Month: June 2021

5:42 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold looks forward to the day when she can tell her daughter that she got in the Olympic ring with sport’s highest court — and won. The 11-time national flyweight champion has won her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, allowing her to
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4:34 PM ET Ohio State has had a lot of success recruiting the state of Texas under coach Ryan Day and that continued on Wednesday when ESPN 300 cornerback Terrance Brooks committed to the Buckeyes. Brooks is the No. 50 ranked recruit overall, a 6-foot, 180-pound prospect from John Paull II High School in Plano,
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4:28 PM ET There is no structural damage to Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s left knee after his awkward landing during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on Wednesday. The ligaments in Antetokounmpo’s knee are sound, and a timetable for his return is unclear, sources told
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3:22 PM ET ESPN News Services Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that former New York Mets general manager Jared Porter has been placed on the ineligible list through at least the end of the 2022 season. “My office has completed its investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct by Jared Porter. Having reviewed all of the available
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2:33 PM ET A representative for Phil Mickelson took issue with a Detroit News report that linked the golfer to an alleged mob bookie in a 2007 trial. Mickelson, 51, is playing in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Country Club for the first time. The story published Tuesday reported Mickelson’s ties to a bookie
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12:20 PM ET Chicago Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews finally revealed why he missed the 2020-21 NHL season, saying he had “chronic immune response syndrome.” In a video announcing his return to the team on Wednesday, the team captain said: “Honestly, I haven’t taken this much time off the ice probably ever, since I was a
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Joe Root still has ambitions to break into England‘s powerful batting line-up for the Twenty20 World Cup, with the Test captain insisting the controversial rest-and-rotation policy was “being put behind us”. Root last played a Twenty20 international in 2019 and, in his absence, England have climbed to the top of the T20 world rankings. But
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11:25 AM ET ESPN News Services Tanya Snyder has joined her husband, Dan Snyder, as co-CEO of the Washington Football Team. The franchise made the announcement Tuesday, making her one of a few female CEOs in the history of the league. She is also a co-owner of the franchise with Dan Snyder. The Snyder family
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11:47 AM ET METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints have not yet identified their next quarterback following Drew Brees’ retirement. But they ensured that he will be well protected on Wednesday by signing All-Pro right tackle Ryan Ramczyk to a five-year extension. The deal is worth $96 million in new money, a source told
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10:55 AM ET ESPN News Services The rematch of the 2018 Wimbledon final ended with another straight-sets win for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked player delivered what he called an “almost flawless performance” in beating Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Centre Court to reach the third round. Djokovic never faced a break point and committed
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Jun 29, 2021 Sean O’Malley was scheduled to fight Louis Smolka at UFC 264 on July 10 in Las Vegas, but Smolka had to withdraw Monday due to a bout with a staph infection, Smolka’s manager Jason House of Iridium Sports told ESPN. Kris Moutinho will replace Smolka, Moutinho’s manager, Tyson Chartier, told ESPN on
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9:00 AM ET Coming off a marathon playoff won by Harris English at the Travelers, the PGA Tour now heads to Detroit for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau enters as the defending champion. Which players are the favorites this time around, who offers good odds and what props are worthwhile this week at Detroit
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