Sports News

All the reasons why the FedEx Cup means so much this weekend

August 17, 2019 - 2:44pm
Tiger is still hoping for a spot at East Lake. Everybody is still chasing Brooks Koepka. And why next year's majors are on some players' minds this weekend.

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion?

August 17, 2019 - 2:44pm
Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes to become the undisputed champion?

Yanks' Boone: Worth exploring MLB 'mercy rule'

August 17, 2019 - 12:13pm
Yankees manager Aaron Boone wouldn't mind seeing the MLB consider a "mercy rule," saying it would be nice to end a game that had gotten out of hand early rather than go through the motions of completing nine innings.

With another ninth-inning nightmare, Cubs' road woes could be their undoing

August 17, 2019 - 12:13pm
Two straight devastating walk-off losses in Philly and Pittsburgh make it clear: If the Cubs can't find a way to win away from Wrigley, they won't find their way into October.

Week 2 preseason takeaways: Up and down night for Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones

August 17, 2019 - 12:13pm
The No. 6 overall pick had a roller-coaster game the night after No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray struggled.

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players

August 17, 2019 - 12:13pm
Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggest that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects.

Sources: McCown unretiring to sign with Eagles

August 17, 2019 - 11:01am
Josh McCown, who announced his retirement this summer to spend more time with his family, is returning to play his 17th NFL season with the Eagles, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Follow live: Man City and Tottenham battle in Champions League semifinal rematch

August 17, 2019 - 11:01am
City and Spurs look to remain undefeated in early Premier League action.

The teams that will break through and bounce back in 2019

August 17, 2019 - 11:01am
Florida and Texas A&M should sustain 2018 breakthroughs, while TCU and Wisconsin are primed to be among the top bounce-back candidates.

Clutch, Damonte heat up in LCS playoffs

August 17, 2019 - 11:01am
Clutch Gaming mid laner Tanner "Damonte" Damonte has led his team from a ninth-place finish in the spring final to two wins away from a world championship berth.

Barnes: New Team USA 'motivated' by skeptics

August 17, 2019 - 6:11am
The remaining USA Basketball players are eager to prove that they all belong after several of USA's biggest stars skipped the World Cup. "We're motivated more than anything to keep the gold standard going," Harrison Barnes said.

Slayer axed as sponsor for NASCAR's Yeley

August 17, 2019 - 6:11am
Heavy metal band Slayer's sponsorship of J.J. Yeley's No. 54 car for the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night has been removed amid controversy.

Fantasy football cheat sheet central

August 17, 2019 - 6:11am
A collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2019 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues.

Pats' Gordon reinstated; eligible for reg. season

August 17, 2019 - 6:11am
The NFL is reinstating New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon, who will be eligible to play in the regular season.

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back)

August 17, 2019 - 4:51am
After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019.

Thanks to Clemson, the ACC is better than you think

August 17, 2019 - 4:51am
The rest of the conference suffers from a double standard when compared to college football's national champion.

The biggest roster hole for every top NFL playoff contender

August 17, 2019 - 4:51am
The Chiefs have concerns at cornerback. The Bears still don't have clarity at kicker. The Browns? They have questions along the O-line.

Offseason Zim: Vikings coach finds solace on his sprawling ranch

August 17, 2019 - 4:51am
Mike Zimmer is a "different person" when he retreats to the 160-acre ranch inspired by his wife, a respite for a veteran coach embarking on what could be the most pivotal season of his career.

Carrasco throws first BP since leukemia diagnosis

August 16, 2019 - 9:47pm
Indians right-hander faced live hitters for the first time since his June leukemia diagnosis.

Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp

August 16, 2019 - 9:47pm
P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration for the World Cup roster.