World Series roundtable: Who will win and which player could be the difference?
How confident are you in your World Series pick? Which manager has the edge? We asked our experts for five predictions heading into the Chicago Cubs - Cleveland Indians series, and they answered (also, check out our World Series experts picks ): How confident are you in your prediction? Scott
Libertarian's Johnson Has Never Been the Typical Politician
Ronald Reagan won a historic landslide victory in the 1984 election, taking 49 of 50 states. But he failed to win the vote of a young Republican businessman in New Mexico whose willingness to go against the political grain has made him this presidential campaign's X-factor. Outraged at the GOP
Cubs-pedia: Everything you need to know about the Lovable Losers
The Chicago Cubs are all the rage these days. Best team in baseball great young players a zany manager haven't won a title in more than a century you get the idea. Will they finally win it all, or will their curses continue? Either way, you're bound to see even more of them on TV and Twitter
Singer-Songwriter Jacob Whitesides Blazes His Own Music Path
That fiercely independent singer-songwriter Jacob Whitesides has built a grassroots social media following, put out 2 EPs and now a debut album, "Why?" that landed atop the iTunes singer-songwriting chart
Key lessons learned in College Football Playoff race
The College Football Playoff selection committee doesn't meet for three more weeks, and here's why: It takes at least two months for conference races to sort themselves out and for the best teams in the country to separate from the rest of pack. We're almost halfway through the season and have a
Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator, wants Tito Ortiz in November
Chael Sonnen is coming back to the cage, and he's doing it with Bellator. Sonnen, 39, will return to mixed martial arts with the UFC's biggest competitor, the veteran fighter told The Associated Press on Thursday night. Sonnen signed a multiyear, multi-fight deal with Bellator, the promotion also
Cold War: Who has the best shot of winning the World Cup of Hockey?
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's September 19 NFL Preview II Issue. Subscribe today! AFTER A 12-YEAR hiatus, the World Cup returns for Round 3 on Sept. 17 in Toronto, with eight teams vying for global bragging rights, including the new continent-spanning Team Europe and Team North America,
How the U.S. swimmers took over Rio with a true team effort
RIO DE JANEIRO -- On the day before these Olympics even began, U.S. swimming assistant coach Greg Meehan gathered the 22 women on his team on a patch of grass outside the American building in the Olympic village. He handed out a bunch of small American flags. He gave a brief history lesson about
Question marks: August issues for the top 25 teams
With Mark Schlabach's most recent Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings as our guide, we have ranked everything from the weakest position groups to potential Olympians. This week, what are the biggest summer questions facing each team in the top 25? 1. Alabama Crimson Tide Is Bo Scarbrough really ready?