NBA Power Rankings: Who are the league's best teams now?

Where do the Bucks, Nets, Lakers and every contender stand? We're taking stock of all 30 teams after the draft and free agency shook up the league's hierarchy. ... Continue Reading

College football's top 100 players for 2021: Spencer Rattler, Kayvon Thibodeaux and more

Which players will be the best this upcoming season? Our staff voted and here's how it broke down, starting with Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler at the top. ... Continue Reading

Buccaneers' Brady releasing debut set of NFTs

The debut collection of Tom Brady's NFTs will be released this week. ... Continue Reading

Tokyo Live: Biles and U.S. gymnasts compete, skateboarding debuts, plus other Olympic updates

Team USA already has six medals in the pool, and Jagger Eaton took bronze in skateboarding. ... Continue Reading

CFL, XFL end discussions on formal partnership

The Canadian Football League and XFL have jointly decided to end talks on collaboration at this time, the CFL said in a statement. ... Continue Reading

UFC, Crypto.com partner on uniform branding

UFC announced a partnership with Crypto.com on Wednesday that includes branding rights to fighters' uniforms, in what sources tell ESPN is a long-term deal in the low nine figures. ... Continue Reading

Giannis back in Bucks lineup for Game 1 of Finals

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who missed the Bucks' past two games with a hyperextended left knee, returns to the Milwaukee lineup for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night in Phoenix. ... Continue Reading

Born to ride: Springsteen's daughter to Tokyo

Jessica Springsteen, the daughter of Bruce Springsteen, was named to the Tokyo Olympics show jumping team, the U.S. equestrian team announced Monday. ... Continue Reading

Navy CB granted request to play in NFL for Bucs

Rookie cornerback Cameron Kinley will get a chance to play in the NFL for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Everything you need to know for Mickelson/Brady vs. DeChambeau/Rodgers

The heckling has been going on for weeks. On Tuesday, they finally meet on the golf course, where Rodgers' future, DeChambeau's breakup with his caddie and so much more could be put on the table alongside their golf games. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Kivlenieks accident at coach's house

Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks was at the home of goalie coach Manny Legace when the accident that killed him happened, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Favoritism doesn't matter when it comes to this Spain side

Spain won't be favorites against Italy. However, the beauty of soccer means that Spain can pull off an upset. ... Continue Reading

Miazga's career has been all about change, and there's more to come

Since signing for Chelsea, Matt Miazga has spent four loan spells with four different teams. He's hoping to join a fifth, this time permanently. ... Continue Reading

Davis' 50-foot sand shot keys victory at Detroit

Davis' eagle on 17 helped propel him into a five-hole playoff where he outlasted Troy Merritt and Joaquin Niemann to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic. ... Continue Reading

Tuimoloau, No. 4 in 2021 class, picks Ohio State

Five-star defensive lineman J.T. Tuimoloau committed to the Buckeyes on Sunday, landing with Ohio State over Oregon, USC and Washington. ... Continue Reading

Nashville to host U.S.-Canada World Cup qualifier

The United States' first home World Cup qualifier against Canada on Sept. 5 will be held at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Continue Reading

Who will go farther in 2021: Mets or Yankees? We debate Subway Series, Round 1

As the two teams meet on Sunday Night Baseball, we take a deeper look at the state of the Big Apple's big league clubs. ... Continue Reading

Real Madrid eyes Van de Beek loan

Real Madrid had an interest in Donny van de Beek before he joined Manchester United last summer and are still keen. Transfer Talk has the latest. ... Continue Reading

SMU lands 5-star WR and OU decommit Hudson

Five-star wide receiver Jordan Hudson has committed to SMU. The No. 12 overall recruit in the Class of 2022, Hudson had previously committed to Oklahoma before reopening his recruitment in June. ... Continue Reading

Vettel handed three-place grid penalty after impeding Alonso during qualifying

Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's race in 11th. ... Continue Reading