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2014-03-05

Boxer testifies Pistorius fired gun at eatery

Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally fired in a Johannesburg restaurant, weeks before the double-amputee runner fatally shot his girlfriend, a witness testified Wednesday at Pistorius' murder trial.

posted 2014-03-05 12:13:00 by ESPN.com

Browns cut Bess less than year after trade

The Cleveland Browns released receiver Davone Bess on Wednesday after an offseason that included his arrest on charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer at a Florida airport.

posted 2014-03-05 12:01:18 by ESPN.com

Truth and dare: Tigers' Hunter kisses gator

When it comes to alligators, it's hard not to kiss and tell. Just ask Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter.

posted 2014-03-05 11:51:45 by ESPN.com

Kickers hope longer PAT proposal gets boot

Some NFL kickers are hoping a proposal that would push extra-point attempts back to the 43-yard line ultimately gets the boot.

posted 2014-03-05 11:31:44 by ESPN.com

Source: Brodeur OK with trade from Devils

Martin Brodeur is among the most notable netminders left on the market, and a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com that the New Jersey Devils goalie would welcome an opportunity for a change in scenery.

posted 2014-03-05 10:48:34 by ESPN.com

Saban says pace of play bears closer look

Alabama coach Nick Saban and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema voiced their concerns about the effects of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses on player safety to the NCAA committee that passed a proposal to slow down those attacks.

posted 2014-03-05 10:41:26 by ESPN.com

Sources: Steelers won't cut Polamalu for cap

While they still need salary-cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not release veteran safety Troy Polamalu, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday morning.

posted 2014-03-05 10:26:30 by ESPN.com

Sources: Some ban still likely for Browner

As part of his settlement with the NFL for reinstatement, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner is expected to be suspended for some length of time to open the 2014 season, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

posted 2014-03-05 10:14:43 by ESPN.com

Source: Rangers eye St. Louis in trade talks

With no deal on an extension for Rangers captain Ryan Callahan in the final hours leading up to Wednesday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, the Martin St. Louis-to-New York speculation is heating up.

posted 2014-03-05 09:39:52 by ESPN.com

Buss, VanVleet earn MVC honors

Junior Nate Buss of UNI and sophomore Fred VanVleet of Wichita State headline the list of selections for the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference specialty teams for men’s basketball. Buss, a native of Charles City, Iowa, has been tabbed the conference’s…

posted 2014-03-05 09:39:35 by KXEL

Baylor gets NCAA boost, 74-61 over #16 ISU

Brady Heslip's final regular-season game at the Ferrell Center may just be the victory that helps get Baylor back into the NCAA tournament. Heslip scored 18 points, with all five of his 3-pointers coming in the second half, and the…

posted 2014-03-05 05:21:50 by KXEL

No. 9 Baylor beats Iowa State 70-54

Nina Davis scored 26 points to help No. 9 Baylor clinch a share of the Big 12 title by beating Iowa State 70-54 on Tuesday night. Sune Agbuke had nine points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Bears (26-4, 16-2…

posted 2014-03-05 05:20:41 by KXEL

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