The incredibly long odds of Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather
Soon after the fight with Floyd Mayweather was confirmed, tons of small bets came in on Conor McGregor. It's a good thing they were small. Many can't fathom the extent of this mismatch.
Pacquiao camp eyes Philippines for next fight
Manny Pacquiao has not fought in his home country since 2006, but according to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, the wheels are in motion for a fight in the Philippines this fall.
Pacquiao determined to knock out Horn.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is planning to win his title defense against Jeff Horn by knockout.
Roach: Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch.
Boxing coach Freddie Roach insists Manny Pacquiao must beat Jeff Horn in order to gain a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Bulls won't give Carter-Williams qualifying offer
Backup point guard Michael Carter-Williams, the Rookie of the Year in 2013-14, had failed to live up to that early potential and won't get a qualifying offer of $4.1 million from the Bulls.
Knicks' interest in Rose 'legitimate,' sources say
Derrick Rose is set to become a free agent for the first time in his career, and the Knicks have "legitimate" interest in re-signing him, sources told ESPN's Ian Begley.
Can Celtics pull off getting Hayward and George?
Michael Smith and Jemele Hill explain if the Celtics can pull off signing Gordon Hayward as a free agent as well as trading for Paul George this offseason.
FIFA releases corruption report after leak
FIFA has released the full content of the Garcia report that examined alleged corruption in 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding.
Giggs: Mourinho did not make me an offer
Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs has insisted he does not want to rush into management.
WATCH: Ron Burgundy calling LAFC games.
LAFC co-owner Will Ferrell joins the ESPN FC Heineken Boot Room to discuss the MLS expansion side and how Ron Burgundy would call an LAFC game.
Marcotti: Cristiano, Alexis inspire nations
Each is the talisman for his national team, and they are more alike than you might think, writes Gab Marcotti ahead of Wednesday's semifinal showdown.
Is time running out on VAR?
The FC panel debate whether VAR will be ready in time for the upcoming Bundesliga season.
Marcotti: Draxler can be Germany's next star
It's rare to see a player given as much free rein Jogi Low has given Julian Draxler. It's proof that the 23-year-old is Germany's next breakout star.
'There are opportunities to play cricket across globe' - Watson.
Shane Watson says it is disappointing that the pay dispute has lasted this long
Women's cricket is looking stronger and faster than ever before
The appeal of the game is growing among young girls, and a competitive World Cup will only help it spread more.
Does pink-ball cricket has a future in England?
Melinda Farrell and George Dobell delve into the pink-ball round at the end of the second day and discuss whether or not pink-ball cricket has a future in England
Standout Laumape knocking on All Blacks door
NRL convert Ngani Laumape took a further step towards a first All Blacks start with yet another bullocking display for the Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Highlights - Lions held in thrilling draw.
A pulsating encounter between the Hurricanes and the British and Irish Lions finished in a 31-31 stalemate.
What the Lions learned in Canes draw
The true significance of the draw between the British & Irish Lions and Hurricanes will only be put into perspective for the tourists at the end of the series.
What next for Vettel and Hamilton?
This year's Formula One world championship won't be the same after the events of Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Laurence Edmondson analyses what happens next.
Did Hamilton entice Vettel to drive into him?
ESPN's Jennie Gow and former F1 car designer Gary Anderson share their views on Hamilton's latest clash with Sebastian Vettel.
Ricciardo: Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel
Daniel Ricciardo does not subscribe to Sebastian Vettel's notion that Lewis Hamilton brake-tested him during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
WATCH: Taylor Swift sends message to Westbrook.
Despite having never met Russell Westbrook, pop star Taylor Swift sent a congratulations video to the 2017 MVP.
Gatland laughs off clown cartoon
Warren Gatland has insisted he "couldn't give a toss" about the New Zealand Herald mocking him up as a cartoon clown.
WATCH: Polar bear predicts Germany-Mexico semi
The Confederations Cup psychic polar bear is back at it again predicting the winner of Germany versus Mexico.
Behind the scenes with the athletes of the Body Issue.
E:60 brings you an all-access preview of the 23 athletes featured in ESPN The Magazine's ninth annual Body Issue, hitting newsstands July 7.
