The NHL’s All-Star Weekend isn’t the mathematical midway point of the season, but it is perhaps the spiritual one. As we head into this week’s events, it is a good time to reflect on some notable performances we have seen in the 2019-20 season. But rather than running down theRead More →

Unlike last season, college basketball lacks a superstar this season. But the field is stacked with elite players who have caused headaches for opposing head coaches. More than 20 Division I coaches, when asked by ESPN.com, pointed to the following players and the problems they present as the most difficultRead More →

8:12 AM ET Steve KimESPN What does Danny Garcia’s current career résumé tell us about how good he really is? His staunchest supporters, led by his boisterous father, Angel, will tell you that he is among the elite fighters in the sport. His detractors say that he’s vastly overrated. TheRead More →

Jan 20, 2020 Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — For 60 seconds on Monday night, it looked as if the Boston Celtics‘ nightmarish start to 2020 would continue unabated against the Los Angeles Lakers. The game opened with LeBron James hitting JaVale McGee on an alley-oop from half court, followed by anRead More →

10:00 AM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. In her first game at Tennessee, in January 2000, UConn’s Sue Bird looked around at the 23,385Read More →

PHILADELPHIA — The junior middleweight division is as fun, interesting and unpredictable as any in boxing. This time it was unheralded Dominican Jeison Rosario who turned the 154-pound weight class on its head with his wholly unexpected fifth-round knockout of Julian “J Rock” Williams in what had been a veryRead More →

The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting for the Class of 2020 on Tuesday. Based on ballots that have been made public, Derek Jeter might become only the second player elected unanimously by the voters, joining longtime Yankees teammate MarianoRead More →

Not too long ago, we were in a bit of a Hall of Fame election crisis. Nobody knew what to do with players associated with PEDs. This created a huge backlog of qualified candidates on the ballot, including some years with more than 20-plus reasonable candidates. In 2013, the baseballRead More →

10:09 AM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. In 2020, the New York Liberty will have a new home at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,Read More →

Another weekend of Premier League action is in the books. Aside from Liverpool’s near-certain march to the title, here are some other reactions. JUMP TO: Teams suffering Anfield awe? | Blades are bossin’ | City and their CB problem | Credit to Steve Bruce | Saints are suffering | WolvesRead More →