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Wade honors victim with shoes, sinks winner

February 27, 2018 - 10:48pm
Dwyane Wade had Joaquin Oliver's name on his sneakers Tuesday night and said he paid "some due respect" to Oliver -- who was shot and killed in a Florida school shooting -- and his family by scoring 27 points, including the game winner, against the 76ers.

CSAC revokes Jon Jones' license, issues fine

February 27, 2018 - 7:25pm
The California State Athletic Commission voted unanimously in favor of revoking the license of UFC star Jon Jones on Tuesday, essentially banning him from competition for one year. Jones was also issued a maximum fine of $205,000 for a failed drug test.

Sources: U.S.-led 2026 WC bid in peril

February 27, 2018 - 7:25pm
Support for the U.S.-led bid to host the 2026 World Cup is divided, with some estimates of voting totals having Morocco ahead in the two-bid race.

LeBron celebrates record-setting night, month

February 27, 2018 - 7:24pm
LeBron James clinched a triple-double average for the month of February on Tuesday. But he wasn't done rewriting the record books, as he also became the first player in NBA history to register more than 30,000 points, 8,000 rebounds and 8,000 assists.

Shaq's son to UCLA after passing on Arizona

February 27, 2018 - 6:04pm
Shareef O'Neal, the son of Shaquille O'Neal, committed to UCLA on Tuesday. O'Neal decommitted from Arizona on Saturday, one day after ESPN reported FBI wiretaps intercepted phone conversations of coach Sean Miller.

Rangers roll the dice, but how much can Tim Lincecum have left?

February 27, 2018 - 4:40pm
After a year away from the game and seven since he was dominant, Tim Lincecum might not be a good bet for a Texas team looking for pitching help.

Papa John's, NFL cancel sponsorship deal

February 27, 2018 - 3:41pm
Papa John's and the NFL have decided to part ways, following divisive comments made by the company's founder last year.

Franchise-tagging Ezekiel Ansah was the only move Lions could have made

February 27, 2018 - 3:25pm
When healthy, the defensive end is worth all of the $17 million-plus he'll earn on a front otherwise devoid of pass-rushers.

Source: Lincecum strikes deal with Rangers

February 27, 2018 - 2:42pm
The Texas Rangers and right-hander Tim Lincecum have agreed to a deal, a source confirmed to ESPN.

'We have something special going here'

February 27, 2018 - 2:39pm
Vegas might be an expansion team with a bevy of stray parts and expiring contracts, but it showed at the trade deadline that it's going all-in to win now -- much to the delight of star Jonathan Marchessault, who says: "I couldn't be happier playing here."

Longer 3-point line among new rules in NIT

February 27, 2018 - 1:52pm
The NIT will experiment with new rules, including a deeper 3-point line and a wider free throw lane.

Lions franchise DE Ansah after 12-sack season

February 27, 2018 - 1:42pm
Ezekiel Ansah, who had 12 sacks despite dealing with ankle, shoulder and back injuries last season, has been designated as the Lions' franchise player for 2018.

Lonzo Ball's 'ugly' shot is starting to fall

February 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
New teammate Isaiah Thomas called Lonzo Ball's shot "ugly as hell," but the rookie guard's unorthodox form is starting to yield the results that the Lakers expected when they made Ball the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

Committee says '14 Dez play should be a catch

February 27, 2018 - 12:45pm
The NFL competition committee was unanimous in saying that Dez Bryant's reception in the 2014 NFC playoffs should have been ruled a catch, according to committee member John Mara.

Tiger Woods' game makes a big leap five weeks ahead of Augusta

February 27, 2018 - 12:40pm
He's hitting with plenty of power. His iron game is coming back. There's still some work to do, but could Tiger be gearing up to surprise us all at the Masters?

Champ Week: Bulldogs, Buckeyes and Lady Bears face big questions

February 27, 2018 - 11:55am
Who might be able to end the Bulldogs' perfect season in the SEC tournament? Can Baylor run the table in the Big 12? Is it Ohio State's time to reclaim the Big Ten trophy?

Source: Jerry to appeal $2M demand from NFL

February 27, 2018 - 11:51am
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones plans to appeal an NFL rule that says if an owner brings litigation against other owners, he must reimburse them for legal fees, sources told ESPN.

LeBron: NCAA 'corrupt'; give kids alternative

February 27, 2018 - 11:26am
LeBron James says the NCAA is "corrupt" and the NBA should shore up its farm system to accommodate kids who want to play but don't think school is the right choice.

Grading every NHL team's trade deadline moves, non-moves

February 27, 2018 - 11:24am
Which teams made wise moves to bolster their playoff chances (Jets) or jump-start a rebuild (Rangers)? Which teams missed big opportunities (Stars)? We grade every team's additions and subtractions.