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Power 5 leagues want athlete compensation law

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
Commissioners ask Congress to proceed with federal legislation for college athlete compensation.

Gambling on table tennis is blowing up -- but are the matches legit?

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
When live sports went dark, table tennis became one of the only options for sports bettors. But details on matches are sketchy, scarce and sometimes kept secret.

Life after Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa: Our top college football quarterback questions

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
A new season of college football on the horizon (we hope anyway) carries a new set of QB questions. Here's what we want to know.

What sweeping cuts mean for minor league baseball and its players

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
Hundreds of minor leaguers were released Thursday. Where does that leave them for 2020 and beyond?

Rod Brind'Amour's take on the NHL's playoff format, empty arena games and his training camp plan

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
The Hurricanes coach checks in on the next steps after the NHL approved a plan to restart the season (at some point).

Playbook Inning 9: Master the player pool

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
Part 9 of Tristan H. Cockcroft's nine-part expanded "Playbook" takes a deep dive into this year's player pool, uncovering the guys to go after and the ones to dodge in 2020.

Nunes-Spencer finalized as full UFC 250 card set

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
UFC president Dana White announced the full card for UFC 250 on Wednesday, an event that will take place in Las Vegas without fans on June 6. Amanda Nunes will defend her 145-pound title vs. Felicia Spencer in the main event.

How the 2020 NHL playoffs can be the greatest ever

May 31, 2020 - 10:09am
There are five specific ways the league can maximize the fun should a playoff tournament happen.

Borussia Monchengladbach's Marcus Thuram dedicates goal to U.S. protests

May 31, 2020 - 10:02am
Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram dedicated his goal celebration to George Floyd on Sunday.

OSU's Towns detained at protest: 'I won't stop'

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
Seth Towns, who graduated from Harvard on Thursday and has transferred to play for Ohio State next season, was briefly detained during a protest in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday.

How to watch and stream ESPN's Lance Armstrong documentary

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
Lance Armstrong's story is one of fame and infamy.

What we learned from VALORANT agent pick rates during closed beta

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
Emily Rand analyzes the pick-rate statistics for VALORANT agents based on a few major tournaments during the game's closed beta, and she reveals what the high pick rates for certain agents reveal about them.

Cal Ripken, the birth of The Streak and the toughness it took to keep it going

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
Cal Ripken played and played, through pain that would have forced others to stop. Why? Because that is what his father taught him.

Mexico 1970: The World Cup that changed soccer forever

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
With a legend revitalized in color and bold new commercial opportunities untapped, Mexico 1970 permanently altered the fabric of world soccer.

Top 10 European Cup finals ever: Liverpool 2005? Man United 1999? Real Madrid 1960?

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
The 2020 Champions League final would have been played Saturday if not for the coronavirus pandemic, so let's look at the top 10 finals ever.

What we thought of VALORANT's beta

May 31, 2020 - 12:20am
As VALORANT's beta comes to a close, our experts discuss their impressions from their time playing it.

Bayern continue relentless charge towards Bundesliga title

May 31, 2020 - 12:14am
Bayern Munich are 10 points clear atop the Bundesliga after dismantling Fortuna Dusseldorf. Could continental silverware be in their future, too?

OSU's Towns detained by police during protest

May 30, 2020 - 10:08am
Seth Towns, who graduated from Harvard on Thursday and has transferred to play for Ohio State next season, was briefly detained during a protest in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday.