Month: August 2020

MLB trade deadline breakdown: Biggest names, surprises and what it all means for October

5:31 PM ET MLB InsidersESPN The 2020 MLB trade deadline, the strangest deadline in Major League Baseball history, has passed. The San Diego Padres stole the headlines by dealing for Mike Clevinger on a deadline day that lagged behind other recent ones in overall volume of moves. But that doesn’t mean the trades that went …

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Annemiek van Vleuten: World champion to join Movistar next year

Annemiek van Vleuten: World champion to join Movistar next year

World champion Annemiek van Vleuten will join Movistar on a two-year deal from next season. The Dutch rider, 37, is leaving Mitchelton-Scott after five successful years at the Australian team. Following back-to-back world time trial titles, Van Vleuten won the world road race in Yorkshire last year after a stunning 105km solo attack. “I’m not …

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Where the four NFL quarterback battles stand: Trubisky or Foles? Which rookie will start?

6:41 AM ET NFL NationESPN A little more than two weeks before the 2020 NFL regular season kicks off, a few teams are still trying to settle on a starting quarterback. The Chicago Bears traded for Nick Foles this offseason to provide competition for incumbent Mitchell Trubisky. The New England Patriots signed Cam Newton this …

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Barnwell ranks Achilles’ heels for 20 NFL contenders: Bills’ QB, Pats’ RT, more

6:55 AM ET In the salary-cap era, no NFL team can head into a season with above-average starters at every position. Some teams have come close — and others have been able to mask their issues with dominant players at other positions — but every team’s weakness gets exposed. The New England Patriots, who have …

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Lowe on NBA playoffs: Winners, losers and how their futures shape up

8:00 AM ET With six first-round series done in the 2020 NBA playoffs, let’s bounce around some positives and negatives we haven’t covered in other places (i.e., enough about The Process). We’ll have more on the Jamal Murray–Donovan Mitchell firestorm before Tuesday’s Game 7. The Mavs are here … right? Through four games against perhaps …

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