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2014-07-06

Tigers' Verlander: A's made trade 'for us'

Justin Verlander says Oakland Athletics completed Friday's blockbuster trade with Chicago Cubs with beating Detroit Tigers in playoffs in mind

posted 2014-07-06 08:16:47 by ESPN.com

Summer league: Noel stars, Napier scuffles

Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Napier among players to make their Summer League debuts on Saturday.

posted 2014-07-06 08:14:13 by ESPN.com

Sources: For right deal, 76ers would take Lin

The Philadelphia 76ers have expressed a willingness to trade for Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin depending on what sort of assets Houston is willing to attach to the deal, according to sources close to the process.

posted 2014-07-06 07:34:43 by ESPN.com

Sources: Lakers are Knicks' top Melo threat

The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as the team that most worries the New York Knicks in their attempt to re-sign superstar free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.

posted 2014-07-06 06:10:47 by ESPN.com

Weidman defends belt via unanimous decision

Chris Weidman survived several tense moments en route to defending his middleweight title via unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.

posted 2014-07-06 01:37:19 by ESPN.com

2014-07-05

Dominating Kvitova wins 2nd Wimbledon title

Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time.

posted 2014-07-05 20:57:36 by ESPN.com

Beane on trade: A's needed pitching boost

The beginning of July's first blockbuster trade occurred about a month ago, when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane called Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein to ask about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

posted 2014-07-05 20:38:35 by ESPN.com

Late crash marks first day of Tour de France

Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first stage of the Tour de France in a crash-marred bunch sprint in front of royalty in the English countryside on Saturday.

posted 2014-07-05 15:20:38 by ESPN.com

Kidd on Milwaukee: 'No place I'd rather be'

In a letter to Milwaukee Bucks fans distributed by the team via its official Twitter account, recently hired coach Jason Kidd wrote that there is no place he would rather be than in Milwaukee.

posted 2014-07-05 12:48:39 by ESPN.com

Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics

The Chicago Cubs have traded starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for 2012 first-round pick Addison Russell, 2013 first-round pick Billy McKinney, pitcher Dan Straily and a player to be named later.

posted 2014-07-05 12:12:32 by ESPN.com

Kershaw ups scoreless stretch to 36 innings

Clayton Kershaw nearly had no-hit stuff against Colorado again, allowing only two singles over eight masterful innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Rockies 9-0 on Friday night.

posted 2014-07-05 02:00:01 by ESPN.com

2014-07-04

Abreu's MLB-best 27th HR lifts White Sox

Jose Abreu hit his 27th home run, Chris Sale struck out a season-high 12 in a complete game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Friday night.

posted 2014-07-04 23:22:23 by ESPN.com

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