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2019-06-25the_athleticTite’s battle to reestablish a Brazil national team identity
2019-06-25the_athleticA year after promising accountability, Mickey Callaway couldn’t meet his own standards
2019-06-25the_athleticWhy you should always treat the SuperFlex format like a 2QB league
2019-06-25the_athleticAlex Cora understands that keeping your cool as a manager isn’t always easy
2019-06-25the_athleticKawakami: The Durant options, the Klay numbers, the mid-level decisions and everything else about to hit the Warriors
2019-06-25the_athleticLuka Doncic, officially Rookie of the Year, might have had the best teenaged rookie season ever
2019-06-25the_athleticSubmit a question for Jason Kersey’s Oklahoma Sooners Mailbag
2019-06-25the_athleticNHL Trade Grades: What the Calvin de Haan swap means for the Blackhawks and Hurricanes
2019-06-25the_athleticSubmit a question for Andy Bitter’s Virginia Tech Hokies Mailbag
2019-06-25the_athleticAs Celtics enter a new era, they’re trying to change the tenor of the franchise with ‘good people’
2019-06-25the_athleticGrade the Trade: Blazers send Evan Turner to Hawks for Kent Bazemore
2019-06-25the_athletic‘He’s done everything you could ask for’: Twins disappointed that Max Kepler didn’t advance in All-Star voting
2019-06-25the_athleticRoundtable reaction: Blackhawks bolster blue line by trading for Calvin de Haan
2019-06-25the_athleticPhoenix Suns free-agency primer: Potential moves, options to clear space and where the roster stands
2019-06-25the_athleticAmid a troubling offseason, James Harden’s latest MVP snub might be a blessing in disguise
2019-06-25the_athleticA quest for increased cap certainty: Busy Flyers sign Sanheim to bridge deal, swap Hartman for Pitlick
2019-06-25the_athleticCrowning achievement: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo earns NBA MVP honor
2019-06-25the_athleticDiscuss: Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA’s MVP
2019-06-24the_athletic‘We have an obligation to the game’: Union getting results from academy setup, but still hoping for more
2019-06-24the_athleticBob Boughner’s return to the Sharks was a ‘no brainer’ move after his head-coaching tenure in Florida ended
2019-06-24the_athleticMMA Mailbag: Sean O’Malley’s suspension, Matt Wiman’s cut, Cormier-Miocic 2 and more
2019-06-24the_athleticGrizzlies post-draft mailbag: What to do with Jonas Valanciunas, future lineups, next year’s dunk contest
2019-06-24the_athleticC. Notes: ERA doesn’t tell the story of David Hernandez’s value to the Reds
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Join Oregon Ducks writer Tyson Alger from noon-1 p.m. PT Tuesday
2019-06-24the_athleticKings’ draft pick Justin James is looking forward to not being the center of attention
2019-06-24the_athleticWhere the Knicks stand on Kevin Durant, if they’ll avoid the doomsday scenario, and the latest free agency buzz
2019-06-24the_athleticGammons: Darren Baker, son of Dusty, is making a name for himself
2019-06-24the_athleticGoldman: How Kaapo Kakko compares to similar players in previous draft classes
2019-06-24the_athleticNow that the NHL Draft is over for the Senators, let the second-guessing begin
2019-06-24the_athleticBash Brother revisited: How Steven Lenhart transformed from MLS supervillain to Zenned-out healer
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Panthers reporter George Richards takes your questions Wednesday at noon ET
2019-06-24the_athleticProjecting the NHL timeline for all of the Sabres’ top prospects
2019-06-24the_athleticLeroux: A primer on a potential/theoretical Kevin Durant delayed sign-and-trade
2019-06-24the_athleticWorld Cup open thread: USWNT vs. Spain in the round of 16
2019-06-24the_athleticSubmit a question for Aaron Suttles’ Alabama Mailbag
2019-06-24the_athleticAldridge: Thoughts on the NBA Draft, with no winners or losers ⁠— We promise
2019-06-24the_athleticThe 15 free agents worthy of the Clippers’ salary-cap space this summer
2019-06-24the_athleticA deep analytical dive on Vlad Guerrero Jr. suggests a major turnaround is coming
2019-06-24the_athletic5 big questions for the Vikings in 2019: Where does Kirk Cousins go in Year 2?
2019-06-24the_athleticBy the numbers: Evaluating the 2019 free agency class
2019-06-24the_athleticWill Smith’s walk-off blast just the latest sign of Dodgers’ rookie magic
2019-06-24the_athleticSubmit a questions for Ben Fowlkes’ MMA Mailbag
2019-06-24the_athleticNFL Mailbag: What the blazes are the Texans doing?
2019-06-24the_athleticHow the Sky rose to the occasion against the first-place Sun
2019-06-24the_athleticDuhatschek: Q&A with Todd Warriner on what it takes to go from draft pick to NHL regular
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Jeff Gluck answers questions on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. ET
2019-06-24the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-24the_athleticGiants minor-league notebook: Marco Luciano is making noise early in the AZL
2019-06-24the_athleticHow to raise the field for a newborn PGA tournament
2019-06-24the_athleticLeBrun Notebook: Pavelski visiting teams this week, latest on Marner talks and more
2019-06-24the_athleticWhat needs to change at Barcelona during an important summer transfer window
2019-06-24the_athleticIs soccer star Christine Sinclair Canada’s greatest athlete?
2019-06-24the_athleticCub o’ coffee: Maybe it’s time for a ‘lake shake’ at Wrigley Field
2019-06-24the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-24the_athleticIn the ‘next-man-up business’ of SEC football, Auburn DB Smoke Monday is making sure he’s ready for the call
2019-06-24the_athleticAnalyzing Coby White’s strengths, weaknesses and potential for the Bulls
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Dolphins reporter Chris Perkins takes your questions Tuesday at noon ET
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Eric Duhatschek on the Hockey Hall of Fame selection process, Monday at noon ET
2019-06-24the_athleticPistons free agency primer: Point guard-center scenarios that make sense
2019-06-24the_athletic‘When I’m myself, I’m at my best’: How Akiem Hicks found his place with the Bears
2019-06-24the_athleticMariners week in review: Bounce-back for Marco, top prospect movin’ on up and 2021 projection debate
2019-06-24the_athleticFive minor-league relievers who could fortify the Padres’ crumbling bullpen
2019-06-24the_athleticWill the Oilers’ summer 2019 top-20 prospects be the answer to a frustrated fan base’s prayers?
2019-06-24the_athleticAll that matters to Anthony Joshua is a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. So, how do we get there and what will it look like?
2019-06-24the_athleticThe first rule of beat writing: don’t talk about beat writing
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Pelicans Q&A with Will Guillory, 6/25 from noon to 1 p.m. CT
2019-06-24the_athleticGet to know the White Sox’s top three draft picks, from those who know them best
2019-06-24the_athletic‘He’s all we’ve ever known’: Madison Bumgarner and Bruce Bochy near the end of their working relationship, but their friendship will endure
2019-06-24the_athleticBreaking down the Magic’s salary cap situation heading into the free agency period
2019-06-24the_athleticHome in Alabama, Jameis Winston has a message for kids — and himself — as he faces make-or-break season
2019-06-24the_athleticDeMarre Carroll Q&A: ‘I’m a guy who’s always been a realist’
2019-06-24the_athleticStandig: Thrilled to be with The Athletic covering the teams I grew up watching
2019-06-24the_athleticDown Goes Brown: Rating the biggest stories and moments from draft weekend on the Surprise Scale
2019-06-24the_athleticCould a challenge from Monster Energy put the Raptors at risk of losing their logo? What’s at stake for both sides
2019-06-24the_athleticAfter a solid move in the draft, Wolves’ front office has a trio of tall tasks ahead
2019-06-24the_athleticTight on cap space, here are 10 free agents Hornets could target
2019-06-24the_athleticEverette Brown taps into his experiences — good and bad — to bring out the best in rookie Brian Burns
2019-06-24the_athleticPronman: Top prospects for the 2020 NHL Draft
2019-06-24the_athletic‘We deserve more’: A WNBA roundtable on travel and the changes players want to see
2019-06-24the_athleticTen years after his shooting death, football coach Ed Thomas still binds his Iowa community
2019-06-24the_athleticTitans Mailbag Vol. 2: Expectations for Derrick Henry, the team’s corners and the state of the AFC South
2019-06-24the_athleticInside a recruiting flip: How Florida sold Derek Wingo on switching his commitment
2019-06-24the_athleticFlowing locks and ready to rock: Why no-nonsense linebacker Skyler Meyers was immediately drawn to Wisconsin
2019-06-24the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ Stick concept in the passing game
2019-06-24the_athleticDiving deep into the Nuggets’ financial landscape with cap guru Danny Leroux
2019-06-24the_athleticWhich Blues players will stay and which might have played their last game in the Note?
2019-06-24the_athleticNFL Film Room: Russell Wilson vs. Andrew Luck
2019-06-24the_athleticFrancisco Cervelli, driven by purpose: ‘It’s creating impact so people who are in pain can forget it for a little bit’
2019-06-24the_athleticIt’s Monday, and Quinndary Weatherspoon is ready to embrace his new journey with Spurs
2019-06-24the_athleticBreaking down the domino effect that allowed the Canadiens to take the best goal scorer in the draft
2019-06-24the_athleticWill the Ravens be able to afford Matthew Judon, Patrick Onwuasor or Michael Pierce? Ravens mailbag, Part 2
2019-06-24the_athleticDaryl Morey’s daughter, a film student, made a documentary about her dad’s biggest deal: The James Harden trade
2019-06-24the_athleticState of the Program: Confidence surges at Nebraska as Huskers again ‘play for each other’ under Scott Frost
2019-06-24the_athleticThe Mets are exploring using Amed Rosario in center field. Why?
2019-06-24the_athleticMatt Chapman is out of the All-Star Starters Election, but the A’s know how valuable he is
2019-06-24the_athleticA conversation with Nuggets guard Monte Morris
2019-06-24the_athleticHow Kyle Guy’s bold bet on himself paid off in the NBA Draft
2019-06-24the_athleticWhy Bradley Beal spends time working with high school students
2019-06-24the_athleticRaptors free agency primer: Cap sheet, assets, exceptions and more
2019-06-24the_athleticLe Canadien s’est dépêtré avec de nombreux choix dans un repêchage où le talent était rare
2019-06-24the_athleticBouchette: Oddsmakers are down on the Steelers. They shouldn’t be.
2019-06-24the_athleticVecenie’s NBA Draft Superlatives: 50 names and thoughts about what happened in the draft
2019-06-24the_athleticHow UConn’s expected move could impact the Bearcats and Musketeers
2019-06-24the_athleticWith roles set to expand, Eric Hunter and Aaron Wheeler are preparing to make a leap
2019-06-24the_athleticThe lessons of the Astros’ 1-6 road trip and a series loss to the Yankees
2019-06-24the_athleticInterview with a NFL insider: “Everyone should stay away from Gurley in fantasy”
2019-06-24the_athleticFour players that are poised to take a leap forward in Year 2
2019-06-24the_athleticWith Seattle approaching, the Bruins plan for the 2021 NHL expansion draft
2019-06-24the_athletic‘We’re living a dream’: The family view of Bobby Bradley’s debut from Row BB
2019-06-24the_athleticLloyd: Busted appliances, two point guards and a spoonful of hope — the Cavs have officially started their rebuild
2019-06-24the_athleticMedia Circus: The making of broadcaster Danny Green
2019-06-24the_athleticScouting report: Can Romeo Langford unlock his massive scoring upside with Celtics?
2019-06-24the_athleticAfter 36 years, Bruce Cassidy finally solving knee injury that derailed his career
2019-06-24the_athleticRe-ranking the Rangers’ prospects: Part 3 of a three-part series — the Top 10
2019-06-24the_athleticThose shifty Diamondbacks: How Arizona excels at infield positioning
2019-06-24the_athleticProjecting the Cardinals’ 53-man roster
2019-06-24the_athleticBreaking down the Top 25 sophomores for fantasy football 2019
2019-06-24the_athleticNeutral Zone: As free-agency-interview period opens, Coyotes actively pursuing offense
2019-06-24the_athleticThe 30: The Yankees make another heist, a quandary in Oakland and the Astros’ reasons for optimism
2019-06-24the_athleticMike Brosseau’s path to The Show (and his first big-league hit), as described by his 6 best friends
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A: Dave DuFour answers your NBA questions on Monday, June 24 at noon ET
2019-06-24the_athleticSubmit a questions for Scott Dochterman’s Iowa Mailbag
2019-06-24the_athletic‘Good teams win these games.’ Another walk-off loss in L.A., another series sweep, and reality hits the Rockies
2019-06-24the_athleticA’s week in review: Solid work on the field is tempered by gloomy news off of it
2019-06-24the_athletic‘We feel it right now’: Stuck in their first slump, depleted Twins look to recharge
2019-06-24the_athleticThe Top Five: Sonoma thoughts on the Truex/Busch ‘rivalry,’ NASCAR’s need for restarts, Waltrip’s farewell
2019-06-24the_athleticA deeper problem plaguing the Phillies: They’re still struggling to slug fastballs in the zone
2019-06-24the_athletic‘Folty’ sent down, Mike Soroka exits early, but Braves keep winning on Johan Camargo blast
2019-06-24the_athleticFor Red Sox, Fenway Park has been an unfriendly place this year
2019-06-24the_athleticMets are happy not to see you tomorrow, Javy: Báez’s homer saves series for up-and-down Cubs
2019-06-24the_athleticUgly clubhouse scene involving Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas and a reporter punctuates brutal loss for the Mets
2019-06-24the_athleticMarching in Toronto’s Pride parade part of Kyle Dubas and Morgan Rielly’s effort to promote inclusivity within Maple Leafs
2019-06-24the_athleticStandig: Thrilled to be with The Athletic covering the teams I grew up watching
2019-06-24the_athleticLive Q&A with Darnell Mayberry on Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. CT
2019-06-24the_athleticBehind the scenes of how and why Cam Reddish was Atlanta’s pick at No. 10
2019-06-24the_athletic‘This tournament isn’t supposed to be easy’: U.S. cuts it close in win vs. Spain
2019-06-24the_athleticBlackhawks trade for Calvin de Haan and Aleksi Saarela, send Forsling and Forsberg to Carolina
2019-06-24the_athleticWhat the Wild have been up to so far in the free-agent courting period
2019-06-24the_athleticOne more way the Cardinals can honor Albert Pujols: start winning again
2019-06-24the_athleticHow Arkells lead singer Max Kerman helped Raptors coach Nick Nurse’s guitar hero dreams come true
2019-06-24the_athletic‘I have too many options’: Group stage reveals little about Mexico under Tata Martino
2019-06-24the_athleticDiscuss: What do you think of the Pitlick-Hartman trade and Sanheim extension?
