Lowe's 10 things: The future of the All-Star Game (and draft)
This week's highlights include LeBron deciding to be unstoppable, a potent trick for sneaky guards, cranky Marc Gasol and more.
The reinvention of Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony has spent his 15-year career doing one thing more than anyone else in the NBA. But as the league moves on without the non-paint 2, Anthony is trying to learn how to move with it.
What's it like to guard James Harden? Just 'hope he misses.'
The Rockets' MVP front-runner is a nightly headache for opponents. Players who have been tasked with checking The Beard share why he's among the NBA's most unstoppable forces equipped with an unguardable shot -- the step-back 3.
Everything you need to know about the college basketball scandal
A comprehensive breakdown of the teams, players, coaches and others implicated in the scandal engulfing college basketball.
Warriors forward Kevin Durant said that college athletes should be paid, there is a lot of hypocritical money talk in college sports and he would have gone pro out of high school because his family needed the money.
Stephen A. isn't surprised by college basketball allegations.
Stephen A. Smith says big name coaches including Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Izzo, and John Calipari could have their programs in serious trouble.
Sources: Rams agree to trade for CB Peters
The Rams have agreed to a trade with the Chiefs for cornerback Marcus Peters, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Chiefs hoping to shift culture by trading Peters to Rams.
The NFL Live crew says Kansas City is trading Marcus Peters due to his on-field antics, as the team reshapes its roster in a younger direction.
A look at all the ways Marcus Peters impacts the Rams
In Marcus Peters, the Rams are adding an affordable impact player at their greatest position of need. But he doesn't come West without any red flags.
Genia all class as new Rebels era begins with a bang
Twelve months ago, the Rebels were smacked by 38 points in their season opener. Fast forward 12 months and they were the team dishing out the punishment, in no small way thanks to Wallabies recruit Will Genia.
Rebels thumped Reds in Melbourne.
An early red card to Reds skipper Scott Higginbotham set the tone for a comfortable Rebels win 45-19 in their Australian Super Rugby derby.
Reds skipper Scott Higginbotham chose his words carefully when giving his assessment of the controversial red card that was handed to him inside the opening quarter of an hour against the Rebels.
Chicago's heartbreaking loss to Philadelphia was great for the tank
For the rest of the season, the Chicago Bulls are looking toward the future. A heartbreaking loss to Philadelphia is easier to accept with the right objective in mind.
Westbrook notches triple-double, hits game-winner at buzzer.
Russell Westbrook drops a triple-double and stuns the Kings at the buzzer with a 3-pointer in the Thunder's 110-107 win.
Warriors' offense has no problem against the Clippers
Stephen Curry's 44 points on only 19 field goal attempts were necessary to defeat a Clippers team that wouldn't quite go away.
SportsCenter: Top 10 Plays.
Relive some of the highlights from sports action around the globe.
Why dog meat became a story at these Olympics and why, culturally, it is slowly changing
The story is a predictable one: Media descend on a region for an event and myopically focus on what's odd to them. This subject, tough for Westerners, is rooted in history and tradition -- and with the country's newest generations, is changing.
Vikings send SB LII memento to Eagles fans
A small group of Philadelphia Eagles fans received a Super Bowl confetti memento from the Minnesota Vikings for making a donation to the Vikings' charitable foundation.
De Silva's strike enough for Mariners.
Central Coast have snapped an 11-game winless run, defeating Wellington 1-0 to climb - at least briefly - out of the A-League abyss.
Central Coast 1-0 Wellington: Mariners beat Wellington in the bottom of the A-League clash.
Daniel De Silva's first-half stoppage time goal gave Central Coast Mariners 1-0 home win.
Australia quicks sound warning
Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc began their South African tour by knocking over the A team for 220 in only 58.5 overs.
Mat Ryan's growing importance for Brighton & Australia.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop understands Mat Ryan's slow start with Brighton this season, and assesses how important he'll be for Australia at the 2018 World Cup.
NRL Season Preview: We rate all 16 clubs
The 2018 season is set to kick-off with some of the biggest changes in player line-ups seen in a long time. Darren Arthur assesses all 16 clubs' recruitment, rosters and aspirations for the year ahead.
Binotto explains thinking behind Ferrari's new car
Ferrari has designed its 2018 Formula One car with the aim of consolidating its strengths and wiping out Mercedes' advantage at high-speed circuits.
