Illinois guard Aaron Jordan has eight new teammates this season. So let's get the word out efficiently in case any of them is wondering: No, he is not related to Michael Jordan.
Jordan, a Plainfield (Ill.) East alumnus ...Read more
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady now knows exactly what former New York Yankees star shortstop Derek Jeter had to deal with late in his career.
A winner of multiple championships, the captain and on-field leader...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- "I saw the report and I think it was false," Zimmer said. "Let's just say that."
"There was a report from, was it (ESPN's Adam) Schefter?" Zimmer turned asking to his public relations director...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jimmy Butler said he was ready to practice again Thursday, a day after he memorably returned to the Timberwolves and confronted teammates and the front office.
Except there was no practice.
The Wolves ...Read more
Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks said Thursday he is "very relieved" the NFL didn't suspend him for pushing an official in the 48-10 victory over the Buccaneers on Sept. 30 at Soldier Field.
Hicks was ejected from the ...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott says there isn't any finger pointing in the locker room after a 2-3 start.
The only pointed fingers, he said, are players pointing at themselves for failing to ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A right elbow injury forced Marcus Mariota to sit out the Tennessee Titans' win against the Houston Texans on Sept. 16, but the ailment has not altered the Ravens' assessment of the fourth-year quarterback.
CHICAGO -- Saying he declined to address reporters late Wednesday because he "just wasn't prepared to answer questions" about his demotion, Bulls forward Jabari Parker answered almost all of them before practice Thursday. ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Wednesday was World Mental Health Day, an annual observance of mental health issues and education, with the goal of mobilizing efforts against the social stigma.
Hayden Hurst did his part.
ST. LOUIS -- When Adam Wainwright stood at spring training and considered the end of his contract, he said, repeatedly, that his plan was to force the team to want him back. His season took a more scenic route than planned...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler hacked at the bouncing puck, and then he hacked some more.
He hung around the net in his season debut and kept chopping until the puck popped past Antti Ranta, the first goal of the Anaheim ...Read more
Tex Winter, the innovator of the "triangle" offense used by teams that won 10 of the last 19 National Basketball Association championships, died Wednesday. He was 96.
Kansas State University, where he coached from 1953-68...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- After doubling their win total from the past two years in the first five weeks of this season, the Browns believe they're a legitimate force.
"We feel like we're a contender," free safety Damarious Randall ...Read more
OTTAWA, Ontario -- One night after they allowed the most goals in a home opener in franchise history, the Flyers regrouped Wednesday behind a veteran right winger who was goal-less in the first three games.
Jake Voracek ...Read more
Former longtime UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will return to the octagon for UFC 232 in Las Vegas on Dec. 29, organization sources revealed Wednesday, placing him in what will stand as a light-heavyweight ...Read more
N.Y. JETS (1-1) AT CLEVELAND (0-1-1)
TV: NFL Network, 8:15 p.m. EDT.
Line: Browns by 3.
Over/under: 39 1/2.
Sam Farmer's pick: The winless streak ends here. The Browns are coming off two heartbreaking games, but their ...Read more
Tex Winter, the Hall of Fame coach whose teachings of the triangle offense helped spearhead six Bulls championships in the 1990s, died Wednesday, the Bulls confirmed. Winter, 96, had been in declining health since ...Read more
Joel Embiid is getting paid.
The 76ers star signed a five-year shoe deal with Under Armour and according to ESPN, the endorsement's value will make him the highest-paid center in the NBA.
Embiid was spotted by the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- An internal family struggle for control got considerably uglier when Frank Stronach, founder and honorary chairman of Stronach Group, filed suit against his daughter Belinda Stronach, chairman and president,...Read more
CHICAGO -- After a whirlwind month, Khalil Mack needed the chance to exhale.
What a September it had been. Traded to the Bears on the first day of the month, Mack followed by giving his new team and his new city an ...Read more
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