- Manziel's lawyer uncertain QB can stay clean
- Leafs take Matthews No. 1; Laine to Jets at No. 2
- Baylor, Briles acknowledge 'serious shortcomings'
- NFL to interview players named in PED film
Toronto picked American center Auston Matthews No. 1 overall in the 2016 NHL draft, which is underway in Buffalo.
A text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press shows that Johnny Manziel's lawyer is seeking a plea deal in his domestic violence case and has concerns about his ability to stay sober.
Auston Matthews, an 18-year-old center from Arizona, went to the Maple Leafs with the No. 1 overall pick in Friday's NHL draft, becoming the first American-born player to go No. 1 since 2007.
Will the top draft pick be the light who leads the Leafs out of decades of darkness? Matthews, 18, rejects the savior label. "I want to be an impact player," he says, "but hockey's a team game."
Baylor and ex-coach Art Briles acknowledged "serious shortcomings" Friday night in a statement announcing that the sides have mutually agreed to terminate his employment.
After a difficult season, Rockets star James Harden is determined to rebuild a winner in Houston -- no matter what (and who) it takes.
NBA free agency is almost here. With a huge salary-cap jump expected, who are the top available players this year? Can the Cavs add a piece for a second title run? Our NBA experts go 5-on-5.
Tune in to Game 12 in Omaha between Coastal Carolina and TCU, live on ESPN and WatchESPN.
Arizona kept its season alive with a win over Oklahoma State, but the exhaustion of a long postseason was evident on players' faces and by an uncharacteristic short start by their ace.
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson returns to the Bellator MMA cage to face Satoshi Ishii and he's promising a one-sided victory.
The Alouettes and Blue Bombers open their year with hopes of a better season than their sub-.500 finishes of 2015.
After a crazy night of surprising picks and big trades, Chad Ford hands out his draft grades for all 30 teams. Who came out best, and who flunked the draft?
The 2016 NBA draft is in the books. How did each team fare? Chad Ford looks at each pick.
Danny Ainge says Celtics fans can boo him, but they should give Jaylen Brown a chance.
Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews and James Harrison are expected to meet with the NFL next month as part of an investigation into an Al-Jazeera America report on PEDs.
Chandler Parsons is "all ears" as he enters free agency, sources told ESPN, while the Mavericks are prioritizing other potential targets.
Derrick Rose was introduced as the newest member of the Knicks on Friday and said he is grateful that the Bulls traded him to New York.
Everyone thinks Oklahoma City fleeced the Magic by trading Serge Ibaka for a former No. 2 pick in Victor Oladipo, but don't pass judgment just yet.
Many of the NBA's best are headed to Rio in search of a third straight gold medal. As Coach K & Co. take on the world, we're tracking all things Team USA hoops.
Prince Fielder's stats show a player in severe decline, and anyone else would be benched at this point. But it's Prince Fielder, so now what?
Now that the Cavs have won a championship, which city replaces Cleveland as the most tortured? Bill Barnwell unveils his Misery Index to determine the fan base that has suffered the most.
The Kings center took to Twitter to seemingly express his displeasure with the team's draft-night decisions.
The Knicks' Twitter account welcomed Derrick Rose to New York by trolling the Bulls ... then thought better of it.
Who are the best NBA prospects in the 2017 draft class? Chad Ford gives his top five and previews the big storylines to watch for next year.
With his showdown with Gennady Golovkin off until 2017, Canelo Alvarez will challenge junior middleweight titleholder Liam Smith on Sept. 17 in the main event on an HBO PPV card.
Who's the greatest tennis player of all time? It's a question that elicits heated debate and controversy. A panel of experts voted and came up with our top 20. Did we get it right?
Whether the U.S. men's gymnastics team wants to discuss its 2012 disappointment or not, conquering nerves, as well as Japan, China and Great Britain, has to be among its goals in Rio.
Jordan got his kicks, why not Infiltration? Jacob Wolf caught up with the veteran fighting game player at CEO 2016 and talked about Razer, Daigo and Street Fighter V.
There's one Pro Bowler among them. Others, such as Adam Gase and Ben McAdoo, only played in high school. Kevin Seifert ranks NFL coaches as players, from worst to best.
A favorite road course among fans and drivers, Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., welcomes the open wheel series back for the first time since 2007. The drivers couldn't be more thrilled.
Getting a penalty in soccer might seem like a surefire way to score a goal, but there's an art to it that is often missed. Those who ignore it from 12 yards out are doomed to miss. Check out our guide to understanding the mysterious ways of the spot kick.
