Mitchell's grades leads the class in throwback dunk contest
Kevin Pelton slams out grades for every player in the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.
Mitchell edges Nance to win dunk contest.
Donning a Vince Carter throwback jersey and dunking over Kevin Hart, Donovan Mitchell becomes the 14th rookie to win the Slam Dunk Contest.
Giannis' second All-Star week beyond his dreams
Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo talks leadership and being an All-Star ahead of his second consecutive All-Star Game appearance.
LIVE: NZ bowl in group decider, Santner returns
It's the deciding match in the group stage of the T20 Tri-series. Who will face Australia in the final? Follow all the action LIVE here.
Chelsea might let Batshuayi go if Pulisic comes
Chelsea could let Michy Batshuayi stay at Dortmund if they can get U.S. star Christian Pulisic in exchange. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Will three days' rest hamper Barcelona against Chelsea?
After a full-strength side downed Eibar, Craig Burley assesses Barcelona's performance and how it sets them up for their crunch UCL clash with Chelsea.
Robben mulling MLS, China, Qatar move
Robben has no plans to retire yet and is considering a move to Major League Soccer, China or Qatar should he leave Bayern Munich.
LeBron doubles down on talking social issues
LeBron James made his first public comments Saturday since Fox News host Laura Ingraham criticized the Cavaliers star for speaking out on the state of race relations in America and his view of the leadership in the White House.
Silver is proud of LeBron and Durant for response to criticism.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver praises LeBron James and Kevin Durant for their comments regarding social activism and how he encourages them to speak out on issues that matter to them.
Ogden: Lukaku, Man United overcome VAR drama
A goal in each half by their top scorer sealed Man United's FA Cup quarterfinal place in a game that featured more replay-related head-scratching.
Huddersfield 0-2 Man United: Lukaku sends United to quarterfinals.
A controversial VAR decision didn't stop Manchester United from reaching the FA Cup quarterfinals, as Romelu Lukaku scored twice to see them past Huddersfield Town.
'It's kind of scary': Simmons says he's just getting started
Ben Simmons isn't dwelling on missing out on an All-Star berth, stating that he expects to wow NBA crowds for years to come.
Team USA, World rise to put on a show.
Jaylen Brown leads team USA with impressive dunks while scoring 35 points, but Bogdan Bogdanovic takes home the MVP crown in team World's 155-124 win.
Simmons shows off versatility in Rising Stars game
Kevin Pelton dishes out grades for every player in the World Team's dominant victory in Friday's tipoff to All-Star Weekend.
Groves beats Eubank by unanimous decision
George Groves beat Chris Eubank by unanimous decision to win the World Boxing Super Series semifinal and successfully defend his super middleweight title for a second time.
"Sir" George Groves defeated Chris Eubank Jr. by unanimous decision to retain his super middleweight title and advance to the World Boxing Super Series final. The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113. Groves will face the winner of the Callum Smith vs. Juergen Braehmer showdown that's scheduled for Feb. 24 in Germany.
Eubank Snr v Eubank Jnr - "Battle of the Arcade."
A father-son rivalry like no other, known for their skill in the ring how will the Eubanks fair when they face each other in the arcade?
Nash, Kidd, Allen among 2018 HOF finalists
Steve Nash, fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists: shooting guard Ray Allen, point guard Maurice Cheeks, coach Charles "Lefty" Driesell, referee Hugh Evans, small forward Grant Hill, point guard Jason Kidd, coach Kim Mulkey, point guard Steve Nash, shooting guard Katie Smith, power forward Tina Thompson, coach Rudy Tomjanovich, Wayland Baptist University women's team of the 1950s, and power forward Chris Webber.
Nash named finalist for Hall.
Steve Nash, a two-time NBA MVP and eight-time NBA All-Star, was named a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lions edge the Sharks in derby thriller
The Lions showed championship mettle in holding off the Sharks to start their 2018 Super Rugby campaign with a 26-19 win at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday night.
Stormers see off Jaguares in Super Rugby opener
The Stormers managed to survive a late rally by the Jaguares to record a 28-20 win in their opening 2018 Super Rugby match at Newlands on Saturday afternoon.
