STARKVILLE, Miss. — New Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead made it clear Thursday that while he appreciated the success of his predecessor, Dan Mullen, he wasn’t there to emulate it. Instead, the former Penn State offensive coordinator said he was there to build upon it and contend for SEC championships. “We’re not here to maintain,”
England selector Angus Fraser is hopeful of imminent clarity over Ben Stokes and his ongoing police investigation, but acknowledged that the situation is more important than purely having him play cricket again. On Wednesday, Avon and Somerset Police said Stokes’ case was being passed onto the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) as they sought charging advice.
4:00 PM GMT ESPN staff Club rugby is back in the spotlight — outside of Cardiff at least — and there are some mouthwatering matches in store. Ahead of a busy few days our experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained
The Rugby Football Union suffered a £6 million operating loss in 2016-17, while investing a record £99.6m into the game. The national governing body published its annual report and accounts on Thursday. The financial results showed lower year-on-year revenues, but that can be attributed to England hosting the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with those figures
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic say forward Terrence Ross has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and a non-displaced fracture of the same leg, and will be out indefinitely. Ross was injured in the second quarter of Orlando’s win over Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The team says an MRI on Thursday
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Hidden somewhere in Chris and Martha Thomas’ garage in Coppell, Texas, is a giant poster board that to many would look like nothing more than a school project long since abandoned. The poster, a handmade decision chart belonging to their son, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, represents so much
ROME — Former US Open finalist Roberta Vinci says she will retire from tennis after the Italian Open in May. Vinci made the announcement on Twitter and in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport. She said she decided to retire midseason after struggling with injuries this year, which dropped her ranking to No. 117.
11:46 AM ET ESPN staff Conor McGregor has been fined £350 after he was caught speeding in Ireland earlier this year, a court has confirmed. A court sporkesperson told ESPN that McGregor, 29, appeared at Blanchardstown District Court Thursday, where judge Miriam Walsh handed him a 400 euro fine (around £350), which he has been
11:56 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Vancouver Canucks announced on Thursday that forward Derek Dorsett will not return to their active roster due to health risks associated with playing, on the advice of team doctors. “I’m devastated by the news. It will take a long time for this to truly sink in,” said Dorsett, who
Nov 30, 2017 Emily KaplanESPN The Ducks and Devils made a splashy trade on Thursday as Anaheim acquired forward Adam Henrique, forward Joseph Blandisi and a 2018 third-round pick while sending defenseman Sami Vatanen and a conditional draft pick to New Jersey. When New Jersey GM Ray Shero sat down with Adam Henrique to inform