New York picks up a defense-first wing who can also give Carmelo Anthony some scoring help. Free agent shooting guard Arron Afflalo has signed a 2-year, $16 million dollar deal with the New York Knicks, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Show More Summary
With UEFA set to lift Paris Saint-Germain’s financial fair play (FFP) restrictions, according to L’Equipe (h/t ESPN FC’s Ian Holyman), the French champions are likely to embark upon a summer spending spree. The likes of Real Madrid’s...Show More Summary
Undefeated WBA “regular” welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) defends his belt against former world champion Luis Collazo on July 11 in the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN event at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, … Continue reading ? The post Thurman ready to shine on ESPN appeared first on Boxing News.
Javier Hernandez's murky future just got called into even more question as the Mexico international suffered a fractured collarbone. Continue for updates. Chicharito Injured vs. Honduras Wednesday, July 1 John Sutcliffe of ESPN.com reported...Show More Summary
The veteran center is returning to New Orleans. Veteran center Omer Asik and the New Orleans Pelicans are "close to finalizing a deal," according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The 28-year-old Asik is coming off a season in which he averaged 7.3 points and 9.8 rebounds in 26.1 minutes per game. More to come.
Boxing’s long-simmering cold war has gone nuclear. ESPN.com’s senior boxing writer Dan Rafael broke the news Wednesday morning: Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times provided the full text of the lawsuit: Bob Arum’s Top Rank becameShow More Summary
Khris Middleton's new contract with the Milwaukee Bucks is a sign of things to come for the NBA's imperceptibly deep well of three-and-D talent. A really, really, ridiculously good sign. As first reported by ESPN.com's Marc Stein and...Show More Summary
Remember how ESPN’s outspoken big-ticket talent Bill Simmons was negotiating his new contract with ESPN and being pretty chatty with the press about it, and then in early May network president John Skipper pulled a fast one and issued...Show More Summary
Forward Paul Millsap has been fantastic since joining the Atlanta Hawks two years ago, and he decided to extend his stay on Wednesday by re-signing with the reigning regular-season Eastern Conference champions. According to ESPN's Chris Broussard, the 30-year-old veteran inked a three-year, $59 million deal to remain with the Hawks. Show More Summary
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The low-water mark of the NFL offseason news cycle was filled in part by a cannonball from former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, via an awkward interview with Colin Cowherd of ESPN Radio. The interview also provided plenty of free P.R. for both participants in the clumsy back-and-forth for which most people are blaming Harbaugh. Harbaugh…
The college tennis player who called Michelle Beadle a "slut" has just emailed a personal apology letter to the ESPN star... saying he was "extremely remorseful"... TMZ Sports has learned. A rep for the University of Texas at San Antonio…
Stop us if you’ve heard this before: ESPN and Keith Olbermann may be on the outs. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that, as a condition for Olbermann’s two-year contract to be renewed, the erstwhile commentator can’t do commentary on his ESPN2 show. The suits in Bristol do know which Keith Olbermann they’re talking to, right? […]
LA Lakers rumors just turned jaw-dropping. Fresh Lakers rumors suggest James Harden and Russell Westbrook could head to Los Angeles over the next few NBA seasons. A report from ESPN on Wednesday (July 1) explored how alluring it is to...Show More Summary
As Keith Olbermann and ESPN stall in renegotiating his contract, it appears as though one condition is to blame: The network's demand that he ditch his "commentary" voice on the show.
Kevin Love is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, as he announced in a story he wrote for the Players' Tribune,. ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst reports the big man has agreed to a five-year deal worth $110 million. Love exercised his player option with the Cavaliers on June 24 by opting out of the remaining $16.7 million in his contract for 2015-16. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols looked like the best version of himself during the season's third month, tying a franchise single-month record with his 13 home runs in June, per ESPN Stats & Info. The last of those 13Show More Summary
There’s something odd about hiring outspoken commentators and then getting mad when they produce outspoken commentary, but that appears to be ESPN’s modus operandi when that commentary targets its business associates. Shortly after driving...Show More Summary
Former CBS’ The Early Show and ABC’s Good Morning America Weekend personality Marysol Castro has joined ESPN to host Premier Boxing Champions. Castro will also be a reporter on ESPN’s Little League World Series telecasts and begins work on July 11 at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
This is how to not make a good impression in the month off before training camp. Via Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com, Texans rookie defensive lineman Brandon Ivory was arrested on first degree burglary charges. Ivory, who went to Alabama, was arrested in Tuscaloosa this morning. According to the police report, he and another man broke…