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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke succinctly Tuesday afternoon in announcing that star forward Kawhi Leonard would make his season debut against the Mavericks. "Kawhi is back tonight," Popovich said. More
The Patriots are close to a deal with wide receiver Kenny Britt, who was waived by the Browns on Friday. The former first-round pick has been dogged by off-field issues. At 6-foot-2, he'd give Tom Brady a bigger target. More
Fantasy football rankings from Matt Bowen, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 15 of the NFL season. More
With updates on topical players such as Nick Foles, Alex Collins, Alvin Kamara and more, Mike Clay has the information you need to make fantasy football decisions in Week 15. More
One of the world's biggest basketball hotbeds is getting ready for the Big Baller experience, with LiAngelo and LaMelo Bell expected to arrive on Jan. 4. More
Tom Savage tweeted in defense of Bill O'Brien, writing that "nobody cares more about his players than" the coach, who has been criticized after Savage played one series after his hands appeared to be shaking involuntarily following a massive hit Sunday. More
As New York and Boston pull away, it could be time for the O's, Jays and Rays to admit they can't keep up -- and cash in on their biggest stars. More
After being dumped by the Astros, he remade his swing and is now set to make nine figures on this winter's free-agent market. More
Mike Tomlin, saying "it's good to be in big games," is excited about the hype leading into Sunday's game against the Patriots at Heinz Field. More
It's a shame that some heavyweights will be knocked out early, but the draw has brought plenty of excitement and drama that make it all worthwhile. More
Adam Vinatieri's field goal percentage dropped to 88 percent after he missed two attempts during the blizzard at Buffalo on Sunday. He needs a success rate of 90 percent by the end of the season to collect a $500,000 bonus. More
We expected Trae Young to be good at Oklahoma, but leading the country in scoring? He is the biggest freshman surprise so far this season, but who else has exceeded expectations and who so far hasn't lived up to the billing? More
The Yankees traded 3B Chase Headley, who is due $13 million, and reliever Bryan Mitchell to the Padres in exchange for OF Jabari Blash, sources confirmed to ESPN. More
Redskins safety Su'a Cravens, who is sitting out this season after suffering from post-concussion syndrome, has been cleared to resume activities, his agent said. More
Devin Hester, the all-time leader in combined punt and kickoff returns for touchdown, is retiring from the NFL. More