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Aggressive Flames add depth with Calle Jarnkrok
The Flames continue to be active in the trade market, bolstering their lineup ahead of the trade deadline by adding Jarnkrok from the Kraken.
Did the Blackhawks win the Brandon Hagel trade?
The Lightning gave up a lot to the rebuilding Blackhawks to get the 23-year old forward, but it could pay off in a big way come playoff time.
Panthers overpay for Ben Chiarot
With the 30-year-old blueliner headed to Florida, we break down the deal from both sides. Which GM earns higher marks?
NHL trade tracker: Latest updates on deals, rumors and grades for 2022
The NHL's 2022 trade deadline is March 21. Get caught up here on all the deals made -- and potential ones to come.
Sources: Hawks deal Hagel for Bolts' picks, more
The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Hagel to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a hefty return that includes two first-round draft picks, sources told ESPN.
Matthews: 'Made a mistake' with hit on Dahlin
Auston Matthews agrees that he "made a mistake" in cross-checking Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin but not that the two-game suspension he earned for it fit the crime.
Fantasy hockey forecaster: March 21 to March 27
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.
Wyshynski: Eight under-the-radar NHL trade-deadline dandies
These players won't generate a ton of buzz if they're dealt this trade season -- but maybe they should!
Kaplan: Answering the big questions ahead of the NHL trade deadline
Where will Claude Giroux and Marc-Andre Fleury end up? How will the defenseman market shake out? We have answers to those and more questions.
Trade tiers: Best players available at each position
With trade season underway, we run down 67 players who could be moved, including Marc-Andre Fleury, Jakob Chychrun and Brock Boeser.
NHL trade deadline team guides: Deals that each club should make
A list of players, picks potentially on the move for each club, plus a recommendation on what every GM should do prior to the March 21 deadline.
Bold NHL trade deadline predictions: Where Giroux lands, which teams will be most aggressive, more
With the trade deadline looming (3 p.m. ET Monday), here is what we expect to see transpire, including destinations for some big names.
Giroux honored in likely last game with Flyers
Claude Giroux, who was honored Thursday night for his 1,000th career NHL game, is expected to be moved ahead of Monday's trade deadline.
Hertl lands 8-year contract extension with Sharks
Tomas Hertl and the Sharks have reached agreement on an eight-year extension. The AAV of the deal is $8,137,500, a source said, and it includes a no-move clause for the first three years and a limited…
Kraken trade Jarnkrok to Flames for 3 draft picks
The expansion Seattle Kraken started their pre-trade deadline fire sale on Wednesday night, by sending forward Calle Jarnkrok to the Calgary Flames for three draft picks.
Panthers deal for coveted defenseman Chiarot
The Panthers acquired Ben Chiarot from the Canadiens on Wednesday, taking a big defensive name off the trade market as Monday's deadline looms.
Panthers free cap space, deal Vatrano to Rangers
The New York Rangers acquired veteran forward Frank Vatrano from the Florida Panthers on Wednesday for a 2022 fourth-round pick, a trade between two playoff-bound Eastern Conference teams that serves…
NHL Power Rankings: The best trade of the past 10 years for each team
Can anyone topple the Avs? Meanwhile, the Bruins rise and Knights fall. Plus, the top swaps of the past decade for all 32 clubs.
How to watch NHL games on ESPN, ABC, ESPN+ and Hulu
Everything you need to know about how to watch the NHL on ESPN networks.
Brett Rypien, Broncos offense feel sting of defensive efforts going to waste
Denver's defense has allowed more than 19 points in a game just once this season, but the Broncos sit at 2-5.
J.J. and Kealia Watt announce birth of their son
The Arizona Cardinals defensive end and Chicago Red Stars forward welcomed Koa James Watt into the world on October 23.
Patriots QB Bailey Zappe's Rookie of the Year odds go way up
Zappe is still a long shot to win the award, but his efforts on Monday night had bettors putting money on him.
