Injured All Black Sonny Bill Williams wasted no time firing a twitter barb at Wallabies coach Michael Cheika after the Wallabies fell to their 5th straight loss of 2016.
The Dallas Cowboys were a 1-11 disaster without quarterback Tony Romo last season. Now they turn to rookie Dak Prescott to try to tread water.
Brisbane have avoided the wooden spoon but slumped to a 58-point loss to St Kilda on the final day of the AFL season.
Wests Tigers will fight for an NRL finals berth in round 26 after ending the Wwarriors season with a spirited comeback to score a 36-24 win at Mt Smart Stadium.
After Jared Goff's medicore performance, Case Keenum seemed to solidify his starting QB role with the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night in Denver.
Trevor Siemian made a solid case to be the Broncos' starting QB when the regular season opens, going 10-for-17 passing in the first half on Saturday.
The All Blacks are bursting with confidence, a squad where any player can step in and perform - even on debut. The Wallabies, unfortunately for Australia, are at the opposite end of the spectrum.
College football enjoyed an early opener in Australia, with Cal airing it out and routing Hawaii as neither team showed much regard for defense.
With Steve Smith sent home to rest, David Warner will lead Australia into the third limited overs game against Sri Lanka with the hosts motivated to send retiring star Tillakaratne Dilshan out on a winning note.
Adam Scott has blasted into contention at the Barclays with a sizzling round to be two strokes off the lead heading into the final round while remains a chance Jason Day, four shots off the pace.
Following success of opening game, both coaches believe it should become a permanent fixture.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has a compression fracture in his back and could miss six to 10 weeks, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Colin Kaepernick did not stand Friday during "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
Both Arsenal and Leicester got off the mark with their first Premier League wins of the season, while Spurs fought back to hold Liverpool at White Hart Lane.
Greater Western Sydney have secured a top-four AFL berth with a convincing win over North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.
Cronulla have reignited their premiership charge after a four-game winless streak, the Sharks producing a second-half attacking onslaught to crush the Roosters on Saturday night.
Nico Rosberg claimed what had looked set to be a routine pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix, edging out Max Verstappen by 0.15s in the absence of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Lance Franklin has kicked seven goals to help Sydney clinch the AFL minor premiership with a 113-point win over Richmond at the SCG.
Penrith have scored a a 15-14 win over Gold Coast in their NRL clash, thanks to Panthers skipper Matt Moylan's field goal two minutes from fulltime.
After the fatal shooting of cousin, Dwyane Wade addresses issue: Enough is enough
It wasn't convincing but Canberra still got the job done in beating an under-strength Manly in a high-scoring encounter at Brookvale Oval.
Australia netball coach Lisa Alexander has had the chance to visit several international sports training sessions, but she believes it's both sides who benefit from the experience.
The Aussie Diamonds have opened their Netball Quad Series campaign with a resounding 25 point belting of South Africa in Auckland.
Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have been granted favourable first round draws at the US Open but the firey Aussies could come face to face in the third round.
Australia and South Africa will each lose one Super Rugby franchise if a review proposal presented to the Australian Rugby Union is adopted.
Tom Brady came off the bench to provide one of the few bright spots for the Patriots' offense against Carolina, and Jimmy Garoppolo took a step back.
Josh Gordon was the lone bright spot in the Browns' dismal showing against Tampa Bay in their third preseason game.
The Browns are continuing their strategy of building through strong drafts, and trading Barkevious Mingo is just another piece of their plan.
Aaron Rodgers went 6-for-9 with a score Friday, and as the Packers QB usually doesn't play in the finale, that might be it before the Sept. 11 opener.
Europe's top four leagues will have four guaranteed places in the Champions League group stage from the 2018-19 season, UEFA has confirmed.
Of the contracted NBA players from Australia and New Zealand, who is the cream of the crop? Hint: Delly is only No. 4
The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as their skating coach. She is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.
Four-plus decades after he was left off the Team USA squad, being asked to lead the Americans in 2020 is a significant personal triumph for the Spurs icon, even if he won't say so.
Retired Magpie Dane Swan was an old-school footballer who loved a barrel of beer, ran with a waddle and sometimes had an indifference to training, writes Martin Blake.
As Neymar's penalty kick won gold for Brazil, it was apparent in the favela of Vidigal that the beautiful game has the power to heal this country's divisions, if only for 90 minutes.
Swimmers Yusra and Sarah Mardini saved 18 lives while escaping Syria, and Yusra made the first-ever Refugee Olympic team. Now the sisters want to use their platform to help refugees everywhere.
Coaching commandments, enormous sprays, meditation, winning points off Pete Sampras. Jude Bolton reveals the real Paul Roos as the Dees' mentor prepares to hang up his coaching clipboard.
Get ready for all the feels.
In less than six months, Canberra have graduated from wooden spoon contenders to premiership contenders but the rise of the Raiders comes as no surprise to club legend Bradley Clyde.
As if there was any doubt, Usain Bolt -- with his overwhelming presence and physique -- cruised to his destiny on Thursday night in Rio as the best sprinter who ever lived.
