A month into the season, here's a look at a starting nine and a pitching rotation that's off to the hottest starts.
The 2016 NFL draft is in the books. Which teams did the best job of improving their rosters? Todd McShay highlights the six franchises that made the most of their picks.
Oklahoma City's big man isn't intimidated by superstars, thrown elbows or disgusting foods.
The NBA listed five incorrect non-calls from the final 13.5 seconds of Monday's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs.
Atletico Madrid reached their second Champions League final in three years as they knocked out Bayern Munich on away goals.
The NFL has warned players that eating too much meat produced in Mexico or China could result in positive drug tests.
ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.
Neither Kyle Lowry nor DeMar DeRozan shot above 32 percent during Toronto's first-round series win over the Pacers.
While Lamarr Houston admits Aaron Rodgers is a great competitor, he also said: "The whole championship belt thing kind of gets on my nerve."
Former Miami Dolphins Hall of Fame coach Don Shula was hospitalized for two medical conditions but is expecting a good recovery, his wife said in a statement Tuesday.
Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich fell short again in the Champions League semifinals, as Atletico Madrid reached the final, writes Nick Ames.
Are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton about to wrap up their party's nomination? The FiveThirtyEight team is live blogging on what could be a pivotal night, especially for the GOP.
If you were hoping for draft-day trades involving disgruntled veterans, you didn't get your wish. But now that the furor of the draft has died down, the trade market could heat up -- or not.
Among the first-rounders who could produce immediately? Expect Shaq Lawson to fill the Bills' pass-rushing void and Josh Doctson to get lots of targets for the Redskins, Mel Kiper writes.
Bryce Harper has signed a 10-year extension with Under Armour that is believed to be the largest endorsement deal in history for a baseball player, a source with knowledge of the deal told ESPN.
Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome spends time before the draft reading tweets sent by prospects -- and he considers them seriously.
Who will advance to the conference finals of the NBA playoffs? Our writers make their predictions on the Toronto-Miami semifinal.
The Oklahoma City Thunder, behind their leader, Kevin Durant, dismissed any panic from their lopsided Game 1 loss, winning Game 2 to grab a road split.
Leicester City: Premier League champs
The maestros of the esports world -- MVP has always been the pioneer of embracing new games and helping rookie players grow into legends.
Just as he did in last season's playoffs, Cleveland's Tristan Thompson is giving the Cavaliers extra possesions against the Hawks with his rebounding.
The Patriots exit the NFL draft as the betting favorite to win Super Bowl LI with updated odds of 6-1, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
French comic artist Asur Misoa followed up her first-round effort with another batch of artwork representing the second-round matchups.
The Islanders, tied 1-1 with Tampa Bay, are thrilled to be back on home ice, where "the energy will be off the charts," forward Kyle Okposo said.
Pittsburgh took a 2-1 lead over the Caps in a series that has a constant undercurrent of hate. And while we all love tough, emotional, physical hockey, this needs to be reined in.
The Capitals outshot, outhit and largely outplayed the Penguins in Game 3 but still lost and fell into a 2-1 series hole. How will that change their approach to Wednesday's must-win in Game 4?
Who has the upper hand? And can either team challenge the Cavs (or Hawks) for a spot in the Finals? Our NBA Insiders go 5-on-5 to forecast how this series plays out.
Novak Djokovic has six fewer Grand Slam titles than Roger Federer, but one of the game's foremost luminaries says the Serb should be considered the co-greatest of all time.
Many players are described as coaches on the field. The players on our top 25 teams have the leadership skills, mental makeup and some even have the bloodlines to one day be head coaches.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s beloved car, which he named Amelia Earhart, will be retired after two wrecks at Talladega on Sunday.
Mark Sanchez isn't threatened by the Broncos' selection of Paxton Lynch in the NFL draft. Instead, he sees the selection as a vote of confidence in himself as the team's No. 1 quarterback.
Oakland Raiders second-year tight end Clive Walford suffered a knee injury during an ATV accident but is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, a source told ESPN.
The NHL suspended the Penguins' Kris Letang for one game after the defenseman was called for interference following his hit on the Capitals' Marcus Johansson on Monday.