Wozniacki: 'If I don't look like a supermodel, that's OK'
Finally back in action after last year's persistent ankle injury, Caroline Wozniacki is ready for Wimbledon -- and the ninth annual Body Issue. The 12-year WTA tour veteran spills on her training, drive and the hardest thing she's ever done physically.
Isaiah Thomas: 'If I were 6-5, I'd be the best player in the world'
Isaiah Thomas might be only 5-9, but his dominant stats for the Celtics last season meant he often seemed larger than life. And after posing for the ninth annual Body Issue, Thomas explained how his height is actually an advantage to his game.
The work is just beginning for OKC and its newly crowned MVP
Russell Westbrook's historic season culminated with an MVP honor. Now what? While the franchise celebrates its victorious leader, keeping the momentum alive becomes a point of emphasis for the Thunder.
Westbrook emotional thanking his brother.
Russell Westbrook tears up after winning the NBA MVP award when describing his relationship with his brother, who has always been supportive and the one person that Russ admits he'll always look up to.
Full results from the NBA's awards ceremony
Who were the big winners at the NBA's first awards extravaganza? We've got them all right here.
Nationals swipe 7 bases against Cubs.
The Nationals combine for seven stolen bases against the Cubs with Trea Turner getting four of them. The last time the franchise swiped seven in a game was 1986 when they were the Expos.
Jones takes hack and loses jewelry.
Adam Jones fouls off a pitch and in the process loses his necklace, which falls apart all around home plate. Jones and home plate ump Angel Hernandez have to pick up the pieces.
Cabrera homers to lead Tigers past Royals.
Miguel Cabrera crushes a 3-run homer and Justin Verlander pitches seven strong innings in Detroit's 5-3 win over Kansas City.
Pacquiao and Horn ready to collide.
Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn give their thoughts on fighting in Brisbane, Australia, and the advantages they'll have when they square off July 2.
Pacquiao's love for exercise.
38-year-old Manny Pacquiao discusses how he needs to balance how much he exercises to be at 100% when he fights Jeff Horn July 2.
Ezekiel Elliott: 'I try to take my opponent's will away'
Coming off of a Pro Bowl rookie season and crop top fame (infamy?), Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott closed out the offseason by posing for the ninth annual Body Issue. Here, he talks staying in shape, hurdling opponents -- and midriff-baring style.
Who is the biggest threat to Brady's MVP chances?
Will Cain and Herm Edwards debate whether Aaron Rodgers can surpass Tom Brady as MVP this upcoming season.
The Franchise QBs: Rank the top all-time signal-callers for every team
With the NFL season near, we ask you to rank the best quarterbacks in every franchise's history.
Players press Sutherland to intervene in pay dispute
Australia players have urged their CEO James Sutherland to play a key role in negotiations of the ongoing pay dispute even as the June 30 deadline looms
De Villiers expected to retire from Test cricket
AB de Villiers is expected to retire from Test cricket as early as August, in a second attempt at hanging up his whites, unless CSA can convince him to stay on again. AB de Villiers is expected to retire from Test cricket as early as August, in a second
End of the line for Stephen Cook?
Firdose Moonda takes you through the three new faces in South Africa's Test squad and wonders whether it may be curtains on Stephen Cook's career.
Brogdon takes home ROY award.
Malcolm Brogdon accepts the award for Rookie of the Year, honoring the guys who get overlooked or are underestimated every day despite their hard work.
Did Avery Bradley deserve a spot on the All-Defense team?
Avery Bradley was the "top snub" when the 2016-2017 All-Defensive teams were announced Monday. Did he have a legit case to make a team?
AFL delves further into data-rich world
The signing of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in the AFL has paved the way for Catapult and Champion Data to release GPS data, but how much is too much?
ESPN's AFL Heroes and Villains: Round 14
The Demons turn the tables on the Eagles, Robbie Gray puts on a masterclass at the MCG, as a premiership favourite continues to slide.
