U.S. defeats D.R., will play Japan in WBC semifinals

(SAN DIEGO) -- The United States baseball team is heading to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the second time. The team defeated the Dominican Republic 6-3 on Saturday night at Petco Park in San Diego, eliminating the defending champi... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 3/19/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

Detroit  5  Miami  4
Detroit 7  Atlanta  5
Houston 5  Washington  4
L.A. Dodgers  13  Chi ... Read More

Jeanie Buss wants brothers' votes for life

(LOS ANGELES) – Jeanie Buss, the president of the Los Angeles Lakers, has asked her older brothers Johnny Buss and Jim Buss for assurance they will vote her for her to remain both the controlling owner and a member of the team’s board of ... Read More

Former FSU player to begin Harvard medical residency

(NEW YORK) – Former Florida State defensive back Myron Rolle is continuing his post football career in medicine by announcing he will begin a neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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Investigation shows Jose Fernandez operated boat in fatal crash

(MIAMI) – After an investigation lasting almost six months, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has determined that Jose Fernandez, former Miami Marlins pitcher, was the operator in the fatal speeding boat crash that killed th... Read More

Final-minute foul is a factor in eighth-seeded Arkansas' NCAA Tournament win over No. 9 Seton Hall

(NEW YORK) – Jaylen Bayford made a key layup with 57.8 seconds left in the game, and later drew a flagrant foul and made two free throw shots in Arkansas' 77-71 first round win over Seton Hall in the NCCA Tournament.

Bayford stole th... Read More

NC State hires Kevin Keatts from UNC Wilmington as next head coach

(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- ESPN reports NC State has hired Kevin Keatts to be the next head coach of their men's basketball program. He will replace Mark Gottfried, who was fired after six seasons.

Keatts verbally accepted the job after interviewi... Read More

Oakland Raiders could look to bring Marshawn Lynch out of retirement

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Oakland Raiders are considering trying to acquire retired running back Marshawn Lynch via trade or his release from the Seattle Seahawks according to ESPN.

Lynch, who retired after the 2015 Super Bowl, has two year... Read More

New York Giants reach new deal with Jason Pierre-Paul, expected to sign QB Geno Smith

(NEW YORK) -- The New York Giants have signed defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to a four-year contract extension worth $62 million according to an ESPN report. The contract contains $40 million guaranteed and could reach $66 million if all incentives ... Read More

Julia Louis-Dreyfus celebrating her son's NCAA win is all you need to see today

(NEW YORK) — After Northwestern narrowly pulled off a 68-66 win over Vanderbilt in the first round the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament, proud mom Julia Louis-Dreyfus celebrated the win.

The Emmy winner and Veep star was on ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 3/16/17

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:


Detroit 5, Atlanta 3
St. Louis 2, Minnesota 1
Kansas City 12, San Diego 3
L.-A. Angels 8, Colorado 7
Philadelphia 2, Baltimor... Read More

Record number of NCAA Tournament brackets submitted to ESPN, North Carolina must popular pick for championship

(NEW YORK) -- With the NCAA Tournament underway, millions of Americans have their eyes on their brackets in hopes of bragging rights.

Nearly 19 million brackets were submitted on ESPN.com's Tournament Challenge this year -- a record number... Read More

Dwyane Wade to miss remainder of regular season with fracture in elbow

(CHICAGO) -- Dwyane Wade's first season with his hometown team could also be his last after the team announced a fractured elbow would keep him out the remainder of the year.

The Chicago Bulls said an MRI showed Wade has a small fracture a... Read More

President and CEO of USA Gymnastics resigns amid sex abuse scandal

(NEW YORK) -- The president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny, resigned on Thursday following criticism of the organization's handling of a sex abuse scandal.

According to a Read More