Butler: 'So much more fun' playing with 76ers

Jimmy Butler was effusive in praising his 76ers teammates after Friday night's win over the Jazz, saying, "Basketball is just that easy. With thi...


'Aggressive' Irving takes over as C's top Raptors

After scoring 23 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday against the Raptors, Kyrie Irving stressed the need for the Celtics' strug...


Mitchell at a loss after rare 35-shot, 0-assist night

Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points on 35 shot attempts and had no assists, leaving the second-year Jazz star to question his performance in Utah's 113-...


Houston's Oliver on jacket flap: 'Not who I am'

Major Applewhite and Ed Oliver said they've learned from what happened on the sideline Thursday and will move on from it together.


Breaking down the Homestead starting lineup

Denny Hamlin won the pole. The four championship drivers all start in the top 12. Take a look through the field for Sunday's final Cup race of the yea...


Follow live: Parker, Bulls visit Bucks

Jabari Parker, the Bucks' first-round pick in 2014, returns to Milwaukee as he and the Bulls try to pull off a big road win.


Follow live: Raptors look to snap two-game losing skid

After dropping two straight at home, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors visit the Celtics in a battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights.


Auburn superfan, Finebaum caller Tammy dies

Auburn superfan Tammy Renae Bullard, 52, died with her 3-year-old granddaughter in an Alabama auto accident.


Red Sox bring back Series MVP Pearce for 2019

World Series hero Steve Pearce will be back in a Red Sox uniform in 2019. Boston re-signed the journeyman 1B for a reported $6.25 million. "We al...


Nuggets hire WNBA star Bird to front-office post

Seattle Storm star Sue Bird called her new front-office role with the Nuggets "a perfect match" because it'll allow her to continue her play...


Stanford-Cal moved to Dec. 1 because of wildfires

The Stanford-Cal game set for Saturday in Berkeley has been rescheduled for Dec. 1 due to poor air quality in Northern California brought on by wildfi...


Packers' McCarthy: Focused on 2018 season

Packers coach Mike McCarthy was asked Friday if he's concerned about his future a day after his team dropped to 4-5-1 for the season, including 0-5 on...


Flacco doubtful; Ravens don't name starting QB

John Harbaugh won't say if Joe Flacco, who is listed as doubtful, will be able to play vs. the Bengals. Nor will he say if Lamar Jackson or Robert Gri...


Survivor Series 2018 could mark end of an era for Raw and SmackDown

For the second year in a row, Survivor Series is almost entirely built around clashes between Raw and SmackDown.


Phillies: Ready to be 'little bit stupid' in spending

Phillies owner John Middleton said he is ready to spend big in free agency after coming off a 2018 season in which the team contended for the National...


Should Nick Diaz's return be against Jorge Masvidal?

Nick Diaz is close to finalizing a fight to compete this spring in the UFC. Was Jorge Masvidal the best first opponent after nearly four years away?


How Dray, KD and the Warriors move forward

Draymond Green's words offer a window into how Golden State plans to approach this season.


If anyone can spoil the Federer-Djokovic showdown in London, it's Kevin Anderson

So who's going to come up strong down the stretch of the ATP World Tour Finals? Roger Federer? Novak Djokovic? How about ... Kevin Anderson?


Last-minute changes and three first-time-ever matches creating excitement for WWE Survivor Series

After Becky Lynch was removed from the card due to injury, WWE adjusted plans and created some must-see matches for one of the brand's biggest shows o...


Wave Papi signs apparel contract with Converse

Fashion-forward Kelly Oubre Jr. of the Washington Wizards has a new sneaker deal that focuses on his casual style.