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EPL Notes: After deadline day chaos, United's bold moves are paying off

The deadline day chos that engulfed old Trafford less than three weeks ago is beginning to look like a double stroke of genius. At St...

Reports: Manchester United's Javier Hernandez to join Bayer Leverkusen

Hernandez joined Man U in 2010 and spent last season on loan with Real Madrid. The Spanish club had the option to purchase Hernandez after...

Predicting the top 10 high-impact juniors for 2015-16

Being considered a top junior in college basketball in 2015 can seem underwhelming. In the age of one-and-dones it points to one of three general...

Predicting the top 10 high-impact freshmen for 2015-16

Will Cheick Diallo be the next great Kansas freshman, a la Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins, or will he underwhelm like Cliff Alexander and Kelly...

Chris Mullin, St. John's sign four-star forward Kassoum Yakwe

St. John's has signed four-star recruit Kassoum Yakwe, the latest recruit to join the Red Storm under head coach Chris Mullin. Yakwe, a 6'7" forward...

Panthers starting DE Frank Alexander (torn Achilles) out for season

Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander tore his Achilles tendon in Saturday night's preseason game against the Miami Dolphins and will miss the rest of...

2016 four-star PF Sacha Killeya-Jones commits to Kentucky

Kentucky entered this off-season with at least one clear imperative in its recruiting strategy. After failing to land center Stephen Zimmerman and power forward Cheick...

Ranking the NCAA tournament's best-ever Cinderellas: The Championship

Cinderella's run hasn't ended yet. In the beginning of this contest, writers and editors selected 16 Cinderellas from the seeding era (1979-present) and seeded...

Ranking the NCAA tournament's best-ever Cinderellas: The Final Four

We've whittled the list of best NCAA tournament Cinderellas down to the Sweet 16, and now we want to hear from you. As Alexander Wolff...

UNC delays NCAA response after potential new violations surface

North Carolina has delayed its response to the NCAA's notice of allegations after uncovering what could be additional violations, UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham announced...

Mocked at time, Royals' trade for Shields now looks like a master move

Still, Moore's trade was especially loathed. Rob Neyer, a Bill James disciple, tweeted, "My quick take: This is the worst trade in MLB history unless...

Emotional Lampard earns City a point; more EPL notes

BBC Sport Lampard is on loan from New York City FC the MLS expansion franchise owned by Manchester City. The 2015 MLS season does not begin...

The Importance Of Being Barry: The best player in baseball? Barry Bonds. (Just ...

In 1993, his first season with San Francisco, Barry Bond's was baseball's highest paid -- and best -- player. by Richard Hoffer. Posted: Mon Aug.

Best-case, worst-case scenarios for every Premier League team (Part I)

Goal.com Oh, and they somehow may have upgraded in goal if prodigy Thibaut Courtois, finally back from years on loan at Atletico Madrid, takes over from...

Federal judge rules against the NCAA in landmark O'Bannon antitrust case

The ruling came in a high-profile antitrust suit brought against the NCAA by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon and a group of 20 current...

Can the MLB All-Star Game be saved? Plus, more on LeBron's decision

“As fast as we can, but the quality of the choice trumps the speed, obviously,” Quinn said. “Getting someone who already is .... Last September...

Rookie George Springer leading long-sought revival for Astros

"I was doing things way too fast," says Springer. "Flying around, not staying within myself." When Springer checked the Astros' starting lineup on May 3,...

Questions of price-fixing, amateurism fill first day of O'Bannon trial

On Monday, in the first day of testimony in Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA, the nefarious-sounding noun entered the official record ... At points he talked...

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Ralph Russo, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630.

Heat-Spurs Finals rematch reflects evolution of offenses

In March of that year Colangelo convened a council of creative minds who came at the game from every angle: Hall of Fame players Jerry...

Sammy Watkins' raw talent, limited route tree might be the best fit for ...

And no matter how talented Watkins is — there's little doubt regarding his athletic ability — it's a process that head coach Doug Marrone, offensive...

Spurs' Tim Duncan on NBA Finals vs. Heat: 'We'll do it this time'

The 2014 Finals will mark the first rematch since Michael Jordan's Bulls defeated the Jazz, led by Karl Malone and John Stockton, in 1997 and...

With Stanley Johnson, Arizona again has its sights set on a national title run

The same day, center Jahlil Okafor and point guard Tyus Jones revealed together that they would attend Duke, and power forward Cliff Alexander pledged to...

Crash Course: Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana

Telegraph.co.uk SI senior writer Chris Mannix discusses why Marcos Maidana deserves this fight and why he has no chance at beating Floyd Mayweather. ... He has...

Short Corner: 12 things you might have missed from the first round of the NBA ...

Boston Globe Shawn Marion has spent time guarding all of the Spurs' stars, from Tony Parker to Tim Duncan. (Chris Covatta/Getty Images). Welcome to the Short...

How last year's tragedy made the Boston Marathon stronger (cont.)

Washington Post I'm running Boston (or New York or London or Marine Corps or, if the bug really bites, Athens), casual runners say, but a fast...

Scottrade CenterSt. Louis, MOAttendance: 19639

Washington Post Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and two assists for the Blues, who also got a goal from Chris Porter. Duncan Keith ... Alexander Steen,...

Jahlil Okafor, Cliff Alexander, others shine at Jordan Brand Classic

Rant Sports NEW YORK — The top high school prospects in the country were on display Friday night at Barclays Center for the Jordan Brand Classic...

Timothy Bradley's journey leads him back to Manny Pacquiao

Despite wins over Kendall Holt, Lamont Peterson and Devon Alexander, Bradley was never accorded much respect. He was chided for using his head as a...

Freddie Roach Q&A in advance of Pacquiao-Bradley II

Roach: Ruslan is going to fight Chris Algieri. There were four names. Antonio DeMarco ... Main Events promoter Kathy Duva told that she would...

In Focus: Dick Bavetta, ironman referee

Bavetta tries to calm down an irate Matt Geiger during the 2001 NBA Finals. (AP/Rusty Kennedy). *****. Bavetta shares a tender moment with Tim Duncan.

Ashley Force returns (sort of), NASCAR Hall of Fame vote; more

Ed Carpenter had a fast car last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he won the pole for the Indianapolis 500. What he didn't have...

Do-it-all UConn star Breanna Stewart is Kevin Durant of women's game

In the next 2:25, Stewart scored on a spot-up three-pointer at the top of the key, on a jumper from the elbow, on a layup...

Northwestern ruling sends clear message: NCAA, it's time to negotiate

This case was brought by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon, but the far more important plaintiffs are the current athletes who joined the suit...

The All Four-Year Team: Sticking around college forever isn't an NBA death ...

1 overall picks combined (Anthony Bennett, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving and John Wall played 123 games total). It's been three years since Jimmer ... teams...

2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Barr is far from a finished product, but he's big, fast and can rush the passer, and in the NFL, that combination means you'll always...

Court Vision: When not to call a timeout, Carlos Boozer being Carlos Boozer, more

. Carlos Boozer, Court Vision, Rasheed Wallace, Rob Mahoney. By Rob Mahoney. Data suggests that taking a late-game timeout might not help an offense as...