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Gruden: 'Clock's ticking' on struggling RG III
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden delivered some of his most pointed comments yet about Robert Griffin III, telling NFL.com earlier this week that it's time for the third-year quarterback to elevate his play.
LeBron: Cavs 'very fragile' amid 4-game skid
Mired in a four-game losing streak, LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers are "a very fragile team right now."
Winston says contact with ref unintentional
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and quarterback Jameis Winston said there was nothing malicious about the contact between Winston and an official in the third quarter of the Seminoles' 20-17 win against Boston College.
FSU's Fisher: Doesn't matter how team wins
Following Florida State's narrow 20-17 win over Boston College and yet another frenzied fourth quarter in a season that has been defined by them, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said it doesn't matter how his team wins -- only that it continues to find a way.
Pacquiao decisions Algieri, easily retains title
Manny Pacquiao scored six knockdowns and dominated virtually every minute of the fight to win a lopsided unanimous decision against Chris Algieri.
Sooners' Perine (427 yards) bests Gordon
One week after Melvin Gordon rushed for 408 yards, Oklahoma true freshman Samaje Perine eclipsed Gordon's mark with 427 yards Saturday against Kansas.
Free-agent Sandoval to pick team next week
Free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to make a decision about his baseball future next week, according to his brother and co-agent.
UCLA rolls past USC behind Hundley's 4 TDs
Brett Hundley passed for 326 yards and 3 touchdowns and rushed for another score, leading No. 9 UCLA past No. 19 USC 38-20 on Saturday night for the Bruins' third straight victory in the annual crosstown showdown.
Cuban backs Silver's take on sports betting
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting that it would happen within three to five years.
Tiger announces hiring of swing consultant
Less than two weeks before he is set to return to competition, Tiger Woods announced Saturday via Twitter that Chris Como has been working with him on his swing.
Bills expect full stadium vs. Jets in Detroit
The Buffalo Bills are expecting to fill the stadium for Monday night's rescheduled game against the New York Jets at Ford Field in Detroit.
Rockets' Howard sits following PRP therapy
There is no timetable for Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard's return after he underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy to treat his strained right knee, coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Michigan interim AD to determine Hoke's future
It's not yet clear when a decision will come on Brady Hoke's future as Michigan's football coach, but interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Saturday that he would be the one making the decision.
Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight
Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
Harvard wins 8th straight against rival Yale
Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the Ivy League title outright after blowing a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead on Saturday.


Indiana Pacers
More Injuries, More Adjustments for Pacers
Next man up, sure. But what happens when you're running out of players to call up?
Game Rewind: Pacers 83, Suns 106
Game Rewind
Gold Is the New Black for Pacers Black Friday
INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time ever, the offers associated with the Indiana Pacers Black Friday will be available exclusively-online a
George on Rehab: "It's Been Going Smoothly"
Pacers forward Paul George spoke with the media following Friday's practice about his
Destination Unknown: MJB's Reality TV Pitches
Though not really a big television watcher, I have become a closet fan of a genre that, until recently, I had regarded with contempt.
Pacers Present 17th Annual “Come to Our House” Dinner
INDIANAPOLIS – Thanksgiving is technically still a week away, but the Pacers and Fever celebrated the holiday a little early this year wi
Mike Epps Makes a Stop at "Come To Our House"
Actor, comedian, and die-hard Pacers fan, Mike Epps, stopped by the Fieldhouse during the Pacers' annual "Come To Our House" Thanksgiving
Game Preview: Pacers vs Suns
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George Hill, United Way of Central Indiana Present Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award
George Hill knew he had seen this teacher before. He just couldn’t place her.
Pacers Find Drama in the Strangest Place
The game ended in the most appropriate manner possible.

