By  Amanda Prestigiacomo Bucking trends in other professional sports, not a single player kneeled during the playing of the national anthem at three different NHL exhibition games played this week. The Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins…

Jeff Passan ESPN - ESPN MLB insider Author of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports" Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told MLB Players Association executive director Tony…

Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu announced Friday he is withdrawing his name from the NBA draft and returning to the Fighting Illini for his junior season."Since a kid, I've been working, my dream is to play…

Veteran running back LeSean McCoy has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday. "He's very excited to play with established vets like…

Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly was handed an eight-game suspension by Major League Baseball for his role in the benches-clearing incident that occurred at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Tuesday night. Dodgers manager…

Tim BontempsESPN Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon is feared to be lost for one to two weeks because of a left ankle injury suffered in a scrimmage Tuesday, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Rockets…

Brady Henderson ESPN Giving up a package that includes two first-round picks leaves no doubt that the Seattle Seahawks want Jamal Adams around long-term, but multiple sources told ESPN on Tuesday that the team is…

NFL NationESPN After COVID-19 threatened to delay the start of 2020 NFL training camps, the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs reported Saturday while the remaining 30 teams report Tuesday at their respective facilities. Players…

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is opting out of the 2020 season, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday.‬ Running back Brandon Bolden also is planning to opt out of the season, a…

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes acknowledged some apprehension Friday night upon returning to the Kansas City Chiefs practice facility for the first time in months amid the coronavirus pandemic."Definitely there's going to be a little concern," Mahomes…

Washington quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a devastating tibia and fibula fracture in 2018, has received clearance from his surgical team to return to full football activity. Smith, who spoke to ESPN while filming an…