Horn expected to fight Crawford in Las Vegas
Jeff Horn's successful welterweight title defence has all but earned him a date in Las Vegas with America's best pound-for-pound boxer Terence Crawford.
Jeff Horn says he wonders if he will ever have an easy fight again after having to work hard to retain his world title against Gary Corcoran.
Horn retains title after stopping Corcoran
Jeff Horn has successfully defended his WBO welterweight world championship title after Gary Corcoran's trainer threw in the towel midway through the 11th round.
LeBron praises Lonzo, sees first-year parallels
LeBron James said he sees parallels between his rookie experience and that of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball.
Sources: Lakers asked LaVar to tone it down
LaVar Ball confirmed that he met with the Lakers' front office recently to discuss his criticisms of head coach Luke Walton, saying of the meeting, "It's about coming together and to get a solution to this problem."
LaVar says 'words are twisted up' with Lakers.
LaVar Ball recaps having fun chatting with Spike Lee courtside, watching Lonzo Ball sky for a highlight-reel dunk and how the communication line with the team needs to remain strong.
England hopes on the line at WACA's Ashes farewell
After 135 years of Ashes campaigns, the series tally is currently locked at 32-32. And over the next five days in Perth, Australia have the chance to make it 33-32.
'If England win it will be a black mark on WACA history.'
Current and former players from both sides including Graeme Swann, Justin Langer and Jonny Bairstow discuss why the WACA is special, ahead of the final Ashes Test there
Mitchell Marsh in line but Handscomb gets Smith backing
Australia's captain Steven Smith is leaning towards including the rejuvenated allrounder Mitchell Marsh for the final Ashes Test at the WACA Ground.
Defiant Mourinho claims: My players did nothing wrong
The Manchester United manager insists that his players will have no case to answer when the investigation into the incident in the Old Trafford tunnel concludes.
Pep: We won a derby, if United were offended, I apologise
Pep Guardiola has apologised to Manchester United if the club were offended by his team's celebrations following Man City's 2-1 derby win on Sunday.
Is Mourinho losing his touch?
Following the fracas at Old Trafford, the FC panel turn their sights on Jose Mourinho, his motives behind what he allegedly did and whether or not he has lost his touch.
Packers have legitimate playoff hopes with Aaron Rodgers' recovery
On the 12th day of December, the Packers' No. 12 got the clearance he needed to help the team make one final push for the playoffs.
Should Rodgers risk re-injury this season?
The Golic & Wingo crew weighs in on the risks and rewards of Packers QB Aaron Rodgers making a run for the postseason after returning from injury.
With Aaron Rodgers back, FPI now gives the Packers a 9.2% chance of reaching the playoffs.
NBL Plays of the Week: Round 9.
We've cherry-picked the best of the action from Round 9 of the NBL (Video courtesy NBL).
Mayweather meets tigers, monkeys
Floyd Mayweather continues to make waves on social media as he has been brought face-to-face with monkeys and tigers during the latest leg of his luxury world tour.
Three Jeers: Lamb down.
The SportsNation panel review three cringe-worthy moments from the previous day's sports.
How Joel Embiid is trolling the NBA
Joel Embiid has turned the Sixers' famed process into performance art, and everyone is feeling merry and bright -- for now.
Witness Embiid's competitive nature off the court.
Join Ramona Shelbourne as she plays an engaging game of cards with spirited 76ers teammates Joel Embiid and Justin Anderson.
Who is the real Joel Embiid?
76ers C Joel Embiid sits down with Ramona Shelburne to talk about his rise to NBA stardom in his second season.
Huddersfield 1-3 Chelsea: Blues rebound from West Ham loss.
Chelsea got back to winning ways by easily handling Huddersfield 3-1.
Guardiola: We won a derby, what do people expect - we don’t celebrate?
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has denied that his team celebrated their win over Manchester United excessively. But added that that he encouraged his players to enjoy their derby day victory.
Mourinho: 'I know' United acted properly
Asked at a news conference on Tuesday whether he was confident his players had acted properly Mourinho replied: "I know. I am not confident. I know."
Pogba: My heart chose United over Madrid
Paul Pogba has explained his decision to join Man United over Real Madrid last year, telling the Beyond the Pitch: "My heart told me to come back."
NBA player rankings: LeBron and the Rockets keep dominating
The King and Houston's All-Star backcourt rolled through yet another week full of standout performances, but who came out on top?
