The Royals are halfway to a World Series title. If that sounds odd, try figuring out their manager's methods. Jayson Stark » Armchair manager »Game 3 »What a relief »Giants stick with Vogelsong » WS »
Defense. Timely hitting. Lights-out relief pitching. Kansas City needed all three to win Game 3 by the Bay and take a 2-1 World Series lead Friday night. Royals 3, Giants 2 » Armchair manager » More »
While Ole Miss ventures to Death Valley, one-loss teams look to boost their résumés. GameDay Kickoff » Rebels' 'Grandpa' »SEC power shift Head-scratching losses »Viewer guide »Picks Top 25 »
Before making his picks for Week 8, Bill Simmons shares his recent NFL gambling epiphany. Column » Predictions »Schefter: Sweet spot for RBs »Viewer's guide »Brees regressing? Fantasy tips
Curt Schilling built his reputation on toughness. He now proves it daily in his taxing battle with cancer. Jackie MacMullan »Schilling: Dip gave me cancer »Curt discusses his battle ESPN Boston »
James Harden scored 25 points in the Rockets' 96-87 preseason victory over the Spurs.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy comments on his team's 6-3 victory over the Cardinals to win the NLCS.
The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to game 4 of the World Series.
Cousin Sal makes his picks for week 8 in the NFL.
ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for St. Louis at Kansas City.
12:00 p.m. The Scott Van Pelt Show
4:00 p.m. The Drive Home
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