2019-06-24the_athleticDiscuss: What do you think of Hawks-Blazers trade?
2019-06-24the_athleticSchultz: Hawks are right to not jump into free agency, and here’s why
2019-06-24the_athleticGiants week in review: Alex Dickerson is a legend and Pablo Sandoval was almost eaten by a butterfly
2019-06-24the_athleticWhere the Blackhawks stand with their restricted free agents
2019-06-24the_athleticThe Ducks went bold with Trevor Zegras, and nearly landed a second coveted prospect
2019-06-24the_athletic‘They all sucked’: Jimmy Nelson on his poor starts and why the Brewers moved him to the bullpen
2019-06-24the_athleticBringing his ‘A’ game: Nassir Little hoping to make the grade with Trail Blazers
2019-06-23the_athleticHere are 10 free agents the Spurs could/should/will target this offseason
2019-06-23the_athleticLive Rockets Q&A with beat writer Kelly Iko, 6/24 from 2 to 3 p.m. CT
2019-06-23the_athleticGary Radnich and Bob Fitzgerald are out at KNBR, which drastically changes its daytime lineup
2019-06-23the_athleticFrom NICU to NHL: The remarkable journey of second-round pick Nick Robertson
2019-06-23the_athleticAfter quiet draft, Blue Jackets move on to free agency, but Jarmo Kekalainen is not desperate to make moves
2019-06-23the_athleticTen observations about five prospects: Reflections on Calgary’s draft weekend
2019-06-23the_athleticSubmit your questions for Chris Kirschner’s Hawks Mailbag
2019-06-23the_athleticYankees’ Cameron Maybin hopes to beat six-week timeline for returning from his calf injury
2019-06-23the_athleticWhere the Devils stand now and what might still be on the wish list
2019-06-23the_athletic‘We brought the belts home!’ Imperial loves Andy Ruiz Jr., and the champ loves it right back
2019-06-23the_athleticAsk Russo: On Matt Boldy and the draft, Parise and Zucker, free agency and more
2019-06-23the_athleticThe Trevor Rosenthal Era is over: Here’s what it means for the Nationals
2019-06-23the_athleticRoster reset: Where are the Predators after trading P.K. Subban and before free agency?
2019-06-23the_athleticSo, about bare-knuckle fighting…
2019-06-23the_athleticMirtle: With little salary-cap space, Leafs might have to think outside the box in order to reshape their blueline
2019-06-23the_athleticThe breakdown: Evaluating the Flyers’ 2019 draft class and the new regime’s workmanlike approach
2019-06-23the_athletic‘I wanted to win real bad today’: Pulisic shines in free role as U.S. men rout Trinidad
2019-06-23the_athleticCan Ian Happ hit his way back to Chicago? He’s working on it
2019-06-23the_athleticKings land ‘three whales’ as they try to reset their culture through the draft
2019-06-23the_athleticAnatomy of a World Cup thriller: Norway vs. Australia in the round of 16
2019-06-23the_athletic‘The Korean Zombie’ is the gift that keeps on giving
2019-06-23the_athleticIn a city known for swag, the Heat may have found `Swaggy T’ in Tyler Herro
2019-06-23the_athleticMeet Bowen Byram: A selfless small-town kid with limitless ability who knows how to hunt … mountain lions?
2019-06-23the_athleticWhat UConn’s Big East return means for its football program and where the AAC may go from here
2019-06-23the_athleticLocal 9: Vince Velasquez yo-yoing between roles, Alec Bohm’s timeline, BP hitting groups and big-league brothers
2019-06-23the_athleticJorge Soler makes case to compete in the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby
2019-06-23the_athleticState of the Program: Revamped and recharged, expectations remain high for Boise State
2019-06-23the_athleticThis weekend became a signature moment for Ray Shero’s rebuilding project with the Devils
2019-06-23the_athleticKyle Dubas had a productive draft weekend, but the Leafs aren’t done yet
2019-06-23the_athletic‘Baltimore will always have a piece of my heart’: On the eve of his return, Manny Machado reflects
2019-06-23the_athleticBreaking down the Canadiens newest additions to the prospect pool
2019-06-23the_athleticGrowing pains: Why the de-load program failed to prevent injuries, and what the Rangers are trying now
2019-06-23the_athleticThree new recruits, two Hurricanes legends and one standout QB highlight Miami’s Paradise Camp
2019-06-23the_athletic‘Korean Zombie’ is still pretty good (and other musings from UFC Greenville, Bellator London and Bare Knuckle FC 6)
2019-06-23the_athleticWhy a Gegard Mousasi loss could be just what Bellator needed
2019-06-23the_athleticJayden Struble is the most interesting man in the world
2019-06-23the_athleticNineteen thoughts on the Red Wings’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticRaphael Lavoie’s QMJHL coach is confident the Oilers’ No. 38 pick will prove worth the wait
2019-06-23the_athletic‘I’m proud of you, boy, you’re going to my team’: As Grant Williams joins the Celtics, a grandfather’s dream comes true
2019-06-23the_athleticYohe: Following silent weekend, where do Penguins go from here?
2019-06-23the_athleticAfter waiting for two days and over 200 picks, the jubilation of finally hearing your name called at the NHL Draft
2019-06-23the_athleticFlames’ by-the-book process at 2019 NHL Draft ends with an emotional display
2019-06-23the_athleticLe bulletin du repêchage 2019 du Canadien
2019-06-23the_athletic‘Impossible to move’: The Patrick Marleau trade sets a sky-high price for swapping David Backes
2019-06-23the_athleticTakeaways from NHL Draft in Vancouver, where Bruins remain among league’s most hated
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Detroit Red Wings’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the New York Islanders’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Ottawa Senators’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticTwo-start streaming options and the June-to-June All-Stars
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Carolina Hurricanes’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the New York Rangers’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the New Jersey Devils’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticRusso: What to make of the Wild’s weekend of many draft picks and no major trades
2019-06-23the_athleticCorey Pronman’s complete guide to the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-23the_athleticPronman: 2019 NHL Draft grades for all 31 teams
2019-06-23the_athleticAl Melchior’s matchups cheatsheet: Digging deeper on Yoán Moncada uncovers gems
2019-06-23the_athleticJ.T. Miller trade overshadows busy Day 2 on draft floor for Canucks
2019-06-23the_athleticKings see greater reward than risk in picking ‘divisive’ Arthur Kaliyev
2019-06-23the_athleticSharks jump around on second day of draft; could Brenden Dillon be a casualty of the salary cap?
2019-06-23the_athleticRangers leave Vancouver with Kreider trade talks and free agent discussions at the top of their agenda
2019-06-23the_athleticWheeler: Ranking every team’s Day 2 at the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-23the_athleticDuhatschek: Devils and Hurricanes run a masterclass in how available cap space can be used as an advantage
2019-06-23the_athleticShapiro: The direction of Honka trade winds and what else I’m hearing after the NHL draft
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Anaheim Ducks’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Arizona Coyotes’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Tampa Bay Lightning’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Calgary Flames’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Winnipeg Jets’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the St. Louis Blues’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Boston Bruins’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Dallas Stars’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Edmonton Oilers’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Los Angeles Kings’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Colorado Avalanche’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Minnesota Wild’s 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the San Jose Sharks’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Nashville Predators’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Montreal Canadiens’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Vegas Golden Knights’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Florida Panthers’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Vancouver Canucks’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Buffalo Sabres’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-23the_athleticPlug and play: With closer Blake Treinen out, A’s turn the job over to Liam Hendricks
2019-06-23the_athleticGrading the Washington Capitals’ 2019 draft class
2019-06-22the_athleticChayka pulls another card from sleeve with Victor Söderström selection
2019-06-22the_athletic‘He’s a great kid. They got a good pick’: Senators surprise by taking Lassi Thomson at No. 19
2019-06-22the_athleticNow what? Phoenix Suns’ wild draft night sets up intriguing free-agency period
2019-06-22the_athleticBoth feet in: Lightning double down on Foote family, draft Cal’s brother Nolan
2019-06-22the_athleticHow Joe Sakic, the quiet hometown kid, might have had the NHL’s loudest night in his backyard
2019-06-22the_athleticBlues sit back on draft day, soak up praise from around the NHL on their Stanley Cup
2019-06-22the_athletic‘I was not riding that scooter across the stage’: Golden Knight Peyton Krebs wouldn’t allow injury to spoil his NHL Draft moment
2019-06-22the_athleticFrom homemade rinks to KeyBank Center: Dylan Cozens is picked up by the Sabres at No. 7
2019-06-22the_athleticLeBrun: GMs blame uncertainty around next year’s cap for lack of trades at the Draft
2019-06-22the_athleticWheeler: Ranking the 2019 NHL Draft’s first-round winners and losers into tiers
2019-06-22the_athleticCole Caufield oozes confidence and skill, and now he has something (else) to prove
2019-06-22the_athleticAndrew Cancio defends his belt but is ready to get ‘back at work’ — and more from Friday night’s bouts
2019-06-22the_athletic2019 NHL Draft: The Vasili Podkolzin pick, what to make of the trade rumours and Canucks greats get honoured
2019-06-22the_athleticDallas Keuchel loses Atlanta debut, but Braves like what they see in former Cy Young winner
2019-06-22the_athletic‘Minnesota got a steal’: Wild make Matt Boldy a centerpiece of their future
2019-06-22the_athleticFlames draft Jakob Pelletier, a diminutive winger with some ‘eff-you’ to his game
2019-06-22the_athleticReturn to resiliency: Twins rediscover energy in comeback win over Royals
2019-06-22the_athleticWho the Canucks could target with their second-round pick at the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-22the_athleticKirby Dach could be a decade-defining selection for the Blackhawks
2019-06-22the_athleticPronman: Best available players for Day 2 of 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-22the_athletic‘He’s the star of this team’: Gleyber Torres continues to show why he might be the future of the Yankees
2019-06-22the_athleticRangers have a franchise-altering night by drafting Kaapo Kakko at No. 2
2019-06-22the_athletic‘Kirby’s different’: The newest, and biggest, Blackhawks prospect’s whole life has been about this moment
2019-06-22the_athleticPat Bowlen’s family received a gold jacket and Hall of Fame ring — but now it needs clarification
2019-06-22the_athleticAfter a calm draft and with William Karlsson still to sign, a trade appears imminent for the Golden Knights
2019-06-22the_athleticHow much is Petr Mrazek really worth, and what should the Hurricanes do about it?
2019-06-22the_athleticWild select Matthew Boldy with No. 12 pick in NHL Draft: Your thoughts?
2019-06-22the_athleticDuhatschek: If right fit can be found, Seattle NHL team will consider hiring a GM this summer
2019-06-22the_athletic‘I really didn’t see this coming’: Chuma Okeke intends to justify the Magic’s faith
2019-06-22the_athleticWith a “proliferation of arms right now,” how will the Cubs’ rotation evolve in the coming weeks?
2019-06-22the_athletic‘We’re a tough team’: A’s expectations remain the same even as ace Frankie Montas is dealt an 80-game suspension
2019-06-22the_athleticThe roster decisions the Astros will face as they get closer to full strength
2019-06-22the_athleticAdds & Drops: Frankie Montas hit with suspension, but help is on the way
2019-06-22the_athleticPronman: 2019 NHL Draft pick-by-pick breakdown of the first round
2019-06-22the_athleticHaving added top KHL stopper Ilya Konovalov, how will the Oilers handle a crowded goalie pipeline?
2019-06-22the_athleticHow Ducks draft pick Trevor Zegras makes ‘video game’ type highlights
2019-06-22the_athleticTime to ‘sell’ the Sabres: What they have, what they need and what they can get in free agency with a good pitch
2019-06-22the_athleticWith the draft behind them, here’s where the Islanders stand heading into the free-agent window
2019-06-22the_athleticHow will the Montreal Canadiens approach the first round of the NHL Draft?
2019-06-22the_athleticWhat I’m hearing about the Hurricanes at the NHL Draft: On Patrick Marleau, Sebastian Aho, Justin Faulk
2019-06-22the_athleticFor the PK Subban trade to be a success for the Predators, David Poile has to score big in free agency
2019-06-22the_athleticNHL Trade Grades: Why the Devils were able to acquire P.K. Subban without breaking the bank
2019-06-22the_athleticIn four-star DT Lamar Goods, Florida secures its latest 2020 commit at a noted position of need
2019-06-22the_athleticRoundtable: Canucks pay a premium to acquire J.T. Miller and shore up their forward group
2019-06-22the_athleticKings’ strategy might explain why they passed on Bol Bol despite him dropping in the draft
2019-06-22the_athleticRoundtable: Hurricanes make savvy Patrick Marleau deal but his final destination is unclear
2019-06-22the_athleticNearing return from third ACL injury, Broncos TE Jake Butt on a mission to prove doubters wrong
2019-06-22the_athleticIndians president Chris Antonetti discusses Leonys Martín’s departure and Bobby Bradley’s future
2019-06-22the_athleticOpen thread: The Predators trade PK Subban to the Devils
2019-06-22the_athleticO’Neil: UConn is going home, and the Big East will be better for it
2019-06-22the_athleticHornets’ post-draft analysis: 10 things we learned about the team’s direction
2019-06-22the_athleticThe Leafs paid a costly but necessary price to move out Patrick Marleau
2019-06-22the_athleticThe Sabres — just like the Bills — make the most out of their draft luck by selecting Dylan Cozens
2019-06-22the_athleticWhat the Canadiens are doing on Day 2 of the NHL Draft
2019-06-22the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-22the_athleticFamily, drive and discipline make Alex Turcotte the right fit for the Kings
2019-06-22the_athleticUConn is being invited back to the Big East. Your thoughts?
