The key men in the Premier League
ESPN FC's club bloggers and correspondents pick their team's most important players ahead of the Premier League run-in.
Hamilton fastest in FP2.
Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver during Friday practice recording a staggering 1:23:620 lap. 0.547 seconds ahead of 2nd place Sebastian Vettel.
Hamilton: Difference to testing is 'night and day'
Any concerns Lewis Hamilton had about the competitiveness of his Mercedes were put to rest by two practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.
Driver reaction: Friday practice in Melbourne
ESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Melbourne paddock following Friday practice for the 2017 Australian Grand Prix.
Wenger can 'do what he wants' at Arsenal.
Paul Scholes explains Arsene Wenger has earned the right to do as he'd like at Arsenal due to the success he's brought.
Transfer Talk: United will pay €100m for Griezmann
Manchester United are willing to spend whatever is needed to bring Antoine Griezmann to the club. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Ozil 'very happy at Arsenal' ahead of talks
Mesut Ozil has said he is still "very happy" at Arsenal but "something is not working with the team" at the moment.
Talk is cheap for Arsenal flops
Plenty of Arsenal players have defended Arsene Wenger in the press. How about defending set pieces properly? They're all talk and little action.
Leyton Orient's emotional Arsenal appeal.
The Exploding Heads make a heartfelt plea for Leyton Orient fans to help out Arsenal in their hour of need.
Xavier upsets Arizona to get to Elite Eight.
Sean O'Mara scores a late bucket down in the post, and No. 11 Xavier contests Allonzo Trier's final 3-point attempt to shock No. 2 Arizona 73-71.
Cross-country skier Nikota Easterling is part of a modern family
Described as "compassionate," Easterling has been a sister to more than 100 foster children. The kindness she learned at home has translated to her Special Olympics teammates.
Muirhead seals Britain's place at Winter Olympics
Eve Muirhead sealed Great Britain's place at next year's Winter Olympics after reaching the play-off round of the Women's World Curling Championships in Beijing.
Big Question: Want to play in the Olympics?
We asked the players if they wanted to take part in the Winter Games, and nothing rings hollow about their answers.
Coleman: Wales wants added pressure.
Chris Coleman insisted that the team enjoy the pressure ahead of their World Cup Qualifier against Ireland.
Keane on how Ireland stop Bale: 'Hit him...'
Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has said the way to handle Wales star Gareth Bale is to "hit him ... fairly."
FIFA removes Blatter-era plaque in Zurich
Four medal-sized circles of gray stone have replaced the plaque's settings in the wall.
Buffon jokes about retiring with headbutt
Gianluigi Buffon joked he may decide to finish his career with a headbutt like Zinedine Zidane, as he prepares to make his 1,000th career appearance.
Football Whispers Feature: Atlanta United.
The backstory of how MLS debutants Atlanta attracted 55,000 fans to their first ever match, and their plans for the future.
Barcelona deny Rafinha will be sold
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has played down speculation that Rafinha will leave for a new club this summer.
Transfer Rater: Yaya Toure to Inter Milan
Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United, Riyad Mahrez to Barcelona and Yaya Toure to Inter Milan are some of today's emerging whispers.
Shaq believes in some crazy things.
Shaquille O'Neal talks to Jimmy Kimmel about his "flat Earth" comments and other wild beliefs.
Ten things I like and don't like, including Whiteside's trick bag
Zach Lowe highlights the Bucks' transformation, Andre Drummond, the Lakers' lack of balance, a fun Nets thing and more.
Mavericks give Seth Curry an opportunity to get the point
After Rick Carlisle decided to give him the start at point guard, Seth Curry responded with a 23-point, four-assist effort in a win over the Clippers.
Tournament buzzer-beater drought continues.
There were three chances for teams to make the first game-winning buzzer-beater of the tournament on Thursday, but none succeeded.
Xavier's latest March surprise? A trip to the Elite Eight
By now we should know never to count Xavier out of an NCAA tournament game. The Musketeers shocked Arizona in another upset win.
Still don't believe in Gonzaga? You should
If you had doubts about Gonzaga's viability as a national title contender, they were erased in the Sweet 16. The Bulldogs locked in and held on in a grinding win over West Virginia.
Mickelson reaches final 16, 1st time since '04
Phil Mickelson has made it past the third round of the WGC-Match Play for the first time since 2004 after closing out J.B. Holmes 6 and 5 to win his group with a 3-0 record.
