With Opening Day approaching, we rank -- and make predictions for -- the best 100 players in the sport for the upcoming season.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James continues to make progress following a tendon injury in his right foot and could play "a few" games in the final week of the regular season, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins was carted off the field Thursday because of a noncontact injury to his left knee.
World Athletics has banned transgender women from elite competitions if they have gone through male puberty. The track and field governing body also lifted its doping sanctions against Russia, which remains excluded over the invasion of Ukraine.
The Mavericks will file a protest of Wednesday's loss to the Warriors after what team governor Mark Cuban called "the worst officiating non call mistake possibly in the history of the NBA."
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright suffered a groin injury while working out during the World Baseball Classic and will start the season on the IL.
Providence has finalized a deal to make George Mason's Kim English the Friars' next head coach, sources told ESPN.
The Chicago Blackhawks won't wear Pride-themed warmup jerseys before Sunday's Pride Night game against Vancouver because of security concerns involving a Russian law that expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting LGBTQIA+ rights in the country.
UEFA have opened an investigation into payments made by Barcelona to the former vice president of the refereeing committee in Spain.
Coach Prime has already taken Colorado to uncharted territory with a social media buzz that has famous alums scrambling for tickets.
Tremaine Edmunds was a headliner on an aggressive free agency period for the Bears. How did Chicago, and every other NFL team, fare?
A dozen experts weigh in on the best and worst deals, plus the most improved teams.
We're salivating over these second-weekend matchups. Who wins out in the regional semifinals, and by how much?
Is the UConn-Tennessee rivalry about to get its next chapter? Is LSU a Sweet 16 favorite? Before games resume Friday, our panel previews the regional semifinals.
The Hurricanes face Villanova Friday (2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN) in their first Sweet 16 in 31 years.
There's a strong case to be made for the Stars. Plus, full updated playoff projections, draft lottery standings and more.
The Oilers' star became just the fourth active player to score 60 goals in a season.
From an onside kick alternative to expanded replay review to shorter games, here are some XFL innovations the NFL should consider.
A season ago, Cleveland seemed poised to end its playoff drought but fell apart down the stretch. Now with more experience -- and Donovan Mitchell -- the Cavs are looking to make noise in the postseason.
Ja Morant's return to the Grizzlies could be consequential down the stretch.
What can the United States men's national team learn from history when it comes to maximizing the achievements of a golden generation?
With four months to go until the 2023 Women's World Cup, Adidas has released away kits for six teams inspired by each nation's natural beauty.
The Golden Gophers, one of the sport's bluest blue bloods, are lined up as a favorite to win their first NCAA men's hockey title since 2003. Can they pull it off?
In the past four men's tournaments, 14 of the 17 top-four seeds lost to double-digit seeds. So why aren't more mid-majors getting bids?
Odds, upsets, predictions and top picks can be confusing. Our betting analysts give their best advice on how to bet the men's Sweet 16.
The chase for $1 million hasn't gone as planned for previous UFC contenders. Will this year's crop of new faces be the ones that find a way?
Our boxing panel discusses trending topics in boxing, including Oleksandr Usyk's potential opponents, Teofimo Lopez's last shot and more.
Coming to a team with Davante Adams, Josh Jacobs, Jakobi Meyers and Hunter Renfrow has Garoppolo excited about being a Raider.
Was there a moment when the Packers knew Love was ready to take over?
Many in F1 used to call NASCAR "taxicab racing." Now ex-champs Jenson Button and Kimi Räikkönen are taking part, and they likely won't be the last.
The new France era has begun as Kylian Mbappe received the captaincy over an unhappy Antoine Griezmann. Now the hard work begins.
United States star Timothy Weah could be in line for a blockbuster move to Serie A giants Juventus. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Saturday is El Clasico in Spain's Liga F, the kind of occasion and atmosphere that led England midfielder Keira Walsh to join Barcelona last summer.
The imbalance between coaches and athletics directors versus student-athlete representation in the college sports ranks is called a "major concern."
We rank the top 25 boys' high school basketball programs in the country for the 2022-23 season.
Our fantasy basketball experts point out the best players to add for the rest of Week 23.