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Subban 'embarrassed' for game after racist taunt
New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban spoke emotionally on Sunday night, saying "for us, this is life," a day after his brother, Jordan Subban, said he was the recipient of a racist taunt in a…
ECHL player released after racist taunt at Subban
Defenseman Jacob Panetta was released by his ECHL team after he had been suspended indefinitely, pending a hearing, for an alleged racial taunt against Jordan Subban on Saturday night.
Russia seeking Olympic gold with former NHLers
Nikita Gusev, 29, who was in training camp with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season before ultimately signing in the KHL, is among several former NHL players on Russia's Olympic men's hockey roster…
Iconic Isles star, Hall of Famer Gillies dies at 67
Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders' dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67.
Bruins star Marchand returns, 'felt OK' after injury
Boston star forward Brad Marchand, the team's leading scorer, who was injured in the game Thursday vs. Washington, returned to the lineup Saturday in a 3-2 win over Winnipeg, much to the delight of…
AHL player gets 30-game ban for racist gesture
The AHL has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for 30 games for making a racist gesture at Tucson Roadrunners player Boko Imama, who is Black.
Ducks coach Eakins tests positive for COVID-19
Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins will not be behind the bench for Friday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning after testing positive for COVID-19. Assistant coach Mike Stothers will run…
Inside Nazem Kadri's career year -- at age 31
The veteran has produced wherever the Avs have needed him this season, in part due to a new mindset in 2021-22.
Checking the heat of NHL hot takes on Crosby, loser points, 'free throws,' Phil Kessel
We asked our fans for their hottest of hockey takes, and they didn't disappoint. Let's ponder how legitimate their cases are.
NHL Power Rankings: Trendspotting every team from the past month
What is the key takeaway from each team's play since mid-December? We break it all down here and issue the latest 1-32 rankings.
Breakout USA hockey star Abby Roque hopes to inspire other Indigenous players
As the first player of indigenous background for Team USA, the former University of Wisconsin standout is set to take on a major role in Beijing.
'An honor and a message': The meaning of Willie O'Ree's jersey retirement
With the No. 22 sweater rising to the rafters in Boston on Tuesday, Jan. 18, two Black NHL players reflect on O'Ree's lasting impact.
'We will never let his name die': How NHL players have been inspired by Willie O'Ree
As the Bruins retire O'Ree's No. 22, we spoke to people he has inspired with his story who are continuing to work to make sure hockey truly is for everyone.
How to watch NHL games on ESPN, ABC, ESPN+ and Hulu
Everything you need to know about how to watch the NHL on ESPN networks.
Brady mum on future: 'Will just take it day by day'
Tom Brady says he'll take it day by day when it comes to gauging whether he'll return to the Bucs next season. "I haven't put a lot of thought into it," he said after the team's season-ending 30-27…
Source: Ravens fire Martindale in surprise move
Don "Wink" Martindale, who had been with the Ravens since 2012 and the defensive coordinator for the past four seasons, has been fired, a source told ESPN.
'It is us': Bengals decry underdog label after win
Joe Burrow said he is "tired of the underdog narrative" after the Bengals' 19-16 victory over the top-seeded Titans on Saturday.
Rodgers faces 'tough decision,' nixes rebuild talk
Aaron Rodgers said he will have to make a difficult decision about his future with the Packers but noted he would not want to be part of a rebuild.
'Gritty' 49ers rally past Pack, into NFC title game
A blocked punt returned for a touchdown, a clock-churning drive and a buzzer-beating field goal, all in the fourth quarter, helped the San Francisco 49ers to another road playoff victory Saturday…
Chiefs, Rams open as title game favorites
The Kansas City Chiefs opened as touchdown favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game, while the Los Angeles Rams are 3.5-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers in the…
Rams outlast Bucs, Brady, seal title-game berth
Matt Gay connected on a game-winning kick Sunday night as time expired, and Los Angeles survived a furious Tampa Bay rally to escape with a 30-27 victory over the Buccaneers that allows the Rams to…
Mahomes heeds 'Grim Reaper' advice in wild win
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs down the field to set up a tying field goal in the final 13 seconds of regulation -- and then to a 42-36 overtime win against the Bills on Sunday night.
