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Mets, Expos icon Rusty Staub dies on Opening Day at age 73

Mets, Expos icon Rusty Staub dies on Opening Day at age 73

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Bob Nightengale, Steve Gardner and Jorge Ortiz give their predictions for the new season. USA TODAY Sports New York Mets’ outfielder Rusty Staub is seen in St. Petersburg, Fla., in March 1975. (AP Photo/Harry Harris) ORG XMIT: APHS83499 [Via MerlinFTP Drop](Photo: Harry Harris, AP) Rusty Staub, a six-time All-Star who […]

Cody Kessler traded to Jaguars to backup starting quarterback Blake Bortles

Cody Kessler traded to Jaguars to backup starting quarterback Blake Bortles

3:44 PM ET Michael DiRocco Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered University of Florida for 13 seasons for ESPN.com and Florida Times-Union Graduate of Jacksonville University Multiple APSE award winner Pat McManamon Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Browns, Cleveland sports since 1998 Previously worked at Fox Sports Ohio, AOL Fanhouse, Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Cleveland native, proud […]

Cavs vs. Heat score: Heat up double digits after one quarter

Cavs vs. Heat score: Heat up double digits after one quarter

Kind of one sided, isn’t it? – End of 2nd quarter The Heat have been destroying the Cavs all game. The score is 28-45 and the Cavs are shooting 7-20 from the field and 0-3 from three. LeBron is leading all Cavs scorers with 6 points. Meanwhile, the Heat are shooting 10-18 from the field […]

Vegas Golden Knights clinch playoff spot with win over Colorado Avalanche

Vegas Golden Knights clinch playoff spot with win over Colorado Avalanche

AP Published 12:48 a.m. ET March 27, 2018 | Updated 2:10 a.m. ET March 27, 2018 Golden Knights fans erupt as Vegas clinches a playoff berth.(Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights chose to celebrate a monumental moment for the franchise by thinking back to how its […]

Michael Bennett to surrender Monday on Houston indictment, report says

Michael Bennett to surrender Monday on Houston indictment, report says

Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will surrender himself Monday in Houston after being indicted by a grand jury in Harris County, Texas, for allegedly injuring a 66-year-old paraplegic woman after Super Bowl 51 in February 2017, USA Today reported. The woman was working at NRG Stadium controlling access to the field when Bennett allegedly tried to force his […]

Former Kings DeMarcus Cousins and Matt Barnes offer to pay for Stephon Clark's funeral

Former Kings DeMarcus Cousins and Matt Barnes offer to pay for Stephon Clark's funeral

Former Sacramento Kings players DeMarcus Cousins and Matt Barnes have reached out to the family of Stephon Clark to cover the cost of the funeral, sources told The Bee. Clark, 22, was shot and killed by Sacramento police on Sunday while holding a cellphone in his grandmother’s backyard. The death of Clark, who was unarmed […]

Five key takeaways from Thursday's Sweet 16 games: Michigan finds title form, No. 9s, No. 11 survive

Five key takeaways from Thursday's Sweet 16 games: Michigan finds title form, No. 9s, No. 11 survive

CLOSE SportsPulse: After some stunning results in Thursday’s Sweet 16 games, the Elite Eight is beginning to take shape. USA TODAY Sports Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner (13) and guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12) and forward Isaiah Livers (4) and center Jon Teske (15) celebrate after defeating the Texas A&M Aggies in the semifinals of the […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is coming to MLS, reportedly signs with Los Angeles Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is coming to MLS, reportedly signs with Los Angeles Galaxy

He’s a man who needs just one name: Zlatan. And the Swedish striker is coming to America. The long-running open secret was reportedly made official Thursday morning, when it broke that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be joining MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy. The news was first broken by Los Angeles Times writer Kevin Baxter. The striker […]

One and Done: Arizona F Deandre Ayton makes formal NBA announcement

One and Done: Arizona F Deandre Ayton makes formal NBA announcement

To the surprise of no one, Arizona freshman forward Deandre Ayton has declared for the 2018 NBA Draft. Ayton formally announced the news on Twitter on Wednesday. I’m just a kid from the Bahamas who came to the States when I was 12 years old with a dream. I can’t say anything about this journey […]

Celtics Wrap: Late Marcus Morris 3-Pointer Gives Boston 100-99 Win Over Thunder

Celtics Wrap: Late Marcus Morris 3-Pointer Gives Boston 100-99 Win Over Thunder

The Boston Celtics were without five of their best players Tuesday night against one of the NBA’s most talented teams in the Oklahoma City Thunder. And they still found a way to win. Despite a depleted roster, the C’s led for several stretches of the game, and ultimately prevailed after a 3-pointer by Marcus Morris put […]