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2017-02-22
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1:48 PM ET When Candice Wiggins retired from the WNBA in March 2016, she cited physical wear and tear on her body and said she didn't really love the game anymore. She wrote in The..
rantnrave:// The NFL's ratings problem -- down 9 percent this past season -- has drawn endless scrutiny. NASCAR is in trouble. The NBA's regional sports networks have seen theirs f..
Tianjin Quanjian boss Fabio Cannavaro has confirmed his club did hold talks over Wayne Rooney but said there are no plans to pursue a deal because he does not suit their style of p..
Barring the football equivalent of a miracle, Barcelona will go out of the Champions League round of 16 for the first time since 2007. If the Spanish champions lose against Atletic..
8:23 AM ET MESA, Ariz. -- The price of winning is looming for Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. Monetary decisions on young stars such as Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber are still a few y..
2017-02-21
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Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann said he was proud to be part of his club's history after his goal in Tuesday night's 4-2 Champions League round-of-16 first-leg win at Bay..
LOS ANGELES -- In a move that drastically reshapes the leadership structure of one of the NBA's most illustrious franchises two days before the league's trade deadline, the Los Ang..
The 46-year-old, known as the "roly-poly goalie," admitted after the non-league side's 2-0 loss that he knew a bookmaker was offering odds of 8-1 on him being seen eating during th..
Liverpool are planning to transform their Kirkby academy into a training facility for both the first-team and youth sides, a source has told ESPN FC. The club have used Melwood as ..
rantnrave:// Is there an archetype for a successful sports owner? Legacy sons have run the Knicks and Lakers aground. The Kings are climbing the rankings of craziest organizations ..
BOSTON -- Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise ..
Boston College athletic director Brad Bates is stepping down at the end of the academic year. Bates, who has led Boston College's athletic department since 2012, will become vice p..
Feb 20, 2017 TEMPE, Ariz. -- There’s not a day that goes by that Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim doesn’t think about his team’s quarterback -- both in the current and ..
We're less than three weeks from Selection Sunday. And we've resolved nothing. The preliminary grouping of No. 1 seeds (Gonzaga, Kansas, Villanova, Baylor) revealed by the selectio..
A coaching change, a late-night phone call and a box of Honey Buns. This is the story of how JaTarvious Whitlow shocked everybody and signed with Auburn. The story begins in June w..
January has come and gone, but Transfer Talk is already monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out all the latest deals here. Barcelona are weighing up a summ..
2017-02-20
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Things got a little nuts scoring-wise at the NBA All-Star Game. What were the most amazing numbers to come from the competition? The 374 combined points are the most in All-Star Ga..
Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has no qualms about extending his coaching break beyond the summer unless the right challenge crops up. After 29 seasons at Old Trafford as playe..
The 40th anniversary of the iconic movie "Slap Shot" will be celebrated on Feb. 25 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Steve Carlson, Jeff Carlson and Dave Hanson, better known as the Hans..
Having assumed and held the role of English football's most prominent pantomime villain for many a year, Neil Warnock is making plans to bow out in appropriate fashion as and when ..
2017-02-19
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Feb 17, 2017 Close When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban aga..
Before even turning a wheel, JR Hildebrand was an interesting contender for "Sports Comeback of the Year." He strengthened his case by pacing the IndyCar Series' only preseason ope..
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Bruce Bochy, a .239 career hitter with three World Series rings as a manager, routinely receives baseball cards in the mail from fans in search of autographs. ..
Lincoln City assistant manager Nicky Cowley welcomes the club's FA Cup success but insists it is promotion to the Football League that would be a "life-changer'' for the club. Sean..
Bayern Munich's two-match tour of Singapore is expected to be officially confirmed next month, despite the Singapore Sports Hub's refusal to comment on the proposed trip. March 16 ..
Real Madrid midfielder Isco says he is happy at the club but has suggested he may have to leave in order to get more game time. Isco, 24, impressed for Madrid on Saturday, setting ..
Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich benefit from "an unwritten rule that nobody can win against them," according to Hertha Berlin midfielder Sebastian Langkamp, while his coach Pa..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The first official NASCAR event of Speedweeks was postponed by rain at Daytona International Speedway. The rain began during driver introductions Saturday ni..
2017-02-18
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mario Andretti may well be the most versatile driver the world has ever seen. In a career that spanned thirty years at the top level, he was a force to be re..
