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Popovich passes Riley for 4th on all-time wins list

2:10 AM ETMichael C. WrightESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPN in 2010 Previously covered Bears for ESPN.com Played college football at West Texas A&MSAN ANTONIO — Self-deprecating as usual, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich walked away before the obvious question could leave anyone’s lips just minutes after he moved past Pat Riley for fourth on the NBA’s…

Yanks GM: Sanchez our catcher ‘moving forward’

12:11 AM ETColey HarveyESPN Staff Writer ClosePreviously covered Florida State for Orlando Sentinel and Georgia Tech for Macon Telegraph Northwestern University graduateLAS VEGAS — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made one thing abundantly clear Tuesday: He already has his starting catcher on his roster.On the same day when a report circulated suggesting the…

Sources: Phillies, McCutchen agree to deal

Philadelphia Phillies and outfielder Andrew McCutchen have agreed to a deal, sources confirmed to ESPN.According to ESPN and multiple reports, McCutchen will receive a three-year deal for approximately $45 million.The 32-year-old, a five-time All-Star and the 2013 NL Most Valuable Player, batted .255 with 20 homers and 65 RBIs in 155 games last season with…

Clark responds: Seahawks’ Sherman era over

Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark declared the Richard Sherman era “over” after Seattle’s 21-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night.Clark, who leads Seattle with 11 sacks, was responding to comments made last month by his former teammate, now with the San Francisco 49ers, that the Seahawks were a “middle of the road” team.…

Wade: LeBron had my number on play at end

3:00 AM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.LOS ANGELES — It came down to the final possession, and LeBron James switched onto his old friend Dwyane Wade, forcing the…

Refs pick up flag on Vikes’ apparent illegal block

1:35 AM ETKevin SeifertNFL Nation CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner appeared to violate NFL rules Monday night before blocking a key field goal in the fourth quarter of a 21-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.Referee Brad Allen initially threw a…

Brady: Bad loss to Dolphins won’t crush Pats

3:21 PM ETMike ReissESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As painful as it was for his team to lose on a 69-yard play with no time remaining, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady doesn’t believe Sunday’s last-second, stunning setback to the Miami Dolphins will crush the team.”We’ve had…

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