Adam Rittenberg, Brad Edwards & Ivan Maisel discuss the impact of Myles Jack's decision to turn pro, debate the importance of brands in CFB and chat with Tom Luginbill.
Los Angeles Teams
On Tuesday, I previewed the American League playoffs, and today, it's the National League's turn.
Kobe Bryant returning for another season after this one is a fan's dream, but insiders around the NBA say it would be a nightmare for the franchise. Here's why.
Kobe Bryant: Barely a top-100 player?
In the 41 games Bryant’s played over the last two seasons, he’s averaged 21.1 PPG while shooting under 38 percent. That’s the worst field goal percentage over any two-year stretch in the shot-clock era in which a player averaged at least 20 PPG.
A look at why Kobe Bryant has fallen in the #NBArank countdown, and what to expect from him in his 20th NBA season.
Kobe comes in at No. 93 in NBA Rank
The project asks, "Which player will be better in 2015-16?" from both a quality and quantity standpoint. Kobe ranked 260th in Wins Above Replacement last season. Players ranked 91-100
NHL season opens tonight! Picks, please
Our experts weigh in with their predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season. A lot of love for the Ducks and Capitals. Postseason, award picks
Kobe Bryant says his timing "is not perfect yet," but he's past the recovery stage of his shoulder injury.
Julius Randle, who Kobe Bryant says is "Lamar Odom in a Zach Randolph body," showed off his versatile game against the Jazz.
Everything worked out perfectly for the Mets' defense that day, especially Shawn Green, Jose Valentin and Paul Lo Duca.
With the NHL season set to begin Wednesday night, the league has announced the opening-day rosters for all 30 teams.
Pierce no longer in the top 100
Clippers newcomer Paul Pierce has been one of the best players in the NBA throughout his long career. Our latest edition of player rankings shows that his age and the rest of the league is catching up with him. #NBArank: Nos. 101-110
Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker was ejected from a preseason game on Tuesday after taking a swing at Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert.
Hockey is officially back tonight, so let's make sure we draw conclusions for the entire season based on what we see during the next 96 hours.
Two Lakers just miss the top 100
In the latest edition of our NBA player rankings, two newcomers to Los Angeles made the cut. They might be disappointed to learn just how close they were to the top 100. #NBArank: Nos. 101-110
Booker ejected for swipe at Hibbert
Jazz F Trevor Booker (left) was ejected from Tuesday night's preseason game in Honolulu after he took a swing at Lakers C Roy Hibbert (far right). Booker first got into a tangle with Lakers F Julius Randle, and when Hibbert joined the fray, Booker threw a punch that missed. Said Hibbert: "I have everybody's back."
Updated World Series odds
Via Westgate LV Superbook, here are the latest odds to win the World Series:
- Blue Jays: 3-1
- Royals: 4-1
- Dodgers: 5-1
- Cardinals: 6-1
- Mets: 7-1
The Los Angeles Clippers leave for China on Wednesday and during the trip they will play two games against the Charlotte Hornets. While some in the Clippers organization may not want to make the trip, Blake Griffin is focusing on the positives of the experience.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Preseason final from Honolulu: Jazz 117, Lakers 114. Kobe Bryant: 13 points on 5-9 FGs in 21 min. Lou Williams leads LAL with 20 points. Utah's Alec Burks scores a game-high 27 points.
The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame has announced five inductees for its 2016 class. Headlining the group is former USC and NFL safety Troy Polamalu,