Ryan Lochte's apology falls short of acknowledging the hurt his fictions caused the Brazilians and the Rio Olympics -- both of which were already battling negative perceptions.
By inspiring a fallen foe to finish, U.S. runner Abbey D'Agostino provided a reminder of what the Olympic spirit is all about. Here are 10 other unforgettable moments of Olympic sportsmanship.
There's no nice way to put it - Australians are choking. It's happening here, there and everywhere at the Olympic Games.
Novak Djokovic a first-round loser? Juan Martin del Potro a silver medalist? The Rio tennis event was nothing short of a carnival of craziness.
Australia swimming coach Jacco Verhaeren has dismissed calls for dramatic changes after a series of below-par performances from his athletes in the Rio pool.
Nic Naitanui proved his match-winning quality, but Jude Bolton didn't like the look of some dysfunctional forward lines and the LED signage at Etihad Stadium in Round 21 of the AFL.
Anthony Milford made a timely return to form in the shadows of the NRL finals while Jarryd Hayne, well we really shouldn't expect anything less -- Brett Kimmorley writes in his Set of Six.
Get a behind the scenes look at X Games gold medalist Jackson Strong's "World of X Games" broadcast 'Headstrong 2,' airing Sun., August 14 at 4:30 p.m. ET on ABC.
Touch football is not part of the Olympics. But it's role in one of Australia's most glowing achievements at the Rio Games should not be under-estimated -- Greg Growden writes.
In Singapore, sports are generally regarded as leisurely pursuits, not to be taken as seriously as maths and science. So how did Joseph Schooling shock Michael Phelps?
How an elite athlete deals with pain, from the day-to-day grind to substantial injury, has a lot to do with words such as "association" and "disassociation."
Have you ever wondered what the inside of a bowling ball looks like?
Usain Bolt's record time of 9.58 seconds in the 100-meter dash is pretty remarkable, but the human body has the potential to go faster. How fast? You might be surprised.
From the glory of representing Argentina to the satisfaction of winning the NBA Finals, the career of Manu Ginobili is defined more by his love of team than anything else.
Sean "Diddy" Combs has played music all over the world, but the hip-hop recording artist says nothing compares to performing on WWE.
A cohesive, fearless Australia team nearly snapped the U.S. men's 71-game international winning streak Wednesday. If you ask those in the know, that was no fluke.
The NBA revealed its schedule for the 2016-17 season, and the Cavaliers and Warriors will again square off on Christmas Day.
Five days on the Olympic couch, and you are starting to feel as if you've hit the cobblestones in the cycling road-race and gone straight over the handlebars, Greg Growden writes.
Mary Hanna has made Australian Olympic history, becoming the nation's oldest competitor at a Games when she rode in the opening round of the dressage competition.
The refugee from Sudan has seen civil war, his parents leaving him, death, destruction and life inside a refugee camp. Now he's about to see the track at the Summer Olympics.
Can NZ repeat their nigh-on perfect Sydney showing? Can Australia possibly be as bad again? Andy Withers, Sam Bruce & Rupert Guinness break down the Bledisloe Cup.
A star defender and a coaching marvel caught Jude Bolton's eye in round 20 while one side's midfield has been labelled a villain.
Alex Rodriguez, should he not join another team, will have been paid a total of $452 million in his career. The next-closest in the four major American sports? Kevin Garnett, at $336 million.
The Sharks and Titans showed why Monday Night Football won't be missed next season as two sluggish performances proved just how hard it is to back up -- Brett Kimmorley writes in Set of Six.
Club rugby has a pulse. A powerful, healthy pulse, despite it being continually neglected. But as was shown at the Shute Shield grand final, it provides a vital core to the game.
While no one thinks Team USA will be stopped in Rio, there are 11 other teams vying for Olympic medals. Marc Stein rates the men's hoops competition.
Here's a snapshot of this year's Hall of Fame class, with stories on each contributor's impact on and off the football field.
Following the death of Chris Amon on Wednesday, ESPN ranks the top five drivers to have never won a grand prix.
When Rio won the 2016 Olympic bid, it was supposed to help transform Brazil into a world power. With the Games set to begin, the city and country are anything but stable.
After a recent visit by two international hopefuls, the AFL is dreaming big, believing Americans may soon make up half of the league's ruckmen.
ESPN NRL expert Brett Kimmorley looks at round 22 and what the Women in League Round means to him and what he expects from the highly-anticipated return of Jarryd Hayne at Gold Coast.
It's not the 'dream' move Jarryd Hayne was chasing but Parramatta's pain is Gold Coast's significant gain and a moment that signals the start of a profitable new era for the NRL's newest club.
Jarryd Hayne has been described as Gold Coast's biggest signing since Wally Lewis in 1991 but while his heart remains in Parramatta, his head is focused on helping the Titans to the NRL finals.
Ben Simmons will flourish at the Philadelphia 76ers, says Sydney Kings assistant coach Lanard Copeland.
The death of his father set a battle raging inside the world's greatest golfer. How he waged that war -- through an obsession with the Navy SEALs -- is the tale of how Tiger lost his way.