Sammy Watkins likely will be off the board by the time the Detroit Lions pick at No. 10 overall in this year's NFL draft. But Watkins said he would welcome the opportunity to join the star-studded offense in Detroit.
Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men's college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports.
The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial demanded Wednesday that he openly say he killed his girlfriend, sharply challenging the double-amputee runner when he said he made a "mistake" and setting the stage for a rigorous cross-examination.
Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Stefanie Dolson added 17 points and 16 rebounds to help UConn beat Notre Dame 79-58 on Tuesday night, giving coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies a record ninth national championship.
Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Mason Plumlee was credited with a block on LeBron James' dunk attempt in the final seconds, and the Brooklyn Nets finished off a four-game season sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night.
Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers' polarizing right fielder, is not starting for a second consecutive game because of a strained left thumb ligament suffered when he slid headfirst into first base Saturday at Dodger Stadium.