Sources: 11 of 12 Pats footballs underinflated
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.
Belichick says Patriots 'followed every rule'
Bill Belichick stated that the New England Patriots "followed every rule" in preparing their footballs for last Sunday's AFC Championship Game, offering several potential reasons behind the "Deflategate" controversy.
Kiffin to remain Bama OC, won't jump to NFL
Lane Kiffin, reportedly a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator job, will return to Alabama next season as offensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide announced Saturday.
Aldridge delays surgery, cites pain tolerance
Less than 48 hours after the Portland Trail Blazers announced that forward LaMarcus Aldridge would undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, the team's leading scorer and rebounder will return to action Saturday night.
Sources: NHL mulls Ryder Cup-style tourney
The newly resurrected World Cup of Hockey is a jumping off point for an ambitious international calendar that will include an innovative Ryder Cup-style tournament featuring the best European players taking on the best North American players.
NFLPA: Players shouldn't talk 'Deflategate'
New England Patriots players union representative Matthew Slater said Saturday that the NFLPA has advised players not to speak on the NFL's ongoing investigation regarding underinflated footballs.
Sources: A-Rod, Manfred meet to clear air
In an effort to find some closure after the confrontational Biogenesis case that led to his season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez met with new commissioner Rob Manfred this week, sources confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com.
Kentucky matches best start under Calipari
Devin Booker scored 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 13 and No. 1 Kentucky matched its best start under coach John Calipari with a 58-43 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
Beloved 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies at age 83
"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.
Nike sued for use of iconic MJ 'Jumpman' logo
The life of the most successful sneaker franchise of all time is at stake, as a photographer is accusing Nike of using his work to make its famous Jumpman logo of Michael Jordan's silhouette.