• Scott Boras to honor Kobe Bryant's wish by creating internship for Alexis Altobelli By UPI   -   Feb 27, 2020

    SCOTT BORAS TO HONOR KOBE BRYANT'S WISH BY CREATING INTERNSHIP FOR ALEXIS ALTOBELLI

    Baseball superagent Scott Boras will honor the wish of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and grant an internship to the teenage...

  • 76ers' Joel Embiid fined $25K by NBA for obscene gesture, cursing By UPI   -   Feb 27, 2020

    76ERS' JOEL EMBIID FINED $25K BY NBA FOR OBSCENE GESTURE, CURSING

    Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid was fined $25,000 for making an obscene gesture on the court and using profane language...

  • Mets' Tim Tebow to play for Philippines in World Baseball Classic qualifiers By UPI   -   Feb 27, 2020

    METS' TIM TEBOW TO PLAY FOR PHILIPPINES IN WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC QUALIFIERS

    Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and current New York Mets outfield prospect Tim Tebow will play for the Philippines in next...

  • New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton could miss start of season By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    NEW YORK YANKEES' GIANCARLO STANTON COULD MISS START OF SEASON

    New York Yankees star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is expected to miss the start of the 2020 regular season because of a strained right...

  • In photos: Moments from Maria Sharapova's tennis career By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    IN PHOTOS: MOMENTS FROM MARIA SHARAPOVA'S TENNIS CAREER

    Maria Sharapova, who was once the No. 1 tennis player in the world, announced her retirement from the sport on February 26, 2020. The...

    Tennis
  • Charlotte Hornets' Malik Monk suspended indefinitely by NBA By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    CHARLOTTE HORNETS' MALIK MONK SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY BY NBA

    Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk was suspended indefinitely for a violation of the NBA's anti-drug program.

  • Scouting combine: Top RB prospects compare themselves to NFL greats By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    SCOUTING COMBINE: TOP RB PROSPECTS COMPARE THEMSELVES TO NFL GREATS

    Top college football running back prospects compared themselves to some of the NFL's best Wednesday during the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine...

    Running
  • Mike McCarthy: Cowboys' Dak Prescott can win Super Bowl By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    MIKE MCCARTHY: COWBOYS' DAK PRESCOTT CAN WIN SUPER BOWL

    New Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy believes quarterback Dak Prescott can win a Super Bowl.

    Super Bowl, Bowling
  • New York Giants cut captain Alec Ogletree By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    NEW YORK GIANTS CUT CAPTAIN ALEC OGLETREE

    The New York Giants released team captain Alec Ogletree and fellow linebacker Kareem Martin on Wednesday, opening up about $13 million...

  • Panthers 'want' Cam Newton; Vikings expected to keep Stefon Diggs By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    PANTHERS 'WANT' CAM NEWTON; VIKINGS EXPECTED TO KEEP STEFON DIGGS

    The Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings plan to keep Cam Newton and Stefon Diggs, respectively, on their rosters until further...

  • Maria Sharapova retires from tennis By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    MARIA SHARAPOVA RETIRES FROM TENNIS

    Former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from tennis Wednesday after a nearly three-decade run in the sport.

    Tennis, Running
  • LeBron James scores 40 vs. Pelicans, says rookie Zion Williamson 'perfect fit' for NBA By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    LEBRON JAMES SCORES 40 VS. PELICANS, SAYS ROOKIE ZION WILLIAMSON 'PERFECT FIT' FOR NBA

    LeBron James scored a season-high 40 points and showered New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson with praise after his Los Angeles Lakers...

  • College basketball: Wake Forest stuns No. 7 Duke in double overtime By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    COLLEGE BASKETBALL: WAKE FOREST STUNS NO. 7 DUKE IN DOUBLE OVERTIME

    Unranked Wake Forest came back from a 12-point second-half deficit to force double overtime and eventually stun No. 7 Duke Tuesday...

  • LeBron James scores 41 vs. Pelicans, says rookie Zion Williamson 'perfect fit' for NBA By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    LEBRON JAMES SCORES 41 VS. PELICANS, SAYS ROOKIE ZION WILLIAMSON 'PERFECT FIT' FOR NBA

    LeBron James scored a season-high 41 points and showered New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson with praise after his Los Angeles Lakers...

  • Memphis Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke out at least two weeks with quad injury By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES' BRANDON CLARKE OUT AT LEAST TWO WEEKS WITH QUAD INJURY

    Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke will sit out at least two weeks because of a right quad injury.

  • Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman dealing with right elbow inflammation By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    ATLANTA BRAVES' FREDDIE FREEMAN DEALING WITH RIGHT ELBOW INFLAMMATION

    Atlanta Braves star first baseman Freddie Freeman was scratched from the team's starting lineup Tuesday due to inflammation in his...

  • Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry to return vs. Washington Wizards By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS' STEPHEN CURRY TO RETURN VS. WASHINGTON WIZARDS

    After being sidelined for nearly four months because of a fractured hand, Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is expected...

  • Atlanta Falcons to let Pro Bowl TE Austin Hooper, two others test free agency By UPI   -   Feb 26, 2020

    ATLANTA FALCONS TO LET PRO BOWL TE AUSTIN HOOPER, TWO OTHERS TEST FREE AGENCY

    The Atlanta Falcons will allow Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper, linebacker De'Vondre Campbell and offensive lineman Wes Schweitzer...

    Pro Bowl, Bowling
  • 76ers' Ben Simmons to miss at least two weeks with nerve issue in lower back By UPI   -   Feb 25, 2020

    76ERS' BEN SIMMONS TO MISS AT LEAST TWO WEEKS WITH NERVE ISSUE IN LOWER BACK

    Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons will be out for an extended period of time due to a nerve impingement in his lower back.

  • Yankees' Luis Severino to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery By UPI   -   Feb 25, 2020

    YANKEES' LUIS SEVERINO TO UNDERGO SEASON-ENDING TOMMY JOHN SURGERY

    Less than a week after being shut down, New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino will require season-ending Tommy John surgery.