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LEBRON JAMES AND THE LAKERS ARE PROMISING PATIENCE. HOW LONG WILL THAT LAST?

James joined the Lakers on a four-year deal, seemingly promising the team time to build a contender. But at almost 34, and with no...

ALEX SMITH IS ‘STILL GETTING A FEEL' FOR PARTS OF HIS NEW OFFENSE

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden criticized Smith this week for not getting the ball out more quickly, one area of potential growth moving...

 
 
 

NFL OWNERS SAY SEAHAWKS WILL REMAIN IN SEATTLE, EVEN IF SOLD AFTER PAUL ALLEN'S DEATH

The team's ownership situation remains unclear following the death of Allen earlier this week.

OTTO PORTER JR. PLAYS ‘THE RIGHT WAY.' BUT MORE IS EXPECTED OF A MAX PLAYER

Porter enters another season as the Wizards' highest-paid yet third-best player. All the team wants is for him to shoot more.

 
 
 

TRUMP'S PREFERRED NARRATIVE ON JAMAL KHASHOGGI IS LOOKING LESS AND LESS REALISTIC

Trump's preferred narrative suffered a number of setbacks Wednesday.

MCCONNELL: GOP MAY TAKE ANOTHER SHOT AT REPEALING OBAMACARE AFTER THE MIDTERMS

In an interview with Reuters, the Senate majority leader said Republicans may try once again to repeal the health care law if they...

 
 
 

WITH ‘HORSEFACE,' TRUMP CHOSE HIS BASE OVER WOMEN WHO COULD SWING THE MIDTERMS

Trump's attack on Stormy Daniels won approval from the voters he cares about most.

SECRET SERVICE INVESTIGATING INCIDENT IN WHICH AGENT BLOCKED REPORTER FROM QUESTIONING JARED KUSHNER

When a CBS News correspondent tried to question Kushner aboard a plane, an agent told him, “I don't give a damn who you are, there's...

 
 
 

ADRIAN PETERSON MADE SHIRTS COMMEMORATING HIS SHOE GETTING STUCK IN A FACE MASK

The Redskins' running back and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly combined for one of the strangest plays of the season.

SOME THINGS CAME EASY FOR ALEX SMITH, BUT HE'S ‘STILL GETTING A FEEL FOR' OTHERS

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden criticized Alex Smith this week for not getting the ball out quicker, one area of potential growth moving...

 
 
 

BILLS TURN TO DEREK ANDERSON BECAUSE THEIR ONLY OTHER CHOICE IS NATHAN PETERMAN

Buffalo picked up the veteran off the street last week.

THE JAGUARS HAVE THE MOST TALENTED DEFENSE IN THE NFL. THEY AREN'T PLAYING LIKE IT

Jacksonville needs to fix things to get back atop the AFC South.

 
 
 

IRAN ALLOWS WOMEN INTO SOCCER MATCH FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 35 YEARS

Women have been barred from men's soccer matches in Iran since the 1979 revolution.

LET'S QUICKLY NOTE HOW BAD TRUMP'S CURRENT CLIMATE-CHANGE ARGUMENT IS

His uncle was a scientist, guys.

 
 
 

ISGRUDENGONEYET? JON GRUDEN IS HAVING A VERY BAD WEEK

The latest indignity for Jon Gruden? ESPN ranks Jay Gruden as the better coach.

RICH TANDLER, LONGTIME REDSKINS REPORTER, DIES AT 63

Tributes poured in for a veteran of the Redskins press room, whose seat inside FedEx Field's press box will remain empty.

 
 
 

GROWING NUMBER OF REPUBLICANS SOUNDING A LOT LIKE DEMOCRATS AHEAD OF ELECTIONS

GOP candidates are co-opting the Democrats' message on health care, teacher pay, and MeToo in the final stretch to next month's midterms.

HEITKAMP'S TOPS THE LIST OF 10 SENATE SEATS MOST LIKELY TO FLIP IN THE MIDTERMS

Democrats will need to win most or all of the seats on the list to have a chance to take back the Senate.

 
 
 

FOR THE NFL, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH SCORING

Passing and scoring totals are soaring league-wide, and TV ratings are up, so defensive players shouldn't expect rule changes any time...

JOE BIDEN, 75, DOESN'T MIND IF YOU THINK HE'S TOO OLD TO TAKE ON TRUMP, A FELLOW SEPTUAGENARIAN

Age is a "totally legitimate thing to raise" in a presidential campaign, the former vice president said.

 
 
 



'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

DAVIE, Fla. - Two people with knowledge of the situation say the NFL is looking into how the Miami Dolphins reported quarterback Ryan Tannehill shoulder problem on injury... Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

The first lady said there are few things harder than seeing a newborn suffering from opioid withdrawal, and she wants to shine a light on the issue. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...