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Ishikawa walk-off HR sends Giants to Series
Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Giants rock Royals in World Series opener
Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.
Kobe shrugs off critical article, cites media 'cycle'
Kobe Bryant, speaking to media after an ESPN The Magazine piece suggested he played a significant role in the Lakers' recent slide, said it wasn't the first critical article focused on him and wouldn't be the last.
Serena equals worst loss of career at Finals
Simona Halep beat two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday, with the American's two games won equaling her career worst.
Pistorius starts prison stay in hospital wing
Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.
Durant won't rush back, says injury 'win-win'
The door swung open and Kevin Durant rolled in -- literally, on a scooter -- to speak with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot.
Report: Pats lose DE Jones 1 month for hip
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be out for one month after suffering a hip injury, according to a Boston Globe report.
Sources: Rice files grievance against Ravens
Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens for terminating his contract, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.
Cowboys waive Sam from practice squad
The Cowboys cut ties with defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, and signed linebacker Troy Davis.
Mo'ne ad appearance won't affect eligibility
Appearing in a commercial that aired during Game 1 of the World Series will not compromise the amateur status of Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis should she choose to play college sports.
Sources: Vucevic, Magic agree to extension
The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
Velasquez (knee) out of defense vs. Werdum
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has withdrawn from a scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 in Mexico City due to an injury to his right knee.
Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.
Tebow: Gators lacking identity, leadership
The pressure is mounting on Florida coach Will Muschamp and his slumping Gators.
Bills' Spiller put on IR, can return in Week 16
The Buffalo Bills placed running back C.J. Spiller, who suffered a broken collarbone in last Sunday's win over Minnesota, on injured reserve Tuesday with a designation to return.


Indiana Pacers
Game Rewind: Pacers 89, Timberwolves 107 (Preseason)
Game Recap
Shoot, It Don't Come Easy in the NBA
Damo Rudez can shoot a basketball, although for now we'll have to take other peoples' word for it.
Pacers' Injuries Beget Opportunities
The Pacers have been living in Bizarro World lately, where reality becomes inverted, so maybe the scene on Monday shouldn't have been sur
Indiana Sports Corp Distributes Sports Equipment to 100 Youth-Serving Organizations
Indiana Sports Corp, through its Geared For Health: Sports Equipment for Kids program, distributed more than 40,000 new or gently-used it
Game Preview: Pacers at Timberwolves (Preseason)
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Area 55 Hopefuls Bring It
Itís a difficult thing to explain if you havenít seen it.
West Injured, but Copeland Gaining Confidence
With the Pacers still trying to find chemistry with two new starters, still working to get Roy Hibbert rolling again, still hoping for mo
Game Rewind: Pacers 98, Mavericks 93 (Preseason)
Game Recap
Blue-and-Gold Hit the Gridiron for #TouchdownPacers
With the start of the NBA regular season just days away and the high school football regular season wrapping up, the Pacers organization
Game Preview: Pacers vs Mavericks (Preseason)
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Tuley: Week 8 NFL Vegas Power Rankings
Updated ratings for all 32 NFL teams, plus the best Week 8 value plays
Cowboys waive Sam from practice squad
The Cowboys cut ties with defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, and signed linebacker Troy Davis.
Sources: Rice files grievance against Ravens
Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens for terminating his contract, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.
Sources: NFL says Kuechly ejection unjustified
The NFL tells Panthers coach Ron Rivera that linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected for inadvertent contact with an official in Sunday's loss to the Packers.
Bills' Spiller put on IR, can return in Week 16
The Buffalo Bills placed running back C.J. Spiller, who suffered a broken collarbone in last Sunday's win over Minnesota, on injured reserve Tuesday with a designation to return.
Report: Pats lose DE Jones 1 month for hip
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be out for one month after suffering a hip injury, according to a Boston Globe report.
Giants to Beckham: Not a rookie anymore
When the Giants lost top wide receiver Victor Cruz to a season-ending knee injury, the coaching staff had a clear message for Odell Beckham Jr.: "You're not a rookie anymore."
Favre: Pack return on hold due to ailing Starr
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre told ESPN that the plan he initiated to make his first appearance at Lambeau Field since his retirement is now unlikely to happen because of Hall of Famer Bart Starr's health problems.
Dolphins DE: 'Blessed' to be back from ban
Defensive end Dion Jordan says he's blessed and thankful that the Dolphins accepted him back after his six-game suspensions
Cincy's Green (toe) 'up in the air' for Week 8
Bengals Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green said in an interview on NFL Network's "NFL AM" on Tuesday morning that his return from a right big toe injury is "still up in the air," but that the injury is progressing nicely.
Bucs' Bowers suspended 2 games for PEDs
Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended two games without pay for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Tuesday.
Jets lock up WR Kerley with 4-year extension
The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a four-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.
Source: Pats to acquire LB Ayers from Titans
The Titans have agreed to trade linebacker Akeem Ayers and a seventh-round draft pick to the Patriots for a sixth-round pick, according to a team source.
Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.
Hernandez on track for May double-murder trial
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial in Boston on two murder charges.

