Justin Upton acquired by Padres
The San Diego Padres have acquired left fielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, sources told ESPN.
Dads buy crossing guard new car after his gets repossessed
A group of dads came together to buy a car for an elementary school crossing guard that fell on tough times.
A's deal C Derek Norris to Padres
The Athletics have traded starting catcher Derek Norris to the Padres.
Will Jameis Winston stay or go?
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Friday that whatever decision star quarterback Jameis Winston makes -- turn pro or remain with the program for a third season -- would not surprise him.
North Carolina unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in November
North Carolina finds out whether employers are ending the year in a hiring mood.
Bud Selig in retirement: $6M annually
Outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, sources told ESPN.com's Buster Olney.
Obama's Crummy Year: By the Numbers
Here's a look at how President Obama fared this year, by the numbers.
Los Angeles Zoo welcomes baby otters, giraffe for the holidays
The Los Angeles Zoo welcomed three giant otter pups and a baby giraffe to its family this holiday season.
Jake Peavy agrees with Giants
Free-agent pitcher Jake Peavy has reached an agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with the San Francisco Giants, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
2nd bottlenose dolphin born at Illinois zoo in 5 days
Brookfield Zoo welcomed a second bottlenose dolphin born in five days this week.