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Banana thrown at Brazil during goal celebration

A banana was thrown from the crowd at Brazil players celebrating a goal in a friendly against Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Aces' Wilson named WNBA MVP for second time

Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson won WNBA MVP honors for a second time while leading the Aces to the Finals. Also the league's Defensive Player of the Year, Wilson averaged 19.5 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Bills, TE Knox reach 4-year extension

Dawson Knox is expected to become one of the top-five highest-paid tight ends in the NFL after reaching a four-year extension with the Buffalo Bills, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Yelich's 499-foot HR longest in majors since 2019

Christian Yelich launched a 499-foot blast into the third deck at Coors Field, the third-longest homer since Statcast started tracking homers in 2015, but the Colorado Rockies won 10-7 on Tuesday night. ... Continue Reading

Reeling Mets to put ace Scherzer on 15-day IL

The New York Mets will place ace Max Scherzer on the 15-day injured list, the latest hit to a reeling club that has seen its NL East lead evaporate. ... Continue Reading

Smith: 'Unfair' LIV golfers could miss majors

British Open champion Cameron Smith said on Wednesday he felt it was unfair that those who joined LIV Golf are not receiving world ranking points and hopes that changes before his exemption into golf's four majors expires. ... Continue Reading

Goal by USA's Knight sets worlds scoring record

USA Hockey star Hilary Knight has set the career scoring record at the world championships after posting a goal and an assist in a 12-1 quarterfinal victory over Hungary. ... Continue Reading

Rivera: Robinson on NFI so he won't rush back

The Commanders placed Brian Robinson on the non-football injury list Thursday, meaning he will miss at least four games. Ron Rivera said the move was made so he can focus on his recovery and not try to rush back. ... Continue Reading

Browns claim Mond to be third QB, source says

The Browns claimed quarterback Kellen Mond off waivers from the Vikings on Wednesday, a source told ESPN's Field Yates. ... Continue Reading

Veteran RB Michel released as Fins trim roster

Running back Sony Michel was among players cut by the Dolphins on Monday as they look to reach the 53-player limit by Tuesday's deadline. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Garoppolo to remain with 49ers in '22

Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers agreed to a restructured one-year contract that will keep the quarterback in San Francisco this season, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. ... Continue Reading

Trey Lance won't have to be savior for loaded 49ers

With the wealth of talent around Lance, 49ers don't need a superstar to fulfill their lofty expectations. ... Continue Reading

Justin Herbert's critical third year: Why the Chargers QB is ready for this moment

Is Herbert ready to lead the Chargers to the playoff plateau, and perhaps beyond? The quarterback's teammates and coaches say yes. ... Continue Reading

Ranking every Premier League transfer ever between the Big Six clubs

It might feel like moves between England's top clubs are rare, but there have been 80 since the Premier League began in 1992. Here they are, ranked! ... Continue Reading

Padres' Tatis banned 80 games for PED violation

Fernando Tatis Jr. tested positive for Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance, and will miss the remainder of the season. ... Continue Reading

QB Murray dons headset, calls plays for Cards

Kyler Murray helped call offensive plays during the fourth quarter of the Cardinals' win over the Bengals on Friday night. ... Continue Reading

Browns C Harris may miss year with knee injury

Browns center Nick Harris likely needs season-ending surgery to repair the knee injury he suffered in Friday's preseason opener. ... Continue Reading

Watson: 'Truly sorry' to the women I've impacted

Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, for the first time, publicly apologized to the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct during massage sessions in an interview Friday. ... Continue Reading

Charming, engaging, intense: 'The Captain' director Randy Wilkins on working with Derek Jeter

ESPN speaks to the filmmaker tasked with telling the story of an MLB icon. ... Continue Reading

Man United's Ronaldo, striker stress: Who will score their goals?

If it's not going to be Cristiano Ronaldo up front for Man United, then who? And if it is, how will it work out? ... Continue Reading