CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina kept hitting the glass hard — then pulled away after one of its most important players hit the floor hard. Luke Maye had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the 15th-ranked Tar Heels beat Georgia Tech 80-66 on Saturday. Theo Pinson added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Joel […]
Victims of Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor, gave their statements this week at his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Michigan. Recalling horrific memories, the more than 100 women or their advocates?shared the trauma their experiences with Nassar had caused, but also revealed themselves to be powerful survivors who refused to be […]
JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was involved in a minor car accident on Tuesday but was not injured, the team announced. The Jaguars say Fournette’s car was rear-ended, and the rear bumper of Fournette’s 2017 Mercedes Maybach was knocked off. He signed it and gave it to one of the first […]
LOS ANGELES — In the aftermath of a cantankerous loss, Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza and stars Chris Paul and James Harden marched through a back corridor and into the LA Clippers’ locker room late Monday night, suggesting that they wanted to confront Clippers players Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin, league sources told ESPN. Rockets […]
The Hoophall Classic is an annual three-day event pitting some the top high school teams in the nation against each other. The field was loaded as usual, featuring most of the top prospects in the country. While we’ve seen most of these elite talents in different camps and tournaments — particularly with sneaker companies or […]
The expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have the best record in the Western Conference, look to sustain that momentum in the second half of the season.
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Nobody, not even the Los Angeles Lakers, can act surprised that LaVar Ball told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that head coach Luke Walton has lost the team, all but calling for Walton to be fired amid a nine-game losing streak. Nobody. The Lakers may have gone into this relationship wearing rose-colored glasses, but their eyes were […]
How much should Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts get paid this year? Three judges will decide. The Red Sox reached one-year contract agreements Friday with nine of their 10 arbitration-eligible players, beating the deadline to exchange figures for a potential hearing. Betts was the lone holdout, and according to Sox assistant general manager Brian […]
HOUSTON — Rockets guard Chris Paul added his voice to the chorus of NBA players who have expressed frustration regarding the friction with referees, singling out veteran official Scott Foster for seeking the spotlight. Foster called Paul for a technical foul with 4:52 remaining in Houston’s 121-112 win Wednesday night over the Portland Trail Blazers. […]