The NFL takes its draft to prime time once again Thursday night. Here is all you need to know about the pomp and circumstance used to introduce a class of fresh faces to the league.
Apr 25 | By Melissa Jacobs
Michelle Obama played host to a mini-Olympics as part of her Let's Move! fight against childhood obesity.
Mar 14 5:31 PM ET | By Melissa Jacobs
When Wendy Booker was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she feared the worst. Now, she is showing MS won't keep you from climbing the highest mountain, literally.
Mar 16 9:27 AM ET | By Melissa Jacobs
For making a mockery of player safety with his bounty program, former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams should be banned from the NFL for five years.
Mar 5 5:59 PM ET | By Melissa Jacobs
With love in the air this Valentine's Day, Melissa Jacobs got the scoop on how some of her favorite athletes popped the question.
Feb 14 4:23 PM ET | By Melissa Jacobs
The lockout ended just in time, and then it was one highlight after another. We look back at all the fun.
Feb 7 | By Melissa Jacobs
The Olympic track champion uses her spot on the President's Council on Fitness to push her first love: empowering children.
Feb 1 | By Melissa Jacobs
Experts say proposition bets are particularly popular among women, who are also more likely to be cerebral when throwing down their money.
Jan 31 | By Melissa Jacobs
From Kelly's belly to Madonna's fishnets, you can wager on just about anything Super Bowl-related. Here are our fave prop bets.
Jan 31 | By espnW
Don't think sports are important to a political campaign? Think again. Melissa Jacobs' open letter to GOP hopefuls reminds them why it's important to know your Lambeaus from your Lamberts.
Jan 10 1:24 PM ET | By Melissa Jacobs
If you've made your fantasy Super Bowl, congrats -- and beware starting Marshawn Lynch. Plus, 10 things Melissa Jacobs loves about fantasy football.
Dec 20 | By Melissa Jacobs
Co-owners whining about how injuries cost them their shot at the fantasy title is one of Melissa Jacobs' least favorite parts of the game.
Dec 13 | By Melissa Jacobs
Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore has been on fire lately. If he is still available in your league, make sure to grab him before it's too late.
Dec 6 | By Melissa Jacobs
New Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie seems to love Johnny Knox, so you should too, says espnW fantasy guru Melissa Jacobs.
Nov 29 | By Melissa Jacobs
Among those anticipating the San Francisco-Baltimore Thanksgiving night showdown are the 22,000 members of Purple, the Ravens' female fan club.
Nov 23 | By Melissa Jacobs
If he's on your roster, give thanks for Kevin Smith: The Lions running back had a monster game against the Panthers last weekend.
Nov 22 | By Melissa Jacobs
The NFL has some intriguing Thanksgiving lineups, which is not always the case. Optimize the experience with proper timing of the holiday spread.
Nov 22 | By Melissa Jacobs
Join ESPN fantasy guru Stephania Bell and espnW fantasy guru Melissa Jacobs for a roundtable discussion about fantasy football and its impact on our lives.
Nov 17 3:59 PM ET
As we get closer to fantasy crunch-time, our espnW fantasy guru says waiver-blocking might be your best strategy ... and suggests picking up Denarius Moore.
Nov 15 | By Melissa Jacobs
With Miles Austin out for two to four weeks with a hamstring injury, Laurent Robinson is worth picking up, says espnW fantasy guru Melissa Jacobs.
Nov 8 | By Melissa Jacobs
Chris Johnson owners are justifiably furious about his lack of production. Face it, he belongs on the trading block, says Melissa Jacobs.
Nov 1 | By Melissa Jacobs
Should you try to trade for Tim Tebow after his late-game heroics on Sunday? espnW fantasy guru Melissa Jacobs weighs in.
Oct 25 | By Melissa Jacobs
Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz were both in the wrong in their Sunday scuffle. But maybe there's something wrong about the handshake ritual, too.
Oct 17 | By Melissa Jacobs
Despite his inaccurate passing, Tim Tebow might be worth picking up for a spot start.
Oct 11 | By Melissa Jacobs