• Messi faces tough test vs. Dutch, Neymar nears Pele's record: World Cup daily By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    MESSI FACES TOUGH TEST VS. DUTCH, NEYMAR NEARS PELE'S RECORD: WORLD CUP DAILY

    It won't matter if the Netherlands beat Argentina or if Brazil oust Croatia, there will be heartbreak. Here's the latest from Qatar.

  • Notre Dame sacks leader Foskey to enter draft By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    NOTRE DAME SACKS LEADER FOSKEY TO ENTER DRAFT

    Notre Dame defensive end Isaiah Foskey, the school's career leader in sacks, announced Thursday on social media that he will declare...

    Bowling
  • DeGrom says he, Rangers share same vision By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    DEGROM SAYS HE, RANGERS SHARE SAME VISION

    Jacob deGrom said Thursday that he and the Rangers share the same vision - "build something great and win year in and year out."

  • Jets OT Mitchell dealing with blood clots, says dad By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    JETS OT MITCHELL DEALING WITH BLOOD CLOTS, SAYS DAD

    New York Jets offensive tackle Max Mitchell will miss the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his right calf and lung, his...

  • Sources: Huskers hiring Syracuse's White as DC By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    SOURCES: HUSKERS HIRING SYRACUSE'S WHITE AS DC

    Nebraska is hiring Syracuse defensive coordinator Tony White as the school's new defensive coordinator, sources told ESPN. White has...

  • TE Stogner back to OU after year at S. Carolina By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    TE STOGNER BACK TO OU AFTER YEAR AT S. CAROLINA

    Austin Stogner, who spent three years at Oklahoma before leaving for South Carolina, is transferring back to the Sooners and will be...

  • Fantasy baseball rankings for 2023 points leagues By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    FANTASY BASEBALL RANKINGS FOR 2023 POINTS LEAGUES

    Here are Tristan H. Cockcroft's way-too-early rankings for ESPN points leagues for the 2023 fantasy baseball season.

  • Knicks say forward Toppin to miss 2-3 weeks By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    KNICKS SAY FORWARD TOPPIN TO MISS 2-3 WEEKS

    Knicks forward Obi Toppin suffered a non-displaced fracture to his right tibia head and will be re-evaluated in two to three weeks,...

  • Letang returns to practice 10 days after stroke By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    LETANG RETURNS TO PRACTICE 10 DAYS AFTER STROKE

    Penguins defenseman Kris Letang returned to practice just 10 days after suffering the second stroke of his career.

  • Why a Brazil vs. Argentina World Cup semifinal is what the soccer world wants By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    WHY A BRAZIL VS. ARGENTINA WORLD CUP SEMIFINAL IS WHAT THE SOCCER WORLD WANTS

    The prospect of Argentina and Brazil meeting in the semifinals of the 2022 World Cup is a historic matchup soccer fans are hoping for.

    Soccer
  • WC chief on worker death: 'Natural part of life' By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    WC CHIEF ON WORKER DEATH: 'NATURAL PART OF LIFE'

    Nasser Al Khater, chief executive of the 2022 World Cup, confirmed to Reuters that a worker had died and said "death is a natural part...

  • Michigan DL Smith pleads guilty to lesser charge By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    MICHIGAN DL SMITH PLEADS GUILTY TO LESSER CHARGE

    Michigan DL Mazi Smith has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor weapons charge stemming from his Oct. 7 arrest in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • IndyCar eyes repeat of F1 success with TV show By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    INDYCAR EYES REPEAT OF F1 SUCCESS WITH TV SHOW

    IndyCar has landed its own "Drive to Survive" type docudrama that will showcase the buildup to next year's Indianapolis 500.

  • France back Mbappe in QF battle with Walker By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    FRANCE BACK MBAPPE IN QF BATTLE WITH WALKER

    France midfielder Youssouf Fofana is confident that striker Kylian Mbappe will have the last word against England in their World Cup...

  • Burmester takes early one-shot lead at Dunhill By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    BURMESTER TAKES EARLY ONE-SHOT LEAD AT DUNHILL

    Dean Burmester made six birdies on the back nine to complete his 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship...

  • 'I have no words': Evaluators assess Masataka Yoshida's $90 million deal with Red Sox By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    'I HAVE NO WORDS': EVALUATORS ASSESS MASATAKA YOSHIDA'S $90 MILLION DEAL WITH RED SOX

    Boston's hefty contract for a star Japanese outfielder sent shockwaves. We break down the surprise splurge.

  • UK RB Rodriguez to skip bowl, prepare for draft By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    UK RB RODRIGUEZ TO SKIP BOWL, PREPARE FOR DRAFT

    Kentucky running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. says on social media that he will skip the Music City Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft.

    Running, Bowling
  • Sources: Garrett among Stanford job finalists By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    SOURCES: GARRETT AMONG STANFORD JOB FINALISTS

    Former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett and Sacramento State coach Troy Taylor are among the finalists for the Stanford job, sources told...

  • By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    ENGLAND REWRITING THEIR HAUNTED WORLD CUP HISTORY, DRAWING PARALLELS WITH 1966 WIN

    England haven't won the World Cup since 1966. If they can beat France on Sunday, they'll have cleared a hurdle that's stood in their...

  • Dodgers sign OF Heyward to a minor league deal By ESPN   -   Dec 8, 2022

    DODGERS SIGN OF HEYWARD TO A MINOR LEAGUE DEAL

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed the former All-Star Jason Heyward to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.