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Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see'

4:16 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who again wore red gloves on both hands during his Friday news conference, said he isn’t talking about his right hand injury but relayed that he participated in the team’s entire practice earlier in the day. Brady, who was officially listed as questionable […]

Barnwell: Predicting 2018 Vegas win totals for all 32 NFL teams

7:23 AM ET With the NFL down to its final four, 28 of the league’s 32 teams are already thinking about next season. That also means 28 of the league’s 32 fan bases are focusing on the offseason to come and what to expect from their team in 2018. Of course, it’s too early to […]

Follow live: Harden set to return for Rockets

Rockets up 13 on Minnesota at the half despite a very rusty James Harden, (4 points on 2/8 shooting) It was the Chris Paul show to end the 2nd as he scored or assisted on the Rockets final 15 points. He’s got 13 points and 5 assists so far. Jimmy Butler leads the Wolves, also […]

2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything you need to know about Rosen, Mayfield, Darnold and more

8:05 AM ET Feels like last year we heard a ton of pre-draft talk about how the quarterback class wasn’t so great. Turns out it had Deshaun Watson, who was pretty special until tearing his ACL in practice in early November. And Mitchell Trubisky ended up starting for the Bears before it was all over. […]

NBA suspends Rockets' Ariza, Green 2 games

9:47 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The NBA is suspending Houston’s Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games apiece for aggressively entering the Clippers‘ locker room after a Rockets loss Monday night in Los Angeles, the league said Wednesday. Rockets players Chris Paul and James Harden will not face discipline or fines for their “peacemaker” roles, […]

Biggest looming free-agent decisions for every team

7:30 AM ET Case Keenum has led the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game, but he might not even be back next season — all three quarterbacks in Minnesota could hit the open market. NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest looming free-agent decisions facing all 32 teams. AFC East | AFC North| AFC South | […]

Trae Young has dazzled, but Oklahoma may have already peaked

4:22 PM ET Oklahoma’s slide back to reality is coming. It’s just a matter of when. The Trae Young hype machine is in full force, with Oklahoma (14-2) now the No. 4-ranked team in the latest AP poll. And there’s actually nothing wrong with all the rhetoric around Young himself — he’s been that good […]

Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar surrounded by enablers as he abused athletes

8:00 AM ET John Barr Close ESPN.com Joined ESPN in June 2003 Winner: 2013 Peabody Award; 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award/Video Investigative Reporting Covers breaking news, investigative pieces and human interest features Dan Murphy Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big Ten Joined ESPN.com in 2014 Graduate of the University of Notre Dame EDITOR’S NOTE: […]

Follow live: Struggling Cavaliers host Warriors

According to Second Spectrum data, the Cavaliers used LeBron James as a screener on just four pick-and-rolls when they faced the Warriors on Christmas Day. With Isaiah Thomas back in the lineup, James has already been a presence screening for Thomas and forcing the Warriors to switch, producing favorable matchups for Cleveland. Kevin Pelton, ESPN […]

Inside the play that saved the Vikings' season — and crushed the Saints

12:20 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 MINNEAPOLIS — The “Minnesota Miracle” happened on a play called “Seven Heaven.” Why do the Minnesota Vikings use that name? Because if the quarterback hits the seven route, a deep corner in […]