National Sports

Bruce Bowen won't be back as Clippers analyst after Kawhi Leonard comments

Aug 13, 2018

In the aftermath of critical comments about 2019 free agent target Kawhi Leonard, Bruce Bowen won't be renewed as the LA Clippers television game analyst next season, sources told ESPN. Bowen was under contract with Fox Sp…

Source: Roquan Smith, last unsigned rookie, agrees to end holdout with Bears

Aug 13, 2018

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with first-round pick Roquan Smith, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The deal is for the slotted amount of $18 million guaranteed over four years. A source told Schefter the contract shoul…

Packers' Aaron Rodgers frustrated by young receivers' effort level

Aug 14, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers finished Tuesday's practice by running the scout team -- a sure sign he won't play in Thursday's preseason opener against the  Tennessee Titans -- and he wasn't happy about the way it went. H…

Leonys Martin heads to DL with non-baseball condition

Aug 14, 2018

CLEVELAND -- Indians president Chris Antonetti isn't sure how long Leonys Martin will be sidelined after the outfielder was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a non-baseball-related condition Thursday. Antonetti said Martin, …

Nats walked off again, this time by Cards' DeJong

Aug 14, 2018

Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals their second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-6 victory

Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

Aug 13, 2018

Former Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot at the NFL a month after he was acquitted of rape charges

Double duty: Braves' Acuna rips 2 leadoff HRs in 1 day

Aug 14, 2018

Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of baseball's rarest feats in a doubleheader sweep of the Marlins, connecting on a pair of leadoff homers

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: 6 players starring for losing teams

Aug 14, 2018

Football being, in many ways, the ultimate team game can make it difficult for good players to shine when the players around them are ... not so good

LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on HR streak

Aug 14, 2018

LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63

Aug 13, 2018

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart has died at age 63

Bills' McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion

Aug 13, 2018

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month

Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready

Aug 13, 2018

The new stadium being built for English Premier League club Tottenham isn't ready to host the NFL this year

Dodgers' Jansen expects early return, then offseason surgery

Aug 13, 2018

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expects to have a second heart surgery in the offseason but is confident he'll be able to come off the disabled list within the next few weeks