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Warriors' Klay Thompson 'Not Really' Curious About Testing Free Agency


Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson is set for unrestricted free agency following this season under his current contract , but he doesn't sound like someone in a hurry to leave the two-time defending champions...

Le'Veon Bell Trade Rumors: Jets 'Express Interest' in Deal for Steelers RB


Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is reportedly on the trade block, and the New York Jets are at least one of the teams interested in acquiring the All-Pro player...

Jimmy Garoppolo's ACL Tear Confirmed by MRI, Ending QB's Season


San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending torn ACL in Sunday's 38-27 defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs , the team confirmed Monday. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the news...

Josh Rosen Named Cardinals Starting QB vs. Seahawks over Sam Bradford


The Josh Rosen era in Arizona is officially underway. The Cardinals named Rosen their starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks , replacing Sam Bradford ...

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Newcastle Summit Reportedly Set to Persuade Rafa Benitez to Remain at Club


Newcastle United officials will reportedly meet to address the club's January transfer budget as a means to help convince manager Rafa Benitez to remain at the club beyond this season...


Warren Gatland hopes Rhys Webb will be available for Wales at World Cup

Warren Gatland has not abandoned hope of being able to select his Lions scrum-half Rhys Webb for the World Cup next year.


The Champions: Episode 2 Is Here


Lionel Messi has been feeling down. Can the Barcelona squad cheer him up? Watch the second episode of our new animated show, The Champions , below: ...


Nick Bosa's Father: Ohio State DE Is Out Until November After 'Major Surgery'


Ohio State star defensive end Nick Bosa is going to be out of action until at least November with a core muscle injury, as his father John told Ari Wasserman of The Athletic: ...


Trevor Lawrence Named Clemson's Starting QB vs. Syracuse over Kelly Bryant


The Clemson Tigers are making a change at quarterback ahead of their game against Syracuse on Saturday, naming Trevor Lawrence the starting quarterback over Kelly Bryant, per Matt Fortuna of The Athletic...



Delmon Young in Exile in Mexico

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He looks enormous , taking batting practice. At 6'4", there's a belly on him but plenty of muscle to go with it, a thickness that shows through his green T-shirt, gray shorts and desert-camouflage leggings...

‘White noise’: RFU banks on new England shirt providing spark

It is an expression more usually associated with sending people to sleep. But the Rugby Football Union will be hoping that the “white noise” that has inspired England’s new kit for the 2018-19 season can provide a wakeup call to Eddie…

Kevin Durant's Thirty Five Media to Launch 'The Boardroom' with ESPN


Kevin Durant and his company, Thirty Five Media, are partnering with ESPN to launch The Boardroom , a show that will " bring fans behind the scenes of the modern boardroom, showcasing ...


Chiefs' Justin Houston on Jimmy Garoppolo's Knee Injury: 'That Was His Fault'


Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston says Jimmy Garoppolo has no one to blame but himself if he suffered a season-ending knee injury as feared. "That was his fault," Houston told reporters ...


NFL Team Grades for Week 3


It's been a wonky NFL season thus far in 2018, and Week 3 was no different. Carson Wentz made his return, Marcus Mariota came off the bench to replace Blaine Gabbert, Adrian Peterson ...

6 Former NBA Lottery Picks Facing Make-or-Break Seasons


Time is running out for six former NBA lottery picks. At some point, youth alone won't keep certain players afloat. Once high-profile prospects selected either in the 2014 draft or after, each has received opportunities through multiple…


Patriots Are Doomed in AFC Race Without a Dominant Josh Gordon

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The New England Patriots are missing something. But their problems can be solved in a flash if wide receiver Josh Gordon returns to form to cover up the many ills found within the team's poorly constructed roster...

Rob Gronkowski on Lions Trade Rumor: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere Without Brady'


New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is loyal to his quarterback. "Brady's my quarterback," he said of Tom Brady following Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions , per Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald ...


Aqib Talib Ankle Injury Diagnosed as Sprain; Will Have MRI Monday


Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib suffered an ankle sprain in Sunday's win over the Los Angeles Chargers , according to Pro Football Talk . He will reportedly undergo an MRI and receive a second opinion Monday...

