| Apr 24, 2015
| 4:02 AM
One of the most memorable opening rounds in NBA playoff history came last season. One of the least memorable is playing out this season.
And if it wasn't for the Clippers-Spurs series, fans might be begging for the days of the best-of-five format to...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 3:04 PM
D-Day — as in Draft Day — is almost here. So please allow me to welcome our new National Football League overlords to Chicago and remind them that, as a trusted media person, I can be helpful in rounding up others to serve their needs.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Chris Berman has told the story so many times it now feels like he was there for the meeting.
Back in 1979, Chet Simmons, president of a new network called ESPN, made a proposal to Pete Rozelle to air live coverage of the NFL draft. While Rozelle...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Byron Jones played for the Connecticut Basketball Club, an AAU team in New Britain, from the time he was 10 through his sophomore year at St. Paul High School in Bristol.
The start of one game in particular stood out. The team was doing layup drills,...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:12 AM
Two factors insulate women's college basketball from the yearly upheaval disrupting the men's game, a reality played out again when seven players from Kentucky's Final Four team decided to leave before their time and apply for the NBA Draft.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 10:52 AM
The female sports reporter on ESPN who berated the towing company clerk should not lose her job. If every move or act during our day was recorded and viewed on TV, a lot of people would lose a job. We all make stupid mistakes. I've heard people who say...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Lou Holtz won't be back as a studio analyst on ESPN next season.
SI.com's Richard Deitsch reported Sunday that the Hall of Fame coach and the network have parted ways.
Holtz, 78, had said last spring that he would retire following the 2014 season, but...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:17 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner his first shot in the NFL since the Patriots cut him before the 2013 season.
The team announced the deal...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 10:17 AM
Jameis Winston didn't actually steal crab legs during an infamous incident last year. At least that's what he implied during a segment recorded back in February for ESPN's "Draft Academy."
Instead, he told Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh on the show, the...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 7:50 PM
It seems people are not big fans of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry right now and they are making it known.
McHenry was suspended Thursday after a video surfaced of her berating and belittling a female employee of Advanced Towing in Arlington, Va. She was...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 10:11 PM
6 a.m. Soccer: UEFA Champions League semifinals draw.--FS1
6:30 a.m. Tennis: Women’s Stuttgart and men’s Barcelona tournament.--Tennis Ch.
11 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (at Richmond).--FS1