Hammers to break the bank for Giroud
West Ham United reportedly wants to make Olivier Giroud the most expensive player in their history. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Trending: United close in on Chelsea's Matic
Manchester United are closing in on Nemanja Matic as Chelsea plot a £100m double deal for Alex Sandro and Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Tottenham not willing to sell Kane - sources
Tottenham have no intention of selling Harry Kane this summer and have not quoted Man United a price for the striker, sources have told ESPN FC.
What will it take for Spurs to sell Kane?
ESPN FC's Craig Burley shares his thoughts on Manchester United's reported interest in Tottenham star Harry Kane.
Australia easily account for West Indies
An unbeaten century by opener Nicole Bolton has led Australia to a convincing eight wicket victory over Australia in their first ICC Women's World Cup clash at Taunton.
Highlights - Bolton powers Australia past West Indies.
Nicole Bolton's superb 107 not out led Australia to a comfortable win over the West Indies.
WATCH - Selman struck on the head.
Shakera Selman was very fortunate to have been wearing a helmet when she was hit by a powerful strike from Nicole Bolton.
Jedinak's Socceroos spot in jeopardy?
Australia's encouraging Confederations Cup showing proved that there should be a World Cup spot for Tim Cahill, but Mile Jedinak's could be in doubt.
Still more work to be done with Socceroos.
Head coach Ange Postecoglou wants to keep testing his team against the very best despite being knocked out of the Confederations Cup.
Cahill: Socceroos exceeding expectations.
After elimination from the Confederations Cup, Australian captain Tim Cahill insists that his side did better than expected.
Wallabies 'dumb team who are clearly unfit'
The Wallabies' 13-point victory over Italy must not camouflage the glaring facts that they cannot worry the world's best sides, Greg Growden reports.
Hansen: Gatland claims 'desperate'
Just when it looked like the talking would happen on the pitch the war of words reignited between the two coaches after Steve Hansen bit back at Warren Gatland's allegations over the All Blacks targeting Conor Murray.
Wallabies can beat All Blacks - Michael Cheika
The players now return to Super Rugby for the final two weeks of the regular season, and it is in that arena where they must deliver for the coach's hopeful outlook to be rooted in any sort of reality.
Tour de France victory takes time and patience - Chaves
Esteban Chaves has risen through the ranks to be among the favourites for this year's Tour de France, but as Rupert Guinness reports, Chaves knows it could take some time before he is ready to win.
Australia's Richie Porte leads charge for BMC
BMC Racing hope Damiano Caruso and Nicolas Roche can lead general classification hopeful Richie Porte through the tough mountain stages of the Tour de France and towards Paris after announcing their lineup for the start of the Grand Tour in Dusseldorf.
Quintana: Froome still Tour favourite
Nairo Quintana is confident he is primed to challenge Chris Froome at the Tour de France despite his exertions in finishing second in the Giro d'Italia in May.
Hopkins: Mayweather v McGregor isn't a boxing match.
Bernard Hopkins criticised the recently announced fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.
Mayweather-McGregor: Expect a spectacle, not a fight
If you are interested in the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight, cool. Enjoy. Have a party. Have a blast. But manage your enthusiasm and don't expect a good bout, writes Dan Rafael.
Pacquiao believes Mayweather will win.
Speaking ahead of his match up with Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao believes Conor McGregor's fighting style is not compatible to boxing.
Australia's Jonah Bolden appears to be entering the NBA at the right time for someone with his skill set. Versatile guys who can play both ends are at a premium, and teams are more likely to take a chance on him because of that.
Lionel Messi is the football version of Gaudi's cathedral, and unlike Barcelona's other monuments, we won't get the chance to visit the iconic No. 10 -- who turned 30 on Saturday -- for much longer.
At the 2017 NBA Finals, 265 international journalists from 35 countries and territories helped spread the game around the world.
Who are the world's most famous athletes? Using a formula that combines endorsements with social media following and Google search popularity, we've created the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings.
We delve deep into the data to give you the best statistical analysis throughout the AFL season. Check out all the columns here.
The Lions challenge New Zealand for rugby supremacy, and you can do the same with your mates.
The Maasai Cricket Warriors from Laikipia in Kenya have dropped their spears for cricket bats to fight for social change and women's rights.
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