Facilities from Sarajevo, Athens, Beijing and Rio de Janeiro are all empty, showing the cost, impact, and perhaps futility of hosting the Olympics
LeBron James said that "men should be emotional" while speaking about tearing up on live TV after Kobe Bryant's death.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the 2nd highest-paid athlete on the planet. Here's how he makes and spends his millions.
The Portuguese soccer player brought in $109 million in 2019, according to Forbes, making him the second highest-paid athlete behind Lionel Messi.
How to watch UFC 248: The undefeated Israel Adesanya hopes to continue his streak against third-ranked Yoel Romero
Israel Adesanya looks to retain his undefeated status as he goes up against Yoel Romero in UFC 248 on March 7. Here's how to watch the fight on ESPN+.
Inter Miami is linked with buying Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but that almost certainly won't happen. Here are 5 stars the new MLS team could realistically sign.
Inter Miami co-owner Jorge Mas says fans of the club will have to wait until summer until it makes a marquee signing, according to MLS Soccer.
Coronavirus has threatened to cancel the Tokyo Olympics — here's why the fallout could be terrible for the TV business
Live sports has been helping prop up an otherwise declining TV business as people cut the cord and shift to online viewing.
How Trump's 29-year-old former 'bag man' went from making a viral football video to heading the Presidential Personnel Office and rooting out disloyal staff
John McEntee is only 29, but he's already made it into Trump's inner-circle before being evicted from the White House. Now, he's back.
Fantasy baseball season is almost here, so we've rounded up the top 50 picks from experts to help you ace your draft.
Olympic runner Allyson Felix says she didn't think she'd be at her 'top level' after having a baby. Just 10 months later she smashed Usain Bolt's gold medal record.
Sprinter Allyson Felix recently opened up about being 10 months postpartum when she broke Usain Bolt's gold medal record in 2019.
Soccer star Abby Dahlkemper says the US national team is so good that their backups would be the second-best team in the world
The USWNT has won four World Cups and four Olympic gold medals and hasn't lost a game in more than a year.
Vanessa Bryant says she's 'devastated' over reports that deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe and their daughter
Deputies from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department were accused of sharing photos of the crash scene, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Tyson Fury breaks into the world boxing's top five after a stunning knockout over Deontay Wilder, now socializing with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.
The 23 investors pouring millions into Overwatch esports teams — from Patriots owner Robert Kraft to Chinese conglomerates
The price to join Activision Blizzard's esports league has steadily gone up since its first season, with team owners willing to pay up to $60 million.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to conduct an investigation after graphic photos of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash were allegedly shared
A deputy was sharing photos of the crash at a bar, according to a citizen complaint reported by the Los Angeles Times.
Tony Romo has reportedly agreed to record-setting deal that would pay him $17 million a year to stay with CBS as broadcaster
Tony Romo might make more money as a broadcaster than he ever did as a quarterback in his NFL career.
Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan breaks down in tears after scoring hat trick in his first home game since leaving the team to seek treatment for alcohol abuse
Bobby Ryan hadn't played in Ottawa in 104 days after entering the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program. His first game back was one to remember.
The team also honored the Bryants and the other seven victims of last month's helicopter crash on its captain's armbands.
Michael Smith completed the darts equivalent of a perfect game on Thursday, prompting a rowdy crowd in Dublin to lose their minds.
Gisele Bundchen says she doesn't even know where she'll be living this year because of Tom Brady's impending free agency decision
Tom Brady is reportedly open to leaving the Patriots, and his free agency decision has his family's future in limbo.
Garth Brooks wore a Barry Sanders Lions jersey to a Detroit concert and Trump fans thought he was supporting Bernie Sanders
When country music icon Garth Brooks took the stage, fans started chanting "Barry! Barry!" but online, fans interpreted the jersey differently.
A wild catch from one of the top prospects at the NFL combine shows the immense talent in this year's wide receiver class
Former Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver CeeDee Lamb stunned onlookers at the NFL combine with an acrobatic, two-handed catch along the sideline.
A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press
Michael Turk out-benched every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and 19 offensive linemen at the NFL combine.
March Madness is approaching — Here are the 15 biggest names to look out for in the 2020 women's NCAA tournament
Get to know college basketball's brightest stars, like Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, Kentucky's Rhyne Howard, and Arizona's Aari McDonald.
Britain can now compete with the best Americans in the UFC because its fighters are no longer just pure strikers, a 28-year-old jiu jitsu black belt said
Americans and Brazilians have long dominated the UFC but a British fighter is saying the UK is beginning to compete with the best of them.
Kobe Bryant's sister Sharia got a 'Black Mamba' tattoo in an emotional tribute to her brother and his daughter Gianna
It features the numbers two and 24, referencing the numbers worn by Gianna and Kobe on court, as well as a black mamba coiled into an infinity symbol.
'Stop playing': LeBron James initially thought his Lakers teammates were joking when they told him Kobe Bryant had died
"Man, y'all stop playin' — like, stop playing with me," LeBron James told his teammate Anthony Davis when he first heard the news of Bryant's death.
