Heat’s Adebayo shoulders blame for loss to Celtics

Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined for its launch in April 2009. Miami Heat All-Star big man Bam Adebayo took the blame for his team’s 121-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in […]


Calipari: Won’t play Louisville at neutral site

Covers college basketball Joined in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato In a surprising preseason development, Louisville and Kentucky don’t agree on something. Kentucky coach John Calipari released a statement on Friday signaling he will not budge on playing the Louisville-Kentucky rivalry game at Louisville during the 2020-21 season after Louisville coach Chris […]


Lightning’s Stamkos ‘unfit to play,’ out Game 4

Emily Kaplan is ESPN’s national NHL reporter. Steven Stamkos will not play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, however the Tampa Bay Lightning captain has not been ruled out for the rest of the series. Coach Jon Cooper made the announcement Friday morning, saying that Stamkos is “unfit to play.” The Lightning have […]


Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Houssem Aouar, Thomas Partey, Jorginho, Lucas Torreira, Philippe Coutinho – latest Premier League updates

Arsenal are set for a frantic end to the transfer window, with Mikel Arteta’s side still keen to sign either Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey or Lyon’s Houssem Aouar before the 5 October deadline.  To do that, though, first the Gunners must raise funds through outgoings, with the futures of several players still uncertain. Lucas Torreira […]


Transfer news LIVE: Latest Premier League and European club signings

Transfer news LIVE: Chris Smalling pushes to complete Roma return as Manchester United demand £18m fee… while Chelsea plan major clearout after £220m summer splurge Sportsmail provides all the latest updates as clubs look to get deals over the line   READ: Comprehensive Premier League club-by-club list of 2020 summer moves  Latest transfer news including signings, loan […]


Malone: Like Lakers, we’ll talk to NBA about fouls

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 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 […]


Charges dropped against Pats owner Kraft

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday, saying they couldn’t go forward after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex. Palm Beach County court records show that the charge was dropped Thursday. Palm Beach State […]


Knicks get first look at new coach Thibodeau

It didn’t take the New York Knicks long to learn what life under Tom Thibodeau will be like. The team convened Wednesday for its first practice under Thibodeau, who was hired last month, during the voluntary minicamps each of the eight teams that weren’t invited to the NBA bubble in Florida are able to conduct […]