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Raiders, Derek Carr finalize 5-year, $125M extension

Raiders, Derek Carr finalize 5-year, $125M extension

The NFL’s richest man now resides in Oakland. The Raiders on Thursday signed Derek Carr to a five-year, $125 million extension with $40 million fully guaranteed and $70 million in total guarantees, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, citing …

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Floyd Mayweather Says 'You Name Him, I Beat Him' During Conor McGregor Training

Floyd Mayweather Says ‘You Name Him, I Beat Him’ During Conor McGregor Training

During a workout Wednesday in preparation for his Aug. 26 clash with Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather employed some self-motivational tactics. According to TMZ Sports, the 40-year-old veteran repeated to himself, “You name him. I beat him,” throughout an …

Lakers select Lonzo Ball No. 2 overall

Lakers select Lonzo Ball No. 2 overall

After all the proclamations, the headlines and the smokescreens, the team selecting second in this year’s draft made the obvious choice. Lonzo Ball is a Los Angeles Laker. The Lakers had two and a half minutes left on the clock when Ball’s agent handed …

NBA Draft 2017: 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

NBA Draft 2017: 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

June 22, 2017 7:40pm EDT June 22, 2017 7:40pm EDT Basketball, NBA, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia traded up two spots to get the former Washington point guard and round out their cadre of young assets. Markelle Fultz (Getty Images) Updated …

LaVar Ball declares that Jesus and Zeus predicted Lonzo would go to the Lakers

LaVar Ball declares that Jesus and Zeus predicted Lonzo would go to the Lakers

The father of top prospect Lonzo Ball, LaVar, is at the NBA draft on Thursday, and ESPN took time to speak with him on their broadcast before teams started making their picks. LaVar, who always has something outlandish to say, gave ESPN another crazy quote.

N.B.A. Draft 2017: Pick-by-Pick Updates and Analysis of the First Round

N.B.A. Draft 2017: Pick-by-Pick Updates and Analysis of the First Round

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Eastern, Commissioner Adam Silver will take the stage at Barclays Center to begin the 2017 N.B.A. draft. Stay here for pick-by-pick updates and analysis. The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to take Washington’s Markelle Fultz …

Jeter could see new chance at running Marlins, thanks to mystery bidder

Jeter could see new chance at running Marlins, thanks to mystery bidder

A mystery bidder has emerged in the sale of the Miami Marlins that might give former New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter a way to fulfill his dream of running a Major League Baseball franchise, FOX Business has learned.

Oregon State dismantles LSU

Oregon State dismantles LSU

OMAHA, Neb. – Oregon State’s win streak – 23 games – for the second time this season; LSU’s win streak of 17 games ended abruptly in the winner’s bracket of the 2017 College World Series after falling to the top seeded Beavers 13-1. There was …

Saints sign first-rounder pick OT Ryan Ramczyk

Saints sign first-rounder pick OT Ryan Ramczyk

The New Orleans Saints locked up their second first-round pick on Thursday. The team announced the four-year contract with offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk. As with all first-round selections, the deal comes with a team option for a fifth season. The 6-foot-6 …

Fowler gets his World Series ring, leads off game with home run in Wrigley return

Fowler gets his World Series ring, leads off game with home run in Wrigley return

In MLB’s lone Friday afternoon game, Cardinals center fielder Dexter Fowler returned to his former home, Wrigley Field. Before the game, Fowler got his 2016 World Series championship ring from former teammates Jason Heyward and Anthony Rizzo before many of …

Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea Move 'Close,' May Prompt Nemanja Matic to Man United

Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea Move ‘Close,’ May Prompt Nemanja Matic to Man United

Chelsea are reportedly closing in on the £35 million signing of AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, opening the door for Nemanja Matic’s potential departure to Manchester United. Mokbel added Matic is eager for a switch to Manchester United to link …

Former NFL player: 'People in Carolina' say Cam Newton is not liked by his teammates

Former NFL player: ‘People in Carolina’ say Cam Newton is not liked by his teammates

It had been far too long since someone had something negative to say about Cam Newton, so we probably should have anticipated something like this coming out… Whoa. @SECBooger on Cam Newton: “People I talk to in Carolina tell me Cam’s not a leader and not …

