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Puerto Rico national team recruiting Carmelo Anthony


The proud and storied Puerto Rico national basketball team has no practice court and little funding in the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation, but it remains undaunted and determined to recruit a prodigal son to wear the island nation's…

Point scores 3 PP goals in 1:31, Lightning beat Penguins 4-3


Brayden Point scored three straight power-play goals in 1:31 _ the sixth-fastest three goals in NHL history _ and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3

Wilson caps Seattle's rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win


Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers

Potential classic on Monday night in Chiefs-Rams, now in LA


What some are calling the NFL's Game of the Year already has made huge headlines by being moved out of Mexico City because of poor playing conditions

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University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed


Maryland President Wallace Loh says he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player's death, a prophetic warning that went unheeded


Pulisic back as US loses 3-0 at England; no goal for Rooney


Christian Pulisic played just his second match with the U.S. national team in 13 months, and the Americans failed to muster much of an attack in a 3-0 loss to England that marked Wayne Rooney's farewell with the Three Lions

LSU Tigers, Les Miles reach $1.5 million buyout agreement


Former football coach Les Miles on Thursday reached a settlement with LSU for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.5 million on his remaining guarantee from the school. LSU still owed Miles $6.5 million in guaranteed salary after firing him…


It's The Big Three and Joey Logano in NASCAR's title race


NASCAR's championship as expected will be between Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. as The Big Three advanced to the finale

Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island


In chilly finish to PGA Tour year, Charles Howell III opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

Amy Olson's 63 gives her 1st-round lead at 2018 LPGA finale


Olson shoots 9-under 63 for lead after 1st round of LPGA's season-ending event


Subway alums on board for Notre Dame return to New York City


High-stakes college football returns to Yankee Stadium with Notre Dame vs Syracuse


Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox


Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred through the 2024 regular season and signed off a new television deal with Fox that runs through 2028


Sidney Crosby to miss Tampa Bay game with upper-body injury


Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury

Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight


Kyle Busch is favorite to win the NASCAR championship and add second title to his resume

Purdue superfan Tyler Trent gets bobblehead to help cancer fight


Former Purdue student Tyler Trent, who has a rare form of bone cancer, became such a national sensation during the Boilermakers' victory over Ohio State last month that there was a significant rise in donations supporting cancer research.…

Thursday, Nov 15



-- HOUSTON (3-6) At INDIANAPOLIS (5-4) 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE -- Colts by 9½. RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Houston 3-6; Indianapolis 3-6. SERIES RECORD -- Colts lead 12-1. LAST MEETING -- Colts 31, Texans 27, Oct. 5, 2008. LAST WEEK -- Colts…

Jimmy Butler scores 14 in debut as Sixers let late lead slip away


ORLANDO, Fla. -- For three quarters, the Jimmy Butler Era in Philadelphia was looking exactly like it was supposed to. But basketball games are four quarters long. And the final 12 minutes of Wednesday night's game for the 76ers against…

Cy Young trophies for deGrom, Snell reflect analytics' impact


On April 10, in his third start of 2018, Jacob deGrom allowed four runs in six innings in a no-decision against the Marlins. All four runs came in the fifth inning. With one out, Yadiel Rivera hit a chopper over third base and the ball…

Wednesday, Nov 14

If Flacco can't go, Jackson and RG3 ready to roll for Ravens


Ravens rookie QB Jackson isn't staying awake at night thinking about the prospect of making his first NFL start

Fitchburg State suspends Kewan Platt for dirty play, bars him from campus


A Division III basketball player is now suspended indefinitely and banned from campus after hitting an opposing player with a vicious elbow during a game on Tuesday night. Late in a loss to Nichols College, Fitchburg State's Kewan Platt…

D.J. Swearinger says Texans 'bashed my name,' are on revenge radar


ASHBURN, Va. -- The D.J. Swearinger revenge tour already includes wins against two of his former teams, Arizona and Tampa Bay, this season. Those were warm-up acts for what takes place Sunday: a chance to beat the team the Washington…

Brian Snitker is NL's top manager after leading Braves to East title


Brian Snitker has been named NL manager of the year after guiding the Atlanta Braves to the team's first winning season, postseason berth and division title in five years. Snitker, 63, is the first Braves manager since Bobby Cox in 2005 to…

Tuesday, Nov 13

Courtney Smith granted protection order as part of Zach Smith's deal


Former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith accepted a plea deal Tuesday to resolve the criminal charges that sparked a months-long controversy for the Buckeyes football program and its head coach, Urban Meyer. Smith pleaded guilty to a…

Capitals' Tom Wilson has suspension reduced to 14 games


Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games by neutral arbitrator Shyam Das, a dozen days after it was upheld by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Pursuant to this ruling, Wilson is eligible to play…

NBA community sends support to Caris LeVert after devastating injury


Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Caris LeVert had to be stretchered off the court Monday after suffering a serious right leg injury late in the second quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center in Minneapolis. LeVert, in…

Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. earns NL Rookie of the Year honors


Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was named National League Rookie of the Year on Monday. He received 27 first-place votes and three seconds for 144 points. Fellow international phenom Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals got two…

Monday, Nov 12

Draymond Green, Shaun Livingston back for Warriors; Steph Curry still out


LOS ANGELES -- Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry will not play in Monday's game against the Clippers or Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Hawks as he continues to recover from a left groin strain. Warriors coach Steve Kerr…

Adam Silver supports 'Enough' T-shirts, players speaking out


LOS ANGELES -- With NBA commissioner Adam Silver in the stands and supporting the cause, the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks honored the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting by wearing black T-shirts with the message "Enough" on the…

Elliott, Prescott lead Cowboys past Eagles 27-20


Ezekiel Elliott had 151 yards rushing and his go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20

Rams WR Cooper Kupp injures knee; 'It doesn't look good'


LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Rams are not optimistic about the prognosis of a knee injury suffered by receiver Cooper Kupp on Sunday in a 36-31 win over the Seattle Seahawks. "I don't think it's good," Rams coach Sean McVay said after…

Sunday, Nov 11

NFL rejected bids by Rams, Chiefs to play Week 10 in Denver ahead of Mexico trip


The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs both requested to play in Denver the week before their Week 11 game at altitude in Mexico City, but the NFL rejected both requests, sources tell ESPN. The NFL did not want to give either the Rams…

Jimmer Fredette scores 40 in 4th, 75 overall in Chinese Basketball Association game


Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday, a career high for the ex-NBA journeyman who is playing his third professional season in China. After a slow start, Fredette found his groove…

Bobby Petrino fired as Louisville coach


Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino as the Cardinals have stumbled to a 2-8 record this season, a source confirmed to ESPN. Petrino is owed a $14.1 million buyout by the university that will be paid out over the next few years, the…

Sources: Tuesday deadline likely to pass without Le'Veon Bell reporting


Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is unlikely to report to the team by Tuesday's deadline, which would make him ineligible to play the rest of this season, multiple league sources tell ESPN. Even as the Steelers now brace to…