What NBA world is saying about Trump, protests
Here's what NBA players, coaches and executives are saying in response to President Donald Trump, protests and the intersection of politics and sports.
NBA stars discuss 'powerful' stance players are taking.
LeBron James, Paul George, Draymond Green and Magic Johnson all discuss the importance of protests across sports and their hopes of making a difference.
Why President Trump triggers Gregg Popovich
The Spurs' longtime coach has made a career out of deflecting media attention. But when it comes to President Trump, Gregg Popovich just can't stay silent.
Stokes arrested over Bristol fight
Ben Stokes, the England allrounder, has been arrested after a fight with a member of the public in Bristol.
Coming soon: limits on bat sizes, and red cards
What you need to know about the new rules in cricket that will take effect for all series beginning from September 28.
'Red cards only for most serious misconduct like violence on field.'
The ICC's general manager Geoff Allardice takes us through the revised rules of the game
W2W4: Can in-form Dortmund beat Real?
UCL W2W4: Dortmund will fancy their chances of an upset vs. Real Madrid while Atletico Madrid and Chelsea battle in the Diego Costa Derby.
Real can expose Dortmund's frail D
Borussia Dortmund have enjoyed a brilliant start to their Bundesliga season, but their defence has been fragile, and Real Madrid may make them pay.
Utd, Liverpool warned against hooliganism
The head of Russian football's security committee has warned Manchester United and Liverpool supporters against causing trouble this week.
SportsCenter: Top 10 Plays.
Relive some of the highlights from Monday's action around the globe.
Dak Prescott leads Cowboys to hard-fought win
Coming off the worst defeat of his career, Dak Prescott battled through some early struggles to push the Cowboys to victory at Arizona.
The Cowboys offense fought for everything it got in their 28-17 win against the Arizona Cardinals Monday. When they look back on this night, Jason Garrett will point to the team's toughness. He can also point to the three sacks by DeMarcus Lawrence. He leads the NFL with 6.5 sacks in the first three weeks.
Prescott, Elliott bounce back to top Cardinals.
Dak Prescott throws a pair of touchdowns and flips into the end zone for another, while Ezekiel Elliott rushes for 80 yards and the game-sealing score in Dallas' 28-17 win.
Best of NBA media day: Lonzo, LeBron and lots of fun
Monday was media day for 28 of the NBA's 30 teams, and we have you covered with everything you might have missed, from Lonzo Ball's arrival in L.A. to stars stacking cups in New Orleans.
Simmons: I have to prove myself again, but I'm looking forward to that.
Ben Simmons is "100 percent" back and ready for the NBA season to start after missing last season with a broken right foot.
Superteam standings: Where do Melo, Russ and PG-13 rank?
Tom Haberstroh re-ranks the league's superteams after a crazy NBA offseason.
Nacho average foul ball.
The Cubs' Addison Russell dives into the stands attempting to make the catch, but he ends up knocking over a fan's nachos. Later in the game, Russell hand-delivers a fresh plate of nachos to the fan.
Pico wins with devastating left hook.
Top prospect Aaron Pico picks up his first victory as a pro with a powerful one-punch knockout of Justin Linn at Bellator 183.
Dakar Rally 'kills you.'
Toby Price, the 2016 Dakar Rally champion, talks exclusively to ESPN about the race he hopes still to contest next year even as he is still recovering from the broken leg that ended his 2017 run. (Race vision supplied by Red Bull Media)
Huge weekend of footy in both codes.
ESPN's Jude Bolton and Brett Kimmorley disagree on which grand final you absolutely cannot miss this weekend.
Storm won't stir up Taumalolo
Melbourne learnt a lesson from the Sydney Roosters loss to North Queensland and won't be calling out Jason Taumalolo.
Make Sydney fares fair for fans: Cowboys
North Queensland CEO Greg Tonner has asked airlines to offer fair ticket prices as Townsville's Cowboys fans scramble for flights to Sydney for the NRL decider.
Refs ready to use sin-bin in NRL decider
Referees Matt Cecchin and Gerard Sutton will be happy to use the sin bin for professional fouls in the NRL grand final, according to referees boss Tony Archer.
