LIVE: Sinclair strike doubles Celtic's lead
Live coverage from Glasgow as Scottish Premiership champions Celtic host Kazakhstan Premier League winners FC Astana in the first leg of their UCL playoff.
Super Cup a must-win for Real Madrid
Every Clasico has the power to change the status quo and send either Real or Barca into full-blown crisis. Wednesday's Super Cup game is no different.
Ronaldo's five-match suspension upheld
Cristiano Ronaldo is out of the Spanish Super Cup second leg against Barcelona after the RFEF turned down Real Madrid's attempt to overturn his ban.
Zidane satisfied with Bale and Asensio's form.
Zinedine Zidane admits he will have to rotate his side in the coming weeks, but Bale and Asensio will play a key part.
Mayweather explains his desire for 8-ounce gloves.
Floyd Mayweather explains his thought process in wanting to go from 10-ounce to 8-ounce gloves against Conor McGregor.
Mayweather, McGregor to wear 8-ounce gloves
The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously approved Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's request for smaller boxing gloves on Wednesday.
Mayweather, McGregor camps OK Byrd as ref
The Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor camps agreed to Robert Byrd being appointed to serve as referee for the Aug. 26 fight.
Pink ball has piqued interest.
ESPNcricinfo's Melinda Farrell and George Dobell preview the first day-night Test in the UK, with questions over both sides' batting
England gears up for pink-ball bow
Cue spooky music and prepare to step through the locked door… English cricket is about to enter the Test Twilight Zone, where strange things can happen.
Past perfect makes West Indies' present tense
West Indies can call on some great memories at Edgbaston but they will start as underdogs against an England side on the up
Tongan Olympian covers up to chase skiing dream
A year after becoming an instant sensation for his shiny, sculpted torso at the Rio Games, Pita Taufatofua is pursuing a new Olympic dream -- and it's a doozy. The taekwondo specialist from tropical Tonga is trying his hand at cross-country skiing.
Sports stars who overcame drug-related bans
Failing a drug test is career-ending for most sport stars. However, as the likes of Justin Gatlin and Maria Sharapova are proving; successful second chances are possible. Here, ESPN look at five post-ban successes.
LeBron, Melo, KD take part in star-studded pickup game.
A mini-All-Star Game breaks out as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and J.R. Smith, among others, take part in a pickup game.
Can anyone upset England or NZ at WRWC?
The Women's Rugby World Cup is set for a dramatic pool stage finale on Thursday as six teams battle it out for four semifinal spots. New Zealand and England are red-hot favourites to progress.
Women's RWC: Pool stage permutations
The Women's Rugby World Cup is heading into the final pool stage games on Thursday, but what does each team need to do to make the last four?
Summer of Viv: When the King played for a small Lancashire club
Rewind to 30 years ago when Rishton CC hosted cricket's biggest superstar
Should the Steelers be concerned about Bell's holdout?
After Pittsburgh's GM and head coach called on Le'Veon Bell to return, the Around the Horn panel discusses the impact of the star RB's absence from Steelers training camp.
Barnwell: The best NFL roster $165,281,503 can buy
No NFL team is flawless -- until now. We narrowed down the 1,696-player pool to build the best possible 53-man roster, all while staying under the $167 million salary cap.
Concerned about the future, Martellus Bennett says athletes should have a voice
TE Martellus Bennett said he supports athletes making statements because America shouldn't have to worry about race issues in 2017.
Life through a lens: Ferrari back on top.
Mark Sutton talks through his best shots from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Horner: F1 will end up with V6 twin turbos
If Christian Horner were in charge of Formula One he'd bring back high-revving V12 engines, but the Red Bull team boss doubts the sport's decision makers will agree with his vision for F1's future.
Vettel: Good to see other teams copying Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel is a strong believer in imitation being the sincerest form of flattery after seeing a number of Ferrari design elements pop up on rival cars this year.
Riding through Bamiyan, Afghanistan
In the province of Bamiyan rides the first official women's cycling team in Afghanistan outside of Kabul. Together, they're challenging social norms and empowering local women and girls with the support of their community.
How steep is Dwight Howard's decline?
Dwight Howard has continued to put up solid numbers on the offensive end, even as he has changed teams multiple times. But the stats show his defense slipping since his time in Orlando.
Picked as worst in the NBA, Bulls are where they want to be
With incredible talent poised to enter the league in the 2018 NBA draft, the Bulls would be best served to lose as often as possible this season, and it looks like they're set up to do just that.
Four years of wheeling and dealing have transformed the Celtics
What started with a blockbuster deal that sent two future Hall of Famers to Brooklyn has turned into a master class in roster reshaping. Four years and 20 trades later, Boston is back on the fast track to title contention.
Venus cruises through Cincinnati opener.
Venus Williams wasted no time in booking her place in the second round in Cincinnati after a 6-2 6-0 win over Alison Riske.
Sharapova gets wild-card entry into US Open
Maria Sharapova, who hasn't played in a Grand Slam event in 18 months, has received a wild-card entry into the US Open.
Johanna Konta advances at Cincinnati; Berdych upset
Injuries and upsets wrecked the men's side of the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Johanna Konta joined Venus Williams in the third round.
Was McCracken right to criticise Anthony Joshua?
ESPN's Steve Bunce shares his thoughts on whether Anthony Joshua's trainer Rob McCracken was right to criticise the world heavyweight champion.
The not-so-sweet science of unification bouts
Every boxer dreams of being the undisputed champion of his weight class, but the sport's multiple sanctioning bodies often prioritize business over merit when scheduling fights for contenders and titleholders.
Give Wladimir Klitschko the credit and appreciation he deserves
Someday Wladimir Klitschko will get the credit he deserves for being an all-time great heavyweight champion, but in reality the right time is now.
How The International became 'Super Bowl for nerds'
The International 7 wasn't just the richest event in esports history, with a purse of more than $24 million; it was an irresistible destination for like-minded fans from around the world for whom Dota 2 is a cultural phenomenon.
Red Sox turn triple play.
Yadier Molina grounds into a 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning against the Red Sox, marking Boston's first triple play since August 16, 2011.
From 0-99: Stories of how MLB players picked their uniform numbers
A Red Sox shortstop who wanted to be like Derek Jeter. A juvenile Astros star. And a Nationals slugger who couldn't afford to make a change. The digits on your favorite player's back tell a story and major league stars shared their jersey tales with us.
'Dude, you are in Manhattan': Yankees rookies ride the subway -- and get completely lost
It's been dubbed New York City's "Summer of Hell" for straphangers. So how do the Bronx Bombers commute to work? It's not so easy for them, either.
Kellerman concerned with painkillers in Tiger's system.
Max Kellerman expresses his worries about Tiger Woods' toxicology report and says it's time we have a larger conversation about the opioid crisis in America.
U.S. Am hopeful DQ'd for slope-reader violation
Chris Crawford violated Rule 14-3 "for multiple uses of a distance-measuring device with the slope feature activated by his caddie," according to the United States Golf Association, which administers the tournament.
Thompson fighting virus ahead of Solheim Cup
Star U.S. golfer Lexi Thompson has a virus, and captain Juli Inkster is worried about her status for this weekend's Solheim Cup.
Why we'll never see another sprinter like Usain Bolt
When you break down Usain Bolt's dominance, examine the details of what he did and how he did it, it becomes clear why we might never see an athlete like him again.
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.
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.
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