Sports News

Source: Garrett lands in N.Y. as Giants' new OC

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder.

Sources: NBA shelves vote on schedule overhaul

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
The NBA won't hold a vote at April's owners meeting about plans to alter the league's in-season schedule, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, but still hopes to make changes.

Timberwolves' Towns returns after 15 games out

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Minnesota gets Karl-Anthony back on Friday at Indiana after he missed 15 games with a sprained left knee.

Bryant: As Australia burns, it's time for athletes to speak out on climate

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
As the Australian Open is set to begin, there is something tone-deaf about the idea of playing tennis while a country burns. Athletes are raising money for relief efforts, but it's not enough. It's time for them to raise their voices about climate change.

Kyrie talked to teammates after listing Nets core

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Kyrie Irving says he's spoken to teammates to clear up any confusion about remarks he made Wednesday about the players he sees as being part of the Nets' future.

Hold that, Tiger: RB Etienne staying at Clemson

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Clemson junior Travis Etienne, rated as the No. 4 draft-eligible running back by ESPN, will return for his senior season. He has rushed for 4,038 yards in his three seasons with the Tigers.

McDowell: La Russa put in sign-stealing system

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, who never played for Tony La Russa, said a camera-aided sign-stealing system was set up by the Hall of Fame manager prior to his being fired, and that was used after McDowell made his debut in 1987.

Buzzers, burner accounts and conspiracies: Inside baseball's day of epic chaos

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Scandal buildup erupted Thursday, leading to conspiracies and confusion -- and MLB without control of its sport.

How the internet helped crack the Astros' sign-stealing case

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
From video breakdowns to screengrabs to players weighing in, social media shaped MLB's first uniquely 21st century scandal.

Is South Carolina ready to be No. 1?

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
What should we expect in the Gamecocks' Big Monday test? ESPN.com's experts preview the game and weigh in on UConn-Tennessee and the Pac-12 race.

The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Hedman, others have taken over the NHL

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Sweden has become a dominant defensive pipeline.

Lowe: Ten NBA things I like and don't like, including the Luka Doncic-Dwight Powell dance

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
This week the spotlight falls on the tricks of Ja Morant, OKC's sensational soph and two Mavs bigs earning a little respect.

Is Conor properly focused on Cowboy? Will fans remain loyal?

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
If Conor McGregor wins, should he be in line for a lightweight title shot? Our experts weigh in.

Guide to Titans-Chiefs, Packers-49ers: Picks, bold predictions, key matchups, more

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
What to watch for in both games. Matchup breakdowns. Stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for the NFL conference championships.

Matt LaFleur vs. Robert Saleh: Best man stands in way of Super Bowl berth

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
LaFleur was best man in his wedding. Saleh helped him get his start in the NFL. Now LaFleur, the Packers' offensive playcaller, will have to beat Saleh, the 49ers' defensive coordinator, to get to the Super Bowl.

Bracketology: Kansas rises, Butler falls

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Butler's home loss to Seton Hall knocked the Bulldogs back to the No. 2 line -- and steady Kansas took advantage.

Meet the 2020 breakout players for each Top 25 team

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
These are the players, led by No. 1 Clemson's WR Joe Ngata, who are expected to make big leaps next season.

NHL experts buy/sell Panarin as a Hart finalist, Ovechkin winning the shots title, more

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
Our panel checks in on a handful of hot topics around the league, including scoring races, goaltender trades and more.

How Frank Vogel won over the Lakers and their superstars

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
How has a retread coach made it work inside the league's most treacherous minefield?

College basketball picks: Can Duke or Louisville take charge in the ACC?

January 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
The questions in a crowded ACC start at the top.