Matured Silvera to salute at Flemington
Silvera has always displayed enough ability to suggest he would become a quality open class galloper and he looks the goods at Flemington.
How India tamed the Maxwell monster
Over the course of the first three ODIs, Glenn Maxwell has managed only 58 runs. What are the cunning plans behind India's success against him?
ESPNcricinfo Dailies - Seventeen-year-old Shaw slots in behind Tendulkar.
Collapses a trend for us in Tests, ODIs - Smith
Australia conceded many clutch moments in the third ODI and, subsequently, the series, plagued by a familiar batting collapse. Steve Smith knows things must change.
Dustin Martin wins 2017 AFL Brownlow Medal
Dustin Martin has become the sixth Richmond player to win the AFL's Brownlow Medal.
Martin: Surreal to get Brownlow medal.
Richmond Tigers' Dustin Martin talks through his journey to the 2017 Brownlow medal.
2017 Brownlow Medal Night Red Carpet
All the colour and glamour as the guests arrive for AFL's night of nights.
Jon Lester shows the Cubs something they needed to see
The veteran lefty may no longer be the obvious No. 1 in Chicago's postseason rotation, but Monday's turn gave the Cubs hope he's getting back in gear.
The Dodgers reach 100 wins for the first time since 1974. The Cubs are one win away from the NL Central title. The Rockies fail to increase their lead on the Brewers and Rockies. The magic number update: Cubs 1; Twins 2 (to clinch wild card); Red Sox 3 (to clinch AL East); Rockies 5 (to clinch wild card); Dodgers 2 (to clinch No. 1 seed in NL); Indians 5 (to clinch No. 1 seed in AL).
Judge rises to rookie home run record.
Aaron Judge keeps pace on what has been a phenomenal year as he surpasses Mark McGwire for most home runs in a rookie season by crushing two long balls on Monday.
- Angels' wild-card hopes fading after loss to White Sox
- Rojas has 4 RBIs as Marlins beat playoff-hopeful Rockies
- Hernandez sharp, Mariners hit 4 homers in win over A's
Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Lacazette seals it.
Alexandre Lacazette's brace against a lively West Brom helped Arsenal move into the top half of the league table.
Arsenal have their poacher in Lacazette
Alexandre Lacazette's brace, Nacho Monreal's defending lead the list of accolades for Arsenal in its win over West Brom.
Mitten: Young shows his value at left-back
He might not be the best DJ - at least according to Patrice Evra! - but Ashley Young has been proving his worth, as he showed at Southampton.
Buyout ends disappointing homecoming for Wade, Bulls
Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls reached a buyout that has seemed inevitable since the turn of the new year.
Where will Wade end up?
With the Bulls buying Dwayne Wade out of his contract, several teams appear to be in line for his services. Where will the veteran guard take his talents next?
Dwyane Wade gave back approximately $8M of his $23.8M salary to reach buyout agreement with Bulls, league sources tell ESPN.
Sterling 'going nowhere'; Fernandinho deal
Pep Guardiola insists Raheem Sterling won't be leaving in the January transfer window despite speculation that Arsenal are keen to sign him.
FC pundits choose between Kane and Aguero.
The FC crew decide whether they would rather have Harry Kane or Sergio Aguero as the striker in their team.
Kruse pushes for start in Aussie WC playoff
Robbie Kruse sent a message to Australia boss Ange Postecoglou to start next week's World Cup playoff with a third goal in three games in Germany.
Cotchin free to play in AFL grand final
Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin has been cleared to play in the AFL grand final.
Cotchin escapes ban.
A boost for Richmond Tigers ahead of the Grand Final with their skipper Trent Cotchin given the all-clear to line up against the Crows.
The phones have been ringing off the hook this morning at Tigerland. 75,877 Richmond members discovering whether or not they've secured a ticket to Saturday's big dance.
Brady says President Trump's recent comments were 'divisive.'
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he disagrees with President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest the anthem, calling those remarks "divisive."
