United shown up by City's early spending
Man City have overspent for their top targets, but having new signings early is priceless. Meanwhile, Man United might pay the price for prudence.
Lessons from revamped City's thrashing of Real
Man City's style change paid immediate dividends as his young stars thrashed Real Madrid 4-1 in the International Champions Cup.
Nicol: Bale's not scared of Mbappe.
ESPN FC's Steve Nicol is adamant that Gareth Bale is the clear-cut starter over any possible challengers and won't want to leave Real Madrid.
Pogba on 'beautiful' Barcelona level - Mou
Jose Mourinho called the talented players and of Barcelona "beautiful" to watch and rated Paul Pogba among the world's best in Man United's 1-0 loss.
WATCH: Heated debate over Neymar future.
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Gab Marcotti don't see eye to eye when it comes to Neymar's future with Barcelona.
Barca boss hopes to avoid United in UCL
Ernesto Valverde said he wouldn't like to be drawn against Man United in the Champions League this season after Barcelona beat them 1-0 on Wednesday.
England sending out confused messages
Despite the ability to pull off impressive victories, England have made little overall progress as a Test side in the last two years
Can't make excuses, we need to be better - Root.
Joe Root praised incoming debutants Toby Roland-Jones and Tom Westley ahead of the third Test against South Africa.
Amla reminds England of Test 'grind'
Returning to the scene of his record-breaking 311 not out, Hashim Amla had some advice for England's under-fire batsmen
LIVE: Arsenal bid £45m for Lemar
Resigned to pay for their man, Arsenal have lodged a bigger bid for Monaco's Thomas Lemar. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Man United could pursue Bale move - sources
Manchester United are prepared to attempt to sign Gareth Bale this summer if Real Madrid indicate that he is available, sources have told ESPN.
Matic, Mbappe most likely to move
Nemanja Matic to Manchester United? Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid? David Amoyal discusses that and all the week's top transfer rumours.
Ex-champion Fury appears to retire in IG post
Former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury appeared to announce his retirement from boxing via his Instagram account on Wednesday.
Catch up on ESPN FC's exclusive interviews
From Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane, to Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho, catch up with latest interviews from ESPN FC.
#Oval100 : Bradman's duck, Ashes' birth and some Murali magic.
As The Oval hosts its 100th Test, a look back at some of the iconic moments at one of Test cricket's most storied grounds
White reflects on Mayweather-McGregor mind games, addresses controversial comments
Dana White spent the last week in Los Angeles, London, New York and Toronto promoting the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. In an exclusive interview with ESPN, he looks back at the tour and addresses the controversy surrounding it.
Bomani: Mayweather-McGregor a 'clown show.'
Bomani Jones says movie theaters showing the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor megafight are using a marketing ploy to sell a product that will never arrive.
Frampton: I don't think Mayweather-McGregor is bad for boxing
Former two-division world titleholder Carl Frampton is a Conor McGregor fan and says the UFC lightweight champ is not only revolutionizing mixed martial arts, but boxing too.
Hungarian Grand Prix preview: Three-way fight in Budapest?
ESPN previews the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix, with this year's title fight set to ramp up as we enter the second half of the season.
How does Force India get from Silverstone to Hungary?
Jennie Gow visits the Force India factory at Silverstone as they prepare to make the trip to the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Wolff: Hamilton building F1 legacy
Lewis Hamilton is "building a legacy as one of the Formula One's greatest drivers", according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
Jones, Lesnar both interested in potential fight
Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar both have expressed interest in a potential superfight between the former UFC champions.
Jon Jones: "I'll deal with Daniel (Cormie) and the...
WATCH: Spurs rule at Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom.
Tottenham's players took time out of their ICC schedule in Orlando to give a young Spurs fan the surprise of his life.
Spurs' youth fail to take their chance
Tottenham's Under-20 World Cup stars failed to shine as Spurs fell to a late 3-2 defeat against AS Roma in the International Champions Cup on Tuesday.
Spurs' Levy: Prem spending 'unsustainable'
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy believes the likes of Manchester City will face consequences for their prodigality in the future.
What in the world is happening in The Land?
A month removed from the NBA Finals, the Cavs have changed GMs and could be on the verge of trading their All-Star point guard. What's going on with the East champs? Our five experts break down the chaos in Cleveland.
