9:40 AM ET Sam MillerESPN.com CloseESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of “The Only Rule Is It Has To Work” Imagine walking into the Chicago Cubs clubhouse with a Magic 8 Ball, giving the thing a shake and asking it whether the Cubs will make the playoffs inRead More →

Duke maintained its spot despite losing to North Carolina last week because the Blue Devils had the best resume in the country. After a second loss in three games without Zion Williamson, though, we can’t keep Duke in the top spot anymore. Virginia moves up to No. 1, as theRead More →

8:57 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball is prepared to scuttle the implementation of a pitch clock until at least 2022 as part of a wide-ranging proposal to the MLB Players AssociationRead More →

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery reportedly treated an official to a profanity-laced tirade following the No. 22 Hawkeyes’ 90-70 loss to Ohio State in Columbus on Tuesday, a game in which he and his son, guard Connor McCaffery, both received technical fouls. After the game, according to the Toledo Blade andRead More →

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says the investigation into the fatal crash last week involving Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim is nearly complete and speed was not a factor. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, who was involved in an accident Wednesday night that resulted in theRead More →

Can Golden Boot front-runner Sergio Aguero and Man City catch Liverpool and win their fourth Premier League title this decade?¬†Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Getty Images With 10 games to go, what can we expect from the remainder of the Premier League season? Here’s our prediction for how the campaign will panRead More →

ASK ANYONE WHO has come through the Phoenix Suns organization over the past decade, and they’ll likely have a Robert Sarver story. One longtime former player remembers the owner barging into the locker room following a loss to officiously instruct big men on how to set better screens. A formerRead More →

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving is under evaluation by the NFL for a potential suspension, league sources told ESPN on Tuesday. If he is suspended for any part of the coming season, it will be Irving’s third suspension in three seasons. Earlier Tuesday, Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory wasRead More →

The St. Louis Cardinals and ace pitcher Miles Mikolas have agreed to a four-year extension worth $68 million, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal, which is expected to be announced later Tuesday, was first reported by The Athletic. The extension will begin in 2020 and run through 2023,Read More →

2:36 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL competition committee has spent the past two days discussing the present and future of replay review but has reached no consensus about whether toRead More →

Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has put four of his NBA championship rings up for auction. Abdul-Jabbar has hundreds of items from his memorabilia collection available in the auction, being conducted by Goldin Auctions, with “much of the proceeds” going to his Skyhook Foundation charity to help benefit kidsRead More →

An extremely rare Tom Brady rookie card has been sold for over $400,000 in an online auction. The card, part of the 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket collection, was auctioned Monday for $400,100. The auction was coordinated by eBay and PWCC Marketplace, which announced Tuesday that the $400,100 is theRead More →

It’s 2019, which means a brand-new season of Major League Soccer is upon us, with all the Opening Weekend fireworks beginning on Saturday. With broadcasts airing on ESPN (starting on Sunday, with D.C. United vs. Atlanta United at 6:00 p.m. ET and LAFC vs. Sporting Kansas City at 8:30 p.m.Read More →

Feb 21, 2019 ESPN Fantasy FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprint ESPN Fantasy Baseball is back, and we’ve got the rankings, cheat sheets, sleepers and more to help you dominate the draft and win your league in 2019. It’s back! Sign-ups are open for the 2019 fantasy baseball season.Create or join a league today.GetRead More →

1:19 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies are finalizing an eight-year contract extension worth $260 million, locking up the star third baseman with a deal that could last throughRead More →