Spurs feel some relief with absence of Kawhi Leonard drama

Spurs feel some relief with absence of Kawhi Leonard drama

10:08 PM ETMichael C. WrightESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPN in 2010 Previously covered Bears for ESPN.com Played college football at West Texas A&MSAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs opened training camp Monday for the first time since the 1997-98 season without a single member of the Big Three comprising Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and…
The Latest: Vince Carter has Young, teammates’ attention

The Latest: Vince Carter has Young, teammates’ attention

The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times Eastern): 5:05 p.m. Doc Rivers says he’s always been political, he just doesn’t talk about it much. But the Los Angeles Clippers coach is urging his players who are eligible to vote in next month’s midterm elections to do so, saying,…
Explaining the Ryder Cup, the most intense event in golf

Explaining the Ryder Cup, the most intense event in golf

There is no event in golf like the Ryder Cup. It’s the closest thing golf has to the other competitive team sports. Every two years, 12 of the best U.S. golfers go up against 12 of the best European golfers in what has become the most pressurized setting in the game. Every player that has…
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 4

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 4

The bye-week portion of the schedule kicks off in Week 4, and while it’s a relatively benign start with Carolina and Washington taking a seat this week, and Chicago and Tampa Bay getting the week off in Week 5, things take a turn after that. The Saints and Lions have byes in Week 6, and…
Assault charge dropped against reliever Osuna

Assault charge dropped against reliever Osuna

A domestic assault charge against Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna in Toronto was withdrawn on Tuesday.In exchange, Osuna agreed to a peace bond, which requires him to not contact the woman he is alleged to have assaulted and to continue counseling. He must comply with the conditions of the bond for one year or face…
Jerry: New roughing rule has changed the game

Jerry: New roughing rule has changed the game

playGolic: Roughing the passer rules will only change when ratings decline (1:19)Mike Golic says the NFL's roughing the passer rule change is working and players will have to live with it unless the league's bottom line changes. (1:19)11:06 AM ETTodd ArcherESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins…
Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo Will Skip FIFA’s the Best Award Gala on Monday

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo Will Skip FIFA’s the Best Award Gala on Monday

Federico Proietti/Associated PressJuventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has informed FIFA he will not be attending Monday's The Best award gala in London due to the busy Bianconeri playing schedule. The Italian champions beat Frosinone 2-0 on Sunday night and will be in action again on Wednesday against Bologna before a clash with Napoli at the weekend. Per…
Everything we know about the Google Pixel 3

Everything we know about the Google Pixel 3

Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones have been leaked several times in the last few months. The Pixel 3 XL is rumored to have a large notch, a big 6.7-inch display, wireless charging, and multiple front-facing cameras. And the smaller Pixel 3 appears to have larger bezels instead of a notch. But, we'll…
Kristaps Porzingis: There’s ‘no protocol for a 7-3 guy’ rehabbing ACL tear

Kristaps Porzingis: There’s ‘no protocol for a 7-3 guy’ rehabbing ACL tear

6:16 PM ETIan BegleyESPN Staff Writer CloseCovers the New York Knicks for ESPNNewYork.comNew York Knicks All-Star Kristaps Porzingis says he's taken a conservative approach in his rehabilitation from ACL surgery, in part because no player Porzingis' height has dealt with the same injury."We've done things differently because there is no protocol for a 7-3 guy.…
Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the auction battle for Sky with an offer of around $39 billion.Comcast's final offer was significantly higher than its bid going into the auction of 14.75 pounds, and compares with Sky's closing share price of 15.85 pounds on…

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