National Sports - ESPN
Latest TOP news from www.espn.com
Updated: 2 hours 36 min ago
Stunning victories by Slovenia and Slovakia showed that, in the absence of NHL players, anyone can win the men's tourney. And will the USA-Canada women's showdown be a gold-medal preview?
Making the Pro Bowl hasn't changed the mindset of FB Roosevelt Nix, whose circuitous route to a starting job taught him "ain't nothing guaranteed."
After helping USA Basketball win two Olympic gold medals, Lindsay Whalen has retired from international ball. What does that mean for Team USA's backcourt, and which guards might be poised to make the roster for this fall's World Cup?
Astros ace Justin Verlander took to Twitter on Tuesday to object to a MLB Network host's comment that the Yankees are "the team to beat in the American League."
U.S. defenseman Kacey Bellamy doesn't want history to repeat itself on Olympic ice. She and her teammates are working to flip the script in Pyeongchang and stand atop the podium this time.
Johnny Manziel will participate in the developmental Spring League from March 28 through April 15. He last played professional football for the Cleveland Browns in 2015.
The Niners believe that once their new franchise quarterback fully understands the playbook, he'll play at an even higher level than what we've seen.
The Eagles are projected to be $9 million over the cap and they will have to decide whether to keep valuable veterans like Nick Foles and Jason Peters.
Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation and the winner in overtime as Slovenia stunned the U.S. 3-2 in the Olympic men's hockey opener for both teams.
Shaun White has apologized for "a poor choice of words" after using "gossip" to describe sexual harassment allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit.
Todd Reirden's coveted ability to nurture young players makes him one of the top coaching candidates in the league. It's too bad the Capitals won't let him talk to other teams.
The standard-issue version was getting a little stale. That's why the Sharks made the league's first augmented reality bobblehead.
A Kim Jong Un impersonator showed up at Korea's women's hockey game.
Based on returning talent, Clemson rates as the top team in FPI's first ranking of 2018. Where did the other 129 FBS teams land? Check it out.
Things look bleak for the Blackhawks right now. But during a trying season, Chicago has gotten younger and faster, transitioning so it won't have to do a total reset this summer.
Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part ways.
How did Cleveland pull off one of the craziest trade deadlines in recent memory? Adrian Wojnarowski goes behind the scenes on each deal -- and how it almost fell apart.
Bryce Harper's Nats are overrated. The Rangers are overachievers. Wanna bet? Here are some preseason win projections that are a bit ... off.
Golfer Bill Haas was injured in a multi-car accident that left one person dead.
So long, Joe Girardi and the Baby Bombers. Hello, Aaron Boone and the return of the Evil Empire. Now the real work begins.