Should Tyreek Hill have been flagged for taunting for his "peace sign" gesture?
We explain the biggest officiating questions and controversial calls of this year's playoffs.
Is this the way it ends for Aaron Rodgers? Why what-ifs and a 'beautiful mystery' linger in Green Bay
The 38-year-old quarterback, ousted early from the playoffs again, could join a new team or retire this offseason.
Niners' upset over Packers causes reactions across social media
The 49ers took down Aaron Rodgers in the NFL divisional round thanks to the leg of kicker Robbie Gould.
After disappointing finish, Cowboys offensive line needs a reboot
Not long ago, the Cowboys' offensive line was the envy of the league. After a season of uneven performance and too many penalties, changes are needed.
Will Pete Carroll go outside comfort zone to find Seahawks' new defensive coordinator?
Carroll might be open to variations on how to run the defense after occasional struggles the past two seasons.
J.C. Jackson faces uncertain future with Patriots after tough playoff outing
The cornerback with 25 career interceptions is coming off a bad game, but could get big offers in free agency.
Bites, coffee and tears: How Dan Campbell helped guide Lions through a rocky season
If it seems Campbell was an emotional coach whose mood shifted with each game, his players and coaches would argue the opposite is true.
Ten years later, how ex-Ravens WR Lee Evans has handled the lowest point of his career
Ravens HOFer Ray Lewis said he's proud of the way Evans dealt with the setback, and Evans uses the memory as a teachable moment coaching kids.
Blazers star Lillard 'not in a rush' following surgery
Portland star Damian Lillard, who spoke to reporters on Saturday, said he's "not in a rush" to return to the Trail Blazers' lineup as he rehabilitates and that his "No. 1 goal is to win a…
Klay a late scratch for Warriors due to sore knee
Klay Thompson was a late scratch for the Warriors Sunday night against the Utah Jazz after experiencing soreness in his left knee.
C's Tatum snaps slump with 51-point showing
Jayson Tatum scored 51 points -- 48 in the first three quarters -- to help the Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Wizards on Sunday.
LeBron: In 'one of the best zones offensively'
LeBron James has been putting up numbers not seen since his early days with the Cavaliers, and he said he doesn't expect the anticipated return of Anthony Davis to interrupt his hot streak.
Bucks' Allen banned 1 game for foul on Caruso
The Bucks' Grayson Allen has been suspended for one game for the flagrant 2 foul on Alex Caruso that caused a fractured wrist for the Chicago Bulls guard.
Harden: 'No consistency' from officials on calls
Nets star James Harden does not believe he is getting the benefit of the whistle the same way he did in years past.
Nine games, 8,000 miles and Kyrie Irving's return: Inside the Brooklyn Nets' frenzied two-plus weeks
What happens when a grueling schedule combines with a part-time player, an unfortunate injury and much more? Nets coach Steve Nash sums it up: "It's been a journey. Literally."
Julius Randle, the Knicks and the burden of expectations
The Knicks shocked the league during last season's run to the No. 4 seed. But the pillars of New York's surge have struggled to stay upright.
Cal coach Wilcox signs extension through 2027
California announced Thursday that it has extended football coach Justin Wilcox through the 2027 season.
Wyoming transfer Neyor flips from Vols to Horns
Isaiah Neyor, who led the Mountain West with 12 TD receptions at Wyoming last season while also grabbing a team-high 44 catches for 878 yards, said he'll sign with Texas after he had originally…
LSU transfer haul includes 2 Razorback starters
LSU has added eight players from the college football transfer portal, including two starters each from Arkansas and Louisiana
NCAA ratifies new streamlined constitution
NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new, pared-down constitution Thursday, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will hand more power to schools and…
Auburn promotes LBs coach Schmedding to DC
Auburn football coach Bryan Harsin promoted assistant head coach/linebackers coach Jeff Schmedding to defensive coordinator after Derek Mason stepped down, the school announced on Saturday.
Former Oregon RB Dye transfers to USC Trojans
The USC Trojans have added former Oregon Ducks running back Travis Dye via the transfer portal.
Chang takes Hawai'i job day after Jones drama
Hawai'i announced Saturday that it has hired Timmy Chang as its next head coach, one day after former Rainbow Warriors coach June Jones turned down the job.