Chiefs hope to replace John Dorsey by the start of training camp

Chiefs hope to replace John Dorsey by the start of training camp

When the Chiefs hired coach Andy Reid and then hired G.M. John Dorsey, many assumed that Reid had the same setup he enjoyed in Philadelphia, where he ran the show. In Kansas City, that wasn’t — and isn’t — the case. Per a source with knowledge of …

NHL awards 2017: Oilers' Connor McDavid caps special age-20 season with MVP honors

NHL awards 2017: Oilers’ Connor McDavid caps special age-20 season with MVP honors

Connor McDavid has long been pegged as the future face of the NHL, but Wednesday was his coronation. Capping a season in which the 20-year-old phenom became the youngest captain in history and led the NHL in scoring, the Oilers star won the Hart Trophy …

NFL reacts to Derek Carr's $125M contract extension

NFL reacts to Derek Carr’s $125M contract extension

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension on Thursday. The deal elevated Carr over Indianapolis Colts signal-caller Andrew Luck as the league’s highest-paid player. Here’s how the NFL reacted to the …

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Bears hope the future comes sooner or later with Mitchell Trubisky

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Bears hope the future comes sooner or later with Mitchell Trubisky

The Bears paid a hefty price for not one but two Jay Cutler replacements, and they’re hoping that leads to a brighter future. Fantasy players shouldn’t be quite so optimistic. The Bears are a team in transition after their third-straight season with six or …

LeBron shares uplifting message for prospects whose names aren't called at NBA draft

LeBron shares uplifting message for prospects whose names aren’t called at NBA draft

Ahead of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night, LeBron James and other players offered advice and an early congratulations to the new class in Uninterrupted videos. In James’ message, he added some words of encouragement for the prospects whose names aren …

2017 NBA Draft: Rapid fire Q&A with FSU's Jonathan Isaac

2017 NBA Draft: Rapid fire Q&A with FSU’s Jonathan Isaac

2017 NBA Draft: Rapid fire Q&A with FSU’s Jonathan Isaac NBA Draft prospect Jonathan Isaac shares why he rooted for the Cavaliers over his favorite player Kevin Durant, what his favorite video game is, and where he loves to go whenever he’s in New York City.

Chiefs part ways with GM John Dorsey, give Andy Reid an extension

Chiefs part ways with GM John Dorsey, give Andy Reid an extension

June 22, 2017 4:32pm EDT June 22, 2017 4:32pm EDT American Football, English, NFL, Kansas City Chiefs Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt said he told Dorsey he was not getting extension, then the two sides decided not to continue at all. Andy Reid (Getty Images …

Raiders, Derek Carr finalize 5-year, $125M extension

Raiders, Derek Carr finalize 5-year, $125M extension

The NFL’s richest man now resides in Oakland. The Raiders on Thursday signed Derek Carr to a five-year, $125 million extension with $40 million fully guaranteed and $70 million in total guarantees, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, citing …

Falcons' Devonta Freeman: 'I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl'

Falcons’ Devonta Freeman: ‘I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl’

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman rushed 11 times for 75 yards during Super Bowl LI earlier this year. But only two of those carries and one of the yards came after the Falcons had built a 28-3 lead over the New England Patriots in the third …

New York Mets throw a fit after Yasiel Puig home run trot

New York Mets throw a fit after Yasiel Puig home run trot

June 22 (UPI) –Yasiel Puig held his bat and stared toward left field following his home run in the Los Angeles Dodgers’$2 8-2 win against the New York Mets. Puig stepped up to the plate in the fourth inning with two runners on and one out for the Dodgers.

Romeo Langford will play for Calipari with USA, but rival college recruiters fighting to stay in hunt

Romeo Langford will play for Calipari with USA, but rival college recruiters fighting to stay in hunt

June 22, 2017 3:51pm EDT June 22, 2017 3:51pm EDT Coach Cal, once again, has a leg up on the competition in the recruitment of a five-star prospect. John Calipari (Getty Images) Updated at 3:51 p.m. ET Updated at 3:51 p.m. ET COLORADO SPRINGS – John …

