Rooney to replace Gerrard in MLS?
The transfer window might be shut, but don't think the wheeling and dealing won't continue! As always, Transfer Talk has the latest rumours.
Guardiola and Mourinho need time
While both Manchester clubs are currently not without their flaws, any talk of a crisis at City or United is knee-jerk, writes James Dall.
Weekend Premier League predictions
Manchester United need to bounce back, while Spurs just need to start scoring. ESPN's club correspondents predict the weekend's Premier League results.
UEFA shouldn't use NFL as a template
Some club owners want UEFA to do more with the Champions League in order to drive up money. Look at the NFL, they say. But it's a bad comparison, writes Gab Marcotti.
London games draw NFL fans from across Europe
NFL games in London aren't just for the league's fans in the UK; they are a magnet for American football aficionados from across Europe who enjoy a camaraderie that knows no borders.
Geech at 70: How he became a rugby legend
Sir Ian McGeechan will always be remembered as a brilliant coach - but his playing days should not be forgotten either, writes Huw Richards.
Wade gets win in Chicago homecoming
Back home in Chicago, Dwyane Wade's Bulls career got off to a winning start with a hard-fought victory over Boston.
How an NBA guard you've never heard of scored $50M
When Tyler Johnson signed a $50 million deal, the world lost its mind. Here's the crazy thing: He might be worth it.
Amazing NBA opener performances abound
Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Allen Iverson and Hakeem Olajuwon were among the many players whose performances were matched or bettered.
Westbrook on watching Durant's debut: 'Nah'
Russell Westbrook said "nah" when asked whether he watched Kevin Durant's debut with the Warriors, adding that he spent his night playing cards and "minding my own business."
Marcus Mariota, DeMarco Murray star as Titans cruise to 4-4
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With an offensive outburst that featured great balance, the Tennessee Titans have arrived at midseason with a 4-4 record thanks to a 36-22 win over the Jaguars.
Time to toss out football's unwritten rules
"You have to take the points here." "Don't go for two until you have to." "Run the ball here because if you don't go anywhere you can just run out the clock." It's time for unwritten rules to go.
CB Sherman rips NFL: Want us to be 'robots'
Seahawks CB Richard Sherman, in a column for The Players' Tribune, ripped the NFL on the topics of domestic violence and TD celebrations.
Philly fan gets tossed for flipping off Westbrook
A 76ers fan was ejected from the team's season opener against the Thunder on Wednesday for making an inappropriate gesture at Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook.
Murray beats Simon, continues bid for No. 1
Andy Murray overcame a slow start against Gilles Simon before winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 and advancing to his 13th quarterfinal of the season at the Erste Bank Open on Thursday.
Del Potro, Wawrinka advance at Swiss Indoors
Two-time champion Juan Martin del Potro and top-seeded Stan Wawrinka advanced to the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Thursday.
Vettel: Ferrari can replicate Red Bull, Mercedes dominance
Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari can take comfort from the example set by Red Bull and Mercedes in recent years as it looks to return to competitiveness in 2017.
Rosberg against 'turning back time' on safety
Nico Rosberg says Bernie Ecclestone's suggestion of increasing risk in Formula One would be "turning back time" on safety in the sport.
Ricciardo backs Ecclestone's walls idea
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo believes Formula One drivers need to face a deterrent while racing in order to avoid being "less than perfect."
Real Madrid consider proposal for UFC fight
Madrid are considering a proposal for a UFC fight at the Bernabeu, opening up the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo hosting a fight for Conor McGregor.
Pound-for-pound: One year from now
A rash of upsets has produced plenty of movement across ESPN.com's MMA pound-for-pound list in 2016. But how might that list change over the next 12 months?
WADA: Major failings in Rio anti-doping program
The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio Olympics.
Video via MLS: Valdez scores the winning goal for the Sounders.
Goal! Seattle Sounders FC 1, Sporting Kansas City 0. Nelson Valdez (Seattle Sounders FC) header from very close range to the center of the goal. Assisted by Joevin Jones with a cross.
Video via MLS: How Impact shocked DC.
MLSsoccer.com's Russ Thaler and Andrew Wiebe are joined by Sean Johnson to break down Montreal's win over DC United.
Montreal crushes DC United, face Red Bulls next.
Matteo Mancosu led the way with a brace as Montreal crushed DC United on the road to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs.
Klopp will have Liverpool challenging again - Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson has told kicker that Jurgen Klopp has "revived Liverpool's enthusiasm" and he believes they will be contenders this season.
Are Fergie's football predictions any good?
Sir Alex Ferguson has made two bold statements regarding Manchester City and Liverpool -- but how did the former Manchester United boss' past predictions pan out?