www.espn.com - TOPLatest TOP news from www.espn.comhttp://www.espn.com30enESPN Inc. http://www.espn.comCopyright 2015 ESPN Inc.Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:50:56 GMThttp://a.espncdn.com/i/espn/teamlogos/lrg/trans/espn_dotcom_black.gifwww.espn.com - TOPhttp://www.espn.com110110Follow live:Tiger Woods is chasing the leaders at Carnoustie as he plays in The Open for the first time since 2015.http://www.espn.com/golf/leaderboard?tournamentId=401025259Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:41:34 EST24134760Indians get Hand from Padres for top prospectThe Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of Padres closer Brad Hand.http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24139258/cleveland-indians-bolster-bullpen-getting-brad-handThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:41:32 EST24139258Spieth: 'Brain fart' led to round unravelingJordan Spieth had a great first round going at The Open, but he collapsed down the stretch.http://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/24138917/jordan-spieth-says-brain-fart-led-bad-finish-first-roundThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:56:11 EST24138917Olympic figure skating medalist Ten killedProsecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder.http://www.espn.com/olympics/figureskating/story/_/id/24138670/olympic-figure-skating-medalist-denis-ten-killedThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:33:17 EST24138670Sources: Falcons not giving Jones new dealWith sources saying the Falcons won't give receiver Julio Jones a contract extension this season, it remains to be seen if he reports on time to training camp next week.http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24139034/atlanta-falcons-give-receiver-julio-jones-new-contract-according-sourcesThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:16:24 EST24139034Sources: Smart, Celtics agree to 4-year dealGuard Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal to stay with the Boston Celtics, league sources told ESPN.http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/24138987/boston-celtics-guard-marcus-smart-agrees-four-year-52-million-deal-stay-teamThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:01:56 EST24138987Amendola lauds Gase; Belichick like a 'principal'Receiver Danny Amendola gives Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase high marks for his relationship with the team's players.http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24139478/dolphins-adam-gase-one-guys-patriots-belichick-principalThu, 19 Jul 2018 12:32:15 EST241394785-on-5: Predicting the loaded East race after the Kawhi tradeOur Insiders answer the big questions about new Finals favorites and dark horse East contenders.http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/24133210/kawhi-leonard-trade-debate-raptors-east-favorites-celtics-sixersThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:34:57 EST24133210Lowe: What the Kawhi trade means for Raptors, Spurs and NBAHow will Toronto and San Antonio move on? Zach Lowe breaks down the trade and its major implications on all sides.http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/24128608/zach-lowe-kawhi-leonard-trade-spurs-raptors-nbaWed, 18 Jul 2018 14:26:18 EST24128608Olney: How deadline dominoes will fall following Machado dealNow that Manny's gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?http://www.espn.com/blog/buster-olney/insider/post/_/id/18723/olney-how-deadline-dominoes-will-fall-following-machado-dealThu, 19 Jul 2018 09:27:19 ESTbuster-olney-18723Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beatWith a move to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October.http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24126942/manny-machado-blockbuster-makes-dodgers-nl-team-beatThu, 19 Jul 2018 09:40:49 EST24126942NFL predictions through 2021: Cowboys rise, Harbaugh’s return, moreWill Le'Veon Bell find a new home? When will the Cowboys return to Super Bowl glory? We're forecasting the next three seasons.http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24059595/25-nfl-predictions-2021-leveon-bell-future-dallas-cowboys-win-super-bowl-next-three-seasons-moreThu, 19 Jul 2018 08:25:25 EST24059595Kickoffs are bound to keep evolving -- here's one wild alternativeThe league's most recent changes might not be enough to save the play. So what's next? One thing is clear: We likely won't recognize the kickoff by 2022.http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24129917/nfl-kickoff-keep-evolving-here-one-wild-alternativeThu, 19 Jul 2018 08:21:51 EST24129917Winning isn't the only thing: Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teamsIs your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24128841/winning-only-thing-realistic-2nd-half-goals-all-30-teamsThu, 19 Jul 2018 08:15:28 EST24128841From the All-Star Game to the trade rumor millManny Machado wasn't the only player who spent All-Star week wondering what jersey he would be wearing by the end of July.http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24122389/from-all-star-game-trade-rumor-millThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:33:13 EST24122389What would it take for the Cubs to pull off a deGrom blockbuster?If Jacob deGrom hits the trade market, Chicago would have to deal from its major league roster to get him. Would the big addition be worth the price?http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24132748/what-take-cubs-pull-degrom-blockbusterThu, 19 Jul 2018 08:45:09 EST24132748The weird, wild world of college football message boardsFans like Stormy Daniels, federal judicial nominees and undercover school presidents (who are former CIA directors) keep college football weird on message boards.http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24011044/message-boards-texags-tigerdroppings-keep-college-football-weirdThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:03:47 EST24011044ACC preseason power rankings: Can anyone catch Clemson?Clemson looks like the team to beat in 2018 with its dominant defensive line, but where does everyone else