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Finally – ESPN Done with Schilling

“ESPN is an inclusive company,” the cable network said in a statement. “Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.” ESPN fires analyst Curt Schilling after LGBT

Conor McGregor Wants Back in UFC 200

McGregor, 27, released a statement on social media Thursday stating he was not retired, despite a post earlier in the week that said he was stepping away from the sport.  McGregor not retired, pursuing UFC 200 fight Via espn.go.com

NFL Owners: Discussions Around No Kickoffs

Giants co-owner and NFL competition committee member John Mara said that the leaguewas “evolving” toward the elimination of the kickoff, but no immediate steps are clear. John Mara: NFL “could very well” eliminate the kickoff Via profootballtalk.nbcsports.com In 2012,

Curry’s Foot/Ankle Playoff Concern

The Stephen Curry subplot thickened on Tuesday, when the Golden State Warriors’ reigning MVP, whose ankle injury kept him out of a Game 2 against the Houston Rockets, underwent an MRI. MRI on Stephen Curry’s foot reveals nothing concerning; plot still thickens Via

Jamal Crawford Wins 6th Man Award

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford on Tuesday became the first player to win the NBA’s Sixth Man Award for a third time. Clips’ Crawford wins Sixth Man honor for 3rd time Via espn.go.com The Clippers’ Jamal Crawford became the

Rangers Rally to Beat Penguins, Tie Series

With a thrilling burst of goals, the Rangers defeated thePittsburgh Penguins, 4-2, on Saturday to even their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at one game apiece. Rangers Surge to Defeat Penguins Via www.nytimes.com The Rangers scored all four of

Boston Marathon Underway

The 120th Boston Marathon is underway, three years after the double bombings near the finish line left three dead and at least 264 injured. Boston Marathon underway under tight security Via www.cnn.com The 120th Boston Marathon is

NBA Approves Jersey Ad Patches

The NBA announced Friday that the board of governors has approved a three-year pilot program to allow teams to sell a corporate logo on their jerseys. NBA jerseys to carry ads starting in 2017-18 Via espn.go.com NBA

Jackie Robinson Day!

There is no number in sports that carries the social and political significance of 42, the number Jackie Robinson wore on April 15, 1947, when he broke baseball’s color line and became the first black player in

Johnny Be Bad – Manziel Trashes House

Johnny Manziel has been accused of causing “extensive damage” during parties he hosted at a Los Angeles home that he rented earlier this month. Lawyer: Manziel trashed rental home at parties Via espn.go.com Johnny Manziel has been

Red Sox Have Big Sandoval Problem

Drellich: Red Sox won’t be able to hide Pablo Sandoval for long Via www.bostonherald.com Pablo Sandoval, both the person and the problem, can’t stay hidden for long.Yesterday’s trip to the disabled list was damage control for the

Kobe Hits for 60 Pts in Final Game

On his way out of the Lakers, out of the NBA, Kobe Bryant dropped 60 points on the Utah Jazz, and did the unthinkable in the basketball universe: He made the Golden State Warriors a sidebar story. Surprised by Kobe

Are Orioles This Good?

The Orioles are 7-0, while the Red Sox are 3-4. The Sox were supposed to be a good home team, but they’ve now lost two games to the Orioles after a 9-5 loss Tuesday night. Nick Cafardo:

Angels Top A’s Dramatically

Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer with one out in the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied against Oakland’s improved bullpen to beat the Athletics 5-4. Soto powers Angels past A’s on ninth-inning home run Via espn.go.com Geovany

Carmelo Wants to Co-GM Bad Kincks

Carmelo Anthony issued something of an ultimatum on the final day of another lost season, sending a stronger message to Phil Jackson about his desire to be part of the big summer decisions.  Carmelo: I want a

Kobe’s Last Couple of Games

Kobe Bryant has posted eye-popping numbers throughout his NBA career, which ends Wednesday night at Staples Center.  The Thunder paid tribute to Kobe the right way: by destroying him Via sports.yahoo.com Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook paid the

Eli Manning Calls Out Odell Beckham

Given just how productive Odell has been, it may seem strange to hear quarterback Eli Manning — say that the receiver needs to get even better for the Giants to get where they want to go. Eli Manning says the Giants

Patriots & RB Blount Reach Deal

Blount, 29, was the Patriots’ top power back in 2015. He finished with a team-high 703 yards on 165 carries with six touchdowns before suffering a season-ending hip injury Dec. 13. Sources: Patriots re-sign leading rusher Blount