Trout and Ohtani, the latest pair of teammates to face off

ESPN staff5:31 PM ET4 minute read Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Tuesday night’s World Baseball Classic final between the United States and Japan will feature some of the best Major League Baseball players in the world. The main attraction is American outfielder Mike Trout playing against his Los Angeles Angels teammate Shohei Ohtani. If Ohtani throws … Read more

New York Knicks legend Willis Reed dies at 80

Tim BontempsESPN3:06 PM ET4 minute read Willis Reed, the legendary New York Knicks captain and star center who led the franchise to its only two championships and authored one of the defining moments in NBA history, has died. He was 80 years old. “The Knicks organization is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our … Read more

Movement gradation: Eagles patch holes with LB Nicholas Morrow, S Justin Evans

Needing to replace several departures, the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with a pair of veteran defensive players on one-year contracts. Linebacker Nicholas Morrow played last season with the Chicago Bears and started 17 games. He will be 28 this summer. Safety Justin Evans has started four of the 15 games he has played for … Read more

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg calls on Antonio Conte to ‘elaborate’ after Tottenham explosion

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has asked Antonio Conte to ‘expand’ on his criticism of the Spurs squad following his post-Southampton rant. Conte called his Spurs players “selfish” and questioned the club’s ambition and direction in a 10-minute outburst at Saturday’s post-match press conference. Spurs conceded a 93rd-minute equalizer in a 3-3 draw at St … Read more