Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of weight division or fight promotion? ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Ariel Helwani and Jeff Wagenheim provide their top-10 picks, and their votes produce our consensus men’s and women’s pound-for-pound lists. (You can find Okamoto’s division-by-division rankings here.) Note: Rankings were updated March 4. ESPNRead More →

Video Details Mar 6, 2019 at 10:16a ET | First Things First | Duration: 2:41 Cris Carter gives his thoughts on Charley Casserly’s report that teams were ‘turned off’ by Kyler Murray after his pre-draft interviews during the NFL Combine. Cris defends Kyler after hearing this recent report. 97201-97225+97227-97233+97236+97238-97240+97242+97256+97258+97266-97269+97280-97283+97286+97290-97294+97296+97298 820Read More →

It took a while for the Pittsburgh Steelers to get a market going for Antonio Brown, but it appears they’re ready to deal. Two reports on Wednesday morning, from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and ESPN’s Adam Schefter, said the team is close to a deal. Schefter specified that a trade is expected by Friday.Read More →

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All Times Eastern NASCAR TICKET GUARDIAN 500 Site: Avondale, Arizona. Schedule: Friday, practice, 1:35 p.m.; qualifying, 6:10 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 11:35 a.m. & 2:05 p.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m., FOX. Track: ISM Raceway (oval, 1 mile). Race distance: 312 miles, 312 laps. Last year: Kevin Harvick capped aRead More →

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Boston Celtics were supposed to be the team that was reeling, fighting inner turmoil and carrying a toxic disposition. But after dismantling the Golden State Warriors 128-95 Tuesday at Oracle Arena, the roles seemingly were reversed. In the home locker room, inhabited by the team on top ofRead More →

THE CONVERSATION NBA COMMISSIONER Adam Silver had with Bill Simmons last week in Boston was perhaps the most candid and personal of his tenure. It was a refreshing departure from standard public sessions, which are often filled with rose-colored and obfuscation-filled comments. One month from his five-year anniversary in theRead More →

The Steelers may be ready to get this over with. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the trade talks for disgruntled wide receiver Antonio Brown are “heating up,” and that the Steelers are telling teams to get their best offers in as soon as possible. There has beenRead More →