Sports News

Federer isn't the GOAT, and neither is Nadal or Djokovic

February 12, 2019 - 4:47pm
Is it a mere coincidence the three all-time Grand Slam winners are all playing in the same era? Perhaps not, and that's a telling sign.

Mets' deGrom won't negotiate after opener

February 12, 2019 - 3:41pm
Pitcher Jacob deGrom has told the Mets that he won't negotiate an extension after Opening Day, a source told ESPN.

Refs walk back Beal travel talk, say play legal

February 12, 2019 - 2:21pm
The NBA referees association reacted to video that appears to show an obvious Bradley Beal travel violation by saying the play was, in fact, legal.

Why No. 1 seed Baylor should have issue with the top 16 reveal

February 12, 2019 - 1:06pm
The NCAA committee's reveal left more questions than answers, especially for No. 1 overall seed Baylor, which is paired with Notre Dame in Greensboro.

Sources: Likely 1st-rounder Simmons hurt knee

February 12, 2019 - 11:19am
Former Mississippi State defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons, who projects as a first-round draft pick, has injured his knee in training.

Source: Texans to cut WR Demaryius Thomas

February 12, 2019 - 11:19am
Veteran wide receiver Demaryius Thomas will be released by the Houston Texans on Tuesday, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

Verlander: Rebuilding clubs avoiding stars is BS

February 12, 2019 - 11:19am
Justin Verlander leads a chorus of former MVPs who are saying the absence of clear free-agent markets for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado is not good for the game.

UCL predictions: United to beat PSG? Liverpool lose?

February 12, 2019 - 11:19am
Manchester United won't relish going up against Kylian Mbappe's PSG, but Man City landed one of the easiest Champions League knockout games.

Report: Maggette accused of rape in Duke case

February 12, 2019 - 10:05am
The woman at the center of Duke's investigation into an alleged 1999 sexual assault told friends that Corey Maggette is the basketball player who raped her, the New York Times reported Monday.

Kareem Hunt to Browns: How he fits, status with NFL and more

February 12, 2019 - 8:45am
The Browns are giving running back Kareem Hunt a second chance. Here's what needs to happen for him to play again and what that means for Nick Chubb and Duke Johnson.

Steelers' Brown found guilty of driving over 100

February 12, 2019 - 8:45am
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown was found guilty of reckless driving when he didn't show up for a court date Tuesday, according to reports.

Bring on spring! After winter of discontent, can Cubs move on?

February 12, 2019 - 8:45am
After an early end to October followed by a winter Chicago would rather forget, the Cubs head back to work with "a lot to prove."

Sources: 76ers' Brand called Magic to apologize

February 12, 2019 - 8:45am
Sixers GM Elton Brand called Magic Johnson on Monday afternoon to apologize for insinuating in a radio interview that the Lakers had called -- unprompted -- to ask permission for Johnson to speak with Ben Simmons, league sources told ESPN.

Baseball's back! Here’s what to watch for all 30 teams

February 12, 2019 - 8:45am
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on this spring.

Westbrook sets triple-double mark: 'Unbelievable'

February 12, 2019 - 7:42am
Russell Westbrook made history Monday night with his 10th consecutive triple-double, passing Wilt Chamberlain's mark of nine straight set in 1968.

Power Rankings: Duke is your new No. 1 (apologies, Vols)

February 12, 2019 - 7:42am
Tennessee has done nothing wrong to lose its top spot ... but Duke has done everything right.

Barnwell: Wait on Goff? Offseason moves to improve NFC West teams

February 12, 2019 - 6:27am
The Rams shouldn't give a mega-extension to their quarterback. The Seahawks should, though. And the Niners should keep their QB insurance.

After team-changing moves, new-look Raptors are done playing nice

February 12, 2019 - 6:27am
Masai Ujiri shook up the Raptors last summer and did it again last week. Now Kawhi Leonard and Marc Gasol are poised to make a difference for Toronto when it counts.

Ole Miss vacating 33 football wins after violations

February 12, 2019 - 6:27am
Ole Miss will vacate 33 football wins from six seasons between 2010 and 2016 for fielding ineligible players, athletic director Ross Bjork said Monday night.

Harden overcomes shoulder, runs streak to 30

February 12, 2019 - 6:27am
James Harden, limited to 11 points at halftime, got on a roll in the second half despite a bothersome shoulder to pull within one 30-point game of tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest 30-point streak in NBA history.