LOOK: Antonio Brown is working out in a Panthers helmet and no one knows why

LOOK: Antonio Brown is working out in a Panthers helmet and no one knows why

It’s a good thing that Snapchat was invented, because if it wasn’t, I’m not quite sure what Antonio Brown would be doing with himself this offseason. The Steelers wide receiver, who uses Snapchat pretty much nonstop, has stepped up his snapping game over …

Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Talk, Free Agency and Pre-Draft Buzz for Los Angeles

Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Talk, Free Agency and Pre-Draft Buzz for Los Angeles

The Magic Johnson-era kicked off with a subtle move to tank for the 2017 draft. The Los Angeles Lakers traded their top scorer Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick. The move frees a starting spot in the backcourt …

Do the Falcons have a Devonta Freeman problem?

Do the Falcons have a Devonta Freeman problem?

When we had the opportunity last month to have a 70-minute conversation with Falcons G.M. Thomas Dimitroff (the video is embedded in this item), one of the areas of inquiry focused on the presence of players on the roster who may have a hard time getting …

Cody Rhodes Talks Ring of Honor's Best in the World, Bullet Club, Acting Career

Cody Rhodes Talks Ring of Honor’s Best in the World, Bullet Club, Acting Career

Since departing from WWE in 2016, Cody Rhodes has made his way to the biggest companies in the wrestling world and has grown his brand like few fans could have ever imagined. As the American Nightmare, Rhodes has become one of the hottest commodities in …

NBA Draft Big Board: Evaluating biggest hits (and misses) in final prospect rankings

NBA Draft Big Board: Evaluating biggest hits (and misses) in final prospect rankings

OK, let’s talk about the good. Among the 23 players from my earliest projections who decided to participate in the 2017 NBA Draft, 17 of them are featured in my current big board. That’s a solid hit rate. Also, it would be 18 if Jonathan Jeanne had …

Can Celtics Trade For Jimmy Butler And Kristaps Porzingis? Yes, But It’s Unlikely

Can Celtics Trade For Jimmy Butler And Kristaps Porzingis? Yes, But It’s Unlikely

The news that New York Knicks president Phil Jackson might trade Kristaps Porzingis hit the NBA world hard Wednesday night. Speculation about which teams and what packages could be force Jackson to do the deal abounded. So USA TODAY’s For The Win …

NBA Draft: Phil Jackson fell asleep during top player's workout, says ESPN's Jay Williams

NBA Draft: Phil Jackson fell asleep during top player’s workout, says ESPN’s Jay Williams

June 22, 2017 2:33pm EDT June 22, 2017 2:25pm EDT Jay Williams told shocked anchor Boy Ley the somnolent Phil Jackson story during Thursday’s edition of “Outside the Lines.” Phil Jackson (Getty) Updated at 2:33 p.m. ET Updated at 2:33 p.m. ET How out of it …

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Final 2-Round Predictions

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Final 2-Round Predictions

If the 2017 NBA draft is anything like the days leading up to it, we could be looking at an epic night in Brooklyn. Trades may wind up turning the board upside down. The Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves are in …

Who's in, who's out: Inside ESPN's NBA Draft coverage

Who’s in, who’s out: Inside ESPN’s NBA Draft coverage

June 22, 2017 1:38pm EDT June 22, 2017 1:22pm EDT Here’s everything you need to know about Thursday’s NBA Draft telecast. Jay Bilas (ESPN Images) Updated at 1:38 p.m. ET Updated at 1:38 p.m. ET NEW YORK — The 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN is finally here, and …

Josh Jackson Rumored as Target for Teams Looking to Trade Up in 2017 NBA Draft

Josh Jackson Rumored as Target for Teams Looking to Trade Up in 2017 NBA Draft

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Thursday that teams are hoping to acquire a top-four overall selection in the 2017 NBA draft in an effort to pick Kansas swingman Josh Jackson. The draft will take place Thursday night at the Barclays Center in …

Stephen A. Smith delivers another anti-Phil Jackson rant that should have Knicks fans nodding vigorously

Stephen A. Smith delivers another anti-Phil Jackson rant that should have Knicks fans nodding vigorously

New York Knicks fans are distraught, the team is an underachieving disaster and Phil Jackson might trade a future star in Kristaps Porzingis. So you know what time it is: Time for ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith to rant. He laces into Jackson and breaks down how …

