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NFL owners pass new national anthem policy

20 hours 17 min ago
Under a policy unanimously approved by owners, NFL players and personnel have the option not to take the field for the national anthem, but those who do must stand.

Celtics push Cavs to the brink as Tatum, defense spark Game 5 rout

20 hours 20 min ago
Jayson Tatum stole the show and Boston's defense stymied LeBron in the second half. Now the Celtics head back to Cleveland with a chance to end King James' Eastern Conference reign.

Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game 5

May 23, 2018 - 8:32pm
Despite losing Game 4 of the Western Conference finals at home, the Golden State Warriors like their chances ahead of Game 5 against the Rockets on Thursday in Houston.

Stevens: 'Killing' Kyrie to sit, but recovery good

May 23, 2018 - 5:52pm
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Kyrie Irving's recovery from knee surgery is going well, but that hasn't eased Irving's pain of not being able to face the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.

Foster's felony charges dropped; can rejoin 49ers

May 23, 2018 - 5:19pm
Niners linebacker Reuben Foster will be able to rejoin the team on Thursday after a judge dropped two felony charges related to domestic violence.

Video shows arrest, tasing of Bucks' Brown

May 23, 2018 - 4:30pm
Milwaukee police apologized and said officers have been disciplined over an incident in which a stun gun was used on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in January.

Gordon headlines NASCAR's 2019 HOF class

May 23, 2018 - 4:23pm
The 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame class will feature Jeff Gordon, Davey Allison, Jack Roush, Roger Penske and Alan Kulwicki.

Follow live: Caps, Bolts face off with trip to the Final on the line

May 23, 2018 - 4:16pm
The Golden Knights await the winner as the Lightning play in their third Eastern Conference finals Game 7 in four years.

What the NFL anthem policy actually means

May 23, 2018 - 3:40pm
How will "show respect" be defined? Can players raise their fist? Will there be any avenue to protest without discipline? Here's what to expect.

Dykstra arrested for threats to driver, drugs

May 23, 2018 - 2:26pm
Former major league player Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly threatening his Uber driver while in possession of drugs.

Players, coaches and owners react to national anthem policy

May 23, 2018 - 1:52pm
NFL owners will require players to stand if they are on the field for the national anthem. Here's reaction to the new rule.

Incognito being held for involuntary psych eval

May 23, 2018 - 1:43pm
Former Bills lineman Richie Incognito was being held on an involuntary psychiatric evaluation after an incident at a gym in Florida.

Dozier just misses HR as ball sticks in wall

May 23, 2018 - 1:31pm
Twins slugger Brian Dozier narrowly missed a home run on Wednesday when a drive to center field wedged in the seam at the top of the wall.

How college basketball free agency is shaping up

May 23, 2018 - 12:47pm
Chase Jeter, who transferred from Duke to Arizona, is among 15 impact players looking for fresh starts.

All about the fit: The story behind the Cavs' travel suits

May 23, 2018 - 12:46pm
Why have the Cleveland Cavaliers been showing up at road arenas like they're attending fashionable boardroom meetings? "Unity," veteran Kendrick Perkins says.

Rangers hire BU's Quinn as next head coach

May 23, 2018 - 12:21pm
The Rangers have hired David Quinn of Boston University to be their new head coach, GM Jeff Gorton announced Wednesday. Quinn is the second college coach hired by an NHL team this month and third in four years.

Fire and ice: Capitals coach skates hot lap

May 23, 2018 - 11:18am
Capitals coach Barry Trotz took a hot lap around the ice to kick off practice, just as Alex Ovechkin had done.

Pick is in: Nashville awarded 2019 NFL draft

May 23, 2018 - 10:25am
Nashville was officially awarded the 2019 NFL draft Wednesday, with the Tennessee Titans' dynamic uniform unveiling in April reportedly pushing the city to the finish line among the other contenders.

Source: Foles could earn $500K per game

May 23, 2018 - 8:48am
As part of his restructured contract, Nick Foles could earn $500,000 per game with the Eagles, a source told ESPN.

What makes each Top 25 team so dominant

May 23, 2018 - 8:48am
Christian Wilkins helps anchor Clemson's deep and talented D-line. Each Top 25 team has such a strength that sets it apart.