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LPGA's Lincicome prepares to chase history on PGA Tour


Brittany Lincicome has goal of becoming second woman to make a cut on the PGA Tour

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles


The Baltimore Orioles have traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers for five prospects

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs


Survivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs

With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs


The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto

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Angels praise Mike Trout for 'prioritizing personal values'


Angels publicly praise Mike Trout 'for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion' a day after Commissioner Rob Manfred says the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing…

UNC: School reports secondary NCAA violations in football


North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players


Angels commend Mike Trout in wake of Rob Manfred's comments


The Los Angeles Angels commended Mike Trout for "prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" on Wednesday, a day after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said that the outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would…

The Latest: Miami's Richt making sure Canes have fullback


Miami coach Mark Richt said 2017 was the first time in 30-plus years he had entered a season without a true fullback


More claims mean NFL concussion payout could jump by $400M


Lawyers representing former NFL players estimate that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion because of thousands more players filing claims

Titans DL Jurrell Casey to protest despite NFL's new anthem policy


Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey of the Tennessee Titans doesn't plan to bend to the NFL's new national anthem policy. He intends to protest social injustice and police brutality during the 2018 season. "I'm going to take a fine…


SEC coaches don't want transfer rules to lead to free agency


Some SEC coaches worry league's more lenient transfer rules are step closer to free agency for players


British Open presents tough test with no clear answers


British Open at Carnoustie presents a difficult test with no clear answers

UNC's Larry Fedora says the game of football is 'under attack'


CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina coach Larry Fedora is no fan of the rule changes in college football, suggesting altering the game is an overreaction to injuries and will, in the end, have a profound effect on the entire country. Fedora…


Progress for Marlins: Considered 'not just a rollover team'


Not much has changed win-wise with the Miami Marlins since Derek Jeter took over, but optimism higher with new ownership group and team going 21-18 since June 5


Done deal: Leonard goes to Raptors, DeRozan goes to Spurs


San Antonio trades 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard to Toronto for 4-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan in blockbuster deal


High-priced, established pitchers could be on the move soon


High-priced, established pitchers could be on the move soon, including starters Cole Hamels, J.A. Happ, Matt Harvey and Jordan Zimmermann and relievers Zach Britton and Brad Hand


Teams looking for hitters have options besides Manny Machado


Teams looking for hitters have options besides Manny Machado, including Mike Moustakas, Scooter Gennett, Asdrubal Cabrera and former AL MVP Josh Donaldson


From midnight golf and lava clubs to the British Open


Haraldur Magnus will become the first Icelandic man to play in any of golf's four majors at the British Open this week and his story sums up the charm of the oldest championship in the sport

Wednesday, Jul 18

Commissioner, MLBPA executive director disagree on free agency, DH


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The contentiousness of the offseason is still burning hot. Following a winter in which many big-name free agents received contracts for fewer years and dollars than expected, Tony Clark, the executive director of the…

Brewers reliever Josh Hader remorseful for offensive tweets from his youth


Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader apologized after racist and anti-gay comments that he says he had tweeted as a teenager were discovered and posted on social media during Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Washington. "I was young,…

Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to DUI, suspended 5 weeks


TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI on Tuesday, according to the team. The NFL announced it would not impose additional punishment.…

Tuesday, Jul 17

Trade grades: Who wins Kings-Grizzlies deal for Garrett Temple?


The deal Kings get: guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a 2021 second-round pick and cash Grizzlies get: guard Garrett Temple Get more trade grades for every deal here Memphis Grizzlies: C+ The Grizzlies' summer of Grit 'n' Grind…

Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to have checkup after more cancer surgery


PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will travel to New York City next month for an unexpected "checkup" after "something came up" in his recovery from March surgery that removed oral cancer and reconstructed…

Michael Irvin: Hall of Fame made right call on Terrell Owens over enshrinement weekend


FORT WORTH, Texas -- Michael Irvin agrees with the Pro Football Hall of Fame's decision not to acknowledge Terrell Owens individually during enshrinement weekend in Canton, Ohio, next month. "We can't spend this moment for all these other…

Monday, Jul 16

Ed Orgeron says Steve Ensminger right person for job


ATLANTA -- LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Monday that he erred in hiring Matt Canada as offensive coordinator following the 2016 season, saying that current coordinator Steve Ensminger was the right choice all along. Canada spent only the 2017…

Agent: Mets should trade Jacob deGrom if not interested in long-term deal


Jacob deGrom wants the New York Mets to consider trading him if they aren't interested in signing the ace pitcher to a long-term contract. DeGrom's agent, Brodie van Wagenen, said in a statement to The Athletic that the All-Star is…

Open Championship groupings, tee times set


CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Jordan Spieth will begin the defense of his Open title Thursday at 9:58 a.m. local time (4:58 a.m. ET), along with No. 3-ranked Justin Rose of England and Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat. Spieth, who is ranked sixth…

Former Senators, Flyers, Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery dead


Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowned while swimming in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, on Sunday. He was 35. According to the Hamilton Police Department, Emery was reported missing just after 6 a.m. Sunday in Hamilton Harbour, which…

Sunday, Jul 15

John Cynn wins 2018 WSOP main event after marathon heads-up battle


LAS VEGAS -- John Cynn defeated Tony Miles heads-up to win the 2018 World Series of Poker main event early Sunday morning, claiming poker's world championship and $8.8 million. Cynn, 33, of Indianapolis, played 10 full days of poker over…

Cardinals fire Mike Matheny in bid to save their season


The St. Louis Cardinals thrive on continuity. Bill DeWitt Jr. has owned the team since March 1996, and he basically has had two managers and two general managers. Tony La Russa was hired in 1996, and Mike Matheny replaced him in 2012. Walt…

We traded Manny Machado to every team. Here's whom he helps most


If the competitive landscape of the NBA determined the tilt of the North American continent, you might have noticed a bit more of a westward lean Monday morning. If you haven't heard, LeBron James announced his departure for Los Angeles,…

Bregman embracing All-Star attention


Houston third baseman Alex Bregman is a first time All-Star who will appear in his first Home Run Derby next week and has tried his hand at modeling to help promote a new art, fashion and music event during All-Star week called MLB Assembly

Saturday, Jul 14

NBA draft scouting: Best prospects at the U17 World Cup


The FIBA U17 World Cup -- occurring every other year since 2010 -- has already produced 30 first-round picks, making it an essential date on the NBA scouting calendar, despite the fact that the majority of players are at least two or three…

Sources: Jabari Parker, Bulls making progress on offer sheet


Restricted free-agent forward Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls are progressing on an offer sheet deal, league sources told ESPN on Friday. A deal could be finalized as soon as Sunday, league sources said. Parker, a Chicago native, isn't…

Kevin Anderson, John Isner call for Grand Slam tiebreakers after match


LONDON -- Both Kevin Anderson and John Isner reiterated calls to introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at all Grand Slam tournaments after they played out an incredible 6½-hour semifinal at Wimbledon on Friday. Anderson eventually prevailed 7-6 …

Source: Jimmy Butler says no to Wolves' offer of 4 years, $100M


Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler has turned down a four-year extension worth $100 million, a league source confirmed to ESPN. "We offered him the extension, and they've met and come back to us and said they're really…