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Walcott goal lifts Everton to eighth in table

Theo Walcott's second-half winner against Newcastle moved Everton up to eighth -- their highest position in the Premier League table since August.

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Allardyce plays down disapproval of Everton fans.

Sam Allardyce responds to growing criticism from Everton fans and how he can win naysayers over at the club.


Everton 1-0 Newcastle: Walcott decisive.


Walcott fires Everton into the lead.


Top Headlines


The last days of Juventus?

As the most dominant club in Italy fights for its record seventh straight league title, it is also fighting the forces of friction, time and decay.

Napoli stun Juve, Iniesta inspires, Mou and Conte rewarded

Thanks to a late goal, the Serie A title race is very much on, says ESPN's Gabriele Marcotti.

Liverpool and Roma's Boston connection

Liverpool and Roma have a shared history around the 1984 European Cup final but also in their American owners who have revived their fortunes, says Mark Ogden.


Premier League

Arsenal overhaul: which players stay or go?

Arsenal's squad could undergo a massive overhaul in the offseason once Arsene Wenger is replaced. Which players will have a future at the club?

Why Salah scooped PFA award ahead of De Bruyne

Mark Ogden: Mohamed Salah edged out Kevin De Bruyne to win the PFA Player of the Year award -- but was it the right choice?

Salah worthy over De Bruyne for PFA prize?

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is the 2017-18 PFA Player of the Year over Man City's Kevin De Bruyne. ESPN FC's blogger debate the prize.


Premier League, FA Cup reaction

Why Wenger had to leave Arsenal

"I never walk out of games early but in these circumstances, staying seemed like a form of self-harm." Nick Hornby on the last days of Wenger.

Spurs kids would solve Cup criticism - Poch

Mauricio Pochettino has said he would earn less criticism by disregarding the FA Cup and playing Tottenham's young players next season.

Pogba proves his worth, but Spurs fall short

The weekend review has praise for Paul Pogba and Danny Ings, while it was a case of "same old Tottenham".


Hold that panic button: Cavs' role players step up to tie series

The Pacers once again rallied from a double-digit deficit, but this time around the Cavs made enough plays down the stretch to hold on and even the series at 2-2.

Aldridge, Ginobili lift Spurs to win to keep season alive

After three games of dreadful 3-point shooting, the Spurs started sinking shots, putting an end to a late Warriors run and staving off elimination.

Raptors fall into familiar bad habits in second half collapse

The Toronto Raptors led the Washington Wizards by 14 points early in the second half of Game 4. The Wizards were still able to tie the series, and now the top seed in the Eastern Conference need to identify a response.


Monday's Games


Two thumbs up! Belt's 21-pitch at-bat a triumph of cinema

What made this 13-minute movie special was not the time the antagonist hit the ball fair, but the 20 times he didn't.

Power Rankings: AL East dominates the top 10

The Red Sox held onto our No. 1 spot, but they aren't the only team in the division off to a strong start.

Trout and Harper dominate in April.

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper will be forever linked because of when they debuted in the MLB, but who is the better player?



Monday's games

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  • The unthinkable fate of Chapecoense

    In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.

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