Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss -- a dramatic, error-filled one, at that.
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made the opening day roster of the Sugar Land Skeeters as a pitcher, manager Gary Gaetti told KRIV-TV in Houston on Wednesday.
Two Penn State alumni have received the OK from the borough to install a projected $300,000 life-sized bronze sculpture of Joe Paterno in downtown State College, Penn. And they're hoping the statue, will be installed by fall of next year.
Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic, who enjoyed a career season, was named the NBA's most improved player, the league announced Wednesday.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has issued his first public statement in response to a complaint filed by The Freedom From Religion Foundation earlier this month charging him with "unconstitutional behavior" at the public university.
Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night for a 2-1 playoff series lead.
A frustrated Paul Pierce felt the Brooklyn Nets were "a soft team" on defense and in the paint during a 100-95 Game 2 loss at Toronto.
Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
The Buffalo Bills will pay a heavy price -- potentially more than $3 million -- for sending too many text messages to fans.
Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.
Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field Wednesday, and a team official says he has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.
The Rockets are three losses away from elimination, but that has done little to calm their sense of urgency against the Portland Trail Blazers.
In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson responded on Wednesday to a New York Daily News report that stated that he and Knicks owner James Dolan have had friction over personnel decisions.
While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hasn't shut the door on the possibility of expanding the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams for the 2014 season, New York Giants president John Mara believes the league has all but tabled the idea.
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
While the San Francisco 49ers have endured a rocky offseason, star tight end Vernon Davis says the franchise needs to accomplish one goal for the upcoming campaign.
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been suspended five games by Major League Baseball for his role in Sunday's benches-clearing incident with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney.
ESPN will televise a wild-card playoff game in January 2015, the first telecast of an NFL postseason game in the network's history.
Tiger Woods has progressed to the point of "light" chipping and putting and there have been "zero" setbacks or complications since back surgery was performed on March 31, according to the golfer's agent, Mark Steinberg.
Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering with their first-round pick in the NFL draft, a league source told ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure.
One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.
LaMarr Woodley, one of several high-profile free agents signed by the Oakland Raiders this offseason, believes that his new team will ends its 11-year postseason drought.
Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.
Two former Army Rangers who shared a tragic bond in their platoon mate Pat Tillman's death -- but from starkly different perspectives -- took initial steps toward reconciliation Tuesday, the 10th anniversary of Tillman's death in Afghanistan.
The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey found the lack of calls his team received in the fourth quarter of its Game 1 playoff matchup "unusual," but Brooklyn Nets big man Kevin Garnett is willing to chalk that up to postseason basketball.
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester.