Which teams are in the best spot to survive an injury to the starting QB? Plus: Teams that need an upgrade ASAP.
The Eagles should be favored by more than 6.5 points, and the Vikings outplayed the Packers. Here are our Week 2 gambling takeaways.
Would anyone be bold enough to follow the Rays' lead and start a reliever in the postseason? We've got six teams who should consider it.
As the fantasy baseball season winds down, Eric Karabell details why investing in closers is far from a fail-proof approach.
Matt Bowen breaks down the tape to glean a deeper understanding of what stood out around the NFL in Week 2.
With key races heating up, we preview the biggest matchups and size up what's on the line this week.
Is Washington State for real? How will Vanderbilt react after pushing Notre Dame? Here is your early Week 4 betting look.
Find out how offensive line play impacts the fantasy value of the 49ers' backfield, the Texans' passing game, LeSean McCoy and Blake Bortles.
QB Shea Patterson is the top transfer so far this season, but he's far from the only one making a big impact.
Should Seattle trade Thomas? Re-sign him? Let him walk in the offseason? Use the franchise tag? And is Thomas still as good as ever at age 29?
Week 2 in the NFL brought more eye-opening performances, both good and bad. Eric Karabell provides his takeaways on the top fantasy football storylines.
L.A. looked great much of the time and St. Louis still has work to do, but both teams can smell the playoffs -- and are a slump from missing out.
His suspension is over, so what's ahead for Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes? We talked with players and coaches who have been through similar transitions.
The Sabres top the pipeline rankings with Rasmus Dahlin and Casey Mittelstadt. Where do the other 30 teams rank?
The trade for elite pass-rusher Khalil Mack puts Chicago among the five best front sevens in the league. Matt Bowen picks breakout candidates and more for each team.
The best fantasy football advice and relevant information for Week 2 from our ESPN+ experts, all in one place.
Where does the betting value lie in Week 2 of the 2018 NFL season? Our handicappers give best bets on all of Sunday's games.
Will Harris put his ear to the ground to collect some valuable betting information from the college football practice fields.
With the Los Angeles Dodgers visiting the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend, Eric Karabell takes a look at all of the fantasy implications in this battle between contenders for the final NL wild-card spot.
The ESPN FPI wasn't created with gambling in mind, but that data can be useful in analyzing college football betting markets.
While superteams rule the American League, parity in the National League is making for a must-see sprint to the finish. Plus, a look at the future of starting pitchers and more.
When the offense matches Clayton Kershaw, L.A. looks like the powerhouse we thought it would be. But that's not happening often enough.
ESPN's Playoff Predictor has several scenarios for as many as two SEC teams (Bama, Georgia or Auburn) reaching his year's CFP. Stanford may be the Pac-12's best hope.
Ohio State and USC have big games this weekend in Texas, which gives them an opportunity to play in front of recruits looking beyond the struggling Longhorns.
Top recruits are starting to take their official visits, meaning it's time to make some predictions about where they're leaning.
Matchups are a driving force behind weekly lineup decisions in fantasy football. Here are the most and least favorable matchups at QB, RB, WR and TE for Week 2 in the NFL.
Who wins Panthers-Falcons, Chiefs-Steelers, Eagles-Buccaneers and Patriots-Jaguars?
Eric Karabell takes a look at which fantasy football fortunes rise or fall as we get ready to set lineups for Week 2, including a look at the Jets' rookie quarterback.
Choosing a top performer from across the minors is usually tough, but one sweet-swinging Blue Jay soared above the rest. Plus, other standout minor league stars and the best 2018 draft pick debuts.
Don't set your Week 2 daily fantasy football lineups without an assist from our expert, who offers up the best values at each position.
Looking for the best betting value in Week 3 of the CFB season? Our experts offer their picks on 16 of Saturday's games.
Many pitchers with breakout potential need only find a little bit of control to take that next step. Eric Karabell details the players he expects to surge ahead in fantasy value in 2019.
LSU and Auburn already pay big bucks for defense, but Wisconsin's Jim Leonhard highlights a list of who's next.
Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?
The Pacific is home to some of the best prospect pools in the NHL, including many NHL-ready pieces.
Could Patrick Mahomes' Chiefs keep the Steelers winless? Where will Le'Veon Bell end up? Our experts weigh in.
Get help with those tough fantasy lineup decisions by checking out Eric Karabell's 100 best running backs, wideouts and tight ends for Week 2.
If you made it through the chaos of Week 1, check out these picks based on the FPI for your survival pool in Week 2.
Find out which receivers to upgrade, downgrade and avoid for Week 2 in fantasy football, plus a full cheat sheet breaking down every matchup.
Brett Rypien isn't a household name, but he should be. The Boise State senior has taken his deep game to a new level in 2018.
While teams like the A's and Braves are showing you can go from rebuilding to contending, others are still trying to find their way from the basement to relevance.
Need a player or two to address a specific offensive category? Eric Karabell details the top names who can help.
Chris Peters evaluates the Central's farm systems and picks each team's NHL-impact prospect for this season.
Which players are providing the most value as compared to their salary this season? Football Outsiders identifies the best on every roster.
Eric Karabell ranks each position and his top 100 for the remainder of the season, including commentary on key players on the move up or down his rankings.
Whether it was pulling off a blockbuster trade or giving a youngster the chance to shine, we examine one move that has boosted each club in the hunt.
How will your team perform over the next three seasons? We forecast the future of the NBA's best and worst squads.
Dwayne Haskins has started only two games, but he is already getting Heisman buzz. Who else should we expect to be hearing a lot more from this season?
How are the prospect pipelines of the Metropolitan Division shaping up, and who is ready to contribute at the NHL level?
Looking for the next stars in the fantasy pitching categories? We scout out nine players set to make an impact in strikeouts, WHIP and saves.
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