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December 11, 2018

Wade: LeBron had my number on play at end
LeBron James helped usher Dwyane Wade into the sunset by locking him down in the waning seconds of their final NBA matchup and forcing him into a 3-point circus shot that didn't fall.... More >>

Refs void flag on Seattle's apparent illegal block
An apparent good call by game officials in the Seahawks' 21-7 win over the Vikings on a Seattle block of a field goal in the fourth quarter was reversed -- with no prompt explanation.... More >>

Ottavino: I'd 'strike Babe Ruth out every time'
Reliever Adam Ottavino says that the game is different than when Babe Ruth played and that he'd strike out the legend "every time."... More >>

Alabama's 4 lead CFP crew of AP All-Americans
The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama.... More >>

Cashman cold on pursuing Harper, eyes Machado
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman downplayed Monday any chatter involving his team and Bryce Harper, the hard-swinging right fielder who has been the headliner of this year's free-agency period.... More >>

Kansas St. hires Klieman from North Dakota St.
Kansas State has hired North Dakota State's Chris Klieman as its next head coach, multiple sources familiar with the decision told ESPN on Monday.... More >>

Salty Seahawks could wreak havoc in postseason
In an era of prolific passing attacks, the Seahawks are following an old formula by leaning on a good defense and power running game.... More >>

The Dominant 20: We rank the best athletes of 2018
Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the impossible.... More >>

Who were the most dominant athletes of 2018? We crunched the numbers
Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But ESPN's Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the impossible.... More >>

Gotta have faith: Anthony Davis remains high on struggling Pelicans
The Pelicans are scuffling, as shown in their loss Monday to the short-handed Celtics. But Anthony Davis' belief in his team remains strong.... More >>

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Bryce Harper Watch: Who will land the superstar free agent?
The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we'll be tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.... More >>

Barnwell: Weaknesses that could end Super Bowl contenders' seasons
Great running teams for the Chiefs. Defending tight ends for the Steelers. Here's where every Super Bowl contender is vulnerable.... More >>

Week 14 NFL playoff picture: The Miami Miracle aftershock
If the regular season ended right now, here's how the top six would look in each conference, plus clinching scenarios.... More >>

‘Sorry, Gronk’: How Dolphins duped Patriots on Drake’s desperate dash
It didn't work exactly the way it was scripted, but the Dolphins improvised, turning a certain loss into a win and staying alive in the AFC race.... More >>

Meet the ESPN All-America team
Kyler Murray and Quinnen Williams lead this year's college football All-America team. Who else made the cut?... More >>

Coach K, Duke focused on the bigger picture
After 10 games, it's obvious the Blue Devils are really good. But it's just the start. Finding the next layers can make it a truly special team.... More >>

Streaming exclusively on ESPN+, Episode 1: The Brotherhood
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Power Rankings: Tennessee shakes things up, Virginia stays in Top 10
After taking down Gonzaga, the Volunteers jumped into the top five -- and that wasn't the only big change in the rankings.... More >>

Bracketology: Michigan moves up
The Wolverines joined the No. 1 seeds in Joe Lunardi's latest bracket. Gonzaga dropped to a No. 2 after losing to Tennessee.... More >>

The most surprising NHL players this season
Which players have shocked us the most with their great (or lackluster) play? We make our picks, and offer insight on what's to come.... More >>

NBA Power Rankings: The Warriors have come for the throne
Golden State has taken advantage of back-to-back Toronto losses, while Boston has started to resemble the Eastern Conference juggernaut that many feared.... More >>

Projected 2019 NFL draft order: Welcome back to No. 1, Cardinals
Wins by the 49ers and the Raiders in Week 14 pushed Arizona into pole position for the top pick in next year's draft. Here are our projections for picks 1-32.... More >>

Pogba actually makes Man United worse
Paul Pogba has the ability to be world-class but in a poor team, such as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United side, he is a liability.... More >>

Kane's rise to No. 1 in FC 100 is down to versatility
Harry Kane isn't the best at one individual skill, but he may be the best striker on the planet. How is that possible? Musa Okwonga explains.... More >>

Dreaming of Lomachenko vs. Garcia? It's fantasy
After his victory on Saturday night, Vasiliy Lomachenko once again called for a lightweight unification fight with Mikey Garcia. But here's the cold reality: It's not happening anytime soon, if ever.... More >>

No. 1 overall recruit Kayvon Thibodeaux has the secret to football-life balance
The No. 1 overall recruit moniker brings with it extra expectations and attention, but Kayvon Thibodeaux has tried not to let it overwhelm him, instead using his position to his advantage.... More >>

The best individual matchups of bowl season
Tua vs. Kyler is obvious, but what other bowl matchups are we looking forward to? Washington's secondary vs. Ohio State's high-flying receivers tops the list.... More >>

Watch this: Ranking every bowl by entertainment value
From Arkansas State-Nevada to Alabama-Oklahoma, here's how to get the most game-watching satisfaction.... More >>

Michigan State's Allen is espnW's player of the week
The 6-foot-4 senior center propelled the unranked Spartans to the biggest upset of the season so far, an 88-82 victory over No. 3 Oregon on Sunday.... More >>

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Breaking down the MMA weekend and looking ahead to the biggest cards
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The legendary QB breaks down the signal-callers of today's game
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So long to the little four of men's tennis
Sure, they have not disappeared from the game for good, but no more will we be talking about David Ferrer, Tomas Berdych, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet as Grand Slam threats.... More >>

Episode 3: Meet Randy Mims, the guy who keeps LeBron’s operation running smoothly
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ESPN Holiday Guide: Gifts for athletes
We've collected some great gift ideas sure to score big with all the athletes (and wannabe athletes) on your list.ESPN has collected some great gift ideas sure to score big with all the athletes (and wannabe athletes) on your list.... More >>

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