Shaka Smart lost five seniors and his best player. But behind a trio of talented underclassmen, the Longhorns could be building something special.
Dallas' 2016 draft class
The Cowboys drafted nine players last weekend. There are high expectations for Ezekiel Elliott, selected fourth overall. Also, Dallas took a risk drafting Jaylon Smith 34th overall with the uncertainty around his knee injury.
Would the Angels trade Mike Trout?
With the loss of Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery, it might be time for Los Angeles to consider trading star outfielder Mike Trout, David Schoenfield writes. Among teams with enough prospects to pull off a deal are the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Rangers and Rockies. Think the unthinkable
The Stars have a vital decision to make in goal this summer. Craig Custance examines the key factors in play, and answers mailbag questions.
Baylor boasts easy nonconference slate
The Bears are beefing up future nonconference schedules, but this year's is again pretty thin: Northwestern State, SMU and Rice. 10 easiest nonconference skeds (Insider)
The most intriguing rookie camp tryout player could be Chris Brown. He was a quarterback in college, but the Cowboys will work him out as a receiver.
If Ezekiel Elliott isn't the Dallas Cowboys' starter at running back in the season opener, something went very wrong.
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
The Cowboys have made five roster moves: OT Reshod Fortenberry (knee) and DE Ken Boatright (neck) were released with a failed physical designation. DT Chris Whaley, CB Buddy Jackson and RB Ben Malena have been released. The roster is at 90 players.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Earlier this year, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported on the University of Cincinnati's diligent campaign to join the Big 12, in the event the league voted to expand. ESPN.com has gained access to a series of documents showing that lobbying has continued. On Feb. 3, Cincinnati president Santa Ono sent a letter to Texas Tech interim president John Opperman highlighting a conversation the two had about Cincinnati's Big 12 candidacy. Enclosed with the letter was a brochure touting Cincinnati with the title "Onward."
With the imaginary Big 12 draft complete, our three reporters/imaginary GMs assess their teams and talk a little trash.
Writers covering the teams in the top five of the 2016 NFL draft debate a potential second choice if the draft had proceeded differently.
The Cowboys did plenty of research on Dak Prescott and drafted him as much for the way he carries himself as anything else.
The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.
After an ugly blowout loss in Game 3, the Stars beat the Blues in Game 4 to even the series at 2-2.
Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and Dallas beat St. Louis 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the second-round series at two games apiece.
Edwin Encarnacion had six RBIs with a home run and two doubles, and the Blue Jays scored a season high in runs, hammering the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Thursday night.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Joel Edmundson's ugly turnover sets up Radek Faksa goal. Stars then strike quickly on PP. Just like that it's 2-1 Dallas. Goals came 1:09 apart.
After getting blown out in Game 3, the Stars showed they have the fortitude to stay the course with a gritty Game 4 OT win over the Blues to tie the series at 2-2.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Vladimir Tarasenko somehow left alone even with six Stars on the ice and scores on breakaway. Only goal of first period between Blues and Stars.