Pros and cons for every 2017 NFL first-round draft pick
With the first pick, a team has to take a player, not a project. The Browns took the consensus best player in the draft by selecting Myles Garrett.
Round 1 recap: Browns take Garrett No. 1
Cleveland started a busy night selecting Myles Garrett as the top pick, to go with Jabrill Peppers and David Njoku after a few trades.
Peppers gets picked by Browns.
After drafting Myles Garrett first, the Browns take Jabrill Peppers with the 25th pick in the 2017 NFL draft.
Eels continue good form
The Eels have beaten the Cowboys in Townsville with an impressive 26-6 performance.
Sea Eagles too good for Rabbitohs.
A first-half attacking masterclass has propelled Manly to a crushing 46-8 win over South Sydney to maintain their perfect record away from home in 2017.
Uate runs riot in huge win.
Akuila Uate has tallied four tries as the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles thrashed the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Highlanders thrash Stormers
The Highlanders have secured a hammering 57-14 win over the Stormers, with doubles to both Waisake Naholo and Patrick Osborne making it five straight wins for the Highlanders.
Highlanders 57-17 Stormers.
The Highlanders have secured a crucial bonus-point win to stay in touch with the competitive New Zealand conference, thrashing the Stormers 57-14 in Dunedin.
Spurs win, advance to semifinals
The Spurs hold off the Grizzlies for the series win to keep their title hopes alive.
Parker drains clutch jumper late.
Kawhi Leonard drives to the basket, pulls off a spin move and passes the ball out to Tony Parker, who knocks down a jumper giving the Spurs a 4-point lead over the Grizzlies late in the 4th quarter.
Post-Duncan Spurs thrive, but Pop says: 'We're not full of ourselves'
NBA teams that lose a franchise player don't win 61 games -- unless they're the Spurs. Here's how San Antonio kept its foot on the gas.
Neymar hints at Man United move
A report out of London suggests that Neymar has told his friends Man United and Chelsea are pushing for a summer move. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Man City 0-0 Man United: Fellaini goes berserk.
Marouane Fellaini's sending off late in the second half robs Manchester United of another body as the Premier League enters the final stretch.
Sergio Aguero made most of head-butt to get Fellaini sent off
Jose Mourinho has accused Sergio Aguero of embellishment during the Manchester derby stalemate.
Demands of AFL poses unique approach towards recovery
Experts say AFL players need more time to recover than their soccer, basketball and baseballing counterparts.
Giants, Dogs resume rivalry in Round 6
Find out everything you need to know ahead of a blockbuster weekend of AFL action.
Australia remain favourites in long-range World Cup forecast
The Champions Trophy may be little more than a month away, but already the bookmakers at Bet365 are setting their sights a little further afield, to the 2019 World Cup.
Players reject Cricket Australia pay offer
The pay dispute between Cricket Australia and its players is set to continue after the Australian Cricketers' Association rejected CA's latest pay proposal.
I'm begging ya
Requests to receive a wicket have gone from solicitations to urgent beseeching to high-decibel assaults on the umpire's psyche.
Best of the NFL draft red carpet.
From Deshaun Watson's spiky shoes to Jamal Adams' slick custom suit, check out the best looks from the draftees.
Watch Katie Taylor box against a tennis ball.
Katie Taylor prepared for her fight against Nina Meinke at an open training session by practicing with a tennis ball attached to her baseball cap.
Serena talks social media slip of pregnancy
Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public.
Joshua: 'I win, it's not complicated'
Can Anthony Joshua defeat the respected 41-year-old former champion/future Hall of Famer Wladimir Klitschko Saturday night in London? Lack of confidence won't be a problem for the young star.
Beating Klitschko isn't about the belt.
Anthony Joshua believes a championship mentality is most important ahead of his IBF title fight against Wladimir Klitschko.
Quiz: Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko
We're nearly there -- Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. But how much do you really know about the pair? Test your wits with ESPN's expert quiz.
Barnwell: The Chicago Bears and a Mitchell Trubisky mystery
If anybody tells you they know what the former North Carolina quarterback will be, don't believe them. The pros and cons are clear; what he'll become is not.
Some Bears fans weren't happy with the selection of Trubisky.
The Bears traded up one spot to grab QB Mitchell Tribusky, leaving some Bears fans fuming.
McShay says 49ers robbed Bears.
Todd McShay joins Scott Van Pelt to discuss the wildest top-10 picks to a draft he can remember with Chicago trading up to draft Mitchell Trubisky. McShay adds how the Bears will need to develop their new quarterback for success.
Bouchard: Ban 'cheater' Sharapova forever
Eugenie Bouchard says "cheater" Maria Sharapova should not have been allowed to return to tennis after a doping ban.
Should Sharapova have been banned for life?
The SportsNation crew analyze Eugenie Bouchard's comments criticizing Maria Sharapova's return after her doping ban.
Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks
The Raptors exploded to a big lead before the Bucks came roaring back. Thanks to some late game composure, the Raptors were able to hold on and advance to the second round.
