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When will Steelers vs. Ravens be played? Week 12 game postponed from Thanksgiving after COVID tests

The Steelers have had one game postponed this season because of COVID-19, and now their Thanksgiving night game against the Ravens is postponed because of a coronavirus outbreak on Baltimore's team.


Diego Maradona (1960-2020): When death felt like a tackle from behind

In India, the 1986 World Cup was where all games were shown live for the first time. And since he made that World Cup his own, Maradona straddled a line between legend and God in a country he wouldn’t visit till 2008.


Evaluating the risers and the fallers after NBA free agency

For the most part, the dust has settled on NBA free agency. Outside of any more salary-related trades and some minimum contracts, most contenders are set for the season. The biggest questions that remain deal with the Houston Rockets, and what happens with James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Trades for those players, particularly Harden, would Read more... The post Evaluating the risers and the fallers after NBA free agency appeared first on The...


Bryant vs. Syracuse Basketball Highlights (2020-21)

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Photos: UFC on ESPN 18 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC on ESPN 18 official weigh-ins in Las Vegas. (Photos by John Morgan–MMA Junkie)


Assessing the Lakers' Offseason Moves

The Lakers added four players to their roster as they look to go on another title run. Our NBA experts take a closer look at those moves.


Lou Gehrig: Career retrospective

A truly legendary baseball player and an all-time New York Yankees great. Here is a look back at the career of the man known as the Iron Horse.


Diego Maradona's eternal fighting spirit carries on through Argentine UFC fighters

Diego Armando Maradona will forever be remembered as the complete package: the good, bad, all of the above. Maradona, who became arguably the best player in football history in his time, died Wednesday in Buenos Aires due to a heart attack. He was 60. The Argentin


The Cowboys are reeling, and Mike McCarthy’s questionable coaching moves aren’t helping

The Cowboys’ incomplete pass on fourth and one and failed fake punt were head-scratching coaching maneuvers during their 41-16 Thanksgiving Day loss to the Washington Football Team.


Mike Tyson's 3 greatest moments in ring ... and his 3 worst

Mike Tyson has had many indelible moments in the ring, most good and some bad. That’s what made Iron Mike arguably the greatest boxing figure since The Greatest, Muhammad Ali. The fact that the public remains fascinated with him three decades beyond his peak is evidence of…


Pelissero: Trubisky will start vs. Packers Week 12

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero says Chicago Bears QB Mitch Trubisky will start Sunday vs. the Green Bay Packers.


Lewis Hamilton refuses to take his foot off the gas in Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has wrapped up his seventh world championship but there is no sense he is taking his foot off the accelerator. With this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix the first of the final three races of the season, the world champion appears determined to close it out with the relentless dominance that sealed his position as the most successful driver in Formula One history. 


OBITUARY: Maradona rose from poverty to become one of the greatest

JEFF POWELL: To many, Diego Maradona is best remembered for the Hand of God goal that knocked England out of Mexico 86 and his later descent into drugs.


MLS Cup Playoffs upcoming schedule, MLS Cup odds

MLS betting odds for MLS Cup 2020, plus the schedule and further odds for the conference semifinals.


Curtis Blaydes tests positive for COVID-19; UFC Fight Night main event vs. Derrick Lewis postponed

The UFC Fight Night event on Saturday takes a major hit.


Minnesota WR Rashod Bateman opts out, will prepare for 2021 NFL draft

Another top prospect is opting out of the 2020 college football season, and will instead start preparations for the next level. Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman is the latest big name to opt out, announcing via social media earlier this week that he will…


Texans release Kenny Stills; here are potential landing spots

The 6-foot-1 receiver instantly becomes the top talent available on the NFL’s free-agent market.


Ravens-Steelers moved to Tuesday; if it is played then, Cowboys-Ravens will be bumped to the next Monday

The Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game has been rescheduled again, and that comes with implications for a further game. The Ravens were initially supposed to face the Steelers in a primetime game Thanksgiving night, but following large numbers of positive COVID-19 tests from Baltimore players and staffers, Wednesday saw the game rescheduled for Sunday afternoon (a Read more... The post Ravens-Steelers moved to Tuesday; if it is played...


Revisiting the strange and wonderful career of baseball lumberjack Adam Dunn

Adam Dunn was the at once New Baseball’s prophet and its antithesis. He ruled.


Hendrick crewmember Rowdy Harrell, wife Blakley killed in Florida highway crash

William “Rowdy” Harrell, a tire carrier for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 88 team, and his wife, Blakley, were killed in a highway crash Tuesday night in the Florida Keys. Hendrick Motorsports confirmed the news Wednesday afternoon. Harrell was 30 and his wife, 23. The two were married last Saturday in his home state of Alabama, and […]


Six Pakistani cricketers touring New Zealand test COVID positive

New Zealand officials say players would be moved into quarantine, throwing preparations for the series into turmoil.


Why do the Detroit Lions always play on Thanksgiving?

With Thanksgiving Day here, the Detroit Lions will once again be able to catch their favorite football team in action. As you're getting ready to loosen up your belt and make multiple trips to the kitchen for turkey and desserts this Thanksgiving, don't forget that there's also som...


USA TODAY Sports Super 25 high school football rankings: Week 13

USA TODAY Sports Super 25 high school football rankings: Week 13


Diego Maradona, gifted Argentine soccer legend, dies

Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup but was tormented by drug abuse in his later years, has died. He was 60.


Phillies interested in Dodgers VP of baseball operations Josh Byrnes for GM job?

Byrnes has been a prominent part of the Dodgers’ front office, arguably the best in the game, for seven seasons.


NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA pet accessories are discounted up to 70% off at Fanatics this Black Friday


The Match III tracker: Mickelson, Barkley lead Curry, Manning at the turn

Thanksgiving may be over, but there's still plenty to be thankful for, including The Match — the gift that keeps on giving. In the third edition of the series, The Match: Champions for Change follows two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Peyton Manning and…


Women's soccer keeper Fuller poised to make college football history

Women's soccer keeper Fuller poised to make college football history


PGA Tour and European Tour announce “strategic alliance”, including partnering on media rights

The PGA Tour and the European Tour picked Black Friday to announce a new “strategic alliance”, that will see more cooperation than ever for the world’s top two men’s golf tours. In a release that they both posted, the tours announced that the new partnership will include partnering on media rights, among other aspects. The Read more... The post PGA Tour and European Tour announce “strategic alliance”, including partnering on media rights...


Who did Drew Brees spend time with on Thanksgiving?

Drew Brees and his family had guests on Thanksgiving. It seems the quarterback who is recuperating from 11 broken ribs wanted to keep his current replacement close. That's right, Brees' family played host to the family of current New Orleans Saints starting…


Diego Maradona's Lawyer Urges Death Investigation, Calls Medical Response 'Criminal Idiocy'

The 1986 World Cup winner died on Wednesday of cardiac arrest at the age of 60, just weeks after undergoing brain surgery.


The Best Photos of the 2020-2021 NCAA Basketball Season

The Best Photos of the 2020-2021 NCAA Basketball Season


Paul Casey on playing Saudi event: 'I hope my participation will make a difference'

After skipping the first two years of the Saudi International, Paul Casey was among a group of players who have committed to play next year’s European Tour stop in the Middle East. Casey didn’t join many Europeans at the inaugural event in 2019, citing his association with UNICEF, which is on his golf bag, and Saudi Arabia’s questionable human rights record. “This is not a decision I’ve taken lightly. I wasn’t comfortable going in the past, but...


Dan Dakich Ripped John Calipari During Broadcast

Dan Dakich went off on John Calipari during ESPN's broadcast of the Western Kentucky, West Virginia game on Friday.


Maradona's 'Hand Of God' shirt could be yours - for $2 million

Maradona's 'Hand Of God' shirt could be yours - for $2 million


Maradona: the life and afterlife of a global icon


Morsell, Ayala, lead hot-shooting Maryland over Navy 82-52

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Darryl Morsell and Eric Ayala each scored 15 points and Maryland pulled away in the second half in an 82-52 rout of Navy on Friday. Aaron Wiggins added 14 points and a career-best six assists for Maryland (2-0), including a dish to Galin Smith for an emphatic dunk, part of a 23-11 run to open the second half. Wiggins capped the stretch scoring eight straight points and the Terrapins led 55-36 with 10 minutes left. It was...


What the Arizona Coyotes are thankful for

2020 has not been good to the Coyotes, but there is hope on the horizon thanks to new ownership and front office leadership.


2 Romanian weightlifters lose 2012 Olympic medals over doping

Roxana Cocos, 31, and Razvan Martin, 27, were disqualified after reanalyzed samples tested positive for anabolic steroids, according to the Olympic governing body.


Ohio State coach Ryan Day tests positive for COVID-19 and will miss next two games

Ohio State coach Ryan Day will not be on the sideline when his team faces Illinois on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.


Tony Parker: Beyond all of my dreams

Excerpted from Tony Parker: Beyond All of My Dreams, published on November 17, 2020 by Triumph Books. You can buy this book on


NHL jerseys: An honest review of every team's current uniforms, from the classics to teams in need of a change

Checking in with every team's current primary uniform and offering some advice to make them better


Mike Tyson’s payout for Roy Jones Jr. fight revealed

The highly anticipated bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. is only days away.


Tyson plans fast start in ring return at 54 against Jones

Mike Tyson says he never imagined as a heavyweight boxing champion that he would climb into the ring with Roy Jones Jr. at age 54 as he does on Saturday. Jones, whose last fight was a 2018 cruiserweight victory, plans to take some time to sort out how much of "Iron Mike" remains in Tyson.


How much longer will Texas' close losses haunt Tom Herman?

Texas lost another heart-breaker on Friday, which continues a four-year trend under Tom Herman. When will the Longhorns break out of it?


NBA releases 2020 preseason schedule

The NBA announced its schedule for the upcoming preseason set to run from Dec. 11 to Dec. 19. Here are some of the marquee matchups to look forward to during the week-plus-long tuneup ahead of the 2020-21 regular season, which begins Dec. 22: Dec. 11: Lakers vs. Clippers The Battle of Los Angeles resumes on the opening night of preseason play with the defending-champion Lakers taking on the Clippers. The two teams face off once again on Dec. 13....


Freak Practice Injury: Buffalo Bills Lose Starter for Rest of the Season

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott confirmed starting guard Cody Ford is out for the remainder of the 2020 season after a knee injury suffered in practice.


Matt Campbell receiving interest from NFL teams?

Iowa State beat Texas on Friday to clinch a share of the Big 12 regular-season title.


Michael Vick: Mahomes' Chiefs will prevail against Tom Brady & the struggling Buccaneers | UNDISPUTED

Michael Vick on Mahomes vs. Brady


Kristie Mewis scored during her first USWNT appearance in 6 years, and her younger sister was the first player to hug her in celebration

Midfielder Kristie Mewis scored in the USWNT's 2-0 win over the Netherlands, and her younger sister, Sam, was the first to congratulate her.