Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Watch Joe Maddon discuss Jose Fernandez.
Watch Joe Maddon discuss Jose Fernandez.
Watch S. Florida native Anthony Rizzo discuss the passing of Jose Fernandez.
Watch more of Miguel Montero talk about Jose Fernandez. Montero said Fernandez broke several of his bats when the Cubs catcher faced him. He told Fernandez he was sending him the bill.
Watch Miguel Montero discuss the passing of pitcher Jose Fernandez.
Watch Cubs OF Chris Coghlan discuss the passing of Jose Fernandez. They were teammates with the Marlins.
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced the firing of defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder on Sunday. The Irish have the No. 5 ranked recruiting class in the country, but the six highest ranked prospects in the class are all offensive players. The highest ranked defensive commit, linebacker David Adams, said the coaching change won't impact his status with the Irish. "Not at all," Adams said. "I'm 100 percent to Notre Dame."
Tomas Tatar scored his second goal 3:43 into overtime to give Team Europe a 3-2 victory over Sweden on Sunday in the World Cup of Hockey semifinals.
Carlos Rodon struck out a career-high 11 over eight dominant innings and the Chicago White Sox denied Cleveland any chance of winning the AL Central title by beating the Indians 3-0 on Sunday.
Wake Forest is now 4-0, while Duke's upset at Notre Dame shocked everyone. How did Week 4's results affect the bowl projections in the ACC?
Bears look for their third consecutive win at AT&T Stadium. Under Lovie Smith, the Bears won twice here in Dallas in 2010 and 2012, blowing out the Cowboys 34-18 in Smith's final year on the job. It's been all downhill since, as the Bears try to avoid another winless September under John Fox.
Courtney Vandersloot scored 21 points with 13 assists, Jessica Breland had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 108-98 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of t
Sunday night (8 ET, ESPN) marks the final home game of the regular season for the Cubs, who have been downright dominant at Wrigley Field this year.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Lions.
As the time for managerial change nears, Robin Ventura and Walt Weiss are two of the skippers feeling the heat.
Brian Kelly on if a turnaround for 1-3 Notre Dame must be player-led or coach-led: "It starts with the coaches. It's got to be coach-led and they've got to start the fire, and then those players that have that intrinsic motivation, that fire within, they will come along with us. Those that don't, we're going to leave them along the side. But this is going to start with the coaches."
Brian Kelly on the contrast between his previous public stance with Brian VanGorder all season and the eventual firing: "That's not the appropriate time to get into talking about your coaches and where do you feel they fit on that continuum of how well they're doing. I'm going to defend them in those public settings. As I got a chance to further evaluate our football team and our current situation I felt that it was in our best interest to make the move that I did."
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly of the dynamic of fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder having a son still on the team at QB (Montgomery VanGorder): "We deal with it professionally like any family would. I talked to Montgomery, we did that right away, anytime there's difficult times you deal with them man-to-man and do it upfront within the family and you move on."
Notre Dame has fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder; the Irish have lost five of six games dating back to last season and have given up 35 or more points in all five losses.
The Cubs have clearly passed the Cardinals as kings of the NL Central. Are there any lessons to be learned in St. Louis from Chicago's success?
Notre Dame announces Brian VanGorder has been fired as defensive coordinator. Defensive analysts Greg Hudson will assume DC responsibilities. Notre Dame had given up 35+ points in 5 of its last 6 games, dating to last year.
Wisconsin jumped Michigan to No. 2 in this week's Big Ten Power Rankings, but the two teams will get to settle it on the field Saturday in Ann Arbor.
Dallas has lost eight straight games at home and hasn't won a home game without Tony Romo since Dec. 19, 2010. Todd Archer and Jeff Dickerson both predict a Bears loss. According to ESPN's FPI, Dallas has a 68 percent chance to win Sunday night. Week 3 predictions (Insider)