his right rotator cuff on Wednesday, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The source added it…


Wise goes for it, and comes out with another Olympic gold


Freestyle skier David Wise has successfully defended his gold medal, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the Pyeongchang halfpipe


Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins


Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn raced each other for the first and last time at an Olympics and Shiffrin wound up with a silver medal in the Alpine combined


The Latest: Canadian player takes off silver medal, some cry


The Canadian women's hockey team wept on the ice as they accepted their silver medals after losing to the Americans at the Pyeongchang Olympics


Texas transgender wrestler back to defend state title


Mack Beggs is back wrestling and competing for a Texas girl's state championship. The transgender wrestler will defend his Class 6A 110-pound title.

Warriors planning 2018 preseason game versus Kings in Seattle


The Golden State Warriors plan to host the first NBA game in Seattle since the SuperSonics moved to Oklahoma City following the 2007-08 season, sources told ESPN. The Warriors would face the Sacramento Kings during the 2018 preseason. The…


Louisville players criticize NCAA: 'The mistakes that Andre McGee made didn't have to do with us'


Members of the Louisville men's basketball team that won the 2013 national title have criticized the NCAA for its ruling Tuesday to have the championship vacated, though they say it won't change what the Cardinals accomplished. "I don't…

Thursday, Feb 22

Mavs owner Mark Cuban says he's to blame for keeping former employee after domestic violence incidents


Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was solely responsible for the decision to keep former Mavs.com reporter Earl K. Sneed on staff after two separate domestic violence incidents, telling ESPN on Wednesday that it was a "horrible mistake in…

Kawhi Leonard likely out for season, Gregg Popovich says


SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs coach Gregg Popovich injected realism into the optimism surrounding injured star forward Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday, saying, "I'll be surprised if he returns this season." Leonard missed the first 27 games of the…

NBA mock draft: Teams, players moving in lottery and first round


Who's No. 1 now? The trade deadline created a lot of movement in the 2018 NBA draft.? Let's look at where the top prospects -- including Trae Young, Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton, Mohamed Bamba and Marvin Bagley III -- might land. Our mock…

LeBron James: 'Let's not get too crazy' and start reseeding playoffs


INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Fresh off being named MVP of the NBA All-Star Game played in a reimagined format that seemingly reinvigorated the February festivities, LeBron James urged the league to pump the brakes when it comes to potential…

Wednesday, Feb 21

Mavs owner Mark Cuban: Wasn't aware of misconduct claims against Terdema Ussery


Former Dallas Mavericks president and CEO Terdema Ussery has been accused of multiple incidents of inappropriate behavior toward female employees during his 18 years with the team, according to a Sports Illustrated report. The report…

Astros pitching prospect Forrest Whitley suspended for violating drug program


Houston Astros minor leaguer Forrest Whitley, one of the game's top pitching prospects, has been suspended 50 games for a violation of minor league baseball's drug program, Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday. Whitley's suspension…

Lindsey Vonn finishes third in the downhill, and it's the end of the snow as we know it


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The morning of the last Olympic downhill in Lindsey Vonn's career began the same way every other race morning has started this season, with a text message from her younger sister Karin with a clip from the movie…

The Lioness in Winter


This story appears in GOLD RUSH: powered by espnW, a special collaboration with ESPN The Magazine for its Feb. 19 issue. Subscribe! For more on Vonn, watch E:60 on Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. ET on ESPN. Three weeks before the 2017-18 World Cup…

Tuesday, Feb 20

Anthony Davis: Pelicans would have contended for title if DeMarcus Cousins not hurt


As New Orleans star Anthony Davis prepares for the second half of the season with the Pelicans holding on to the eighth seed in the Western Conference, he still thinks about what could have been this year had teammate DeMarcus Cousins not…

NCAA denies Louisville's appeal, rules Cardinals must vacate 2013 national title


The Louisville men's basketball program will have to vacate its 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four appearance after the NCAA denied its appeal of what the school described as "Draconian penalties" levied against the team last…

Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma


LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Two of the Big 12's most powerful offenses collided when No. 8 Kansas hosted Oklahoma. Only one lived up to the hype, though. Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 points and No. 8 Kansas…

'Dale would thank him for tonight.' The 3 car wins again at Daytona


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Feb. 18 is the date everyone at Daytona International Speedway always dreads when it turns up on the calendar. Every other two-digit February day brought anniversaries, stories and smiles. Just this week, during the…

Monday, Feb 19

The All-Star Game gets the LeBron-driven shakeup it needed


LOS ANGELES -- On a night when the NBA wanted to restore a showcase event to its rightful glory, the league's most visible superstar, LeBron James, ignited the team that carried his namesake to a 148-145 win in the most satisfying All-Star…

Rae Carruth apologizes for death of pregnant girlfriend, seeks custody of 18-year-old son


CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth, who has spent the past 17 years in a North Carolina prison for conspiracy to murder his pregnant girlfriend, opened up for the first time in a handwritten letter to the…

MLB imposes rule limiting mound visits to 6 per game


Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed up games, but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players…

Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500 in the No. 3 two decades after Dale Earnhardt


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that…

Sunday, Feb 18

Jimmie Johnson's day ends at Daytona 500 after crash on Lap 60


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jimmie Johnson made his third visit to the Daytona International Speedway infield medical center in eight days, as a crash ended his day on Lap 60 of the Daytona 500. The two-time Daytona 500 winner got collected in…

Eric Hosmer agrees to deal with Padres


The San Diego Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an eight-year contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $144 million, which would be the largest in Padres franchise history, according…

Adam Silver offers up 1-16 seeding compromise for possible playoff changes


LOS ANGELES -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the possibility of a modified playoff seeding system Saturday that could pit the league's best two teams against each other in the Finals without changing the number of teams from each…

Anthony Rizzo at Parkland vigil: 'We're all grieving with you'


PARKLAND, Fla. -- A day after the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,? Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo called for change. "While I don't have all the answers, I know that something has to change, before this is…