Football

Ravens to sign S Earl Thomas, RB Mark Ingram

[ad_1] The Baltimore Ravens announced that they've agreed to terms with former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and former New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram.Thomas intends to sign a four-year, $55 million contract with the Ravens, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.The source said the deal includes $32 million fully guaranteed at signing, with $22 million coming in the first nine months.Ingram also intends to sign a three-year,
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Sources — MLB, union agree to 1 trade deadline

[ad_1] 11:38 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"A single trade deadline and an All-Star Game Election Day will be implemented in 2019 -- while roster expansion will happen in 2020 -- as part of a deal Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are set to announce Thursday, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN.Spurred
Basketball

Westbrook not interested in revisiting fan drama

[ad_1] OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook declined to share any thoughts on Wednesday about the Utah Jazz issuing a lifetime ban to fan Shane Keisel for the incident that occurred during Monday night's game."If you want to talk about tonight's game, we can do it," Westbrook said when asked his reaction. "If not, enjoy your night."Westbrook was fined $25,000 by the NBA for "directing profanity and
Football

Jags cut QB Bortles loose after signing Foles

[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars waived quarterback Blake Bortles on Wednesday, cutting ties with the player they drafted third overall in 2014 after five tumultuous seasons, just hours after signing free-agent quarterback Nick Foles.The move will cost the Jaguars $16.5 million in dead money but also save the team $4.3 million against the salary cap in 2019. Bortles was guaranteed to make $6.5 million this season and was due
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MLB, union agree to 1 trade deadline

[ad_1] 10:52 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"A single trade deadline and an All-Star Game Election Day will be implemented in 2019 while roster expansion will happen in 2020 as part of a deal Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are set to announce Thursday, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN.Spurred by labor-relations
Hockey

Perlini, Blackhawks hold on for 5-4 win over Maple Leafs

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Brendan Perlini had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks held off a furious Toronto comeback to beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night. Brandon Saad had a goal and an assist, and Duncan Keith, Dominik Kahun and Alex DeBrincat also scored as Chicago jumped out to a 5-0 lead before holding on for the win. Dylan Strome added two assists for the
Football

Patriots, WR Dorsett agree to 1-year deal

[ad_1] The New England Patriots and free-agent receiver Phillip Dorsett have agreed to a one-year deal, a source confirmed to ESPN.The 5-foot-10, 192-pound Dorsett was a valuable backup for the Patriots since he was acquired in a 2017 trade from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for quarterback Jacoby Brissett.He played in 31 regular-season games (four starts) since the trade, totaling 44 catches for 484 yards and three touchdowns. He played
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Benavidez ready to leave positive test behind

[ad_1] 8:06 AM ETSteve KimESPN For David Benavidez, 2018 was a year he'd rather forget. From being one of the youngest world champions in all of boxing, he was then stripped of his WBC super middleweight title in September after testing positive for cocaine.For Benavidez, 22, it was as embarrassing as it was disgraceful, as he was suspended for six months by the WBC. Along with this, there was also
Football

Bills to sign Pro Bowl returner Roberts

[ad_1] Pro Bowl returner Andre Roberts is signing with the Buffalo Bills, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.Roberts, who turned 31 in January, proved last season that you're never too old to be a breakout star.After signing a one-year contract with the New York Jets for the veterans' minimum (a total of $1 million, including bonuses), Roberts was selected to his first Pro Bowl on the strength of two return touchdowns
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It’s Penn State and everybody else

[ad_1] Let's just skip right past the whole team title thing for the NCAA wrestling championships: Penn State should win by 40.But who will place second behind the Nittany Lions, winners of seven of the past eight NCAA championships? That's a more interesting race that could come down to a match or two.Here's the schedule, a predicted final for all 10 weight classes and a 1-5 prognostication for the team