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Disney, ESPN reach exclusive multiyear deal to broadcast XFL games - The Athletic

The league is set to kick off Feb. 18, 2023 with a 40-game regular season schedule and three playoff games.

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Drew Brees 'currently undecided' on plans for fall after report he's done at NBC - The Athletic

"Despite speculation from media about my future this fall, I'm currently undecided," Brees wrote on Twitter.

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Miami Grand Prix draws record U.S. TV viewership for live F1 race - The Athletic

The previous record for a live race telecast was 1.744 million for the 1995 Brazilian Grand Prix on ESPN.

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Joe Buck to make ESPN debut for PGA Championship with ManningCast-style broadcast - The Athletic

Peyton and Eli Manning — along with Troy Aikman, Josh Allen, Charles Barkley, Fred Couples, Jon Hamm and Doris Burke — will be among the...

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Tom Brady to join Fox Sports as lead analyst following retirement from NFL - The Athletic

In a tweet, Brady said he is "excited" but has "unfinished business" with the Buccaneers.

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Chelsea: Todd Boehly consortium signs £4.25bn agreement to buy club - The Athletic

Chelsea have confirmed Todd Boehly’s consortium has agreed terms to buy the Premier League club from Roman Abramovich in a £4.25 billion...

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Diego Maradona’s match-worn ‘Hand of God’ shirt from Argentina vs England sold at auction for record £7.14m - The Athletic

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona during his legendary performance against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals has sold at auction for £7.14...

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Urban Meyer, Fox Sports deep in negotiations for former Jaguars coach to return to network: Sources - The Athletic

Meyer was fired by the Jaguars just 13 games into after his NFL coaching tenure following three national championships as a college coach at Ohio...

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Texans' Laremy Tunsil launches NFT of NFL Draft gas mask video, with portion benefiting charity - The Athletic

The Houston Texans offensive tackle is minting a one-of-one NFT of the clip, he announced on Wednesday, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the...

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Following Jerry West criticism, HBO says it stands behind 'Winning Time' - The Athletic

NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West demanded an apology and a retraction from producers of HBO's “Winning Time” over the series’ portrayal of him...

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Following Jerry West criticism, HBO says it stands behind 'Winning Time' - The Athletic

NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West demanded an apology and a retraction from producers of HBO's “Winning Time” over the series’ portrayal of him...

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Marshawn Lynch, rapper Macklemore join Kraken ownership group - The Athletic

Former Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch and rapper Macklemore joined the Seattle Kraken ownership group as minority investors. Terms of the...

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Sale of Bucs QB Tom Brady's last TD football voided: Reports - The Athletic

The auction ended at 10 p.m. ET on March 12, less than 24 hours before Brady announced on social media he would come back for a 23rd NFL season.

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NBA average viewership up 19% for 2021-22 vs. last season across ABC, TNT, ESPN - The Athletic

Average NBA viewership rose 19 percent in the 2021-22 regular season across ABC, ESPN and TNT compared to the prior year, the league said Tuesday. It...

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2022 World Cup broadcast schedule: All U.S. games airing at 2 p.m. ET on Fox - The Athletic

English-language rights holder Fox Sports will air all 64 2022 World Cup matches live across Fox and FS1, with each one also streaming live on the...

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Topps replaces Panini as official sticker partner for UEFA European Championship - The Athletic

Topps has agreed a deal to replace Panini as UEFA’s exclusive partner for stickers, trading cards and collectables for the European...

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Buffalo Bills, Erie County and New York State reach agreement to build new $1.4 billion stadium in Orchard Park - The Athletic

The $1.4 billion price tag will be covered by a public-private partnership, including $850 million in public funds from taxpayers.

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Lions to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks' during 2022 training camp - The Athletic

Dan Campbell has been appointment viewing since his “bite a kneecap speech." Now, NFL fans will get an extended and up-close look at...

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Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit to join Amazon's 'Thursday Night Football'; Herbstreit to still call college games for ESPN - The Athletic

Amazon Prime Video formally announced that Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit have joined Prime Video to call its exclusive coverage of NFL...

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Joe Buck expected to leave Fox Sports for ESPN's Monday Night Football: Sources - The Athletic

Buck is expected to reunite with Troy Aikman, who also left FOX and publicly said he hopes to work with Buck again.

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MLB, Players Association agree to CBA; Opening Day set for April 7 - The Athletic

Players and owners on Thursday agreed on major points of a new collective bargaining agreement. The commissioner’s office and Major League Baseball...

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MLB, Players Association agree to CBA deal; Opening Day set for April 7 - The Athletic

Players and owners on Thursday agreed on major points of a new collective bargaining agreement. The commissioner’s office and Major League Baseball...

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MLB, Players Association agree to CBA deal, Opening Day expected to be April 7: Sources - The Athletic

Players and owners on Thursday agreed on major points of a new collective bargaining agreement. The commissioner’s office and Major League Baseball...

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Major League Baseball, Players Association agree to CBA deal: Sources - The Athletic

Players and owners on Thursday agreed on major points of a new collective bargaining agreement. The commissioner’s office and Major League Baseball...

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HBO series 'Winning Time' ruffling feathers over portrayal of Jerry West - The Athletic

"Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty" is a 10-part series that debuted on Sunday to an audience of about 900,000 viewers.

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John Terry’s NFT collection plunges 90% in value - The Athletic

John Terry’s collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have plummeted in value by 90 per cent over the past month, with England internationals Tammy...

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Judge approves changes to NFL concussion settlement to eliminate race-norming - The Athletic

Federal court judge Anita Brody approved changes Friday to the NFL concussion settlement that eliminates artificially adjusting Black retirees’...

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Topps digitally alters 2022 Cleveland baseball cards to reflect Guardians rebranding - The Athletic

The famed trading card company altered the team's name and typeface to reflect the change in team name from Indians to Guardians, which took...

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