2019-06-22the_athleticSource: Big East will invite UConn to return to conference
2019-06-22the_athleticOpen Thread: Bare Knuckle FC 6, UFC Greenville and Bellator London discussion
2019-06-22the_athleticGiven all his connections to the Devils, it feels like Jack Hughes is coming home
2019-06-22the_athleticThe ascension of Cole Caufield from teary-eyed toddler to rink rat to prolific scorer
2019-06-22the_athleticArtem Lobov believes he’ll be doing the fight game a service by taking out Paulie Malignaggi
2019-06-22the_athleticKen Holland doesn’t lose sight of the big picture in drafting defenceman Philip Broberg over a forward
2019-06-22the_athletic‘We all challenge each other’: How the Sky’s bench helps set the tone
2019-06-22the_athleticWomen’s World Cup enters knockout phase: A guide to the Round of 16
2019-06-22the_athletic#AskRusso Mailbag: Questions about the Wild draft? Ask away
2019-06-22the_athleticA night to remember: Phillies fans show Chase Utley the love, one more time
2019-06-22the_athleticBy drafting center John Beecher, the Bruins reinforced a position of need
2019-06-22the_athleticJohn Vanbiesbrouck says Florida Panthers got a franchise goalie in Spencer Knight — and he should know
2019-06-22the_athleticAfter a run on defensemen in recent years, the Capitals (finally) draft a forward in the first round
2019-06-22the_athleticGo ahead and keep doubting UFC newcomer Deron Winn, a 5-foot-5 tree stump of a mixed martial artist
2019-06-22the_athleticWhy Zion Williamson and the Pelicans turned out to be a match made in heaven
2019-06-22the_athleticDay 1 of Flyers draft: Team opts for value over spice in trade-down and selection of defenseman Cam York
2019-06-22the_athleticNotre Dame Mailbag: On Brian Kelly’s best, the ‘streak’ and defensive tackle depth
2019-06-22the_athleticState of the Program: A daunting schedule awaits, but Iowa still has its sights set on a trip to Indianapolis
2019-06-22the_athleticFernandez’s Fish Market: Marlins swimming in pitching depth that would make other clubs envious
2019-06-22the_athleticBourne: When it comes to late-round picks, take the prospect with one special tool over the more rounded player
2019-06-22the_athleticThe decisions and difficulties Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen faces on Bobrovsky, Duchene and Panarin
2019-06-22the_athleticScenes from the Los Angeles workout that made Darius Garland the fifth overall pick
2019-06-22the_athleticL’effet domino qui explique pourquoi Cole Caufield était encore disponible pour le Canadien
2019-06-22the_athleticThe unique skills that make Cole Caufield such a lethal goal scorer
2019-06-22the_athleticWhy Cole Caufield is the ultimate reward for Marc Bergevin sticking to his patient approach
2019-06-22the_athleticSteve Yzerman’s first pick as Red Wings GM is the shock of the NHL Draft. Can Moritz Seider make it pay off?
2019-06-22the_athleticRockies are back on their feet, but still a step behind the Dodgers. So what now? ‘You have to bring your ‘A’ game’
2019-06-22the_athleticThe heat is on Ken Holland’s Oilers for Day 2 of the NHL Draft
2019-06-22the_athleticYohe: What I’m hearing about the Penguins after Day 1 of the NHL Draft
2019-06-22the_athleticThe Legend of Alex Dickerson, an opera in several parts
2019-06-21the_athleticQ&A: Breaking down the Tampa Bay Lightning draft and prospect pool with Corey Pronman
2019-06-21the_athletic‘I’m a competitor and I like to win’: How an unselfish position change landed Quan Easterling a Big Ten scholarship
2019-06-21the_athleticThe Seductive Unknown: Why 2022 QB Maalik Murphy is getting Power 5 offers before making his first varsity start
2019-06-21the_athleticPat Riley confident in draftee Tyler Herro despite lukewarm reception from fans
2019-06-21the_athleticWho is Isaiah Roby, the Mavericks’ second-round draft pick?
2019-06-21the_athleticHow the Rockies will move forward without Trevor Story and possibly Nolan Arenado
2019-06-21the_athleticGammons: Revisiting the trade deadline that changed baseball forever
2019-06-21the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ Philly concept in the passing game
2019-06-21the_athletic‘It is difficult’: Albert Pujols opens up about injuries and his return to St. Louis
2019-06-21the_athleticHow Cubs closer-to-be Craig Kimbrel is ramping up down on the farm
2019-06-21the_athleticWarning: This is a story about athletes who have crapped their pants on the field of play
2019-06-21the_athleticAdbert Alzolay lives up to the hype, giving the Cubs a homegrown pitcher to dream about
2019-06-21the_athleticState of the Program: In time of transition, Stanford looks to cap a decade of consistent success
2019-06-21the_athleticFantasy Football 2019: Creating the greatest fantasy football league ever
2019-06-21the_athleticDuhatschek Notebook: Jack Hughes or Kaapo Kakko? Devils can’t go wrong with first overall pick in draft
2019-06-21the_athleticZion Williamson, Sideshow Bob and other notes from the Pelicans’ wild night at the 2019 NBA Draft
2019-06-21the_athleticGelb: Still all-in? The difficult but fair questions facing the Phillies, who can’t go halfway now
2019-06-21the_athleticMotorsports mailbag: Fallout from the new rules package, Danica’s legacy and more
2019-06-21the_athleticBrandon Clarke looks like the right player to place alongside Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr. in Memphis
2019-06-21the_athleticDo you know about Will Benson, Tyler Freeman and Ruben Cardenas? You should
2019-06-21the_athleticMore questions than answers as Blue Jays continue their rebuild this season — namely, will all the losing pay off?
2019-06-21the_athleticFor Framber Valdez, it’s a particularly fine line between dominating and struggling
2019-06-21the_athleticIs Rui Hachimura a draft reach? Soon enough it won’t matter to the Wizards
2019-06-21the_athleticDGB Grab Bag: Draft day strategy, a Gary Bettman proposal and Brian Burke tells a story about blackmail
2019-06-21the_athleticJoey Votto, and a song of sadness and age
2019-06-21the_athleticTackling is a problem in NFL: Browns’ young cornerbacks need to find a solution
2019-06-21the_athletic‘I think we acquired quite a few things’: Pacers followed asset-rich script to create options for free agency
2019-06-21the_athleticCeltics draft four players as they look to fill the gap of pending departures
2019-06-21the_athleticA’s have reason to celebrate thanks to Chapman and Semien
2019-06-21the_athleticHawks No. 4 pick De’Andre Hunter just wanted his dad to get drafted with him
2019-06-21the_athleticWhat did the Suns do right; what did they do wrong?
2019-06-21the_athleticA low-risk, high-reward play? Raptors bet on athletic profile, defensive upside of Dewan Hernandez at No. 59
2019-06-21the_athleticAn unexpected coup, Brandon Clarke is eager to bring his defense to Memphis
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy Darius Garland, Collin Sexton and JR Smith are all Cavaliers right now
2019-06-21the_athleticWarriors add Jordan Poole, Eric Paschall, Alen Smailagic on unpredictable draft night
2019-06-21the_athleticGrading the Pistons’ draft picks, highlighted by 18-year-old Sekou Doumbouya
2019-06-21the_athletic2019 NBA Draft: Magic go for long-term payoff with surprising pick of Chuma Okeke
2019-06-21the_athleticWith Hachimura, Wizards go for solid over potentially spectacular — and that’s OK
2019-06-21the_athleticMayberry: Will the Bulls run with Coby White and Kris Dunn as their point guards this season?
2019-06-21the_athleticFrom Round 2 to the lottery: How PJ Washington became the Hornets’ No. 12 pick and where he fits
2019-06-21the_athleticNuggets’ Michael Porter Jr., who can sympathize with Bol Bol’s fall, must show what can happen next
2019-06-21the_athleticInstant draft reactions: Sixers find a strong defensive fit in Matisse Thybulle, but move comes at a price
2019-06-21the_athleticA special hat and an embrace — the night the Grizzlies drafted Ja Morant
2019-06-21the_athleticIn firing Dave Eiland and Chuck Hernandez, the Mets shift blame to another pair of scapegoats
2019-06-21the_athleticPhoenix Suns’ active draft night includes surprise pick of Cameron Johnson
2019-06-21the_athleticNHL responds to litany of blown calls this postseason with bold new video review rules
2019-06-21the_athleticKravitz: Pacers’ pick of Goga Bitadze gives their puzzle a solid piece who looks like he may not fit
2019-06-21the_athleticShades of the 2014-15 Royals? Up-and-coming Twins following a similar path
2019-06-21the_athleticHair today, starting point guard tomorrow? Bulls take Coby White to be the next great Chicago point guard
2019-06-21the_athleticKris Letang’s future hangs in the balance as Penguins prepare for draft
2019-06-21the_athleticSplitting time between Tampa and Montreal: The Rays’ gambit for an open marriage
2019-06-21the_athleticThe Maple Leafs may not match any offer sheet for Mitch Marner after all
2019-06-21the_athleticIsola: Knicks take a step in the right direction by drafting RJ Barrett
2019-06-21the_athleticAlbert Pujols and Paul Goldschmidt share a connection they’ll revisit this weekend
2019-06-21the_athleticLeBrun Notebook: Salary cap will be lower than teams hoped, interest in Corey Perry and more
2019-06-21the_athleticFlyers draft thread: Cam York is the pick at No. 14
2019-06-21the_athleticInitial thoughts on how Matisse Thybulle fits with the Sixers
2019-06-21the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-21the_athleticCatching up with Jason Bay, who’s just fine with life after baseball
2019-06-21the_athleticKings and Ducks 2019 NHL Draft live chat!
2019-06-21the_athleticGeorgia receiver Jeremiah Holloman dismissed from program following assault allegation
2019-06-21the_athleticNew draft pick Rui Hachimura is opening up a whole new world for Wizards
2019-06-21the_athleticLower salary cap could make life more difficult for Sharks and general manager Doug Wilson
2019-06-21the_athleticGreg Papa is leaving 95.7 The Game and joining KNBR
2019-06-21the_athleticFlyers draft thread: Who should they take at No. 11?
2019-06-21the_athleticHow CJ McCollum’s fire helped fuel Shatori Walker-Kimbrough’s breakthrough season with Mystics
2019-06-21the_athleticRyan Miller on why he re-signed with the Ducks for another year, and his future beyond 2019-20
2019-06-21the_athleticWorld Cup excitement lures French legend Louisa Nécib-Cadamuro back into the public eye after early retirement
2019-06-21the_athleticOpen Thread: The 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-21the_athleticOpen Thread: The Penguins 2019 NHL Draft, Round 1
2019-06-21the_athleticHolder: With two words, Zion Williamson and a whole city usher in new era for Pelicans
2019-06-21the_athletic‘Head-scratching’: How did ASU’s Luguentz Dort go undrafted Thursday night?
2019-06-21the_athleticSabres plan to keep No. 7 pick, although Ristolainen’s future remains uncertain
2019-06-21the_athleticCan the Chiefs repeat their 2018 success on third downs?
2019-06-21the_athleticKirschner: The Hawks’ path to future success never has looked clearer
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy trade Kris Letang? Let’s unravel the reasons
2019-06-21the_athleticProjecting the Chiefs’ 53-man roster: An early look at the depth chart, position battles and what remains unclear
2019-06-21the_athleticWith Darius Bazley, the Thunder look to the future before setting their sights on the present
2019-06-21the_athleticHow much did Madison Bumgarner’s start against the Dodgers hurt his trade value?
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy the Leafs should match (just about) any offer sheet for Mitch Marner
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy the Kings adding Hall of Famer Joe Dumars to their front office matters
2019-06-21the_athleticUSWNT overcome Sweden, and demons of ’16, to win Group F
2019-06-21the_athleticThe WNBA’s long road to embracing and marketing the ‘layers on top of layers’ of player identities
2019-06-21the_athleticGelb: Still all-in? The difficult questions facing the Phillies, who can’t go halfway now
2019-06-21the_athletic‘I couldn’t really hold a bat’: The fall and then rise of Royals second-round pick Brady McConnell
2019-06-21the_athleticWelcome to the circus: A guide to this weekend’s fighting smorgasbord, including a bare-knuckle sideshow
2019-06-21the_athleticHow ‘underrated starter’ Shekinna Stricklen is pacing the WNBA-leading Sun
2019-06-21the_athletic‘If anything, he loves the game too much’: Cam Reddish is here for a reason
2019-06-21the_athleticFrom Man City to the USL: England youth international Curtis Anderson just wants to go home
2019-06-21the_athleticWould the Brewers trade one of their best prospects for a top-of-the-rotation starter? You better believe it.
2019-06-21the_athletic‘He’s going to bust his ass every day’: Nicolas Claxton joins the Nets ready to ‘get to work’
2019-06-21the_athleticFive things to know about Nuggets’ draft pick Bol Bol
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s desire to get summer transfer business done early hasn’t come to fruition
2019-06-21the_athleticMinnesota Wild draft primer: Fully loaded with picks to fill the cupboards
2019-06-21the_athleticDucks haven’t followed a script with their recent (and rare) high draft picks
2019-06-21the_athleticEverybody gets (at least) one MLB All-Star, but who will that be for the Marlins?
2019-06-21the_athleticThe giveaway: Elton Brand and Sixers show devaluing second-round picks is an organizational mindset
2019-06-21the_athleticThe faces of Fury: The heavyweight boxer is slick in the ring, and with his words
2019-06-21the_athleticSubmit your questions for Omari Sankofa II’s Grizzlies Mailbag
2019-06-21the_athleticBehind the Numbers: An analysis of every NHL team’s recent draft history
2019-06-21the_athleticKevin Frey reflects on his Xavier glory days 20 years after Shootout stunner
2019-06-21the_athleticCorey Pronman’s complete guide to the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-21the_athleticThe what-if scenario casting a shadow over the Bulls’ draft
2019-06-21the_athletic‘If this was 1942 and we’re in World War II, he’d be a fighter pilot’: Why RJ Barrett’s path to the Knicks could never be stopped
2019-06-21the_athleticCanada Basketball keeps Raptors momentum rolling with six Canadians selected in historic NBA draft
2019-06-21the_athletic‘There’s no accountability for those guys’: Giants’ Buster Posey and Bruce Bochy are steamed over the lack of replay transparency
2019-06-21the_athleticIs Matt Duchene worth all the fuss?
