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Bet on Golden Knights to make postseason

December 12, 2017 - 5:41am
How many of the teams that didn't make the playoffs last season will be there this April? The Devils have doubters and not everyone is sold on the Stars or the Islanders, but Vegas' odds look good.

Beyond the Superman Punches, Bieksa helping fight stigma of mental illness

December 12, 2017 - 5:40am
The Ducks defenseman is spreading awareness in honor of friend Rick Rypien. He also dishes on his team's chances, advanced stats, the Golden Knights, dressing up like a security guard to fool his teammates -- and yes, the Superman Punches.

Pats still in position for home-field advantage, but need win at Steelers

December 12, 2017 - 5:36am
The Patriots can nab a tiebreaker for the AFC's top seed by beating Pittsburgh, but after Monday's loss, the team says its focus is on fixing miscues.

How the Babe Ruth of Japan helped the Yankees land Giancarlo Stanton

December 12, 2017 - 5:34am
By refusing to back down three years ago and again last week, the Marlins slugger set the stage for the Bronx Bombers to make a stunning deal.

The NFC playoff race is going to be wild, and more lessons from last week

December 12, 2017 - 5:29am
The Eagles just lost their star quarterback, which means picking a favorite to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LII is next to impossible. But Week 14 taught us a few things about the contenders.

Best and worst QBs of Week 14: Yates steps up; Gabbert falls flat

December 12, 2017 - 5:27am
T.J. Yates filled in with one of the top performances, while Blaine Gabbert again finished toward the bottom.

MLB ump Scott retires at 58, cites concussions

December 11, 2017 - 11:49pm
Dale Scott, who saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field as a veteran MLB umpire, has decided to retire at 58.

Faulk among trio suspended by NFL Network

December 11, 2017 - 11:12pm
NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor have all been suspended by the network following allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

Warriors beat Trail Blazers in rematch of first round of 2017 playoffs

December 11, 2017 - 10:10pm
Kevin Durant continues to work in the absence of some teammates, helping to extend Golden State's winning streak to seven games.

Is this the last hurrah for the Sedin twins?

December 11, 2017 - 9:54pm
As Daniel and Henrik near the end of their contracts with the Canucks, a look at what has made them such a special pairing on the ice -- and what they have left in the tank.

OKC still searching for answers: 'It's gotta stop'

December 11, 2017 - 9:47pm
The Thunder dropped another stunning game Monday night while playing on their home floor against a Hornets team standing 13th in the Eastern Conference.

Brady, Patriots' offense out of rhythm without Rob Gronkowski in loss

December 11, 2017 - 8:58pm
The Patriots looked out of sync and vulnerable ahead of their showdown next week with the Steelers.

Jay Cutler outshines Tom Brady as Dolphins produce throwback performance

December 11, 2017 - 8:57pm
The Dolphins gave Brady and the Patriots problems in Miami once again, pulling off an upset and keeping their playoff hopes alive.

NFL warns teams: Abuse officials, get punished

December 11, 2017 - 8:01pm
On Monday, the NFL issued a memo to its teams warning that "significant discipline" will be levied for offensive conduct or contact against game officials. Three players have been ejected this season for making contact with officials.

Everything on the line for Horn in Corcoran fight

December 11, 2017 - 7:02pm
When Jeff Horn steps into the ring against Gary Corcoran on Wednesday night he will have more pressure on him than ever before, writes Jake Michaels.

Top-ranked OG Trey Hill commits to Georgia

December 11, 2017 - 5:55pm
Georgia native Trey Hill, the nation's top offensive guard and No. 27-ranked prospect in the class of 2018, decided to stay in his home state for college, committing to the Bulldogs on Monday.

Bears' Miller: Amputation threat was 'very real'

December 11, 2017 - 5:45pm
Bears tight end Zach Miller was filled with emotion and gratitude in his return to the team facility on Monday, six weeks after undergoing emergency vascular surgery to save his left leg.

Document reveals details of Schiano-Tenn. deal

December 11, 2017 - 4:41pm
A memorandum of understanding signed by Greg Schiano and former Vols AD John Currie shows Schiano would have made $27.7 million over more than six years as coach at Tennessee.

Eagles believe they are still on track with Nick Foles

December 11, 2017 - 1:52pm
The Eagles say that they can continue winning by leaning on their running backs and their stout defense.

Ball brothers agree to deal with Lithuanian club

December 11, 2017 - 1:40pm
LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have signed professional basketball deals with Lithuanian club Prienu Vytautas, the team's coach/GM Virginijus Seskus and Ball family agent Harrison Gaines told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.