Last season, the Golden State Warriors blitzed their way into the NBA Finals en route to the 2017 NBA title. What has changed for Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant & Co.? Not much, which is why they’re the overwhelming favorite yet again to repeat at Western Conference champs. We asked the ESPN Forecast panel of 44
Team Sky’s Chris Froome won a fourth Tour de France in July Britain’s Chris Froome says he has “unfinished business” at the Vuelta a Espana, as he aims to win the Vuelta and Tour de France double. Froome leads a strong Team Sky line-up in the race, which begins on 19 August in Nimes, France.
11:35 PM BST Greg GrowdenESPN Rugby Close After more than 30 years with The Sydney Morning Herald and Fairfax Media in Australia, Greg Growden now writes exclusively online for ESPN. Never afraid to step on toes, you can expect plenty of compelling insight from one of Australia’s most renowned writers. Australian rugby has been on
The All Blacks won’t let the loss of hooker Dane Coles stymie their desire to be an improved team in the first Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney. The world champions landed in Sydney on Sunday knowing they’d lost the services of Coles, who was ruled out of the Rugby Championship opener against the Wallabies with
Play 02:08 Dasgupta: India will want Ashwin primed for overseas tours India offspinner R Ashwin, who had been left out of the limited-overs leg of the tour of Sri Lanka, will play county cricket this season. He could be available as early as Worcestershire’s match against Gloucestershire starting
The FC panel debate how Virgil van Dijk would fit in at Chelsea, or if his play-style would be best suited elsewhere. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Blues poised to
NEW YORK — Before he became the youngest player in the majors this season, Rafael Devers belted 18 home runs for the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs. By his manager’s count, 14 came with two strikes and 13 were hit either to center field or the opposite way to left. “That says a lot about the
PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews, practicing Sunday for the first time since he was acquired Friday in a trade from the Philadelphia Eagles, is being evaluated for a potential chest injury. Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly urged Buffalo fans to keep their faith in the team after Friday’s unexpected moves.
Golfer Louis Oosthuizen closed the weekend’s PGA Championship in a three-way tie for second place alongside Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed, a result not unfamiliar to the South African native. By finishing two strokes behind winner Justin Thomas, Oosthuizen earned the distinction of being runner-up at a fourth different major. However, the 2010 British Open
A friend of Matt Hughes’ provided a positive update on the former UFC welterweight champion, calling his recovery from a June collision “nothing short of a miracle.” “Less than two months ago I didn’t know if my best friend was going to make it, and tonight we made a jail break for sushi (in disguise.