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'I see a player who deserves to be drafted': Aqeel Glass' chance to become an HBCU trendsetter

'I see a player who deserves to be drafted': Aqeel Glass' chance to become...

2:00 PM ETPaolo UggettiESPN ATLANTA -- Inside his childhood bedroom in St. Louis that was once painted Florida orange and blue, where the walls were plastered with Tim Tebow fatheads, the floors covered in NFL cards and the closet...
'I heard all the noise': How Johnny Davis proved Wisconsin is a school for stars

'I heard all the noise': How Johnny Davis proved Wisconsin is a school for...

MADISON, Wisconsin -- Everywhere Johnny Davis turned in high school, he heard the knock against Wisconsin: Great college program, but not for elite players seeking the fast track to the NBA.The skeptics surrounding Davis weren't outsiders with limited Badgers...
'Here comes the pizza': Inside the greatest throw in MLB history

'Here comes the pizza': Inside the greatest throw in MLB history

WHEN THE SECURITY GUARDS ARRIVED to eject them, the man and his wife were almost relieved. They quietly hustled up the stairs and out of Fenway Park on that day in 2007. Maybe, just maybe, nobody would ever know...
'I found the right place': Spencer Rattler fired up about fresh start at South Carolina

'I found the right place': Spencer Rattler fired up about fresh start at South...

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Looking back, Marcus Satterfield jokes that maybe he was too blunt.As South Carolina's oft-criticized offensive coordinator from a year ago, and with the Gamecocks desperately needing a quarterback, Satterfield didn't sugarcoat things the first time he...
'It feels like a movie but it's not': How Ukrainian student-athletes in the U.S. are processing the Russia-Ukraine war

'It feels like a movie but it's not': How Ukrainian student-athletes in the U.S....

Yuliia Zhytelna woke her dad up with the phone call. Ten hours separate Sacramento, where the redshirt freshman tennis player at Cal State Northridge had just finished a match, and her native Ukraine.She was hoping he could debunk reports...
'Not in the business of pointing fingers’: LeBron James, the Lakers and their tumultuous season

'Not in the business of pointing fingers’: LeBron James, the Lakers and their tumultuous...

New Los Angeles Lakers are typically brought to owner Jeanie Buss' second-floor office overlooking the practice floor at the team's training facility. And with good reason: On a specially designed credenza under a wide window sit 11 Larry O'Brien...
'Be quiet, son': Why AJ McKee's father believes the Bellator champ's stardom will come via silence

'Be quiet, son': Why AJ McKee's father believes the Bellator champ's stardom will come...

LAKEWOOD, Calif. -- AJ McKee remembers being in Southern California gyms as a kid almost every day. His father, Antonio McKee, was one of the toughest fighters on the MMA regional scene, frequently training with some of the sport's...
'Much more work to be done' to achieve tournament equity

'Much more work to be done' to achieve tournament equity

SEDONA PRINCE WAS ANGRY and hurt when she first saw the workout equipment the NCAA provided to the players at last year's women's basketball tournament.The lonely set of dumbbells and meager stack of yoga mats amid a cavernous unused...
'They're going to be amazing': Mexico's Liga MX Femenil has boosted women's soccer, helped World Cup ambitions

'They're going to be amazing': Mexico's Liga MX Femenil has boosted women's soccer, helped...

'For future generations' This ability to take Mexican women's soccer to another level was made possible by veterans like Cuellar, who are now leaders for a new generation of talent within Liga MX Femenil."It's in my country, it's with...
'I'll never come back': Tyson Fury's last dance?

'I'll never come back': Tyson Fury's last dance?

6:47 AM ETMark KriegelESPN MORECAMBE, England -- Even as a child, Tyson Fury never envisioned an occupation other than his present one: heavyweight champion of the world. In his marvelously grandiose way of thinking -- something required of a...