If Giancarlo Stanton opts out of his new 13-year, $325 million contract with the Miami Marlins after the first six seasons, he'll be walking away from a staggering $218 million over the final seven seasons, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN.com Tuesday. However, one source said Stanton…

Ryan McDonagh has a separated shoulder again. The New York Rangers captain, who missed the final five regular-season games in April when his left shoulder was separated on a hit by Vancouver's Alex Burrows, hurt the same shoulder when he was hit by Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets in the…

The Bruins and coach Claude Julien have agreed on a multiyear contract extension, the team announced Sunday afternoon. Julien, 54, is in his eighth season as coach of the Bruins and has led the team to seven consecutive playoff appearances, including two trips to the Stanley Cup finals. Boston won…

A 24-person relay of NBA luminaries running the New York City Marathon started with a referee's whistle and ended with Dikembe Mutombo crossing the finish line in high-tops. Commissioner Adam Silver handled the first three miles, crossing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Staten Island to…

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young has passed concussion tests and returned to practice after a scary collision with Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler on Saturday night. Young took an inadvertent elbow to the head from Butler shortly before halftime on Saturday. He remained down on the…

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose participated in Monday's practice and coach Tom Thibodeau is hopeful his star point guard will be able to play Tuesday night against the Orlando Magic after missing Saturday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of two sprained ankles. …