College Basketball Power Rankings: Resetting the top 16 ahead of Champ Week

Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. After one week of Michigan in the top two, the Power Rankings have returned to homeostasis. The Wolverines were blown out by Illinois at home and lost to Michigan State, while Baylor ripped off wins over West Virginia,

Premier League could reduce number of teams under plans for new-look Champions League

Reducing the number of clubs in the Premier League could accommodate an expanded Champions League format, Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli has said. The Italian chairs the European Club Association (ECA) and gave the body’s approval to Uefa proposals for a new-look continental competition to begin in 2024 – with 36

UEFA ban Romanian official for season after incident in PSG game

UEFA ban Romanian official for the season after he caused PSG’s clash with Istanbul Basaksehir to be abandoned having identified coach Pierre Webo as ‘the black one’ UEFA concluded proceedings against Romanian official Sebatian Coltescu Coltescu was the fourth official during the clash between Basaksehir and PSG  He was reported

Curran hopes his commitment to IPL doesn't see him miss NZ Test series

Sam Curran insists his goal is to play ‘in ALL three formats for England’ and hopes his commitment to the IPL doesn’t see him miss home New Zealand Test series in June Sam Curran has returned to England’s bubble for white-ball action against India The bowler was rested for the

2021 NFL free agency: Players who could get more money than you think

One week from the opening of the NFL’s negotiating window for free agents, the marketplace is as unsettled as any in recent memory. There is still no final number for the 2021 salary cap, which is expected to fall from a record $198.2 million in 2020 to around $185 million

Three changes Tuchel has made at Chelsea to give them real top-four aspirations

Thomas Tuchel’s subtle changes at Stamford Bridge have helped heal Chelsea following the departure of Frank Lampard – putting the club back on path for Champions League qualification. The former PSG and Borussia Dortmund boss has won seven of his first 10 fixtures in his latest role, winning five of

Ref Watch: Should Arsenal have had a penalty at Burnley? Dermot Gallagher delivers his assessment

In the latest edition of Ref Watch, former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher assesses the key incidents from the weekend’s games, including a contentious handball decision in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at Burnley. Burnley 1-1 Arsenal INCIDENT: Arsenal felt they should have been awarded a penalty when Erik Pieters, who had

Football Index: What is it? What’s gone wrong and why are people so upset?

Football Index sponsors Queens Park Rangers Football Index, the gambling platform that allows users to purchases ‘shares’ in footballers, has caused uproar with their announcement on Friday to slash dividends. Its customers have reacted furiously with large sums of money being tied up in the platform, which is licensed by

IU’s Allen gets $1M annual raise in new deal

College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Indiana football coach Tom Allen has agreed to a new seven-year contract through the 2027 season that will pay him an average salary of $4.9 million per year, the school announced Monday. Allen, who was signed through the 2026