- Baylor loses No. 9 TE recruit after Briles discipline
- Baylor to fire Briles, reassign president Starr
- Rockets finalizing deal for D'Antoni, sources says
- MVP Curry, LeBron highlight All-NBA First Team
Bryan Rust tallied both goals for the Penguins and Matt Murray made 16 saves to help Pittsburgh outlast Tampa Bay in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Baylor fired a coach who turned a perennial loser into a national contender, proving good behavior is demanded now where it once wasn't.
Art Briles took Baylor from doormat to championships, but his rise was undone by lack of discipline to athletes charged with sexual assault. Here's a timeline of Briles' career.
Kedrick James, the nation's ninth-ranked tight end, announced Thursday that he is backing away from his longtime commitment to Baylor following the school's dismissal of head coach Art Briles.
Baylor will dismiss football coach Art Briles after eight seasons with the school, while university president Kenneth Starr will transition into a role as chancellor.
The Rockets are finalizing a four-year deal to make Mike D'Antoni their new head coach, sources said, and now will look to lure a defensive specialist to the staff.
Stephen Curry (unanimous selection), LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and DeAndre Jordan have made the All-NBA First Team, the league announced Thursday.
Will Le'Veon Bell's knee injury affect his new contract with Pittsburgh? Will Washington lock up Kirk Cousins or wait it out? Field Yates sizes up the key looming decision for every team.
A decade ago, Darren Rovell decided to put his name on the Packers' famous ticket waiting list. And while he has seen his wait shrink, the tickets are still a lifetime away -- literally.
She's a renowned pitcher, but soon she'll start her coaching career. Jennie Finch will serve as guest manager for the Bridgeport Bluefish, an independent Atlantic League team.
How far will some players go for a chance to play pro football? Just look at the hopefuls who attended the China Arena Football League's recent tryout in Southern California.
Teddy Bridgewater surprised a 6-year-old fan, who had invited the quarterback to his birthday party, with a visit to the boy's house.
Less than two years after his abrupt release, Ray Rice was back at Ravens camp Wednesday, speaking to Baltimore rookies about life lessons.
The NFL sought to make an example of the Ravens for violating the rules that govern offseason practices.
The Kansas City Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ACL in his right knee.
Boxing history is replete with fights that shoulda, woulda, coulda been made but somehow weren't. Don't let this happen with a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin showdown, Wallace Matthews writes.
His widely admired predecessor won nearly 10 games a year for 15 seasons and still got fired. Smart knows he needs to quickly have the Bulldogs competing for titles to avoid a similar fate.
It's been 20 months since Yu Darvish's last major league start. With Tommy John surgery, personal scandal and a change in approach now in the rearview mirror, can he still be the King of K's?
When top prospect Julio Urias makes his MLB debut Friday, it will be one more in a string of young Dodgers who are making the future look bright.
Can the Warriors shock OKC and overcome a 3-1 deficit? If so, they need to look like the Warriors that won 73 games. Kevin Pelton has the facts on a potential comeback.
David Fizdale, an assistant with the Heat, has agreed to a 4-year deal to become head coach of the Grizzlies, according to multiple reports.
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue has called for LeBron James to be more assertive and to set the tone early vs. the Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Major League Baseball will reduce Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor's eight-game suspension for punching Jose Bautista to seven games, according to ESPN's Jayson Stark and multiple reports.
Every year before the NFL draft, a group of non-eligible players end up stealing the scene from ex-teammates. The 2016 draft was no different, which makes these 16 future prospects so exciting.
Jose Mourinho has agreed to become the manager of Manchester United, according to PA Sport, though the deal will not likely be done until Friday.
These four sporting legends have been gone for years, but they still get visitors. We explore the gravesites -- and the stories behind them -- of Babe Ruth, Bruce Lee, Bo Schembechler and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
With so much of the focus on the younger generation of players, it's easy to take the Williams sisters for granted. We're here to say ... don't.
The saga of rapper Lil B (aka The Based God) and Kevin Durant may be one of the most epic of all Twitter feuds -- but now, something crazy has happened. The Thunder are winning big.
Por el momento, de forma oficial, en los despachos del Camp Nou no se tienen noticias respecto a la decisión del jugador.
Steph Curry is pounding his chest while dribbling, screaming at the crowd during the timeout. Oh, and stripping Kevin Durant and driving for a dagger layup. That's the MVP.
Take a look at both goals from right winger Bryan Rust in the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Nihar Janga is believed to be one of the youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee champions. The fifth-grader, who some called The Machine, won the competition in his first try.
Penguins beat Lightning 2-1 in Game 7 to advance to Stanley Cup Finals: ViewFromVegas is they were -210 home favorites (stayed under 5.5).
Jairam Hathwar, 13, and Nihar Janga, 11, are Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champs after Jairam correctly spelled Feldenkrais and Nihar spelled gesellschaft to win. Jairam is the brother of Sriram, who was a co-champ in 2014. The bee has had co-champs for three straight years.
Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga both misspelled their words in Round 37. Just two rounds can remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Now that his hit streak has come to an end, check out Jackie Bradley Jr. hitting in 29 straight games.
81-77 Warriors headed into the 4th. Curry with 19 points but not attacking one on one effectively
For the first time since Game 1, there is suspense entering the fourth quarter of a West finals game.
We enter championship round 18 in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. If the spellers do not misspell in the next seven rounds, there will be co-champions for the third straight year.
First OKC lead comes on a Westbrook 3. 68-67 Thunder
Jairam Hathwar misspelled drahthaar in Round 26, and Nihar Janga then spelled rafraichissioir correctly but misspelled his championship word of ayacahuite to put Jairam back in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Klay Thompson looking exhausted after that last turnover. Hands on knees. GSW up 65-61
Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar have spelled 20 words correctly in a row in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Jackie Bradley Jr. hitting streak ends but don't run away in fantasy. Two at-bats could have been homers. Hit ball hard. His emergence is real.
Jackie Bradley Jr.'s hitting streak is done and in the books at 29 games. He went 0-for-4 against Colorado's Jon Gray and fell one short of tying Nomar Garciaparra and Tris Speaker for second place on the Red Sox career list at 30. Bradley was standing in the on-deck circle when Mookie Betts grounded out to end the game.
Andrew Bogut had 12 points all series entering tonight. He had 10 in the first half plus eight rebounds.