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
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
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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 ...
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
In Friday's Bulls victory, Jimmy Butler missed 11 of his first 15 shots and then buried a tying 3-pointer with 48.2 seconds left in regulation, a go-ahead jumper with 9.1 seconds left in regulation and scored seven of his ...Read more
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Boston Celtics showed why they have designs on reaching the NBA Finals.
And the Detroit Pistons' litany of miscues proved decisive in the 104-98 loss at the Palace on Sunday.
Isaiah Thomas ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes, coaches and players, viewed a five-game homestand after their NHL bye week as chance to make a move.
Win games, climb up in the Eastern Conference standings, put together a late-...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The Warriors upcoming road trip reads five games. But the team is referring to it as an eight-gamer "with one of those stops being in Oracle," Steve Kerr said.
It starts with a back-to-back in Philadelphia...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Since the day Yu Darvish first arrived at the Surprise Recreation Campus in 2012, Texas Rangers pitching coaches have stressed to him the importance of recording quick outs.
His slider is his best pitch...Read more
Jason Kipnis will have to wait a bit to make his 2017 spring debut in Arizona.
Kipnis was slated to act as the designated hitter in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Chicago Cubs but was scratched after being ...Read more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Count one of the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, running back LaDainian Tomlinson, among those who feel wide receiver Terrell Owens should have a bust in Canton, Ohio.
Tomlinson, ...Read more
Jared Coreau and Drew Miller return to the Detroit Red Wings to help them through a jam-packed schedule.
The Red Wings emerge from their five-day bye break with a Monday practice, after which they are to fly to Vancouver,...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Josh Hamilton is headed back to Houston to see his orthopedist, and the Texas Rangers expect that the former league MVP will have arthroscopic surgery Monday on his left knee.
Assistant general manager ...Read more
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