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2014-07-09

Sources: Nets to pay record $90M luxury tax

The Brooklyn Nets will pay a record $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season, sources told ESPN.com.

posted 2014-07-09 21:18:13 by ESPN.com

Sources: LeBron meeting with Heat on Wed.

LeBron James and Pat Riley will have their long-awaited face-to-face meeting Wednesday in Las Vegas, according to league sources.

posted 2014-07-09 20:43:55 by ESPN.com

Red Sox designate Pierzynski for assignment

The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday continued their youth movement, designating struggling catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment and promoting prospect Christian Vazquez to take his place.

posted 2014-07-09 20:13:20 by ESPN.com

NCAA president calls for 'scholarships for life'

NCAA president Mark Emmert told a Senate panel Wednesday that college athletes should receive "scholarships for life."

posted 2014-07-09 20:07:45 by ESPN.com

Popovich, Spurs reach multiyear extension

Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to continue coaching the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs.

posted 2014-07-09 18:35:53 by ESPN.com

Report: Raiders in talks to demolish Coliseum

While the Oakland Athletics are working on a 10-year lease to stay at the Coliseum, the Raiders are in talks to have the aging structure demolished in 2015 to make room for a new football stadium, according to a report…

posted 2014-07-09 18:19:36 by ESPN.com

Twin $84M Blackhawks deals for Kane, Toews

The Chicago Blackhawks have reached eight-year deals with star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, the team announced Wednesday.

posted 2014-07-09 16:44:01 by ESPN.com

Sources: Melo waiting on LeBron's decision

A number of rival teams increasingly believe that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony plans to hold off on announcing any decision about his future until LeBron James reveals where he'll be playing next season, according to sources close to…

posted 2014-07-09 16:31:04 by ESPN.com

Source: Tanaka to get MRI on pitching arm

Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka traveled to New York on Wednesday for an MRI on his pitching arm, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews.

posted 2014-07-09 16:02:38 by ESPN.com

Mathieu advice to Gordon: Pick yourself up

If there's one person Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon may want to listen to these days, it's Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu.

posted 2014-07-09 15:22:16 by ESPN.com

Sources: Cavs eye LeBron pals Allen, Miller

After shedding nearly $22 million in cap space in a proposed three-team trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers are also pursuing free agent shooting guard Ray Allen and forward Mike Miller, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard.

posted 2014-07-09 14:58:06 by ESPN.com

Top QB commit: No 'Johnny Football' pressure

Kyler Murray said he feels no pressure following in the footsteps of Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M.

posted 2014-07-09 14:15:16 by ESPN.com

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