A major takeaway from the 2016 Copa America Centenario is the resumed dominance of CONMEBOL over the CONCACAF participants, writes David Faitelson.
With his curtain call weeks away, the greatest swimmer of all time hopes to put his nightmares behind him and embrace life on dry land.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
The Premier League says "uncertain nature" of the "political and regulatory landscape" means it is impossible to predict what effect Brexit will have.
Para el reconocido escritor lo más importante es que se haga una reflexión a fondo sobre lo que debe cambiar en el futbol mexicano en general.
Pittsburgh pitcher Jameson Taillon tripped on his own spikes and fell off the mound, getting called for a balk and giving up a run. Not ideal.
A perfect overhand right from Michael Chandler knocked out Patricky "Pitbull" Freire on Friday in their rematch at Bellator 157 in St. Louis. Chandler captured the promotion's 155-pound title for the second time at 2:14 of Round 1. "Nobody is going to take this belt from me. I'm getting better every single day."
One punch knockout for Michael Chandler, a vicious right hand sends Patricky Freire to the mat in the first round at Bellator 157.
Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione made his Bellator debut in suspenseful action by getting knocked down to the ground with a brutal right hand 30 seconds into to the first round. However, he regrouped and knocked out Carl Seumanutafa.
With the knockout stage promising suspense ahead, the ESPN FC crew analyze what matches to look out for.
In case you missed it, the ESPN FC crew review which teams have risen above and delivered on the field despite low overall expectations.
Islanders select Kieffer Bellows. He was one of top goal scorers in NTDP history. Big time shot and big body with good hands.
Winnipeg selects Logan Stanley. A 6 foot 7 defenseman who can skate and handle the puck well for a big man. Will need time to round out.
A two-run single by Bobby Wilson gives the Rangers a 6-0 lead and spells the end of a short night for David Price, who was rocked for 12 hits in 2-1/3 innings. It's his shortest start since May 22, 2015 for Detroit against the Yankees (also 2-1/3), and the most hits he has allowed since May 8, 2015, also for the Tigers vs. Kansas City (13)
Red Wings get Pavel Datsyuk's contract off the books in draft day trade with Coyotes. Arizona gets a defenseman it needs in Jakob Chychrun with Detroit's pick and Red Wings clear tons of cap space. Detroit now a serious player in the Steven Stamkos sweepstakes. May be the favorite if Stamkos doesn't sign with Tampa.
Arizona selects Jakob Chychrun. He's a great two-way defenseman. Not flashy but he can skate move the puck and be a tough minutes defenseman
Strange outing for Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks who walked four batters but only gave up one hit over 5 innings. That hit was a grand slam to Justin Bour of the Marlins. All 4 runs were unearned due to an Addison Russell error. Cubs and Marlins both scored 4 in the opening inning and that's it for the game so far. 4-4 Bot 5
Minnesota selects Luke Kunin. Was fantastic for a Freshman being a top player for Badgers. He's a well rounded offensive threat.
After drafting Tyler Ulis, there are now five guards on Phoenix who played for John Calipari.
Boston selects Charlie McAvoy. A highly skilled defender. He skates very well, very poised with the puck. Defense could use some fine tuning
Carolina selects Jake Bean. His hockey sense is fantastic. Cool under pressure and moves puck at elite level. Skating is a mild concern.
Derrick Rose hopes to regain his rhythm and bring a little bit of Chicago to the Knicks by changing his jersey number to 25.
New Jersey selects Mike McLeod. The best skating forward in the draft. More north south than east west but can start the offense.
The opening weekend of the CFL regular season continues with the Montreal Alouettes meeting the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Former Oregon QB Vernon Adams is on Montreal's roster. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN
Ottawa selects Logan Brown. A 6 foot 6 center with great hands and vision. Rough around edges but few can dominate like he can when he's on.
Colorado selects Tyson Jost. Played well at every tournament and level. Great skater and playmaker who can be effective at both ends.
The Colorado Avalanche select Tyson Jost (C). 2016 NHL Draft tracker
Coastal Carolina (2-1) faces TCU (2-0) in rematch of Tuesday's game which the Horned Frogs won 6-1. If TCU wins, it advances to the CWS Finals. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Calgary Flames get their goalie in sending the No. 35 overall pick and conditional third to the Blues for Brian Elliott. Great deal for Calgary. Asking price cheaper than Ben Bishop and Marc-Andre Fleury and lower cap hit too. Elliott was great at times for Blues in the playoffs.
Montreal selects Mikhail Sergachev. rare to find a big strong defender who can skate and make plays he can. Plays a high risk-reward style.