• Report: Gerrit Cole agrees to record nine-year deal with the Yankees

    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees have reportedly snatched up free-agent pitcher Gerrit Cole.Sources tells ESPN the 29-year-old right-hander has agreed to a nine-year, $324 million deal with the Bronx Bombers. The contract […]

  • Scoreboard roundup -- 12/10/19

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 114, Washington 107Miami 135, Atlanta 121 -- OTPhiladelphia 97, Denver 92Portland 115, New York 87NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUETampa Bay 2 Florida […]

  • Dallas Stars fire coach Jim Montgomery, citing 'unprofessional conduct'

    ronniechua/iStock(DALLAS) -- The Dallas Stars fired coach Jim Montgomery Tuesday with two years remaining in his contract. In a statement, the Stars said Montgomery's termination was "due to unprofessional conduct."The team did not provide details […]

  • Scoreboard roundup -- 12/9/19

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONL.A. Clippers 110, Indiana 99Boston 110, Cleveland 88Toronto 93, Chicago 92Sacramento 119, Houston 118Milwaukee 110, Orlando 101Detroit 105, New […]

  • Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young named Heisman Trophy finalists

    Photo by Ben Solomon / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Four of college football's biggest stars are heading to New York City for the Heisman Trophy Ceremony on Saturday.Three quarterbacks -- LSU's Joe Burrow, Ohio State's Justin Fields, and Oklahoma's […]

  • NFL investigating Patriots video crew at Bengals-Browns game

    batuhan toker/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The National Football Leaue is investigating after the New England Patriots were accused of videotaping in the press box during the Cincinnati Bengals game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Bengals coach Zac […]

  • Washington Nationals agree to record-breaking contract with pitcher Stephen Strasburg

    Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) -- Fresh off a World Series win, the Washington Nationals will bring back at least one of their two most desirable free agents.The team agreed to a seven-year deal with right-handed pitcher Stephen […]

  • Louisville, Kansas remain atop Top 25 rankings; Ohio State climbs to No. 3

    cmannphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After a tumultuous few weeks in the Associated Press Top 25 College Basketball poll, the top two teams stayed in place this week.In the newest poll, released on Monday, Louisville and Kansas hold the top two spots for […]

  • Megan Rapinoe named Sport Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year

    Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(New York) -- U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year for 2019.The magazine announced Monday that Rapinoe, co-captain of the 2019 World Cup champions, was honored […]

  • Russia banned from Olympics again over doping cover-up

    republica/iStock(MOSCOW) -- The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has once again banned Russia from participating in the Olympics, as well as all major international sporting events, over its failure to end the cover-up of doping by its athletes.The […]