NBA superstar LeBron James informed the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday that he will not exercise his $35.6 million contract option, according to multiple reports, making him the top free agent prize.
Turner Broadcasting on Tuesday announced the launch next month of a standalone streaming sports service, setting up a direct challenge to Walt Disney unit ESPN.
ESPN and Disney on Friday announced a deal to broadcast an NFL-inspired eSports championship series in which players face off on computers instead of turf.
Multiple sources told Espn's Dave Mcmenamin that they acknowledged their discontent regarding the team's capability to win the championship, after losing to Golden State Warriors again.
Five-time Baloon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to pack his bags if Real Madrid president Florentino Perez failed to negotiate his new contract, according to ESPN.
The Dallas Mavericks, who signed the first Chinese player in NBA history, have adopted a new Chinese-language nickname, the Lone Ranger Heroes, after nearly 20 years of being translated as "Little Cows."
Controversial NBA dad LaVar Ball told ESPN on Wednesday that he is starting a basketball league for high school graduates who don't want to attend college before launching an NBA career.
John Skipper, president of the Walt Disney Co. sports television unit ESPN, announced his resignation on Monday, citing an unspecified "substance addiction."