Khabib Nurmagomedov's 24-year-old cousin Umar, another unbeaten Sambo expert, has been signed by the UFC
Umar Nurmagomedov is a combat sambo world champion and will make his UFC debut at Brooklyn's huge UFC 249 event in April.
Maria Sharapova arrived in the US at age 7 with $700 but is retiring from her 17-year professional tennis career with millions. Here's how she made her fortune.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has retired as the 8th highest-paid tennis player of all time with an estimated $325 million in career earnings.
If spring training is any indication, teams are getting revenge on the Astros, and MLB is going to be put in a difficult position.
The wild life of Tyson Fury, the 'Gypsy King' boxer, tainted by scandal, who overcame depression and shed 112 pounds to be heavyweight champion of the world, twice
Tyson Fury's win comes after several years of battling with mental health issues, weighing 400 pounds, and abusing drugs and drink.
Tom Brady is set to become a free agent for the first time in his career — these are the 12 potential landing spots with the best odds of signing the Patriots superstar
Tom Brady is set to become a free agent, and teams are eager to make him an offer and convince him to leave the Patriots.
The Bucks are cruising to one of the most dominant seasons in recent NBA history, but the biggest test is 2 months away
The Bucks have passed every test this season, beating good teams convincingly. But none of it matters if they can't deliver in the playoffs this year.
"At this point, I would be stunned if he returned to New England," the NFL insider Jeff Darlington told ESPN.
The CEO of Mayweather Promotions is scouting boxers on the US Olympic team to try and find the next Floyd Mayweather
Having worked with Floyd Mayweather for more than a decade, Leonard Ellerbe has the upper-hand when it comes to developing young boxing talent.
Meet Alex and Freddy: 20-year-old twins who work at a Boston Market in Connecticut and just got drafted to play pro on rival teams in the 'NBA 2K' esports league
Twin brothers Freddy and Alex Whelan played their way into the NBA 2K League by creating a YouTube channel and dominating the competition online.
RANKED: From minimalist masterpieces, to gaudy eyesores, every MLS team's new jersey for the 2020 season
America's premier soccer division kicks off its 25th season on February 29th, but who will be looking sharpest on the day?
After a brutal loss to one of the world's best boxers, former 4-weight world champion Mikey Garcia is returning to the ring with Manny Pacquiao in his sights
Mikey Garcia is at a career crossroads. Victory this weekend could see him fight Manny Pacquiao. Defeat could send him down a weight-class.
Tim Tebow will play for his birth country, the Philippines, in upcoming World Baseball Classic qualifiers
Tim Tebow will play for the Philippines in the WBC qualifiers. Tebow was born in the country and lived there for several years.
Chiefs general manager Brett Veach explains how he knew Patrick Mahomes was special before he ever took an NFL snap
Patrick Mahomes has shown he's one of the best players in the NFL in his two years in the league, but the Chiefs knew he was special well before then.
Novak Djokovic asked the crowd to applaud tennis great Maria Sharapova after finding out on the court that she was retiring
Novak Djokovic commended Maria Sharapova for being a "great fighter" and "as dedicated as someone can really be in our sport."
Some seniors who qualify for a new Apple heart study will be able to buy $49 Apple Watches — here's how to sign up
Seniors selected to use an Apple Watch will be eligible to buy one for $49 plus tax, a steep discount on the $399 Apple Watch Series 5.
Major League Soccer begins its 25th season on February 29, 2020. Here's how you can stream all the MLS games you want on ESPN+, Fox Sports, and more.
INTERVIEW: Dwyane Wade reflects on his NBA legacy, his retirement plans, and his daughter's coming out as transgender
Although Dwyane Wade's NBA career is over, he's not retiring just yet. Here's what Wade told us about his post-NBA plans.
Shaq's 13-year-old daughter threw down a dunk on a 10-foot hoop, and her highlights show she's already an unstoppable force
Me'arah O'Neal's older brother Shareef posted a video on Tuesday night of the young baller throwing down in what looked like a home gym.
LeBron James ate candy on the bench after a dominant performance and sparked a Twitter debate about Twizzlers vs Red Vines
LeBron James' postgame snack re-ignited a debate that has been around for years: Red Vines vs. Twizzliers.
Serena Williams is the highest-paid female tennis player of all time, but there's a $40 million difference between her total and the top male's earnings.
A Lakers jersey Kobe Bryant wore in his first NBA All-Star season is being auctioned off, and bidding starts at $20,000
Bryant wore the jersey at some point during the 1998-1999 season, the first season in which he was named an NBA All-Star.
"Tennis—I'm saying goodbye," the Russian star wrote. "In giving my life to tennis, tennis gave me a life. I'll miss it everyday."
BI Prime published highlights from the investor deck Maven presented to share its plan to double Sports Illustrated's online traffic and revenue.
LeBron James put up 40 points to outscore Zion Williamson in their first NBA meeting, then described the 19-year-old as a 'special' talent
James put up a season-high points tally as the Lakers beat the Pelicans 118-109 at the Staples Center, while Williamson hit 29 points.