This is ESPN The Magazine's 2011 Franchise Rankings entry for the San Diego Padres.
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.
Jimmy Butler scored 31 points and sparked a late rally with his team trailing, and the Bulls put away the Bucks to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
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.
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.
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 Chicago Cubs will call up top infield prospect Addison Russell on Tuesday, a source familiar with the situation confirmed late Monday night.
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.
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.
49ers guard Alex Boone says former coach Jim Harbaugh "wore out his welcome" with the team and "might be clinicaly insane."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenyan Caroline Rotich outraced the competition to win titles at Boston Marathon on Monday.
The NFL will announce its 2015 game schedule Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET.
This year's Tigers, off to a sizzling 11-2 start, look more like a team and less like a collection of talent.
Court documents in Texas show that Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is in the process of getting divorced from his wife, Katie.
The Baseball Tonight crew discusses the Cubs' decision to call up top infield prospect Addison Russell.
Tempers flared again Sunday in the Oakland-Kansas City series, with five more Royals getting ejected.
Tim Tebow plans to sign a one-year deal Monday with the Eagles, a league source said Sunday night.