NCAA President Mark Emmert supports a plan to allow the five biggest college conferences to give athletes more money to cover school costs, but draws the line at paying them beyond that for what they do on the basketball court or football field.
Bill Belichick once got busted for illegally spying on the New York Jets. Now there's a story that says the Patriots coach may have obtained a copy of the Jets' playbook from Alabama coach Nick Saban, a close friend -- and acquaintance of Rex Ryan.
Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Shelly Sterling will seek a court order of protection for her, her lawyer and witnesses such as the doctors who evaluated Donald Sterling from harassment by her estranged husband and his lawyers, sources told ESPN.com.
The Kansas City Royals won their 10th straight game, extending the team's best streak in 20 years when Jeremy Guthrie pitched impressively into the seventh inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Wednesday.
Carolina Panthers reserve offensive tackle Andrew McDonald, identified as "Player A" in the Ted Wells Report on harassment in the Miami Dolphins locker room, recently underwent surgery to remove testicular cancer.
After one unproductive and controversial season, the New York Jets on Wednesday finally decided to release troubled running back Mike Goodson, whose NFL future is clouded by a gun-possession charge in New Jersey.