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Acuna benching latest twist in drama-filled NL East

August 18, 2019 - 8:26pm
The Braves star was pulled for not hustling, the Nats bounced back in a big way and the Polar Bear growled again -- just another day in baseball's wildest division.

Navarrete, Magdaleno face different futures

August 18, 2019 - 8:26pm
Is Emanuel Navarrete the best 122-pounder? He'll be back in less than a month, so whom should he fight? Can Jessie Magdaleno get a title shot sooner than later?

Chelsea's commitment to attack proved costly in Frank Lampard's return to Stamford Bridge

August 18, 2019 - 7:08pm
Frank Lampard's return to Stamford Bridge was romantic, as was his Chelsea's commitment to attack, but it allowed Leicester to snatch a draw in SW6.

Premier League weekend in review and previewing Man United's test vs. Wolves

August 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Liverpool already opened up a gap at the top of the table. Here's how a topsy-turvy weekend unfolded.

Tiger fails to qualify for Tour Championship

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
Tiger Woods didn't qualify for the season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday, but he took solace in the fact that he won his 15th major when he captured the Masters for the fifth time earlier this season.

Mets' Alonso sets NL rookie mark with 40th HR

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run on Sunday to set the National League rookie record for home runs in a season.

Breaking Chuckie Howard's record and other stories of Cubs' Little League days

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
We asked Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Joe Maddon to share some memorable tales of childhood baseball.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies at 36

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
Former NFL and Texas Longhorns running back Cedric Benson died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night. He was 36.

Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time because of a lightning strike that caused a fire and an evacuation at his hotel.

Chelsea's front-foot football proved costly on Lampard's return to Stamford Bridge

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
Frank Lampard's return to Stamford Bridge was romantic, as was his Chelsea's commitment to attack, but it allowed Leicester to snatch a draw in SW6.

Week 2 preseason takeaways: Titans QB Marcus Mariota makes strong statement

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
The Titans had to like what they saw from the Mariota on Saturday ahead of a make-or-break season.

Lyon's Alex Greenwood, ICC show how quickly women's soccer is growing

August 18, 2019 - 3:54pm
At 25, Alex Greenwood just started for England in her second World Cup and is the splashy summer signing for Lyon, which seeks its first ICC title.

Braves' Acuna pulled after not running out blast

August 18, 2019 - 2:34pm
Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was removed from the Sunday's win against the Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long fly ball that did not leave the park.

Zeke won't face charges for Vegas incident

August 18, 2019 - 2:34pm
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges from Las Vegas police for an alleged assault that occurred in May, according to Frank Salzano, one of Elliott's attorneys and agents.

Five Rounds: Is Stipe Miocic the greatest heavyweight in UFC history?

August 18, 2019 - 2:34pm
Stipe Miocic avenged his 2018 loss to Daniel Cormier and regained the UFC heavyweight championship. Our panel breaks down UFC 241.

AB takes walk-through reps, 'didn't miss a beat'

August 18, 2019 - 10:25am
Wide receiver Antonio Brown took part in the Raiders' walk-through on Saturday and coach Jon Gruden said he could see Brown being a full participant in practice soon. Quarterback Derek Carr is excited that Brown is closer to seeing more action.

Diaz bests Pettis in first UFC fight in 3 years

August 18, 2019 - 10:25am
In his highly anticipated return to the Octagon, Nate Diaz was dominant in a unanimous decision win over Anthony Pettis.

Cowboys' Witten: 'Jitters were real' in return

August 18, 2019 - 10:25am
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten made his preseason debut on Saturday after coming out of retirement and admitted to having "jitters" in his first game action since Dec. 31, 2017.

Kings' Fox leaves Team USA prior to Australia trip

August 18, 2019 - 10:25am
Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, a strong candidate to make the final Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup, has withdrawn from consideration, leaving just 13 players battling for 12 spots.