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2019-08-21the_athleticThe future is not here yet, but the Rangers can, maybe, see it from here
2019-08-21the_athleticThe A’s prove their formula is working in big win over Yankees
2019-08-21the_athleticThe overlooked aspect of the Blades’ overlapping centre halves? They still keep it tight at the back
2019-08-21the_athleticThe life of Wolves’ loans manager: from celebrating debut goals at Shrewsbury to turning up at training in Slovakia
2019-08-21the_athleticDavid Unsworth: ‘It’s tougher for young players now than it’s ever been’
2019-08-21the_athleticWhy fantasy football overall rankings and tiers suck! And what to use instead
2019-08-21the_athleticMourinho jibe paved the way for Super Frank banner
2019-08-21the_athleticChristian Benteke would have a better chance of success if Palace put in more crosses
2019-08-21the_athleticMaturing Pickford letting actions speak for him since his Newcastle nightmare
2019-08-21the_athletic‘I have been there, cried, worn the T-shirt. I am a genuine Leicester fan, with my hand on my heart.’ – Kasabian’s Tom Meighan
2019-08-21the_athleticThe Shelvey Conundrum: A luxury Bruce can’t afford or a playmaker to build team around?
2019-08-21the_athleticToo good for League One: How the Amex opened with the football it deserved
2019-08-21the_athleticJack Clarke left kicking his heels back at Leeds because of limit on loanees in match-day squads
2019-08-21the_athletic‘Dad was brave to take QPR U18s off the pitch — maybe it took a black coach… it’s a definite message on how to react’
2019-08-21the_athleticPieters has pace, power, loves one-on-ones – and only one player made more tackles than him last weekend
2019-08-21the_athleticExclusive: Boost for Tottenham as they refinance £400m of debt
2019-08-21the_athleticChased down streets, 24-hour sunshine and a team that could have won the title – West Ham’s European adventure
2019-08-21the_athleticEntertainer Ameobi is providing Nottingham Forest’s X Factor
2019-08-21the_athleticSonny Blu Lo-Everton: the Watford and Scotland teen with a name like the ‘bright blue sky’
2019-08-21the_athleticFrimpong: ‘I’ve never liked Nasri. Even if he gives me five billion dollars, I will still not like him’
2019-08-21the_athleticBoomstick is back: Nelson Cruz wasting no time giving the Twins a serious jolt
2019-08-21the_athleticEagles practice observations: Carson Wentz strikes back against Ravens defense
2019-08-21the_athleticMyriad Orioles Thoughts: Hunter Harvey has arrived at Camden Yards; Mark Trumbo’s return should be embraced
2019-08-21the_athleticRick Renteria doesn’t ‘give a shit’ what you think of his lineup (not that he should)
2019-08-21the_athleticSchultz: Brian Snitker’s response to Ronald Acuña Jr. incident shows he has grown into Braves’ job
2019-08-21the_athletic‘He’s all-in, ready to go’: Antonio Brown returns to Raiders practice, where Jon Gruden says he hasn’t been a distraction
2019-08-21the_athleticHarrison Bader is back with the Cardinals, but how much does he deserve to play?
2019-08-21the_athleticA fight to the finish: Why Kyle Long still means so much to the Bears
2019-08-21the_athleticWhat’s in a nose, and what does Georgia have in Jordan Davis?
2019-08-21the_athleticProjecting the 49ers’ 53-man roster: Bubble players made moves during the second preseason game
2019-08-21the_athleticCamp in a Snap, Day 18: Freddie Kitchens adjusts to life as media fire fighter
2019-08-21the_athleticFood for thought: Fantasy football draft food mock draft
2019-08-21the_athleticJeff Samardzija celebrates 10 years of service time, while Tyler Beede struggles to establish himself in today’s game
2019-08-21the_athleticNeutral Zone: Coyotes avoided summer’s RFA turmoil, but what about their next RFA crop?
2019-08-21the_athleticYankees’ unlikely ace may face a workload reduction in the weeks to come
2019-08-21the_athleticWhich minor leaguers could make the Blues, and who will be the first call-ups?
2019-08-21the_athleticComing and going: As Billy Hamilton joins the Braves, Brian Snitker is handed a quick exit
2019-08-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Liam Twomey answers your questions on Chelsea’s start to the season
2019-08-20the_athleticHow freshman offensive tackles Zion Nelson, John Campbell worked their way into starting jobs at Miami
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Darnell Mayberry’s Bulls mailbag
2019-08-20the_athleticQ&A: Mackenzie Blackwood on ‘my spot to lose,’ separating life from hockey and avoiding his favorite foods
2019-08-20the_athleticBreaking down Alabama’s wealth of options in the offensive line competition
2019-08-20the_athleticKravitz: Celebrate with us as The Athletic Indiana has its one-year anniversary
2019-08-20the_athletic‘He can do anything’: In tight end Hale Hentges, Colts may have surprise of rookie class
2019-08-20the_athleticJimmy Garoppolo’s preseason debut was rough, but improving health on the offensive line should make his life easier
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat Ryan Hilinski’s backup QB role portends for the future of the position at South Carolina
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Justin Ferguson’s Auburn Mailbag
2019-08-20the_athletic‘Players, not plays’: The Falcons’ philosophy that allows the defense to ‘fly around’
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat does Drew Lock’s injury mean for him and the Broncos? Plus, a new 53-man roster projection
2019-08-20the_athleticChiefs roster projection 3.0: Major injury at WR, roster additions reshuffle depth chart
2019-08-20the_athleticWho might the Astros call up when rosters expand in September?
2019-08-20the_athleticQ&A with Luis Patiño, the lone teenager in the Texas League: ‘If I’m here, it’s because I have the talent’
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Scott Dochterman’s Iowa Mailbag
2019-08-20the_athletic‘It’s just the beginning’: Austin Kendall won West Virginia’s starting QB job, but next task is winning games
2019-08-20the_athleticNFL insider Ian Rapoport on the Cardinals: ‘Most interesting experiment we’ve seen’
2019-08-20the_athleticThe fantasy football mailbag is now open!
2019-08-20the_athleticYou might not like Bobby Hart, but he’s not listening
2019-08-20the_athleticBaker Mayfield to Nick Foligno: Browns, Blue Jackets connection goes beyond state of employment
2019-08-20the_athleticBruins, Bruce Cassidy begin negotiations on a contract extension
2019-08-20the_athleticDo the Giants actually make more transactions than they used to, or does it only seem like it?
2019-08-20the_athleticWhere will the Lynx end up? Breaking down the final games of the playoff push
2019-08-20the_athleticDerby fans Q&A: should Jack Marriott start next time?
