Month: August 2020

6:24 PM ET One of the biggest names in combat sports is a free agent. Brock Lesnar no longer is under contract with WWE, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN on Monday. PW Insider was the first to report the news. Over the weekend, WWE pulled Lesnar’s merchandise from the promotion’s online store. Lesnar has been
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7:00 AM ET Once again, it’s elimination Monday. The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins — two popular Stanley Cup picks — both need to win out in their series, or they’ll leave the bubble. That also means the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from making it to the conference finals.
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5:21 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBO has ordered Jose Ramirez, just days removed from a title defense over Viktor Postol this past weekend, to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Jack Catterall. Gustavo Olivieri, the in-house counsel for the WBO, confirmed to ESPN that both parties have 20 days to reach an agreement before the
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3:57 PM ET The Milwaukee Brewers have traded right-handed reliever David Phelps to the Philadelphia Phillies, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN. Phelps, who began his career with the New York Yankees, will reunite with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia. The 33-year-old is 34-37 with a 3.83 ERA and 576 strikeouts in 601 career innings
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9:24 PM ET As the LA Clippers watched a 23-point lead shrink to six with just over nine minutes left in Game 6, Kawhi Leonard didn’t need to say much. The reigning NBA Finals MVP closed out the Dallas Mavericks by making four consecutive shots to fuel a series-clinching 17-7 run and propel the Clippers
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9:40 AM ET Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was shot early Sunday morning, according to Columbus police. Garrett was transported to the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, where he is in stable condition following the shooting, which was reported at 12:28 a.m. Officers found blood in the street and one shell casing at the
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1:39 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer, is back at his Churchill Downs barn after recovering from COVID-19. Lukas, who turns 85 on Wednesday, said he got “really sick.” “I couldn’t get any air, and I felt like I was drifting away,” he said. “You just
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2:44 PM ET Dallas Stars interim coach Rick Bowness has his team one victory from the Western Conference finals, holding a 3-1 series lead over the Colorado Avalanche heading into Monday’s Game 5. But he’s not prepared to discuss whether this run has changed his status for next season. Speaking about his future for the
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12:51 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — When it comes to discussing how many times Lamar Jackson will run the ball this season, the Baltimore Ravens become as elusive as the reigning NFL MVP in the open field. Jackson ran for 1,206 yards last season, setting the NFL single-season record for most rushing yards by
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3:42 PM ET OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – It was probably fitting that Tiger Woods‘ weekend at the BMW Championship and his 2019-20 PGA Tour season came to an end with him struggling on the back nine at Olympia Fields Country Club. Woods wrapped up the final round of the BMW shooting a 1-over 70 on
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1:15 AM ET Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Lujuan Winningham caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Breylin Smith with 34 seconds left to lift Central Arkansas to a 24-17 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night in college football’s first game of the COVID-19 pandemic. Austin Peay took the lead on quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall‘s 1-yard
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