What a 12-team College Football Playoff would mean for Week 4’s biggest matchups

It’s a dreary week for the College Football Playoff race. And it has us wondering: What if it were 2026 already? Throughout the entirety of college football there is not a single game on this week’s slate in which both teams have at least one percentage point of playoff leverage, according to the Allstate Playoff … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 10 to 6

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? Where is LeBron James, who is entering … Read more

SEC football schedule release – Every game for every team in 2023

The 2022 college football season isn’t even a month old, but it’s never too early to look ahead to next year. The SEC unveiled its entire 2023 schedule for all 14 teams on Tuesday night, from early-season nonconference showdowns to crossover battles to Thanksgiving week rivalry games. Highlights include Alabama hosting Texas in Week 2, … Read more

WNBA Future Power Rankings: Predicting best, worst franchises

9:00 AM ET Kevin Pelton Close ESPN Senior Writer Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system MA Voepel Close ESPN.com MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been … Read more

Where the Las Vegas Aces, Connecticut Sun and every other team check in

6:18 PM ET MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The 2022 WNBA season ended with a franchise winning its first title. The Las Vegas Aces, who originated … Read more

NHL jersey advertisements – Everything you need to know before the 2022-23 season begins

The Montreal Canadiens’ jersey has long been considered a sacred garment by hockey fans. It’s the symbol of the NHL’s most storied franchise. It even inspired a children’s book called, appropriately, “The Hockey Sweater.” But when the Canadiens introduced new team captain Nick Suzuki last week, fans of the “bleu blanc et rouge“let out a … Read more

What the numbers say about the College Football Playoff Big 3 and the race for fourth

The College Football Playoff race is looking chalky at the top. So much so that the Allstate Playoff Predictor has never been this confident in Week 3 on the top three teams’ individual chances to land a berth to the playoff. Never in the model’s five-year history has it had three teams with at least … Read more

WNBA Finals 2022 – How the Connecticut Sun saved their season for another shot at a WNBA title

9:00 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Jonquel Jones, Alyssa Thomas and Brionna Jones sat at the podium following … Read more

Alabama football panic meter — Rating the Crimson Tide’s most pressing issues

AUSTIN, Texas — Nick Saban vacillated between pride and frustration as he met with the media following Alabama’s heart-stopping 20-19 win over Texas on Saturday afternoon. In a cramped, windowless room inside Darrell K Royal Stadium, the Crimson Tide’s often crotchety coach smiled and offered to help a cameraman who was struggling to set up … Read more