NFL: NFL.com Barkevious Mingo: Browns could be NFL's top defense Barkevious Mingo has high expectations for the Cleveland Browns’ revamped defense. Why is the rookie pass-rusher so optimistic following Browns minicamp? Bruce Arians to use Larry Fitzgerald in multiple ways Bruce Arians knows he has a special player in Larry Fitzgerald. During a recent conversation with Ian Rapoport, the Arizona Cardinals coach unveiled the blueprint ... Report: Police want to speak with Aaron Hernandez Police investigating a homicide in Massachusetts want to talk to Aaron Hernandez, ABC News reported. Police were seen Tuesday at the North Attleboro home of ... Rob Gronkowski undergoes successful back surgery Rob Gronkowski underwent successful back surgery Tuesday in Marina Del Rey, Calif., Ian Rapoport reports. The New England Patriots tight end’s recovery timetable remains unclear ... Steve Gleason accepts apology from ex-Atlanta hosts Steve Gleason thanked his fans for support on Tuesday, one day after three former Atlanta radio hosts were fired for a skit in which they ... NFL: ESPN Report: Hernandez questioned on homicide Investigators searched New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’s North Attleboro, Mass., home Tuesday in connection with the death of a man who police said ... Pats' Gronkowski undergoes back surgery New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent back surgery with noted specialist Robert Watkins in California on Tuesday. LB Bishop says he's healthy, will visit Vikes Desmond Bishop says he is “100 percent” healthy after tearing his hamstring last year and motivated by his release by the Green Bay Packers. His ... Guilty pleas in probe of Haslam's company Three more employees of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns’ owner and Tennessee’s governor have pleaded guilty in what authorities call a ... Sexuality a topic at NFL's Rookie Symposium For the first time, the NFL Rookie Symposium will include speakers on the issue of sexual orientation. The league plans to have ex-players speak about ... NFL: Sky Sports Watson at home in Oakland Menelik Watson hopes the influx of British NFL stars in California can help inspire others to follow suit as he sets his sights on making ... Broncos cut ties with McGahee Denver Broncos have released former Pro Bowl running back Willis McGahee. Redskins sign veteran duo The Washington Redskins brought in a couple of experienced wide receivers as they welcomed back Donte Stallworth and also picked up Devery Henderson. Tebow relishing new challenge Quarterback Tim Tebow is looking forward to the challenge ahead after signing a two-year deal with the New England Patriots. Patriots confirm Tebow The New England Patriots have confirmed they have signed headline-making quarterback Tim Tebow as a free agent. NBA: NBA.com Threes have been plenty for NBA this season The NBA is more reliant on the 3-pointer than ever. Bucks' Ellis to become unrestricted free agent The Milwaukee Bucks have lost their leading scorer. Eighteen early-entry candidates withdraw from 2013 Draft Eighteen players who had declared as early entry candidates for the 2013 NBA Draft have withdrawn. There are 45 collegiate and 15 international prospects that ... 2013 Draft Team Previews Previewing the 2013 NBA Draft for all 30 NBA teams. Game 5 viewership down from last year The NBA Finals’ television viewership for Game 5 was down 13 percent from last year. NBA: ESPN Rice vies to go from D-League to 1st round Glen Rice Jr. now on the verge of becoming the first player to go from D-League star to NBA first-round draft pick. Westbrook off his crutches, says 'I'm back' All-Star Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted a video on the Vine social media service earlier this week to announce he no longer ... Sources: Clips walk away from Celts deal The Los Angeles Clippers informed the Boston Celtics on Tuesday morning they are pulling out of talks to acquire Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers, sources ... Daily Dime Live chat Daily Dime Live chat D'Alessandro named Kings' GM on birthday APNewsNow. MLB: MLB.com Sox wait out rain to beat Rays in twin bill opener Alfredo Aceves fired five strong innings while leading the Sox to a 5-1 victory over the Rays in Game 1 of Tuesday’s doubleheader. Ross sidelined by second concussion For the second time this season, David Ross was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Walker questions intent of Chapman's chin music In the ninth inning of Monday’s 4-1 loss to the Reds, Neil Walker led off against Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman. With the count even at ... Myers notches first big league hit in nightcap After going 0-for-4 in his Major League debut, Wil Myers notched a second-inning single during the nightcap of the Rays’ doubleheader vs. the Red Sox ... Kohn emerging as bullpen standout Angels reliever Michael Kohn has held opponents scoreless in his last eight appearances and has allowed one run in his last 18 appearances entering Tuesday ... MLB: ESPN Giants: Sandoval rehab games start Friday Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to begin a rehabilitation assignment in the minors on Friday. San Jose sues MLB over vote on A's move Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics’ proposed move to a new ballpark 40 miles south ... Red Sox put P Buchholz (neck strain) on DL Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz, who has a strained trapezius muscle in his neck, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 9. Red Sox wait out delay, win opener vs. Rays David Ortiz drove in three runs and the Boston Red Sox opened a day-night doubleheader by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 Tuesday in a ... Yanks' Tex goes on DL; surgery for Youkilis Mark Teixeira is back on the 15-day disabled list with an aching right wrist, while Kevin Youkilis will be out 10-12 weeks for surgery to ... NHL: NHL.com Stanley Cup finals' Game 3 draws most viewers for NHL on NBC Sports Network STAMFORD, Conn. – The Stanley Cup finals’ Game 3 drew the most viewers for the NHL on NBC Sports Network since the cable channel started ... The Great One firmly believes NHL will return to Quebec City someday MAPLE, Ont. – The Great One firmly believes the NHL will return to Quebec City. The Quebec capital has been without an NHL franchise since the ... Person familiar with deal confirms D Streit agrees to 4-year, $21 million deal with Flyers A person familiar with the deal confirms veteran defenceman Mark Streit has agreed to a four-year, $21 million contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. The person spoke ... Boston's third line making a difference, giving Chicago another headache BOSTON – Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and Tyler Seguin have proved to be a winning combination for the Boston Bruins. “I’m just a little ticked off ... Battered in Boston: Hawks need to start scoring and kick-start their power play BOSTON – There is no panic or frustration. But Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville acknowledges his team is in a tough spot going into Game ... NHL: ESPN Bruins' Campbell faces 6-8 weeks of recovery Boston Bruins’ Gregory Campbell said that his recovery time is projected to be six to eight weeks and that he should be ready for training ... Blackhawks' Hossa likely to play in Game 4 Chicago Blackhawks winger is likely to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday after being a surprising ... Kings, D Voynov agree to six-year contract The Los Angeles Kings and defenseman Slava Voynov have agreed to terms on a new six-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Blackhawks Looking To Even Series Visit ESPN.com for the complete story. Sens' arena re-named Canadian Tire Centre The Ottawa Senators said Tuesday that Scotiabank Place will be called Canadian Tire Centre, starting in July.