National Sports

GM John Lynch says 49ers remain in contact with Eric Reid

Apr 23, 2018

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch said Monday the team remains in contact with safety Eric Reid and his agent and has not closed the door on re-signing him. Reid, who was the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick …

Kevin Durant says there's 'no story' to accidental like of Russell Westbrook criticism on Instagram

Apr 23, 2018

Kevin Durant told ESPN on Monday it was a "total accident" he liked an Instagram comment criticizing former teammate Russell Westbrook. On Monday, the Golden State Warriors All-Star liked an Instagram post that …

Sources: Alvin Gentry's 2018-19 option picked up by Pelicans

Apr 23, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans have informed coach Alvin Gentry that the franchise is guaranteeing his contract for the 2018-19 season, league sources told ESPN. General manager Dell Demps told Gentry of the Pelicans' decision prior to the open…

Celtics upgrade Marcus Smart to questionable for Game 5 vs. Bucks

Apr 23, 2018

The Boston Celtics upgraded guard Marcus Smart to questionable for Tuesday's Game 5 of a first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Smart said Sunday that he was scheduled to have his surgically repaired thumb…

Davis, Pelicans on path to NBA's next small-market success

Apr 23, 2018

Every clutch basket or block by Anthony Davis in the playoffs pushes the New Orleans Pelicans a step closer to becoming the NBA's next small-market success story

White Sox RHP Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

Apr 23, 2018

White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery to address aneurysm

APNewsBreak: Only Red Sox, Nats on track to pay luxury tax

Apr 23, 2018

APNewsBreak: Boston and Washington are the only teams on track to pay baseball's luxury tax this year, according to opening-day payroll totals compiled by Major League Baseball

Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch not a big deal

Apr 23, 2018

After fan's post goes viral, Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch at Mexican restaurant not a big deal

4 QBs likely to go high, 6 could be picked in 1st round

Apr 23, 2018

Four quarterbacks are certain to go in the first round of the NFL draft, all of them early

Carroll: Seahawks still open to considering Colin Kaepernick

Apr 23, 2018

Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft

NFL DRAFT: This is the class of the (flawed) quarterback

Apr 23, 2018

This year's NFL draft is all about the (flawed) quarterback

John Wall at his elite, explosive best for Wiz in playoffs

Apr 23, 2018

John Wall at his elite, explosive best for Wizards in playoffs

Melting Pot: 76ers' global approach to a roster is working

Apr 23, 2018

Philadelphia _ a melting pot city _ has a locker room that's about as culturally diverse as can be

Wild split with GM Chuck Fletcher after playoff exit

Apr 23, 2018

Wild split with longtime general manager Chuck Fletcher after 1st-round playoff exit