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Flyers' Timonen set to return from blood clots
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen, who hasn't played this season after doctors found blood clots in his lower right leg and in both lungs, is close to returning to the ice.
Panthers get Jagr from Devils for two picks
The Florida Panthers have acquired five-time NHL scoring champion Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils for a second-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL draft and a conditional third-round draft pick…
Sens stop Kings' win streak at 8 in shutout
Andrew Hammond made 35 saves to earn his second consecutive shutout in his fourth career start, and the Ottawa Senators snapped the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory…
Blackhawks win 1st game since losing Kane
Crawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers
Rangers rally as non-call angers Coyotes
Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice to lift the New York Rangers to a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Arizona on Thursday…
Jackets snag Clarkson, ship Horton to Leafs
Adding to the flurry of activity heading into the final days before the NHL trade deadline on Monday, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs made a stunning swap Thursday night.
Jackets snag Clarkson, ship Horton to Leafs
Adding to the flurry of activity heading into the final days before the NHL trade deadline on Monday, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs made a stunning swap Thursday night.
Bruins put Krejci, Miller on long-term reserve
The Bruins have placed forward David Krejci and defenseman Kevan Miller on long-term injured reserve, which allows general manager Peter Chiarelli to have salary-cap flexibility prior to Monday's…
Sabres lose top scorers Girgensons, Ennis
The last-place Buffalo Sabres now have a rash of injuries to contend with.
Lindros files defamation suit vs. former ref
Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc. and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an…
Kings finalize trade for Hurricanes D Sekera
The Los Angeles Kings have finalized a trade for defenseman Andrej Sekera.
Kane expected out through start of playoffs
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane underwent surgery Wednesday on his fractured left clavicle and is expected to miss 12 weeks, the team announced.
Canucks goalie Miller sidelined for 4-6 weeks
Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller will be sidelined four to six weeks while he recovers from a lower-body injury.
Jets get Tlusty from Canes, put Wheeler on IR
The Winnipeg Jets acquired winger Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for two draft picks.
Penguins land Leafs' Winnik for Sill, 2 picks
The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded pending unrestricted free agent winger Daniel Winnik to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Kings sign young forward Clifford to extension
The Los Angeles Kings have signed 24-year-old forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension.
Falcons part ways with veteran RB Jackson
The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran running back Steven Jackson, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, a move which will save the team $3.75 million against the salary cap.
Raiders to release injury-plagued Branch
Tyvon Branch, one of the few recent Oakland Raiders draft picks the team kept from leaving in free agency by giving him a lucrative contract, will be released by the team.
Hasselbeck inks 1-year extension with Colts
Retirement can hold off for at least another year for quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who signed a one-year contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday.
Rams cut DT Langford in cost-cutting move
In search of some much-needed salary cap space heading toward free agency, the St. Louis Rams released defensive tackle Kendall Langford on Thursday afternoon.
Redskins sign DE Jean Francois to 3-year deal
Washington signed defensive end Ricky Jean Francois to a three-year deal for $9 million with $4 million guaranteed, his agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Report: Bills in talks with veteran QB McCown
The Buffalo Bills are negotiating to sign veteran free agent Josh McCown to address their long-standing needs at quarterback.
Goodell 'a big fan' of Browns owner Haslam
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stood solidly in Browns owner Jimmy Haslam's corner Wednesday night at a 35-minute question-and-answer session at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.
Eagles release veteran O-lineman Herremans
The Philadelphia Eagles released veteran offensive lineman Todd Herremans on Thursday.
Chiefs release veteran tight end Fasano
Tight end Anthony Fasano was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, saving the club about $2 million against their salary cap.
Titans veteran Roos retires after 10 seasons
Longtime Tennessee Titans left tackle Michael Roos is retiring after 10 seasons, the team announced Thursday.
Former Packer got death threats after fumble
Former Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick said he received death threats after he botched the onside kick recovery in the NFC Championship Game and that a former NFL player who went through…
Source: Hardy eyes immediate reinstatement
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will seek immediate reinstatement into the NFL, a league source told ESPN.com.
Hernandez hit bar, smoked pot night of killing
Ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez ran up a $243 bar tab and smoked marijuana in the hours before the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister was shot to death, according to testimony Thursday…
Jaguars release veteran corner Blackmon
The Jacksonville Jaguars released nickelback Will Blackmon on Thursday.
Earl Lloyd dies; helped break NBA race barrier
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
Cavs' Irving injures shoulder, to have MRI
Kyrie Irving sustained an injury to his left shoulder in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 110-99 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday.
Westbrook triple-double not enough vs. Suns
Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Oklahoma City…
LeBron (42), Cavs take Warriors showdown
LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games.
Bulls' Rose to undergo knee surgery Friday
Derrick Rose will have surgery Friday morning on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee, the Chicago Bulls announced Thursday.
Former NBA, NCAA champ Hamilton retires
Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball.
Mavs suspend Rondo 1 game for altercation
The Dallas Mavericks suspended point guard Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the Mavericks announced Wednesday.
Raptors' Lowry talks struggles: 'I'm trash'
Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry offered an honest critique of his play when asked where his game is at Thursday.
Surgery set for Kings' Collison; Cousins hurt
Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison will have surgery next week and be sidelined for at least another month.
Beasley returns to Heat on 10-day contract
Looking for help for the stretch run, the Miami Heat turned to a familiar face.
Pacers' George practices in full, eyes return
Paul George put himself on the clock Thursday.