Celts' Brown, Rams' Donald leaving Ye's agency
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald announced they would be leaving Donda Sports after a recent string of antisemitic remarks made by the rapper Ye.
Colts bench Ryan, will start Ehlinger rest of way
The Colts will start Sam Ehlinger at quarterback for the remainder of the season, coach Frank Reich announced Monday.
Belichick mum on starter after in-game QB switch
Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasn't ready to name a starting QB in the aftermath of Monday night's blowout loss to the Bears, during which both Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe struggled.
Jets trade for Jaguars RB Robinson with Hall out
The Jets traded for Jaguars RB James Robinson with Breece Hall lost for the season.
Titans release renderings of proposed stadium
The Titans' proposed domed stadium would seat approximately 60,000 people and cover 1.7 million square feet under renderings released Tuesday.
Cowboys deal for DT Hankins to aid run defense
The Cowboys have traded for Raiders defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins in a move to shore up their run defense.
NFL says refs weren't seeking Evans' autograph
The NFL said Tuesday that its review found that two officials in uniform were not asking Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans for an autograph in the tunnel after Sunday's game against the Panthers.
Chiefs DE Clark suspended two games by NFL
The NFL has suspended Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark for two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
New NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus season-defining stats for every team
After poor performances over the weekend, how far did the Buccaneers and Packers fall?
'Why the walls coming out at me, bro?!': Ravens rookies brave intense haunted house
Halloween is not for the faint of heart. Baltimore Ravens' Pepe Williams and Kyle Hamilton take a trip to a haunted house -- and comedy ensues.
The legend of Cowboys' Emmitt Smith's NFL rushing record and why it might never be broken
"I'm the only one in that zip code ... Population of one," Smith said of his NFL rushing record, which he's held for 20 years.
Sports' most unbreakable records ever
We might never see players like Emmitt Smith or Wayne Gretzky again ... plus other records that seemingly can't be broken.
Fantasy football rankings for Week 8
Weekly individual and composite rankings for each position in PPR, non-PPR and IDP formats.
How is Packers' locker room reacting to three-game losing streak?
Losers of three straight and facing long odds against the Bills Sunday, Packers won't 'sit and lick our wounds'
Every NFL team's record vs. the spread and Week 8 early lines
How all 32 NFL teams have fared against the spread, and their over/unders this season heading into Week 8.
Surprise touchdown scorers, broken Buccaneers parlays and more bad beats
Jason Fitz recaps some of the weirdest plays from the weekend through social media.
What, exactly, are the 49ers building? Barnwell makes sense of the Christian McCaffrey deal, and what's next
The Christian McCaffrey trade, one of the NFL's most fascinating deals in recent years, raises the ceiling for the 49ers for 2022. But what happens next year?
NBA Twitter reacts to Lakers hiring Darvin Ham as head coach
The Lakers found their new head coach in Bucks assistant Ham. The NBA world took to Twitter to offer their thoughts.
Butler's picture-perfect performance gives Miami life
With most of the NBA world believing the Heat were done, Jimmy Butler rose up to force a Game 7 in Miami.
Sources: Trail Blazers to hire ESPN's Schmitz
The Portland Trail Blazers are hiring ESPN's NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz as an assistant general manager, assigning him leadership of the franchise's domestic and international scouting…
Zion cleared to return, prep for 2022-23 season
Zion Williamson has been cleared in his return to play progression without any restrictions, the New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday afternoon.
Curry awarded inaugural West finals MVP trophy
Warriors star Stephen Curry was awarded the inaugural Magic Johnson Western Conference finals MVP trophy on Thursday after Golden State eliminated Dallas in five games to return to the NBA Finals.
Luka: 'I played terrible,' but proud of Mavs' run
Luka Doncic's initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself.