Dufty shines, Dragons rusty against Hull
Fullback Matt Dufty starred in St George Illawarra's 24-18 win over Hull FC in a pre-season trial game at ANZ Stadium.
Dragons snatch late win over Hull.
A last gasp winner from Kurt Mann saw the Dragons pick up a 24-18 victory over Super League outfit Hull.
Australia pull off world-record T20 chase
Eden Park was transformed into a T20 batting paradise as Australia chased down 243 runs, reducing Martin Guptill's 49-ball hundred to a footnote.
Highlights - Australia raze records at Eden Park.
After their bowlers suffered at the hands of New Zealand's batsmen, Australia ran down the target of 244 with seven balls to spare
Can Man City smash these Prem records?
Manchester City are on a roll. They have already broken the Premier League record for consecutive wins, but what other records can they set?
Federer, Dimitrov advance to Rotterdam final
Roger Federer, who will be the oldest person to be No. 1 in the world rankings, advanced to the final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament, where he will face Grigor Dimitrov.
Players congratulate Federer on return to No. 1.
Tennis players share well wishes to Roger Federer as he becomes the oldest player to be ranked No. 1 in the world.
Kvitova beats Wozniacki to reach Qatar final
Petra Kvitova dropped the first set but beat top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the final of the Qatar Open, where she will face Garbine Muguruza.
Tiger Woods will play back-to-back because practice isn't enough
Even before he missed the cut at the Genesis Open in California, Tiger Woods announced he would play in Florida next week. If Woods wants to be ready for Augusta, he doesn't have much choice.
Tiger shoots 76, misses cut at Genesis Open
Following an opening-round 1-over 72, Tiger Woods carded eight bogeys during a second-round 76 that left him four strokes off the projected cut line at the Genesis Open on Friday.
Graeme McDowell is playing on the last year of his PGA Tour exemption, is down to 219th in the world, has MC'd at four straight events -- and is currently tied for the lead after a 5-under 66 today.
When will Mourinho use Pogba properly?
Paul Pogba's poor recent form has prompted suggestions of his eventual exit but such talk is absurd. However, Jose Mourinho must use his star wisely.
EXCLUSIVE: Barcelona's Ter Stegen talks the art of a penalty.
ESPN FC's Layla Anna-Lee takes to the pitch with Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen where he reveals some of his penalty-saving secrets.
Pogba bust-up talk 'a big lie' - Mourinho
Jose Mourinho insists he has no problem with Paul Pogba at Manchester United, following reports the Frenchman was unhappy with his role at the club.
Adelaide rout wooden-spooners Brisbane
The Adelaide 36ers trounced the Brisbane Bullets by 23 points, handing them their second successive NBL wooden spoon.
Adelaide into finals after win over Bullets.
Majok Deng top scored for the Adelaide 36ers as they easily accounted for the Brisbane Bullets, 105-82.
Lowe's 10 things: The epic NBA tank battle is coming
This week's highlights include James Harden's defense, Jaylen Brown, a gorgeous Nuggets play and bad teams being very bad.
Should Warriors trade Klay for LeBron?
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman disagree with a hypothetical offseason move for Golden State to trade Klay Thompson for LeBron James.
Top dunks of the first half.
The first half of the NBA-season was filled with high-flying dunks, highlighted by rookies, Larry Nance Jr. dunking on Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo's posterizing slam.
Will Landry be with Dolphins next season?
Jeff Darlington explains why he doubts Miami and Jarvis Landry will agree on a long-term deal before free agency.
Jets have enough cap cash ($73M and climbing) to win offseason
The Jets are estimated to have the second-most salary-cap space this season and should have plenty of money to go after the top free agents.
Why Saints, Drew Brees have hard deadline for new contract, and what's next
The free-agent quarterback will be in New Orleans in 2018. But the deal the two sides need to work out is tricky and has to be set before March 14.
Adelaide 2-2 Central Coast: 10-man Adelaide find late equaliser.
Despite losing a man early, Adelaide came back from two goals down to salvage a draw against Central Coast Mariners.
Reds snatch draw with Mariners
A 10-man Adelaide United have come from behind to force a dramatic 2-2 draw against Central Coast Mariners at Coopers Stadium.
Wellington 2-1 Perth: Late winner seals victory for Wellington.