Brady calls Trump's comments 'just divisive'
Tom Brady directly addressed remarks made by President Donald Trump that were critical of NFL players who lodge protests during the national anthem, saying "I certainly disagree with what he said. I thought it was just divisive."
Falcons' Grady Jarrett, Dontari Poe might keep taking knee during anthem
Grady Jarrett and Dontari Poe were moved to take a knee during the anthem Sunday, and they have the Falcons' support if they choose to keep doing so.
Moving on from KD, Thunder storm ahead with Melo
Losing Kevin Durant wasn't the end of the world for OKC, which has revamped the team with Paul George and now Carmelo Anthony.
Melo finally gets his freedom in OKC.
Scoop Jackson explains what Carmelo Anthony leaves behind with the Knicks and what he can expect going forward playing alongside Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the Thunder.
Melo escapes New York, leaving behind a complicated legacy
Now that it's over, how do you unpack Carmelo Anthony's time with the Knicks?
Morata leads the way in Team of the Weekend
Alvaro Morata scored his first Premier League hat trick in a Team of the Weekend littered with Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool and Man City players.
Morata: We sent a message to Prem teams
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata insists that the club have shown they are in a fight for the Premier League title after dismantling Stoke 4-0.
Memory lane: 40 years and counting for the NBL
The coming 2017-18 season marks the league's 40th anniversary and, fittingly, basketball is experiencing a boom period in Australia like it never has previously.
How much do you know about Sydney Kings?
Kevin Lisch, Brad Newley and Travis Leslie step up to the plate in the inaugural ESPN Sydney Kings Quiz.
Adelaide 36ers win preseason silverware
Adelaide 36ers have warmed up for the looming NBL season in style, taking out the Merlion Cup in Singapore.
Tom Brady magic saves Patriots from another fourth-quarter disappointment
Tom Brady led the Patriots 75 yards into the end zone over the final minutes on Sunday. It was the 52nd time he orchestrated a game-winning drive.
Brady's late-game magic leads Patriots' comeback.
Tom Brady fires five touchdowns, including the game winner to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds left, to lead New England over Houston 36-33.
Odell won't stop scoring or celebrating.
Odell Beckham Jr. celebrates in two distinct ways after scoring a pair of touchdowns and reiterates he will continue to try to spark the team.
President's tweet ends dialogue with Warriors before it could start
The Golden State Warriors hadn't made a final decision on whether to visit the White House. But that was before President Trump fired a social media missive.
Kerr on 'probably the most divisive times in my life.'
Steve Kerr comments on President Donald Trump's tweeting that the Warriors are not welcome at the White House, saying it is more difficult to put aside political differences than it was in the past.
Adam Silver is disappointed that the Warriors will not be invited to the White House but he's proud of his players taking a stand. "I was in favor of the team visiting the White House and thought it was a rare opportunity for these players to share their views directly with the President," Silver said in a statement. "I am disappointed that that will not happen. More importantly, I am proud of our players for taking an active role in their communities and continuing to speak out on critically important issues."
Behind Roger Federer, inaugural Laver Cup a big success
While it was Roger Federer's brainchild, it was the collective spirit and competitiveness from both teams that truly made the inaugural Laver Cup a success.
Federer's epic victory over Kyrgios.
Roger Federer fought back to beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6), 11-9 to secure a 15-9 triumph for Team Europe.
Kyrgios takes a knee, but it's not about Trump
Nick Kyrgios took a knee before his Laver Cup match against Roger Federer but denied the act was in support of American athletes' anti-Donald Trump protests.
The matches involving NBL teams Sydney Kings, Melbourne United and Brisbane Bullets against NBA opponents in the United States in October will be broadcast live on ESPN.
All the colour and glamour as the guests arrive for AFL's night of nights.
With Kyrie Irving gone, Cleveland will be looking for Love to rediscover the talent that made him a star.
Backed by FIFA's tacit support, Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria has woven soccer into its grisly campaign of oppression, tearing apart a generation of players.
Brett Kimmorley names his NRL team of the year, as well as; coach of the year, captain of the year, rep player of the year and rookie of the year.
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