Warriors, whole again, savor return to NBA Finals
The Warriors are heading back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2019 and for the sixth time in the past eight years after their win over the Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference…
Celts lose 'tough one,' but G7 confidence at a '10'
The Celtics missed an opportunity to clinch a trip to the NBA Finals on Friday night, falling to the Heat 111-103 to force a deciding Game 7 in Miami. But even still, Jayson Tatum remains confident in…
Lakers hire Bucks' Ham as coach, sources say
Bucks assistant Darvin Ham has agreed to a four-year deal to become the next coach of the Lakers, sources told ESPN on Friday. He replaces Frank Vogel, who was fired following a 33-49 season that…
Butler's will 'would not let us lose,' says Spoelstra
"Jimmy just brought his competitive will tonight," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said after Jimmy Butler's career-defining 47-point effort helped Miami force a Game 7 against Boston. "It was a will that…
DJ Strawberry leads Zamalek to BAL bronze against FAP
Former Phoenix Suns player DJ Strawberry led Zamalek to a convincing 97-74 win over FAP in the Basketball Africa League third-place playoff.
Why the Mavs might buck the NBA's trend to surround Luka Doncic
Modern NBA title contention requires multiple superstars. Despite their West finals exit, Luka Doncic and the Mavericks might have enough to buck that trend in the near future.
Kendrick Lamar's new album could be good news for the Golden State Warriors
The last three times Kendrick Lamar has released an album have coincided with Warriors titles ... could it happen a fourth time?
A King's welcome: Students excited to see LeBron James during surprise I Promise School visit
Before the school year ended, LeBron James made a visit to his I Promise School, which was a pleasant surprise to the students.
Dawgs leave no doubt as Saturday exposed Bama, Clemson
Georgia entered Saturday as the No. 3 team in the country but with a dominant win, showed why it's the best.
Prized QB recruit reclassifies to '24, chooses LSU
Colin Hurley, one of the top signal callers in the 2025 class, is reclassifying to 2024 and has committed to Brian Kelly's LSU Tigers.
Weighing transfer, Indiana QB Tuttle hurt in start
Indiana quarterback Jack Tuttle, who announced in October his plans to transfer at the end of the season, started Saturday's game against No. 15 Penn State before leaving in the second quarter with an…
UM's Green in uniform week after helmet attack
Michigan defensive back Gemon Green, who was in concussion protocol this week after being hit by a helmet during a postgame altercation last weekend, was dressed to play Saturday against Rutgers.
Kansas upsets OK State, punch rare bowl ticket
Kansas is set to make its first bowl game since 2008 after dominating No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Points aplenty: SMU, Houston author FBS history
SMU and Houston combined for 140 points in the Mustangs' emphatic 77-63 victory Saturday night in Texas, topping a 2016 game between Pittsburgh and Syracuse en route to becoming the highest scoring…
Clemson rocked by unranked ND: 'Really bad day'
Clemson suffered its worst loss to an unranked opponent in more than 10 years on Saturday after falling 35-14 to Notre Dame.
UGA D gets 'physical,' puts clamps on No. 1 Vols
Georgia bullied Tennessee's high-flying offense, holding it without a touchdown until the final minutes, as the Bulldogs took a commanding lead in the SEC East race with a 27-13 win Saturday.
Kelly: LSU 'grew up' by answering Tide challenge
LSU coach Brian Kelly's bold gambits while trying to outmaneuver Nick Saban and Alabama on Saturday night gave Kelly the signature win of his first season in Baton Rouge.
Bad beats, missed kicks, touchdowns highlight wild betting weekend
Jason Fitz recaps some of the weirdest plays from the weekend through social media.
Kansas throws shade at Tennessee in college football's top Week 10 Twitter trolls
Week 10 of the college football season saw many social media trolls celebrating wins at their opponents' expense.
College football Power Rankings after Week 10
Three top 10 teams fell, including No. 1 Tennessee in Week 10. See how it impacts the Power Rankings this week.
'Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide': How Georgia shut down Tennessee
The highly anticipated Georgia-Tennessee showdown turned into a showcase for the dominant Dawgs defense, serving notice that last year's champs are ready to defend their crown.