2019-08-20the_athleticOn the hunt: How Georgia Tech changed its special teams philosophy
2019-08-20the_athleticThe USL Academy League has big aims, but MLS could determine its success
2019-08-20the_athleticAs newer MLS rivalries get pushed to the forefront, is the Atlantic Cup dead?
2019-08-20the_athleticBengals film review: How Germaine Pratt, Drew Sample improved vs. Redskins
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Rich Hofmann’s 76ers mailbag
2019-08-20the_athletic‘He’s all in’: Why Bo Nix will be the first true freshman QB to start an Auburn season opener since 1946
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Kelli Stacy’s Arkansas Razorbacks Mailbag
2019-08-20the_athleticRosenthal: Reeling relievers could lead to playoff mayhem; obsessed with video; Jack White’s big night; more notes
2019-08-20the_athleticAs MMA puts more emphasis on finishes and flashy fighting styles, how are trainers adjusting?
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for Stewart Mandel’s College Football Mailbag
2019-08-20the_athleticTulsa Roughnecks bought by local trio, who will aim to recapture the glory days
2019-08-20the_athleticRedbirds Reset: Cards have strengths that could win the NL Central, if the offense picks up
2019-08-20the_athleticWho holds all the power in boxing? Here are the 25 most influential figures in the sport
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Cardinals have compensated for sub-par hitting with elite baserunning and fielding
2019-08-20the_athleticEagles practice observations: Ravens defense stifles Carson Wentz and the offense
2019-08-20the_athletic‘They don’t just hand out Powerade baths to everyone’: Behind the art of the walk-off win
2019-08-20the_athletic‘He’s in his element’: Marwin Gonzalez thrives as Twins’ pennant race heats up
2019-08-20the_athleticMichael Cox: Masterful De Bruyne can help City reach another level
2019-08-20the_athleticWhy Liverpool were right to snub Philippe Coutinho
2019-08-20the_athleticMatt Piper turned to Valium and a litre of whisky a day after 20 operations by the age of 26… then a horse saved him
2019-08-20the_athletic‘I would love to manage Wednesday’: Owls legend Nilsson’s mind still on Hillsborough 25 years after departure
2019-08-20the_athleticThe simple switch that gave McGinn and his ‘turtle run’ a new dimension
2019-08-20the_athletic‘He was ahead of everything we’d seen’ – can Reiss Nelson make the step from academy superstar to Arsenal regular?
2019-08-20the_athleticFrom Thurso to the Big Apple, it hasn’t gone as expected for Gary Mackay-Steven but he’s enjoying the ride
2019-08-20the_athleticBad jokes, brilliant man-management, patience in his principles – the foundations of Farke’s success
2019-08-20the_athleticBrighton players on loan in the Championship, Germany and Ecuador shows the academy’s strength
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat if Alexis Sanchez had joined City, not United?
2019-08-20the_athleticToday’s air density and VMI pitching primer: Should we start Stephen Strasburg through thick or thin (air)?
2019-08-20the_athleticFive observations from a 49ers win: Why Kyle Shanahan isn’t going to ‘freak out’ about Jimmy Garoppolo’s ugly outing
2019-08-20the_athleticEverything you need to know about 2QB leagues, the future of fantasy football
2019-08-20the_athleticStarters shine, reserves concern: 11 observations from Broncos’ preseason loss to 49ers
2019-08-20the_athleticCoyotes monthly mailbag: You asked, we tried to answer
2019-08-20the_athleticGetting to know the new Suns: Can Jevon Carter crack a crowded point-guard group?
2019-08-20the_athleticAs another losing season nears end, White Sox can tout progress for Tim Anderson and Yoán Moncada — is Eloy Jiménez next?
2019-08-20the_athletic‘Everybody thinks he sleeps but really he listens. It is his time now’ – Martial is ready to thrive as United’s No 9
2019-08-20the_athleticThe story behind Arizona State’s first Captain America (and a Colorado family’s second)
2019-08-20the_athleticStock up: Giants’ offensive line improvements give this foursome a fantasy boost
2019-08-20the_athleticFrom Ahmed to Zunino, 10 undervalued hitters for 2020
2019-08-20the_athleticHacking the draft room: Exploiting the TE rankings on ESPN, Yahoo and CBS
2019-08-20the_athleticFor the Ravens’ top three tight ends, a summer bromance is just the beginning
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat is Wolves’ secret against top-six sides?
2019-08-20the_athleticTulloch: How important is toughness in the modern game?
2019-08-20the_athletic2019 NHL farm system rankings: No. 19 St. Louis Blues
2019-08-20the_athleticBryce Nze found a coach he could trust, and LaVall Jordan found the power forward Butler needed
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Athletic New Orleans turns a year old, and we’re just getting started
2019-08-20the_athleticState of the Hoops Program: The mystery that is Michigan and new coach Juwan Howard
2019-08-20the_athleticInside P.J. Tucker’s impact on Team USA, and why his absence is more painful than the ankle injury that caused it
2019-08-20the_athleticWe at The Athletic Miami are celebrating our one-year anniversary — but there’s so much more to come!
2019-08-20the_athleticAsk Isaac: When fandom meets morality, and sports loyalty as a child
2019-08-20the_athleticHow does he do it? Teammates, opposing players on what makes Luke Kuechly a pre-snap savant
2019-08-20the_athleticThe athlete branding business is here, and it could explode
2019-08-20the_athleticFinding peace: RedHawks’ Cam Turner copes with, excels despite unimaginable loss
2019-08-20the_athleticDuke or Milwaukee or … ? Top recruit Patrick Baldwin Jr. has fascinating decision coming
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: Braves analytics guru Jason Paré got sidetracked at Yale — and is glad he did
2019-08-20the_athleticDown Goes Brown: Why the ten worst teams (according to the numbers) may actually be good
2019-08-20the_athleticAerial Powers has been ‘a little spark plug’ as she keeps Mystics energized
2019-08-20the_athleticFilm study: How newly signed center Vincent Poirier should fit in on the Celtics
2019-08-20the_athleticOne year of being grateful, even through sorrow, at The Athletic D.C. Thank you.
