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Lochte will be summoned to Rio for hearing

4:30 PM ET ESPN.com news services U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte will be summoned to appear at a hearing in front of Brazil’s Justice Department in Rio de Janeiro concerning the incident at the Olympics, the detective leading the investigation said … Continue reading

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Patriots' trade for Barkevious Mingo follows their modus operandi

4:32 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots‘ acquisition of defensive end/outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo from the Cleveland Browns for a 2017 fifth-round draft choice is another example of how the club targets potential assets with unique physical … Continue reading

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Source: Browns trading LB Mingo to Patriots

2:33 PM ET The Cleveland Browns are trading linebacker Barkevious Mingo, a former first-round pick, to the New England Patriots, a source said. Mingo was the sixth overall pick in the 2013 draft and has seven sacks in three seasons. … Continue reading

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Browns football czar: No desire to trade Gordon

1:56 PM ET ESPN.com news services Cleveland Browns executive Sashi Brown said Thursday that his team is not looking to trade wide receiver Josh Gordon. The team’s head of football operations, talking to a group of Cleveland-area reporters in Tampa, … Continue reading

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Source: No new evidence in NFL's PED interviews

2:25 PM ET The NFL’s interviews with the players named in the Al-Jazeera report on performance-enhancing drugs have begun, and so far they have gone as the players expected. A source close to the situation said Packers linebackers Clay Matthews … Continue reading

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Avalanche hire Bednar to replace Roy as coach

2:26 PM ET Colorado has hired Jared Bednar, former coach of the American Hockey League champion Lake Erie Monsters, to replace Patrick Roy as coach of the Avalanche, the team announced Thursday. Roy, the Hall of Fame goaltender, abruptly quit … Continue reading

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College football celebrity sighting: Vince Vaughn speaks at UCLA practice

12:27 PM ET Celebrity sightings at college football practices. That’s what Los Angeles does. Actor Vince Vaughn was out at UCLA on Wednesday and spoke to the team after practice. Though Vaughn is from Illinois and had a small role … Continue reading

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Raiders file to trademark 'Las Vegas Raiders'

10:40 AM ET The Oakland Raiders filed for three trademarks to the phrase “Las Vegas Raiders” this week, perhaps the next step in a move from Oakland to Sin City. The trademarks seek to allow the team to own the … Continue reading

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From Vegas to Brooklyn: A 2-day trip of fights to remember

12:00 PM ET LAS VEGAS/NEW YORK — I had to go to both. Conor McGregor left me no choice. I’m not a violent guy. I can’t remember the last real fight I was in and hope to keep it that … Continue reading

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Bring on the Gatorade — Salavador Perez details catching in extreme heat

Kansas City’s Salvador Perez on catching in hot weather: “The first time I caught a really hot game I was thinking, ‘Am I gonna die today?’”  10:48 AM ET Katie StrangESPN.com Close Katie Strang covers the Detroit Tigers for ESPN.com. … Continue reading

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