How referee Ron Cherry delivered college football's most unforgettable call
This is the story of how Cherry, a former ACC referee, made one of the most famous penalty calls -- "giving him the business" -- in college football history.
'An out-of-this-world experience': The mystique of night games at Tiger Stadium
After COVID-19 limited attendance at LSU in 2020, Alabama players will see and hear Tiger Stadium at full throat for the first time since then Saturday night.
2 superstar shortstops, 30 teams: Ranking the best fits for Correa and Story
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Injuries and inconsistency: The case against signing Carlos Correa
Correa is the No. 1 player in our free-agent rankings and a once-in-a-generation talent. Here's why you shouldn't want your favorite team to break the bank to sign him.
Yanks unsure of injury progress due to lockout
Major League Baseball's lockout has left the New York Yankees unaware of how DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Jameson Taillon and Darren O'Day are progressing following surgery.
MLB free-agency tracker: Latest moves, grades and analysis
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings? Want to know how our experts grade the big deals?
Top 5 free-agency fits for All-Star Kris Bryant
Bryant can cover five positions and will be among the most coveted players available once the lockout ends.
What are MLB teams doing during the lockout?
With no winter meetings to attend or free agents to sign, what are teams doing instead?
Answering the latest questions on the MLB lockout
Wondering what's going on between the owners and players? Here's where baseball's immediate and long-term future stands.
Melvin adds Williams, Price to S.D. coaching staff
New San Diego manager Bob Melvin on Monday rounded out the Padres' coaching staff with the addition of Matt Williams, a former All-Star third baseman and Washington Nationals manager, and Bryan Price…
Melvin: Kotsay 'perfect fit' as A's new manager
Mark Kotsay, 46, who was Oakland's third-base coach last season and is a former bench coach with the Athletics as well as a former MLB outfielder, has been hired as the franchise's next manager, the…
Former Gold Glove 3B Chavez part of Yanks' staff
Manager Aaron Boone and the New York Yankees finalized the club's new-look -- yet experienced -- coaching staff on Tuesday, including former Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez and former New York…
Report: MLB payrolls drop 4%, back to 2015 level
Major League Baseball payrolls are down 4.6% from their record high of just under $4.25 billion in 2017, with last season's $4.05 billion spent on big league players not having been this low since…
Showalter joins Mets with World Series the goal
Buck Showalter was introduced as the Mets' new manager on Tuesday and said that he knows the expectation is to win the World Series.
Tigers 1B coach Kimera Bartee dies at 49
Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.
In Buck Showalter, Mets have found a win-now manager for a win-now team
Mets owner Steve Cohen vowed to win a World Series within three to five years. After a disastrous Year 1, he'll be looking to Showalter to help him keep that promise.
MLB sued by 4 ex-affiliates for minor league cuts
Four minor league teams that lost their big league affiliations before the 2021 season have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball, using a law firm that has represented players'…
D-backs add Cubs' McLeod in front-office revamp
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced more than two dozen changes to their front office staff Thursday, including the addition of veteran baseball operations executive Jason McLeod, who helped build the…
Sources: MLB, players' association met Thursday
Major League Baseball and the players' association met Thursday, sources told ESPN, the first time the two sides have spoken since owners locked out the players earlier this month.
Guardians minor league C Melendez dies at 20
The Cleveland Guardians said minor league catcher Andres Melendez died Thursday in Miami.
Pirates take swing with Haines as hitting coach
The Pirates have hired Andy Haines as hitting coach and said Mike Rabelo will add third base coach to his job duties.
Will the Yankees finally spend? Will the A's tear it down? What to expect when baseball returns
Baseball's at a standstill for now, but there's plenty more action to come once the new CBA is signed. Kiley McDaniel breaks down what he's hearing from MLB execs and agents.
Numbers game: Bonds, Clemens totals more mortal without PED factor
Stats guru Dan Szymborski projected how Bonds' and Clemens' careers should have played out based on their pre-PEDs numbers. Spoiler: They were still great, just not quite immortal.

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