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49ers weren't perfect, but plenty good enough to top shorthanded Giants49ers weren't perfect, but plenty good enough to top shorthanded GiantsMcCaffrey was among the Niners' offensive stars while the defense yielded just 150 total yards.
Cowboys lose star cornerback Diggs to torn ACLCowboys lose star cornerback Diggs to torn ACL
Cowboys star cornerback Trevon Diggs has a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced.
Oregon St. AD: Relegation model warrants studyOregon St. AD: Relegation model warrants study
Oregon State athletic director Scott Barnes indicated Thursday he is curious about the possibility of promotion/relegation in college football.
Sources: Rays calling up top prospect CamineroSources: Rays calling up top prospect Caminero
The Rays are calling up top infield prospect Junior Caminero as they gear up for the stretch run and their pursuit of the AL East title, sources told ESPN.
Saudi crown prince: Sportswashing will continueSaudi crown prince: Sportswashing will continue
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia told Fox News that he doesn't care about allegations of sportswashing made against his country and will continue to do it if it aids the country financially.
Giants' Barkley reveals he has high ankle sprainGiants' Barkley reveals he has high ankle sprain
Giants running back Saquon Barkley revealed Thursday night he has a high ankle sprain, though he added the injury was not as severe as it could have been.
Ertz says goodbye in USWNT win over S. AfricaErtz says goodbye in USWNT win over S. Africa
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'Test of your humility': Saban challenges self, Tide'Test of your humility': Saban challenges self, Tide
Alabama is off to a rocky start this season, but coach Nick Saban said the challenge for the team -- and himself -- is "to do something about it."
49ers leading WR Aiyuk inactive against Giants49ers leading WR Aiyuk inactive against Giants
49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk will not play Thursday night against the Giants because of a shoulder injury.
Julie Ertz says emotional goodbye as USWNT turns the page from harsh World CupJulie Ertz says emotional goodbye as USWNT turns the page from harsh World Cup
The USWNT turned the page from the 2023 World Cup and brought in new players, but it was really about sending off retiring Julie Ertz, a legend.
LT, J.J. Watt, Nick Bosa and ???: Barnwell awards the champ belt for the best pass-rushers of the past 42 seasonsLT, J.J. Watt, Nick Bosa and ???: Barnwell awards the champ belt for the best pass-rushers of the past 42 seasons
Let's take a step back through history and pick the NFL's best pass-rusher in every season since 1981.
MLB Power Rankings: AL, NL wild-card teams locked in battleMLB Power Rankings: AL, NL wild-card teams locked in battle
There are less than two weeks left in the regular season -- and while some teams' spots are locked up, others still have a lot to play for.
Aces, Liberty remain favorites, but don't expect sweeps in the semifinalsAces, Liberty remain favorites, but don't expect sweeps in the semifinals
The top four seeds face off in the semifinals. Can the Wings and Sun knock off the superteams?
What you need to know about Giannis Antetokounmpo's next contractWhat you need to know about Giannis Antetokounmpo's next contract
The two-time MVP can sign an extension starting Friday and up until Oct. 23. Here's why the next month will be nerve wracking for Milwaukee.
'We haven't played a complete game': How will Colorado, Deion perform against Oregon?'We haven't played a complete game': How will Colorado, Deion perform against Oregon?
The stakes are as high as they have been for the 3-0 Buffaloes as they travel to Eugene this weekend to open Pac-12 play.
Something’s gotta give: College football’s unbeatens square off in Week 4Something’s gotta give: College football’s unbeatens square off in Week 4
Ohio State-Notre Dame is just one of eight matchups featuring two unbeaten teams Saturday as Week 4 also kicks off a busy slate of conference games.
Going green: The history of Notre Dame's special jerseys, from Rockne to todayGoing green: The history of Notre Dame's special jerseys, from Rockne to today
For more than 100 years, Notre Dame has been breaking out green uniforms for big occasions, such as Saturday night's game against Ohio State. Here are the stories behind the tradition.
UCL talking points: Biggest threat to Man City; Messi, Ronaldo voidUCL talking points: Biggest threat to Man City; Messi, Ronaldo void
Gab Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens give their takes after a dramatic and action-packed first matchday of the Champions League group stage.
Inside Patriots' thrilling FG block that's 'going to change the game'Inside Patriots' thrilling FG block that's 'going to change the game'
Brenden Schooler came out of nowhere Sunday to reject a Dolphins field goal attempt. How he do it? How did the play come about?
Oakland vs. the A's: The inside story of how it all went south (to Las Vegas)Oakland vs. the A's: The inside story of how it all went south (to Las Vegas)
Interviews with more than a dozen sources familiar with the negotiations and motivations reveal a messy, complicated and ultimately confounding path that led to owner John Fisher parting ways with the city the A's have called home for 55 years.
European football is 40,000 referees short and the elite game is partly to blameEuropean football is 40,000 referees short and the elite game is partly to blame
Being a referee is a calling: most people want to score the goals or be the star, but officiating is an elite career path. However, fewer people becoming referees and it impacts the entire sport from top to bottom.
Transfer Talk: Barcelona face uphill battle in Frenkie de Jong contract renewal talksTransfer Talk: Barcelona face uphill battle in Frenkie de Jong contract renewal talks
Barcelona need to cut costs, but tensions with Frenkie de Jong might make negotiations for a pay cut tough. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Everything you need to know about the 2023 Solheim CupEverything you need to know about the 2023 Solheim Cup
Here's a look at the 2023 Solheim Cup rosters, course and biggest storylines before Team USA and Team Europe face off on Friday.
Bold predictions: A KO in Canelo-Charlo? End of Haney's run?Bold predictions: A KO in Canelo-Charlo? End of Haney's run?
From surprising outcomes to predicting what could be next for some champions, our boxing panel share their thoughts on some of the biggest title fights in the boxing schedule.
75 things for NASCAR's 75th anniversary: Best racetracks75 things for NASCAR's 75th anniversary: Best racetracks
To celebrate NASCAR's 75th anniversary, Ryan McGee presents a top-5 list every week for the rest of 2023. This week: the best racetracks.
Mock draft: Is Caitlin Clark the No. 1 pick if she declares?Mock draft: Is Caitlin Clark the No. 1 pick if she declares?
We won't know which players will declare for the 2024 draft until April. And the lottery still needs to be held. But what might the first round look like?
Create a path to the College Football Playoff for top contendersCreate a path to the College Football Playoff for top contenders
With help from the Allstate Playoff Predictor, you can play out the 2023 season and see how likely it is that top contenders will reach the College Football Playoff.
Fantasy basketball rankings 2023-24: Head-to-head categoriesFantasy basketball rankings 2023-24: Head-to-head categories
Where to draft Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Anthony Edwards, Victor Wembanyama and the rest of your favorite stars in head-to-head category and rotisserie leagues.
Bounce-back picks: Will Huberdeau find former scoring?Bounce-back picks: Will Huberdeau find former scoring?
Last season was rough for a few NHL players. Sean looks at which players are likely to bounce back from their down year and make for value picks in your fantasy hockey draft.