2019-06-21the_athletic‘Can he really get to us?’: For Trail Blazers, draft night is a Little victory, and a big void
2019-06-21the_athleticClippers prioritize defense, toughness with Mfiondu Kabengele, Terance Mann draft selections
2019-06-21the_athleticSports Sturm’s Weekend Riffing: Sifting through the mailbag to end the week
2019-06-21the_athletic12 players the Blackhawks could select on the draft’s second day
2019-06-21the_athleticWith Rich Hill on the injured list, the Dodgers could turn to Ross Stripling
2019-06-21the_athleticBox-and-Want: Depleted Warriors seek shooters for a roster that suddenly needs revamping
2019-06-21the_athleticWhat Ryan Callahan’s career-ending injury means for the Lightning offseason
2019-06-21the_athleticStorm’s Dan Hughes ready to get back to basketball following cancer surgery
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy Arsenal shouldn’t be afraid to sell some of their best players
2019-06-21the_athleticQ&A: DB coach Marcus Woodson on working under Gus Malzahn, his impact on the recruiting trail and more
2019-06-21the_athleticInside the Wolves’ wild night and the process behind the trade up for Jarrett Culver
2019-06-21the_athleticHow to go from a good NFL team to a great NFL team
2019-06-21the_athleticWhat Zack Collins’ debut means for his long-term development as a catcher
2019-06-21the_athleticWhat’s the beef? Marvin Bagley III starts it, and Damian Lillard ends it the same day
2019-06-21the_athleticYour insider’s guide to going camping with the Browns
2019-06-21the_athleticIs Fernando Tatis Jr. already the most impressive athlete in Padres history?
2019-06-21the_athletic‘Ja Morant is a superstar.’ Three hours north of Memphis, Murray State awaits the Morant era
2019-06-21the_athleticThe Florida Panthers pick 13th, but they have plenty of other work to do at the NHL Draft
2019-06-21the_athleticCarig: Failure of ‘come get us’ era falls on Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen
2019-06-21the_athleticFrom NHL ready to wild cards, what the Devils’ prospect depth chart looks like ahead of the 2019 draft
2019-06-21the_athleticA Giants legacy, Carter Aldrete is ready to make his own name in professional baseball
2019-06-21the_athleticHappy feet: Mound tweak has been the key to Dakota Hudson’s improvement vs. lefties
2019-06-21the_athleticMedia column: Warriors are ‘hopeful’ their partnership with 95.7 The Game can continue
2019-06-21the_athleticEvaluating the Islanders’ options if Anders Lee and Robin Lehner walk
2019-06-21the_athleticFrom ‘Swervin’ Irvan’ to Earnhardt to today: Sonoma Raceway celebrates 50 years as NASCAR reopens the Carousel
2019-06-21the_athleticScouting report on Coby White, the Bulls’ next point guard
2019-06-21the_athleticPaulie Malignaggi working his magic on the bare-knuckle scene
2019-06-21the_athleticOilers Draft Day 1: Getting it right at No. 8 overall and multiple trade winds for Ken Holland
2019-06-21the_athleticAccountant or NBA player? The number (26) shows Belmont’s Dylan Windler made the right career choice
2019-06-21the_athleticGoodbye to FNL? An inside look at the ‘Buckeye Bash Barbeque,’ the biggest recruiting weekend of Ohio State’s summer
2019-06-21the_athleticStark: The Useless Info Dept., Dude, Where’s My Coors? Edition
2019-06-21the_athleticSubmit a question for Chantel Jennings’ West Coast College Football Mailbag
2019-06-21the_athleticWhy Florida remained a huge Ja’Markis Weston fan even after a coaching change
2019-06-21the_athletic‘What if?’: 6 lingering questions that could have altered recent Virginia Tech football history
2019-06-20the_athleticThe 2019 draft is an opportunity for the Canadiens to put an exclamation mark on their prospect pool
2019-06-20the_athleticA’s catcher Beau Taylor’s professional career hasn’t been picture perfect, but the journey’s been worth the ride
2019-06-20the_athleticAssessing Real Madrid’s first group of summer signings and who could come next
2019-06-20the_athleticMayberry: Who will the Bulls take at No. 7 in the NBA draft? Our pick is in
2019-06-20the_athleticQ&A with Auston Matthews: ‘Everyone is pretty confident’ a Mitch Marner deal gets done
2019-06-20the_athleticIn his own time: Dejounte Murray has grown and is ready to show the world who he is once again
2019-06-20the_athleticGrizzlies, in transition and now holding two first-round picks, have some fortifying to do
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Hawks’ draft can go in any direction, so let’s spin through some scenarios
2019-06-20the_athleticIsola: As draft arrives, Durant and Irving’s decisions loom the over NBA landscape in New York
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Tony Jones answers your Jazz and Draft questions on Thursday, June 20 at 2 p.m. MT
2019-06-20the_athleticKawakami: The Warriors’ offseason begins now — here’s what to expect, here’s everything that’s different
2019-06-20the_athleticAfter a season of discontent, a look back at how the Celtics got to this point
2019-06-20the_athleticPacers draft preview: Team’s approach, areas of need and players to watch
2019-06-20the_athleticA look at the Sabres’ best pick in each round through 49 drafts
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Q&A with Cardinals analyst Joe Schwarz on Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon CT
2019-06-20the_athleticWild’s Jason Zucker receives King Clancy trophy for humanitarian work
2019-06-20the_athleticGrading the Pistons’ trade for Tony Snell and 30th overall pick in NBA Draft
2019-06-20the_athleticBloody but unbowed: Scherzer adds to his legacy with a gem a day after breaking his nose
2019-06-20the_athletic‘Hearing the words is like a jolt’: Corey Perry’s agent believes there’s a future after Ducks buyout
2019-06-20the_athleticHow Duke’s RJ Barrett is trying to fix his shot ahead of his NBA debut and more Knicks news leading up to draft
2019-06-20the_athleticBrian McCann’s Braves feel-good homecoming has exceeded all expectations
2019-06-20the_athleticLucas Giolito’s worst start of the year still had plenty to believe in
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Mercury, with Diana Taurasi nearing her return, are trying to find their fire
2019-06-20the_athleticNumbers don’t lie: As terrible as the Giants’ offense has been, the pitching has been worse
2019-06-20the_athleticJohn Sickels’ Top 100 prospects (UPDATED)
2019-06-20the_athleticThe art of dealing Gerrit Cole, and looking to Trot Nixon as a cautionary tale of impatience
2019-06-20the_athleticJon Gray is a different pitcher, a more reliable arm for the Rockies and a far cry from his Phoenix past
2019-06-20the_athleticSmashed backboards and fragile egos: Drafting a basketball team of Browns
2019-06-20the_athleticRed Sox survive grueling stretch by getting last laugh vs. Twins, but another imposing road trip looms
2019-06-20the_athleticQ&A with Joe Banner: Carson Wentz’s contract, Eagles’ roster concerns and the disappointing training camp decision
2019-06-20the_athleticLloyd: The Indians’ offense isn’t as bad as you think
2019-06-20the_athleticThe three scenarios that could play out for Senators in NHL Draft’s first round
2019-06-20the_athleticProjecting the Jets’ 53-man roster after the recent offseason program
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Cubs’ Dominican super-scout on seeing Eloy Jiménez star at Wrigley Field for the White Sox
2019-06-20the_athletic‘He’s got a gift’: The big leg that gives Clemson confidence in B.T. Potter
2019-06-20the_athleticPenn State Mailbag: What’s the outlook for the O-line and receiving corps?
2019-06-20the_athleticIt’s Kyle Dubas’ time to shine for the Maple Leafs
2019-06-20the_athleticQ&A with Mark Steinberg, agent to U.S. Open champ Gary Woodland (and someone named Tiger)
2019-06-20the_athleticInside the pickup basketball games that showcase Louisville football coaches’ competitiveness
2019-06-20the_athleticMy First Year: UNC-Asheville coach Mike Morrell on leading the nation’s youngest roster
2019-06-20the_athleticIf the Cardinals are winning, should their fans care that they appear offensively inept?
2019-06-20the_athleticQ&A: Jordan Romano used to come to Rogers Centre as a fan; now he’s on the mound — and striking out Mike Trout
2019-06-20the_athleticLet’s analyze drive killers — and the enormous effect they had on the Cowboys offense
2019-06-20the_athleticWheeler: Five final 2019 NHL Draft thoughts, projections and predictions
2019-06-20the_athleticOffensive coordinator Mike Denbrock on UC’s culture change and 2019 outlook
2019-06-20the_athleticStars Mailbag, Vol. 48: Thoughts on defensemen, expansion and Nichushkin
2019-06-20the_athleticWhat can college football coaches do to keep players happy in the NCAA transfer portal era?
2019-06-20the_athleticState of the Program: Offensive line improvement the key for Willie Taggart in Year 2 at Florida State
2019-06-20the_athleticPelicans, David Griffin entering uncharted waters in 2019 NBA Draft
2019-06-20the_athleticAnalysis: We’re on the precipice of seeing a version of Kyle Busch without any statistical weaknesses
2019-06-20the_athleticWhat if NASCAR had a driver draft? Our experts gave it a go
2019-06-20the_athleticBest of the broadcasters: Pete Weber on the 2017 conference final, ‘go ape’ and being careful with words
2019-06-20the_athleticThree second chances: In this draft, the Kings have three attempts to get something from second-round picks
2019-06-20the_athleticConnolly’s Tap Room: Is baseball breaking? If so, what can unbreak it?
2019-06-20the_athleticHow T.J. Yates’ rookie year run to the playoffs revealed the type of Texans coach he hopes to be
2019-06-20the_athleticHow the Anthony Davis trade affects the West and Houston’s draft and free agency activity
2019-06-20the_athletic‘Rooks! Rooks! Rooks!’ Inside the busy 2016 NBA Draft that helped launch the Nuggets
2019-06-20the_athleticHow much has Lamar Jackson improved? How will the backfield shake out? Ravens mailbag, Part 1
2019-06-20the_athleticSarris: What’s up with all of those home runs off Shane Bieber?
2019-06-20the_athleticRe-ranking the Rangers’ prospects: Part 2 of a three-part series
2019-06-20the_athleticWashington Mailbag: Which Chris Petersen-era defenders could have started for the 1991 title team?
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Notre Dame freshmen who could be factors on the field this fall
2019-06-20the_athleticTua Tagovailoa can cut through NFL noise with help of loaded receiving corps
2019-06-20the_athleticAs the Pirates’ rotation slowly regroups, Jameson Taillon waits and wonders
2019-06-20the_athleticWay-too-early 53-man roster: What the structure of this Panthers team looks like before camp
2019-06-20the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ dagger concept in the passing game
2019-06-20the_athleticTitans Mailbag: What to expect from Jack Conklin, the key stat for the offense and a team prediction
2019-06-20the_athleticFor Bo Nix and Joey Gatewood, learning to lead is the first step in securing Auburn’s starting QB job
2019-06-20the_athleticWay-too-early predictions for who will make the Jaguars’ 53-man roster
2019-06-20the_athleticNassir Little’s improvement makes him a possibility for Wizards at No. 9
2019-06-20the_athleticTop of mind: For Gabe Kapler and struggling Phillies, no clear solution to fill void left by Andrew McCutchen
2019-06-20the_athleticA looming concern: How Bruins are preparing for life after Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci
2019-06-20the_athleticPistons Mock Draft, version 5.0: Final predictions on who Detroit takes with its picks
2019-06-20the_athleticAlex Bentley heads to EuroBasket, opening door for rookie Natisha Hiedeman
2019-06-20the_athleticWhy the 49ers aren’t retiring Terrell Owens’ jersey – or any other numbers anytime soon
2019-06-20the_athleticAs Nets pursue Kyrie Irving, Ed Davis considers his own free agent priorities
2019-06-20the_athleticThe rebirth of former Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray
2019-06-20the_athleticKaboly’s mailbag: Should we expect to see more Big Ben during the preseason?
2019-06-20the_athleticA drug suspension helped lead Thomas Davis back to the NFL, and to the Chargers
2019-06-20the_athleticHey, who’s the new guy?: The Oregon summer enrollee primer
2019-06-20the_athletic‘I was able to get him one time’: Reliving the 1994 Porter Cup through the eyes of those who beat Tiger Woods
2019-06-20the_athleticWhich Ducks players will thrive most under new coach Dallas Eakins?
2019-06-20the_athleticWhom the Canucks could select with the No. 10 pick and where they fit into the lineup long term
2019-06-20the_athletic2 dozen lawyers, one symbolic copy of ‘League of Denial’: Scenes from the NFL battling insurers over concussion settlement coverage
2019-06-20the_athletic‘It’s just a flawed system’: Players are speaking out about All-Star snubs. Here’s what they’re saying
2019-06-20the_athleticWith one 6-foot-4 playmaker already on the roster, could the Avs look to add another in Kirby Dach?
2019-06-20the_athleticHow Kawhi Leonard would fit on the court with the Clippers
2019-06-20the_athleticWith childlike enthusiasm and mature skills, Alex Verdugo is learning to balance highs and lows
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Florida Panthers’ best NHL Draft picks by round: Aleksander Barkov still rules
2019-06-20the_athleticRosenthal: Plans are fluid for the surprising D-Backs; things looking up for Angels; Kluber’s future; more notes
2019-06-20the_athleticHow an altered approach helped Dom Smith find success after a brutal 2018 season
2019-06-20the_athleticVecenie: Don’t forget about Goga Bitadze, my top international player in the 2019 NBA Draft class
2019-06-20the_athleticSubmit a question for David Ubben’s Tennessee Vols Mailbag
2019-06-20the_athleticBears cornerback Kyle Fuller is proof that second chances can pay off
2019-06-20the_athleticWith a thinning cupboard, pressure mounts on Elton Brand and the Sixers to find contributors late in the draft
2019-06-20the_athleticDevelopment program: The skills each Raptor should focus on this summer
2019-06-20the_athleticStark: Home Run Madness — it can’t just be the baseballs… or can it?
2019-06-20the_athleticPranks, friendships, huntin’ and the secret language of first base in the big leagues
2019-06-20the_athleticVecenie’s NBA Draft Live blog: Instant analysis from The Athletic’s draft expert
2019-06-20the_athleticIn the midst of their most challenging homestand of the season, Yankees find themselves ‘in a good place’
2019-06-20the_athleticThe complete package: Additions of two-seam fastball, changeup are helping the Brewers’ Brandon Woodruff excel
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Q&A with Jonah Keri, Thursday June 20 at Noon ET
2019-06-20the_athleticNHL scouts compiling their lists, checking them twice before draft
2019-06-20the_athleticCap crunch could put crimp in Coyotes’ draft-day plans
2019-06-20the_athleticFirst-round draft targets for the Calgary Flames: Part two
2019-06-20the_athleticPlunk rocker: How Diamondbacks rookie Tim Locastro keeps playing the hit-by-pitches
2019-06-20the_athleticWhat makes NHL Draft prospect Alex Turcotte tick? ‘I just want to be the best’
2019-06-20the_athleticNHL Awards continue healing process for humbled Lightning: ‘It’s like a death in the family’
2019-06-20the_athleticJay Glazer’s NFL mailbag: Which superstar player doesn’t get enough credit?
