•  Lobos suspend captain Ebony Walker

    Lobos suspend captain Ebony Walker

    Ebony Walker, the captain of the University of New Mexico women's basketball team, has been suspended from the team indefinitely after being arrested and accused of assaulting her boyfriend. According to a criminal complaint, the 22-year-old Walker threw a knife at her boyfriend after they…

  •  Brittney Griner cut in knife attack

    Brittney Griner cut in knife attack

    The agent for Brittney Griner tells The Associated Press that the basketball star was cut by a man in a knife attack in China but didn't need to go to the hospital. Agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas said Tuesday that Griner sustained a small cut when the man swiped at her elbow as her team was…

  •  UConn tops women's Top 25 poll

    UConn tops women's Top 25 poll

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will begin the season the same way they ended the last one -- atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll. Connecticut received all 35 votes Thursday, marking the 10th time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason. Six of those years UConn…

  •  No Pat Summitt reference in suit

    No Pat Summitt reference in suit

    A judge has ruled that former Tennessee director of sports medicine Jenny Moshak and two ex-Lady Vols strength coaches must remove a reference to former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt from their complaint in a lawsuit against the university. The complaint in the lawsuit filed by Moshak, Heather Mason…

  • Baylor Gets Verbal From Homegrown Star Calveion Landrum

    Baylor Gets Verbal From Homegrown Star Calveion Landrum

    Calveion Landrum, a 5-foot-10 junior point guard at La Vega (Waco, Texas) and the No. 10 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60 for the 2016 class, has given a verbal commitment to Baylor. Landrum, who led La Vega to an undefeated season and a state title as a sophomore, chose Baylor over Texas…

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams

    Serena Williams or Serene Jameka Williams is a professional American tennis player who is presently serving as the top first tennis player in the women’s single game of tennis. The association of Women’s Tennis has topped the World number 1 in the singles on six alternative occasions.…

  • LLWS Star Mo'ne Davis to Watch WNBA Game

    LLWS Star Mo'ne Davis to Watch WNBA Game

    Little League World Series star Mo'Ne Davis is off to  watch the conference finals Sunday in Minnesota. The 13-year-old star pitcher hailing from Philadelphia was the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series.   She is the first to win a game on the mound. Davis said her…

  • Sky Eliminate the Dream

    Sky Eliminate the Dream

    Even though the trailed by 17-points in the final quarter, the Chicago Sky weren't going to end their season. Instead, they kept their wits and pulled off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in WNBA playoff history. Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the last quarter.  She…

Brad Marchand out Tuesday night

Bruins forward Brad Marchand will not be in the lineup Tuesday night against the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden, according to coach Claude Julien. Marchand was on the ice for the morning skate, but exited quickly. "Not well, so he went off the ice," Julien said when asked how Marchand was doing. "He…

Kevin Love dismisses L.A. rumors

Kevin Love has started to settle into the Cleveland Cavaliers' offense primarily as an outside shooter, but Friday he found himself shooting down rumors. There were three things on the big man's agenda that he sought to clear up: a media report that stated he plans to opt out of his…

A.J. Burnett enters free agency

Veteran starting pitcher A.J. Burnett became a free agent Monday night when he declined to exercise his $12.75 million player option with the Philadelphia Phillies, and he is not ready to retire. Although he had said repeatedly during the season that he was leaning toward retirement, Burnett's…

Royals extend offer to James Shields

The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures the club of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8. Shields has until Nov. 10 to accept, and it is expected he will not. In the…

Scherzer, V-Mart get $15.3M offers

The Detroit Tigers extended a $15.3 million qualifying offers to pitcher Max Scherzer and first baseman-designated hitter Victor Martinez. The 30-year-old right-hander finished 18-5 last season with a 3.15 ERA, striking out a career-high 252 batters in 220 1/3 innings. He won the American League…

Giants give offer to Pablo Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer to World Series star Pablo Sandoval on Monday. Fox Sports reported Tuesday that Sandoval has rejected the offer. Players have until Nov. 10 to accept the offer, though none of the 22 qualifying offers made in the previous two…

Kershaw voted player, man of year

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was voted the player of the year in balloting by his fellow major leaguers. The players' union said Monday that Kershaw also won the Marvin Miller Man of the Year award. Kershaw was 21-3 with a major league-best 1.77 ERA. He was voted the NL's…

Documents: A-Rod paid for silence

According to documents filed last week in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, in June of 2013, Rodriguez paid nearly $1 million to his cousin, Yuri Sucart, in exchange for Sucart's silence regarding A-Rod's illegal PED use. In August of that year, Rodriguez was…

Twins hire Paul Molitor

The Twins said Monday they will hire Paul Molitor as manager, giving the Hall of Fame infielder and Minnesota native a three-year contract with a team coming off four straight seasons of 92 or more losses. Molitor, 58, will be introduced at a news conference on Tuesday. He replaces Ron Gardenhire,…

Joe Maddon agrees to 5-year deal

When Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays visited Wrigley Field in August, the manager raved about National League baseball and praised the iconic neighborhood ballpark. Couple that with Maddon's impressive resume, and it's easy to see why the Chicago Cubs think this is going to be a…

Indians extend Terry Francona

In two seasons, Terry Francona has turned the Cleveland Indians back into contenders. He'll get more time to make them champions. Francona and the Indians agreed Tuesday to a two-year contract extension, a deal that carries through the 2018 season and includes team options for 2019 and…

Brady "Moving On" After Mankins Trade

Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback said Tuesday that he's "moving on" after the shocking trade of offensive lineman Logan Mankins. "I haven't really spoken to anybody about it, so I have my own personal feelings that are very personal to me," Brady said during his weekly…

Jurrell Casey Gets Extension With Titans

Tennessee defensive lineman Jurrell Casey came to work this year focusing on football, and he let his agent Drew Rosenhaus work with the Titans in agreeing to a new contract. Jurrell Casey, Tennessee Titans defensive lineman, has made it clear he is here to play football.  He also made it…

Jerry Jones Hopes Jail Changed Josh Brent

Jerry Jones, outspoken owner of the Dallas Cowboys said he hopes Josh Brent is a better football player when he returns to the Cowboys.   He hopes the time Brent spent in jail for the drunken-driving death of teammate Jerry Brown, changed him for the better. "When you on Monday are given a…