The Dallas Mavericks will meet with highly coveted free-agent guard Mike Conley on Friday, league sources told ESPN.com.
The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.
Brian McCann hit a tying, three-run homer off Sam Dyson, Didi Gregorius capped a six-run ninth inning with his two-run shot and the Yankees woke up late to beat the Rangers 9-7 Wednesday night.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
"He's just trying to create leverage," an NBA source said of Dwyane Wade putting out feelers to teams, including the Mavs and Spurs, as reported by ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
What was left of a lawsuit that claimed the NFL interfered with the National Fantasy Football Convention, an event associated with Tony Romo that was canceled, was dismissed Tuesday.
A marketing match made in heaven became a reality when the basketball player and clothing company agreed on a sponsorship deal.
Yu Darvish threw 46 pitches in a simulated game Wednesday and could return to the Texas Rangers' rotation shortly after the All-Star break.
Baseballs are leaving the yard at historic rates. What's causing the home run rise and is it good for baseball? David Schoenfield investigates.
What can Ezekiel Elliott do as a rookie?
The fourth overall pick is in the ideal situation for a running back, with a terrific line in front of him. What should we expect of Elliott this year? Dan Graziano answers.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
The Yankees are currently 9 games out of first place in the AL East, their largest deficit of the season; have not been closer than 5.5G out since they were 4.5G back on 4/28. Going into their third game of the series against the Rangers tonight, the Yankees have lost 5 consecutive games to Texas at Yankee Stadium dating back to 2015 (0-3 last season).
Sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson is critical to the Longhorns' success on defense.
How did Demeritte make Futures roster?
Keith Law was surprised to see Travis Demeritte representing the Rangers on the United States' team. The 21-year-old has 20 homers for hitter-friendly High Desert this year but has struck out in a third of his plate appearances. One of his teammates would have been a better choice. Law: Futures roster reaction (Insider)
Which Big 12 defenses are best at buckling down in red zone? There's little surprise that TCU is No. 1, but the conference's order might be a surprise.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels is more concerned with making sure his pitchers return to action than making a big trade at the deadline.
Hamels in rare company with 9-1 start
Cole Hamels pitched seven shutout innings and improved his record to 9-1 in the Rangers' 7-1 win on Tuesday. Hamels is the third Rangers starting pitcher to win at least nine of his first 10 decisions in a season, joining Roger Pavlik (1996) and Tommy Hunter (2010), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
Rangers getting comfy in New York
The Yankees' loss to the Rangers on Tuesday was their fifth straight at Yankee Stadium, tying their longest home losing streak vs. that franchise (five straight home losses vs. Washington Senators in 1966), ESPN Stats & Info notes.
Tale of the tape: Indians vs. Rangers
Two of the hottest teams in the American League stack up well against each other, with Texas holding the edge on offense while Cleveland has the better pitching.
Rangers proving they're a formidable foe
In addition to having the most wins in baseball this year, Texas' offense and pitching have been among the best in the American League.