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Jimmy Butler was effusive in praising his 76ers teammates after Friday night's win over the Jazz, saying, "Basketball is just that easy. With this group of guys, it is really easy." More
After scoring 23 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday against the Raptors, Kyrie Irving stressed the need for the Celtics' struggling offense to be more aggressive and attack the rim. More
Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points on 35 shot attempts and had no assists, leaving the second-year Jazz star to question his performance in Utah's 113-107 loss to the 76ers. More
Major Applewhite and Ed Oliver said they've learned from what happened on the sideline Thursday and will move on from it together. More
Denny Hamlin won the pole. The four championship drivers all start in the top 12. Take a look through the field for Sunday's final Cup race of the year. More
Auburn superfan Tammy Renae Bullard, 52, died with her 3-year-old granddaughter in an Alabama auto accident. More
World Series hero Steve Pearce will be back in a Red Sox uniform in 2019. Boston re-signed the journeyman 1B for a reported $6.25 million. "We all saw what kind of impact he can have," GM Dave Dombrowski said of the improbable World Series MVP. More
Sue Bird, an 11-time WNBA All-Star who won three titles with the Seattle Storm, has been hired to the Nuggets' front office as basketball operations associate. More
The Stanford-Cal game set for Saturday in Berkeley has been rescheduled for Dec. 1 due to poor air quality in Northern California brought on by wildfires. More
Packers coach Mike McCarthy was asked Friday if he's concerned about his future a day after his team dropped to 4-5-1 for the season, including 0-5 on the road. More
For the second year in a row, Survivor Series is almost entirely built around clashes between Raw and SmackDown. More
Phillies owner John Middleton said he is ready to spend big in free agency after coming off a 2018 season in which the team contended for the National League East title before a late swoon. More
Nick Diaz is close to finalizing a fight to compete this spring in the UFC. Was Jorge Masvidal the best first opponent after nearly four years away? More
Draymond Green's words offer a window into how Golden State plans to approach this season. More
Colts rookie Quenton Nelson will appeal a $26,739 fine for leading with his helmet on a block against Jaguars safety Barry Church that went viral this week, a source told ESPN. More