Why LeBron won't carry the Cavs to a title this time
Just as he did during last year's historic run, LeBron James has flipped the switch in the 2017 NBA playoffs. But even the King won't be able to conquer this newer, more powerful army of Warriors.
Is Cavaliers-Warriors the most heated rivalry in sports today?
Revisit the bad blood between the Cavaliers and Warriors as they face off in the NBA Finals for the third straight year.
Bring on Cavaliers-Warriors, a long-awaited NBA Finals trilogy
The third finals between Cleveland and Golden State might make a myth of NBA parity, but the drama of the matchup should prove irresistible.
Fabregas out to spoil Arsenal dream
It's been a wild ride for Chelsea's super sub, who is hoping to help secure the fourth major trophy since he came on board.
FA Cup would salvage Arsenal's pride.
ESPN FC's Arsenal correspondent Mattias Karen feels Wenger will remain with Arsenal despite how they fare in the final.
Chelsea have the edge over Arsenal
This Saturday's FA Cup final sees Chelsea favoured over Arsenal, but is that the case? John Brewin previews both teams.
Live: Highlanders vs. Waratahs
The Tahs haven't beaten the Highlanders since 2014, can they pull off the upset or will the Highlanders win streak hit nine? Follow live scores here.
Live: Warriors vs. Broncos
The Broncos are without several stars, can they get over the Warriors?
Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Chelsea bid to complete the English Premier League and FA Cup double when they play Arsenal at Wembley. Watch Live on ESPN and WatchESPN from 2.30am on Sunday (AEST).
Finch, Head star in Australians' tense win
After weeks of pay talks with their board, there was some cheer for the Australians, on the field, as they warmed up for the Champions Trophy with a two-wicket win over Sri Lanka at the Oval.
Fit, firing seam attack key as Australia eye record third title
The prospect of having Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson all available simultaneously has boosted Australia's chances of holding both major ODI world titles simultaneously.
Mitchell Starc, a player to watch out.
Check out some important stats which makes Mitchell Starc, a key player to watch out ahead of the Champions Trophy
Ricciardo: Things changed after 2016 Monaco disaster
Losing the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix was the toughest moment in Daniel Ricciardo's Formula One career, one that prompted immediate team changes in the aftermath.
Vettel dominates FP2 in Monaco, Ricciardo second
A blistering lap from Sebastian Vettel put him half a second clear at the top of the timesheets in second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, with Daniel Ricciardo second fastest.
Webber excited by Monaco Grand Prix.
Two-time Monaco Grand Prix winner Mark Webber expects another close race between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.
Becker speaks out on Djokovic-Agassi alliance
Boris Becker has revealed he's "still close" to Novak Djokovic after the 12-time Grand Slam champion chose Andre Agassi to succeed the German as his coach.
Rafael Nadal again aiming to knock Roger Federer off his throne
Watch out, Fed. Rafael Nadal is the overwhelming favorite to win the French Open and again inch perilously close to Roger Federer's all-time Grand Slam record.
Djokovic on Agassi appointment.
Novak Djokovic spoke about the main reasons he decided to hire former world number one Andre Agassi as his new coach.
Alonso: It was the right time to come here.
McClaren Honda Andretti driver Fernando Alonso seeks to add to his driving skills by competing in his first Indianapolis 500.
Can Alonso really win the Indy 500?
Despite his extensive time in the car, the odds still seem stacked against Fernando Alonso in the Indy 500. ESPN looks at why the Spaniard is the perfect driver to overcome them on Sunday.
Dixon: I hope to add to New Zealand's racing history.
Scott Dixon reflects on the rich motor racing heritage in New Zealand during his youth that inspired him to carry on the country's legacy.
Sources: Spurs exploring run at Clips' Paul
The Clippers regard the threat of San Antonio signing away All-Star point guard Chris Paul as a legitimate concern, league sources told ESPN, even though the Spurs, at present, have virtually no salary-cap flexibility.
Kanter's future with the Thunder not in question.
Royce Young discusses why Enes Kanter is unable to travel outside of the United States after the Turkish government issued an arrest warrant for the OKC center.
#FCDebate: Will Chelsea or Arsenal lift the FA Cup?
The FC panel have their say on who will win the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal.
Dogs post timely win over Saints
Captain Bob Murphy's late hamstring injury meant a sour end to the Western Bulldogs' big AFL win over St Kilda.
Dreamteam at the 'G preview.
Michael long, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti and Damien Hardwick preview the Richmond v Essendon clash for Dreamtime at the 'G.
Hawks steal late win over the Swans.
Hawthorn kept their noses in front of the Swans in a tightly contested match. Isaac Heeney grabbing two to give Sydney a late lead in the final quarter only for Jarry Roughead to steal back the lead in the final moments.
Force stun sorry Reds.
The Western Force have leapfrogged the Queensland Reds into third place on the Australian Conference following a 40-26 victory at Suncorp Stadium in Round 14.
Blues and Chiefs play out their first-ever draw.
The Blues and the Chiefs have registered a 16-all draw in their Round 14 clash at Eden Park.
Barnwell's offseason report cards for all 32 NFL teams
From coaching changes to free agency to the draft, Bill Barnwell grades how each NFL team fared this offseason now that the signings and trades are all but finished.
James Harrison's amazing feats of strength
From pushing a sled loaded with weights to hip-thrusting 675 pounds, 39-year-old James Harrison is a workout freak.
