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July 21, 2018

Why a Tiger win at The Open might be the greatest golf story ever told
Tiger Woods' name shot to the top of the leaderboard at a major again. Ian O'Connor says it's OK to imagine what it would feel like if he's there when Sunday closes.... More >>

Jordan Spieth and the quest to take back what is his
Spieth didn't want to give back the Claret Jug this week. After three strong rounds (and one bad haircut), he has a chance to take it back.... More >>

Mets trade closer Familia to A's for prospects
The Athletics acquired Mets reliever Jeurys Familia on Saturday in an effort to bolster a bullpen that includes All-Star closer Blake Treinen.... More >>

Spieth goes low, leads with Schauffele, Kisner
Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner are in a three-way tie for the lead entering the final round at The Open.... More >>

Mets skipper unaware of Cespedes surgery talk
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he was unaware of comments made Friday by injury-plagued slugger Yoenis Cespedes, who revealed that he may need surgery on both heels that would sideline him for eight to 10 months.... More >>

Tebow lands on DL, set for more tests on hand
Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hand injury and is scheduled to see a specialist in New York on Monday.... More >>

Birdie barrage not enough as Lincicome cut
Despite a second round that included five birdies and an eagle, Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.... More >>

Paralyzed driver Johnson wins sports-car race
Michael Johnson, paralyzed from the waist down since a motorcycle accident at age 12, co-drove to a win in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race Saturday at Lime Rock Park.... More >>

The story behind Jermaine Gresham's random acts of kindness
Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham's airport act of kindness was just the tip of his compassionate iceberg. Some stories from those he has affected.... More >>

5-on-5: Predicting the loaded East race after the Kawhi trade
Our Insiders answer the big questions about new Finals favorites and dark-horse East contenders.... More >>

Red Bull Rise Till Dawn -- live Fortnite coverage from Chicago
Fortnite and Tyler "Ninja" Blevins will be taking over the 99th floor of Willis Tower in Chicago (8:21 p.m. ET). We're on the ground to bring you all the action.... More >>

Ninja talks Fortnite, Chicago and being a role model for younger audiences
It's not lost on Ninja how young his audience can be, so he and his wife have taken on the responsibility to be good role models.... More >>

How a Houston boxing trainer faked his death to avoid murder-for-hire
Ramon Sosa was marked for death by his wife. This is the story of how he survived, thanks to a surprising savior. Watch E:60 on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET on ESPN.... More >>

Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teams
Is your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.... More >>

Sean Doolittle's All-Star diary: Go behind the ropes in D.C.
From the Home Run Derby to the red carpet, the Nats closer gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the All-Star atmosphere of his home park.... More >>

Social media shows Mike Trout is what's great about baseball
When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Trout is not "actively engaged," social media responded by showing him otherwise.... More >>

Olney: As deadline nears, a few starting pitchers might find new homes
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a couple of good outings could convince contenders to come calling.... More >>

The most common trade deadline mistake and MLB's next big thing
Why regression is the one word every baseball fan should know this time of year. Plus, weighing in on hot-button issues and the Dodgers lineup.... More >>

Atlanta-D.C. a clash of styles on field and in front office
Atlanta United was built with young lesser-known players. D.C. United just bought Wayne Rooney. That clash of philosophies will be tested Saturday.... More >>

ICC questions: Life after Ronaldo? Liverpool's title hopes?
The world's leading clubs have big questions hanging over them.... More >>

Coaches and their everlasting quest to coach turnovers
Football coaches constantly stress the importance of takeaways and ball security. But does it really all just come down to luck?... More >>

The weird, wild world of college football message boards
Fans like Stormy Daniels, federal judicial nominees and undercover school presidents (who are former CIA directors) keep college football weird on message boards.... More >>

Fear and floating in the Caribbean
We went shark diving (shark diving!) with Gronkowski (Gronk!) in the Bahamas (the Bahamas!). What could possibly go wrong?!?... More >>

Your guide to the offseason: 20 things you might have missed
Tune out after confetti fell on the Eagles? Here's everything you need to know about what's happened since, from the anthem rule retraction and more.... More >>

NFL Insiders predict: The No. 1 fantasy draft pick in 2021
Who will rule the fantasy landscape in three years? Our insiders pick a few candidates -- including a wide receiver -- who could go No. 1.... More >>

A tiny oral history: The day we all met The Freeze
By now, you've probably seen The Freeze race fans at Braves home games. But every superhero has an origin story that must be told, and this is how The Freeze became a viral phenomenon.... More >>

Hamilton suffers huge setback in qualifying
Lewis Hamilton is set to start 14th after a loss of hydraulic pressure saw him retire from the first session of qualifying.... More >>

Hamilton: Car failure not due to my mistake
Hamilton is convinced the car issue that eliminated him from qualifying started moments before he ran wide at Turn 1.... More >>

Record-setting week showcases all Liz Cambage brings to WNBA
In a historic week, the Wings center demonstrated she can excel no matter the workload. No wonder Dallas is the hottest team in the league.... More >>

WNBA stars make 12-year-old fan's birthday unforgettable
Caroline Hartley's reaction to getting WNBA tickets for her 12th birthday went viral. The Sun and the Storm made it even more special.... More >>

'Shogun' fighting for a chance to chase a goal
Daniel Cormier has pointed to Mauricio Rua as a potential challenger for the light heavyweight belt. But "Shogun" first must get past Anthony Smith on Sunday.... More >>

Breaking down the New Hampshire starting lineup
Kurt Busch won the pole at New Hampshire, his third of the season. Martin Truex Jr. will start second. Take a look through the field for Sunday's Cup race.... More >>

Ty Dillon remains committed to Germain Racing despite struggles
Changes to Germain Racing haven't yielded the desired results, but Dillon isn't second-guessing his decision to join the RCR affiliate.... More >>

Baker: U.S. can win World Cup on home soil
In his final column before the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, Perry Baker says he believes the U.S. can win the title on home soil.... More >>

Ain't no mountain high enough for Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome
The Team Sky teammates are 1-2 after the famed Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France, and the list of riders who could catch them is becoming shorter.... More >>

Fraile powers to win Stage 14
Spain's Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb.... More >>

Why it is as important as ever to build around RBs
The NFL's current crop of young, elite, pass-catching running backs make it vital for fantasy managers to prioritize the position in drafts.... More >>

Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2018
Our panel of fantasy football analysts offers expected surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.... More >>

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