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What's the secret to the recent success of the Toronto Maple Leafs? Craig Custance: Coach Mike Babcock and rookie scorer Auston Matthews definitely deserve a big dose of credit, but one thing I don't think the Toronto Maple Leafs get enough credit f

2017-03-22 19:07:35.173

What's the secret to the recent success of the Toronto Maple Leafs? Craig Custance: Coach Mike Babcock and rookie scorer Auston Matthews definitely deserve a big dose of credit, but one thing I don't think the Toronto Maple Leafs get enough credit f



AUSTIN, Texas -- Jason Day sat down in the chair on the left side of the interview room dais here at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship, the one usually reserved for players answering questions about their success. This wasn't one of t

2017-03-22 17:32:33.213

AUSTIN, Texas -- Jason Day sat down in the chair on the left side of the interview room dais here at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship, the one usually reserved for players answering questions about their success. This wasn't one of t



AUSTIN, Texas -- There are two PGA Tour events going on this week, a full-field tournament in Puerto Rico and the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at the Austin Country Club. Since I'm covering the WGC, which started Wednesday, i

2017-03-22 12:39:42.367

AUSTIN, Texas -- There are two PGA Tour events going on this week, a full-field tournament in Puerto Rico and the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at the Austin Country Club. Since I'm covering the WGC, which started Wednesday, i



They have done everything but chisel Arrogate's name over the entrance to Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest building in Dubai, so certain is his coronation Saturday night in the $10 million World Cup. Still, foregone conclusions are a bore, so let's run the

2017-03-22 12:07:27.837

They have done everything but chisel Arrogate's name over the entrance to Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest building in Dubai, so certain is his coronation Saturday night in the $10 million World Cup. Still, foregone conclusions are a bore, so let's run the



BOSTON -- It would be difficult to find someone who loves playing hockey more than Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson. The 26-year-old Swede is having one of his best seasons while helping the Senators vie for a Stanley Cup playoff berth. Karls

2017-03-22 11:55:21.563

BOSTON -- It would be difficult to find someone who loves playing hockey more than Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson. The 26-year-old Swede is having one of his best seasons while helping the Senators vie for a Stanley Cup playoff berth. Karls



If you ever find yourself at a Wisconsin women's hockey practice, don't be surprised if you see a black Labrador playing fetch with a ball of wadded-up tape, or a yellow Lab mischievously prancing around with a skate guard in his mouth. Dogs are a fi

2017-03-22 09:09:18.933

If you ever find yourself at a Wisconsin women's hockey practice, don't be surprised if you see a black Labrador playing fetch with a ball of wadded-up tape, or a yellow Lab mischievously prancing around with a skate guard in his mouth. Dogs are a fi



If you ask LaVar Ball about an approach best defined as a cross between Muhammad Ali's and Conor McGregor's, good luck. Ball was not a big fan of Ali's or boxing (his father was) and when asked about McGregor on Tuesday, the loudest bracket buster in

2017-03-22 07:58:50.843

If you ask LaVar Ball about an approach best defined as a cross between Muhammad Ali's and Conor McGregor's, good luck. Ball was not a big fan of Ali's or boxing (his father was) and when asked about McGregor on Tuesday, the loudest bracket buster in



Commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated on Tuesday that he doesn't think the NHL players will be taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. But what's really going on here? Will the players go or is this just another bargaining tactic by al

2017-03-22 07:24:38.213

Commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated on Tuesday that he doesn't think the NHL players will be taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. But what's really going on here? Will the players go or is this just another bargaining tactic by al



Every team in Mark Schlabach's 2017 Way-Too-Early Top 25 is loaded with gridiron greats, but here are the guys who could also take their talents to the hardwood. 1. Alabama How Ronnie Clark fits into Alabama's crowded backfield is unknown.

2017-03-20 07:06:13.930

Every team in Mark Schlabach's 2017 Way-Too-Early Top 25 is loaded with gridiron greats, but here are the guys who could also take their talents to the hardwood. 1. Alabama How Ronnie Clark fits into Alabama's crowded backfield is unknown.



Is Scott Darling the next Cam Talbot? That's a popular narrative these days as people around the league ponder the future of the Chicago Blackhawks' backup goalie, who will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. That future is not going to unfo

2017-03-22 06:30:58.857

Is Scott Darling the next Cam Talbot? That's a popular narrative these days as people around the league ponder the future of the Chicago Blackhawks' backup goalie, who will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. That future is not going to unfo



Should Sidney Crosby be suspended for his spear? Scott Burnside: First of all is there anyone who doesn't cringe watching Sidney Crosby glide up to Ryan O'Reilly from behind and swat him between the legs with his stick Tuesday night? Ouch

2017-03-21 19:55:37.087

Should Sidney Crosby be suspended for his spear? Scott Burnside: First of all is there anyone who doesn't cringe watching Sidney Crosby glide up to Ryan O'Reilly from behind and swat him between the legs with his stick Tuesday night? Ouch



1. Twenty years on from Tiger's first Masters We remember the massive drives, the destruction of a storied course, rebounding from an opening-nine 40 and waxing the field by 12 strokes. Tiger Woods made it look easy when he won the 1997 Masters, the

2017-03-21 15:19:06.790

1. Twenty years on from Tiger's first Masters We remember the massive drives, the destruction of a storied course, rebounding from an opening-nine 40 and waxing the field by 12 strokes. Tiger Woods made it look easy when he won the 1997 Masters, the



AUSTIN, Texas -- Welcome to the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship, where "anything can happen" -- until it does, of course, at which point we'll be reminded that "there really are no upsets." Such are the "vagaries of match play," a forma

2017-03-21 13:31:53.517

AUSTIN, Texas -- Welcome to the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship, where "anything can happen" -- until it does, of course, at which point we'll be reminded that "there really are no upsets." Such are the "vagaries of match play," a forma



We here at ESPN.com are proud to announce the return of Dr. Racy Ryan, the internet's only licensed (as far as you know) motorsports advice columnist. The good doctor was forced to take some time off to endure legal proceedings following bogus malpra

2017-03-21 11:37:20.853

We here at ESPN.com are proud to announce the return of Dr. Racy Ryan, the internet's only licensed (as far as you know) motorsports advice columnist. The good doctor was forced to take some time off to endure legal proceedings following bogus malpra



SARASOTA, Fla. -- Standing in the bullpen in Aberdeen, Maryland, that day, the kid on the mound had no idea that he was about to stumble onto a pitch that would draw comparisons to the great Mariano Rivera. All Zach Britton was doing was trying to fi

2017-03-17 08:11:20.627

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Standing in the bullpen in Aberdeen, Maryland, that day, the kid on the mound had no idea that he was about to stumble onto a pitch that would draw comparisons to the great Mariano Rivera. All Zach Britton was doing was trying to fi



Duncan Keith, the longest-tenured member of the Chicago Blackhawks, is putting up the third-best offensive season of his 12-year career and remains a defensive dynamo. Yet his name hasn't been bandied about much in the Norris Trophy discussion.

2017-03-21 06:17:36.483

Duncan Keith, the longest-tenured member of the Chicago Blackhawks, is putting up the third-best offensive season of his 12-year career and remains a defensive dynamo. Yet his name hasn't been bandied about much in the Norris Trophy discussion.