NCAA teams bettors can trust at end of college basketball season

LAS VEGAS — Do the top college basketball teams in the country tend to play their best down the stretch? The best teams in the NFL typically play well in December. Shouldn’t it be the same for coll…

'Don't you dare buy these': Sneaker fans warn resellers as Nike releases pics of special edition Kob

Sportswear giants Nike are set to release a special edition version of their hugely-popular "Kobe 5" basketball shoes to honor the late NBA superstar, but fans are already worried about the cynical motives of the reseller market.

Giants could land Auburn’s Derrick Brown in ‘best player’ scenario

INDIANAPOLIS — There’s no chance, right? No way the Giants use their first-round draft pick on another interior defensive lineman, right? Not when there is a dire need for starters at offensive tac…

David Cone jokes with Aaron Boone on air about not getting Yankees’ pitching coach job

He’s not the best color man in the league for nothing, folks. David Cone interviewed but was overlooked for the job when the Yankees were seeking a new pitching coach over the winter, so the YES Ne…

Dobbins, Taylor add another chapter to running back rivalry

Jonathan Taylor and J.K. Dobbins spent three seasons vying for the title of Big Ten's best running back.

Mike Piazza on Mets’ ownership situation: ‘Just stay positive’

PORT ST. LUCIE — Mike Piazza loves the Mets, but isn’t looking to buy them as part of an ownership group. The Hall of Fame catcher, who arrived in camp to begin serving as a spring training instruc…

The battle for WR1 is on: Alabama's Jerry Jeudy, Oklahoma's CeeDee Lamb state their cases

Jerry Jeudy and CeeDee Lamb might be the best of a deep class, and the difference over who is drafted first could come down to splitting hairs.

Braga vs Rangers LIVE: Team news, line ups confirmed, Steven Gerrard in Europa League tie

Rangers take on Braga in Portugal as they look to book a Europa League last-16 slot having claimed a 3-2 first-leg lead in Ibrox last week. Follow the action LIVE with Express Sport.

David Villa reveals what’s behind Raheem Sterling’s rise at Man City

England forward has been linked with a summer move to Real Madrid but former Barcelona striker Villa believes his manager is the main reason he is one of the world’s best today

Deontay Wilder's attempt to blame defeat on 40lb costume carries little weight | Marina Hyde

The heavyweight’s comments after his loss to Tyson Fury are best euphemised as misjudged – but he is not the first boxer to be pilloried for offering up a bizarre excuse

New Islander Jean-Gabriel Pageau biggest bright spot in tough loss

It was going to take a lot for the excitement of trade-deadline day to be sucked out of the Islanders’ locker room. But the Rangers did their absolute best, taking a 4-3 victory over the Islanders …

Zidane hails Guardiola as best coach in the world before showdown

The duo have won five Champions League titles between them