2019-06-20the_athleticJoe Thornton returning is good news, but Sharks still have some holes to fill
2019-06-20the_athleticAs the Wolves work to trade up, don’t forget about the rest of the draft
2019-06-20the_athleticMaurizio Sarri and the ghosts of Juventus’ past
2019-06-20the_athletic‘Sky’s the limit’: How Brayden Tracey went from off the radar to top NHL prospect
2019-06-20the_athleticCardinals offensive linemen: Pieces in place for big bounce-back season
2019-06-20the_athleticThe return of Candace Parker won’t be a cure-all for the Sparks
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Q&A: Max Bultman on the Red Wings and NHL Draft at 1 p.m. ET Friday
2019-06-20the_athleticWhat’s a scout to do? Blue Jackets own just two picks in draft
2019-06-20the_athleticTitle Talk: Ian Rush on presenting Liverpool with the Champions League trophy, the gap with Man City and more
2019-06-20the_athleticThe NBA Draft is here: What can ASU’s Luguentz Dort and Zylan Cheatham expect?
2019-06-20the_athleticAl Horford would make the Mavericks a playoff team. Then what?
2019-06-20the_athleticYohe mailbag: Will the Penguins trade Kris Letang? And much more
2019-06-20the_athletic2019 NBA Draft: Kevin Porter Jr. is worth the gamble at No. 13 for the Miami Heat
2019-06-20the_athleticThrough the highs and lows, Kelsey Plum keeps putting in the work for the Aces
2019-06-20the_athleticMadison Bumgarner’s consistently brilliant performances against the Dodgers will be missed
2019-06-20the_athleticOffseason scenarios for the Wild: All the possible paths for a team looking to deal
2019-06-20the_athleticIt’s not you, it’s the CBA: Why the Bucks traded Tony Snell
2019-06-20the_athleticHomecoming for Storm’s Sami Whitcomb a ‘full-circle moment’ for a ‘far-fetched dream’
2019-06-20the_athleticWorld Cup open thread: USWNT vs. Sweden
2019-06-20the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-20the_athleticA word about Georgia’s quarterback recruiting, and recruiting in general
2019-06-20the_athleticWho is the ‘future of fighting’ really for?
2019-06-20the_athleticBiertempfel: Three trades I’d propose if I were Pirates GM for a day
2019-06-20the_athleticTopic: The Tampa Bay Rays are exploring a potential time-share with Montreal
2019-06-20the_athleticSound off: Share your thoughts on the NBA Draft and the Sixers’ picks
2019-06-20the_athleticStoeten: Could the Rays really come to Montreal, and what would it mean for the Blue Jays?
2019-06-20the_athleticMaking sense of a busy day for Rangers pitching: Texas won’t bow out of 2019 playoff run
2019-06-20the_athleticLet’s make a deal: Rays have holes to fill if they hope to catch Yankees in AL East
2019-06-20the_athleticOn and off the field, the Rams can be the ‘next big thing’ in L.A. sports
2019-06-20the_athleticLouisville Mailbag: 2020 commitments, NCAA timelines and a smorgasbord of summertime wackiness
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Indians Q&A with Zack Meisel at 2 p.m. ET Friday
2019-06-20the_athleticLive Blue Jackets Q&A with Aaron Portzline at 1 p.m. ET Friday
2019-06-20the_athleticAndré Burakovsky’s future, where the Capitals might go in the draft and free agency
2019-06-20the_athleticInjury severity index: Yandy Diaz’s breakout hits a snag; Rich Hill awaits MRI results
2019-06-20the_athleticSporting KC’s 2019 struggles: How they happened, and why they may get better
2019-06-20the_athleticJoin the Grizzlies NBA Draft night discussion
2019-06-20the_athleticSeahawks who must step up to overtake the Rams: No. 10, LB Jacob Martin
2019-06-20the_athleticOpen Thread: The 2019 NBA Draft
2019-06-20the_athleticSources: Wolves jump up to No. 6 in trade with Phoenix, eye point guard
2019-06-20the_athleticComment le Canadien peut-il améliorer sa position au repêchage?
2019-06-20the_athleticOpen thread: Who should the Bulls draft at No. 7?
2019-06-20the_athleticWolves move up to No. 6 to draft Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver, may not be done
2019-06-19the_athleticBy the numbers: From high expectations to rock bottom to the Stanley Cup, the Blues’ season was rare
2019-06-19the_athleticThin margin of persistence: One-run trend turns Reds’ way in sweep of Astros
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat can we expect from the Kings as offseason reaches a critical point?
2019-06-19the_athleticLeBrun Notebook: Right-handed defencemen on the move plus trade and free agency rumblings
2019-06-19the_athletic‘This year has been a huge learning curve’: Royals’ hitter prospects at High-A Wilmington talk about their struggles
2019-06-19the_athleticJessica McDonald gives it all she’s got at World Cup, just as she has in NWSL
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: David Aldridge and Fred Katz will answer your draft questions
2019-06-19the_athleticLet’s get to the point: With Mike Conley Jr. on board, the Jazz are a real heavyweight contender
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Zach Harper answers your NBA and Draft questions on Thursday, June 20 at 5 p.m. ET
2019-06-19the_athleticWhy there’s optimism despite the slow pace in Brayden Point’s talks with Lightning
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat the Mike Conley trade does for the Grizzlies: Cap room now, cap room later and key picks
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Lakers writer Bill Oram on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-06-19the_athleticThe Athletic’s way-too-early NBA Power Rankings: Where teams stand after the playoffs and before the offseason chaos
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Rams writer Vinny Bonsignore on Friday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Nick Groke answers your Rockies questions Thursday from 2-3 p.m.
2019-06-19the_athleticAre these Jesse Puljujarvi’s final days with the Edmonton Oilers?
2019-06-19the_athleticMirtle and Willis: Are the Oilers and Maple Leafs good trading partners?
2019-06-19the_athleticMarques Colston remains one of the best, and most fascinating, players in Saints history
2019-06-19the_athleticCanada’s solid defense-first approach is about to face far bigger tests
2019-06-19the_athleticSubmit a question for Jeff Greer’s Louisville mailbag
2019-06-19the_athleticBuccaneers’ rookie class eager to move up the ladder in a hurry
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat could the Giants have done differently about the outfield last offseason, other than everything?
2019-06-19the_athleticLeroux: Salary cap impact of Mike Conley trade for the Jazz and Grizzlies
2019-06-19the_athleticGrade the Trade: Utah Jazz use flexibility to acquire Mike Conley Jr. from Memphis Grizzlies
2019-06-19the_athleticAs Paradise Camp nears, assistant shares Hurricanes’ new recruiting strategies
2019-06-19the_athletic‘Everyone was up for it’: Dispatches from a wild, weird 17-inning Twins win
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Pistons writer James L. Edwards III on the NBA Draft at noon ET Thursday
2019-06-19the_athletic‘What’s next?’: With rings on the way, Raptors seek out different motivations
2019-06-19the_athletic‘I see myself in him’: On the generational talent that bonds Mike Trout and Albert Pujols
2019-06-19the_athleticWith Andrei Vasilevskiy and ‘big brother’ Ben Bishop vying for Vezina, revisiting a defining decision
2019-06-19the_athleticProjecting the rebuilt Mariners’ 2021 lineup
2019-06-19the_athleticLive NFL Q&A with Lindsay Jones, Thursday at 3 p.m. ET
2019-06-19the_athleticSixers mailbag: On the potential of an Ersan Ilyasova reunion, Butler/Harris contract structures and more
2019-06-19the_athleticLottery target: Brandon Clarke’s atypical path leads to NBA Draft
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Chad Dundas and Ben Fowlkes answer your MMA questions on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. ET
2019-06-19the_athleticWhich NBA team will land dynamic point guard Coby White?
2019-06-19the_athleticFor the Lions’ rookie class, a lesson in life (and sewing)
2019-06-19the_athleticMeet the Marlins’ top draft pick JJ Bleday, a potential centerpiece of the franchise’s future
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat to make of the Astros lacking production from their first basemen
2019-06-19the_athletic‘It’s a different type of grind’: Zach Hyman finds new motivation in challenging summer
2019-06-19the_athleticWhich NBA teams are best-suited to unlock Cam Reddish’s potential?
2019-06-19the_athleticSubmit a question for Nicki Jhabvala’s Broncos mailbag
2019-06-19the_athleticHow bonuses and a potential LTIR will impact the Stars salary cap situation
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Reds Q&A: C. Trent Rosecrans answers questions from noon-1 p.m. ET on 6/20
2019-06-19the_athletic‘It’s been a long time’: How Fanendo Adi felt after first goal of 2019 for FC Cincy
2019-06-19the_athleticWhich NBA teams could take a shot at unlocking Nassir Little’s full potential?
2019-06-19the_athleticQ&A: Mets announcer Gary Cohen on identity, ditching his New York accent and the perfect call
2019-06-19the_athleticBlue Jackets captain has some advice for Jim Rutherford
2019-06-19the_athleticWhich recruiting ‘what-ifs’ loomed largest for USC football this century?
2019-06-19the_athleticCarig: In lashing out at Manny Machado, umpires’ union reveals itself to be tone deaf
2019-06-19the_athleticAre the Ducks doing the right thing by buying out Corey Perry?
2019-06-19the_athleticThe making of a tackle: How the Vikings find success moving edge rushers inside
2019-06-19the_athleticHow the next few weeks could affect Nico Hischier’s contract negotiations with the Devils
2019-06-19the_athleticWolves draft scenarios: Trade winds are swirling around the No. 11 pick
2019-06-19the_athleticCharania: Grizzlies, Jazz reportedly agree to Mike Conley Jr. trade — Discussion
2019-06-19the_athleticThe blue-collar boxer: Andrew Cancio chases his dream while providing for his family
2019-06-19the_athletic‘The intangible stuff is huge’: As Amanda Zahui B. hits her stride, the Liberty brace for her absence
2019-06-19the_athleticTed Leonsis’ continued delay and trade scenarios for John Wall and Brad Beal: Wizards mailbag Part 3
2019-06-19the_athleticChicago Sky players, fans take pride in inclusivity
2019-06-19the_athleticPenton: QB Kevin Glenn retires as a ‘consummate pro’ after lengthy CFL career
2019-06-19the_athleticMavericks draft preview (Part 2): Guards that can fit Mavs system should be available at No. 37
2019-06-19the_athleticHow should the Mets approach the trade deadline? Analyzing three very different scenarios for the team
2019-06-19the_athleticSix cibles intéressantes pour le Canadien en deuxième ronde
2019-06-19the_athleticU.S. men meet expectations with win over Guyana in Gold Cup opener
2019-06-19the_athletic‘Dude, you’re here. This is awesome’: John Cena was there to witness Logan Allen’s major-league debut
2019-06-19the_athleticWhy Bears youngsters Bilal Nichols, Kevin Toliver are ready for their second-year jump
2019-06-19the_athleticRed Sox six-game winning streak snapped after 17-inning marathon against Twins
2019-06-19the_athleticEvaluating potential draft-day moves for Pelicans after the Anthony Davis trade
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat offseason? It’s a big mistake for NFL teams to make training camp less accessible to fans
2019-06-19the_athleticThis week in Bengals: What are realistic expectations for the season?
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A: Ed Bouchette answers your Steelers questions on Thursday from noon-1 p.m. ET
2019-06-19the_athleticThe Morning Loon: Minnesota United keeps its U.S. Open Cup dreams alive
2019-06-19the_athleticRight guy, right time: How Jonathan Toews fell to the Blackhawks the last time they picked No. 3
2019-06-19the_athleticFilm Analysis: How Feleipe Franks began reaching his potential as a runner
2019-06-19the_athleticAnalyzing the early Edmonton Oilers’ 2019-20 depth chart
2019-06-19the_athleticWho stays, who goes: Decision time for Flames’ long list of restricted free agents
2019-06-19the_athleticStoeten’s Fresh From The Farm: The Jays might be terrible, but there’s hope in these prospects
2019-06-19the_athletic‘What the hell are you waiting for, then? Hire him already’: How Jets GM Joe Douglas has impressed at every stop of his career
2019-06-19the_athleticWhat would D’Angelo Russell be worth to Mavericks, and how does he fit alongside Luka Doncic?
2019-06-19the_athleticThe buildup to a breakout: Lefty Damon Jones pops onto the Phillies’ radar
2019-06-19the_athleticBourne: For the Blues, Raptors and their fans, the effects of winning it all can last a lifetime
2019-06-19the_athleticDid Henry Cejudo save the UFC’s flyweight division? Some of its residents aren’t feeling so sure just yet
2019-06-19the_athleticFirst-round draft targets for the Calgary Flames
2019-06-19the_athleticWhy trading up in the draft makes no sense for the Bulls
2019-06-19the_athleticA goalie at No. 12? Why Spencer Knight might be a fit for the Wild’s first pick
2019-06-19the_athleticQ&A: Barry Trotz, up for Coach of the Year, reflects on the Islanders’ ‘buy-in’ and what’s to come
2019-06-19the_athleticFrom Cobb to Charlie, the echoes of Blackmon’s hitting streak are carrying the Rockies
2019-06-19the_athleticLeroux 2019 Offseason Team Previews: Toronto Raptors
2019-06-19the_athleticWho would belong on the Mount Rushmore of Los Angeles sports?
2019-06-19the_athleticInstead of a forward, could defenseman Bowen Byram be the Avs’ answer at No. 4?
