There are several candidates to be the Big 12's top newcomer in 2017, but the spotlight will be on QBs at West Virginia, Baylor and Kansas.
Kanell blames millennials for the Shaq/JaVale McGee feud, Adnan talks about the Oscars blunder last night plus Villanova coach Jay Wright comes in studio.
Josh Hamilton had the 11th knee surgery of his career Monday. The arthroscopic procedure will sideline him for at least six weeks, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
Texas Rep. Roland Gutierrez announced today he has asked Governor Greg Abbott for a $5 million Texas Ranger investigation into Baylor's sexual assault scandal and "systematic cover-ups" by the university. Gutierrez is also requesting a "sizable reduction" of the Tuition Equalization Grants the school receives -- more than $10.4 million last year -- until a thorough investigation is complete and the university is held accountable.
Bears seek revenge over Mountaineers
Baylor has lost five of its eight February games, including three of the last four. The Bears lost to the Mountaineers 89-68 on Jan. 10 in Morgantown, the most points Baylor has allowed this season and the Bears' only double-digit loss of the season. Preview
Northwestern and Virginia Tech fall to No. 10 seeds. Meanwhile, Lunardi's "Last Four In" includes three Big East schools and Vanderbilt.
Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer
Former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, who slipped in the 2016 Draft to the beginning of the second round, has received about $850,000 from a loss of value insurance policy. Tore his ACL & LCL in bowl game.
Providence, SMU and Arkansas are among this week's BPI big winners, while Gonzaga headlines those that hurt themselves the most.
With the complete seven-round NFL draft order now set, the Cowboys hold seven draft picks, including three in the top 100.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
Rick Carlisle on the Heat: "They've made an amazing turnaround. Erik [Spoelstra] has thrust himself into the Coach of the Year conversation without question." He added that he isn't sure he's ever seen a better drive-and-kick team in his 33 years in the NBA.
With Gonzaga suffering its first loss of the season, Kansas has been elevated to the No. 1 spot in this week's AP men's basketball poll.
Notre Dame is trending up after winning five straight. Rounding out Lunardi's latest group of No. 5 seeds are Virginia, Cincinnati and SMU.
The Cowboys' depth chart at quarterback could come into focus this week, and adding Josh McCown as a backup behind Dak Prescott is one possibility.
Kentucky jumps to Joe Lunardi's No. 2 line after beating Florida on Saturday. Louisville, Oregon and Baylor round out Lunardi's latest No. 2 seeds.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Today will be last day in major league camp for players in squads playing in Seoul, Korea, in first round of WBC; includes Xander Bogaerts, Didi Gregorius, Jonathan Schoop, Andrelton Simmons, and Jurickson Profar.
Josh Hamilton's knee problems might enhance the chances of James Loney earning a roster spot with the Rangers.
It's nearly impossible to win a national championship with questions at quarterback. Which programs have the best QB situation for the immediate future? The answer might surprise you.
Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer
With 67 more points, Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki joins Kareem, Mailman, Kobe, MJ and Wilt on the NBA's six-man short list of 30,000-point scorers.
The Cowboys could use reinforcements at just about every position, but the focus has to be on their defense.
Dallas waived Deron Williams and sent Andrew Bogut to Philadelphia thinking on a better position in the next draft and the future of the team, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said.
What kind of value did each team get from the major trades ahead of the NHL trade deadline? We grade each trade here, including the Ben Bishop, Martin Hanzal and Patrick Eaves deals. Grading all the big NHL trades
The Jayhawks own the Big 12. Well, that's nothing new, right? With Gonzaga finally falling, Kansas, fresh off its 13th Big 12 title, sits on top of the world as Selection Sunday approaches.
Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton is scheduled to have his left knee examined Monday and will likely need to undergo arthroscopic surgery; the knee sidelined him for the entire 2016 season.