ESPN A&M Recruiting

A 28-minute phone call with Aaron Rodgers

This season, Rodgers has been brilliant on the field and unapologetically vocal off it. In an exclusive interview with ESPN, he explains why. ... Continue Reading

Playoff pressure? Tension? Whatever it is, Aaron Rodgers, Packers say they don't feel it

Despite Aaron Rodgers' future in Green Bay being in doubt, and coming off two straight NFC title-game losses, the Packers look to stay even-keeled. ... Continue Reading

Jimmy G's inexperience in the cold might not mean bad things against the Packers

The 49ers' QB has never thrown an NFL pass in frigid conditions, but the cold hasn't helped the Packers recently. ... Continue Reading

Follow live: Bengals looking to keep playoff run going against top-seeded Titans

null ... Continue Reading

NFL shakes Chiefs' Hill with fine for pompom fun

Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill was fined nearly $13,000 for his touchdown celebration vs. the Steelers in which he took pompoms from a Kansas City cheerleader and danced along the sideline. ... Continue Reading

Butler retiring after 7 seasons as Steelers' DC

Keith Butler has decided to retire after seven seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced Saturday. ... Continue Reading

Blazers star Lillard 'not in a rush' following surgery

Portland star Damian Lillard, who spoke to reporters on Saturday, said he's "not in a rush" to return to the Trail Blazers' lineup as he rehabilitates and that his "No. 1 goal is to win a championship." ... Continue Reading

Bulls' Caruso out 6-8 weeks with fractured wrist

Bulls guard Alex Caruso will have surgery to repair a fractured right wrist suffered in Friday night's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. He's expected to miss six to eight weeks, the team announced. ... Continue Reading

No. 6 Duke 'getting better,' cruises past Syracuse

Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils took another step by handling Syracuse 79-59 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday. ... Continue Reading

Bucs activate 'Playoff Lenny' in time to face Rams

Running back Leonard Fournette, who has been on injured reserve with a hamstring strain since Week 16, has been activated off IR and can play in Sunday's divisional playoff game vs. the Rams. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Teixeira-Prochazka UFC title bout set

Glover Teixeira will defend his light heavyweight title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 274 on May 7, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

NFL halts COVID testing for unvaccinated players

The NFL is halting daily COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated players. Only those who report symptoms will be tested. ... Continue Reading

NFL divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and matchups to know for each game

What to watch for in every divisional-round game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks for all four games. ... Continue Reading

Nine games, 8,000 miles and Kyrie Irving's return: Inside the Nets' frenzied two-plus weeks

What happens when a grueling schedule combines with a part-time player, an unfortunate injury and much more? Nets coach Steve Nash sums it up: "It's been a journey. Literally." ... Continue Reading

Women's Bracketology: Tennessee replaces Louisville on No. 1 line

Thursday's big ACC battle between Louisville and NC State knocked the Cardinals off the top line, making way for Tennessee to ascend to a No. 1 seed. ... Continue Reading

Men's Bracketology: Big 12 leads way with eight of its 10 teams in favorable positions

The Big 12 continues to lead all conferences with 8 of its 10 teams represented. ... Continue Reading

Iconic Isles star, Hall of Famer Gillies dies at 67

Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders' dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67. ... Continue Reading

Source: Ravens fire Martindale in surprise move

Don "Wink" Martindale, who had been with the Ravens since 2012 and the defensive coordinator for the past four seasons, has been fired, a source told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Why Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen could be AFC's next great QB rivalry

The Bills and Chiefs appear positioned to be contenders for years to come. ... Continue Reading

Why Rams star Cooper Kupp owes his NFL career to wife Anna

Kupp's triple-crown receiving season was the result of years of hard work with his wife, who has become the best teammate he could have asked for. ... Continue Reading

Follow us on Twitter