Report: Rodgers close to returning to Packers

Aaron Rodgers is nearing a return to the Green Bay Packers. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the two sides were able to reach mutually agreed-upon terms that are close to convincing Rodgers to abandon plans he had to skip training camp and instead return for it.

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Report: Grizzlies, Pelicans agree to blockbuster

Only days ahead of the NBA Draft, the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans have engaged in the first big trade of the offseason. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Grizzlies are trading Jonas Valanciunas, the No. 17 pick and No. 51 pick to the Pels in exchange for Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, the No. 10 pick, the No. 40 pick and a protected first-round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers.

Report: Grizzlies, Pelicans agree to blockbuster

Off-Season Watch: 11th hour offers to come?

With players set to hit the unrestricted market in just two days, the clock is ticking for teams to reach deals with their players before they get the chance to talk with other franchises.

Off-Season Watch: 11th hour offers to come?

Monday with Mitchell: Trade deadline primer

Five days out from Major League Baseball’s trade cutoff, there still seems to be very little clarity surrounding who’s buying, who’s selling, who’s available, and who’s not.

Monday with Mitchell: Trade deadline primer

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Report: Texans now willing to trade QB Watson

The Houston Texans, after initially insisting they would not trade Deshaun Watson, shifted their stance on the quarterback's trade availability earlier this offseason and have been willing to field offers from interested teams, sources confirm to ESPN.

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Report: Texans now willing to trade QB Watson

Shared USA Basketball experienced helped shape top draft prospects

Ahead of Thursday night's NBA Draft, Josh Lewenberg caught up with Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber, who led a 2019 United States team featuring the likes of Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green and Jalen Suggs to a FIBA U-19 World Cup title and knows many of the names at the top of the draft board very well.

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NCAA

How would Texas and OU fare against SEC competition?

Sam Acho is confident Texas and Oklahoma will have no problem being strong competitors in the SEC.

Bilas: The ACC should approach the SEC about a merger

Jay Bilas implores ACC commissioner Jim Phillips to approach the SEC about a merger because of the natural rivalries both conferences have.

CFL Kickoff is August 5

CFL Battle Grounds: Masoli, Evans compete for Ticats' starting quarterback role

Jeremiah Masoli and Dane Evans are competing on a daily basis for the starting quarterback job but does either player have the edge on the No. 1 spot? Davis Sanchez examines the quarterback battle in Hamilton and explains why the competition is ultimately a good thing for the Ticats.

Kicker competition heats up at Stamps' camp

Incumbent kicker Rene Paredes, a veteran of nine years for the Stampeders, is no stranger to competition but with five kickers at Calgary's camp it's a little more crowded than usual. Paredes spoke about how he feels with the tough competition at camp, while fellow kicker Ronnie Pfeffer talked about only being able to control what he does on the field.

Veteran WR Roosevelt among 15 Alouettes cuts

Veteran wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt was among 15 players released by the Montreal Alouettes on Monday.

Redblacks RB Davis believes he made the right decision on CFL: 'I'm loving ball right now'

American running back Justin Davis is experiencing a quick adjustment with the Redblacks and getting used to the CFL game and he spoke about ultimately deciding to come play football in Canada while head coach Paul LaPolice complimented his play, saying he believes he has a 'second gear' that he's able to tap into.

Remember When? Harris to Ellingson

In this edition of 'Remember When', we flash back to August 16th, 2019, when Trevor Harris and Greg Ellingson were on fire against the Argonauts.

Mac Neil wins Canada's first gold in Tokyo

Swimmer Margaret Mac Neil has won Canada's first gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mac Neil swam a strong second length to finish first in the women's 100-metre butterfly in a time of 55.59 seconds.

Olympics

Fernandez eliminated in second round at Olympics

Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez saw her Olympic run come to an end in the second round when she was defeated in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4 by Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic.

NHL Off-season News

Devils trade Merkley to Sharks for D Jaros

The New Jersey Devils have traded forward Nick Merkley to the San Jose Sharks for defenceman Christian Jaros.

