Sources: Harden deal eyed in NBA's 76ers probe

The NBA has opened an investigation into the Philadelphia 76ers for possible tampering and early contact centered on the franchise’s summer free agency class of James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, sources told ESPN on Friday. One of the central elements of the league’s inquiry includes questions on Harden’s decision to decline a $47.4 […]

Jones: Cowboys 'need to be viable' in playoffs

OXNARD, Calif. — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones turns 80 in October. Jones’ team has gone 26 seasons without a Super Bowl, and he expresses an urgency when he meets with coaches. “I told them I’ve got a birthday coming up here real quick and I don’t have time to have a […]

Darnold, Mayfield are 'cool' with QB competition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Carolina Panthers turned the heat up on Sam Darnold earlier this month when they traded for Baker Mayfield to compete for the starting quarterback job, but as far as Darnold is concerned the two are “cool” with battling it out. “When things start rolling in training camp it’s just going to […]

Sources: NBA fines Lacob $500K for CBA critique

The NBA fined Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob $500,000 for violating the league’s policy on publicly discussing collective bargaining talks, which included Lacob describing the luxury tax system as “very unfair” on a recent podcast, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. The comments, aired on the Point Forward Podcast hosted by Andre Iguodala and Evan […]

NBA 1st-round prospect joins G League Ignite

Sidy Cissoko, the No. 25 prospect in the ESPN 2023 mock draft, told ESPN that he has signed with the NBA’s G League Ignite program. “We explored several options with my agents and I was convinced G League Ignite was the best opportunity to achieve my goals,” Cissoko said Tuesday. “The ability of this program […]

Jefferson: Adams is best WR, but I will be soon

Justin Jefferson already established himself as one of the NFL’s best wide receivers after just two seasons in the league. The Minnesota Vikings star said it won’t be long before he’s considered the very best at his position. Jefferson praised Davante Adams as the NFL’s best receiver during a recent interview with Complex but added […]

Debating the highs, lows and everything in between at NBA summer league

The 2022 Las Vegas summer league has officially been underway for a week, with plenty of highlights. Several members of the 2022 rookie class debuted in the desert, including No. 1 overall pick Paolo Banchero and No. 3 overall pick Jabari Smith Jr. The top picks have battled it out, including one matchup between the […]

Eriksen joins Manchester United after miraculous return from cardiac arrest

Christian Eriksen will provide chances for Manchester United’s attackers next season after he joined the club on a three-year contract Friday. The 30-year-old is the second signing of the Erik ten Hag era following last week’s arrival of left-back Tyrell Malacia. United beat Brentford to Eriksen’s signature after he impressively rebuilt his fitness during a […]