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Against the displeasure of Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau, owner Glen Taylor has mandated that a deal needs to be negotiated to trade disgruntled All-Star forward Jimmy Butler in the next several days, league sources told ESPN. Butler has likely worn the Timberwolves uniform for the final time, because Taylor has no interest in bringing Butler into the team's training camp and threatening a bigger circus than already exists within the franchise. Thibodeau has been willing to coach the Timberwolves through the dysfunction that has surrounded his star players, but Taylor has sided with Butler and agreed that the four-time All-Star should be away from the Wolves for the foreseeable future, sources said. So far, few franchises, if any, are engaged in serious conversations with the Timberwolves on Butler, sources said. The list of organizations interested in talking further with Minnesota...
The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to have Leonard Fournette back for Sunday's home game against the Tennessee Titans, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The second-year running back missed last week's win against the New England Patriots because of a hamstring injury. He officially is listed as questionable on the injury report. Fournette participated in every drill during the media-viewing portion of practice on Friday. Also for the Jaguars, running back T.J. Yeldon (ankle), cornerback D.J. Hayden (toe), and right guard A.J. Cann (triceps) are questionable to face the Titans. "We've been playing a lot of tough games," coach Doug Marrone said Friday. "Players are doing the best job they can to get themselves ready to go, but we played a home opener in New York. We played a home opener here [against the Pats]. Now we've got a divisional opponent. "When you look at it, a lot of teams are...
Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 overtime victory over Army
Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Monarchs to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech.
Tiger Woods could end comeback season with a victory at Tour Championship.
Ohio State also welcomed back Urban Meyer with a blowout victory
Ranking the best upsets from Week 4 plus dissecting Oregon's blown lead against Stanford
Juve is looking for another victory in Serie A where it is 4-0-0
He does have a deep bruise that will take a bit to heal
Four quarters weren't enough in this critical Pac-12 North battle
Old Dominion's backup QB, who grew up a Virginia Tech fan, leads stunner over the No. 13 Hokies.
Against the displeasure of Timberwolves president of basketball operations/coach Tom Thibodeau, owner Glen Taylor has mandated that a deal needs to be negotiated to trade disgruntled All-Star Jimmy Butler in the next several days, sources told ESPN.
All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed to a 5-year, $190 million super-max extension with the Timberwolves, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Tennessee Titans are planning to start quarterback Blaine Gabbert against his former team, the Jacksonville Jaguars, on Sunday, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Leonard Fournette is expected to be active for the Jaguars when they face the Titans on Sunday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wife.
Two New Jersey men scored a $56,325 jackpot off a $75 bet after FanDuel, following talks with state gambling regulators on Thursday, flipped on its initial refusal to pay bets involving “an obvious pricing error” during Sunday’s Denver Broncos comeback 20-19 win over the Oakland Raiders.
A Cleveland Browns win is a rare thing to see -- but perhaps not as unusual as the sight of a loose possum scurrying around the stands at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The winless drought for the Cleveland Browns is finally over.
Tennis icon Billie Jean King and her partner Illana Kloss have joined the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group, the team announced Thursday.
From the Virginia Tech shocker to the Stanford-Oregon thriller, Dan Wolken offers 13 observations about what unfolded Saturday in college football.
Alabama's dominance headlines the list of winners and losers from Saturday's action across college football.
Tiger Woods made birdie on six of his first seven holes at the Tour Championship, where he'll tee off alongside Rory McIlroy in the final round.
If you wanted to say Texas is on its way back, it’d be hard to argue. The Longhorns followed their defeat of USC with a win against No. 17 TCU.
Karl-Anthony Towns and Minnesota have agreed on a five-year, $190M contract that makes it clear who the team's cornerstone will be moving forward.