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Bjelica following fight with Afflalo: 'He was wild'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:59
Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica says he doesn't know "what's wrong with" Orlando's Arron Afflalo after the two were ejected following a second-quarter fight.

Oklahoma's Big 12 title hopes are already dimming in January

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:48
Trae Young and the Sooners are an amazing story, but Tuesday's loss showed why they are still a notch below Kansas, Texas Tech and West Virginia.

Lou Williams has been Stephen Curry-like of late for Clippers

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:40
Williams has gone from sixth man to starter and has performed at an extraordinary level.

Police: WSU QB Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:36
Police say Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday in an apartment in Pullman.

Pierce: Guilt behind Celtics' try at sharing night

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:48
Paul Pierce will be the lone former Celtic honored when his jersey is retired on Feb. 11, and he says the only reason Isaiah Thomas nearly got a tribute of his own on that night is due to the franchise's guilt over trading Thomas to Cleveland.

The crown of glory: How NHL teams reward their player of the game

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:27
Sometimes it's a hat. Sometimes it's a jacket. Other times, it's a fighter pilot helmet, like the Jets have used. Which is to say that these things can get weird. Here are 10 of the most unique awards in use this season.

Celtics great, HOFer Jo Jo White dies at 71

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:44
Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, whose No. 10 jersey was retired by the Celtics, has died at 71.

Agent: Yelich relationship with Marlins 'broken'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:05
Agent Joe Longo advocated Tuesday for the Marlins to trade Christian Yelich, saying the oufielder's relationship with the team has "soured" and is "irretrievably broken."

Why León will be let down by 'Captain America'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:44
The club is spending a fortune to sign Landon Donovan, but if recent history is anything to go by, the Liga MX side won't get its money's worth.

Donovan's rock star welcome at Leon

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:43
"I know what I'm like and I'm not going to come here and not be successful." Landon Donovan showed he was serious about returning to soccer with Leon.

Barrett, Williamson top McDonald's rosters

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:54
R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson top the announcement of the McDonald's All-American rosters.

How Alabama got Tua

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:35
Before Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench and into Alabama lore, the QB recruit had to get discovered. With a decommitment from Jake Fromm and an assist from Lane Kiffin, the QB went from Honolulu to college football history.

Thankful Bengals fans give to Bortles charity

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:22
Bengals fans are thanking Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles for beating Pittsburgh by donating to his foundation.

Raisman: USA Gymnastics told me to be quiet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:21
Two-time national team captain Aly Raisman says she felt USA Gymnastics "threatened" her to be quiet when she first accused Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

Big Ben wants continuity for Steelers staff

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:16
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he'll be back in 2018 and endorses keeping the coaching staff intact. Coach Mike Tomlin was vague when discussing the future of his staff.

New year, new beginnings for Stenhouse

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:49
The 30-year-old driver enters 2018 coming off his best Cup season, a breakup with Danica Patrick and a desire to get back to some dirt racing.

Jags' Fournette uninjured in car accident

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:21
Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was in a car accident on Tuesday but is uninjured, according to the team.

Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:21
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing the free-agent market this offseason and that his mindset is what it's always been, "and that's that I'll be here."

Victims begin statements at Nassar sentencing

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:20
Prosecutors expect 98 women to speak or submit written statements during the sentencing hearing for former USA Gymnastics medical coordinator Larry Nassar.

Trae Young has dazzled, but Oklahoma may have already peaked

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:29
Oklahoma has been one of the stories of the year in college basketball, but Tuesday night's test at Kansas State (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPNU) begins a difficult stretch that could see the one-dimensional Sooners' reputation begin to crumble.