• Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs
    The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sources
  • Rice: 'I made the biggest mistake of my life'
    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife and all women affected by domestic violence on Thursday, when he took questions for the first time since his alleged altercation with his then-fiancee in February.
  • Red Sox trade Lester to A's for Cespedes
    The Boston Red Sox traded ace pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics not with an eye to the distant future, but to next season, acquiring slugger Yoenis Cespedes.
  • Source: Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox have traded veteran pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly, a league source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes.
  • Athletics send LHP Milone to Twins for Fuld
    The pitching-rich Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld, a source told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.
  • Source: Giants unsure if Wilson can return
    David Wilson's latest neck injury has raised significant concerns for the New York Giants as a source close to the situation told ESPN.com on Thursday that the team would be very surprised if Wilson played for the them again.
  • NBA putting its social media handle on ball
    The NBA announced Thursday that it would be putting its social media identifier, @NBA, right under the words "official game ball," becoming the first league to usher social media literally into the players' hands.
  • NFL placing trackers in pads to enhance stats
    Hoping to keep up with the fans' insatiable appetite for player statistics, the NFL will install real-time location systems in 17 of its stadiums this year.
  • Fired OSU band director was trying to fix culture
    Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document released by his attorney.
  • Seminoles' Wilson pleads no contest to theft
    Florida State Seminoles receiver Jesus Wilson has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors for his role in a scooter theft on campus, his attorney confirmed Thursday.
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