NBA Power Rankings: Living in a Warriors world
The West is as stacked as it has ever been. But can any of the conference's revamped rosters challenge Golden State? Who will rise in a depleted East? Our panel reveals its league hierarchy on the eve of a new season.
Vote: How will this season play out for the Warriors?
Here are our top three storylines for the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors, along with an invitation for you to weigh in on how each will play out.
D-Wade calls out LeBron for being cheap.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade sit down with Rachel Nichols as they talk about spending habits and hairlines. See more of the interview during halftime of Colts-Titans, tonight on ESPN.
Marcus Mariota can still spark a change in Titans' season
Mariota and the Titans face a crossroads Monday against the Colts. With the division still in flux, a win would put them right back in the mix.
How Jacoby Brissett has helped Colts stay afloat without Andrew Luck
Brissett "doesn't see himself as a backup," and that approach has earned him the respect of his teammates with their franchise QB on the shelf.
Slow start means Chelsea must make history to retain title
Recent history paints a bleak picture for Chelsea. No team in the Premier League era has lost three of its first eight matches and won the title.
Lukaku struck my face on purpose - Lovren
Dejan Lovren believes Romelu Lukaku deliberately struck him in the face in Liverpool's draw with Manchester United on the weekend.
Can anyone stop Manchester City?
With Man City on a tear in the Premier League, Craig Burley analyses their form compared to the chasing pack.
Your guide to Monday's LCS game: Will Yankees' offense back CC Sabathia?
Having Sabathia on the mound in the postseason usually spells good things for the Yankees, but the starter can't save the series if the Baby Bombers don't get the offense churning.
Sabathia faces tough task in neutralizing Altuve, Correa.
David Ross and Eduardo Perez break down what the Yankees veteran will bring into Game 3 against the Astros' sluggers.
Yankees built for many Octobers to come
How did the Yankees rise so quickly from rebuilding to a spot in the ALCS? GM Brian Cashman masterfully exhausted all means to put a young base around a solid, but not spectacular, group of veterans.
SportsCenter: Top 10 Plays.
Relive some of the highlights from Sunday's action around the globe.
'Naked conga' if De Bruyne misses award
One former Manchester City player has vowed to dance naked through the streets if Kevin De Bruyne isn't named 2017-18's PFA Player of the Year.
Fabulous flip touchdowns of the weekend.
This weekend featured plenty of high-flying touchdowns, as players across the NFL and college football ranks flipped across the goal line for scores.
Pelton mail: How much Embiid is enough for Philly?
Kevin Pelton answers questions on Joel Embiid, potential free agents on rookie contracts, an early LeBron MVP snub and more.
Simmons ready to join Sixers' process.
Look at what 2016 No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons will bring to the Philadelphia 76ers ahead of his debut NBA season.
Cavs fan Jason Day hyped for new season.
Former World No. 1 Jason Day recounts his unique clash with Cavaliers star LeBron James and is excited with the changes in the Cleveland squad.
UCL Predictor: Matchday Three.
Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes predict the outcomes of this week's UCL fixtures, headlined by Real Madrid versus Tottenham.
Kane's first major test vs. Ronaldo, Madrid
Kane is the star name in English football and Tottenham's leading light but that status has still to be earned in the Champions League.
Maribor: Liverpool UCL visit a big motivation
Having drawn their opener at home to Spartak Moscow and lost 3-0 at Sevilla, the Slovenian side are bottom of the table.
What we've learned this postseason and what to expect next
Can you thrive without trusting the bullpen? Why are so many young stars struggling? We've seen enough to know what matters down the stretch.
Leicester still in bottom three after West Brom draw
Riyad Mahrez rescued a point for Leicester in their Monday night Premier League clash with West Brom, after Nacer Chadli's superb freekick put the visitors in front.
Have to find 'hatred' of England - Warner
David Warner won't have any qualms about engaging with England players during the Ashes, believing his verbal sparring performed a key role in the 2013-14 whitewash.
Smith cautious in addressing Stokes incident
Australia captain Steven Smith spoke carefully when addressing the issue of Ben Stokes' potential absence from the Ashes series for the first time.
We should not take much baggage from past results - Williamson.
The New Zealand captain talks about the various challenges facing his side ahead of the limited-overs series in India
Postecoglou's future remains uncertain
FFA boss David Gallop has failed to end speculation about Ange Postecoglou's future, after it was reported the Socceroos coach would quit after next month's playoff against Honduras.
Is Postecoglou set to leave Socceroos?
CEO of the FFA, David Gallop believes Ange Postecoglou wants to coach week in, week out which may suggest he could leave the Socceroos.
New Zealand vs. Peru playoff dates set
The All Whites will play the first leg of their intercontinental World Cup playoff against Peru in Wellington on November 11.
