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ESPN layoffs: Ed Werder, Jayson Stark, Trent…

ESPN laid off about 100 staffers on Wednesday, including recognizable reporters and analysts.

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to…

Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a successful solution to his debilitating health issues and be back on the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries

Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past…

Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and John Wall added 20 points and 14 assists, leading the Washington Wizards to a 103-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks for a 3-2 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series

Jim Harbaugh gave Pope Francis some Michigan gear

Pope Francis does not wear khakis, but he is now the proud owner of some custom Jordans and a Michigan football helmet.

ESPN laying off 100 broadcasters, writers as…

ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future

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'Loyal 'Til The Last Out' teaser

After spending a year inside the 7-Line Army, the New York Mets’ die-hard fan club, SI Films is coming out with its deepest dive yet. “Loyal ‘Til The Last Out’ airs Sunday, April 30 at 10pm ET on MLB Network.

NBA fines Rockets owner $100,000 for confronting…

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action

Zuccarello leads Rangers in East semifinals…

Mats Zuccarello has worked hard to become a consistent scoring leader for the New York Rangers

Thompson emotional, ready to return after major…

Lexi Thompson had tears welling up in her eyes when talking about how difficult things have been since the 4-stroke penalty that cost her a chance to win the LPGA Tour's first major of the year

ULL suspends 13 players for violation of team…

The University of Lousiana-Lafayette football program indefinitely suspended 13 players for a violation of team rules, the school announced.

Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month…

Maria Sharapova has won her first match on return from a 15-month doping ban, beating Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3 in the opening round of the Porsche Grand Prix

Pre-draft football: Prospects vs. kids at…

The NFL draft is one day away

Report: Raiders, Seahawks agree on Marshawn Lynch…

The Raiders and Seahawks have agreed to terms on a one-year deal for Lynch and have worked out details on trading Lynch's rights to the Raiders. The deal is contingent on Lynch passing a physical.

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Work load: LeBron not slowing as playoff minutes…

LeBron James isn't showing any signs of slowing down

Caps, Pens arrive at showdown with key…

The Capitals and Penguins are almost unchanged from their playoff meeting a year ago

Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement

Eric Thames drug tested again, welcomes more tests

Milwaukee Brewers star Eric Thames set a franchise record for April home runs after hitting his 11th of the month on Tuesday night, and was drug tested after the Brewers’ 9-1 win over the Reds.

Harbaugh gives pope a helmet, pair of Jordans

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh and his wife have met the pope, give him helmet and sneakers

Pick 6: 10-win teams in 2016 likely to slip back…

Alabama makes knocking out double-digit victory seasons look easy, but for most college football teams it takes a combination of good play and good fortune that can be difficult to replicate from one year to the next

Why do people still overlook John Wall?

The Crossover’s Madelyn Burke, Rohan Nadkarni and DeAntae Prince discuss the incredible season John Wall had and why he isn't getting the respect he deserves,

Livestrong revenue dropped again in 2015…

The Livestrong cancer charity saw another fundraising and contributions nosedive in 2015 for a third straight year after founder Lance Armstrong's performance-enhancing drug scandal

Saudi council rejects proposal for female sports…

A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi women has failed to win enough votes in the kingdom's Shura Council, which advises the government

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In tense political times, NBA heading to Israel…

The NBA is holding its Basketball Without Borders program in Israel for the first time this summer

NBA to probe Rockets owner leaving seat to yell…

The NBA says it will investigate why Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander got up from his courtside seat during his team's Game 5 matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder to yell at an official.

Bruins will bring back Bruce Cassidy as head coach

The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back as coach, dropping interim tag.