A late own-goal secured all three-points for the Phoenix as they claimed a 2-1 win over Perth Glory.
Why Bottas is convinced he can beat Hamilton in 2018
After spending one season as teammate to Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes last year, Valtteri Bottas is convinced he's ready to beat the four-time champion to the title this year.
Bottas: I proved last year I can do it and I can beat Hamilton.
Laurence Edmondson sat down with Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in Finland to discuss what his chances are at beating Lewis Hamilton in the upcoming F1 season.
Ice Racers challenge with Valtteri Bottas.
ESPN's Laurence Edmondson goes head-to-head against Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas on a snowy race track in Finland.
Latest USA-Russia men's hockey clash just like it always was ... in the stands
The fans were as expected on Saturday. Brash. Chippy. Frantic. Yes, it was Team USA against the Russians, and, in the stands, it felt like it. On the ice, it was something less so.
O'Neill on Russia: 'Next time we play them, we'll be prepared.'
Team USA's Brian O'Neill reflects on the "special rivalry" with Russia after a 4-0 shutout loss.
- Ligety sees medal hopes fade in GS defense
- Kovalchuk scores twice as Russians blank U.S.
- Hanyu repeats as men's figure skating champ
- Ledecka stuns from back of pack, wins super-G
Erin Jackson trained as a speedskater for four months. Now she's an Olympian.
After a mere four months of training as a speedskater, Erin Jackson somehow beat out veteran racers for a spot on Team USA. Can she now shock the world in Pyeongchang?
Western Sydney 2-2 Newcastle Jets: VAR in the spotlight.
Newcastle Jets twice fought back from a goal down to draw with the Wanderers, as VAR took centre stage.
Jets denied win over Wanderers by VAR.
Newcastle twice came from behind to snatch a point from Western Sydney in a rousing 2-2 A-League draw heavily impacted by the video assistant referee.
Croft makes top start as Cronk's replacement
Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith says Brodie Croft has performed well in his first match as Cooper Cronk's replacement and has demanded more of the same.
Melbourne smash Rhinos for World Club challenge win.
The Melbourne Storm proved too strong for their English opponents, beating the Leeds Rhinos 38-4.
Storm crush Leeds to take World Club title
NRL premiers Melbourne have won the World Club Challenge with a 38-4 win over Super League champions Leeds, with halfback Brodie Croft the star.
The challenges facing Formula One in 2018
Ahead of the 2018 season, ESPN sat down with F1 CEO Chase Carey to discuss the challenges faced by F1's new owners in their sophomore year.
What did Verstappen miss most about Ricciardo?
Max Verstappen looks ahead to the 2018 F1 season and reveals what he missed most about Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.
Williams releases digital images of new FW41
Williams has released the first images of its 2018 car following a season launch event in London.
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Assume the role of All-Star captain, assemble your team and choose a coaching style. Do you have what it takes to defeat Team LeBron or Team Stephen?
After burying her husband nearly a decade ago, Mechelle McNair was determined to keep their sons safe and carry on with the business of living. It wasn't always easy.
The Cavs' moves might help, but did they do enough to challenge the Warriors? Kevin Pelton highlights seven winners and losers at the trade deadline.
The NHL has prohibited its players from participating in the 2018 Olympics. What could have been if world's top pros had been allowed to compete? From Team USA to Canada, and Russia to Sweden, we came up with our ideal rosters for the medal contenders.
So long, 2017 season. We're on to 2018. The Jets are going to break the bank for the best quarterback on the market. The Browns, meanwhile, will add two QBs. We broke out the crystal ball again.
Your task is simple: select 15 of the biggest, fastest, strongest and most skillful players in this year's competition to make up your team.
There are big money problems on the NBA horizon, and they will affect everything from the trade deadline to free agency. A lot of teams will be paying luxury tax, and that means we'll have a whole bunch of sellers.
The Pistons got the best player in the deal, but trading for Blake Griffin is still a risk. Zach Lowe breaks down what the move means and what comes next.
Rise, fall or hold steady? The 2018 AFL season may still be months away, but that hasn't stopped Jude Bolton assessing each club's chances for the upcoming season.
With the dust still settling on the 2017 season, ESPN's experts have wasted no time in sticking their necks on the line for the 2018 F1 season
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