Stephen A.: Rockets to sign LeBron or DeAndre Jordan next summer.
Stephen A. Smith can't imagine a better landing place for LeBron James in free agency than Houston.
Russell Westbrook is laughing all the way
It's the most wonderful time of the year for new dad Russell Westbrook, so the Thunder star talks about his family traditions, golfing with dad, and what he's passing down to son Noah.
Sam Kerr: 'The Matildas will be No. 1!'
Australia proved to be among the best teams in the world in 2017, but the star striker said they're still being snubbed, especially by European foes.
Rugby Australia unveils 'Super W' women's comp
Australian rugby will have a national women's XV competition in 2018 in a move that brings it alongside the AFL and NRL, and Rugby Australia's own fledgling sevens competition, in terms of development of women's sport Down Under.
Rugby Australia have also announced they will make a historic bid to host the women's rugby World Cup. If Australia is to host the tournament, it will be the first women's World Cup held in the Southern Hemisphere.
Source: Patriots close to deal with WR Britt
The Patriots are close to a deal with wide receiver Kenny Britt, who was waived by the Browns on Friday. The former first-round pick has been dogged by off-field issues. At 6 feet 2, he'd give QB Tom Brady a bigger target.
Fan sues Saints over protests during anthem
A Saints season-ticket holder has filed a lawsuit against the team, saying he never would have bought the tickets if he had known that players would "use Saints football games as a platform for protests."
Misses in blizzard might cost Vinatieri $500K
Adam Vinatieri's field goal percentage dropped to 88 percent after he missed two attempts during the blizzard at Buffalo on Sunday. He needs a success rate of 90 percent by the end of the season to collect a $500,000 bonus.
Week 15 NFL Power Rankings: Biggest breakthroughs -- including a new No. 1
The Steelers' improved pass rush has helped catapult them to the top. The Rams' offensive overhaul keeps them high. Case Keenum is still playing at an MVP level, despite the Vikings' loss. Here's how the league is stacking up.
Shake-up at the top of NFL Power Rankings.
The Patriots suffered a Monday night letdown, and Carson Wentz tore his ACL, opening the door for the Steelers to claim the No. 1 spot. Check out how all 32 teams stacked up this week.
Eli Manning has only known one NFL team. Now what?
Manning wanted to retire as a one-uniform player, but if he wants to stay in the game, he might have to give up New York.
2017 F1 awards: Race of the year
In the next of our awards for the 2017 season, we look at a race which had just about everything -- the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Moment of the 2017 F1 season.
ESPN's F1 experts reveal their picks for the standout moment of the 2017 season.
Todt warns F1: Treat current manufacturers with care
Following Ferrari's threat to quit F1, FIA president Jean Todt has warned the sport's bosses not to "undervalue" its current manufacturers in the search for new ones.
Big Baller mania is already spreading through Lithuania
One of the world's biggest basketball hotbeds is getting ready for the Big Baller experience, with LiAngelo and LaMelo Bell expected to arrive on Jan. 4.
LiAngelo and LaMelo are heading to Europe.
With LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball signing with a pro team in Lithuania, Jeff Goodman provides insight on the latest move within the Ball family.
Inside the Ball family-UCLA divorce
The Ball family and UCLA weren't built for the long haul. This was supposed to be a three-season relationship, a Lonzo-LiAngelo-LaMelo succession of one-and-done, with LaVar shouting the entire time. But now, it is over.
Castle plays down description as pioneer
Raelene Castle says her experience in rugby league as Bulldogs chief executive "was very strong", and she doesn't expect her position in rugby union as the first female CEO of any of Australia's four football codes to be any different.
Raelene Castle appointed CEO of the ARU.
Former Canterbury Bulldogs CEO Raelene Castle has been chosen as the person to replace Bill Pulver as CEO of the ARU.
Pulver 'delivered' for Australian rugby
Outgoing Australian rugby boss Bill Pulver leaves behind a glowing legacy according to Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clynes.
UCL draw: Madrid to face PSG, Chelsea to play Barcelona, Spurs take on Juventus
Neymar and PSG will take on Real Madrid, while Chelsea face Barcelona. Tottenham were handed a tie against Juventus, Manchester United drew Sevilla, Manchester City take on FC Basel and Liverpool will play FC Porto.
European giants drawn together in UCL last 16.
Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss some of the biggest ties of the UCL last 16 draw as Real Madrid face PSG.
Each club's verdict from knockout draw
The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes.
