The NBA and NHL playoffs are back tonight, with the NBA's version of the Red River Rivalry tipping off in Dallas and the Lightning and Bruins facing off in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. Here are the Games We're Watching.
May 17 12:04 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The Yankees slugger talks about his mother-in-law's picadillos, his evolving wardrobe and the importance of being a role model.
May 17 | By Amanda Rykoff
With the NBA and NHL playoffs sharing a rare day off, we've got a full slate of MLB action with every team taking the field, including some must-watch pitchers. If the national pastime is your favorite pastime, here are the Games We're Watching.
May 16 11:56 AM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.
May 13 1:12 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
If you like drama, forget prime-time television tonight and check out the NHL and NBA playoffs. The Sharks and Red Wings face off in a do-or-die Game 7 in San Jose and the Bulls look to close out the Hawks on the road. Here are the Games We're Watching.
May 12 1:02 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
It's no secret that No. 13 is historically viewed as unlucky or, in extreme cases, cursed. The fear of 13 is so common, there's even a term for it: triskaidekaphobia. In the sports world, though, a few brave players have embraced the number.
May 14 7:33 AM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The three-time All-Star talks about his hero, penchant for road rage, a fear of heights and desire to be a karaoke star.
May 10 | By Amanda Rykoff
The NBA and NHL conference semifinals continue tonight with doubleheaders. Can the Grizzlies continue to surprise? Will LeBron James and the Heat protect home court? Will we have more drama on the ice? Here are the Games We're Watching.
May 3 12:10 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
It's an NBA playoff doubleheader tonight as the Bulls and Hawks tip off in Chicago followed by the Lakers and Mavericks in Los Angeles. If you're a puckhead, we've got Flyers and Bruins on the ice. Here are the Games We're Watching.
May 2 12:28 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The NBA and NHL postseasons continue in full force this weekend. Whether it's a critical Game 6 or Game 1 of the conference semifinals, you're not going to want to miss a minute. Here are the Games We're Watching.
Apr 29 12:48 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Judge Susan Richard Nelson didn't arrive in the crosshairs of the NFL and NFLPA by choice. But friends and experts in the sports law field say there is nobody better prepared to handle a high-profile, demanding case.
Apr 29 | By Amanda Rykoff
A self-proclaimed super fan, the Twins righty is enjoying his team's run and learning a thing or two about sports from the fan's perspective.
Apr 27 7:08 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Sure, you've returned to the daily grind. Looking forward to tonight, there are three NBA and two Stanley Cup playoff games and even baseball on tap. Here are the Games We're Watching.
Apr 25 6:15 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Planning to switch over the closet from winter to spring this weekend? Cancel that. With 11 NBA playoff matches, nine Stanley Cup games and 45 baseball games on tap, here are the Games We're Watching.
Apr 22 1:18 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Playoff action continues in full force tonight with three first-round NBA series and three quarterfinal NHL matchups. Derrick Rose, LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki look to lead their teams to commanding 3-0 series leads on the hardcourt.
Apr 21 1:11 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
It's a busy day on and off the field, with lots of MLB baseball and NFL labor negotiations set to resume in Minneapolis. Tonight, three more NHL playoff series drop the puck, including the age-old rivalry between Montreal and Boston.
Apr 14 2:27 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Jose Canseco is returning to baseball as the manager of the independent league Yuma Scorpions. Sure, it's a blatant publicity stunt, but can you blame Canseco for taking the paycheck?
Apr 12 3:46 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Get your fill of hoops and baseball in today's Games We're Watching, thanks to some fun Western Conference NBA action and strong baseball matchups.
Apr 12 12:09 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The WNBA holds its annual draft this afternoon, and tonight, the NBA teams continue jockeying for critical playoff positioning. There's also a full slate of Major League Baseball action to keep us occupied. Here's what we're watching ...
Apr 11 12:43 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
We're just six games into the 2011 Major League Baseball season, but with each passing day, we are rapidly approaching historic levels of "What in the name of Abner Doubleday is going on here?"
Apr 8 4:53 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Will Phil Mickelson win his second straight Masters title? Can Tiger Woods win his first green jacket since 2005? Follow the "tradition like no other" this weekend.
Apr 8 2:31 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take our abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Women's basketball legend Lisa Leslie is up.
Apr 6 | By Amanda Rykoff
Butler plays in its second consecutive NCAA basketball championship game tonight, continuing a remarkable underdog story. espnW's Amanda Rykoff isn't buying a friend's statement that the Bulldogs' recent success is bad for college basketball.
Apr 4 2:40 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
If you picked your brackets based on animal mascots, you'd be doing really well right now with the UConn Huskies and Butler Bulldogs set to tip at 9:23 p.m. ET in tonight's NCAA title game. If hoops isn't your thing, we've got baseball and NHL action.
Apr 4 12:35 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Everybody is talking college basketball right now. On the eve of the biggest dances of the Big Dance -- the men's and women's Final Fours -- we had a chance to talk hoops with college basketball and WNBA legend Lisa Leslie.
Apr 1 | By Amanda Rykoff