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    What Fury's deal with Top Rank, ESPN means for the heavyweight division


    After Tyson Fury's giant deal with Top Rank and ESPN, rival teams and different broadcasters will sit and plot the future of the heavyweight division. Where do we go from...

    After Tyson Fury's giant deal with Top Rank and ESPN, rival teams and different broadcasters will sit and plot the future of the heavyweight division. Where do we go from here?

    Rams set at skill positions, but offensive line faces uncertainty


    Expect change on the offensive line, especially on the left side where Rodger Saffold is a pending free agent and Andrew Whitworth mulls...

    Expect change on the offensive line, especially on the left side where Rodger Saffold is a pending free agent and Andrew Whitworth mulls retirement.

    Giannis or Harden? The MVP question that's dividing the NBA


    The Beard's historic production and the Greek Freak's brute-force domination represent opposite sides of the league's MVP...

    The Beard's historic production and the Greek Freak's brute-force domination represent opposite sides of the league's MVP conversation.

    Possible ripple effects of Machado's deal for Bryce and baseball


    Manny Machado's megadeal could increase Bryce Harper's price tag and could lead to heftier free-agent hauls for Mookie Betts and Mike Trout in two...

    Manny Machado's megadeal could increase Bryce Harper's price tag and could lead to heftier free-agent hauls for Mookie Betts and Mike Trout in two years.

    Source: Applewhite to join Alabama's staff in '19


    Major Applewhite, who was fired as Houston's football head coach in December, is joining Alabama's staff as an analyst, a source confirmed to...

    Major Applewhite, who was fired as Houston's football head coach in December, is joining Alabama's staff as an analyst, a source confirmed to ESPN.

    Steelers' sensible scenarios for replacing Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell


    Moving on from one is tough; parting with both is a talent drain. Here are a few options for the Steelers to make the best of a bad...

    Moving on from one is tough; parting with both is a talent drain. Here are a few options for the Steelers to make the best of a bad situation.

    Source: MLB adding rules to prevent sign stealing


    Major League Baseball is putting new rules in place this season to guard against high-tech sign stealing, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan, confirming an SI.com...

    Major League Baseball is putting new rules in place this season to guard against high-tech sign stealing, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan, confirming an SI.com report.

    Student makes 100-mile trek to IU to honor Trent


    Purdue student Aaron Lai walked nearly 100 miles from West Lafayette to Bloomington in honor of Purdue superfan Tyler Trent, who died in early January from a rare form of bone cancer. The walk raised more than $20,000 for cancer...

    Purdue student Aaron Lai walked nearly 100 miles from West Lafayette to Bloomington in honor of Purdue superfan Tyler Trent, who died in early January from a rare form of bone cancer. The walk raised more than $20,000 for cancer research.

    Ex-Minn. coach Kill on Fleck: 'He's about himself'


    Former Gophers football coach Jerry Kill was critical of current coach P.J. Fleck on Tuesday, saying in part that Fleck is "about...

    Former Gophers football coach Jerry Kill was critical of current coach P.J. Fleck on Tuesday, saying in part that Fleck is "about himself."

    Career Coyote Shane Doan, in the words of his teammates


    With Doan's No. 19 being retired by the club, we ask those who know him best why he became such a beloved figure in...

    With Doan's No. 19 being retired by the club, we ask those who know him best why he became such a beloved figure in Arizona.

    Anfield draw hardly a nightmare for Liverpool


    Bayern Munich silenced usually raucous Anfield, but without an away goal, that's not nearly the disaster scenario for Liverpool it appears to...

    Bayern Munich silenced usually raucous Anfield, but without an away goal, that's not nearly the disaster scenario for Liverpool it appears to be.

    College football trades we'd make if we could


    What if college football teams could shake up their rosters with a trade or two? Here are nine we'd like to see, including another move for former Clemson QB Kelly...

    What if college football teams could shake up their rosters with a trade or two? Here are nine we'd like to see, including another move for former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant.

    How Paige VanZant has fought to build her brand


    We caught up with the MMA star fresh off her most recent win to talk about how she has built her brand, and how marketing and perception have played into her fighting...

    We caught up with the MMA star fresh off her most recent win to talk about how she has built her brand, and how marketing and perception have played into her fighting career.

    UNC-Duke tickets approaching Super Bowl prices


    The cheapest ticket to Wednesday's UNC-Duke game is approaching Super Bowl prices, thanks to Zion Williamson. If you're interested in squeezing into Cameron Indoor Stadium to watch the legendary rivalry, it'll cost you at least...

    The cheapest ticket to Wednesday's UNC-Duke game is approaching Super Bowl prices, thanks to Zion Williamson. If you're interested in squeezing into Cameron Indoor Stadium to watch the legendary rivalry, it'll cost you at least $2,500.

    Sources: Machado, Padres reach $300M deal


    Manny Machado, a four-time All-Star who had a .297 batting average with 37 home runs, 107 RBIs and a career-high .905 OPS last season, has reached a deal with the Padres, sources told...

    Manny Machado, a four-time All-Star who had a .297 batting average with 37 home runs, 107 RBIs and a career-high .905 OPS last season, has reached a deal with the Padres, sources told ESPN.

    Inside the rebuilding of Christian Hackenberg: Can the AAF save his career?


    The 2016 second-round pick spent the summer relearning how to throw a football. And at age 24, this might be his last shot to get back to the...

    The 2016 second-round pick spent the summer relearning how to throw a football. And at age 24, this might be his last shot to get back to the NFL.

    The most lopsided deadline trades in NHL history


    Filip Forsberg for Martin Erat is the clear modern champ, but some historical swaps were just as bad as that robbery. Here are the top...

    Filip Forsberg for Martin Erat is the clear modern champ, but some historical swaps were just as bad as that robbery. Here are the top 20.

    The top storylines to watch in the NBA's stretch run


    Who will emerge in the Eastern Conference? Will LeBron and the Lakers make the playoffs? Is James Harden an MVP lock? Those are just some of the questions to be answered in the next seven...

    Who will emerge in the Eastern Conference? Will LeBron and the Lakers make the playoffs? Is James Harden an MVP lock? Those are just some of the questions to be answered in the next seven weeks.

    Tragedy in the Vulture's Nest: What happened at Flamengo?


    On Feb. 8, a fire at an uninspected youth dormitory at one of Brazil's highest-earning teams caused 10 preventable deaths....

    On Feb. 8, a fire at an uninspected youth dormitory at one of Brazil's highest-earning teams caused 10 preventable deaths. How?

    What to expect from Ibra, Rooney and MLS' superstars in 2019


    The 2018 season might have been the best yet for MLS' designated players, but Wayne Rooney & Co. might exceed that elevated threshold in...

    The 2018 season might have been the best yet for MLS' designated players, but Wayne Rooney & Co. might exceed that elevated threshold in 2019.

    How former ref Tim Donaghy conspired to fix NBA games


    In 2007, NBA ref Tim Donaghy pleaded guilty to betting on games he officiated. But it was never proved that he fixed them -- until now. Our two-year investigation reveals how he did it, whom he did it with and the millions that flowed from the...

    In 2007, NBA ref Tim Donaghy pleaded guilty to betting on games he officiated. But it was never proved that he fixed them -- until now. Our two-year investigation reveals how he did it, whom he did it with and the millions that flowed from the conspiracy.