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History repeats itself as unranked Pitt shocks Miami
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:44:23 EST
One season after surprising then-No. 2-ranked Clemson, the Panthers have done it again, dealing a blow to Miami's postseason hopes.
Bielema fired as Razorbacks' head coach
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:50:36 EST
Bret Bielema has been fired as Arkansas' head football coach, the school announced Friday.
Sources: Rose away from Cavs, weighing future
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:23:38 EST
Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose has left the team and is seriously re-evaluating his future in the NBA, league sources told ESPN.
Miami's Richt: Still have 'awful lot to play for'
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:40:40 EST
Despite Friday's crushing loss to Pitt, Miami's shot at a conference title and potentially a berth into the College Football Playoff are not lost, and coach Mark Richt says he wants his team to "keep our hopes up in those regards."
Sources: Florida also looking at UCF's Frost
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:08:02 EST
Florida is scheduled to meet with representatives for Central Florida coach Scott Frost in Orlando this weekend in case Chip Kelly chooses the UCLA job, sources told ESPN's Mark Schlabach and Edward Aschoff.
Pistorius' prison sentence doubled to 13 years
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 04:01:23 EST
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal increased Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence to 13 years, five months on Friday for the Olympic runner's murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Jags' Ramsey jams hand, says he's out Sunday
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:40:31 EST
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey is listed as questionable on Friday's game-status report with a hand injury, but he says he will not play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Steelers keeping Smith-Schuster out vs. Pack
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:49:07 EST
Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster will not play Sunday night against the Packers because of a hamstring injury.
Earl Thomas, favorite son of a troubled Texas town
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:03:55 EST
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas III is a deserving hero for Orange, Texas, his small hometown that has been plagued by natural disasters and racial conflict. But just how much can one man do to pull his community up with him?
Barnwell: Lessons from Case Keenum's breakout, and the Vikings' 2018 dilemma
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:42:16 EST
The $2 million free-agent signing has been one of the NFL's most efficient and effective quarterbacks, and he has the Vikings sitting at 9-2. Keenum's surprising season can teach us a lot about the football universe.
Ten things I like and don't like, including Ben Simmons' LeBron-y game
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:06:13 EST
Zach Lowe highlights the super-big Sixers, All-Star-level Bradley Beal, pearl-clutching refs, Brandon Ingram figuring it out and more.
Isaiah who? Why Kyrie is Boston's new king of clutch time
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:52:07 EST
It seemed improbable that anyone could rival Isaiah Thomas' fourth-quarter production of last season, but Boston's masked man has turned into a superhero in the clutch.
Rivalry games: Life as a Buckeye or Wolverine behind enemy lines
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:37:39 EST
Ohio State-Michigan is a 365/24/7 rivalry, and not just for the players. Try being a parent whose son left his home state for that dreaded school up north or down south. It's not always easy being a Wolverine in Ohio or a Buckeye in Michigan.
Can these two Hollywood QBs save New York football?
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:30 EST
USC's Sam Darnold and UCLA's Josh Rosen both have the talent and demeanor to handle the bright lights of Broadway should either end up in New York.
Jerry delivers 'message of support' to Cowboys
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:57:21 EST
Jerry Jones, in a postgame meeting, acknowledged that the Cowboys "are not a good team right now" but backed the players, coach Jason Garrett and the rest of the coaching staff.
How Under Armour learned from past mistakes to make the Curry 4
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:55:04 EST
In the aftermath of the Warriors' 2016 NBA Finals loss -- and the roasting of the Curry 2 Low "Chef" edition -- Under Armour went back to the drawing board to rebuild Stephen Curry's signature sneaker.
LeBron and the Cavs to debut new (yet familiar) black uniforms
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:37:31 EST
Cleveland will rock its "Statement" uniforms for the first time on Friday night -- similar to the ones they wore when they won the 2016 NBA Finals, but this time without the sleeves that aggravated LeBron James.
The special connection between Isaiah Thomas and 'the bravest boy in the world'
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:57:45 EST
At the Cavs' annual "Big Shots and Little Stars" fundraiser, the shortest player in the NBA found inspiration in 5-year-old Gavin Heileman, who has been fighting cancer for two years and takes pride in being the shortest person in his class.
Philip Rivers throws for 434 yards as Chargers keep playoff hopes alive
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:01:31 EST
Their big win over the Cowboys keeps them in the postseason conversation, just a half-game back of Baltimore for the final wild-card spot in the AFC.
Redskins' new big three lead win over Giants
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:01:20 EST
Jamison Crowder, Samaje Perine and Josh Doctson together made the plays that Washington needed for a Thanksgiving Night victory.