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Aggressive Flames add depth with Calle Jarnkrok
The Flames continue to be active in the trade market, bolstering their lineup ahead of the trade deadline by adding Jarnkrok from the Kraken.
Did the Blackhawks win the Brandon Hagel trade?
The Lightning gave up a lot to the rebuilding Blackhawks to get the 23-year old forward, but it could pay off in a big way come playoff time.
Panthers overpay for Ben Chiarot
With the 30-year-old blueliner headed to Florida, we break down the deal from both sides. Which GM earns higher marks?
NHL trade tracker: Latest updates on deals, rumors and grades for 2022
The NHL's 2022 trade deadline is March 21. Get caught up here on all the deals made -- and potential ones to come.
Sources: Hawks deal Hagel for Bolts' picks, more
The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Hagel to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a hefty return that includes two first-round draft picks, sources told ESPN.
Matthews: 'Made a mistake' with hit on Dahlin
Auston Matthews agrees that he "made a mistake" in cross-checking Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin but not that the two-game suspension he earned for it fit the crime.
Fantasy hockey forecaster: March 21 to March 27
Your essential guide to setting fantasy hockey lineups that take full advantage of every NHL team's strength of schedule.
Wyshynski: Eight under-the-radar NHL trade-deadline dandies
These players won't generate a ton of buzz if they're dealt this trade season -- but maybe they should!
Kaplan: Answering the big questions ahead of the NHL trade deadline
Where will Claude Giroux and Marc-Andre Fleury end up? How will the defenseman market shake out? We have answers to those and more questions.
Trade tiers: Best players available at each position
With trade season underway, we run down 67 players who could be moved, including Marc-Andre Fleury, Jakob Chychrun and Brock Boeser.
NHL trade deadline team guides: Deals that each club should make
A list of players, picks potentially on the move for each club, plus a recommendation on what every GM should do prior to the March 21 deadline.
Bold NHL trade deadline predictions: Where Giroux lands, which teams will be most aggressive, more
With the trade deadline looming (3 p.m. ET Monday), here is what we expect to see transpire, including destinations for some big names.
Giroux honored in likely last game with Flyers
Claude Giroux, who was honored Thursday night for his 1,000th career NHL game, is expected to be moved ahead of Monday's trade deadline.
Hertl lands 8-year contract extension with Sharks
Tomas Hertl and the Sharks have reached agreement on an eight-year extension. The AAV of the deal is $8,137,500, a source said, and it includes a no-move clause for the first three years and a limited…
Kraken trade Jarnkrok to Flames for 3 draft picks
The expansion Seattle Kraken started their pre-trade deadline fire sale on Wednesday night, by sending forward Calle Jarnkrok to the Calgary Flames for three draft picks.
Panthers deal for coveted defenseman Chiarot
The Panthers acquired Ben Chiarot from the Canadiens on Wednesday, taking a big defensive name off the trade market as Monday's deadline looms.
Panthers free cap space, deal Vatrano to Rangers
The New York Rangers acquired veteran forward Frank Vatrano from the Florida Panthers on Wednesday for a 2022 fourth-round pick, a trade between two playoff-bound Eastern Conference teams that serves…
NHL Power Rankings: The best trade of the past 10 years for each team
Can anyone topple the Avs? Meanwhile, the Bruins rise and Knights fall. Plus, the top swaps of the past decade for all 32 clubs.
How to watch NHL games on ESPN, ABC, ESPN+ and Hulu
Everything you need to know about how to watch the NHL on ESPN networks.
Source: Commanders spend $100M on Va. land
The Washington Commanders paid more than $100 million for land in Virginia, a possible next step in building a new stadium, as well as numerous retail shops, restaurants and apartments, according to a…
Vick won't unretire for Fan Controlled Football
Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick says he will not play in the Fan Controlled Football league. The 41-year-old retired in 2017.
Sources: Browns reach deal to re-sign Clowney
The Browns and defensive end Jadeveon Clowney have agreed to a one-year contract worth a maximum of $11 million, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Cards to be featured on in-season 'Hard Knocks'
The Cardinals will be featured on the in-season edition of ''Hard Knocks," the NFL announced Monday.
Pats say new-look Jones in 'best shape of his life'
Patriots second-year QB Mac Jones said Monday that he amped up his conditioning over the offseason -- and it hasn't gone unnoticed by his teammates. "He's in the best shape of his life," said receiver…
Foles signs deal with Colts, reunites with Reich
The Colts have agreed to a two-year contract with quarterback Nick Foles, reuniting him with Frank Reich, his offensive coordinator when he won a Super Bowl with the Eagles.
Sources: Murray to skip Cards' OTAs this week
Kyler Murray will not be at the Cardinals' organized activities this week, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Report: Haskins legally drunk at time of death
Quarterback Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk when he was struck by a dump truck on I-595 and killed on April 9, according to a toxicology report released by the Broward County Medical Examiner's…
How coaching legend Bill Parcells, family mentors prepared Bills rookie Kaiir Elam for NFL success
Not many rookies have the ear of a Hall of Fame coach or close relatives with NFL experience to help them navigate the league like Elam does.
