1:39 PM ET The Sacramento Kings reached a deal to acquire Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter for a 2024 protected first-round pick and two players on Friday, sources told ESPN. The Kings are sending Justin Holiday, Mo Harkless and a top-14 protected first-round pick in 2024 for Huerter, sources said. The Kings have upgraded with
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8:23 PM ET Free-agent center Jalen Smith has agreed to a two-year, $9.6 million deal to return to the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. A former top-10 pick in the 2020 NBA draft by the Suns, Smith’s career in Phoenix ended after just one full season as he was traded to
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4:47 PM ET ESPN News Services New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer will rejoin the team Tuesday to start against the Cincinnati Reds, he told reporters Friday. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his left oblique muscle while pitching against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 18. He has
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3:45 PM ET The Utah Jazz agreed to trade center Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a blockbuster deal that will pair him with fellow All-Star big man Karl-Anthony Towns, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Timberwolves will send Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Jarred Vanderbilt, No. 22 overall pick Walker Kessler and four first-round
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12:26 PM ET LAS VEGAS — The top four fighters competing at UFC 276 all made weight successfully Friday morning here at the UFC Apex. Israel Adesanya weighed in at 183.5 pounds and Jared Cannonier was 184.5 pounds for their main event fight. Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against Cannonier on Saturday night
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3:05 PM ET The Pac-12 presidents and chancellors on Friday morning authorized the conference “to explore all expansion options” following the decisions of USC and UCLA to join the Big Ten in 2024, according to a statement from the Pac-12. “The 10 university presidents and chancellors remain committed to a shared mission of academic and
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12:42 PM ET Junior welterweight Josh Taylor has opted to give up one of his titles. The unified 140-pound champion relinquished his WBC belt ahead of a scheduled purse bid on Friday afternoon for a matchup against Jose Zepeda, the WBC announced. The sanctioning body had ordered the purse bid for the fight between two
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4:50 PM ET The NFL on Tuesday announced David Highhill as vice president, general manager of sports betting, the league’s first position solely focused on overseeing its business in the legal sports betting industry. Highhill, who has been with the NFL for 10 years, moves over from the corporate strategy group, where he led the
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12:50 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died from the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine, according to medical examiners on Friday. A spokesman for the Maryland Department of Heath said Ferguson’s death on June 21 was ruled an accident. He was 26. Ferguson died after police responded to
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12:10 PM ET The Chicago Bulls and Zach LaVine have agreed to a five-year, $215M max contract extension, Klutch Sports announced Friday. LaVine, 27, has blossomed into a two-time All-Star in Chicago, where he arrived in the trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2017, and — along with DeMar DeRozan —
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11:43 AM ET ESPN News Services A former Georgetown University tennis coach was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison for pocketing more than $3 million in bribes in exchange for helping wealthy parents cheat their kids’ way into the school. The sentence for Gordon Ernst is by far the toughest punishment handed down
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