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BPI ranks the top leagues in college basketball

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:56
Should the Big 12, ACC or another conference be considered the best in college basketball? We asked the Basketball Power Index, which said the Big 12 is best from top to bottom.

Bracketology: Can WCC's best improve their seeds?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:55
Gonzaga and Saint Mary's are both in the tournament, but can either improve their seeding before conference tourney time?

Women's Bracketology

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:47
UConn, Baylor, Louisville and Mississippi State are No. 1 seeds, while Notre Dame, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas are 2 seeds in Charlie Creme's latest 64-team projection.

What to look for in NCAA's first reveal of top 16 seeds

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:47
Will Rutgers, the biggest surprise of the season so far, wind up in the NCAA's top 16 seeds on Thursday night? What seed will South Carolina land?

'He's going to be a superstar': Jayson Tatum is no average rookie

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:54
Danny Ainge knew he picked a winner when Boston landed Jayson Tatum, but the Celtics had no idea they'd be hitting the jackpot with their 19-year-old wing.

Jay Gruden on how to attack the Vikings' and Eagles' defenses

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:36
Redskins coach Jay Gruden gives detailed insight on the Vikings' and Eagles' defenses and where each might be vulnerable.

Eagles' secret weapon? An analytics-fueled attack

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:36
Going for it on fourth down, going for two, rationing timeouts: Some of what the Eagles do might seem random, but each decision is quite calculated.

Blazers' Lillard 'frustrated' over All-Star snubs

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:36
Despite putting up career numbers the past two seasons, Portland's Damian Lillard hasn't made the All-Star team. "It feels like I always got to be the fall guy and every other guy has been deserving," he told ESPN.

AFC title game an 'opportunity,' not redemption for Blake Bortles

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:49
Despite being dissed by fellow NFL players and others, Jaguars QB Blake Bortles continues to take the high road -- straight to Gillette Stadium.

2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything you need to know about Rosen, Mayfield, Darnold and more

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:39
Scouting reports, insight from NFL personnel and what's next -- we've got it all on the best signal-callers in next year's draft. Catch up on the most-talked-about class in years.

Great tennis from Tennys in win vs. Wawrinka

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:15
Who saw this coming: Stan Wawrinka meeting a Tennys player who was just too tough.

Djokovic gets Aussie win in 104-degree heat

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:12
Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic overcame high temperatures and a poor start -- dropping his first two service games -- to continue his career-long domination of Gael Monfils.

How the Jaguars can defend Gronk: No 'secret formula,' but here's a start

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:06
No defense wants to see Rob Gronkowski spike the football in its end zone. It's a nightmare. Jacksonville has the talent to limit him, however, and force Tom Brady to use other options.

Who's going to draft a QB in April? Rating all 32 NFL teams' chances

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:47
The 2018 NFL draft class is rich with quarterback talent. Which teams will go for the top-tier guys in Round 1? Which will wait until Day 3? Which aren't even in the market? NFL Nation reporters evaluate interest throughout the league.

Do the best free-agent deals come to teams that wait?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:37
As this odd hot stove season lingers on, we crunched the numbers to see who benefits most by holding contract negotiations later in the offseason.

Austin Rivers has heard it all, and now he's firing back

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:35
Austin Rivers knows what you think about him -- spoiled, cocky, entitled, bust. But that big chip on his shoulder? He says that's how he's made it this far.

Players concerned with extreme heat at Aussie Open, but what's the solution?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:34
When is hot too hot? At the Australian Open on Thursday, we got a pretty good idea.

Rivers: I spoke with Ariza about altercation

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:45
Clippers guard Austin Rivers said he and Rockets swingman Trevor Ariza had a lengthy phone call regarding Monday's heated game between their teams. Rivers said "he was really cool about being the bigger guy and calling me."

Follow live: Federer returns to RLA against Struff

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:35
Reigning Aussie Open champion Roger Federer will look to book the final place in the men's final 32 when he meets Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. Before that, hometown hero Ash Barty plays Camila Giorgi.

Bulls PG Dunn chips, dislocates teeth on fall

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:01
Bulls rookie Kris Dunn fell face-first and chipped and dislocated two front teeth in Wednesday's loss to the Warriors.