Kansas will play at Kentucky for the first time since 2005 when two of college basketball's blue bloods headline the Big ...more 12/SEC Challenge on Jan. 28, 2017.
Kolten Wong is one of a young group of St. Louis Cardinals players the team is hoping can take over as the championship core ...more when the careers of Matt Holliday, Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina wane in the coming years. He got off to a rough start, admitting the pressure of a new five-year, $25.5 million contract was affecting him, but has steadied his game lately and returned to being the team’s everyday second baseman.
NEW YORK -- Even at a wage of $21 million a year, the New York Yankees should make Alex Rodriguez a part-time employee instead ...more of a full-timer. They should do it for the betterment of the team and for his betterment. From this point on, A-Rod should be the DH no more than four or five times a week.
Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, the co-chairman of the NFL's committee on brain injuries, rebutted allegations he was among at least ...more a half-dozen top NFL health officials who waged an improper, behind-the-scenes campaign last year to influence a major U.S. government research study on football and brain disease.
Team Europe remains one of the most intriguing of the eight teams in the tournament, and it will be intriguing to see what ...more general manager Miroslav Satan does with his remaining forward selections, given that there are a handful of emerging young players who could fit nicely with this hybrid squad. The squad's first 16 selections were revealed in March, with the final seven to be named on May 27. My final seven picks are in bold.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The scrapbooks Jacob Tamme's wife have put together for him throughout the years will soon have a ...more new item: a SiriusXMNFL radio list citing him as the NFL player fans loves to hate the most.
BOSTON -- The Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with chronic traumatic ...more encephalopathy by researchers after his death.
Strange as it sounds, New Orleans finds itself in the rare position of “underdog” as it makes its bid on Tuesday to host ...more Super Bowl LIII in 2019.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quarterback Tom Brady hopes to play at a high level into his 40s, and while the New England Patriots ...more would like him to, they have invested significant draft capital at the position in two of the past three years -- first with Jimmy Garoppolo in the 2014 second round (62nd overall), and then with Jacoby Brissett in the 2016 third round (91st overall).
TEMPE, Ariz. -- He didn't want to say that this time was easier but Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu couldn't ...more find a better word to use to describe his second knee rehab in three years.
CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals this week are scheduled to work out longtime Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Dwight ...more Freeney, a league source told ESPN.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If Mike McCarthy is having a hard time deciding how to approach kickoffs this season with the new experimental ...more touchback rule, the Green Bay Packers coach might want to consider kicker Mason Crosby's out-of-the-box idea.
PRAGUE -- The Czech Republic will have to do without Jaromir Jagr at the World Cup of Hockey after the star winger confirmed ...more he won't be available to compete in September.
ST. LOUIS -- The San Jose Sharks are now closer than they’ve ever been to playing for a Stanley Cup. In beating the St. Louis ...more Blues 6-3 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the Sharks are tantalizingly close with a 3-2 series lead.
National League powers met head-to-head, Lucas Duda (stress fracture in his back) and Alex Gordon (fractured wrist) landed ...more on the DL, and we hope Pittsburgh Pirates starter Ryan Vogelsong is OK after getting hit in the head by a pitch and hospitalized. (On a related note, Josh Donaldson had some strong words on Sunday after getting thrown at twice.) Here are five things we learned Monday ...