Seattle NHL team names Hall of Famer Ron Francis as GM, report says

Seattle's NHL franchise has reached terms with a big name as its first general manager, landing hall of famer Ron Francis, according to the Seattle Times. Francis, 56, played 22 seasons in the league and is still the fifth-leading scorer in NHL...

Russell Westbrook is ‘the most important player’ in Thunder history, Sam Presti says

Russell Westbrook is officially heading to the Rockets. The Thunder announced Tuesday they had finalized the trade that sent the 30-year-old star to Houston in exchange for two future first-round selections, two pick swaps and Chris Paul. Westbrook, who spent...

WNBA suspends Sparks' Riquna Williams for 10 games following domestic violence incident

The WNBA gave the Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams a 10-game suspension following a domestic violence incident. The league made the announcement Monday after its own investigation into Williams, who was arrested April 29 and charged with two felony counts,...

Golden Tate calls Matthew Stafford 'best quarterback' he's played with

Eli Manning has some big shoes to fill. Despite his disappointing departure from Detroit, Giants wide receiver Golden Tate appreciates the growth he took away from the Lions and still thinks highly of his former team, particularly Matthew Stafford. "Stafford's...

NBA 2019-20 win-total projections: Bucks, Clippers lead the way

The Bucks, with 2018-19 NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the way, and the Clippers, led by newly arrived NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, are among the teams with the highest win-total projections for the 2019-20 NBA regular season, according...

The Open 2019: A decade since Watson, Cink and the greatest fairy tale never...

Fairy tales have enthralled, entertained and educated us for centuries. Whether it be a lesson in morality, a magical escape or a triumph for good over evil, fairy tales have the exceptional ability to let us escape from reality. It...

Mark Cuban fined $50K for leaking information during NBA Board of Governors meeting, report...

The NBA didn't take kindly to Mark Cuban's admission. The Mavericks owner said he leaked information from last week's Board of Governors meeting to a media member, and according to a report from ESPN — which cited unidentified league sources — the...

Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke named 2019 NBA Summer League MVP

Brandon Clarke will enter the NBA Summer League championship game Tuesday having already collected some hardware. The 21st overall pick in this year's draft was awarded the summer's MVP award after averaging 14.6 points and 8.6 rebounds in his professional...

NBA free agency rumors: Cavaliers to release JR Smith

The Cavaliers are dribbling out the final seconds of JR Smith's time with the team. The Cavs plan to waive Smith on Monday evening, barring an unexpected trade involving the exiled shooting guard, cleveland.com reported, citing unidentified league sources. The...

NFL free agency rumors: Falcons, Grady Jarrett trying to reach deal before franchise tag...

The Falcons are doing what they can to get Grady Jarrett to agree to a long-term deal before Monday's 4 p.m. ET franchise tag deadline. Atlanta placed the franchise tag on the defensive tackle on March 4 to prevent...