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Tim Kurkjian’s baseball fix – How the New York Yankees were born

You love baseball. Tim Kurkjian loves baseball. So while we await its return, every day we'll provide you with a story or two tied to this date in baseball history.ON THIS DATE IN 1914, they became the Damn Yankees.They...

Why Chase Young is the NFL draft’s most dominant defender

7:00 AM ETAdam RittenbergCloseESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Tom VanHaarenCloseESPN Staff WriterESPN staff writerJoined ESPN in 2011Graduated from Central MichiganAs Chase Young prepares for the NFL draft, there's one thing opposing...

UFC fight cancellation shows sports face public opinion challenges

“Fight Island is real.”When someone writes the history of sports in a time of coronavirus, Dana White’s proclamation on Thursday — part defiant howl, part action-movie tag line — will surely rank as one of the most memorable...

Players from all 30 teams form MLB The Show league

NEW YORK -- Competitive baseball is back. Even if it's virtual in nature.In a joint effort with the MLB Players Association and Sony Interactive Entertainment, Major League Baseball is launching the first competitive MLB The Show league featuring players...

Two Clippers, two Suns left standing in NBA 2K Players Tournament

The champion is coming out of the Pacific Division.That may be true of which team will hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy and have a parade through the streets when (or, maybe if) the NBA season and playoffs return.It absolutely...

Pedalling squares: Inside the world of tile-bagging

Big rides might be on pause for now, but someday soon it’ll be just what you need. Join the CW5000 challenge here. Northamptonshire-based cyclist Jack Peterson is pressed up against the chainlink fence marking the perimeter of the airforce base....

Alabama receiver Jerry Jeudy appears to be top catch of NFL draft

The Times examines the top prospects ahead of the NFL draft, to be held April 23-25.As a senior at Deerfield Beach High School, Jerry Jeudy was walking off the field after leading his team to a berth in the...

Remember Ayrton Senna’s mesmerising 1993 drive at Donington

6:58 AM ETMaurice HamiltonClose• Veteran F1 journalist, covering the sport since 1977• Motor racing correspondent for the Observer for 20 years• Has written several books and covered F1 for BBC Radio 5 LiveOn one Sunday in April 1993, Ayrton Senna passed four...

Lockdown diaries: Australia’s not as bad as other countries, says Gurpreet Singh

India international footballer Gurpreet Singh Sandhu realised the magnitude of the COVID-19 outbreak when he had to swiftly make arrangements to leave earlier than planned for Sydney, Australia, last month. “I had to change my flight tickets two-three times...

Nathan Lyon and Hampshire agree contract cancellation

Hampshire have moved to cancel the contract of Nathan Lyon, the Australia offspinner who had signed as an overseas player for the 2020 summer, due to the coronavirus pandemic.Lyon, Australia's third-highest Test wicket-taker, had been set to feature across...