Sources: Nets trading star guard Irving to Mavs

The Brooklyn Nets are trading Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday.The Mavericks are sending Dorian Finney-Smith, Spencer Dinwiddie, an unprotected 2029 first-round pick and second-round picks in 2027 and 2029 to the Nets in exchange for Irving and Markieff Morris, sources said.The Nets plan to offer the picks…

Panthers reach deal with Evero to be new DC

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with Ejiro Evero to make him the team’s defensive coordinator on new head coach Frank Reich’s staff.Evero, 42, was the Denver Broncos’ defensive coordinator last season. The team and new coach Sean Payton agreed to let him out of his contract so he could pursue other jobs.Evero had…

‘Great game’: No. 1 S. Carolina tops No. 5 UConn

2:54 PM ETAlexa PhilippouESPN CloseCovers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati EnquirerHARTFORD, Conn. — No. 1 South Carolina secured the program’s first victory in Connecticut over…