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    Roundtable: Predictions for Friday's NCAA tournament games


    The Madness started for real on Thursday. Here are our panel's top takeaways from the day's action, as well as a look-ahead at Friday's NCAA tournament...

    The Madness started for real on Thursday. Here are our panel's top takeaways from the day's action, as well as a look-ahead at Friday's NCAA tournament games.

    Sources: Bama negotiating buyout with Johnson


    Alabama is in the process of negotiating a buyout with head coach Avery Johnson, sources confirmed to...

    Alabama is in the process of negotiating a buyout with head coach Avery Johnson, sources confirmed to ESPN.

    Euro 2020 qualifying: All you need to know


    Find out the groups, how many teams qualify and how the playoffs and finals map...

    Find out the groups, how many teams qualify and how the playoffs and finals map out.

    Wofford's Magee breaks NCAA career 3s record


    Wofford guard Fletcher Magee set the NCAA Division I career 3-point record on Thursday night, surpassing Oakland's Travis Bader, as the Terriers advanced in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school...

    Wofford guard Fletcher Magee set the NCAA Division I career 3-point record on Thursday night, surpassing Oakland's Travis Bader, as the Terriers advanced in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.

    UCLA soccer coach in admissions scandal resigns


    UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo, who allegedly took $200,000 to help two applicants get into the school, resigned...

    UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo, who allegedly took $200,000 to help two applicants get into the school, resigned Thursday.

    Morant first with tourney triple-double since '12


    Murray State's Ja Morant became the first player to record a triple-double in the NCAA tournament since Draymond Green in 2012 in Thursday's win over Marquette and Markus...

    Murray State's Ja Morant became the first player to record a triple-double in the NCAA tournament since Draymond Green in 2012 in Thursday's win over Marquette and Markus Howard.

    MSU's Izzo doesn't apologize for yelling at Henry


    Tom Izzo didn't apologize for yelling at freshman forward Aaron Henry during the second half of Michigan State's first-round NCAA tournament win over Bradley on...

    Tom Izzo didn't apologize for yelling at freshman forward Aaron Henry during the second half of Michigan State's first-round NCAA tournament win over Bradley on Thursday.

    Inside Ja Morant's NCAA tournament star turn


    Morant's triple-double sent Murray State past Marquette and displayed just how difficult he is to...

    Morant's triple-double sent Murray State past Marquette and displayed just how difficult he is to contain.

    Source: Cards, Goldy finalizing 5-year extension


    Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024...

    Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.

    Isaiah Wynn hopes to fill Patriots' void on blind side


    Last year's first-round pick, recovering from an Achilles injury suffered in August, could be the new left tackle if he returns to health in...

    Last year's first-round pick, recovering from an Achilles injury suffered in August, could be the new left tackle if he returns to health in time.

    Why the conservative Steelers just threw $46 million at free agency


    A combination of draft-day misses, unexpected star-player departures and actual cap space (for once) led the Steelers down this unfamiliar...

    A combination of draft-day misses, unexpected star-player departures and actual cap space (for once) led the Steelers down this unfamiliar path.

    What's a uniform number worth? Ravens' Earl Thomas landed a bargain


    Earl Thomas is an All-Pro safety and a feared ball hawk. He also apparently is a creative negotiator, as one of his new teammates quickly found...

    Earl Thomas is an All-Pro safety and a feared ball hawk. He also apparently is a creative negotiator, as one of his new teammates quickly found out.

    What to watch for in 2019 women's NCAA tournament's first round


    From top seeds making their debut to where to look for upsets, we break down the top storylines to track as the 2019 women's tournament tips...

    From top seeds making their debut to where to look for upsets, we break down the top storylines to track as the 2019 women's tournament tips Friday.

    Will more Mexico stars join Vela & Co. in MLS?


    Is MLS becoming a league of choice for Mexico's biggest names? The signs suggest it's an increasingly attractive destination for El Tri's...

    Is MLS becoming a league of choice for Mexico's biggest names? The signs suggest it's an increasingly attractive destination for El Tri's stars.

    Pettis aims to stop four-year slide by stepping up for Thompson fight


    Anthony Pettis attained stardom in 2014, winning a world title and even gracing a Wheaties box. But after losing six of his past nine fights, Showtime is just looking to get on track as he moves to welterweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night main...

    Anthony Pettis attained stardom in 2014, winning a world title and even gracing a Wheaties box. But after losing six of his past nine fights, Showtime is just looking to get on track as he moves to welterweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event.

    Picassos, DJs and a football stadium: Inside the new Miami Open


    What happens when a tennis tournament is held at -- and inside -- a football stadium? An environment unlike any other tennis...

    What happens when a tennis tournament is held at -- and inside -- a football stadium? An environment unlike any other tennis event.

    What TJ Dillashaw's drug test failure means for UFC


    TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC bantamweight belt Wednesday after USADA reported an "adverse analytical finding" in his drug test results. What does this mean for the fighter and the...

    TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC bantamweight belt Wednesday after USADA reported an "adverse analytical finding" in his drug test results. What does this mean for the fighter and the promotion?

    Pound-for-pound rankings: Spence makes a big jump


    After an impressive victory over Mikey Garcia, welterweight world titlist Errol Spence Jr. jumped all the way to No. 4. Who completes the top...

    After an impressive victory over Mikey Garcia, welterweight world titlist Errol Spence Jr. jumped all the way to No. 4. Who completes the top 10?

    How many complete games will be thrown in 2019? 30? 10? None?


    You might see the last complete game ever in your lifetime. Here's why -- and what it means for the coming MLB...

    You might see the last complete game ever in your lifetime. Here's why -- and what it means for the coming MLB season.

    NFL experts predict: The most head-scratching free-agent moves


    Do the Giants have a plan to contend, and where does Golden Tate fit? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent...

    Do the Giants have a plan to contend, and where does Golden Tate fit? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent frenzy.

    NHL Power Rankings: Every team's college hoops equivalent


    Our latest ranking of all 31 teams. Plus, find out which team in the NCAA most closely resembles your favorite hockey...

    Our latest ranking of all 31 teams. Plus, find out which team in the NCAA most closely resembles your favorite hockey team.

    Ronaldo and Messi at 2022 World Cup? Don't bet against them


    Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World...

    Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup.

    How Cale Makar turned around the UMass hockey team


    The UMass hockey team went from perennial loser to one of the nation's best. How? Meet talented two-way defenseman Cale...

    The UMass hockey team went from perennial loser to one of the nation's best. How? Meet talented two-way defenseman Cale Makar.

    Penn State's secret to wrestling dominance? It's all in the eyes


    The NCAA wrestling championships are set to kick off March 21, and the Nittany Lions are, unsurprisingly, the heavy...

    The NCAA wrestling championships are set to kick off March 21, and the Nittany Lions are, unsurprisingly, the heavy favorites.

    OTL: Court case details funding sources for softball team that paid first million-dollar contract


    National Pro Fastpitch is suing Joel Bartsch, owner of Houston's Scrap Yard Dawgs, over his decision to leave the league. But beyond the core dispute are depositions in the case that reveal details of how Bartsch funded the...

    National Pro Fastpitch is suing Joel Bartsch, owner of Houston's Scrap Yard Dawgs, over his decision to leave the league. But beyond the core dispute are depositions in the case that reveal details of how Bartsch funded the team.

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    Create up to 25 brackets, and play against family and...

    Create up to 25 brackets, and play against family and friends.