LeBron: Stop recruiting my 10-year-old son
LeBron James is not thrilled that his son and young basketball standout 10-year-old LeBron James Jr. has already received letters and even scholarship offers from college coaches.
Nuggets' Faried, Chandler out with injuries
The Denver Nuggets were without banged-up forwards Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.
Suns unveil new 'Phoenix Rising' uniform
The Phoenix Suns have a new alternate uniform, and it's a mix of old and new.
Ex-Buck Sanders faced anxiety, depression
Recently waived center Larry Sanders said he has received treatment for anxiety and depression.
Mississippi St.'s Mullen gets extension, raise
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen has cashed in on one of the best seasons in school history with a contract extension and raise that will pay him an average of $4.275 million per year.
SEC hits LSU with minor recruiting sanctions
LSU says its football program has been penalized by the Southeastern Conference because coaches communicated too frequently with a recruit who had signed a financial aid agreement, but later decided…
Texas A&M disavows use of WRTS branding
Texas A&M began to separate itself from the hashtag "WRTS" on Thursday as more questions arose about the connection to its top football recruit.
Honduras soccer field to be named after Dooley
Vince Dooley's name finally is being placed on a field -- far away from Georgia's Sanford Stadium.
TCU QB faces surgery on non-throwing wrist
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is expected to have a procedure to repair a fractured bone in his non-throwing wrist, coach Gary Patterson told reporters.
Coaches: Illegal man downfield penalty works
Some nationally prominent head coaches think an NCAA Rules Committee proposal to change the illegal man downfield penalty is misguided.
Ineligible Baylor RB sorry, 'I broke the rules'
Ineligible Baylor running back Silas Nacita apologized on Thursday for accepting impermissible benefits.
Kiper: Another loaded WR draft class
Forty WRs (so far) who could be on NFL rosters next season
Sando: How Tampa Bay can bounce back
Buccaneers could turn things around with Winston as No. 1 pick
Seahawks' Carroll to get honorary USC degree
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is going back to Southern California to pick up an honorary degree.
TCU promotes Glasgow, Cross to co-DCs
TCU has promoted safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross to co-defensive coordinators.
U-M has 1st spring practice under Harbaugh
After running his first practice as Michigan's coach, Jim Harbaugh made it clear how much work lies ahead.
Big Ten eyes consensus on frosh eligibility
The Big Ten will seek additional feedback, inside and outside collegiate athletics, as it considers potential changes that would deem freshmen ineligible in all or some sports.
UCLA officially names Bradley as new DC
UCLA coach Jim Mora has hired longtime Penn State assistant and West Virginia defensive line coach Tom Bradley as his new defensive coordinator.
Olbermann off air after Penn State tweets
Keith Olbermann will not host his show for the rest of the week, ESPN said Tuesday, because of tweets critical of Penn State and its annual THON fundraiser.
No. 19 recruit Smith commits to LSU for '16
Saivion Smith, a four-star Class of 2016 athlete and the No. 19-ranked prospect in the ESPN Junior 300, committed to LSU on Tuesday.
CB Jones has 12-3 broad jump at combine
Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones jumped so well at the NFL scouting combine Monday that USA Track and Field took notice.
A-Rod cheered by fans at 1st public workout
In his first appearance in a New York Yankees uniform in 17 months, Alex Rodriguez was cheered when he stepped out onto the field with his teammates and he was cheered again when he came out of the…
Report: Hamilton had drug, alcohol relapse
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton reportedly suffered a drug relapse involving the use of cocaine and alcohol in the offseason.
Report: Hamilton had drug, alcohol relapse
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton reportedly suffered a drug relapse involving the use of cocaine and alcohol in the offseason.
Kelly back at Twins camp after minor stroke
Tom Kelly arrived Thursday at the team's facility, ready to resume work as a guest instructor five months after a minor stroke.
Stanton's new helmet features 'G' face guard
Giancarlo Stanton's customized face mask attachment on his batting helmet, featuring a stylized "G," was unveiled Thursday.
Werth joins Nats workout, not at 100 percent
The Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet.
Jays ink Johan Santana to minor league deal
The Toronto Blue Jays have signed two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana to a minor league contract, hoping the former ace can make it back to the majors.
Braves SS Simmons slowed by oblique strain
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.
K-Rod agrees to 2-year deal with Brewers
Francisco Rodriguez has reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Brewers on a two-year contract.
Mets' Harvey to return to mound vs. Tigers
New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey's first game since undergoing Tommy John surgery has been set.
Giants closer Casilla hit on shin during bp
San Francisco Giants closer Santiago Casilla was hit on his left shin by a batted ball and left for X-rays during a spring training workout Thursday.
Dodgers' Ryu still dealing with back stiffness
Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was held out of Dodgers workouts for the second straight day Thursday because of mid-back stiffness.
Cardinals' Wainwright has abdominal strain
Adam Wainwright has been diagnosed with an abdominal strain but the St. Louis ace could be available to pitch the Cardinals' opener at Wrigley Field on April 5.
Source: Aiken to pitch at IMG, be in draft
Left-hander Brady Aiken, the top prospect in this year's MLB draft class and the first overall pick in 2014, will pitch this spring for the post-graduate team at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, a…
Jays' Saunders hurts knee due to sprinkler
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls Wednesday, tearing cartilage in his left knee and sidelining him until the All-Star break.
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Mets' Murphy open to in-season deal talks
Second baseman Daniel Murphy, the lone All-Star for the New York Mets in 2014, likely is headed for free agency next offseason.


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