NFL betting lines, odds, win totals for all 32 teams
Here are the opening odds for all 32 NFL teams' regular-season schedule.
Second, controversial, 1-of-1 Tom Brady rookie card sells at auction for $396,000
Two 1-of-1 cards would seem to be a mathematical impossibility. With production glitches, it happens. This time it was a card for the NFL's greatest QB.
Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft
The Saints didn't pick Jameis Winston's successor and the Cowboys' rookies will free up Micah Parsons.
Unveiling our projections for next NFL season: Eight things you need to know
The ESPN Football Power Index projections are live. Here's how our model believes the 2022 season will play out, from Super Bowl champ predictions to close division races.
Analysis and a bold prediction for all 32 teams
The NFL released the regular-season schedule on Thursday.
Win total predictions: Our reporters make over/under picks for all 32 teams
The initial Caesars win total projections for the 2022 NFL season are out, so where does your team fall in the over/under debate?
Fantasy football cheat sheet central
Here's a collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2022 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues.
Porter exits with foot soreness; X-rays negative
Warriors forward Otto Porter Jr. departed Sunday night's Game 3 with left foot soreness after going up for a layup. X-rays were negative and the team said it should know more in the next 24 hours.
Sources: U-M's Howard declines Lakers' interest
Former NBA assistant and current Michigan coach Juwan Howard declined an overture made by the Lakers to be a candidate for the team's coaching job, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Wiggins' huge dunk, effort spark Dubs to 3-0 lead
Andrew Wiggins' electrifying dunk over Luka Doncic -- not to mention his defense on the Mavs superstar -- sparked a 109-100 win by the Warriors in Sunday's Game 3 and helped put them on the verge of…
Heat's Herro out for G4; Butler intends to play
Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro will sit out of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals vs. the Boston Celtics, while Jimmy Butler intends to play after sitting out the second half of Game 3 with right…
Curry says this is current Warriors' best stretch
One win away from returning to the NBA Finals, Stephen Curry says this is the best stretch of basketball this current Golden State Warriors team is playing.
Sources: Wolves hire exec Connelly on $40M deal
Tim Connelly heads to Minnesota on a five-year deal worth over $40 million that also includes ownership equity, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Connelly spent nine years building the Nuggets…
Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are dealing with growing pains
The 23-year-old accepted accountability for the loss that puts Dallas in jeopardy of being swept by Golden State.
The Warriors are back in dynasty mode -- because they never left it
The West playoffs have been stocked full of superstars and teams staking their claim on the NBA's future, but the league's most recent dynasty is far from over.
PGA champ, Bama fan Thomas takes Jimbo jab
PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas and former Alabama golfer Justin Thomas took a dig at Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher after winning a second Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday.
Could the SEC stage its own football playoff? It's all on the table at spring meetings
Would the SEC think about really shaking up the college football landscape with its own playoff? Greg Sankey addresses that and more ahead of the league's spring meetings next week.
Jimbo defends A&M recruiting, rips 'complete lies'
Jimbo Fisher doubled down on his defense of Texas A&M recruiting in an interview with a San Antonio TV station, saying just one of the 11 early enrollees in the Aggies' No. 1 recruiting class has…
College football updated SP+ preseason projections for 2022
With spring ball over and a whole lot of transfers on the move, we update the preseason SP+ projections, ranking all 131 FBS teams.
Spurrier: 'Saban say something that wasn't true?'
Hall of Fame coach Steve Spurrier came to the defense of Alabama's Nick Saban, asking if there was something in the Crimson Tide coach's pointed comments about Texas A&M that wasn't true. Said…
Spring transfer tracker: Top players in the portal, big moves and analysis
Who are the best college football players who have entered -- and exited -- the transfer portal during the second wave?
Gators land Arizona State WR transfer Pearsall
Ricky Pearsall, who led Arizona State with 48 receptions last season for 580 yards and 4 TDs, has committed to play for Florida after entering the transfer portal.
Nick Saban, Jimbo Fisher and the perfect college football feud for its time
The verbal battle between the Alabama and Texas A&M coaches is a product of a system with no rules or enforcement. It provided some offseason entertainment but is indicative of larger issues in…
Conference revenues vary in '20-21 amid COVID
Power 5 conference revenues varied greatly during the 2020-21 season, largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MWC second to ditch divisions after NCAA ruling
The Mountain West has followed the Pac-12 with its move to scrap divisions after the NCAA Division I Council relaxed restrictions on college football conference championship games.
Magee, Jacksonville State assistant, dies at 59
Calvin Magee, Jacksonville State assistant head football coach, died after suffering a heart attack last weekend, the school announced Friday. He was 59.
They said it!: Saban vs. Jimbo and Deion, and one golfer not missing Phil Mickelson
College football's elite coaches trade words and more from our Quotes of the Week.
Jordan Addison to USC: What it means for the Pac-12, Caleb Williams and more
Star receiver Jordan Addison announced he'll transfer to USC, instantly upgrading new coach Lincoln Riley's already stacked offense. What impact will his decision have?
Way-Too-Early Top 25: USC moves all the way to No. 4
With the addition of superstar receiver Jordan Addison, the Trojans vault all the way into the top five of our rankings.