2019-06-19the_athleticPosition-by-position predictions for the Rams’ season-opening 53-man roster
2019-06-19the_athleticFedorov, Lidstrom, Vladdie and more: The story of the Red Wings’ legendary 1989 draft
2019-06-19the_athleticLeroux 2019 Offseason Team Previews: Golden State Warriors
2019-06-19the_athleticTales from the trail: Penn State assistants remember their biggest recruiting heartbreaks
2019-06-19the_athleticFlorida State’s Mike Martin is taking one final ride in Omaha, ‘a special, special place’
2019-06-19the_athleticOn the Beat: The Brothers Smart and their ordeal, updating the 85 and other Georgia notes
2019-06-19the_athletic‘They want to look swaggy’: Finding the perfect draft-night suit hugely important for NBA picks
2019-06-19the_athleticThe Wizards are on the clock Thursday … as they’ve been for 10 weeks
2019-06-19the_athleticIf this feels like a critical offseason for the Predators, it’s because it is
2019-06-19the_athleticGreat player, better person: Why Wisconsin and four-star OT signee Joe Tippmann are the perfect match
2019-06-19the_athleticMelky Cabrera refused to be cast aside, and now he’s playing like a kid again
2019-06-19the_athleticThe 2019 Defensive All-Stars: Our early roster of the best defenders in baseball
2019-06-19the_athleticQ&A: Rodney Billups on working with Team USA and coaching his alma mater
2019-06-19the_athleticAnalyzing the Winnipeg Jets 2019-20 depth chart
2019-06-19the_athletic‘Another long player’: Under Jeff Weltman, length reigns supreme when the Magic make draft picks
2019-06-19the_athleticAs The Athletic Detroit turns 2, a look back at just how far we’ve come
2019-06-19the_athleticRanking the top Blackhawks prospects before the NHL Draft
2019-06-19the_athletic12 Questions with Brad Keselowski
2019-06-19the_athleticBest of the broadcasters: Willy Daunic on Woody-ball, Jordin Tootoo and his Elvis (Grbac) moment
2019-06-19the_athleticJason Heyward’s message to Craig Kimbrel as the Cubs closed the deal that could save their season
2019-06-19the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ Cruise concept in the passing game
2019-06-19the_athleticState of the Program: Kansas faces steep climb to meet expectations under re-energized Les Miles
2019-06-19the_athleticMandel’s Mailbag: What are realistic expectations for Nebraska in Scott Frost’s second season?
2019-06-19the_athletic‘All players have doubt’: Prescott, Witten, Jaylon Smith and other Cowboys on overcoming adversity
2019-06-19the_athleticChatham: AFC East features QB situation unlike any we’ve ever seen — and it’s the Patriots’ fault
2019-06-19the_athleticRookies, reaches and regrets: My early 2019 fantasy football mock draft review
2019-06-19the_athleticBurning questions as the Blue Jackets head into a pivotal and mysterious two-week stretch of the offseason
2019-06-19the_athleticExecs unplugged: Behind the scenes on the NHL Draft floor
2019-06-19the_athleticNHL Scouts Poll 2019: Hughes vs. Kakko, blue-chip centres, small snipers and a first round goalie
2019-06-19the_athleticBasketball, badgering and brotherly love bond Kerem and Enes Kanter
2019-06-19the_athleticHe Stay Index: A look at which Raptors could be back and which could go this summer
2019-06-19the_athleticWith Marcus Stroman in rumours, a ranking of Blue Jays trade chips and how upset you’ll be if they’re dealt
2019-06-19the_athleticWho makes sense for the Penguins at No. 21?
2019-06-19the_athleticHow the Rangers could further involve analytics in the front office’s approach
2019-06-19the_athleticMason Gillis missed his senior year but still had enough time to prove he was a fit for Purdue
2019-06-19the_athleticBrown: Five CHL sleeper prospects for the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-19the_athleticDown Goes Brown: Five lessons from the 2018 offseason that could help teams in 2019
2019-06-19the_athleticJames Wiseman preaches team concept as No. 1 recruiting class begins at Memphis
2019-06-19the_athleticBy the numbers: Evaluating the stacked crop of restricted free agents and what they’re worth
2019-06-19the_athleticA look at Louisville-bound guard David Johnson
2019-06-19the_athleticLife after Ja: Murray State is just the latest mid-major to face life after a star leaves for the NBA
2019-06-19the_athleticBreaking down the Flyers’ quickly shrinking cap flexibility after locking up Kevin Hayes, adding Justin Braun
2019-06-19the_athleticPronman’s Mock Draft 2.0: How have trades impacted the 2019 NHL Draft?
2019-06-19the_athleticBy popular demand: Zach Eflin, Kyle Gibson and German Marquez under the microscope
2019-06-19the_athleticFrom the corner of Hamilton and Rosenhaus: An eventful day in the Indians’ radio booth
2019-06-19the_athletic‘Football chose him’: How Andre Dillard went from awkward 8th grader to Eagles first-round pick
2019-06-19the_athleticWhy the Twins aren’t panicked with Byron Buxton on the injured list
2019-06-19the_athletic‘I lost count’: The A’s rack up 16 runs in a blowout over the Orioles, but is this a sign that another surge is coming?
2019-06-19the_athleticThe first chapters in the legend of Terrell Suggs, from teammates and coaches
2019-06-19the_athleticJake Ciely’s 280 hitters, 180 pitchers: rest of season fantasy baseball rankings
2019-06-19the_athleticCubs need an offensive spark, but there’s not much on the farm to bring to the table
2019-06-19the_athleticAir density and visual memory notebook: Zach Davies will frustrate the skeptics again
2019-06-19the_athleticAggressive White Sox grind their way to Crosstown victory, even if they shouldn’t
2019-06-19the_athleticDavid Bell, Raisel Iglesias shut the door on a Reds closer controversy
2019-06-19the_athletic‘I think Eloy is going to be Eloy’: In his first game at Wrigley Field, Eloy Jiménez shows the Cubs what they’re missing
2019-06-19the_athleticLive Q&A with Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers from 2-3 p.m. CT
2019-06-19the_athleticHow Pep Guardiola’s relationships with agents could influence City’s summer signings
2019-06-19the_athleticTalk about it: Flyers sign Kevin Hayes to seven-year-deal
2019-06-18the_athleticAs Jason Botterill looks to improve team, Sabres could be central figures in draft week moving and shaking
2019-06-18the_athletic‘I would never want to see it again’: With their players’ support, White Sox will extend safety netting
2019-06-18the_athleticCrosstown talk: Join us for Cubs-White Sox on the North Side
2019-06-18the_athleticSidney Crosby hopes Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang finish careers as Penguins
2019-06-18the_athleticThe next move: A Q&A with Tony Parker on his new position after retiring from the NBA
2019-06-18the_athleticAfter absorbing the shock of a trade, new Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas is eager to join a contender
2019-06-18the_athleticGood brain, fast feet, big heart: The pillars that will shape Bruins’ roster replenishment
2019-06-18the_athleticJustin Braun trade makes Joe Pavelski’s return to the Sharks more likely, but it’s still no certainty, either
2019-06-18the_athletic‘The throw-up game’: How embarrassing moments changed the direction of Adrian Houser’s career
2019-06-18the_athleticWarriors draft preview: 28 targets for a crucial 28th overall pick
2019-06-18the_athleticWiffle Ball at the Hollow: How one man’s sandlot dreams became Kansas City’s own ‘Field of Dreams’
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Rafe Bartholomew will answer all your boxing questions at noon ET on Wednesday, June 19
2019-06-18the_athleticAl Horford declines his option, but his return remains a priority for Celtics
2019-06-18the_athletic‘It’s been a grind’: The lonely, stressful, exhausting lives of NBA Draft prospects
2019-06-18the_athleticBucks draft preview part 2: Breaking down the pick, the approach and the prospects to watch
2019-06-18the_athleticBruins say Bruce Cassidy’s contract status will be addressed
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Nick Kosmider answers your Nuggets questions Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.
2019-06-18the_athleticRoundtable: What the Errol Spence Jr.-Shawn Porter unification showdown means
2019-06-18the_athleticRanking the 29 teams that could trade for Madison Bumgarner, in order of how much (or little) discomfort it’ll cause you
2019-06-18the_athletic2018-19 NHL Awards: Finalists, projected winners and snubs
2019-06-18the_athleticGentille: Of course the Penguins should trade away their first-round pick
2019-06-18the_athleticFrom 1 to 72, Rays share the meaning behind their jersey numbers
2019-06-18the_athleticDespite the rumors, Nikola Vucevic simply doesn’t fit next to Kristaps Porzingis
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat will the Wizards do with Thomas Bryant and other Wizards moves: Mailbag, part 2
2019-06-18the_athleticFever center Natalie Achonwa’s quest to expand her game with the 3-point shot
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat can the Cardinals learn from the Blues’ rise to the top?
2019-06-18the_athleticHow two legendary Miami Hurricanes had an assist in landing latest linebacker commit
2019-06-18the_athleticWith plentiful picks, can the Kings turn their franchise around at the 2019 NHL Draft?
2019-06-18the_athleticThe celebration was nice, but it’s time for the Raptors to get back to business
2019-06-18the_athleticMichigan State offseason mailbag: Breakout players, a look at the running game and more
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Cardinals writer Scott Bordow answers your questions Wednesday at noon MST/PDT
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat to expect with William Karlsson’s next contract with the Golden Knights
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Jason Jones answers your Kings questions on Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m. PT
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Jason Quick answers your Trail Blazers questions on Friday, June 21 at 12:30 p.m. ET
2019-06-18the_athleticIowa takeaways: The Christopher Bell conundrum continues; NASCAR officials don’t back down
2019-06-18the_athleticHow agents experience the journey to the NHL draft from early recruiting to the first contract
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Jabari Young answers your Spurs questions on Friday, June 21 at noon CT
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Join Nebraska writer Mitch Sherman from 1-2 p.m. CT Wednesday
2019-06-18the_athleticLeBrun Notebook: After some time to reflect, Lightning GM Julien BriseBois sees no reason to alter course
2019-06-18the_athleticBare Knuckle Fighting Championships’ David Feldman is introducing the big picture of bad blood
2019-06-18the_athleticChristiane Endler’s great game vs. U.S. was just one step toward larger aims
2019-06-18the_athleticDucks’ Dallas Eakins out to prove he’s learned from ‘The Edmonton Experience’
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-18the_athleticWhy the Penguins don’t expect to fade like the Blackhawks and Kings
2019-06-18the_athleticSpeed Bag: Cruiserweights provide pure entertainment, a Ukrainian Father’s Day gift, Big Baby’s Vegas behavior, and more
2019-06-18the_athleticTrouvons les trésors cachés du repêchage grâce aux indices d’équivalence
2019-06-18the_athleticEx-Dodger Rob Segedin suing team’s hand consultant for alleged negligence
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Join Wisconsin Badgers writer Jesse Temple from 11 a.m. to noon CT Wednesday
2019-06-18the_athleticBlue Jackets promote Chris Clark, hire Mike Eaves to coach AHL Cleveland
2019-06-18the_athleticHow Darrin Horn plans to maintain and build on NKU’s momentum
2019-06-18the_athleticVecenie: 2019 NBA Mock Draft, 6.0 — Live updates projecting the field, reacting to trade talk
2019-06-18the_athleticGold Cup Q&A with Paul Tenorio
2019-06-18the_athletic10 draft prospects to watch for the Clippers in the second round
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Eric Nehm answers your Bucks questions from 1-2 p.m. (CT) Wednesday
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat Darrell Bevell’s tight-end history might tell us about the Lions’ offense
2019-06-18the_athleticDraft pick drives hard bargain in negotiations with hometown Mariners
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Athletic L.A. turns one: Here are our favorite stories from the past year
2019-06-18the_athleticSixers writers back-and-forth: How they’d approach this crucial offseason (Harris or Butler, free agency and more)
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Scott Agness answers your Pacers questions from noon-1 p.m. (ET) Wednesday
2019-06-18the_athleticThoughts in Bold: GM Pierre Dorion on the Senators’ draft strategy and the importance of sticking to the plan
2019-06-18the_athleticNuggets guard Malik Beasley has grown up fast, and his focus is only intensifying
2019-06-18the_athleticDuhatschek: Q&A with Flames GM Brad Treliving on draft principles, changes to scouting and defining success
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Marlins (and other teams) might want to rethink how they shift vs. Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter
2019-06-18the_athleticQ&A: Angel McCoughtry on her process of recovery and road to return
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Oilers have multiple free agent options available (if the price is right)
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat Richard Jibunor’s sudden departure means for Auburn’s defensive line in 2019 and beyond
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Rays reporter Josh Tolentino takes your questions Wednesday at noon ET
2019-06-18the_athleticThoughts on Anthony Davis and his legacy, from someone who covered him at Kentucky and New Orleans
2019-06-18the_athleticFocusing on getting it right, GM Mitch Kupchak doesn’t plan on being duped by Hornets pre-draft workouts
2019-06-18the_athleticEvaluating the Giants’ biggest winners and losers from the offseason
2019-06-18the_athleticIt’s now or never for Andrew Wiggins in Minnesota
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Giants Q&A with Dan Duggan on Wednesday 6/19 from 1-2 p.m. ET
2019-06-18the_athleticKravitz: With more questions than the SAT, the Pacers are looking for answers in the draft and free agency
2019-06-18the_athleticProject Petey, Part 2: How the Canucks can trade for a top-six forward and who they should target
2019-06-18the_athleticSurveying the schedule: Ranking Oregon’s regular-season games, from least to most appealing
2019-06-18the_athleticHow and where would Trevor Zegras fit in if he were to be drafted by the Avalanche?
2019-06-18the_athletic2019 Cowboys 53-man roster projection (v2.0)
2019-06-18the_athleticA cashless Super Bowl could be coming soon. What does the growing trend for sports venues mean for fans?
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Lakers would be wise to resist adding another superstar
2019-06-18the_athleticSubmit your questions for Travis Haney’s Titans Mailbag
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Ikosystem: Inside the struggles of chasing a championship and the strain on Houston’s backcourt dynamic
2019-06-18the_athleticAs we celebrate the one-year anniversary of The Athletic Buffalo, we raise a glass to our readers
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Jaguars have a serious culture problem. Why can’t Tom Coughlin and Doug Marrone fix it?
2019-06-18the_athleticJosh Allen Q&A: Bills quarterback on why he’s entering Year 2 ‘much more confident’
2019-06-18the_athleticWhat it means to fail: The story of former Royals prospect Chris Lubanski
2019-06-18the_athleticAs the Phillies’ rotation turns: Many questions, few answers for No. 5 starter
2019-06-18the_athletic‘The fans do care. The fans are excited’: White Sox-Cubs might not result in fists flying, but these games still count
2019-06-18the_athleticSarris: How much baseball can you play with your eyes closed?
2019-06-18the_athleticAs UFC’s ‘Crochet Boss,’ Maurice Greene wants to take over the world one stitch at a time
2019-06-18the_athleticAnalyzing the return for Winnipeg in the Jacob Trouba trade reveals a clear loss for the Jets
2019-06-18the_athleticLowetide: The Oilers’ conundrum in taking Philip Broberg with the No. 8 overall pick
2019-06-18the_athleticRosenthal: If history means anything, contending teams should be lining up to acquire Madison Bumgarner – now
2019-06-18the_athleticWith the backing of new Brazilian supporters, Qatar demonstrates growth on the pitch at Copa América
2019-06-18the_athleticChecking up on JaCoby Jones, defensive shifts and other compelling Tigers stats
2019-06-18the_athleticKawhi Leonard’s ‘Klaw’ logo lawsuit sends loud message to other pro athletes, agents, lawyers
2019-06-18the_athletic49ers Tuesday mailbag: The spring storyline that can not be overstated; what’s the pecking order at LB, WR and OL?
