OKLAHOMA CITY — As tensions rise between NBA referees and players, Carmelo Anthony said Tuesday that the relationship is different today than it was 15 years ago when he first came into the league. “The game has changed a lot since I came in 15 years ago, the players and the officials had that dialogue,
Welterweights Ray Robinson and Yordenis Ugas will meet in a world title eliminator Feb. 10 after the IBF agreed to approve the bout as an eliminator for the No. 2 position in its rankings. The winner will move a step closer to a mandatory shot at the 147-pound world title held by Errol Spence Jr.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alabama‘s Tua Tagovailoa, who may be the next great Hawaiian quarterback, has spent most of his life following the path of his mentor, Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota. On Monday, Tagovailoa accomplished one thing Mariota never did: lead his program to a national championship. And Mariota couldn’t be happier. Mariota stayed up
FORT WORTH, Texas — Chase Elliott took the new Chevrolet Camaro for its inaugural NASCAR Cup laps on Tuesday and Martin Truex Jr. climbed into his Toyota for the first time since becoming series champion. Soon-to-be clean-shaven Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola, both with new teams, ran laps at Texas Motor Speedway in their Fords.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs promoted from within for their new offensive coordinator. They hired running backs coach Eric Bieniemy to replace Matt Nagy, who was hired Monday as the head coach of the Chicago Bears. Bieniemy, 48, has been with the Chiefs as their running backs coach since 2013, when Andy
Joe Root’s decision to play in the Twenty20 Tri-series in Australia and New Zealand next month came against the advice of England’s coach, Trevor Bayliss, who initially suggested that he should recognise the perpetual demands upon him and rest for the duration of the tournament. Bayliss’ revelation that Root wanted to play in the tournament
NEW YORK — New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider underwent surgery to have a portion of a rib removed. The team announced the surgery Tuesday and said Kreider would be out indefinitely. He will be evaluated in six weeks. Kreider hasn’t played since the Rangers’ shootout victory over the Washington Capitals on Dec. 27. The
According to Michael Johnson, everything is on track for his featherweight debut against Darren Elkins on Sunday at UFC Fight Night in St. Louis. A longtime lightweight, Johnson, 31, hasn’t weighed the featherweight limit of 146 pounds since high school, but says the process of dropping down has been a positive one. Still, he admits
3:25 PM GMT ESPN staff England and Bath winger Anthony Watson would be “definitely interested” in swapping rugby for American football after the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Watson has scored 13 tries for England since making his debut against the All Blacks in 2014 and is currently gearing up towards Bath’s crucial Champions
Jan 9, 2018 ESPN staff Warren Gatland’s 2018 Six Nations preparations have been dealt a blow with the news that Wales and Ospreys back-row Dan Lydiate has been ruled out of the tournament due to surgery on a bicep injury. The back-row is an area where Wales already seem light with Sam Warburton missing the