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Clara Tauson clinched her first career title in style, beating Viktorija Golubic to win the Lyon Open without dropping a set after coming through two qualifying rounds.
James Harden voiced his opinion on the game occurring on Sunday, saying that it feels "forced."
The Detroit Tigers picked up a 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, thanks to nine walks and a successful first outing from Julio Teheran.
Andrey Rublev won his fourth tour singles title in seven months as the Russian beat Marton Fucsovics in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.
It's the second tournament bid in four years for the Ramblers.
The Mets and Marlins reached a stalemate, 4-4, in their spring training matchup at Clover Field in Port St. Lucie on Sunday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Darius McGhee scored 21 points and eight rebounds and top-seeded Liberty held on for a 79-75 win over North Alabama on Sunday in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championship game. Liberty (23-5), which has won 12 consecutive games, has won each of the last three ASUN regular season and tournament titles - the first program to in conference history to do so. Kyle Rode made 6 of 8 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and finished with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Flames.
Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is away from the team after he violated baseball's COVID-19 protocols.
For the third time in less than a year, the Indians are having to isolate players because they broke COVID-19 protocols.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Ryan Young's putback with 2.7 seconds left gave Northwestern a 79-78 win over Nebraska in a regular-season finale on Sunday. Young had missed the front-end of a one-and-one, giving Nebraska the ball back with 42.7 seconds left and a one-point lead. Pete Nance, who had made an old-school, right-handed hook for a 76-75 lead, put up a running hook that missed but drew three defenders, leaving Young alone for the putback.
Manchester City's cruise towards a third Premier League title in four seasons was rocked by another derby defeat to Manchester United as the runaway leaders' 21-game winning streak came to an end on Sunday.
Brett Gardner was responsible for the game's only scoring -- a grand slam in the second inning.
Brooklyn Nets star James Harden had a burn ready for Antoine Walker after the former Boston Celtics star criticized his style of play.
Steph is one of the NBA's most talented offensive players.
Two goals and two assists for Harry Kane, plus two goals for Gareth Bale, have Tottenham fans wondering, "Is this real life?"
Bryson DeChambeau blasted a 377-yard drive on the par-5 sixth hole at Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Ahead of the 2021 NBA All-Star game, first-time All-Star Julius Randle comments on how special it is for him to be here. Randle also confidently says teammate Obi Toppin is a lock for the dunk contest.
The Cubs DFAd Duane Underwood Jr. to make room on the 40-man roster for the signing of reliever Ryan Tepera.
The NBA is holding an All-Star game in order to make money by promoting the league's top players to a global audience.
Heung-min Son's volleyed cross gives Harry Kane a tap-in for his second and Tottenham's fourth against Crystal Palace.
Left-handed reliever Jose Alvarez signed a one-year, $1.15 million contract with the Giants.
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Clippers star Kawhi Leonard said he plans to play on Team USA during this summer's Tokyo Olympics. In other news, Paul George said his health is good.
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will miss the 2021 NBA All-Star Game due to safety protocols.
The Minnesota Vikings know its opponents for the 2021 NFL season. The team will reportedly know the full schedule in May.
Harry Kane rips Matt Doherty's pass into the top corner first-time to double Tottenham's lead over Crystal Palace in the blink of an eye.
Harry Kane nods Sergio Reguilon's ball across goal, and Gareth Bale heads home to reclaim Tottenham's lead and secure his second goal against Crystal Palace.
Four points separate 15th and 18th on the Premier League table, with three -- Fulham, Newcastle, and Brighton -- a point apart. Who will be relegated?
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) It was Senior Day, but Luka Garza didn't know he was going to have to give a speech. The Iowa center also didn't know what else was coming in the postgame ceremony. Minutes after the 6-foot-11 star scored 21 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes over No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73 Sunday, Iowa athletic director Gary Barta announced Garza's jersey No. 55 would be retired after the season.
The Houston Texans have questions that need to be answered at quarterback, and Tyrod Taylor, who has ties to David Culley, could help out.
Linebacker Denzel Perryman has spent the last six seasons with the Chargers, but he may be moving on when the new league year opens in less than two weeks. Perryman's agent Ron Butler told Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that his client does not plan to re-sign before hitting the open market. Butler didn't rule [more]
Tom Brady, whose current contract ends after the 2021 NFL season, reportedly is close to restructuring his deal with the Buccaneers.
Christian Benteke rises high to bullet Luka Milivojevic's cross into the corner to get Crystal Palace level with Tottenham on the stroke of halftime.
