Jeff Teague on the art and science of the playmaker

The Hawks' point guard Jeff Teague takes us inside the decisions that drive an elite NBA offense.

1mAdam Schefter and Mike Rodak

Source: Bills' Ryan, Collins meet in Baton Rouge

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan passed through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and had an unsanctioned meeting with former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Challenges for undrafted free agents (1:40)

SportsCenter Clips

Tiger rusty during practice round (2:28)

Keith Law's top 100 MLB draft prospects (1:22)

Monday's MLB Highlights

Cardinals win seventh straight (2:14)

Olbermann: 'I told you so' (6:24)
NBA top three plays of the night (0:45)
1mEthan Sherwood Strauss

Curry, Warriors' success all connected

A confluence of good things came together for Golden State this season, and Steph Curry's MVP award is just one reward.

Getty Images
2hCorey Pronman

Pronman: Top 100 draft prospects

Sure, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel are the top two NHL draft prospects. But who goes thereafter? Corey Pronman ranks the top 100, including notes from scouts and executives.

Have You Seen?

Doc Rivers trolls Rockets fans (0:22)



Post-draft power rankings

The Lions fell, the Colts jumped up and the Patriots lost out on the No. 1 spot despite earning more first-place votes. Who beat them? Full rankings

Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Tiger: Breakup, dad's memory 'tough'

Woods, due to the 9-year anniversary of Earl Woods' death and his recent breakup with Lindsey Vonn, had a hard week, but says: "Once you're inside the ropes, it's time to tee it up and time to play. ... I get into my little world." Hasn't slept in 3 days

AP Photo/Dave Martin

John Wall to play in tonight's Game 2

The Wizards PG said the swelling in his left hand has gone down. Wall initially thought he broke the wrist after crashing to the floor during Game 1, but got two opinions on the injury. Washington leads Atlanta 1-0 in the series.

Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images

Year 1 of the CFP: 'We got it right'
College Football 

Said College Football Playoff selection committee chair Jeff Long: "Overwhelmingly [we] have gotten the sense from fans and colleagues alike that the committee did a good job." Optimistic about future

Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports
College Football 

The 2015 Undrafted All-Stars

While only 256 players can be drafted, it's sometimes bewildering as to why some athletes' names weren't among the chosen. Grantland looks at some players who deserved better fates. 10 Undrafted All-Stars


Pronman: Top 100 NHL draft prospects

Two generational prospects are available in this summer’s NHL draft: Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But who goes after that? See all prospects (Insider)

Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Bowl predictions for 2015-16
College Football 

Brett McMuphy and Mark Schlabach agreed on 3 of the 4 teams they believe will wind up playing in the College Football Playoff. So who do they have joining Ohio State and who gets left out? Bowl predictions

Christian Petersen/Getty Images
College Football 

Soccer Power Index odds

According to the computers, Real Madrid is almost twice as likely to advance from the semifinals as Juventus, while Wednesday's Barcelona-Bayern Munich matchup is a virtual toss-up.


Nats' Rendon has left oblique strain

Anthony Rendon hasn't played at all this season as he recovers from an MCL sprain, and he'll miss several more weeks with the new injury. Said manager Matt Williams: "We're going to have to slow progress down a little bit."

Brad Mills/USA TODAY Sports

Potential breakout '15 seasons
College Football 

As an aerospace engineering major, Joshua Dobbs has got the mental side of the Tennessee QB job down. Now his physical tools are coming along and Travis Haney thinks he's ready to break out. Top 10 list (Insider)

Getty Images, Getty Images, AP Photo
College Football 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Tiger admits he hasn't slept much the past three days. Just passed the nine-year anniversary of his father's death. Always a tough time.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

I asked Tiger about putting the joint in his wrist back into place. "It's like a self-adjustment on your spine. I just did it on my wrist."

Tiger is rusty, but ready for the Players

ESPN's Jason Sobel said just look to Tiger Woods to know how important this week is: "It is a very big tournament, and I think that's proof of it that Tiger is out here, during a non-major week, early on a Tuesday morning."


Bulls stifling LeBron James

James was held under 20 points for the first time in 11 postseason games Monday, shooting just 39 percent while turning the ball over 5 times when guarded by Jimmy Butler.

Jason Miller/Getty Images

Randy Gregory: 'I'm immature'

Said the Cowboys' 2nd-round pick, who failed a drug test at the NFL combine: "I think a lot of people are getting tied up in the weed and think it's just a weed problem. I don't think it's a weed problem. I think it's decision making. I think I'm immature. I'm definitely working on that." (via ESPN Radio)

Isiah Thomas named president of Liberty

Hall of Fame NBA player Isiah Thomas has been named president of the WNBA's New York Liberty, sources told ESPN's Chris Broussard. Thomas will also have part ownership of the team.

Allen Einstein/Getty Images

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

One more thing on the UK Platoon: It’s not exactly as if Calipari stuck with it for all that long, anyway. He did it in many of the routs.

Coach Cal: No more platooning
Men's College Basketball 

From John Calipari's website: "Last season was an absolute outlier. It's just not the way I like to coach. ... I think we wrote the book on platooning this year, but I hope we stick it on the shelf and never have to use it again."

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Men's College Basketball 

Best 2nd-round players in the draft

In the 2nd round, teams know they're getting similar talent as 1st-rounders, but at a discount. Which 2nd- and 3rd-round players will make the biggest impact? Carolina's Devin Funchess leads the offensive list. Impact rookies

AP Photo/Tony Ding

Rose better with rest

The Bulls' three days of rest prior to Game 1 against the Cavaliers helped Derrick Rose. He is markedly better with at least two days off between games this postseason.