Woj: What icy relationship? Derrick Rose and LeBron James finally need each other
Before LeBron James' NBA Finals streak, Derrick Rose embraced an Eastern Conference rivalry. But now, several years later, Rose and James factor into each other's path toward success.
'People outside don't know women's strategy'
England Women's rugby has become big news due to some justified concerns about the 15-a-side squad's contracts. But head of professional rugby Nigel Melville insists the move is part of a bigger plan to grow the female game.
Second gold for British swimmer Peaty
Adam Peaty powered to his second gold of the World Championships in Budapest with the second quickest time in history in the 50 metres breaststroke.
Campbell has sights on Tokyo.
World champion Bronte Campbell spoke on Tuesday and looked ahead to swimming in the 50-metre and 100-metre freestyle against Sarah Sjostrom and talked about the highs and lows from the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Katie Ledecky loses for first time at worlds
Katie Ledecky's bid to win six gold medals at the world championships ended Wednesday when she was beaten in the 200-meter freestyle by Italy's Federica Pellegrini.
WATCH: Top moments of the Women's World Cup.
Relive some of the highs and lows of an enthralling eleventh edition of the tournament in England
'Spike got stuck in the pitch' - Mithali Raj
The India women captain said she couldn't keep up her running momentum because a spike from her shoe got stuck as she sprinted for the single
India women return home to a grand welcome.
Fans thronged the Mumbai airport to welcome the women's team after a memorable World Cup campaign
Montgomerie eyeing first Senior Open victory.
Former eight-time European Order of merit winner Colin Montgomerie is determined to finally win the Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl in Wales.
Kaymer: Spieth winning The Open was inspirational.
Martin Kaymer has described Jordan Spieth's comeback at The Open as inspirational and feels he can now win the grand slam.
Willett considering surgery for back woes
Danny Willett would consider surgery to solve his ongoing injury problems after another disappointing performance in the Open Championship.
Best of Ronaldo all-access.
Revisit the highlights of Marty Smith's all-access look into Cristiano Ronaldo's tour in China.
Ronaldo driven by Messi, Neymar success
Cristiano Ronaldo has told ESPN that competition with players like Lionel Messi and Neymar is what keeps him motivated to stay at the top level.
Ronaldo's motivation is to be the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo sits down with Marty Smith to explain what drives him at this point of his career.
Tuesday's trio of walk-off wins.
Edwin Encarnacion played the hero for the Indians with a grand slam, the Cardinals win on a sac fly with a rookie scoring and Jean Segura's single gives the Mariners the victory in 13 innings.
Real or not? Sonny Gray, Lance Lynn help their trade values with strong outings
It can't be easy to pitch when your name is swirling in trade rumors, but both did well in what could be their last starts for their current clubs.
Eduardo Nunez can help the Red Sox, but they can't stop there
Boston hopes the former Giants infielder will ease offensive woes, but with six days until the deadline, the club still craves an impact bat.
Rookies break down their Madden ratings.
NFL rookies from give their best guesses of for what their Madden ratings will be and then react to what they actually are.
Cowboys open training camp with no doubts: It's 'Dak's team'
A year ago, he arrived at Cowboys training camp just trying to figure things out. Now second-year QB Dak Prescott is an established team leader.
Tamba Hali explains motivation behind his recent Twitter outburst
Chiefs veteran Tamba Hali knows he can't play forever and says his vented frustrations over Twitter are the result of him just wanting to win.
In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.
The annual games of calcio storico -- part football, part fighting, part historical recreation -- represent something more than the blood and sweat the players proudly leave on the sands of Florence's Piazza Santa Croce.
Tom Hamilton pays a visit to Stonehenge Farm, the remote home of one of New Zealand's most decorated hookers, Andrew Hore.
Tom Hamilton has travelled the length and breadth of New Zealand, looking for the secret to New Zealand's rugby prowess.
Rihanna on the beach. Drake in the club. Kendall Jenner on his arm. Lewis Hamilton, Formula One's most dominant racer, is living the hell out of life.
Two decades into his legendary career, Roger Federer is playing with a newfound freedom -- and having way too much fun to quit now.
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