LOS ANGELES -- The sustained consistency, depth and Hall-of-Fame caliber coaching once provided the Lakers a gauge on their playoff readiness.
With the Lakers far removed from that picture in recent seasons, the San ...Read more
(Andrew Bogut and the Philadelphia 76ers reached a buyout agreement on Monday and the 7-foot forward/center from Australia was waived.
But while a league source said the Cavs were the front-runners to sign Bogut, ...Read more
The Chiefs are finalizing a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension for guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, a source confirmed to The Star on Monday.
Duvernay-Tardif, a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft, has been the...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- For the Carolina Hurricanes, the waiting game continues.
The Canes left Monday for Florida, for road games against the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning. General manager Ron Francis has said he ...Read more
So much for Friday's expected return against the New York Knicks.
The 76ers announced Monday that Joel Embiid will be sidelined indefinitely due to his left knee injury. With 24 games remaining, it looks like the rookie ...Read more
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Monday he did not exert sideline influence in an attempt to have Indiana Pacers forward Paul George ejected from Saturday's game at AmericanAirlines Arena.
In the wake of being ejected early...Read more
The Steelers are getting close to a new contract for two-time All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown and could have a deal finalized this week during the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.
"I hope so," a team source told the ...Read more
The Maryland Stadium Authority just released a study of potential renovations at Pimlico Race Course, the most significant questions about the home of the Preakness --including the optimal way to redevelop it and how to ...Read more
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Former Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney is set to enter free agency again.
Freeney, 37, wants to play a 16th season in the NFL, according to a USA Today sports report, which cites an unnamed ...Read more
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nick Jensen vacationed in Las Vegas during the bye last week, but he wasn't house hunting.
Jensen is part of the Wings' future now, after agreeing to a two-year contract extension Monday.
As the Chicago Bears prepare to dive into free agency next week with millions to spend, receiver Alshon Jeffery is one step closer to a payday of his own on the open market. The team, as expected, has decided not to use ...Read more
In the climax of what has been a flurry of front-office activity surrounding the Carolina Panthers defensive line, the team's franchise tag was placed on defensive tackle Kawann Short on Monday afternoon.
The tag is non-...Read more
Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been very clear about his uncertain contract status. The pending free agent told The Star at the Super Bowl that he will sit out the season if he is franchise-tagged and not given a long-term ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Josh Hamilton's bid for the Opening Day roster has ended.
The 2010 American League MVP underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Monday morning to repair torn meniscus cartilage, and he will need ...Read more
Le'Veon Bell just received a 1,200 percent raise in pay to play at least one more season with the Steelers.
The team used the exclusive franchise tag on its star halfback, two days before the deadline to do so, virtually ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Game 2 of Chris Paul's return from an injured left thumb was infinitely more rewarding than his first game back, because of his tough defense against Kemba Walker in overtime and also because of the all-...Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A day after getting Jonathan Quick back from a groin injury that had sidelined him all season, the Los Angeles Kings picked up another top goaltender Sunday when they acquired veteran Ben Bishop in a ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Giannis Antetokounmpo was sitting on the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks' seemingly comfortable lead was melting away.
Three successive dunks by Marquese Chriss brought the Phoenix Suns within one point ...Read more
Indianapolis will again become the NFL's hub this week, playing host to the annual scouting combine. As always, much of the TV spotlight and outside hype will center around the 330 draft-eligible invitees who will partake ...Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Panthers' interim coach prefaced Sunday's rumble with the Ottawa Senators being "as big a game as we've had all season long."
Defenseman Michael Matheson said everyone in the bunched-up Atlantic ...Read more
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