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Vikings' Kyle Rudolph at crossroads: Chances of deal, trade options, more

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
Extend him? Trade him? Cut him? The cap-strapped Vikings need to make a decision on their veteran tight end. But it's not that simple.

Built on huge homers, Cubs' big innings a formula for success

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
Powered by blasts such as Albert Almora Jr.'s first slam, the Cubs' offense is exorcising the ghosts of last year's second-half slump.

This is the season of the massive comeback in the NBA

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
The adage that an NBA game isn't over until it's over rose to unprecedented heights this season.

How Michael Brantley -- MLB's best free-agent bargain -- could swing the World Series

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
He didn't make headlines like Harper and Machado, but Brantley is playing like a star again, and helping lift the Astros to a whole new level.

Alex Verdugo's 'youthful enthusiasm' keeps Dodgers charged up

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
There's a new kind of energy in L.A.'s outfield, with the rookie winning over teammates and fans alike in a way Yasiel Puig did not.

Chasing Ghosts: Will Indiana ever really move on from Bob Knight?

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
The post-Bob Knight era at Indiana has been littered with false starts and missteps. When will the Hoosiers return to the elite?

F1 Power Rankings: Why Max is the man to end Mercedes' winning run

May 23, 2019 - 4:29am
Who's hot and who's not in Formula One? Jake Michaels ranks all 20 drivers ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix.

For long-suffering Blues fans and players, it's different this time

May 22, 2019 - 10:33pm
For the first time since 1970, St. Louis will witness a Stanley Cup Final. The franchise and fan base are quite deserving of the ultimate prize.

Eagles rookie JJ Arcega-Whiteside and his guardian angels

May 22, 2019 - 10:33pm
With parents who were professional athletes and a grandmom who gave him pregame pep talks, the 23-year-old wide receiver was born to play.

Mets' Rajai Davis arrives in 3rd, homers in 1st AB

May 22, 2019 - 9:13pm
Davis arrived at the game via Uber in the third inning, after finding out he had been called up from Triple-A Syracuse at about 5 p.m.

Ranking the Orioles' 100 gopher balls by how much they hurt

May 22, 2019 - 9:13pm
If their current pace holds, the O's will allow a record 338 dingers this season. We rank 'em from least to most painful.

Cano hurts quad running two days after sitting

May 22, 2019 - 8:10pm
Mets second baseman Robinson Cano was sent for an MRI after straining his left quadriceps running to first base Wednesday against the Nationals.

Giannis' ex-agent blasts Drake for trolling ways

May 22, 2019 - 6:05pm
An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo, who used to be the Bucks star's agent in Europe, ripped rapper Drake for trolling Antetokounmpo in the Eastern Conference finals.

NFL draft headed to Cleveland in 2021, KC in '23

May 22, 2019 - 6:05pm
The NFL draft is heading to Cleveland in 2021 and Kansas City in 2023. A site for 2022 has been delayed because about 20 cities are interested in hosting that year.

Lowry playing through pain, Kawhi 'feeling good'

May 22, 2019 - 4:29pm
Raptors forward OG Anunoby remains "a ways away" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last month.

Source: Howard reaches deal to coach Michigan

May 22, 2019 - 3:03pm
Michigan has found its replacement for John Beilein, agreeing to a five-year deal with former Wolverines star Juwan Howard, a source told ESPN.

Yankees' Stanton out 7-10 days with calf strain

May 22, 2019 - 3:03pm
Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has a mild strain of his left calf and will be shut down up to 10 days.

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others

May 22, 2019 - 3:03pm
In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to eliminate some high-impact drills during practices.

Giannis rep rips Drake for trolling Bucks star

May 22, 2019 - 1:53pm
An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo ripped rapper Drake for trolling the Bucks star in the Eastern Conference finals.

Sources: Howard in talks to be Michigan coach

May 22, 2019 - 1:53pm
Juwan Howard is in talks with Michigan to become the next head coach at his alma mater, sources told ESPN.