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Cabrera, Dickey help Jays trample Red Sox
Melky Cabrera and R.A. Dickey helped the Toronto Blue Jays romp past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.
Judge rules for S. Sterling in sale of Clippers
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
NBPA taps 1st big league female union chief
Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
Sources: Clippers' Griffin has back fracture
Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the next NBA season, sources told ESPN.com
Marlins turn back Nats with 4-run rally in 9th
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
Bulls' Rose: Confidence 'through the roof'
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says his confidence is 'through the roof' and he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong this season as he tries to make his way back from two serious knee injuries.
Lions table talks with Suh until after season
Ndamukong Suh will not have a deal until at least after the 2014 NFL season.
Jordan rules: 'Cool' with No. 23 for LeBron
Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.
Giants set lofty 70 percent goal for Manning
The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.
Manziel A&M jersey expected to fetch $100K
An auction house believes an autographed, game-used Johnny Manziel jersey it is selling will set the record for the highest price ever paid for a college football jersey.
Peterson: Vikes' offense no longer 'predictable'
Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years."
Serena feeling fine after virus at Wimbledon
Serena Williams said Monday that she feels fine and is ready to play again after a disturbing performance that scared even her during a doubles match at Wimbledon four weeks ago.
Poll: LeBron's reputation near pre-Decision level
LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor.
Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox title ring
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
Sources: Wolves eye PF Young if Love dealt
The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.


Indiana Pacers
George Joins USA Basketball for Start of Training Camp
For Paul George and Team USA, the quest for gold begins in earnest today.
Indiana Pacemates to Hold Auditions for the 2014-15 Pacers Season
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced auditions for their dance squad, the Indiana Pacemates, will be held Monday, Aug.  11, with a
Roy, Kareem Working Together, Post to Instagram
Pacers fans, it looks like Roy Hibbert is getting a hand this summer from legendary center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Stuckey Starting Over
He'll wear No. 2 this time.
Pacers Sign Rodney Stuckey
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed free agent Rodney Stuckey.
Origins of the Name "Pacers"
When professional basketball came to Indianapolis in 1967, one of the key decisions would be what to call the new American Basketball Ass
David Letterman Explains Meaning of "Pacers"
During an interview with comedian Hannibal Buress on The Late Show with David Letterman, Indiana native Letterman explains the o
PG Goes Off at Basketball Camp
Pacers forward Paul George made an appearance at Jrue Holiday's basketball camp on Thursday and put on an exhibition of dunks, both in-ga
Paul George Named to USA Basketball 2014 Men’s National Team Training Camp Roster
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Chris Copeland Headlines Knox Indy Pro-Am Opening Night
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ESPN.com - NFL
Lions table talks with Suh until after season
Ndamukong Suh will not have a deal until at least after the 2014 NFL season.
NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.
Source: Gordon hires former Sherman rep
Browns WR Josh Gordon, facing a one-year suspension, has hired attorney Maurice Suh, who helped Seahawks CB Richard Sherman win his appeal of a contested positive test, a league source said.
Peterson: Vikes' offense no longer 'predictable'
Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years."
Patriots claim injured RB Gaffney on waivers
The New England Patriots have claimed running back Tyler Gaffney on waivers from the Carolina Panthers, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports.
Giants set lofty 70 percent goal for Manning
The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.
Colts release Rainey for rules violation
Running back Chris Rainey, released Monday by the Indianapolis Colts, was let go for a violation of an undisclosed team rule, coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.
Trump: I'm 'very, very unlikely' to buy Bills
In an interview Monday with Fox News, billionaire Donald Trump said he is "very, very unlikely" to become the next owner of the Buffalo Bills.
Steelers GM: Big Ben deal can wait
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long-term contract is just a matter of when, not if.
Cardinals' Abraham arrested on DUI in June
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker John Abraham was arrested June 29 on a charge of DUI, according to Dekalb County, Georgia, jail records.
Panthers' Benjamin has bone bruise, to rest
The Carolina Panthers will be without first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin for at least a few days after an MRI taken on Monday determined the former Florida State wide receiver had a bone bruise in his left knee.
Lions' Tate off PUP list, expected to practice
After being declared physically unable to perform last week, it appears Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate will not miss any practices at all.
Jets OT helped create 185 smiles in Sudan
There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all.
Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos
Charlie White, a 41-year-old Redskins fan, is getting players to sign his arm so that he can get the signatures tattooed on him.
Vikings reward TE Rudolph with extension
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph, according to a league source.