Tom Brady is still the hardest working player at Patriots OTAs
Tom Brady still approaches OTAs with the same focus and work on fundamentals as he did when he was a 21-year-old rookie.
Liverpool to bid £50m for RB Leipzig's Keita
Liverpool are prepared to break their record transfer record with a £50 million bid for Naby Keita. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Trending: Man United target four signings
Manchester United are working on bringing in four new players ahead of next season, sources have told ESPN FC.
Ranking the retirees of 2017.
Steve Nicol ranks the careers of the five footballers who will be retiring after the 2016-17 season.
Kunitz's 2OT slapshot sends Penguins to Stanley Cup finals.
In double overtime, Sidney Crosby sets up Chris Kunitz, who slaps the puck into the net, earning the Penguins a return trip to the finals.
Penguins barely sneak into finals
Chris Kunitz's second goal of the game was the difference as the Penguins squeezed past the resilient Senators in double overtime. They now are four wins away from their second straight Stanley Cup, but the Predators stand in the way.
Counterattack, Derryn tough to split in Kingsford-Smith
Eagle Farm takes centre stage this week with the Group I Kingsford-Smith Cup the feature. Looking at the 10,000 form, Scott Heinrich likes the look of both Counterattack and Derryn.
Dynamic duo? Agassi and Djokovic prepping for Paris
In case you didn't believe it, Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic really are working together at the French Open. Here they are on the practice courts.
The Art of the Changeover: Tennis' game within the game
At its core, the changeover is supposed to give tennis players a "break" from play. But it has evolved into a glimpse of the players themselves. From superstitions to smashing rackets to yelling at chair umpires, a lot can happen in 90 seconds.
Will this be the most exciting women's French Open ever?
No Serena. No Sharapova. And don't forget about the struggling state of some of the other top women. This means almost anyone can win the French Open.
Rumor Central: Why John Wall won't recruit free agents to Wizards
PG John Wall doesn't believe he needs to speak to other players about possibly joining the Washington Wizards.
Rumor Central: Dwyane Wade still expected to exercise player option
Dwyane Wade's best option to make the most money in 2017-18 is to stay with the Chicago Bulls and collect $23.8 million.
More than 60 players keep names in draft
More than 60 of the 137 college players who had explored turning pro decided to remain in the NBA draft following Wednesday night's deadline to withdraw and retain their college eligibility.
James Spithill accepts his America's Cup fortune
Two-time reigning America's cup champion James Spithill laughs when asked to describe potential fears about the fabled Bermuda Triangle, seeing no downside to the event's picturesque location in the North Atlantic.
Sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod
The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors with "manipulative information."
Van Garderen wins stage 18, Dumoulin leads Giro
Tejay van Garderen claimed his first grand tour victory on the tough 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia as Tom Dumoulin kept the pink jersey.
AFL Round 10 teams, previews and odds
Find out everything you need to know ahead of a blockbuster weekend of AFL action.
NRL Preview Round 12: line-ups, video
Round 12 of the NRL will see just four games with the Rabbitohs and Eels kicking off the round, while a depleted Roosters will head to Canberra to take on the Raiders.
Super Rugby Preview Round 14: line-ups, tips
Super Rugby Round 14 kicks off with an all-Kiwi clash between the Blues and Chiefs, while the Waratahs will look to end a run of losses for Australian teams in New Zealand when they face the Highlanders.
Winning Champions Trophy will bolster our pay negotiations - Smith
The Australia captain said an ICC trophy will be a useful bargaining chip for the players' cause in ongoing pay dispute with the board
Smith hoping MOU can be resolved quickly.
Australia captain Steve Smith is hopeful that the MOU can be resolved in time for the Ashes test series against England.
CA reconsidering players' mediation request
Alistair Nicholson, the chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association, is expecting Cricket Australia to respond to the players' request for independent mediation of pay talks by the time he reaches London on Friday to meet Steven Smith's team
'Not yet on the plane, not yet a Lion'
Billy Vunipola is the latest in a long line of British & Irish hopefuls to see their dream dashed in the weeks between the squad announcement and departure on tour.
At home with Anthony Watson.
Akin Solanke-Caulker sat down with Anthony Watson to discuss Lions selection, Eddie Jones and haircuts.
O'Driscoll tips Payne for Lions fullback spot
Brian O'Driscoll and Jason Robinson have their say on the British & Irish Lions' biggest backline selection conundrums one month out from the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park.
What is the Champions Trophy?
As England and Wales prepare to host the Top 8 ODI teams, here is a look at the history of the Champions Trophy
'Champions Trophy more competitive than the World Cup' - Kohli.
Virat Kohli reflects on the last Champions Trophy triumph and talks about going with the same mindset to the upcoming edition
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The Lions challenge New Zealand for rugby supremacy, and you can do the same with your mates.
We delve deep into the data to give you the best statistical analysis throughout the AFL season. Check out all the columns here.
As his No. 2 is retired by the Yankees, we relive the sights and sounds of nine iconic plays -- and one historic Yankee Stadium speech -- that helped cement The Captain's legacy.
Ever wonder which college programs produce the best NFL running backs? How about the most long-term starters or the most Pro Bowlers? We dug through data from the past 15 drafts to find out which schools make the grade at the next level.
The offensive skills of the best players in the league always appear even more dazzling in the postseason spotlight. Look closer, though, and you will see how defenses can slow down these amazing talents. To compete for a title, a team has to rise up on defense, and elite defenders (like the ones below) can stand out in many different ways.
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We take a look at how the Aussies and Kiwis fared during the NBA regular season.
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