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Overwatch director Kaplan explains significance of Overwatch 2’s features

[ad_1] ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan stood in front of a raucous crowd at the Anaheim Convention Center during the opening ceremonies of BlizzCon to announce Overwatch 2, a sequel to Blizzard's 2016 team shooter. It contains new single-player content, progression systems that let you customize your character and an all-new game mode.1 RelatedWhile Kaplan emphasized that this sequel is nowhere near ready for release, telling ESPN that
Hockey

Islanders win 8th straight, beating Lightning 5-2

[ad_1] UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Lee had a goal and two assists in New York’s three-goal third period and the Islanders beat the Tampa Lightning 5-2 Friday night for their eighth straight victory. Mathew Barzal and Ryan Pulock scored in the second period, Josh Bailey and Derick Brassard had goals in the third, and Thomas Greiss stopped 33 shots for New York’s longest winning streak since a nine-game run
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Florida-Georgia college football rivalry’s best moments

[ad_1] Easily one of college football's most unique rivalries, Florida-Georgia also has produced a sea of memorable moments, performances and games. So as the Dawgs and Gators get set to clash as top-10 foes for the second straight season, let's relive some of those moments in a series that has been played every year in Jacksonville, Florida, since 1933 except for 1943, because of World War II, and 1994 and
Hockey

Jakub Vrana scores twice, Capitals rout Sabres 6-1

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored twice, Tom Wilson had a goal and two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Friday night in a matchup of division leaders. Brendan Leipsic added his first goal for his new team and assisted Chandler Stephenson as Washington scored four times in the first 11 minutes of the first period for the first time since March 2013. T.J.
Football

Rookie QB Dwayne Haskins to make first start for Redskins

[ad_1] ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins rookie Dwayne Haskins will make his first start Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, but whether or not this is a permanent role remains to be seen.Interim coach Bill Callahan said Haskins will start because Case Keenum remains in the concussion protocol. Colt McCoy will be the backup Sunday against the Bills (5-2), who have the NFL's third-ranked pass defense.Haskins, the 15th overall pick in
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With Evina Westbrook waiver denied by NCAA, what’s next for UConn?

[ad_1] 5:25 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.The NCAA has rejected Evina Westbrook's transfer waiver, which means she won't play this college basketball season, provided UConn's appeal doesn't work. What does that mean for the Huskies?It's definitely a downer for UConn, which is ranked No.
Football

49ers LB Kwon Alexander out for season with torn pectoral

[ad_1] SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers have won all eight of the games they've played this season, but they did suffer a significant loss in their latest victory.Linebacker Kwon Alexander, the team's prized offseason free-agent addition, suffered a torn pectoral in Thursday night's win against the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced Friday.Alexander will miss the rest of what is shaping up as a season full of potential
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Rugby World Cup Final 2019 Preview

[ad_1] TOKYO -- After two Rugby World Cup cycles of New Zealand dominance, rugby is ready for a fresh name to adorn the Webb Ellis Cup.Saturday's World Cup final in Yokohama will throw up a clash of hemispheres, styles and backstories as England face South Africa in the ninth final of rugby's biggest competition.Something has to give. Either South Africa break tradition and become the first side to lose a
Golf

Jiménez, Mayfair, Austin share lead at Invesco QQQ

[ad_1] THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jiménez birdied the final two holes Friday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead in the Invesco QQQ Championship, the second of three events in the PGA Tour Champions’ Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. Coming off a victory two week ago in Virginia in the playoff opener, Jiménez joined Billy Mayfair and Woody Austin atop the leaderboard at Sherwood