Ledecky pads worlds record with 800 free title

Katie Ledecky extended her record haul of medals from the world swimming championships to 22 with her latest 800-meter freestyle win. ... Continue Reading

Sources: 76ers trading No. 23 for Griz's Melton

The Sixers are trading the No. 23 pick from Thursday night's NBA draft -- David Roddy -- as well as Danny Green to the Griz for De'Anthony Melton, sources said. ... Continue Reading

Sky's Parker gets record 3rd career triple-double

Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker set a WNBA record with her third career triple-double, but said it's a mark that others are likely to break very soon. ... Continue Reading

LIV golfers banned from playing in Scottish Open

The European tour banned golfers who competed in the Saudi-backed breakaway LIV series from three upcoming tournaments, including the Scottish Open, on Friday and fined them $120,000. ... Continue Reading

Duke's Banchero taken No. 1 overall by Magic

Duke's Paolo Banchero was taken by the Orlando Magic with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night. ... Continue Reading

Bednar: Nothing wrong with Kadri's game winner

Jared Bednar said there was "nothing" to the controversy surrounding Nazem Kadri's game-winning goal in the Colorado Avalanche's 3-2 overtime victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. ... Continue Reading

Medvedev upset, won't win title on grass in '22

Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev suffered a straight-sets loss to Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals of the Mallorca Championships on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Blazers get Grant from Pistons for pick

The Trail Blazers are acquiring Pistons forward Jerami Grant for a protected 2025 1st-round pick and additional draft assets, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. ... Continue Reading

Nassar's final appeal rejected by Michigan court

Larry Nassar's final appeal was rejected by a Michigan court. The disgraced former sports doctor, who was sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts, argued he was treated unfairly at his 2018 trial. ... Continue Reading

Celts hope pain of Finals loss 'propels us forward'

Boston Celtics players lamented the pain of falling short in the NBA Finals but said they'll use the experience to help them contend for titles again in the future. ... Continue Reading

Astros' Neris, Baker suspended after M's dust-up

Hector Neris and manager Dusty Baker were among those disciplined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday after an errant pitch from the reliever led to a benches-clearing skirmish with the Mariners and another led to his ejection. ... Continue Reading

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek defeats Coco Gauff in straight sets to win French Open women's title

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Champagne and caviar, chicken and waffles, among food options for Game 1

Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors features some impressive refreshments. ... Continue Reading

Live updates: Liverpool, Real Madrid clash in Paris

Will Real Madrid win a 14th European crown? Can Liverpool avenge the 2018 final? We have you covered. ... Continue Reading

UCL final delayed amid crowd congestion outside

The Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Paris has been delayed. ... Continue Reading

Poker pro indicted in $25M sports betting scheme

Cory Zeidman, a professional poker player and former WSOP bracelet winner, has been arrested on charges of fraud and money laundering related to a sports betting scheme that brought in more than $25 million from alleged victims. ... Continue Reading

Leeds sign USMNT's Aaronson from Salzburg

Leeds United have signed United States men's national team star Brenden Aaronson from FC Salzburg, the club announced. ... Continue Reading

Highsmith leaves Seahawks for role at Miami

Seahawks scouting executive Alonzo Highsmith is returning to his alma mater to be Miami's general manager of football operations. ... Continue Reading

Pederson chats with Bonds, hits 3 HRs in wild win

Joc Pederson turned a pair of pregame chats with Barry Bonds into the best night of his career, homering three times and driving in a career-high eight runs as the Giants outslugged the Mets 13-12 on Tuesday in one of the wildest games imaginable. ... Continue Reading

Gauff, Azarenka reach 3rd round at French Open

Coco Gauff reached the third round of the French Open by beating Alison van Uytvanck 6-1, 7-6 (4). Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka were among those advancing, but US Open champion Emma Raducanu and No. 4 Maria Sakkari went out in the second round. ... Continue Reading