Miracles do happen. But with ace Chris Sale shut down for the season, it's more or less RIP 2019 Red Sox. And 2020's team has issues too.
There's a big shuffle up top as we spotlight each team's key player heading toward the stretch run.
Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, who is nearly five weeks into a holdout over his contract, told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler he is just "waiting on the call" so he can get back to playing football.
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman passed his physical and is back after missing the first 3 1/2 weeks of camp with an injured thumb.
Chris Sale will miss the remainder of the regular season because of a left elbow injury but is expected to avoid Tommy John surgery, sources told ESPN. He will miss the remainder of the regular season as he rehabilitates the injury.
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Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will likely avoid Tommy John surgery, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
In the annual survey of rookies, only 5% of the Class of 2019 thought Zion Williamson would have the best NBA career. Cam Reddish was top vote-getter with 19%.
The Dolphins' Kenny Stills has joined the Panthers' Eric Reid in criticizing Jay-Z's partnership with the NFL.
Former Alabama starter Jalen Hurts was named starting QB for Oklahoma's season opener.
Barcelona are set to make an offer to sign Neymar on loan from Paris Saint-Germain this week with an option to make the deal permanent next summer, sources have told ESPN FC.
Man City should have hammered Tottenham but was undone by VAR... except that the new laws are to blame, not the review.
Ezekiel Elliott was not amused by Saturday's "Zeke who?" quip from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and thought it was "disrespectful," according to his agent.
For the first time, the defending national champion Clemson Tigers are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25.
Ohio State coach Ryan Day named Justin Fields as the Buckeyes' starting quarterback on Monday.
Mike Clay breaks down his top 192 fantasy football rankings to tell you who is rising or falling and when each player should be taken.
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The rest of his season was a disappointment. But he can look in his closet and see that green jacket. That's all that really matters.
Broncos coach Vic Fangio has been slow to warm up to Lock, at least with the media, but Lock seems to understand it's part of the process.