Red Sox sweep away concerns — at least for now

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On Friday in the Red Sox clubhouse, Mookie Betts spoke to the media after getting Boston's biggest hit of the young season, a go-ahead homer that not only sparked a 6-4 series-opening win over the...

How Klay Thompson got his team ready for Game 4

LOS ANGELES -- The text landed a little after 9 on Friday night. The Golden State Warriors players had decided -- of their own volition -- to move practice up from 11 a.m. to 9 a.m. the following morning."I...

Tom Herman hasn’t accomplished Metroplex recruiting goals yet

On February 1, 2017, Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman held his first National Signing Day press conference to announce a transition class he hoped would avoid the attrition that his research indicated is common following coaching...

College Sports: TCU basketball scores commitment from Tennessee-Chattanooga transfer Kevin Easley 

TCU men's basketball has landed its third commitment in the span of a week.  Tennessee-Chattanooga transfer Kevin Easley announced on his personal Twitter account Sunday evening that he is taking his talents to Fort Worth. The 6-foot-6 forward from Indianapolis, Ind.,...

Show begins in Budapest for Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships!

This represents the last individual World Championships under the current format, before the new expanded playing system will be implemented in 2021, which aims to have closer...

Kemp suffers chest contusion running into wall

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Matt Kemp exited Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Padres in the fourth inning after running into the left-field wall while tracking a fly ball one inning earlier.He was diagnosed with a chest wall contusion, according to...

2019 NFL draft features – In-depth stories on the top prospects

As the 2019 NFL draft nears, ESPN.com over the next month is telling in-depth feature stories on several of the top prospects. Check back here throughout the month to read more.The draft begins April 25 at 8 p.m. ET...

Stafford’s wife home after brain tumor surgery

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, announced on Sunday that she is home from the hospital following surgery to remove a brain tumor earlier this week.Stafford said she was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma earlier...

Bruins’ skill players making use of freedom Maple Leafs stars lack

It’s like they are programmed to exit the ice when the internal clock sounds. And together they shut off, and coast back to the bench.First assembled with re-imagining all that was possible with the man advantage in mind, the...