Mason Crane looks set to make his Test debut in the final match of the Ashes series in Sydney. Crane, the 20-year-old leg-spinner, is set to come into the team in place of either Moeen Ali or Tom Curran as England take the opportunity to blood a new player with the series already decided and
January promises to be an action-packed month in baseball, as prominent free agents scramble for jobs, Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and some friends await the call from Cooperstown, and the commissioner’s office and players’ association try to find common ground on the nettlesome issue of pace of play. A lot of intriguing individual storylines will
Vance Joseph will return as the Denver Broncos‘ head coach for the 2018 season, team president John Elway announced Monday. Elway tweeted that he and Joseph talked Monday morning and that the Broncos “believe in Vance as our head coach.” Vance and I had a great talk this morning about our plan to attack this
Oswaldo Alanis’ contract issues remains an issue for Chivas heading into the Clausura. The new year brings a new season in Liga MX, with Puebla and reigning champion Tigres kicking off the 2018 Clausura on Friday. Here are five themes to keep track of in the months to follow. Club America, Chivas to bounce back?
PERTH, Australia — Angelique Kerber won both of her matches as Germany beat Belgium 2-1 in their opener at the mixed-team Hopman Cup at Perth Arena on Monday. David Goffin kept Belgium in the Group A encounter with a 6-3, 6-3 win over fourth-ranked Alexander Zverev, after Kerber had beaten Elise Mertens 7-6 (6), 7-6
11:38 AM ET Jeff GoodmanESPN Insider Close Joined ESPN as a college basketball Insider in June 2013 Previously wrote for CBSSports.com and FOXSports.com The Lithuanian coach who is set to welcome LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball this week told ESPN that he expects the brothers to “play a lot” once they get on the court. Virginijus
Dec 29, 2017 Greg WyshynskiESPN NEW YORK — The NHL’s annual Winter Classic is billed as a return to hockey’s roots, eschewing a covered arena for brisk cold and unpredictable elements. The kind of “pond hockey” Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel played as a child in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. But then one notices the 45,000-plus
Editor’s note: This story originally ran after Alabama beat Clemson in this past year’s College Football Playoff. It has been updated. NEW ORLEANS — Tired of Alabama and Clemson yet? Because these epic playoff matchups could be just the beginning. We have all witnessed Parts I, II and III, a trilogy that has grown a
Monday, 1 January Felipe Massa said finishing seventh in his final home Grand Prix in Brazil was ‘like a victory’ Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says Felipe Massa chose to leave F1 at the best possible time, and finished his career on a high. (Autosport) Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul admits the team ‘played with fire’
SHENZHEN, China — Maria Sharapova and top-ranked Simona Halep opened their 2018 seasons with straight-sets wins on Monday at the Shenzhen Open. Sharapova finished off a 6-3, 6-0 win over Mihaela Buzarnescu with a powerful forehand winner, and Halep started her bid for a second Shenzhen title with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Nicole Gibbs.