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Sources: NBA shelving vote on schedule tweaks
The NBA won't hold a vote at April's owners meeting about plans to alter the league's in-season schedule, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, but still hopes to make changes.[read more]

Kyrie talked to teammates after listing Nets core
Kyrie Irving says he's spoken to teammates to clear up any confusion about remarks he made Wednesday about the players he sees as being part of the Nets' future.[read more]

Hold that, Tiger: RB Etienne staying at Clemson
Clemson junior Travis Etienne, rated as the No. 4 draft-eligible running back by ESPN, will return for his senior season. He has rushed for 4,038 yards in his three seasons with the Tigers.[read more]

McDowell: La Russa put in sign-stealing system
Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, who never played for Tony La Russa, said a camera-aided sign-stealing system was set up by the Hall of Fame manager prior to his being fired, and that was used after McDowell made his debut in 1987.[read more]

Harbaugh defends Jackson's playoff failure
Ravens coach John Harbaugh defended quarterback Lamar Jackson following the team's 28-12 divisional playoff loss to the Titans, noting he's younger than Heisman winner Joe Burrow.[read more]

Trump honors CFP champion LSU at White House
President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion LSU football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history.[read more]

How the internet helped crack the Astros' sign-stealing case
From video breakdowns to screengrabs to players weighing in, social media shaped MLB's first uniquely 21st century scandal.[read more]

Buzzers, burner accounts and conspiracies: Inside baseball's day of epic chaos
Scandal buildup erupted Thursday, leading to conspiracies and confusion -- and MLB without control of its sport.[read more]

The rise of Swedish defensemen: How Hedman, others have taken over the NHL
Sweden has become a dominant defensive pipeline.[read more]

Is South Carolina ready to be No. 1?
What should we expect in the Gamecocks' Big Monday test?'s experts preview the game and weigh in on UConn-Tennessee and the Pac-12 race.[read more]