While much of the college football world spent September thinking about the potential No. 1 vs. No. 2 match-up between Ohio State and Kris Bryant just one of several rookies playing in their first postseason contest tomorrow. How are the nerves? Fred Hoiberg made a house call to Derrick Rose to go over new sets as the Bulls star continues to recover from a fractured left orbital.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Kris Bryant just one of several rookies playing in their first postseason contest tomorrow. How are the nerves?
Fred Hoiberg made a house call to Derrick Rose to go over new sets as the Bulls star continues to recover from a fractured left orbital.
There were signs of trouble from the start on the South Side, where the White Sox failed to put it all together in a disappointing 76-win season.
Dan & Stu on the end of the Lions MNF loss to the Seahawks plus Matt Forte and Jeff Daniels. Also Stugotz has to make two apologies.
Time for the Cubs to end the curse?
Two of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed think so. Chicago is favored to win Wednesday's wild-card matchup against Pittsburgh, however, it loses a good amount of supporters in the NLDS. Playoff picks
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Illinois coach Bill Cubit says this is the first year the Illini have had a defensive line that looked big enough to be a good line. Will face a big test this Saturday against Iowa. "I don't know that we've faced as physical a group as this one."
On the eve of the 2015-16 NHL season, here are the players who Vegas thinks have the best shot at taking home some hardware in the spring.
Jayson Stark Senior Writer, ESPN.com
How about this Jake Arrieta nugget: Since the start of August 269 pitchers have given up 4+ ER in an inning. And Arrieta has given up 4 ER in 2 months!
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
A key difference for Northwestern, Fitz says, is renewed emphasis on depth. He talked to Jim Tressel in the offseason about the importance of keeping all players fresh -- not just starters and front-line players.
Buster Olney's choice for NL Cy Young
Olney offers five candidates for the award, including the obvious trio of Zack Greinke, Jake Arrieta and Clayton Kershaw. Who does he have taking home the hardware? Buster's blog (Insider)
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald, headed to Michigan Saturday at 5-0, on the Wildcats' rise: "There's great chemistry. There's great brotherhood and love and trust within our program."
The league of Legends and Leaders is deeper, chicer, and more interesting than ever before -- or at least since Woody and Bo were patrolling the sidelines. Look no further than the latest AP poll, which contains five Big Ten teams, including two in the top five. Herewith, I present 14 explanations for this phenomenon, because we all know that 14 is the new 10.
As we approach midseason, some coaches have picked up major steam on the trail. USC's Tee Martin and Florida State's Tim Brewster top the recruiter rankings.
The NL wild-card game features an intriguing matchup: leading Cy Young Award candidate Jake Arrieta vs. the forgotten man, Gerrit Cole. Tim Kurkjian breaks it down.
Is Jimmy Butler the Bulls' best?
By a long shot, according to our NBA fantasy rankings. See how far down you have to scroll to find Derrick Rose. Top 200 fantasy rankings
Check out our player scouting reports and 2015-16 projections for the Bulls.
Bears RB Matt Forte comments on teaching teammates about personal finance, the value of NFL agents, the biggest perk of being a player in the league and the issues kids in Chicago face.
ESPN's baseball analysts gaze into their crystal balls and make their postseason predictions, including who will win the World Series.