2019-08-20the_athleticSaints’ Trey Hendrickson: ‘Football-hungry in like the greatest way ever’
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: How Alex Burg helps the Rangers know their enemy (and themselves)
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat’s in a Heisman campaign? For North Texas and Mason Fine, everything
2019-08-20the_athleticOffensive depth chart projections: What USC’s lineup should look like in Week 1
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: Meet the Red Sox photographer who always seems to be in the right spot
2019-08-20the_athleticConference USA football predictions and analysis for 2019
2019-08-20the_athleticProjecting Boise State’s 2019 depth chart: Defense and special teams
2019-08-20the_athleticStaples’ Staples: Giving thanks for this turkey leg
2019-08-20the_athleticWhat Notre Dame’s depth chart would look like: Offense
2019-08-20the_athleticMeet the toughest person Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch knows — his mom
2019-08-20the_athleticReturning and redoubling: A Q&A with Utah offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig
2019-08-20the_athletic‘Just starting to scratch the surface’: Joe Tryon could lead what Washington hopes is improved pass rush in 2019
2019-08-20the_athleticJamel Dean’s journey from ‘you’ll never play again’ to getting drafted by the Buccaneers
2019-08-20the_athleticMissouri’s projected offensive depth chart: From expectations for QB Kelly Bryant to key O-line spots
2019-08-20the_athleticHow LSU’s roster of versatile playmakers is helping Dave Aranda find positionless football nirvana
2019-08-20the_athletic‘Not to be weird, but it’s kind of sexy’: Inside the drastically different but similarly successful O-line approaches at Iowa and Wisconsin
2019-08-20the_athletic‘The goal is to be able to fix yourself’: How Michael Conforto keeps evolving as a hitter
2019-08-20the_athleticSticky note: He knows them by heart, but West Virginia DE Taijh Alston put goals in writing for good measure
2019-08-20the_athletic‘I have no reason to run from Wisconsin’: Quintez Cephus to rejoin football team following sexual assault acquittal
2019-08-20the_athleticAfter frustrating 2018, Florida State’s Cam Akers ready to live up to five-star billing
2019-08-20the_athleticProjecting the Tennessee Vols’ 2019 offensive depth chart
2019-08-20the_athleticStanley Cup blueprint: How the Metro teams stack up to the Blues
2019-08-20the_athletic2019 NHL farm system rankings: No. 18 Buffalo Sabres
2019-08-20the_athleticThe ‘clutch’ factor: Analyzing hero shots in the NBA
2019-08-20the_athleticPronman: 2019-20 NHL farm system rankings
2019-08-20the_athleticInside the booth with Bob Papa and Carl Banks: A behind-the-scenes look at all that goes into a Giants broadcast
2019-08-20the_athleticAs The Athletic Nashville celebrates its first anniversary, a thank you to our readers
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Athletic Carolina celebrates Year 1: From the storm-surging Jerks to losing Kemba, it’s been a wild one
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: How Christina Williamson, a performance science analyst, has become essential to the Yankees
2019-08-20the_athletic2019 fantasy football draft rankings: Quarterback tiers
2019-08-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Zach Berman answers your Eagles questions 1-2 p.m. ET on Thursday
2019-08-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Join Rod Boone, Sara Civian, Joe Person and Jourdan Rodrigue on Aug. 20, from 2-3 pm ET
2019-08-20the_athleticDear Andy: Ask Andy Staples your questions about college football and more
2019-08-20the_athleticTalk It Out Tuesday: How to evaluate Justin Fields, what will Ryan Day do with Urban Meyer’s talent?
2019-08-20the_athletic‘Get the best of both worlds’: Move from booth to sideline gives Packers’ Mike Pettine flexibility (and no commute)
2019-08-20the_athleticStoeten: How Randal Grichuk’s contract extension could end up mirroring one the Jays gave Smoak
2019-08-20the_athleticIDP rankings and draft strategy: Tackling machines Darius Leonard, Bobby Wagner, Luke Kuechly lead the way
2019-08-20the_athleticKendrick Nunn transforms wrong turn into clear path toward NBA dreams in Miami
2019-08-20the_athletic‘There’s new blood out there’: Kevin Sumlin’s depth chart in place as game week arrives
2019-08-20the_athleticWeek 3 preseason fantasy football Q&A with Jake Ciely, 1 PM, ET
2019-08-20the_athleticDucks by position: Previewing Anaheim’s 2019-20 right wings
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Athletic’s fantasy football draft kit (UPDATED)
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Steelers OL is good, but getting older. History suggests that might be a problem.
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: Here’s Steve Sanders, one man on a quest for North America’s next great baseball players
2019-08-20the_athletic‘You feel like you want to shit your pants’: An ode to the body shot, which saved Stipe Miocic
2019-08-20the_athleticFor José Ramírez, it is the best of times, it was the worst of times
2019-08-20the_athleticWhere should the Bills play Cody Ford? What the first two preseason games tell us about the guard vs. tackle debate
2019-08-20the_athletic‘I had to go to Europe. I couldn’t just settle’: Alejandro Bedoya was fueled by the doubters from a young age
2019-08-20the_athleticInside Montrezl Harrell’s summer workouts with trainer Rico Hines
2019-08-20the_athleticThis Week in Bengals: Is too much money invested in thirty-somethings?
2019-08-20the_athleticSteelers are working to extend Joe Haden, but not three other defenders
2019-08-20the_athleticPatrick Chung, the not-quite coach, makes a difference from the sidelines
2019-08-20the_athleticExclusive: With Ryan Hilinski as South Carolina’s backup QB, what does that mean for Dakereon Joyner?
2019-08-20the_athleticThe case for four preseason games
2019-08-20the_athleticGuessing Trent Williams’ thoughts, Josh Doctson’s ceiling and the OL future: Rhiannon Walker’s Redskins mailbag
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: Dodgers ‘swing whisperer’ Robert Van Scoyoc draws power out of young hitters
2019-08-20the_athleticFennell’s Packers Film Room: Preseason review vs. Ravens
2019-08-20the_athleticHow a no-hitter dies, starring Chi Chi González and the Rockies
2019-08-20the_athleticMycah Pittman is out for up to eight weeks, so what does Oregon do now at receiver?
2019-08-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Jack Pitt-Brooke answers your questions on Tottenham’s start to the season
2019-08-20the_athleticQ&A with Stephen Espinoza: On the toll of PBC taking most of its fights to Fox, what’s next for Showtime, and more
2019-08-20the_athleticOne question for each Hornets player expected to be part of the rotation
2019-08-20the_athleticFor the Cubs and Pirates, a day in Williamsport is a delayed dream come true
2019-08-20the_athleticBowden: An early look at 10 big names who could be traded this offseason
2019-08-20the_athleticGet to know the Wizards’ new second-in-command, Brett Greenberg
2019-08-20the_athleticThe 2018 and 2019 Storm are very different teams; it’s time to embrace their differences
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: ‘Moneyball,’ George Costanza and Sam Menzin’s journey to the forefront of the Tigers’ rebuild
2019-08-20the_athletic35 under 35: Former Mariners farmhand Louis Boyd finds his true calling as a manager at age 25
2019-08-20the_athleticOilers end summer still shy on first-shot scoring wingers
2019-08-20the_athleticIs the NBA’s launch of NBA Experience at Disney Springs a slam dunk to increase its fan base?
