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The Madness started for real on Thursday. Here are our panel's top takeaways from the day's action, as well as a look-ahead at Friday's NCAA tournament games.
Alabama is in the process of negotiating a buyout with head coach Avery Johnson, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Find out the groups, how many teams qualify and how the playoffs and finals map out.
Wofford guard Fletcher Magee set the NCAA Division I career 3-point record on Thursday night, surpassing Oakland's Travis Bader, as the Terriers advanced in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.
UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo, who allegedly took $200,000 to help two applicants get into the school, resigned Thursday.
Murray State's Ja Morant became the first player to record a triple-double in the NCAA tournament since Draymond Green in 2012 in Thursday's win over Marquette and Markus Howard.
Tom Izzo didn't apologize for yelling at freshman forward Aaron Henry during the second half of Michigan State's first-round NCAA tournament win over Bradley on Thursday.
Morant's triple-double sent Murray State past Marquette and displayed just how difficult he is to contain.
Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.
Last year's first-round pick, recovering from an Achilles injury suffered in August, could be the new left tackle if he returns to health in time.
A combination of draft-day misses, unexpected star-player departures and actual cap space (for once) led the Steelers down this unfamiliar path.
Earl Thomas is an All-Pro safety and a feared ball hawk. He also apparently is a creative negotiator, as one of his new teammates quickly found out.
From top seeds making their debut to where to look for upsets, we break down the top storylines to track as the 2019 women's tournament tips Friday.
Is MLS becoming a league of choice for Mexico's biggest names? The signs suggest it's an increasingly attractive destination for El Tri's stars.
Anthony Pettis attained stardom in 2014, winning a world title and even gracing a Wheaties box. But after losing six of his past nine fights, Showtime is just looking to get on track as he moves to welterweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event.
What happens when a tennis tournament is held at -- and inside -- a football stadium? An environment unlike any other tennis event.
TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC bantamweight belt Wednesday after USADA reported an "adverse analytical finding" in his drug test results. What does this mean for the fighter and the promotion?
After an impressive victory over Mikey Garcia, welterweight world titlist Errol Spence Jr. jumped all the way to No. 4. Who completes the top 10?
You might see the last complete game ever in your lifetime. Here's why -- and what it means for the coming MLB season.
Do the Giants have a plan to contend, and where does Golden Tate fit? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent frenzy.
Our latest ranking of all 31 teams. Plus, find out which team in the NCAA most closely resembles your favorite hockey team.
Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup.
The UMass hockey team went from perennial loser to one of the nation's best. How? Meet talented two-way defenseman Cale Makar.
This is maybe the best rookie season of the decade.
The NCAA wrestling championships are set to kick off March 21, and the Nittany Lions are, unsurprisingly, the heavy favorites.
National Pro Fastpitch is suing Joel Bartsch, owner of Houston's Scrap Yard Dawgs, over his decision to leave the league. But beyond the core dispute are depositions in the case that reveal details of how Bartsch funded the team.
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