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Perspectives from around college sports on NIL's one-year anniversary

Navigating a new era of college sports came with challenges, questions and opportunities for those involved. ... Continue Reading

Bilas: Why NIL has been good for college sports ... and the hurdles that remain

As name, image and likeness allowances approach their one-year anniversary, Jay Bilas looks at the benefits and ongoing challenges on the subject. ... Continue Reading

NBA free agency 2022: Latest deals, news and buzz

All the latest information you need to know ahead of free agency, including James Harden declining his option. ... Continue Reading

Ex-top pick Appel, 30, makes MLB debut for Phils

Phillies reliever Mark Appel, who turns 31 next month, on Wednesday night became the oldest ever former No. 1 overall pick from the June draft at the time of his MLB debut. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Sixers' Harden declines $47.3M option

Sixers star James Harden has declined his $47.3 million option and will become a free agent, sources told ESPN. Harden keeps real the possibility of negotiating a new deal that would deliver the 76ers roster-building flexibility in free agency. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Mills opts out, still in play for Nets

Nets guard Patty Mills, who made a career-high 227 3-pointers last season, has declined his $6.2 million option and will become a free agent, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. He hasn't ruled out a return to the Nets, sources said. ... Continue Reading

Wild dodge cap crunch, trade RFA Fiala to Kings

After rampant speculation that he would be dealt before NHL free agency began, Kevin Fiala, 25, was traded from the Minnesota Wild to the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, creating some much-needed salary-cap room for general manager Bill Guerin. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Hawks get All-Star Murray from Spurs

The Atlanta Hawks are trading Danilo Gallinari and three first-round picks to the San Antonio Spurs for All-Star guard Dejounte Murray, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. ... Continue Reading

Agent: Wizards star Beal declines $36.4M option

Bradley Beal has declined his $36.4 million player option for the 2022-23 NBA season, his agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, making him an unrestricted free agent. ... Continue Reading

Bates, ex-No. 1 recruit, leaves Memphis for EMU

Emoni Bates, a No. 1 recruit coming out of high school before playing his freshman season at Memphis, announced Wednesday that he is transferring to Eastern Michigan. ... Continue Reading

Texas' Sarkisian adds WR Cook to recruiting haul

Wide receiver Johntay Cook II, ranked No. 43 in the 2023 ESPN 300, is the latest recruit to commit to Steve Sarkisian's Texas Longhorns. ... Continue Reading

Transfer Talk: Dortmund's Bellingham to command big price amid Man Utd, Liverpool, Madrid interest

Borussia Dortmund want £103 million if they are to transfer Jude Bellingham this summer. Transfer Talk has the latest. ... Continue Reading

The motivation behind Gabriel Jesus' Arsenal move

Moving to a new club ahead of the World Cup? Gabriel Jesus has done it before -- will it work out this time? ... Continue Reading

Curry to show sharpshooting wit as ESPYS host

Along with being nominated for three awards, Warriors star Stephen Curry will serve as the host of this year's ESPYS. ... Continue Reading

Astros' Alvarez, Pena injured in outfield collision

Astros left fielder Yordan Alvarez and shortstop Jeremy Pena were hurt when they collided in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the Mets. ... Continue Reading