Sources — Gasol (ankle) expected to miss month

8:44 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN Milwaukee Bucks center Pau Gasol is expected to miss approximately one month with a left ankle injury, league sources told ESPN. Gasol, who missed 26 games earlier this season with a stress fracture in his foot, missed the Bucks’ past three games because of this injury. He joins teammates Nikola […]

Cowboys get safety Iloka on 1-year deal

FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys‘ flirtation with the safety spot this week has landed them George Iloka, who agreed to a one-year deal Saturday, a source told ESPN. The Cowboys had made safety one of their targets in free agency. Though six-time Pro Bowler Earl Thomas had been the subject of rumors since the […]

Philadelphia 76ers’ five reasons to believe

Mar 21, 2019 Tim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA — When the Philadelphia 76ers went all-in on this season not once, but twice — first by trading for Jimmy Butler, then for Tobias Harris — it was because they saw a window to compete for a championship right now. It was a decision fraught with risk. Philadelphia gave […]

Kraft releases statement, says he is ‘truly sorry’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft commented for the first time since he was officially charged with two misdemeanor counts of first-degree solicitation. “I am truly sorry,” Kraft said in a statement. “I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who […]

Duke’s White (hamstring) unlikely to play vs. UCF

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Duke forward Jack White is not expected to play during Sunday’s second round NCAA Tournament game against UCF as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury, coach Mike Krzyzewski said. White, a key reserve and one of the team’s captains, injured the hamstring during Duke’s win over Florida State in the […]

Ex-Pats WR Mitchell retires as injuries take toll

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday. Mitchell, 26, made the announcement at the University of Georgia’s TEDxUGA event. The former University of Georgia star was a fourth-round pick of the Patriots in the 2016 draft. In January, he told ESPN’s Mike Reiss that he wasn’t […]