The will and weariness of Tom Thibodeau and his Knicks

New York has stunned foes with ferocity that mimics its coach's mindset. But will fatigue finally catch up?


How interpreter Ippei Mizuhara became players' lifeline

Americans who played in Japan try to square the kind man they knew with the man accused of stealing millions.


How the Athletics fled Oakland for Sacramento -- and what's next

The divorce always seemed inevitable. Still, the team's final week in Oakland had plenty of twists and turns.


Athletics appear close to Sacramento stopover

The A's appear close to severing ties with Oakland and making a minor league ballpark their interim home before the expected move to Las Vegas.


Athletics talk offer with Oakland; Sacramento next

A's ownership representatives met with Oakland and Alameda County officials Tuesday to discuss the city's latest offer to keep the Vegas-bound team in the Coliseum at least through '27. The A's are expected to meet with Sacramento officials Wednesday.


Oakland crafts 5-year lease extension for Athletics

Oakland will present Athletics owners with an offer to extend the team's lease that includes a five-year contract with an opt-out after three, as well as a requirement the A's pay a $97 million "extension fee," ESPN and KGO in San Francisco have learned.


A's fans protest, stay in parking lot for opener

Thousands of Athletics fans gathered in the Coliseum parking lot before Thursday night's Opening Day game against the Guardians but did not enter the stadium, a protest against the team's pending move.


Gambling scandal underscores Shohei Ohtani's separateness

The Japanese superstar debuts in L.A. after accusing his interpreter and friend of stealing millions.


Dive into the enigmatic mind of Lions coach Dan Campbell

A masterful stroke of coaching by Campbell helped inspire a turnaround performance from Jared Goff this season.


Aaron Rodgers played four snaps and swallowed the Jets' season

Rodgers was sidelined by an Achilles injury in his Jets' debut. After New York was eliminated from the playoffs for the 13th straight season, it's another lost year for the franchise.