Raptors blow 25-point lead, but hold on for series win.
DeMar DeRozan scores 32 points and hold off a Bucks rally to come out on top with a 92-89 victory and a series win. The Raptors will face the Cavaliers in the second round.
Lewis: Team orders only fair in 'special circumstances'
Lewis Hamilton remains firmly against the principle of team orders but says "special circumstances" can often make them necessary, as with Valtteri Bottas moving over for him in Bahrain.
Is it time for Mercedes to prioritise drivers?
Mark Gallagher explains why it is time for Mercedes to prioritise Lewis Hamilton over Valtteri Bottas.
Bottas denies he will become Mercedes' No.2 driver
Valtteri Bottas has rejected suggestions he will become Mercedes' No.2 driver in order to back Lewis Hamilton's bid for this year's title.
Gerrard's Liverpool U18s won't see players 'showboating' like Ronaldo
Gerrard vows to focus on physical demands while purging Ronaldo-esque tricks and skills.
Liverpool missed out on signing Dele Alli because of transfer fee
Ian Ayre says the club did not feel Alli was worth MK Dons' asking price.
Focus now turns to Brisbane and Adelaide
Focus now turns to Brisbane and Adelaide for our feature-racing fill, and this week it's the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm which assumes centre stage.
SportsCenter: Top 10 Plays.
Relive some of the highlights from Wednesday's action around the globe.
Lynch fills Raiders' need in backfield, but is he the old Beast Mode?
If Marshawn Lynch plays like his old self -- he rushed for 1,306 yards in 16 games in 2014 -- he could push Oakland over the top for AFC supremacy.
Herm likes Marshawn with Raiders.
Field Yates breaks down the timing of the Marshawn Lynch deal, while Herm Edwards explains what Lynch can bring to Oakland.
The Un-Retired All-Stars: Who Lynch joins in returning to NFL
Randall Cunningham and Deion Sanders lead a list of players who came out of retirement. Can Lynch emulate their success?
Whitelock flourishing since taking Crusaders captaincy
Handing the Crusaders captaincy to Sam Whitelock has been a stroke of genius one that will benefit the All Blacks, writes Craig Dowd.
Meet the man who chose rugby over 'American dream' of the NFL draft
Washington Huskies linebacker Psalm Wooching was set to be drafted this week, but instead he has just returned from a trial at Top 14 side Pau. He tells Tom Hamilton his remarkable story.
Wales tee up All Blacks in four-Test schedule
Wales have confirmed their four-Test autumn programme which will see them face the Springboks, All Blacks and Wallabies.
Power Rankings: Crows soar as 'Pies fall
The unbeaten Adelaide Crows continue to lead the way in ESPN's AFL Power Rankings, as the Hawks begin to make a surge.
Cameron: No timeframe for Deledio return.
Brett Deledio's condition has been difficult to diagnose as the former Tiger remains sidelined for the Giants.
Are rucks redundant?
Could ruckmen, the AFL's dinosaurs, one day become extinct? They'll have to at least evolve, because winning hit-outs means less than ever.
ESPN's AFL Heroes and Villains: Round 5
A new flag favourite has emerged, a Port Adelaide star gets back to his A-grade best, while one side can't avoid the dreaded 'choke'.
Pacquiao on Horn: I'm faster and more experienced.
Manny Pacquiao explains why he expects to be the man to hand Jeff Horn his first defeat in professional boxing.
Horn almost gave up on Pacquiao fight.
Undefeated Jeff Horn says he can 'stop pinching himself' after securing a fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Russell Westbrook, the best character of this NBA season, got killed off way too soon
The most thrilling character of the past eight months is done after 82 regular-season passion plays and just five measly playoff contests.
WATCH: Top 10 Russell Westbrook plays.
With Russell Westbrook's season now over SportsCenter looks back on what has been a sensational season for the incumbent MVP.
Green-room nightmare: Inside Aaron Rodgers' draft-day fall
Jon Gruden calls passing on Aaron Rodgers in 2005 "one of the greatest regrets in my lifetime." This is the oral history of Rodgers' draft-day fall and the awkward green-room scene that ensued.
The truth behind Rodgers' draft-day fall.
ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky explains why the 49ers and Buccaneers passed on Aaron Rodgers in the 2005 draft.
Mou: 'I don't care' if Utd don't like criticism
Jose Mourinho insists he "doesn't care" if his Manchester United players do not like his public criticism of them.
Monaco slaps £110m price tag on Mbappe
Manchester City have reportedly pulled out of the race to sign Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Nicol: Mourinho mishandling injured players.
The FC crew share their thoughts on Jose Mourinho's comments regarding the injury returns of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones.
Chiefs on the improve.
Greg Growden says the Chiefs are starting to look very good, which is bad news for the visiting Sunwolves.
Cooper to lead Reds to victory.
With both teams playing some terrible rugby, Greg Growden thinks the Reds will better the dismal Waratahs.
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