Sources: Celtics, Mavs talking Rondo trade

1hMarc Stein

The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.


Gasol, Griz overcome Spurs in 3OT thriller


Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.


49ers' Harbaugh 'considering' Michigan job

6hAdam Schefter

Multiple NFL and Michigan sources had said for weeks that Jim Harbaugh was not expected to wind up at Michigan, but in recent days at least one person familiar with his thinking said he was at least "considering it," a source told ESPN's


Vick has paid down nearly all of $18M debt

12hDarren Rovell

Less than seven years after leaving prison, Jets QB Michael Vick is weeks away from paying off the majority of the nearly $18 million he owes his creditors.


Falcons brush off Saints' 'funeral' trash talk

11hVaughn McClure

Roddy White and his Atlanta Falcons teammates collectively brushed off trash talk by New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis in advance of Sunday's NFC South clash at the Superdome.


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Cavs' forward Kevin Love leads the NBA with most "touchdown" passes (outlet passes of 20+ feet to start fastbreak) with 18. Love -- Cleveland's best QB

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After lighting up the league through the first 11 games, Peyton Manning's performance, despite Denver going 3-0, has tailed off the last three games, throwing for just three TDs and two INTs.


"We are looking into it."

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says the league is monitoring the Ray McDonald sexual assault investigation.


“Life is about not living in fear.”

Herm Edwards defends Bears safety Chris Conte's comments that he would rather play in the NFL than have a longer life.


At 8-1, St. John's matches the best start of coach Steve Lavin's career. The No. 20 Red Storm are ranked for the first time since 2011 and vibes are good after taking down rival Syracuse. Lavin finally has the team he envisioned when he arrived.

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First to 60 points wins

"If you're a fan of good or even great defense, this is the match-up for you."

ESPN's John Gasaway on the No. 19 San Diego State-Cincinnati game tonight (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2). Both teams rank in the Top 13 in the nation in scoring defense and the top 30 in field goal percentage defense.

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More mumps scares for Penguins

The Penguins announced that goalie Robert Bortuzzo, and defensemen Olli Maata and Marc-Andre Fleury have been quarantined as a precaution until they receive mumps test results. Center Sidney Crosby and winger Beau Bennett have already tested positive for the disease.


Authorities are investigating 49ers DL Ray McDonald on a new suspicion of sexual assault. According to police, a woman told them she was possibly sexually assaulted by him. No arrests have been made or charges filed.

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MLB monitoring Cuban relations

Major League Baseball is tracking the White House's announcement regarding Cuban-American relations. In a statement released today, they will keep teams informed on "the manner in which they conduct business on issues related to Cuba."


Peyton Manning's three-week stretch of mediocrity is concerning to fantasy owners who may find themselves in their championship games this week. But the Broncos have won each of those along the way behind a strong running game.


FIFA investigator resigns

Michael Garcia, who led the investigation into FIFA's bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, resigned from the FIFA ethics committee today due to the handlings of his findings, citing a "lack of leadership" in the organization. Garcia also questioned how FIFA can change after years of scandals.

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Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is not ruled out Sunday's game vs. the Colts as he recovers from hand surgery but coach Jason Garrett said they would have to see him carry the ball under duress in practice.