2019-08-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Mark Kaboly answers your Steelers questions Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. ET
2019-08-20the_athleticCatching up with Leonard Williams: How training with NBA players and jiujitsu may improve his pass rush
2019-08-20the_athleticBetting in the age of Big Data: College football and the gambling revolution
2019-08-20the_athleticThe Athletic’s preseason 2019 college football All-America teams
2019-08-20the_athleticWho’s in, and who’s been bumped out: Updating the Lions’ roster projection
2019-08-20the_athletic20 things I learned (aside from helmet specifications and frostbite treatment) from Raiders training camp
2019-08-20the_athleticSubmit a question for David Ubben’s Tennessee Vols Mailbag
2019-08-19the_athleticKravitz: For Colts backup QB Jacoby Brissett, it’s think and prepare as a starter – just like his head coach did
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Kevin Fishbain and Adam Jahns from 12-1 p.m. CT
2019-08-19the_athleticA’s week in review: Showing their mettle against one of the American League’s elite teams
2019-08-19the_athleticSaints roundtable: ‘The first guy never gets Taysom Hill down. Never.’
2019-08-19the_athleticEagles practice observations: Ronald Darby and Nigel Bradham hit key benchmarks, Josh McCown arrives
2019-08-19the_athleticKawakami: Mike Mayock’s ultimatum to Antonio Brown was necessary to prevent another unhinged Raiders season
2019-08-19the_athleticBreaking Bengals: Locks, bubble boys and a roster begging for a trade
2019-08-19the_athleticEarly signs of promise from Pulisic, but Maddison performance inspires unwelcome comparisons
2019-08-19the_athleticIndyCar drivers stated their cases after another Pocono crash – and did the same for Pocono’s future
2019-08-19the_athleticWalker-Peters shows Pochettino was right to cash in on Trippier
2019-08-19the_athleticEach incident analysed: why Dyche is fed up of play-acting
2019-08-19the_athleticLuiz and Ceballos give Arsenal a glimpse of a future without Xhaka
2019-08-19the_athleticRookie mistakes, veteran support: As Isan Díaz shows his inexperience, Starlin Castro is there for him
2019-08-19the_athleticEverton need Kean and Brands to deliver as one of the biggest moments in club history moves closer
2019-08-19the_athleticAfter so much pain, Krul shows why he is just as important as hat-trick hero Pukki
2019-08-19the_athleticA lack of balance, concentration and a settled central partnership: West Ham’s leaky defence explained
2019-08-19the_athleticEgyptian duo have brought thousands of fans to Villa, now they must give them something to shout about…
2019-08-19the_athleticJoe Lolley defies early-season doubters… and annoys old rivals again
2019-08-19the_athleticMore tackles, more balls into the box, more fight give Watford hope
2019-08-19the_athleticAustin’s cameo offers real hope of an Albion promotion bid
2019-08-19the_athleticWidth an issue for Derby with square pegs in round holes
2019-08-19the_athleticWilder boosts charge of home-grown coaches on ‘day for the supporters’
2019-08-19the_athleticMastering set-pieces may be the difference between Saints sinking or swimming
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Tiny but brilliant’ Trossard looks head and shoulders above the rest after team-mate’s big build-up
2019-08-19the_athleticImpressive Leicester must quickly realise their potential if young stars aren’t to be spirited away
2019-08-19the_athleticBluntness at Blades points to a Palace problem of their own making
2019-08-19the_athleticSubmit your questions to Roderick Boone for the Hornets Mailbag
2019-08-19the_athleticHow videos, NASA technology and ‘carb power’ helped Liverpool avoid ‘the biggest banana skin in history’
2019-08-19the_athleticScott Oberg suffers another blood clot, leaving the Rockies concerned about the future of their best reliever
2019-08-19the_athletic10 takeaways from Cardinals’ roller-coaster training camp
2019-08-19the_athleticASU’s Edwards, Hurley would have concerns about athletes profiting off names, images and likenesses
2019-08-19the_athleticNineteen observations from the Seahawks’ preseason loss at Minnesota
2019-08-19the_athleticFive thoughts on a Vikings preseason win: Backup QB race is tightening up while young corners are still a concern
2019-08-19the_athletic‘I want to see this club shining. That is my motivation. That is what people are going to see if they look in my eyes’
2019-08-19the_athleticHacking the draft room: Exploiting the WR rankings on ESPN, Yahoo and CBS
2019-08-19the_athleticConnolly’s Tap Room: Is stealing first base a rule that MLB should consider? Ever?
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting the Browns’ 53-man roster: Few questions, many locks and one kicking situation
2019-08-19the_athleticThey carry each other: How teammates and pitching have aided Carlos Carrasco during his battle with leukemia
2019-08-19the_athleticWithout Durant, Arenas and the NBA’s best, Goodman League runs aren’t the same
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting the Redskins’ 53: Don’t be all in for Week 1 with Dwayne Haskins
2019-08-19the_athleticAs golf’s arms race heats up, Justin Thomas sends an emphatic reminder
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Win the day, play as hard as you’: How three of the Mets’ most intriguing prospects have progressed this season
2019-08-19the_athleticMonday Morning After: Analyzing Tony Pollard’s breakout night in Hawaii
2019-08-19the_athleticFour thoughts on improving the Blue Jackets’ power play
2019-08-19the_athleticWheeler: Preseason look at the top 31 prospects for the 2020 NHL Draft
2019-08-19the_athleticGeron Christian’s struggles highlight loss of Trent Williams for Redskins
2019-08-19the_athleticWe’re talking about practice (stats) — and for good reason
2019-08-19the_athleticWho have been the Ravens’ best players and biggest disappointments so far in training camp?
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting the Titans’ 53-man roster, Take 2: Interesting battle taking shape along the defensive line
2019-08-19the_athleticAmerican Athletic Conference football predictions and analysis for 2019
2019-08-19the_athletic‘I got your back:’ Steve Young and Ronnie Lott share stories of the 49ers past and lessons that have lived on
2019-08-19the_athleticFour lingering questions as USC breaks camp and braces for Fresno State
2019-08-19the_athleticWith Florida, Notre Dame locked in, which Power 5 teams would fit on a future Miami schedule?
2019-08-19the_athleticCatching up with Evan Engram: His plans for the Giants’ offense and taking care of his body
2019-08-19the_athleticState of the Hoops Program: Can a faster pace help Kansas State replace its decorated senior class?
