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NFL Week 4 Power Rankings: Fatal flaws for all 32 teams
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:46:43 EST
Even the best teams have an Achilles' heel that can wreck a game plan. So what's your team's big weakness?
Source: Vikes' Griffen under hospital evaluation
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:38:30 EST
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is "getting assistance on personal matters" at a Minneapolis-area hospital following an incident Saturday at the hotel where he was staying, a source told ESPN.
Roughing the passer calls questioned by Big Ben
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:24:58 EST
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says NFL viewership could be affected by the rash of roughing the passer penalties, four of which were called Monday night, tying for the most in a game since 2001.
Sources: Butler uninterested in rejoining Wolves
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 02:40:17 EST
Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau met with All-Star forward Jimmy Butler on Monday and tried to convince him to eventually rejoin the team in the preseason, league sources told ESPN.
Bama plans stadium tweaks after LB's scary fall
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:02:06 EST
Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses' collision with a security guard during Saturday's game appears to have prompted upcoming changes at the Bryant-Denny Stadium to improve safety.
Ballpark worker charged for spitting on pizza
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:02:15 EST
A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Tigers game.
Astros' Osuna booed heavily in Toronto return
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:34:33 EST
Astros closer Roberto Osuna was jeered on each pitch while closing out Houston's 5-3 win over the Blue Jays on Monday.
Roethlisberger, Steelers put drama to bed with win in Tampa
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:02:31 EST
Instead of panicking over a winless start through two games, Pittsburgh quelled the concerns by earning its first win of the 2018 season.
The Eliminator: Who is already out of the playoff race?
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:03:45 EST
Texas helped knock USC out of the playoff race, but the Trojans aren't alone among big-name programs, with Florida State, Nebraska and TCU joining them.
Week 3 lessons: Every game between NFC South teams is must-watch
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:41:39 EST
Could this be the most hotly contested division in football? Plus: Trading Earl Thomas; Sherman's costly injury.
Best and worst QBs of Week 3: Tale of two Clevelands
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:41:49 EST
In a changing of the guard, the Browns supplied the top quarterback -- and the worst -- in Week 3.
'Good night, Mr. Young': A's closer Blake Treinen on Cy-worthy run
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:11:27 EST
Since departing D.C. and heading west, the righty has turned his career around -- and helped Oakland become baseball's biggest surprise.
A guide to New England's 'Oh no!' starts, and is this one different?
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:22:44 EST
The Patriots have had rough starts before, and they usually right the ship quickly and decisively -- but can they do it again after Sunday's debacle?
Insiders debate upside-down AFC East: Pats in trouble? Fins for real?
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:22:06 EST
With the struggling Patriots preparing to host the 3-0 Dolphins, it's time to ask if the AFC East balance of power might be shifting.
Brewers-Cardinals has makings of a doozy
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 02:22:20 EST
If Milwaukee's win in a wacky Game 1 is any indication, this critical series in St. Louis should be a lot of fun.
Media day 2018 is a wrap!
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:48:56 EST
Media day has come and gone. Look back across the league with news, buzz and reactions before training camp starts.
Top fantasy football free-agent finds for Week 4
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:50:25 EST
Need an impact player whom others might be overlooking? Here are the top options available on waiver wires in most ESPN fantasy leagues.
Barnwell: The Chiefs are unstoppable. Here's what teams can steal
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:36:36 EST
The Chiefs are 3-0 and scoring at will. Here are the lessons the NFL can learn from Kansas City's record-setting start.
Week 3 takeaways: Panic time for Cowboys, Raiders?
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:13:37 EST
Dallas couldn't convert third downs, and Oakland disappeared after the half. NFL Nation looks at Week 3.
NBA Power Rankings: Where new-look Lakers, healthy Celtics check in
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:31:25 EST
With media days in full swing across the league, and with plenty of new faces in new places, who are the best and worst teams heading into camp?
Lowe: The players I'm most intrigued by this season
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:31:13 EST
Here are the guys who could make or break the season for six teams.
Man United's latest headache: What to do with Sanchez?
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:00:35 EST
Jose Mourinho has many challenges at Man United this season but the latest one might be one of the biggest. PLUS: Juve get the best of Paulo Dybala.
Brooks Koepka is the forgotten member of Team USA
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:33:17 EST
All the attention is on Tiger. And when it's not on him, it's on Jordan and Rickie and DJ and JT. Koepka, who won two more majors than any of them this year, has noticed.
Molinari: 'There's more pressure in the Ryder Cup than The Open -- it's not even close'
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:36:22 EST
A frank conversation with his coaches and mentors turned Francesco Molinari into a major champion, but he knows that the Ryder Cup is a different level of pressure.
Sharks top rankings of all 31 NHL teams' defense groups
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:37:48 EST
The Erik Karlsson trade caused a seismic shift in the defensive landscape in the NHL. Where do all 31 teams rank?
Ranking all 31 NHL teams by their forwards
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:14:20 EST
Which teams have the best collection of talent up front? We rank them 1-31 here, led by the Lightning.
Who is No. 1 in fantasy drafts: The Beard, The Brow or The Freak?
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:52:17 EST
You can make a case for about a half-dozen players, but our experts view it as a race between James Harden, Anthony Davis and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
If the USADA went 'easy' on Jon Jones, what does that say about the program?
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:43:04 EST
USADA announced last week Jon Jones can return to competition in late October after a 15-month suspension. Was that enough?
Edwin Moses: WADA must cut ties with IOC to regain trust in sport
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:30:26 EST
The Olympic gold medalist said the WADA's decision was about more than Russian reinstatement; it was about the type of organization the WADA has become. Now, Moses says, it's time for anti-doping leaders to step in and put principles above politics.
League of Legends Worlds top laner power rankings
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:33:46 EST
With the League of Legends World Championship a bit more than a week away, ESPN looks at the best players at each position going into the tourney.