Though he now ranks above him on the all-time scoring list, Kobe Bryant's career will always be defined by Michael Jordan's. Here's how two of the NBA's greatest players ever stack up.
Football savant SCOT McCLOUGHAN helped build two Super Bowl champions. Now in exile, will he get a shot to build a third?
A week-by-week look back at the key games that led us to the College Football Playoff by illustrator Chris Morris.
MLB Winter Meetings
Thalente Biyela was beaten, orphaned and addicted to drugs while he was still a child, but skateboarding provided escape from the inescapable.
Fifteen years after the horrific collapse that killed 12 students at Texas A&M, the Aggies are once again building -- and setting ablaze -- a monstrous conflagration. Which begs only one question: Why?
In the Big Money Issue, ESPN the Magazine followed 51 European horses competing in the Masters Grand Slam for their nonstop flight from Belgium to LA, where this year's third leg was held.
Florida State's Garnet and Gold Guys' game-day routine
How the Blazers power forward unleashes his shot
Selfish? Greedy? The Knicks' star knows his rep. But he has a plan to change all that: Make more money.
England's captain will join an elite group when he wins his 100th cap. It's been a 12-year journey for the striker, which has featured plenty of ups and downs.
Antonio Brown's journey from sixth-round pick to NFL superstar is complete
A 540-mile stretch of I-20 in Texas reveals the state of football in the football state.
In ESPN The Magazine, Jordan Brenner asked an exec from each NBA team to name the NBA's third-best player. The winner, with 10 votes: Anthony Davis. But are they right?
Kevin Pelton and Jordan Brenner offer eight archetypes that define the new big man of today's NBA.
Demaryius Thomas is within reach of realizing all his NFL dreams. But to gain what he wants most -- his family reunited -- he's learning to let go of what tore them apart.