Ezekiel Elliott Takes Blame for Cowboys' Loss to Seahawks


Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was one of his team's few bright spots during Sunday's 24-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks , but not even 127 rushing yards were enough ...

Monday, Sep 24

Earl Thomas: Bowing to Cowboys Sideline Was 'In the Moment' Amid Trade Rumors


Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas tried to show the Dallas Cowboys what they missed out on by bowing to the sidelines after an interception Sunday...

Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors: Pat Riley, Heat Most Aggressive in Pursuit of Star


If team president Pat Riley has his way, Jimmy Butler could be playing in a Miami Heat jersey for the 2018-19 season...

Sunday, Sep 23

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo Carted off Field After Suffering Knee Injury vs. Chiefs


San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo could miss time after the team announced he was carted off the field with a knee injury during Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs ...

Winners and Losers from Week 4 of College Football


Week 4 of the college football season took time to bring close games and an upset, but the contests got better as the day went on...

Report: Jimmy Butler Trade Focus for Timberwolves After Karl-Anthony Towns Deal


After locking down one All-Star Saturday, the Minnesota Timberwolves have turned their focus to dealing away another. According to Shams Charania of the Athletic, the team's next step as an organization is to trade away Jimmy Butler...

Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves Reportedly Agree to 5-Year, $190M Contract


Karl-Anthony Towns isn't going anywhere. Despite rumblings of discord at the end of last season, Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms Saturday on a five-year, ...

Saturday, Sep 22

Report: Jimmy Butler Won't Join T-Wolves for Media Day, Start of Training Camp


Jimmy Butler was granted permission to skip Minnesota Timberwolves media day Monday after requesting a trade this week, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania ...

Kyrie Irving Hasn't Spoken to Jimmy Butler About New York; Aware of Rumors


Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler have been pegged as possible future teammates since they will both be unrestricted free agents in the summer of 2019, but the Boston Celtics point guard ...

Khabib Didn't Like Conor McGregor's Cursing at UFC 229 Presser


UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised Conor McGregor following a number of foul-mouthed tirades the Irishman launched at him during their recent press conference...

Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors: Timberwolves Owner Glen Taylor Says Star Is Available


The Minnesota Timberwolves may not be standing pat on the Jimmy Butler front after all. According to ESPN...

Friday, Sep 21

The Summer of the NBA Binge-Watchers

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The Brooklyn Nets training facility is usually a mellow place in the summer months. The energy in the building wanes—such is life for an NBA team in the offseason...

MMA the Morning After: The Reality of Recovering from Fight Night

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It's mid-August, more than five weeks since UFC 226, and Paul Felder still can't pick up anything much heavier than a spoon with his right arm...

Bleacher Report Expert Predictions for Week 4 in College Football


College football seems to get more impossible to predict with each passing week, but it will never stop us from trying. Case in point: BYU was a 23.5-point underdog last Saturday against Wisconsin, but the Cougars won the game outright...

Baker Mayfield Outshines Sam Darnold in Debut and Offers Tease of NFL's Future

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For most of the first half of Thursday night's game between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns, it appeared fans would be forced to endure the sort of slog that has come to define these prime-time contests...

Thursday, Sep 20

Clutch Moments Defined Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns' Relationship

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It's no secret that the Minnesota Timberwolves' two All-Stars, Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns, rarely clicked last season...

Philip Rivers Renewed: At 36, Chargers QB Sees a Prime Chance to Seal His Legacy

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COSTA MESA, Calif. — Such an interesting ball cap. Worn and weathered, it undoubtedly has been around the Chargers longer than most of their players and coaches. Once it was deep black; now it's faded and splotched with gray...

Kawhi Leonard Rumors: Clippers Still Favorites to Land Raptors SF in Free Agency


Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard could become a free agent after the 2018-19 season, and the Los Angeles Clippers appear to be the favorites to land the talented player, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

'Simms & Lefkoe: The Show' Episode 3 Featuring Melvin Gordon and Melvin Ingram


The third episode of Simms & Lefkoe: The Show is here. In Episode 3, Simms and Lefkoe are joined by Los Angeles Chargers stars Melvin Gordon and Melvin Ingram. Watch Simms & Lefkoe: The Show every Wednesday at 8 p...