Pac-12 scraps divisions after NCAA Division I Council votes to eliminate requirements for FBS conference title games

Pac-12 scraps divisions after NCAA Division I Council votes to eliminate requirements for FBS conference title games

4:34 PM ET Paolo Uggetti Andrea Adelson Close ESPN Senior Writer ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday that it will relax restrictions on college football’s conference championship games, allowing conferences to determine the teams that would participate in their respective title game. … Read more

Twitter exec recorded mocking Elon Musk for Asperger’s

Twitter exec recorded mocking Elon Musk for Asperger's

A senior Twitter executive was secretly recorded mocking would-be owner Elon Musk for having Asperger’s syndrome — prompting the billionaire to call him out on the platform. “He has Asperger’s, so he’s special — you’re special needs. You’re literally special needs,” the honcho, identified by Project Veritas as lead client partner Alex Martinez, says in … Read more

Experts spell out do’s and don’ts for parents amid baby formula shortage

White House chief of staff Ron Klain says the White House is "absolutely" and "strongly" considering having President Joe Biden invoke the Defense Production Act to address the urgent baby formula shortage problem plaguing the country.

White House chief of staff Ron Klain says the White House is “absolutely” and “strongly” considering having President Joe Biden invoke the Defense Production Act to address the urgent baby formula shortage problem plaguing the country. (Paul Hennessy, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health experts addressed growing concerns … Read more

Boston Celtics ‘out-toughed’ as Miami Heat use huge third quarter to take Game 1 behind Jimmy Butler

Boston Celtics 'out-toughed' as Miami Heat use huge third quarter to take Game 1 behind Jimmy Butler

1:37 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — The Boston Celtics exited their locker room at halftime Tuesday night in control of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. But then the third quarter happened. And, after the Miami Heat demolished the Celtics, outscoring them 39-14 and using their physicality to send Boston into a death … Read more

Al Horford (health and safety), Marcus Smart (foot) won’t be available for Boston Celtics’ series opener against Miami Heat

Al Horford (health and safety), Marcus Smart (foot) won't be available for Boston Celtics' series opener against Miami Heat

6:03 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — Boston Celtics starters Marcus Smart (midfoot sprain) and Al Horford (health and safety protocols) missed Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Heat in Miami on Tuesday night. The team made the announcement about two-and-a-half hours before tipoff. Smart suffered the sprain in Game 7 against … Read more

Orioles’ Matt Harvey gets 60-game ban for drug distribution following testimony in Skaggs trial

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension for distributing drugs three months after testing that he gave oxycodone to his deceased Los Angeles Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs, who suffered a fatal overdose in 2019

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension for distributing drugs three months after testing that he gave oxycodone to his deceased Los Angeles Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs, who suffered a fatal overdose in 2019. Harvey also admitted to cocaine use in his February testimony at the trial of Eric Prescott Kay, the … Read more

Huntsville, Alabama takes the top spot for best place to live in America, beating Boulder, Colorado

1. Huntsville scored high in housing and job market on the US News & World Report list of best cities to live

Alabama’s largest city, Huntsville, has been named the best place to live in American, taking the prize from Boulder, Colorado for the first time in two years. Huntsville’s high quality of life, affordability and cheap property appealed to Americans looking to put down roots amid the current ski-high housing costs, according to US News & … Read more

Amber Heard defends her op-ed, shares bruised photos

Amber Heard defends her op-ed, shares bruised photos

Jurors at Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s bombshell defamation trial were shown photos of the bruised-up actress Monday — as she denied the op-ed at the heart of the case was about her ex-husband. Heard’s attorneys showed several images of the actress with a red and swollen face from what she said was the troubled … Read more

New York Islanders name Lane Lambert head coach, replacing Barry Trotz

New York Islanders name Lane Lambert head coach, replacing Barry Trotz

When the New York Islanders fired coach Barry Trotz, general manager Lou Lamoriello believed the team needed a new voice. That new voice is coming from inside the same coaches’ room. The Islanders on Monday named Lane Lambert as Trotz’s replacement, giving his longtime assistant his first head coaching job in the NHL. It took … Read more