CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, including a posterizing dunk with 41.6 seconds left, and Jimmy Butler added 22 as the Bulls rallied from a late 11-point deficit to down the Suns, 128-121, in overtime Friday at the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday that the 10-game suspension given to Ducks forward Antoine Vermette for striking an official with his stick will be upheld.
Bettman heard Vermette's appeal ...Read more
Former Dallas Mavericks guard Deron Williams cleared waivers as the league's 5 p.m. deadline passed Saturday and is likely to be signed by the Cavaliers, a league source said.
ESPN's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst first ...Read more
Jose Fernandez's daughter was born Friday night, a source confirmed to the Sun Sentinel, and the family's attorney said she will be the subject of a court filing early next week that will seek to establish her as the ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Before the first pitch of the Cactus League opener at Surprise Stadium on Saturday, the Royals and Rangers paid tribute to Yordano Ventura, who died last month after a car crash in his native Dominican ...Read more
The Detroit Red Wings are on break until Monday, their bye coming just days before the March 1 trade deadline could alter the makeup of the team.
One factor that plays into trades this year is the expansion draft, as ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Chris Paul was back in the Los Angeles Clippers' starting lineup Friday night, his return finally making them whole for the first time in just over two months, his presence sorely needed as L.A. enters the ...Read more
MESA, Ariz. -- When Indians general manager Chris Antonetti crosses paths Sunday with Cubs counterparts Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer at Sloan Park on Sunday, they can share a laugh over their stressful state during the rain ...Read more
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The Seahawks enter the offseason again considered one of the favorites for the Super Bowl, currently listed at 15-1 to win it all next February in Minneapolis, the fifth-best odds in the NFL.
But they also enter the ...Read more
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Matt Wieters slid his arms through the sleeves of a jersey that didn't belong to the Orioles for the first time as a professional Friday. His familiar No. 32 was on the back, but the red spring ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Shin-Soo Choo is embarking on his fourth season with the Texas Rangers, and that seems a little bit hard to believe.
But it's true that he was signed in December 2013 to a seven-year deal and has ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks' playoff push started with a big thud Friday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
An efficient Utah Jazz team made all the key plays on the way to a 109-95 victory over the Bucks in ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- For a few hours on Friday, the drama of the past week gave way to the part of this the Los Angeles Lakers love.
The result wasn't what they wanted, but some normalcy returned for the ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The cast of characters has changed on the court and behind the scenes, but, at least for now, the end result remains the same.
The Lakers suffered a 110-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday at ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Darryl Sutter grew up between Montana and the North Pole, in a tiny Alberta prairie town so isolated and homogenized that debates which consumed the outside world only occasionally seeped in.
"All that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Representatives of Steve Ballmer and Stan Kroenke, two of the richest owners in professional sports, have had multiple discussions about the Los Angeles Clippers joining the Rams and Chargers in the sports and...Read more
ATLANTA -- This isn't merely sustained winning. It's become more fun than that. It's also sustained scoring.
Friday night's 108-90 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena not only made it 15 victories in the Heat'...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- There was one player who had no interest in taking a week-plus-long holiday:
Wiggins said as much Friday morning.
"I didn't want the break," he said of the time off due to the All Star ...Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Perhaps the Panthers should live in hotels during their homestands.
After what seemed to be a season-turning, franchise-record 5-0 road trip, the Panthers have come home to sunny Florida and laid two eggs...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes scored some goals, managed the puck well and got good goaltending Friday.
And won a game.
Jordan Staal had a goal and an assist, and Elias Lindholm and Viktor Stalberg scored as ...Read more