2019-06-18the_athleticGlovework to woodwork to teamwork: J.J. Hardy’s tale of guitars, Southern rock and baseball
2019-06-18the_athleticA decade of dreams: What’s the best all-Virginia team possible?
2019-06-18the_athleticFrom Nickeil Alexander-Walker to Grant Williams, a look at the top NBA draft prospects who worked out for the Magic
2019-06-18the_athleticHow Alabama commit Quandarrius Robinson refocused on football to build unlimited potential
2019-06-18the_athleticGreatest catch ever? Using modern stats to retroactively evaluate Ron Swoboda’s sprawling dive in the 1969 World Series
2019-06-18the_athleticThe art of the takeaway: There are some specific traits when it comes to forcing turnovers in college football
2019-06-18the_athleticThrough nearly 20 years of friendship, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are still bringing out the best in each other
2019-06-18the_athleticSixers draft prospects: 5 potential sleepers for pick No. 24
2019-06-18the_athleticPicks vs. picks: A look at how the Bears are starting to reload from within
2019-06-18the_athleticSo what now? Broncos, Bowlen family begin major transition as focus shifts to team ownership
2019-06-18the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ Sail concept in passing game
2019-06-18the_athleticThe kids are all right: Searching for statistical silver linings from NASCAR’s 2019 rookie crop
2019-06-18the_athleticBest of the Broadcasters: From Rob Bironas from 60 and Steve McNair, Titans’ Mike Keith has witnessed a lot
2019-06-18the_athleticGlobalization, gender wars: Why a top pro tennis event is in a 164-seat stadium in the Bronx and free to attend
2019-06-18the_athleticAlex Edler shouldn’t be the Canadiens’ top priority, but he also shouldn’t be ignored
2019-06-18the_athleticState of the Program: Lovie Smith believes Illinois has been building toward a Year 4 breakthrough
2019-06-18the_athleticWith the draft looming, which prospects could be on the Celtics radar?
2019-06-18the_athleticSubmit a question for Pete Sampson’s Notre Dame Mailbag
2019-06-18the_athleticFlyers draft guide: Plausible targets at No. 11 and first-round scenarios
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A: Chris Kirschner answers your Hawks draft questions Tuesday from 12-1 p.m.
2019-06-18the_athleticThe one who got away: Why Tennessee passed on Gary Patterson and what it means now
2019-06-18the_athleticContingency Plans: What are the options for teams who might lose top-tier talent to free agency?
2019-06-18the_athleticWhere former Kansas star Dedric Lawson fits in the NBA
2019-06-18the_athleticMy First Year: UNC’s Leaky Black on workouts as a lifestyle, his injury and high expectations for Year 2
2019-06-18the_athleticLife of the Scoreboard Stumper: How a single force powers a Reds institution
2019-06-18the_athleticRemedial Chaos Theory mock drafts: The Knicks’ night could a lot of ways during the 2019 NBA draft
2019-06-18the_athleticWhere Purdue’s Carsen Edwards could find a home in the NBA
2019-06-18the_athletic‘It would’ve been easy just to go, F this kid, we’re done’: An oral history of Nazem Kadri’s early years with Leafs
2019-06-18the_athletic‘Never seen anything like that’: A prospect’s draft-day dream is realized, then dashed and finally achieved
2019-06-18the_athletic2018 NBA mock re-draft: How much difference does a year make? Ask Deandre Ayton and Mitchell Robinson
2019-06-18the_athleticPittsburgh takes care of its own, and the newest Steelers coach is proof of that
2019-06-18the_athleticIn new assistant coach Mike Bales, Sabres gain an ‘authority around the NHL and around goaltenders’
2019-06-18the_athletic‘Go get it’: Johnny Juzang comes to Kentucky ready to work, prove his value
2019-06-18the_athleticAn ode to Franklin Street Gym, the tiny, sweaty bandbox where VCU basketball was born
2019-06-18the_athleticStarting pitcher showdown: Ground-ball heavy hurlers versus fly-ball extremists
2019-06-18the_athleticLloyd: The Indians were fortunate to get Mike Clevinger back this quickly. How much will that matter before July 31?
2019-06-18the_athleticDarius Garland to the Cavaliers? That possibility shows why Osman, Sexton add intrigue to draft puzzle
2019-06-18the_athleticRetiring Josh McCown brought class, professionalism to the Browns during troubled times
2019-06-18the_athleticAs Red Sox climb back into the race, who should they add to bolster their ranks?
2019-06-18the_athleticRe-ranking the Rangers’ prospects: Part 1 of a three-part series
2019-06-18the_athleticGrading each Cowboys offensive lineman’s 2018: The Dallas line has work to do to meet its reputation
2019-06-18the_athleticShapiro: An update on Stephen Johns and what else I’m hearing about the Stars offseason
2019-06-18the_athleticTyler Beede’s first major league victory came nine years after he made a $2.5 million bet on himself
2019-06-18the_athleticAn inside look: Coyotes draft process relies on collaborative approach
2019-06-18the_athletic‘It was not my greatest moment’: A few Diamondbacks share memorable ejection stories
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Suns’ draft plan and more: Examining the Pacific after Lakers trade for Anthony Davis
2019-06-18the_athleticLive Q&A with Texans beat writer Aaron Reiss, 6/19, from noon to 1 p.m. CT
2019-06-18the_athleticArmed and ready: Yasiel Puig’s reputation keeps Astros at bay in Reds win
2019-06-18the_athleticIn-game decisions demonstrate why Twins starter José Berríos belongs in conversations about elite pitchers
2019-06-18the_athleticMaybe it’s time to appreciate Julio Teheran, an overlooked Braves mainstay
2019-06-18the_athleticJacob Trouba is no superstar, but Rangers take first step in fixing their defense by trading for him
2019-06-18the_athleticCarig: The Little Death Star That Could? Not these Yankees, who can stack power upon power
2019-06-18the_athleticWhy Frank Lampard is uniquely qualified to lead Chelsea through the difficult period ahead
2019-06-18the_athleticNHL Trade Grades: Rangers get the edge in landing Jacob Trouba from Jets
2019-06-18the_athleticRedbird Reset: Current crew has more basestealing success than the Runnin’ Redbirds, but rotation woes still hobble the Cardinals
2019-06-18the_athleticKawakami: The 20 most meaningful Warriors moments at Oracle. Yes, Klay Thompson’s limping return is No. 1
2019-06-18the_athleticThe Raptors’ championship parade floods Toronto streets with fans and revelry amid scary moments
2019-06-18the_athleticPhoto gallery: Toronto Raptors 2019 NBA championship parade and celebration
2019-06-18the_athleticAdbert Alzolay is the pitching prospect who can make Cubs fans forget about Dylan Cease
2019-06-17the_athleticReckoning with the four questions that are about to define the Celtics’ future
2019-06-17the_athleticThe money down: How the Chiefs dominated on third down in 2018
2019-06-17the_athleticOram: After Lakers deliver for LeBron James, it is his turn to return the favor
2019-06-17the_athleticAnalyzing the parameters of a Mike Conley-to-Utah trade if the Grizzlies deal their point guard
2019-06-17the_athleticRaptors and fans find way to celebrate championship (and Kawhi) despite poorly organized parade and party
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Kings Q&A: Lisa Dillman answers questions on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon PT
2019-06-17the_athleticUnderhill: Projecting the Patriots’ 53-man roster
2019-06-17the_athleticTyson Fury’s Las Vegas spectacle sets the stage for Deontay Wilder blockbuster
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Stewart Mandel’s College Football Mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticErik Karlsson returns on monster contract extension after the Sharks ‘stayed true to their words’
2019-06-17the_athleticFrom studs to sleepers, 8 names the Flyers should watch in the NHL Draft
2019-06-17the_athleticWith Erik Karlsson off the market, three offseason scenarios for Lightning
2019-06-17the_athleticWhere the Lynx stand after an up-and-down first quarter of the season
2019-06-17the_athleticWhat to expect from the Pistons via the draft, free agency and Summer League
2019-06-17the_athleticIntroducing the MLS roster construction rankings: How effectively all 24 teams have used their salary budget
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Christian Caple’s Washington Huskies Mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Tashan Reed’s Florida State Seminoles Mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticLeroux: Salary cap impact of Anthony Davis trade for the Lakers and Pelicans
2019-06-17the_athleticA perpetual sticking point: How can the Bruins rebuild at right wing?
2019-06-17the_athleticHolder: Five bold predictions based on the Colts’ now-complete offseason
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Clippers Q&A with Jovan Buha, Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Michael-Shawn Dugar answers your Seahawks summer break questions Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. Pacific
2019-06-17the_athleticKey observations as the Packers head into their summer break
2019-06-17the_athleticHigh on the Bruins priority list: figuring out if Marcus Johansson fits
2019-06-17the_athleticGrade the Trade: Lakers get Anthony Davis, Pelicans get an incredible haul in return
2019-06-17the_athleticIslanders draft preview: Which prospects might be a fit in the first and second rounds?
2019-06-17the_athleticC. Notes: ‘He can do everything’ – Reds clubhouse gushes over José Iglesias
2019-06-17the_athleticBowden: Five trades that National League contenders should make
2019-06-17the_athleticTennessee, Purdue stars among 2nd-round prospects who could fit the Phoenix Suns
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Talk all things Wild with Michael Russo on Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. CT
2019-06-17the_athleticGiants week in review: A series sweep and two comeback wins against a first-place team
2019-06-17the_athleticScott Coker on Horiguchi’s future, Bellator flyweights, 145 tourney, Emelianenko vs. Barnett, Machida title shot
2019-06-17the_athleticGetting the first round right is huge, but Florida Panthers must discover gems in the later rounds
2019-06-17the_athleticRaiders mailbag: What are the expectations for Carr in Year 2 of Gruden’s system, and how will the RB depth chart shake out?
2019-06-17the_athleticFree of expectations, Hasheem Thabeet is hoping to rekindle his NBA carerer
2019-06-17the_athleticKey Magic takeaways from Jeff Weltman’s pre-draft press conference
2019-06-17the_athleticAtlanta United 2 manager Stephen Glass on the realities of coaching in the USL
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit questions for Sean Shapiro’s Stars mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticStoeten: Ken Giles’ injury is a potential factor on the trade market for the Jays
2019-06-17the_athleticHow a week of superstar chaos has changed the landscape ahead for the Nuggets
2019-06-17the_athleticA story of love and Fury: How Paris helped drag her husband out of the darkness and back into the ring
2019-06-17the_athleticHeading into an important offseason, Vlade Divac is trusting what he’s built in the Kings front office
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Audrey Snyder’s Penn State Mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticCharania’s Inside Pass: The Anthony Davis trade offers, plus more NBA notes
2019-06-17the_athleticSaints ‘sleeper’ picks range from a veteran first-rounder to undrafted rookies
2019-06-17the_athleticLeBrun Notebook: San Jose’s patient approach with Erik Karlsson pays off
2019-06-17the_athleticCub o’ coffee: Can the Cubs beat the Dodgers again in the bright lights of October?
2019-06-17the_athleticAfter plenty of swings, Sixers still must find late-draft gems to fill out a title-contending roster
2019-06-17the_athleticRoundtable: Sharks push all their chips in on Erik Karlsson, will the bet pay off?
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Dodgers Q&A: Pedro Moura answers questions on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. PT
2019-06-17the_athleticFedor Emelianenko and Bellator have agreed on one last run – seriously this time
2019-06-17the_athleticInside the ropes for the knockout of a champion at the U.S. Open
2019-06-17the_athleticHere are 7 reasons why states are embracing in-stadium sports betting
2019-06-17the_athleticAstros mailbag: On Kyle Tucker’s trade value, potential rotation targets and the state of the bullpen
2019-06-17the_athleticAfter All-Star career, Huston Street is ‘chasing something else’ in retirement
2019-06-17the_athleticFor Taylor Jenkins to succeed in Memphis, he needs time that few coaches before him have received
2019-06-17the_athleticSpring’s over, training camp’s on the way; Submit your questions for an upcoming 49ers mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticUnscrupulous conduct? Why the lawsuit filed by J.D. Martinez’s former agent raises some big questions
2019-06-17the_athleticFrom draft-weekend nobody (twice) to primetime prospect — Brett Leason’s return to hockey prominence
2019-06-17the_athleticJack Hughes or Kaapo Kakko? What 50 years of NHL draft history tell us about the Devils’ choice
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Brett Dawson answers your Thunder questions on Wednesday, June 19 at noon CT
2019-06-17the_athleticCan the Wizards still get a top executive? Is the delay hurting the team? Obama for GM? Wizards mailbag, Part 1
2019-06-17the_athleticZack Collins is coming to the White Sox, but is he a catcher, first baseman, DH, or all of the above?
2019-06-17the_athleticThe grinder: Sean Rodríguez’s unwavering journey to 10 years of MLB service time
2019-06-17the_athleticThe 30: The Nationals and Braves gain ground, transcendent team defense in the NL West and bonus fantasy baseball schadenfreude
2019-06-17the_athleticRanking the most significant trades in L.A. sports history
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 fantasy football draft kit
2019-06-17the_athleticMariners week in review: A memorable debut, Long bomb, the Purple Palace and more
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit a question for Jordan Bianchi’s Motorsports Mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticBest ball strategy: Five tips that will put you on the fast path to slow draft victory
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Dave DuFour answers your NBA questions on Monday, June 17 at noon ET
2019-06-17the_athleticWhy Mitch Marner deserves Auston Matthews money
2019-06-17the_athleticWisconsin Mailbag: What’s keeping Badgers from taking next step and being considered among top tier programs?
2019-06-17the_athleticDown Goes Brown: The chaos lover’s guide to the 2019 offseason
2019-06-17the_athleticWhose stock rose and fell at Ravens minicamp? A battle at left guard, plus other observations
2019-06-17the_athleticRanking Notre Dame’s football schedule from worst to first
2019-06-17the_athleticGoalkeeping analysis: Understanding Zack Steffen’s recent mistakes with the USMNT
2019-06-17the_athleticBullock: Breaking down the Redskins’ Race concept in the passing game
2019-06-17the_athleticBest of the 1970s: Blue bloods, iconic coaches and historic rivalries rule college football
2019-06-17the_athleticThe source of everything that made Tomas Tatar a vital player for the Canadiens can be found in Slovakia
2019-06-17the_athleticState of the Blackhawks prospects: Lots of potential among the forwards but not a lot of sure things
2019-06-17the_athleticDe Dubnica à Montréal, comment la ténacité et l’enthousiasme ont fait triompher Tomas Tatar
2019-06-17the_athleticFour offseason scenarios for the Blackhawks, who figure to be awfully busy in the next few weeks
2019-06-17the_athleticA conversation with 49ers offensive line coach John Benton, a key Kyle Shanahan lieutenant
2019-06-17the_athleticPlaying the numbers: Why do MLB pitchers throw more outside pitches when a shift is in use?
