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OBJ and Brandon Marshall injuries, offensive struggles leave cause for concern

11:20 PM ET An injury to star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is just about the worst thing the New York Giants could imagine Monday night in their preseason 10-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns. It happened. Fortunately for the Giants, x-rays were negative. Beckham will have further tests when the team returns home. Right […]

Source: Goodell close to extension through '24

10:08 AM ET ESPN.com news services NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is close to an agreement on a new five-year extension that runs through 2024, as first reported by the Sports Business Journal and confirmed by ESPN. If the agreement is reached, the terms of Goodell’s new deal would be similar to his current contract, which […]

Fantasy Football 2017: Sign up

CREATE A LEAGUE You’re the League Manager here.Set up a private league to play withyour family and friends! Teams Scoring Type √League Scoring Types Explained Draft Type Create a New League League Scoring Types  PPR Scoring Point Per Reception (PPR) leagues add a point per reception made, placing emphasis on receiving positions (RB, WR, […]

Sumlin 'proud' A&M nixed white nationalist rally

10:48 AM ET ESPN.com news services Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin praised the school’s decision to cancel an on-campus white nationalist rally scheduled for next month, saying he is “proud” of university leadership. Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall says that the Charlottesville riots haven’t scared off his players or recruits, and the team has taken a […]

Follow live: Crawford vs. Indongo

Julius Indongo, the WBA and IBF junior welterweight titleholder from Windhoek, Namibia, will be fighting in a 4th different country since August 2016 when he takes on fellow unified titlist Terence Crawford in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday night. Andres Ferrari, ESPN Editor Let’s block ads! (Why?) www.espn.com – TOP

2017 fantasy football top-200 PPR rankings

1. Le’Veon Bell, RB, PIT RB1 9 1 2 2 2 1 1.6 2. David Johnson, RB, ARI RB2 8 2 1 3 1 2 1.8 3. Antonio Brown, WR, PIT WR1 9 3 3 1 3 3 2.6 4. Odell Beckham Jr., WR, NYG WR2 8 4 5 5 4 5 4.6 5. Julio […]

Do Not Draft list: Rob Gronkowski leads the way

Aug 17, 2017 New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is one of the signature football players of this era, having topped 1,000 receiving yards three times in his seven seasons and reaching double-digit touchdowns in five of them. He has finished as fantasy’s top tight end in three of those seasons. But other than […]

Red Sox: Yawkey Way, racist past have to go

11:03 AM ET ESPN.com news services Boston Red Sox owner John Henry has wanted the city to change the name of Yawkey Way for a while, and the current political climate might provide the right timing. Henry told the Boston Herald that he is “haunted” by the racist legacy of previous owner Tom Yawkey, who […]

'Skunk in the outfield': How the most epic trick play in history broke baseball

7:54 AM ET The Portsmouth High Patriots, like almost every high school baseball team, kept a trick play in their pocket. Theirs was called the “phantom pickoff throw”: The pitcher would spin as if making a pickoff attempt but keep the ball tucked in his glove. His fielders would act as if the throw had […]

Ultimate fantasy football draft board

Aug 14, 2017 Mike ClayESPN Writer Close Fantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankings Fantasy football drafts are all about collecting the best possible values throughout the process, but let’s not pretend there […]