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Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant congratulated LeBron James on his decision to return to Cleveland but says he's not sure if he'll play for his hometown Wizards when he becomes a free agent.
Author: Ramona Shelburne
Posted: July 30, 2014, 2:11 am
A massive water-main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.
Author: Myron Medcalf
Posted: July 30, 2014, 2:07 am
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action Jan. 31 in a 185-pound contest against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in Las Vegas.
Author: Brett Okamoto
Posted: July 30, 2014, 1:50 am
Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continues to open eyes in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from the torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games of the past season.
Author: Nick Friedell
Posted: July 30, 2014, 1:13 am
ESPN has announced that commentator Stephen A. Smith will not be appearing on ESPN2's "First Take" or on ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return Aug. 6.
Posted: July 30, 2014, 1:00 am
Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."
Author: Dave McMenamin
Posted: July 30, 2014, 12:56 am
An officer found John Abraham passed out behind the wheel of his black Dodge Challenger at around 4 p.m. ET June 29 at the intersection of an Atlanta suburb after he had left the Pink Pony strip club, according to a police report.
Author: Josh Weinfuss
Posted: July 30, 2014, 12:20 am
Jon Lester's agent denied a published report that claimed the pitcher's representatives informed the club what it would take to sign him, prompting the club's decision to trade him.
Author: Gordon Edes
Posted: July 30, 2014, 12:12 am
Washington Redskins vice president and general manager Bruce Allen said quarterback Robert Griffin III should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago, not because his knee wasn't ready but rather because of his game.
Author: John Keim
Posted: July 29, 2014, 11:11 pm
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: July 29, 2014, 10:55 pm
The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources.
Author: Adam Schefter
Posted: July 29, 2014, 9:56 pm
Newly signed UFC welterweight Joe Riggs was involved in a firearm-related accident in his home Monday, according to UFC officials.
Author: Brett Okamoto
Posted: July 29, 2014, 9:24 pm
There's a lot of bluster coming from the New York Jets, and Rex Ryan is cool with that.
Author: Rich Cimini
Posted: July 29, 2014, 9:18 pm
Rory McIlroy is ready to "move on and move forward" following his win at the Open Championship, and it will start at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Author: Bob Harig
Posted: July 29, 2014, 8:10 pm
Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the next NBA season, sources told
Author: Ramona Shelburne
Posted: July 29, 2014, 5:34 pm
Melky Cabrera and R.A. Dickey helped the Toronto Blue Jays romp past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: July 29, 2014, 5:25 am