This weekend marks the first time the Chicago Cubs will face the Mets since being swept in last year's NLCS, but they aren't concerned about that.
ESPN writers put young cornerback Darius Slay up there with Green Bay's Sam Shields when citing the league's top ballhawks.
Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Power Ranks, looking at how each team is set up for the next five years, plus its best year to win a championship and team MVP during the span.
Jimmy Butler had a feeling that he or Derrick Rose would be traded from the Chicago Bulls. But now that Rose is gone, Butler isn't sure he's staying.
Multiple teams interested in free agent Joakim Noah have all but conceded that the Knicks are his runaway preferred destination in free agency, sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday.
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Fun with Todd Frazier facts! He hit his 22nd home run and is on pace for 46. He's also hitting .202 with just six doubles. Only one player -- Mark Reynolds -- has hit 30-plus HRs while batting under .200. And the fewest doubles for a 40-homer guy was Harmon Killebrew's 11. It's shaping up as an all-time oddball season for Frazier.
The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.
James Shields broke out of a slump with 6 2/3 innings against one of baseball's worst lineups, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-6 on Wednesday night.
If the sight of a Bulls player wearing a No. 45 White Sox jersey is giving you déjà vu, that's because a certain someone did it way before Valentine.
The soreness finally caught up to White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera.
Justin Morneau's return to the major leagues with the Chicago White Sox looks as if it will happen sooner rather than later.
Former Giants QB Phil Simms compares Buddy Ryan's defenses in Philadelphia and Chicago and shares stories about playing Ryan's teams.
Baseballs are leaving the yard at historic rates. What's causing the home run rise and is it good for baseball? David Schoenfield investigates.
How good is Alshon Jeffery?
When he was on the field in 2015, Jeffery was nearly unstoppable. But health has always been a challenge. Is the Bears' top wideout one of the league's best? Dan Graziano answers.
How did Fulmer make Futures roster?
Carson Fulmer, the White Sox's first-round pick last year, has a 5.28 ERA in Double-A with a lot of walks. Keith Law wonders why he was chosen to the United States' team. Law: Futures roster reaction (Insider)
Despite Buddy Ryan's accomplishments, the road to the Hall of Fame is difficult for coaches who spend most of their career as an assistant.
Hall of Fame linebacker Mike Singletary will work with the Los Angeles Rams' defense this season, returning to coaching after a two-year absence.
If healthy, Alshon Jeffery could be primed for a big season, according to NFC North writers.
Although Chicago has had successful teams over the years, a mystique still surrounds the '85 Bears defense.
With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.
A night after hitting a 15th-inning grand slam, Javier Baez had three hits and a dazzling play at second as the Cubs completed a sweep of the Reds.