Day breaks down citing mother's cancer.
Defending Match Play champion Jason Day has conceded his match to Pat Perez after six holes, citing his mother's upcoming lung cancer surgery.
Overwhelmed by emotion, Day did the only thing he could
There's no telling when a loved one's health issue will strike a person the hardest. For Jason Day, it happened mid-round, making for an emotional situation at the WGC-Match Play.
Rowntree: This the best Lions squad for 30 years
British & Irish Lions coach Graham Rowntree expects this summer's Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand, culminating in three Tests against the All Blacks, to be the best for 30 years.
Hogg claims Six Nations award
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has won the Six Nations player of the championship award for the second year running.
Alphonsi: What makes Jones so great.
England women's flanker Maggie Alphonsi recalls one of Eddie Jones' best coaching moments.
Malcolm Butler shows where NFL players are still powerless
The Patriot's lack of agency in New England is yet another reminder of the losses NFL players have been taking for 30 years.
Sherman airs grievances with NFL.
Richard Sherman sounds off on the NFL's increased scrutiny of the officials and the league's strained relationship with players.
How NFL replay reviews are changing: R.I.P. hood, hello tablet
What will the NFL's plan to centralize replay review mean? Fans should see faster, more consistent decisions -- but there could be a downside, too.
No one more deserving of success than Juan Martin del Potro
After everything he's been through, Juan Martin del Potro is lucky to be back on the court, but you won't ever hear him complain.
Linares vows to end Crolla challenge early
Jorge Linares is confident of delivering a knockout win in his rematch with Anthony Crolla on Saturday.
Helenius-Chisora rematch to take place May 27
Heavyweight Robert Helenius will face Dereck Chisora in a scheduled 12-round rematch on May 27 at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki.
Peter Fury in son's corner for world title shot
Immigration New Zealand have reversed their decision to deny Peter Fury entry to the country -- leaving the trainer free to be in the corner of his son Hughie Fury for his world title clash with
Australian players meet Dalai Lama.
Australians give peace a chance following meeting with Dalai Lama
Taylor omitted from England women training camp
Sarah Taylor remains in contention for the Women's World Cup in June and July, according to head coach Mark Robinson, despite her omission from a 24-player training camp.
Yankees ready to roll on youth movement.
The Yankees are filled with young talent and are ready to prove themselves in 2017.
Your ultimate guide to navigating the 2017 MLB season
Get your calendars ready! From Opening Day showdowns and interleague intrigue to major milestones and superstar coronations, these are the dates every baseball fan should circle.
World Baseball Classic did not disappoint.
See the sights and sounds of an exciting World Baseball Classic that saw Team USA finally come out on top.
Puerto Rico: U.S. players misinterpreted planned celebration
Players for Team USA said reports of a planned celebration for Puerto Rico's team gave them motivation for the WBC final, but Puerto Rico said the celebration would have occurred, win or lose.
Why Joe Kaczynski was born to run.
Marty Smith catches up with Joe Kaczynski and discovers why the Special Olympics athlete is the glue that holds his family together.
Speedskating the perfect outlet for Tommy Shimoda
Barb Shimoda wasn't expecting her emotions to get the best of her when she saw her son take the ice at the World Games. But Special Olympics has given him a voice he would not have had otherwise.
Halo World Championship Power Rankings
The Halo World Championship showcases twelve of the best teams in the world, with North America coming in stacked as usual. Can some of the other regions crack into the top four?
LoL: I May upsets EDG with impunity
EDG flexed their muscles in Game 1 as Lee "Scout" Ye-chan dealt 30,300 damage to enemy champions, but underdog I May came back in a shocking display of power.
Esports finds a home in Vegas in the most Vegas way
Where in the world can you watch pros play video games, get a tattoo, eat breakfast, and get married all under one roof? Welcome to esports in Vegas.
AJ Styles regains No. 1 spot in ESPN Rankings going into WrestleMania 33
After being unseated in the last edition of the ESPN WWE Power Rankings, AJ Styles has regained the top spot in the rankings from Kevin Owens heading into WrestleMania 33.
Catch the highlights from every match in the knockout stages of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League.
Pick your team from the hundreds of players about to fight for the championship and be in the mix to win a MacBook Pro.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.