2019-08-19the_athleticGroup text: Predicting the performance of college football’s Independents for 2019
2019-08-19the_athleticMLB Tiers: Sorting all 30 teams, from the race for World Series domination to the race for the No. 1 pick
2019-08-19the_athletic“I’m just waiting to see what happens now:” Stars’ Honka prepared for future, whatever it holds
2019-08-19the_athleticOn Mitch Keller and the foggy future of the Pirates’ starting rotation
2019-08-19the_athletic‘It just feels like I’ve been renewed’: After disastrous 2018 season, Florida State OT Jauan Williams ready to redeem himself
2019-08-19the_athleticWisconsin Players Film Room: All-American Jonathan Taylor on the art of playing running back
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting LSU’s season-opening depth chart: Offense, defense and specialists
2019-08-19the_athletic‘My goal is to ball out’: Why big-play WR Seth Williams is poised to play even bigger for Auburn in 2019
2019-08-19the_athleticWhat we learned, saw and heard in Week 3 of Tennessee’s preseason camp
2019-08-19the_athletic‘The Wander Franco Show’: Behind the rise of baseball’s top prospect
2019-08-19the_athleticThese four Steelers have no reason to play until they face the Patriots
2019-08-19the_athleticWhat to expect from The Athletic’s college football coverage this season
2019-08-19the_athleticOne question to consider next season for each defenseman and goalie on the Predators’ roster
2019-08-19the_athleticStanley Cup blueprint: How the Central teams stack up to the Blues
2019-08-19the_athletic‘It wasn’t only about football for him’: Remembering legendary Texas running back Cedric Benson
2019-08-19the_athletic2019 NHL farm system rankings: No. 20 San Jose Sharks
2019-08-19the_athletic2019 NHL farm system rankings: No. 21 Toronto Maple Leafs
2019-08-19the_athleticQ&A: Billy Packer on why he doesn’t watch college basketball, his vaping business and more
2019-08-19the_athleticFrom most impressive veteran to most disappointing rookie, here are the 2019 Texans Training Camp Awards
2019-08-19the_athleticPronman: 2019-20 NHL farm system rankings
2019-08-19the_athleticC. Notes: Keeping track of a Reds roster that’s seen major changes
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Lions hang out with lions’: How The Program CEO Eric Kapitulik aids Scott Frost on Nebraska’s climb
2019-08-19the_athleticDetroit Lions film study: Darrell Bevell’s offense, T.J. Hockenson and more
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Hopefully somebody here can win it’: What Josh Gattis and a healthy receiving corps could mean for Michigan
2019-08-19the_athleticThe Playoff era proves college football will always be about the Argument
2019-08-19the_athleticA revamped coaching staff in Hartford shows Rangers’ increased emphasis on player development
2019-08-19the_athleticFantasy football diary: How I executed the zeroRB strategy in a real draft
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Can we just get water for everybody?’: How a $2,200 bottle of wine helped fuel Will Richardson
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting Boise State’s 2019 offensive depth chart
2019-08-19the_athletic‘If you’re the best player, you play’: Impressive freshman Kenyon Green in line to start opener for Texas A&M
2019-08-19the_athleticThe Preseason Athletic 130: Everyone is still chasing Clemson and Alabama
2019-08-19the_athleticBest of the 2010s: Alabama’s dynasty, Clemson’s arrival and a decade of stunning finishes
2019-08-19the_athleticMedia Circus: NFL writers on the other team they’d like to cover, making ESPN’s ‘The Sterling Affairs’
2019-08-19the_athleticNine thoughts from the Chargers’ preseason loss to the Saints
2019-08-19the_athleticHow the Canucks can capitalize on their aggressive offseason and make a run for a playoff berth
2019-08-19the_athleticFrom MVP to the NFC North winner, our 10 favorite bets for the 2019 season
2019-08-19the_athleticDrama, ego and one heck of a hot streak: T-Wolves Gaming’s wild ride to the title
2019-08-19the_athleticJaron Brown got what he wanted in first preseason action
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Matt Gelb answers your Phillies questions noon to 1 p.m. ET Monday
2019-08-19the_athleticGiants minor-league notebook: Logan Webb’s MLB debut one of several high-profile promotions
2019-08-19the_athleticHow Virginia Tech’s O-line finally got some depth, if not much actual experience
2019-08-19the_athleticLocal 9: The Rhys Hoskins leadoff experiment, Jake Arrieta’s future, why Jared Hughes sprints in from the ’pen
2019-08-19the_athleticUtah Mailbag: Can we trust the huge preseason hype for the Utes?
2019-08-19the_athleticJake Ciely’s 2019 fantasy football rankings, projections and auction values
2019-08-19the_athleticWith ‘delayed velocity,’ tall righty Jacob Waguespack comes up big for Blue Jays
2019-08-19the_athleticMariners week in review: Whatever happened to ‘C’ing the Z’?
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: ‘Since I was 16, I’ve been looking out for players’ — Rafa Nieves’ path from nightclub promoter to agent
2019-08-19the_athleticIt’s a game of inches, so the Cubs and Cole Hamels are tweaking little things to get meaningful results
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: College football’s preseason All-Americans with Matt Brown from 11 a.m. to noon ET Tuesday
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Corey Pronman on NHL farm system rankings, Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET
2019-08-19the_athletic‘That’s my best friend’: Packers’ Darrius Shepherd remembers late father in fight for roster spot
2019-08-19the_athleticSmall-town, small-school Tanner Hudson eyes big chance with Bucs
2019-08-19the_athleticBrian Hamilton’s Mailbag: Submit your college basketball questions now
2019-08-19the_athleticBurning Questions: Can Gary Harris return to the ascent?
2019-08-19the_athleticBrent Thompson Q&A: Sound Tigers coach on what he sees in the Islanders’ brightest prospects
2019-08-19the_athleticQ&A with Golden Knights owner Bill Foley: Vegas’ third jerseys are coming
2019-08-19the_athleticRosenthal: Old, wise and in playoff contention – how the Nationals rescued their season
2019-08-19the_athleticSubmit questions for Bill Landis’ “Talk It Out Tuesday” feature
2019-08-19the_athleticTeam USA is relying on Donovan Mitchell. Can he carry over what he’s learned to the Jazz?
