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TORONTO -- In the blink of an eye, World Cup of Hockey enemies will once again become National Hockey League teammates. And players who stood shoulder to shoulder sporting their nation's jersey in the tournament -- or in the case of Team North Americ

2016-09-30 11:31:26.850

TORONTO -- In the blink of an eye, World Cup of Hockey enemies will once again become National Hockey League teammates. And players who stood shoulder to shoulder sporting their nation's jersey in the tournament -- or in the case of Team North Americ



CHASKA, Minn. -- Team USA got off to a strong start Friday at the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, sweeping Team Europe in the morning foursomes 4-0. But before the session even began, the fans helped set the tone at the first tee, as more than 51,000

2016-09-30 10:02:53.823

CHASKA, Minn. -- Team USA got off to a strong start Friday at the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, sweeping Team Europe in the morning foursomes 4-0. But before the session even began, the fans helped set the tone at the first tee, as more than 51,000



TORONTO -- Madeline Flynn didn't know I was watching her. She was sitting in the rafters of the Air Canada Centre between two children, both blond, a boy and a girl. They were in their seats well ahead of Thursday's opening faceoff between Canada and

2016-09-30 10:31:10.417

TORONTO -- Madeline Flynn didn't know I was watching her. She was sitting in the rafters of the Air Canada Centre between two children, both blond, a boy and a girl. They were in their seats well ahead of Thursday's opening faceoff between Canada and



CHASKA, Minn. -- Phil Mickelson was facing the prospect of a withering public beatdown, and man did he know it. This is why he could not sleep. This is why his heartbeat was pounding in his ears as he entered the arena for the 11th Ryder Cup of his c

2016-09-30 09:15:58.733

CHASKA, Minn. -- Phil Mickelson was facing the prospect of a withering public beatdown, and man did he know it. This is why he could not sleep. This is why his heartbeat was pounding in his ears as he entered the arena for the 11th Ryder Cup of his c



TORONTO -- The 2016 World Cup of Hockey, which culminated with Canada's 2-1 victory over Europe on Thursday night, was a joint venture between the NHL and the National Hockey League Players' Association, which split the event's profits 50-50. ESPN.co

2016-09-30 08:19:41.350

TORONTO -- The 2016 World Cup of Hockey, which culminated with Canada's 2-1 victory over Europe on Thursday night, was a joint venture between the NHL and the National Hockey League Players' Association, which split the event's profits 50-50. ESPN.co



PATERSON, N.J. -- The small, non-air-conditioned boxing room was filled with steamy air and body odor as a grunting, 6-foot-6 figure ruthlessly rained down punishing punches on a heavy bag. Tucked into an abandoned factory building in Paterson, New J

2016-09-30 03:36:55.603

PATERSON, N.J. -- The small, non-air-conditioned boxing room was filled with steamy air and body odor as a grunting, 6-foot-6 figure ruthlessly rained down punishing punches on a heavy bag. Tucked into an abandoned factory building in Paterson, New J



We interrupt our ongoing 183-part series, "The Year of the Cubs," for this important reminder: ESPN investigators have uncovered the shocking news that 29 other teams did in fact play a regular season this year. And we just want to assure all of you

2016-09-29 06:52:36.057

We interrupt our ongoing 183-part series, "The Year of the Cubs," for this important reminder: ESPN investigators have uncovered the shocking news that 29 other teams did in fact play a regular season this year. And we just want to assure all of you



CHASKA, Minn. -- It's not the noise that's so jarring on the first tee of the Ryder Cup. No, you expect that. Even without the familiar U-shaped bleachers surrounding the perimeter, you know it's going to be loud. On this brisk Minnesota morning, it

2016-09-30 06:33:38.183

CHASKA, Minn. -- It's not the noise that's so jarring on the first tee of the Ryder Cup. No, you expect that. Even without the familiar U-shaped bleachers surrounding the perimeter, you know it's going to be loud. On this brisk Minnesota morning, it



A pair of former flyweights will meet in a bantamweight matchup this weekend, as John Dodson faces John Lineker at UFC Fight Night in Portland, Oregon. Each man has a different reason for moving up in weight. Dodson was in a bit of no man's land a

2016-09-30 06:37:43.250

A pair of former flyweights will meet in a bantamweight matchup this weekend, as John Dodson faces John Lineker at UFC Fight Night in Portland, Oregon. Each man has a different reason for moving up in weight. Dodson was in a bit of no man's land a



It is strange that the one thing standing between Russell Westbrook and near-universal adoration was Kevin Durant. Westbrook has been the most nitpicked superstar of the past decade, save perhaps for the post-Decision LeBron James. Every flailing Wes

2016-09-30 04:40:28.167

It is strange that the one thing standing between Russell Westbrook and near-universal adoration was Kevin Durant. Westbrook has been the most nitpicked superstar of the past decade, save perhaps for the post-Decision LeBron James. Every flailing Wes



STANFORD, Calif. -- David Shaw swears he understands. Shaw, the Cardinal head coach, knows there's a limit to how many times junior Christian McCaffrey can take the ball and be effective. The latest test comes Friday night, when the No. 7 Cardinal pl

2016-09-29 21:03:33.600

STANFORD, Calif. -- David Shaw swears he understands. Shaw, the Cardinal head coach, knows there's a limit to how many times junior Christian McCaffrey can take the ball and be effective. The latest test comes Friday night, when the No. 7 Cardinal pl



MADISON, Wis. -- Fourteen months ago, T.J. Watt reported to Wisconsin's fall camp without any real grasp of how to play the position he was assigned. He was a talented, athletic project who had been moved from tight end to outside linebacker, and the

2016-09-29 09:28:46.057

MADISON, Wis. -- Fourteen months ago, T.J. Watt reported to Wisconsin's fall camp without any real grasp of how to play the position he was assigned. He was a talented, athletic project who had been moved from tight end to outside linebacker, and the



No one outside of Jim Harbaugh's family and coaching staff had more face time with the Michigan head coach during his first year on the job than Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley. Turnley's nearly four decades as a professional photog

2016-09-29 10:13:02.220

No one outside of Jim Harbaugh's family and coaching staff had more face time with the Michigan head coach during his first year on the job than Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley. Turnley's nearly four decades as a professional photog



TORONTO -- It featured more drama than the hometown fans might have wanted, but Canada's remarkable streak of international hockey dominance remains intact. Canada won its 16th consecutive game in best-on-best competition, scoring twice in the final

2016-09-29 19:37:22.820

TORONTO -- It featured more drama than the hometown fans might have wanted, but Canada's remarkable streak of international hockey dominance remains intact. Canada won its 16th consecutive game in best-on-best competition, scoring twice in the final



TORONTO -- Many questioned whether Brad Marchand would be accepted on the Team Canada World Cup of Hockey roster. His reputation around the NHL and the hockey world wasn't a very good one outside of the Boston Bruins. He is known as a pest, the type

2016-09-29 19:32:12.320

TORONTO -- Many questioned whether Brad Marchand would be accepted on the Team Canada World Cup of Hockey roster. His reputation around the NHL and the hockey world wasn't a very good one outside of the Boston Bruins. He is known as a pest, the type



TORONTO -- Greatest hockey team ever? Let the argument begin. With apologies to the great Soviet national teams of yesteryear that were simply outstanding but didn't get to regularly test themselves against NHL players, Team Canada circa 2014-16 migh

2016-09-29 19:34:24.527

TORONTO -- Greatest hockey team ever? Let the argument begin. With apologies to the great Soviet national teams of yesteryear that were simply outstanding but didn't get to regularly test themselves against NHL players, Team Canada circa 2014-16 migh