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Toronto picked American center Auston Matthews No. 1 overall in the 2016 NHL draft, which is underway in Buffalo.
The 2016 NHL draft gets started Friday night -- and an active weekend of trades is set to commence as well.
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.
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.
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 that 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
The Kings pulled two draft-day deals Thursday, including trading down from the No. 8 pick to land multiple picks, including No. 28, which they used to take Kentucky's Skal Labissiere.
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.
Julio Teheran is expected to be one of baseball's most coveted pitchers as the trade deadline approaches, but Braves GM John Coppolella said he doesn't think the team will trade the ace.
Serge Ibaka is heading to Orlando, as the Magic acquired the Thunder forward in a multiplayer swap that sent Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the rights to Domantas Sabonis to OKC.
Despite dangling first-round pick Kris Dunn, the Wolves were unable to pull off a deal for Chicago's Jimmy Butler, according to sources.
En el cumpleaños 29 de Lionel enumeramos los motivos por los que el mundo lo quiere.
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.
The Montreal Canadiens select Mikhail Sergachev (D). 2016 NHL Draft tracker
Buffalo selects Alex Nylander. He's a player with top echelon skill and offensive IQ and skates well. Dominant throughout the season.
The Buffalo Sabres select Alexander Nylander (F). Nylander led Team Sweden with 4 goals and 9 points at the 2016 World Junior Championships. 2016 NHL Draft tracker
Arizona selects Keller. Set records at the USNTDP in scoring. A dynamic playmaker with great speed hands and intelligence.
The Arizona Coyotes select Clayton Keller (C). 2016 NHL Draft tracker
Auston Matthews discusses the excitement of being drafted No. 1 overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Canucks pass on Matthew Tkachuk to grab defenseman Olli Juolevi at No. 5. Teams were hoping he would slip but best place to get high-end defensemen is at the top of the draft. Canucks smart to grab him.
Calgary selects Matt Tkachuk. A fierce competitor with great hands and even better hockey sense. Scores wherever he goes.
The Calgary Flames select Matthew Tkachuk (LW). Tkachuk had 11 points at the 2016 World Junior Championships, tied with Auston Matthews for the team lead. 2016 NHL Draft tracker
Vancouver selects Olli Juolevi. My top ranked defender. He's an elite skater and puck mover with tremendous hockey sense.
The Vancouver Canucks select Olli Juolevi (D). 2016 NHL Draft Tracker
Jurgen Klinsmann said he'll play his strongest team possible in tomorrow's Copa America Centenario 3rd place match vs. Colombia
Jurgen Klinsmann say that Tim Howard will start in goal for the US in the Copa America Centenario 3rd place match vs. Colombia. Also indicated that John Brooks and Fabian Johnson are banged up and will be game time decisions.
Jesse Puljujarvi falls into the lap of the Edmonton Oilers at No. 4. Gives GM Peter Chiarelli tons of flexibility now to trade a forward for help on defense.
Edmonton selects Puljujarvi. A dynamic offensive talent who can beat you in almost any way. A giant add to the Oilers organization.
The Edmonton Oilers select Jesse Puljujarvi (RW). NHL Draft Tracker
Columbus selects Dubois. A very smart two-way center who can beat you with power or skill. A shocker with Puljujarvi on the board.
The Columbus Blue Jackets select Pierre-Luc Dubois (LW). Live pick-by-pick analysis of 2016 NHL Draft