2019-06-17the_athleticFour nights at Dodger Stadium made it feel like the Cubs will be back in October
2019-06-17the_athleticTitans spring takeaways: A position-by-position breakdown where Tennessee is following OTAs and mini-camp
2019-06-17the_athleticThe age of the giants: How college football’s arms race took off in the 1970s
2019-06-17the_athleticState of the Program: Despite coaching change, expectations remain sky high at Ohio State
2019-06-17the_athleticKaboly: 12 things I learned from the Steelers’ 12 ‘football in shorts’ practices
2019-06-17the_athleticFantasy football snake draft strategy: Draft order is destiny
2019-06-17the_athleticFantasy football auction draft strategy: Stars and scrubs the only way to fly
2019-06-17the_athleticBuckley: Let’s rank the 16 close-call Boston teams that just missed championships this century
2019-06-17the_athleticHow the Raptors are helping basketball challenge the ‘dominant status of hockey’ in Canada
2019-06-17the_athleticSeattle expansion draft protected lists for all 30 teams
2019-06-17the_athleticOchai Agbaji’s unlikely story starts a new chapter at Kansas, as a go-to player
2019-06-17the_athleticMock expansion draft 2.0: What the Seattle NHL team might look like in 2021
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Sabres will be tempted to move the final first-round pick. The results of doing so have been decidedly mixed
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Panthers’ to-do list: Cam’s timing, O-line health, who’s at safety among training camp priorities
2019-06-17the_athleticRoundtable: What will the market be like for restricted free agent D’Angelo Russell?
2019-06-17the_athleticAnalysis: Evaluating Ryan Murray’s value and the case to sign versus trade
2019-06-17the_athleticFinch is back! NBA scouts give their candid takes on 2019 draft prospects
2019-06-17the_athleticBuilding the draft board: How Travis Schlenk spent his time leading up to draft night
2019-06-17the_athleticWell-hit rate portends brighter days ahead for Kyle Schwarber and others
2019-06-17the_athleticMeisel’s Musings: Jason Kipnis’ reintroduction, Bobby Bradley’s power and Trevor Bauer trade thoughts
2019-06-17the_athleticAfter a down season, the career trajectory of Ivan Provorov is suddenly not so clear
2019-06-17the_athletic19 in ’19: The most impactful Dallas Cowboys in franchise history
2019-06-17the_athleticWhat if? Four moments, decisions and contests that might have altered ASU history
2019-06-17the_athleticMany stars align for DeShields family’s Father’s Day at Reds-Rangers finale
2019-06-17the_athleticMirtle: Can the Maple Leafs find a way to bring back Jake Gardiner, Ron Hainsey and/or Tyler Ennis?
2019-06-17the_athleticHowe: Projecting the Patriots’ 53-man roster
2019-06-17the_athleticIn her fourth World Cup, Carli Lloyd is refusing to quietly fade away
2019-06-17the_athleticShould Johnny Sauter receive additional penalties for Iowa incident?
2019-06-17the_athleticBetween the Yankees and a hard place: Roster crunch pushes Clint Frazier back to Triple A
2019-06-17the_athleticA’s week in review: Back to .500 with a bullpen issue, but pitching help is on the way
2019-06-17the_athleticAnatomy of a few brighter days: The Giants settled into a rhythm in a successful homestand
2019-06-17the_athleticKen Holland’s work week: Fixing the third and fourth lines while saving money and overhauling the penalty kill
2019-06-17the_athleticA watermelon smash, a white tent and Bud Light: What happened in the hour before the Iowa truck win changed hands
2019-06-17the_athletic‘It was crazy baseball’: Rockies and Padres combine to smash an MLB record in Coors Field moonball
2019-06-17the_athletic‘Weirdest series ever’: The Padres scored 44 runs, allowed 48 and earned a four-game split with the Rockies
2019-06-17the_athleticAlex Turcotte might not be in play for the Avalanche. But what happens if he is?
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Bulls can go up and get Darius Garland. But would it be worth it?
2019-06-17the_athleticMastering the mental game: Rangers’ first-rounder Josh Jung strives to finish strong at Texas Tech
2019-06-17the_athleticExclusive: Jason Zucker opens up about trade rumors, family health scares and the King Clancy
2019-06-17the_athleticShould owners of pro sports teams share their club’s wealth with athletes and fans?
2019-06-17the_athleticBobby Wilson — ‘The Bobfather’ — is contributing wisdom with his catching
2019-06-17the_athleticRanking the Oilers’ trade assets from the high-priced diamonds to those needing fresh starts
2019-06-17the_athleticA’s minor-league notebook: Several promising arms return to game action, including Puk and Luzardo
2019-06-17the_athleticCorey Pronman’s complete guide to the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-17the_athleticMedia Circus: Sports media figures reminisce about the people who once doubted them
2019-06-17the_athleticState of the Hurricanes’ farm system: How Carolina’s prospects fit into the future
2019-06-17the_athleticNFL mailbag: When will teams be on the hook for their players’ bad deeds?
2019-06-17the_athleticSubmit your questions for Jay Glazer’s NFL mailbag
2019-06-17the_athleticWhat history says about the odds of the Senators selecting the best player available at No. 19
2019-06-17the_athleticShaping Scherzer: How a kid with a live arm became Mad Max
2019-06-17the_athleticHow NFL players are helping the USWNT in its fight for higher pay
2019-06-17the_athleticVikings 53-man roster projections: An early look at who’s in and who’s out
2019-06-17the_athleticCan the Bulls find their Curry or Kawhi in the draft? What about a Steve Ballmer?
2019-06-17the_athleticHow Tom Brady is the king of player royalties and why Odell Beckham Jr. is also known as ‘Royalty Only’
2019-06-17the_athleticNHL Draft Confidential: 10 most interesting anecdotes from prospect interviews
2019-06-17the_athleticRustin Dodd: Moving to New York with a lot of excitement and some mixed emotions as well
2019-06-17the_athletic‘A leader in every aspect of the word’: Dallas Eakins will bring communication and an aggressive style of play to Ducks
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Angels are getting ‘the band together’ on offense, but is that enough for a push?
2019-06-17the_athleticWeaver Wire, Chapter 11: The hope and the maybe not yet
2019-06-17the_athleticRemembering O.J. Simpson’s Bronco chase and the call that ‘saved his life’
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Corey Pronman on the NHL Draft, Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET
2019-06-17the_athleticWhat we can learn about the Flames’ draft strategy by analyzing Brad Treliving’s selections in Calgary
2019-06-17the_athleticState of the Program: Despite coaching change, expectations remain sky high at Ohio State
2019-06-17the_athleticLive Q&A: Tim Cato answers your Mavericks questions Monday from noon-1:00 p.m. CT
2019-06-17the_athleticBritton: It’s time for the Mets’ actions to start backing up their words
2019-06-17the_athleticWith Carl Hagelin back in the fold, what’s next for the Caps?
2019-06-17the_athletic‘I need to learn what’s discomfort and what’s pain’: Royals’ Daniel Lynch talks about recent setback
2019-06-17the_athleticWith OTAs and minicamp over, who makes The Athletic’s 53-man Bears roster?
2019-06-17the_athleticSam Vecenie Big Board, Version 8.0: Final ranking and tiers of the top 120 draft prospects on his board
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Athletic’s 2019 NHL offseason tracker: Free agent signings, trades and rumors
2019-06-17the_athleticFrom No Bad Offenses to ZeroRB: The definitive fantasy football draft strategy field guide
2019-06-17the_athleticFrom the Beat: The Athletic’s NFL writers answer our fantasy questions (Part 1)
2019-06-17the_athletic2019 fantasy football prep: The A-to-Z offseason primer that will get you ready for draft season
2019-06-17the_athleticFantasy football roundtable: Injury rebounds, rookie dynasty ranks, Mount Rushmore picks and more
2019-06-17the_athleticOn the move: Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham headline players in new places for ’19
2019-06-17the_athleticSix overlooked veterans who could be great fantasy values in 2019
2019-06-17the_athleticIDP rankings and draft strategy: Tackling machines Darius Leonard, Bobby Wagner, Luke Kuechly lead the way
2019-06-17the_athleticThe Athletic staff’s 2019 fantasy football sleepers and busts
2019-06-17the_athleticMock draft: Tyreek Hill, Kareem Hunt, Devin Singletary and more conundrums, gut punches and head scratchers
2019-06-17the_athleticLightning in a bottle: Cole Beasley, Mike Davis and 27 more best ball sleepers for 2019
2019-06-17the_athleticFrom the Beat: The Athletic’s NFL writers answer our fantasy questions (Part 2)
2019-06-17the_athleticFantasy football draft strategy: When should you draft a rookie running back?
2019-06-17the_athleticAround The Athletic: The Leonard Fournette fantasy quagmire, a rookie WR matures in Seattle and more
2019-06-17the_athleticDaniel Kaplan: The promise of pursuing the best stories and analysis unfettered is an opportunity too good to pass up
2019-06-17the_athletic2019 fantasy football overvalued players: George Kittle, Rams WRs and more picks to pass by
2019-06-17the_athleticStories about the business of sports can be told in fun and unique ways
2019-06-17the_athleticEvan Drellich: Let’s thoughtfully discuss the New York media scene and the business of baseball
2019-06-17the_athleticKavitha A. Davidson: Bird poop, baseball superstitions and the road to writing about the business of sports
2019-06-17the_athleticJake Ciely’s 2019 fantasy football rankings, projections and auction values
2019-06-17the_athletic2019 fantasy football dynasty rankings
2019-06-16the_athleticWith their longtime trade target no longer available, what do the Celtics do now?
2019-06-16the_athleticThere was blood in the waters: Lakers dare to dream after Anthony Davis trade
2019-06-16the_athleticWhat the Olli Maatta trade says about the Penguins’ — and Phil Kessel’s — future
2019-06-16the_athleticAldridge: Lakers get their man, Pelicans work their plan, ripples are NBA wide
2019-06-16the_athleticVecenie: Anthony Davis trade to Lakers will have ripple effects on NBA Draft
2019-06-16the_athleticEverybody wins in Anthony Davis mega trade to Los Angeles Lakers
2019-06-16the_athleticAl Melchior’s Matchups Cheatsheet: Digging deeper on Gleyber Torres’ reverse splits, benching a hot Shohei Ohtani and more
2019-06-16the_athleticThe Lakers acquire Anthony Davis: Answering four big questions
2019-06-16the_athleticTyson Fury did not disappoint in his Top Rank, Vegas debut (and more observations from Saturday night)
2019-06-16the_athletic‘Frankie did his thing’: On the quiet dominance of A’s ace Frankie Montas
2019-06-16the_athleticSearching for the spirit of the World Cup in Paris: With promotion lacking, where is the hype?
2019-06-16the_athleticTwins past and present recall their favorite Joe Mauer memories
2019-06-16the_athleticYankees trading for Edwin Encarnación won’t stop them from addressing their real need
2019-06-16the_athleticRick Tocchet’s favorite job isn’t coaching; it’s being Trevor Tocchet’s dad
2019-06-16the_athleticWillis: How are the Oilers affected by early offseason trades and buyouts to Dion Phaneuf, Andrew Campbell?
2019-06-16the_athleticThe fiery rise of the unflappable Gary Woodland
2019-06-16the_athleticFathers and daughters, mothers and sons and the baseball stitches that bind us all
2019-06-16the_athleticFrom young pass rusher to a dad on Father’s Day, Ryan Kerrigan is all grown up
2019-06-16the_athleticHow Bradley Beal applies the lessons of fatherhood on and off the court
2019-06-16the_athleticCustance: Examining the trade possibilities of every first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft
2019-06-16the_athletic‘Dad knows best’: Francisco Lindor reflects on how his father steered him toward a big-league career
2019-06-16the_athleticState of the Program: Fresno State rebuild was swift, but personnel losses make this a challenging season
2019-06-16the_athleticA transformative night for Yu Darvish at Dodger Stadium: ‘Now I can move forward’
2019-06-16the_athleticQ&A: GM Dale Tallon has big plans for the Panthers, but will he trade their first-round draft pick?
2019-06-16the_athleticA Father’s Story: Jake Reed watches his son take the road he followed, and the road he didn’t
2019-06-16the_athleticBowl Breakdown: Where Iowa could land next postseason and what games are off the table
2019-06-16the_athleticRosenthal: What would need to happen for the Nationals to trade Max Scherzer
2019-06-16the_athleticLazerus: The bond between me, my daughter and a bunch of giant, furry, dead-eyed monsters
2019-06-16the_athleticAfter seven weeks in the NICU, James and Jessica McCann left with their twin boys and a sense of purpose
2019-06-16the_athleticVorkunov: Why the Knicks should still try to sign Kevin Durant
2019-06-16the_athleticWho will Vegas draft? Twenty prospects with ties to the Golden Knights
2019-06-16the_athleticLocal 9: The all-too-familiar Maikel Franco question, Phillies’ trade deadline approach, farm system standouts
2019-06-16the_athleticWorld Cup open thread: USWNT vs. Chile
2019-06-16the_athleticIt’s time for Bellator to reboot its Aaron Pico experiment
2019-06-16the_athletic‘Hands down, me. No question’: Deontay Wilder reacts to Tyson Fury’s TKO of Schwarz
2019-06-16the_athleticA’s scouting director Eric Kubota on the team’s 2019 draft class and his department’s summer schedule
2019-06-16the_athleticRoundtable: Is Dallas Eakins the right coaching choice to lead the Ducks?
2019-06-16the_athleticDallas Eakins as the Ducks head coach? What do you think?
2019-06-16the_athleticThe Diamondbacks are haunted by an unfillable rotation spot
2019-06-16the_athleticJosh Donaldson’s bat heating up, plus Dallas Keuchel and Sean Newcomb updates
2019-06-16the_athleticChampions at last, the Blues make the Stanley Cup celebration about their city and fans
2019-06-16the_athleticRoundtable reaction: Blackhawks deal Dominik Kahun to Pittsburgh for defenseman Olli Maatta

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