2017 NFL season preview: Steelers clear favorites to win AFC North

The Steelers have won the AFC North two of the last three seasons, and another division title could be theirs in 2017. The Ravens are Pittsburgh’s biggest challengers in the……

Pete Carroll has been optimistic but noncommittal about wide receiver Tyler Lockett playing Sunday at Green Bay.

Lockett suffered a compound leg fracture in December and didn’t play in any of Seattle’s preseason games. Carroll has said that if Lockett plays Sunday, he’ll also handle return duties……

Shaun Livingston, Warriors agree to a 3-year, $24 million deal, per report

The Golden State Warriors and Shaun Livingston have agreed to a three-year, $24 million deal, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. The deal quickly ends any speculation about the point guard’s……

Ainge did everything he could reasonably do to outbid the Thunder for Paul George.

In a vacuum, it’s not a horrid return. It’s not Buddy Hield and a protected first. It’s not Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, and a mid-lottery pick swap. In a vacuum,……

that’s what Wall could be giving up should he sign the extension now.

There’s a certain poetry in this: A team that found itself between front office leaders decided to offer a fourth option, almost a fifth of the salary cap for no……

Trail Blazers, Nets trade Allen Crabbe for Andrew Nicholson, per report

The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to trade Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Andrew Nicholson, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It’s a cap clearing move for……

Pacers waive Monta Ellis with 2 years left on his contract, per report

The Indiana Pacers have waived Monta Ellis, cutting the combo guard with one year left on his contract, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Ellis spent his last two seasons……

LSU shortstop continues to commit heinous blunders on routine ground balls

LSU and Florida have a long way to go in the College World Series final series, and already weirdness has crept into a best-of-three tilt that will most certainly feature……

NHL trade deadline: Brian Boyle to Toronto as Maple Leafs gear up for playoff run

Nothing is given in the cutthroat Atlantic Division, and with a clear shot at the playoffs, the upstart Maple Leafs are gearing up to make the most of their unexpected……

Junior college hockey player faces charges after attacking referee

A junior college hockey player is in police custody Sunday after an attack on a referee in the National Junior College Athletic Association championship game. Erie Community College defenseman Brandon……