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.
Grant, Notre Dame outduel Okafor, Duke
Jerian Grant had 23 points and 12 assists, and No. 8 Notre Dame made two shots in the final 67 seconds as the shot clock ran out to beat No. 4 Duke 77-73 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.
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.
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.
Lynch to media: 'You know why I'm here'
Marshawn Lynch, facing a potential fine for violating the NFL's media policy as well as apparel policy, turned in a repeat performance at the Seattle Seahawks' league-mandated media availability Wednesday, saying, "You know why I'm here" 14 times.
Barnes still irked as NBA clears Suns owner
An NBA spokesman told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the league's review of the incident "confirmed that it was not an interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to the Los Angeles Clippers forward's fine.
Mayweather, Pacquiao meet again privately
Hours after a public meeting and brief discussion during halftime of Tuesday night's Heat-Bucks game in Miami, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. met privately for more than an hour to continue discussing terms for their proposed May 2 megafight.