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Sources: Warriors to trade Cauley-Stein to Mavs

6:19 PM ET The Golden State Warriors are finalizing a deal to trade center Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks for a 2020 second-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Cauley-Stein, 26, provides the Mavericks with a backup big man to replace Dwight Powell, who suffered a ruptured right Achilles tendon Tuesday. Dallas […]

Antonio Brown granted $110K bond on 3 charges

9:33 AM ET Antonio Brown was granted bail by a Broward County judge at a hearing Friday. Brown’s bond was set at $ 100,000 for the felony burglary with battery charge, with the total bond for the three charges being $ 110,000. He will also be required to be monitored by GPS, release his passport […]

LeBron edges Luka to captain ASG with Giannis

7:32 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James again were named captains for the NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night. Antetokounmpo and James earned the honors after leading their respective conferences in fan votes and will be two of the 10 starters for this year’s game, which will […]

The best moments from Zion Williamson’s first NBA game

12:20 AM ET NEW ORLEANS — The hall leading from the players’ parking lot into the Smoothie King Center is awkwardly narrow, seemingly just wide enough to fit a golf cart through. Or in this case, just wide enough for the Thanos-like frame of Zion Williamson. Williamson arrived to the New Orleans Pelicans‘ arena around […]

Warrant issued for arrest of AB in battery case

8:00 PM ET The Hollywood (Florida) Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Antonio Brown following allegations that he and his trainer attacked a moving company truck driver near Brown’s Florida home. Hollywood police spokesman Christian Latta said in a Wednesday news release that Brown faces charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an […]

Late block sparks brawl between Kansas, KSU

9:18 PM ET LAWRENCE, Kan. — A massive brawl marred the end of Kansas‘ 81-60 win over rival Kansas State on Tuesday, with players from both teams throwing punches as the stunned crowd at Allen Fieldhouse looked on. The melee, which spilled into a seating section behind Kansas State’s basket for people with disabilities, began […]

Jeter, Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

6:18 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame, and Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor Tuesday. Jeter, the longtime New York Yankees captain, appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, […]

Why baseball needs Derek Jeter today as much as ever

7:55 AM ET Derek Jeter should have been drafted by the Houston Astros. They held the No. 1 overall pick in 1992, and they had it down to Jeter, an Ichabod Crane-ish high schooler, and Phil Nevin, the best player in college baseball. An old Astros scout, Hal Newhouser, was begging his bosses to go […]

Hawks’ Parsons injured by drunk driver, says firm

12:50 PM ET A law firm representing Chandler Parsons says the Atlanta Hawks forward suffered potentially career-ending injuries in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver last week. The Hawks announced last Wednesday that Parsons had been placed in the NBA’s concussion protocol after suffering a concussion and whiplash in the crash, but did […]

You just witnessed Redemption Sunday in the NFL: Barnwell on 10 comeback stories

9:00 AM ET With apologies to Packers and Titans supporters, the vast majority of football fans I spoke to over the past week wanted a Chiefs–49ers Super Bowl. After two impressive home victories on Championship Sunday, we’re going to get that dream matchup. It’s Kyle Shanahan versus Andy Reid. Richard Sherman versus Tyrann Mathieu. Patrick […]