Sources: Walsh, U.S. Sec. of Labor, joins NHLPA

Marty Walsh, the U.S. Secretary of Labor, will become the new executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Heat trade Dedmon, second-rounder to Spurs

Dewayne Dedmon, who was suspended by the Heat last month after an outburst on the bench, has been traded along with a 2028 second-rounder to the Spurs. ... Continue Reading

Transfer deadline day preview: What will happen?

Here's what you need to know ahead of Tuesday's 6 p.m. ET deadline. ... Continue Reading

Should Brazil hire European coach to win sixth World Cup?

All five of Brazil's World Cup titles have been won by a native coach. Should the team look beyond their borders to break a two-decade drought? ... Continue Reading

Source: Harbaugh denies lie allegation; talks halt

During an attempt to expedite a resolution, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh refused to acknowledge that he lied to NCAA investigators, a source told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Ex-Barca star Alves held on sex assault charges

Dani Alves is being held on charges of sexual abuse after giving a statement to police on Friday, a police source confirmed to ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Deion lands No. 1 CB as McClain flips to Colorado

Cormani McClain, a five-star cornerback and the No. 4 overall prospect in his class, announced he has flipped from Miami to Colorado, giving coach Deion Sanders his first five-star prospect as Buffaloes coach. ... Continue Reading

Michigan TE Schoonmaker to enter NFL draft

Michigan TE Luke Schoonmaker, a fifth-year senior with one year of eligibility remaining, told ESPN he's declaring for the 2023 NFL draft. ... Continue Reading

Rodgers, addressing future, offers familiar refrain

Following an abrupt end to the Packers' season Sunday night, Aaron Rodgers said he needed to step away from the emotions of the moment before contemplating his future. ... Continue Reading

Staley defends playing starters as Williams injured

Chargers coach Brandon Staley offered no apology after playing his starters throughout most of Sunday's regular-season finale, a game in which Mike Williams suffered a back injury. ... Continue Reading

Browns fire defensive coordinator Woods

The Cleveland Browns announced Monday that they have fired Joe Woods, who had been defensive coordinator since 2020. ... Continue Reading

Joshua Dobbs' path as Titans' starting QB sets up the biggest game of his career

Dobbs will get the start when Tennessee faces Jacksonville for the AFC South title. ... Continue Reading

UGA, Ohio State lose starting TEs in CFP semis

Georgia and Ohio State each lost their starting tight end early in the CFP semifinal on Saturday, with the Bulldogs' Darnell Washington leaving with an ankle injury and the Buckeyes' Cade Stover suffering an apparent lower-back injury. ... Continue Reading

Bowl season takeaways: Close wins for Washington, Florida State, Minnesota

Our reporters give you the best of the best from bowl season. ... Continue Reading

Why John Lynch turned down big-time TV money to remain 49ers GM

Lynch, a surprise hire as 49ers GM in 2017, resisted big money to go back to television, instead wanting to finish the job with Kyle Shanahan. ... Continue Reading

Capitals' Ovechkin trademarks 'THE GR8 CHASE'

"THE GR8 CHASE" trademark is a triple entendre, alluding to Alex Ovechkin's nickname ("The Great Eight"), Wayne Gretzky's nickname ("The Great One") and the Caps star's chase of the NHL all-time goals record. ... Continue Reading

Super League hopes fade after EU court ruling

The Super League's claim that UEFA's governance of European football constitutes an illegal monopoly has been rejected by the European Court. ... Continue Reading

Follow live: France takes on Morocco, berth in World Cup final on the line

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Follow live: One-win Texans surprising the Cowboys in Dallas

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Lakers set to face Raptors without LeBron, AD

Lakers stars LeBron James (ankle soreness) and Anthony Davis (illness) will not play against the Raptors. ... Continue Reading