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Day: 19 August 2019

The 2019 ESPN preseason college football All-America team

[ad_1] Picking college football’s best players in August for ESPN’s 2019 preseason All-America team is a dicey proposition. For instance, go back and see how many people had Kyler Murray as the best quarterback in the country — let alone the Heisman Trophy winner — at this time a year ago. Keep in mind that […]

The All-Decade Team for all 31 NHL clubs

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN In 2009-10, the New Jersey Devils were confident that 25-year-old Zach Parise would help define their next decade in the NHL. Ditto the Washington Capitals and their 25-year-old, 40-goal scorer Alex Semin. The Columbus Blue Jackets had a 25-year-old franchise player for the next decade in Rick Nash, having […]

Team USA takeaways – Pop’s plans, scrimmage woes and more talking points

[ad_1] 8:04 AM ET Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Ohm Youngmisuk Close ESPN Staff Writer Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for […]

The 2019 ESPN preseason college football All-America team

[ad_1] Picking college football’s best players in August for ESPN’s 2019 preseason All-America team is a dicey proposition. For instance, go back and see how many people had Kyler Murray as the best quarterback in the country — let alone the Heisman Trophy winner — at this time a year ago. Keep in mind that […]

The Red Sox are (basically) toast — What losing Chris Sale means for 2019 and beyond

[ad_1] It’s never a good sign for any baseball team — let alone a defending World Series champion with a mostly returning roster — to be treating games in mid-August like it’s the middle of October. The Boston Red Sox were forced to show their hand in a three-game set against the Cleveland Indians last […]

Power Rankings — Yankees, Dodgers rise, but only one can be No. 1

[ad_1] Just last week they dethroned the Dodgers in our Power Rankings, but the Astros didn’t rule the roost for long. With L.A. moving back on top on the strength of three first-place votes, Houston didn’t even hang on to second place, as the Yankees were on top of two voters’ ballots. Suddenly, the injury-wracked […]

Tiger’s year will be defined by one week at Augusta National

[ad_1] MEDINAH, Ill. — The ending played out differently than anyone could have expected. It certainly wasn’t supposed to occur now, not with one more tournament on the schedule, more glory to be pursued. Tiger Woods didn’t figure to be playing his final hole with nothing at stake Sunday, a par putt that brought appreciative […]