2019-08-19the_athleticMeet Taylor Jenkins’ Grizzlies staff: What each assistant brings to Memphis
2019-08-19the_athleticNFL, MLS unions join MLBPA in fighting Delaware ‘brand agreement’ bill
2019-08-19the_athleticThe story of love and sacrifice behind Tariq Carpenter’s number change
2019-08-19the_athleticVikings 53-man roster projections 3.0: Our latest look at who’s in and who’s out
2019-08-19the_athletic11 Saints who helped or hurt their causes after second preseason game
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: The BrainKanix duo that revamped Lucas Giolito’s mental approach plans on doing much more
2019-08-19the_athleticWhy CJ Henderson chose Florida over Miami and how the decision has paid off
2019-08-19the_athleticLakers Best Case/Worst Case: Jared Dudley
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: ‘Baptism by fire’ — On the risks, doubts and dream that brought Alex Chappell to the Nats sideline
2019-08-19the_athleticSports economists weigh in on how another recession could prove costly for the industry
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting the Bills’ 53-man roster after two preseason games, including some tough cuts for Brandon Beane
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: A look at some of the young behind-the-scenes talent shaping baseball
2019-08-19the_athleticSix days to fight night: Khama Worthy’s journey from couch to UFC cage in less than a week
2019-08-19the_athleticTensions boil over after Sky-Aces clash: ‘It’s uncalled for’
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: Devin Pearson finds the view from Red Sox scouting office ‘totally different’
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: Orioles’ Brad Ciolek shows that yes, you really can leave that Ozzie the Cougar costume behind
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: Derailed by spine injury but not defeated, Cory Hahn finds a way to stick with baseball
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: Mariners pitching coordinator Max Weiner and the art and science of player development
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Ben Standig answers your Redskins questions on Wednesday, 21
2019-08-19the_athleticCub o’ coffee: A trip to Williamsport was just the tonic for what ails the Cubs
2019-08-19the_athleticRanking MLS’s greatest pop-culture cameos, from ‘90210’ to ‘She’s All That’
2019-08-19the_athletic35 under 35: How Pete Putila deals with the pressure of keeping the Astros at the top of the heap
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Jeff Gluck on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. ET
2019-08-19the_athleticCollege Hoops Mailbag: Submit a question for CJ Moore now
2019-08-19the_athleticDwight Howard wants another chance with the Lakers, but should he get it?
2019-08-19the_athleticMMA Mailbag: Is Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal bound to disappoint?
2019-08-19the_athleticNetflix, puzzles and the WNBA: Three days inside the life of rising star Kia Nurse
2019-08-19the_athleticProjecting the Saints 53-man roster 3.0: Time to buy in on Emmanuel Butler, Deonte Harris
2019-08-19the_athleticThe Mercury go 2 for 3 without suspended Brittney Griner, but they are happy it’s over
2019-08-19the_athleticAnatomy of a star: How Mark Webb became the latest part of Georgia’s defensive evolution
2019-08-19the_athleticGolf Mailbag: Submit your question for Brendan Quinn now
2019-08-19the_athleticIndiana hoops mailbag: Submit your question for Dustin Dopirak now
2019-08-19the_athletic‘Talent does not always translate to goals and assists’: Examining Adrian Kempe’s RFA value and potential
2019-08-19the_athleticChiefs rookie WR Mecole Hardman appears ahead of schedule in his maturation process
2019-08-19the_athleticWhat do you think of the A’s reportedly calling up top pitching prospect A.J. Puk?
2019-08-19the_athleticRaiders Film Room: Lamarcus Joyner and Maurice Hurst are making plays in the preseason
2019-08-19the_athleticPhillies Q&A: Matt Gelb on the stretch run, Opening Day 2020, farm system and more
2019-08-19the_athleticA major injury at linebacker shifts the Rams’ projected 53-man roster
2019-08-19the_athleticWith the Yankees on the horizon, the A’s add fire to the bullpen and promote top prospect A.J. Puk
2019-08-19the_athleticBehind the Ballot: How the AP poll will change from preseason to postseason
2019-08-19the_athleticWeekend takeaways: Adalberto Mondesi’s updated timetable; could Jorge Soler change lineup spots?
2019-08-19the_athleticProfessional mathlete: How Bronson Kaufusi utilizes real-time analytics while on the field for the Jets
2019-08-19the_athleticWhy Josh Whyle could be this season’s breakout player for the Bearcats
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: The Athletic Indiana staff answers your questions from 1-2 p.m. (ET) Tuesday
2019-08-19the_athleticPatriots roster risers and fallers after preseason Game 2
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Magic reporter Josh Robbins takes your questions Wednesday at noon ET
2019-08-19the_athleticAfter a tough year, Zach Parise is turning the page to a new season with the Wild
2019-08-19the_athleticIn match at Red Bull Arena, Sky Blue gets a glimpse of a better life for the club
2019-08-19the_athleticCapitals center Nicklas Backstrom, entering a contract year, wants to finish his career in the city where it began
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Jeff Howe answers your Patriots questions Wednesday at 2 p.m.
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Marlins reporter Andre Fernandez will answer your questions Thursday at noon ET
2019-08-19the_athleticWith Jalen Hurts officially the starter, an ‘interesting experiment’ for Oklahoma’s offense begins
2019-08-19the_athleticCamp in a Snap, Day 17: Wide kicks, narrow margin
2019-08-19the_athleticWith the helmet issue still up in the air, Antonio Brown returns to the Raiders
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Scott Wheeler will answer your NHL prospects questions on Tuesday at noon ET
2019-08-19the_athleticFrom Mike McGee to Connor Barth: Just another conversation with Steve Spurrier
2019-08-19the_athleticBrew Q’s: Offense snaps out of funk, Peralta’s woes continue and more
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Padres writer Dennis Lin on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-08-19the_athleticJustin Fields officially named the starter for opener, then Ohio State ‘will go from there’: What does that mean?
2019-08-19the_athleticGiants week in review: Four wins, two losses, and a whole mess of dingers
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A: The Athletic NOLA staff answers your New Orleans sports questions on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Central
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Chargers writer Daniel Popper on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. PT
2019-08-19the_athleticAround the WNBA: Can anyone catch the Mystics, Sun and Aces with three weeks left to play?
2019-08-19the_athleticWhat’s going on with Ohio State’s other position battle? Ryan Day takeaways
2019-08-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Dodgers writer Pedro Moura on Friday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-08-19the_athleticIt’s Gator Week: Miami set to open the Manny Diaz Era with a huge game against Florida
2019-08-19the_athleticMiami’s defensive tackles might end up better than we thought
2019-08-19the_athleticColts 53-man roster project: Andrew Luck’s injury among several complicating factors
2019-08-19the_athleticVardon: Remembering David Blatt and his battles with the Cavaliers after learning of his MS diagnosis
2019-08-19the_athleticJennings: Nine thoughts on the Red Sox at this point in a disappointing season
2019-08-19the_athleticDerwin James’ injury forces shift in Chargers’ projected 53-man roster
2019-08-19the_athleticVictor Oladipo isn’t discussing his rehab but he is bullish on the upcoming season: ‘I think it could be special’
2019-08-18the_athleticThe Bournemouth duo who are the best combination since Shearer and Sutton
2019-08-18the_athleticRaiders GM Mayock draws a line for Antonio Brown: ‘It’s time for him to be all-in or all-out’
2019-08-18the_athleticSchultz: Ronald Acuña Jr. benched, Braves win, and this could be red-letter day in season
2019-08-18the_athleticBack at the fighter hotel, toasts all around for champ-again Stipe Miocic
2019-08-18the_athleticPanthers’ 53-man roster projection: Which QBs, RBs have stepped up to earn their spot?
