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Cubs have been busy this winter, but what else should they do?

December 13, 2017 - 4:30am
Signing three pitchers gave the Cubs needed depth, but that doesn't mean Joe Maddon and the front office have answers to every question yet.

LeBron praises Lonzo, sees first-year parallels

December 12, 2017 - 9:36pm
LeBron James said he sees parallels between his rookie experience and that of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball.

Healthy Rodgers says he's cleared to return

December 12, 2017 - 9:30pm
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers posted on Instagram that he has been medically cleared to return from injured reserve after being sidelined by a broken collarbone.

Angels GM confirms Ohtani had PRP injection

December 12, 2017 - 9:21pm
Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his pitching elbow in October but general manager Billy Eppler said the team is pleased with Ohtani's physical condition.

Fan sues Saints over protests during anthem

December 12, 2017 - 8:28pm
A Saints season-ticket holder has filed a lawsuit against the team, saying he never would have bought the tickets if he had known that players would "use Saints football games as a platform for protests."

Ex-NFLer Larry Johnson: I believe I have CTE

December 12, 2017 - 7:40pm
In an interview with the Washington Post, former NFL running back Larry Johnson talked of his violent tendencies, memory loss, anxiety and paranoia, saying those symptoms are consistent with former players who died from CTE.

Sources: Lakers asked LaVar to tone it down

December 12, 2017 - 6:59pm
LaVar Ball confirmed that he met with the Lakers' front office recently to discuss his criticisms of head coach Luke Walton, saying of the meeting, "It's about coming together and to get a solution to this problem."

Lonzo Ball shines under MSG spotlight, but Lakers fall short in OT

December 12, 2017 - 6:57pm
Playing his first game at Madison Square Garden in front of a star-studded crowd, the No. 2 overall pick put up a well-rounded performance, but Kristaps Porzingis stole the show.

How Joel Embiid is trolling the NBA

December 12, 2017 - 6:15pm
Embiid has turned the Sixers' famed process into performance art, and everyone is feeling merry and bright -- for now.

Source: J.D. Martinez to meet with Red Sox

December 12, 2017 - 5:24pm
Free-agent slugger J.D. Martinez is headed to the winter meetings, where he is expected to meet with the Boston Red Sox and other potential teams. The Red Sox need power, and Martinez may be their top choice.

What's wrong with Duke's defense?

December 12, 2017 - 4:36pm
The Blue Devils' defensive issues were glaring in their loss at Boston College. They're still scoring at a torrid pace, but why do they have such problems stopping 3-pointers and controlling the paint?

O's may move Machado to SS if he's not traded

December 12, 2017 - 3:03pm
The Orioles are listening to offers for All-Star Manny Machado, who becomes a free agent after the coming season. If they don't trade him, they may move him from third base to shortstop, where he started his career.

Auburn banned softball assistant Corey Myers

December 12, 2017 - 2:01pm
Auburn softball assistant Corey Myers was banned from the school after the Title IX office found sufficient evidence that he engaged in improper relationships with student-athletes, according to a letter obtained by OTL.

Spurs' Leonard to make season debut vs. Mavs

December 12, 2017 - 1:37pm
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke succinctly Tuesday afternoon in announcing that star forward Kawhi Leonard would make his season debut against the Mavericks. "Kawhi is back tonight," Popovich said.

Source: Patriots close to deal with WR Britt

December 12, 2017 - 1:37pm
The Patriots are close to a deal with wide receiver Kenny Britt, who was waived by the Browns on Friday. The former first-round pick has been dogged by off-field issues. At 6 feet 2, he'd give QB Tom Brady a bigger target.

Week 15 fantasy football rankings

December 12, 2017 - 12:55pm
Fantasy football rankings from Matt Bowen, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 15 of the NFL season.

Fantasy intel for all 32 teams

December 12, 2017 - 12:54pm
With updates on topical players such as Nick Foles, Alex Collins, Alvin Kamara and more, Mike Clay has the information you need to make fantasy football decisions in Week 15.

Big Baller mania is already spreading through Lithuania

December 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
One of the world's biggest basketball hotbeds is getting ready for the Big Baller experience, with LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball expected to arrive on Jan. 4.

The next $10 million player? What John Tavares is really worth

December 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
Players like Tavares do not hit the market every summer, and given the number of teams in the market for his services, his next deal could be well above $10 million in annual value. What do the underlying numbers say?

Savage tweets he's 'fine,' defends Bill O'Brien

December 12, 2017 - 12:18pm
Tom Savage tweeted in defense of Bill O'Brien, writing that "nobody cares more about his players than" the coach, who has been criticized after Savage played one series after his hands appeared to be shaking involuntarily following a massive hit Sunday.