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British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style with victory at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 23, 2014, 4:07 pm
Minutes after the Detroit Lions made free tickets available for Monday night's rescheduled game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, fans were being turned away from the box office at Ford Field.
Author: Mike Rodak
Posted: November 23, 2014, 4:07 pm
Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 23, 2014, 4:04 pm
Though Adrian Peterson has said that a fresh start with a new team might be beneficial, coach Mike Zimmer told ESPN.com that he believes the star running back will return to the Minnesota Vikings when he's reinstated.
Author: Ed Werder
Posted: November 23, 2014, 4:01 pm
Robert Griffin III could be yanked Sunday by the Washington Redskins in favor of Colt McCoy, or an evaluation will be made to make a move next week, sources tell ESPN.
Author: Chris Mortensen
Posted: November 23, 2014, 3:47 pm
Free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to make a decision about his baseball future next week, according to his brother and co-agent.
Author: ESPN.com news services
Posted: November 23, 2014, 3:18 pm
One week after Melvin Gordon rushed for 408 yards, Oklahoma true freshman Samaje Perine eclipsed Gordon's mark with 427 yards Saturday against Kansas.
Author: Jake Trotter
Posted: November 23, 2014, 1:13 pm
Manny Pacquiao scored six knockdowns and dominated virtually every minute of the fight to win a lopsided unanimous decision against Chris Algieri.
Author: Dan Rafael
Posted: November 23, 2014, 12:19 pm
Mired in a four-game losing streak, LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers are "a very fragile team right now."
Author: Dave McMenamin
Posted: November 23, 2014, 8:11 am
There is no timetable for Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard's return after he underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy to treat his strained right knee, coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Author: Tim MacMahon
Posted: November 23, 2014, 8:03 am
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting that it would happen within three to five years.
Author: Tim MacMahon
Posted: November 23, 2014, 6:49 am
Following Florida State's narrow 20-17 win over Boston College and yet another frenzied fourth quarter in a season that has been defined by them, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said it doesn't matter how his team wins -- only that it continues to find a way.
Author: Heather Dinich
Posted: November 23, 2014, 6:16 am
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and quarterback Jameis Winston said there was nothing malicious about the contact between Winston and an official in the third quarter of the Seminoles' 20-17 win against Boston College.
Author: Jared Shanker
Posted: November 23, 2014, 6:06 am
Less than two weeks before he is set to return to competition, Tiger Woods announced Saturday via Twitter that Chris Como has been working with him on his swing.
Author: Bob Harig
Posted: November 22, 2014, 8:41 pm
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden delivered some of his most pointed comments yet about Robert Griffin III, telling NFL.com earlier this week that it's time for the third-year quarterback to elevate his play.
Author: ESPN.com news services
Posted: November 22, 2014, 2:15 pm