Sixers finish 3rd in NBA merchandise sales

10:58 AM ET The Philadelphia 76ers were the No. 3 merchandise seller in the NBA this regular season, behind only the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to sales on the league's official online store released Tuesday morning. It's the highest ranking the Sixers have had since they finished...

Pacquiao backpedals on Freddie Roach talk

Apr 16, 2018 On Friday, Manny Pacquiao announced in a news release related to his upcoming fight with secondary welterweight world titlist Lucas Matthysse that he would go into training camp for the first time since 2001 without legendary trainer Freddie Roach as part of his team. After 16 years...

Sources: Broncos to release RB Anderson

1:13 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- With a deep group of running backs in the draft and the need for some additional salary-cap room, the Denver Broncos plan to release running back C.J. Anderson on Monday, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Anderson, who had his first career 1,000-yard season...

The resilience of U.S. marathoner Serena Burla

In 2010, U.S. marathoner Serena Burla was diagnosed with cancer and had part of the muscle in her right thigh removed. She'll be tackling the Boston Marathon on April 16 -- after a second bout with the disease in August.  10:36 AM ET As Serena Burla pushed hard toward the...

The mystery of the Raptors’ crushing streak of Game 1 defeats

Apr 13, 2018 TORONTO -- April 18, 2015, was a glorious early-spring day in downtown Toronto, sunny and reasonably warm. Thousands of Toronto Raptors fans had packed into Maple Leaf Square to watch a massive screen on the side of Air Canada Centre, the fulfillment of an urban planner's dream....

Dodgers challenge D-backs in fight vs. DIPG

1:46 PM ET How can something so sour be so sweet? The Los Angeles Dodgers became the latest to join the fight against Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) by puckering up for the #LemonFaceChallenge on Friday. The social media movement was created by Aubreigh Nicholas, an 11-year-old girl in Mobile,...

In the long run, watch out for these U.S. women at the Boston Marathon

Last October, Shalane Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win New York City Marathon since Miki Gorman in 1977.  Apr 13, 2018 Living history will lace up at Monday's Boston Marathon. A pack of elite women who have rewritten the U.S. distance-running books are going head to head on...

SZA Hints at Coachella Performance with Cardi B

SZA Coachella Collab with Cardi B ... Yeah, That'd be Gnarly!!! EXCLUSIVE SZA's stoked to take the stage with Cardi B at Coachella ... IF that's the plan, but she's not even trying to hide her excitement over the possibility. The red-hot singer was leaving Nas' restaurant, Sweet Chick, Thursday...

The Shortlist: How Endangered Is American Democracy?

Van Reybrouck is a skilled polemicist, but his solutions to remedy “democratic fatigue syndrome” are naïve and unfeasible. Echoing the ancient Greek practice of drawing lots, he suggests replacing the American House of Representatives with a random sample of citizens, like a jury pool. That seems like an utterly impractical...

Saquon Barkley Rocks NY Giants Gear to Barber Shop

Saquon Barkley Rocks NY Giants Gear ... To Barber Shop EXCLUSIVE Saquon Barkley was rockin' a NY Giants sweatshirt to a Pennsylvania barber shop and TMZ Sports has the photos. Of course, there's a lot of buzz that the former Penn State running back is being targeted by the Giants -- who have the...