Wolff: I'd take Halo off with a chainsaw
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Formula One must address the controversial look of the Halo cockpit device, one he says he would remove with a chainsaw.
Hamilton: After a few races we'll forget the Halo is there.
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas give their thoughts on the Halo.
Josh Green is Australia's next NBA star in waiting
As the top youth players from Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa gathered for Basketball Without Borders, Australia's Josh Green took advantage of the opportunity to showcase his immense talents.
Stephen Jones: Cowboys will be 'grinding' over Dez Bryant decision
Stephen Jones loves Dez Bryant's work ethic but doesn't love his cap figure for 2018, meaning the team has a tough decision to make.
Is Dez on the decline?
The NFL Live crew breaks down whether Dez Bryant's skill level is decreasing or if he and Dak Prescott are not in sync.
Cowboys finalize coaches, hoping middle of staff can bring changes
Ten changes were made to Jason Garrett's staff, including eight new hires and two promotions.
Arsenal play with fire, survive vs. Ostersunds
Arsenal were forced to hold on for dear life vs. Ostersunds despite a 3-0 first-leg advantage, as the second unit flopped again, writes Mattias Karen.
Europa League: Arsenal dreadful, racist chants. Atleti favourites.
Get caught up on the biggest story lines to emerge from the Europa League round of 32.
Chambers, Wilshere off the pace vs. Ostersunds
Arsenal were poor to a man vs. Ostersunds but Calum Chambers and Jack Wilshere were two who endured particularly rough nights vs. the Swedish minnows.
Russia's Zagitova grabs gold in figure skating
Alina Zagitova, 15, edged friend and rival Evgenia Medvedeva after a thrilling free skate in Gangneung, South Korea on Friday, to give the Olympic Athletes of Russia team its first gold medal of these Games.
Olympic Athletes from Russia won their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. Alina Zagitova, 15, beat her training partner Evgenia Medvedeva by just 1.31 points in the free skate.
- Germany upsets Canada, to play OAR for gold
- Diggins to carry U.S. flag at closing ceremony
- Nuis wins 1,000m for second Olympic gold
- Snowboarder eyes return after breaking neck
EXCLUSIVE: Joshua is in for a surprise if he's already looking past me, says Parker
Joseph Parker reveals to ESPN he thinks upcoming opponent Anthony Joshua is looking past him and insists that he will be in for a "surprise" if he does so.
Haye and Bellew have become 'the odd couple'
David Haye and Tony Bellew are serving up a verbal jousting spectacle remarkable for its passive-aggression and subtle sniping ahead of their heavyweight rematch.
Coldwell: Bellew will never forgive Haye for previous taunts.
Tony Bellew's trainer David Coldwell spoke about the relationship between Bellew and his opponent, David Haye.
New-look Cavaliers provide reason for optimism, but questions remain
An infusion of young talent gave Cleveland a kick-start before the All-Star break, but Tyronn Lue will still have to find a way to work Kevin Love back into the lineup when he's healthy.
The big questions we have about NBA contenders after the All-Star break
What to watch for from top teams during the regular season’s home stretch.
Warriors ready to get back to work after restless All-Star break
Golden State's quartet of All-Stars got an extra day away from practice after a weekend in Los Angeles that was anything but a vacation.
Leaderboard: Tiger cards even-par 70 at Honda Classic
Playing for the second straight week, Tiger Woods had an up-and-down opening round at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
This was how Tiger Woods responded when Bob Harig asked if this was his best ball striking round so far this year.
Tiger feels good about first day of Honda Classic.
Tiger Woods said he feels like he had a solid opening round considering the conditions of the course of the first day of the Honda Classic.
Seven free-agent offers for Kirk Cousins, and the one he should take
Just how much will the quarterback make when he hits the open market next month, and what could the contract he signs look like? We crafted offers for the seven most likely teams -- and picked the best.
Here are ways Minnesota could use franchise tags with Case Keenum
The Vikings have used the franchise tag only twice in team history, but Keenum presents an interesting situation after career year.
Finding right fit at QB crucial in Broncos' offseason decision-making
Denver's brain trust has a plan to rebound from an ugly 5-11 season, and that starts with an offense tailored to a quarterback who can pilot it.
Dirk on Mavericks allegations: 'Truly disgusting'
Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki said the allegations in a Sports Illustrated report that the franchise has a hostile workplace for women came as "heartbreaking" and "truly disgusting" news.
