NHL

NHL Playoff Watch Daily: How the West Division will be won

Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. We’ve reached the final three games to determine the winner of the West Division and the Presidents’ Trophy for the team with the best regular season record for the 2021 NHL season. The Vegas Golden Knights have a two-point […]

NFL

Buzz we’re hearing about all 32 NFL teams after the 2021 draft

ESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for CBSSports.com University of Florida graduate It’s not hyperbole to call the 2021 NFL draft one of the most compelling in recent years. Consider: The quarterback class featured five standouts, including the best prospect at the position since Andrew Luck in Trevor Lawrence. San Francisco tried to […]

NBA

Will this be the greatest duel in NBA scoring title history?

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system On Saturday, the NBA’s two leading scorers took turns boosting their impressive averages. First, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal dropped 50 points on 19-of-31 shooting in regulation against the Indiana Pacers before a hamstring “tweak” forced him […]

NBA

How should individual defense in the NBA be evaluated in 2021?

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system The NBA’s regular season is nearly complete, so let’s show some love to the defensive end of the court in this special edition of the NBA mailbag. Throughout the NBA season, I will be answering your questions […]