Lakers' James placed in health and safety protocols

LeBron James has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will miss Tuesday's game against the Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers announced.

Dave McMenamin

Bucks sign Cousins to help with frontcourt depth

DeMarcus Cousins will attempt to boost a Milwaukee Bucks frontcourt that’s missing injured center Brook Lopez. The Bucks announced Tuesday they have signed Cousins, a four-time All-Star who earned second-team all-NBA honors in 2015 and 2016.

Oilers place Ceci in COVID protocol, cancel practice

Oilers place Ceci in COVID protocol, cancel practice

The Edmonton Oilers placed defenceman Cody Ceci in the COVID protocol Tuesday and cancelled practice for precautionary reasons. In other roster moves, the Oilers also moved Duncan Keith to injured reserve and recalled Markus Niemelainen from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors.

Fantasy Basketball: Stock Up, Stock Down

Fantasy Basketball: Stock Up, Stock Down

We’ve hit the quarter mark in the NBA regular season but in the fantasy basketball world, head-to-head leagues have wrapped a third of their regular season. Here are some of our notable risers and fallers.

- Fabio Lucarini (@Fatty_Fadeaway) & Wesley Cheng (@chengwesley)

Marchand suspended three games for slew-footing OEL

Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended three games for a slew-foot to Vancouver Canucks defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced on Monday.

Waiver watch - Top nine under the radar fantasy pickups

Every week, we'll mine the waiver wire for lesser-rostered assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we'll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who may be overvalued - in the short- or long-term - for one reason or another.

Victoria Matiash

Thibodeau removes Kemba from rotation

Thibodeau removes Kemba from rotation

New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau confirmed on Monday that struggling point guard Kemba Walker has been pulled from the team's rotation with Alec Burks remaining as the starter at the 1.

Fantasy Hockey Lookahead: Streaming options for Week 8

With a season-high 26 teams playing three times this week, it’s likely that fantasy matchups will be more evenly balanced in terms of games played. The best way to gain an advantage will be focusing on top or back heavy schedules, and those teams playing on NHL off nights.

Fantasy basketball daily notes for Monday - Porter Jr. fueling the Rockets' win streak

The rebuilding Houston Rockets have now won consecutive games for the first time this season thanks to a win over the Charlotte Hornets in an epic overtime battle on Saturday. The game featured the second-most made 3-pointers in NBA history and Houston's Kevin Porter Jr. finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double.

Jim McCormick

Canadiens G Price skates without pads

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price skated without pads Monday, returning to the ice for what's believed to be the first time in two weeks.

Fantasy football Week 12 rapid recap - Fournette carries fantasy teams to victory

There are so many twists and turns to an NFL Sunday that it's hard for fantasy football managers to keep up with everything. This column is designed to help, providing you with all of the storylines you need to know from Sunday's action in order to kick-start your research for Week 13.

Eric Moody

Vikings RB Cook carted off with shoulder injury

Vikings RB Cook carted off with shoulder injury

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was carted off the field late in the third quarter after sustaining a shoulder injury and was ruled out for the remainder of Minnesota's Week 12 game at San Francisco.

- Courtney Cronin

Morant leaves in first quarter with left leg injury

Memphis point guard Ja Morant left in the first quarter of the Grizzlies' game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night with what appeared to be a lower left leg injury.

McVay expects bigger roles for Beckham Jr., Miller when Rams play Packers on Sunday

Coach Sean McVay expects wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and outside linebacker Von Miller to have increased roles when the Los Angeles Rams play the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Lindsey Thiry

Maple Leafs F Kase out vs. Sharks

Maple Leafs F Kase out vs. Sharks

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ondrej Kase will not be in the lineup for Friday’s game against the San Jose Sharks, according to head coach Sheldon Keefe.

Murray a healthy scratch as Sens face Ducks

Murray a healthy scratch as Sens face Ducks

Ottawa Senators goaltender Matt Murray will watch Friday's game against the Anaheim Ducks from the press box. Senators head coach DJ Smith said Anton Forsberg will get the start in goal, while Filip Gustavsson serves as his backup.

Browns activating RB Hunt, RT Conklin off injured reserve

Two key offensive players are coming back for the Cleveland Browns, as coach Kevin Stefanski said following Friday's practice that running back Kareem Hunt and right tackle Jack Conklin will be activated off injured reserve.

Jake Trotter

Devils claim F Bastian off waivers from Kraken

Devils claim F Bastian off waivers from Kraken

Nathan Bastian is back with the New Jersey Devils after being claimed off waivers from the Seattle Kraken. Bastian was selected by the Kraken from the Devils in the expansion draft this past summer.

NFL Thanksgiving Day fantasy football inactives watch - Who's in and who's out?

NFL Thanksgiving Day fantasy football inactives watch - Who's in and who's out?

Who should you start? Who should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and to avoid starting a player who won't be playing, we'll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

- ESPN Fantasy Staff