SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not made an announcement.Read More →

The Texas Rangers activated slugger Hunter Pence from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday and put him in the lineup to face the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks. FILE PHOTO: Jul 9, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; American League designated hitter Hunter Pence (24) of the Texas Rangers prior to the 2019 MLBRead More →

PHOENIX (AP) — Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. The team said it was a multiyear deal. Oubre was acquired in a trade with the Washington Wizards for veteran Trevor Ariza last December. He averaged 16.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 40 games with theRead More →

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension. Simmons was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016. He made his NBA debut in the 2017-18 season and was the Rookie of the Year. He was an All-StarRead More →

NFL players will report to training camp in mere days, but some of their minds aren’t on the practice field just yet. Right now, they are reacting to how EA Sports employees rated them in the upcoming video game “Madden NFL 20,” which will be released Aug. 2. The playerRead More →

Video Details Jul 16, 2019 at 4:07p ET | Speak for Yourself | Duration: 3:18 Jason Whitlock doesn’t think NFL players should look at ownership as the ‘enemy.’ Hear why he think player should make peace and drop the baggage from the past. 97201-97225+97227-97233+97236+97238-97240+97242+97256+97258+97266-97269+97280-97283+97286+97290-97294+97296+97298 820 26347 Read the original articleRead More →

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Video Details Jul 16, 2019 at 1:29p ET | FOX Sports Southwest | Duration: 4:07 Tom Herman putting Texas Back on the Map | Big 12 Media Days 97201-97225+97227-97233+97236+97238-97240+97242+97256+97258+97266-97269+97280-97283+97286+97290-97294+97296+97298 820 26347 Read the original article at More →

Apr 20, 2019; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback D’Wan Mathis (2) passes during the Georgia spring game at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Georgia freshman quarterback D’Wan Mathis is on the mend from May brain surgery to remove a cyst, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday atRead More →

9:30 AM ET ESPN staff The British Grand Prix was one of the most entertaining in Formula One’s recent history. But while several drivers stole the show — such as Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen — for the right reasons, others made headlines they would have rather avoided. Sebastian VettelRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Nov 18, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) celebrates after recording a sack against the Washington Redskins during the second half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Jadeveon Clowney is a defensive end based on snap counts from the 2018Read More →