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Trotz resigns from Caps weeks after Cup win

8:39 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz has tendered his resignation from the team, becoming a free agent after leading the franchise to its first Stanley Cup on June 7. “After careful consideration and consultation with my family, I am officially announcing my resignation as Head Coach of the Washington Capitals,” […]

What can the Celtics trade for Kawhi Leonard?

8:46 AM ET After Friday’s news that Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded, Kevin Pelton and Bobby Marks talked about what the Boston Celtics should consider in a trade offer for Leonard: Boston’s ‘good problem’ Kevin Pelton: The Boston Celtics are on the clock for Kawhi Leonard. That’s what I took from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski […]

Koepka proved golfers are athletes in his U.S. Open win

10:34 PM ET SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Bob Koepka grew up playing baseball and basketball, and he was a good enough pitcher to earn his spot in a college rotation at West Virginia Wesleyan. He knew what an athlete looked like back then, and he sure knew what separated a real sport from an activity or […]

Follow live: Germany begins its title defense

13 Guillermo Ochoa Saves 4 Shots 0 0 Shots on Target Fouls Committed 0 0 Fouls Against Assists 0 Discipline 0 Yellow 0 Red 15 Héctor Moreno Goals 0 Shots 1 1 Shots on Target Fouls Committed 2 0 Fouls Against Assists 0 Offsides 0 Discipline 0 Yellow 0 Red 2 Hugo Ayala Goals 0 […]

Why Mickelson should apologize then withdraw from the U.S. Open

7:19 PM ET SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — I’m sorry. Those are the first two words Phil Mickelson should say publicly Sunday morning after a fitful night of sleep. I withdraw. Andrew “Beef” Johnston was right next to Phil Mickelson for the mess on the 13th hole. Let him tell you what happened, in his own words. […]

Messi the fall guy as missed penalty costs Argentina win

11:13 AM ET Jeff CarlisleSoccer Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. MOSCOW – Three quick thoughts in Argentina 1-1 Iceland in Group D at the World Cup on Saturday. 1. Iceland gain valuable point as Messi disappoints Iceland have made a habit of pulling off shock results in […]

Seven best Kawhi Leonard trades we'd like to see

1:41 PM ET NBA InsidersESPN.com Kawhi Leonard wants to leave the San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles is at the center of his trade preferences, according to a report by ESPN’s Chris Haynes and Adrian Wojnarowski. What trades work for the All-Star forward? Our NBA Insiders give their best seven deals. Lakers get: Kawhi Leonard […]

Eagles' rings feature 219 diamonds, 17 sapphires

9:13 AM ET After their Super Bowl LII win, the Philadelphia Eagles organization held a meeting to discuss what the championship rings should look like. It was suggested there that perhaps they “should go the elegant route” with the design. “And all the players jumped forward and said, ‘No, no no. The bigger and the […]

How the Lakers can land LeBron, Kawhi and Paul George

8:27 AM ET Could the L.A. Lakers build a new big three of LeBron James, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard this summer? That’s the kind of star-studded scenario Lakers fans have dreamed about since last making the playoffs five years ago, and that the rest of the NBA has feared. While it’s a long shot, […]

Sources: Porter Jr. (hip) cancels 2nd pro day

11:23 AM ET Former Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. canceled his second pro day in Chicago on Friday because of a strained hip, sources told ESPN. Porter couldn’t get out of bed because of muscle spasms, according to the sources. Saying he is fully healthy after back surgery curtailed his lone season at Missouri, Michael […]