2019-08-18the_athleticEddy Piñeiro wins the Bears’ kicking competition, but will he have the job in Week 1?
2019-08-18the_athleticThe Top Five: Breaking down Matt DiBenedetto’s night at Bristol
2019-08-18the_athleticTaylor Heinicke and Rashad Ross connected on a touchdown, then learned they are connected by much more
2019-08-18the_athleticBroncos union rep Brandon McManus stresses education, preparation for teammates as CBA talks continue
2019-08-18the_athletic10 things I learned from 49ers training camp, including the way Kwon Alexander’s energy lights up the defense
2019-08-18the_athleticBlue Jays will take a cautious approach, but rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. appears to avoid major injury
2019-08-18the_athleticSpeed Rankings: On Kyle Larson’s safe haven, Alex Bowman’s swoon and Joey Logano’s mystery
2019-08-18the_athleticBuckley: Dave Dombrowski took a risk with Chris Sale, and now the Red Sox may pay for it
2019-08-18the_athleticIn defeat Daniel Cormier must grapple with the biggest question of all
2019-08-18the_athleticGerrard makes good on promise to give fringe players chance to impress – but most fail to take it
2019-08-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Join USC writer Antonio Morales from noon to 1 p.m. PT on Monday
2019-08-18the_athleticNate Diaz’s return was one hell of a contact high
2019-08-18the_athleticSubmit questions for Ben Fowlkes’ post-UFC 241 MMA Mailbag
2019-08-18the_athleticLascelles and Dummett outspoken in extra training session after ‘unacceptable’ defeat
2019-08-18the_athleticProjecting the Dolphins’ 53-man roster: Will Jordan Mills or Brice Butler make the cut?
2019-08-18the_athleticThe mishandling of Avery Williamson, the up-tempo offense and 10 other thoughts from Jets-Falcons
2019-08-18the_athleticIs it time for Guardiola to put Jesus and Aguero in the same team?
2019-08-18the_athletic‘I want to see this club shining. That is my motivation. That is what people are going to see if they look in my eyes’
2019-08-18the_athleticA rookie linebacker moved outside, and perhaps up the Rams’ depth chart, in Hawaii
2019-08-18the_athleticSubmit your questions for Jay Glazer’s weekly NFL mailbag
2019-08-18the_athleticLive Q&A: College football’s preseason rankings with Chris Vannini from noon to 1 p.m. ET Monday
2019-08-18the_athletic‘We’re not dicking around with the play-offs any more’ – Leeds look for different ending to this season’s story
2019-08-18the_athleticFegan: What’s interesting about the last six weeks of the White Sox season? Eloy, Collins and Robert, to start
2019-08-18the_athletic‘I wish I’d be up there helping out’: The waiting game nears its end for Astros prospect Kyle Tucker
2019-08-18the_athleticMystery deepens after Scott Sinclair misses out again as Celtic struggle
2019-08-18the_athleticPaulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero: In praise of UFC 241’s bloody, tongue-wagging masterpiece
2019-08-18the_athleticAsk Russo: On Wild’s GM search, Winter Classic, future of key players and more
2019-08-18the_athleticRising and falling: How Bears’ 53-man roster projection shifted after second preseason game
2019-08-18the_athleticThe Morning Loon: Minnesota United stares down homestretch after two dropped points
2019-08-18the_athletic‘Zeke who?’: Tony Pollard leaves Jerry Jones smiling; plus good and bad from Cowboys’ Hawaii visit
2019-08-18the_athleticHow videos, NASA technology and ‘carb power’ helped Liverpool avoid ‘the biggest banana skin in history’
2019-08-18the_athleticIs Fernando Tatis Jr. injury-prone? It’s too soon to say, but the Padres and their young star are learning valuable lessons
2019-08-18the_athleticBefore he joins Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in Brooklyn, Taurean Prince paid tribute to his San Antonio roots
2019-08-18the_athletic‘The Alpha’: How Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger leads the Longhorns ahead of big expectations for 2019
2019-08-18the_athleticK.J. Costello’s big opportunity: Can the Stanford QB add to what Andrew Luck and Kevin Hogan helped build?
2019-08-18the_athleticProjecting Florida’s 2019 defensive and special teams depth charts
2019-08-18the_athleticShared strand: West Virginia LB Josh Chandler, his ‘god dad’ and the relationship that enriched them both
2019-08-18the_athleticClemson Mailbag: On Dabo Swinney’s future, WR Joseph Ngata’s promise and Heisman hopes for two Tigers
2019-08-18the_athleticWhat we’ve learned through Alabama’s first two preseason scrimmages
2019-08-18the_athleticProjecting Wisconsin’s season-opening depth chart: Offense, defense and specialists
2019-08-18the_athleticCarpentry, connections and Chick-fil-A: How D-II Valdosta State became an FBS coaching springboard
2019-08-18the_athletic‘I knew I was going to end up in a good place’: How the Nuggets altered Tyler Cook’s draft experience
2019-08-18the_athletic‘Dude, what are you swinging at?’ Kris Bryant talks tunneling, guessing at the plate
2019-08-18the_athleticRobert Davis gaining confidence in his route-running — and from Dwayne Haskins
2019-08-18the_athleticPlenty of room to grow for Montez Sweat after his Redskins debut
2019-08-18the_athleticHow the Blue Jays bullpen has thrived since the trade deadline, through the stories of 3 relievers on the upswing
2019-08-18the_athleticWhat We Learned: Welcome back Shaun Crawford, Chase Claypool a true ‘No. 1’
2019-08-18the_athleticSteelers’ depth chart/53-man projection: Artie Burns making a real push for that No. 3 cornerback spot
2019-08-18the_athleticWhy have the Nationals soared into contention? Start with Victor Robles’ cannon
2019-08-18the_athleticFinal Thoughts: Stipe Miocic’s brilliant fight IQ and Nate Diaz’s genius callout at UFC 241
2019-08-18the_athleticRookie Diontae Johnson’s Steelers debut a nod to his late coach
2019-08-18the_athleticIn Chiefs’ mostly uninspiring preseason loss, Juan Thornhill’s strong play helps his case to become a potential starter
2019-08-18the_athleticBurke: Halfway through the preseason, the receiver race might be heating up
2019-08-18the_athleticProjecting the Texans’ 53-man roster: Which Houston players helped their causes in the second preseason game?
