We know you’re not supposed to overreact to Week 1, but what about Week 2? A two-game sample is twice as large as a one-game sample (math!), and besides, history tells us it absolutely can matter where you stand after the first two weeks. Since 1990, when the current playoffRead More →

1:26 AM ET Matt Bowen CloseESPN Staff WriterFormer NFL safety Matt Bowen is a veteran of four teams over seven seasons, and now provides analysis for ESPN Insider. Tristan H. Cockcroft CloseESPN Senior WriterSenior writer for ESPN.com Co-host of the Fantasy Focus Baseball podcast Two-time LABR, three-time Tout Wars championRead More →

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Redemption. Validation. Closure. The 2019 Solheim Cup was all of these things and more for Suzann Pettersen, who holed the decisive putt for Europe, securing the narrowest of wins (14 1/2-13 1/2) amid scenes of delirium on the 18th green. Pettersen was a left-field captain’s pick whenRead More →

Tyson Fury kept up his end of the bargain Saturday night in Las Vegas, taking care of business with a unanimous decision victory over Otto Wallin, despite the scare of a bad cut over his right eye early in his fight, to retain boxing’s lineal heavyweight championship. His attention, alongRead More →

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Line: PHI -1.0 Over/Under: 53 Down:2nd & 20 Ball on:PHI 15 Drive:1 play, -10 yds1 play, -10 yards, 0:17 PHIATL502020PHIATL304050403010202010 (4:46) (Shotgun) M.Sanders right end ran ob at PHI 33 for 8 yards (F.Oluokun). PENALTY on PHI-J.Peters, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at PHI 25 – No Play.Read More →

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Line: LAR -1.5 Over/Under: 53 1234TSaints03339Rams3314727first QuarterNOLAR FG 8:46 Greg Zuerlein Made 24 Yrd Field Goal 7 plays, 56 yards, 3:43 03second QuarterNOLAR FG 11:06 Wil Lutz Made 34 Yrd Field Goal 7 plays, 25 yards, 3:15 33 FG 0:07 Greg Zuerlein Made 22 Yrd FieldRead More →

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Wide receiver Antonio Brown traveled with the New England Patriots for the team’s game against the Miami Dolphins, according to a source, putting him in position to make his Patriots debut Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. Head coach Bill Belichick ultimately will make the final callRead More →

The NFL and NFLPA have initiated a standard review of concussion protocols after New York Giants receiver Sterling Shepard suffered a concussion last Sunday and was allowed to finish the game, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. There was a breach in the protocol and now both sides are tryingRead More →

BEIJING — From the minute Team USA lost to France in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup earlier this week, USA Basketball had to begin preparing itself for 10 months from now and the Olympics in Tokyo. Fair or not, that is shaping up to be a referendum onRead More →

There are two ways of looking at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje in Vancouver, British Columbia. On one hand, the outcome can be viewed as borderline irrelevant. This 155-pound matchup almost mirrors the recently announced “BMF championship” fight between NateRead More →

After his usually dazzling Los Angeles Rams offense laid an egg against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII, Sean McVay didn’t want his players to focus on one bad performance in an otherwise outstanding season. He wanted them to focus on three bad performances. As part of theRead More →