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Stern praises Silver for handling of Sterling

Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league.

posted 2014-07-30 20:45:25 by ESPN.com

Texans owner won't judge Raiders S.A. buzz

As chairman of the finance committee, Texans owner Bob McNair's opinion will impact any team's move. With the Raiders reportedly considering a move to San Antonio, Texas, he said Tuesday he is withholding judgment until he knows all the facts.

posted 2014-07-30 18:13:33 by ESPN.com

Cowboys sign OT Smith to $110M contract

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension through 2023, making the total value of his contract worth nearly $110 million, according to multiple sources.

posted 2014-07-30 17:42:28 by ESPN.com

Marshall sees MVP form in 'different' Cutler

Brandon Marshall says Bears teammate Jay Cutler is poised for an MVP season.

posted 2014-07-30 16:58:41 by ESPN.com

RG III scoffs at zone read talk: Not who I am

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he's not a zone read option quarterback and doesn't plan on running it much this season.

posted 2014-07-30 16:06:50 by ESPN.com

Sources: 76ers fighting new lottery proposal

The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

posted 2014-07-30 14:34:07 by ESPN.com

Lester scratched from start but no trade yet

Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will not make his scheduled start Wednesday, but he has not been traded -- yet.

posted 2014-07-30 14:02:34 by ESPN.com

Cards, CB Peterson agree to record $70M deal

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed with Patrick Peterson on a five-year contract extension, a deal the Pro Bowler said Tuesday night is worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed, which makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.

posted 2014-07-30 13:49:59 by ESPN.com

Steelers' Brown rips Sanders' QB comments

Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders were teammates for four seasons with the Steelers and remain good friends, but Brown took issue with Sanders calling quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than Ben Roethlisberger.

posted 2014-07-30 13:39:53 by ESPN.com

Report: Highest initial Bills bid for $1B-plus

Three initial bids were submitted Tuesday to an investment bank handling the sale of the Buffalo Bills, the Toronto Sun reported.

posted 2014-07-30 13:35:39 by ESPN.com

Pauley Pavilion court flooded as main breaks

A massive water main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.

posted 2014-07-30 12:59:25 by ESPN.com

Lisicki sets WTA record with 131 mph serve

The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).

posted 2014-07-30 12:41:14 by ESPN.com

Have you ever thought Washington, D.C. could use some common-sense input from Iowa? This Wednesday, I’ll be in our nation’s…
posted by Dennis Lowe 10 days ago
Senator Chuck Grassley released the following statement on the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001: “The anniversary of September 11,…
posted by Dennis Lowe 12 days ago
Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today released the following statement in honor of the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001…
posted by Dennis Lowe 12 days ago