ESPN.com - NBA
Shelly Sterling Reacts To Ruling
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The Ten: What led to Sterling's downfall
The top 10 things you need to know about Donald Sterling's fall.
Judge rules for S. Sterling in sale of Clippers
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
NBPA taps 1st big league female union chief
Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
Sources: Clippers' Griffin has back fracture
Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the next NBA season, sources told ESPN.com
Bulls' Rose: Confidence 'through the roof'
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says his confidence is 'through the roof' and he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong this season as he tries to make his way back from two serious knee injuries.
Rose pleased with Bulls' offseason moves
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is happy with the moves his organization made in upgrading its roster this summer and believes the Bulls are a 'contender' to win the East.
Jordan rules: 'Cool' with No. 23 for LeBron
Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Report: Spurs tell Ginobili to skip World Cup
The San Antonio Spurs have denied Manu Ginobili permission to represent his native Argentina at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to a report by the San Antonio Express-News.
Sources: Wolves eye PF Young if Love dealt
The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.
Back home: LeBron's event sells out in hours
LeBron James' Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Veteran G Williams agrees with Timberwolves
Veteran guard Mo Williams is signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his representatives announced.
Poll: LeBron's reputation near pre-Decision level
LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor.
Scott not wasting time: Lakers must play D
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.
Noah: Bulls can defeat 'big obstacle' LeBron
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah knows that in order to win a championship this season, he and his team are going to have to push through an opponent that has repeatedly stood in their way: LeBron James.
Love out for Team USA amid uncertain status
Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
Millsap invited to Team USA training camp
In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.

ESPN.com - NHL
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Tatar agrees to 3-year deal with Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms Monday on a new three-year deal with young star Tomas Tatar, who scored 19 goals last season.
Maple Leafs sign Winnik to 1-year contract
Center Daniel Winnik has signed a $1.3 million, one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs after spending last season with the Anaheim Ducks.
Brassard, Rangers agree on five-year deal
The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with Derick Brassard by agreeing to terms with the restricted free-agent center, the team announced Sunday.
Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff
The Boston Bruins have hired Joe Sacco as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday.
Eller agrees to 4-year deal with Canadiens
The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with center Lars Eller, agreeing to a four-year contract on Thursday.
Reimer agrees to two-year deal with Leafs
Goalie James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a two-year contract Thursday.
Avalanche announce 2-year deal for O'Reilly
Ryan O'Reilly avoided salary arbitration with the Colorado Avalanche by signing a two-year deal on Wednesday morning, the team announced.
Islanders, Poulin agree to one-year contract
The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.
Kreider, Rangers able to avoid arbitration
The New York Rangers narrowly avoided arbitration with restricted free-agent winger Chris Kreider by agreeing to terms Wednesday, the team announced.
Free agent Sarich injured in cycling accident
Free-agent NHL defenseman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week.
Vanek helping authorities in federal probe
Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.
Leafs hire analytics guru Dubas as asst. GM
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced a front-office shakeup Tuesday, firing assistant general managers Dave Poulin and Claude Loiselle and replacing them with 28-year-old Kyle Dubas.
Rangers, Zuccarello avoid arbitration with deal
The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with Mats Zuccarello by agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent winger, the team announced Tuesday.
Stars agree to four-year deal with Roussel
The Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract with forward Antoine Roussel on Tuesday, the team announced.
Ducks bring back Vatanen on 2-year deal
The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.

ESPN.com - NASCAR
Hinton: More Brickyard bliss for Gordon
Jeff Gordon won his first Brickyard 400 in 1994. Twenty years later, he returned to Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the fifth time. He's now a four-time champion with high hopes for a fifth, writes Ed Hinton.
Edwards, Roush Parting Ways After Season
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Gordon passes Kahne for fifth Brickyard win
With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
Edwards, Roush parting ways after season
Roush Fenway Racing says Carl Edwards is leaving the organization at the end of the season.
Ty Dillon races to 1st career Nationwide win
Ty Dillon pulled away from Kyle Busch down the stretch Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series.
RTA expects to add more NASCAR teams soon
Race Team Alliance chairman Rob Kauffman said Sunday the rest of NASCAR's full-time teams should soon be added to the group that is working on issues facing the sport.
Ambrose mum about future with NASCAR
Marcos Ambrose on Friday declined to discuss a report that he's considering returning to Australia to run the V8 Supercar Series for Roger Penske.
Wallace Jr. wins Eldora's Mudsummer Classic
Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year.
Elliott holds off Bayne for Nationwide win
Chase Elliott held off Trevor Bayne to win the Nationwide Series stop at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
Stewart wins in return to sprint car racing
Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, the same series he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg.
Jones docked 10 points following Iowa victory
NASCAR Trucks series driver Erik Jones has been docked 10 championships points after his winning truck failed a post-race inspection last week in Iowa.
Logano: Shepherd, 72, needs 'driver's test'
Morgan Shepherd's senior status has become an age-old problem in NASCAR.
Keselowski 1st to sweep New Hampshire races
Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white-checkered finish.
Keselowski cruises to N'wide win in Loudon
Brad Keselowski dominated from the pole and cruised to the win in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Ky. Busch sets track record, wins N.H. pole
Kyle Busch continued the season-long trend of track-record qualifying speeds, turning a lap of 138.130 mph Friday to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
RTA open for other NASCAR owners to join
The Race Team Alliance is not only open for business, the ownership clique is ready for new members.
NASCAR president: No animosity toward RTA
NASCAR president Mike Helton says there is no animosity from the governing body toward the recently formed nine-team Race Team Alliance that will collaborate on initiatives and issues facing the sport.


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