Roger Federer never seriously contemplated retirement while he was away from the tennis tour for more than a year. The 39-year-old Federer's first match since the 2020 Australian Open will come Wednesday in Doha against Dan Evans or Jeremy Chardy.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the progress his Manchester United side has made, as they beat Manchester City in the derby to breathe new life into the business end of their season.
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Lucas Moura forces a Crystal Palace turnover, setting Harry Kane free to feed Gareth Bale for a tap-in and a 1-0 Tottenham lead.
HOUSTON (AP) Tramon Mark hit a long 3-pointer as time expired to give No. 9 Houston a 67-64 win over Memphis on Sunday. After Memphis had tied it with 1.7 seconds left, Marcus Sasser threw the ball to midcourt where Mark picked it up. ''I saw it the whole way in,'' Houston guard DeJon Jarreau said.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) D.J. Burns scored 22 points and Winthrop took off in the second half to a 80-53 victory over Campbell on Sunday for its second straight Big South tournament championship and automatic NCAA Tournament bid. Burns finished the first half with consecutive baskets for a six-point lead and the Eagles (23-1) made their first eight shots of the second half in running away from Campbell for their 13th championship in 17 title-game appearances. The blazing shooting continued as the lead reached a high of 31 and they eased to their seventh straight win during a season when they had a 21-game win streak before a two-point loss to UNC Asheville.
Kawhi Leonard gave the closest public statement of any American male basketball player of his caliber to accepting a Tokyo Olympic roster spot if offered.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Victor Bailey Jr., John Fulkerson and Keon Johnson scored 14 points apiece and Tennessee rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Florida 65-54 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Tennessee (17-7, 10-7 SEC) secured the No. 4 seed and a bye into the Friday's quarterfinals of the conference tournament. Fulkerson added seven rebounds and four assists and Josiah-Jordan James had eight points and 10 boards for the Volunteers.
After wearing red and black on Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Steve Stricker dished on Tiger Woods and his Ryder Cup plans.
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If Bill Belichick had his way, Jimmy Garoppolo would be the Patriots' starting quarterback in 2021, according to a report.
Hayden Winks analyzes what type of players the Ravens are searching for on offense and defense this offseason. (Mitchell Layton-USA TODAY Sports)
UConn's James Bouknight and Adama Sanogo were both awared All-Big East honors on Sunday.
The Duke of Sussex is determined to stand shoulder to shoulder with his brother at the unveiling of a statue of their mother Diana, Princess of Wales...
Amanda Nunes forced Megan Anderson to tap to an armbar at 2:03 of the opening round to defend her featherweight belt for the second time Saturday night. Afterward, Nunes said she's "more dangerous now" with her infant daughter Raegan at her side.
Aljamain Sterling was crowned the new UFC bantamweight champion after Petr Yan was disqualified for landing an illegal knee in the fourth round Saturday night at UFC 259.
Delivering an emotional eulogy at his father's funeral service on Saturday, Wayne Gretzky said his family spent the past few weeks of Walter Gretzky's life "sitting with him and just enjoying life," while sharing stories.
Five Creighton basketball players explained in a short video Saturday why they were hurt by coach Greg McDermott's remarks in his locker room talk following a loss last weekend.
Bryson DeChambeau said he "gave the fans what they wanted" when his drive on Bay Hill's 555-yard par-5 sixth hole cut across a huge lake and ended up 50 yards to the right of the green.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the choice to get the COVID-19 vaccine is a "personal" one and that the league won't require its players to do so. However, he said he believes that most players will decide "it is in their interest" to get it.
The Fairmont Hotel, a landmark in downtown San Jose, closed its doors Friday after declaring bankruptcy, forcing the Vegas Golden Knights to switch their lodging on the fly, right after a 5-4 overtime win vs. the Sharks.
Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a hit that sent Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo to the hospital on Friday night.
Kansas has placed head football coach Les Miles on administrative leave, the school announced Friday night.
The MVC quarterfinal between Drake and Northern Iowa was canceled for COVID-related reasons Friday, allowing the Bulldogs, currently on the NCAA tournament bubble, to advance straight to the semifinals.
Director of sport Igli Tare admits there have been some ‘psychological’ dips lately, but tonight’s game with Juventus is crucial for a top four finish.
Fernando Llorente broke his Udinese duck with a real poacher’s goal before Roberto Pereyra completed the counter-attack to sink Sassuolo.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Spezia-Benevento, Udinese-Sassuolo and Juventus-Lazio.
Juventus directors were furious with referee Davide Massa after he didn't award the Old Lady a penalty kick for a Wesley Hoedt handball.
Juventus completed the comeback from an early Joaquin Correa goal to beat Lazio 3-1 with an Adrien Rabiot rocket and Alvaro Morata brace.
