Sports News

Bulldogs' Leach lands touted QB recruit Robertson

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Quarterback Sawyer Robertson, ranked No. 51 overall in the ESPN Junior 300, chose Mississippi State on Tuesday, giving new coach Mike Leach one of his first big commitments. Robertson is also set to join the Bulldogs baseball team.

How will expanded NFL playoffs work? Here's what you need to know

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
We answer your biggest questions about the move.

Position U: Which college basketball programs produce the best players at each position?

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Which schools produce the best point guards, sharpshooters, wings, interior scorers, and post defenders? We crunched the historical numbers. Duke and Kentucky fared well.

Iowa's Tristan Wirfs ready to create 'holy crap' moments in NFL

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
The Mount Vernon, Iowa, native, who has long impressed with uncommon speed and athletic ability for an O-lineman, could be a top-10 draft pick in April.

Rob Mendez ready to make his next move

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
After winning the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2019 ESPYS, Rob Mendez enjoyed a life of travel and fame. Now he's (almost) ready to explore new opportunities, possibly with the NFL.

How Phil Niekro tossed his brother aside in his 300th win

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Once Phil had a chance to make history, he scrapped the plan.

What's the best division in boxing? Who's the most underrated fighter in boxing?

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
There won't be any boxing events for the foreseeable future, but Dan Rafael and Steve Kim answer some questions about the state of the sport.

Helwani on why Tony Ferguson should consider his bottom line before a UFC belt

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Tony Ferguson has fought just once since October, 2018, so it would make no sense for him to turn down a big payday, Ariel Helwani writes.

I was there: When Zlatan announced himself to MLS

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Our writers reveal the best individual displays they have seen, which feature Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham and Carli Lloyd.

Five creative ideas F1 should consider for 2020 (if the season ever happens)

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
If F1 manages to have a championship in 2020, it will be unlike any other season in its history. Here's some creative ideas the sport should trial to take full advantage of whatever racing it gets this year.

The truth about Michael Jordan's MLB prospects: 'I swear, he was going to the majors'

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
Nowadays, fans look upon Michael Jordan's foray into another sport 26 years ago as a whim and conclude that his baseball career was a bust. They could not be more wrong.

NFL on ESPN+: Open the vault

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am
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Michael Jordan series on ESPN moved up to April

March 31, 2020 - 6:49am
ESPN's documentary about Michael Jordan, "The Last Dance," will be shown in April instead of June as originally scheduled.

China delays re-start of basketball, other events

March 31, 2020 - 6:49am
Concerned about asymptomatic carriers of coronavirus, China's General Administration of Sport issued an order to not yet resume the Chinese Basketball Association and other sporting events.

NCAA approves extra year for spring athletes

March 31, 2020 - 6:49am
The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to grant an extra year of eligibility to all student-athletes in spring sports whose seasons were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bucs GM: Brady made sales pitch to join team

March 31, 2020 - 6:49am
While the Buccaneers were openly interested in signing Tom Brady, Tampa Bay GM Jason Licht said the 42-year-old quarterback gave the Bucs his best sales pitch in their first phone call.