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Rudy Alvarado recalls talking to Garrett Gomez for the last time during the summer of 2016. He said Gomez sounded cautiously upbeat, that he was feeling good and living in Arizona. When Alvarado asked if Gomez was contemplating a return to riding, th

2017-04-26 13:07:52.980

Rudy Alvarado recalls talking to Garrett Gomez for the last time during the summer of 2016. He said Gomez sounded cautiously upbeat, that he was feeling good and living in Arizona. When Alvarado asked if Gomez was contemplating a return to riding, th



1. Tiger's future With each of his back surgeries, Tiger Woods could always portray a relatively optimistic outlook, one that is increasingly more difficult to do now that he announced a fourth procedure that involves a fusion and another lengthy abs

2017-04-26 07:42:49.457

1. Tiger's future With each of his back surgeries, Tiger Woods could always portray a relatively optimistic outlook, one that is increasingly more difficult to do now that he announced a fourth procedure that involves a fusion and another lengthy abs



Everybody plays a part. Matthew Bowman throws the pitch, which was supposed to be low and away and was neither. As soon as Kevin Pillar hits it, Bowman does a precious little hop and spin, and then his shoulders slump into a frown. Bowman, a former 1

2017-04-26 06:38:49.170

Everybody plays a part. Matthew Bowman throws the pitch, which was supposed to be low and away and was neither. As soon as Kevin Pillar hits it, Bowman does a precious little hop and spin, and then his shoulders slump into a frown. Bowman, a former 1



CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rick Hendrick has time to think about who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 car. Of course, those thoughts can also be influenced by sponsorship, and for sponsor Nationwide, it will take the time

2017-04-26 06:05:45.727

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rick Hendrick has time to think about who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 car. Of course, those thoughts can also be influenced by sponsorship, and for sponsor Nationwide, it will take the time



Which player is ready to break out in the second round? Scott Burnside: I'm going with Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Washington Capitals. The Caps are going to need to fire on all cylinders to match the Pittsburgh Penguins' significant offensive depth, a

2017-04-25 19:16:25.353

Which player is ready to break out in the second round? Scott Burnside: I'm going with Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Washington Capitals. The Caps are going to need to fire on all cylinders to match the Pittsburgh Penguins' significant offensive depth, a



Derek Jeter won the auction for the Miami Marlins, but you already knew that. In fact, the moment you heard Jeter was involved in a group pursuing the purchase of the Marlins, you probably figured muscle memory would rule the day and that No. 2 would

2017-04-25 13:00:44.327

Derek Jeter won the auction for the Miami Marlins, but you already knew that. In fact, the moment you heard Jeter was involved in a group pursuing the purchase of the Marlins, you probably figured muscle memory would rule the day and that No. 2 would



On Tuesday morning I was jarred out of my slumber not by an alarm clock or a wakeup call. My cell phone had vibrated off the nightstand. Every buzz was delivering the same news and/or reaction to that news: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring at the end o

2017-04-25 13:22:58.357

On Tuesday morning I was jarred out of my slumber not by an alarm clock or a wakeup call. My cell phone had vibrated off the nightstand. Every buzz was delivering the same news and/or reaction to that news: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring at the end o



For my money, the coming offseason will be the busiest in the 100-year history of the NHL. The combination of an expansion draft and a relatively stagnant salary cap are going to produce fireworks, mostly in June, as teams jockey for free agents and

2017-04-25 14:07:00.313

For my money, the coming offseason will be the busiest in the 100-year history of the NHL. The combination of an expansion draft and a relatively stagnant salary cap are going to produce fireworks, mostly in June, as teams jockey for free agents and



Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) will defend his heavyweight title against former champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday, in a fight where also a vacant belt will be on the line. This is Joshua's third defense since winning the title in a a KO2 victor

2017-04-25 13:47:41.740

Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) will defend his heavyweight title against former champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday, in a fight where also a vacant belt will be on the line. This is Joshua's third defense since winning the title in a a KO2 victor



Whenever there is a pressing topic in golf, not everyone agrees on the same course of action. When that happens, we poll our scribes in a format we like to call Alternate Shot. ESPN.com senior golf writer Jason Sobel: You know, Bob, my initial reacti

2017-04-25 11:10:23.733

Whenever there is a pressing topic in golf, not everyone agrees on the same course of action. When that happens, we poll our scribes in a format we like to call Alternate Shot. ESPN.com senior golf writer Jason Sobel: You know, Bob, my initial reacti



They're having a little set-to over in England on Saturday, featuring homegrown heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua, who looks a lot like Frank Bruno from the neck down, and former heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko, who resembles his older brot

2017-04-25 11:31:44.240

They're having a little set-to over in England on Saturday, featuring homegrown heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua, who looks a lot like Frank Bruno from the neck down, and former heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko, who resembles his older brot



Perhaps you've heard that the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing the Washington Capitals in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It's Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin. Sid vs. Ovi. Sid the Kid vs. Alexander the GR8. Are there other ways to put i

2017-04-25 10:39:38.317

Perhaps you've heard that the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing the Washington Capitals in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It's Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin. Sid vs. Ovi. Sid the Kid vs. Alexander the GR8. Are there other ways to put i



The Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight world-title fight is one of the biggest in the division in many years, perhaps since what turned out to be Lennox Lewis' career swan song against Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir's big brother, in 2003. Ot

2017-04-25 10:19:51.643

The Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight world-title fight is one of the biggest in the division in many years, perhaps since what turned out to be Lennox Lewis' career swan song against Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir's big brother, in 2003. Ot



Should Wladimir Klitschko, the former longtime heavyweight world champion, defeat Anthony Joshua on Saturday (live on Showtime at 4:15 p.m. ET, taped on HBO at 11 p.m. ET/PT) at sold-out Wembley Stadium in London, where a British-record boxing crowd

2017-04-25 09:01:04.200

Should Wladimir Klitschko, the former longtime heavyweight world champion, defeat Anthony Joshua on Saturday (live on Showtime at 4:15 p.m. ET, taped on HBO at 11 p.m. ET/PT) at sold-out Wembley Stadium in London, where a British-record boxing crowd



Who is going to win the series, the Penguins or the Capitals? Craig Custance: These are the two best teams remaining, but this is the series the Kris Letang and Matt Murray injuries will catch up to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Washington Capitals

2017-04-25 05:21:42.110

Who is going to win the series, the Penguins or the Capitals? Craig Custance: These are the two best teams remaining, but this is the series the Kris Letang and Matt Murray injuries will catch up to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Washington Capitals



Maria Sharapova will return to the WTA Tour this week in Stuttgart, Germany, after a 15-month suspension for meldonium use, triggered by inattention to anti-doping rules. She is unranked and will compete thanks to a wild-card entry granted by tournam

2017-04-25 05:39:30.737

Maria Sharapova will return to the WTA Tour this week in Stuttgart, Germany, after a 15-month suspension for meldonium use, triggered by inattention to anti-doping rules. She is unranked and will compete thanks to a wild-card entry granted by tournam