ESPN.com - NFL
Bills expect full stadium vs. Jets in Detroit
The Buffalo Bills are expecting to fill the stadium for Monday night's rescheduled game against the New York Jets at Ford Field in Detroit.
Blount: Happy release led to return to Pats
Patriots coach Bill Belichick says LeGarrette Blount will have to earn his playing time with the Patriots "just like everybody else."
Gruden: 'Clock's ticking' on struggling RG III
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden delivered some of his most pointed comments yet about Robert Griffin III, telling NFL.com earlier this week that it's time for the third-year quarterback to elevate his play.
Raiders' Woodson on celebration: 'Ridiculous'
Veteran safety Charles Woodson has been one of the Oakland Raiders' most consistent defensive players this season and has been a model of professionalism on and off the field.
Carroll: 'No hesitation' in having Lynch back
Pete Carroll says the Seahawks will "do everything we can" to bring back Marshawn Lynch next season.
Sources: Pats' Gray late, doesn't practice
Patriots running back Jonas Gray didn't practice Friday because he didn't report to the team's facility on time, according to two sources.
Peterson's appeal hearing to occur Dec. 2
The hearing on Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension is scheduled for Dec. 2, according to ESPN and media reports.
Fitzgerald game-time decision for Cardinals
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who didn't practice for the third straight day, will be a game-time decision Sunday in Seattle.
49ers LB Bowman (knee) to see Dr. Andrews
NaVorro Bowman, who tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee in the NFC championship game on Jan. 19, is set to see Dr. James Andrews to determine his progress.
Broncos' Sanders: Hit was legal; ready to go
Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders said he's ready to play Sunday against the Dolphins and that Rams safety Rodney McLeod made "a legal hit" on the tackle that resulted in Sanders' concussion.
Veteran WR Avant reunites with Reid in K.C.
The Chiefs have signed veteran wide receiver Jason Avant to a one-year deal Friday, the team announced Friday.
Judge rules against N.J.'s sports betting plan
A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the NCAA and four major professional sports leagues Friday night and issued a permanent injunction to prevent New Jersey casinos and racetracks from offering sports betting.
Regretful Peterson: I won't use switch again
Adrian Peterson expressed regret for injuring his 4-year-old son in an exclusive interview with USA Today published Thursday night, vowing never to use a switch as discipline on any of his children again.
Browns' Cameron cleared, returns to practice
Tight end Jordan Cameron was cleared by a neurologist and returned to the Cleveland Browns practice field Friday on a limited basis.
Union appeals NFL's 'unlawful' Peterson ban
The NFL players' union has appealed the league's suspension of Adrian Peterson.

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LeBron: Cavs 'very fragile' amid 4-game skid
Mired in a four-game losing streak, LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers are "a very fragile team right now."
Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight
Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
Davis' career-high 43 push Pelicans by Jazz
Anthony Davis had a career-high 43 points and 14 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 19 points and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Utah Jazz 106-94 on Saturday night.
Rockets' Howard sits following PRP therapy
There is no timetable for Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard's return after he underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy to treat his strained right knee, coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Cuban backs Silver's take on sports betting
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting that it would happen within three to five years.
Knicks' Calderon makes debut vs. Sixers
Knicks point guard Jose Calderon made his season debut Saturday night in a 91-83 win against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Depleted Bulls lose Gibson to sprained ankle
Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson sprained his left ankle in the third quarter of Friday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers and did not return.
Reports: Taylor will not appeal 24-game ban
Despite the backing of the NBPA, Hornets forward Jeff Taylor will not appeal his 24-game suspension.
Kobe on hometown-discount deals: 'Big coup'
Kobe Bryant considers the public pressure for longtime NBA stars to take hometown-discount deals, such as Dirk Nowitzki's contract, "a big coup" for NBA owners.
Pepsi pours more into Irving's 'Uncle Drew'
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving signs a multiyear deal with Pepsi for more "Uncle Drew" spots.
Wolves' Martin sidelined with fractured wrist
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right wrist earlier this week, the team announced Friday.
Judge rules against N.J.'s sports betting plan
A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the NCAA and four major professional sports leagues Friday night and issued a permanent injunction to prevent New Jersey casinos and racetracks from offering sports betting.
LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'
LeBron James admits it's not easy staying focused on the long view with the Cavs off to a 5-5 start.
Next step for George is limited court work
Paul George has endured some demoralizing moments as he recovers from a broken right leg.
Pierce: Rivalry with LeBron 'misunderstood'
Paul Pierce believes his contentious rivalry with LeBron James is borne out of competitive respect more than any dislike for each other over the years.

