National Sports

Trevor Siemian to be named Broncos starting quarterback

Aug 21, 2017

The Denver Broncos are expected to name Trevor Siemian as their starting quarterback Monday, team sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. Broncos coach Vance Joseph is expected to announce his decision during a news confer…

Tales from preseason camp with five of the AP poll top six

Aug 21, 2017

The only thing better than a summer road trip is a college football road trip, hanging out at the preseason camps of some of the most storied and prestigious programs in the land. My odyssey included five campuses in 10 days -- visits with five T…

MLB umpires end protest, will meet with commissioner Rob Manfred

Aug 21, 2017

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball umpires have ended their protest of what they called "abusive player behavior" after commissioner Rob Manfred offered to meet with their union's governing board. Most umpires wore white wristbands durin…

Roger Goodell close to signing contract extension through 2024

Aug 21, 2017

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is close to an agreement on a new five-year extension that runs through 2024, as first reported by the Sports Business Journal and confirmed by ESPN. If the agreement is reached, the terms of Goodell's new deal woul…

How will tampering charges against the Lakers proceed?

Aug 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers are under investigation by the NBA for possible tampering involving Paul George. The Lakers are denying the allegations filed by the Indiana Pacers and maintain that they expect to be …

AP source: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year contract extension

Aug 21, 2017

Person with knowledge of negotiations tells AP: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year extension

Boldin turns focus from NFL to bridging racial divisions

Aug 21, 2017

Anquan Boldin says a violent, racially charged protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, caused him to re-assess his priorities and led to the Buffalo Bills receiver's decision to retire after 14 NFL seasons

Baseball teams schedule games to coincide with solar eclipse

Aug 21, 2017

Baseball fans in more than half a dozen cities will catch the solar eclipse at the ballpark as teams look to cash in with game-day viewing parties

NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering allegation

Aug 20, 2017

Accused of tampering with Paul George while he was under contract with Indiana.

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest

Aug 20, 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is still causing debate in and around the NFL a year later as the embattled quarterback looks for a chance to play again

Kenseth puts on brave face as he's being shown the door

Aug 20, 2017

Erik Jones and Matt Kenseth had to race each other hard at Bristol in a battle that had awkward undertones

With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

Aug 21, 2017

With turmoil at home, Venezuelan Little League team gets an assist from big leaguers

Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

Aug 20, 2017

Henrik Stenson won the Wyndham Championship, closing with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season