While it has taken a while, coaches are now seeing the value of scouting and recruiting elite specialists.
New Orleans started Game 2 hot. But with Draymond Green leading the way, Golden State shut the Pelicans down for a 2-0 series lead.
Mike Budenholzer has been named the NBA's Coach of the Year after guiding the Atlanta Hawks to the league's second-best record and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Take it from somebody who knows: Eagles coach Chip Kelly "is not insane," Oregon coach Mark Helfrich said.
Reds manager Bryan Price lashed out at a group of media Monday, reportedly using the F-word 77 times and 10 more variants of other vulgarities in a five-and-a-half minute rant.
Patriots left tackle Nate Solder revealed he was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer prior to the 2014 season.
The Lions released Rodney Austin after the guard was arrested and charged with four crimes.
An injury to a fan hit by a foul ball at PNC Park caused a 23-minute delay in the second inning of a game between the Cubs and Pirates as a woman behind home plate was taken off on a stretcher.
The Trail Blazers had a laminated card in their locker room at the FedExForum on Sunday that included the phrase "We don't lose to Spanish players" before their game against the Grizzlies.
Will Jameis Winston be an elite NFL quarterback? Not according to QBASE, Football Outsiders' quarterback projection system which examines the potential careers of several QBs in the 2015 class.
The Nassau County Police Department is looking into a reported vandalism incident stemming from Sunday's game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals.
Jimmy Butler's Game 2 heroics gave him a star turn in the national spotlight and sent the Bulls up 2-0 to Milwaukee, where Butler played in college.
After welcoming national champion Ohio State to the White House, Barack Obama joked about his own arm strength before ultimately picking up a game ball and looking ready for a bit of action.
49ers guard Alex Boone says former coach Jim Harbaugh "wore out his welcome" with the team and "might be clinicaly insane."
The Rangers' play in Monday's 2-1 victory, which gave them a 2-1 series lead -- pretty much makes Game 4 a must-win for the Penguins.
Buccaneers general manager Licht stopped well short of saying how Tampa Bay will use the No. 1 pick but did acknowledge that there is a consensus favorite.
Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year on Monday, becoming the first player in team history to win the award.
Antonio Brown is not attending the Pittsburgh Steelers' first day of offseason workouts, a source told ESPN, and the All-Pro wide receiver is seeking a new contract.
Adrian Peterson did not attend the start of the Vikings' offseason workout program Monday, league sources told ESPN, although his absence at this stage of the offseason was not a surprise.
This year's Tigers, off to a sizzling 11-2 start, look more like a team and less like a collection of talent.
The Baseball Tonight crew discusses the Cubs' decision to call up top infield prospect Addison Russell.
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenyan Caroline Rotich outraced the competition to win titles at Boston Marathon on Monday.