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Magic Johnson named Lakers' president of…

The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations as the team sits near the bottom of the Western Conference.

Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a…

Finding the right time to rest NBA players is a conundrum that many coaches have wrestled with for years

AP source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending…

A person familiar with the deal says free-agent catcher Matt Wieters has agreed to a $10.5 million contract for 2017 with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM…

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

Police searching for Clemson athletics department…

Authorities in Anderson County, S.C., are searching for Clemson's associate athletic director of planned giving after he was reported missing Monday afternoon.

Lean on me: International NBA players supporting…

A record 113 international players from 41 countries were on opening-day NBA rosters this season

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Soccer star Abby Wambach gets engaged to…

Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has announced her engagement to Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton

WVU's Huggins falls in apparent health scare…

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during the Mountaineers' game against Texas on Monday after he says his defibrillator went off.

Reserve keeper resigns after eating meat pie at…

A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team's landmark game against Arsenal, resigning from Sutton United as authorities launched investigations into the apparent betting stunt

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by…

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million

Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft…

Another completion for Deshaun Watson: Clemson quarterback honored with Davey O'Brien Award

Three Combine story lines to watch

The MMQB's Emily Kaplan takes a look at what to watch out for during the 2017 NFL Combine.

Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame…

Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs

ACC clash, battle in Pac-12 highlight week in…

The regular season is winding down and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket

Report: Timberwolves, others teams inquire about…

The Minnesota Timberwolves and several other unnamed teams have reached out to the New York Knicks recently to discuss potential trades for Knicks guard Derrick Rose, reports ESPN.com's Ian Begley.

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After Huggins' scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats…

After West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees and clutched his chest in a scary moment shortly before halftime, Jevon Carter finished with 24 points to lead the 12th-ranked Mountaineers to a 77-62 win over Texas

Trocheck's late goal lifts Panthers past Blues, 2…

Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to lift the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night

Kings GM on Cousins trade: I had a better deal…

Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins

Report: Jaguars Agree to Trade Julius Thomas to…

The Jacksonville Jaguars will trade tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Brown's 3 lifts Miami over No. 18 Virginia, 54-48…

Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 for the Cavaliers' fourth straight loss

Former Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky

Vlade Divac Admitted Kings Had a Better Trade…

Vlade Divac defended the Kings' trade of DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, saying that he decided to trade his star forward this weekend despite having a better offer last week.

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For Werth, 'whole thing kind of hangs' on deal's…

In many ways, the history of the Washington Nationals can be split into two segments, before Jayson Werth arrived and since he signed his $126-million, seven-year deal that expires after this season

Ex-WNBA player Candice Wiggins rips league's…

Former WNBA player Candice Wiggins says the league's culture is "very harmful" and adds that she was bullied throughout her career.

How long should injured pro athletes get workers…

The Illinois Legislature is considering an unlikely subject _ should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn certain worker compensation benefits as long as other workers