This is Kurtley Beale's Bledisloe Test
Kurtley Beale has been regarded as Australian rugby's great hope since he was a schoolboy, but never has he had the opportunity that presents itself against the All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium this week.
Folau's dominant TRC stats.
The stats that highlight Israel Folau's great form at the The Rugby Championship tournament.
Hunt and Korczyk back in Wallabies mix
Karmichael Hunt and Adam Korczyk have earned Wallabies recalls while coach Michael Cheika has named three fresh development players ahead of next weekend's third Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane.
Button: IndyCar scares me and FE doesn't excite me
Former F1 driver Jenson Button says he has no interest in racing in IndyCar and admits that he finds the series scary.
Life through a lens: Ricciardo the phone thief.
F1 photographer Mark Sutton reveals the stories behind his best pictures from Malaysia and Japan.
Ecclestone: F1's new bosses don't want me at races
Former F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone claims the sport's new owners do not want him to attend races.
Betting against the GOAT can be costly
One TAB punter lost $50,000 betting against tennis legend Roger Federer in the Shanghai Masters.
Proving collusion by NFL owners will be tough for Colin Kaepernick
It's not enough that the free-agent QB remains unsigned. There are specific elements of proof Kaepernick must establish in order to win his case.
What is Kaepernick's endgame?
Jim Trotter explains why Colin Kaepernick is facing an uphill battle in filing a grievance against NFL owners.
Kaepernick files grievance claiming collusion
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been without a team since severing his contract with the 49ers in March, has filed a grievance against NFL owners for collusion under the collective bargaining agreement.
WATCH: Nadal's mother won't be happy with this.
Rafael Nadal got a call from his mother during the press conference but choose not to answer it.
Sharapova wins first title since drug ban
Maria Sharapova has won her first WTA title since returning from a drug ban, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 7-6 (8) to win the Tianjin Open.
Federer beats Nadal for fifth straight time.
Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters.
Richard Jefferson's final notes in Cleveland among his sweetest
The 37-year-old forward is being dealt away from Cleveland, where he arrived late in his career to become a key contributor to the memorable 2016 Cavaliers title team.
Aron Baynes, who sprained in his left knee in preseason play last week, said he's progressed faster than expected, participated fully in Saturday's practice, and is on track to play in Tuesday's season-opener versus the Cleveland Cavaliers. "It's still day-to-day but, yeah, I'm gonna go out on a limb here, literally, and say I should be available."
Beef between Embiid and Whiteside goes from court to social media.
After Joel Embiid and Hassan Whiteside have a few run-ins during the 76ers' win over the Heat in Friday's preseason matchup, the duo exchanged words on Twitter.
Power Rankings: Plenty of surprises
Week 7 turned out to be nothing but trouble for Clemson, Washington and Washington State. Alabama takes back the top spot.
How upsets shook up the CFP race in each Power 5 conference
It's déjà vu for defending national champion Clemson. Power is consolidated atop the SEC, while the Big Ten and Big 12 are headed for some epic showdowns. As for the Pac-12, well, it's not looking great.
Top-10 teams can't stop losing, and we can't get enough of it
First it was Clemson and Washington State on Friday. Auburn and Washington followed on Saturday. This season is taking some strange and surprising turns thanks to losses by top-10 teams. Here's hoping it continues.
2017-18 fantasy basketball draft kit
Mock drafts, roto rankings, points rankings, projections, player profiles, draft strategies, DFS strategies -- we've got everything you need to dominate fantasy basketball from every angle.
Berry loves Embiid.
Matthew Berry trusts the process as he says Joel Embiid is worth the risk this NBA season.
2017-18 fantasy basketball rankings/tiers cheat sheets
To make things as easy as possible for you, we've consolidated rankings and tiers for roto and points leagues into downloadable/printable PDF cheat sheets. Plus, a handy NBA schedule grid for looking ahead to the fantasy playoffs.
Zach Lowe sets up the new season with predictions on big deals, playoff races, superstars and more.
The Redskins quarterback could become the NFL's highest-paid player if he reaches the free-agent market in 2018. You like that?! Here are all the places he could land.
After a whirlwind summer, Zach Lowe zooms out to take stock of each team heading into 2017-18.
Faulty air-conditioning, bright colors and disgusting facilities are the norm in most visiting locker rooms across the country. But if the point is to get your opponent's mind off of the task at hand -- and it is -- then this tradition is here to stay.
The most famous dad in sports didn't always hold that distinction.
For three years, college basketball -- from coaches to sneaker companies -- was in the FBI's crosshairs. By using wiretaps, surveillance video, undercover agents and cooperating witnesses, the scope of its work and the sport's corruption came to light.
The latest news, exclusive opinion/analysis, the best sporting video, and a look ahead to what the big talking points will be.
We delve deep into the data to give you the best statistical analysis throughout the AFL season. Check out all the columns here.