National Sports

Sources: Glen Taylor wants Jimmy Butler deal done in next several days

Sep 23, 2018

Against the displeasure of Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau, owner Glen Taylor has mandated that a deal needs to be negotiated to trade disgruntled All-Star forward Jimmy Butler in the …

Sources: Karl-Anthony Towns agrees to $190M super-max deal with Wolves

Sep 23, 2018

In a deal that cements him as the franchise's long-term cornerstone, Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed to a five-year, $190 million super-maximum extension, league sources told ESPN. …

Leonard Fournette likely to be active when Jaguars oppose Titans

Sep 23, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to have Leonard Fournette back for Sunday's home game against the Tennessee Titans, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.  The second-year running back missed last week's win against the …

No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army

Sep 22, 2018

Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 overtime victory over Army

Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

Sep 23, 2018

Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Monarchs to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech.

Tiger Woods with 3-shot lead and 1 round away from winning

Sep 22, 2018

Tiger Woods could end comeback season with a victory at Tour Championship.

Hicks, Yanks earn wild card with 11-inning win over Orioles

Sep 22, 2018

Aaron Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning, and the New York Yankees clinched an AL wild card with a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles

Braves clinch 1st NL East crown since 2013, top Phillies 5-3

Sep 22, 2018

The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies

AP Top 25 Takeaways: When good isn't good enough, switch QBs

Sep 23, 2018

AP Top 25 Takeaways: No. 3 Clemson, No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 21 Miami switching QBs because good is not good enough

Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A&M, 45-23

Sep 22, 2018

Tua Tagovailoa passed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 45-23 rout of No. 22 Texas A&M

No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer's return to sideline

Sep 22, 2018

Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw for 304 yards and five touchdowns in the first half as Ohio State blew out Tulane 49-6

Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title

Sep 22, 2018

Javier Baez helps Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title