Longley: Falling back in love with basketball
Australian NBA great Luc Longley was beginning to fall out of love with basketball, but everything changed when he joined Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen at the Chicago Bulls in 1994.
Luc Longley 3-time NBA Champion.
Australian Luc Longley looks back on winning three NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls
SC Featured: Luc Longley - a look back
Australia’s first NBA champion reflects on his historic career. Premieres on ESPN2 and WatchESPN from 9.30pm (AEST) on Thursday.
Alonso's Indy 500 ends with Honda engine failure
Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 debut ended in circumstances he has grown used to in Formula One: a Honda engine failure.
WATCH - Alonso talks after Indy exit.
ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch speaks with Fernando Alonso after his exit from the 101st Indianapolis 500 due to engine failure.
Sato holds off Castroneves, wins Indy 500
Helio Castroneves' bid for a fourth Indianapolis 500 trophy was spoiled Sunday by Takuma Sato, who took the lead with five laps remaining and held on for the victory.
Ricciardo lucky to be wearing old underwear
Australian Daniel Ricciardo says he "touched cloth" after narrowly avoiding a collision with the barriers late in the Monaco Grand Prix.
Vettel extends title lead with Monaco GP win
Sebastian Vettel took Ferrari's first victory on the streets of Monte-Carlo since 2001 with a comfortable victory at the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen.
Can Ferrari finally break away?
Mark Gallagher discusses whether Ferrari can finally break away from Mercedes in the F1 Championship.
Steph Curry made a bad 3 the most important shot in the NBA
The pull-up 3 isn't the most efficient shot, but MVP candidates like Steph Curry and James Harden have made it the defining shot in the modern NBA. Kevin Pelton shows why it's impossible to guard and how it's fueling the league's best offenses.
LeBron destroyed our Elo ratings, but will it matter against these Warriors?
Our algorithm perennially underestimates the Cavaliers, but making the math work against the Warriors this postseason is a serious problem.
LeBron: No one's taken 2 different franchises to 4 Finals.
LeBron James speaks on the longevity of his career and the accomplishments that accompany his legacy.
Aaron Mooy shows Aussies how it's done
Aaron Mooy is blazing a trail for Aussies in Europe, serving as an inspiration to those looking to break into the top leagues in world football.
Marcotti's farewell to Francesco Totti.
Gab Marcotti shares his favourite memory of Francesco Totti and looks back on the Roma legend's career with the club.
Wagner, Huddersfield chase Prem dream
The mega money of the Premier League is one win away for Huddersfield and Reading, who meet in Monday's Championship playoff final.
South Africa, England teams to beat
England top the win-loss ratio and run rate charts since the 2015 World Cup while South Africa aren't too far behind on both counts either.
Highlights - India show dominance before rainy end.
Virat Kohli's fluent half-century and Mohammed Shami's three-wicket haul were the highlights in India's 45-run win via D/L method at the Oval
What we'll miss about West Indies
West Indies bring flair and entertainment to every series in which they participate with their big hitting, big personalities and eye-catching celebrations. They aren't in England for the Champions Trophy.
'Full support behind ACA' - Starc.
Mitchell Starc backed the ACA to come to an agreement with Cricket Australia ahead of their opening match of the Champions Trophy.
Tomic's unbelievable rally with Dominic Thiem.
Hot dogs, overhead smashes and on-the-line shots, Bernard Tomic and Dominic Thiem's 3rd set rally had it all.
Hall Homer: 'The Simpsons' joins Cooperstown
The Baseball Hall of Fame will pay tribute to the "Homer at the Bat" episode of "The Simpsons" on the 25th anniversary of its airing.
Tevez's winner wrongly disallowed.
Carlos Tevez was left frustrated after seeing a potential winning goal for Shanghai wrongly ruled out for handball.
Experienced Aussies making dills of themselves
Australian rugby continues to act dumb and dumber. As if the embarrassing ARU saga over which Australian team will be cut isn't enough, some of the country's supposedly most experienced players are repeatedly make dills of themselves.
Conference winners all but sorted.
Sam Bruce wraps up Round 14 of Super Rugby, where wins for the Crusaders and Brumbies all but secured the New Zealand and Australian conferences respectively.
Super Rugby rebooted: Unfashionable Brumbies at it again
The unfashionable, ugly step-sister of Australian rugby have done it again, with the Brumbies having all but secured the Australian conference title for the second straight year. Their win over the Jaguares headlines our wrap of Round 14.
Young, hungry Blues can win Game 1 - Kimmorley
If New South Wales don't win Game 1 of this year's State of Origin, Brett Kimmorley thinks they have no chance of winning the series.
Pearce can lead Blues to victory - Alexander
Former NSW halfback Greg Alexander says Mitchell Pearce doesn't have to be the best player on the field in his State of Origin comeback for the Blues to win - but if they do succeed, he probably will be man of the match anyway.
Smith threatens strike over NRL player pay
Test captain Cameron Smith has not ruled out strike action after the NRL's response to the player union's pay demands.
