Lowe: Where the Anthony Davis trade leaves the Lakers and Pelicans
Finally the Lakers have a deal to acquire Davis. Are they paying too much?
The massive risks and rewards behind this AD trade
After a monthslong trade demand, Davis is on his way to Los Angeles, and the Lakers finally got their man. But at what cost?
Rockets' Morey addresses Paul, Harden tension
Rockets GM Daryl Morey attributes the reported tension between Chris Paul and James Harden on the two stars being "extremely competitive."
Reports: Karlsson gets 8-year deal from Sharks
Free-agent defenseman Erik Karlsson has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Sharks.
VanVleet on Kawhi: Nothing else Raptors can do
Fred VanVleet and several Raptors players expressed their hope that Kawhi Leonard will re-sign with Toronto.
Sources: Chelsea to offer Lampard 3-year deal
Chelsea will make a formal approach to Derby County for manager Frank Lampard this week and want to offer their former midfielder a three-year contract to succeed Maurizio Sarri, sources have told ESPN FC.
Lloyd aims 'golf clap' celebration at U.S.'s critics
Frazier 'surprised' to be sent down by Yankees
Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier said he was surprised to be sent down now to make room for Edwin Encarnacion.
Gary Woodland's journey through heartbreak to U.S. Open champion
The road here was not easy -- there was pain and grief often for Gary Woodland -- but at this U.S. Open, there was only joy.
India, Pakistan produce electric atmosphere in Manchester
ESPN senior writer Wright Thompson was in Manchester as India and Pakistan met in the World Cup. Despite the geopolitical tensions between the countries, the scene was festive and vibrant, the kind of stadium that makes the hair stand up on your arm.
'There's too much damn turmoil': An unsettling vibe surrounds these Rockets
Houston's biggest problem might not be Golden State anymore.
Veterans who could be cut by each of the NFL's 32 teams
Could a former first-round selection be done with the Steelers? NFL Nation picks a player on each team who might not make the opening day roster.
Le'Veon Bell effect: How the Jets star can impact everyone around him
The appreciation for the 27-year-old RB goes beyond blocking schemes, formation versatility and route running. Here's what the Jets are saying.
Power Rankings: NL rivals ready to challenge Dodgers for No. 1
L.A. has been on top for much of the season, but the Braves, Cubs and Brewers are in hot pursuit.
U.S. Open fallout: Woodland's big win, Koepka's close call and Tiger's weird week
What's next for Brooks Koepka after just missing out on another major? Will Tiger's game round back into form? We ask our experts the big questions coming out of the U.S. Open.
Who is Gary Woodland? What you need to know about the new U.S. Open champion
Not everyone knows Woodland. From his family to his love of basketball to his near misses on the PGA Tour, here's a look at the 2019 U.S. Open champion.
Michigan has an unusual secret to success: Kenny Chesney
With their season in a funk, the Wolverines went to Chesney's Nebraska concert. And now they can't stop winning -- or listening to his music.
How will Zion's game translate to the NBA? Deandre Ayton's rookie season offers clues
A sharp midrange jumper can counteract the pro defenders' tendency to force league newbies into the middle.
Ranking colleges that produce the most potentially impactful NBA players
Duke could be the first school to have three players drafted in the top 10 since 2007. Which other schools have produced the most potentially impactful draftees in the past 10 years? We rank them.
Why relief pitchers have been so hard to figure out
Building a bullpen often is a general manager's biggest challenge -- just ask the Dodgers. Does anyone have the secret formula?
Look out, world: The Yankees' big guns are ready to swing into action
Giancarlo Stanton, Edwin Encarnacion and soon Aaron Judge. The Bronx Bombers figure to be living up to their name with a frighteningly powerful lineup.
New lineup, similar result as USWNT dominates Chile, makes knockout round
Coach Jill Ellis inserted Carli Lloyd into the starting lineup, and the veteran responded with two goals in the USWNT's 3-0 win over Chile.
NHL's Jack Hughes, MLB's Bobby Witt Jr., top young athletes write letters to future selves
Sports' biggest up-and-comers ponder their careers with, well, themselves -- the eminently accomplished retired versions of themselves, that is.
Lionel Messi is throwing Argentina off balance
Lionel Scaloni wants Argentina to play fast, direct football. Saturday's Colombia loss showed that Leo Messi may struggle to fit into such a system.
20 MMA thoughts, including how Chael Sonnen became 'The Bad Guy'
Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the retirement of Chael Sonnen, including when he developed his famed persona, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday's show.
Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball
The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves.
NBA Power Rankings, way-too-early edition
What's next for Toronto, Golden State and the rest of the NBA? We're ranking every team heading into a pivotal offseason across the league.
Transfer hotlist: Five players every club wants
Imagine being a young player and having every top club in Europe after you. Here are five who know what that feels like.
Inside the short, unhappy life of the Alliance of American Football
Interviews with more than 40 senior AAF executives, lawyers, consultants, team presidents, coaches, players and other sources show the league began imploding even before the first game kicked off.
Can XFL 2.0 succeed where the AAF couldn't? Why it already has a jump start
How will the XFL be any different? A $500 million investment, innovative ideas, high-end college players and a "complete sensory" experience.
How the Blues hit reset, then beat the game
St. Louis completed an epic turnaround, from last place on Jan. 2 to the franchise's first Stanley Cup. Here's how the Blues did it.
Forty years on from Arnoux v Villeneuve: How times have changed
After Sebastian Vettel's controversial penalty in Montreal, Maurice Hamilton remembers Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux's legendary battle at the French Grand Prix 40 years and how much F1 has changed in the years since.