John Calipari tried to warn everyone in October. “We will be ugly early,” Calipari said at Kentucky media day. “That’s just how it’s going to be.” With Calipari, it’s always hard to tell why he’s downplaying expectations. He could be doing it to take some of the pressure off his team, to remove some of […]
Slovakia's Jan Durica was reduced to tears during the national anthem as he lined up for his final international match.
10:52 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Class of 2017 has been enshrined, which means it’s once again time for the only thing people really care about now as it pertains to the Hockey Hall of Fame: trying to figure out which players will get in next. Here are some early odds I’ve established for the […]
NEW YORK — The bat Lou Gehrig used to hit his last two home runs, in an exhibition game in 1939, is being auctioned off again. Once owned by actor Kurt Russell’s family, the bat is part of a Yankees Legends offering by Heritage Auctions. The entire collection is from one owner and has mostly […]
NEW YORK — Courtney Lee and other New York Knicks veterans learned long ago that rookie Frank Ntilikina isn’t easy to intimidate. “Frank’s a competitor,” Lee said late Monday night. “In practice, he’s going at everybody.” The rest of the basketball world learned the same about Ntilikina on Monday night when he shoved LeBron James […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton said he had a feeling the Carolina Panthers were on the verge of a special season. He said they had a chance to prove on Monday night against the Miami Dolphins they were the “real deal.” It’s still too early to declare this season special, but the Panthers proved in […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — With Doug Marrone saying he doesn’t anticipate receiver Allen Hurns playing on Sunday because of an ankle injury and the uncertain status of receiver Arrelious Benn because of a knee injury, the Jacksonville Jaguars are approaching crisis mode at the position. The Jaguars have only three healthy receivers on the active roster, […]
Ange Postecoglou says any war of the words with Honduras will be meaningless after the match.
11:50 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN TORONTO — As usual, the big names came out to celebrate hockey’s biggest names. An impressive group walked the red carpet on Sunday night, Hollywood style, to honor the 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees. This class was highlighted by best — if unlikely — hockey friends in Paul Kariya […]
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was named the unanimous winner of the National League Rookie of the Year award Monday, beating finalists Josh Bell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Paul DeJong of the St. Louis Cardinals. Aaron Judge has won American League Rookie of the Year honors, becoming the first New York Yankees […]