2019-08-18the_athleticClassic kit: When being pretty in pink (and advertising flipcharts) almost saw Brighton go up
2019-08-18the_athleticStruggling Sean Doolittle needs a rest. The Nationals’ season depends on it
2019-08-18the_athleticMariota vs. Tannehill could be something some day, but on Saturday they were teammates in restoring sanity
2019-08-18the_athleticDominic Matteo: My Perfect Player – ‘Rio was the smartest player on the pitch… just not off it!’
2019-08-18the_athleticFive underowned and unlikely power sources with favorable matchups
2019-08-18the_athleticThe boxing spirits of old (and new) are alive and well inside Banc of California Stadium
2019-08-18the_athleticReasons for optimism suddenly abound on Patriots offense
2019-08-18the_athleticHowe: 32 observations from the Patriots’ 22-17 win over the Titans
2019-08-18the_athleticFor Colts’ Deon Cain and Ross Travis, a friendship forged in the training room leads to success on the field
2019-08-18the_athleticA’s president Dave Kaval expresses sympathy for Raiders fans, but his focus is on a brighter future for his own team
2019-08-18the_athleticFinal Thoughts: Austin Corbett, the kickers and the few remaining issues facing the Browns
2019-08-18the_athleticVery Serious Journalism: What was in Josh Hamilton’s briefcase at the unforgettable 2008 Home Run Derby?
2019-08-18the_athleticInjured Chris Sale might not pitch again this year. Where does that leave the rest of the roster?
2019-08-18the_athleticUnheralded, undrafted Anthony Rush is blasting his way up the Raiders’ defensive line depth chart
2019-08-17the_athleticConnor McDavid and optimal line chemistry: The Oilers need to abandon enforcer fixation and add a skill winger
2019-08-17the_athleticHalfway through preseason, our updated Bucs 53-man roster projection
2019-08-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Christian Caple’s Washington Huskies Mailbag
2019-08-17the_athleticWhy the 49ers aren’t concerned by their growing injury list; plus Dante Pettis gets challenged, Robbie Gould delivers
2019-08-17the_athleticDale Earnhardt Jr.’s close call hits home for NASCAR drivers, who are frequent passengers (and pilots) on private planes
2019-08-17the_athleticHow close was Mike Shanahan to returning as Broncos coach? Plus John Elway opens up on camp
2019-08-17the_athleticWhat does Josh Gordon’s return mean for fantasy owners?
2019-08-17the_athleticStreaming pitchers: In a bleak two-start slate, Kyle Gibson, Wade Miley are standouts
2019-08-17the_athleticGrading the move: Eagles sign Josh McCown as QB insurance
2019-08-17the_athleticOpen Thread: ‘UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2’ discussion
2019-08-17the_athleticThe Sixers’ backup point guard question: What Trey Burke and Raul Neto each bring to the role
2019-08-17the_athleticIan Heinisch’s incredible life story could soon be a movie, but he needs the final chapter
2019-08-17the_athleticProjecting the Raiders’ 53-man roster: D-line looks good again in second exhibition, but they can’t keep them all
2019-08-17the_athleticIt’s Jalen Mayfield’s time, plus five more things we learned from Week 2 of Michigan’s preseason camp
2019-08-17the_athleticThompson: 30-year-old rookie Corban Joseph is riding high with the surging A’s
2019-08-17the_athleticProjecting Florida’s 2019 offensive depth chart entering the Miami game
2019-08-17the_athleticCaricatures and characters at UFC 241’s host hotel
2019-08-17the_athleticEight telling observations from Wisconsin’s eight open practices during preseason camp
2019-08-17the_athletic‘Always chill’: Gio Urshela, Francisco Lindor and the friendship that keyed a breakout
2019-08-17the_athleticPath to the postseason: How the Phillies’ schedule compares to other NL wild-card contenders and other key factors
2019-08-17the_athleticHow Utah’s latest viral football scholarship unveiling came together
2019-08-17the_athletic‘I hate vet days off’: Some veteran players welcome a break from practice. Drew Brees isn’t one of them.
2019-08-17the_athleticThe story of ‘Padre’: Chris Holtmann’s short-lived career as a football coach
2019-08-17the_athleticEagles preseason report: Andre Dillard speaks, Daeshon Hall stands out, updates on Nate Sudfeld & Fletcher Cox
2019-08-17the_athleticSeven observations from the Bills’ win over the Panthers: Josh Allen continues to mature, Trent Murphy flashes moves
2019-08-17the_athleticMike Yastrzemski’s 3 home runs propelled the Giants to one of the unlikeliest wins possible
2019-08-17the_athleticIn final seven minutes, the Bucs get a taste of how to finish
2019-08-17the_athleticHow to draft the first round: A one-man mock
2019-08-17the_athleticGiants stock report: Who’s rising and who’s falling after the second preseason game?
2019-08-17the_athleticRanking the consensus No. 1 overall fantasy football picks of the past 30 years
2019-08-17the_athleticBraves sign Adeiny Hechavarría, send Johan Camargo to minors, get bludgeoned by Dodgers
2019-08-17the_athleticAs the preseason window shrinks, it’s a bad time for Carolina’s backup quarterbacks to have bad days
2019-08-17the_athleticIt appears Ryan Fitzpatrick will be Miami’s starting quarterback
2019-08-17the_athleticIs Stephen Hauschka’s waywardness becoming a trend? Bills GM Brandon Beane doesn’t think so
2019-08-17the_athletic‘My four years at Chelsea were critical to where I am now — it was the real making of me’
2019-08-17the_athletic‘I guess I looked like my dad’: Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. channels his old man with absurd home run
2019-08-17the_athleticOutside The Box: 14 undervalued wide receivers to target in 2019
2019-08-17the_athleticThe moment ‘Ice Man’ Lindelof tackled the doubters
2019-08-17the_athleticEncouragement for Mount, sticking to Plan A and no truce with Mourinho: how Lampard is dealing with week one
2019-08-17the_athleticCubs find new, more agonizing way to lose as the club searches for answers
2019-08-17the_athleticRanking Arizona’s defensive position groups from most stable to most uncertain
2019-08-17the_athleticYes, it’s the preseason, but the Panthers have a couple areas of concern
2019-08-17the_athleticAdds & Drops: Opportunity knocks for Josh Rojas in Arizona
2019-08-17the_athletic‘What do you not see in him?’: Josh Allen’s economical week in Carolina has Bills eager for regular season
2019-08-17the_athleticTate Martell gives receiver a try, but are the Hurricanes already too deep there? Maybe not
2019-08-17the_athleticFive questions (and answers) after the Bears’ second preseason game
2019-08-17the_athleticIt’s October in August for the Red Sox and for Alex Cora’s decision-making