Handicapping the AFC East takeover: Who will be first to catch the Pats?

That was the date in which the Miami Dolphins defeated the New York Jets 24-17 to clinch the AFC East Division title. It’s notable because it marks the most recent date in which a team not named the New England Patriots clinched an AFC East title. New England has won the division 15 of the […]


Sources: Spurs close to signing Ndombele

Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is edging closer to signing for Tottenham, sources have told ESPN FC. Talks between Spurs and Lyon progressed well this week and both clubs are optimistic that the deal will happen despite being yet to agree on a transfer nike nfl jerseys free shipping Lyon want a package worth €80 […]


Sources: Man Utd set to sign £50m Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United have agreed a £50 million deal to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka after making significant progress in talks with Crystal Palace on Tuesday, sources have told ESPN FC. An offer for the 21-year-old right-back has been accepted by Palace and negotiations are far enough along for United to organise a medical at Carrington this […]


Yankees’ Stanton back to IL with knee injury

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton went back on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a sprained right knee, barely a week after returning from a series of setbacks that kept him out of action for almost three months. New York manager Aaron Boone said it’s likely Stanton will be sidelined for longer than 10 days. “It’ll […]


Machado’s Baltimore return brings cheers, big HR

Prior to his Camden Yards homecoming on Tuesday night, Machado admitted to feeling nervous — then he went out and homered against his former team. In his second at-bat, leading off the third inning, the ex-Oriole jumped all over a first-pitch fastball from Baltimore starter Jimmy Yacabonis and sent it screaming over the wall in […]


Knicks fined $50K for banning Daily News

The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 on Monday for violating the league’s rules regarding equal access for media by not giving the New York Daily News access to their post-draft news conference on Friday. The rest of the New York media was invited to the news conference to introduce draft picks RJ Barrett […]


‘Busy week’ ahead for Ainge, recalibrating Celtics

But, now that both Kyrie Irving and Al Horford seem headed out the door this summer, the Celtics could have $25 million or more to spend in free agency. And, as Danny Ainge prepares for what is to come when free agency kicks off Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, he is excited about the possibilities […]


Ravens never putting Earl Thomas and ‘comfortable’ in same sentence

Earl Thomas acknowledges it will take time for him to learn the Baltimore Ravens’ defense after spending all nine of his NFL seasons in Seattle. Ravens coaches and players are also getting familiar with the six-time Pro Bowl safety and an intensity that few players bring. Walking around with that no-nonsense stare, Thomas wears a […]


Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf has brains to go with brawn

Of the 10 practices between rookie minicamp, organized team activities and veteran minicamp that were open to reporters, not one went by without Metcalf making a head-turning play or two. He beat defenders off the line of scrimmage, and he made outstretched catches in traffic over the middle and leaping ones down the sideline. He […]


Source: Donaldson wins appeal; ban dropped

Atlanta Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson won his appeal and will not be suspended after a benches-clearing incident with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.china nike nfl jerseys cheap His fine for the incident was also reduced to $1,000, the source said. Donaldson had been suspended for one game following a skirmish […]