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2014-07-17

Bill Russell taken to hospital after collapse

Basketball legend Bill Russell collapsed while giving a speech in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, on Thursday, the Boston Celtics have confirmed.

posted 2014-07-17 15:11:07 by ESPN.com

McGrady retires from baseball after strikeout

Talk about a memorable Wednesday: Tracy McGrady collected his first professional strikeout and retired from baseball in the same night.

posted 2014-07-17 14:58:34 by ESPN.com

McIlroy shoots 66 in blistering start at Open

Rory McIlroy took advantage of prime scoring conditions to shoot a 6-under 66 at the Open Championship, putting him in what has become a familiar position: the first-round lead.

posted 2014-07-17 14:55:38 by ESPN.com

Miami north? New Cav Miller recruiting Allen

Mike Miller told ESPN Radio on Thursday that he's trying to recruit Ray Allen to sign with the Cavaliers, pointing to the veteran as the kind of player that will help LeBron James and his new team in key spots…

posted 2014-07-17 13:45:29 by ESPN.com

FIFA nixes Rosberg's F1 helmet nod to Cup

Formula 1 drivers' championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to ditch plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA.

posted 2014-07-17 13:37:33 by ESPN.com

GM: Red Sox not giving up yet on '14 season

Boston general manager Ben Cherington insisted the Red Sox's front office is not giving up on 2014 just yet, and said the next couple of weeks are crucial in determining what the team does at the trade deadline.

posted 2014-07-17 13:31:31 by ESPN.com

Tiger after opening 69: I'm going to get better

Tiger Woods headed to the practice range after his opening round of the Open Championship, as much a positive sign as his 3-under-par 69 at Royal Liverpool.

posted 2014-07-17 13:27:12 by ESPN.com

Book: Texas would have given Saban $100M

Texas was prepared to offer Alabama coach Nick Saban a contract worth $100 million to coach the Longhorns, Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network writes in his new book.

posted 2014-07-17 12:56:06 by ESPN.com

Green laments playoff woes, backs Dalton

Ask A.J. Green to rate his playoff performance through the first three seasons of his career, and he'll respond with two words: "Not good."

posted 2014-07-17 12:54:29 by ESPN.com

DA: Evidence shows Hernandez's fiancee lied

Prosecutors say they have "direct evidence" that the fiancée of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez lied to the grand jury that indicted him on a murder charge in the slaying of Odin Lloyd.

posted 2014-07-17 10:27:12 by ESPN.com

Lakers sign former Grizzlies forward Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers agreed to terms with free agent forward Ed Davis on Wednesday.

posted 2014-07-17 09:59:19 by ESPN.com

Sources: Pistons, Kings revisit J. Smith talks

The Detroit Pistons and the Sacramento Kings have resumed trade discussions on a deal that could send Josh Smith to Sacramento, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.

posted 2014-07-17 09:42:00 by ESPN.com

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