ESPN.com - NBA
Adande: Grit. Grind. Grizzlies
Could this Memphis team scratch and claw its way deep into the postseason?
2014-15 Memphis Grizzlies forecast
How will the Memphis Grizzlies fare in 2014-15? Here's our projection.
Kobe shrugs off critical article, cites media 'cycle'
Kobe Bryant, speaking to media after an ESPN The Magazine piece suggested he played a significant role in the Lakers' recent slide, said it wasn't the first critical article focused on him and wouldn't be the last.
Durant won't rush back, says injury 'win-win'
The door swung open and Kevin Durant rolled in -- literally, on a scooter -- to speak with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot.
Lakers' Lin returns after week out for ankle
Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin returned in a 114-108 preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday after missing more than a week with a sprained left ankle.
Sources: Vucevic, Magic agree to extension
The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
Rose scores 30, but Irving, Cavs best Bulls
LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.
Pacers' George back to shooting jump shots
Less than three months after suffering a compound fracture in his right leg, Indiana Pacers star Paul George was seen Monday shooting jumpers with teammates.
Wizards add veteran Lucas to bolster depth
The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, added John Lucas III on Tuesday.
LeBron: Bulls 'much better' than Cavaliers
Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.
Stevens: Rondo might be ready for opener
Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Rajon Rondo could be cleared for contact this week and be ready to start the season.
Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stake
Brooklyn Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner is putting his majority share of Barclays Center on the market.
Judge reverses course, dismisses Stiviano suit
A judge reversed course Monday and dismissed a defamation lawsuit by Donald Sterling's mistress against the estranged wife of the former Los Angeles Clippers owner.
C's, Nets play experimental 44-minute game
The Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 95-90 in an experimental, 44-minute preseason game on Sunday afternoon at Barclays Center.
Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'
In his first trip back to New York as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd spoke about his departure from the Nets after just one season as Brooklyn's coach.
Pop, to Suns owner: What, no chicken suit?
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dismissed Suns owner Robert Sarver's critical comments as silly and said they should have been made while wearing a "chicken suit."

