In the ALCS, New York has to deal with the dominant Gerrit Cole. Washington can wrap things up in the NLCS.
Protesters in Hong Kong burn LeBron jerseys
Protestors gathered on courts amid Hong Kong's high-rise buildings to vent their anger and set fire to LeBron James jerseys after the Lakers star's comments about free speech.
Man mistakenly ID'd by Browns files lawsuit
Eric Smith has filed a lawsuit against the Browns seeking a public retraction, in addition to financial damages, after he was mistakenly identified as the fan who poured beer on a Titans player.
NFL: Second flag on Lions' Flowers was error
The NFL acknowledged that a second hands-to-the-face call against Lions DE Trey Flowers on Monday night was an error. "The foul wasn't there," executive VP Troy Vincent said.
C. Jones among 8 QBs assigned to XFL teams
Cardale Jones, who spent the past three seasons as an NFL backup, will play for the D.C. Defenders of the XFL. He was among eight QBs assigned to teams for the league's 2020 season.
Sources: Rockets' Green likely done for season
Rockets swingman Gerald Green likely needs season-ending surgery for a Lisfranc injury.
TKO upheld in Ladd's gender discrimination claim
The California State Athletic Commission voted 3-2 to uphold the TKO result by referee Herb Dean in a fight between Germaine de Randamie and Aspen Ladd from the UFC Sacramento main event on July 13.
Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus every team's biggest weakness
As we rank all 32 teams through six weeks, we identify each squad's Achilles' heel. Some are obvious, while others are subtle.
Players recount the first bucket of their careers
More than 500 players played in the NBA last season, and nearly all of them made at least one basket. We analyzed every player's first career basket and got the stories behind them.
Antonio Brown's case for recouping $40 million: Could he really win his grievances?
The wide receiver has filed eight grievances against the Patriots and Raiders, both of whom cut him in September.
How historically dominant starting pitching has Nats nearing NLCS sweep
Will Patrick Corbin send Washington to the World Series with a Game 4 gem?
Heisman Watch: LSU's Joe Burrow takes over No. 1 spot
LSU's record-setting QB jumps over Jalen and Tua for first place, while the top five remain the same.
'Nobody could stop them all night:' LSU's receivers are taking over
An offseason regimen for WRs and an aggressive game plan have the No. 2-ranked Tigers flying high.
'It's the dirty little secret that everybody knows about'
It's the NBA's silent scourge, a pox on the bodies and minds of players. This two-year investigation reveals the dangers of chronic sleep loss in the NBA -- and why one athletic specialist is finally sounding the alarm.
Aaron Rodgers works magic, lifts Packers without two top receivers
No Davante Adams or Geronimo Allison? Enter Allen Lazard. His first NFL TD catch fueled a comeback.
Updated 2020 ESPN 300 player rankings
Ohio State commit Julian Fleming has taken over as the best recruit in the 2020 class.
College football recruiting player rankings: The new ESPN 300
ESPN's latest 2020 college football recruiting player rankings are out, led by No. 1 prospect Julian Fleming, a WR committed to Ohio State.
Kurkjian's October tales: Attention, passengers. There is a home run orbiting the earth
Tim Kurkjian shares the behind-the-scenes stories of some of the wildest games, moments and characters in MLB postseason history. This week: the 2000s.
Fantasy football Week 7 rankings
Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell, Stephania Bell and Tristan H. Cockcroft for Week 7.
Fantasy intel for all 32 NFL teams ahead of Week 7
From Stefon Diggs to Tyreek Hill, Mike Clay has the info you need to make decisions for Week 7.
Fortnite Chapter 2 launches with new areas and mechanics
The black hole is gone and in its place is Fortnite Chapter 2, complete with boats and fishing.
First comes the NLDS, then comes ... a baby? Inside Daniel Hudson's life-altering weekend
Daniel Hudson's decision to skip NLCS Game 1 to be with his wife as she gave birth to their daughter made headlines. But for him, it was never really a choice.
Bulgaria-England halted under UEFA racism protocol
England's Euro qualifier against Bulgaria was temporarily halted to caution fans that the match could be abandoned due to UEFA racism protocols.
XFL draft preview: Top QBs, former NFL players and college stars to know
The XFL draft is Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are the names to know, including former NFL quarterback Landry Jones.
UFC's greatest rivalries: Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz had it all
With ESPN's 30 for 30 on the Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz feud premiering, we look at some of the UFC's greatest rivalries.
Reyes needs to use stand-up to his advantage against Weidman
With a negative striking differential in his UFC career, Chris Weidman will need to use his wrestling against talented striker Dominick Reyes on Friday.
Behind the scenes at the PFL playoffs and the shortest retirement in MMA history
Given that fighters are required to fight twice in one night during the PFL playoffs, anything can happen. Just ask Chris Curtis.
How Minnesota United rose from doormat to MLS Cup contender
In its third year in MLS, Minnesota United is a dark-horse pick to lift MLS Cup, under the leadership of Ozzie Alonso, who's done it once before.
Learning from the best: How Georges St-Pierre became Beterbiev's mentor
Artur Beterbiev has the biggest fight of his career against Oleksandr Gvozdyk on Friday night. MMA legend Georges St-Pierre has helped him get there.
Solo Steph: Get ready for a crazy Curry stat line
We've seen max Harden. We've seen max Westbrook. What could max Curry look like this season without KD and Klay?
Good schedule, bad schedule: Who helped, harmed their NCAA tournament chances?
When the 2020 NCAA tournament rolls around, these teams could rise or fall based on the aggressiveness of their non-conference schedules.