Reseeding the 2019 NCAA tournament field for the round of 32
We started with 68 on Tuesday night. Now we're down to 32. Here's how we rank them heading into Saturday.
Meet UC Irvine, California's top college basketball team
Long overshadowed by fellow California schools such as UCLA, USC and Cal, UC Irvine pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament so far.
D'Antoni: Harden's 61 'one of best performances'
After scoring 57 points on Wednesday, James Harden had his teammates and coach shaking their heads in awe by scoring 61 in Houston's 111-105 win over the Spurs on Friday night.
Lakers officially miss playoffs for 6th year in row
Friday night's loss to the Nets officially eliminated the Lakers from postseason contention for the sixth straight year.
Lonzo axes pal over allegations $1.5M is missing
Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has severed ties with a co-founder of Big Baller Brand over concerns that the family friend has a criminal past and also has not adequately accounted for the whereabouts of roughly $1.5 million from Ball's accounts.
Zion sparks Duke to runaway win in tourney debut
After a shaky first half for Duke, Zion Williamson dominated North Dakota State to open the second period as the Blue Devils ran away in an 85-62 victory.
UCF's Fall: 'I won't allow' Zion to posterize me
Tacko Fall, UCF's 7-foot-6 center, said he "won't allow" Duke star Zion Williamson to "put me on one of his highlight tapes" in Sunday's second-round NCAA tournament game.
MSU players defend Izzo after screaming incident
Several Michigan State players came to Tom Izzo's defense on Friday after the coach's animated screaming at freshman forward Aaron Henry garnered a negative public reaction.
It's been a while since LeBron James had a summer off
A viewer's guide to UFC Fight Night (8 p.m. ET on ESPN+): Thompson vs. Pettis
Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis, two elite strikers, will square off in Saturday's UFC main event in Nashville. Who will land the decisive blow?
NFL experts predict: The best bargain free-agent moves
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix got a one-year deal in Chicago. Could he use it to get paid in 2020? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent frenzy.
After third player defection, Steelers eager to get 'vibe' back
The Steelers want -- scratch that, need -- players who want to be in Pittsburgh.
What a GM sees when he watches a baseball game
Jed Hoyer let us sit in with him as his Cubs played in the Cactus League this week. Our question: What is a front-office executive looking for?
Check out the current NBA playoff bracket
Lowe: Ten things I like and don't like, including terrifying Giannis
This week we highlight Philly's chemistry experiment, a fearless rookie and Devin Booker.
Benchwarmers: Bucks' high-tech seats adjust for temp, height
The Bucks are hoping their well-researched seat technology makes an impact with their on-court performance.
Is Sidney Crosby still the best hockey player in the world?
The debate between Sid and Connor McDavid rages. Plus, Eugene Melnyk vs. fake fans, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.
Justin Faulk's long journey to the NHL playoffs
The Hurricanes defenseman's drought is nearing an end. Plus, his take on Rod Brind'Amour, Tom Dundon and that awesome 'Duck Hunt' re-enactment.
Same sad story for Messi in Argentina return
Lionel Messi's international return was widely anticipated, but Venezuela crashed the party and again brutally exposed Argentina's age-old flaws.
Weekend preview: Can Orlando stop the bleeding? Vela for MVP?
The MLS train doesn't stop even during international breaks, as Nani and OCSC try to get off the schneid, while Carlos Vela looks to stay red-hot.