Sports News

Patriots players balance uncertainty in planning return to town

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
New England players await more clarity on pandemic protocols as they brace for an unprecedented season with a July 28 reporting date for camp.

How NFL linemen transform -- literally -- in retirement

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
For their entire playing careers, offensive linemen are conditioned to eat until they can't eat any more. So how are so many of them losing 50, 60, even 70 pounds in retirement?

Sources: Patriots settle with AB, Hernandez

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
The Patriots have settled compensation grievances with Antonio Brown and Aaron Hernandez over the past week, which creates notable salary-cap space for the team, league sources told ESPN.

Kawhi in quarantine protocol after Orlando arrival

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
Leonard has arrived in Orlando and is going through the two-day quarantine protocol.

2020 head-to-head categories rankings

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
Tristan H. Cockcroft lists the top 300 fantasy players for 2020 and also breaks down the positional rankings.

Biggest takeaways of the NHL's new CBA: Olympics, flat salary cap, changes to FA

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
The NHL has achieved extended labor peace! Here are the key points from the new pact.

Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2020

July 12, 2020 - 10:45am
Surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.

Serie A's Parma isolating for positive COVID test

July 12, 2020 - 9:25am
Players at Serie A side Parma have gone into isolation after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, the club announced on Saturday.

Usman grinds out win vs. Masvidal to retain belt

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal, fighting on short notice, via unanimous decision Sunday morning in Abu Dhabi to retain his welterweight title and remain unbeaten in the UFC.

Volkanovski beats Holloway to remain champion

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
Alexander Volkanovski maintained his featherweight title with a split decision victory over Max Holloway at UFC 251 on Sunday morning on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Yan claims bantamweight title with TKO of Aldo

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
Petr Yan stopped Jose Aldo by TKO at 3:24 of the fifth round Sunday morning in Abu Dhabi to win the vacant UFC bantamweight title.

Bryant: 'Where were they?' The exile of Bruce Maxwell and the birth of MLB's Black player movement

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
While Black baseball players fear that speaking out would be a career death sentence, a new Players Alliance is mobilizing. And players are coming to terms with the lack of support for Bruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to take a knee.

16-0? Analytics and oddsmakers say Ravens on path to perfection

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
Baltimore has the best path to perfection because of the combination of the NFL's easiest schedule, the fewest travel miles ... and Lamar Jackson.

Pac-12 follows Big Ten in going conference-only

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
After the Big Ten announced it would play a conference-only schedule this fall, the Pac-12 voted to do the same.

Hamilton delivers dominant qualifying effort as Ferrari fails again

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
Lewis Hamilton returned to form in style at the Styrian GP with a dominant qualifying performance in heavy rain -- by contrast, Ferrari was unable to capitalise on that weather to force its way up the grid for Sunday's race.

Don't forget, next season is going to be tricky for the NBA too

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
The NBA has a number of issues looming on the horizon for next season, even as the current season restart approaches.

How NFL offensive linemen escape the 5,000-calorie lunch and transform in retirement

July 12, 2020 - 3:58am
For their entire playing careers, offensive linemen are conditioned to eat until they can't eat any more. So how are so many of them losing 50, 60, even 70 pounds in retirement?

Usman, Masvidal make weight for UFC 251 bout

July 10, 2020 - 9:02am
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal both made weight at 170 pounds for Saturday's headline title fight at UFC 251 on "Fight Island."

Big Ten going to conference-only slate this fall

July 10, 2020 - 9:02am
Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have decided on moving to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football.