Even with feel-good win, Raiders have a Marshawn Lynch dilemma

2:45 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have a potentially season-killing locker room dynamic to solve. Especially in the wake of a potentially season-saving 31-30 win against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night to end a four-game losing streak and improve to 3-4 overall. […]

Party like it’s 1988! Hernandez, Dodgers slam Cubs to reach World Series

1:15 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CHICAGO — In the end, it was most fitting. The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ quest for a pennant ended on the field where it began nearly a year ago, on the ancient grounds of Wrigley Field. It was most fitting that the winning pitcher was […]

Finally: Dodgers end 29-year Series drought

1:44 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CHICAGO — It hasn’t been 108 years since the Los Angeles Dodgers have won a World Series, but they are one step closer to erasing their own drought. After knocking out the defending champion Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series with an […]

Magic in L.A. for Ball, cheers Dodgers from afar

2:01 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Before his Los Angeles Lakers opened a new era with Lonzo Ball, Magic Johnson stood in a tunnel watching his Los Angeles Dodgers play Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on a big screen at Staples Center and rooting […]

UGA’s Smart choppers in for top recruit’s game

1:32 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Thursday was a good day for Georgia coach Kirby Smart. The kids in the background are the best. #UGA pic.twitter.com/NuZyjd2YHr — Justin Felder (@Justin_FOX5) October 20, 2017 The head coach of the nation’s third-ranked team made waves on the recruiting trail, landing a notable […]

Nemesis no more: Yankees finally conquer Dallas Keuchel

11:55 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — Of the opposing athletes who have inspired New Yorkers to feel an overwhelming sense of postseason doom, Michael Jordan remains the modern-day standard. Dallas Keuchel was never Michael Jordan, but this much was clear: When Keuchel threw the baseball, the New […]

Astros return home in unfamiliar position: playing from behind

12:43 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran expected his teammates to be disappointed by the outcome here Wednesday night. But as he walked into the clubhouse and sat down at his locker, he surveyed the room and didn’t like the vibe he was feeling. And so, […]

Agent: Hayward unlikely to return this season

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment BOSTON — Celtics All-Star forward Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return during the 2017-18 season, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hayward underwent surgery to repair a dislocated left ankle and a fractured tibia in Boston on Wednesday night, a procedure that Bartelstein labeled a […]

Spurs play ‘pursuit of equality’ video message

2:43 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SAN ANTONIO — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich thanked fans attending Wednesday’s season-opening 107-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves for their rousing reception of the message of unity that the club posted on its scoreboard after the playing of the national anthem. “I want to […]

Ump admits wrong call after Maddon ejected

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CHICAGO — The home plate umpire in Game 4 of the NLCS said he was “dead wrong” in overturning a call that saw Cubs manager Joe Maddon ejected for the second time in the series. With the Cubs leading 3-2 in the top of the eighth inning […]

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