Liverpool Reportedly Reject £11M Alberto Moreno Bid from Napoli, Set £15M Fee

Liverpool Reportedly Reject £11M Alberto Moreno Bid from Napoli, Set £15M Fee

Liverpool have reportedly rejected an £11 million offer from Napoli for full-back Alberto Moreno, with the Reds unwilling to budge from their £15 million asking price. With so much interest in the 24-year-old, Liverpool are willing to play the waiting …

Ezekiel Elliott wants to follow in Marshall Faulk’s cleat marks

Ezekiel Elliott wants to follow in Marshall Faulk’s cleat marks

Ezekiel Elliott wants to be more like Marshall Faulk. The Cowboys running back, who led the league in rushing as a rookie, wants his growth to follow that of Faulk. Elliott calls the Hall of Famer a complete running back. “With now being more comfortable …

Soccer Stars Make Enough to Pay Taxes They Owe, Moscovici Says

Soccer Stars Make Enough to Pay Taxes They Owe, Moscovici Says

European soccer players make enough money to pay their taxes properly without resorting to “tricks” to reduce their obligations, Pierre Moscovici said on a visit to Madrid. The European Union commissioner for economic affairs said players should be …

Stephen Vogt, an All-Star each of last two seasons, designated for assignment by A's

Stephen Vogt, an All-Star each of last two seasons, designated for assignment by A’s

June 22, 2017 12:03pm EDT June 22, 2017 12:03pm EDT Baseball, MLB, English, Oakland Athletics Vogt fell victim to his own declining production and the last-place Athletics’ pivot to full rebuilding mode. Stephen Vogt (Getty Images) Updated at 12:03 p.m. ET …

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr agrees to $125-million extension

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr agrees to $125-million extension

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year contract extension that will keep him tied to the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted Thursday that an agreement had been reached to add five years to his current rookie deal that expires …

Derek Carr can save millions with his new contract, and it's because of Las Vegas

Derek Carr can save millions with his new contract, and it’s because of Las Vegas

Derek Carr is now the league’s highest-paid player and for good reason. He’s been a big part of the Raiders’ recent success, proving once again that a team is only as good as its franchise quarterback. It all became official on Thursday morning when Carr …

F1, Formula E, WEC Agree To Avoid Major Scheduling Conflicts In 2018

F1, Formula E, WEC Agree To Avoid Major Scheduling Conflicts In 2018

Formula One’s longstanding, albeit unofficial, policy of intentionally scheduling races such that they conflict with other series’ events is over. F1 sporting director Ross Brawn, World Endurance Championship CEO Gerard Neveu and Formula E CEO …

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Bomani Jones' Best Highly Questionable Moments | Highly Questionable | ESPN

Bomani Jones’ Best Highly Questionable Moments | Highly Questionable | ESPN

Serena Williams Or Simone Biles: Who Wins For Best Female Athlete ESPY? | SportsNation | ESPN

Serena Williams Or Simone Biles: Who Wins For Best Female Athlete ESPY? | SportsNation | ESPN

McGregor, Ronaldo Or Bolt: Who Wins Best International Player ESPY? | SportsNation  | ESPN

McGregor, Ronaldo Or Bolt: Who Wins Best International Player ESPY? | SportsNation | ESPN

Chicago Cubs Or Golden State Warriors: Who Wins Best Team ESPY? | SportsNation | ESPN

Chicago Cubs Or Golden State Warriors: Who Wins Best Team ESPY? | SportsNation | ESPN

Jimmy Butler Recruiting Kyle Lowry To Chicago Bulls? | The Jump | ESPN

Jimmy Butler Recruiting Kyle Lowry To Chicago Bulls? | The Jump | ESPN

Paul Pierce Wouldn't Trade LaMarcus Aldridge For Himself Now | The Jump | ESPN

Paul Pierce Wouldn’t Trade LaMarcus Aldridge For Himself Now | The Jump | ESPN

Rachel Nichols Sounds Off On Phil Jackson | The Jump | ESPN

Rachel Nichols Sounds Off On Phil Jackson | The Jump | ESPN

Phil Jackson Fell Asleep During Top NBA Prospect's Workout | Outside The Lines | ESPN

