NBA commissioner says league 'willing' to take losses in China to stand for 'American values'

Rich Arden / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league has suffered "substantial" losses in China as a result of the firestorm that followed a since-deleted tweet by the Houston Rockets general...

Report: Patrick Mahomes to have MRI following patella dislocation

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(DENVER) -- Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes left in the middle of Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos with what appears to be a dislocated kneecap. Citing a source, ESPN...

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/17/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 8, NY Yankees 3 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Miami 107, Orlando 98 Chicago 111, Atlanta 93 Milwaukee...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league facing 'substantial' financial losses in China

Photo by Rich Arden / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver acknowledged on Thursday the "fairly dramatic" financial consequences the league is facing in the wake of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl...

Zion Williamson to sit out final preseason game with sore right knee

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- First overall draft pick Zion Williamson will sit out the New Orleans Pelicans' final preseason game with a sore right knee, the team announced Thursday. New Orleans...

Andrew Wiggins: 'There's not 100 players better than me'

AndrewSoundarajan/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Former first overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins was left off of ESPN.com's annual list of the top 100 players in the NBA, an exclusion he disagrees with. "I don't really look at...

Washington Wizards, Bradley Beal agree to two-year contract extension

taka4332/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Washington Wizards have agreed to a two-year contract extension with All-Star guard Bradley Beal, the team announced Thursday. Beal was already owed $58 million over the next two...

49Ers have the NFL’s first-ever support dog

Instagram/the49ersfrenchie(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Football fans of all sides are rooting for the latest addition to the San Francisco 49ers. Zoe, the 1-year-old French bulldog puppy, is the NFL’s first-ever emotional...

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/16/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Detroit 116, Charlotte 110 San Antonio 128, Houston 114 Atlanta 100, New York 96 Memphis 124, Oklahoma City...

Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett says fan punched him in the face after taking picture

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Myles Garrett said a fan punched him in the face on Wednesday. In a pair of tweets, the former first overall draft pick said that the...

Rainy forecast forces MLB to postpone Game Four of the ALCS

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With heavy rains in the forecast, Major League Baseball has postponed Game Four of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees. The game was...

Los Angeles Angels hire Joe Maddon as next manager

Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Angels announced the hiring of Joe Maddon as their next manager on Wednesday, with the two sides agreeing to a three-year contract. ESPN reports that...

Astros fan allegedly slaps Yankees fan during ALCS while he sat with his mom

miflippo/iStock(HOUSTON) -- The Washington Nationals may have just booked their first trip to the World Series but the heated series taking place between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees has caused some serious...

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/15/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 4, NY Yankees 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Washington 7, St. Louis 4 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Boston...

LeBron James says general manager who tweeted in support of Hong Kong protesters 'wasn't educated' on the issue

Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has broken his silence on a tweet sent by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey that prompted tensions between the NBA and China. The tweet,...

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/14/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Washington 8, St. Louis 1 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Miami 120, Atlanta 87 Charlotte...

Nationals player Daniel Hudson faces criticism for missing playoff game for daughter's birth

fstop123/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A Major League Baseball star found himself in the middle of a parenting and family values debate after skipping a crucial playoff game to be present for his daughter's birth. Washington...

Pope Francis mistakenly tweets supports for New Orleans Saints

DorSteffen/iStock(ROME) -- Pope Francis set the world of football abuzz Sunday by unexpectedly throwing his weight behind the New Orleans Saints. Except, the octogenarian pontiff didn't mean to support the NFL team but...

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/13/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 3. NY Yankees 2 -- 11 innings NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Boston 118, Cleveland...

Simone Biles makes history for winning most world medals of any gymnast

Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images(STUTTGART, Germany) -- Gymnast and Olympic medalist Simone Biles keeps topping her own records. On Sunday, she became the all-time medal earner at this weekend's World Championships in...

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No. 2 Wahoo, No. 6 Syracuse to meet for Capitol Conference Championship

No. 2 Wahoo, No. 6 Syracuse to meet for Capitol Conference Championship

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 18

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 18

Plattsmouth runs away with district title

Plattsmouth runs away with district title

Auburn wins three games in one day to stay alive at state softball

Auburn wins three games in one day to stay alive at state softball

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final

Kubik Sparks Huskers to 3-1 Win Over No. 20 Purdue

Kubik Sparks Huskers to 3-1 Win Over No. 20 Purdue

Huskers Head to ITA Central Regionals

Huskers Head to ITA Central Regionals

Large Number Of Husker Fans Expected In Ireland

Large Number Of Husker Fans Expected In Ireland

Huskers Look to Gophers, No. 10 Badgers

Huskers Look to Gophers, No. 10 Badgers

Huskers Host Purdue on Pink Night

Huskers Host Purdue on Pink Night