Antonio Brown honored to join 'legendary' Raiders
Raiders recruit Antonio Brown said it’s an honor to join the “legendary” NFL franchise. The star wide receiver was formally introduced by the Raiders on Wednesday after being dealt by the Steelers. Brown signed a three-year, $30 million deal while the Steelers received third- and fifth-round picks for the seven-time Pro Bowl... Read more
NFL rumor roundup: Le'Veon Bell to Jets; Earl Thomas, Mark Ingram join Ravens
The NFL’s new league year went off with a bang. The calendar officially flipped at 4 p.m. EST, and things quickly got kicked off as Eric Berry was cut from Kansas City shortly after. From there, more rumors and official signings began to pour in. Here’s a list of Wednesday’s biggest moves: —... Read more
Tony Stewart among those added to NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee list
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart and the late Neil Bonnett are among the list of new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Five inductees from a list of 20 nominees will be chosen for the 2020 induction class on Voting Day,... Read more
NBA trade rumors: 'There's no way' Anthony Davis is being dealt to Lakers
If LeBron James is going to get help with the Lakers, it won’t come from the Pelicans. According to The Undefeated’s Marc Spears (via Pro Basketball Talk), there is “no way” the Pelicans will trade Davis to the Lakers. Now, is that to say the Pelicans don’t trade Davis... Read more
Michigan State's Cassius Winston named Big Ten player of the year
Michigan State’s Cassius Winston is The Associated Press player of the year in the Big Ten Conference and Purdue’s Matt Painter is its coach of the year. Winston, Purdue’s Carsen Edwards and Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ were unanimous picks to the AP’s All-Big Ten team, also announced Tuesday, in voting... Read more
Paris wins last downhill, Feuz retains World Cup title
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Dominik Paris won his fourth downhill race of the season at the World Cup Finals on Wednesday, and Beat Feuz took the discipline title for the second straight year. Feuz finished 0.64 seconds behind Paris in sixth but the Swiss skier, leading the downhill standings... Read more
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping case heads to court
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A doping case involving Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is going to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. CAS says the World Anti-Doping Agency has appealed against a decision by swimming’s governing body to only give the three-time Olympic champion a warning in a case involving... Read more
12:30 AM ET New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman took to the podium on Feb. 27 to address the media during the NFL combine. Someone asked about the rumors swirling around star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., whom the Giants signed to a five-year, $80 million extension in... Read more
Ibaka, Chriss ejected after trading punches
11:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss were ejected from Monday night’s game after getting into a physical altercation. Ibaka went to the floor after the two were battling for position under Cleveland’s basket as the Raptors attempted a... Read more
Source: LB Suggs tells Ravens he's leaving team
8:51 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — A longtime face of the Baltimore Ravens‘ defense is saying goodbye Monday. Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs told members of the Ravens that he’s moving on, a source told ESPN. One of the top leaders and characters in franchise history, he had spent... Read more