Arsenal splashed £56 million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Now they must figure out how to get the best out of him to ensure it wasn't for naught.
LeBron James says the NCAA is "corrupt" and the NBA should shore up its farm system to accommodate kids who want to play but don't think school is the right choice.
LeBron James says he's flattered by three billboards in Ohio that are asking him to join the 76ers when he becomes a free agent.
The Cavaliers have issued an indefinite ban to a fan who taunted the Spurs' Patty Mills with racially insensitive remarks during Sunday's game.
What makes the Rockets better than Golden State's previous challengers? Kevin Pelton examines why Houston might be a problem.
Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki disagrees with the stated notion by owner Mark Cuban that the team's best bet for this season is to tank.
Three billboards in Cleveland, Ohio, have been bought to entice LeBron James to move on to Philadelphia.
Spurs star Kawhi Leonard plans to resume working with the team in San Antonio this week, according to sources.
Los Angeles' latest win is yet another display of how far the young and emerging roster has come since last season.
After the Celtics stumbled into the All-Star break, Kyrie Irving's stellar 3-point shooting and increased attention to detail have Boston back on track.
Who is winning the race for lottery pingpong balls, and who needs to try harder? Where will the traded picks land? Every week we'll guide you through the ugly basketball on the way to draft hope.
While 20 teams fight for playoff positioning, a handful are locked in a wild -- and painfully obvious -- race to collect the best lottery odds possible.
Haas boss Guenther Steiner fears Formula One teams could lose at least one full day of testing this week due to the worsening weather at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona.
Houston is rolling to the tune of 12 straight wins. Golden State just put on a show against OKC. But only one can claim the top spot heading into the season's homestretch.
Force India is likely to change its name before the first race of the 2018 Formula One season.
Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly said he ripped his race overalls while climbing through the Halo and into his car.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished the second day of pre-season testing at the top of the timesheets after beating the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas to the fastest time by 0.303s.
Lewis Hamilton said he made the call to "sacrifice" his driving time during Tuesday's test at the Circuit de Catalunya after opting not to take up his scheduled track time in the afternoon.
Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes top at the second morning of testing, though McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel were close behind.
Williams has confirmed Martini will end its sponsorship of the team when its current agreement expires at the end of 2018.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner believes Mercedes and Ferrari are working together to shape Formula One's landscape in their favour.
In expressing his optimism about McLaren's 2018 season, Fernando Alonso couldn't resist taking one last swipe at the team's former engine partner Honda.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo topped the opening day of Formula One testing as the 2018 season got underway at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Nico Hulkenberg says Renault's impressive start to 2018 pre-season shows how far the team has come since he joined 12 months ago.
Despite his highly-publicised morning crash generating the most headlines, Fernando Alonso's main takeaway from the opening day of testing was the potential of his Renault-powered McLaren.
McLaren has encountered an immediate setback in its pre-season plans after Fernando Alonso crashed out on the opening morning of the first test.
Toro Rosso is encouraged by the level of improvement shown by new engine partner Honda over the winter.
Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull top of the order at lunch during the first day of 2018's pre-season testing.
They've won six trophies since 2011 and a seventh is seemingly inevitable, but Man City's objective now must be to conquer Europe.
It was a day of mixed fortunes for the rival No. 9s, as Manchester United recovered from a poor start at Old Trafford.
Manchester United are desperate to retain the services of David De Gea -- but at what cost? As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Neymar was stretchered off during Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 victory over rivals Marseille after injuring his right ankle in the 77th minute.
"The handshake before and after the match is an example that everything in football, you have to move and respect each other."
"Ramsey. Xhaka. Ozil. You're walking on a football pitch at Wembley,'' he said. "Why are you walking? You're a disgrace. An absolute disgrace."
Arsene Wenger came under renewed fire from fans and pundits after Arsenal's lacklustre performance in the 3-0 Carabao Cup loss to Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola was delighted to land his first trophy at Manchester City after winning the Carabao Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger admitted that Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final was "self-inflicted."
Liverpool were full of Team of the Weekend performances, as Mohamed Salah, Emre Can and Andy Robertson all shone in Liverpool's win over West Ham.
Saturday's 4-1 win over West Ham United at Anfield pushed Liverpool up to second until Manchester United's win over Chelsea.
Shkodran Mustafi's embarrassing lack of fight on Man City's first goal set the tone as Arsenal trudged to a 3-0 Carabao Cup defeat.
LeBron James finished one assist shy of a triple-double, but the Cavs had no answer for LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs down the stretch.
Traded to Los Angeles after playing in only 15 games in Cleveland, Isaiah Thomas told E:60 that the Cavaliers showed desperation in sending him away.
Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star guard Jimmy Butler has undergone surgery on the meniscus in his right knee, the team announced Sunday.
LeBron James "possibly has more impact off the court" through social activism than on it, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said of the Cleveland Cavaliers star on Sunday.
Trey Burke went from top-10 pick to out of the league in four years. But he is on the rebound after finding himself in New York.
A heated Russell Westbrook went off on Zaza Pachulia on Saturday night, accusing the Warriors center of intentionally falling on his leg and trying to hurt him late in the third quarter of a game Golden State won 112-80.
After a slow start marred by poor shooting, the Warriors broke open a close game against the Thunder for a statement win.
Bernie Ecclestone has urged Formula One to go all electric in order to create a series that is in line with the future of the motor industry.
It was a perfect afternoon at Anfield as a well-rested Liverpool shredded West Ham for a 4-1 win and temporary hold of second place in the league.
Portugal captain had scored twice but handing the ball to Benzema when Bale was fouled in the area in the closing seconds.
Luis Suarez scored a hat trick as leaders Barcelona beat Girona 6-1 to extend their unbeaten league run to a club-record 32 games.
