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December 12, 2018

Is Warriors vs. Raptors the best Finals matchup?
Our NBA experts answer the big questions looking ahead to June.... More >>

Marshall, close to ending drought, cut by Saints
Brandon Marshall, who did not appear in a game after he was signed by the Saints following Dez Bryant's season-ending injury, was released by New Orleans.... More >>

Kentucky sophomore guard Green transferring
Sophomore guard Quade Green is transferring from Kentucky, the school said.... More >>

Curry: Comments on moon a joke, will visit NASA
Comments questioning whether astronauts ever landed on the moon were a joke, Stephen Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell on Wednesday. Curry also said he'll accept an offer to visit NASA's Johnson Space Center.... More >>

UFC 233 in Anaheim postponed; fights moved
UFC 233, which originally was scheduled for Jan. 26 in Anaheim, will be rebooked to a later date, meaning that 2019 will still feature 12 pay-per-view events as planned.... More >>

La Russa: Baines' HOF detractors are weak
Tony La Russa vehemently defended Harold Baines against those who say he doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame.... More >>

Phil Jackson pops in for surprise visit to Lakers
Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson stopped by the team's practice facility, surprising current coach Luke Walton, who says he has kept in touch with his mentor.... More >>

Draft nuggets for all 32 teams: What you need to know
The Raiders could own April. The offseason quarterback situation is going to be fascinating. And every team has needs somewhere.... More >>

Barnwell: Meet the new master of the sideline angle
In his first year as a starter, the Chiefs quarterback is already the king of the best moment in football -- those magical seconds between a deep ball being thrown and the camera panning to its target.... More >>

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 >>

Jaylen Brown's new journey and why it's so important to Boston
The Celtics were banking on Jaylen Brown to make a leap to stardom. Instead, he has become a focus for their early struggles. What's next for Boston's newest reserve?... More >>

Winter meetings predictions: Will Vegas deliver any last-day drama?
Will the last full day of baseball's winter get-together trigger trades for stars such as J.T. Realmuto, or will clubs head home with long to-do lists?... More >>

Angels have no choice but to rebuild on the fly -- and it might work
Can the Angels simultaneously restock their farm system and return to contention in what might be the last two seasons they have Mike Trout?... More >>

Lowe: How the Heat made the coolest jerseys in the NBA
Miami's new pink "Vice" jerseys take alternate uniforms to an exciting new level.... More >>

What's real, what's fake this week in hoops
In case you're still skeptical: Tennessee hoops is very, very real. The NCAA doling out any punishment for the corruption trials right now is very, very not real.... More >>

The 2018 college football quotes of the year
OK. Cool. Read 'Em! Do we have to say any more? We're not going to! So quit asking.... More >>

Inside Jimbo Fisher's wild first year at Texas A&M
From the moment he signed his $75 million contract, Jimbo Fisher has been worth watching at Texas A&M. Here's an inside look at the highs, lows and what lies ahead for the Aggies' coach.... More >>

The Clippers' bold plan to land Kawhi and KD in free agency
It might be the NBA's worst-kept secret: The Clippers' big free-agency ambitions feature Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant.... More >>

What's it like to face Luka Modric?
It's been an unforgettable 2018 for Luka Modric but what makes him so brilliant in midfield? ESPN FC speaks to players past and present about him.... More >>

Douglas on fight with Tyson: 'I knew I was here with no chance at all'
James "Buster" Douglas will always be most remembered for what took place in Tokyo against Mike Tyson in 1990.... 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 >>

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Superstars who carry the biggest offensive burdens
Who is shouldering the heaviest load thus far in 2018-19? We break down key players and assess how (and whether) their teams can help them out.... More >>

Miro Heiskanen's Texas-sized expectations
The No. 3 overall pick from 2017 has taken on a big role for the Stars this season, leading some to pencil him in as the NHL's next great blueliner.... More >>

Atlanta's MLS Cup hangover just beginning
Right now, Atlanta United is on top of MLS. But with an offseason of change ahead, how will the champions replace their most influential characters?... More >>

'Zurdo' Ramirez aims for bigger fights in 2019
Super middleweight world titlist Gilberto Ramirez has a goal in mind: Unify the division. First, he needs to take care of business when he meets Jesse Hart in a rematch Friday night in Texas.... More >>

Max Holloway can't rise past Cormier, Khabib in rankings
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway put on an uplifting performance, but he could not move up in ESPN's pound-for-pound men's MMA rankings. New flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko did get a boost.... More >>

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