NFL

Mayfield’s left shoulder has fracture on top of tear

Covers the Big 12 Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Washington & Lee University Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield told Fox Sports on Thursday that he suffered a tuberosity fracture in his left shoulder, in addition to the torn labrum. Mayfield added that the fracture in the non-throwing shoulder is “preventing his rotator cuff from […]

NFL

Congress seeking info from WFT investigation

Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns Two House Democrats sent a letter Thursday to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, demanding the league provide Congress with the results of the investigation into the Washington Football Team’s […]

NBA

Rivers: Simmons drama muting fun for 76ers

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books NEW ORLEANS — Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers said the typical fun that surrounds opening day is muted with star point guard Ben Simmons back home under team suspension as his trade demand has kept the team dealing with drama. […]

NBA

Harden: Lack of extension ‘nothing to worry about’

Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University. Follow him on Twitter »  Ohm’s […]

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Agent rips Kings after Bagley told he won’t start

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books The high-powered agent who represents Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley issued a rare public rebuke of the team’s treatment of his client on the eve of his final season under contract. “Sacramento has informed Marvin Bagley he is not in […]

Basketball

ESPN’s Vitale announces lymphoma diagnosis

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. In a statement, Vitale said he plans to treat the cancer with steroids and six months of chemotherapy. The 82-year-old said he’ll manage the treatments around his work schedule for the upcoming season. In August, Vitale announced he had […]

NBA

Sources: Suns’ talks with Ayton end without deal

Talks between the Phoenix Suns and Deandre Ayton on an extension to his rookie contract have ended without a deal, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday. Ayton expected a maximum contract and owner Robert Sarver hasn’t offered it yet for the 2018 No. 1 overall pick. Ayton, a key part of the Suns’ run […]

NFL

QB Newton says he got vaccinated, wants to play

Free-agent quarterback Cam Newton said he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and wants to keep playing football in a video published to his YouTube channel on Sunday. Newton, 32, was released by the New England Patriots shortly before the season. He had missed three practices because of what the Patriots called a COVID-19 protocol “misunderstanding,” […]

NBA

Agents: Suns’ Bridges nets 4-yr, $90M extension

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Phoenix Suns guard/forward Mikal Bridges has agreed to a four-year, $90 million rookie contract extension, his agents, Sam Goldfeder and Jordan Gertler of Excel Sports, told ESPN on Sunday. Bridges’ deal — averaging $22.5 million per season — is fully guaranteed, the agents said, and starts […]

NFL

Vols fans pelt field, hit Kiffin after Ole Miss win

College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Lane Kiffin was ready for just about anything Saturday night in his first return to Neyland Stadium as a head coach. But dodging an endless sea of bottles, both plastic and glass, along with an assortment of other projectiles, […]