Sources: Westbrook will pick up $47.1M option

Russell Westbrook will exercise his $47.1 million option and will return to the Lakers for a second season, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. This will be the final season of Westbrook's five-year, $206 million contract. ... Continue Reading

ACC latest to drop divisions, starting in 2023

Starting in 2023, the ACC will scrap divisions for a 3-5-5 scheduling format that includes three permanent rivalry games annually. ... Continue Reading

Braves' Jansen to IL due to irregular heartbeat

Braves closer Kenley Jansen, who has 20 saves this season, has put been on the injured list with an irregular heartbeat, the team said. ... Continue Reading

Point quad tear among Bolts injuries in Final

Brayden Point tried to play with a quad tear in the Stanley Cup Final, one of a number of injuries for Tampa. ... Continue Reading

F1's Hamilton condemns Piquet for racist slur

Lewis Hamilton has condemned three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet for using a racially abusive term about him in an interview. ... Continue Reading

WNBA fantasy and betting tips for Tuesday

Our fantasy and betting experts break down their favorite plays for Tuesday's two-game WNBA slate. ... Continue Reading

Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

A letter released by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday marks the first substantial step taken by the federal government to question the legality of MLB's antitrust exemption. ... Continue Reading

Swiatek wins 36th in a row; Gauff rallies for win

Top-seeded Iga Swiatek won her Wimbledon opener for her 36th win in a row, while Coco Gauff rallied from a set down to advance. ... Continue Reading

Wall set to join Clippers after buyout, sources say

John Wall is planning to sign with the Clippers, sources told ESPN, after the veteran point guard reached a buyout with the Rockets. ... Continue Reading

ESPN FC Women's Rank: The 50 best players in the world

After polling 26 of the brightest minds in women's soccer, from journalists to coaches to execs, we rank the best 50 players in the world today. ... Continue Reading

How Nathan MacKinnon molded Avs into Stanley Cup champions

After years of postseason disappointment, Colorado is on top thanks to the culture created by its young star. ... Continue Reading

Ten most intriguing second-year players for 2022

Our fantasy crew is excited to see what happens in the NFL season ahead, particularly for these sophomores. ... Continue Reading

Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield 2: Looking back at the infamous 'bite fight' 25 years later

The "bite fight" remains one of the most infamous moments in boxing. We look back at the fight between Tyson and Holyfield, 25 years later. ... Continue Reading

Will a title or two change hands? Is Sean O'Malley ready for the next step?

What can we expect at UFC 276? Some of the best fights that can be made in the sport. ... Continue Reading

How Sweden went from underdogs to Euro 2022 favourites

After winning silver in a dominant Tokyo Olympics campaign, former underdogs Sweden now look confident as one of the Euro 2022 favourites. ... Continue Reading