Lionel Messi scored against the 36th different team he has faced in La Liga to break the league record on Saturday.
Lionel Messi surprised his teammates and his manager with a free kick in Barcelona's win against Girona which evoked memories of Ronaldinho in 2006.
Antonio Conte says his father reminded him to always show "the right anger" on the touchline after watching Chelsea's limp performance vs. Watford.
Arsene Wenger believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be "much sharper" in the Carabao Cup final, having not featured for Arsenal in a fortnight.
Jupp Heynckes said Bayern Munich can "live with the point" after a goalless draw with Hertha Berlin ended their 14-game winning streak.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will wear a yellow ribbon for the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal despite his Football Association charge.
Pep Guardiola has no doubt he could throw Gabriel Jesus straight back into action in the Carabao Cup final if fit.
Bayern Munich squandered their few decent chances to get on the board, but Sven Ulreich helped preserve a 0-0 draw with Hertha Berlin.
Barcelona steamrolled neighbors Girona 6-1 with Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele shining in their first game together.
An MRI revealed that Jimmy Butler suffered a right meniscus injury. The team has not announced how much time he will miss. Butler injured his knee in the third quarter of Minnesota's Friday night road loss to Houston.
OKC is ready to lock in after the All-Star break and build an excellent playoff team. Can Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony pull it off?
Lonzo Ball had a solid performance in his return from injury, contributing nine points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Lakers' win over the Mavericks on Friday.
Maurice Hamilton compares the launches of Mercedes, Ferrari and McLaren.
San Antonio lost in Denver on both sides of the All-Star break. In between, the team has had to come to the reality that it can't count on Kawhi Leonard's return.
Arsene Wenger says he turned down the chance to sign Pep Guardiola because he was past the prime of his career as a player.
Antonio Conte insisted that he does not regret making Willian wait for a run in the Chelsea team.
Guardiola, a supporter of Catalonia's efforts to secure independence from Spain, has worn the ribbon in a show of support for imprisoned politicians.
Jan Vertonghen has stopped sulking and improved his mentality to become one of the best centre-backs in Europe, according to Mauricio Pochettino.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has been the most fouled player across the top European leagues this season.
"I'm not worried, 21 goals is not bad at all and I don't measure the players' performances the same way you do."
Jose Mourinho has sent a warning to his Manchester United players that they must earn his trust in the wake of Paul Pogba's demotion against Sevilla.
Robbie Fowler has told ESPN that he is not concerned about Liverpool's Mohamed Salah continually breaking his records as long as it helps the club.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes dismissed suggestions that Robert Lewandowski's split from an agent means a move away from the German champions.
Jurgen Klopp was impressed how star forward Roberto Firmino handled himself in the wake of allegations made by Everton defender Mason Holgate.
Gareth Bale is being protected from further injury issues by limiting his playing time, according to Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit denied the NASL's appeal to obtain a preliminary injunction that would have reinstated its D-II status.
Mamadou Sakho is too "scared'' to risk a recurrence of a calf problem despite Crystal Palace's injury crisis and the club believing him to be fit.
Leicester City have "moved on" from the the transfer saga involving Riyad Mahrez's failed move to Manchester City, according to Jamie Vardy.
Pep Guardiola changed how football is played in Spain and Germany. Now he's doing it in England in his deployment of David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne.
Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball says the NCAA should allow players to be paid. "Everybody knows everybody's getting paid," Ball said. "Might as well make it legal."
In the aftermath of allegations of harassment toward employees in the Mavericks organization, the NBA is instituting a confidential hotline for team and league employees to register concerns of improper conduct, according to a memo obtained by ESPN.
This week's highlights include LeBron deciding to be unstoppable, a potent trick for sneaky guards, cranky Marc Gasol and more.
Carmelo Anthony has spent his 15-year career doing one thing more than anyone else in the NBA. But as the league moves on without the non-paint 2, Anthony is trying to learn how to move with it.
Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma represent the Lakers' future, but in the present the young trio is developing chemistry in the most 21st century way possible: by roasting each other on social media.
For the rest of the season, the Chicago Bulls are looking toward the future. A heartbreaking loss to Philadelphia is easier to accept with the right objective in mind.
Stephen Curry's 44 points on only 19 field goal attempts were necessary to defeat a Clippers team that wouldn't quite go away.
Launched with the hashtag #BeBrave the MCL33 has some novel changes compared to last year's MCL32, but has McLaren done enough to return to the front?
Mercedes has released footage of the driver's view from behind the Halo cockpit protection device.
Craig Scarborough takes a detailed look at the technical changes to this year's Ferrari SF71-H.
McLaren has returned to a predominantly orange livery for its 2018 Formula One car, the MCL33.
McLaren's horrible tenure with Honda has made Fernando Alonso nervous about expecting too much from its 2018 car.
Arsenal were forced to hold on for dear life vs. Ostersunds despite a 3-0 first-leg advantage, as the second unit flopped again, writes Mattias Karen.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan tells ESPN FC he "can't understand" the doubters who believe there is no room in the Arsenal XI for both him and Mesut Ozil.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Guti believes Neymar needs to play for Real Madrid to reach new heights in his career.
Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi has claimed he was the subject of alleged racist chants from Atalanta fans during Thursday's Europa League game.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has admitted that winger Yannick Carrasco could be set to leave the club for China.
David De Gea's former Manchester United teammate Rio Ferdinand admitted the players had doubts about the Spain No. 1 when he first arrived in 2011.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has told ESPN FC that Arsenal can secure Champions League qualification without having to rely on Europa League success.
France international Pogba started United's Champions League game at Sevilla on Wednesday on the bench.