ESPN.com - NHL
Price, Canadiens shut out Bruins, win again
Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves
Bozak scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs past Red Wings
Bozak scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs past Red Wings
Isles down Pens for home-and-home sweep
Anders Lee scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night to sweep a home-and-home series.
Price, Canadiens shut out Bruins, win again
Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves
NHL files motion to dismiss concussion suit
The NHL has responded to a class action concussion lawsuit alleging that the league did not provide the proper protection and information to its players regarding traumatic head injuries.
Stars sign Spezza to 4-year, $30M extension
The Dallas Stars have signed center Jason Spezza to a four-year contract extension worth $30 million, the team announced Friday.
Kings given cap relief for suspended Voynov
The NHL is giving salary cap relief to the Los Angeles Kings while defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended indefinitely with pay after being charged with felony spousal abuse.
Sharks send Demers, pick to Stars for Dillon
The San Jose Sharks have traded defenseman Jason Demers and a future draft pick to the Dallas Stars for defenseman Brenden Dillon.
Judge rules against N.J.'s sports betting plan
A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the NCAA and four major professional sports leagues Friday night and issued a permanent injunction to prevent New Jersey casinos and racetracks from offering sports betting.
Sabres' home game vs. Rangers postponed
The NHL has postponed the Sabres' home game against the New York Rangers on Friday night due to a severe lake-effect storm hitting the Buffalo region.
Lindros, LeClair inducted into Flyers' HOF
Eric Lindros and John LeClair -- two members of Philadelphia's vaunted "Legion of Doom" line -- were inducted into the Flyers' Hall of Fame in a ceremony before the team's 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Jackets' Johnson bankrupt, blames parents
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, according to a Columbus Dispatch report, claims that his parents are responsible for helping lead him "financially astray."
Ducks trade Allen to Canadiens for Bourque
The Anaheim Ducks traded defenseman Bryan Allen to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday for forward Rene Bourque in a swap of NHL veterans getting fresh starts.
Pens' Dupuis has blood clot, out six months
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis has a blood clot in his lung and will miss at least six months, the team announced Wednesday.
Bruins lose McQuaid (thumb) for 6-8 weeks
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid suffered a broken right thumb and will miss the next six to eight weeks, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.
Grimaldi plays AHL, NHL games on same day
Rocco Grimaldi played two hockey games in two leagues about 1,350 miles and 11 hours apart Tuesday.
Krejci back, but B's down McQuaid, Marchand
Bruins forward Brad Marchand was not in the lineup Tuesday night against the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden, but center David Krejci was able to return.

ESPN.com - NASCAR
Car Wash: Harvick hangs out at ESPN
Kevin Harvick is all over the ESPN campus Wednesday, hitting multiple shows and having some fun. We call it a Car Wash.
Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions
Was the thrilling Chase finale more a product of the system or of Kevin Harvick? Should NASCAR further tweak the Chase format? Who's the early favorite to win it all in 2015? Who now is the best current driver without a Cup title?
Hendrick gives Kahne three-year extension
Hendrick Motorsports and Kasey Kahne have agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the driver with the No. 5 Chevrolet SS team through the 2018 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
JJ says Harvick was correct Chase winner
Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport."
Stenhouse crew chief Kelley gets $50K fine
NASCAR has fined crew chief Mike Kelley $50,000 for a rules infraction discovered on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s car during pre-qualifying inspection at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kurt Busch meets with police in Delaware
Police in Delaware have interviewed NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and are continuing to investigate allegations by his ex-girlfriend that he assaulted her during the September race at Dover International Speedway.
Rodden to be new crew chief for Kahne in '15
Kasey Kahne will have a new crew chief in 2015, ending the second-longest active pairing in the Sprint Cup Series.
Stewart-Haas snags Stump as tech director
NASCAR championship-winning team Stewart-Haas Racing has hired Rex Stump as its technical director.
Ganassi hires McCall as McMurray's crew chief
Chip Ganassi Racing has hired Matt McCall, the lead engineer for Ryan Newman, to be the crew chief for Jamie McMurray.
Harvick takes Homestead to win Chase for the Cup
There was no trick to Kevin Harvick's first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps of the season finale.
Kenseth wins 1st; Elliott, 18, celebrates title
Chase Elliott could let Matt Kenseth take a spin with the checkered flag. Even without the win, Elliott had a championship celebration waiting for him in Victory Lane.
Gordon on pole, Harvick top finalist for finale
Jeff Gordon did his best to shake off the disappointment over his elimination from the championship field by winning the pole for Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
NASCAR: Ku. Busch won't be suspended
While a California legislator has called for Kurt Busch to be suspended amid domestic assault allegations, NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday that no action will be taken against the Sprint Cup driver.
Crafton clinches second straight Truck title
Matt Crafton just needed to avoid a disaster at Homestead-Miami Speedway to clinch a second straight Truck Series championship.
Penske swaps out Logano from N'wide finale
Team Penske will have Brad Keselowski race in this week's Nationwide Series finale instead of Joey Logano.
Harvick wins at Phoenix, earns spot in finale
Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon once again was denied in his drive for No. 5.
Haas: Didn't consider pulling Busch from car
Kurt Busch's car owner did not consider removing him from the car while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by his former girlfriend.


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