Sports News

The best moments from Zion Williamson's electric NBA debut

January 22, 2020 - 10:13pm
A stretch of 17 straight points stole the show, but there was plenty more to see from the No. 1 overall pick.

17-point fourth quarter headlines Zion's debut

January 22, 2020 - 10:13pm
Zion Williamson started slowly and finished strong Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, completing his night with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the Pelicans' 121-117 loss.

Harden: Win to end skid 'a confidence builder'

January 22, 2020 - 10:13pm
James Harden acknowledged the Nuggets were missing several key players Wednesday, but said the Rockets' 121-105 win to snap a four-game losing streak was still "a confidence builder."

From 0-9 to Top Gun to a Super Bowl: How Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch found a way

January 22, 2020 - 10:13pm
After years of discord between 49ers head coaches and GMs, the success behind this year's team might be the true bond between Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch -- whether they're winning or losing.

Arum floats Crawford-McGregor crossover fights

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
Promoter Bob Arum wants to make a two-fight deal between welterweight world titlist Terence Crawford and UFC star Conor McGregor -- the first fight under MMA rules inside the Octagon; the second fight under boxing rules.

Maya Moore to sit out 2nd WNBA season in row

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
Lynx star Maya Moore told The New York Times she will sit out a second straight season and skip the Olympics so she can push for the release from prison of Jonathan Irons, who she believes is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.

GM: Mets close to naming Rojas new manager

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
The Mets are nearing agreement on a deal to name Luis Rojas their new manager.

Packers' lack of fire irks LaFleur; Pettine to stay

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
Coach Matt LaFleur is bothered that the Packers, especially the defense, didn't play "with their hair on fire" with an opportunity to go to the Super Bowl. Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, however, will return to LaFleur's staff, sources told ESPN.

Police investigating Gritty over alleged punch

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
Philadelphia police detectives are investigating an alleged assault involving the Flyers' mascot, Gritty, and a family of season-ticket holders, including a 13-year-old boy.

How to watch Zion: Best moves, big games and expectations

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
The No. 1 pick is making his NBA debut at last. Here's what you need to know.

Chicharito must bring goals, not just hype, for LA Galaxy

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
The LA Galaxy have made a smart move to grab Mexico's most recognizable star, but "Chicharito" will need to deliver goals if he's to be a hit.

NFL Rookie Rankings: Bosa beats out four offensive first-year stars for the top spot

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
Our analysts voted on the best NFL rookies during the regular season.

San Diego State replaces Duke on the top line

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
San Diego State, college basketball's lone remaining undefeated team, is a No. 1 seed in the latest projection.

The Call of Duty League's biggest problem might be the game

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
The Call of Duty League's biggest obstacle this year might be getting fans to appreciate Modern Warfare, a game that isn't at all suited for competitive play.

Jack at 80: Nicklaus on life, majors and refusing to slow down

January 22, 2020 - 4:01pm
As he turns 80 years old, decades removed from the last of his 18 major titles, he remains relevant. And he has no intention of stopping.

Late block sparks brawl between Kansas, KSU

January 22, 2020 - 9:31am
The melee started when Silvio De Sousa blocked DaJuan Gordon's shot and then stood over him. From there, players from both benches ran onto the floor as the game came to an end.

MLB: No plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles

January 22, 2020 - 9:31am
Commissioner Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball has no plans to strip World Series titles from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox as a result of the sign-stealing scandal.

MLB 'robot umps' to call pitches in spring training

January 22, 2020 - 9:31am
MLB will use a "camera-based system" to call balls and strikes during spring training games that will be "more accurate than a human being standing there," commissioner Rob Manfred said.

Cards receiver Fitzgerald buys share of Suns

January 22, 2020 - 9:31am
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has bought a share of the Suns, becoming the second active NFL player with an NBA ownership share.

At Barcelona it's Lionel Messi, Pique and the players who hold the power, not the manager

January 22, 2020 - 9:31am
Barcelona's hire of Setien reveals who really holds the power at the club: Lionel Messi & Co.