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Ben Roethlisberger reportedly plans to retire after 2021 season

Ben Roethlisberger has told teammates and people within the Steelers organization that he expects this to be his final season with Pittsburgh, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ben Roethlisberger reportedly expects to retire after season

Roethlisberger has made six Pro Bowls and won two Super Bowls. He has led the NFL in passing yards twice during his career.

The 'NFL rookie QBs with multiple 300-yard games' quiz

In NFL history, a rookie QB has thrown for 300 or more yards more than once 40 times. How many of the 40 can you name in five minutes?

Taysom Hill throws four interceptions in Saints' 27-17 loss to Cowboys

While Hill did manage to throw two touchdown passes, they weren't enough to offset his errors.

LeBron James says false positive was 'handled very poorly' by NBA

After a false positive test result, James, 36, was placed in the protocols Tuesday

Report: Saints QB Taysom Hill to avoid surgery, play through finger injury

Now the question is whether Hill remain under center or go back to a do-it-all weapon.

Bruce Arians wants NFL to examine more COVID-19 vaccination statuses?

In reality, Arians has three specific people to blame for Thursday's developments.

Montreal Canadiens will not make coaching change this season

There is no question that the position will be evaluated at that point, but Gorton repeatedly said that he needs more time to evaluate the whole organization before making any big decisions like that.

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, GM Howie Roseman split on QB Jalen Hurts?

The Eagles’ quarterback decision figures to be one of next year’s top dominoes.

Mark Turgeon steps down as Maryland head coach

Turgeon said the decision came after several conversations between him and athletic director Damon Evans.

Bears to start Andy Dalton in Week 13 vs. Cardinals

Sunday will be Dalton’s fourth start this season. Chicago is 2-1 in games Dalton starts, though the team’s Week 2 win over Cincinnati featured Fields replacing an injured Dalton mid-game.

Oklahoma to pay Bob Stoops $325K to coach through bowl game

Stoops tried to refuse the money, but Oklahoma will pay him anyway.

Report: Bucks have 'optimism' that one-time All-Star Brook Lopez could return this season

Lopez hasn't played since the team's season opener on Oct. 19 and it was reported on Thursday that he will be sidelined indefinitely following surgery on his back.

Report: Rams WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s status for Week 13 vs. Jaguars 'up in the air'

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was sidelined for Thursday's session and his availability for Week 13 is now in question.

Michigan to honor Oxford High School shooting victims during Big Ten title game

Oxford is an exurb of Detroit, located just over one hour northeast of Ann Arbor, Mich.

Lakers' LeBron James clears health and safety protocols, can play Friday vs. Clippers

James has produced eight negative virus tests since he returned to Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Bronco Mendenhall to step down as Virginia head coach after six seasons

The team has a 36-38 record over Mendenhall's tenure.

Pelicans All-Star PF Zion Williamson's rehab delayed due to soreness in surgically repaired foot

One of the most explosive and exciting players in the NBA has yet to make his season debut, and it was reported Thursday afternoon that his return may take a bit longer than expected.

Grizzlies set NBA record with 73-point margin of victory vs. Thunder

The most lopsided result in NBA history happened Thursday night when the Memphis Grizzlies dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 152-79 win.

Trail Blazers fire GM Neil Olshey for violating code of conduct

Director of player personnel Joe Cronin has been promoted to interim GM for the time being.

Trail Blazers fire GM Neil Olshey for code of conduct violations

The Olshey dismissal comes two weeks after former Trail Blazers president Chris McGowan resigned from his position.

Chris Paul is finally understood

Chris Paul has always had a mental edge on his peers and enemies. He is smarter than most and, perhaps more importantly, much more obsessed.

Bucks' Brook Lopez out indefinitely after back surgery

Lopez tallied eight points, five rebounds, three blocks and a steal in his one and only appearance, to date, this season. He averaged 12.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 2020-21. 

Cardinals stars Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins expected to return Week 13 vs. Bears

The Arizona Cardinals look likely to get back their two biggest offensive weapons in Week 13 for the first time in over one month.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant named Players of the Month

The NBA also announced its Rookies of the Month for October and November Thursday, awarding that honor to Thunder guard Josh Giddey in the West and Cavaliers big man Evan Mobley in the East.

Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns avoids serious injury in hard fall on dunk

Towns is unsure whether he’ll be able to play Friday on the road against the Brooklyn Nets. Any lengthy absence would be a tough blow for Minnesota.

Major league portion of Rule 5 draft canceled

The MLB instituted a lockout Wednesday after the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Until a new CBA is agreed to, the lockout will remain in place with teams prohibited from making transactions during that time.

Report: Saints Pro Bowl RB Alvin Kamara ruled out Week 13 vs. Cowboys

The four-time Pro Bowler was able to participate in practice all this week in a limited fashion, but the Saints will be forced to lean on backup Mark Ingram as their lead back for the third time in the last four weeks.

Red Sox reacquire one-time All-Star Jackie Bradley Jr., ship Hunter Renfroe to Brewers

Nobody knows if and/or when the 2022 MLB season will begin, but in the waning moments before the baseball lockout commenced, the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee Brewers pulled off a notable trade involving four players.

One-time All-Star righty Marcus Stroman to sign with Cubs

In Chicago, Stroman will pair with Kyle Hendricks at the top of the rotation.

Jim Valvano: Career retrospective

It has been 25 years since his untimely passing and his legendary speech at the inaugural ESPYs in 1993. That speech has taken on a life of its own and has carried on the life and cause of Jimmy V. Here is a retrospective on the impact Valvano had on the worl

Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns leaves game after ugly fall

Towns went back to the locker room before the game was over and didn’t return to action. It looks to be a lower-back or tailbone injury.

Marcus Stroman breaks his own signing news on social media

Marcus Stroman has always been fond of using social media, so perhaps it’s no surprise that he announced his own decision to sign with the Chicago Cubs.

Reports: Suns All-Star Devin Booker out 'a few games' with hamstring injury

Booker leads the Suns with 23.2 points per game and is also contributing 4.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists per contest. 

Tigers officially announce signing of Javier Baez

The Tigers have landed their new franchise shortstop. Detroit announced on Wednesday they’ve signed Javier Baez to a six-year contract.

Report: Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown out at least two more weeks

Brown continues to deal with an ankle injury suffered in Week 6. 

Heat star Bam Adebayo expected to miss six weeks with torn UCL

Adebayo tore the UCL in his thumb during the Heat’s rematch vs. the Nuggets on Monday.

The 'NBA league leaders in assists per game' quiz

How many of the NBA players to lead the league in assists per game since the NBA-ABA merger can you name in five minutes?

Cowboys activate star WR Amari Cooper off reserve/COVID-19 list

Cooper heads into Thursday night second on the Cowboys with 583 receiving yards and five touchdown catches. He's third with 44 receptions on 65 targets.

Bulls, Heat each lose second-round pick for tampering with Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry

The ruling ends an investigation that started back in August into whether the teams in question entered discussions to sign free agents Lonzo Ball and Kyle Lowry before the free-agent window was open.
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