Keith Law lays out his highly anticipated annual list of the top 100 prospects in baseball, with talented Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager topping it.
Keith Law ranks the MLB farm systems heading into the 2016 season, with the rebuilding Braves (including offseason acquisition Dansby Swanson) leaping to No. 1 and the Angels falling to last.
Few could have guessed that the league's return would become so bloody, bitter and, most of all, emblematic of how power in the NFL truly works.
On the heals of a loss that led coach J.B. Bickerstaff to call the Rockets "broken," Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Houston has started contacting teams about a potential Dwight Howard trade.
Barry J. Sanders has decided to follow in his father's footsteps, saying that he plans to transfer from Stanford to Oklahoma State.
Vontaze Burfict's three-game suspension for a hit on Antonio Brown was upheld by the league, sources tells ESPN's Dan Graziano.
Ingrid Williams, the wife of Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, has died after being hit head-on in a car crash. She was 44.
Sometimes NFL players could use a reset, so ESPN's NFL Nation reporters picked a player from all 32 teams who could use a change of scenery.
The NCAA will again use the term "first round" when referencing games played on the first Thursday and Friday of the men's basketball tournament.
There are a lot of Pac-12 teams in the mix, but Joe Lunardi feels good about one in particular: Oregon. The Ducks have risen all the way to a No. 2 seed in his latest projection. Watch No. 11 Oregon vs. California on ESPN2 & WatchESPN at 9 p.m. ET.
Indiana's Yogi Ferrell and Iowa's Mike Gesell are important to Thursday's game as the Hoosiers and Hawkeyes both lean heavily on their floor generals.
More injuries. Lower quality of play. Fewer dunks, for crying out loud! Slogging through 82 games in the NBA is anything but faaaantastic.
Arsenal will face the top players from Major League Soccer in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game on July 28.
Two legends. Raw eggs on their heads. The best part of your day.
Obtaining a franchise quarterback may be the best route to a Super Bowl, but building a strong defense can get you there too.
Allie Burdick's father made a daring escape from Cuba as a child, and the tools she learned from his stories and resolve have stayed with her throughout her life and athletic career.
Wes Chandler and Dave Campo believe Major League Football can succeed, despite the failures of other spring and developmental leagues.
Despite the UFC's recent shakeup at bantamweight, Invicta champion Cris Justino remains a fighter without a division at the sport's highest level.
In an important year for daily fantasy, Ryan Rodenberg takes an in-depth look at four big issues surrounding the industry.
What do we make of Serena Williams' shaky play down the stretch of Slams? How about Roger Federer's latest injury? Our experts shed some light on these burning questions.
Thanks to an unorthodox performance director and a strict training regimen, the injuries that cursed the start of Steph Curry's NBA career turned into his greatest blessing.
If there was a torch to be passed Wednesday in Kobe Bryant's final visit to Cleveland, Kyrie Irving made sure he would be the one to seize it, scoring 35 points in the Cavs' win.
ESPN analysts completed their first mock draft of 2016 on Feb. 4 in a 10-team standard roto setup. How early did Clayton Kershaw come off the board?
Who has the most work to do regarding the 2016 salary cap? Field Yates' list includes three AFC East teams that all face big offseason decisions.
Rockets interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said after a loss at Portland on Wednesday night that the team can't win in its current collective mindset.
Which rookies are ready to take their games to the next level? Matt Bowen highlights five players, including Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who displayed a rare athletic skill set in Year 1.
Trying to identify the next Von Miller? Mel Kiper examines the pass-rushers to know in the 2016 NFL draft.
With Robert Griffin III's release from Washington all but inevitable, Mike Sando takes stock of which teams around the NFL could be interested in the QB's services once he hits the open market.
Unbeaten Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez gets a chance to become Mexico's first super middleweight titlist -- and a shot at stardom -- when he meets Arthur Abraham on April 9 in Las Vegas.
Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon may not have a bathroom or air conditioning, but he was one of few Cavalier students selected to live in the campus' historical center.
Melo Trimble has helped Maryland announce its presence among NCAA basketball's elite, loud and clear. But for a deep March run, the talented point guard has to find his voice.
The Carolina Panthers seemed to get everything short of the Lombardi Trophy during the 2015 season.
LSU lost again, which puts the Tigers' NCAA hopes on thinner ice and moves us closer to not having college hoops' best player in the NCAA tournament.
Check out the amazing talents of the five greatest ballers in NBA history.
Animated look at the MVP race
While the NBA is filled with stars, Marc Stein wonders if there really is more than one candidate for MVP at the All-Star break.
2016 Fantasy Baseball rankings
Pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week, so it's a great time to think about fantasy baseball, and where to take players such as Carlos Correa, Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson. Top 300 overall
USA crushes Costa Rica in Olympic qualifier
Alex Morgan's two goals (one of them just 12 seconds into the match) highlighted her rapport with teammate Carli Lloyd, a relationship Julie Foudy says will be important going forward.
