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Chris Froome freed to race, but it's time to take deep breath and reassess anti-doping

July 2, 2018 - 3:42pm
It's time for adjustments as four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome prevailed in a 10-month legal wrangle over the allowable amount of asthma medication.

Kobe: Lakers' dreams 'bigger now' with LeBron

July 2, 2018 - 3:13pm
Lakers legend Kobe Bryant personally welcomed LeBron James to the Lakers family shortly after James committed to the storied franchise on Sunday, telling ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that "the dreams are substantially bigger now" for the team's young core.

Sources: Noel, Thunder agree to 2-year deal

July 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Free-agent center Nerlens Noel has agreed to a two-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, including a player option in the second year, league sources tell ESPN's Royce Young.

What's behind the bitter fight between Kevin Ollie and UConn?

July 2, 2018 - 2:30pm
Allegations of NCAA violations. Threats of lawsuits. A $10 million buyout. The once-promising union of Kevin Ollie and UConn has turned into a bitter divorce from which neither side will emerge unscathed.

Jazz keep Favors with 2-year, $36M agreement

July 2, 2018 - 1:31pm
Derrick Favors and the Jazz have agreed to a two-year, $36 million contract that will keep the big man in Utah.

Nonchalant reaction to loss a blessing and curse for Sloane Stephens

July 2, 2018 - 1:14pm
Stephens went down in the opening round of Wimbledon, continuing a string of inconsistent results.

Mexico coach hits out at Neymar's 'clowning'

July 2, 2018 - 12:25pm
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio took issue with Neymar's "clowning" theatrics in the second half of Brazil's 2-0 World Cup win on Monday.

Rating the best and worst NBA moves and contracts

July 2, 2018 - 12:22pm
Kevin Pelton provides team-by-team analysis of every major and minor deal. Who improved? And what is still to come?

Missing Thai youth soccer team found in cave

July 2, 2018 - 12:06pm
Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late on Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation.

Former UFC champion Johny Hendricks: 'I'm over the sport'

July 2, 2018 - 11:38am
Johny Hendricks announced last week he was retiring from the sport of MMA. The former UFC champion goes in-depth on his decision and explains his post-fighting plan.

Cleveland set to remove iconic LeBron banner

July 2, 2018 - 11:14am
Cleveland is set to remove the giant LeBron James banner hanging downtown following the superstar's announcement that he is signing with the Lakers.

Yes, even in victory, Roger Federer still gets the Centre Court jitters

July 2, 2018 - 11:11am
Federer has turned Centre Court into his own private castle, but that doesn't mean the defending Wimbledon champ didn't fight through opening nerves on Day 1.

Sources: Sixers re-sign Redick to 1-year deal

July 2, 2018 - 10:41am
JJ Redick has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the Sixers, sources told ESPN.

Mexico once again falls short as Neymar leads Brazil to 2-0 victory

July 2, 2018 - 10:25am
Mexico tried in vain to break its last-16 curse, but in the end, Neymar delivered for Brazil and put the Selecao in the quarterfinals.

From all boxing fans, thank you, Saucedo, Zappavigna

July 2, 2018 - 9:25am
Junior welterweight contenders Alex Saucedo and Lenny Zappavigna delivered a fight-of-the-year candidate in a grueling, seesaw battle that wasn't for the faint of heart.

High gear: LeBron Lakers jerseys in demand

July 2, 2018 - 9:07am
Preorders for LeBron Lakers jerseys gave Fanatics one of its biggest NBA sales days.

Ex-UFC stars Liddell, Ortiz agree to third fight

July 2, 2018 - 8:53am
Mixed martial arts legends Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz will rekindle their infamous rivalry in a trilogy bout later this year, under the banner of Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.

Bucks C Maker in brawl during FIBA qualifier

July 2, 2018 - 8:53am
Milwaukee Bucks center Thon Maker was one of 13 players ejected as the result of a brawl during a FIBA qualifying game.

O'Connor's story of perseverance earns him title shot

July 2, 2018 - 8:39am
Danny O'Connor is getting an improbable shot at junior welterweight titleholder Jose Ramirez on Saturday, and while O'Connor knows he's lucky to get the fight, he believes he deserves to be there.

NFL side hustles: How players are making money outside football

July 2, 2018 - 8:19am
Frosting cupcakes. Designing suits. Becoming doctors. Running businesses. Here are the crafts that players are working on outside of football.