Talladega was a wreck-fest, but it was an interesting one. How do you rank drivers headed into Kansas? Ryan McGee likes Kyle Busch in this week's wreck of a Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
On John Clayton's list of his top 2016 classes? Jacksonville, which added two blue-chip talents, and Tampa Bay, which filled immediate needs and got a huge upgrade at kicker.
El arquero del Real Madrid continúa sin recibir un solo gol en casa en la competencia de clubes europeos.
Leicester's dream came true
Leicester City are champions of the Premier League. You can say it as often as you like but it resolutely refuses to make sense. And that's what made the aftermath so much fun. Unforgettable party begins
James Walker ESPN Staff Writer
Former Dolphins HOF coach Don Shula has been admitted to the hospital but is expecting a speedy recovery, according to a statement from wife Mary Anne Shula. "Coach Shula has been admitted to the hospital due to fluid retention and sleep apnea," Mary Anne Shula said. "The family is looking for a speedy recovery."
McShay: Most improved teams after draft
Todd McShay says Jacksonville and Chicago are among six franchises that made the most of their picks in the NFL draft after selecting Jalen Ramsey (fifth overall to the Jags) and Leonard Floyd (ninth overall to the Bears). Story (Insider)
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Jordan Spieth, facing questions from the media for the first time since his collapse at the Masters: "The 2016 Masters will always come back up. It will always come back up…I'm not taking it very hard. I've got ladies in grocery stores coming up there, putting their hand on me, going, 'really praying for you. How are you doing?' I'm like, my dog didn't die. I'm doing okay. I'll survive. It happens. Again, unfortunate timing. I laugh about it now, I really do."
Sprint Cup Power Rankings
Ryan McGee ranks the top 20 drivers of the Sprint Cup season with Kyle Busch moving into the No. 1 spot this week. Find out how far last week's No. 1, Carl Edwards, fell and where your favorite driver ranks. Power rankings
Rankings: Canelo Alvarez faces Amir Khan
Middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez will have to fight Gennady Golovkin sooner rather than later to decide who's the best in the division. In the meantime, Canelo meets Amir Khan on Saturday. Rankings: Golovkin waits
Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes
Será difícil noquear a Canelo pero trataré de darle una lección de boxeo: Amir Khan #CaneloKhan
DE on Aaron Rodgers: 'He's too arrogant'
While Lamarr Houston admits Aaron Rodgers is a great competitor he also said, "the whole championship belt thing kind of gets on my nerve." Not a fan
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
As if Manny Machado weren't already doing enough, now he's the captain of the Orioles infield. The AL's Player of the Month is starting at shortstop tonight, Baltimore's first game since J.J. Hardy went to the DL with a broken foot.
The untold story of Steven Adams
The Thunder big man starts fights, eats pig testicles and has no problem crushing your grandma at bingo. Seven feet of not giving a crap
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GOAL, Bayern! Robert Lewandowski heads into the empty net! They need one more! Bayern 2-1 Atletico (agg. 2-2)
Odell Beckham Jr. poses with Beyonce
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. spent some time with Beyonce and other music stars in New York on Monday night. OBJ and Beyonce
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GOAL, Atletico Madrid! Antoine Griezmann gets behind the defence and fires past Manuel Neuer! Bayern 1-1 Atletico (agg. 1-2)
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Baylor coach Art Briles said he expects QB Seth Russell to be completely cleared for contact around the first of June. Russell suffered a season-ending neck injury in October last season.
Barnwell: Resetting the NFL trade market
Sam Bradford and Colin Kaepernick are among several key players who could get traded over the next few months. But will they? We shall see
Players now, coaches later?
Many players are described as coaches on the field. The college football players on our top 25 teams have the leadership skills, mental makeup and some even have the bloodlines to one day be head coaches. Future head coaches
Cubs lead the way in April All-Stars
Players have hot streaks throughout a season. David Schoenfield looks back at the first month of the season and chooses his April All-Stars, because everybody starts from zero. All-Stars
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GOAL, Bayern Munich! Xabi Alonso sends his free kick through the wall and into the net! Bayern Munich 1-0 Atletico Madrid (agg. 1-1)
Artist depicts NBA playoffs second round
French comic artist Asur Misoa followed up her first-round effort with another batch of artwork representing the second-round NBA playoff matchups. See the renditions