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Kessel's two goals lifts Leafs over Islanders 5-2
Kessel's two goals lifts Leafs over Islanders 5-2
Klein's OT goal caps Rangers' rally vs. Devils
Klein's OT goal caps Rangers' comeback win vs. NJ
Kings support Voynov's suspension by NHL
The Los Angeles Kings are expressing support for the NHL's decision to suspend Slava Voynov after the defenseman's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sit
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will not play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury.
Flames sign Brodie to 5-year, $23M extension
The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension.
Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.
Columbus calls up Forsberg; McElhinney to IR
The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Ducks recall goalie Gibson after AHL weekend
The Anaheim Ducks have recalled goalie John Gibson from a brief stint in the minors.
Bruins' Lucic apologizes for obscene gesture
Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic apologized Saturday for the obscene gesture he made to Montreal Canadiens fans during Thursday's 6-4 loss at Bell Centre.
Canucks' 12-year sellout streak ends at 474
The Vancouver Canucks' sellout streak ended at 474 games Saturday night with a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena for a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Lightning D Hedman to miss rest of road trip
Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman sustained an upper-body injury during the second period of the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night and didn't return to the game.
NHL bringing 2016 All-Star Game to Nashville
The NHL All-Star Game will be played Nashville in 2016, bringing the showcase to Music City.
Goalie Varlamov placed on IR by Avalanche
The Colorado Avalanche have placed goaltender Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve with a groin ailment.
Wings GM won't rush Alfredsson's decision
As Daniel Alfredsson ponders whether to retire, Red Wings GM Ken Holland says he will not rush him for an answer.
Wings' arena to be demolished in settlement
The city of Detroit, with financial help from the state, plans to demolish the home of the Detroit Red Wings and give the land to a creditor for development as part of a major settlement in the city's bankruptcy case, lawyers said Thursday.
Ducks lose Maroon (knee) for four weeks
Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon will be out for four weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee.
Kings sign Muzzin to 5-year, $20M extension
Defenseman Jake Muzzin agreed to a five-year, $20 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, passing on a chance at free agency to stick with the defending Stanley Cup champions

ESPN.com - NASCAR
Moment of the Race: Kyle's title hopes go up in smoke
All Kyle Busch needed to do was log laps, stay out of trouble and have a solid finish at Talladega. But disaster struck.
Hinton: Keselowski survives Talladega scramble
With his back to the wall, Brad Keselowski saved his Cup season with a Chase-advancing victory at Talladega.
Logano: Peace made with Danica over wreck
Joey Logano said he's made peace with Danica Patrick and isn't worried she'll intentionally wreck him to ruin his championship chances.
No penalty for Newman after failed inspection
NASCAR decided Tuesday not to penalize Ryan Newman after his car failed inspection following the race at Talladega.
Keselowski wins Talladega, stays in Chase
Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race.
Beadle, ex-NHRA champ, NASCAR owner, dies
Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70.
Last ride: Labonte will retire after Talladega
Terry Labonte will compete in his final NASCAR race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
Peters earns first Truck Series win of season
Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season Saturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the finish at Talladega Superspeedway.
Keselowski: Stewart's role in fray unintended
Brad Keselowski says it's "unfortunate" that Tony Stewart got caught up in the incidents at Charlotte, but that he's not dwelling on "all that garbage."
Kenseth on fight: Pushed to 'breaking point'
Matt Kenseth regrets nothing about his scuffle with Brad Keselowski after the race at Charlotte, and he doesn't believe he did anything wrong.
Keselowski, Stewart fined for postrace fray
NASCAR fines Brad Keselowski $50,000 and Tony Stewart $25,000 for their postrace conduct Saturday night.
Harvick wins at Charlotte as tempers flare
Kevin Harvick earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race by winning Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kenseth starts Charlotte race at back of field
Chase contender Matt Kenseth was forced to start the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte at the back of the field Saturday night for what NASCAR termed "unapproved adjustments" to the right rear quarter panel of his No. 20 Toyota.
Toyota unveils new Camry for next season
Toyota unveiled a remodeled Camry it will race next season, and the street version was the designated pace car for the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
Goodyear warns about speeds at Charlotte
Goodyear has warned teams that increased speeds at Charlotte Motor Speedway will put a heavy emphasis on the right front tires in Saturday night's race.
Keselowski pulls away for win at Charlotte
Brad Keselowski passed teammate Ryan Blaney with 12 laps to go to win the Nationwide Series race Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Danica on Stenhouse: He's extremely cuddly
Danica Patrick admits there are some occupational hazards to dating a fellow NASCAR driver.


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