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Is Dallas done? Who needs to trade? Barnwell answers nine defining NFL questions

8:15 AM ET There’s very little settled in the NFL through six weeks. The Patriots are very good, the Dolphins are awful and just about everything in the middle seems to be up for grabs. We’ve seen teams like the Chiefs, Cowboys and Rams go on losing streaks, while the Panthers and Saints lost their […]

Follow live: Justin Verlander and the Astros look to even ALCS with Yankees

Justin Verlander is done after walking Cameron Maybin with two down in the seventh. The Astros’ co-ace wasn’t dominant tonight, giving up a number of hard-hit balls, but the bottom line is he got 20 outs and leaves the game with his club tied. Now we’ll see how a Houston bullpen that has been shaky […]

Inactives watch: Who’s in and who’s out?

Oct 12, 2019 AJ MassESPN Staff Writer Close Fantasy football, baseball and college basketball contributor. Author of book, “Yes, It’s Hot in Here.” To help you set your lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t take the field, we will post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their inactives lists, typically […]

Angels reps aware of Skaggs’ drug use, DEA told

3:15 PM ET A public relations employee for the Los Angeles Angels told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused it with him for years, and that two team officials were told about Skaggs’ drug use long before his death, according to two sources familiar with the investigation. Eric Kay, the […]

The keys to OU-Texas, LSU-Florida and more from a loaded Week 7

Oct 11, 2019 The campaign for the 2019 Heisman Trophy appeared to be a two-man race heading into the season: last year’s runner-up, Alabama‘s Tua Tagovailoa, versus the golden-boy prototype and reigning national champion, Clemson‘s Trevor Lawrence. To be sure, neither has been eliminated from contention — Tagovailoa’s early-season numbers suffer when compared to last […]

Follow live: NLCS kicks off as Cards host Nats

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Nats over Yankees? Re-ranking the final four playoff contenders

8:34 AM ET We’re down to the MLB playoffs‘ final four teams. Most of the national attention will focus on the colossal showdown in the American League between the 107-win Houston Astros and 103-win New York Yankees, a rematch of the 2017 American League Championship Series that went seven games, with the home team winning […]

Follow live: Giants look to end to Patriots’ 18-game home win streak

Total Yards NYG213 427NE Turnovers Possession 38:5720:24 1st Downs Full Team Stats Gillette Stadium Coverage: FOX/NFL Foxboro, MA 02035 Line: NE -17.0 Over/Under: 43 Capacity: 65,878 1 2 3 4 T Giants 0 14 0 0 14 Patriots 7 14 0 14 35 first Quarter NYG NE TD 1:41 Blocked Kick Recovered by Chase Winovich […]

Dave Roberts will have to own this Dodgers disaster

4:49 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” LOS ANGELES — The slow-moving disaster that ruined the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ season began at 8:31 p.m. local time Wednesday and concluded 52 minutes later. A future Hall of Fame pitcher whose […]

Follow live: Season on the line for Dodgers, Cardinals in Game 5

Stephen Strasburg rallied. The Nats starter surrendered two homers within the first seven batters, but then allowed only a pair of singles (and no runs) the rest of the way before being pinch-hit for in the seventh. The early damage was costly though, as Strasburg exits with his team trailing. Eddie Matz, ESPN Senior Writer17m […]