Federico Chiesa fully admits Juventus started badly against Lazio, but the turnaround to win 3-1 ‘proved we have heart, grit and will battle to the end.’
Simone Inzaghi feels Lazio ‘deserved much more’ than their 3-1 defeat to Juventus and rues wasted opportunities when leading. ‘Evidently we have to do more.’
Andrea Pirlo thanked his Juventus players for their ‘professionalism and spirit of sacrifice’ after fighting back to beat Lazio 3-1, even if ‘we started the game 20 minutes late.’
Zlatan Ibrahimovic explains why he became a guest host at the Sanremo Music Festival. ‘It’s the challenge, the adrenaline. Failure is not the opposite of success, it is part of success. Doing nothing is the biggest failure.’
Alvaro Morata found the net twice in three minutes to complete the comeback after Joaquin Correa put Lazio in front and Adrien Rabiot scored a screamer.
Mark Pavelich, who assisted on the game-winning goal to beat the Russians in the 1980 Olympics, was found dead at a treatment facility in Minnesota.
California officials are allowing people to attend Major League Baseball games in limited capacities starting April 1.
No charges will be filed against Von Miller in regards to an ongoing investigation by police in Parker, Colorado.
The Broncos are placing the frachise tag on safety Justin Simmons for the second consecutive season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. He finished with 96 tackles in 2020 while playing on the tag for $11.4 million.
The firing of Les Miles was recommended by LSU's AD in 2013, according to an investigation that also revealed the school failed to appropriately report sexual misconduct and abuse incidents involving members of the athletic department.
A man who walked to crash site after hearing the accident told deputies that Tiger Woods would not respond to his questions and was unconscious, an affidavit says. Law enforcement has not previously disclosed that Woods had been unconscious.
Israel Adesanya will be significantly lighter than Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. The UFC middleweight champion is moving up to challenge for the light heavyweight title against champion Blachowicz.
Eagles center Jason Kelce has agreed to a reworked deal with the Eagles that contains $9 million in guarantees and can be worth up to $12 million, a source told ESPN.
Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a buyout, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The 31-year-old former All-Star will now become an unrestricted free agent.
The Red Devils could use a missed payment for Romelu Lukaku to their advantage
The Bianconeri could look to bring the Italy international back to Serie A
Quarterback Alex Smith, who helped Washington win the NFC East title while becoming the league's Comeback Player of the Year, has been released by the team.
As we approach free agency, Todd McShay projects Round 1 of the 2021 NFL draft -- and our NFL Nation reporters explain how the picks fit each roster.
Alexis Saelemaekers said he feels 'at home' at Milan and vowed to ‘work hard’ to ‘achieve something important for the fans’ this term.
Fiorentina have announced Gaetano Castrovilli and Igor Julio Dos Santos suffered injuries and will be reassessed over the next few days.
The Gay Party spokesman Fabrizio Marrazzo accused Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic of homophobia and discrimination after a joke at Sanremo.
Fiorentina have reportedly contacted Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso’s representatives.
Penarol welcomed Nicolas Schiappacasse, as the winger returns to Uruguay on loan from Sassuolo.
There have been 163 cases of COVID-19 in Serie A, take a look at the impact coronavirus has had on the teams in the Italian top flight.
Udinese coach Luca Gotti revealed technical coach Giampiero Pinzi joked with Jens Stryger Larsen, ‘asking him to play volleyball’.
Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo will assess Matthijs de Ligt, said Leonardo Bonucci ‘partly trained’ and that Alvaro Morata ‘is better’ ahead of Lazio.
Agent Mario Giuffredi quashed reports of unrest between Mario Rui and Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso. ‘All untrue things that didn’t happen’.
Milan must cope without Hakan Calhanoglu against Hellas Verona on Sunday, as the Turkey international must carry out new tests on Monday.
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins said he was "absolutely not aware" of any sexual harassment allegations against Mickey Callaway during their time together with the Indians organization.
The Broncos want Von Miller back in 2021, general manager George Paton said Thursday, but are waiting on more information on his potential legal issues and are not ruling out discussions on a pay cut.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and forward Draymond Green did not travel to Phoenix and will not play in Thursday's first half finale against the Suns, a league source told ESPN.
The NBA will have an All-Star Game referee crew comprised of all HBCU graduates for the first time in league history.
The Detroit Lions have informed starting cornerback Desmond Trufant that he will be released at the start of the league year, which begins on March 17, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, saying he's ready to "give my all" and is "more than happy" to adjust his contract to help the team, has signed a deal to return to the Steelers for the 2021 season.
Watch a Liverpool v Chelsea live stream, as two top-four rivals meet at Anfield