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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.


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...


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

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


Image rights, fast cars and a 'tank': Maradona's death triggers complex inheritance

Image rights, fast cars and a 'tank': Maradona's death triggers complex inheritance


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.


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.


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.


NBA releases preseason schedule; champion Lakers will play Clippers twice early

The NBA preseason will run from Dec. 11-19. Each team will play two to four games, including one home game and one road game.


Charles Barkley's revamped golf swing looks shockingly decent

Charles Barkley loves golf, but for years he possessed what may have been the ugliest golf swing on the planet. Barkley suffered from an awful hitch in his swing, which made it almost impossible for him to put the ball in play effectively. He still played plenty of…


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.


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.


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…


Matt Campbell receiving interest from NFL teams?

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


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.


Raiders place Takk McKinley on injured reserve

The 49ers and Bengals claimed, and subsequently waived, Takk McKinley with a failed physical. The Raiders claimed him earlier this week and plan to keep him. Instead of waiving him with a failed physical, the Raiders instead placed the pass rusher on injured reserve with the groin injury that kept him out of games for [more]


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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...


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


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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...


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...


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.


Syracuse's Alan Griffin Smashes The Alley-Oop Dunk | ACC Must See Moment

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Re-signing Tatar, Danault will be challenge worth exploring for Canadiens

They are two of the Montreal Canadiens best players and they should do everything they can to try and re-sign them before they reach free agency.


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...


Mason leads Abilene Christian over Austin Peay 80-72

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Coryon Mason registered 14 points as Abilene Christian topped Austin Peay 80-72 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Joe Pleasant added12 points for the Wildcats (2-0) and Reggie Miller and Kolton Kohl had 10 points each. Terry Taylor had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Governors (2-1). Jordyn Adams added 14 points and Mike Peake had 12. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and...


Bruce hopes Joelinton kicks on after downing Palace

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce hopes club record signing Joelinton is beginning to find his feet on Tyneside after providing a late goal and assist in Friday's 2-0 win at Crystal Palace. Joelinton first played creator for Callum Wilson to score his seventh goal since a £20 million ($26.6 million) move from Bournemouth with a calm close range finish.


NFL players and coaches who are on the hot seat

The NFL is the ultimate meritocracy based on current performance, and subscribes to the popular saying, "what have you done for me lately?" These players and coaches could lose their jobs soon if their job performances don't improve.


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.


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)


UVA Blocks 6 Shots Versus San Francisco

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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…


Soccer goalie Sarah Fuller to dress as kicker for Vanderbilt

Fuller immediately becomes the first female student-athlete on a football roster in SEC history. If she takes the field for a snap, she will become the first woman to appear in a Power 5 football game.


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

Michael Vick on Mahomes vs. Brady


Rangers interested in KBO star infielder Ha-Seong Kim

Kim checks some boxes for the Rangers by virtue of the fact that he’s a prime-aged player with the potential to provide an offensive upgrade in the infield without necessarily being boxed in to one position at the time of signing.


Chargers activate Chris Harris, place Melvin Ingram on IR

A Pro Bowl defender will be available for the Chargers against the Bills, but the team will also be without one.


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. 


The Best Photos of the 2020-2021 NCAA Basketball Season

The Best Photos of the 2020-2021 NCAA Basketball Season


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.


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....


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.


Alabama-LSU game could be rescheduled for Dec. 5, per reports

The game, originally scheduled for Nov. 14, was postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak among LSU's players. It could be rescheduled for Dec. 5, per multiple reports.


Maradona: the life and afterlife of a global icon


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 […]


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.