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May 23, 2018

Kyle Korver excels in season of personal sorrow
Despite the sudden loss of his youngest brother, Cavs guard Kyle Korver has managed to play his best.... More >>

UFC, ESPN reach 5-year television rights deal
ESPN has reached a deal with UFC to televise 30 events per year over the next five years.... More >>

Durant laments Game 4 finish, but looks ahead
Kevin Durant said, "I wish I had that last play back," following the Warriors' Game 4 loss to the Rockets on Tuesday, but he already is looking ahead to Thursday's Game 5.... More >>

Kraft: Brady will attend Pats' mandatory camp
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that Tom Brady will attend mandatory minicamp.... More >>

Owners weighing several options with anthem
NFL owners will resume discussions on the league's national anthem policy Wednesday, after no resolution emerged Tuesday despite hours of deliberation.... More >>

Bolts' Henry tears ACL in OTAs; Gates to return?
Chargers TE Hunter Henry tore the ACL in his right knee on the first day of OTAs and is likely done for the year.... More >>

Cole gives up HR to brother-in-law, still gets win
Houston starter Gerrit Cole's only major miscue in an 11-2 win in San Francisco came on a pitch to Brandon Crawford that likely will give his brother-in-law bragging rights at family gatherings for years to come.... More >>

The moments that created the fearless and fighting Celtics
From virtually the opening tip, this season has been a never-ending trial by fire for the young Celtics. Next up? Winning two out of three against LeBron James.... More >>

Keeping up with Virat Kohli, India's best cricketer
To be India's best cricketer is to live with the suffocating, infuriating, frightening trappings of fame. But for Virat Kohli, it's seductive all the same.... More >>

The annual ranking of the biggest names in sports
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with a list of 600. Then we ranked them based on a formula that consists of three fame factors.... More >>

Barnwell: Is Vegas the biggest surprise team ever? The verdict ...
Does Vegas' Stanley Cup run make it the most unlikely finalist in modern American sports? Bill Barnwell looks at candidates across the big four.... More >>

Vegas' success wasn't rigged: Here's how the Knights were built
No one expected Vegas to make the Stanley Cup Final this season. Here's how each player taken in the expansion draft has helped (or not).... More >>

Offensive juggernaut? Mental toughness secures Game 4
The Houston Rockets faced a double-digit deficit not once, but twice, in the most feared arena this postseason. But defense and composure were the key ingredients to a pivotal Game 4 win that tied the Western Conference finals.... More >>

Answers to the five biggest questions left in the offseason
Will OBJ get a new deal? Where will Dez Bryant sign? We take on the NFL's biggest questions left to be answered this offseason.... More >>

How 2017 NFL holdouts fared: Donald dominated; Bell took time
There were some high-profile players absent from OTAs outside of the regular season in 2017. How did each get along following his return to the field?... More >>

X factors, picks for Capitals-Lightning Game 7
Which players' performances -- for better or worse -- will determine the winner of the Eastern Conference finals? Our panel weighs in.... More >>

Ovechkin prepares for 'biggest game in my life'
With one game separating him from his first Stanley Cup Final appearance, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin said Wednesday's Game 7 is the biggest game of his life.... More >>

Ozzie Albies, Gleyber Torres are already legit stars
The two 21-year-old infielders are already future All-Stars and putting up big power numbers. If you had to pick one, choosing isn't easy.... More >>

Yanks' Judge rules out repeat run in HR Derby
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge said winning last year's Home Run Derby was "a cool experience" but that he doesn't see a need to defend his title at this year's event.... More >>

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous All-Rookies
Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.... More >>

What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?
Three decades after Pete Rose's betting got him banned for life, MLB is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating and messy new frontier.... More >>

How will legal gambling change the NBA and the way we watch it?
The NBA has been on the leading edge of legalized sports betting. But what does the Supreme Court decision mean for the league and how will it affect the game?... More >>

Christian Pulisic becoming a quiet leader for U.S., Dortmund
Pulisic is the face of the U.S. men's national team and it's a lot of pressure for a 19-year-old. But he is focused on becoming a quiet leader.... More >>

U.S. Open checklist: Where the best players stand a month out
Just how ready are Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods and others for next month's U.S. Open? We go through the list.... More >>

Being born into Philadelphia's Allen family means being born into boxing
Being born into the Allen family of Philadelphia means being born into boxing. Damon Allen Jr. looks to add his story to the family saga.... More >>

100 things to watch 100 days until college football kicks off
College football is coming! In 100 days, Texas A&M's new $75 million man, Jimbo Fisher, will take the field. That's just one thing we can't wait to see.... More >>

Arsenal appoint Emery to replace Wenger
Arsenal have hired former Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery, moving them into a new era following Arsene Wenger's departure.... More >>

Arsenal need Emery pragmatism more than Wenger idealism
On the surface, Arsenal have gone for the opposite of Arsene Wenger in appointing Unai Emery. But a pragmatic approach is what they need most.... More >>

Marcotti's Musings: Mourinho must fix Man United's style this summer
Jose Mourinho can say the FA Cup doesn't matter, and he might be right, but he has to remedy the way his Man United side is playing.... More >>

Petra Kvitova's remarkable recovery, in her own words
Less than 18 months after a violent attack almost ended her career, the two-time Wimbledon champ opens up about her injury, the recovery and how she plans to confront the clay at Roland Garros.... More >>

IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden on the Indy 500 and dealing with pressure
In ESPN The Magazine's World Fame 100 Issue, IndyCar champ Josef Newgarden tells us how he keeps it together on the track and the stage.... More >>

World Cup 2018: 32 previews
The 2018 World Cup won't have Italy or the U.S. but all the big hitters like Brazil, Germany and Argentina will battle. Get the info you need here.... More >>

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