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Rousey already thinking to extend WWE career

11:13 AM ET When Ronda Rousey joined WWE in January, she said there was a “set timeline” to her commitment because she intends to start a family. But her transition to professional wrestling has gone so well and been so enjoyable that she says she is rethinking any time limits. If you’ve stepped away from […]

Acuna drilled by first Urena pitch, sparking melee

11:12 PM ET ESPN News Services Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr., who had homered in five straight games — the last three against the Marlins — was hit by the first pitch from Miami starter Jose Urena Wednesday night, leading to a benches-clearing scuffle. Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Snitker had […]

Ramsey on QBs: Allen 'trash,' Ryan 'overrated'

11:24 AM ET Jalen Ramsey is suspended until Monday, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be any trash-talking from the Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback. Ramsey called Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen “trash” and said Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was overrated, a product of Kyle Shanahan’s offensive system. Ramsey’s comments were in a GQ magazine […]

Inside Derek Jeter's plan to build a winner in Miami

6:39 AM ET MIAMI — FOR TWO DECADES as New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter distinguished himself with his impeccable work habits and mind-numbing consistency. He hit .310 in the regular season and .308 in October, and the teammates who accompanied him on his journey will attest that his demeanor in Game 7 of the […]

NFL Power Rankings: 32 surprise players to watch this preseason

7:30 AM ET Don’t look now, but the NFL regular season kicks off in less than a month. So where do teams stand now, and what has changed since our post-draft edition? The ESPN power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluated how all 32 teams stack […]

Fantasy sleepers, busts and breakouts for 2018

3:10 PM ET Fantasy staff With the NFL preseason and fantasy drafts underway, our ESPN Fantasy Football experts have updated their top sleepers, busts and breakout players for the 2018 campaign as defined here: Everything you need to have a successful fantasy football season. Draft Kit • Top-300 rankings: PPR | non-PPR• Rankings by position: […]

Even without winning, Tiger still won

10:04 PM ET ST. LOUIS — Even without the victory, Tiger Woods delivered the victory fist pump on the 72nd hole. It was a hard right too, a punch packed with the kind of mean intentions thrown by an old heavyweight from St. Louis by the name of Sonny Liston. Tiger Woods finally said the […]

Tiger electrifies, but falls short to Koepka at PGA

11:12 PM ET ST. LOUIS — Tiger Woods waited near the scoring area after posting his best final round in a major, ready to offer congratulations to the winner of the PGA Championship, Brooks Koepka — the man he could not reel in Sunday at Bellerive Country Club. Koepka won his second major championship of […]

Tiger and the search for 18 holes of old magic

10:04 PM ET ST. LOUIS — Here is the difference between Tiger Woods, right now, and the player he was at the start of the season, when this latest comeback attempt seemed promising but also uncertain. The course is so-so, and the weather is hot, so let’s get this over with, right? Wrong. With all […]

Vikings, Broncos showcase new QBs in preseason opener

Vikings defense looked awfully good in the first half despite giving up that 23-yard touchdown run in the 2nd quarter where it looked like Tashawn Bower and Eric Wilson went the wrong way in coverage. Denver only mustered one first down in the first half. We’re seeing the beginnings of the defensive line rotation forming […]