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Before a crowd thick with maize and blue, the Wolverines beat Ohio State for the first time since 2011 and earned a chance to play for a Big Ten title.
The Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year, $17 million deal with right-handed reliever Hector Neris, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Islanders games against the Rangers and Flyers have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.
Liverpool have scored more goals after 13 games than in any other top-flight season, so is "perfect signing" Diogo Jota key to their success?
Wander Franco finalized a $182 million, 11-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays in the largest financial commitment to a player in the Rays' 24-year history.
Hall of Fame nose tackle Curley Culp has died at 75. The former Chiefs and Oilers players revealed earlier in November that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
He was always expected to be Australia's next Test captain - so why is Pat Cummins still regarded as an unusual choice?
With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha, the run-starved Mets addressed their biggest need while adding some defensive versatility.
Signings such as Starling Marte, Mark Canha and Eduardo Escobar raise the floor of the Mets' roster more than its ceiling -- but for this team, that's a great place to start.
Arsenal persevered in the face of a stubborn Newcastle United side to secure a comfortable 2-0 victory.
Liverpool were assured and confident in Saturday's win over Southampton, with Diogo Jota continuing his excellent form with two of the four goals.
Jones has the Patriots on a roll while some other rookie QBs are struggling. NFL Nation assesses all 10 first-year signal callers, and looks at what's ahead.
New York Rangers forward Artemi Panarin has been fined $5,000 for throwing one of his gloves at Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand.
UFC lightweights Beneil Dariush and Islam Makhachev have agreed to meet in a 155-pound, five-round contest on Feb. 26.
The Tennessee Titans have placed star receiver A.J. Brown on injured reserve, it was announced Saturday.
The Mariners have traded for All-Star second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier in a deal with the Padres.
No. 12 Michigan State is battling a flu outbreak ahead of its regular-season finale against Penn State, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg, with some players likely to try to play through symptoms.
Michigan is looking to end an eight-game losing streak to Ohio State.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his side gave Southampton too many chances despite beating the visitors 4-0 at Anfield.
Only one team has stayed up in Newcastle's situation - and head coach Eddie Howe admits "we need to get that win as quickly as we can" - so can the Magpies survive?
England manager Sarina Wiegman says goalkeeper Mary Earps "made a difference" in their 1-0 win over Austria.
Steven Gerrard secures his second win as Aston Villa manager with a 2-1 victory over Patrick Vieira's Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The Barbarians women's team put on a dominant display to defeat a South Africa women's XV 60-5 in front of a record 29,581 fans at Twickenham.
Hearts move up to second in the Scottish Premiership and within three points of leaders Rangers after two second-half goals settled a thrilling win over St Mirren.
Ronnie O'Sullivan moves into the third round of the UK Championship with a comfortable 6-2 win over Robbie Williams in York.
Diogo Jota scores twice as Liverpool thrash Southampton to move up to second in the Premier League, one point behind leaders Chelsea.
Cloudy Glen claims an emotional win for the family of the late Trevor Hemmings in the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is "pleased" with the 2-0 victory over Newcastle, as they bounced back from a heavy defeat by Liverpool.
Samoa's Joe Tekori gives an emotional interview after he was denied the chance of a farewell game for his country when the Barbarbians pulled out of the fixture following a Covid outbreak.
Ellen White scores the winner for England over Austria in Women's World Cup qualifying on her 100th appearance.
Arsenal eventually break Newcastle down to leave Eddie Howe's side bottom of the Premier League without a win.
What should we expect from Saquon Barkley? In Derrick Henry's continued absence, is there an RB1 in Tennessee? Our reporters weigh in.
Shaun Murphy says he stands by his comment that "amateurs should not be allowed in professional tournaments" but apologises to China's Si Jiahui for "taking the shine" off his opponent's first-round UK Championship victory.
The men's Barbarians match against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday is called off 90 minutes before kick-off after six Covid-19 cases in the Barbarians camp.
Axar Patel take 5-62 as India's spinners put in a fine performance to fight back on day three of the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur.
The NFL Show's Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell look ahead to the Green Bay Packers taking on the LA Rams and a meeting between Aaron Rodgers and Matthew Stafford.
The Women's World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe, which involved Ireland, is abandoned after the detection of a new Covid-19 variant.
Dan Evans battles past Adrian Mannarino to give Great Britain a 1-0 lead over France in their Davis Cup tie.
Watch substitute Breno Lopes score a dramatic 99th-minute winner as Palmeiras beat Santos 1-0 in the final of the Copa Libertadores at the Maracana Stadium.
Brooks Koepka said "it was fun to come out and settle this" after he beat long-standing rival Bryson DeChambeau in charity exhibition The Match.
Former two-time UFC champion Frank Mir is set to face boxing veteran Kubrat Pulev under Triller Fight Club's new boxing-MMA hybrid, Triad Combat.
Former Football Focus presenter Dan Walker pays tribute to his former colleague Gary Speed, the ex-Premier League player and Wales manager, who died at his home in November 2011.
The son of former England scrum-half and BBC rugby commentator Nigel Starmer-Smith says dementia is a "big" issue in sport as he tries to raise money for families like his.
Mark Lawrenson takes on rapper and Arsenal fan Jelani Blackman to make predictions for this weekend's Premier League games.
In a game that saw 19 ties and 23 lead changes, the Kings got 34 points from De'Aaron Fox and pulled away from the Lakers 141-137 in triple overtime.
World Snooker boss Steve Dawson says Neil Robertson and Shaun Murphy's first-round UK Championship exits to amateurs has been "great" for snooker.
Haaland preference is to join Real Madrid, Barcelona want Man Utd duo Jesse Lingard and Edinson Cavani, Newcastle lead Dembele chase, plus more.
The inside story on how siblings Reece and Lauren James grew up to become Chelsea stars.
In a game that lived up to the hype, No. 5 Duke got 21 points from Paolo Banchero and 20 from Wendell Moore Jr. and held off No. 1 Gonzaga 84-81.
Duke took down No. 1 Gonzaga in a championship-caliber top-5 matchup in Las Vegas on Friday night.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan speaks to BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker about the Yorkshire racism scandal.
Barcelona are interested in signing Manchester City trio Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres and Bernardo Silva. Transfer Talk has the latest.
The Washington Wizards' star's memorable week in fashion started with a now-iconic oversized pink sweater and ended with a puffy coat.
Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant had to be helped to the locker room after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of Friday night's game against the Hawks.
Wake Forest agreed to a long-term contract extension with head coach Dave Clawson on Friday as the school moves within a win of clinching a berth in the ACC championship game.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in Wednesday night's win over the Pacers.
Never paired together at one of golf’s majors, the rivals Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau instead went head-to-head in a spectacle for charity off the Las Vegas Strip.
The Mets are in agreement on a two-year, $20 million deal with versatile infielder Eduardo Escobar, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Pelicans star Zion Williamson, who is recovering from a fractured right foot, has been cleared for full team activities, but the team has yet to determine when he'll return to game action.
Brooks Koepka had four birdies in his match against Bryson DeChambeau on Friday en route to an easy 4-and-3 victory in a 12-hole match in Las Vegas.