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Jimbo Fisher and the never-ending quest to catch Nick Saban

September 21, 2018 - 6:36am
Nick Saban is 12-0 against his former assistants. But Jimbo Fisher is making $75 million to slay the Alabama dragon, and the challenge begins now.

Meet the receivers fueling Alabama's potent passing game

September 21, 2018 - 6:35am
Alabama's receiving corps goes by many names: The Rugrats, The Three-Headed Monster, Super Sophomores. The talented trio has added a new dimension to the Tide.

Who can the Yankees trust in the wild-card game?

September 21, 2018 - 6:24am
The American League East race is over. The key now for the Bombers: Win the first wild-card spot and then decide who's going to pitch.

Week 3 NFL score predictions: A guide to best games, more

September 21, 2018 - 6:10am
Winners for every matchup. Fantasy nuggets to get you through the weekend. And everything you need to catch up on Week 3. It's all here.

Nike's new Air Jordan 33 has bells and whistles, but no laces

September 21, 2018 - 6:04am
New FastFit technology allows Nike to ditch the laces on the Air Jordan 33.

Darnold takes blame for 'stupid mistakes' in loss

September 20, 2018 - 11:47pm
Outplayed by fellow rookie Baker Mayfield in the second half Thursday night, Jets quarterback Sam Darnold took the blame for the offense's woes in a 21-17 loss to the Browns.

Mayfield carries Browns to first win since 2016

September 20, 2018 - 9:37pm
Rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield brought the Cleveland Browns back from a 14-0 deficit to prevail 21-17, snapping a 19-game winless streak dating back to Dec. 24, 2016 -- a span of 635 days.

Red Sox celebrate AL East title on Yankees soil

September 20, 2018 - 9:17pm
Mookie Betts was the star at the plate Thursday night in the Bronx, collecting four hits and five RBIs as the Boston Red Sox clinched their third straight AL East title, the longest such streak in franchise history.

Magic: Ball set for 'breakout' after tweaking shot

September 20, 2018 - 7:50pm
Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said the adjustments point guard Lonzo Ball has made to his shooting form have him "ready to have a breakout season."

LeBron wins NBArank again, but a youth movement is coming

September 20, 2018 - 7:18pm
Our annual NBArank forecast of the 100 best players is in the books. What stood out from our list after Year 8 of the countdown?

Angels' Arcia 1st to catch, pitch, hit HR in game

September 20, 2018 - 6:58pm
The Angels' Francisco Arcia made MLB history in Thursday's 21-3 loss to the Athletics, when he became the first player to catch, pitch and homer in the same game.

Barnwell: Ranking 0-2 teams from eliminated to (barely) alive

September 20, 2018 - 6:54pm
These seven winless teams are playoff long shots, but it can be done. Let's sort in order of their chances of returning to respectability.

NBArank top 10: Predicting the absolute best players this season

September 20, 2018 - 6:48pm
Giannis or KD? Steph or LeBron? Here's our forecast for the 10 best players in the NBA this season.

New faces, new pressure for U.S. women at FIBA World Cup

September 20, 2018 - 6:43pm
The U.S. women are considered the favorite in the FIBA World Cup, which opens Saturday in Spain. But new faces must have a quick impact for Team USA.

McGregor cashes in with new 6-fight UFC deal

September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Conor McGregor has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC, president Dana White told ESPN. The deal includes McGregor's October fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.

Maryland regents haven't told McNairs of findings

September 20, 2018 - 5:11pm
Maryland's board of regents will announce Friday the findings of an investigation into the death of Terrapins offensive lineman Jordan McNair. However, it has not told McNair's parents about the status of the report.

Follow live: Browns, Jets face off in Cleveland

September 20, 2018 - 4:43pm
Baker Mayfield moved the Browns down the field to set up Carlos Hyde's 1-yard touchdown run as Cleveland looks to end a 19-game winless streak.

Tiger (65) tied with Fowler at Tour Championship

September 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
Tiger Woods, who finished with an eagle to shoot a 65, is tied with Rickie Fowler after the first round of the Tour Championship at East Lake.

FAU, UCF and the fine art of trolling Alabama

September 20, 2018 - 3:53pm
FAU coach Lane Kiffin's tweets took aim at Alabama. UCF declared itself the national champ, again at the Tide's expense. How their social media strategy (and lots of wins) earned both schools national attention.

FanDuel runs reverse, pays $82K for disputed bet

September 20, 2018 - 3:11pm
Saying sports betting should be fun, FanDuel has changed course and decided to pay $82,000 to a man who capitalized on a mistake by the company. FanDuel also will add $1,000 apiece to the accounts of 82 randomly chosen customers.