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery is currently basking in the afterglow created by the Ligue 1 giants' phenomenal 4-0 mauling of Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champio..
Former Manchester United man Dwight Yorke said he was "made to feel like a criminal" after being prevented from travelling to the United States on Friday. Yorke said he was prevent..
10:40 AM ET Corey Hirsch is sitting on the edge of the bed in his hotel room in Washington, D.C., clutching the blade of a hockey stick in his right hand. It is the spring of 1994,..
Former Manchester United man Dwight Yorke said he was "made to feel like a criminal" after being prevented from travelling to the United States on Friday. Yorke said he was prevent..
NEW ORLEANS -- Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame. The career 20-point-per-game NBA scorer and the coach who led Villanova to a stunning upset of ..
2017-02-17
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Slowed by knee injuries the past few years, Swisher appeared in 76 games with Atlanta and Cleveland in 2014. The 36-year-old played in 55 games last season for the Yankees' Triple-..
Three brain injury charities have teamed up to tell the Football Association it must "act now" over funding and the starting of large-scale, independent research into the potential..
MASON, Mich. -- Former Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar will stand trial for three counts of first-degree criminal --- conduct, a judge ruled Friday morning. M..
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Here's how long John Henry and Tom Werner have owned the Boston Red Sox: When their $695 million bid to buy the team was approved on Dec. 20, 2001, the New Engl..
Under-pressure Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger sprang a surprise at his news conference on Friday when he said: "No matter what happens I will manage next season, whether..
BT Sport highlight: Behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat trick, Manchester United took a commanding lead in their Europa League round of 32 tie against St Etienne. Manchester United sta..
He will be the biggest international name in the league There have been times when the big Saudi clubs were not short of money but increasingly, when the most famous international ..
2017-02-16
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NEW ORLEANS -- Joel Embiid told ESPN Radio on Thursday that winning the NBA Rookie of the Year Award would represent a huge step in lifting him out of the "bad place" he had reache..
As Alabama head coach Nick Saban works to replace recently departed short-term offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, New England Patriots tight ends coach Brian Daboll has emerged..
In 2003, the Detroit Lions made a series of changes to their uniforms. The changes all had one thing in common: They involved the color black. The helmet logo was given a black out..
In truth, AC Milan were fortunate to take anything away from the Stadio Olimpico on Monday night in their 1-1 draw with Lazio. Similarly to how the nine-man Rossoneri snatched a wi..
One of Barcelona's youth teams have been rewarded for their sportsmanship with the Laureus Award for the Best Sporting Moment of the Year. After the final whistle sounded, rather t..
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny said his side had "cracked" as they slumped to a devastating 5-1 Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich. The Gunners are set to bow out in the ..
2017-02-15
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D.C. United announced that it has signed a naming rights deal with automaker Audi of America for the team's proposed stadium in Washington, D.C. "We are thrilled to partner with su..
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina said his team could still turn the tie around following their 3-1 defeat at Real Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League round-of-16 first-leg match, sa..
Real Madrid goalscorer Casemiro said his team had put in a good performance in Los Blancos' 3-1 victory over Napoli in Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first leg, but the job w..
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In 2010, the Chicago White Sox hurried Chris Sale to the big leagues two months after drafting him because they believed he could help them make the playoffs. S..
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, as we celebrate Jaromir Jagr's 45th birthday, we are going to great lengths to honor the man, the myth and the mullet. When he broke into the league with the..
Feb 8, 2017 Close Now that spring training is mercifully almost here, we complete our team-by-team tour of big-picture observations of the majors. Today's tier consists of the top ..
As teams ready themselves for their spring sojourns and beat reporters pack their cargo shorts and press credentials, there is the smell of something distinctive in the air: the ho..
The CEO of Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour responded Wednesday to criticism he received after calling President Donald Trump "an asset to the country." Golden S..
Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers and who won praise for keeping the profe..
Feb 9, 2017 LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. -- The six-time Olympian, former rookie of the year, Stanley Cup champion and sure-fire lock to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Novembe..
11:08 AM ET Close New Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck can now "Row The Boat" in the land of 10,000 lakes. Sources said Fleck's agent Bryan Harlan reached an agreement Wednesday..
Footballers who repeatedly head the ball can end up suffering from dementia, new findings have suggested, prompting calls for more research into a long-suspected issue in the sport..