Costa derails Chelsea's transfer plans
Diego Costa has thrown a spanner in the works by saying that he wants to return to Atletico Madrid. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Injury ravaged Giants knock off West Coast.
GWS recorded their first ever victory over the Western Australians.
Kangas bounce Blues in bizarre game.
North Melbourne have somehow knocked over Carlton by 17-points, moving to four and six on the season. North led by 45 at one stage, before falling behind, only to respond with five last term goals.
Collingwood beat Brisbane.
Collingwood kept their faint finals hopes alive with a win over bottom of the table Brisbane.
Likely to be India, England, Australia and South Africa in the semis
The Champions Trophy is set to be an exciting and competitive 50-over tournament.
Government may mediate CA-ACA dispute if Ashes threatened
Australia's sport minister, Greg Hunt, has revealed the Federal Government would be prepared to step in and provide "good officers" for mediation between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association.
Mitchell Starc: Australia's prolific wicket-taker.
Mitchell Starc has picked wickets, not leaked too many runs in his ODI career and won Australia matches, making him a key player for the Champions Trophy
Is Cavs-Warriors Round 3 the most star-studded Finals ever?
For only the third time, the NBA Finals will feature seven players who made the All-Star team in the same season. So, is Cavs-Warriors the most starry Finals matchup ever? Micah Adams ranks the top 10.
Pelton mail: Is Steph a 'giant killer' or just hard to guard?
Kevin Pelton answers your questions on the chances for a LaMarcus Aldridge return to Portland, the Raptors' youngsters, the likelihood of a 3-0 comeback, draft data and more.
Cleveland-Golden State: Chapter 3.
Take a look back at the Warriors winning their first title in 40 years and the Cavs erasing a 3-1 deficit as we get set for their third Finals showdown.
Cubs say slow start offers 'no need to worry'
The Cubs say there is no reason to panic after a weekend sweep at Los Angeles left them at 25-24 to start the season.
Mets take rubber game over Pirates.
Matt Harvey only allows one run, and Lucas Duda hits his seventh home run of the season in the Mets' 7-2 victory over the Pirates.
Crawford drives in two.
With the Giants already up 4-0, Brandon Crawford hits a two-run single in a game San Francisco would win 7-1.
Stopping Crosby-Malkin combo key for Predators
Whether it's Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin coming over the boards, the Penguins can ice a dominant center. So how do the Predators hope to stop the dynamic duo? With something no other team in the league has.
Experience edge in Stanley Cup goes to Pens
On paper at least, the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins appear to have one indisputable advantage over the Nashville Predators: playoff experience.
Kessel, Josi players to watch in Stanley Cup.
Barry Melrose explains why Phil Kessel and Roman Josi will be key players for the Penguins and Predators respectively in the Stanley Cup Final.
Cronulla edge Dogs by a single point.
A late Chad Townsend drop kick was enough for the Cronulla Sharks to steal a 9-8 win against the Canterbury Bulldogs.
Warriors dominate depleted Broncos.
New Zealand Warriors dominate in-form Brisbane Broncos with a great first half display proving the difference.
Highlanders continue streak with second half heroics.
The Highlanders moved to nine wins in-a-row with a superb second half display against the Waratahs.
Hurricanes dominate brave Bulls.
The Bulls put up a brave fight, but ultimately fell well short of the impressive Hurricanes who took a 20-34 win.
Winning Champions Trophy will bolster our pay negotiations - Smith
The Australia captain said an ICC trophy will be a useful bargaining chip for the players' cause in ongoing pay dispute with the board
Smith hoping MOU can be resolved quickly.
Australia captain Steve Smith is hopeful that the MOU can be resolved in time for the Ashes test series against England.
CA reconsidering players' mediation request
Alistair Nicholson, the chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association, is expecting Cricket Australia to respond to the players' request for independent mediation of pay talks by the time he reaches London on Friday to meet Steven Smith's team
Liverpool to bid £50m for RB Leipzig's Keita
Liverpool are prepared to break their record transfer record with a £50 million bid for Naby Keita. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Trending: Man United target four signings
Manchester United are working on bringing in four new players ahead of next season, sources have told ESPN FC.
Ranking the retirees of 2017.
Steve Nicol ranks the careers of the five footballers who will be retiring after the 2016-17 season.
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The Lions challenge New Zealand for rugby supremacy, and you can do the same with your mates.
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As his No. 2 is retired by the Yankees, we relive the sights and sounds of nine iconic plays -- and one historic Yankee Stadium speech -- that helped cement The Captain's legacy.
Ever wonder which college programs produce the best NFL running backs? How about the most long-term starters or the most Pro Bowlers? We dug through data from the past 15 drafts to find out which schools make the grade at the next level.
The offensive skills of the best players in the league always appear even more dazzling in the postseason spotlight. Look closer, though, and you will see how defenses can slow down these amazing talents. To compete for a title, a team has to rise up on defense, and elite defenders (like the ones below) can stand out in many different ways.
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We take a look at how the Aussies and Kiwis fared during the NBA regular season.
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