The first $40 million-a-year QB? NFL execs predict Patrick Mahomes' potential payday
The Chiefs don't need to sign their QB to a new deal now -- but there is a case for them to do so. Here are the different angles, per league insiders.
Game plan keys for Titans, Chiefs, Packers and 49ers: How each advances to the Super Bowl
What must each team do this weekend to advance to the Super Bowl? We go inside the game plans with keys to victory.
NBA Mock draft: Lottery taking shape
Here are our new NBA draft projections for 2020, plus intel on what the likely lottery teams would do with the No. 1 or No. 2 pick.
NBA draft international scouting notebook: Lottery picks, more intel
What's the latest on the top international prospects in the 2020 NBA draft class?
Best bets for UFC 246: Conor McGregor vs. Cowboy Cerrone
Conor McGregor makes his return to the Octagon to face Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in a welterweight fight Saturday. Here's where the betting value lies on the card.
Ranking every baseball Hall of Famer -- and where 2020 candidates fit in
Ted Williams, Stan Musial and Willie Mays could have company. Where will Derek Jeter fit in among Cooperstown's tiers of greats?
What has happened in college football recruiting since signing day?
Most ESPN 300 prospects signed their letters of intent on December's signing day. But college football's recruiting landscape has changed since.
The highest-graded NFL players: Top overall, plus surprises and best rookies
Pro Football Focus gives us its top grades at every position for veterans and rookies, along with a few surprises.
UFC 246 predictions: Fighters, coaches split on Conor vs. Cowboy
Some see Conor McGregor winning by knockout, but others believe Donald Cerrone could pull an upset in the later rounds.
Ranking the top 50 potential free agents in 2020
A high-end QB. Productive edge rushers. The NFL's top rusher. These are the top players with expiring deals.
What we're hearing about all 30 teams
We break down what to watch for all 30 teams at the trade deadline.
NFL conference championship early look: Wait on Kansas City spread
Should the 49ers be bigger favorites against the Packers? Our handicapper breaks down both games in our NFL championship round early betting look.
NFL advanced stat awards: Top performers in pass-rushing, blocking, coverage
Best pass-blocker? Top QB against zone defense? The receiver with the most production on slant routes? We hand out analytics accolades.
Buster Olney's top 10 teams: Big boys have some competition
The Yankees and Dodgers are surefire powerhouses, but some small-market contenders shouldn't be sold short.
Buster Olney's top 10 right fielders: Acuna, Bellinger, Betts, Harper, Judge, Yelich ... oh my!
Six guys who could all end up in the Hall of Fame. Ranking them? Brutal.
The Big Ten is headed for a historic March, more hot takes I can prove
How deep is the B1G? After Saturday's win over Ohio State, Indiana is among 12 conference teams with a real shot at the NCAA tournament.
Buster Olney's top 10 center fielders: Mike Trout, of course. Then who?
The best baseball player on the planet keeps getting better. The question is: Who's good enough to join him on our list?
College basketball's 2020 hot seat: Shaka's status, an ACC quartet and who's safe
This year's hot seat has grown smaller since the start of the season. But not every coach is safe, and Texas' Shaka Smart is a major name to watch.
NFL execs make predictions for 2020: A new Saints starting QB, and Brady's future
This 2020 NFL offseason will be defined by one position: quarterback. We asked people in the league to look ahead and help us project.
Now what for Tom Brady? Experts predict his -- and the Patriots' -- future
The future Hall of Famer is a free agent in 2020. What should he do this offseason? Our panel weighs in.
Grading new NFL head-coaching hires: Can Stefanski turn around the Browns?
All five head-coaching hires have been finalized. Here's what our experts think of each new coach.