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June 28, 2017 8:19 AM Knicks, Phil Jackson to part ways Wednesday, sources say

The New York Knicks and team president Phil Jackson will announce that they're parting ways early Wednesday morning, sources told ESPN. Conversations about what was best for the team's future between Jackson and Knicks owner James Dolan accelerated this week when the franchise decided it would not buy out embattled forward Carmelo Anthony, sources said. Jackson 13

June 28, 2017 3:01 AM Los Angeles Lakers hire former Arizona Wildcats' Miles Simon as assistant coach

The Los Angeles Lakers hired Miles Simon as an assistant coach, general manager Rob Pelinka announced Tuesday. Simon has been serving as a prep coach with USA Basketball, guiding the U.S. Junior National Select Team over the World Select Team at the recent Nike Hoops Summit. The former University of Arizona standout also has been an assistant coach for the gold medal-winning 20

June 27, 2017 8:42 PM Serena Williams poses nude on cover of Vanity Fair, talks tennis after the baby

Serena Williams, who poses nude on the cover of Vanity Fair's August issue, said she plans to return to the tennis court after giving birth to her first child. "I don’t think my story is over yet," the 35-year-old tennis star and winner of 23 grand slams told the magazine. In the magazine, Williams recalled learning she was pregnant a week before the Australian 14

June 27, 2017 7:56 PM Twitter hires new head of diversity

Twitter has a new head of diversity. The company announced on Tuesday that Candi Castleberry-Singleton is its new VP of Inclusion and Diversity. Most recently, she was the founder and CEO of the Dignity & Respect Campaign, which helps organizations and communities build cultural awareness and promote inclusion. She also worked at Walgreen's (WBA), Motorola 18

June 27, 2017 7:39 PM 3 Chicago police officers indicted and charged with conspiring to cover up Laquan McDonald shooting

Three current or former police officers in Chicago were indicted Tuesday on charges of conspiring to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager killed by an officer in 2014. The indictment, announced by the special prosecutor investigating McDonald’s shooting, charges the three veteran officers with trying to “conceal the true facts 22

June 27, 2017 5:09 PM Tom Brady named No. 1 player in NFL Network Top 100 players list

Tom Brady named No. 1 player in NFL Network Top 100 players list Tom Brady, who is five weeks shy of his 40th birthday, was voted by his NFL peers as the league’s No. 1 player in this year’s NFL Network Top 100 list. The Patriots star only strengthened his position as arguably the greatest quarterback of all time when, after returning from his four-game 10

June 27, 2017 2:15 PM Spanish bungee instructor's 'poor English' led to Dutch teen jumping without secure rope

Spanish bungee instructor's 'poor English' led to teen's death A Dutch teenager who leapt to her death during a botched bungee jumping session didn't understand her instructor telling her to wait because of his "poor English," a judge has ruled. Vera Mol, 17, died in August 2015 during a bungee jumping excursion with friends. The teen, visiting Cantabria 16

June 27, 2017 1:18 PM MLBRank 80-61: Rising aces join three former Cy Young winners

To determine this, ESPN formed a panel of MLB writers, analysts, contributors and Insiders to rank the top 100, which we'll count down from No. 100 to No. 1, 20 players per day for five days. To compile the top 100, we collaborated with Microsoft Research and The Wharton School, and polled 65 ESPN experts who voted in thousands of head-to-head matchups 11

June 27, 2017 12:18 PM Under Armour Brings Back Operating Chief Post

Apparel company adds Patrik Frisk as a top deputy under CEO Kevin Plank to renew growth Under Armour Inc. said Tuesday that it brought in a footwear executive to be its new president and operating chief, adding a top deputy under founder and Chief Executive Kevin Plank as the company seeks to reinvigorate growth. Patrik Frisk, who recently served as CEO at Canadian 20

June 27, 2017 8:57 AM Ubisoft founding family raises stake to ward off Vivendi

PARIS France's Guillemot family has raised its stake in videogames maker Ubisoft (UBIP.PA), according to a stock market filing released on Tuesday, as part of their ongoing battle to fend off Vivendi's (VIV.PA) rival interest in the company. A filing from the AMF stock market regulator said Ubisoft's founding Guillemot family now held 13.6 percent of Ubisoft's 25