The Broncos could use a more experienced QB such as Matt Barkley, and adding Jason Pierre-Paul might vault the Bengals back to the playoffs. Who would provide a boost to the other 30 teams?
Who are the best rising stars in the NBA? Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton draft head-to-head rosters from the rookie and sophomore classes and debate the results.
Can Matt Harvey be an ace again? Will the legend of Kyle Schwarber grow? Here are the big names due back with the most at stake.
Some teams are harder to prepare for in March. A panel of 50 coaches weighed in on which team they'd least want to see in the postseason, and the leading vote-getter might surprise you.
Led by Deshaun Watson, the Tigers proved they were the best team in college football in 2016. But how do they stack up against Clemson's 1981 national championship squad?
Oregon is the best 3-point-shooting team in the Pac-12, but the Ducks aren't the only team lighting it up from long distance. Major-conference teams are having their best shooting year ever. Why?
From Romo to Garoppolo, AD to JPP, Alshon to Dont'a, plenty of big-name players could be on the move this offseason. Where will they all end up? Our roundtable of experts makes predictions.
Following their historic stifling of opponents' bats, do the world champs have a shot at delivering again afield?
How much will free agency and changes at quarterback affect the draft? We don't know just yet, but Mel Kiper is happy to speculate. Here is his second attempt at projecting the 2017 draft.
Will Blake Griffin, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe, Nick Young and Lou Williams be moved before the trade deadline? Our Insiders answer the big questions for five teams.
Northwestern coach Chris Collins has his team in line for its first NCAA tourney berth. Does that make him deserving of coach of the year?
Just as teams that are vulnerable to NCAA tournament upsets share certain characteristics, sturdy favorites -- such as North Carolina -- share statistical similarities.
Losing a high-impact talent from the rotation puts more pressure on the bullpen, the offense and the front office to fill the void.
The Red Sox nabbed their ace and the White Sox made two huge trades, but there was another team that won the hot stove league by playing winter like a game of chess.
Some of college football's biggest stars -- namely Deshaun Watson, Leonard Fournette and Jabrill Peppers -- are off to the NFL. How will their teams replace them?
Texas and Baylor changed coaches and Ole Miss has a looming NCAA investigation hanging over its head. Those programs' recruiting suffered as a result, and now they need big 2018 classes.
The gap between Clemson's Mike Williams and Western Michigan's Corey Davis has narrowed in Todd McShay's latest prospect rankings for the 2017 NFL draft.
Texas A&M's Myles Garrett and Stanford's Solomon Thomas both look like elite pass-rushers. Todd McShay ranks the best players at every position.
Christian McCaffrey was a triple threat at Stanford, but the NFL is a different game. Here's how an NFL scout and ESPN Insiders size him up.
From the Patriots to the Browns, Mike Sando stacks the NFL based on which franchises have experienced the most and least turnover in their front offices, coaching staffs and rosters.
This spring, hundreds of NFL draft hopefuls will try to impress pro scouts after successful college careers. But who are the 10 most impossible-to-replace players?
The Wolves are way below .500, players such as Giannis, Jokic and Embiid are having huge seasons -- and we might be overlooking Karl-Anthony Towns. How much has he improved in his second season?
Andrew Benintendi and Dansby Swanson have already produced in the majors, but they're not the only prospects who can help their clubs this season.
Real Madrid's results in the calendar year of 2017 are evocative of their 2015 collapse. Metrics reveal whether history is likely to repeat itself.
Should the Patriots franchise Dont'a Hightower? How should the Vikings handle Adrian Peterson's contract? Doling out advice on the league's top upcoming roster decisions.
Before the season started the Big Ten appeared to have strength and depth. As the season has gone on, it's clear neither is true.
Jason Heyward to center? Matt Wieters to L.A.? And who is Francis Martes? Position changes, trades and breakthroughs will make news before Opening Day.
Georgia isn't quite a playoff sleeper, but the Bulldogs return a historic rushing tandem and a developing quarterback, and they'll bring in a loaded recruiting class. So they could be CFP-bound.
Alabama is nowhere to be found with its 2018 class, but other schools, headlined by Penn State, Florida State and Kansas, yes that Kansas, are racking up 2018 recruits.
Barcelona will be heavy favorites in the Champions League round of 16 against PSG, but the French side shouldn't be counted out.
Chargers tight end Hunter Henry and Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell both flashed as rookies, but they look ready to make big leaps. Who else is on his way to stardom in Year 2?
What went wrong for Todd Gurley and what can fantasy owners expect of him in 2017? Will Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott see an increase in targets? NFL Nation reporters weigh in.
We're pretty certain Villanova will be among the No. 1 seeds when the selection committee reveals its top 16 teams on Saturday, but which teams will comprise the rest of the list?
The Indians and Cubs are predicted to decline, and the Reds got a boost. Which teams are safe money this season?
Is Danny Salazar ready to roll? Who's closing for the Nats? It won't be all fun in the sun as clubs seek to fix their biggest issues heading into 2017.
Tackling quarterbacks and running backs on the field is hard enough. Prying the Heisman from their grasp is nearly impossible. But is this the year a defensive player gets to strike the pose?
The looming expansion draft is altering trade strategy for every NHL team, driven by who Vegas will or won't take. Plus, mailbag questions answered.
Which teams should be in the market for Tony Romo's services? Football Outsiders runs down the list of franchises whose 2017 outlook would be improved by the addition.
How do the 2016 Falcons compare to the 2007 Patriots team that narrowly missed out on a perfect season? Football Outsiders examines the 10 best NFL runners-up of the past 25 years.
What are the chances Boston rises to No. 1 in the Eastern Conference and lands the top pick in 2017 draft? How does Boston stack up against other teams hoping to become title contenders?
Thanks to their catchers' skills at stealing a few extra strikes, some clubs gain a big advantage. Which teams' framing could help put them in the postseason picture?
North Carolina is shooting more 3s than ever before under Roy Williams. The added offense also hasn't taken away from the Tar Heels' traditional strength in offensive rebounding.
It's time to get a few things straight. The ACC is the best conference? No, it isn't. These freshmen are good? Yes, they are, but bet on experience. Oh, The Bilastrator is just getting started.
UCLA's high-powered offense has pushed it to a 21-3 record, but there are issues that could spell trouble in March. And they aren't just limited to the Bruins' defense.
Bad news for Kyle Shanahan: His team just lost Super Bowl LI. Good news for Kyle Shanahan: He's the new coach of the 49ers. That still makes him an offseason winner, along with a few others.
Plenty of NFL teams have a need at QB, but who could be interested in Clemson's Deshaun Watson and North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky? Here's Todd McShay's second attempt at predicting the picks.
North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky and Stanford's Solomon Thomas had huge 2016 seasons. Here's where they land in Mel Kiper's latest ranking of the top 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL draft.
Jimmy Butler and other All-Stars might be in play as the trade deadline approaches. Kevin Pelton offers up his best deals for teams to consider.
The Gators certainly have quarterback issues, and they will be sending a stream of star defensive players to the NFL. But guess what? They could win the national title next postseason.
So your team is among the best 68, according to the all-knowing mind of The Bilastrator. That's a good thing, no? Not exactly, because this version comes with a warning to some: Gotta go to work.