CINCINNATI — Top outfield prospect Ronald Acuna is set to join the Atlanta Braves. The Braves planned to promote the 20-year-old from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday to join them in Cincinnati. Who’s the next Jose Altuve or Mike Trout? What about the next Bryce Harper or Aaron Judge? Chances are you’ll find a new generation
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman was busy on Tuesday, as the president of the sanctioning organization issued several updates pertaining to its various world titles and weight classes. The most significant was the fact that Keith Thurman, beset by injuries, had vacated his WBC welterweight world title. Here are the rest of the notable announcements: The
What was already shaping up as a memorable week for running back Saquon Barkley moved to another level on Tuesday, when he and girlfriend Anna Congdon celebrated the birth of their first child. Barkley posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday night of Jada Clare Barkley, saying he didn’t have the words to describe how he
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Shohei Ohtani, making his scheduled start Tuesday night after a blister limited his previous appearance to just two innings, was charged with four earned runs in 5⅓ innings against the Houston Astros. Ohtani, who will not factor in the decision, gave up six hits and walked five, while striking out seven.
A man who fulfilled a dream to meet Tiger Woods at the Masters earlier this month died of cancer on Monday, his daughter announced on Twitter. Shaun Caldwell, who was living with stage 4 lung cancer after having survived two bouts with colon cancer, had the opportunity to meet Woods just prior to the opening
Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and his late substitute opponent, Vanes Martirosyan, might not agree on how they think their upcoming fight will play out, but they do share at least one thing in common — contempt for Canelo Alvarez. Golovkin will take on Martirosyan on May 5 (HBO, 11 p.m. ET/PT) at the
YORK, Pa. — When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players — who are often white and male. What she felt playing at the Grandview Golf Club as a
Luke Donald is stepping away from golf to try to heal an ailing back. A former world No. 1, Donald said on Twitter that he has been trying to play with back pain for the past few months and has decided to get treatment and take time off to recover. Unfortunately after trying to play
You’ve read the latest 2018 NFL mock drafts from draft gurus Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay. Now it’s time for our NFL Nation reporters to share their expertise. They played general manager for the teams they cover and executed a first-round mock, which aired live on ESPN on Tuesday night. Trades were not allowed.
8:39 PM ET Jeff GoodmanESPN Insider Close Joined ESPN as a college basketball Insider in June 2013 Previously wrote for CBSSports.com and FOXSports.com A record 236 players were on the NBA’s official early-entry list, including 181 from the college ranks. The deadline for underclassmen and international players to file with the NBA was Sunday night.