Ex-Georgia WR Burton transferring to Alabama
Jermaine Burton, Georgia's second-leading receiver, is switching sides and joining the team the Bulldogs just beat for the national championship.
NCAA committee faces hurdles to deliver real change
Faced with a myriad of challenges, just how transformative can the NCAA's Division I Transformation Committee be?
The 2022 Way-Too-Early college football All-America team
Players from the big three -- Alabama, Georgia and Ohio State -- combined for 10 of the 26 slots on our All-America team for a 2022 season that is still eight months away.
2 superstar shortstops, 30 teams: Ranking the best fits for Correa and Story
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Injuries and inconsistency: The case against signing Carlos Correa
Correa is the No. 1 player in our free-agent rankings and a once-in-a-generation talent. Here's why you shouldn't want your favorite team to break the bank to sign him.
Yanks unsure of injury progress due to lockout
Major League Baseball's lockout has left the New York Yankees unaware of how DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Jameson Taillon and Darren O'Day are progressing following surgery.
MLB free-agency tracker: Latest moves, grades and analysis
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings? Want to know how our experts grade the big deals?
Top 5 free-agency fits for All-Star Kris Bryant
Bryant can cover five positions and will be among the most coveted players available once the lockout ends.
What are MLB teams doing during the lockout?
With no winter meetings to attend or free agents to sign, what are teams doing instead?
Answering the latest questions on the MLB lockout
Wondering what's going on between the owners and players? Here's where baseball's immediate and long-term future stands.
Melvin adds Williams, Price to S.D. coaching staff
New San Diego manager Bob Melvin on Monday rounded out the Padres' coaching staff with the addition of Matt Williams, a former All-Star third baseman and Washington Nationals manager, and Bryan Price…
Melvin: Kotsay 'perfect fit' as A's new manager
Mark Kotsay, 46, who was Oakland's third-base coach last season and is a former bench coach with the Athletics as well as a former MLB outfielder, has been hired as the franchise's next manager, the…
Former Gold Glove 3B Chavez part of Yanks' staff
Manager Aaron Boone and the New York Yankees finalized the club's new-look -- yet experienced -- coaching staff on Tuesday, including former Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez and former New York…
Report: MLB payrolls drop 4%, back to 2015 level
Major League Baseball payrolls are down 4.6% from their record high of just under $4.25 billion in 2017, with last season's $4.05 billion spent on big league players not having been this low since…
Showalter joins Mets with World Series the goal
Buck Showalter was introduced as the Mets' new manager on Tuesday and said that he knows the expectation is to win the World Series.
Tigers 1B coach Kimera Bartee dies at 49
Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.
In Buck Showalter, Mets have found a win-now manager for a win-now team
Mets owner Steve Cohen vowed to win a World Series within three to five years. After a disastrous Year 1, he'll be looking to Showalter to help him keep that promise.
MLB sued by 4 ex-affiliates for minor league cuts
Four minor league teams that lost their big league affiliations before the 2021 season have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball, using a law firm that has represented players'…
D-backs add Cubs' McLeod in front-office revamp
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced more than two dozen changes to their front office staff Thursday, including the addition of veteran baseball operations executive Jason McLeod, who helped build the…
Sources: MLB, players' association met Thursday
Major League Baseball and the players' association met Thursday, sources told ESPN, the first time the two sides have spoken since owners locked out the players earlier this month.
Guardians minor league C Melendez dies at 20
The Cleveland Guardians said minor league catcher Andres Melendez died Thursday in Miami.
Pirates take swing with Haines as hitting coach
The Pirates have hired Andy Haines as hitting coach and said Mike Rabelo will add third base coach to his job duties.
Will the Yankees finally spend? Will the A's tear it down? What to expect when baseball returns
Baseball's at a standstill for now, but there's plenty more action to come once the new CBA is signed. Kiley McDaniel breaks down what he's hearing from MLB execs and agents.
Numbers game: Bonds, Clemens totals more mortal without PED factor
Stats guru Dan Szymborski projected how Bonds' and Clemens' careers should have played out based on their pre-PEDs numbers. Spoiler: They were still great, just not quite immortal.

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