The NBA and NBPA are running short on time to agree on starting the season before Christmas, and the league fears a January start could cost it up to $1 billion in revenue losses next season and beyond, sources told ESPN.
As Oklahoma and Texas struggle, the Cowboys have surged and are the Big 12's lone unbeaten team. Even more surprising, they're winning with defense.
Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who suffered a season-ending torn ACL on Sept. 20, finally had surgery on his knee Friday in Los Angeles.
A long-running joke is that the city simply doesn't exist -- Germany's own Area 51. But Arminia is no hoax.
Anderson Silva, one of the greatest ever in MMA, might be fighting for the final time in the Octagon when he takes on Uriah Hall on Saturday.
Whether or not La Russa can do the job in Chicago at age 76 has nothing to do with what makes his hiring so troublesome.
John Ross, the Bengals' former first-round pick whose role has diminished this season, publicized his trade demands Friday, saying he'd prefer a deal if he's not going to play.
The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this season in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The league plans to start a shortened season Feb. 4.
The Tigers' new manager is AJ Hinch, whose yearlong suspension for his role in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal ended Tuesday night.
The Saints will be without Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for Sunday's game against the Bears.
The Galaxy fired Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday, and while the coach didn't deliver in Los Angeles, the club's problems run far deeper.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Todd Davis was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus, a league source told ESPN's Courtney Cronin.
Billionaire Steve Cohen got the votes he needed from MLB owners to become the new majority owner of the New York Mets with a 95% stake. The sale values the franchise at more than $2.4 billion.
He has not played well in 2020. But the rescheduled trip to Augusta National is coming. Is there enough time to flip the switch for his title defense?
Billionaire Steve Cohen got the votes he needed from MLB owners to become the new owner of the New York Mets, a source told ESPN. The sale values the franchise at more than $2.4 billion.
Starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who went 3-1 for the Rays in the postseason, and catcher Mike Zunino, who hit four home runs in the playoffs, will become free agents after Tampa Bay declined its options for the 2021 season.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Juventus announced Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for the coronavirus, 19 days after he was diagnosed as positive.
Former Manchester United and England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles has died his family announced Friday.
Mike D'Antoni will be an assistant coach with the Nets, reuniting him with his former MVP point guard, Brooklyn coach Steve Nash.