Nichols weighs in on Mavs investigation.
Rachel Nichols offers her perspective on the recent Sports Illustrated article investigating a culture of misogyny and predatory behavior within the Mavericks organization, saying, "This league is too good to let something this bad continue."
Mavs' Cuban fined $600K for tanking talk
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $600,000 by the league for saying that it would be best if his team lost this season.
Bracketology: Did UCLA's tournament hopes take a hit?
UCLA has won six of its past eight games but remains on the bubble. Will Thursday's loss in Utah knock the Bruins out?
The forgotten players at the center of UCLA's international incident
Three UCLA players were arrested in China. Everybody knows about one of them. But what about the other two, whose mistake forced them into an international spotlight and a yearlong suspension?
Jay Bilas' early guide to March
There's a lot to get your head around as March approaches. Is Duke back? Which teams do you trust -- and we mean really trust? The Bilastrator comes with all the answers.
Remember 2016? These Cubs could be just as good
What do you get when you combine a revitalized rotation with an elite lineup? For Chicago, it might just add up to another World Series at Wrigley.
Rooting for laundry isn't a joke -- it's why baseball works
As so many players arrive in spring training wearing new uniforms, we're reminded of the old Jerry Seinfeld barb. But with team turnover now so dramatic from year to year, the game depends on fans cheering for clothes.
When will Tim Tebow play in the majors?
Mets GM Sandy Alderson says the former NFL quarterback is bound for the bigs. So assuming he's right -- when? And for how long?
Take Celtics, Wizards in Saturday NBA multi
Looking for some help with your NBA betting across the weekend? Our friends at tab.com.au have you covered on Saturday.
Fuhryk represents great value in Oakleigh Plate
Mitchell Lamb of TAB.com.au is sweet on the Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig-trained sprinting mare, but Kementari is the bet of the day.
Red Devils value at home to Chelsea
Andrew Georgiou of TAB.com.au assesses the weekend EPL form guide.
Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every AFC team
The Jags, Jets and Browns will make a run at a quarterback. Jacksonville could have a new top receiver, too. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, has to clear out cap space and sign Le'Veon Bell. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 AFC teams.
NFL quarterback carousel: The likelihood of every possible match
Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need help.
Colts' Vinatieri re-signs for 23rd NFL season
The Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a one-year contract. Vinatieri, who is returning for his 23rd season, is 58 points shy of becoming the NFL's career scoring leader.
A football league shines in Mexico under soccer field lights
Riding on the popularity of the NFL, the six-team Liga de Futbol Americano pulls out all the stops as it enters into its third season
Lanning back; uncapped Molineux, Carey picked for India tour
Allrounders Sophie Molineux and Nicola Carey will be in line for their international debuts as both were picked for ODI and T20Is.
Blood, spit and teeth: the grossest things players have seen on the ice
When Nazem Kadri ripped out a chunk of Joe Thornton's beard last month, we'll be honest: We thought it was pretty gross. So we asked NHL players to share the most disgusting things they've seen during a game. Warning: Don't read this on an empty stomach.
LoL: KSV sweep Kongdoo, Olivers upset Kingzone DragonX
A tense series that went to three games saw the underdogs -- Olivers -- take out the team sitting pretty at the top of the standings.
OWL: Seoul starts Stage 2 with statement win
The Seoul Dynasty started Stage 2 of the Overwatch League the same way it started Stage 1 with a dominant victory and clean sweep of its opponent. Check out how the rest of the first day of Stage 2 shook out Wednesday in Burbank, California.
Super Rugby: NZ conference preview
Super Rugby us is up an running for 2018 with play commencing in the South African conference over the weekend. The New Zealand franchises begin their seasons from Friday, so what can we expect?
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Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need help.
LeBron James is set to be a free agent, and his decision where to play next season could shake up the NBA once again. So where will the King find his throne? We look at the most likely options.
Keep track of and compare every launch of Formula One's 2018 cars here.
What teams are entering the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes? What's the latest on Le'Veon Bell? We're monitoring all the top stories and franchise tag news until the market opens on March 14.
The inside-the-bottle story of the intense love affair between NBA stars and the gilded grape.
From addressing viewership decline to rethinking the Rooney Rule, here are the issues the league will (or should) consider over the next six months.
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?
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.
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