9:50 PM ET Nick DePaulaESPN Jalen Suggs has landed a multiyear footwear and apparel deal with Adidas ahead of his anticipated selection early in the 2021 NBA draft on Thursday. “I’m so excited to be with the brand,” the former Gonzaga star said. “I grew up inspired by D-Rose and Dame [Lillard] and want to
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9:22 PM ET The Green Bay Packers have officially brought back Randall Cobb, with the team announcing a trade with the Houston Texans for its longtime receiver Wednesday night. Green Bay said they sent Houston an undisclosed draft pick in return. A source told ESPN that the Packers only had to give up a sixth-round
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8:39 PM ET The Texas A&M board of regents voted 8-1 on Wednesday to direct president M. Katherine Banks to vote in favor of extending invitations to Oklahoma and Texas to join the SEC. The board released a statement after its meeting, which was conducted in executive session. “Although the Board had concerns about the
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9:02 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. – A Jamal Adams extension has been more a matter of “when” than “if” for the Seattle Seahawks and their Pro Bowl strong safety. That time could be soon. Or as coach Pete Carroll put it Wednesday, very soon. “The conversations have been ongoing for some time and
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6:59 PM ET CHICAGO — Cubs shortstop Javier Baez was fined an undisclosed amount but avoided suspension Wednesday for his actions in the team’s walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Baez, 28, singled off of Reds reliever Amir Garrett with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, bringing home
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8:20 PM ET The Milwaukee Brewers added another infielder to their roster on Wednesday, trading with the Arizona Diamondbacks for veteran Eduardo Escobar. Escobar, 32, has 22 home runs for the last-place Diamondbacks. He can play any infield position, and is likely to see time at third and first base. The Brewers have Willy Adames
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8:05 PM ET The New York Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire outfielder Joey Gallo from the Texas Rangers, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Wednesday night. The deal is pending a medical review. It wasn’t immediately known who New York was sending to Texas to complete the deal. Gallo was a late scratch
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7:41 PM ET ESPN News Services Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby told The Associated Press that ESPN is pushing other conferences to pick apart the league so Texas and Oklahoma can move to the Southeastern Conference without paying a massive buyout. “I have absolute certainty they (ESPN) have been involved in manipulating other conferences to
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7:44 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — Sean Payton expressed frustration Wednesday night over the fact that New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas did not have ankle surgery until June, though he declined to elaborate on why the procedure was delayed. Thomas, who was plagued by the injury throughout last season, is expected to miss time
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6:56 PM ET The Houston Astros continued to fortify their bullpen before the trade deadline, acquiring right-hander Yimi Garcia from the Miami Marlins on Wednesday for two players. In exchange for Garcia, the Astros sent outfielder Bryan De La Cruz and right-hander Austin Pruitt to the Marlins. It’s the second straight day the AL West-leading
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6:29 PM ET RICHMOND, Va. — If the Cleveland Indians endure any issues with their name change, there’s one team that could benefit: the Washington Football Team. Washington’s president, Jason Wright, said he will monitor any roadblocks Cleveland encounters with its new name, the Guardians, in the hopes of learning lessons and what to avoid
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6:48 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Mike D’Antoni is leaving the Brooklyn Nets, forcing Steve Nash to make another change on his coaching staff. Nash announced the 70-year-old D’Antoni’s decision in a statement Wednesday, saying having the two-time Coach of the Year was “invaluable” in his first season as a coach. “I
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5:40 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs announced three capital improvement projects over the next three years Wednesday, including two totaling $135 million, for the home of the Kentucky Derby. The Homestretch Club will undergo a $45 million renovation and upgrade of areas adjacent to the Twin Spires and is scheduled for
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5:33 PM ET Wednesday’s game between the Nationals and Phillies in Philadelphia has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues involving members of the Washington organization, the league announced. Sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan that multiple players and coaches tested positive Wednesday, a day after Nationals All-Star shortstop Trea Turner was pulled in the first inning
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4:06 PM ET OXNARD, Calif. — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott left Wednesday’s practice early with soreness in his right throwing arm and is getting it examined. A team spokesperson said Prescott felt the soreness early in practice and “did not want to push it,” but he was not concerned about it. The further examination
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