Le’Veon Bell doesn’t land long-term Steelers contract – NFL.com

The deadline for Le’Veon Bell to sign a long-term deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers has come and gone. “Unfortunately, we were unable to agree to terms on a long-term contract with Le’Veon Bell prior to today’s deadline,” Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement. “Le’Veon is scheduled to play this year under the […]

Paul Pierce to retire with Celtics after signing contract – ESPN

5:33 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Boston Celtics signed Paul Pierce on Monday so that he could retire as a member of the organization. Pierce, a 10-time NBA All-Star, spent the first 15 years of his career with Boston, winning a title in 2008. In announcing Pierce’s retirement, co-owner […]

Kirk Cousins to become first QB to repeat as franchise tag player – ESPN

5:16 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Washington Redskins failed to sign quarterback Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, setting the stage for his possible departure next offseason. Team president Bruce Allen said in a statement that Cousins was “obviously important to our team and fans” and detailed the team’s […]

Cilic, Federer and the emotional toll of playing in the Wimbledon final – ESPN

4:13 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LONDON — The 2017 Wimbledon men’s final will be remembered for its tears as much as for its triumphs. For one man, they represented joy, and the other, heartache. The emotions from each were equally powerful. After defeating No. 7 seed Marin Cilic in […]

Texans rookie D’Onta Foreman arrested on marijuana, weapon charges – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Houston Texans running back D’Onta Foreman was arrested in Austin, Texas, early Sunday morning and charged with marijuana possession and unlawful carrying of a weapon, both misdemeanors. According to the University of Texas police department, officers initially responded to a report of marijuana smell coming from three […]

Nationals acquire Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from Athletics in exchange for Blake Treinen, two others – Washington Post

Sean Doolittle, right, with catcher Bruce Maxwell, comes from Oakland along with Ryan Madson to boost the Nationals’ bullpen. (Stan Szeto/USA Today Sports) For months, a deal to repair the Washington Nationals’ broken bullpen seemed inevitable, and Sunday, after months of frustration and speculation, they finally made one. The Nationals acquired right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander […]

Lonzo Ball sports Under Armour; dad says switch ‘statement to brands’ – ESPN

9:05 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LaVar Ball acknowledged his son Lonzo is wearing different shoe brands as both a temptation and invitation to the brands that passed on him. “It’s making a statement to the brands of what they could have had with an open mind,” Ball said via […]

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