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What college basketball should do about court stormings, and other takeaways from SaturdayWhat college basketball should do about court stormings, and other takeaways from Saturday
A busy Saturday of games was overshadowed by a dangerous court storm. ESPN's experts discuss possible solutions and everything else that happened around the sport.
Sources: Bellinger, Cubs agree on 3 years, $80MSources: Bellinger, Cubs agree on 3 years, $80M
The Cubs are bringing back Cody Bellinger on a three-year deal worth $80 million, sources told ESPN.
Duke's Filipowski injured by fan after Wake's winDuke's Filipowski injured by fan after Wake's win
Upstart Wake Forest knocked off No. 8 Duke 83-79 on Saturday, but the win was marred by an apparent injury to Blue Devils forward Kyle Filipowski after a fan collided with him while storming the court.
Celtics win 8th straight, still seek 'another level'Celtics win 8th straight, still seek 'another level'
Jayson Tatum and the Celtics claimed their season-best eighth straight victory Saturday, defeating the New York Knicks 116-102 at Madison Square Garden, a win that gave Boston an eight-game cushion over the second-place Cleveland Cavaliers atop the East.
Sources: Bieniemy nearing deal to be UCLA's OCSources: Bieniemy nearing deal to be UCLA's OC
Former Washington Commanders offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is finalizing a two-year deal to join UCLA's staff as the Bruins' associate head coach/offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN's Pete Thamel and Adam Schefter on Saturday night.
Pawol first woman to ump spring game since '07Pawol first woman to ump spring game since '07
It took eight years but Jen Pawol made the leap from the minors to a major league spring training contest when she umpired the Grapefruit League opener between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals at CACTI Park of The Palm Beaches on Saturday.
Ex-NFL star Sherman arrested on DUI suspicionEx-NFL star Sherman arrested on DUI suspicion
Former Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Royval gets revenge in split decision vs. MorenoRoyval gets revenge in split decision vs. Moreno
Brandon Royval put himself back into the title conversation after pulling out a split-decision win over Brandon Moreno at UFC Mexico City on Saturday night.
Rempe scores, fights as Rangers win 10th in rowRempe scores, fights as Rangers win 10th in row
Rookie forward Matt Rempe netted his first career goal and sparked his streaking club with a first-period fight, as the New York Rangers tied a franchise record with their 10th straight victory, defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Saturday.
Mexico's next wave of UFC talent is here, Bellator gets bragging rights over PFLMexico's next wave of UFC talent is here, Bellator gets bragging rights over PFL
From Bellator's young stars shining in PFL, to Brian Ortega's reminder of his brilliance, here's the best of a drama-filled weekend in MMA.
Men's Bracketology: Each game in the Big East is a battle for survivalMen's Bracketology: Each game in the Big East is a battle for survival
Among the first five teams out of the field are Butler and Villanova. All could make it or all could miss, at this point.
'He's your guy': How Steve Kerr and others influenced the Commanders to hire Dan Quinn'He's your guy': How Steve Kerr and others influenced the Commanders to hire Dan Quinn
Quinn was a top candidate, along with Ben Johnson, Mike Macdonald and others. Here's how -- and why -- Washington made him its guy.
49ers at varying stages of grief after latest postseason near miss49ers at varying stages of grief after latest postseason near miss
It's been nearly two weeks since their overtime Super Bowl loss, but the "what ifs" are still lingering.
Dismal defeat to Fulham shows magnitude of Man United rebuildDismal defeat to Fulham shows magnitude of Man United rebuild
Man United coach Erik ten Hag says he's the man for the job after Saturday's nightmare loss. Is he kidding himself, or is he right about "the bigger picture"?
Women's Bracketology: Texas rises to the top lineWomen's Bracketology: Texas rises to the top line
A new team holds down the final No. 1 seed for the fourth time in two weeks. Texas replaces Iowa, which lost to Indiana on Thursday.
Who are the hottest teams heading into March?Who are the hottest teams heading into March?
These five teams are jelling and seem to have things figured out while others still search for answers.
Mikal Bridges, Sean Marks and the Nets' latest rebootMikal Bridges, Sean Marks and the Nets' latest rebootAfter trading away superstars and parting with another coach, the Nets are shifting focus to the future. Brooklyn's blueprint should look familiar.
Welcome to the UFL! Laying out the new(ish) league heading into the 2024 seasonWelcome to the UFL! Laying out the new(ish) league heading into the 2024 season
The XFL and the USFL have merged into the UFL, and training camps are about to start. Here's how the league got to this point and what to expect.
Is Rickea Jackson the only sure bet among lottery picks?Is Rickea Jackson the only sure bet among lottery picks?
Caitlin Clark and Cameron Brink remain the top picks. Rickea Jackson, up to No. 3, is the only projected lottery pick with no eligibility remaining.
Kaplan's latest buzz: Goalie market, what Penguins and Capitals will do among hot topicsKaplan's latest buzz: Goalie market, what Penguins and Capitals will do among hot topics
We're two weeks away from the NHL trade deadline, which means trades can happen at any moment. Here's what we're hearing around the league.
NHL Power Rankings: A new No. 1, plus playoff chances for all 32 teamsNHL Power Rankings: A new No. 1, plus playoff chances for all 32 teams
Our voters have a new favorite, and we also break down each team's postseason future.
LIVE Transfer Talk: Real Madrid move for Bayern star DaviesLIVE Transfer Talk: Real Madrid move for Bayern star Davies
Real Madrid are looking to capitalise on the turmoil at Bayern Munich by swooping in on full-back Alphonso Davies, according to reports. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Dr. A's weekly risers and fallers: Precious Achiuwa, Walker Kessler make the listDr. A's weekly risers and fallers: Precious Achiuwa, Walker Kessler make the list
Which fantasy basketball players are on the rise? Whose fantasy value is falling? Steve Alexander lays it all out for you in his weekly look around the NBA.
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