Barnwell: The big questions after Carson Wentz's injury, and why Philly still has a shot
The MVP candidate is out for the season, forcing Philadelphia to turn to Nick Foles. But the Eagles still have a great shot at securing home-field advantage, and backup quarterbacks have won Super Bowls before.
Is there a new favorite in the NFC? Insiders react to Wentz's injury
Quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season after tearing his ACL on Sunday. Which team becomes the Super Bowl LII favorite now? Our experts weigh in.
NFL Playoff Picture: Updated seeds after Week 14
One of the most unpredictable weeks of the 2017 season left the NFL with new leaders for both conferences and the prospect for three massive Week 15 showdowns.
Projected 2018 NFL draft order: Race for No. 1 pick all but over
The winless Browns are on the verge of clinching their second straight year of picking No. 1 overall. And they might have another top-10 pick in next April's draft too.
Ricciardo reflects on his 2017 season.
Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo looks back on his 2017 Formula One season.
F1 2017 awards: Radio rant of the year
ESPN rounds up the best radio soundbites from the 2017 season and which one stood out among the rest as the most memorable of the year.
Hamilton doubts he will retire before 2020
Ahead of entering the final year of his Mercedes deal in 2018, Lewis Hamilton says will not consider retiring from F1 while he is still enjoying his racing.
Man City and Man United are a gulf apart
We needed a statement from Man United in Sunday's derby but Man City's 2-1 win confirmed there's a gulf between them.
Burley: United looked like a lower-league side against City.
Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small club playing a giant in the FA Cup in their loss to Manchester City.
W2W4: Man United in need of a rebound
W2W4 previews the week's Premier League action by highlighting its biggest storylines, including Man United's need for a result after a derby defeat.
NBL Rebound: The rich are getting richer
The Perth Wildcats showed Melbourne United that they still have a ways to go, while Andrew Gaze's place on the Sydney Kings' throne is becoming increasingly uncomfortable.
United crush struggling Kings.
Melbourne United star Chris Goulding returned to form to lead his side to a comprehensive victory over the Sydney Kings in Melbourne.
For Derek Jeter, facing fallout from Stanton deal is a whole new ballgame
The Captain delivered five championship banners in the Bronx, but by trading the Marlins' biggest superstar -- to the Yankees, of all teams -- Miami's new CEO will be raising a different flag in South Beach in 2018: a white one.
Jeter had 'no feelings' on trading Stanton to Yankees.
Marlins CEO Derek Jeter reiterates that the trade made with the Yankees was the best deal for the organization.
Jeter defends handling of Stanton trade
The Marlins owner scoffed at the notion that the Yankees got a sweetheart deal when they acquired National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton for Starlin Castro and two prospects.
The Tom Savage question: How concussion protocol is supposed to work
The policy should prevent risky returns to play. But as the case with Tom Savage illustrates, that doesn't always happen. Here's what you should know.
Execution of protocol failed Savage.
Chris Mortensen details why the NFL and NFLPA have begun a joint investigation into Sunday's incident involving Texans QB Tom Savage.
The NFL Players Association has launched what it called a "thorough" review of Texans QB Tom Savage's concussion. The policy is administered jointly by the NFL and NFLPA, and clubs can be disciplined for failure to comply.
Aussie golfer Hensby cops drug ban
Australian golfer Mark Hensby has been suspended for a year after failing to provide a drug testing sample.
After three decades of fan intervention, golf wisely changes course
Starting with Craig Stadler in 1987 and extending to Tiger Woods at the 2013 Masters and Lexi Thompson at this year's ANA Inspiration tournament, TV viewers impacted golf by calling in violations from home. In 2018, the witch hunt ends.
HOORAY GOLF!! Two new rules go into effect January 1, 2018 making professional golf much better for players and fans.
Zach Lowe highlights Houston's other great guard, the Lance Stephenson show, and a fearless rookie, plus more NBA standouts.
While the bowl season boasts some great contests between top-notch programs, it will be the individual matchups that make the games intriguing.
The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Orlando, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing today.
How former Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich leveraged big deals and big-time basketball to build the university into a sports powerhouse, only to watch it burn amid charges of excess, exploitation and corruption.
Whether you're new to the sport or a die-hard fan, these are the 100 best men's players and managers in football that you need to know. Welcome to the ESPN FC 100.
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
The latest news, exclusive opinion/analysis, the best sporting video, and a look ahead to what the big talking points will be.