Eleven of 12 footballs were inflated 2 pounds per square inch below what's required by NFL regulations during the Pats' 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, according to sources.
Kobe Bryant underwent surgery Wednesday morning to repair the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, the Los Angeles Lakers announced.
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James (sprained right wrist) is out for Wednesday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Richard Sherman isn't just preparing for the New England Patriots this week. He's getting ready for the birth of his son.
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.
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.
An Eastern Kentucky offensive lineman suffered multiple facial fractures during a fight that allegedly involved three Kentucky football players over the weekend, according to a report.
Vince Wilfork said Wednesday that coach Bill Belichick is different for his sixth Super Bowl trip -- the defensive tackle used used words like "more understanding" and "soft heart" to describe the coach.
Researchers tested 42 retired players between the ages of 40 and 69 and found that those who started playing football prior to age 12 performed "significantly worse" on three cognitive measures.
Tony Stewart has purchased the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, one of the oldest, traveling winged sprint car tours in the country.
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels defended the team's usage of ineligible receivers in its two playoff games, a hot-button topic that has led to some former coaches, such as Tony Dungy, to call for the tactic to be stopped.
Tom Brady sniffled through his 45-minute Super Bowl XLIX media availability Wednesday morning, at times wiping his nose with his sleeve of his shirt, as he confirmed he's battling a cold.