Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. If it was up to Kobe Bryant, he would sign the big man to a five-year, $118 million contract extension. “It’s not like you have guys like Dwight Howard just walking around every day,” said Bryant during an interview on
In this week’s addition of the Fab Five, the St. Louis Cardinals once again maintained their stranglehold on the top spot in our power rankings. Clearly the best team in all of baseball, the Cardinals show no signs of slowing down and have continued to hold off both the second-place Cincinnati Reds, as well as the third-place Pittsburgh Pirates in the increasingly competitive N...
Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton had surgery on his left ankle Monday and could possibly miss the 2013 season, reports Jeff Legwold of The Denver Post. Walton needed surgery to replace some hardware in his left ankle that was originally
The NCAA probe of the University of Miami is complete and a tentative verdict likely reached. The hearings lasted over 16 hours regarding alleged major infractions involving former booster Nevin Shapiro and ended last Friday. The release of the verdict could take more than six
San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker and defensive co-captain Patrick Willis said he feels like he’s in the best shape possible. According to 49ers.com, Willis was one of 31 players on the roster to attend every practice and workout this offseason. The 28-year-old used the offseason program to
TOUGH ONE TO SWALLOW
After blowing a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter and losing in overtime, Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili didn't mince words when explaining how it felt, saying, "I'm devastated."
Ray Allen’s 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime, and LeBron James 32 points helped the Miami Heat stay alive in the NBA Finals Tuesday night against the San Antonio Spurs. The Heat beat the Spurs 103-100
WORK OF ART?
The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that a conceptual design by 360 Architecture of the new Atlanta stadium has been chosen and approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Board of Governors. Construction will begin next year.
New England patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has had successful back surgery, according to his brother, Gordie Gronkowski Jr., who tweeted the News Tuesday afternoon. Congrats @RobGronkowski on ur successful surgery Bro. Goin to be scary to see u play when ur not in pain!
After allowing San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green to set a Finals record with 25 3-pointers in just five games, the Miami Heat and center Chris Bosh are not going to let the 25-year-old have his way in Game 6 Tuesday night. “He has a knack for shooting, but he
A deal between the Clippers and Celtics that would deliver head coach Doc Rivers and veteran Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles reportedly is no longer a possibility.
Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson told ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Tuesday that he’s learned his “lesson” after spending seven days in jail and thinks “everyone deserves a second chance.” The 35-year-old was released from jail on Monday after he apologized to Broward
Max Scherzer racked up 10 strikeouts on the way to earning his major league leading 10th win of the season, as the Detroit Tigers took the first game of their three-game series with the visiting Orioles, 5-1 on Monday night. With the win, Detroit managed to extend their lead in the American League Central to five games over the second-place Kansas City
It has to be hard for a veteran player to be relegated to the minors, but that has been the case for pitcher Roy Oswalt. The 13-year veteran has been in the farm system for the Colorado Rockies for the last six weeks, but it looks like his time there could soon be coming to a close. Troy Renck
How did he become just a football player? I read the following words from an article by Daniel Martin for NBC Sports regarding student athletes at the University of North Carolina: “Numerous football and basketball players came to the university with academic histories that showed them
Carl Edwards felt like his Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle should have helped him out on Sunday. Edwards was running second to Biffle with less than 50 laps to go in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway when trash on the grille of his car made the engine’s temperature rise.
New Orleans Pelicans The Denver Nuggets named Tim Connelly executive vice president of of basketball operations, team president Josh Kroenke announced Monday. Connelly joins the Nuggets front office after serving as assistant general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans for three years.
NEVER SAY NEVER
Donald Driver, who retired four months ago, said he would end his retirement and return to play for the Green Bay Packers if the team asked.
The New York Yankees avoided being swept for the second time in the last week with a win over the Los Angeles Angels in the third and final game of their weekend series on Sunday. Yankees’s closer Mariano Rivera struck out high-priced slugger, Albert Pujols, with the bases loaded and shut down the Angels five-run, ninth- inning rally, earning
Justin Rose became the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years and the first to win a major since Nick Faldo in 1996. Rose shot a final round 70 on Sunday at Merion Golf Club for a 1-
Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said Thursday in a phone conversation with ESPN.com that Derrick Rose “feels great.” “I worked him out about a week ago,” Thibodeau said. “It was great.” “Watching the way he’s moving now, there’s a confidence,” Thibodeau continued.
Five games into the 2012 season the Houston Texans defense took the first of many hits that it never really recovered from when linebacker Brian Cushing was lost for the season with a torn ACL in his left knee. Months later it appears that he is finally getting close to being cleared for duty, and the timing couldn’t be better with training
PGA Tour rookie Shawn Stefani made history during the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday, with a hole-in-one. Stefani’s tee shot on the difficult 229-yard par-3 17th hole bounced off the rough on a slope to the left of the green.
When the New York Jets brought in Antonio Cromartie and teamed him up with Darrelle Revis, the Jets knew they had one of the fiercest cornerback tandems in the NFL. However, while it takes two to make a tandem, Cromartie was always the ‘other guy.’ It wasn’t that Cromartie was not good enough. He just so happened to play across from one of the premier defensive backs in the...
When the New York Jets brought in Antonio Cromartie and teamed him up with Darrelle Revis, the Jets knew they had one of the fiercest cornerback tandems in the NFL. However, while it takes two to make a tandem, Cromartie was always the ‘other guy.’
It wasn’t that Cromartie was not good enough. He just so happened to play across from one of the premier defensive backs in the...