TBT: Kevin Hart outduels Mone Davis
Little League World Series star Davis got a nice crossover against Hart in last year's NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, but it was the comedian who earned MVP honors.
Heat make spot-on 'Martin' intro spoof
The Heat might not be having a noteworthy season on the court (they currently sit at 29-24), but that doesn't mean this video spoof of the iconic intro for the '90s sitcom "Martin" is any less awesome. Chris Bosh for the win
Top 100 prospects in baseball
Keith Law lays out his highly anticipated annual list of the top talent in baseball, with Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager topping it. No.'s 1-50 (Insider)
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
LeSean McCoy's attorney, Larry Krasner, tells Outside the Lines' John Barr that reports that McCoy told a Philadelphia-based website Wednesday evening that McCoy "made a mistake" were wrong. "That's actually incorrect," Krasner told Barr. "What he (McCoy) said was that he would make a statement sooner than later."
Best fantasy hoops seasons of all-time
Not surprisingly, Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and LeBron James rank among the top single-season fantasy performances of all-time. But some of the other names on the list may surprise you. Shawn Marion at 2? (Insider)
82 games in 169 days just isn't working
The NBA's 82-game schedule is cruel, unrelenting, back-breaking, knee-busting and illogical. Fatigue robs the NBA of dunks, robs the league of its best players and makes teams play worse. Eliminate back-to-backs
Jason Sobel Senior Writer
Justin Timberlake didn't bring sexy back with this swing, but he did bring the right partner with him this week. Justin Rose, playing alongside the entertainer, already finds himself near the top of the early AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am leaderboard.
Kidd-Gilchrist tears labrum in shoulder
Hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who has been limited to just seven games this season after surgery on his right shoulder, tore the labrum in the same shoulder in Wednesday's game. He was averaging 12.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.
They built what in Fenway Park?
No need to adjust your screens. That is a ginormous ski jump ramp in Boston's iconic stadium, and it makes the Green Monster look tiny. Sweet pics
Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer
Dan Fegan, agent for Dwight Howard, issues statement to ESPN: "I'm not privy to what the Rockets are doing or not doing with respect to Dwight Howard. What I can say, with 100 percent certainty, is that Dwight has not and has never asked the Rockets for a trade. And neither have I."
Report: Rockets may look to deal Howard
According to Yahoo! Sports, the Rockets are contacting teams about potentially working out a trade for Dwight Howard before the Feb. 18 deadline. Howard plans to exercise an opt-out clause this summer to become an unrestricted free agent. The Rockets enter the All-Star break losing three straight and six of their last eight.
Inside the NFL's return to Los Angeles
One NFL owner called the meeting a "s--- show." On Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas, the owners-only meeting had a single agenda item: Which team or teams should be allowed to relocate to Los Angeles? The deciding factors
Yankees to honor Rivera with plaque
Mariano Rivera's No. 42 was already retired in 2013, after the number was retired throughout MLB in 1997 in honor of Jackie Robinson. So the Yankees will dedicate a plaque to the all-time saves leader at Monument Park on Aug. 14 before a game against the Rays.
Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
If you would like to show your support for Coach Williams and his family, bring flowers to west side of Chesapeake Arena, whether you are coming to game tonight or not. Send deliveries to 208 Thunder Dr OKC, OK 73102. Thank you!
Just call Peyton 'The Sheriff' or 'P-Money'
Broncos' T.J. Ward and Bradley Roby said Peyton Manning signed WR Bennie Fowler's jersey as "P-Money" during the Super Bowl.
Barry Sanders' son transfers to Okla. St.
Stanford RB Barry J. Sanders will be joining his father's alma mater as he intends to join Oklahoma State as a graduate transfer for his final year of eligibility. Sanders played 36 games over three seasons with 664 rushing yards and five TDs with the Cardinal.
Whiteside suspended one game for elbow
Hassan Whiteside will miss the Feb. 19 game against the Hawks after he was punished for throwing an elbow and making contact with the head of the Spurs' Boban Marjanovic on Tuesday. Whiteside was assessed a Flagrant 2 on the play and ejected.
Towns throws down the hammer ... twice
When Karl-Anthony Towns is coming down the lane, you should probably get out of the way.
Steph Curry 3-pointer = dancing time
Andre Iguodala does a lot of dancing.
Globetrotters dunk on everyone at ESPN
Bob Ley has the nickname of "The General" and the Harlem Globetrotters treated him like a Washington General.
ESPN College Basketball @espncbb
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This dance team knows how to move
Mahomet-Seymour High School's dance team put a different spin on their moves in an inspiring performance. Watch