Blues ink Walker to two-year, two-way extension

Nathan Walker is sticking around with the St. Louis Blues. The team announced a two-year, two-way deal for the Welsh-born, Australia-raised forward on Monday. The deal is worth $1.4 million over two seasons in the NHL and $610,000 over both years in the American Hockey League.

Panthers re-sign Juulsen to two-way deal

The Florida Panthers announced the re-signing of defenceman Noah Juulsen to a one-year, two-way deal on Monday. Juulsen, 24, appeared in five games last season for the Panthers after being claimed on waivers from the Montreal Canadiens in January.

Panthers re-sign RFA Bennett to 4-year, $17.6M deal

The Florida Panthers re-signed Sam Bennett to a four-year, $17.6 million contract on Monday ahead of the winger reaching restricted free agency.

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NHL Trade Tracker

Keep track of the NHL's latest deals with TSN's Trade Tracker.

Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

Hockey Canada has released the schedule for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Women's World Championship, featuring Canada versus Finland in the opening game. The 31-game tournament will be played at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alta., from August 20-31.

Looking back on a seismic shift in women’s hockey

Professional women’s hockey in North America has undergone a seismic shift since March 31, 2019, when the CWHL announced it was ceasing operations after 12 seasons. From the PWHPA starting up in the wake of the CWHL’s demise to the NWHL continuing to grow, here is a timeline of what has happened in women’s hockey since the CWHL announced it was folding.​

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Spurs send Lamela to Sevilla for Gil

Spurs send Lamela to Sevilla for Gil

Tottenham Hotspur and Sevilla completed a swap deal on Monday with Spain winger Bryan Gil joining Spurs and Argentina midfielder Erik Lamela heading to La Liga after eight years in London.

Report: United completes deal for Varane

Report: United completes deal for Varane

Raphael Varane's move to the Premier League is at hand. Gianluca Di Marzio reports the Red Devils have completed a deal for the 28-year-old France central defender with Real Madrid set to receive £42.7 million for his services. A medical is set for Wednesday.

Comeback story? Tebow opens Jags training camp as '1 of 90'

Comeback story? Tebow opens Jags training camp as '1 of 90'

Tim Tebow is one of the first to arrive at Jacksonville Jaguars practice. He jogs onto the field, stretches a little, catches footballs from a Jugs machine, then finds his usual spot in the team’s warmup lines. He’s waaaay in the back, just in front of a rookie.

Texas, OU will not renew Big 12 media rights

Texas, OU will not renew Big 12 media rights

Texas and Oklahoma issued a joint statement on Monday indicating that the two schools do not intend to renew their grants of media rights to the Big 12 upon the expiry of the current deal in 2025.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Klimkait wins bronze in women's 57kg judo

Canada's Jessica Klimkait has won bronze in the women's under-57 kilogram category at the Tokyo Olympics.

Aussie Titmus edges Ledecky for gold

Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position. Second place.

Fernandez eliminated in second round at Olympics

Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez saw her Olympic run come to an end in the second round when she was defeated in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4 by Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic.

Morning Coffee: Is it time to buy low on Team USA to win gold?

Is this rock bottom for Team USA basketball? It’s an important question for bettors to consider after France upset the Americans 83-76 in their Olympics opener. Team USA men’s basketball had its 25-game win streak at the Olympics snapped with its first loss since the bronze-medal game in Athens in 2004. Here is the Morning Coffee for Monday July 26, 2021.

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Lawrie, Regula pitch 4-hitter for Canada vs. Italy

Danielle Lawrie, the 34-year-old sister of former major leaguer Brett Lawrie, allowed an unearned run and four hits over three innings in Canada’s 8-1, six-inning victory over Italy on Monday.

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Report: Padres acquire Frazier from Pirates

Report: Padres acquire Frazier from Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.

Blue Jays can't cash in on opportunities, fall to Mets

Pete Alonso homered again, pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Sunday in a successful debut for new starter Rich Hill.

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NBA Off-season

Why the Warriors have the best chance at landing Beal

ESPN's Zach Lowe explains why the Warriors may come up with the best offer for Bradley Beal.

Raps heading into one of the most important summers in team history

The NBA offseason is here, and in this league that usually means drama. This year the Raptors could be at the centre of it. They've been quiet since their season came to a disappointing end, but as Josh Lewenberg explains, that's about to change.

