The Boston Bruins are fighting for position in the competitive Atlantic Division playoff race, and must now overcome losing David Pastrnak for two weeks. We design trades that make sense for the Bruins ahead of the Feb. 25 trade deadline: Who should the Bruins trade for? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHLRead More →

12:52 AM ET Mechelle 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. Missouri’s Sophie Cunningham was too sick to participate in pregame shootaround. Mississippi State was coming off handingRead More →

NEW ORLEANS — An MRI on Pelicans star Anthony Davis‘ left shoulder Thursday night revealed a muscle contusion but “nothing too bad,” a source told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Davis was injured in the final second of the first half during Thursday’s 131-122 win over the Thunder, when he crashed intoRead More →

Despite recording his 11th consecutive triple-double Thursday to extend the longest such streak in NBA history, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook said he still has “so much room for an improvement” after a 131-122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. On Monday night, Westbrook’s triple-double against Portland extendedRead More →

Danny Farquhar, who suffered a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm last April 20 with the Chicago White Sox, began wearing custom-made head protection Thursday for his return to pitching with the New York Yankees, a team spokesman confirmed to ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.” Farquhar, who turns 32 on Sunday,Read More →

The five quarterbacks drafted in the first round last April learned on the job in their first season in the NFL. While all showed flashes, the rookies also all finished in the bottom third of the league when ranked by Total QBR. Here’s a look at the bottom 10 quarterbacksRead More →

WOKING, U.K — A lot has changed at McLaren in the 12 months between the unveiling of last year’s car and its predecessor, the MCL34. The most obvious was who wasn’t present at the launch, held at the team’s Woking headquarters on Thursday — Fernando Alonso was absent and inRead More →

Whether you love the idea of Clemson and Alabama continuing their relationship in the College Football Playoff, or simply love to hate it, they’re together again at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in ESPN’s first Football Power Index ranking of 2019. Remember, FPI is a predictive rating system. ItRead More →

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game is almost here, and our team of experts is making its picks for all the weekend’s activities in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rising Stars: Friday, 9 p.m. ET (TNT)Experts’ picks: Rising StarsRising Stars WinnerRising Stars MVPKevin ArnovitzWorldLuka DoncicIan BegleyUSABen SimmonsJerry BembryUSADonovan MitchellTim BontempsWorldLuka DoncicNick DePaulaWorldBen SimmonsNickRead More →