Phil Jackson Fell Asleep During Top NBA Prospect’s Workout | Outside The Lines | ESPN

Raiders Had No Issues Paying Derek Carr High Salary | NFL Live | ESPN

Raiders Had No Issues Paying Derek Carr High Salary | NFL Live | ESPN

Max Kellerman Tells Phil Jackson To Get Lost | Final Take | First Take | June 22, 2017

Max Kellerman Tells Phil Jackson To Get Lost | Final Take | First Take | June 22, 2017

LaVar Ball Says Middle Son LiAngelo Won't Make NBA  | First Take | June 22, 2017

LaVar Ball Says Middle Son LiAngelo Won’t Make NBA | First Take | June 22, 2017

The Patriots Are Not The Warriors Of The NFL | First Take | June 22, 2017

The Patriots Are Not The Warriors Of The NFL | First Take | June 22, 2017

First Take Crew Has Shouting Match Over Derek Carr's New Contract | First Take | June 22, 2017

First Take Crew Has Shouting Match Over Derek Carr’s New Contract | First Take | June 22, 2017

Should LeBron James Want Out Of Cleveland Cavaliers? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Should LeBron James Want Out Of Cleveland Cavaliers? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Will Cain Asserts Phil Jackson Is Not Sabotaging The Knicks | First Take | June 22, 2017

Will Cain Asserts Phil Jackson Is Not Sabotaging The Knicks | First Take | June 22, 2017

Rockets Targeting Top NBA Free Agents | First Take | June 22, 2017

Rockets Targeting Top NBA Free Agents | First Take | June 22, 2017

Will Lonzo Ball Be A Bust In NBA? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Will Lonzo Ball Be A Bust In NBA? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Should Chauncey Billups Join The Cavaliers? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Should Chauncey Billups Join The Cavaliers? | First Take | June 22, 2017

Stephen A. Smith Says Markelle Fultz Deserves No. 1 Pick | First Take | June 22, 2017

Stephen A. Smith Says Markelle Fultz Deserves No. 1 Pick | First Take | June 22, 2017

Stephen A. Blames Phil Jackson For Kristaps Porzingis Trade Rumors | First Take | June 22, 2017

Stephen A. Blames Phil Jackson For Kristaps Porzingis Trade Rumors | First Take | June 22, 2017

Max Calls Knicks' Phil Jackson 'Hot Garbage' | First Take | June 22, 2017

Max Calls Knicks’ Phil Jackson ‘Hot Garbage’ | First Take | June 22, 2017

Comparing Lonzo Ball to Steph Curry | Mike & Mike | ESPN

Comparing Lonzo Ball to Steph Curry | Mike & Mike | ESPN

Dan Dakich Sees LeBron James Playing For The Lakers | Mike & Mike | ESPN

Dan Dakich Sees LeBron James Playing For The Lakers | Mike & Mike | ESPN

Knicks Haven't Heard Any Significant Offers For Kristaps Porzingis | SportsCenter | ESPN

Knicks Haven’t Heard Any Significant Offers For Kristaps Porzingis | SportsCenter | ESPN

Jayson Tatum Joins SportsCenter With Scott Van Pelt | SC with SVP | June 22, 2017

Jayson Tatum Joins SportsCenter With Scott Van Pelt | SC with SVP | June 22, 2017

Josh Jackson Joins SportsCenter With Scott Van Pelt | SC with SVP | June 22, 2017

Josh Jackson Joins SportsCenter With Scott Van Pelt | SC with SVP | June 22, 2017

Kawhi Leonard's Hair Is What Becomes A Story After Draft | 1 Big Thing | SC with SVP | June 22, 2018

Kawhi Leonard’s Hair Is What Becomes A Story After Draft | 1 Big Thing | SC with SVP | June 22, 2018

Chauncey Billups 'Conflicted' About Cavaliers Job | SportsCenter | ESPN

Chauncey Billups ‘Conflicted’ About Cavaliers Job | SportsCenter | ESPN

Obama Eyeing NBA Ownership? | Jalen & Jacoby | ESPN

Obama Eyeing NBA Ownership? | Jalen & Jacoby | ESPN

LaVar Ball Takes Over New York City | OnScene | ESPN

LaVar Ball Takes Over New York City | OnScene | ESPN

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