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Serena will be unseeded in French Open return

May 21, 2018 - 12:54pm
Serena Williams, who was ranked No. 1 when she left to give birth, is currently ranked No. 453 and won't be seeded when she returns to Grand Slam tennis at the French Open.

Lightning coach: Knights 'not a Cinderella story'

May 21, 2018 - 12:47pm
As they prepared for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Capitals and Lightning talked about the Vegas Golden Knights' surprising run to their first Stanley Cup Final. "They're a wonderful story," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said.

Kukors Smith: USA Swimming hid coach abuse

May 21, 2018 - 12:39pm
Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

Source: Brady absent for start of Pats' OTAs

May 21, 2018 - 12:32pm
Tom Brady regularly has participated in the Patriots' OTAs in the past, but the quarterback will not be at the opening of the voluntary session Monday, a source told ESPN.

How Capitals' infusion of youth helped them forget old pain

May 21, 2018 - 12:27pm
Jakub Vrana and the rest of the new wave of talent have brought exuberance and skill -- and they weren't around for the team's recent early exits.

No NFL penalty for Lions, Patricia from '96 case

May 21, 2018 - 11:38am
The NFL determined that the Lions were not at fault for not learning about Matt Patricia's 1996 arrest during the interview process and that the coach would not be disciplined for not letting his arrest be known to the club.

Is Danica Patrick wrapping up a Hall of Fame career?

May 21, 2018 - 10:35am
Danica Patrick doesn't have a Cup series win on her résumé, but that won't necessarily preclude her from NASCAR Hall of Fame consideration.

Sources: Glendale, Big Easy to get future SBs

May 21, 2018 - 10:29am
Arizona and New Orleans are expected to be awarded the 2023 and 2024 Super Bowls, respectively, by a vote of the owners Wednesday.

Fundraising eyes LeBron statue in Akron

May 21, 2018 - 10:27am
A GoFundMe page has been created to try to raise money to commission a LeBron James statue that would be displayed in Akron, Ohio.

Kansas fires AD Zenger over 'elusive' progress

May 21, 2018 - 9:57am
Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with school chancellor Douglas Girod noting that football coach David Beaty continued preparation for the 2018 season.

Does showing by Stevenson and Jack warrant an encore?

May 21, 2018 - 9:43am
Light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson fought to a majority draw with former two-division titlist Badou Jack in an intense fight Saturday. They're up for a rematch, so is that next?

WNBA BPI: What's next for Sparks and Lynx?

May 21, 2018 - 9:12am
The one-point L.A. win vs. Minnesota went down exactly as expected. ESPN's WNBA Basketball Power Index predicted a field goal would decide the game.

Is restrictor-plate racing really racing?

May 21, 2018 - 9:06am
Some say restrictor plates are a gimmick. Others say they allow for an entertaining race with lead changes. Either way, NASCAR has a decision to make.

Kyle Korver excels in season of personal sorrow

May 21, 2018 - 8:12am
Despite the sudden loss of his youngest brother, Cavs guard Kyle Korver has managed to play his best.

Rays might be at forefront of a rotation revolution

May 21, 2018 - 7:36am
Was starting Sergio Romo on back-to-back days a clever, one-off maneuver by Kevin Cash to maximize matchups or a sign of widespread things to come?

Who is the Golden Knights' most valuable skater?

May 21, 2018 - 7:32am
Vegas is in the Stanley Cup Final largely due to Marc-Andre Fleury. But who has been the best player in front of the veteran goaltender?

NL East contenders make their move to the top

May 21, 2018 - 6:47am
The margins between the best have never been closer, but do we have a new No. 1? And which NL East team pushed its way into the top five?

Josh Norman: From obscurity to NFL to 'Dancing with the Stars'

May 21, 2018 - 6:00am
Eleven years ago, the NFL cornerback was sleeping on his brother's couch in South Carolina. Now he's competing for the "DWTS" trophy on national TV.

Guide to the owners meetings agenda: Anthem, replay, more

May 21, 2018 - 5:59am
Is the league expected to reach a resolution on the anthem policy? Here's a breakdown of the four items on the table in Atlanta and their status.

Are the NFL's looming rules changes enough to save kickoffs?

May 21, 2018 - 5:59am
The league is aiming to make the play safer. But will it work? Here's an inside look at the proposal and whether it's really a long-term solution.