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MLB to hold annual Lou Gehrig Day on June 2 - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Major League Baseball will celebrate Lou Gehrig Day sport-wide on June 2 starting this season to honor the Yankees legend and raise money and awareness to battle ALS.

Heated Mitchell calls out 'ridiculous' officiating - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
All-Star teammates Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert took aim after Wednesday night's overtime loss at how games for their NBA-leading Jazz squad are officiated.

Creighton's McDermott said he offered to resign - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Creighton coach Greg McDermott said he offered to resign after urging his players to "stay on the plantation" in a postgame locker room talk over the weekend. He said that "our guys wanted me to coach and that's my job."

Jazz's Gobert fires up unafraid Embiid's defense - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
With the Defensive Player of the Year award in his sights, Joel Embiid didn't play scared against the favorite for that hardware -- Rudy Gobert -- on Wednesday, leading the Sixers on both ends of the court in a 131-123 win against the Jazz.

Source: CF Bradley Jr. to sign with Brewers - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Former Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. plans to sign a two-year, $24 million deal with the Brewers that includes an opt-out after the first year, a source familiar with the contract told ESPN.

Harden gets mixed response from Houston fans - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
In his return to Houston, the Nets' James Harden received a mixture of cheers and boos from fans in a 132-114 win over the Rockets.

Zion takes to court after loss to 'find my flow' - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
The Pelicans' Zion Williamson returned to the court after a 128-124 loss to the Bulls to practice his shooting. "Right after the game, I just felt like I had to go back on the court and find my flow," he said.

Boeheim derides reporter over height, credibility - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim made remarks about a reporter's height and perceived lack of basketball experience following the Orange's win over Clemson on Wednesday.

Embiid makes MVP case, Harden back in Houston, triple-double oddities - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Joel Embiid did it all in stunning the Jazz, and James Harden's Houston return went as expected.

Men's Bracketology: Big Ten teams making moves in and out of the field - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Michigan State rejoined the right side of the bubble after a win over Indiana, and Illinois justified its new No. 1 seed in a major way at Michigan.

The moments before and after everything changed for Tiger Woods - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
Tiger Woods hosted a golf tournament. He heckled his friend Justin Thomas. He shot instructional videos with athletes and celebrities. Then, early on Feb. 23, his whole world changed.

Yankees' Boone has surgery to get pacemaker - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
Yankees manager Aaron Boone, who had open-heart surgery in 2009, is recovering from Wednesday's surgery to get a pacemaker after tests indicated he had a low heart rate.

Dembele, Pique star as Barcelona rallies to reach Copa del Rey final - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Ousmane Dembele and Gerard Pique starred as Barcelona turned around a 2-0 first-leg deficit vs. Sevilla.

Freshman national player of the year? Making a case for UConn's Paige Bueckers - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
No freshman has ever been named the national women's player of the year, but the UConn star has made a compelling case. Who else is in the running?

Women's Bracketology: South Carolina clings to final No. 1 seed - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
Texas A&M and South Carolina both remain on the top line with UConn and Stanford.

Lesser-known stories of J.J. Watt's impact on Houston off the field - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
Aside from his considerable contributions on the field, Watt is best known for raising more than $40 million for Hurricane Harvey relief. But that's just the tip of the iceberg on the impact he had on the Houston community.

'I had this fire in me': Jan Blachowicz powers his way from nearly cut to UFC champ - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Blachowicz wears the light heavyweight belt and will defend it against Israel Adesanya on Saturday.

NHL Power Rankings: Key trends for all 31 teams - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
How high can the Panthers go? Here are updated rankings for all 31, along with an encouraging or worrying trend for each.

Euro 2020, 100 Days Out: Will the tournament go ahead? Will fans be allowed? - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
With the rescheduled 2020 Euros now just 100 days away, Mark Ogden provides an update on some of the most pressing questions looming over the event.

Women's Champions League: USWNT stars in action, Lyon again the team to beat - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Lyon have won five consecutive Women's Champions Leagues and just added USWNT starlet Catarina Macario. Are they on course for their sixth straight?

What it was like trying to run a PGA Tour event in the year of the pandemic - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
For the past year, tournaments on the PGA Tour asked the same question: How do we make this work?

Comings, goings and ideal fits for all 32 NFL teams - Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

'He was a basketball genius': How a 17-year-old Kobe wowed Jerry West and the Lakers - Tue, 2 Mar 2021
In 1996, Jerry West and the Lakers hosted a slapdash workout for a 17-year-old from Philly. Twenty-five years later, it's become one of the best decisions, and stories, in NBA history.

Boxing, MMA and her own PPV: Claressa Shields bets big on herself in 2021 - Tue, 2 Mar 2021
Claressa Shields wasn't fighting, wasn't getting the exposure and wanted more for women's boxing. She took matters into her own hands.

Aston Martin reveals first F1 car for 2021 debut - Wed, 3 Mar 2021
Aston Martin has unveiled the car four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel will race in 2021.

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