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  1. Are you optimistic about Bargnani?

    Ian Begley

    By most measures, Andrea Bargnani's season with the Knicks last year was a forgettable one. New York's offense was 6.8 points better (per 100 possessions) when Bargnani was on the bench. On defense, the Knicks allowed one fewer point per 100 poss...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Rob Gronkowski of New England Patriots hopes to be ready for seas...

    Mike Reiss

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who underwent surgery for a torn right ACL on Jan. 9, is optimistic about his progress to the point that playing in the regular-season opener is on his radar.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  3. Butch Jones, Vols enter season optimistic

    Greg Ostendorf

    HOOVER, Ala. -- As SEC media days roll on, this is the time of year when everybody is optimistic. It doesn't matter if its Auburn, the defending champ, or the Tennessee Volunteers, a team having to replace nearly half its roster, everybody is optimis...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  4. Coach K optimistic about Derrick Rose

    Jon Greenberg

    Derrick Rose made the initial 19-player cut for the U.S national team, as it prepares to practice in Las Vegas this month for August's FIBA World Cup championships in Spain. Now, Rose has to survive the next seven cuts to make the team. Rose wi...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
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  6. Reds hoping rest restores rotation

    AJ Mass

    Although the Cincinnati Reds are feeling some pain in their starting rotation as the team gets ready for a few days off at the All-Star break, manager Bryan Price is optimistic that he'll have all hands on deck and ready to go once games resume again...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  7. Fisher remains optimistic about Melo return

    Fred Katz | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    It's been 10 days since the start of free agency, and still, Carmelo Anthony remains teamless. Now, after LeBron James has announced he will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the market may start to move. Chris Bosh is reportedly heading back to...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  8. Germany's Thomas Muller upbeat as World Cup final looms

    Stephan Uersfeld

    Germany news

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  9. Source: Mavs confident they can keep Carter

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks don't believe that signing Chandler Parsons to a huge offer sheet will cost them a chance to keep Vince Carter. A source said the Mavs are still optimistic about re-signing their sixth man. However, the three-year deal worth m...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  10. Mavs' talks with Carter 'trending well'

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks are increasingly optimistic that they'll reach a deal with Vince Carter for him to return to Dallas. "Things are trending well," a source said of the Mavs' negotiations with the 37-year-old sixth man. Carter has been one of the N...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
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  12. Offseason wrap: Reason for pessimism

    Tania Ganguli

    You can make a case for being both optimistic and pessimistic about just about every team in the NFL right now. That's the beauty of early July. On Monday we made a case for being optimistic about the Texans. Today we'll examine the opposite. R...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. Knicks targeting Melo-Gasol combo

    Marc Stein

    The New York Knicks are increasingly optimistic about their chances of re-signing star Carmelo Anthony even as he readies himself to talk to other teams next week, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that Knicks offi...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  14. New York Knicks like Carmelo Anthony chances, eye Pau Gasol

    Marc Stein

    The New York Knicks are increasingly optimistic about their chances of re-signing star free agent Carmelo Anthony even as Anthony readies himself to talk to other teams next week, according to sources close to the situation.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  15. Louis van Gaal positive about Netherlands chances after 2-0 win o...

    ESPN staff

    Louis van Gaal is optimistic about Netherlands' chances heading into the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup after they clinched top spot in Group B with a 2-0 victory against Chile. - Delaney: Netherlands have nothing to fear - Sampaoli: Chi...

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  16. Arrieta's progress paying off for Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- When the Chicago Cubs acquired Jake Arrieta from the Baltimore Orioles last July, he was seen as sort of a lottery ticket. A former top prospect who had failed to live up to his lofty billing, not many around baseball were very optimistic ...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  17. Fewell optimistic about Giants' D, naturally

    Kieran Darcy

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo was the main attraction at Giants camp Thursday, but defensive coordinator Perry Fewell took questions from the media as well. Fewell is entering his fourth season on the job, but had s...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  18. Lawrie hopeful hand is fine

    AJ Mass

    Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports that the Toronto Blue Jays are optimistic that Brett Lawrie will not have to miss too much time after getting hit on the left hand by a Chase Whitley pitch in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game. "It marked th...

    Blog | June 19, 2014