Brady, Pats brush aside distractions, dominate Titans

2:37 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots machine rolls on. Despite all the distractions, it was business as usual for the Patriots as they earned a return to the AFC Championship Game for the seventh consecutive season by beating the Tennessee Titans 35-14 on […]

Jones on 4th-and-goal play: ‘I can make those’

1:35 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment PHILADELPHIA — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones made no excuses for not coming up with what would have been the game-winning catch in the final moments of Saturday’s 15-10 divisional playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. With the ball on the Eagles’ 2-yard […]

Mariota injury forced Titans to alter schemes

3:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quarterback Marcus Mariota‘s mobility was limited for much of the Tennessee Titans‘ 35-14 playoff loss to the New England Patriots on Saturday because of a strained quad. Mariota suffered the injury on a first-quarter run, according to Titans coach Mike Mularkey. […]

‘Underdog’ Eagles celebrate win in dog masks

12:03 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles embraced the underdog role. Boy, did they embrace it. So much so that a pair of veterans, right tackle Lane Johnson and defensive end Chris Long, went out and bought dog masks — German Shepherd masks, to be precise — […]

Astros land Pirates RHP Cole in 5-player deal

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday. In exchange, the Pirates received right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder […]

Cavaliers blow largest lead of the season, and LeBron can’t save them

2:17 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James was unable to recreate two of the more memorable late-game shots of his career in Friday’s 97-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers, and the Cleveland Cavaliers closed out their five-game road trip with a 1-4 record, extending their slump to […]

Fan ejected for cursing at Warriors’ Thompson

1:35 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MILWAUKEE — A fan was escorted from his front-row baseline seat for shouting obscenities at Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson. The All-Star guard told ESPN that the fan called him a “b—-.” “It was just unnecessary,” Thompson told ESPN. Draymond Green says Warriors […]

49ers LB Foster arrested for marijuana in Ala.

1:32 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested for possession of marijuana in Alabama on Friday, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office database. Foster was released Friday night on $2,500 bond. A second-degree marijuana possession charge is considered a […]

Sources: Pats likely without Burkhead, Gillislee

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment New England Patriots running backs Rex Burkhead and Mike Gillislee, who are both listed as questionable with knee injuries, are not expected to play in Saturday’s divisional-round playoff game against the Tennessee Titans, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Patriots did some good news concerning their backfield, […]

Donovan to return with Liga MX’s Leon

1:45 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email comment Landon Donovan vies for the ball in his return to play for the LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer.¬†USA Today Sports Images United States soccer legend Landon Donovan is set to come out of retirement for the second time to join Mexican club Leon, both […]