fall?http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24086662/acc-preseason-power-rankingsWed, 18 Jul 2018 09:26:29 EST24086662The NFL's most outsize contracts: 20 players with bloated dealsThese are the league's biggest deals -- adjusted for position -- that most exceed market value. Welcome to the list, Jimmy Garoppolo.http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24107215/nfl-20-most-outsized-contracts-adjusting-position-2018Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:27:52 EST24107215Six of the biggest ICC gamesThe International Champions Cup is back for 2018 and will see soccer's top teams face off in preseason. Here are six must-see games.http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog/espn-fc-united/68/post/3459245/international-champions-cup-2018-biggest-games-man-city-vs-liverpool-man-united-vs-liverpoolWed, 18 Jul 2018 15:28:40 EST3459245Ronaldo won't play for Juventus on U.S. tourThe superstar will wait until the preseason friendly against the youth side on Aug. 12 in Villar Perosa to make his debut.http://www.espn.com/soccer/juventus/story/3569048/cristiano-ronaldo-wont-play-for-juventus-in-icc-or-mls-all-star-gameWed, 18 Jul 2018 15:26:09 EST3569048World Cup 2022: What will top teams look like in Qatar?The 2018 World Cup has only just ended, but it won't be long until national teams begin preparing for 2022. How will the top teams look in Qatar?http://www.espn.com/soccer/fifa-world-cup/4/blog/post/3566686/world-cup-2022-what-will-argentina-france-germany-us-look-likeSun, 15 Jul 2018 13:00:04 EST3566686Core control: Ranking the NHL's locked-in young talentLooking strictly at players 27 or younger and under contract for at least three more seasons, which NHL teams have the best young cores in the game?http://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/24129330/nhl-ranking-nhl-best-locked-young-core-talent-groupsWed, 18 Jul 2018 10:07:34 EST24129330Roach Jr. promises to look 'spectacular' against BassaJunior lightweight Lamont Roach Jr. is planning on returning to his winning ways on Friday. He just needs to defeat Deivis "El Cabo" Julio Bassa in the main event of a Golden Boy on ESPN card in Cancun.http://www.espn.com/boxing/story/_/id/24130642/golden-boy-espn-lamont-roach-jr-faces-deivis-julio-bassa-main-eventWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:29:41 EST24130642Little people in the 'lucha libre' are headlinersFor decades they were relegated as sidekicks in the iconic Mexican wrestling matches, but little people now train and feature as headliners.http://www.espn.com/espn/onenacion/story/_/id/23985181/little-person-wrestlers-mexico-lucha-libre-train-become-headlinersTue, 3 Jul 2018 10:04:58 EST23985181Moore: Too much to do to be All-Star captainMaya Moore reveals that she has enough commitments during All-Star Weekend and doesn't need to be a captain.http://www.espn.com/wnba/story/_/id/24133170/maya-moore-says-too-much-going-captainWed, 18 Jul 2018 17:28:24 EST24133170Baker: U.S. can win World Cup on home soilIn his final column before the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, Perry Baker says he believes the U.S. can win the title on home soil.http://www.espn.com/rugby/story/_/id/24136967/perry-baker-column-believe-win-sevens-world-cupThu, 19 Jul 2018 06:37:50 EST24136967Thomas retains Tour lead in Alpe d'HuezGeraint Thomas won Stage 12 of the Tour de France and retained the yellow jersey in a thrilling finish in Alpe d'Huez.http://www.espn.com/cycling/story/_/id/24138477/tour-de-france-2018-geraint-thomas-retains-yellow-jersey-alpe-dhuezThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:51:11 EST24138477Talk that Cup cars could run a dirt race at Eldora? It's seriousThere's a road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- yeah, a roval. So, why not add more buzz and entertainment value with a Cup race on a dirt track?http://www.espn.com/racing/nascar/story/_/id/24138408/nascar-cup-series-2018-serious-talk-cup-stock-cars-run-dirt-race-eldora-speedwayThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:10:23 EST24138408Power Rankings: Busch and Harvick still a clear 1-2Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick remain 1-2 in Ryan McGee's latest rankings. Who's the biggest mover on the list?http://www.espn.com/racing/nascar/story/_/id/24129390/nascar-monster-energy-nascar-cup-power-rankings-july-2018-kyle-busch-kevin-harvick-frontThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:10:02 EST24129390Vettel happy to continue Hamilton rivalry through to 2020Sebastian Vettel has welcomed the prospect of battling Lewis Hamilton for another two seasons after confirmation of the Mercedes driver's new deal.http://www.espn.com/f1/story/_/id/24139409/sebastian-vettel-happy-continue-lewis-hamilton-rivalry-2020Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:49:37 EST24139409Why it is as important as ever to build around RBsThe NFL's current crop of young, elite, pass-catching running backs make it vital for fantasy managers to prioritize the position in drafts.http://www.espn.com/fantasy/football/story/_/id/24138198/fantasy-football-why-important-ever-build-running-backsThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:11:37 EST24138198Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2018Our panel of fantasy football analysts offers expected surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.http://www.espn.com/fantasy/football/story/_/id/23984797/fantasy-football-sleepers-busts-breakouts-2018Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:58:45 EST23984797
Kazakh figure skater and Olympic medalist Denis Ten died Thursday after being stabbed in the streets of the country's largest city, a top Kazakh official confirmed on social media. Ten, 25, won bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games.
Golfer Jhonattan Vegas had a nightmarish trip to the British Open. He was so rushed to make Thursday's tee time that he arrived by helicopter. He shot a 5-over 76 to close out the first round after a horrid start.
Danica Patrick, host for this year's ESPYS, had boyfriend and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers take part in a parody of the movie "I, Tonya," that was played during the ESPN awards ceremony.