'You're basically on the clock': Instant roster makeovers, 24/7 recruiting and the new life of first-year coaches
Why Brian Kelly, Billy Napier, Sonny Dykes and other coaches in new places are at risk of "paralysis by analysis."
Independents preview: Notre Dame, BYU poised for success
The Irish have a new coach but need to settle on a quarterback, and the Cougars seem to be loaded. We break down those teams and the other indies.
Future Power Rankings: College football's best defenses over the next three years
We take a look at which programs will have the best defenses over the next three seasons. Plenty of teams are in contention for the top spot, but which team has the brightest future?
College football transfer portal: Which teams added and lost the most value?
Using Pro Football Focus metrics, how much did teams actually benefit via the transfer portal?
Forget NIL -- these are the real issues college leaders need to solve
You may hear a lot of whining about NIL. But school presidents and college sports power brokers need to focus on the big issue -- the widening gap between the Big Ten and SEC and everybody else, and…
With Big 12 move on the horizon, Gus Malzahn and UCF prepare for the next step
With Year 1 under his belt and a move to the Big 12 coming, the Knights coach is excited about his team's short- and long-term future.
Recruiting class rankings: LSU, Clemson and Oregon enter top 25
LSU, Clemson and Oregon are in the top 25, but they are far below Notre Dame, Georgia and Penn State ... for now.
Breaking down the top uncommitted 2023 recruits by position
Which schools are the top uncommitted quarterbacks, wideouts and defensive prospects considering in their recruitments?
2 superstar shortstops, 30 teams: Ranking the best fits for Correa and Story
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Injuries and inconsistency: The case against signing Carlos Correa
Correa is the No. 1 player in our free-agent rankings and a once-in-a-generation talent. Here's why you shouldn't want your favorite team to break the bank to sign him.
Yanks unsure of injury progress due to lockout
Major League Baseball's lockout has left the New York Yankees unaware of how DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Jameson Taillon and Darren O'Day are progressing following surgery.
MLB free-agency tracker: Latest moves, grades and analysis
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings? Want to know how our experts grade the big deals?
Top 5 free-agency fits for All-Star Kris Bryant
Bryant can cover five positions and will be among the most coveted players available once the lockout ends.
What are MLB teams doing during the lockout?
With no winter meetings to attend or free agents to sign, what are teams doing instead?
Answering the latest questions on the MLB lockout
Wondering what's going on between the owners and players? Here's where baseball's immediate and long-term future stands.
Melvin adds Williams, Price to S.D. coaching staff
New San Diego manager Bob Melvin on Monday rounded out the Padres' coaching staff with the addition of Matt Williams, a former All-Star third baseman and Washington Nationals manager, and Bryan Price…
Melvin: Kotsay 'perfect fit' as A's new manager
Mark Kotsay, 46, who was Oakland's third-base coach last season and is a former bench coach with the Athletics as well as a former MLB outfielder, has been hired as the franchise's next manager, the…
Former Gold Glove 3B Chavez part of Yanks' staff
Manager Aaron Boone and the New York Yankees finalized the club's new-look -- yet experienced -- coaching staff on Tuesday, including former Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez and former New York…
Report: MLB payrolls drop 4%, back to 2015 level
Major League Baseball payrolls are down 4.6% from their record high of just under $4.25 billion in 2017, with last season's $4.05 billion spent on big league players not having been this low since…
Showalter joins Mets with World Series the goal
Buck Showalter was introduced as the Mets' new manager on Tuesday and said that he knows the expectation is to win the World Series.
Tigers 1B coach Kimera Bartee dies at 49
Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.
In Buck Showalter, Mets have found a win-now manager for a win-now team
Mets owner Steve Cohen vowed to win a World Series within three to five years. After a disastrous Year 1, he'll be looking to Showalter to help him keep that promise.
MLB sued by 4 ex-affiliates for minor league cuts
Four minor league teams that lost their big league affiliations before the 2021 season have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball, using a law firm that has represented players'…
D-backs add Cubs' McLeod in front-office revamp
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced more than two dozen changes to their front office staff Thursday, including the addition of veteran baseball operations executive Jason McLeod, who helped build the…
Sources: MLB, players' association met Thursday
Major League Baseball and the players' association met Thursday, sources told ESPN, the first time the two sides have spoken since owners locked out the players earlier this month.
Guardians minor league C Melendez dies at 20
The Cleveland Guardians said minor league catcher Andres Melendez died Thursday in Miami.
Pirates take swing with Haines as hitting coach
The Pirates have hired Andy Haines as hitting coach and said Mike Rabelo will add third base coach to his job duties.
Will the Yankees finally spend? Will the A's tear it down? What to expect when baseball returns
Baseball's at a standstill for now, but there's plenty more action to come once the new CBA is signed. Kiley McDaniel breaks down what he's hearing from MLB execs and agents.
Numbers game: Bonds, Clemens totals more mortal without PED factor
Stats guru Dan Szymborski projected how Bonds' and Clemens' careers should have played out based on their pre-PEDs numbers. Spoiler: They were still great, just not quite immortal.


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