Love out for Team USA amid uncertain status
Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
Sources: Clips star Griffin has back fracture
Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the next NBA season, sources told ESPN.com
Bulls' Rose: Confidence 'through the roof'
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says his confidence is 'through the roof' and he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong this season as he tries to make his way back from two serious knee injuries.
NBPA taps 1st big league female union chief
Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.
Giants set lofty 70 percent goal for Manning
The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.
Manziel A&M jersey expected to fetch $100K
An auction house believes an autographed, game-used Johnny Manziel jersey it is selling will set the record for the highest price ever paid for a college football jersey.
Peterson: Vikes' offense no longer 'predictable'
Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years."
Serena feeling fine after virus at Wimbledon
Serena Williams said Monday that she feels fine and is ready to play again after a disturbing performance that scared even her during a doubles match at Wimbledon four weeks ago.
Sources: Wolves eye PF Young if Love dealt
The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.
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