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FIFA scraps plan for 48-team World Cup in 2022

May 22, 2019 - 1:41pm
FIFA has given up on its efforts to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams, football's world governing body announced on Wednesday.

Chiefs' Mathieu victim of $5M extortion plot

May 22, 2019 - 11:08am
Chiefs defensive back Tyrann Mathieu was the victim of a $5 million extortion plot by a family member, court records show.

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal

May 22, 2019 - 11:08am
Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers.

'This is where I wanted to be': How Mike Martin built his legacy at Florida State

May 22, 2019 - 11:08am
Martin's current and former players want one more College World Series run for their coach in his 40th and final season.

Sources: Man United rule out move for Sancho

May 22, 2019 - 8:50am
Manchester United will pursue alternative targets to bolster their attacking options this summer after ruling out an £80 million move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, sources have told ESPN FC.

McGregor on Khabib melee: 'This war is not over'

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
Conor McGregor, in a recently released interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins, opened up about his postfight melee with Khabib Nurmagomedov's team at UFC 229 in October and said "it's on them" if a rematch doesn't happen.

The ESPN Daily: L.A. Not-So-Confidential

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
A daily rundown of the top stories in sports.

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off the bench to help the Raptors rout the Bucks 120-102 in Game 4.

'Resilient' Blues savor improbable run to Cup Final

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
As late as Jan. 2, the Blues were in last place overall in the NHL. Now, they're four wins away from hoisting the first Stanley Cup in franchise history after eliminating the Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night.

UW scores second top-7 recruit in PF McDaniels

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
Jaden McDaniels announced Tuesday night he has committed to Washington, which now is the only team with two top-seven recruits in the Class of 2019.

Get ready, world: Here comes Mal Pugh

May 22, 2019 - 7:48am
As the World Cup approaches, other countries may be catching up to the U.S. women's national team, but they'll have to catch her first.

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team

May 22, 2019 - 6:46am
For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday.

Lock down Brady; trade Harris? Barnwell's AFC offseason to-do lists

May 22, 2019 - 6:46am
Tom Brady needs a new contract. Jadeveon Clowney and Chris Harris Jr. could be on the market. Here is what's on the docket.

Passan: The Mets had a very bad day -- even by Mets standards

May 22, 2019 - 4:44am
The Mets keep doing Mets things, with another season in danger of going down the drain. As always, the problems start at the very top.

'Our head coach lives in a barn': Why Jim McElwain fits right in at CMU

May 22, 2019 - 4:44am
Central Michigan is a long way from Florida, both geographically and in football stature. And that's just fine with Jim McElwain.

Why PECOTA projections were so wrong about the Cubs

May 22, 2019 - 4:44am
Remember the preseason formula that put Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central? Two months into the season, it looks like the Cubs are having the last laugh.

Niki Lauda: A remarkable man. A very special person

May 22, 2019 - 4:44am
Maurice Hamilton looks back on an interview with Niki Lauda in which the three-time world champion opened up about his biggest triumph and greatest despair.

Raptors aim to even up Eastern Conference finals

May 21, 2019 - 6:17pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 first-quarter points, nearly equaling his Game 3 total (12).

Stotts agrees to multiyear extension with Blazers

May 21, 2019 - 6:17pm
Head coach Terry Stotts has guided Portland to six consecutive playoff appearances.