Sources: Pats victim of late-night fire alarms
A fire alarm went off in the players' wing of the New England Patriots' team hotel at 2 a.m. Thursday, the second time in three days this has happened, team sources told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio.
Super Bowl prop bettors favor safeties, OT
A bettor at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas is staring at a $50,000 payday. All they need is the Seattle Seahawks to score exactly four points Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots.
Ex-QB Blake: Deflating footballs common
Former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake says he oversaw the deflation of footballs on the sideline right before games during his career. Speaking on "The Midday 180" out of Nashville, Blake said the practice was common.
Irving torches Blazers for 55, clutch 3 in win
Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Serena, Sharapova advance to Aussie final
Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early, and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova.
Minaya leaves Padres to be MLBPA adviser
Former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special adviser to union head Tony Clark.
Local bartender identified as 'Boston Shoveler'
Less than a day after the image of him clearing off the Boston Marathon finish line during this week's blizzard took social media by storm, the mystery man known previously as "The Boston Shoveler" has been identified.
NFL mulls fine for Lynch's hat, sources say
Marshawn Lynch might get fined after all. Sources tell ESPN that, after the Super Bowl, the league will review whether the hat Lynch wore during media day was permissible.