Top 5 projections for the 2021 NBA draft

Mike Schmitz joins ESPN SportsCenter to discuss the measurables of the players expected to be picked in the top five in the NBA draft.

Is there any chance Kawhi leaves the Clippers?

ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski provides an update on whether Kawhi Leonard has any intentions of leaving the Clippers in free agency.

Why Jalen Green is Perkins' clear No. 2 in the draft

ESPN's Kendrick Perkins argues that Jalen Green is the second-best player in the draft and the Rockets should use their pick on him.

Should the 76ers wait to trade Ben Simmons?

ESPN's Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski examine whether the 76ers should wait until the trade deadline to deal Ben Simmons.

Leafs' pick Voit models game after Gaudreau; downplays size concerns

The Leafs picked the 5-foot-10, 161-pound Ty Voit in the fifth round of Saturday's draft even though the Sarnia winger didn't play last season. Voit did, however, show great potential in posting 28 points in 49 games as an OHL rookie in the 2019-20 season. The Pittsburgh native models his game after Flames star Johnny Gaudreau and spent lots of time in the gym the last year in order to quiet concerns about his size.

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Leafs' pick Voit models game after Gaudreau; downplays size concerns

The Leafs picked the 5-foot-10, 161-pound Ty Voit in the fifth round of Saturday's draft even though the Sarnia winger didn't play last season. Voit did, however, show great potential in posting 28 points in 49 games as an OHL rookie in the 2019-20 season. The Pittsburgh native models his game after Flames star Johnny Gaudreau and spent lots of time in the gym the last year in order to quiet concerns about his size.

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Lynn, Hendriks lead White Sox past Brewers

Lance Lynn allowed one run over six innings and hit a two-run single to lift Chicago to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night as the White Sox avoided a sweep in this series between division leaders.

Astros hand Rangers 12th straight loss

Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday.

Another rough outing for Darvish as Padres lose to Marlins

Yu Darvish's ERA rose for the fourth start in a row when he allowed four runs in five innings, and the San Diego Padres settled for a four-game series split against last-place Miami by losing 9-3 Sunday.

Red Sox end Germán's no-hit bid in 8th, storm past Yankees

Held hitless into the eighth inning by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs to shake Fenway Park and storm past the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday.

Nola's gem lifts Phillies over Braves

Aaron Nola came within one out of a shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies edged the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Sunday to earn a split of their four-game series.

The Shift: Episode 8

In Episode 8 of The Shift, Kayla Grey is joined by Toronto’s own Charlotte Day Wilson to discuss her debut album ‘Alpha.’ Kayla also discusses the rise in Black coaches in the NBA and highlights Olympic athletes to watch.

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The Shift: Episode 7

In Episode 7 of The Shift, Kayla Grey heads to Phoenix and Milwaukee for the NBA Finals. We follow Kayla as she explores these cities, their culture and chats with Deandre Ayton of the Suns.

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The men's 100-meter final at the Seoul Summer Olympic Games was riddled in scandal. This one race still haunts the eight athletes who took part.

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The Good, The Bad, The Hungry

An analysis of competitive eating's most storied pair -- Japan's Takeru "Kobi" Kobayashi and Californian Joey Chestnut. Includes candid interviews with both competitors.

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Al Davis vs. The NFL

Directed by Ken Rodgers (“The Two Bills,” “Elway to Marino”), the documentary presents an intimate look inside one of the great rivalries in the history of the National Football League – former Raiders owner Al Davis and former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, whose battle grew so intense that players, owners, franchises – even the League itself – became characters in a three-decade long Shakespearean feud that changed football forever.

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How good can Owen Power be?

Gord Miller and Steve Simmons are joined by TSN Radio First Up Co-host Carlo Colaiacovo and they break down the play of Owen Power and project how good of a player he could be.

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Kyle Dubas joins the guys on OverDrive!

Mark Roe and Gord Miller are joined by Maple Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas and they discuss the possibility of losing Zach Hyman as well as Dubas’ plan to address the rest of the teams needs this off-season.

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